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Green Bay Packers CEO calls out Redskins for name

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has claimed he will never change the name of the “offensive” Redskin franchise. Green Bay Packers CEO Mark Murphy however, feels that he should. Please click here to read this story  The post Green Bay Packers CEO calls out Redskins for name appeared first on Players View.
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Newspaper offers 10k reward in Jackie Robinson statue desecration case

One of baseball’s finest hours is the moment that Pee Wee Reece stood in solidarity with Jackie Robinson during the clash over the sport’s integration at Crosley Field in Cincinnati. The scene was memorialized as a statue in New York at MCU Park where the  Brooklyn Cyclones, a New York Mets minor-league affiliate, play ball. On Wednesday as the staff filed in for work...
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Wes Welker had to “put up” with Bill Belichick

Denver Broncos wideout Wes Welker was going to break down and talk at some point. Welker has been extremely assertive since he bolted New England after things went sour between him and the front office. Welker recently provided a nice sample size of how he really feels. Please click here to read this story. The post Wes Welker had to “put up” with Bill Belichick appeared...
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Podcast: Players View predicts the NFL’s division winners

The Denver Broncos will win the AFC West according to Players View’s Adrian Gregory Glover and Kyle Sullender. Predicting the NFL’s remaining seven divisions were not as easy. Hear how it went down on the Hard Talk Podcast. The post Podcast: Players View predicts the NFL’s division winners appeared first on Players View.
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers break into fight at training camp

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera didn’t appreciate the “chippiness” of Tuesday’s practice. The day was marked with multiple late and/or cheap shots between teammates. Eventually, the unsettled team broke into a “melee” which involved a dozen Panthers. Please click here to read this story. The post Carolina Panthers break into fight at training camp appeared first on Players View.
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Joe Flacco isn’t worried about loss of Pitta and Boldin

The offseason loss of Anquan Boldin and recent injury to Dennis Pitta haven’t got Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco worried.   Pitta was an incredibly reliable target for Flacco in 2012. The tight end caught 61 passes for 669 yards. Pitta also tacked on seven touchdowns. Pitta was the third leading receiver in Baltimore last season. Boldin on the other hand was number...
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August 07, 2013  |  1 Comment

Tommy Kelly is happy to be out of Oakland

After years of losing in Oakland, Tommy Kelly finally feels motivated to win for the New England Patriots. “ Kelly arrived just after the Raiders lost Super Bowl XXXVII to Tampa Bay in 2003. In the following nine years, the Raiders never mounted a winning season. Now Kelly says he has a brand new mentality thanks to the potential surrounding him.  Please click here to read...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings calls Detroit the new Lob City

The Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is known for making outrageous promises that he knows he can’t keep. Jennings faced the media on Tuesday with Pistons GM Joe Dumars to discuss his new lease on life now that he has a massive front court to work with. Jennings vowed to upgrade his game while bring the flash and bang of the Clippers to Detroit. Please click here...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley arrested on pot charges

Once upon a time, Michael Beasley was a number-two pick in the NBA draft. Now, he’s just another athlete that has a problem with smoking weed.   Please click here to read this story. The post Michael Beasley arrested on pot charges appeared first on Players View.
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Sidney Rice played Madden with fans in Switzerland

Sidney Rice’s 20-minute Swiss knee procedure left just enough time for a quick game of Madden before heading back to Seattle. Rice, who left training camp last week for a non-surgical procedure in Zurich, Switzerland, made the day of a lucky Swiss fan when he showed up at his house for some barbeque and a game of Madden. Please click here to read this story.  The post Sidney...
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Tweet of the Day: Matt Barnes calls new NBA soft

Matt Barnes has been around the NBA and seen a lot of basketball. The journeyman who has spent time with the Los Angeles Lakers among others, hopped on Twitter to voice his opinion about the state of the league. Please click here to read this story
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Paul:Clippers go as far as Blake Griffin goes

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul is adopting the theory of  servant leadership by passing the glory to his teammate Blake Griffin. Paul has the foresight to be committed to the growth of Griffin as both a leader of the Clippers and a true recognized talent in the NBA. Please click here to read this story. The post Chris Paul:Clippers go as far as Blake Griffin goes...
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Robert Meachem tells himself: “You sucked last year”

