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Wednesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Blanton, Brinkley still top depth chart ► Though Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer wouldn't reveal his starters at strong safety or middle linebacker when ... Mike Zimmer Refusing to Reveal Defensive Starters is So Brad Childress ► Childress didn't win enough games in Minnesota to rise above the ... If the Vikings go 5-11, we'll see if that sentiment still...
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Wednesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

2014 NFL Preview: Raiders' unit analysis ► Derek Carr allows the Raiders to open up the offense more than Matt Schaub, ... The plan is to employ a lot of play-action passes after Oakland establishes the ... 3 big questions for Raiders ► The running game could take pressure off rookie starting QB Derek Carr and the passing game, and the Raiders plan to run a lot behind...
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Patriots fill entire practice squad, signing ten players

According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, the Patriots announced their 10-man practice squad signing: Defensive lineman Jake Bequette Defensive lineman Charley Hughlett Defensive linemen Deontae Skinner Receiver Josh Boyce Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson Linebacker Ja'Gared Davis Safety Kanorris Davis Running back Jonas Gray Offensive...
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Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says focus will be on Packers' Eddie Lacy

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said second-year player running back Eddie Lacy is the difference in the Packers offense from the last time his team played Green Bay two years ago. Carroll's main concern is handling the bruising rusher so the Packers' potent passing attack doesn't gain the advantage of the play action passing game that freezes defenses. Lacy was...
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Chiefs sign veteran safety Kurt Coleman

According to the Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs and veteran safety Kurt Coleman have agreed to terms on a contract. Coleman, 25, had 15 tackles in 14 appearances with the Eagles in 2013, recording no starts. He was moved to a backup role with the Eagles after two years as a starter, but he’s a solid special teams player and safety, who has a background...
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Browns add seven players to practice squad

According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, the Browns have signed seven players to their practice squad. Quarterback Connor Shaw Linebackers Justin Staples Linebacker Keith Pough Offensive linemen Patrick Lewis Offensive linemen Karim Barton Tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi Receiver Charles Johnson to their practice squad.    
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Bears ready to unveil new revamped defense

The Chicago Bears have been looking forward to Sunday for about eight months as they seek redemption after a horrible 2013 campaign. "We're hungry," cornerback Tim Jennings said, via the Associated Press. "We've got attitude from last year. The coaches feel the same way as well as the players do. The attitude we have is setting the tone. We have to go out...
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Former NFL quarterback Warren Moon says Emmanuel Sanders, new emphasis on rules gives Broncos shot at a Super Bowl title

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had a rude awakening in the Super Bowl with the ultra physical Seattle Seahawks jamming and rerouting receivers to the point of total disruption of their offense. According to former NFL quarterback Warren Moon, there are two elements that could help the Broncos get over the hump. “Emmanuel Sanders gives them the speed element that...
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In year two, Chip Kelly managing Super Bowl expectations

The Philadelphia Eagles have become the media darlings for getting to the Super Bowl this year and coach Chip Kelly now has to manage those expectations. Kelly's good friend, Bill Belichick said after winning his second Super Bowl that the hardest thing was to not let the 'noise' from outside affect the team's functions. Kelly has the daunting task of managing...
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Ryan Williams: This preseason, I shut a lot of doubters up

Dallas Cowboys running back Ryan Williams was beaten out by Joseph Randle in the preseason, but he played good enough to make the team's practice squad that he should eventually find his way onto the 53-man roster, where he plans to make some noise. "I can wake up every day and be happy coming to work and not somewhere I feel I'm not wanted," Williams said, via...
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Brady: When I suck, I’ll retire

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady admitted that the Logan Mankins trade threw him off for a minute, but he's back to his old self getting ready for week 1. Brady the ever consummate Patriot kept any harsh feelings to himself while toeing the company line 'that's football.' He continued to say that New England is where he wants to stay and nowhere else...
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Mathias Kiwanuka says Giants defense is 'one of the best defenses in the league'

New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka isn't holding back on how he feels about the team's defense and while the offense has been under the microscope for not being productive in the preseason, the defense has made enough progress to inspire talk of being a top unit in the NFL. "Complete optimism at this point. Healthy, we're one of the best defenses in...
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Pete Carroll says focus will be on Packers' Eddie Lacy

