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Ravens' Suggs a gametime decision vs. Redskins

Ravens' Suggs a gametime decision vs. Redskins

CNNSI.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 5, 2012
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs hopes a torn right biceps won't keep him out of Sunday's game against Washington. He says his status won't be determined for sure until late in the week.
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  • Bryce Brown working on that fumble thing

    Bryce Brown working on that fumble thing

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Rookie running back Bryce Brown has been a real and rare bright spot during this lost Philadelphia Eagles season. Filling in while starter LeSean McCoy recovers from a concussion, Brown has rushed for 178 and 169 yards, respectively in the past two game…
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  • How not to cover vs. Robert Griffin III

    How not to cover vs. Robert Griffin III

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    For all of the talk you hear about the Washington Redskins and their "gimmicky" offense with rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, Griffin's actually been pretty good this year when he's thrown the ball way downfield. Griffin is the leading p…
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  • Why Does Eagles Backup Quarterback Trent Edwards's Locker Look …

    Why Does Eagles Backup Quarterback Trent Edwards's Locker Look Like It Belongs To Tim Tebow?

    deadspin.com Dec 5, 2012
    The picture above was taken at the Philadelphia Eagles' practice facility today and sent to us by a friend of the site who covers the team. According to our tipster, that's Trent Edwards' locker with the makeshift Tebow nameplate on it. More »
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  • Cowboys place Phil Costa on injured reserve

    Cowboys place Phil Costa on injured reserve

    The Cowboys have been playing without center Phil Costa for the last six weeks, so they’ll be more than prepared to play without him for the rest of the season. Costa has been placed on injured reserve with the partially dislocated ankle that’s been k
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  • Yet again, defense will decide it for Dallas

    Yet again, defense will decide it for Dallas

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Last year, when the Dallas Cowboys finished 1-4 and lost the NFC East to the New York Giants, blame fell on the defense. They couldn't stop anybody. They blew fourth-quarter leads in key games against the Cardinals and Giants. Opposing fullbacks hurdled…
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  • Sean Locklear needs surgery, will miss rest of season

    Sean Locklear needs surgery, will miss rest of season

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    The Giants will be turning back to David Diehl at right tackle. Sean Locklear suffered a gruesome looking knee injury during Monday night’s loss to the Redskins and coach Tom Coughlin said Tuesday that it was a serious one that will require surgery. Cou
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  • DeAngelo Hall on crutches, says he’ll play Sunday

    DeAngelo Hall on crutches, says he’ll play Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    The Redskins secondary will be without cornerback Cedric Griffin for the final four games of the season after he was suspended for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances. Given that blow to the team’s depth on the corner and
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  • All-NFC East Team: Week 14 update

    All-NFC East Team: Week 14 update

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Certain things creep up on you when you do an exercise like this one every week. You really have to look at it fresh, or else you might miss a trend. Did you know, for instance, that Tony Romo leads this division in passing yards this year, and by quite…
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  • Redskins were worn down prior to post-bye surge

    Redskins were worn down prior to post-bye surge

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    The Redskins look like a different team since their bye, the bye week that coincided with Mike Shanahan’s odd “evaluate” comments. Can it really be as simple as they were “a tired group,” as linebacker London Fletcher suggested? The Skins were a
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  • Rolle: Giants need to bring out a little more “dog”

    Rolle: Giants need to bring out a little more “dog”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    The Giants were effusive of their praise of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III in the days leading up to their game, a little too much so for Antrel Rolle’s tastes. During his weekly appearance on WFAN, Rolle said he had to tell some teammates it w
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  • Breakfast links: Do Giants have to win out?

    Breakfast links: Do Giants have to win out?

    And a good morning to you all, and thanks for joining us here on the NFC East blog. It is Wednesday, which means All-Division Team, fresh injury reports and a general resetting of our attention toward the week ahead. We start, as ever, with the links. N…
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  • NY Giants struggling in year after winning Super Bowl is nothin…

    NY Giants struggling in year after winning Super Bowl is nothing new, going back to before Plaxico Burress shooting incident

    nydailynews.com Dec 5, 2012
    The Giants have never worn their Super Bowl rings well. It has always been something. In 1987, it was the players’ strike and three straight losses by an almost comical replacement team. No playoffs. In ’91, Ray Handley was the convenient scapegoat. N
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Ravens Defense Looks For Boost 03:07

    NFL32OT: Ravens Defense Looks For Boost

    Dec 5
    Episode 231: Wendi Nix and Chris Mortensen discuss the impact on Ray Lewis' return to the Ravens defense. Tim Hasselbeck breaks down why Eli Manning is set to be in the Hall of Fame. The NFL32 crew discuss which team in the NFC will make the playoffs
  • Video - 'Sound FX': London Fletcher 03:40

    'Sound FX': London Fletcher

    Dec 5
    There was no one more excited for Monday Night Football than Washington Redskins LB London Fletcher. Take a look at the best sights and sounds from his performance against the New York Giants.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Image Makeover 01:44

    Blogger Blitz: Image Makeover

    Dec 5
    NFC East blogger Dan Graziano thinks the Eagles will look to someone PR friendly in their search for a new head coach
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: NO-NYG 00:53

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: NO-NYG

    Dec 5
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Saints-Giants