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Kevin Kolb will start Buffalo’s second preseason game

Despite a solid outing from rookie E.J. Manuel on Sunday, Kevin Kolb will start the Buffalo Bills’ second preseason game. According to the Associated Press, Bills coach Doug Marone said the decision had nothing to do with Manuel’s performance. Instead, Marone is interested in stirring the competition at quarterback. Please click here to read this story. The post Kevin Kolb...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson unsure about who will fill starting spots

Coy has never been used to describe New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson.  He did embody that very word recently. Woodson spoke with Newsday and used the platform to state his current position on the Knicks’ starting five. Please click here to read this story. The post Mike Woodson unsure about who will fill empty starting spots appeared first on Players View.
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss
'JUST PASSING THROUGH'

Buss: Howard was never really a Laker

Lakers executive vice president of player personnel Jim Buss believes that Dwight Howard's heart was never really in L.A., saying, "He was never really a Laker."

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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings fullback Jerome Felton undergoes emergency appendectomy

It looks like the Minnesota Vikings will be without Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton for the rest of the preseason. According to a report, Felton was rushed to the hospital after participating in team activities on Wednesday morning. Please click here to read this story. The post Vikings fullback Jerome Felton undergoes emergency appendectomy appeared first on Players View.
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings fullback Jerome Felton undergoes emergency appendectomy

It looks like the Minnesota Vikings will be without Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton for the rest of the preseason. According to the Star Tribune, Felton was rushed to the hospital after participating team activities on Wednesday morning. The veteran fullback attended the team’s morning walk-through on the final full day of training camp but was then absent from the afternoon practice...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Philadelphia 76ers announce Brett Brown as new coach

The Philadelphia 76ers took their time in selecting the right candidate to fill their vacant coaching position. Former San Antonio Spurs assistant Brett Brown told the NBA’s website that  the thrill of leading the Philadelphia renaissance is why he left the Spurs. Please click here to watch this video  The post Video: Philadelphia 76ers announce Brett Brown as new coach appeared...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Updated: MRI on Tom Brady negative

The New England Patriots have had a horrible 2013. Injuries, arrests and free agent defections have left them worse for wear. When quarterback Tom Brady was forced to the grass, clutching his knee during a scrimmage against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England appeared to have arrived at their worst case scenario. Please click here to read/watch this story. The post Patriots...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Von Miller arrested at gun club

Von Miller’s story continues to take odd twists and turns as the Denver Broncos linebacker was recently taken into custody at a gun club. Please click here to read this story The post Von Miller arrested at gun club appeared first on Players View.
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Got a crazy Madden story? Players View and EA Sports will give you Madden 25 if it’s the craziest.

Each August, the NFL is brought to life by the annual release of EA Sports’ Madden NFL Football video game. The Detroit Lions have another star on the cover this year in the legendary Barry Sanders. Players View and EA Sports are giving away one copy of the upcoming Madden 25 title for the Playstation 3. Find out how you can be the winner. Please click here to find out how...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

A.J. Jenkins has a big time supporter in Vernon Davis

San Francisco 49ers receiver A.J. Jenkins isn’t a lock for the final 53-man roster. That’s not to say he doesn’t have some big time supporters. One of them happens to be a team captain in Vernon Davis who also struggled with outside perception earlier in his career. Please click here to read this story.  The post A.J. Jenkins has a big time supporter in Vernon Davis appeared...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons’ receivers coach underwhelmed by youth

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver coach Terry Robiskie wants another ring, but is worried about the impact of some younger players. Robiskie believes this is a team with championship potential. So he has been making sure that they know what’s expected of them. Please click here to read this story. The post Atlanta Falcons’ receivers coach underwhelmed by youth appeared first on Players View.
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: LeBron James: (Alex Rodriguez) sends a bad message

Miami Heat forward LeBron James goes out of his way to avoid personal contact with the outside world during the playoffs. In the off-season, he provides full throttle access to his psyche. James sat down with Good Morning America on Wednesday and covered a lot of ground in a quick interview segment. Watch what he has to say about A-Rod, his upcoming contract situation and the...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Julius Erving can still dunk at 63

