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Julius Thomas ankle injury not a high ankle sprain

The Broncos are very fortunate that the ankle injury that TE Julius Thomas suffered on Sunday was not a high ankle sprain. Just left the facility MRI showed it wasn't a high ankle sprain so I won't be down long. Be back soon #CantWait — Julius Thomas (@Julius_Thomas) October 28, 2013 High ankle sprains are nagging injuries that can linger and put the brakes on many players’...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews hopes to return by November 10th

According to ESPN.com Packers LB Clay Matthews hope to return to the field by November 10th. Matthews suffered a Bennett’s fracture (fracture to the base of the thumb) against the Lions on October 10th. According to the report the pins from his surgery will be removed on November the 4th. Matthews says that the best case scenario would be for him to return on the 10th when Packers...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Alfred Morris’ refurbished Mazda (Video)

ESPN got a look inside Alfred Morris’ newly refurbished Mzda 626. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Alfred Morris’ refurbished Mazda (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Garcon on Washington’s offense “If you suck at passing, you suck at passing”

It’s no secret that the Redskins are struggling this year. It is a bit puzzling that a passing game that has many of the same parts is struggling so badly. As WR Pierre Garcon put it, it just sucks. “Doesn’t matter (who you’re playing),” he said, referring to the entire offense (via NFL.com). “If you suck at passing, you suck at passing … We’ve just got to figure...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Zac Stacey will undergo X-rays

Rams running back Zac Stacey had a monster game on Monday night against the Seahawks after rushing  for 134 total yards. Stacey unfortunately was sidelined late in the fourth quarter with what looked like an ankle injury. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  Stacey will undergo X-rays. Zac Stacy, who left the game late, going for X-rays. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo)...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders expect Menelik Watson to practice this week

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen told reporters on Monday that he expects offensive lineman Menelik Watson to start practicing on Wednesday. #Raiders coach Dennis Allen expects LB Miles Burris & OT Menelik Watson to practice Wednesday. Says Jared Veldheer in LA for doctor checkup — Paul Gutierrez (@PGutierrezESPN) October 28, 2013 Watson has been out since he  underwent...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan covers Texans tattoo with a Cowboys tattoo (Photo)

I can’t help but laugh at this. He clearly should never have gotten the Texans tattoo in the first place. [ NFL Draft Diamonds ]   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Fan covers Texans tattoo with a Cowboys tattoo (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Golden Tate taunts the Rams on his way to scoring a touchdown (Video)

Really Golden Tate?  You’re going to taunt the Rams as you score a touchdown.  Stupid move. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Golden Tate taunts the Rams on his way to scoring a touchdown (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign DE Everette Brown

According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com,  the Cowboys have signed free agent defensive end Everette Brown. Cowboys will sign Everette Brown. Have to make a roster move to fit him in. David Arkin headed back to practice squad. — Todd Archer (@toddarcher) October 28, 2013 Brown last played for the Chargers in 2011. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post...
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Nate Burleson gets a year’s worth of pizza for free

Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burlseon shouldn’t go hungry any time soon. Burlseon posted a photo on his Instagram account from DiGiorno offering him a year’s worth of pizza for free. “Hello Nate. We hope you are feeling better after your recent car accident and are on the road to recovery! DiGiorno Pizza understands the challenges that come with carryout and delivery...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniel Snyder to meet with Roger Goodell over Redskins name

According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post,  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is scheduled to meet with Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder this week to discuss the Redskins team name as Goodell prepares to meet with a Native American group that is against the name. The person, speaking on the condition of anonymity because neither the league nor the team had publicly confirmed...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant’s sideline rant was positive

Many people assumed that Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was selfishly asking for the ball during his sideline rant. Now that NFL Films has released the audio/video of the rant, we know that Bryant’s rant was harmless. “We good on that, Tony!” Bryant screamed to Romo per CBS Sports. “We the best in the NFL on that. We the best in the NFL!” It’s sad that everyone assumed...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Nicks Foles will likely get the start this week

According to Howard Eskin of FOX 29 Philly, Nick Foles will likely get the start this week for the Eagles. I'm hearing #eagles QB Nick Foles will be back at practice on Tuesday. And I hear he's likely to start on Sunday against #Raiders..cont — Howard Eskin (@howardeskin) October 29, 2013 This isn’t a surprise at all. With Vick’s hamstring injury back, it’s not...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Schaub has torn ligaments in his ankle

