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Tebow turns down Russian team

We recently reported that a Russian football team made Tim Tebow a contract offer.   Well it looks like Tebow has turned that offer down. According to USA TODAY Sports,  a Russian news outlet called R-Sport recieved an email from the owner of the Moscow Black Storm claiming that Tebow said no to their offer. “Unfortunately agents of Tim Tebow turn down our proposal. I hope that...
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September 21, 2013  |  1 Comment

Le’Veon Bell not expected to play this week

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,  Steelers running back Le”Veon Bell isn’t expected to play in Sunday night’s game against the Bears. Even though Bell practiced quite a bit this week,  he’ll at least need another week off before he makes his NFL debut.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Le’Veon Bell not expected to...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis helping his teammates prepare for Tom Brady

Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis told Albert Breer of the NFL Network that he’s been helping his teammates prepare for Tom Brady and the Patriots after playing them twice a year for his entire career so far. “I’ve been helping as much as I can, just trying to make sure everybody’s on the same page,” Revis told Breer, via NFL.com. “It’s really simple: Tom doesn...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Rice expected to miss two weeks

According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun,  Ravens running back Ray Rice’s hip injury is a two week ailment. Bernard Pierce slated to start with Ray Rice left hip flexor strain regarded as two-week injury to be on the safe side, according to source. Bernard Pierce is expected to start for Rice on Sunday.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Ray...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Haley: There's no problem between Antonio Brown and myself

Todd Haley is denying a reported spat between he and WR Antonio Brown. “Did not happen. There was no confrontation. That’s all I can say,” Haley said, via Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “There was no problem whatsoever between he or I.”- NBCSports.com This isn’t the first time that Haley has reportedly had confrontations with Steelers players. He and Ben...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Peyton Hillis to be released by the Bucs

The Bills are reportedly releasing former Brown Running Back Peyton Hillis according to Jason La Canfora. The Bucs are releasing RB Peyton Hillis — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 21, 2013 It has been a meteoric fall for the former Madden Cover athlete. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Peyton Hillis to be released by the Bills appeared...
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Champ Bailey questionable for Monday Night

The Broncos who will be without Pro Bowl Left Tackle Ryan Clady may get to play Oakland with one of their defensive cornerstones returning. CB Champ Bailey is listed as questionable for Denver’s Monday Night interdivision showdown with the Raiders. Bailey officially is listed as questionable with a foot sprain he suffered last month. He hadn’t officially practiced until this...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans rule out Duane Brown

The Houston Texans have officially declared that offensive lineman Duane Brown will not play in tomorrow’s match up against the Ravens. Texans officially rule out Pro Bowl LT Duane Brown with toe injury. Ryan Harris replaces him. — Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun) September 21, 2013 This isn’t a surprise at all.  Brown sat out the entire week of practice and as he deals with...
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Cowboys want DeMarco Murray to gain weight

According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com,  the Cowboys would like running back DeMarco Murray to gain a little weight. Murray currently weighs 206 pounds and Dallas would like to see him up at 216 pounds. Murray needs to get up over 220 if you ask me. He’s way to injury prone to weight less than that.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Cowboys...
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Michael Vick autograph signing canceled after organizer received death threats

According to CBS 21 News,  a Michael Vick autograph signing was canceled at Buffalo Wild Wings after the owners of JJ Cards N Toys received death threats for hosting the event. Joe Bartolo told me this afternoon the signing was postponed after he claims death threats were made against him, his wife Jamie — the owners of JJ Cards N Toys — and their family for organizing Vick’s...
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September 21, 2013  |  1 Comment

Corey Webster downgraded to out

The New York Giants have downgraded cornerback Corey Webster from doubtful to out for tomorrow’s game against the Panthers. Corey Webster downgraded to out for Giants. He joins David Diehl and Adrien Robinson as out vs Carolina. Aaron Ross could start for Webster — Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) September 21, 2013 Aaron Ross will likely get the start in place of Webster.  ...
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Aaron Ross will likely start in place of Corey Webster

According to the New York Daily News,  cornerback Aaron Ross will likely start for the Giants in place of Corey Webster who’s dealing with a hip injury and has been listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Panthers. What’s really interesting is that Ross didn’t play at all last week against the Broncos after putting together an impressive game against the Cowboys...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Fred Davis is questionable with an ankle injury

