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RB Le'Veon Bell's suspension cut to two games

The NFL and the NFLPA have reached a settlement regarding Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell's appeal of his three-game suspension stemming from his August 20, 2014 arrest for driving under the influence of marijuana. Bell, who rushed for 1,361 yards and eight touchdowns last season, was hit with the three-game suspension in April. The league has agreed to reduce...
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QB Bruce Gradkowski sidelined with lingering shoulder issue

Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski sustained a sore shoulder that has lasted the past two months and is not ready to participate in training camp. "A couple weeks ... I'm not sure," Gradkowski said, via Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "It's nothing serious. I am thankful that we have a long training camp and we have plenty of time." It's very likely he'll...
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Eagles release RB Matthew Tucker

According to Phil Sheridan of ESPN, the Philadelphia Eagles have waived running back Matthew Tucker with a non-football injury. Tucker was with the team the past two seasons, but played mainly on the practice squad. Sheridan writes: 'Tucker’s release may explain an Instagram post last week by Kevin Monangai, a running back from Villanova University. The 5-foot-8, 205-pound...
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Tom Brady's suspension upheld, Goodell cites destroyed cell phone

As many already suspected, the NFL has finally ruled on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension stemming from his alleged involvement in the so-called #Deflategate saga, opting to upheld the punishment. The NFLPA has asserted that they will challenge the appeal ruling if it did not erase the suspension. The league, in a statement cited...
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Packers to don 40s-era uniforms for Week 6

The Green Bay Packers will be honoring their stadium's namesake, former head coach Curly Lambaeu, by donning 1940s-era uniforms for their home game against San Diego on Oct. 18. Lambeau coached the Packers 1937-1949, winning two championships during that era. In 1994, the team wore similar uniforms to mark the NFL's 75th anniversary season. Your Packers unveil new throwback...
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Prince Amukamara says Victor Cruz is 'faster' after knee injury

New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara worked out with wide receiver Victor Cruz this offseason and he believes he’s faster than before tearing his patellar tendon in his right knee last season. “I trained with Cruz for one day down in Arizona ‐ and he just came in for a day because he was in town ‐ and I’m telling you, this guy looked fab . . . I’m telling you...
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Bears sign WR A.J. Cruz

According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bears have signed wide receiver A.J. Cruz. He played with the Arizona Rattlers in the Arena League this season, but the 5-foot-9, 195-pound Cruz was an all-Ivy League player at Brown. Briggs writes: 'The addition of Cruz gives the team 12 wide receivers on the depth chart. Expect there to be plenty of comings and...
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Jason Garrett says 2015 Cowboys must 'define' themselves

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett doesn't want his team thinking that after a very good 2014 season, that the next step is a ticket to the Super Bowl hand delivered. Garrett said that the team has to develop and 'define who they are now, not who they were last season. “We were probably regarded as a bottom-five, bottom-10 team in the league,” the Garrett said, via the...
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Wilson camp ready to shut down talks on Friday if no deal is struck

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's camp will shut down negotiations if no deal is made by Friday. The team's training camp begins on Friday and Wilson doesn't want the distraction to linger into the season. According to ESPN, the deadline is set and there seems to be not much movement as of yet. Espn writes: 'Although a long-term deal for Wilson remains Seattle...
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RB coach Duce Staley says DeMarco Murray is a 'perfect fit' for Eagles offense

Philadelphia Eagles running backs coach Duce Staley believes new rusher DeMarco Murry is a 'perfect fit' for the high octane offense the team runs. Murray averaged 24.5 carries per game for Dallas last year on his way to a league-leading 392 rushes, but will likely lose a handful of touches on passing-downs to Darren Sproles. Either way, Staley likes the fact Murray will carry...
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Browns won't rule out Terrelle Pryor playing quarterback

Cleveland Browns coack Mike Pettine wouldn't rule out that the team could use quarterback turned wideout, Terrelle Pryor is the future as a signal caller. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the team is leaving their options open with Pryor. Pryor will be on the other side of the ball when training camp rolls around and he said that he'll be ready to...
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NFL Exec: Derek Carr's style 'almost Elway-like'

Oakland Raiders second-year quarterback Derek Carr has gotten a lot of attention this offseason as a rising star, but one NFL executive believes he possesses all-time great ability. "I saw a ton of college tape on him, he threw it 60 times a game and was almost Elway-like the way he banged 50-yard throws," the executive said, via 24/7 Sports "Man, he can spin the ball." ...
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DC Dom Capers: Clay Matthews is going to be playing a lot of different spots

Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Caper didn't try too hard to keep the cat in the bag stating that he will use linebacker Clay Matthews in every way possible. After Matthews moved to the inside linebacker position when the defense was down two starters, Capers was so impressed by his versatility that he wants to expand on it in 2015. “Clay’s going to be I think...
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Jay Gruden lands at No. 2 for coach under the most pressure

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden's first year as head coach revolved around public criticisms of Robert Griffin III and shuffling his signal callers around like a bad hand at a poker table. Going into his second season, Gruden needs to forget about Griffin and focus on his own growth as a coach or he won't see year three. Gruden isn't General manager Scot McCloughan's choice...
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Mike Zimmer's advice to rookie CB Trae Waynes: 'Make plays'

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was asked on Sunday at the start of the team's training camp, what does rookie cornerback Trae Waynes need to do to win a starting job, and the fiery leader answered quite honestly. "Make plays. That’s the easiest way to do it. Play with great technique. I think a lot of young guys they come in and they’re confident but they’re not sure...
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Steelers' defense has a 'chip on their shoulders' after being called 'too old'

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense is in  a strange place, taking the backseat to the offense after quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his unit had a record breaking 2014. However, optimism is running wild and second-year linebacker Ryan Shazier can see the potential. "Our speed is tremendous and it will really show," Shazier said, via ESPN. Shazier along with third-year linebacker...
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Jim Tomsula sits at No. 1 for coach under the most pressure

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula has to pick up the pieces of a fractured relationship that left the team in constant turmoil in 2014 and now the results from that wreckage will be known. However, Tomsula is in charge of picking the team back up after former coach Jim Harbaugh left for Michigan, the loss of Frank Gore, and a long line of departures that has rocked the team...
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Redskins QB Colt McCoy: I'm starter material

Although he knows full well it would take a great effort to replace starter Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins backup quarterback Colt McCoy believes he has what it takes to be a starter in the NFL, per The Washington Post. McCoy, who started one game last season, decided to stay in Washington due to his comfort with the coaching staff; he signed a one-year deal for 2015...
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Colts LB Robert Mathis yet to be cleared for on-field activities

Looks like Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis' torn Achilles suffered last year is going to take soem mroe to to recover than expected. The 34-year-old still is not clear to participate in on-field activities, says team owner Jim Irsay. "The good news is Robert is trending in the right direction," Irsay said. "We're all very excited and pleased with the progress that...
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Tuesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Five Oakland Raiders Ready To Break Out In 2015 Together with tackle Donald Penn , the left side of the Oakland offensive line is ... The Raiders selected the former Cougar with the 12th overall pick in ... Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore placed on PUP list Oakland Raiders: July 27, 2015 - Oakland Raiders linebacker was placed on the [Active] Physically Unable to Perform...
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Tuesday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers ready for dynamic offense to take flight That's the number the relentlessly aggressive Pittsburgh Steelers offensive ... The offense will likely have to be for the Steelers to repeat as AFC North ... Pittsburgh Steelers RUMORS: Martavis Bryant Looks Like A 'Star' It seems Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley isn't the only one who thinks that wide receiver...
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Tuesday web roundup: Cleveland Browns

Browns' Mike Pettine wants Terrelle Pryor to "focus 1000 percent on ... BEREA, Ohio -- Browns coach Mike Pettine envisions the day when Terrelle Pryor can serve as his emergency third QB. But for now, he just wants him to learn ... Browns Willing To Consider Johnny Manziel As Starting QB Johnny Manziel will enter training camp as the Cleveland Browns' backup quarterback, but...
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Tuesday web roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles believe DeMarco Murray is the best man for their plan Eagles coaches, after just months with the new running back, have marveled at his preparation and believe it will trump potential health and schematic obstacles ... WATCH: Eagles' GJ Kinne shows off his receiving skills G.J. Kinne saw little opportunity to squeeze into the Eagles' quarterback race. ... If Philadelphia...
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Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Mike Wallace aims for more than deep throws with Vikings Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace catches a pass during practice at an NFL football training camp on the campus of Minnesota State University, ... OC Norv Turner: 'Teddy Bridgewater can become a top QB Minnesota Vikings OC Norv Turner: 'Teddy Bridgewater can become a top quarterback'. Teddy Bridgewater #5 of...
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QB Josh McCown 'not guaranteed' to be Week 1 starter, leaves door open for Manziel

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine has backtracked on quarterback Josh McCown stating that he's not guaranteeing the veteran signal caller will be the opening day starter. Furthermore, Pettine being non-committal opens the door for second-year QB Johnny Manziel to have a shot at winning the job. “I don’t think anything’s changed,” Pettine said, via ESPN.com. “The...
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