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Texans quarterback Matt Schaub has torn ligaments in his ankle. Sources: #Texans QB Matt Schaub has torn ankle ligaments that he’ll be attempting to play through. He may not be “right” all season. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2013 Even though Schaub may want to play, he won’t. Houston announced today that Case Keenum...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Maybin lands in the CFL

Former first round bust Aaron Maybin has signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL. Aaron Maybin signed with the CFL's Toronto Argonauts yesterday. Signed him to their practice roster. Expected to suit up for Friday's game. — Joe Buscaglia (@JoeBuscaglia) October 29, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Aaron Maybin lands in the CFL appeared...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

RG3 is “sore,” expected to be “fine”

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told reporters on Monday that Robert Griffin III’s knee is fine and he’s not expected to miss any practice time. “In talking to [team doctor] Chris [Annunziata] this morning … the knee is fine,” Shanahan said via CSNWashington.com. “A little bit sore right now. That’s about it.” Looks like the Skins dodged a major bullet...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins aggressively trying to trade Fred Davis

There have been reports that the Washington Redskins want to trade tight end Fred Davis. According to ProFootballTalk.com,  the Redskins are aggressively shopping Davis. With the trade deadline less than a day away, the Redskins are trying hard to make a deal. Per a league source, Washington hopes to trade tight end Fred Davis. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet ...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins not expected to pursue Josh Gordon or Hakeem Nicks

The Miami Dolphins aren’t expected to trade for Hakeem Nicks or Josh Gordon after losing Brandon Gibson for the season,  according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. Dolphins have lost WR Brandon Gibson for the season. But don't expect them to be in the market for Josh Gordon or Hakeem Nicks, source says. — Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) October 28, 2013 It wouldn’t...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Brown expects to play week 10

New York Giants running back Andre Brown expects to play when the Giants face off against the Raiders in two weeks. RB Andre Brown says he feels “great”, is “ready to go,” and expects to play in two weeks against the Raiders. #NYG — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) October 28, 2013 Getting Brown back will be a nice lift for the Giants. Peyton Hillis and Brandon Jacobs...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders coach apologizes for flipping the bird

Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver has apologized for flipping the bird at the officials during Sunday’s game against the Steelers, per the Contra Costa Times. “I apologize for my action on the sideline of yesterday’s game. It was in the heat of the moment and I regret drawing attention away from the Raiders players and what they accomplished.’’ It will certainly...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals GM claims they don’t plan on trading Larry Fitzgerald

We mentioned a report earlier today that the Arizona Cardinals are looking to trade wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. Cardinals general manager Steve Keim made an appearance on  Arizona Sports 620 and made it clear they don’t plan on trading Fitzgerald. “I can tell you two things, and I want to make this clear and simple — I have not had one conversation with another NFL team...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rey Maualuga out 3-4 weeks with a sprained MCL

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga is expected to miss the next 3-4 weeks with a sprained MCL. Bengals LB Rey Maualuga sprained his MCL and is expected to be sidelined 3-4 weeks. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2013 Maualuga’s injury could have been a lot worse after being carted off the field on Sunday. Need NFL Tickets? ...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Von Miller shows up late for court appearance

According to the Denver Post,  Browns linebacker Von Miller thought he could skip his court apearance on Monday morning, but was quickly ordered to appear. Denver Bronco Von Miller was nearly two hours late for an Arapahoe County Court hearing Monday morning, but he eventually arrived and pleaded guilty to minor traffic offenses. Miller’s attorney, Abraham Hutt, apologized to...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Sebastian Vollmer undergoes surgery on broken leg

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Patriots offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer underwent surgery after breaking his leg during Sunday’s win over the Dolphins. #Patriots OL Sebastian Vollmer is having surgery today on his broken right leg, source says. Was playing well too (@kguregian 1st reported) — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? ...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Pouncey could face charges in relation to Odin Lloyd’s murder

SI.com reported on Sunday that Dolphins center Mike Pouncey was subpoened to testify in front of a grand jury in the Aaron Hernandez trial in relation to Odin Lloyd’s murder. Greg Bedard of SI was on WQAM’s The Joe Rose Show and stated that Pouncey could face criminal charges. “Overall, I would say this is a serious situation for Mike Pouncey,” Bedard said via ProFootballTalk...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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