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Sam still on Rams roster, 4 cuts left

Michael Sam survived a round of cuts by the St. Louis Rams on Friday, sources confirmed to ESPN. The Rams cut 17 players as they try to trim their roster to 53 players by Saturday's 4 p.m. ET deadline, and Sam was not among them, sources said. The team has four additional cuts to go before the deadline. ESPN.com previously reported the number as five, but wideout Stedman Bailey...
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Fantasy Football: Quarterback Rankings Week 1 2014

Fantasy Football: Quarterback Rankings Week 1 2014 August 29, 2014 Fantasy Football: Quarterback Rankings 2014 Peyton Manning – Denver Aaron Rodgers – Green Bay Drew Brees – New Orleans Matthew Stafford – Det Andrew Luck – Ind Tom Brady – NE Matt Ryan – Atl Russell Wilson – Sea Tony … The post Fantasy Football: Quarterback Rankings Week 1 2014 appeared first on...
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Buccaneers cut Jeff Demps and Mike Kafka

Today the Buccaneers released both Mike Kafka and Jeff DEMPS. The good news is Kafka is able to sign with the teams practice squad according to the new CBA. @gregauman: Bucs have decided to release former Gators running back Jeff Demps. @RapSheet: The #Bucs have released QB Mike Kafka, source says. The post Buccaneers cut Jeff Demps and Mike Kafka appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Buccaneers Cut QB Mike Kafka & RB Jeff Demps

  Ian Rapoport reports that the Buccaneers have cut QB Mike Kafka and RB Jeff Demps as they work to trim their roster to 53 players. Rapoport mentions that Kafka is still eligible for the practice squad thanks to the recent rule change regarding player eligibility. Kafka, 26, was last with the Jaguars during training camp last year, but was waived before the start of the regular...
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PHOTO: Giants fan sports hilarious Manning jersey

Andy Flint The New York football Giants faced-off against the New England Patriots on Thursday, as they took the field for their fourth and final game before the regular season kicks off next week. The Giants held down their home field, beating New England by a score of 16-13, but that’s not the story. The real story […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers...
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Browns dump Nate Burleson, Giants cut Curtis Painter

Bother by a hamstring injury during camp, Nate Burleson never really go a chance to show the Cleveland Browns if there was anything left in the tank. On Saturday morning the team cut the 33-year-old wide receiver. Given the lackluster names on the Browns depth chart at receiver this is not a good sign for the future of Burleson’s career. Another bad sign is the 15 total games he...
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Weekly Rewind: Moving on from Sam Bradford, final 53-man roster, more

Here’s a recap of what you may have missed this past week. cover32 Rams Local Content - Sam Bradford indeed has torn ACL; will miss 2014 season (READ) - St. Louis Rams star Chris Long drops the mic on Twitter, rips ESPN (READ) - Here’s how St. Louis Rams quarterback Shaun Hill compare to Clemens and Bradford (READ) - Grade Day: Report card for week three of preseason (READ...
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Weekly Rewind: Top Packer-themed fantasy team names, Corey Linsley, Seahawks fans’ looks, more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Green Bay Packers this week. Green Bay Packers - RECAP: Which bubble players made a case for themselves against Kansas City (READ) - The top 5 Packer-themed fantasy football team names (READ) - MAILBAG: Is Corey Linsley ready for Seattle? (READ) - Female Friday: No way do...
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10 Last Minute Fantasy Football Draft Tips

If you have your fantasy football draft before next week's kickoff, here are 10 last minute tips, news, and notes to think about before clicking that Draft button. 1. Another concussion for Wes Welker In PPR formats, Welker has been a fantasy god for many years, but he has become a mere mortal after suffering his 3rd concussion in less than a year. I've watched his ADP...
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49ers LB Aldon Smith apologizes for suspension

The NFL announced Friday that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games for multiple violations of the personal-conduct policy and substance-abuse policy. The NFLPA issued a statement on Smith’s behalf on Saturday: “I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the entire 49ers organization and 49ers fans for not being able to contribute on the field...
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Mikel Leshoure doesn’t make the cut

In preparation for the 4PM Roster deadline – The Detroit Lions have decided to cut ties with running back Mikel Leshoure. Leshoure never really took off as we anticipated in Detroit, either from lack luster performance, or a string of injuries that prevented him from being on the field. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Leshoure has been informed of the cut....
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Colts WR Da'Rick Rogers' TD celebration could cost him roster spot

If getting blown out wasn’t bad enough, Indianapolis Colts receiver Da'Rick Rogers added to the embarrassment when he tried to punt himself off the roster. Rogers caught a 7-yard pass from quarterback Chandler Harnish in the fourth quarter when the Colts were down 28-0. Rather than hand the ball to the official or drop it on the ground, Rogers attempted to be a very poor man’s...
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Patriots Roster Cuts: Sixth-Round Pick Jon Halapio Reportedly Waived

