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Patriots cut CB Marquice Cole

The New England Patriots have announced that they’ve cut cornerback Marquice Cole. The New England Patriots announced that they have released CB Marquice Cole. Cole was released by the Patriots on Sept. 27 after playing on special teams in the first three games of the 2013 season and then was re-signed on Oct. 1. Cole, 29, is a veteran of four NFL seasons with the New York Jets...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vic Fangio: Patrick Willis has a “better than 50-50” chance to play

49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio believes linebacker Patrick Willis has a  “better than 50-50”  chance to play this week against the Texans. Willis has been listed as questionable on the Niners injury report.  Head coach Jim Harbaugh didn’t give a clear answer on whether Willis will play. “Uh, we’ll see,” Harbaugh said regarding whether Willis will play, per CSNBayArea...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden is doubtful against the Chargers

Running back Darren McFadden (hamstring) has been listed as doubtful for this Sunday’s game against the Chargers. Rashad Jennings is expected to carry the load for Oakland. The rest of the Raiders injury report is below. NAME POSITION INJURY WED. THU. FRI. GAME STATUS Branch, Tyvon SS Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out Hunter, Jason DE Quad LP LP LP Probable McFadden, Darren RB Hamstring...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills keeping options open at quarterback, they include Josh Freeman

With Bills quarterback E.J. manuel expected to miss the next 6-8 weeks,  Buffalo is keeping their quarterback options open.  And those options include former Bucs signal caller Josh Freeman. Will #Bills be interested in Josh Freeman? Short answer is, they're keeping all options open. Should miss EJ Manuel for 6 weeks or so — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 4, 2013 Freeman...
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Report: E.J. Manuel could miss up to 8 weeks

Last season,  Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III sprained his LCL and only missed one game. It sounds like the Buffalo Bills plan on being being more cautious with their star quarterback this season than the Skins were with RG3 in 2012. According to WGR 550,  Manuel could be out for the next 6-8 weeks,  which is why they’re looking to sign a veteran back up to replace him...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Browns made an offer for Eugene Monroe

There was a report that the Browns would have tried to acquire Eugene Monroe if they knew he was available via trade. According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union,  the Browns knew Monroe was available and actually made an offer, but it wasn’t as good as the Ravens’. Per Browns saying they didn't know Monroe was available, they called #Jaguars before trade...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots more optimistic about Amendola than Gronk

According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald,  the Patriots are more optimistic that Danny Amendola will play this week than Rob Gronkowski. Per source, Gronk still not a sure bet for Sunday. More optimism about Danny Amendola playing. — Karen Guregian (@kguregian) October 4, 2013 Amendola and Gronowski have both been listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the...
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Jim Irsay posts an interesting photo of himself

  Should we be concerned about Colts owner Jim Irsay.  This is not the look for him. FIRE UP Colts Nation 4 Sunday! Loud n Proud! Stay tuned for 10 winners-2 free tics,$100,Colts Hat! http://t.co/o6KTH6iWGN — Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) October 4, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jim Irsay posts an interesting photo of himself appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Giants officially announce they’ve acquired Jon Beason, Chris Snee lands on IR

The News York Giants have announced that they’ve acquired linebacker Jon Beason in a trade with the Panthers that sent a late round pick to Carolina. “It’s amazing,” Beason said at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center, shortly after passing his physical. “It doesn’t happen (often) with mid-season trades. But the one place I said if I wasn’t in Carolina where I wanted...
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Report: Josh Freeman fielding multiple offers, could land with the Raiders

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  free agent quarterback Josh Freeman is fielding multiple offers from teams now that he’s a free agent and one team that could land him is the Oakland Raiders. Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olsen coached Freeman in Tampa from 2009-11.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Josh Freeman fielding multiple...
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49ers OC likes what he’s seen from Jon Baldwin

49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman loves what he’s seen from wide receiver Jon Baldwin since he came over from the Chiefs. “I think it’s all about opportunity and I think the opportunities that he was given last week, shoot, I was very encouraged by it,” said ROman, per CSNBayArea.com. “I love to see guys play physical and make plays when opportunities come their way...
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Browns reportedly not interested in Josh Freeman

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer,  the Browns aren’t interested in quarterback Josh Freeman who was just waived by the Buccaneers. #Browns have no interest in QB Josh Freeman, who was waived by the Bucs today. — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) October 4, 2013 The Browns don’t need Freeman.  Brandon Weeden and Jason Campbell give them the best chance...
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Champ Bailey will likely miss yet another game

