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Peyton Manning breaks single season touchdown record (GIF)

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning threw four touchdown passes in Sunday’s win over the Houston Texans.  Manning’s 51st touchdown on the season broke Tom Brady’s record of 50 touchdowns that was set in 2007. The Broncos are also 17 points shy of breaking the New England Patriots single season point score record also set in 2007. The Broncos are 12-3 on the season, a win next...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton has big day as Bengals trample Vikings

getty images Andy Dalton had a big game in Week 16 against the Minnesota Vikings. Dalton trashed the secondary of the Vikings for tour touchdows and 366 yards in a 42-14 rout. Vikings corner Chris Cook was abused twice on touchdown passes to A.J. Green. It was a big day for Dalton who ended up getting rested late in the game. For all the talk about Dalton’s inabilities he has...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Henry Melton mugshot features bloody nose and busted lip

Henry Melton is not playing this season for the Chicago Bears but the defensive tackle has found a way to make the headlines ahead of Sunday night’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Melton was arrested early Sunday following a bar fight in Grapevine, Texas. He has been charged with misdemeanor assault and public intoxication. According to Grapevine PD, Melton punched the restaurant...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos worried about Von Miller’s knee injury

The Denver Broncos are generally concerned about the knee of Von Miller. Miller left the Week 16 game against the Houston Texans under his own power after suffering a knee injury. He was quickly ruled out and will now undergo testing on Monday according to the Denver Post. The Broncos have gotten five saves and three forced fumbles in Miller’s nine games this season.
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bills WR Robert Woods ejected for throwing a punch

getty images One of the easiest ways to get ejected from a football game is to punch the opposition. That is exactly what Buffalo Bills wide receiver Robert Woods did on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. via gifdsports After Woods was dragged to the ground by a Dolphins defender the first-year wide receiver delivered a punch. He was then ejected.
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder has drawn interest from multiple teams

Mark Mulder is attempting a comeback and has already thrown twice in front of major league teams. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe the Giants, Padres, Diamondbacks, Angels, and Phillies have all seen the left hander throw. We can probably rule the Giants out after he reportedly demanded a major league deal. Mulder is up to 92 mph and is ”looking for a creative contract...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson active against Giants

getty images Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson will be playing in the Week 16 match-up against the New York Giants. There had been some concern early Sunday that Johnson would not play due to a knee injury but the veteran wide receiver was not listed with the inactive for the Lions. Once the Lions seemed on their way to winning their division but that is hardly a guarantee...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Antoine Bethea levels Dwayne Bowe then celebrates (GIF)

The Indianapolis Colts are looking to knock off the Kansas City Chiefs and improve their playoff seeding with a win on Sunday. After the Colts took an early 10-7 lead the Chiefs got the ball back. Alex Smith threw a short pass to Dwayne Bowe who was met immediately by Colts safety Antoine Bethea. Bowe got back up but Bethea took the chance to celebrate by dancing down the field...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Von Miller leaves game with knee injury

The Denver Broncos will play the rest of Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans without Von Miller. Miller left Sunday’s Week 16 contest against the Texans with a first-quarter knee injury. He was quickly ruled out for the day which typically is not a good sign but considering the Broncos are playing against the Texans who have lost 12 in a row it could be simply a precaution...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Steve exits game with injury

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith is doubtful to return for the rest of Sunday’s match-up against the New Orleans Saints. Smith went down without contact and was seen grabbing his left knee. While Smith was ale to walk off the field on his own power he did so gingerly. There’s a good chance that Smith is done for the day.
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Randy Moss appears in ugly Christmas sweater

I for one will be glad when this fad of wearing “ugly Christmas” sweaters is over. Personally I believe every sweater is ugly regardless of the holiday it is meant to celebrate. But that’s just my opinion. You can add former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss to the list of people who have now donned ugly Christmas sweaters. Man did Daryl Johnston know what he was doing last year...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

