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Texans' Clowney exits practice after collision

Texans' Clowney exits practice after collision

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 7 hours ago
Houston Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney left practice against Denver Broncos following a collision in a 9-on-7 drill.
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  • Raiders not sure if Carr will play Friday

    Raiders not sure if Carr will play Friday

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have concluded their final price before playing at Green Bay on Friday night, and coach Dennis Allen said the team has not decided if rookie Derek Carr will play. Carr suffered an injury to his ribs and a concussion…
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  • Report: Broncos lose Jordan Norwood to torn ACL

    Report: Broncos lose Jordan Norwood to torn ACL

    Word from Denver was that wide receiver Jordan Norwood had done enough this summer to have a firm grip on a roster spot as the team’s punt returner and sixth wideout, but that status changed on Wednesday. Norwood injured his left knee while running a pa…
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  • Broncos, Texans heat up practice

    Broncos, Texans heat up practice

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- As the Denver Broncos and Houston Texans gathered on the two sidelines for the last period of Wednesday’s practice, they had played nice up until that point. There had been very little back-and-forth with any real edge to it in almos…
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  • Wednesday's Chiefs practice report

    Wednesday's Chiefs practice report

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Some thoughts and observations on Wednesday’s Kansas City Chiefs practice: Coach Andy Reid moved up the start of practice three hours because of extreme heat in Kansas City. The Chiefs were obviously gearing down in preparation for Sa…
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  • Report: Jaguars agree with fullback Eric Kettani

    Report: Jaguars agree with fullback Eric Kettani

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    The Jaguars are reportedly set to add another fullback. The club will sign blocking back Eric Kettani, who was most recently with the Chiefs, Aaron Wilson of National Football Post reported Wednesday. Kansas City waived the 27-year-old Kettani in May. T…
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  • Forbes: Raiders worth $970 million

    Forbes: Raiders worth $970 million

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    The Oakland Raiders are one of seven NFL teams worth less than $1 billion in Forbes Magazine’s annual NFL financial value rankings. According to the magazine, the Raiders are worth $970 million. There are four NFL teams ranked less. But $970 million? So…
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  • Tony Gonzalez: Denver Broncos will go undefeated, win Super Bow…

    Tony Gonzalez: Denver Broncos will go undefeated, win Super Bowl

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    It's always a good idea as a television analyst to take a strong stance on a topic, and Tony Gonzalez is definitely doing that. Gonzalez, who retired this offseason and took a job as a CBS studio analyst, said he thinks that the Denver Broncos are going…
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  • Keenan Allen debuts on #NFLRank at 75

    Keenan Allen debuts on #NFLRank at 75

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    SAN DIEGO -- Keenan Allen knows he's not sneaking up on anyone this year. As a rookie selected in the third round of the 2013 draft by the San Diego Chargers, last season was supposed to be a developmental year for the Cal product. But season-ending inj…
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  • O-line stability could pay off big for Raiders

    O-line stability could pay off big for Raiders

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Continuity on the offensive line was a struggle for the Oakland Raiders last season. Thus far this preseason, the Raiders have worked with the same offensive line and it has helped build a chemistry that was missing in 2013. The coach…
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  • Tony Gonzalez: Temptation will be there if a contender calls du…

    Tony Gonzalez: Temptation will be there if a contender calls during season

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    Tony Gonzalez has taken a job with CBS for the coming season and he’s making the transition from being on the field to being in the studio. He’s making big predictions for 2014, including a possible undefeated season for the Broncos and a victory for De…
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  • Decision-making vital for Matt Schaub

    Decision-making vital for Matt Schaub

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- As the Oakland Raiders prepare for the regular season, a key for starting quarterback Matt Schaub is continuing to work on his decision making, offensive coordinator Greg Olson said Tuesday. "I wasn't around Matt Schaub in Housto…
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  • Allen has high hopes for Khalil Mack

    Allen has high hopes for Khalil Mack

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack hasn’t been dominant yet in the preseason, however Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is not one bit concerned about the No. 5 overall draft pick. There has been some grumbling that the outside linebacker hasn’t stood out.…
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  • Broncos' Ball (appendix) returns to practice

