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Report: Giants are signing Peyton Hillis

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the New York Giants are signing free agent running back Peyton Hillis. Giants to sign RB Peyton Hillis, per sources. Hillis was on the Buccaneers during the preseason but ended not making their final roster. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Giants are signing Peyton Hillis appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Four players return to practice for the 49ers

The 49ers welcomed Wide receiver Mario Manningham, cornerback Eric Wright, defensive tackle Quinton Dial and defensive end Tank Carradine back to practice on Tuesday. While the 49ers could use everyone of the players above, but no one knows when they’ll be able to play yet, since they’re still working their way back into shape. Manningham told the media that he’s taking...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

RG3 doesn’t want anyone telling him how to play

During a post game locker room interview with the Redskins Radio Network,  Larry Michael told Robert Griffin III that he looked fast running the ball. “Yeah, you know, I’m just really focusing on being the playmaker that I know I can be and not letting anybody else tell me how to play this game,” Griffin said via The Washington Post. “You know, I got here for a reason, and...
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Patriots place Jerod Mayo on IR

The New England Patriots have announced that they’ve placed linebacker Jerod Mayo (torn pec) on season ending injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Andre Neblett. The New England Patriots announced that they have re-signed DT Andre Neblett to the 53-man roster, placed LB Jerod Mayo on injured reserve and signed CB Travis Howard to the practice squad. Mayo suffered his injury...
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Report: Jerod Mayo not expected to play again this season

According to Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com,  Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo isn’t expected to play again this season after tearing his pectoral muscle this past Sunday against the Saints. Jamie Collins and Dane Fletcher will both have a chance at stepping in for Mayo. In the Patriots’ base 4-3 defense, Mayo has mostly played the weak side, with Brandon Spikes in the middle...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Freeman might start this week for the Vikings

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  there’s a chance Josh Freeman will start for the Vikings this week. Source: If the #Vikings can get Josh Freeman ready to go this week, prepared with their plays to their satisfaction, he'll be the starter. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 16, 2013 If Freeman can get the playbook down, he does give Minnesota the best chance...
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Melvin Ingram is allowed to practice now, but he isn’t ready yet

Photo from Chargers.com San Diego Charger pass rusher Melvin Ingram tore his ACL back in May during the second practice of OTAs. Many feared he was lost for the season and would be placed on injured-reserve. He was instead placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list at the beginning of the season. Having that designation means that, even if healthy, the player can’t practice...
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Jason Garrett calls Miles Austin’s return “OK”

Miles Austin didn’t have a catch in his return against the Redskins. Jason Garrett’s analysis? \ “I thought Miles looked OK,” Garrett said. “He’s clearly working his way back into it. I don’t think he looked as explosive as he did early on in the year. He’s clearly trying to get his hamstring healthy. He came through the game, looked like he was able to function,...
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DeMarcus Ware on missing 3-4 weeks “I don’t think so”

Demarcus Ware has never missed a game in his NFL career. That streak will almost definitely come to an end this week after the DE strained a quad after last weeks game against the Redskins. Adam Schefter is reporting that injuries of thie nature are generally a 3-4 week recover. Demarcus Ware isn’t so sure about that. “I don’t think so,” Ware said, via the Dallas Morning...
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Antrell Rolle “Let’s go out there and you blow their ass out”

Terrell Thomas isn’t happy that some of his teammates don’t seem to care about the Giants record. Apparently Antrell Rolle isn’t one of those teammates. “Go out there and you blow their *** out early. Put them in a panic mode. Put their backs up against the wall.” The Giants, of course, haven’t even shown they can beat an opponent this season, let alone dominate from...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Cox expected to get some carries this week for the Giants

According to Dan Graziano of ESPNNewYork.com,  Giants rookie running back Michael Cox could play a role in this week’s Monday night game against the Vikings. Rookie Michael Cox got an increased workload in practice Monday and could play a key role in the Giants’ “Monday Night Football” game against the Vikings next week. But the Giants are working out running backs this...
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Miller says suspension didn’t go by fast

The Broncos have gone 6-0 without one of their best players. Nearly all of their wins have been of decisive fashion, now they get  Von Miller back from what according to him has been a long suspension. “It hasn’t gone by fast, though,” Miller said in an interview with Mike Klis of the Denver Post. “A lot of people have said it went by fast. It hasn’t. It wasn’t easy...
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Report: Vikings, several playoff caliber teams interested in Antoine Winfield

