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Steelers Waived LB Shawn Lemon From PUP List With Injury Settlement.

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived LB Shawn Lemon from their reserve/PUP list on Monday with an injury settlement, according to the NFL Transactions release. The Stampeders released Lemon from his contract in order to allow him to pursue a career in the NFL back in January. It was just a few weeks later that the Steelers signed him ... The post Steelers Waived LB Shawn Lemon...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Tipster allegedly had ‘sexually explicit relationship’ with Aaron Hernandez

Two months ago, Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers threw up a Hail Mary when they filed for a jury probe in the Odin Lloyd murder trial. The probe filing claimed there could be reason to believe one of the jurors in the case had been exposed to outside information and lied about it during the jury selection...Read More
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Super Bowl star Chris Matthews getting first team reps at Seahawks camp

A lot of people never thought that wide receiver Chris Matthews would make the Seattle Seahawks roster. For our part, the staff has always believed he could become a real contributor in the passing game, and it sounds like all that promise is starting to pay off. Matthews’ coming out party came at the Super Bowl (the bad one) when he caught four passes for 109 yards and a touchdown...
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Eli Manning scorching hot at start of New York Giants camp

Eli Manning is so hot right now you need a full-body fire suit to get close to him. After a resurgent season in 2014 under new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo, Manning has opened up camp on fire for the New York Giants. According to Art Stapleton of The Record, the “other” Manning brother has hardly let a single ball hit the ground since camp opened up and has yet to throw...
Via Sportsnaut
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Jets HC Todd Bowles not impressed with QBs despite zero turnovers

New York Jets first-year head coach Todd Bowles is stepping into a situation without an elite, or even great quarterback. Geno Smith is the proclaimed starter as of now, but Ryan Fitzpatrick is ready at the drop of a hat to take over the job. Neither player has the best track record in the league, with both struggling throughout their respective careers.On the bright side, the quarterback...
Via Fox Sports
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Calvin Johnson Makes Darius Slay Look Silly During Training Camp One-On-Ones

#Lions A video posted by Anthony William (@anthony_william_313) on Aug 3, 2015 at 1:38pm PDT Calvin Johnson making the diving grabs look easy. The post Calvin Johnson Makes Darius Slay Look Silly During Training Camp One-On-Ones appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Redskins Rookie Tevin Mitchel Out For The Season

It’s hard these days to be a cornerback for the Washington Redskins. Last week, the Redskins lost a potential starting corner in Brashaud Breeland. This week, the defense has lost yet another corner. Coach Jay Gruden confirmed that Tevin Mitchel, a rookie out of Arkansas, would miss the entire season after tearing his shoulder labrum, an injury that would require surgery. Because...
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Reggie McKenzie believes he's gotten it right in fourth season as GM

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has made some moves during his four years as the team's personnel chief and he'll surely say he would like some of those decisions back, but going into 2015 training camp, he believes this time he may have gotten it right. "I knew I had to take some lumps," McKenzie said, via the Sacramento Bee. "To see it come like the way I...
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Winston has a rough start in pads

The Buccaneers practiced Monday afternoon for the first time in pads this training camp and that resulted in several mistakes by their rookie quarterback.  Jameis Winston threw several interceptions early on in practice. Per the media in attendance, the first overall pick was picked-off early on and missed some passes but appeared to have picked things as the afternoon went on....
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Steelers rookie CB Senquez Golson may need season-ending surgery

Steelers second-round corner Senquez Golson could be facing the prospect of missing his entire rookie season.  The team is considering several options for Golson, who has been on the physically-unable-to-perform list since the start of training camp due to a shoulder injury. One of those is season-ending surgery, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Golson isn't even sure...
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Steelers WR Bryant has surgery for elbow infection

Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant will likely miss next Sunday's Hall of Fame game against the Vikings after undergoing surgery Sunday for an infection in his elbow. The procedure was deemed as minor and head coach Mike Tomlin said he doesn't expect Bryant to miss much time.  "He should be back to us sooner rather than later," Tomlin said via ESPN.com. "But it will be a couple of...
Via Fox Sports
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Jackson, Gruden seeing progression in Griffin, other QBs

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Wide receiver DeSean Jackson likes what he's seeing from Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins' other two quarterbacks through the first five days of training camp. The speedy receiver says he has ''definitely seen progression'' from all three. The Redskins used Griffin, Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy behind center last season, and Jackson says that can...
Via AP on Fox
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Chargers Sign DT Luther Robinson

