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Vikings tab Norv Turner as new offensive coordinator

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Minnesota Vikings will be adding Norv Turner as their offensive coordinator. The hiring of Turner gives the team one of the best offensive minds in the business, and he also has extensive head coaching experience. With new head coach Mike Zimmer's expertise on the defensive side of the ball, Turner is fully capable of running the...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

RB Adrian Peterson will visit specialist for groin injury, surgery a possibility

According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will visit Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia to evaluate if surgery is needed. Meyers performed the hernia surgery Peterson had in the 2013 offseason.
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Trademarking 'Beast Mode' a cash cow for Marshawn Lynch

Looks like protecting the term "Beast Mode" is becoming quite profitable for Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's Fam 1st Family Foundation. All proceeds incurred over the trademark go to the charity, and his agent Doug Hendrickson says Lynch earned in the mid-six figures from licensing the phrase in 2013. "He has spent a lot of money to make sure he owns and protects...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels' name still stirs anger in Denver

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels enjoyed somewhat of a celebrity status in Denver as head coach after leading the team to six straight victories way back in 2009. After that triumph, including a week 5 win over mentor Bill Belichick, the team lost 4 straight, and it was pretty much all downhill from there as McDaniels was fired in 2010 after a 3-9 record...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Zimmer has big plans for Vikings: 'I've got a chip on my shoulder'

New Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer set the tone early in his introductory press conference Friday, vowing to turn things around after a dismal 2013 season. "I've got a chip on my shoulder," Zimmer said, via NFL.com. "I want to make sure that 31 other teams know that I'm here and I'm ready to coach this football team." Zimmer is envisioning a "tough" and "physical" team...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bailey set for larger role vs. Pats, no 'pitch count' on Sunday

Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey has been used only in a limited role this season, due to a foot injury that has sidelined him most of 2014, and more importantly, the effects of father time. But as Chris Harris went down with torn ACL, Champ gets thrust into a role where his short leash gets thrown aside along with the pitch count the coaching staff had on the aging DB. We...
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January 18, 2014  |  1 Comment

Darren McFadden will test free agency

The Oakland Raiders are expecting running back Darren McFadden to test free agency waters to see what his market value is, GM Reggie McKenzie confirmed this week. "Darren's going to be a free agent and there's been communication with his agent," McKenzie said, per ESPN.com. "He's going to see what his market is. And that's the thing, when you're talking about the games that he...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll: 'Super disappointing for Percy', WR out vs. 49ers

According to Tim Booth of the Associated Press, Seattle Seahawks WR Percy Harvin will not play in Sunday's NFC championship game after not being cleared by doctors following a concussion sustained in last week's playoff game against the New Orleans Saints. Booth writes: 'Seattle coach Pete Carroll announced Harvin's status after practice on Friday. Harvin did not participate all...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

AFC title game: Patriots at Broncos injury report

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS at DENVER BRONCOS Sunday, 3:00 PM on CBS Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado PATRIOTS: OUT: LB Steve Beauharnais (illness).QUESTIONABLE: P Ryan Allen (shoulder), WR Aaron Dobson (foot), WR Kenbrell Thompkins (hip, concussion).PROBABLE: WR Danny Amendola (groin), CB Alfonzo Dennard (knee, shoulder), LB Dane Fletcher (groin), LB Dont...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bucs' Dennis Hickey interviewed for Dolphins GM job

Tampa Bay Buccaneers director of player personnel Dennis Hickey interviewed for the vacant Miami Dolphins general manager position on Friday, reports Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. At Tampa, Hickey also served as college scout and director of college scouting in his loyal 18 years with the team, but indications that he's not in line for a promotion may have prompted him...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers LBs coach Kevin Greene stepping away from football

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced Friday that linebacker Kevin Greene will not return for the 2014 season. “I am stepping away from the NFL at this time in order to spend more time with my wife, Tara, and our children, Gavin and Gabrielle,” Greene said, via the Packers' official website. “I will miss coaching and will try to return after our kids move on...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Ryan won't be pressured to cut his lovely hair

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan has been mentioned as a peffect candidate for a head coaching position in the future, but his flowing locks may reportedly keep straight-laced owners away from him. If this sounds ridiculous to you, it's because it is. And Ryan agrees, saying that he will cut his hair some day, but not because someone wants him to, or in order...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots at Broncos injury report

