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Dennis Allen doesn’t sound committed to Matt Schaub for week one

It doesn’t sound like Raiders head coach Dennis Allen is committed to Matt Schaub as his week one starter after an impressive performance by rookie Derek Carr on Thursday night. DA said we have 3 QBs that are capable of being the #Raiders starting QB… But said he'll have to see where Schaub's elbow is at next week — Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithCSN) August 29, 2014 Dennis...
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Report: Cowboys expect Josh Brent to get a 4 game suspension

According to Mike Silver of NFL.com,  the Dallas Cowboys are expecting the NFL to hand down a four game suspension for defensive lineman Josh Brent after serving jail time for killing his former teammate Jerry Brown after driving drunk. The Cowboys expect the NFL to announce its punishment of former defensive tackle Josh Brent before the start of the 2014 season, possibly as...
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Jerry Jones admits he spoke with Adrian Peterson

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admits that he spoke with Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. “We basically talked,” Jones said.  “Adrian’s from Texas and certainly it was easy to talk to such a great player.” Of course Jones wouldn’t admit that he talked to Peterson about possibly playing for his team one day. Peterson came out today and said that he’s never stated that...
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Cowboys waived CB B.W. Webb

This was quite a surprise. As if the Cowboys can afford to just cut a cornerback.  What’s even more surprising is that they gave up on him after drafting him in the fourth round just a year ago. #Cowboys with all sorts of secondary issues. I'm told they are waiving B.W. Webb. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) August 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
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Report: Redskins’ Chris Neild has a torn ACL

According to ESPN 980,  Redskins nose tackle Chris Neild suffered a torn ACL against the Buccaneers on Thursday night. A source with knowledge backed up Jay Gruden's belief that it is very likely that Chris Neild has a significant ACL tear of his right knee — ESPN 980 (@ESPNRadio980) August 29, 2014 Neild is a 4-year veteran, who recorded six tackles last season.   var...
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Michael Sam: “I know I can play in this league”

Rams head coach Jeff Fisher believes Michael Sam can play in the NFL. “I’m very confident I’ll be playing on a NFL roster this fall,” Sam said after the game. “I know I can play in this league.” Sam agrees with Fisher. “I’m very confident I’ll be playing on a NFL roster this fall,” Sam said after the game. “I know I can play in this league.” var ACE_AR...
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D.J. Swearinger didn’t get fined for his hit on Wes Welker

D.J. Swearinger told reporters after tonight’s preseason game that he didn’t get fined for his hit on Wes Welker last week that caused Welker to suffer a concussion. Swearinger says he did not get fined for the hit on Welker. #Texans — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) August 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME&...
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Cowboys’ Jakar Hamilton: “I didn’t smoke anything”

Cowboys cornerback Jakar Hamilton was suspended on Thursday for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Hamilton claims he didn’t smoke anything and that he missed a scheduled test. Jakar: 'I didnt smoke anything. I missed a drug test due to fact I was at pract. But I take full respnsblty' to @TheJordanRoss #cowboys...
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Derek Carr may have forced the Raiders to start him right away

Mind you,  Derek Carr wash facing a vanilla Seahawks defense, but the numbers he put up on Thursday night could very well have won him the Raiders starting quarterback job. What a preseason finish for Derek Carr! The Raiders rookie leads 4-touchdown drives, finishes 11-14, 143 Yds, 3 TD. pic.twitter.com/eZzNtLMyB1 — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 29, 2014 With how bad Matt...
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Sammy Watkins suffered another rib injury

Jim Dedmon/Icon Sportswire Bills star rookie receiver Sammy Watkins suffered another rib injury during Buffalo’s preseason finale. Watkins has a rib injury, return = questionable. If I were a betting man, no way he comes back on the field. #Bills — Joe Buscaglia (@JoeBuscaglia) August 28, 2014 I’m not sure if it’s the same rib he injured a couple of weeks ago or not. ...
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Jerry Jones on AT&T naming rights deal: “I was a whore”

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made a very interesting comment about the $500 million naming rights deal he got from AT&T for his stadium last year. Jerry on accepting AT&T’s $500 mil offer for naming rights to the stadium – "I was a *****!”. That’s a direct quote. #Cowboys — Roy White III (@RDubThree) August 28, 2014 Jones is just a walking quote.   ...
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Matt Schaub did some light throwing

