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Shanahan filed police report in Pittsburgh for stolen items that were found not stolen Updated Nov 13, 2012
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan thought he was leaving Pittsburgh with far less than just the 27-12 loss the Redskins’ suffered at the hands of the Steelers in Week 8. According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Shanahan fi
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  • Former NY Giants quarterback Phil Simms dares to criticize Eli Manning, quicker than most to swap old allegiances for fearless a Nov 13, 2012
    When it comes to jocks turned microphone jockeys, former Giants quarterback Phil Simms was quicker than most to swap old allegiances for a candid, fearless approach.
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11 Nov 13, 2012
    The Philadelphia Eagles managed the near-impossible Sunday: They out-dumbed America's Dumbest Team, the Dallas Cowboys.
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  • Pats pick up Mitch Petrus Nov 13, 2012
    In what could be a strong to quite strong hint that guard Logan Mankins will miss some time with an ankle injury suffered on Sunday against the Bills, the Patriots have signed free-agent guard Mitch Petrus. The team announced the move on Tuesday. Petrus…
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  • Tony Romo on Dez Bryant: He’s come full circle Nov 13, 2012
    Before the season started, there was a lot of discussion about whether or not Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant would ever fulfill the potential he showed during his first two years. Doubters cited his off-field issues and his in-game lapses in concentra…
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  • Playoff predictor: Cowboys just miss Nov 13, 2012
    The mathematically-inclined folks at have calculated the odds of each NFL team reaching the playoffs, and they have concluded that once again the New York Giants will win the NFC East with a 9-7 record and be the only team from the divisi…
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  • Jerry Jones says “it’s all about Jason,” but is it? Nov 13, 2012
    Two days after not-commenting-while-commenting on the reported interest of outgoing Browns president Mike Holmgren in the not-currently-vacant head coaching job in Dallas, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has commented on his commitment to the guy who currentl…
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  • NFL: Week 10 knee-jerk reactions Nov 13, 2012
    You’ve heard the chatter by the sports pundits and on the talk shows. Heck, you may have even heard it here. So are the knee-jerk reactions about your team based in reality? Our NFL bloggers weigh in.
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  • Tiki Barber's Life Just Gets Sadder Every Day Nov 13, 2012
    It's been six years since Tiki Barber retired from football, which means we've spent six years watching him desperately try and fail at becoming some kind of relevant media personality. Having washed out of the television business, Tiki is on to much sa…
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  • PFT Live: Eagles talk with Tim McManus, Wendy’s Rapid Reaction Nov 13, 2012
    It seems like there’s been some kind of crisis every week of this season for the Eagles and this week is certainly no exception. A concussion may be the thing that ends Michael Vick’s tenure as the team’s starting quarterback and Tim McManus of 97.5
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  • Giants rookie David Wilson will ride the pine until he grows up Nov 13, 2012
    Three running backs were chosen in the first round of this year’s NFL draft, and two of them are carrying the load as rookies: Tampa Bay’s Doug Martin has 173 carries for 862 yards and Cleveland’s Trent Richardson has 152 carries for 575 yards. And
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  • Jerry Jones wants Murray healthy for long haul Nov 13, 2012
    The Cowboys haven’t proven themselves to be consistent enough to overlook anyone, but owner Jerry Jones sounded like a man looking down the schedule past the Browns, in respect to the condition of running back DeMarco Murray. Jones said they’d continu
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  • The Giants, first-round picks and patience Nov 13, 2012
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers jumped ahead of the New York Giants in the draft to take running back Doug Martin, who ran for 251 yards two weeks ago against the Oakland Raiders. The Giants then picked running back David Wilson, who has rushed for 89 yards al…
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  • Battery of tests for Bradshaw included neck X-ray Nov 13, 2012
    Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has had a busy start to his bye week, going through a battery of medical tests to try to figure out the nature of his problems. And according to Ohm Youngmisuk of, that included an X-ray of his neck. Br…
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  • Week 11 chat alert: Every week, at the stroke of noon ET on Tuesday, … Nov 13, 2012
    Every week, at the stroke of noon ET on Tuesday, we do a little thing we like to call the NFC East chat. How it works is you click on these little blue letters right here, any time between noon and 1 p.m. ET, and your web browser carries you off into ou…
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  • Garrett won’t rein Romo in because he’s “a really special player” Nov 13, 2012
    Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says he’s happy to take the bad with the good with his quarterback, Tony Romo. After the Cowboys beat the Eagles on Sunday, Garrett said that he views Romo as a great quarterback because he can improvise and do things when th
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  • Video - Cowboys playoff-bound? 05:16

    Cowboys playoff-bound?

    Nov 13
    Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware dials in on "Around the League" to discuss the team's leader as well as its quest to contend for the playoffs.
  • Video - Ryen Russillo Vs. Steve Weatherford Paper Football 00:44

    Ryen Russillo Vs. Steve Weatherford Paper Football

    Nov 13
    Giants punter Steve Weatherford challenges Ryen Russilo to a game of paper football.
  • Video - Weatherford On Giants' Challenges 08:46

    Weatherford On Giants' Challenges

    Nov 13
    Giants punter Steve Weatherford joins "First Take" to talk about Eli Manning's recent struggles and the Giants' state of affairs.
  • Video - NFLPA Wants Concussion Specialists On Sidelines 03:51

    NFLPA Wants Concussion Specialists On Sidelines

    Nov 13
    Stephania Bell discusses NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith's call for the league to hire "concussion specialists" to man the sidelines.