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49ers looking to cure red zone struggles

The San Francisco 49ers red-zone struggles, especially when trying to score through the air have been well documented, and the team is trying to figure out how to get better in that facet of their game. QB Colin Kaepernick hasn't been as explosive as a runner and he's still growing as a NFL passer, but he's missing a key cog in WR Michael Crabtree, who was his top red...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

WR Terrance Williams carving out a solid role in Cowboys offense: 'He’s really made the adjustment from being a college guy to a pro as well as anybody'

Dallas Cowboys rookie WR Terrance Williams has 29 catches for 498 yards with five touchdowns and has made the absence of fellow wideout Miles Austin almost unnoticeable. However, with Austin's eventual return, Williams role will change, but he won't be forgotten.
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs GM John Dorsey says the team's success starts with personnel: 'You’ve got to have players who can play'

Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey spent the offseason carefully selecting players that could add to the talent the team already had. Working with coach Andy Reid, the result has been a 9-0 start and a date in Denver to showcase how far they have come. However, Dorsey says the goal isn't what they have done so far, it's what they can possibly do going forward.
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

QB Jason Campbell keeping Browns in the playoff hunt: 'doing the best I can to help this young football team grow'

Cleveland Browns QB Jason Campbell is just having fun helping his team develop while chasing a playoff spot. The veteran presence of Campbell, who’s in his ninth NFL season, is actually one of the top reasons the Browns feel good they can beat the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Campbell wants to help his team, but he's also trying to prove to the Browns brass they don'...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks in 'good hands' with WR Golden Tate: 'a confident athlete that really does believe that he could do special things in a game'

In 2011, Seattle Seahawks WR Golden Tate didn't let a pass hit the ground the entire season. He was thrown to 54 times and Tate was the only player in the NFL to be targeted at least 50 times without a single drop and he has never had a season with more than two drops. While the wide receiver position is often overlooked in the Seahawks offense, Tate has provided the type...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders gearing up to stop Texans DE J.J. Watt: 'his burst to get to the quarterback is probably as good as I’ve seen'

When the Oakland Raiders face the Houston Texans Sunday, DE J.J. Watt will be weighing heavily on their minds. RT Tony Pashos will be returning after being injured will face the reigning defensive player of the year, and will be the only thing in between Watt and rookie QB Matt McGloin.
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dennard and Gregory ruled out against Carolina

The Patriots have officially ruled CB Alfonzo Dennard (knee) and S Steve Gregory (finger) out for Monday Night Football's matchup with the Carolina Panthers, reports Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe. Gregory, as expected, will not play due the broken thumb he suffered against the Pittsburgh Steelers two weeks ago. Dennard's knee is a bit of a mystery as the team...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers 'still dangerous,' even with Scott Tolzien

A lot of fans are writing the Green Bay Packers off as they've gone from their backup quarterback to their 3rd-stringer, but many in the coaching community are a lot wiser than that. "Still dangerous," an anonymous defensive coordinator for another team told USA TODAY Sports, citing "Great scheme and design." Whoever he is, he's absolutely right....
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Chiefs' Derrick Johnson planning to 'do some damage' to Peyton Manning

The Kansas City Chiefs, as expected, are planning to go hard after Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning on Sunday. "He's not very mobile, and people haven't gotten to him that much ... but when you get there, you've got to do some damage," inside linebacker Derrick Johnson said, via The Kansas City Star. And it's no idle threat when it comes to...
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November 16, 2013  |  2 Comments

Terrelle Pryor out vs. Texans, rookie McGloin will start

After after missing Friday's practice due to a lingering knee injury, Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor is officially listed as questionable for the team's Sunday matchup with the Houston Texans. "You never know," head coach Dennis Allen, via Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. "He may feel great tomorrow ...
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Jermichael Finley has successful surgery, begins 3-4 month recovery

Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley underwent successful spinal fusion surgery on Thursday and will begin his road to recovery and the hope of playing in the NFL again, The NFL Network's Andrea Kremer reported. Finley is up and walking, and plans to return to Green Bay to eventually start light workouts at some point...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Bad week: Bears' Charles Tillman fined $7,875 after being placed on short-term IR

