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What's Peyton Manning up to? Tobogganing down the Great Wall of…

What's Peyton Manning up to? Tobogganing down the Great Wall of China

yahoo.com nytimes.com Updated 15 hours ago
Don’t bother calling Peyton Manning if you’re an NFL team that has injuries at quarterback and is desperate. He’s busy. No, he’s not really spending his Sundays at the grocery store or inviting brother Eli over to have nachos. Manning, who retired after…
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  • Aqib Talib says he’s “a lot more mature” than his Tampa Bay day…

    Aqib Talib says he’s “a lot more mature” than his Tampa Bay days

    profootballtalk.com 13 minutes ago
    Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib has made plenty of plays in his career. But when he was in Tampa Bay, he made mostly headlines, and the wrong kind. Older now, he said fans who remember him there will see a different person than the ones the Buccaneers gav…
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  • Ben Roethlisberger impressed by “phenomenal player” Marcus Pete…

    Ben Roethlisberger impressed by “phenomenal player” Marcus Peters

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    It may only be Marcus Peters‘ second season in the NFL, but he’s already made an impression on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger will face Peters for the first time this Sunday. Even though the Steelers faced the Kansas …
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  • Who has the best defense?

    Who has the best defense?

    profootballtalk.com 9 hours ago
    On Wednesday’s PFT Live, Broncos safety T.J. Ward made the case for his team having the best defense in the NFL. So we’ve decided to put it out to a vote on Thursday’s PFT Live. Cast a ballot below, and then add a comment below that — including any and …
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  • Chargers list Bosa as limited again

    Chargers list Bosa as limited again

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa was listed as a limited participant in Wednesday’s practice due to a hamstring injury. That means it’s a new week but the same story for Bosa, who’s still trying to get healthy enough to make his NFL debut. The No. 3 pic…
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  • Tim Tebow hits a home run in first professional at-bat, of cour…

    Tim Tebow hits a home run in first professional at-bat, of course

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical about Tim Tebow’s attempt to play professional baseball. But one thing that can’t be denied is the guy has an incredible amount of athletic talent. The former Broncos first-rounder started his baseball career …
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  • Chargers sign Korey Toomer to fill Manti Te’o’s roster spot

    Chargers sign Korey Toomer to fill Manti Te’o’s roster spot

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The Chargers have had to sign far too many injury replacements this year, and they found their latest one inside the division. According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers have signed linebacker Korey Toomer, formerly of the…
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  • Trevor Siemian named AFC offense player of the week

    Trevor Siemian named AFC offense player of the week

    The Broncos began the season simply asking quarterback Trevor Siemian to not make a mess of things so their defense could win games. Now, he’s becoming an active participant in the winning. Siemian was named AFC offensive player of the week after his fo…
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  • Week 4 Coaches (and GMs) on the hot seat: Could London be unkin…

    Week 4 Coaches (and GMs) on the hot seat: Could London be unkind to another coach?

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    The first London game of the season, held in Week 4, has not been kind to the losing coach over the last couple of years. In 2014, the Oakland Raiders lost to the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium, dropping them to 0-4, and head coach Dennis Allen was c…
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  • Ronnie Lott “optimistic” about chances to keep Raiders in Oakla…

    Ronnie Lott “optimistic” about chances to keep Raiders in Oakland

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    Pro Football Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott continues to talk to Oakland government and Raiders officials about a way to keep the team where it is, and said he was “optimistic” about the chances. Lott told Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle that he and…
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  • Opposing offenses try to keep Von Miller, Broncos defense in ch…

    Opposing offenses try to keep Von Miller, Broncos defense in check

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    Opposing offenses try to keep Von Miller, Broncos defense in check
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  • Scouting the competition: Players to watch in each Week 4 game

    Scouting the competition: Players to watch in each Week 4 game

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    Scouting the competition: Players to watch in each Week 4 game
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  • Wednesday’s PFT Live asks which undefeated team will be the las…

