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Bolts place Bigby on IR

Bolts place Bigby on IR

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 27, 2012
With Chargers safety Atari Bigby out three-to-five weeks due to a groin injury and with only five weeks left in the season, the Chargers have decided to shut him down. The team has announced that Bigby will be placed on season-ending injured reserve. Bi…
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  • Total QBR: Manning stays at No. 2

    Total QBR: Manning stays at No. 2

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    A look at the AFC West Total QBR season leaders through Week 12: 1. Peyton Manning, Denver Total QBR: 79.5 NFL rank: 2 Comment: Manning’s numbers are dipping slightly. 2. Carson Palmer, Oakland Total QBR: 42.5 NFL rank: 27 Comment: Palmer could do very
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  • With 12,000 tickets unsold, another blackout looms in San Diego

    With 12,000 tickets unsold, another blackout looms in San Diego

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    The San Diego Chargers are once again likely to be blacked out on local television on Sunday. The team announced that 12,000 tickets are unsold for Sunday’s game against the Bengals, making it a near certainty that the game will be blacked out. Although
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  • Five teams can clinch this weekend

    Five teams can clinch this weekend

    Week 13 of the NFL season could be lucky for up to five teams. In the coming days, the Texans, Ravens, Patriots, Broncos, and Falcons can each clinch playoff berths. For the Pats, it’s simple:  Win and they’re in, via the AFC East crown. For the Texa
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  • Blogger Blitz: QB change in Oakland?

    Blogger Blitz: QB change in Oakland?

    With second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick excelling across the bay, it is natural that some are clamoring for the Oakland Raiders to use second-year quarterback Terrelle Pryor down the stretch now that the Raiders are 3-8. I understand the sentiment…
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  • NFL: Week 12 knee-jerk reactions

    NFL: Week 12 knee-jerk reactions

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    You’ve heard the chatter by the sports pundits and on the talk shows. Heck, you might even have heard it here. So, are the knee-jerk reactions about your team based in reality? Our NFL bloggers weigh in.
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  • A bad sign for Charles and Bowe?

    A bad sign for Charles and Bowe?

    There is a longstanding rule for media members who cover professional sports: No autographs. Fine by me. I am no longer 12 years old. I no longer have an urge to collect a scribbled name. Clearly, Jamaal Charles and Dwayne Bowe feel differently. And I h…
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  • Video - Jamaal Charles On Getting Peyton Manning's Autograph 00:30

    Jamaal Charles On Getting Peyton Manning's Autograph

    Nov 27
    Jamaal Charles talks about why he asked Peyton Manning for his autograph.
  • Video - NFL32OT: Broncos Have Sights On Playoffs 02:11

    NFL32OT: Broncos Have Sights On Playoffs

    Nov 27
    Episode 225: Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme breaks down how his team will focus as they look ahead to the postseason. The NFL32 crew discusses how coaches deal when their job is on the hot seat.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: QB Change In Oakland? 01:50

    Blogger Blitz: QB Change In Oakland?

    Nov 27
    AFC West blogger Bill Williamson talks about the possibility of Terrelle Pryor replacing Carson Palmer at quarterback
  • Video - Jamaal Charles Gets Peyton Manning Autograph 01:05

    Jamaal Charles Gets Peyton Manning Autograph

    Nov 27
    Marcellus Wiley doesn't think it is a big deal that Jamaal Charles asked for Peyton Manning's autograph following a loss.

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Steelers coughed up a gift in Week 12, but Browns almost b…

    Nov 27
    The Dawg Pound barked with joy when the Cleveland Browns upended the hated Pittsburgh Steelers 20-14 on Sunday.
  • Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up;…

    Nov 27
    Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
  • Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harb…

    Nov 27
    Even when it feels like something entirely new has come along in the NFL -- like the head coach of a leading Super Bowl contender making a late-season starting quarterback change -- it's usually not all that novel. Not entirely.
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 12

    Nov 27
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.