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Cowboys have the cap room to sign Dez Bryant to an extension

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported that the Cowboys would have a hard time signing Dez Bryant to an extension now that they locked Tyron Smith up with an eight-year deal on Wednesday. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram,  Dallas has enough cap room to get a deal done with Bryant. Per a source, the cowboys have a little less than $10 million cap room...
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Dez Bryant is launching his own brand

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is launching his own brand. Stay tuned for the launch of @DezBryant's official brand #ThrowUpTheX. Are you ready @DallasCowboys nation? pic.twitter.com/9AFMNKDVhy — ThrowUpTheX™ (@ThrowUpTheX) July 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
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Seahawks’ Jesse Williams was carted off with a leg injury

Seahawks’ defensive tackle Jesse Williams was carted off the practice field on Wednesday after suffering a leg injury. DT Jesse Williams was carted off the field today. Could be two serious injuries in two days for the Seahawks. — Curtis Crabtree (@Curtis_Crabtree) July 30, 2014 Williams is a very talented player that has a history of knee injuries.   var ACE_AR = {Site...
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Report: Seahawks not interested in Jermichael Finley despite losing Anthony McCoy

Even though the Seattle Seahawks have lost tight end Anthony McCoy for the season to a torn Achilles,  they don’t plan on signing free agent Jermichael Finley,  according to ProFootballTalk.com. A league source told PFT’s Mike Florio that the Seahawks would not be revisiting discussions regarding the former Green Bay Packers tight end. This likely means the Seahawks’ doctor...
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Saints’ Robert Meachem being accused of sending nude photos to a 17 year-old girl

According to Baller Alert, via Larry Brown Sports,  Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem is being accused of sending nude photos to a 17 year-old girl. An email was sent to Baller Alert informing them that the girl’s mother found nude photos of Meachem on her daughter’s cell phone. “I am good friends with a woman who has a 17 year old daughter. You know how with iPhones you...
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Albert Breer: Teddy Bridgewater might be closing gap on Matt Cassel

Albert Breer of the NFL Network believes that rookie Teddy Bridgewater is closing the gap on Matt Cassel who’s currently projected to be their week one starter. … The coaches cut Ponder's reps, and gave Bridgewater reps with the 1s. My sense for it is Cassel still leads, but Teddy's closed the gap. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) July 31, 2014 Theres no doubt in my mind...
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Patrick Peterson: Richard Sherman is “salty” about my new contract

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson says he has a lot of fun with going back and forth with Richard Sherman on who the best corner in the NFL is. Of course Sherman wasn’t thrilled with the idea of Peterson now getting more money then him after signing his new contract last night. “I don’t how he feels about it, but I think it’s fun, healthy competition,” Peterson said...
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Morris Claiborne suffered a knee injury on Wednesday

Cowboys cornerback Morris CLaiborne suffered a knee injury during Wednesday’s practice, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Claiborne didn’t leave practice early, but injured his right knee while going up for a ball late in Wednesday’s afternoon practice. He was scheduled to get it X-rayed, owner Jerry Jones said, and it was unknown if he would require an MRI on it....
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Stephen Jones: “We’re totally committed to make Dez a Cowboy for life”

Dallas Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones made it clear that they want wide receiver Dez Bryant to be  a”Cowboy for life” after signing left tackle Tyron Smith to a new eight-year contract extension. “We’re totally committed to make Dez a Cowboy for life,” Jones said, via the Dallas Morning News. “Our plans from Day 1 … figure a way to get Dez and Tryon extended...
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David Wilson says everything is fine

Giants running back David Wilson says everything checked out fine after he was examined by his doctors on Tuesday after suffering a burner during practice. Left practice early yesterday but everything turned out to be fine once the Dr. Looked @ me plus I… http://t.co/HjL5r5GrNr — David E. Wilson (@4stillRunning) July 30, 2014 The Giants have already ruled out Wilson from participating...
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Seahawks’ GM on Marshawn Lynch: “Next man up”

Seahawks general manager John Schneider spoke with ESPN’s John Clayton about Marshawn Lynch and explained what their plan is. “You know, no. Everybody loves Beast Mode. We love him and respect the guy. I think what he’s done in this community, for this franchise, is outstanding. It’s one of those deals where you can never get inside somebody’s head. We’re just going with...
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“Nearly impossible” for the Cowboys to give Dez Bryant an extension after Tyron Smith’s deal per Ian Rapoport

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  it’s almost impossible for the Cowboys to sign Dez Bryant to an extension after they signed left tackle Tyron Smith to an eight-year extension on Wednesday. With Tyron Smith’s deal, it’s nearly impossible to do Dez Bryant’s extension now. Little progress anyway. He may benefit from playing it out — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
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Alex Smith: Contract talks with the Chiefs will be tabled at some point

