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This time, the Jets didn’t have to give anything for Jason Smith. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets are bringing back the former No. 2 overall pick in the draft. They traded for the former Rams tackle last year, swapping out the…Share Tweet
49ers place Darcel McBath on injured reserveThe San Francisco 49ers announced Thursday they have placed safety Darcel McBath on injured reserve. According to Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News, McBath apparently suffered a foot injury in last week’s preseason matchup against the Kansas City C…Share TweetEARTH CITY, Mo. – With a heavy heart, Rams defensive end Eugene Sims returned to practice Thursday afternoon. Sims had been gone since after the preseason opener on Aug. 8, attending to the death of his mother, Jeanelle, 42. He returned home to Mount Ol…Share Tweet
TD receptions haven't quite been 'a given'Carson Palmer's arrival by trade should help the Arizona Cardinals recover from a three-year struggle at the quarterback position. Bruce Arians' arrival as head coach means additional playing time for tight ends in his fullback-free offense. 2010-2012 T…Share TweetThere isn’t a scarier sight in football than a player being strapped onto a backboard after a hit to their head and/or neck leaves them motionless on the field. Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe was in that position last Saturday during a game against t…Share TweetThe San Francisco 49ers have added another quarterback to the competition to be Colin Kaepernick's backup, signing nine-year veteran Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract Thursday.Share Tweet
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Seahawks still waiting for Rice, Carpenter, AvrilAs the regular season approaches, the Seattle Seahawks are still waiting for a trio key players to get healthy enough to play. Coach Pete Carroll indicated at a Thursday press conference that receiver Sidney Rice, guard James Carpenter, and defensive en…Share TweetRENTON, Wash. -- Not that it means much, but the Seattle Seahawks have an unusual streak of seven consecutive preseason victories, dating back to the last game of the 2011 preseason. It the eyes of coach Pete Carroll, it’s not just a fluke. It’s by desi…Share TweetEARTH CITY, Mo. -- Two Rams cracked the list on ESPN’s #NFLRank project Thursday morning, the first pair of St. Louis players to show up on the list. Thursday’s list reveals players ranked from No. 61 through 70 on each side of the ball. For the first t…Share TweetThe Cardinals haven’t tried to hide Patrick Peterson’s involvement with the team’s offense. Given the rate at which that involvement is growing, that’s probably a good idea. Darren Urban of the Cardinals website reports that the team’s star cornerback s…Share TweetRENTON, Wash. -- Wide receiver Sidney Rice practiced full speed all week and tight end Zach Miller says he’s completely healthy, but Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said neither starter will play Friday night at Green Bay. “We’re being cautious with…Share TweetReporters surrounding San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh during the NFL owners' meeting in March perked up when he offered high praise for a little-known wide receiver, Ricardo Lockette. "There is something special there," Harbaugh said. &…Share TweetESPN's Ron Jaworski ranked San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick No. 11 when ranking the 32 projected NFL starting quarterbacks for 2013. Jaworski now says he thinks Kaepernick can become an all-time great. Jaworski, speaking in the video ato…Share TweetFinally, we have a sliver of seemingly good news on the health front for Cardinals running back Ryan Williams. Coach Bruce Arians said that Williams, who’s missed almost all of training camp and the first two preseason games with a knee issue, will take…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Aug 22, 2013Some people are fans of the Arizona Cardinals. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Arizona Cardinals. This 2013 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the 2013 NFL previews so far right here.Read more...Share Tweet
Rams' Bradford embracing leadership roleEARTH CITY, Mo. -- Entering his fourth season in the league, St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford feels like the wise old man of the offense. When Bradford stops and looks around the locker room or huddle he sees a group of youngsters, particularly i…Share Tweet
Ranking Seattle Seahawks' top 10 playersRENTON, Wash. -- The Seattle Seahawks may have more overall depth than any team in the NFL, which makes listing the team’s top 10 players a difficult task. But what the heck. Here’s my list, from 10 to No. 1. No doubt your list will differ, but it’s a f…Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Yoga and QB praiseGood morning, NFC West. We've got a couple items of note to cover this morning: Around the NFC West: Aug. 22, 2013 Carroll's overhaul: Alyssa Roenigk's piece for ESPN The Magazine on the Seattle Seahawks under Pete Carroll has been posted to Facebook mo…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 22, 2013There's an old joke about the last words of a redneck: "Hold my beer and watch this." While such beer-holding moments often lead to mayhem and the occasional grievous bodily injury, in many cases they're simply just matters of common courtesy …Share TweetOn Monday, the 49ers and Chiefs swapped a pair of disappointing first-round receivers. On Wednesday, the man who drafted one of them addressed the situation in detail during an appearance on PFT Live. Former Chiefs G.M. Scott Pioli explained that the ch…Share TweetDefensive tackle Jordan Hill was unable to finish practice with the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday after suffering an apparent injury. Head coach Pete Carroll said afterward that Hill hurt his arm and they needed to wait and see the extent of the injury. A…Share Tweet
The Best Of My WishAug 22Take a look back at some of the best moments from the My Wish series.
The Word: The NFL and Mental HealthAug 22Alyssa Roenigk and Kate Fagan join Prim Siripipat to talk about the work the Seahawks are doing to improve the mental health of their players.
Best Second-Year QBAug 22Ron Jaworski and Adam Schefter make their picks for the second-year quarterback who will have the best season in 2013.
NFL Cold Hard FactsAug 22Cold Hard Facts looks at which NFC East QB will have the best season, is Sean Payton's return enough to bring the Saints back to the playoffs and who is the favorite in the NFC West.