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Practicing players: Pro Bowl will be more serious

Practicing players: Pro Bowl will be more serious

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
HONOLULU (AP) -- The NFC team ended its first Pro Bowl practice by breaking the huddle and shouting, "Win." One night earlier, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning asked his fellow all-stars to play the game hard.
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  • Police report: Ratliff was 'verbally abusive'

    Police report: Ratliff was 'verbally abusive'

    Jay Ratliff, the starting nose tackle for the Dallas Cowboys who was arrested early Tuesday for driving while intoxicated, was "verbally abusive several times" after he was taken to jail in Grapevine, Texas, where the traffic stop occurred. Ac…
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  • JaMarcus Russell, Who Now Weighs More Than 300 Pounds, Is Think…

    JaMarcus Russell, Who Now Weighs More Than 300 Pounds, Is Thinking Comeback

    deadspin.com Jan 23, 2013
    JaMarcus Russell, the first overall pick of the 2007 draft, pretty much ate and purple drank his way through $31.5 million in guaranteed money. The Raiders cut him loose in May 2010, and he had a couple of failed tryouts with the Redskins and Dolphins l…
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  • DeAngelo Hall has finger surgery

    DeAngelo Hall has finger surgery

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    Cornerback DeAngelo Hall isn’t sure whether he’ll return to the Redskins for another season, but he’ll have a surgically repaired finger either way. Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that Hall had surgery to repair a fractured right pinkie f
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  • NFC East Championship Dinner

    NFC East Championship Dinner

    redskins.com Jan 23, 2013
    Love the Redskins….love great steak…love great wine? Join Larry Michael, voice of the Redskins and two Redskins legends Mike Bragg and Roy Jefferson for a very special dinner featuring RESERVE the Redskins 80th anniversary commemorative wine. This is
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  • Eagles hire Dave Fipp as new special teams coach

    Eagles hire Dave Fipp as new special teams coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Eagles aren’t commenting on any of their coaching hires at the moment. But Dave Fipp is hanging around the Senior Bowl wearing Eagles gear, and Dolphins coach Joe Philbin told CSNPhilly.com Fipp was leaving his staff to go work for the Eagles. So it
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  • Four Washington Redskins Nearly Got Catfished

    Four Washington Redskins Nearly Got Catfished

    deadspin.com Jan 23, 2013
    In December, around the same Manti Te'o was supposedly learning he had been the victim of a hoax, the Redskins director of player development Phillip Daniels was uncovering a mystery of his own. Who was Sidney Ackerman, aka @RedRidnH00d, the beautiful w…
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  • Cowboys didn’t know Callahan planned to issue statement

    Cowboys didn’t know Callahan planned to issue statement

    A weird story that has featured plenty of weird twists and turns now has another. The statement issued late Tuesday by Cowboys offensive coordinator Bill Callahan came not from the Cowboys.  Instead, the statement apparently was issued by Callahan’s ag
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  • Washington Redskins were also targeted by an imposter using a f…

    Washington Redskins were also targeted by an imposter using a fake female identity online

    Maybe Manti Te'o will fit in the NFL better than we all thought. In mid-December, well before it was reported that Te'o was duped in a "catfishing" scheme by a perpetrator who made up a woman named "Lennay Kekua" that Te'o believed t…
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  • Kelly’s convinced he can convince players of his pace

    Kelly’s convinced he can convince players of his pace

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    For new Eagles coach Chip Kelly, questions abound. He’s still trying to fill a staff and figure out what to do about quarterback, but he also has to wonder about how fast he can go with his team this offseason. One of the signatures of Kelly’s team at
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  • PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Cowboys talk with Claren…

    PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Cowboys talk with Clarence Hill

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Ravens and 49ers are the two teams headed to the Super Bowl, but they aren’t the two teams that will be up for discussion during Wednesday’s edition of PFT Live. Mike Florio will be talking to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News about the Jets
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  • Will Cowboys' changes stop RG3, Kelly?

    Will Cowboys' changes stop RG3, Kelly?

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    MOBILE, Ala. -- Late Tuesday night, Monte Kiffin and Chip Kelly shared a beer and some conversation. Before Kiffin, the Dallas Cowboys' newly hired defensive coordinator, left for the night, he hugged Kelly, the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Kif…
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  • Callahan becomes apparent compromise between Jones, Garrett

    Callahan becomes apparent compromise between Jones, Garrett

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    The initial report from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen was accurate, on both counts.  Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was stripping play-calling duties from coach Jason Garrett, and Jones was nudging Jason’s brother out of the building - a rare instance of resis
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  • NFC East links: Fast-paced Eagles

    NFC East links: Fast-paced Eagles

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys After Jay Ratliff's DWI arrest -- in an incident that took place less than two months and just a few miles from where teammate Jerry Brown lost his life in a drunken-driving accident involving a car driven by Cowboy Josh Brent -- Todd Arc…
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  • Video - Jay Ratliff Charged With DWI 01:09

    Jay Ratliff Charged With DWI

    Jan 23
    Adam Schefter discusses the possible discipline facing Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff, who was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.
  • Video - Archie Manning Joins The Debate Desk 06:15

    Archie Manning Joins The Debate Desk

    Jan 23
    Archie Manning says he was surprised by Peyton Manning's success this season, discusses Eli Manning's campaign, and gives his impressions of young QBs and the read-option in the NFL.
  • Video - Dallas Hot Button: Who Should Call Cowboys Offensive Plays in 201... 01:01

    Dallas Hot Button: Who Should Call Cowboys Offensive Plays in 201...

    Jan 23
    John Clayton goes deep in speculating who should be calling the Cowboys offensive plays next season.