For teams interested in Grant Balfour

getty images Grant Balfour has an offer from one major league tea for a contract next season while three others are interested in signing the 35-year-old reliever. Balfour had a two-year deal from the Baltimore Orioles pulled after team doctors expressed concern over an injury from 2005. He since has been given a clean bill of health by two different doctors. Balfour "4 teams...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson uncertain to play against Giants

getty images The Detroit Lions could be without wide receiver Calvin Johnson in Sunday’s must win game against the New York Giants. Johnson is listed as questionable on the Lions injury report with a knee injury and is “not a sure thing to play” against the Giants reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. With the Lions not playing until 4:05 pm ET those in fantasy football may need...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson active for Bills

getty images Fred Jackson will play in Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. The status of Jackson and his injured ribs were never much of a concern for the Buffalo Bills who will be starting back-up Thad Lewis in this Week 16 game. Jackson should get the majority of the touches in this one for the Bills with C.J. Spiller not far behind. In 14 game this season Jcakson has 725...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders ready to fire Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders may be ready to fire head coach Dennis Allen. Allen has been rumored to be on the hot seat for weeks and recently team owner Mark Davis turned down a request by Allen to give his assistant coaches contract extensions. That ownership denied the coaches request sheds a lot of light on their current view of Allen. Raiders owner Mark Davis recently rejected HC Dennis...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Aaron Rodgers could be out for season

getty images Aaron Rodgers will miss his seventh straight game on Sunday. The Green Bay Packers quarterback is not guaranteed of being healthy for Week 17 or the playoffs should the team make it that far. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen Rodgers remains at “extraordinary risk” of further injury should he play in a football game. Rodgers has been out since injuring his collarbone...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas to play against Bills

Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas will play in Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. While the Dolphins are fighting for the playoff lives they will have Thomas available in Week 16. He will receive a just enough touches to crush the fantasy appeal of Lamar Miller. In 13 games this season Thomas has run for 400 yards (4.1 avg) and four touchdowns. He also has two receiving touchdowns.
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien contract buyout with Penn State reduced

If an NFL team wants to sign Bill O’Brien away from Penn State it will come at a lower price this offseason. Thus far there are no reports of any team talking to O’Brien but the Nitany Lions coaches name has been mentioned in conjunction with teams seeking a chance. As reported by ESPN: O’Brien changed the formula for his buyout and reduced the price of an NFL buyout from ...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jones-Drew uncertain for Titans game

It is currently unclear if Maurice Jones-Drew will be able to play in Sunday’s contest against the Tennessee Titans. The veteran running back is listed as questionable on the Jacksonville Jaguars injury report. Jones-Drew is on the slow crawl towards free agency and Sunday will mark the final game of the season in Jacksonville. We figure that Jones-Drew will be active but have...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals to have Fitgerald and Palmer against Seahawks

The Arizona Cardinals are a double digit underdog for Sunday’s contest against the Seattle Seahawks but they will at-least have a fighting chance with news that both quarterback Carson Palmer and wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will be active. Palmer has been dealing with an ankle and elbow injury but he will be on the field. The injury is not expected to prevent him. Of course...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys to fire Jason Garrett if they fail to make playoffs

The Dallas Cowboys are 7-7 needing wins in their remaining two games in order to make the playoffs. While these are the last two games of the regular season they could also be the last two games of Jason Garrett’s tenure as head coach. For weeks the idea of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones firing Garrett if the team failed to make the playoffs has circulated on the internet. And the idea...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson to play against Bengals

Adrian Peterson will be playing in today’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Peterson missed last weeks game with a foot injury but will return to the field on Sunday against the Bengals. During the week Peterson participated in two limited practice sessions but made no secret that he was playing. Not playing last week left #Vikings RB Adrian Peterson a little miffed. No worries...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The Dallas Cowboys need to win out in order to make the playoffs, they first must get past the Washington Redskins. Dallas (7-7) needs wins and with two weeks left they get Washington. (3-11) Coverage of the game between the Cowboys and Redskins will air on FOX beginning at 1:00 pm ET from FedEx Field in Landover, MD. The Odds: The Dallas Cowboys are a 3 point favorite against the...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images On Sunday the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Sehawks will face off in a match-up of two NFC teams. Seattle (12-2) can clinch home field throughout the playoffs with a win while Arizona (9-5) is not guaranteed to even make the playoffs even if they win out. Coverage of the game between the Cardinals and Seahawks will air on FOX beginning at 4:05 pm ET from CenturyLink...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images On Sunday the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers will face one another in a match-up of two NFC South teams. The playoffs are fast approaching and both the Panthers and Saints enter this contest 10-4. The winner will move to the top of the NFC South. Coverage of the game between the Saints and Panthers will air on FOX beginning at 1:00 pm ET from Bank of America...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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