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Christian Ponder won’t lose his job to Matt Cassel

Even though Matt Cassel had a great game today,  Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier told reporters afterwards that Christian Ponder will not lose his starting job. Despite Cassel's smart performance, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says post-game that Christian Ponder will be the starting quarterback. . — Access Vikings (@AccessVikings) September 29, 2013 I don’t understand...
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Alfred Morris suffers a rib contusion

Redskins running back Alfred Morris suffered a rib contusion during today’s game against the Raiders.  He’s questionable to return at this point. Alfred Morris, rib contusion, questionable to return. — Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) September 29, 2013 Roy Helu will take over the Morris.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Alfred Morris suffers...
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Jake Locker carted off with a hip injury

Titans quarterback Jake Locker was carted off the field during today’s game against the Jets after suffering an apparent hip injury after getting sandwiched between two defenders. Titans QB Jake Locker is being carted off the field with an apparent hip injury. Best wishes to Jake for a speedy recovery. — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) September 29, 2013 Update: Locker is done for the...
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Darren McFadden, Marcel Reece both go down for the Raiders

Darren McFadden (hamstring) and Marcel Reece (knee) both went down during today’s game against the Redskins and have been ruled out from possibly being able to come back and play. The Raiders currently have a 14-10 lead in the third quarter Washington.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Darren McFadden, Marcel Reece both go down for the Raiders appeared...
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Dwight Freeney injuries knee

San Diego Chargers’ linebacker Dwight Freeney hurt his knee when his leg was caught on the turf at Qualcomm Stadium. Freeney was able to walk off the field on his own but it did not look good as his knee looked like it twisted awkwardly as he was being blocked to the ground. The Chargers can’t afford to loose Freeney. He was only signed when the team lost Melvin Ingram to a torn...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers game observations form Week 4

Le’Veon is the Steelers’ starting running back: Bell wasn’t special in his career debut, but he showed that he is the best running back the Steelers have. Bell showed his ability to be a hard-nosed runner and the ability to be elusive. His first touchdown run was very impressive. He read the defense, and he reacted very well. Bell only managed 57 yards on the day, but he came...
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Bucs brass reportedly behind Greg Schiano

Despite another bad start and the fact that Josh Freeman has been benched, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers front office is behind head coach Greg Schiano, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. As I said on #NFLGameday: #Bucs ownership is behind coach Greg Schiano. They knew he'd have to clean up the mess from Raheem Morris. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 29, 2013 Need...
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Report: Jack Del Rio wants the USC head coaching job

Now that Lane Kiffin has been fired as the head coach of the University of Southern California,  Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio is expected to emerge as a head coaching candidate, since he wants to the job,  according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Denver DC Jack Del Rio expected to emerge as a leading candidate for USC HC job, as @mikefreemanNFL said. Sources said Del...
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Report: Titans fielding trade offers for Kenny Britt

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the Tennessee Titans are currently listening to trade offers for wide receiver Kenny Britt. Tennessee fielding offers for WR Kenny Britt and open to trading him, per sources. Team said it's not actively shopping him. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 29, 2013 With Britt in the final of his contract, it’s obvious the Titans aren’t...
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Chargers are banged up along offensive line

If there was one position group the Chargers could least afford to have any injuries to was their offensive line. Last week the team was without tackle D.J Fluker and now the team will be without three of their starting offensive linemen today against the Dallas Cowboys. T King Dunlap(concussion), G Chad Rinehart(toe), and G Jeromey Clary(clavicle) will be watching from the sideline...
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Josh Freeman a possibility for the Packers?

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  the Green Bay Packers would be an intriguing trade option for Josh Freeman. One thing @MikeSilver mentioned on #NFLGameDay: #Packers an intriguing option for a possible Freeman trade, per opposing GMs. Need a backup — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 29, 2013 The Packers are always looking for a better back up for Aaron Rodgers...
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Report: Rob Gronkowski’s dad is keeping him from playing

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Rob Gronkowski’s dad is keeping him from playing right now,  after he broken his forearm for a second time during the playoffs last year. Gronk is also making sure his back is ready and is looking to make his 2013 debut two weeks from now, but could end up playing next week, per Jay Glazer of FOX Sports.   Need NFL Tickets? ...
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Report: Terrelle Pryor experienced concussion symptoms on Saturday night

