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WATCH: Rams cheerleader surprised by military husband

There were a lot of exciting moments during Saturday’s NFL preseason action, but one in particular was more awesome than the rest. August Valentine of the U.S. military made a surprise visit to the St. Louis Rams preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts at the Edwards Jones Dome and reunited with his wife Candace, a Rams cheerleader. It led to a heartwarming moment. ...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Fox on Bears defense: 'I don’t think we improved'

Chicago Bears coach John Fox was straight to the point when talking about the team's defense and the regression from a week ago. Last week the unit did a good job at harassing Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, but the group did not perform as well in preseason game number three, giving up 21 points and 210 yards in the first two quarters. “I don’t think we improved,” Fox...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins years of misery finally over?

After viewing last night’s preseason win over the Atlanta Falcons, as a fan I’m feeling confident in the 2015 Dolphins.  For starters, the first units played solid despite not scoring more than 7 points on offense and allowing 3 points on defense.  Led by Ndamukong Suh, the Dolphins defensive line, specifically Earl Mitchell didn’t do anything but devour the Falcons bigs...
Via Phins Phocus
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Cut 11 Players Including WR L’Damian Washington

The Kansas City Chiefs announced the release of 11 players on Sunday as they work to get down to 75 players by Tuesday. Among those release are: WR L’Damian Washington, WR Kenny Cook, OT Anthony Dima, LS Andrew East, CB Aaron Hester, DE Vaughn Martin, CB Kenneth Penny, G Marcus Reed, TE Adam Schiltz, WR Jeret Smith, ... The post Chiefs Cut 11 Players Including...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Work to be done

The Indianapolis Colts’ week 3 matchup, otherwise known as the dress rehearsal, against the St. Louis Rams was an up and down affair. The Colts started out hot both offensively and defensively, before settling into a sluggish middle of the first half. Andrew Luck and Andre Johnson connected for a touchdown early on in the game, which was very reassuring to see. Luck will need to...
Via isportsweb.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The saga of Chris Mortensen vs. the Patriots takes another interesting turn

It just seems that every time we hear something new about the soap opera that is Deflategate, the news just gets worse for the NFL and those who report on it. Last week, ESPN NFL insider Chris Mortensen went on an Arizona radio station to say New England Patriots ownership called him personally to apologize about the way they called him out on the shoddy reporting over the number...
Via Awful Announcing
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: We can always continue to improve

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly isn't about to start showering his team with praise, but their performance this preseason has been downright dominant. After a 39-26 victory against the Packers in their first preseason away game, Kelly set the tone going forward. “We got a couple of things on tape and we can take a look at them. I don’t know what the breakdown was on...
Via 60 Max Power O
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NFL Notes: Jaguars, Jets, Ravens, Redskins, & Titans

Jaguars According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times Union, the Jaguars could be open to trading one their two kickers — Josh Scobee or Jason Meyers. Jets Jason La Canfora reports that there continues to be a sense of optimism regarding first-round DL Leonard Williams‘ injury. Williams is still undergoing an MRI Sunday to determine the severity of ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Darren McFadden takes big leap towards lead back role

Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden made his case for being the team's lead back rushing for 37 yards on four carries against the Vikings, while averaging 9.3 yards. McFadden showed the burst that made him the fourth overall pick in 2008 and the Cowboys biggest hope for their backfield. “I felt like we were able to get the running game going,” McFadden said, via...
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Jay Gruden backing down from support of RG3 as starter

Oh, Jay Gruden. Why do you continually provide juicy headline material? The head coach of the Washington Redskins made things worse for himself and the franchise following Saturday’s preseason win over the Baltimore Ravens. Gruden won’t name a starting quarterback to open the season, even though he has insisted all throughout the winter, spring and summer that there was no...
Via Sportsnaut
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QB Ryan Tannehill's preseason sets stage for big year

If Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill's preseason is any indication, the young signal caller is primed to have a breakout year after completing 80.4 percent of his passes for 303 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions. Tannehill signed a $96 million contract extension this offseason and after showing considerable improvement in 2104, he's looking like franchise...
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Rookie RB Duke Johnson suffers a concussion against Buccaneers

According to Sean d'Oliveira of CBSSports.com, Cleveland Browns rookie running back Duke Johnson suffered a concussion during Saturday's preseason game against the Buccaneers. Johnson had to leave his first preseason game after dealing with a hamstring injury that had kept him out of the team's first two preseason games. "Hopefully he'll be in the protocol and we can get him...
Via 60 Max Power O
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning: We're still very much figuring out who we are

