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NFL.com: "Pro Bowl Might Be Hampered By Rainy, Windy Weather"

NFL.com: "Pro Bowl Might Be Hampered By Rainy, Windy Weather"

deadspin.com Updated Jan 27, 2013
OK, OK-keep it together, man. Don't laugh. "Hampered by rain." Don't you dare laugh. Just-just read the article. You can do that. "...billed this year's Pro Bowl as Peyton Manning vs. Eli Manning, a battle of the brothers, with the headline: 'Football
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  • NFC whipping AFC 31-14 in Pro Bowl

    NFC whipping AFC 31-14 in Pro Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    After the NFC jumped out in front 10-7 in the Pro Bowl’s initial 16 minutes, Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson briefly returned the lead to the AFC by reading Giants quarterback Eli Manning’s eyes in zone coverage and picking off Eli’s pass, which w
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  • NFL rejects attempt by Jets, Giants to keep rivals out of facil…

    NFL rejects attempt by Jets, Giants to keep rivals out of facilities for Super Bowl XLVIII

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    With MetLife Stadium hosting Super Bowl XLVIII, the Jets and Giants naturally will be loaning their facilities to the teams that qualify - assuming both of them don’t.  But the NFL has rejected an attempt by the two teams to keep their enemies out of
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  • Cowboys have had “preliminary” contract talks with Spencer

    Cowboys have had “preliminary” contract talks with Spencer

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    The player rep for Cowboys impending free agent linebacker Anthony Spencer recently said his client is prepared to convert to defensive end in order to fit Dallas’ new 4-3 scheme, under coordinator Monte Kiffin. Spencer has entertained the idea, and so
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  • Report: Gruden to Dallas talk is “ridiculous”

    Report: Gruden to Dallas talk is “ridiculous”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    The Cowboys have a bunch of coaches on their staff that coached for Jon Gruden in Tampa, leading some to speculate that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones might be mulling a move at head coach. Ed Werder of ESPN, who has spent a lot of time covering the Cowboys …
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  • Infection in foot forces Todd Herremans to have surgery

    Infection in foot forces Todd Herremans to have surgery

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    Eagles tackle Todd Herremans had a bit of a hitch in his recovery from the dislocated bone in his foot that ended his 2012 season early. Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com reports that Herremans recently needed to have a surgical procedure on the foot after …
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  • Source: Cowboys set to hire Dooley to staff

    Source: Cowboys set to hire Dooley to staff

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    The Dallas Cowboys are set to hire former Tennessee Volunteers head coach Derek Dooley as their new wide receivers coach, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • Back, and bayou-bound

    Back, and bayou-bound

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    It does seem to have been a fairly interesting week that I chose to take off in late January, especially if you're the Dallas Cowboys or Trent Williams. It was refreshing to watch it from the sidelines and not write about any of it. We all need our brea…
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  • LeSean McCoy Sics Twitter Army On His "Broke, Worthless&qu…

    LeSean McCoy Sics Twitter Army On His "Broke, Worthless" Babymama After She Accuses Him Of Being A Deadbeat Dad

    deadspin.com Jan 27, 2013
    Look, we have no idea if LeSean McCoy is a deadbeat dad. The mother of his child LeSean McCoy Jr. is alleging that to be the case-and a whole lot more. Indeed, in a bizarre battle that resulted in McCoy deleting his twitter account, the babymama (known
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  • Umenyiora switches agents before free agency

    Umenyiora switches agents before free agency

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    New York Giants free-agent-to-be defensive end Osi Umenyiora has hired new agents, Tom Condon and Ben Dogra, of CAA, according to NFL Players Association records.
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  • Sources: Redskins' Williams popped with bottle

    Sources: Redskins' Williams popped with bottle

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams was Tasered in the back and cracked over the head with a champagne bottle during a Friday-morning melee yet still did not fall to the ground, sources say.
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  • Video - NFC Routs AFC In Pro Bowl 01:00

    NFC Routs AFC In Pro Bowl

    Jan 27
    Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes and the Vikings' Kyle Rudolph took home MVP honors as the NFC coasted to a 62-35 win over the AFC.
  • Video - New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning likes 2013 Pro Bowl intensity 00:52

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning likes 2013 Pro Bowl intensity

    Jan 27
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning discusses the improvement in effort in the 2013 Pro Bowl compared to previous games.
  • Video - New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning likes 2013 Pro Bowl intensity 00:52

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning likes 2013 Pro Bowl intensity

    Jan 27
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning discusses the improvement in effort in the 2013 Pro Bowl compared to previous games.
  • Video - New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning to Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph for TD 00:28

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning to Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph for TD

    Jan 27
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning connects with Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph on a 3-yard touchdown pass to end the the first half.

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