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N.F.L. Roundup: Suh, a Repeat Offender, Is Fined $100,000 for a…

N.F.L. Roundup: Suh, a Repeat Offender, Is Fined $100,000 for a Low Block

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh of the Lions had said he was not going after the knees of Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan on Sunday during an interception return by Detroit’s DeAndre Levy.
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  • Networks garner record ratings in opening week

    Networks garner record ratings in opening week

    CNNSI.com Sep 10, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco's victory over Green Bay was the highest-rated and most-watched telecast of any kind since the Academy Awards in February, leading Fox to its best NFL opening week ever.
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  • Fines could be flying toward Rams defensive backs this week

    Fines could be flying toward Rams defensive backs this week

    profootballtalk.com Sep 10, 2013
    Two NFL games landed in the late afternoon window on Sunday: Packers-49ers and Cardinals-Rams. Both were compelling, close games. Only one got much attention. But the league office was paying close attention to all games. And several members of the Rams…
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  • Concerns quickly mounting for Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger

    Concerns quickly mounting for Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger

    CNNSI.com Sep 10, 2013
    No team underachieved more in Week 1 than the Steelers. And the big picture looks increasingly bleak.
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  • Lions won't limit banged-up Bush's touches

    Lions won't limit banged-up Bush's touches

    The Detroit Lions saw what new running back Reggie Bush could do in their offense Sunday against Minnesota. Now, even though he has minor injuries, they don't plan on limiting him.
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  • Mike McCarthy: Packers will stay above Jim Harbaugh’s comments

    Mike McCarthy: Packers will stay above Jim Harbaugh’s comments

    profootballtalk.com Sep 10, 2013
    San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh got riled up about the sideline melee that erupted in Sunday’s game with the Packers. Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy is taking a more mild-mannered approach. Harbaugh ripped Packers linebacker Clay Matthews for a “cheap s…
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  • Video - Chicago Hot Button: Defensive Linemen 02:08

    Chicago Hot Button: Defensive Linemen

    Sep 10
    ESPN Chicago's Carmen DeFalco & John Jurkovic debate this week's burning topic: Which defensive lineman are you more concerned about: Julius Peppers or Henry Melton?
  • Video - Ndamukong Suh Fined $100K 01:43

    Ndamukong Suh Fined $100K

    Sep 10
    Ed Werder and Ashley Fox react to the $100,000 fine levied against Lions DT Ndamukong Suh for his hit on Vikings C John Sullivan.
  • Video - Jim Harbaugh Criticizes Clay Matthews 07:20

    Jim Harbaugh Criticizes Clay Matthews

    Sep 10
    Jeff Saturday, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's comments about Packers LB Clay Matthews' toughness.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL mailbag: Quarterbacks thriving in fourth quarter

    Sep 10
    Mailbag: We're seeing a rise in fourth-quarter heroics by quarterbacks, adding excitement to the game, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Concerns quickly mounting for Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger

    Sep 10
    With the NFL world fixated Monday night on the fascinating debut of Chip Kelly's fast-break football and the new-look Philadelphia Eagles, it was easy to overlook the juxtaposition of the sad saga that's unfolding for the proud, fabled franchise on the …
  • The Chip Kelly Era Takes Off

    Sep 10
    LeSean McCoy’s 100-plus yards at halftime and a run/pass ratio above 60/40 showed that while Kelly’s offense will play fast, it will do so primarily on the ground. (Drew Hallowell/Getty Images) - Note from the editor-in-chief: Each Tuesday during the se…
  • NFL Hot Read -- How do young QBs become great?

    Sep 10
    Experts rank the projected futures of Colin Kaepernick, Russell Wilson, Robert Griffin III, Cam Newton and Andrew Luck.