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Jim Harbaugh, Blaine Gabbert is our No. 2 quarterback

Despite a bad preseason so far,  49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh says Blaine Gabbert is his second-string quarterback right now. “Blaine is that guy right now,” Harbaugh said, per the Sacramento Bee. It sounds like Harbaugh believes they’ve improved as a team which should help Gabbert. “I don’t judge it off just those,” Harbaugh said of the bleak statistics his quarterbacks...
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Steelers’ Cam Heyward: Everyone is “pissed off” after getting blown out

Steelers defensive lineman Cam Heyward told reporters that they’re really upset after getting blown out by the Eagles during their preseason game on Thursday night. Cam Heyward: "Everybody's pissed off. If you're not pissed off you shouldn't be on this team. Big level of disappointment" #Steelers — Ken Laird (@Ken_Laird) August 22, 2014 Heyward: "Missed...
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Report: Packers TE Brandon Bostick has a fractured fibula

This is not good for the Packers.  Tight end Brandon Bostick will likely miss a few weeks with a slightly fractured fibula, per Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Sources say #Packers TE Brandon Bostick has slight fibula fracture. Best bet for return is Week 2 or 3, but could be out even longer. — Bob McGinn (@BobMcGinn) August 22, 2014 The only good thing is that...
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Johnny Manziel unsure if he’ll appeal his middle finger fine

Johnny Manziel’s agent isn’t sure if they’re going to appeal the $12,000 fine his client got hit with for flipping the bird at the Redskins this past Monday. Erik Burkhardt, who reps @JManziel2, on appealing fine: "We haven't made that determination or even discussed that yet.'' Focus on Sat game. — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) August 22, 2014 What would they...
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Dolphins waived former third rounder Michael Egnew

The Dolphins released former third round,  tight end Michael Egnew on Friday. Dolphins are waiving former third-round pick, TE Michael Egnew, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 22, 2014 Egnew has been a bust since being drafted by former general manager Jeff Ireland back in 2012.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Levi’s Stadium looks like a mess (Photo)

We mentioned this week that the grass at Levi’s Stadium is getting replaced after not properly rooting into the ground which caused players to slip numerous times, which in turn prompted the 49ers to cancel their practice at the stadium this week. As you can see below,  the field is a mess as it gets a makeover. About 48 hours before kickoff. RT @timkawakami: Closer view of the...
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Rob Gronkowski held out Friday night, week one status remains uncertain

Photo by @MikeReiss Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski sat out of Friday’s preseason game against the Panthers.  The good news is that he still has a chance to play week one. As expected, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will sit tonight. Everything is still on course, though — Optimistic, but not certain about Wk 1. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 22, 2014 var ACE_AR...
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Raiders’ Sio Moore released from the hospital

Raiders linebacker Sio Moore was released from a  local Green Bay hospital on Friday after suffering a neck injury against the Packers. The Raiders received some news that suggests linebacker Sio Moore’s neck injury isn’t as bad as it looked. The second-year pro was released from an area hospital and allowed to join his team at Lambeau Field after a 31-21 preseason loss to...
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Jets cheerleaders video bombed ESPN’s Josina Anderson (Photo)

I’m sure this was an unintentional video bomb, but it’s pretty funny. Our @JosinaAnderson unfazed on NFL Live as #jets cheerleaders rehearse (or try to video bomb her). pic.twitter.com/tgUa0CUVA3 — bill hofheimer (@bhofheimer_espn) August 22, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ...
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Latest renderings of the Cowboys new training facility (Photos)

The new facility the Dallas Cowboys are building out in Frisco, TX looks pretty nice. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Latest renderings of the Cowboys new training facility (Photos) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Sebastian Janikowski held out with a quad injury

Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski was held out of Friday’s preseason game against the Packers with a quad injury. #Raiders K Sebastian Janikowski scratched with a right quad injury. — Scott Bair (@BairCSN) August 22, 2014 As good as Janikowski is,  he always seems to have an injury. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
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Giants could lose Geoff Schwartz for the season

Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz suffered a dislocated toe during Friday night’s preseason game against the Jets. Former Chargers team doctor Dr. David Chao says Schwartz could end up needing surgery which would end his season. Dislocated big toe at MTP joint could mean surgery and IR. Hope that is not the case for Geoff Schwartz @Giants. — David J. Chao, MD (@ProFootballDoc...
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Kam Chancellor got the start tonight

