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DeMarcus Ware declares himself a game-time decision

Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware (thigh) says he’ll be a game-time decision for this week’s match up with the Vikings. Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware said he's getting closer to returning. Soreness mostly gone. No swelling. Said he'll be game-time decision again. — Brandon George (@DMN_George) October 31, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet ...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Looks like Geno Atkins tore his ACL

During tonight’s game against the Dolphins,  Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins was carted off with what appears to be a serious knee injury. Former NFL physician, Dr. David J. Chao believes Atkins tore his ACL. Video injury analysis on #bengals Geno Atkins shows a significant right knee injury. All signs point to ACL tear. Fear news will not be good — David J. Chao, MD (...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch will reportedly play Sunday despite a knee injury

According to ProFootballTalk.com,  even though Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch missed Wednesday’s practice he’s expected to play this week. Per a league source, Lynch will play on Sunday. Even though Lynch is a tough bruising back,  it will be interesting to see how many carries Robert Turbin gets.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Marshawn...
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C.J. Spiller expected to play this week

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone told the media today that running back C.J. Spiller is expected to play this week against the Chiefs. Buffalo HC Doug Marrone said Bills RB CJ Spiller expected to play Sunday vs KC. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 31, 2013 Spiller was limited in Thursday’s practice as he nurses an ankle injury.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
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NFL Week 9 Predictions

Bengals vs. Dolphins: The Bengals’ defensive line should dominate the Dolphins’ offensive line. Cincinnati is red hot, right now; the Dolphins aren’t stopping them. Prediction – Bengals 28-12 **Remaining Picks to be Made** Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post NFL Week 9 Predictions appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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49ers activate Aldon Smith

The San Francisco 49ers have announced that they’ve activated linebacker Aldon Smith from the NFL list. The #49ers have activated LB Aldon Smith from the NFI List. — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) October 31, 2013 This means Smith can come back and play now.  You have to wonder if Roger Goodell is going to meet with him before he gets back on the field. Smith also has two court...
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London Fletcher on Albert Haynesworth: “He robbed (Dan Snyder) without a mask”

It looks like former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley started quite a catfight between the Redskins and Albert Haynesworth. After Cooley ripped big Albert on his Washington D.C. radio station,  Haynesworth fired back at Cooley and head coach Mike Shanahan. Now today,  Shanahan returned fire by calling Haynesworth “lazy.” Now linebacker London Fletcher decided to add his two...
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Pete Carroll says Percy Harvin isn’t playing this week

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll told SiriusXM NFL Radio that wide receiver Percy Harvin will not play this week. Pete Carroll didn't have media availability today in Seattle, but he told Sirius that Percy Harvin won't play this week vs. Tampa. — Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) October 31, 2013 With Harvin suffering a flare up with his hip last week, this isn’t...
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October 31, 2013  |  1 Comment

Jason Pierre-Paul fires Drew Rosenhaus

According to Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal,  New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has fired his agent Drew Rosenhaus. NY Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul left agent Drew Rosenhaus 2 days ago. JPP cannot sign with new agent for 3 days, under NFLPA 5-day rule. — Liz Mullen (@SBJLizMullen) October 31, 2013 You have to wonder if JPP will sign with Jay-Z’s Roc...
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Report: Dolphins unhappy with Mike Sherman’s play-calling

According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald,  people within the Dolphins organization are unhappy with offensive coordinator Mike Sherman’s play-calling. The dislike for Sherman’s play-calling can be found throughout the Dolphins organization. One high-ranking person within the team is dumbfounded by Sherman’s approach in some situations, saying the coach misses...
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Aldon Smith visited the 49ers facility

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told 95.7 The Game that linebacker Aldon Smith visited the team facility on Wednesday. “Aldon was in the building,” Harbaugh said via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. “It was great to see the reaction of others who saw him and Aldon’s reaction of being back here with some of the guys. He looks great, and we’re having a great day.” Harbaugh...
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NFL gives players instructions on what to do when pulled over for a DUI (Photo)

Former NFL linebacker and current Bleacher Report writer Ryan Riddle tweeted a photo of what the NFL hands out to it’s players in case they’re pulled over for a DUI. As you can see  it gives them instructions on how to conduct themselves and deal with the police. The only problem is that I think the last thing a drunk NFL player is thinking about is this piece of paper when...
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Mike Shanahan responds to Albert Haynesworth

Former Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth ripped head coach Mike Shanahan on a Tennessee sports radio station on Wednesday. Shanahan decided to fire back today. “The only people I haven’t gotten along with as a coach is someone who is lazy,” said Shanahan via the Redskins official Twitter account. While most coaches would take the classy high road,  Shanahan decided...
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Morris Claiborne believes he’ll be back after the Cowboys bye week

