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Whisenhunt says coaches are reminded of red-flag rule before ev…

Whisenhunt says coaches are reminded of red-flag rule before every game

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 24, 2012
As the NFL prepares to inevitably change a rule that never should have been put in place, let’s not forget that Lions coach Jim Schwartz knew the rule and nevertheless violated it. Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt, who benefited six days ago from the rule
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  • Peterson not alone among down returners

    Peterson not alone among down returners

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2012
    Every NFC West team ranked among the NFL's top 11 in punt-return average last season. Each averaged at least 11.0 yards per return, 1.5 above the average. Only the San Francisco 49ers have maintained their performance this season. They rank seventh with…
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  • Putting Ryan Tannehill in Seahawks' sights

    Putting Ryan Tannehill in Seahawks' sights

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2012
    Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has one touchdown pass, six interceptions, four sacks and a below-average 41.3 Total QBR score on third down this season. The Seattle Seahawks defense, despite having some problems on third down this season, sho…
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  • Jay Cutler cleared to return from concussion, will start vs. Vi…

    Jay Cutler cleared to return from concussion, will start vs. Vikings

    profootballtalk.com Nov 24, 2012
    Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is back. Cutler, who suffered a concussion two weeks ago in the Bears’ loss to the Texans and missed Monday’s loss to the 49ers, has been cleared to return and will start on Sunday against the Vikings, according to Jason L
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  • Fitzgerald's sagging numbers need a boost

    Fitzgerald's sagging numbers need a boost

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2012
    Larry Fitzgerald's franchise-record streak with at least one reception lives at 127 games. It lives following a one-catch, 4-yard game against New England in Week 2 and a one-catch, 11-yard game against Atlanta last week. It lives, but it's not flourish…
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  • Added pressure? Perhaps not for young QB

    Added pressure? Perhaps not for young QB

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2012
    New Orleans' change from Gregg Williams to Steve Spagnuolo as defensive coordinator changes how the San Francisco 49ers are approaching their playoff rematch with the Saints in Week 12. Williams was known for blitzing frequently and significantly compro…
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