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Jets reportedly won’t bring in any quarterbacks for a workout

We reported on Sunday that the Jets were going to bring in Matt Leinart and John Beck for a workout. Leinart ended up signing with the Bills yesterday and now it looks like the Jets will roll with the guys they have. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  the Jets won’t be bringing in any quarterbacks for a workout. On the #Jets/Sanchez front: Jets aren't bringing...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets cut Braylon Edwards

The New York Jets have released wide receiver Braylon Edwards to get their roster down to 75 players. Jets have released WR Braylon Edwards #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) August 26, 2013 You have to wonder if this is it for Edwards’ career.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jets cut Braylon Edwards appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets cut Joe McKnight, 13 other players

The New York Jets have cut running back Joe McKnight and 13 other players to get their roster down to the mandatory 75 players. RB Joe McKnight is one of 14 players released by the Jets this morning. #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) August 26, 2013 McKnight is talented, but can’t stay healthy and isn’t reliable. The full list of the team’s initial cuts includes: WR Joe...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Foles will start the Eagles preseason finale

Eagles head coach Chip Kelly announced that quarterback Nick Foles will start in their preseason finale. Nick Foles will start vs. NYJ, he and Matt Barkley will get predominant amount of snaps. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 26, 2013 With Michael Vick slated as the Eagles week one starter,  it doesn’t make sense to have him play at all in the Eagles final preseason...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants activate Jason Pierre-Paul from the PUP list

The New York Giants have announced that defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been removed from the PUP list and can now practice. Jason Pierre-Paul has been activated off of PUP and has been cleared to practice! More on http://t.co/PxnieK9dtd — New York Giants (@Giants) August 26, 2013 This is a good sign that JPP could be ready for week one, but it sounds like he’s taking things...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

JaMarcus Russell’s NFL comeback derailed by weight gain

According to Black Sports Online,  JaMarcus Russell’s NFL comeback has been derailed by weight gain. Russell hit his target weight after months of training and eating right, but he has had trouble keeping it down since dropping a total of 51 pounds. Russell has always been a big body and often eclipsed 300 pounds, so this will be a constant battle for him. In addition, Russell...
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August 26, 2013  |  2 Comments

Bill’s lose Stephon Gilmore for 8 weeks

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  Bills cornerback Stephen Gilmore is expected to miss about eight weeks with a hand/wrist injury. Bills CB Stephon Gilmore to miss about eight weeks with a hand/wrist issue. Tough one there but hope is he only misses 5-6 games or so. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 26, 2013 Justin Rogers or Ron Brooks will likely fill in for Gilmore...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Keith Bulluck arrested for allegedly robbing a cab driver outside of a gay bar

According to Terez Owens,  former NFL linebacker Keith Bulluck was arrested for allegedly robbing a cab driver outside a gay bar. Former Tennessee Titans Keith Bulluck has been arrested for allegedly robbing cab driver. According to reports, “Cab driver said he was waiting for a customer at the time and already had a fare.  He told police Bulluck then reached into the car, grabbed...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

New Jersey governor calls Manish Mehta of the NY Daily News a “dope”

New Jersey governor Chris Christie had some harsh words for New York Daily News reporter Manish Mehta today. Christie clearly didn’t like that his buddy Rex Ryan was asked by Mehta if rookie Geno Smith will start week one now that Mark Sanchez is injured, per The Big Lead. Chris Christie, the Governor of New Jersey, went on WFAN radio in New York this morning and called an NFL...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins release Donte Stallworth

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network,  the Washington Redskins have released wide receiver Donte Stallworth. Donte Stallworth being released by Redskins, per source — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 26, 2013 The 32 year-old Stallworth only caught one pass last season with the Patriots.  You have to wonder if his career could soon be over.     Need NFL Tickets? ...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets and Giants fans brawl at Metlife Stadium (Video)

Without much of a surprise Jets and Giants fans decided to get into it the other night.  I’m sure alcohol helped escalate the situation. [ The Big Lead ]   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jets and Giants fans brawl at Metlife Stadium (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh names Colt McCoy his back up quarterback

Despite the fact that the 49ers were looking to trade Colt McCoy earlier today,  head coach Jim Harbaugh named him their backup quarterback after tonight’s preseason game against the Vikings, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. Harbaugh announced McCoy as backup QB. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) August 26, 2013 I’m sure McCoy taking a pay cut also help him stick around...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Wes Welker will be ready for the season opener according to John Fox

