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Panthers DE Greg Hardy named NFC defensive player of the week

According to Darin Gantt of Profootballtalk.com, Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy was named NFC defensive player of the week after his three-sack performance against the Giants.
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September 25, 2013  |  1 Comment

TE Jimmy Graham named NFC offensive player of the week

According to Darin Gantt of Profootballtalk.com, New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham has been named NFC offensive player of the week. Graham had nine catches for 134 yards and two touchdowns against the Cardinals.
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

RB Frank Gore says he has no beef with 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh: 'No issues'

San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore didn’t see the ball in the final 25 minutes of Sunday’s loss to the Colts, however, Gore says his own stats isn't the focus. He says that the team hates to lose, and another loss to the Colts just plain made him mad. He denies that he confronted coach Jim Harbaugh and yelling at him for not getting the rock more.
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers: Spat with coach Mike McCarthy 'over and done with'

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers cleared the air on Tuesday, saying that his sideline shouting match with head coach McCarthy is 'over and done with.' In the loss to the Bengals, tempers flared and emotions flew as the two both engaged in many would call a 'heated argument.' It was a strange sight for both usually calm demeanors to go ballistic, but it happens...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

QB Ben Roethlisberger won't hang his hat on RB Le'Veon Bell, questions rookie's work ethic

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger didn't sound positive that rookie RB Le'Veon Bell will provide the boost the offense needs from the running game because he's not sure Bell is going to play this week. Bell’s injuries since the offseaon makes it hard for the QB to count on him. Roethlisberger isn't sure Bell is doing everything he can to make it back.
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

QB Christian Ponder's rib injury could force backup Matt Cassel to start

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder was limited in practice on Tuesday due to a rib injury. Coach Leslie Frazier made the announcement and Ponder confirmed that he injured his ribs in last week’s loss to the Cleveland Browns. Ponder finished the game and participated in the team's walkthrough portion of practice, but acknowledged that he’s concerned about...
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September 25, 2013  |  2 Comments

Cutler unapologetic after lowering throwing shoulder on Robert Golden

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler can be either called gutsy or unnecessarily foolish after his 12-yard scamper for a first down in Sunday's matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Facing third-and-10 at the Chicago 26 without an open receiver in sight, Cutler tucked the ball and ran for the first down and then some. At the end of the play, rather than sliding as QBs are taught...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor suffers amnesia along with concussion

Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor, although on the losing side of his teams' Monday night matchup with the Denver Broncos, was having a pretty decent game. Too bad he doesn't remember much after a hard helmet-to-helmet hit that took him out of the game. Pryor was diagnosed with a concussion after the late fourth quarter hit from linebacker Wesley Woodyard. ...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Anthony Spencer done for season, will have microfracture surgery

There was hope that Dallas Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer would return eventually from a self-described 'bone bruise', but that's clearly out the window now as his agent announced Spencer will indeed undergo microfracture surgery on his knee, effectively ending any chance of playing in 2013. Agent Jordan Woy announced the news via Twitter Tuesday, projecting that Spencer...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers' DeAngelo Williams to Chudzinski: thanks for leaving

Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams couldn't be happier with his performance to start off 2013, and he has one man to thank - his former offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski, who bolted to become the Cleveland Browns head coach. Williams, currently third in rushing as we enter week 4, explains...
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September 25, 2013  |  1 Comment

Patriots prepare for Julio Jones, crowd noise

During the Patriots weekly coaches teleconference, head coach Bill Belichick, OC  Josh McDaniels, and DC Matt Patricia dicussed the challenges facing the Atlanta Falcons on their home turf, pointing out two challenges they face - wide receiver Julio Jones and a loud Georgia Dome. Belichick heaped praise on Jones, saying he 'think[s] Julio has done a great job for them, he’s...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears keep wins coming, climb to No. 6 in PFT power rankings

QB Jay Cutler trucked a defensive back, Devin Hester is back to being downright scary as just a kick returner, and the defense still has the knack for turnovers that turn into points. The Bears rise to No. 6 in the Profootballtalk.com power rankings is an indication the Marc Trestman era is in full swing.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins climb 4 spots to No. 8 in PFT power rankings

