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Packers say Thanksgiving day beatdown is irrelevant

The Green Bay Packers, one might argue, were not quite themselves on Thanksgiving day last year as the Detroit Lions had their way with them on the way to a staggering 40-10 victory. The Green Bay offense was downright terrible, with the offensive line giving up seven sacks, and running back Eddie Lacy had a pedestrian 1.6 yards per carry. “We’ve done our best to try to forget...
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Vikings change their mind, Peterson out indefinitely

Two days ago, the Minnesota Vikings were willing to bring running back Adrian Peterson into the fold amid his indictement for child abuse. Fast forward to today, and the team looks to have caved under the pressure. Peterson will not remain an active member of the team during his legal troubles, reports NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal. "This is the best possible outcome given...
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Latavius Murray to get an increased role with Jones-Drew injury

With running back Maurice Jones-Drew a question mark for the Raiders matchup against the Houston Texans, backup Latavius Murray could step into the spotlight to show what he has to offer. Murray, 6'3, 228, is the team’s kick returner and coach Dennis Allen feels good about giving Murray the opportunity after the rusher had a good preseason. “I thought he had a good preseason...
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OC Darrell Bevell building a well balanced offense

Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell saw his unit explode against the Green Bay Packers in the season opener and the way it looked was exactly the way he drew it up. The offense racked up 398 total yards with 207 via the ground. "We’re trying to put it together the best way we can. The crazy thing about it is sometimes you really don’t know where the...
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Vikings, GM Rick Spielman unsure of Adrian Peterson's future with team

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said that the team didn't know that running back Adrian Peterson was going face being indicted for injury to a child, and the club hasn't made a decision going forward beyond deactivating him for today’s game against the New England Patriots. According to Michael David Smith of Profootballtalk.com, there is speculation that...
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Mike McCarthy sticks to his words: 'I still feel good about our football team'

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said had it not been for all the injuries in 2013, his team was primed for a deep playoff run. Barring injuries, McCarthy still feels good about his team even after their disastrous season opener against the Seattle Seahawks. "After the game in Seattle you reflect back," McCarthy said, via Packers News. "The quality of practice...
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Mike Tomlin says Steelers continue to be their own worst enemy

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said during the preseason that the mistakes his team were making were self-inflicted, after two weeks of football the team has been doing a lot of damage to themselves at the start of the season. "It was a disappointing effort for us. A lot of self-inflicted wounds are going to prevent you from being in football games like that. We turned...
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Matt Schaub has 'plenty of football left in me, plenty left to give'

As Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub, the man who was supposed to bring the franchise to the promised land after they traded for him, sits on the bench as rookie Derek Carr mans the offense, a big question is being asked. Will he consider retirement? "Definitely not," Schaub said this week, via the Houston Chronicle. "I've got plenty of football left...
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Jones, Hightower fined for QB hits

The NFL is coming down harder than ever on defensive players who get a little rough with opposing QBs. Right out of the gate, two Patriots, Chandler Jones and Dont’a Hightower have been fined after their first game of the season (and loss) for hitting Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill. That's $16,537 each as a result of their individual roughing-the-passer penalties...
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Question marks for Marshall, Jeffery

Looks like Chicago Bears receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery are both no shoe-ins for Sunday's matchup at San Francisco. Both receivers are nursing injuries, with Marshall missing the bulk of three straight practices with an ankle injury. Jeffery's sore hamstring had him limited Friday. Although practicing is a good sign, head coach Marc Trestman didn't...
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Josh Gordon's suspension could be reduced to 10 games

If the NFL ratifies the recently approves drug policy, it would be good news for Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon. Gordon is currently served an entire season ban for his various off-field troubles. The league approved a new policy Friday night, which will have be ratified for it to go into a effect. Per NFL.com's Marc Sessler: 'No special exception would be made...
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Peterson deactivated for Sunday, arrest warrant issued

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not play Sunday against the New England Patriots in light of news that an indictment has been brought against him for abuse of a child. An arrest warrant has also been issued for Peterson inMontgomery County, TX. Per Boston.com: 'WCCO CBS Minnesota is reporting that Sports Radio 610 in Houston has obtained a copy of the...
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DC Rod Marinell says Michael Sam is making strides on defense

Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli said he’s seen improvement in the two weeks defensive end Michael Sam has been on the roster. “He’s done some good things,” Marinelli said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “The only thing he really gets is some of our individual periods and then he gets some one-on-one rushes on Wednesday, and I think he’s...
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Cordarrelle Patterson to Bill Belichick: 'You just want to beat the defense up since people say things like that'

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson said that he has a little extra motivation heading into his team's matchup with Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots this Sunday. The Patriots traded the 29th overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft to the Vikings, who in turn selected Patterson. Patterson feels the Patriots didn’t think he was good enough to draft...
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Giants looking to get pass rush going against Cardinals

The main buzz around the New York Giants all preseason was that the offense would struggle early but the defense should be able to hold the team up until Eli Manning and his crew start to click. However, in the season opener against the Detroit Lions, the defense's pass rush was ineffective and that's a big concern for coach Tom Coughlin and the unit. "Honestly,...
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Richard Sherman dares opponents to throw his way

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is finding out what it is like to be a shutdown corner in the NFL and lonely could be a word to describe the feeling the cover man is encountering. "I'm flattered, but it doesn't make much sense to me. As a ballplayer, if you don't get the ball, you don't have as much impact. I need the ball," Sherman said, via...
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Vikings staying focused and grounded after impressive season opener

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was pleased with his team's performance against the St. Rams but warned to not to read to much into the victory. “I don’t really worry too much about what other people think,” Zimmer said, via CBS Local. “I just watch how these guys practice, how they play, how they prepare. Our whole focus is about us getting better, not really...
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MJD misses second straight practice with hand inury

Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew was held out of another practice on Thursday, his second straight as he deals with a right hand injury. Whether he'll be able to take the field against the Houston Texans is a big question mark. In his absence, Darren McFadden and Latavius Murray took the bulk of RB duties at both practices. MJD had a "minor procedure"...
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Lacy cleared, will play vs. Jets

After suffering a concussion in last week's loss to the Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy has made quite a speedy recovery. Lacy has been cleared to play Sunday against the New York Jets in their home opener after a full practice on Thursday, head coach Mike McCarthy. Ironically, Lacy was fitted with a special helmet vs., the Seahawks that was supposed...
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Patriots injury report: LB Jamie Collins added

Although the New England Patriots' entire 53-man roster was present for practice Thursday, there are a few players still nursing injuries. Linebacker Jamie Collins is the latest to end up on the list ahead of visiting the Minnesota Vikings this weekend. Collins was limited with a thigh injury, according to the report, via the Boston Globe. The rest of the report remains the...
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Report: Ray Rice told Goodell the truth in June

As suspected, it appears comissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL knew exactly what what down on that fateful night when former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was seen on video dragging his then-fiancee out of a casino elevator. How do they know? According to ESPN’s “Outside the Lines,” Ray Rice himself told Goodell back in June that, yes, he punched his now-wife Janay...
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Video: Mike Tomlin discusses ugly loss to Baltimore

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talks about what went wrong on Thursday night at Baltimore. “Obviously, a disappointing effort for us,” he said. “A lot of the self-inflicted wounds are going to prevent you from being in a football game like that. We turned the ball over too often (and) were highly penalized. Those two things are a lethal combination.”
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Brady's calf no longer on injury report

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was a full participant at Wednesday's practice and has been removed from the team's injury report as they prepare to travel to Minnesota. Brady was previously listed as a having a calf injury. In other news, center Ryan Wendell suffered a knee injury that had him limited at practice, reports the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe...
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Patriots looking to bounce back from dreadful offensive performance

It was uncharacteristic to watch the New England Patriots offense fall apart in he second half of their season opener against the Miami Dolphins and the team is hoping they can rebound when they travel to Minnesota this weekend. Patriots’ offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels talked about the bad performance and what they are trying to do to fix it. "There was certainly...
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Patriots’ defense looking to lock in on Cordarrelle Patterson

As if New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick had enough things to woory about after his team self destructed in the second half of their season opener, they turn the focus to maybe the hottest offensive player out of the gate. Minnesota Vikings second-year wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson put on an offensive show in untraditional fashion catching 3 passes for 26 yards but...
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