Lindsey Jones of USA TODAY Sports doesn’t believe Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey will play in this Sunday’s matchup with the Cowboys. My guess — Danny Trevathan plays vs. Dallas, and Champ Bailey doesn't. Bailey likely to be listed as questionable. Inj report in an hour. — Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) October 4, 2013 The good news is that the Broncos are 4-0 without...
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Report: E.J. Manuel has a sprained LCL

According to Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 in Buffalo,  Bills quarterback E.J. Manuel suffered a sprained LCL on Thursday night and will miss a few weeks. #Bills QB EJ Manuel has a LCL injury and will be out for a few weeks, but they expect him back. — Joe Buscaglia (@JoeBuscaglia) October 4, 2013 Robert Griffin III suffered the same injury last season.  Hopefully the Bills won...
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Stevan Ridley misses a third straight practice

According to Mike Reiss of ESPN,  Patriots running back Stevan Ridley missed his third straight day of practice on Friday and likely won’t play this Sunday against the Bengals. RB Stevan Ridley not spotted at practice for third straight day. Puts availability for Sunday in doubt. — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) October 4, 2013 It sounds like LaGarrette Blount could end up getting...
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Raiders OC Greg Olsen is a big fan of Josh Freeman’s

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen was asked whether he’s interested in signing Josh Freeman if he ends up clearing waivers. “I don’t know,” Allen said, per CSNBayArea.com.v Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olsen coached Freeman from 2009-11 during his time in Tampa. “I’ve always been a fan of Josh as a person and a player,” Olson said after Thursday’s practice...
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Report: Gronk likely won’t play this Sunday

According to ProFootballTalk.com,  Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski likely won’t make his 2013 regular season debut this week against the Bengals. A league source tells PFT’s Mike Florio that Gronkowski is currently viewed as unlikely to play in Sunday’s game at Cincinnati, making for five straight weeks to start the season that Gronk is sidelined. Well Gronk has been targeting...
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Miles Austin likely won’t play this week

After missing a third straight day of practice,  Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com  doesn’t believe wide receiver Miles Austin (hamstring) will play this Sunday against the Broncos. George Selvie in helmet for practice for first time this week. No Justin Durant, Edgar Jones, Miles Austin. Would doubt those 3 play — Todd Archer (@toddarcher) October 4, 2013     Need NFL Tickets...
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Report: Brian Hoyer has a partially torn ACL

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a partially torn ACL during Thursday night’s win over the Bills. Brian Hoyer has a partial ACL tear only. Will get a second opinion and then get it repaired. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) October 4, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Brian Hoyer...
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Report: Giants will likely place Chris Snee on IR

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  Giants guard Chris Snee (hip) is likely headed to season ending injured reserve. Giants G Chris Snee likely headed to IR today and the operating table soon thereafter. Tried to rehab it. Not responding. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) October 4, 2013 And just like that the Giants will be without their best offensive lineman.  This is...
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Akeem Dent and Sam Baker ruled out vs Jets

The Jet’s will not be at full strength when they take on the Jets on Monday night. Tackle Sam Baker and LB Akeem Dent have been ruled out. Sam Baker and Akeem Dent have been ruled out for Monday's game against the Jets #NYJvsATL — Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) October 3, 2013 Along with Dent and Baker the Falcons have a slew of other minor injuries. Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
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Jason Hatcher on playing Peyton Manning “We ain’t scared of nobody”

Jason Hatcher may be taking the right approach to playing Peyton Manning “Don’t think for one minute we’re scared,” Hatcher said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “We ain’t scared of nobody. I don’t really care who it is. “-BlackSportsOnline.com Peyton Manning through a quarter of the season is on pace to shatter the passing TD record, Hatcher and the Cowboys...
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E.J. Manuel has a sprained knee

Bills head coach Doug Marrone told the media that quarterback E.J. Manuel suffered a sprained knee during Thursday night’s loss to the Browns. “EJ Manuel has a sprained knee,” said Marrone, per the Bills. Depending on how bad Manuel’s sprain is,  Jeff Tuel could end up starting next week. The good news is that Manuel has 10 days to get  healthy.   Need NFL Tickets? ...
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Brian Hoyer left the stadium on crutches

We reported earlier that the Browns are fearing that quarterback Brian Hoyer tore the ligaments in his knee. According to nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal,  Hoyer was seen leaving the stadium on crutches. #Browns QB Brian Hoyer just left stadium on crutches. — Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) October 4, 2013 The good news is that Brandon Weeden came in for Hoyer and played...
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Report: Panthers working on a trade that will send Jon Beason to the Giants

According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports,  the Panthers and Giants are working on a trade that would send linebacker Jon Beason to the Giants. Panthers source says they are working a trade that would send pro bowl LB Jon Beason to the Giants, who sorely need defensive help — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 4, 2013 You have to wonder if the Giants will give the Panthers Hakeem Nicks...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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