Not a good week for Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman. First, the latest bad news - he was fined $7,875  by the league on Friday for grabbing an opponent by the facemask in the team's loss to Detroit last Sunday. And of course, the really, really bad news from Monday - a triceps injury has landed Tillman on the short-term injured reserve list, reports Gregg Rosenthal...
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Eagles' Jason Peters, two others could miss Redskins game

Aside from the obvious Michael Vick out, the Philadelphia Eagles could be without 3 other starters going into their Sunday matchup with the Washington Redskins, per Phil Sheridan of ESPN.com. Left tackle Jason Peters has, among other bumps and bruises, a quadriceps and pectoral muscle injuries...
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Falcons' Jason Snelling busted for pot possession

Atlanta Falcons running back Jason Snelling was caught doing his best Dwayne Bowe impression as he was busted for possession of marijuana early Friday morning in Winder, Georgia. He actually one-upped Bowe as he tried to eat the evidence, according to the Barrow County News. At around 3:35 a.m., Snelling' black Lincoln Navigator was apparently having trouble staying in its lane...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

New Ben Roethlisberger trade report prompts new denial

The media and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger are having quite a back-and-forth this week. Reports earlier in the week of the QB wanting out of Pittsburgh next season prompted Big Ben to blast the "BS" report, with team owner Art Rooney and Ben's agent echoing those sentiments. Four days later, the man that introduced to suggestion to the masses...
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November 16, 2013  |  1 Comment

Titans' Bernard Pollard donates more money to the NFL

Tennesee Titans safety Bernard Pollard is racking up fines at an alarming rate. His latest came Friday in the form of a $15,750 fine for unnecessary roughness on Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne as he was sliding to a stop, reports Marc Sessler of NFL.com. Four hits on the season have combined for a pretty big lump of cash, reports Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean: Pollard...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Pouncey fined for punching helmet of Akeem Spence

Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey escaped an ejection during the game, but won't escape the long arm of the NFL's review of him punching the helmet of Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Akeem Spence last Monday night. He reportedly has been fined $7,875 for the misdeed, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Gregory misses practice again, six limited

There's a few areas of concern for the New England Patriots (7-2) as they're prepare to take on the Carolina Panthers (6-3) in Monday Nigh Football action. Safety Steve Gregory broke his thumb in the team's victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers two weeks ago and hasn't practiced since. Suffice to say, he likely won't be playing this week. Six others practiced, but...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Parys Haralson says no 'hard feelings' towards 49ers: 'I'm a New Orleans Saint and I want to go out and help the Saints win'

New Orleans Saints LB Parys Haralson was traded from the 49ers to the Saints in August and had only good things to say about San Francisco, where he spent his first seven seasons. However, despite the good feelings, he wants to help put a 'L' in the loss column for his former team.
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

CB Aqib Talib getting close to returning, designates himself 'day to day'

New England Patriots CB Aqib Talib officially declared himself "day to day" and was on the practice field for the team's full-pads workout on Thursday.
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

WR Steve Johnson out for Sunday's game against Jets

According to the Associated Press, Buffalo Bills WR Stevie Johnson has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the New York Jets due to a groin injury.
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

DE Jason Pierre-Paul returns to practice

According to Conor Orr of the Newark Star-Ledger, New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul did some "light work" on Friday leading up to Sunday’s game vs. Green Bay. Pierre-Paul sat out Wednesday and Thursday practices with a shoulder injury.
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Browns DC Ray Horton wants a repeat of week 4 matchup against Bengals

The Cleveland Browns shocked the Bengals in week 4 and limited WR A.J. Green to 51 yards on seven receptions and Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton thinks his defense can do it again.
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

TE Brandon Pettigrew becoming a hot target in Lions' passing game

Throughout the 2012 season TE Brandon Pettigrew dealt with knee soreness and he suffered an ankle injury in Week 14 that held him out of two games. The injuries and fumbling issues led to a down year, with 59 catches for 567 yards and three touchdowns. However, Pettigrew is rebounding in big fashion this season and giving QB Matthew Stafford another reliable receiver other than WR...
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LB Dan Connor back in a familiar place: 'Dan knows what we’re doing, he’s adapted very well'

Carolina LB Dan Connor’s asked if he could be released in hopes of catching on with another team this season after a neck injury put him on the Giants’ injured reserve list in September. Connor started feeling better three weeks ago and wanted to get back in the mix and the linebacker said it was 'fate' that he re-joined the team that drafted him in 2008 and where he...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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