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Pagano visits Colts as team readies for Patriots

Pagano visits Colts as team readies for Patriots

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts got an inspirational visit from ailing coach Chuck Pagano on Friday, two days before a game at New England.
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  • Harbaugh returns to Niners after heart procedure

    Harbaugh returns to Niners after heart procedure

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Jim Harbaugh practically galloped through the locker room, lively as ever, offering a wave and a smile to long snapper Brian Jennings before putting his arm around right guard Alex Boone.
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  • Browns' Haden game-time call vs. Cowboys

    Browns' Haden game-time call vs. Cowboys

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    Browns starting cornerback Joe Haden will be a game-time decision on Sunday against Dallas with an oblique injury.
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  • Cowboys' Murray (foot) doubtful vs. Browns

    Cowboys' Murray (foot) doubtful vs. Browns

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    For the first time since spraining his left foot, DeMarco Murray has not been ruled out by the Dallas Cowboys.
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  • Two years later, Rob Ryan still has ill will toward the Browns

    Two years later, Rob Ryan still has ill will toward the Browns

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Rob Ryan was fired, along with the rest of the Browns’ coaching staff, at the end of the 2010 season. He hasn’t forgotten or forgiven. As Ryan, now the defensive coordinator of the Cowboys, spoke to reporters today about Sunday’s game against the Br
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  • Garcon set to return for Redskins against Eagles

    Garcon set to return for Redskins against Eagles

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon and safety Brandon Meriweather appear set to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.
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  • Cutler won't play versus 49ers; Campbell to start

    Cutler won't play versus 49ers; Campbell to start

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will miss Monday's game at San Francisco because of a concussion.
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  • Eagles rule Vick out, Foles to start vs. Redskins

    Eagles rule Vick out, Foles to start vs. Redskins

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will miss Sunday's game vs. the Washington Redskins due to the effects of a concussion.
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  • Pierre Garçon: I should be good to go on Sunday

    Pierre Garçon: I should be good to go on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Thinks looked fairly bleak for Pierre Garçon not so long ago, but the skies have brightened significantly this week. The Redskins have listed him as questionable, but the signs are pointing toward Garçon’s return to the lineup after a long spell on
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  • NFC East: Skins-Eagles a Preview of Things to Come?

    NFC East: Skins-Eagles a Preview of Things to Come?

    giantsfootballblog.com Nov 16, 2012
    So, we have probably seen the beginning of the end for Michael Vick. He’s taken too many hits and turned over too many footballs in Philadelphia this year. It’s reasonable to think his time with the Eagles has come to a close. Enter Nick Foles. Who? N
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  • DeAngelo Hall on fine: “Back up off me, bro”

    DeAngelo Hall on fine: “Back up off me, bro”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Well, it beats “no comment.” When Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall was approached by reproters yesterday asking about his $30,000 fine for berating an official, he replied as only he can. “Back up off me, bro,” Hall said, via Mike Jones of the Wa
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  • The Foolish Brilliance of Eli Manning

    The Foolish Brilliance of Eli Manning

    nytimes.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Giants quarterback's interceptions and errors come from the same mentality that produces his daring successes, an analyst says.
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  • Breakfast links: Giants look at RBs

    Breakfast links: Giants look at RBs

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    New York Giants The Giants' assistant coaches all talk to the media during the bye week, so you get to hear perspectives you don't hear throughout the season. For instance, defensive line coach Robert Nunn has a theory that the best way to help the Gian…
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  • Marty Mornhinweg defends Eagles’ use of LeSean McCoy

    Marty Mornhinweg defends Eagles’ use of LeSean McCoy

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    One of the many criticisms the Eagles’ coaching staff has heard this season is that they haven’t made good use of the talents of running back LeSean McCoy. Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, however, says that criticism is not valid. When
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Eagles vs. Redskins 03:45

    'Playbook': Eagles vs. Redskins

    Nov 16
    Brian Baldinger, Donovan McNabb and Sterling Sharpe explain which rookie quarterback will thrive in the Week 11 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys 05:13

    'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Nov 16
    Will Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden continue to progress against the Dallas Cowboys? Our analysts take a look at the Browns offense and also discuss Jason Witten's role in the Cowboys offense.
  • Video - Will Dallas Cowboys make playoffs? 01:43

    Will Dallas Cowboys make playoffs?

    Nov 16
    Are the Dallas Cowboys going to be consistent enough to make the playoffs? Shaun O'Hara explains why the schedule could benefit them the rest of the way.
  • Video - Nick Foles: What to expect as Philadelphia Eagles starter 04:01

    Nick Foles: What to expect as Philadelphia Eagles starter

    Nov 16
    What did the Philadelphia Eagles see in QB Nick Foles at Arizona? Daniel Jeremiah delivers the scouting report and also gives the best matchups to follow in Week 11.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.