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Adrian Peterson posted a message on Twitter after Vikings placed him on exempt list

Running back Adrian Peterson posted the tweet bellow after finding out that the Vikings have placed him on the exempt list, which will likely end up his 2014 season. pic.twitter.com/rvdQu5KBO3 — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) September 17, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on the exempt

The Minnesota Vikings have announced that they’ve placed running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt list, which mean’s he’s essential suspended indefinitely. The Wilf’s posted the following statement: “This has been an ongoing and deliberate process since last Friday’s news. In conversations with the NFL over the last two days, the Vikings advised the League of the team’s...
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Joe Theismann: Redskins need to stick with Kirk Cousins if he plays well

Washington great Joe Theismann believes his former team should in fact stick with Kirk Cousins at quarterback if he builds off of this past Sunday’s game and plays well in relief of Robert Griffin III. “I know it’s a loaded question, and I congratulate you on presenting it,” Theismann said, via The Washginton Post. “If the Redskins are in a position to make the playoffs...
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Redskins fans start a petition to ban Phil Simms from their games

We mentioned on Monday that Broncos fans no longer want Phil Simms to cover their games. Now Washington fans feel the same way since Simms does’t plan on using the term “Redskins” when referring to them. The petition reads: The good news for Washington fans is that CBS Sports primarily covers AFC games, so there’s a really good chance Simms won’t be covering any games...
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Cowboys’ DeMarcus Lawrence no longer in a walking boot

Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence is no longer in a walking boot as he continues to work his way back from a broken foot that he suffered at the beginning of training camp back in July. Lawrence isn’t eligble to return to the field until after week nine since he was placed on short-term injured reserve. “It’s hard because I want to be out there with the team,” Lawrence...
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MGM Grand is suing Clinton Portis for unpaid debt

According to ProCanes.com, former Redskins running back Clinton Portis is being sued by MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas, NV for the $10,000 in unpaid debt that he owes them. The MGM Grand Hotel sued Portis on Friday, in Clark County Court. The casino claims Portis got two “negotiable credit instruments known as markers,” worth more than $10,000, on Jan. 31, 2011. The casino says...
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Josh Gordon has been assured he won’t be suspended for pleading guilty to DUI

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has already been assured that he won’t be suspended for two per the new drug policy after pleading guilty to DUI down in Raleigh, NC on Tuesday. Per @RapSheet on Total Access: Josh Gordon has been assured that he will not be suspended 2 more games after pleading guilty to DWI. — Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) September 16, 2014 Gordon will likely...
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Ray Rice’s hometown held a rally for him Tuesday night

Ray Rice’s hometown of New Rochelle, NY held a “night of prayer” for the former Ravens running back who’s been suspended indefinitely by the NFL for knocking out his girlfriend at a New Jersey casino back in February. A “Night of Prayer” will be held for Rice for 7 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Catherine AME Zion Church located at 19 Lincoln Avenue, New Rochelle, according to...
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Dolphins reportedly worked out LaMichael James

According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the Miami Dolphins worked out former 49ers running back LaMichael James on Tuesday. The Dolphins worked out former 49ers RB LaMichael James, per league source. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 16, 2014 James is an explosive back that still needs to prove he belongs in the NFL as pint-sized back. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551'...
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Jon Beason out indefinitely after re-injuring his foot

Rich Kane/Icon SportswireThe New York Giants released some bad news on Tuesday that linebacker Jon Beason re-injured his foot and would be out indefinitely. Beason will head back to Charlotte to see the foot specialist. #Giants are calling it a re-aggrivation of his previous injury. No timetable — Conor Orr (@ConorTOrr) September 16, 2014 I would imagine the Jameel McClain will...
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Ben Roethlisberger very sore after taking a shot from Courtney Upshaw

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh that Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw hit him so hard last week that he’s still sore. “I’m hurting today as much as I was at any point I can think of in the last year,” Roethlisberger said, via ESPN.com. Big Ben said it was one of the hardest hits he ever took. “This is easily right there with a close...
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Ray Rice will remain suspended indefinitey while his appeal is heard

According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, former Ravens running back Ray Rice will remain suspended indecently while his appeal is heard by the NFL. Both sides concur that Ray Rice remains suspended indefinitely while his case is being appealed, per sources. — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) September 17, 2014 Rice has a case since he was suspended twice for the same thing. Under the league’s...
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Arian Foster puts Anheuser-Busch on blast

