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Vikings: Adrian Peterson to return to team, play in Week 3

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that RB Adrian Peterson will return to the team this week and will be allowed to play in their Week 4 matchup. Here’s the statement from Vikings Owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf: Today’s decision was made after significant thought, discussion and consideration. As evidenced by our decision to deactivate Adrian from yesterday’s game, this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Five QBs who should be benched

We are two weeks into the 2014 season and some teams need to make a change at the quarterback position.Robert Griffin III's injury will allow the Redskins to do what they probably should have done before the season began, start Kirk Cousins. We may have seen RGIII play his last snap for the Washington Redskins.But on to the quarterbacks who currently are the starting quarterbacks...
Via Football Nation
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NFL Week 2 statistical tailgate

NFL Week 2 proved to be a war of attrition, at least for the list of Pro Bowl players who fell to injuries. And the defending Super Bowl Champions also took one on the chin as well.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
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NFL admits refs missed Harvin stepping out of bounds on TD

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver scored a scintillating touchdown on Sunday — or did he? The dynamic playmaker continued what’s been an already impressive start to the season with a 51-yard touchdown run in the first quarter against the San Diego Chargers. However, Harvin’s touchdown had one glaring issue: Harvin stepped out of bounds as he raced down the sidelines. It was pretty...
Via NESN.com
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Report: Vikings may try to trade Adrian Peterson

Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post reported late Sunday evening that the Minnesota Vikings may look to trade running back Adrian Peterson should the details of his child abuse case worsen. Hubbuch had this to say in the report. All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson could be on the trading block if even uglier details emerge from his felony child abuse case in Houston, The Post has...
Via Sportsnaut
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Redskins hoping RG3 will only miss four to five weeks

Photo cred: bleacherreport.com After the Washington Redskins beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 41-10, the team announced that Robert Griffin III dislocated his left ankle. John Gruden then told the media that RGIII would have an MRI on Monday. Talking to RG3 in hall. He’s on crutches. Says all he’s been told is that it’s dislocated. MRI tomorrow at 10. — Tarik El-Bashir (@TarikCSN...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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Peyton Manning chews out Julius Thomas for wrong route

Peyton Manning doesn’t get mad too often, but he was livid at Julius Thomas at the end of the third quarter on Sunday. Manning ripped Thomas a new one for running the wrong route on a third down play. The Broncos had a 3rd and 5 at the Kansas City 45 and lined both Thomas […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Richard Sherman laughs off talk that he was 'exposed'

Via BlackSportsOnline
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Papelbon ejected for obscene gesture, then has meltdown

Jonathan Papelbon’s frustration reached a new level Sunday afternoon. The Philadelphia Phillies closer has, at times, had a tumultuous relationship with the home fans in his three seasons in Philly. That might have hit a new low on Sunday at Citizens Bank Ballpark. Papelbon blew a four-run lead in the ninth inning against the Miami Marlins. The ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher allowed...
Via NESN.com
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Report: Ray Rice to appeal indefinite suspension

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing multiple league sources, reports that Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension on Monday. Florio adds that the appeal will be handled by the NFL Player Association and an outside lawyer, who will be retained by Rice. Interestingly enough, Roger Goodell would handle this appeal given that Rice’s suspension falls under the personal...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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United States takes home gold at FIBA World Cup

The United States Men’s National Team completed a dominating performance at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain on Sunday by defeating Serbia 129-92. GOLDEN! @KyrieIrving (26 pts) & @JHarden13 Harden (23 pts) lead USA, which shot 15-30 from 3-point, past Serbia 129-92 in FIBA World Cup. — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) September 14, 2014 As you can see above, Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via Sportsnaut
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Did Jets coordinator blow game by calling a timeout?

Marty Mornhinweg, known for once electing to kick in a sudden-death overtime situation, was at it again on Sunday with an epic mistake. The New York Jets were down 31-24 and had a 4th-and-4 from the Packers’ 36. Mornhinweg, the Jets’ offensive coordinator, didn’t like what he saw and came running down the sidelines yelling […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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