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Man drafts his fantasy football team while at the movies (Photo)

I can’t help but laugh at this photo from Larry Brown Sports of a man involved in a fantasy football draft while inside of a movie theatre. My guess is he either couldn’t back out of going to the movies with someone, or he’s great at multi-tasking.       Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Man drafts his fantasy football team while at the movies...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark “disgusted” with the NFL over rule changes

Steelers safety Ryan Clark is upset with all of the rule changes the NFL has instituted for tackling opposing players. “I’m so disgusted with the NFL right now about those situations,” Clark said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “If an offensive player makes enough of a stink, they’ll change it. I know Tony Gonzalez was extremely upset about the hit on Dustin Keller. I...
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August 28, 2013  |  1 Comment

Eric Reid will start as a rookie for the 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers announced that rookie safety Eric Reid will start for them right away. “He’s getting better each and every day,” the respected coordinator said. “Overall, he’s just been steady.  He’s grown into the position which has allowed his ability to come through more. He’s tackled well in the games, which is important for us… We think he’ll continue...
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Aaron Hernandez used angel dust during his time with the Patriots

Rolling Stone has conducted an in depth feature on former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and boy is it scary. Below is a breakdown from Bleacher Report. • Hernandez was a heavy user of angel dust, and had become so paranoid over the last year that he carried a gun wherever he went. • He surrounded himself with a cohort of gangsters, and cut himself off from his family and...
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Report: RG3 still hasn’t been cleared by Dr. Andrews

Even though ESPN has reported that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will play in their week one opener against the Eagles,  he still hasn’t been cleared by Dr. James Andrews,  according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Sources close to RGIII say "of course" he'll play in opener. That's expected. But I'm told Dr. Andrews has not cleared him yet...
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Lawrence Tynes’ wife posted a photo of her husband on Twitter with an IV in his arm

Lawrence Tynes’ wife posted photo of her husband hooked up to an IV.  Tynes is recovering from an MRSA staph infection that he contracted at the Buccaneers team facility. I hear my husband is responding "well" to treatment. LOL! He's NOT responding at all yet. This is our #bucslife pic.twitter.com/Gy4z4OcAXA — Amanda Tynes (@AmandaTynes9) August 28, 2013   ...
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Robert Griffin III has been cleared for week one

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has been cleared for their Monday night season opener against the Eagles. What Washington wanted: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III will start their Monday night opener against the Eagles. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 28, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Robert...
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PFZ Madden 25 review

Madden 13 had to have been one of the worst Madden games ever.  This year, EA Sports redeemed themselves by making things normal again.  The problem is that the game is still an average overall expierence.  It’s been this way for 25 years. Pros: Smoother game play. Connected career owner mode brings back the franchise feel.  You can relocate your team or even build them a...
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Brandon Marshall says his hip is still bothering him

Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall told reporters on Tuesday that his surgically repaired hip still doesn’t feel right even though he had surgery seven months ago. “It’s one of those things where I’m just trying to get healthy for Week 1,” Marshall said, via the Chicago Sun-Times “So you’ve got to have a game plan coming off surgery, a third hip surgery. Marshall...
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Jim Harbaugh believes Patrick Willis will be ready for week one

49ers linebacker Patrick Willis returned to practice on Tuesday as he continues to work his way back after undergoing surgery on his hand. Head coach Him Harbaugh was asked if he believes Willis be ready for their season opener. “I believe he will,” replied Harbaugh, via PressDemocrat.com.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jim Harbaugh believes...
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Report: Jets sign Graham Harrell

According to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, the New York Jets have signed former Packers quarterback Graham Harrell. Exclusive to @FOXSports: Former @Packers QB Graham Harrell agreed to contract terms with @NYJets, according to a source. Reporting on Weds — Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) August 28, 2013 With Sanchez hurt,  Harrell may end up playing in the Jets preseason finale on Thursday...
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Report: NCAA will announce its recommendation on Wednesday whether Johnny Manziel should play or not

  We reported earlier on Tuesday that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel met with the NCAA and denied ever signing autographs for money. According to John Lopez of CBS,  the NCAA will announce its recommendation on Wednesday whether Johnny Manziel should play or not in this week’s season-opener. The NCAA will announce its recommendation on Manziel play or no-play on Wednesday...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden only wants to play for the Raiders

Even though Darren McFadden has never played for a winning team since entering the NFL with the Raiders,  he doesn’t want to play for anyone else except Oakland. “I love being a Raider,” McFadden said, per CSNBayArea.com. “As long as they want to bring me back and have me here for as long as they want to have me – I love being a Raider, and I’m here.” McFadden says...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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Pats owner rooting for Tim Tebow

Patriots Robert Kraft admitted he is rooting for Tim Tebow, but that won't impact whether the QB makes the team.

