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Donovan McNabb Arrested For Drunk Driving

For the second time in 18 months, former NFL star quarterback Donovan McNabb has been arrested for DUI in the state of Arizona. The Gilbert Police Department released a statement via Deadspin.com, which revealed McNabb “was impaired by alcohol and collided in a rear-end fashion with another vehicle which was stopped at a red traffic signal” around midnight on June 28. This is...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Pierre-Paul Suffered ‘Severe’ Injury From Fireworks

New York Giants star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly suffered a “severe” hand injury while attempting to light fireworks at or near his home in South Florida. Big Jason Pierre-Paul story about to break in S. Fla. He severely injured hand in fireworks accident. @Coach_Eisy first to hint at situation — Andy Slater (@AndySlater) July 5, 2015 According to NFL.com...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Pittsburgh Steelers Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Strengthen Offensive Line, Add More Competition

The Philadelphia Eagles have decided to roll the dice on unretired offensive lineman John Moffitt and are signing him to a one-year contract, FOX Sports’ Ross Jones reports. #Eagles set to sign offensive guard John Moffitt to one-year deal, source tells @FOXSports. — Ross Jones (@RossJonesFOX) June 25, 2015 The last we heard about Moffitt was in March of last year, when he...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: 5 Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Cleveland Browns Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: 5 Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Potential 2016 First-Round NFL Draft Pick Severely Injured in Car Crash

  Missouri Tigers star defensive lineman Harold Brantley, a potential 2016 first round draft pick, suffered “serious” injuries from a single-car crash Sunday afternoon, the Columbia Daily Tribune reports. According to the report, Bradley started driving off the left side of the road on U.S. Highway 63, and when he overcorrected to the right, his 2000 Chrysler Concorde slid off...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Oakland Raiders Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

5 New England Patriots Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: 5 Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Johnny Manziel Fumbles Three Times in Six Plays At Practice

The Cleveland Browns’ second-year quarterback fumbled three times in a span of six plays at Tuesday’s practice, according to ESPN Browns beat writer Pat McManamon. Unfortunately, we don’t have video of the reported mishaps, but each of the fumbles came from the shotgun formation. Now living with his former high school coach, Johnny really seems to have gotten his personal life...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Chicago Bears Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: 5 Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Colin Kaepernick Loses Locker Room Ping-Pong Match

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick seems to be making real strides as a passer this offseason after working out with Hall of Famer Kurt Warner and QBs guru Dennis Gile. But his ping-pong skills are no match against one of his newest teammates, former Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne. The Sacramento Bee posted clips of a recent ping-pong match between Hayne and Kaepernick...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys Star WR Dez Bryant May Hold Out Into Season

Dallas Cowboys star receiver Dez Bryant is reportedly considering a holdout that could extend into the upcoming 2015 NFL regular season, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones says the team is making a push to sign the All-Pro receiver to a long-term contract before the July 15 deadline. If a long-term deal isn’t negotiated and signed by then...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Release All-Pro Guard Evan Mathis

The Philadelphia Eagles made yet another stunning move on Thursday, releasing All-Pro guard Evan Mathis. The Eagles just released Evan Mathis — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 11, 2015 Mathis has been skipping voluntary workouts the past two years in hopes of landing a trade or a new contract. He was scheduled to make $11.5 million over the next two years. The moves saves the...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Titans OT Will Svitek Announces Retirement Via LinkedIn Page

Former Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Will Svitek has announced his retirement from the NFL on his LinkedIn page, as noted by ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan. Veteran OT Will Svitek announced his retirement, according to his Linkedin page. Played last season with the #Titans. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) June 11, 2015 The Prague, Czech Republic native entered the league in 2005...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Philadelphia Eagles ‘Blaring Katy Perry’ At Practice

The Philadelphia Eagles have made many surprising, unconventional decisions this offseason under head coach/general manager Chip Kelly. Most of the moves have revolved around bold free agency acquisitions, but the team is apparently still making head-turning decisions during offseason workouts. It’s not uncommon for teams to play loud rock or hip-hop music at practice, but Jason...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Philadelphia Eagles ‘Blaring Katy Perry’ At OTAs

The Philadelphia Eagles have made many surprising, unconventional decisions this offseason under head coach/general manager Chip Kelly. Most of the moves have revolved around bold free agency acquisitions, but the team is apparently still making head-turning decisions during offseason workouts. It’s not uncommon for teams to play loud rock or hip-hop music at practice, but Jason...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: 5 Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers OT Anthony Davis Retires From NFL

Yet another star player for the San Francisco 49ers has made a shocking early retirement announcement. 49ers star offensive tackle Anthony Davis released the following statement, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter: After years of thought, I’ve decided it will be best for me to take a year or so away from the NFL. This will be a time for me to allow my Brain and Body a chance to heal...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints LB Junior Galette Suffers Major Injury

The New Orleans Saints may have just suffered a major blow on defense, as linebacker Junior Galette has gone down with a pectoral injury, Mike Garafolo and Ross Jones of FOX Sports reports. It’s unclear how the injury happened and whether the sixth-year linebacker will be able to play through the injury. But players who undergo surgery for pectoral injuries typically miss five...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Receiver Accused of Domestic Violence

Washington Redskins rookie receiver Jamison Crowder has been accused of domestic violence. The team said it’s aware of the “off-field situation” in a statement issued to FOX Sports’ Alex Marvez. “We have been in touch with the NFL office and will continue to follow proper League protocol and assist them in any way we can to gather all of the facts. We will not be making...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Add More Weapons For Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders shook up their receiving corps and special teams on Wednesday, signing Trindon Holliday to replace seventh round receiver Andre Debose, who has been waived/injured due to an Achilles injury. Debose can now get picked up by any team via a waiver claim or revert to injured reserve with the Raiders if he goes unclaimed. Holliday has had many forgettable moments since...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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