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Cowboys lining up Gavin Escobar as a receiver

Cowboys offensive coordinator Rod Marinelli is looking for additional ways to get second-year tight end Gavin Escobar involved this season.  He’s been doing so by lining him up out wide like a receiver, according to the Dallas Morning News. Cowboys offensive play-caller Scott Linehan is trying different ways to get last year’s second-round pick involved in the passing game...
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Bengals fans apparently don’t like Andy Dalton

Even though Andy Dalton has led the Bengals to three straight playoff appearances, Bengals fans don’t want to front office to sign him to a long-term contract. Sign hanging on bridge above training camp… "Don't sign Dalton HE SUCKS" pic.twitter.com/RSxFcgDZuC — Bengals Problems (@BengalsProblems) July 24, 2014 While Dalton hasn’t been great,  he’s been...
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Patriots signed rookie Tyler Gaffney after the Panthers tried to sneak him onto IR

Former Panthers rookie running back Tyler Gaffney suffered a season ending injury last week. So Carolina decided to waive him and attempt to place him on injured reserve.  Instead the Patriots came in and claimed him off waivers. Patriots claimed former Panthers rookie RB Tyler Gaffney on waivers today after Carolina tried to sneak him through waivers and into IR. — Adam Schefter...
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Matt Forte playing with a large ball at Bears camp (Photo)

Many of you may not care, but I thought this was a funny photo. This is not a photoshop. Some of the best images from training camp » http://t.co/BeOWvEEbKI pic.twitter.com/qiBV4HAkxF — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) July 29, 2014 I wouldn’t expect to see an exercise ball being used on a football field.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Rod Streater has a concussion, Juron Criner out with a hamstring injury

The Raiders receiving corp has taken some hits lately. Rod Streater has a concussion and Juron Criner is dealing with a hamstring injury. Allen says Streater does have a concussion and Criner was out with a hamstring injury — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) July 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
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Woman suing Cam Thomas for allegedly giving her herpes

You really can’t make this up. Steelers defensive lineman Cam Thomas is being sued by a woman for allegedly giving her herpes, according to TMZ Sports. According to the lawsuit, filed in San Diego, a woman named “Adrienne” says she started dating Thomas in 2010 and often had unprotected sex. Adrienne claims she noticed “puss-filled bumps on his buttocks and inner thigh...
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Report: Odell Beckham Jr. expected to miss another week

According NJ.com,  Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. underwent tests on his injured hamstring on Monday.  The good news is that they came back negative and he’s expected to miss another week. Tests Monday on wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. came back negative, according to two people briefed on the injury. The individuals requested anonymity in order to speak freely...
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John Abraham was arrested in Georgia for DUI

Cardinals linebacker John Abraham was arrested in Georgia for DUI,  according to AZCentral.com. Cardinals Pro Bowl outside linebacker John Abraham was absent for the third straight day of training camp on Monday, a day it was learned the NFL’s active sacks leader was arrested and charged late last month for driving under the influence in Georgia. Arrest reports in DeKalb County...
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Chip Kelly: I fall asleep watching thing the NFL combine

Eagles head coach Chip Kelly doesn’t understand why fans watch the NFL combine. He admitted that he sometimes falls asleep watching it himself. https://twitter.com/HubbuchNYP/statuses/49385075437839155 I appreciate Kelly’s honesty. He’s absolutely right. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
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Dez Bryant’s tweet sends Cowboys nation into a frenzy

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant posted the following tweet. I would rather you say I don't want to pay you what you deserve instead of saying I'm not a top 5 wr in this league lol so disrespectful — Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) July 28, 2014 People thought Dez was referring to his contract negotiations with the Cowboys. Dez + Dollars = Delicate. DELICATE, Dallas. #cowboys...
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49ers will try to sign Iupati and Crabtree to extensions before next spring

49ers general manager Trent Baalke told reporters on Monday that they’re going to try to sign both offensive lineman Mike Iupati and wide receiver Michael Crabtree to long-term extensions before next spring. “We’re going to try,” Baalke said, via CSNBayArea.com. “We’re going to work at it, certainly. But at some point, you got to stop negotiating deals and let these guys...
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Vikings will give Teddy Bridgewater first-team reps during the preseason

