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Report: Packers plan to keep Andrew Quarless

Report: Packers plan to keep Andrew Quarless

With Packers tight end Andrew Quarless likely headed for leave with pay, the Packers apparently don’t intend to ask him to leave without pay. Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, citing two unnamed sources, reports that the Packers have no plans to release Quarles…
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  • Teddy Bridgewater: We have high expectations, but a long way to…

    Teddy Bridgewater: We have high expectations, but a long way to go

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner was among the people impressed by the way that quarterback Teddy Bridgewater wound down his rookie season in Minnesota. Turner said Bridgewater was “much more decisive” in his final six starts last season and co…
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  • Tug of war could be emerging for Vikings headquarters

    Tug of war could be emerging for Vikings headquarters

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Next year, the Vikings will have a new stadium next to the site of their old one. The next project could be a new team headquarters. For that, the Vikings could be moving to a new city. For 34 years, the facility known as Winter Park (named for team co-…
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  • Golden Tate taking better care of his body

    Golden Tate taking better care of his body

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    Lions receiver Golden Tate has finally beaten his donut habit. After a career season in 2014, Tate (whose rookie season in Seattle included the alleged theft of Top Pot donuts) has focused on taking better care of his body. “I’ve been doing some yoga, t…
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  • NFC North Q&A: Will Alshon Jeffery emerge as the Bears' No.…

    NFC North Q&A: Will Alshon Jeffery emerge as the Bears' No. 1 WR?

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    NFC North Q&A: Will Alshon Jeffery emerge as the Bears' No. 1 WR?
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  • Police: Packers Tight End Tried Hiding From Cops In A Plant

    Police: Packers Tight End Tried Hiding From Cops In A Plant

    deadspin.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    Packers tight end Andrew Quarless was arrested by Miami Beach police early Saturday morning on a misdemeanor charge of firing a firearm in public after cops say he fired two shots into the ground after a mild altercation. Read more...
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  • Austin Collie catches TD in CFL debut

    Austin Collie catches TD in CFL debut

    profootballtalk.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    July is a very slow month in the NFL until training camps open and July 4 falling on Saturday means it has been even quieter than usual the last few days, but it was opening weekend for the B.C. Lions in the CFL. That meant it was also time for wide rec…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    Five offensive playmakers to keep an eye on at Bills camp. TE Arthur Lynch is hoping for a better second season with the Ravens. Seeing similarities between this year’s Patriots Defense and last year’s Lions unit. QB Jake Heaps faces an uphill climb to …
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  • Josh Robinson has partially torn pectoral muscle

    Josh Robinson has partially torn pectoral muscle

    profootballtalk.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    The good news? Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has more time to tweet. The bad news? Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has more time to tweet. Per multiple reports, Robinson has a partially torn pectoral muscle. The injury happened before the team’s man…
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  • Damarious Randall locked in at cornerback, not safety, in Green…

    Damarious Randall locked in at cornerback, not safety, in Green Bay

    profootballtalk.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    Damarious Randall was viewed as the best coverage safety in this year’s NFL draft. The Packers, who took Randall in the first round, think he’s good enough in coverage to play cornerback. Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports that the Packers are set on playing …
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  • Cutler doesn’t make the cut on Marshall’s list of best teammate…

    Cutler doesn’t make the cut on Marshall’s list of best teammates

    profootballtalk.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall spent three seasons as teammates with the Broncos and three more as teammates with the Bears, and at times they were close. But this year the Bears traded Marshall to the Jets, amid talk that he and Cutler weren’t seeing …
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  • Datone Jones suspension arises from marijuana possession

    Datone Jones suspension arises from marijuana possession

    profootballtalk.com Jul 3 (3 days ago)
    As expected, the one-game suspension imposed on Packers defensive lineman Datone Jones came from a violation of the law relating to a banned recreational substance. According to Jason Wilde of ESPNWisconsin.com, Jones was cited for marijuana possession …
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  • Charlie Sanders, Hall of Famer With the Detroit Lions, Dies at …