The Miami Dolphins are feeling good about their 3-0 start, so much so they gave GM Jeff Ireland a contract extension and climbed 4 spots in the Profootballtalk.com power rankings.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings QB coach says Christian Ponder must 'suck it up'

Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson isn't surprised starter Christian Ponder is under fire after his inconsistent play in the team's 0-3 start. Ponder's turnovers have come at bad moments and the calls for backup QB Matt Cassel are getting louder. However, Johnson says being under the microscope is part of the job, one Ponder hasn't been handling...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

WR Jon Baldwin has big opportunity for playing time as 49ers look to jumpstart struggling offense

San Francisco 49ers WR Jon Baldwin has been inactive the first three weeks of the season, but that could change this weekend as the team continues to try to jumpstart their stagnant offense. Baldwin had 41 receptions for 579 yards and two touchdowns in two seasons with the Chiefs.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Andy Reid says CB Brandon Flowers is 'day to day' with knee inflamation

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers exited their victory over the Eagles due to a sore knee that has him to be listed as questionable on the team’s injury report last week and the knee did not improve much since. Flowers did not practice with the team on Monday because of continued inflammation in his knee and coach Andy Reid said that the cornerback's status in up in the air.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign DT Marvin Austin

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Miami Dolphins have signed DT Marvin Austin. Austin was one of several free agent defensive linemen to work out for the Dolphins last week. Austin, a second-round pick of the Giants in the 2011 draft and he then missed the entire 2011 season with a torn pectoral muscle. He played in eight games for the Giants last season.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots climb 3 spots to No. 5 on PFT power rankings

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were just what the doctor ordered for the Patriots, and Tom Brady and his receivers seem to be catching on. However, the next three weeks will tell who the real Patriots are at this point of the season.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings sink to No. 28 in PFT power rankings

QB Christian Ponder has taken the heat, but it's been a group effort by the whole team to start 0-3. Coach Leslie Frazier is trying to get production out of 3 rookie first round picks, Adrian Peterson didn't have Jerome Felton for the first three games, and the coaches have had curious game plans to say the least. The Vikings land at No. 28 in the Profootballtalk.com...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders fall 2 spots to No. 23 in PFT power rankings

The magic carpet ride ended Monday night against the Denver Broncos, but the concussion to QB Terrelle Pryor is the biggest worry. No one in Oakland wants any other signal caller other than Pryor, and Matt Flynn sore elbow should be well enough to get a start, however, no one wants that scenario.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers fall 8 spots and tumble to No. 12 in PFT power rankings

Is Colin Kaepernick coming back to earth after his sudden rise? Can Jim Harbaugh get his team through it's toughest stretch since he's been the head coach? Is the read option so 2012? It seems the 49ers lost some confidence at the hands of the Seahawks, and it carried over against Indianapolis this past Sunday.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers slide to No. 13 in PFT power rankings

Once upon a time the Green Bay Packers has a slew of running backs in their stable, but only rookie Johnathan Franklin survived the end of the game against the Bengals. The Packers will be fine, don't worry about Rodgers and McCarthy screaming at each other, it's football. If they can get healthy, the Packers will head north again. However, for now they slide to No...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs continue to climb 4 spots to No. 9 in PFT power rankings

In Andy Reid they trust, and the Kansas City Chiefs trust they are a much better team than last year after mauling the Philadelphia Eagles in Philly.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints climb to No. 4 on PFT power rankings

There is a new era in New Orleans as the offense has become a one trick pony in QB Drew Brees to TE Jimmy Graham, but the defense under new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan has a new lease on life.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks hold steady at No. 2 in PFT power rankings

The Seattle Seahawks faced a 'trap' game against the Jacksonville Jaguars coach Pete Carroll wanted his offense to take it up a notch. QB Russell Wilson led the offense to 45 points while the defense continues to dominate.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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