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DC Ryan says 'hurt feelings' unite him, Saints D

DC Ryan says 'hurt feelings' unite him, Saints D

CNNSI.com Updated May 23, 2013
Rob Ryan figures his firing in Dallas will only help him relate to a Saints defense humbled by a historically bad season.
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  • Robert Griffin III Participates in Redskins Workout

    Robert Griffin III Participates in Redskins Workout

    nytimes.com May 23, 2013
    Robert Griffin III, a limited participant in a Redskins workout, said that he and Coach Mike Shanahan had worked everything out and that his knee felt great.
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  • District attorney’s office seeks revocation of Josh Brent’s bon…

    District attorney’s office seeks revocation of Josh Brent’s bond

    According to multiple published reports, Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent faces a court date Friday as Dallas County District Attorney’s office alleges he has violated his bond conditions in connection with the auto accident that took the life of tea
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  • No timetable for Griffin to get clearance to sprint, cut

    No timetable for Griffin to get clearance to sprint, cut

    profootballtalk.com May 23, 2013
    After his appearance at Redskins’ OTA practice on Thursday, quarterback Robert Griffin III said he has “only” two hurdles left in his recovery from a torn ACL: (1) clearance for “explosive” sprinting; and (2) clearance to cut. Those are both fai
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  • Redskins' Garcon had surgery on labrum

    Redskins' Garcon had surgery on labrum

    Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon had surgery for a torn labrum after the season but his recovery has been "unbelievable," Mike Shanahan said Thursday.
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  • Defining the Eagles' new defense

    Defining the Eagles' new defense

    ESPN.com May 23, 2013
    Reporters got to talk with Philadelphia Eagles assistant coaches Thursday, and one of the more popular interview subjects was obviously new defensive coordinator Bill Davis. There has been much talk, since the Eagles hired Chip Kelly as head coach, abou…
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  • PFT on NBCSN: Matt Barkley, AFC East burning questions

    PFT on NBCSN: Matt Barkley, AFC East burning questions

    profootballtalk.com May 23, 2013
    There was a wide range of opinions about quarterback Matt Barkley heading into the draft, but the side that argued he was too flawed a quarterback to go in the first couple of rounds won out in the end. That left Barkley to go to the Eagles in the fourt…
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  • RG III: Goal Week 1 but career comes first

    RG III: Goal Week 1 but career comes first

    Robert Griffin III says he cried after his knee surgery and changed his cellphone passcode to the date of the Washington Redskins season opener as he began his rehabilitation process.
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  • RG III throws, runs, speaks, dresses weird

    RG III throws, runs, speaks, dresses weird

    ESPN.com May 23, 2013
    Yeah, it's a second straight Robert Griffin III post, and yeah, I'm well aware of it. You want to see the numbers? The Washington Redskins had an organized team activities (OTAs) practice Thursday, and Griffin spent some time on the field throwing and r…
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  • Giants’ Henry Hynoski to Have Surgery on Knee

    Giants’ Henry Hynoski to Have Surgery on Knee

    Henry Hynoski, a fullback, injured his left knee Wednesday in the team’s first off-season workout and may miss the beginning of the regular season.
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  • Throwback Thursday: Legendary Coaches

    Throwback Thursday: Legendary Coaches

    redskins.com May 23, 2013
    (AP Images) With OTAs officially underway this week, the Washington Redskins are preparing to bring a second straight NFC East crown to the Nation’s Capital behind head coach Mike Shanahan. Thursday afternoon trivia question: When was the last time the
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  • Robert Griffin III plants and throws during Redskins OTAs

    Robert Griffin III plants and throws during Redskins OTAs

    Four and a half months after undergoing surgery on his right knee, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin was throwing to Pierre Garcon and Fred Davis while working alongside other players who are rehabilitating injuries during the team's OTA pr…
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  • Giants re-sign Barden to bolster wideout depth

    Giants re-sign Barden to bolster wideout depth

    ESPN.com May 23, 2013
    The New York Giants re-signed wide receiver Ramses Barden on Thursday.
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  • Eagles TE Casey undergoes scope on knee

