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Buccaneers defensive coordinator invites fans who think they can do a better job

Buccaneers defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan has invited anyone who believe they can do a better job then him to come to the team facility and show him what needs to be done. “What I want to invite them to do is join us. I get here about 5:20 [a.m.] every single morning, and they’re more than welcome to hang around here until about 11:00 [p.m.] for the first four nights of...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib returns to practice

Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib returned to practice on Friday after missing some time with a hip flexor. Aqib Talib returns to practice after missing two days with a hip injury. Amendola (concussion) and Washington (ankle) miss third straight. — Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) October 18, 2013 With Talib back at practice, you have to imagine he has a chance at playing in Sunday’s game...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Concussion could keep Jarvis Jones from playing this week

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazeette,  Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones could end up missing this week’s game against the Ravens after suffering a concussion last Sunday. Jones must pass a series of concussion tests before he can get back on the field. Thursday, Jones was cleared to participate in an “exercise challenge,” an official league-wide protocol all concussed...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller expected to play despite ankle injury

Bills head coach Doug Marrone expects running back C.J. Spiller to play in this week’s game against the Dolphins despite the fact that he’s dealing with an ankle injury. “He’ll be out there on Sunday,” Marrone told WGR 550 in Buffalo. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post C.J. Spiller expected to play despite ankle injury appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware travels to Philly, will be a game-time decision

According to DallasCowboys.com,  Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware will travel to Philly for Sunday’s game against the Eagles, but will be a game-time decision. Initial reports were that Ware would miss 3-4 weeks. “I’m not going to be out three or four weeks,” Ware said. “I don’t know where that came from, but somebody said it. My recovery’s pretty fast, and I’m feeling...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

According to ProFootballTalk.com,  Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play against the Jets this Sunday. Per agent Drew Rosenhaus to PFT, “Rob [Gronkowski] has now been cleared by all his doctors to play in Sunday in the Jets game.” — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 18, 2013 It’s going to be interesting to see how rusty Gronk looks during his...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots and Gronk “on the same page”

Rob Gronkowski’s status for Sunday’s game are still up in the air. He has been cleared to practice but according to his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, Dr Andrews has not cleared him to play. “I don’t understand why this story has gotten so much traction,” Rosenhaus told 560 WQAM-AM (via The Boston Globe). “There are dozens of players around the NFL who aren’t playing because...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones won’t comment on Ratliff’s release, calls it a “legal matter”

Jerry Jones signed DT Jay Ratliff to a contract that included $18 million dollars in 2011. Jones cut ties with Ratliff on Wednesday but would not comment on the release stating a legal matter. Jones said Thursday that he isn’t at liberty to comment on Ratliff’s release because of “differences of opinion” about the player’s injury situation. “This has now become a legal”...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

David Wilson already ruled out for Monday night

The New York Giants have already ruled out running back David Wilson for Monday night’s game against the Vikings as he continues to nurse a neck injury. RB David Wilson (neck) has been officially declared out for Monday night’s game. #NYG — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) October 17, 2013 Wilson isn’t expected to be ready for about 3-4 weeks. Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
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Adrian Peterson limited in practice

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was limited in practice on Thursday, according to Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune. Jefferson (ankle) and Walsh (hamstring) did not participate. Peterson (hamstring), Williams (knee), Rhodes (ankle), Wright (ankle) limited — chipscoggins (@chipscoggins) October 17, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Adrian Peterson...
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Percy Harvin could be ready for week 8

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin could end up being ready for Seattle’s week eight match up against the Rams. Percy Harvin will begin practicing next week after recovering from his torn labrum. Target date for his return? A chance it’s MNF vs. Rams — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 17, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
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Seahawks FB Derrick Coleman knocked out with a hamstring injury

Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman was knocked out of Thursday night’s game against the Cardinals with a hamstring injury. Fullback Derrick Coleman has a hamstring injury and will not return. #SEAvsAZ #TNF — Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) October 18, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Seahawks FB Derrick Coleman knocked out with a hamstring injury...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Aqib Talib likely won’t play this week

According to ProFootballTalk.com,  Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib likely won’t play this week against the Jets. Per a league source, cornerback Aqib Talib is unlikely to play due to a hip flexor strain suffered in Week Six against the Saints. Talib has been one of the NFL’s top corners this season after slowing down Julio Jones and shutting down Saints tight end Jimmy Graham...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dont’a Hightower will take over play-calling duties for the Patriots defense

