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Philip Rivers Is Playing With A Bulging Disk In His Back, May Need Surgery

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, citing team sources, reports that Chargers QB Philip Rivers is playing with a bulging disk in his lower back. According to Mortensen’s sources, doctors fear that Rivers’ back injury is “on the brink of being herniated.” Ian Rapoport reports that Rivers’  bulging disc was so bad two weeks ago that  he received urgent treatment and considered...
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49ers Could Target Young Offensive Minded Coaches To Replace Jim Harbaugh

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports, via Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, that the 49ers are expected to target a young offensive specialist to take over for Jim Harbaugh next year. According to Mortensen, two candidates to keep an eye on are Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase. This is somewhat interesting news given that there...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow Has Been Picked Up As An NFL Quarterback

Chris Mortensen picked Tim Tebow up on his fantasy team, which must mean he knows something we don't.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Tim Tebow about to jump back into the NFL?

For most fantasy football leagues this week represents the championship, or at least the beginning of it. That means the wheeling and dealing is going full throttle as players try to fill their needs for the most important week of the season. According to Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen of ESPN made a surpise move in their league this morning by dropping Chicago Bears quarterback...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reseeding Probable if NFL Expands Playoffs

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, it has been reported that if the NFL expands its playoff format from 12 to 14 teams that playoff reseeding could be a possibility. The Score has stated that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that the owners will discuss expanding the playoffs in March. According to Mortensen, part of the formula that will be discusses is giving...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Mortensen says Raiders will have big changes but won’t move to Los Angeles

In the never ending carousel of news about the Oakland Raiders and where their future home will be, ESPN analyst Chris Mortensen threw his hat into the speculation ring. Earlier this week, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network stated that he believed a move to Los Angeles was more likely than he previously thought. Though Rapoport did not clarify what changed his mind, with the owner meetings...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

How long will Dennis Allen last in Oakland?

Fresh off a 30-14 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday, there is talk around the league that Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen might very well be out of a job in the not-so-distant future. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen indicated on air earlier Monday that there has been whispers about Allen’s job and that he knows “a lot of people around the league are talking about it.” ...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Is blockbuster trade between the Raiders and 49ers possible?

It has been reported by ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that the San Francisco 49ers are looking to do something big in the 2014 draft and that the Raiders and 49ers could be possible trade partners. It is no secret that the Oakland Raiders are open to trading down, but would they be willing to move down 25 spots? If they are, what would this trade mean for both teams? The 49ers would have...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders could trade out of the number 5 spot; 49ers want to move up

Today on ESPN Chris Mortensen stated that he has heard numerous times that the 49ers could be “ready to do something big” in May’s draft. 49ers GM Trent Baalke is working with 11 picks, including six selections in the top 100, so he has plenty of ammo to execute a trade up. Mortensen said the […] The post Raiders could trade out of the number 5 spot; 49ers want to move up...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Do Media members get paid to hype or smash a player by teams?

Just last week Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported that Teddy Bridgewater’s private workouts have been “shaky.” While that might be what he was told by a team who could be lying to get their guy to fall to them, it is not true. Kennard McGuire, Bridgewater’s agent has responded to the report via text and […] The post Do Media members get paid to hype or smash a player by...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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