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Rams-Broncos: What to watch revisited

Rams-Broncos: What to watch revisited

ESPN.com Updated Aug 24, 2013
A look at how the Rams fared in five key areas of Saturday night’s 27-26 loss to the Broncos. Safety First: As expected, Rodney McLeod got the start in place of injured starter Darian Stewart, who was a pregame scratch because of a hamstring injury. McL…
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  • Rashard Mendenhall sidelined because of right knee

    Rashard Mendenhall sidelined because of right knee

    profootballtalk.com Aug 24, 2013
    Early in Saturday’s preseason game vs. San Diego, Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall showed an ability to bounce runs outside and to then use his good speed to quickly pick up yardage. However, Mendenhall was sidelined in the first half because o…
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  • Denver Broncos’ answer to current struggles might be more Peyto…

    Denver Broncos’ answer to current struggles might be more Peyton Manning

    The Denver Broncos would like to be more balanced than they showed in the dress rehearsal third preseason game, one would assume. Peyton Manning threw 29 times in the first 25 minutes against the Rams on Saturday. He's one of the best in the NFL right n…
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  • Packers will release Graham Harrell

    Packers will release Graham Harrell

    profootballtalk.com Aug 24, 2013
    Vince Young’s performance against the Seahawks on Friday night was good enough to land him the job backing up Aaron Rodgers this season. That’s one of the conclusions we can draw from the news that Graham Harrell is on his way out of Green Bay. Adam Sch…
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  • Rams-Broncos: What to watch

    Rams-Broncos: What to watch

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- The St. Louis Rams travel to Denver for tonight’s third preseason game against the Denver Broncos. They kick off at 8 p.m. ET. The third preseason game is generally considered the closest thing to a regular-season game as you’ll find …
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  • Three things: Chargers-Cardinals

    Three things: Chargers-Cardinals

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    Three things to watch for Saturday in the Arizona Cardinals' third exhibition of the 2013 season, set for 10 p.m. ET at home against the San Diego Chargers: 1. Whisenhunt homecoming. Former Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt returns to University of Phoenix…
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  • Seattle winning despite penalties

    Seattle winning despite penalties

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    Penalties, lots of penalties, haven’t kept the Seattle Seahawks from winning in the preseason. Seattle now has an unimaginable 34 penalties for 354 yards in the first three games, but the Seahawks won each of them. That includes a 17-10 victory Friday n…
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  • Packers’ rookie running backs total -4 yards on 12 carries

    Packers’ rookie running backs total -4 yards on 12 carries

    profootballtalk.com Aug 24, 2013
    Packers rookie running backs Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin had about as rough a night as it gets in Friday’s preseason game against the Seahawks. The first time Lacy got the ball, he went for 11 yards, but it was called back by a holding penalty. Af…
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  • Vince Young makes case to be Packers backup

    Vince Young makes case to be Packers backup

    profootballtalk.com Aug 24, 2013
    With Aaron Rodgers getting just one series of play against the Seattle Seahawks on Friday night, Green Bay Packers backup quarterbacks Graham Harrell, Vince Young and B.J. Coleman each had an opportunity to show what they could bring to the table. Young…
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  • Video - St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook makes a tremendous touchdown grab 00:27

    St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook makes a tremendous touchdown grab

    Aug 24
    St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook elevates to grab a 3-yard touchdown pass.
  • Video - Concern For Seahawks Offense 00:47

    Concern For Seahawks Offense

    Aug 24
    Eric Allen breaks down what he thinks is the biggest concern for the Seahawks' offense.
  • Video - Mathews, Chargers Top Cardinals 00:39

    Mathews, Chargers Top Cardinals

    Aug 24
    Ryan Mathews rushed for 57 yards and a touchdown in the Chargers' 24-7 win over the Cardinals.
  • Video - Manning, Broncos Top Rams 01:16

    Manning, Broncos Top Rams

    Aug 24
    Peyton Manning was 25-for-34 with 234 yards, a touchdown and an interception in the Broncos' 27-26 win over the Rams.