    Broncos' Ball (appendix) returns to practice

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    The Denver Broncos got another piece of their offense back Tuesday as running back Montee Ball returned to practice, just two weeks after he had an appendectomy.
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  • NFL did not fine Tharold Simon after ejection

    NFL did not fine Tharold Simon after ejection

    profootballtalk.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Seahawks cornerback Tharold Simon was ejected from the team’s preseason opener for punching Broncos tight end Gerell Robinson, but Simon got off without any punishment from the league office. The NFL confirmed to PFT that Simon was not fined for the pun…
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  • Justin Tuck: No. 89 defensive player

    Justin Tuck: No. 89 defensive player

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders spent money to get better on defense and according to our ESPN panelists, it is working. Two days into a two-week project, the Raiders have two defenders on ESPN.com's Top 100 players list. In last year's ESPN.com …
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  • Mike McCoy returns to San Francisco roots

    Mike McCoy returns to San Francisco roots

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    SAN DIEGO -- As a kid, San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy rooted for the San Francisco 49ers. He regularly attended 49ers home games at Candlestick Park, seeking autographs from legends like Joe Montana, Jerry Rice and Ronnie Lott. Any luck? "…
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  • Freeney furious at Seahawks’ Zach Miller

    Freeney furious at Seahawks’ Zach Miller

    profootballtalk.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Chargers outside linebacker Dwight Freeney is not happy with Seahawks tight end Zach Miller, who hit San Diego’s Sean Lissemore with a block that Freeney described as illegal. Freeney said that Miller took a cheap shot at Lissemore’s lower leg. Although…
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  • Vegas: Broncos, Patriots most likely to make playoffs; Raiders,…

    Vegas: Broncos, Patriots most likely to make playoffs; Raiders, Jaguars least

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Bovada has come out with its updated odds for NFL teams making the playoffs, and there are some familiar faces at the top of the list — and the bottom. Their two lowest-odds favorites to make the postseason in 2014 are the two teams that met in the 2013…
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  • Pitchman Peyton Manning strikes again with funny Gatorade ads

    Pitchman Peyton Manning strikes again with funny Gatorade ads

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Michael Jordan set the bar forever for athletes selling products, but Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning isn't too far behind. Manning is starring in a new series of commercials for Gatorade, in which people come into a convenience store to buy the spor…
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  • Raiders 2013 first-round pick D.J. Hayden might start season on…

    Raiders 2013 first-round pick D.J. Hayden might start season on PUP

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Before the 2013 NFL draft, there were reports that Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was infatuated with Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden. McKenzie reportedly liked Hayden so much, the rumor was that he was ready to take him with the third overall p…
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  • Montee Ball back at practice

    Montee Ball back at practice

    profootballtalk.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Broncos running back Montee Ball said that he expected doctors to clear him for practice on Monday, and that apparently happened. Although there has been no official word from the Broncos about Ball’s recovery from an appendectomy, reporters in Denver a…
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  • Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Denver Broncos

    Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Denver Broncos

    deadspin.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Some people are fans of the Denver Broncos. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Denver Broncos. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group.Read more...
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  • Pete Carroll expresses confidence in Terrelle Pryor’s passing a…

    Pete Carroll expresses confidence in Terrelle Pryor’s passing ability

    profootballtalk.com Aug 19 (2 days ago)
    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor rushed for 59 yards on three carries – including a 44-yard touchdown run – against the San Diego Chargers on Friday night. Pryor is a freakish athlete and has shown his ability to run around and past opposing …
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  • Video - Manning Sending A Message? 01:35

    Manning Sending A Message?

    Aug 19
    Jeff Legwold discusses whether Peyton Manning was sending a message to the Broncos when evaluating their performance during a joint practice with the Texans.
  • Video - Chargers To Watch Sunday 01:03

    Chargers To Watch Sunday

    Aug 19
    ESPN Chargers reporter Eric D. Williams says he will keep an eye on cornerback Jason Verrett and linebacker Dwight Freeney against the 49ers.
  • Video - Can Raiders Win In Trenches? 00:38

    Can Raiders Win In Trenches?

    Aug 19
    ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson says an NFL scout believes the team will have some favorable matchups to win games at the line of scrimmage.
  • Video - Chiefs Tight Ends On Upswing 00:46

    Chiefs Tight Ends On Upswing

    Aug 19
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says the production of the team's tight ends should go up if they stay healthy.

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