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said second-year player running back Eddie Lacy is the difference in the Packers offense from the last time his team played Green Bay two years ago. Carroll's main concern is handling the bruising rusher so the Packers' potent passing attack doesn't gain the advantage of the play action passing game that freezes defenses. Lacy was...
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Zimmer: We can go out and beat anybody

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has had an offseason and preseason to get to know his team and he believes after what he's seen so far, the club can compete at a very high level. Zimmer has coached, prodded, yelled, and molded the Vikings into his image, a hardworking bunch who brings their lunch boxes with them. After four preseason games, Zimmer feels his team is ready...
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DC Dom Capers, Packers confident Letroy Guion will fill void in middle of defense

The Green Bay Packers were thrown a curve when nose tackle B.J. Raji was placed on season ending injured reserve with a torn right biceps. Defensive coordinator Dom Capers had to evaluate quickly who was the best fit for the position which led him to Letroy Guion, who due to a hamstring injury played only nine snaps in the entire preseason. Despite the lack of playing time Capers...
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Pats claim former Dolphins S Don Jones

Ahead of their season opener with the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, the New England Patriots have picked up safety Don Jones, who was released by the Miami Dolphins Saturday. Jones played in 16 games for Miami last season, but mostly on special teams, where he led the unit with 11 tackles. The former Razorback could just be in town for the short-term for a little pre-game intel,...
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Raiders make the logical choice, Carr to start week 1

The Oakland Raiders and head coach Dennis Allen have come to their senses, at least this week, naming quarterback Derek Carr the starter for the regular season opener over the struggling Matt Schaub. The team takes on the New York Jets Sunday. "We have seen signs of Derek Carr's development the day he stepped on the campus here, until where he is at right now,"...
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Jon Beason back at practice for first time since June

New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason made his return to practice Monday after taking the entire summer off to heal from a ligment tear and a fractured a bone in his toe. "He brings a presence that we've been missing," defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins said Monday, per the New York Daily News. "He's a leader, a natural leader, an intense person, and...
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RG3 says offense fixed ahead of week 1 vs. Texans

Many were questioning just much of the offense Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has been able to grasp of head coach John Gruden's new offense after things didn't look pretty good in preaseason action. But Griffin is assuring us that everthing is ok. Adjustments have been made and the team is ready for week one. “We did a good job in OTAs and training...
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Polamalu, Roethlisberger made captains

For the first time in his NFL career, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has been made a captain on defense, and QB Ben Roethlisberger has been selected for offense, the team announced Monday. Ths year, the offense and defense get only one captain each, while two captains were selected for special teams - Shaun Suisham, Robert Golden. Center Maurkice Pouncey called Roethlisberger...
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Tuesday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers Week 1 Opponent: Will the Seahawks secondary stifle Aaron Rodgers and company ► The 2014 NFL season officially gets underway this Thursday when the Green Bay Packers take the field in Seattle to play the defending Super Bowl Champions ... Grading the Green Bay Packers' Final 53-Man Roster ► When the Green Bay Packers finalized their 2014 53-man roster on Saturday...
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Seahawks set their sights on Aaron Rodgers for season opener

The Seattle Seahawks already have a point of emphasis of their own heading into a week one showdown with quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Rodgers known for his passing ability also is nimble on his feet and the defensive players say that's the area they will need to focus on in order to keep the signal caller in check. “He’s more athletic than what...
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Giants add 7 players to practice squad

According to the Associated Press, the Giants have signed 7 players to their practice squad: Running back Michael Cox Cornerback Bennett Jackson Cornerback Chandler Fenner Linebacker Dan Fox Defensive end Jordan Stanton Wide receiver Julian Talley Offensive tackle Nick Becton    
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Saints add 10 players to practice squad

According to Mike Wilkening of Profootballtalk.com, the Saints have signed ten players to their practice squad: Offensive tackle Tavon Rooks Wide receiver Brandon Coleman Inside linebacker Todd Davis Cornerback Terrence Frederick Tight end Nic Jacobs Wide receiver Seantavius Jones Offensive guard Antoine McClain Nose tackle Lawrence Virgil Cornerback Trevin...
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Vikings add 9 to practice squad

According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, the Vikings have signed nine players to their practice squad: Running back Joe Banyard Wide receiver Kain Colter Wide receiver Donte Foster Defensive tackle Isame Faciane Tight end Chase Ford Cornerback Kendall James Center Zac Kerin Offensive tackle Mike Remmers Defensive end Justin Trattou.    
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