If nothing else San Diego Chargers wide receiver Robert Meachem is certainly honest. Before the 2012 season, Meachem signed a four-year, $26 million contract with the Chargers. During the season, Meachem caught just 14 passes for 207 yards, and two touchdowns. 2012 marked the worst of Meachem’s six NFL seasons. After reflecting on his season, Meachem revealed on XTRA Sports...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul will be healthy for week one

The New York Giants may be getting Jason Pierre-Paul back on the field sooner than previously expected. Until now, Pierre-Paul’s situation was looking dire. Back problems have been bothering Pierre-Paul for at least two years. Please click here to read this story. The post Jason Pierre-Paul will be healthy for week one appeared first on Players View.
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Report: Riley Cooper returning to camp Tuesday

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper didn’t stay away for very long.   Please click here to read this story The post Report: Riley Cooper returning to camp Tuesday appeared first on Players View.
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III frustrated with Mike Shanahan

Robert Griffin III and Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan have conflicting timetables on Griffin’s return. Griffin underwent knee surgery seven months ago following an injury in the 2012 post-season. Since, Griffin has not participated in anything more than 7-on-7 drills. Now ten days into training camp Griffin insists he is ready to move on to full team activities. Please...
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August 06, 2013  |  1 Comment

Report: Vince Young signs with Green Bay Packers

After Vince Young visited the Green Bay Packers Monday morning, the team reportedly signed Young to a one-year deal. Please click here to read this story. The post Report: Vince Young signs with Green Bay Packers appeared first on Players View.
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Roddy White does not want to be on “Hard Knocks”

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White would be one of the most interesting personalities on reality TV.   Please click here to read this story. The post Roddy White does not want to be on “Hard Knocks” appeared first on Players View.
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Column: The final word on Riley Cooper

Week Three: Riley Cooper Yeah, I am reaching for the low hanging fruit Riley Cooper’s name never should have carried so much weight.  Lately you would think the kid was a tier-one Pro Bowler. Here is an ugly truth. He may or may not be a pro football player that may or may not have a job. He is also our latest symbol for intolerance. One day he will be afterthought. Today...
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August 05, 2013  |  2 Comments

Baltimore Ravens’ Terrence Cody: “I’m not done”

Heading into the final year on his contract, Terrence Cody wants the Baltimore Ravens to know that he is not rolling over. The fourth year defensive tackle saw a significant drop in production in 2012 from the year before. Please click here to read this story. The post Baltimore Ravens’ Terrence Cody: “I’m not done” appeared first on Players View.
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Texas Rangers Matt Garza apologizes for Twitter mess

Texas Rangers righty Matt Garza is just another athlete that has proven that Twitter is not safe in the hands of competitive people.   Please click here to read this story. The post Texas Rangers Matt Garza apologizes for Twitter mess appeared first on Players View.
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James opens up on Facebook.

Once the 2013-14 NBA season is underway,LeBron James will certainly box out the world at large. Until that happens, he will make regular appearances on his various social media outlets. On Sunday evening, he expressed how he feels on Facebook after a night on the town assumingly went wrong. Please click here to read/watch this story. The post LeBron James opens up on Facebook...
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Ole Miss Rebels lose starting WR Vince Sanders

The Ole Miss Rebels receiving corps are starting to thin out. Starting wideout Vince Sanders went down with a broken collarbone on Saturday during practice.   Please click here to read this story. The post Ole Miss Rebels lose starting WR Vince Sanders appeared first on Players View.
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Video: Goran Dragic ejected in bench clearing melee in Eurobasket game

Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic is spending his summer playing for Eurobasket’s Slovenian team. Apparently he turns up the emotional heat overseas. Dragic got into with a Turkish player in an incident that eventually cleared the benches. Watch it go down in this video. Video: Goran Dragic gets ejected The post Video: Goran Dragic ejected in bench clearing melee in Eurobasket...
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Video: Goran Dragic ejected in bench clearing melee in Eurobasket game

Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic is spending his summer playing for Eurobasket’s Slovenian team. Apparently he turns up the emotional heat overseas. Dragic got into with a Turkish player in an incident that eventually cleared the benches. Watch it go down in the video below. Video: Goran Dragic gets ejected The post Video: Goran Dragic ejected in bench clearing melee in Eurobasket...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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