    Wednesday’s PFT Live asks which undefeated team will be the last to lose

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    Wednesday’s PFT Live features a visit from safety T.J. Ward of the 3-0 Broncos. Which meshes well with the question of the day: Which 3-0 team will be the last to lose? The candidates are the Broncos, Eagles, Patriots, Ravens, and Vikings. The Eagles de…
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  • Report: Cardinals to sign long snapper Aaron Brewer

    Report: Cardinals to sign long snapper Aaron Brewer

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    After parting with long snapper Kameron Canaday after a botched field goal snap that led to a Buffalo Bills touchdown last week, the Arizona Cardinals brought in a pair of long snappers for tryouts on Tuesday. According to Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com, for…
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  • Bears signing defensive lineman C.J. Wilson

    Bears signing defensive lineman C.J. Wilson

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    The Bears are signing defensive tackle C.J. Wilson, his agents announced on Twitter. Wilson, 29, spent time with the Raiders and Lions last season. He was released by the Saints in August. He’s a veteran of 78 career games and 19 starts, and he’ll have …
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  • Despite late fumble, Chargers TE Hunter Henry shows promise vs.…

    Despite late fumble, Chargers TE Hunter Henry shows promise vs. Colts

    ESPN.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    Despite late fumble, Chargers TE Hunter Henry shows promise vs. Colts
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  • Doug Pederson: Carson Wentz has some of same instincts as Brett…

    Doug Pederson: Carson Wentz has some of same instincts as Brett Favre

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    The Eagles are 3-0 and rookie quarterback Carson Wentz has played well in all three games, which has led to some big names being tossed around when asked to compare him to other quarterbacks. Coach Doug Pederson said Monday that Wentz’s film-watching ha…
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  • Ryan Shazier, Ramon Foster “very questionable” for Week Four

    Ryan Shazier, Ramon Foster “very questionable” for Week Four

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    The Steelers will have several injured players to monitor as they head toward Sunday night’s matchup with the Chiefs. During a Tuesday session with the media, coach Mike Tomlin said, via Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, that linebacker Ryan S…
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  • MNF ratings plunge, due to presidential debate

    MNF ratings plunge, due to presidential debate

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    ESPN expected it to be bad. And it was. Via SportsMediaWatch.com, the overnight rating for Monday’s Falcons-Saints game came in at 5.7. That’s a 36-percent drop over last year’s Chiefs-Packers Week Three Monday game and the lowest rating of any national…
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  • Tyler Eifert “still working through some things”

    Tyler Eifert “still working through some things”

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    The Bengals got tight end Tyler Eifert back on the practice field last week for the first time since his offseason ankle surgery, which wasn’t enough for him to play against the Broncos in Week Three but it did raise hopes that he’ll be able to play whe…
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  • Right side of Raiders' offensive line all right ... for now

    Right side of Raiders' offensive line all right ... for now

    ESPN.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    Right side of Raiders' offensive line all right ... for now
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  • Video - Could Broncos give the edge to Mark Sanchez? 01:40

    Could Broncos give the edge to Mark Sanchez?

    Jul 30
    Field Yates and Darren Woodson discuss the Broncos' starting quarterback position and offensive line, on which four out of five starters are new.
  • Video - Charger players can't worry about Bosa contract situation 01:29

    Charger players can't worry about Bosa contract situation

    Jul 29
    Field Yates details why Joey Bosa is not reporting to Chargers training camp, and Louis Riddick outlines the importance for the team to not let his absence become a distraction.
  • Video - How many more chances will Aldon Smith get? 02:00

    How many more chances will Aldon Smith get?

    Jul 29
    The NFL Insiders crew reacts to the news that Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has entered a rehab treatment center.
  • Video - Emmanuel Sanders hoping for new deal 01:17

    Emmanuel Sanders hoping for new deal

    Jul 28
    The Broncos want to sign WR Emmanuel Sanders to a new contract and Sanders wants to stay in Denver. The question is, after the blockbuster deal for Von Miller, can the two sides find the right number that makes everybody happy.