The Vikings plan on giving rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater some first-team reps with the starting offense during the preseason. Mike Zimmer told me Teddy Bridgewater will get reps with the 1s in preseason games. Need that info for making a call on a starter — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 28, 2014   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Steelers’ GM can’t imagine Ben Roethlisberger not retiring in Pittsburgh

The Steelers recently said that they plan on working on a new contract for Ben Roethlisberger after the upcoming season. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told the media today that he can’t imagine Big Ben  not finishing his career in Pittsburgh. #Steelers GM Kevin Colbert: "I don't see any circumstances where Ben does not finish his career here.'' — Ed...
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Emmanuel Sanders: Peyton Manning is a “far better leader” than Ben Roethlisberger

Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders told 104.3 The Fan in Denver that Peyton Manning is more of a leader than Ben Roethlisberger. “I feel like Peyton is a far better leader, in terms of staying after practice, catching balls, wanting guys to get on the same page with him, things of that sort,” Sanders said. “This is the first time that I’ve had a quarterback that every...
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Report: Terrell Thomas agrees to a contract with the Seahawks

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN,  the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a contract with former Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas. Terrell Thomas has agreed to a deal with the #Seahawks, source confirmed. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) July 28, 2014 Thomas is a good player that can help Seattle in their nickel and dime packages.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size:...
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Warren Sapp took a selfie with Art Rooney (Photo)

Art Rooney looks like he’s never seen a cell phone before. Mr. Rooney! #TheBestSelfieEver pic.twitter.com/J5ktiKclc2 — Warren Sapp (@WarrenSapp) July 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Warren Sapp took a selfie with Art Rooney (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Lions table contract talks for Ndamukong Suh until after the season

If the Lions are going to sign Ndamukong Suh to a new contract, it won’t happen until after the upcoming season. The #Lions have tabled contract discussions with Ndamukong Suh until after the season — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
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Kansas City media impressed with how Alex Smith checks the ball down and manages the game (Video)

This is really more of an insult than anything else. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Kansas City media impressed with how Alex Smith checks the ball down and manages the game (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Video of Peyton Manning dancing to “Rocky Top”

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was a little too much fun at training camp as he danced to “Rocky Top.” h/t 9 News var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Video of Peyton Manning dancing to “Rocky Top” appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Patrick Peterson lists the toughest receivers to cover (Video)

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson told The Post Game who the toughest receivers for him to cover are. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Patrick Peterson lists the toughest receivers to cover (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Adrian Peterson may not play in the preseason

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer told Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network that running back Adrian Peterson may not play in the preseason. Mike Zimmer told me he has nothing to see from Adrian Peterson in preseason. If he wants to get a carry or 2, he will. But may just get none — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 28, 2014 This is a smart move by Zimmer. Peterson has nothing to prove....
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Jerry Jones: Johnny Manziel is going to be great in Cleveland

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told TMZ Sports that he believes Johnny Manziel is going to be great in Cleveland. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Jerry Jones: Johnny Manziel is going to be great in Cleveland appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Khalil Mack reminds Reggie McKenzie of Clay Matthews Jr.

Radiers general manager Reggie McKenzie says rookie Khalil Mack reminds him of Clay Matthews Jr. of the Packers. “He’s reminded me of Clay Matthews from Day 1,” McKenzie said, via the San Francisco Chronicle. “He’s one of those guys that knows how to set the edge, and he has length and power and some tools to rush the passer. “He’s got that first step, he can bend...
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Ryan Clark: Redskins secondary is the most talented I’ve been around

Veteran safety Ryan Clark says this Redskins secondary is the most talented he’s ever been around. “The biggest thing is talent. It’s the most talented secondary I’ve been around,” Clark told Jeff Darlington, via NFL.com. “It’s the most talented group of corners I’ve ever played with. “And also, as far as intelligence, we don’t have that one guy that’s from...
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Jordan Gross has lost a lot of weight since retiring (Photo)

Former Panthers offensive lineman Jordan Gross has lost a lot of weight since retiring.  He looks like he never played football. SPARTANBURG, S.C.-Look who I found at Panther camp, down 70 pounds: recently retired T Jordan Gross. pic.twitter.com/IchcVDPCUO — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) July 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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