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Ray Edwards could sign with Seattle on Wednesday

Ray Edwards could sign with Seattle on Wednesday

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 25, 2012
In November, the Falcons dropped a bomb on the league by dropping defensive end Ray Edwards from the roster.  Since then, however, the veteran has generated scant interest. Until now. The Seahawks worked out Edwards on Monday, according to Matt Barrows …
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  • Report: Vernon Davis “should be available” for Week 17

    Report: Vernon Davis “should be available” for Week 17

    profootballtalk.com Dec 25, 2012
    With Mario Manningham joining Kyle Williams on the sideline for the rest of the 49ers’ season, the team’s going to need contributions from all their other receiving targets. Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com reports that tight end Vernon Davis “should
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  • Manningham out: Assessing 49ers' targets

    Manningham out: Assessing 49ers' targets

    ESPN.com Dec 25, 2012
    The San Francisco 49ers ran out of depth at wide receiver in the playoffs last season. They responded by signing Mario Manningham in free agency and using a first-round draft choice for A.J. Jenkins. Depth is becoming a concern again despite those measu…
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  • RB Wells says he's playing for '31 other teams'

    RB Wells says he's playing for '31 other teams'

    ESPN.com Dec 25, 2012
    Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells expects to be play for another team next season and will use Sunday's finale to "audition for a job somewhere else," he said Monday.
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  • Mike McCarthy “hopeful” injured Packers can return this week

    Mike McCarthy “hopeful” injured Packers can return this week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 25, 2012
    The Packers have clinched the NFC North, but there’s still a first-round bye up in the air in the conference heading into Week 17. With the 49ers drawing the Cardinals and the Seahawks facing the Rams in the season’s final week, the Packers are likely
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  • NFC West Stock Watch

    NFC West Stock Watch

    ESPN.com Dec 25, 2012
    FALLING 1. 49ers' health. The team doesn't know when Pro Bowl defensive end Justin Smith will return from an elbow injury. The defense isn't the same without him. Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis suffered a concussion against Seattle on Sunday night. Rec…
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  • Programming note: Low-cal holiday menu

    Programming note: Low-cal holiday menu

    ESPN.com Dec 25, 2012
    Good morning. I'll be celebrating the Christmas holiday with family and will be serving up a blog menu lighter than usual for a Tuesday. The weekly "Stock Watch" item is scheduled to appear at 10:30 a.m. ET. This was a tough one given how well…
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  • Man killed in shooting at bar where Seahawks celebrated win

    Man killed in shooting at bar where Seahawks celebrated win

    profootballtalk.com Dec 25, 2012
    As the Seahawks celebrated their stirring Sunday night win over the 49ers at a Bellevue bar with more than 600 people present, a shooting claimed the life of a 30-year-old man and wounded another. ”From what we know our guys were in a separate area and…
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