While the Seahawks have looked phenomenal this preseason, they’ve been missing safety Kam Chancellor since he was recovering from hip surgery. The good news is that Chancellor made his preseason debut on Friday night. As expected, Kam Chancellor starting. And the Seahawks are opening in nickel. — John Boyle (@johnpboyle) August 23, 2014 Chancellor recorded one tackle. ...
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Maurice Jones-Drew puts his hands up after scoring a touchdown (Video)

Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew sent a message of support for Michael Brown’s family in Ferguson, MO after scoring a touchdown. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Maurice Jones-Drew puts his hands up after scoring a touchdown (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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These Seahawks fans looks really stupid (Photo)

It looks like these Seahawks fans thought it was Halloween. h/t @CJzero var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post These Seahawks fans looks really stupid (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Cam Newton suffered back contusion

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suffered a back contusion during Friday night’s preseason game against the Patriots. Cam Newton got x-rays during the second half. Came back negative. Has a contusion in the middle of his back. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 23, 2014 At least it’s not Newton’s surgically repaired ankle.  I’m sure he’ll be fine. var ACE_AR...
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Jets name Geno Smith their week one starter

Jets head coach Rex Ryan has named Geno Smith as his starter for week one. Rex announces Geno Smith will be the starting QB vs. the Raiders #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) August 23, 2014 Smith has looked pretty good this preseason.  While Michael Vick hasn’t been bad, Smith hasn’t done enough to lose the job.  He’s the Jets future and they need him to succeed.   ...
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Eli Manning: We’re starting to get our “mojo back”

The New York Giants starting offense has looked dysfunctional this preseason to say the least.  They finally got a touchdown on Friday night and quarterback Eli Manning indicted that it could be a start to something. Victor Cruz on the Giants' lone touchdown drive: "We started to get a little bit of our mojo back." — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) August 23, 2014...
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ESPN trolls Tom Brady (Photo)

Really ESPN? Come on now. h/t NFL Draft Diamonds var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post ESPN trolls Tom Brady (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Chad Henne will be the Jags week one starter

Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley has already come out and named Chad Henne as his week one starter. Jaguars HC Gus Bradley says QB Chad Henne definitely will start opener. No change and door is not open for Blake Bortles. — John Oehser (@JohnOehser) August 23, 2014 There’s no doubt that Blake Bortles will be the Jags starter at some point this season,.  He’s looked too impressive...
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Jets’ Matt Simms taunts Victor Cruz with the salsa (Video)

Jets back up quarterback Matt Simms ended up doing the salsa during Friday night’s preseason game. I love the referee’s face.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Jets’ Matt Simms taunts Victor Cruz with the salsa (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Raiders’ LB Sio Moore carted off

Raiders second-year liner backer Sio Moore was carted off after suffering a neck injury during tonight’s preseason game against the Packers. #Raiders LB Sio Moore injured early, carted off (via @BairCSN) http://t.co/B3TfZ5iYeV #NFL #RaidersTalk pic.twitter.com/IckbrDDYdp — Comcast SportsNet (@CSNAuthentic) August 23, 2014 After examining a television replay, it seemed like...
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Geoff Schwartz suffered a dislocated toe

Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz suffered a dislocated toe during tonight’s preseason game against the Jets. #Giants confirm dislocated toe for Geoff Schwartz. — Chris Lopresti (@CLoprestiWFAN) August 23, 2014 Schwartz will have two weeks to get ready for the Giants opener. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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Jim Harbaugh believes Glenn Dorsey could play this season

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh believes there’s a chance defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey could play this season because of how well his torn biceps muscle is healing. Jim Harbaugh said "a very good chance" that NT Glenn Dorsey (biceps surgery) will return late this season after 3 1/2 months. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) August 22, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
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Mike Evans’ agent says brawl happened in March

The agent of Bucs rookie wide receiver Mike Evans claims the night club brawl his client was involved in occurred back in March. Just spoke to Mike Evans' agent, Deryk Gilmore. Told me the incident happened in March, not Saturday night. — JennaLaineBucs (@JennaLaineBucs) August 22, 2014 If this is the case,  the NFL likely wont be able to punish him since he wasn’t...
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