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  • Teddy Bridgewater throwing again at Vikings practice

    Teddy Bridgewater throwing again at Vikings practice

    profootballtalk.com Updated 45 minutes ago
    The Vikings opted not to play quarterback Teddy Bridgewater against the Seahawks last Thursday and a report emerged in the following days that Bridgewater was bothered by shoulder soreness leading up to the game. That wasn’t confirmed by the team, but t…
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  • Joe Flacco will play against Lions on Saturday

    Joe Flacco will play against Lions on Saturday

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco avoided the physically unable to perform list to open camp and his surgically-repaired knee hasn’t had any setbacks during practices, which leaves one big box to check on his comeback from a torn ACL. Flacco hasn’t played i…
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  • Lions' Ebron practicing again after ankle injury

    Lions' Ebron practicing again after ankle injury

    Lions' Ebron practicing again after ankle injury
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  • Aaron Rodgers expected to play, in perhaps his only preseason g…

    Aaron Rodgers expected to play, in perhaps his only preseason game

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    The Packers haven’t risked — or bothered — putting quarterback Aaron Rodgers in a preseason game. But at some point, he has to get ready for the regular season, and this week figures to be the time. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Packers associa…
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  • Brady Ready After 'Silly Accident' With Scissors Cuts Thumb

    Brady Ready After 'Silly Accident' With Scissors Cuts Thumb

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    Tom Brady is ready to play after cutting his right thumb with a pair of scissors in a "silly accident" before the Patriots preseason game against the Bears last week.
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  • U.S. Bank Stadium will elicit oohs and aahs, but at first, mayb…

    U.S. Bank Stadium will elicit oohs and aahs, but at first, maybe some sighs

    ESPN.com 5 hours ago
    U.S. Bank Stadium will elicit oohs and aahs, but at first, maybe some sighs
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  • While family celebrates his starting gig, JC Tretter maintains …

    While family celebrates his starting gig, JC Tretter maintains even keel

    While family celebrates his starting gig, JC Tretter maintains even keel
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  • Alshon Jeffery not worried about Kevin White's quiet prese…

    Alshon Jeffery not worried about Kevin White's quiet preseason

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    Alshon Jeffery not worried about Kevin White's quiet preseason
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  • Terence Newman taking Moritz Bohringer under his wing

    Terence Newman taking Moritz Bohringer under his wing

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Terence Newman is a 37-year-old cornerback who has played in 190 NFL games, making him the Vikings’ most experienced player. Moritz Bohringer is a 22-year-old wide receiver who was drafted this year having played only in a German football league, making…
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  • Seahawks tight end Nick Vannett has high-ankle sprain

    Seahawks tight end Nick Vannett has high-ankle sprain

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    Seattle Seahawks rookie tight end Nick Vannett suffered a high-ankle sprain in last Thursday’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. Vannett was injured in the third quarter on his only catch of the game. Trevone Boykin hit Vannett for a 15-yard…
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  • Al Jazeera meetings are set

    Al Jazeera meetings are set

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    The most-anticipated interviews of the year not involving Ryan Lochte are finally happening. Via Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com, the NFL has agreed to meet with the four players accused of PED use in a controversial Al Jazeera documentary that emerged last…
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  • Hall of Fame says suggestion of fraud is “totally baseless”

    Hall of Fame says suggestion of fraud is “totally baseless”

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    The lawyer representing the customers suing the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the cancellation of this year’s Hall of Fame Game believes that fraud occurred, with the powers-that-be specifically withholding information about the scuttling of…
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  • Why no knee brace for Jordy Nelson? Receivers almost never use …

    Why no knee brace for Jordy Nelson? Receivers almost never use them

    Why no knee brace for Jordy Nelson? Receivers almost never use them
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  • Colin Kaepernick says return to practice went well

    Colin Kaepernick says return to practice went well

    profootballtalk.com Aug 22 (yesterday)
    49ers coach Chip Kelly said the plan for this week is for quarterback Colin Kaepernick to return to practice and then get his first playing time of the preseason (and since November 1 of last year) when the 49ers play the Packers. Nothing happened on Mo…
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  • Lions’ Sam Martin: Every team will try short kickoffs with new …

    Lions’ Sam Martin: Every team will try short kickoffs with new rule

    profootballtalk.com Aug 22 (yesterday)
    Add Sam Martin to the long list of players who think the NFL’s new touchback rule will have unintended consequences. Martin, who handles both punts and kickoffs for the Lions, said he thinks the new rule moving touchbacks after kickoffs to the 25-yard l…
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  • Matt Kalil hurt, Vikings cut practice short after sloppy day

    Matt Kalil hurt, Vikings cut practice short after sloppy day

    profootballtalk.com Aug 22 (yesterday)
    The Vikings were running out of quarterbacks, and people to protect them, so perhaps coach Mike Zimmer had just seen enough. According to Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Zimmer called a sloppy practice off 40 minutes early and didn’t explain…
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  • Tracy Porter unfazed by Bears' lack of cornerback experien…

    Tracy Porter unfazed by Bears' lack of cornerback experience

    ESPN.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)
    Tracy Porter unfazed by Bears' lack of cornerback experience
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  • Bridgewater doesn’t throw Saturday, Vikings sign a quarterback

    Bridgewater doesn’t throw Saturday, Vikings sign a quarterback

    profootballtalk.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)
    The Vikings didn’t play quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on Thursday night, a decision that was followed by a report that he’s dealing with a sore shoulder. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer wouldn’t confirm that on Saturday, saying only that he has “no concern” w…
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  • Healthy, happy and not as heavy, Josh Sitton poised for big (fi…

    Healthy, happy and not as heavy, Josh Sitton poised for big (final?) year with Packers

    ESPN.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)
    Healthy, happy and not as heavy, Josh Sitton poised for big (final?) year with Packers
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  • Video - Cutler thinks Kevin White can be a special player 00:51

    Cutler thinks Kevin White can be a special player

    Jul 29
    Jeff Dickerson talks about the excitement the Bears have for wide receiver Kevin White.
  • Video - Adrian Peterson's NFL Mutant Ninja Turtles 00:27

    Adrian Peterson's NFL Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Jul 28
    Adrian Peterson outed himself as Donatello, so we tried to figure out who his Ninja Turtles brothers would be.
  • Video - Vikings want Zimmer to grow with young players 01:11

    Vikings want Zimmer to grow with young players

    Jul 28
    Adam Schefter, Field Yates and Louis Riddick think the Vikings made a smart move locking up Mike Zimmer.
  • Video - Leonard Floyd in good hands with John Fox 00:40

    Leonard Floyd in good hands with John Fox

    Jul 27
    Louis Riddick explains why John Fox is the perfect guy to develop Leonard Floyd into an elite pass rusher.