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If This Is How The Eagles Are Trying To Smear Nnamdi Asomugha, …

If This Is How The Eagles Are Trying To Smear Nnamdi Asomugha, It's Hilarious

deadspin.com profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 26, 2013
The media of Philadelphia evidently can't fill the winter hours by moaning about the Phillies or their just-outside-of-the-playoffs NBA and NHL teams. They want to talk Eagles. And they don't want to talk strategy, or draft picks, or rhapsodize about Ch…
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: AFC East, NFC East free agent needs

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: AFC East, NFC East free agent needs

    profootballtalk.com Feb 26, 2013
    Two weeks from now, free agency will be up and running in the NFL. That makes now as good a time as any to start outlining the needs of teams heading into that period. Erik Kuselias, Mike Florio and Shaun King will kick off the process by taking a look …
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  • Who's next to go for Giants?

    Who's next to go for Giants?

    David Diehl is a 10-year NFL veteran who knows how the system works. And as he told Tom Rock of Newsday, he's aware that he could be the next New York Giants veteran to be released in advance of free agency: "The thing you realize at an early age i…
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  • Redskins TE Davis (Achilles) cleared to play

    Redskins TE Davis (Achilles) cleared to play

    Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis, who is recovering from a torn Achilles suffered last season, was cleared to play by Dr. Robert Anderson on Tuesday.
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  • Even if Redskins sue, Cowboys won't

    Even if Redskins sue, Cowboys won't

    The Associated Press used to have a rule (not sure whether they still do) that they would not report a threatened or prospective lawsuit -- only one that had actually been filed. I always thought this was a good rule. Of course, now there are no rules. …
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  • Mantzouranis: Atlanta Falcons 2013 Offseason Preview

    Mantzouranis: Atlanta Falcons 2013 Offseason Preview

    CNNSI.com Feb 26, 2013
    Having finally cleared a hurdle, it's Super Bowl or bust in Atlanta. But with clear needs and key free agents, work remains to stay near the top of the pack, Tom Mantzouranis writes.
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  • PFT Live: Jerome Felton, Steelers/Cowboys to-do lists

    PFT Live: Jerome Felton, Steelers/Cowboys to-do lists

    profootballtalk.com Feb 26, 2013
    Adrian Peterson ran for 2,097 yards in 2012 and he had fullback Jerome Felton helping clear the path toward many of them. Felton’s headed toward free agency off that performance and he’ll join Mike Florio on Tuesday’s PFT Live to talk about what the
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  • Who may get squeezed out in Washington?

    Who may get squeezed out in Washington?

    ESPN.com Feb 26, 2013
    On Monday, we discussed the Washington Redskins' lingering fight to get back some of the salary-cap space that was taken from them last year as a penalty for the way they structured some contracts during the uncapped 2010 season. Specifically, that post…
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  • Chip Kelly: Dion Jordan is “a special guy in my heart”

    Chip Kelly: Dion Jordan is “a special guy in my heart”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 26, 2013
    Oregon pass rusher Dion Jordan put on a sensational performance at the NFL scouting combine, leading to increasing talk that Jordan’s college coach, Chip Kelly, may draft him to play for the Eagles. Kelly is doing nothing to dismiss that talk. Asked abo
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  • If you're not doing anything... chat?

    If you're not doing anything... chat?

    ESPN.com Feb 26, 2013
    Every Tuesday at noon ET we hold a one-hour NFC East chat in which you guys can come and ask me anything you want and I'll scroll through your questions, pick out the ones I like best and try as hard as I can to offer insightful answers to them. It's fu…
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  • Breakfast links: Is Nnamdi next out the door?

    Breakfast links: Is Nnamdi next out the door?

    ESPN.com Feb 26, 2013
    Washington Redskins Mike Jones has a look at Florida International safety Johnathan Cyprien, who could be a player the Redskins target with their first pick of April's draft. The Redskins don't have a first-round pick and don't pick until No. 51 overall…
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  • Jerry Jones: Rob Ryan’s defense is “too much scheme”

    Jerry Jones: Rob Ryan’s defense is “too much scheme”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 26, 2013
    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says Rob Ryan, who was fired as defensive coordinator last month, ran a defense that was too complicated. Jones said at the Scouting Combine that the decision to fire Ryan and hire Monte Kiffin was made in large part because Da…
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  • Video - Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher: Robert Griffin III provides hope 03:05

    Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher: Robert Griffin III provides hope

    Feb 26
    Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher discusses his future in the NFL and also describes the impressive character traits of quarterback Robert Griffin III.
  • Video - Asomugha Didn't Eat With Team 02:41

    Asomugha Didn't Eat With Team

    Feb 26
    Dan Graziano discusses the report that Eagles CB Nnamdi Asomugha ate lunch in his car during practices instead of with his teammates last season.
  • Video - Will London Fletcher return in 2013? 05:36

    Will London Fletcher return in 2013?

    Feb 26
    Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher joins "NFL AM" to discuss quarterback Robert Griffin III and whether or not he'll return next season.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys bus tour 02:37

    Dallas Cowboys bus tour

    Feb 26
    Steve Wyche and Mark Kriegel hop in the Dallas Cowboys club bus to get a glimpse of how owner Jerry Jones gets around the country.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done right

    Feb 26
    We learned plenty at this year's combine, as usual, so the NFL shouldn't change a thing, writes John Clayton.
  • Sources: Holmgren, Raiders talk front office job

    Feb 26
    The Oakland Raiders have been talking to former Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren about a leadership position within the organization, according to two sources.
  • Peter King: More on Tom Brady's amazing deal; mail

    Feb 26
    Picking up the pieces from the surprising three-year, $27 million Tom Brady contract extension:
  • Chadiha: Chiefs need Alex Smith

    Feb 26
    Alex Smith offers leadership and skill that the Chiefs simply can't afford to pass up.