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne believes he’ll be back  after their bye week as he nurse a hamstring strain he suffered last week against the Lions.  This means Claiborne should be back for their November 24th game against the Giants. “I think the bye week is definitely going to be a big week for me in terms of getting back, as well,” Claiborne said via ESPNDallas...
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Report: Jay Ratliff visited the Bears, Chiefs

According to ESPN’s Ed Werder,  former Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff has visited with both the Chiefs and Bears. Former Cowboys DT Jay Ratliff has visited Chiefs, Bears. Might make one more visit. Teams believe healthy enough to play in 2 to 4 weeks — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) October 31, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Jay Ratliff...
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Oneida Indian tribe asks Goodell to sanction Snyder for Redskins name

If there wasn’t enough to suggest to Daniel Snyder that he should change his team’s name, Snyder now has the fact that the Oneida Indian tribe is trying to get him sanctioned by the NFL to change the Redskins’ name. [Oneida Nation Representative Ray] Halbritter explained that the NFL’s bylaws authorize Goodell to take action “against any owner who is ‘guilty of conduct...
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Golden Tate promises taunting penalty will not happen again

Golden Tate had one of the highest points in his career with a tremendous game against the Rams on Monday night. His taunting penalty on the way in to the endzone on an 80 yard TD run however, will certainly not go on his highlight real. Tate admitted that he didn’t use the best judgement. “That was immature of me,” Tate said. “I hurt my team. I’ve got to stay composed...
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Roy Helu gets free Suave products for a year

Redskins RB Roy Helu Jr recently mentioned a desire to become a spokesman for Suave to compete with Troy Polamalu lock against luscious lock on the battle of best NFL hair. He isn’t going to be a spokesman but he is getting some nice perks for mentioning Suave. Well, as fate would have it, word has apparently gotten around to Suave, and they have offered Helu a free year’s supply...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers done in Chicago after this season?

There’s a good chance the Chicago Bears will move on from defensive Julius Peppers next season. With Peppers about to turn 34 years old and the fact that he only has one sack this season so far simply doesn’t help his case,  since he’s scheduled to earn $13.9 million in 2014. ProFootballTalk.com has some more details regarding Peppers’ contract. Treating Peppers as a post...
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October 31, 2013  |  1 Comment

Rolando McClain: I felt like I was going to kill somebody

Former NFL linebacker Rolando McClain told Seth Wickersham of ESPN.com that he retired from the NFL to get his mind right. He told Wickersham one thing that was very alarming. “I was feeling like Aaron Hernandez or something,” McClain says in an extensive piece in ESPN The Magazine. “Like I just wanted to kill somebody.” After being arrested for a third time,  McClain...
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Bruce Irvin: Moving to linebacker saved my career

Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin has looked pretty good so far this season after being moved from defensive end,  which is wear his played during his rookie season last year.  He claims the move has saved his career. “I tell (linebackers coach) Ken Norton (Jr.) everyday ‘you saved my life. You saved my career making me a linebacker.’ I thank him every day and I just got to...
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Albert Haynesworth rips Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Former Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth made an appearance on Tennessee Sports radio after being blasted by Chris Cooley on his own Washington D.C. radio station for being selfish and only caring about getting paid during his time in Washington. Haynesworth gave his side of the story. “The first day I get to Washington, that morning before, they’re like yeah, we...
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October 31, 2013  |  1 Comment

Marshawn Lynch misses practice with a knee injury

According to Liz Mathews of 710 ESPN in Seattle, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was held out of practice on Wednesday with a knee injury. #Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch did not participate in practice today. Listed on the report with a knee injury. — Liz Mathews 710 ESPN (@Liz_Mathews) October 30, 2013 Lynch didn’t look like the same player on Monday night. It was obvious...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Freeman will start for the Vikings this week

According to ESPN’s Ed Werder,  the Minnesota Vikings will go with Josh Freeman as their starting quarterback this week against the Cowboys as they continue to evaluate him. Expecting Vikings will start Josh Freeman Sunday as Christian Ponder did nothing in unexpected opportunity and want to evaluate Freeman — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) October 31, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? ...
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Sam Bradford will undergo knee surgery next week

The St. Louis Rams have announced that quarterback Sam Bradford will undergo ACL surgery next Tuesday. Dr. James Andrews will perform surgery on Sam Bradford's torn ACL next Tuesday. — St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) October 31, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Sam Bradford will undergo knee surgery next week appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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