With linebacker Jerod Mayo out for the remainder of the season,  Dont’a Hightower will now have a chance to call the plays for the Patriots defense. Hightower feels like he’s ready after all of the experience he had as a leader when he was at Alabama. “I’m looking forward to it,” Hightower said. “I’ve talked to (defensive coordinator) Matty (Patricia). I’ve talked...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Sean Spence practiced with the Steelers for the first time in 14 months

Steelers linebacker Sean Spence practiced for the first time in over a year after suffering a horrific knee injury last season. “We’ll take it day by day,” said Spence, who came off the physically unable to perform list via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “I’m not going to try to look into the future, I just want to master each day.” Spence is still optimistic that he...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Harrison Smith likely headed to temporary injured reserve

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Vikings safety Harrison Smith is likely headed to temporary injured reserve with a toe injury, Vikings S Harrison Smith is not now planning on surgery for his turf toe. But source says likely headed to Injured Reserve/to return to heal — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 17, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet ...
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Bill Polian fires back at Jim Irsay

Former Colts general manager Bill Polian decided to fire back at Colts owner Jim Irsay after Peyton Manning decided to remain silent on his recent comments in which ripped both Manning and Polian for failing to land the city of Indianapolis more than one Super Bowl title. “We never lost to Baltimore in the playoffs,” Polian told USA TODAY Sports, referencing the Colts’ 24-9...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Brown, Markus Kuhn return to practice for the Giants

New York Giants running back Andre Brown returned to practice on Thursday even though he has to wait until at least week 10 before he can play in a game after landing on temporary injured reserve earlier in the season. Defensive tackle Markus Kuhn also practiced as he works his way back from being on the PUP list. The Giants also had plenty of veterans participate in practice after...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree looking good as he works his way back

According to Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times,  49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree was looking pretty good while working out on the side during Thursday’s practice. Spotted #49ers WR Michael Crabtree running sprints, jumping off both feet while tossing a medicine ball today at practice. Looked impressive — Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) October 17, 2013   Need NFL Tickets...
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Mike Munchak says the Titans don’t plan on trading Kenny Britt

Despite rumors that the Titans are looking to trade wide receiver Kenny Britt, head coach Mike Munchak said “we have no plans” to trade him. Munchak did leave the chance of Britt being traded open. “Obviously, anything can happen,” Munchak said via The Tennessean. “But he needs to help us win games, and hopefully that will be this weekend.” My guess is teams aren’t...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

RG3 ready to listen to his instincts and run more

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III sounds like he’s ready to run the ball a lot more from here on out this season. “Everybody wants me to slide and get out of bounds and do that whole thing,” Griffin said via the Washington Times. “For me, I can’t really listen to that. It’s not that you ignore it. I understand that people are concerned. But at the end of the day...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys still America’s favorite team according to Harris poll

According to Street and Smith’s Sports Business Daily,  a recent Harris Poll has revealed that the Dalls Cowboys are still America’s favorite team. The Cowboys remain the most popular NFL team among U.S. football fans, followed by the Packers and Broncos, according to results from the most recent Harris Poll. The Cowboys have now topped the list each year since ’07 (survey...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Week 7 Predictions

Seahawks vs. Cardinals: Carson Palmer will make a couple of mistakes, making the Seahawks offense’s job easy. Prediction – Seahawks 27-13 **Reaming Picks to be Made** Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post NFL Week 7 Predictions appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Tyrann Mathieu chased down a wild boar with a baseball bat

Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu told reporters that he had a run in with a wild javelina outside of his Arizona home, which is a wild boar for those like me who had no idea what that is. “I only seen one this time, but there have been a few occasions when I’ve seen a whole gang of them,” Mathieu said, via the Arizona Republic. “I live right there on the mountain, and they...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman: Patrick Peterson is more athletic then me

Even since last season,  Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has been claiming that he’s the best corner in the NFL. As the Seahawks get ready to face the Cardinals tonight,  Sherman did admit that Arizona star cornerback Patrick Peterson is more athletic them him. “He’s a way better athlete than I am,” Sherman said via ESPN.com. “He moves better and he’s faster. He...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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