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Jermaine Kearse stepping up for Seahawks in Percy Harvin’s abse…

Jermaine Kearse stepping up for Seahawks in Percy Harvin’s absence

profootballtalk.com Updated Aug 17, 2013
The Seattle Seahawks needed someone to step up from a young group of receivers when Percy Harvin was forced to undergo hip surgery earlier this month. Jermaine Kearse has answered the bell. On top of an already strong showing in training camp, Kearse ha…
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  • Rams-Packers: What to watch revisited

    Rams-Packers: What to watch revisited

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    ST. LOUIS -- Looking back on five things discussed here before the Rams’ second exhibition game of the 2013 preseason, a 19-7 loss to the Green Bay Packers at the Edward Jones Dome. 1.Right tackle redux. As expected Joe Barksdale got the start in place …
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  • 'My Wish' video featuring Russell Wilson

    'My Wish' video featuring Russell Wilson

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    Passing along while watching the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos play at CenturyLink Field: a video featuring Kevin Lee, a 12-year old with a heart condition, running plays with Russell Wilson.
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  • Broncos' Wolfe (neck) leaves in ambulance

    Broncos' Wolfe (neck) leaves in ambulance

    Denver defensive end Derek Wolfe was placed on a backboard and taken away in an ambulance after sustaining a neck injury in the first quarter of a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday.
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  • Three things revisited: Cowboys-Cardinals

    Three things revisited: Cowboys-Cardinals

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    Looking back on three things discussed here before the Arizona Cardinals' second exhibition game of the 2013 preseason, a 12-7 victory over the Dallas Cowboys at University of Phoenix Stadium: 1. Bo Jackson or Deion Sanders. Pregame comparisons between …
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  • Austin makes first catch, first drop, first almost touchdown

    Austin makes first catch, first drop, first almost touchdown

    profootballtalk.com Aug 17, 2013
    Last weekend, only one pass was thrown in the direction of Rams rookie receiver Tavon Austin, the eighth overall pick in the 2013 draft. Tonight, quarterback Sam Bradford targeted Tavon four times in two drives. The first came on a third-and-12 play. Li…
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  • Larry Fitzgerald, Dez Bryant stand out in sloppy half in Arizon…

    Larry Fitzgerald, Dez Bryant stand out in sloppy half in Arizona

    profootballtalk.com Aug 17, 2013
    There’s no need to watch preseason games to confirm that Larry Fitzgerald and Dez Bryant are elite wide receivers, but they went ahead and offered evidence of it on Saturday afternoon anyway. The Cowboys and Cardinals played a pretty sloppy first half i…
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  • Three things: Broncos-Seahawks

    Three things: Broncos-Seahawks

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    Three things to watch for Saturday night in the Seattle Seahawks' second exhibition game of the 2013 season, set for 10 p.m. ET at home against the Denver Broncos: 1. The starting QBs. The Seahawks' leadership begged Peyton Manning to consider signing w…
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  • What to watch: Packers-Rams

    What to watch: Packers-Rams

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- The Rams and Packers kick off tonight at 8 ET at the Edward Jones Dome. St. Louis is coming off a 27-19 loss in the preseason opener at Cleveland and makes its home debut for 2013. Hometown fans hoping to see the Rams unveil some of t…
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  • 49ers rookie QB B.J. Daniels inserts himself into battle to bac…

    49ers rookie QB B.J. Daniels inserts himself into battle to backup Colin Kaepernick

    yahoo.com Aug 17, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback B.J. Daniels has inserted himself in the mix for the No. 2 job behind starter Colin Kaepernick, head coach Jim Harbaugh said on Friday night. "He’s been there this past week," Harbaugh said after Daniels led the…
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  • Video - Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate's big punt return 00:59

    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate's big punt return

    Aug 17
    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate breaks a couple tackles and returns the punt 33 yards into Broncos territory.
  • Video - Pre Week 2: Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals highlights 03:18

    Pre Week 2: Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals highlights

    Aug 17
    The Arizona Cardinals defense looks sharp as they hold the Dallas Cowboys to one touchdown in a 12-7 victory in Week 2 of preseason action.
  • Video - St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin's first preseason catch 00:32

    St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin's first preseason catch

    Aug 17
    St. Louis Rams rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin catches his first pass of the preseason from quarterback Sam Bradford against the Green Bay Packers.
  • Video - St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford fumbles the snap 00:19

    St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford fumbles the snap

    Aug 17
    St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford can't handle the snap and coughs up the ball on the 2-yard line against the Green Bay Packers.