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The Eric Dickerson trade turns 27

The Eric Dickerson trade turns 27

profootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours ago
Friday is the 27th anniversary of the Los Angeles Rams trading Eric Dickerson to the Indianapolis Colts, something Dickerson himself pointed out this afternoon. This was no small trade. According to NFL records, it involved the fourth-most players/picks…
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  • In Brandon Weeden, Cardinals preparing for 'another big arm'

    In Brandon Weeden, Cardinals preparing for 'another big arm'

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    TEMPE, Ariz. – With Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett declaring quarterback Tony Romo a game-time decision Sunday, the Cardinals are preparing to potentially face Brandon Weeden. If Weeden starts, it will be his first since Week 13 of 2013, when he sta…
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  • Cards put Tony Jefferson through concussion protocol again

    Cards put Tony Jefferson through concussion protocol again

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    TEMPE, Ariz. – Even though Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson was listed as questionable for Sunday’s game in Dallas after fully practicing Friday, he’ll go through the concussion protocol a second time, coach Bruce Arians said. “Just to make sure that he’…
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  • Greg Cosell's Film Review: How coaching set up Arizona's two lo…

    Greg Cosell's Film Review: How coaching set up Arizona's two long touchdowns

    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
    The Arizona Cardinals hit two long touchdowns in the second half of their win over the Philadelphia Eagles, and the two plays appeared to have no connection. But if you watch the film, you could see that the first score set up the second. The first, an …
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  • Seahawks to honor HS in wake of shooting

    Seahawks to honor HS in wake of shooting

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    The Seattle Seahawks will honor Marysville-Pilchuck High School by having a "MP" decal on the back of their helmets for Sunday's game.
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  • 49ers injury report: Patrick Willis questionable

    49ers injury report: Patrick Willis questionable

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    There were no changes to the San Francisco 49ers’ injury report – no players missed practice because of injury Friday – and there were still only four players listed as the Niners enjoyed their post-bye work week. No players were ruled out for Sunday's …
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  • Russell Okung and Kam Chancellor questionable for Sunday

    Russell Okung and Kam Chancellor questionable for Sunday

    RENTON, Wash. -- The Seattle Seahawks are a banged up lot entering Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Starting left tackle Russell Okung and starting strong safety Kam Chancellor will be game-time decisions, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Frid…
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  • Chargers' Mathews practices; out vs. Fins

    Chargers' Mathews practices; out vs. Fins

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    Chargers running back Ryan Mathews practiced Friday, taking part for the first time since he suffered a sprained MCL in his knee in a Week 2 win over the Seattle Seahawks.
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  • Lovie Smith responds to Barron's 'passive' shot with passive sh…

    Lovie Smith responds to Barron's 'passive' shot with passive shot of his own

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been cleaning house a bit, and prior to the trade deadline, they shipped for former No. 7 overall pick Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams for two future draft picks. Barron, upon arriving in St. Louis, then ripped the Bucs' …
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  • Tony Romo sits out another Cowboys practice, declared game-time…

    Tony Romo sits out another Cowboys practice, declared game-time decision

    The Tony Romo watch continues, and it appears we won't have an answer to whether the Dallas Cowboys quarterback will play Sunday until just before kickoff against the Arizona Cardinals. Romo missed a third straight practice with a back injury on Friday,…
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  • Chasing Van Brocklin: 500-yard passers in rare air, but his rec…

    Chasing Van Brocklin: 500-yard passers in rare air, but his record remains

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    So shrouded in mystery is the NFL’s all-time single-game passing-yards mark — 554, by Norm Van Brocklin of the Los Angeles Rams in 1951 — that there are no physical relics from the game in question at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Canton is full of mem…
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  • Greg Robinson back home at left tackle

    Greg Robinson back home at left tackle

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- As Greg Robinson attempted to adjust to playing left guard for the first time during the preseason, he often found himself bouncing back and forth between his new position and his old one. Robinson was less than a year removed from pl…
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  • Stevie Johnson not frustrated by spot on 49ers depth chart

