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NFLPA names five finalists for Byron “Whizzer” White Award Updated Jan 23, 2013
Every year, the NFL Players Association recognizes one of its members with the Byron “Whizzer” White Award.   Named for the late Supreme Court Justice who played for the Steelers (known at the time as the Pirates) and Lions before becoming an intell
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  • Schwartz not concerned about Suh taking a dive Jan 23, 2013
    Of all the things Lions coach Jim Schwartz is going to worry about, having star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh appear on “Celebrity Diving” does not make the list. Schwartz cracked jokes about Suh’s appearance on the reality show, which apparently i
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  • Packers running back Cedric Benson charged with allowing animals at large Jan 23, 2013
    NFL running back Cedric Benson is once again in trouble with the law. According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Benson was ticketed in December of 2012 after two of his Rottweilers attacked calves owned by his neighbor in Manitowoc County, Wisc. Benson …
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  • Aaron Rodgers thinks keeping Woodson should be a top priority

    Packers safety Charles Woodson is 36 and set to make $10 million next season, which has led some to wonder if the Packers will look to renegotiate his contract before the 2013 season. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers wouldn’t offer any suggestions about what e
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  • Jim Schwartz: Young’s tweets weren’t a good idea Jan 23, 2013
    Lions wide receiver Titus Young popped back up on Tuesday with a series of tweets that featured a threat to quit playing football if he didn’t get the ball more often. The Lions haven’t said whether there is still a place on the team for a player who
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  • Rewind'12: Lions penalties Jan 23, 2013
    (Another in a series of posts circling back on the 2012 season and some of our preseason themes.) Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz halted one of the training camp practices I covered last summer to, uh, remind players that he would have a low tolerance …
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  • Senior Bowl: Eric Fisher impresses Jan 23, 2013
    Not long after publishing the preceding Pro Bowl post, @RickVanAntwerp tweeted my way: "Would rather hear more about Senior Bowl than Pro Bowl." I don't blame you, and I'll remind all of you that ESPN has an entire crew of Scouts Inc. staffers…
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  • Pro Bowl Watch: More changes Jan 23, 2013
    We're continuing to have NFC North movement on the Pro Bowl roster with the game just five days away. The latest includes the injury withdrawal of Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall, the addition of Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph and the …
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  • Video - Inside the Huddle: Lessons Learned, Running Backs and Draft Picks... 02:00

    Inside the Huddle: Lessons Learned, Running Backs and Draft Picks...

    Jan 23
    John Clayton goes deep on QBs over 30 in search of a Super Bowl ring, the future of Michael Turner in Atlanta, what Frank Gore loves about Colin Kaepernick, and Cleveland's second thoughts on their draft picks for the Julio Jones trade.