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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Namath says his relationship with the Jets is ‘clumsy, awkward’

  Former Jets great Joe Namath can’t help but only add the circus the New York Jets. Namath was a guest on the Rich Eisen Podcast and gave his thoughts on how Rex Ryan handled the situation with Mark Sanchez getting injured this past weekend. “I wish (Ryan) would just say it was wrong — ‘I made a mistake,’ ”  said Namath, via NFL.com. “But instead he was talking about...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys have “secret sauce” to win Super Bowl?

Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said in a interview that the Cowboys have a “special sauce to win Championships.  “Obviously we feel like we have a great organization in the Cowboys, but we can always be better. We look for ways to be better,” Stephen said. “We do that both on the field and off the field. We’re convinced we’ve got the quote-unquote ...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys place Jay Ratliff on the PUP list

The Dallas Cowboys have placed defensive tackle Jay Ratliff on the PUP list as he continues to work his way back from a hamstring injury he suffered early on in training camp. Cowboys placed DT Jay Ratliff on PUP.        — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 27, 2013 To not have Ratliff  for the first six weeks of the regular season is going to be tough for their defense...
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Rams have plans for Tavon Austin that they haven’t shown

I have been a fan of Tavon Austin since he was drafted, But his preseason stats haven’t shown much. He has only recorded 5 catches for forty yards. Rams HC Jeff Fisher has a very good explanation for this. They don’t want to show too much in the preseason. “We have a pretty good idea but we haven’t shown it yet,” Fisher said. “He’s not had a lot of production in the...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans fan brings their own porta-potty to the stadium (Photo)

Check out this Texans fan who brought her own porta-potty to a game.  You have to love how creative some people are.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Texans fan brings their own porta-potty to the stadium (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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C.J. Spiller excused for personal reasons after his step-grandfather committed a murder-suicide

C.J. Spiller’s step-grandfather went on a shooting spree down in Florida and then ended up killing himself right after everything took place, according to Yahoo! Sports. Authorities say the shooter is Hubert Allen Jr., and WCJB identified him as the step-grandfather of Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller. Spiller played and started as usual during the Bills’ preseason...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Randy Starks on not starting: “This is my punishment”

Randy Starks like many franchise players held out this offseason in order to try to get a long-term deal. What is unusual is that this franchise player won’t be starting this season. Starks believes that that is because of his holdout. “I’m not going to say nothing bad about it. It is what it is. I wasn’t here so I guess this is my punishment.”-Randy Starks via Chris Perkins...
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49ers waive Lawrence Okoye, place Marcus Lattimore on reserve list

The 49ers announced today that they waived defensive lineman Lawrence Okoye and placed defensive tackle Tank Carradine, defensive tackle Quinton Dial, running back Marcus Lattimore, tackle Luke Marquardt and cornerback Eric Wright on the reserve/NFL list. Players on the reserve/NFL list will not be able to practice until after week six. The Niners will likely try to put Okoye...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers place four players on IR, including Bryan Bulaga

The Green Bay Packers placed four player on season ending injured reserve today. Packers placed OT Bryan Bulaga, WR Kevin Dorsey, RB DuJuan Harris and LB Jarvis Reed on IR. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 27, 2013 There was some hope that Bulaga would be able to play, but it looks like things didn’t work out.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post...
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49ers place both Crabtree, Manningham on the PUP list

The San Francisco 49ers have placed both Michael Crabtree and Mario Manningham on the physically unable to perform list. 49ers announced that WR Michael Crabtree and WR Mario Manningham will be placed on the Reserve/PUP List.   — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 27, 2013 Manningham is continuing to recover from offseason ACL surgery and Crabtree is rehabbing from surgery...
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Seahawks place Percy Harvin on the PUP list

The Seattle Seahawks have placed wide receiver Percy Harvin on the physically unable to perform list. Seahawks put WR Percy Harvin on PUP. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 27, 2013 Harvin will be forced to miss the first six weeks of the regular season.  Seattle remains hopeful that he’ll play this season after undergoing hip surgery this summer.   Need NFL Tickets?...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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