    Stevie Johnson not frustrated by spot on 49ers depth chart

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    When wide receiver Stevie Johnson was in Buffalo, he served as the team’s No. 1 receiver most of the time. No one was surprised when that changed with the offseason trade that brought him to San Francisco because the 49ers already had Anquan Boldin and …
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  • Report: Charges unlikely for 49ers' McDonald

    Report: Charges unlikely for 49ers' McDonald

    The Santa Clara District Attorney's office likely will not charge San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald with domestic violence, according to a report.
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  • Larry Foote relies on experience to handle play calling against…

    Larry Foote relies on experience to handle play calling against up-tempo teams

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- When safety Rashad Johnson started telling the story of linebacker Larry Foote “changing” the defensive plays Sunday against Philadelphia, it had all the makings of a juicy tale of a veteran being bold enough to break away from the coach…
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  • Rams vs. 49ers preview

    Rams vs. 49ers preview

    ESPN.com Oct 31 (yesterday)
    The San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams met just three weeks ago, with the Rams jumping out to a 14-0 lead before falling 31-17. A week later, the Rams upset the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, and the Niners were thumped by the Denve…
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  • Raiders vs. Seahawks preview

    Raiders vs. Seahawks preview

    ESPN.com Oct 31 (yesterday)
    The Seattle Seahawks return home this Sunday to CenturyLink Field to face a winless team in a game that should be an easy victory for the Seahawks. The Oakland Raiders are 0-7, just trying to find a way to get on the right track. The Seahawks are 4-3 af…
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  • 49ers getting away from printed tickets

    49ers getting away from printed tickets

    profootballtalk.com Oct 31 (yesterday)
    Ticket stubs will soon be going the way of the dodo bird. According to Don Muret of SportsBusiness Daily, the 49ers will stop printing tickets to games in 2015. The decision flows from heavy adoption of the team’s mobile ticketing device. The 49ers expe…
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  • Tony Jefferson cleared from concussion

    Tony Jefferson cleared from concussion

    profootballtalk.com Oct 31 (yesterday)
    When the week opened, the Cardinals were looking at potentially facing the Cowboys without two key members of their defensive backfield because of concussions. Now, though, they’ll almost certainly have both cornerback Patrick Peterson and safety Tony J…
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  • Greg Roman “pretty darned pleased” with Marcus Lattimore

    Greg Roman “pretty darned pleased” with Marcus Lattimore

    profootballtalk.com Oct 31 (yesterday)
    Marcus Lattimore returned to practice for the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday for the first time this season. The second-year running back from South Carolina has yet to play in an NFL game after being drafted by the 49ers in 2013. Lattimore suffered a…
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  • Seahawks hurting at center as Stephen Schilling misses practice…

    Seahawks hurting at center as Stephen Schilling misses practice Thursday

    profootballtalk.com Oct 31 (yesterday)
    The Seattle Seahawks could be short-handed at center this week for their game against the Oakland Raiders. Stephen Schilling has started the last three games at center in relief of an injured Max Unger. However, Schilling did not practice on Thursday du…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Arizona Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys 04:28

    'Playbook': Arizona Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Oct 31
    The "Playbook" crew previews the Week 9 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Dallas Cowboys, including the outlook for Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
  • Video - 'Playbook': St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers 03:40

    'Playbook': St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Oct 31
    The "Playbook" crew analyzes the Week 9 matchup between the St. Louis Rams and the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks 02:06

    'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks

    Oct 31
    The "Playbook" crew breaks down the matchup betweeen the Oakland Raiders and the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Video - No Charges Likely For Ray McDonald 01:17

    No Charges Likely For Ray McDonald

    Oct 31
    Adam Schefter discusses the report that the Santa Clara District Attorney's office likely will not charge 49ers DE Ray McDonald with domestic violence.

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