Texans running back Arian Foster called out Anheuser-Busch today after they released a statement claiming they’re bothered by what’s been going down with the NFL and their players lately. Lol ok, alcohol company. RT @darrenrovell: NFL beer sponsor, Anheuser-Busch, issues strong statement pic.twitter.com/TCEbA4s5Q1 — Arian Foster (@ArianFoster) September 16, 2014 Selling poison...
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Giants place Jerrel Jernigan and Walter Thurmond on IR

The New York Giants placed cornerback Walter Thurmond and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending injured reserve on Tuesday. Jerrel Jernigan and Walter Thurmond to season-ending IR. — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) September 16, 2014 Thurmond tore a pectoral muscle this past Sunday. Hospital flow. The surgery went great and I have a nice view. So I can't complain...
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Mike Pouncey is practicing, but won’t play this week

Dolphins center Mike Pouncey is practicing this week as he continues to work his way back from hip surgery. As I reported yesterday, Mike Pouncey joining practice this week not sure sign he'll play this week but very encouraging for Oakland game. — Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) September 16, 2014 Pouncey won’t play this week though. Mike Pouncey felt like he could...
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Ray Rice’s appeal has been filed

The NFLPA has officially filed Ray Rice’s appeal for him. Ray Rice grievance in the process of being filed. Would expect to hear from NFLPA on the issue at some point soon. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 17, 2014 How long should Ray Rice wait for his appeal? Release: “Terms of the CBA require a hearing date to be set within 10 days of appeal notice.” — Ian Rapoport...
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Brandon Marshall is pissed off at ESPN for lying to him

Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall is fuming on Twitter after ESPN allegedly lied to him. @E60 is running a piece on me tonight that they lied to me about. It was suppose to be a story on a camp. They followed me around 2 years — Machine Marshall (@BMarshall) September 16, 2014 Ago and at the end put a camera in my face to talk about it and asked nothing admit the camp or the...
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Titans’ Jason McCourty tells PFZ how he plans on tackling Sickle Cell (Audio)

I had the pleasure of talking to Titans cornerback Jason McCourty on Tuesday. We talked about the NFL officials cracking down on illegal contact, his recent injury, their upcoming match up with the Bengals, Ray Rice’s situation and how him an his twin brother Devin McCourty are helping “Tackle Sickle Cell.” var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060'...
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One single protestor showed up outside the Vikings facility

This is both sad and funny at the same time. One person stood outside the Vikings team facility to protest in support of the NFL changing the way they discipline their players. Lone protestor standing on main road outside Vikings' facility. As I mentioned earlier, it's been a calm day here. pic.twitter.com/c5kZXcFzrm — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) September 16, 2014...
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Eagles fan hacked Steve Weatherford’s Twitter account

Giants punter Steve Weatherford had his Twitter account hacked on Tuesday by what appears to be an Eagles fan. Weatherford apologized to his Giants followers who were a big confused. Sorry folks, I was hacked. I think it's time for new password. My apologies. — Steve Weatherford (@Weatherford5) September 16, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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Report: Vikings could change their minds and not allow Adrian Peterson to play this week

The Vikings announced on Monday that they’ll let Adrian Peterson practice and play this week. It looks like that could change with all of the backlash the Vikings and Peterson continue to receive in light of being charged with felony child abuse in Texas. According to ProFootballTalk.com, the Vikings might change their minds and not let Peterson play this week. Don't be surprised...
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Adrian Peterson’s foundation has suspended operations

Things only continue to get worse for Adrian Peterson. His foundation All Dal Foundation is on a hiatus. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Adrian Peterson’s foundation has suspended operations appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Anheuser-Busch issues statement, concerns over NFL player conduct

One of the NFL’s largest sponsors, Anheuser-Busch, has issued a statement out of concern over how the league is being viewed in the eye of the public with all of the off the field issues their players are having between DUI’s, domestic violence cases, and child abuse cases. NFL beer sponsor, Anheuser-Busch, issues strong statement pic.twitter.com/HybXHjymDr — darren rovell...
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Nike pulls Adrian Peterson gear from Twin Cities stores

This is very interesting. Nike has decided to remove all Adrian Peterson gear from their stores in the Twin Cities. An eye-opening development: Nike stores in Twin Cities have pulled all Adrian Peterson merch from shelves. Nike. — Jon Krawczynski (@APkrawczynski) September 16, 2014 You can still purchase Adrian Peterson jerseys on http://t.co/IDkNU3IiyG. The Associated Press is...
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America believes Kirk Cousins will have a better career than RG3

I definitely want to see how Kirk Cousins plays while Robert Griffin III is out with a dislocated ankle, but I could see Cousins having a better career. Dang, America is all-in on Kirk Cousins (via @BlueShortsLIFE) pic.twitter.com/nVlESUt1AX — Dan Steinberg (@dcsportsbog) September 16, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
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