According to John Keim of ESPN.com,  Redskins tight end Fred Davis has been listed as questionable with an ankle injury. TE Fred Davis added to injury report. Listed as questionable with an ankle injury #redskins — John Keim (@john_keim) September 21, 2013 Davis did fully participate in practice all week, so it sounds like he injured his ankle during Friday’s practice. If...
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Tom Brady has an impressive streak going

According to ESPN,  Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has thrown a touchdown pass in each of the past 50 games. Tom Brady has thrown a TD pass in 50 straight games, 2nd longest streak in NFL HISTORY!! — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) September 21, 2013 Saints quarterback Drew Brees currently holds the record with 54 straight games with a touchdown pass.  He set the mark back in October...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Anthony Spencer is a gametime decision

According to Bryan Broaddus of DallasCowboys.com,  Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer will be a gametime decision for Sunday’s game against the Rams. Spencer was limited in practice on Thursday after not practicing at all on Wednesday and Friday. George Selvie will continue to start at defensive end even if Spencer plays.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns reportedly getting ready to move on from Brandon Weeden

NFL Films analyst Greg Cosell told WHFS-FM in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday that he “happens to know” Weeden is “not going to be their guy” next season, according to Black Sports Online. This shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone.  The Browns made it clear this week that Weeden isn’t guaranteed his starting spot when he comes back from his thumb injury. Also the fact of...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Reid going through final stages of concussion protocol

49ers safety Eric Reid underwent his final concussion test on Friday in hopes of being cleared for Sunday’s game against the Colts. “It went well,” Reid told CSNBayArea.com. The good news is that Reid says he hasn’t experienced any post concussion symptoms since since taking a shot to the head during last week’s loss to the Seahawks.  So far it looks like he’ll be able...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

PFZ Podcast: The Redskins will have to change their name

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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant is ready to roll despite back problems

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant took it easy this week at practice after experiencing some back stiffness during last week’s game against the Chiefs. Bryant says he’s ready to go for Sunday’s match up with the Rams. “I can roll,” Bryant said per ESPNDallas.com. “We were just watching the situation. Don’t want to go out there and do anything crazy. We’ve got a long...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis on his status this week: “We shall see when Sunday comes”

49ers tight end Vernon Davis isn’t sure if he’ll be ready for this week’s game against the Colts after suffering a hamstring injury last week. “I’m feeling pretty good, sore, bruised up, but that comes with the business, comes with the game,” he said, per the Sacramento Bee. ” Definitely my focus is on this game. .. We shall see when Sunday comes.” If Davis is unable...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell is questionable

The Pittsburgh Steelers have listed running back Le’Veon Bell as questionable after practicing fully for a second straight day on Friday. Bell was expected to miss the first month of the season, but it looks like he has a chance to make his NFl debut this week.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Le’Veon Bell is questionable appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Corey Webster doubtful with a hip injury

It looks like the new York Giants may not have cornerback Corey Webster for Sunday’s game against the Panthers.  He’s been listed as doubtful with a hip injury. If Webster doesn’t play,  then either Aaron Ross,  Terrell Thomas or Jayron Hosley will get the start opposite of Prince Amukamara. My guess is that Terrell Thomas would get the nod.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dick LeBeau compared Jarvis Jones to Jason GIldon, Greg Lloyd

Steelers defensive coordinator Dick leBeau had some high praise and expectations for rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones.  He recently compared him to some all-time greats who at one time played for the Steelers. The Steelers’ legendary defensive coordinator told reporters Thursday that Jones is “equal” to one-time Steelers edge rushers Jason Gildon, James Harrison, Greg Lloyd...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith was allegedly very impaired and busted for possession of marijuana

We reported on Saturday that 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested for suspicion of DUI.   It looks like Smith was also busted for possession of marijuana, according to Matt Maiocco if CSNBayArea.com. Smith’s blood-alcohol level was .15, which happens to almost be twice the legal limit.  One neighbor who witnessed the ordeal made it sound like Smith was seriously impaired...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Lions could rest Bush as a precaution

While the Lions have listed running back Reggie Bush (knee) as questionable for this Sunday’s game against the Redskins,  Detroit may end up holding him out,  according to ProFootballTalk.com. Per a league source, the Lions may opt to play it safe with Bush. They want him to be available for the long haul, and so they’re inclined to give him a week off to heal before putting...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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