    Charlie Sanders, Hall of Famer With the Detroit Lions, Dies at 68

    nytimes.com profootballtalk.com Jul 3 (3 days ago)
    Sanders, a tight end for the Lions from 1968 to 1977, helped redefine a position that had been traditionally reserved for stolid blockers.
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  • Letroy Guion now facing civil suit from 2013 altercation in Flo…

    Letroy Guion now facing civil suit from 2013 altercation in Florida

    profootballtalk.com Jul 3 (4 days ago)
    Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion should maybe consider just avoiding his home state from now on. Not only is the state of Florida still holding the truck and the $190,028.81 in cash he was carrying with him when he was arrested with a big bag of we…
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  • NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division b…

    NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division by midseason?

    ESPN.com Jul 3 (4 days ago)
    NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division by midseason?
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  • Packers could be thin up front in the opener with suspensions

    Packers could be thin up front in the opener with suspensions

    profootballtalk.com Jul 3 (4 days ago)
    Packers defensive end Datone Jones only got a one game suspension for his violation of the league’s substance abuse policy, but the Packers are likely going to be short more than one lineman for that game. As noted by Wes Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Pre…
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  • Four NFL players have been suspended: the Jets’ Sheldon Richard…

    Four NFL players have been suspended: the Jets’ Sheldon Richardson (4 games), the Cowboys’ Rolando M

    deadspin.com Jul 2 (5 days ago)
    Four NFL players have been suspended: the Jets’ Sheldon Richardson (4 games), the Cowboys’ Rolando McClain (4), and the Packers’ Datone Jones (1) for substances of abuse; and the Chargers’ Antonio Gates (4) for PEDs.Read more...
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  • Datone Jones suspended one game for substance abuse violation

    Datone Jones suspended one game for substance abuse violation

    profootballtalk.com Jul 2 (5 days ago)
    Yep, it’s officially a Friday news dump, even though it’s Thursday. Packers defensive end Datone Jones became the third player suspended today, getting one game for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. He follows Sheldon Richardson and Rolando…
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  • Packers have leapfrogged Seahawks as Super Bowl favorites

    Packers have leapfrogged Seahawks as Super Bowl favorites

    profootballtalk.com Jul 2 (5 days ago)
    Maybe a summer of Russell Wilson contract drama is rubbing off on the betting public. Whether it’s that or the relative stability in other precincts, there’s a new Super Bowl favorite in Las Vegas. Kevin Bradley, the sports book manager at Bovada.lv, sa…
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  • NFC North Q&A: Who would you rather have, Brett Favre or Aa…

    NFC North Q&A: Who would you rather have, Brett Favre or Aaron Rodgers?

    ESPN.com Jul 2 (5 days ago)
    NFC North Q&A: Who would you rather have, Brett Favre or Aaron Rodgers?
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  • Video - Packers sticking by Quarless, despite arrest 01:57

    Packers sticking by Quarless, despite arrest

    Jul 6
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses the Packers standing by tight end Andrew Quarless, who was charged with a misdemeanor for discharging a firearm in public.
  • Video - OTL25: Multiple DUI charges 00:29

    OTL25: Multiple DUI charges

    Jul 1
    In 2012, former Detroit Lions defensive tackle Reggie Rogers refuses to talk after his seventh arrest for DUI.
  • Video - OTL25: Jim McMahon's state of mind 00:31

    OTL25: Jim McMahon's state of mind

    Jul 1
    In 2012, former Super Bowl winning quarterback Jim McMahon speaks out about the concussions he suffered as a player in the NFL.
  • Video - Is Favre serious about being able to play in the NFL? 02:02

    Is Favre serious about being able to play in the NFL?

    Jun 30
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses Brett Favre's comments about playing in the NFL at age 45.

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