We recently posted a video of the magnificent Michael Jordan dunking at the ripe old age of 50. Not to be outdone, another NBA great Julius Erving (a.k.a. Dr J) put together a video of him dunking at 63-years-old.  The good doctor does not quite get up there like he used to but he has officially served notice to the AARP set. The trademark scowl still remains. Please click here...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs Danny Green takes the charitable route after finals exposure

San Antonio Spurs forward/guard Danny Green may not be a champion after the Spurs faltered in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, but his star is on the rise. Green said that he is a young man that is still coming into his own within the confines of the NBA. Please click here to read this story. The post Spurs Danny Green enjoying the attention from the NBA Finals appeared first on Players View.
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh says that he has grown up

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh spent the 2012-13 season playing a wee less gruesome than he did in 2011-12. As a result his numbers took a nosedive. As he prepares for 2013-14, the NFL’s version of the super-villain Bane states that a  mature Suh is a better Suh.   Please click here to read this story The post Detroit Lions Ndamukong Suh says that he has grown...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant rips the NCAA on treatment of Johnny Manziel and other collegiate players

Dallas Cowboys wideout Dez Bryant is supposedly ready for his breakout year. As he prepares for his fourth season in the NFL, he has some harsh words about the Johnny Manziel autograph controversy. Bryant was suspended for the last 10 games of his collegiate career at Oklahoma State for lying to NCAA authorities regarding a meal that he had with Hall of Fame icon Deion Sanders...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics coach Brad Stevens extends himself to historic players

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens is only 36-years-old. He is a baby in coaching years but he has already figured out that respecting tradition is the foundation of a good program. Please click here to read this story. The post Celtics coach Brad Stevens extends himself to historic players appeared first on Players View.
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

“One Detroit, One Pride”: Detroit Lions rally the city

After the city of Detroit filed for bankruptcy July 18th, the Detroit Lions rolled out a new slogan in an attempt to unify the citizens. “One Detroit, One Pride” was published as a full page ad in the Detroit Free Press three days later. Just the text with a city backdrop and the Lions logo in the bottom corner were printed on the page. The slogan and campaign were not planned...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

RG3 on gays, living sober and his dad’s infamous interview

The more that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III mentions his practice time or his coach, the more attention he brings to his situation. From the moment he won the Heisman trophy in 2012, he has basked in all the glory that has been thrown his way. Griffin has starred in the big commercials, been engulfed by the spotlight and has dove headfirst into accepting the...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings beg Leslie Frazier to remove pads

Coach Leslie Frazier won’t be giving in anytime soon, the Minnesota Vikings will continue to practice in full pads. While teams like the Philadelphia Eagles haven’t been making contact all summer, the Vikings have gone 13 straight practices in full pads. Please click here to read this story.  The post Minnesota Vikings beg Leslie Frazier to remove pads appeared first on Players View.
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss
CAMERA SHY

Harrison not a fan of 'Hard Knocks'

Bengals linebacker James Harrison objects to the attention the team is receiving on HBO's "Hard Knocks" more than anyone else.

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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Wallace: “I want to lead the league in everything”

New Miami Dolphin Mike Wallace has set some pretty lofty goals for himself in 2013. Wallace, who scored 32 touchdowns in four years with Pittsburgh, signed as a free agent with the Dolphins to try and improve their weak receiving corps. Please click here to read this story The post Mike Wallace: “I want to lead the league in everything” appeared first on Players View.
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

AJ Jenkins could be on the 49ers chopping block

When the San Francisco 49ers drafted receiver AJ. Jenkins in the first round of the 2012 draft, a collective groan was heard all over the NFL landscape. Jenkins was a kid that was not pegged to go that high and quite frankly wasn’t really all that well known to the general public. The consensus feeling was that San Francisco made a big-time reach. Please click here to read...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James vetoes players union candidacy

LeBron James has made up his mind and he will not attempt to become the president of the NBA’s players union. After much deliberation,James has decided to let someone else take a shot at that title. Please click here to read this story. The post Miami Heat LeBron James vetoes players union appeared first on Players View.
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QB Stock Watch: The New York Jets

The New York Jets have one of the most laughable quarterback situations year after year. Will 2013 be any different? Please click here to read this story The post QB Stock Watch: The New York Jets appeared first on Players View.
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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