    Eagles TE Casey undergoes scope on knee

    Philadelphia Eagles tight end James Casey tweeted Thursday that he has had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and expects to be back practicing in two weeks.
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  • Move to May just latest turn in NFL draft's evolution over time

    Move to May just latest turn in NFL draft's evolution over time

    CNNSI.com May 23, 2013
    The NFL draft is on the move, but that's nothing new. It's an annual spectacle now, but the draft has changed quite a bit over time to reach this point, Richard Rothschild writes.
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  • Ernie Accorsi not convinced Brian Urlacher is a Hall of Famer

    Ernie Accorsi not convinced Brian Urlacher is a Hall of Famer

    profootballtalk.com May 23, 2013
    Almost every article that has been published in the 24 hours since Brian Urlacher announced his retirement has included the words “future Hall of Famer.” But one veteran NFL personnel man says he’s not so sure about that. Former Colts and Giants G.M
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  • Eli Manning remains Giants' old reliable

    Eli Manning remains Giants' old reliable

    ESPN.com May 23, 2013
    See, this is why the New York Giants like to keep their offseasons as dull and quiet as possible. Too often, the news you make this time of the year isn't the good kind. The Giants' OTA workout Tuesday featured two troubling items. First, there was the …
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  • Nicks’ agent says absence was not related to contract

    Nicks’ agent says absence was not related to contract

    profootballtalk.com May 23, 2013
    Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks took the Giants by surprise when he failed to show up at the team’s organized team activity on Wednesday. Coach Tom Coughlin expressed his opinion that Nicks “should” have been at the voluntary workout, although lea
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  • Jones: Garrett not coaching for his job in '13

    Jones: Garrett not coaching for his job in '13

    ESPN.com May 23, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said coach Jason Garrett is not coaching for his job in 2013 despite coming off consecutive 8-8 seasons.
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  • Urlacher would have played for Cowboys

    Urlacher would have played for Cowboys

    ESPN.com May 23, 2013
    Unable to find an acceptable situation under which to continue his Hall of Fame career, former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher announced his retirement earlier this week. Thanks to Kevin Seifert of the NFC North blog for pointing out this Chicago Tribun…
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  • Nicks OTA boycott causes unexpected problems for Giants

    Nicks OTA boycott causes unexpected problems for Giants

    profootballtalk.com May 23, 2013
    As everyone was focused on when and if unsigned Giants receiver Victor Cruz will rejoin the team, the other big-name player at that same position who has a contract opted to skip OTA practice on Wednesday. The situation, and the head coach’s reaction, c
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  • Breakfast links: Opportunity in Philadelphia

    Breakfast links: Opportunity in Philadelphia

    ESPN.com May 23, 2013
    Good Thursday morning and welcome to your links. Philadelphia Eagles Damaris Johnson looks at Chip Kelly's offense and sees an opportunity for himself. I look at the Eagles' roster and see 14 wide receivers and four tight ends, and I say Johnson had bet…
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  • Panthers claim linebacker Ryan Rau off waivers

    Panthers claim linebacker Ryan Rau off waivers

    profootballtalk.com May 23, 2013
    The Carolina Panthers added another linebacker to their roster Wednesday by claiming Ryan Rau off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Rau was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Portland State University by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012. He was re…
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  • Video - Brent's Bond In Jeopardy 01:29

    Brent's Bond In Jeopardy

    May 23
    Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent will attend a court hearing on Friday to determine if he violated the conditions of his bond by having alcohol in his system.
  • Video - Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris on RG3: 'He's looking great' 01:29

    Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris on RG3: 'He's looking great'

    May 23
    Washington Redskins second-year running back Alfred Morris discusses QB Robert Griffin III's health as well as his personal goals for the 2013 season.
  • Video - How are the Washington Redskins handling RG3's rehab? 01:51

    How are the Washington Redskins handling RG3's rehab?

    May 23
    Albert Breer reports from Redskins OTAs after quarterback Robert Griffin III hits the field for the first time after tearing knee ligaments in 2012.
  • Video - How are the Washington Redskins handling RG3's rehab? 01:51

    How are the Washington Redskins handling RG3's rehab?

    May 23
    Albert Breer reports from Redskins OTAs after quarterback Robert Griffin III hits the field for the first time after tearing knee ligaments in 2012.