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, several playoff caliber teams as well as the Minnesota Vikings are interested in free agent cornerback Antoine Winfield. Winfield ended up retiring after he was released by the Seahawks this summer.  But now it sounds like he could play this season. The veteran would like a chance to get a ring — which led to him signing with Seattle...
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Seahawks work out some linebackers

According to Adam Caplan,  the Seattle Seahawks brought in linebackers Tyrone McKenzie, Larry Grant, Josh Hull, and Tavares Gooden for a work out. #Seahawks worked out MLBs Tyrone McKenzie, Larry Grant, Josh Hull, and Tavares Gooden. With MLB Bobby Wagner's injury, makes sense. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) October 15, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet ...
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Aaron Hernandez’s fiance accused of destroying evidence

Photo from TMZ Shayana Jenkins,  the fiance of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is being accused of destroying evidence from the murder of Odin Lloyd, according to the Boston Globe. Jenkins pleaded not guilty to perjury during her arraignment on Tuesday. Patrick Bomberg, a Bristol County prosecutor, requested that Jenkins be held on $5,000 bail, alleging she lied about...
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Report: NFL wants more Thursday games

According to the Wall Street Journal via ProFootballTalk.com,  the NFL is considering adding more Thursday night NFL games. The league is reportedly thinking about scheduling double headers and having the games televised on other networks besides the NFL Network. The NFL is disappointed that the current Thursday night set up isn’t generating the buzz they thought it would. That’s...
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Jermichael Finley expected to play receiver with Randall Cobb out

With Randall Cobb out for a while with a broken leg,  Packers tight end Jermichael Finley is expected to play a lot of receiver,  according to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Finley only has 20 catches for 228 yards and 2 touchdowns this season.  I would expect those numbers to go up quite a bit.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The...
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Marshawn Lynch misses practice with a hip injury

According to John Boyle of the Everett Herald,  Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch missed Tuesday’s practice with a hip injury, not an ankle injury. #Seahawks say Marshawn Lynch should be listed as hip, not ankle, on today's injury report. — John Boyle (@johnpboyle) October 15, 2013 Sounds like some reporters were confused since Lynch is also dealing with a ankle injury...
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Report: Jerod Mayo could be done for the season

According to Yahoo! Sports,  Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo could be done for the season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle on Tuesday. The injury, confirmed by two sources, is a blow to the Patriots, who pulled out a last-second victory over New Orleans on Sunday but may have lost four key players for significant time. Mayo’s injury is particularly difficult...
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John Fox: Jim Irsay took a cheap shot at Peyton Manning

Colts owner Jim Irsay ripped Peyton manning for never bringing more than one Super Bowl title to Indianapolis. Broncos head coach John Fox read the comments from Irsay and gave his opinion today. “I saw the comments. And to be honest with you, I thought it was a bit of a cheap shot,” Fox said via the Denver Post. “To me, in my opinion, they were disappointing and inappropriate...
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Patriots bring in a bunch of receivers for workouts

According to Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com,  the Patriots brought in wide receivers Jordan Shipley, Devon Wylie, LaQuan Williams, as well as tight end Brandon Barden. Per @FieldYates, Patriots have WRs Jordan Shipley, Devon Wylie & LaQuan Williams, along with TE Brandon Barden, in for tryouts. — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) October 15, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ...
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Packers place Randall Cobb on IR designated for return

According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel,  the Packers have placed wide receiver Randall Cobb on injured reserve with a designation for return. #Packers WR Randall Cobb has been put on injured reserve / designated to return, according to NFL source. Can return to practice in 6 weeks — Tom Silverstein (@TomSilverstein) October 15, 2013   Need NFL Tickets...
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Jerry Jones: Jay ratliff may not play this season

During a radio appearance,  Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admitted that defensive tackle Jay Ratliff may not play this season. Jerry Jones said on radio the NBC reporter was accurate regarding Jay Ratliff possibly not playing again this year. — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) October 15, 2013 On Monday, Jones shot down a report that he told NBC reporter Michelle Tafoya that Ratliff’s...
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Giants waive Da’Rel Scott again

The New York Giants have waived running back D’Rel Scott again.  This opens up a roster spot for the Giants to sign another running back. The Giants have waived/injured RB Da’Rel Scott, which clears the way for them to sign a running back tomorrow. #NYG — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) October 15, 2013 The Giants just worked out Peyton Hillis, Jeremy Wright and D.J. Ware...
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Browns fan looking for a franchise quarterback on Craigslist (Photo)

Despite a pretty good start to the season,  a Browns fan took out a Craigslist ad in search of a franchise quarterback. [ Black Sports Online ]   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Browns fan looking for a franchise quarterback on Craigslist (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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