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Asante Samuel suffers thigh injury

Asante Samuel suffers thigh injury

profootballtalk.com Updated Aug 24, 2013
Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel suffered a thigh injury in Saturday’s game at Tennessee, multiple media outlets, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reported. Samuel is questionable to return, per multiple reports. Samuel, 32, intercepted five …
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  • Observation deck: Falcons-Titans

    Observation deck: Falcons-Titans

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    The Atlanta Falcons frequently get talked about as a Super Bowl team. They didn’t look anything like that Saturday night. The first-team offense couldn’t finish drives and the first-team defense had more than its share of breakdowns in a 27-16 loss to t…
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  • Observation deck: Buccaneers-Dolphins

    Observation deck: Buccaneers-Dolphins

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    All throughout the preseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been waiting for quarterback Josh Freeman and the first-team offense to get into a rhythm. They’re still waiting. Freeman, who played deep into the third quarter, was far from effective Saturda…
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  • Pamphilon claims ESPN refused to support his documentary due to…

    Pamphilon claims ESPN refused to support his documentary due to NFL concerns

    profootballtalk.com Aug 24, 2013
    He’s baaack. And this time he’s trying to sell a movie. Filmmaker Sean Pamphilon, who breached the trust of former Saints defensive back Steve Gleason by releasing audio of a cartoonish rant from former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams captur…
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  • Darrelle Revis to miss third preseason game

    Darrelle Revis to miss third preseason game

    profootballtalk.com Aug 24, 2013
    If Darrelle Revis is to play in the preseason, it will have to be in Tampa Bay’s final game of the exhibition slate on Thursday vs. Washington. The Buccaneers announced on their Twitter feed Saturday that Revis will not play in Saturday evening’s game a…
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  • Glenn Foster getting noticed in New Orleans

    Glenn Foster getting noticed in New Orleans

    profootballtalk.com Aug 24, 2013
    As the Saints try to improve a defense that was historically bad in 2012 via a change from a 4-3 to a 3-4 front, they need guys who can make the alignment work. They’ve found one in an unlikely place. Undrafted rookie defensive end Glenn Foster, who pla…
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  • NFC South programming notes

    NFC South programming notes

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    I’m getting ready to watch the preseason games between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins, and the Atlanta Falcons and Tennessee Titans. I’ll be back with observations shortly after those games end. And we’ll do it again Sunday afternoon when t…
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  • Panthers make roster moves

    Panthers make roster moves

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    The Carolina Panthers began trimming their roster Saturday. Quarterback Colby Cameron, punter Jordan Gay, cornerback Nick Hixson, kicker Morgan Lineberry, receiver Dale Moss, defensive end Louis Nzegwu, linebacker Ryan Rau, safety Ricardo Silva and guar…
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  • Panthers make 12 moves, waive-injured Campbell

    Panthers make 12 moves, waive-injured Campbell

    profootballtalk.com Aug 24, 2013
    The Panthers are using the weekend to get ahead on some roster moves, crossing off 12 names in advance of next Tuesday’s deadline to get rosters from 90 to 75. They waived-injured three players, who will revert to IR if not claimed: Tackle Bruce Campbel…
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  • NFL fines Colin Jones for hit on Patrick Mannelly, who blames h…

    NFL fines Colin Jones for hit on Patrick Mannelly, who blames himself

    profootballtalk.com Aug 24, 2013
    Bears long snapper Patrick Mannelly is currently sidelined with a rib injury, and the NFL says Panthers safety Colin Jones is to blame for an illegal blindside block. Mannelly, however, blames himself. Mannelly told the Chicago Sun-Times he saw no probl…
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  • Video - Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan to wide receiver Julio Jones for 42 yards 00:30

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan to wide receiver Julio Jones for 42 yards

    Aug 24
    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan hits up wide receiver Julio Jones deep for a 42-yard gain.
  • Video - Miami Dolphins QB Pat Devlin intercepted 00:14

    Miami Dolphins QB Pat Devlin intercepted

    Aug 24
    Miami Dolphins quarterback Pat Devlin is intercepted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Keith Tandy.
  • Video - Tannehill Solid In Dolphins Loss 00:34

    Tannehill Solid In Dolphins Loss

    Aug 24
    Ryan Tannehill threw for 150 yards and a touchdown in the Dolphins' 17-16 loss to the Buccaneers.
  • Video - Titans Top Falcons 00:31

    Titans Top Falcons

    Aug 24
    Jake Locker tallied 133 passing yards and a TD in the Titans' 27-16 win against the Falcons.