Bryan Singer/Icon Sportswire Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub did some light throwing,  according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. Raiders QB Matt Schaub did a little light tossing with trainers yesterday. Club will have him throw to see where his arm is at on Monday. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 28, 2014 This is a good sign with the NFL regular season kicking off next...
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Nick Foles crashed some local fantasy football draft parties (Video)

Eagles quarterback Nick Foles crashed some local fantasy football draft parties in Philly. h/t 973espn.com var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Nick Foles crashed some local fantasy football draft parties (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Nissan Heisman commercials featuring Johnny Manziel, Charles Woodson, RG3 and others (Videos)

Nissan just released several Heisman commercials. Enjoy. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Nissan Heisman commercials featuring Johnny Manziel, Charles Woodson, RG3 and others (Videos) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Cop helps fan chug beer at Browns-Bears tailgate (Photo)

You certainly don’t see a cop help a football chug beer every day. h/t Barstool Big Cat via Next Impulse Sports var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Cop helps fan chug beer at Browns-Bears tailgate (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Report: No new developments pertaining to Dez Bryant’s contract

Ray Carlin/Icon Sportswire According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, there aren’t any new developments when it comes to the Cowboys and Dez Bryant getting a contract done. Dez Bryant contract watch continues with no new developments. #Cowboys thought a new deal tonight for the home crowd would be cool. But nope — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 28, 2014 Bryant and the Cowboys...
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Adrian Peterson: I never said I wanted to leave the Vikings

A report from ESPN’s Outside the Lines indicated that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that he would like to finish his NFL career in Dallas. Peterson of course is denying he ever said such a thing. “This was a casual conversation … in which I never indicated I wanted to leave the Vikings,” said Peterson, via Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports...
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Jerry Jones: Not drafting Johnny Manziel is a ticket to more 8-8 seasons

Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire Back in May,  Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told ESPN’s Outside the Lines that not drafting Johnny Manziel will lead to more 8-8 seasons. “If we had picked Manziel, he’d guarantee our relevance for 10 years,” Jones said in May. “When we were on the clock, I said if we pick the other guy — any other guy — it would be a ticket to parity, more...
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NFL stiffens rules for domestic violence offenders

The NFL has announced tougher rules for domestic violence offenders within their league. NFL announces new player punishment guidelines for domestic violence. 1st offense: 6 games or more. 2nd offense: lifetime ban. — Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) August 28, 2014 Post by Adam Schefter. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: '...
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Report: Browns have rejected Josh Gordon’s request to play in the CFL

According to Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports,  the Browns have rejected Josh Gordon’s request to play in the CFL while serving his NFL suspension. The #Browns have declined WR Josh Gordon's request to play for the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL, per a league source. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) August 28, 2014 It also doesn’t sound like it was even possible for Gordon to...
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Jerry Jones will likely get in trouble for tampering with Adrian Peterson

If it’s true that Jerry Jones spoke with Adrian Peterson and Peterson told him that he wants to play for Dallas,  Jones will likely get in trouble for tampering. Jerry Jones may have violated NFL tampering rules; Adrian Peterson called to say he'd like to play for Cowboys: http://t.co/pPMO3jsCie — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 28, 2014   var ACE_AR = {Site...
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Adrian Peterson told Jerry Jones he would like to play for the Cowboys

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that he would like to play for Dallas at the end of his career, according to ESPN’s Outside the Lines. “Well, I understand, Adrian,” Jones told Peterson during the call, per ESPN. “I’d like that, too … Well, I love your story. I love your daddy’s story. I’ve always respected what you’ve been about...
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Peyton Manning fined $8,200 fr cursing out D.J. Swearinger

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been fined $8,200 for cursing out Texans safety D.J. Swearinger after he delivered a hit to Wes Welker that knocked him out of last week’s preseason game with a concussion. Peyton Manning notified by NFL he is fined $8,200 for taunting of DJ Swearinger. No appeal. Peyton: "I accept it. Money well spent." — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport...
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NFL suspends Cowboys’ Jakar Hamilton

The NFL has suspended Jakar Hamilton of the Cowboys for violating their substance abuse policy. Per @AdamSchefter, Dallas DB Jakar Hamilton has been suspended 4 games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy pic.twitter.com/i7Eh3RNg2j — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) August 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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Dez Bryant’s “Throw up the X” brand and store have been launched

Dez Bryant’s new brand and store have been launched for “Throw up the X.” Just launched the official brand & store for @DallasCowboys WR @DezBryant. Check out http://t.co/pz2vAsUUWU. @DarrenRovell @DarrenHeitner — Ryan Totka (@RyanTotka) August 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
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