It looked like Terrelle Pryor was going to be ready to start today’s game against the Redskins, but things changed on Saturday night. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports,  Pryor started to experience concussion like symptoms last night. As for Pryor, once he showed slightest sign of concussion last night they made switch to Flynn and informed team, very cautious with Pryor....
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Report: Flynn will start over Pryor today

We reported last night that Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor has been cleared and will start against the Redskins. It looks like things have changed. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports,  even though Pryor has been cleared,  Matt Flynn will start. Despite T Pryor being cleared, Raiders players were told in team mtg last night that Matt Flynn, NOT Pryor, starts today. Details...
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Barry Sanders Jr. runs the ball just like his dad (Video)

Check out this run from Stanford’s  Barry Sanders Jr. on Saturday night.  Yes he’s the son of the great Barry Sanders. Sanders is only a Sophomore, so he has at least one more year before he can declare for the NFL draft. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Barry Sanders Jr. runs the ball just like his dad (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Report: Terrelle Pryor will start against the Redskins

According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle,  quarterback Terrelle Pryor will get the start against the Redskins on Sunday. Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor will start Sunday against the Washington Redskins, six days after sustaining a concussion, league sources said. Backup Matt Flynn took most of the reps in practice all week but Pryor passed the NFL and team’s concussion...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Video that takes you to the top of the Georgia Dome

Check out this video that NBC’s Sunday Night Football crew shot as they went to the top of the Georgia Dome.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Video that takes you to the top of the Georgia Dome appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Jerry Jones: Tony Romo’s turnovers have been cut down due to involvement in game planning

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told KRLD 105.3 FM “The Fan” that Tony Romo’s have been cut down because of his involvement in their weekly game planning. “Romo’s additional involvement, and I’m talking about in the actual preparation of the game plan – his early-week work – a part of that should have, and has, brought along a more sensitivity about protecting the ball...
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Patrick Chung will be a game-time decision

According to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com,  Eagles safety Patrick Chung will be a game-time decision for Sunday’s game against the Broncos. Safety Patrick Chung is listed as doubtful but is on the Eagles’ charter and traveling to Denver. Will be a game-time decision. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Patrick Chung will be a game-time decision appeared...
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Sebastian Vollmer will likely play

According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald,  Patriots offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer will likely play in Sunday night’s game against the Falcons. Per source, right tackle Sebastian Vollmer made the trip to Atlanta. Is “likely” to play. Should be a game-time decision.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Sebastian Vollmer will likely play...
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Jim Harbaugh: Jonathan Baldwin will see more action

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh claims wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin will get on the field more after catching two passes for 19 yards during Thursday’s win over the Rams. “There’ll be more action for him,” Harbaugh said via ProFootballTalk.com. Harbaugh likes Baldwin’s competitiveness. “He’s got a competitive heart,” Harbaugh said. The 9ers certainly need another...
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Report: Patriots, Gronk not at odds

A report came out earlier that the Patriots and tight end Rob Gronkowski were at odds when over whether he’s ready to play or not. According to ProFootballTalk.com,  the Patriots and Gronk aren’t at odds. The more likely explanation is that the Patriots are creating the impression, or allowing it to exist, that Gronkowski is getting closer to playing, forcing their weekly opponents...
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Saints fans give wide receiver Robert Meachem’s touchdown ball back

In a common touchdown celebration that all football players do, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem flipped the ball into the stands last Sunday versus the Arizona Cardinals. Meachem thought about the touchdown and it dawned on him that it really meant a lot to him since this is his second stint with the New Orleans Saints, after having a dismal time with San Diego Chargers...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley’s son: “Daddy, I don’t want you to play football anymore”

Packers tight end Jermichael Finley talked about the concussion he suffered during last week’s game against the Bengals. Finley says one of the hardest things for him to deal with was his son telling him that he doesn’t want him playing football anymore. ‘Daddy, I don’t want you to play football anymore,’” Finley’s son told him over the phone. I can only imagine how...
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Donte Whitner on being flagged for hitting receivers: “I think I’m just supposed to let them catch a touchdown now”

  49ers safety Donte Whitner was flagged for another alleged illegal hit this past Thursday.  He certainly sounds tired of being flagged for what he believes aren’t illegal shots to opposing receivers. “I think I’m just supposed to let them catch a touchdown now,” Whitner said on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Friday (audio here) per the San Francisco Chronicle. “I think that’s...
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