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS at DENVER BRONCOS Sunday, 3:00 PM on CBS Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado PATRIOTS: OUT: LB Steve Beauharnais (illness).QUESTIONABLE: P Ryan Allen (shoulder), WR Aaron Dobson (foot), WR Kenbrell Thompkins (hip, concussion).PROBABLE: WR Danny Amendola (groin), CB Alfonzo Dennard (knee, shoulder), LB Dane Fletcher (groin), LB Dont...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFC title game: 49ers at Seahawks injury report

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS at SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Sunday, 6:30 PM on FOX CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington 49ERS: QUESTIONABLE: CB Carlos Rogers (hamstring), RB Will Tukuafu (knee).PROBABLE: LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist), LB Ahmad Brooks (illness), WR Michael Crabtree (wrist), DT Demarcus Dobbs (knee, shoulder), C Jonathan Goodwin (foot), RB Frank Gore (knee), LB Dan Skuta (foot...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

John Fox will treat AFC Championship like 'any other game'

Denver Broncos head coach John Fox goes about preparing for their big AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots as if it were just a regular season game; same preparation, same coaching. But we all know it's not just "any other game" as Fox puts it. "We treat it like any other game, actually," Fox told reporters, via SportsMole.com. It's still played on the same...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Montana criticizes Kaepernick just ahead of big game

Nothing like a little criticism from a Hall of Fame quarterback just before one the biggest games of Colin Kaepernick's life, huh? Former San Francisco 49ers great Joe Montana had some nice things, and some not so nice to things to say about the 49ers current QB just ahead of thier matchup with the Seattle Seahawks. "I like his mobility and that he's getting the ball downfield...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers at Seahawks injury report

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS at SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Sunday, 6:30 PM on FOX CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington 49ERS: QUESTIONABLE: CB Carlos Rogers (hamstring), RB Will Tukuafu (knee).PROBABLE: LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist), LB Ahmad Brooks (illness), WR Michael Crabtree (wrist), DT Demarcus Dobbs (knee, shoulder), C Jonathan Goodwin (foot), RB Frank Gore (knee), LB Dan Skuta (foot...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks learned to thrive in noisy home atmosphere

All the talk about how bad it is for visiting teams to play in Seattle's CenturyLink Field, was actually not so good for the home team once upon a time - until they learned to play, and even thrive in the midst of the noisiest of settings. Middle linebacker Bobby Wagner used to rely of the small speaker in his helmet to communicate with coaches, but now that's a thing of the past...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Germ-ridden LB Steve Beauharnais out for Patriots

We're sure the title will prompt many to say "who?," but even if you've never heard of linebacker Steve Beauharnais, he may turn out to become the MVP of this upcoming matchup with the Denver Broncos simply by staying away from his fellow teammates. Beauharnais is the lone Patriot to be listed as out for the game due to an illness (per the Boston Herald), an illness he may have...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley's red shoes cost him $5,250

New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley learned Friday as many before him learned that wearing the wrong shoes to the game will cost you big. Ridley was fined $5,250 by the league for wearing glaring red shoes during the team's matchup with the Indianapolis Colts in the divisional round last Saturday, according to Nick Underhill of MassLive.com. Per the league rules...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WR Percy Harvin not cleared to play in NFC Championship game

According to Tim Booth of the Associated Press, Seattle Seahawks WR Percy Harvin will not play in Sunday's NFC championship game after not being cleared by doctors following a concussion sustained in last week's playoff game against New Orleans.
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill O'Brien says he will be calling offensive plays for Texans

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, new Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien will be calling the plays in 2014. Their previous coach Gary Kubiak also called his own plays, it must be  an offensive coordinator thing.
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Belichick was very 'blunt' to team on legalized marijuana laws: 'Don’t bother, it’d be stupid'

One of the biggest topics this week hasn't been about the AFC Championship game, it's been about legalized marijuana in the State of Colorado. New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is known to leave no 'stone' unturned as he addressed the team about not getting into any 'sticky' situations once in Denver.
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll on his rival Jim Harbaugh: 'We're not friends'

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was asked about his relationship with San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and he gave an honest answer. The two go all the way back when Carroll was a coach on the Minnesota Vikings and Harbaugh was the quarterback for the Chicago Bears in the early 90's.
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WR Julian 'Minitron' Edelman comes into his own as he helps Patriots forget about Wes Welker

"He's no Wes Welker," Denver Broncos safety Mike Adams said in comparing the two receivers. WR Julian Edelman became the Patriots' leading receiver this season when they needed him most, as the team lost five of their six pass catchers from a year ago. His 105 catches and over a 1,000 yards earned him the nickname 'Minitron,' a spinoff of Calvin Johnson's 'Megatron.' While...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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