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Richard Sherman likely to sue league if suspended

Richard Sherman likely to sue league if suspended

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 26, 2012
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman continues to wait for the ruling on his appeal of a four-game suspension for a violation of the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy. It’s been over a month since it was first reported that Sherman and
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  • NFC West: Injury situations that matter

    NFC West: Injury situations that matter

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals placed second-year tight end Rob Housler (shoulder) on injured reserve. Receiver LaRon Byrd (knee), receiver Early Doucet (concussion), guard Mike Gibson (calf), tackle Nate Potter (ankle), fullback Anthony Sherman (knee…
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  • Seahawks not giving up on chance for an NFC West title

    Seahawks not giving up on chance for an NFC West title

    seattletimes.com Dec 26, 2012
    It would take a minor miracle, but there is still a chance to win division title
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  • NFC West Pro Bowl analysis

    NFC West Pro Bowl analysis

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Perfect sense: The San Francisco 49ers put nine players in the Pro Bowl. The Seattle Seahawks were next among NFC West teams with five. Arizona had one. St. Louis had none. These results were not shocking. The 49ers sent two-fifths of their starting off…
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  • QBs in focus for Rams-Seahawks rematch

    QBs in focus for Rams-Seahawks rematch

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    For the past couple years, the St. Louis Rams could point past their on-field struggles to a brighter future with a franchise quarterback. Sam Bradford was what separated the Rams from their division rivals, at least over the long term. The Rams have im…
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  • Cardinals will turn to Hoyer at QB in finale

    Cardinals will turn to Hoyer at QB in finale

    The Arizona Cardinals will give Brian Hoyer his first NFL start, less than three weeks after the team claimed him off waivers from Pittsburgh.
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  • Inside Slant: Offensive Rookie of Year

    Inside Slant: Offensive Rookie of Year

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III were favorites to become offensive rookie of the year in 2012. The online sportsbook Bovada gave odds for Luck, Griffin and 15 other rookies back on Aug. 12. Russell Wilson wasn't one of the other 15. The Seattle Seaha…
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  • With Weeden, McCoy ailing, Browns sign Johnson

    With Weeden, McCoy ailing, Browns sign Johnson

    CNNSI.com Dec 26, 2012
    BEREA, Ohio (AP) BEREA, Ohio (AP) - The Cleveland Browns are down to their third-string quarterback.
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  • Rams’ gamble on Janoris Jenkins is paying off in a major way

    Rams’ gamble on Janoris Jenkins is paying off in a major way

    yahoo.com Dec 26, 2012
    Perhaps it was his time with the Chicago Bears of the 1980s that gave St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher a sense of how to bring the best out of players that other teams would find too much of a challenge. When your quarterback (Jim McMahon) is mooni…
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  • A few thoughts on Beanie Wells' thoughts

    A few thoughts on Beanie Wells' thoughts

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Beanie Wells needs 766 yards rushing in Week 17 for his second consecutive season with at least 1,000. The odds are higher that Wells will return to the Arizona Cardinals for a fifth season with the team. How much higher? That one is open to interpretat…
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  • Russell Wilson Is The Quarterback Darrell Bevell Always Wanted

    Russell Wilson Is The Quarterback Darrell Bevell Always Wanted

    deadspin.com Dec 26, 2012
    Nineteen years ago, Darrell Bevell, a redshirt freshman transfer fresh off his Mormon mission, led Wisconsin to its first Rose Bowl win-an ugly 21-16 victory over UCLA that featured seven fumbles. Bevell's clinching touchdown came on a particularly un-b
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  • Quick thought while working on MVP Watch

    Quick thought while working on MVP Watch

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Seattle Seahawks rookie Russell Wilson was already part of our MVP Watch list before tossing four touchdown passes against San Francisco in Week 16. While working on the next MVP Watch, scheduled for publication later Wednesday, a non-scoring play from …
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  • A Vote for Pete Carroll as Coach of the Year

    A Vote for Pete Carroll as Coach of the Year

    nytimes.com Dec 26, 2012
    The Colts' Bruce Arians may win it. Bill Belichick seemingly deserves to win every season. But Seattle's rise is too much to overlook.
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  • Around the NFC West: Change in Arizona

    Around the NFC West: Change in Arizona

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Around the NFC West: Dec. 26, 2012 The NFL realigned into eight four-team divisions in 2002. That remains the only time the NFC West in its current form brought back all four head coaches from the previous year and stuck with them through the next seaso…
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  • Video - Pro Bowl Rosters Announced 00:52

    Pro Bowl Rosters Announced

    Dec 26
    Robert Griffin III the only rookie QB to be selected to the 2013 Pro Bowl roster.
  • Video - More deserving Pro Bowl pick: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III or Seahawks QB Russell Wilson? 01:15

    More deserving Pro Bowl pick: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III or Seahawks QB Russell Wilson?

    Dec 26
    Should Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson have gotten into the Pro Bowl over Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III? Kurt Warner discusses why one of the two quarterbacks has a better case to get the nod.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Bradford vs. Wilson 01:47

    Blogger Blitz: Bradford vs. Wilson

    Dec 26
    NFC West blogger Mike Sando thinks this weekend will be key for Sam Bradford to prove he is still one of the best young quarterbacks in the division
  • Video - Will Romo or RG3 prevail? 01:54

    Will Romo or RG3 prevail?

    Dec 26
    Can Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III lead his team to a victory over Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys to clinch a playoff spot? How far can Russell Wilson lead the Seattle Seahawks in the playoffs? Kurt Warner gives his answers.

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    Dec 26
    Where does Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson rank among the 10 best NFL seasons of all time?
  • John Clayton's All-Pro Team Gallery

    Dec 26
    John Clayton's All-Pro Team Gallery
  • Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson defies odds in pursuit of Eric Dickerso…

    Dec 26
    Adrian Peterson is pursuing Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record and might be producing the best season in NFL history in the process.