Although Wes Welker’s injury was never considered very serious it is still a relief to Bronco’s fans that he will be ready for the season opener against the Ravens on September 5th “If we had a game tomorrow, he’d be out there,” Fox said, via Arnie Stapleton of the Associated Press. “This is preseason, we’re trying to get ready for our regular season and yet still hone...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Witten hopes to be utilized more in the red zone

If I told you that Jason Witten, an eight time pro-bowler who has racked up 806 receptions, 8948 yards and 44 touchdowns, had only 1 redzone target all of last year would you believe me? That is exactly what happened and the Cowboys TE would like to change that. “That’s something we talked about this year, more than ever,” Witten said. “The field gets tight there, and I think...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb returned to practice

According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel,  wide receivers Jordy Nelson (knee) and Randall Cobb (shoulder) returned to practice on Sunday. I’m sure Nelson and Cobb won’t be playing in the Packers final preseason game, but it does look like they could be ready for week one.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jordy Nelson, Randall...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders will reportedly start Terrelle Pryor in their preseason finale

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the Raiders plan on starting Terrelle Pryor during their final preseason game. Raiders will start QB Terrelle Pryor in their preseason finale – job is his to put away. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 26, 2013 We reported earlier that the Raiders plan on resting Matt Flynn and Pryor has a chance to wrap up the starting job for week...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Rashard Mendenhall has a sprained knee

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall has a sprained knee and is expected to be ready for week one. For those asking about Mendenhall's health in light of AZ's openness to deal Ryan Williams, its a minor knee sprain. should be back week 1 — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 26, 2013 The knee Mendenhall injured...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders resting Matt Flynn

According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle,  the Raiders plan on resting Matt Flynn this week since they claim he has a sore arm. Raiders are going to rest Matt Flynn with sore arm, Allen said — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) August 25, 2013 We also reported earlier that it looks like Terrell Pryor has a chance to win the starting job after getting the first team reps in practice...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Giants likely won’t bring back Kenny Phillips

Earlier today we were pondering whether the Giants may want to bring back safety Kenny Phillips since he’s a free agent again and Stevie Brown is now done for the season with  torn ACL. According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News,  the Giants likely won’t be reuniting with Phillips. For everyone asking about Kenny Phillips, I'm told a return is unlikely. Health...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants cut Aaron Curry

  Even though linebacker Aaron Curry told the media that he felt the best he’s felt in a long time,  it clearly wasn’t enough to make the Giants roster. #NYG have indeed released LB Aaron Curry, per source. — Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) August 25, 2013 The Giants ended up cutting Curry today.  It seems to look like the former top-5 draft pick’s career could be over...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: E.J. Manuel on track to start week one

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Bills rookie quarterback E.J.  Manuel is on track to start week one. From Total Access: #Bills rookie EJ Manuel still on track to start Week 1. Trying to figure out Kevin Kolb's viability. Several concussions — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 25, 2013 With Kevin Kolb’s career possibly over after suffering another concussion...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Sanchez has a bruised shoulder joint

@_NickBrewer We reported earlier that Mark Sanchez won’t be playing in the Jets final preseason game. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  Sanchez has a bruised shoulder joint. Jets QB Mark Sanchez has a bruised right shoulder joint, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 26, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Mark...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals shopping Ryan Williams

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  the Cardinals are looking to trade running back Ryan Williams. The Cardinals are shopping RB Ryan Williams ahead of the roster cutdown deadlines. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 26, 2013 I can’t imagine any team trading for Williams,  he can’t stay healthy and is still unproven in the NFL.   Need NFL Tickets? ...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers make a flurry of roster moves, dump Baron Batch, DeMarcus Van Dyke

In order to cut their roster down to 75 players,  the Pittsburgh Steelers made a flurry of roster moves today. #Steelers release veteran RB Baron Batch and vet LB Stevenson Sylvester. Waived injured: Cheadle, Van Dyke — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) August 25, 2013 #Steelers Rookie DE Nick Williams goes on IR. Sean Spence stays on PUP — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) August 25,...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Kolb’s career could be over after another concussion

According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News,  the Bills are worried that Kevin kolb’s career could be over after suffering another concussion. Source tells me Bills concerned Kevin Kolb's concussion may be career-ending and they're proceeding with that in mind. — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham) August 25, 2013 Kolb is like the Jahvid Best of quarterbacks.  He has a knack...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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