Alex Smith told the media on Wednesday that they may have to table contract talks with the Chiefs in order to keep it from becoming a distraction during the season. “You’re getting to the point where either way, you want it to stop being a distraction,” Smith said, via the Kansas City Star. “You guys know how I feel about this, and it’s the truth.” “You’re finally...
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49ers expect LaMichael James to be ready for week one

Head coach Jim Harbaugh told the media today that running back LaMichael James will wear a brace on his elbow and is expected to be ready for the regular season. #49ers Harbaugh: LaMichael James will wear a brace on elbow, and team expects him to be ready for start of regular season. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) July 30, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: &...
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Fan sings his own version of “Hail to the Redskins” (Video)

This Redskins fan is having too much fun with the NFL season almost here. Redskins fans are insane. http://t.co/dPbmUeTG3A — Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) July 30, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Fan sings his own version of “Hail to the Redskins” (Video)...
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Bills sign Fred Jackson to an extension

The Buffalo Bills have announced that they’ve signed running back Fred Jackson to a contract extension. BREAKING: @Fred22Jackson has signed a contract extension! http://t.co/Hr96yPwyS9 pic.twitter.com/ugai1F4yqW — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) July 30, 2014 A Bills fan favorite was set to enter the last year of his contract in 2014, but that all changed on Wednesday. Buffalo...
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Aldon Smith in LA to handle LAX incident

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith is currently in Los Angeles handling the incident that occurred at Los Angeles International Airport that occurred during the offseason. #49ers LB Aldon Smith is heading to LA today to meet with the city attorney to handle his LAX situation for the last time, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 30, 2014 The great news is that Smith won’t...
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Johnny Manziel spotted at a bar after practice (Photo)

Johnny Manziel’s former college teammate,  Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans,  said he wouldn’t be going out once training camp started. Well Evans was wrong. Busted Coverage got a hold of a photo of Manziel at a local bar on Tuesday night after the Browns finished practice.   In his defense,  the Browns didn’t have practice on Wednesday.       var ACE_AR = {Site...
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Report: Dez Bryant upset over Tyron Smith’s contract

Dez Bryant congratulated his teammate Tyron Smith on his new contract today. Congrats 77 well deserved #CowboysNation — Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) July 30, 2014 According to a report,  Bryant was upset in the parking lot over Smith getting a new deal while he waits to get paid by the Cowboys. After Cowboys announce , 8 year 110 mil dollar extension, Dez Bryant visibly upset in parking...
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Patrick Peterson repsonds to Richard Sherman (Video)

Patrick Peterson responded to Richard Sherman’s tweets from last night and this morning in which he made it clear he wasn’t thrilled with Peterson getting more money then him. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Patrick Peterson repsonds to Richard Sherman (Video)...
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Stephen A. Smith: I accept my suspension from ESPN

Stephen A. Smith told TMZ Sports that he accepts ESPN’s recent one week suspension for his comments about domestic violence on First Take. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Stephen A. Smith: I accept my suspension from ESPN appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Steelers retiring “Mean” Joe Greene’s number 75

The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced that they’re retiring “Mean” Joe Greene’s number 75. We have retired Joe Greene’s No. 75 pic.twitter.com/INk2hW1gcx — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) July 30, 2014 The team will have a ceremony during the Ravens game at @heinzfield. #JoeGreene75 — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) July 30, 2014 "Joe Greene is much deserving...
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Packers sign Ted Thompson to an extension

The Green Bay Packers have announced that they’ve signed general manager Ted Thompson to a contract extension. “I’m pleased that we were able to enter into this contract extension with Ted,” Preisdent/CEO Mark Murphy said. “His outstanding work has been the key factor in the success that we’ve enjoyed in recent years. I have tremendous respect for Ted, and am confident...
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Cowboys sign Tyron Smith to an extension

The Dallas Cowboys have signed left tackle Tyron Smith to a contract extension. Cowboys have reached a contract extension with Tyron Smith. Details to come. — Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) July 30, 2014 Smith’s contract will keep him in Dallas for the next 10 years.  Wow. #Cowboys have star LT Tyron Smith under contract for the next 10 years for a total of $109M, per source...
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Giants announce David Wilson will be held out of practice, miss HoF game

The New York Giants announced today that running back David Wilson will not practice for the rest of the week and will be held out of the Hall of Fame game this Sunday night. David Wilson will not practice for the remainder of this week and will not play Sunday night, when the Giants play their preseason opener against the Buffalo Bills in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. The...
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