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Jimmy Smith, Asa Jackson ruled out for Ravens

Jimmy Smith, Asa Jackson ruled out for Ravens

profootballtalk.com Updated 42 minutes ago
The Ravens are going to be light on cornerbacks when they play the Redskins on Saturday. Coach John Harbaugh said Thursday that neither Jimmy Smith nor Asa Jackson would play, although he said that Smith, who injured his chest against the Cowboys last w…
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  • Redskins uncertain on Bowen's return

    Redskins uncertain on Bowen's return

    ESPN.com 38 minutes ago
    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins still remain uncertain about whether or not defensive end Stephen Bowen will return for the season opener. With a little more than two weeks before that game, Bowen is on the physically unable to perform list. Bow…
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  • Cowboys LB Holloman Has Career-Ending Neck Injury

    Cowboys LB Holloman Has Career-Ending Neck Injury

    The Dallas Cowboys said Thursday that linebacker DeVonte Holloman has a career-ending neck injury related to a spinal problem that kept him out almost half of his rookie season a year ago.
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  • RG III tweets to naysayers: Keep doubting

    RG III tweets to naysayers: Keep doubting

    ESPN.com 45 minutes ago
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took to Twitter on Wednesday night to say he'll once again prove his doubters wrong.
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  • Tony Romo ready for season

    Tony Romo ready for season

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    IRVING, Texas – How much Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo plays Saturday against the Miami Dolphins has not been finalized, but Romo feels like he is ready for the regular season. Romo saw 16 snaps of action last week against the Baltimore Ravens in…
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  • Sources: Bell, Blount to play despite charges

    Sources: Bell, Blount to play despite charges

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will play in Thursday night's preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles, sources told ESPN's Ed Werder, despite the fact they will be charged with marijuana possession.
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  • Tom Coughlin: Want excitement? Move extra points to the 1

    Tom Coughlin: Want excitement? Move extra points to the 1

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    Giants coach Tom Coughlin says the NFL went in the wrong direction in its preseason extra point experiment. Coughlin says that if the idea is to make extra points a more exciting play, moving kicks back to the 15-yard line while keeping two-point conver…
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  • Pierre Thomas expects to do “more pass protection and route run…

    Pierre Thomas expects to do “more pass protection and route running”

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    The Saints traded Darren Sproles to the Eagles this offseason and saw Lance Moore sign with the Steelers as a free agent in a pair of moves that eliminated two players that caught 108 passes between them in 2013. Running back Pierre Thomas expects at le…
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  • Jay Gruden, RG III baffled by penalties

    Jay Gruden, RG III baffled by penalties

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III didn’t quite understand the penalties and neither did his coach. But Griffin said he’ll try to fix whatever the officials say he’s doing wrong. Against Cleveland, Griffin was flagged for…
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  • Jerry Jones, DeAngelo Hall blame Seattle Seahawks for increased…

    Jerry Jones, DeAngelo Hall blame Seattle Seahawks for increased penalties

    yahoo.com 8 hours ago
    All those little flags you see covering NFL preseason fields? You can blame the Seattle Seahawks for that, say Jerry Jones and DeAngelo Hall. The Dallas Cowboys owner has seen the rash of penalties in the preseason — eight of the 19 penalties called aga…
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  • Giants rookie, Rex Ryan trade barbs about rivalry game

    Giants rookie, Rex Ryan trade barbs about rivalry game

    profootballtalk.com 9 hours ago
    If you’re looking for reasons to be interested in a generally uninteresting preseason game, the Giants and Jets are doing their best to manufacture a little interest. Giants rookie Andre Williams turned the heat on by declaring to the New York Post: “I …
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  • After Personal Losses, Jets’ Darrin Walls Learns to Appreciate …

    After Personal Losses, Jets’ Darrin Walls Learns to Appreciate What He Has

    nytimes.com 15 hours ago
    Before the Jets face the Giants on Friday, Walls, a cornerback, plans to continue his custom of kneeling in one end zone and praying for four people dear to him who have died in the last 17 months.
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  • Video - Doubting RG III 04:11

    Doubting RG III

    Aug 21
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith debate whether Robert Griffin III is paying too much attention to people doubting him on social media.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Packers' Plans On Offense 00:35

    Inside The Huddle: Packers' Plans On Offense

    Aug 21
    John Clayton reveals that the Packers' plans to get in extra plays on offense will help Eddie Lacy's yardage.
  • Video - Cowboys Up? 03:08

    Cowboys Up?

    Aug 21
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the Cowboys' value increasing by 36 percent over the last year and whether this proves Dallas is America's team.
  • Video - A Kelly Flop 00:19

    A Kelly Flop

    Aug 20
    Eagles coach Chip Kelly took a dive in a pool in a new twist to the ALS ice bucket challenge.

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