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning readily admitted that the offense is still in a developing state after going 14-of-21 passing for 124 yards, with an interception and no touchdowns against the 49ers. "Would we like to be a finely-tuned machine going into Week 1? Sure," Manning said, via ESPN.com. "With some newness, some different players and some different things...
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Take Adrian Peterson At Number One In Your Fantasy Draft

If you have ever had the #1 overall pick in fantasy football, you understand the pressure that comes with it. Your worst fear is drafting a bust. Not only will it ruin your team’s chances of a championship, but you’ll also never hear the end of it from the rest of the league. Everyone else will be happy to laugh and point out all of the great players you could have had instead...
Via The Sports Quotient
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Chiefs release 11 players

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Sunday morning that 11 players have been waived. Rosters have to be cut to 75 by Tuesday. The group includes: Wide receiver L’Damian Washington Wide receiver Jeret Smith Wide receiver Kenny Cook Cornerback Aaron Hester Cornerback Kenneth Penny Defensive end Vaughn Martin Offensive tackle Anthony Dima Guard Marcus...
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Jay Gruden vents his frustration: 'I know people want to make it out that we’re incompetent but we’re not'

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden vented his frustrations over his quarterback situation and the outside perception that he and his staff do not know what they are doing. Gruden said he is not ready to name a starter and seems to be showing signs of wear and tear from criticism about his handling of the quarterback drama. “We’re all as confused as you are, and people...
Via 60 Max Power O
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bears struggle with depth, injuries as preseason nears end

The Chicago Bears hope the team that took the field in Saturday’s lackluster effort against Cincinnati isn’t the same one that hosts defending NFC North champion Green Bay on September 13 at Soldier Field. The Bears, minus their three top receivers and plagued by minor injuries, appeared lethargic and uninspired in a ho-hum 21-10 loss to the Bengals. More revealing [...]
Via Bears Claws
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets release 12 players

The New York Jets announced the release of 12 players on Sunday including five wide receivers. WR T.J. Graham Saalim Hakim Austin Hill DeVier Posey Jonathon Rumph TE Matt LaCosse OLJames Brewer Dalton Freeman LB Bryan Johnson DB Javier Arenas Curtis Brown Keith Lewis The Jets still have three more players to cut before Tuesday to get down to the mandatory roster reduction to 75...
Via Sports-Glory
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Broncos first-team offense is ‘super frustrating’

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY SportsIn the past two weeks, the Denver Broncos first-team offense finished its nine possessions with six points, an interception, 18 first downs and 263 yards. On Saturday against the 49ers, the Broncos first-team put together three red-zone drives but  mustered just two field goals for six of a possible 21 points. “Super frustrating,” said RB C...
Via Sports-Glory
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker doesn't seem too fond of returning punts

Eric Decker returned punts for the New York Jets Saturday night against the New York Giants. It wasn't the greatest of decisions. Decker shined in his wide receiver duties with three catches for 52... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. is not intimidated of Darrelle Revis

New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is one of the most competitive players in the NFL, and he isn’t one to shy away from the challenge of being defended by New York Jets all-pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. Beckham caught five passes for 31 yards in limited playing time Saturday night, and he nearly made another jaw-dropping catch on the sideline. .@OBJ_3 was this close...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chargers say Seahawks DE took cheap shot at Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers are alleging that Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive end Frank Clark went after Philip Rivers after he was already down during Saturday’s preseason game. The play in question occurred in the first half of the contest. Jordan Hill sacked Rivers, and then after the sack a scrum developed, with Rivers on the ground clinging to Clark’s jersey for a few seconds...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan jabs Jets for passing on Martavis Bryant?

    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant is facing a four-game suspension for reportedly failing multiple marijuana tests, but he is still considered a breakout candidate entering his second NFL season. Rex Ryan wishes he drafted the former Clemson star. During a preseason win over Ryan’s Buffalo Bills on Saturday, Bryant caught three passes for 138 yards and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Replacing Martavis Bryant

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without one of their top receiving options for the first four games of the season. Martavis Bryant is facing a four-game suspension due to a substance abuse policy. He was the favorite to be the second wide receiver on Pittsburgh’s depth chart. Bryant put up solid numbers during his rookie season with the Steelers last season. On only 26 receptions...
Via isportsweb.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL trying to determine if receiving gloves are too sticky

The NFL has set its eyes on the question of whether or not wearing gloves is too much of a competitive advantage. Rich McKay, the Chairman of the league’s Competition Committee, recently spoke with Sam Farmar of the Los Angeles Times about this issue. He wonders if the gloves players use these days are giving them too much grip. “I think it’s time to go back and look at...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss
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