The New England Patriots must cut 22 players by 4 p.m. on Saturday. The Patriots began their cuts by waiving sixth-round draft pick Jon Halapio, a source told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe on Saturday. The guard indicated he had been cut on Twitter. Back to the drawing boards. Time to refocus and plan the next move #Determined— Jon Halapio (@Jhalapio67) August 30, 2014 The Patriots...
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Patriots start making cuts; Follow the Pats cuts here

Today the New England Patriots released Shamiel Gary to start their roster cuts. @jeffphowe: Defensive back Shamiel Gary has been released by the Patriots, per source. You can follow their releases here; DB Shamiel Gary The post Patriots start making cuts; Follow the Pats cuts here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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ESPN ... Leave Michael Sam Alone (Other NFL Notes)

Michael Sam has become the new Tim Tebow.I'm not comparing their play, their social importance or whatever to the sports landscape or even their fanbase.  I mean that ESPN just won't leave them alone. During the Tim Tebow Era of ESPN, his name was all over the network.  It could be March and they were name dropping him.  First Take would spend pretty much every day bringing...
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Silas Redd makes Redskins roster, Mikel Leshoure off Lions

The Washington Redskins will keep undrafted rookie running back Silas Redd on their 53-man roster to start the season. Redd racked up 157 yards on 34 carries (4.6 avg) this preseason adding a touchdown and three receptions. The addition of Reed to the roster means that Lache Seastrunk and Chris Thompson have failed to make the team. Another Redskins note of interest is that kicker...
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Redskins cut Three Runningbacks

Redskins cut Three Runningbacks The job to decide just how many/which runningbacks were going to make the roster for the Washington Redskins this year was a tough one. The Redskins looked ultra deep at the position in preseason this year. As the last day of cuts loomed the Redskins organization knew they had a tough [...]
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Dolphins 2014 roster cuts tracker

With preseason action now in the books, the Miami Dolphins must trim their roster from 75 players to the league mandated 53 player maximum by today’s 4 pm ET deadline. Our roster projection can be found here. Earlier in the week, the Dolphins waived WR Armon Binns, TE Brett Brackett, CB Steven Clarke, DE Rakim Cox, DT Cory Grissom, C Tyler Larsen, WR Ryan Spadola and terminated...
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Dolphins are making roster cuts; Track the Dolphins cuts here

Today the Dolphins need to get their roster to 53. In their first move, the team released Kevin Fogg the former small school corner from Liberty. @AdamHBeasley: Dolphins roster moves have begun. They have cut Kevin Fogg, I’m told. The post Dolphins are making roster cuts; Track the Dolphins cuts here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Giants fan has ‘Eli’s Brother’ on back of Peyton Manning jersey

Has Eli Manning won more Super Bowls than his older brother Peyton Manning? Yes, yes he has. Is the younger Manning a better quarterback? Well, no, no he isn’t. Don’t tell that to the New York Giants fan you see in the photo above. As Twitter user @ev0lemi pointed out, Some guy who was at […]
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Report: Packers Not Planning To Keep Both Matt Flynn & Scott Tolzien

  Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports that the Packers do not have plans to keep three quarterbacks on their roster, despite speculation that both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien could make the team. It appears as though the consensus view favors Tolzien, as he has a much better arm and could develop into a very solid backup quarterback in time. However, Flynn has managed to win a few...
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Bills Pro Shop Accidentally Puts Patriots Logo On Back Of Hat (Photo)

With football season right around the corner, fans across the country are flocking to pro shops to stock up on gear from their favorite teams. Well, that’s the plan anyways. One avid Buffalo Bills fan did the same Thursday night, electing to go with a blue mesh hat with a red Bills logo emblazoned on the front. When he returned home and got a better look, however, he noticed something...
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Lions Waiving RB Mikel Leshoure

  Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions have informed RB Mikel Leshoure that he will be waived. LeShoure’s name has come up quite often in recent years as a possible trade candidate, but the Lions now have enough depth at running back where they can move on without the former second-round pick. Leshoure, 24, is entering the final year of his rookie contract...
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Lions cut Mikel Leshoure; Follow Detroit’s cuts here

Today the Detroit Lions began cuts with a big name player getting axed first. Mikel Leshours the teams former draft pick has been given the boot. @davebirkett: The Lions have informed RB Mikel Leshoure he’s being waived. You can track all the Lions cuts here: RB Mikel Leshoure The post Lions cut Mikel Leshoure; Follow Detroit’s cuts here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Dolphins, Jets, Packers, Ravens, & Vikings

  49ers 49ers OLB Aldon Smith released a statement regarding his nine-game suspension, per Albert Breer. “I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the entire 49ers organization and 49ers fans for not being able to contribute on the field for the next several weeks. Over the last year, I have learned a lot and I’m working hard to grow from my experiences. I want to thank my family...
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