The San Diego Chargers announced the signing of DT Luther Robinson on Monday. This move comes after the Chargers placed DT Tenny Palepoi on season-ending injured reserve with a broken foot. Robinson, 24, signed on with the Packers after he tried out for the team in May of last year after going undrafted out of Miami (FL). However, he was unfortunately placed ... ...
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Richie Incognito named Buffalo Bills starting guard

The Buffalo Bills took a chance on Richie Incognito this offseason and it appears he was worth the investment. The Bills signed the disgraced offensive lineman to a one-year contract in February, and on Monday head coach Rex Ryan confirmed that the eighth-year pro would be the team’s starting left guard. Incognito hasn’t played since midway through the 2013 season when he was...
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Panthers' Rivera returns to work with message for players

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera returned to work Monday with a message for his players. Rivera missed the previous two days of training camp practice to attend the funeral in Reno, Nevada for his brother Mickey, who died last week following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. The fifth-year coach said Mickey was an inspiration to him, and that players...
Via AP on Fox
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'Madden 16' ratings: Patriots best, Jets worst in AFC East

The New England Patriots were the undisputed champions last season as they hoisted the Lombardi trophy after their Super Bowl victory. They've been the best team in the AFC East for the better part of the last decade, as well, although that could change in 2015 with Brady's four-game suspension looming.The Patriots still enter the season as the favorite to win the division once again...
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Three of the best Ray Rice signs seen at Baltimore Ravens games

Ravens fans are the real deal. Through thick and thin, ups and downs, wins and losses, the Ravens faithful are always there, even if they’re a little angry. And you know what, Ravens fans deserve to be a little angry. Even though they’ve been one of the most consistent teams of the two decades, even winning a couple Super Bowls, they never seem to get the respect they deserve...
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Steelers LB Jarvis Jones, WR Eli Rogers Leave Monday’s Practice Early

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently midway through their Monday training camp practice and according to Alex Kozora, linebacker Jarvis Jones and wide receiver Eli Rogers have both left the field apparently with injuries. Jones, who has been battling a bruised bicep the last few days, walked off with the trainers about... The post Steelers LB Jarvis Jones, WR Eli Rogers Leave...
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DeMarco Murray isn't thrilled Eagles limited reps in practice

DeMarco Murray chose his words rather cautiously, but they still couldn’t hide the displeasure in the meaning. According to Corey Seidman of CSN Philly, the Philadelphia Eagles running back didn’t know why the team limited his reps during the opening day of training camp. Murray shook off any rumors off an injury, saying: “No, I’m fine, I’m fine. That’s how it goes...
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Browns Sign RBs Jalen Parmele & Timothy Flanders, Waive Two

The Cleveland Browns announced the signing running back Jalen Parmele and Timothy Flanders to a contracts on Monday. In addition, the club waived WR Kevin Cone and DB Brandon Stephens. Parmele, 29, is a former sixth-round pick of the Miami Dolphins. The Ravens later signed him off of the Dolphins’ practice squad and kept him around for three years. ... The post Browns...
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Giants WRs coach Sean Ryan talks about Rueben Randle's development

Consistency is the name of the game for Rueben Randle in 2015. After flashing at times in 2014, the Giants want to see Randle minimize some of the mistakes that have held him back from a true breakout season."Rueben's got the tools to be a complete receiver," Giants wide receivers coach Sean Ryan said on Monday, per True Jersey. "For him, like most of these guys, it's consistency...
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Steelers CB B.W. Webb represents Waffle House at practice

Steelers cornerback B.W. Webb is a big fan of Waffle House, and it doesn't hurt that the restaurant chain's color scheme is black and yellow too. Webb sported a compression sleeve on his arm during Saturday's practice adorned with his favorite eating spot's name. The Virginia native obviously loves to get his Waffle House on when he goes home to family and friends. We wonder how...
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Packers TE Quarless reveals daughter died at birth

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless revealed Monday he missed the first two days of training camp because his daughter died at birth last week. Quarless had initially been excused from the first practice of camp on Thursday for what coach Mike McCarthy termed "a positive personal situation." The coach's tone changed ominously the following day when Quarless...
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Packers TE Quarless reveals daughter died at birth

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless revealed Monday he missed the first two days of training camp because his daughter died at birth last week. Quarless had initially been excused from the first practice of camp on Thursday for what coach Mike McCarthy termed "a positive personal situation." The coach's tone changed ominously the following day when Quarless...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Brandon Weeden: 'God forbid I am forced to play' for Dallas

Backup quarterback Brandon Weeden doesn’t want to play a single snap for the Dallas Cowboys this year. He’d much rather watch Tony Romo and the starting offense roll through the competition. “God forbid I am forced to play,” he said, via Rainer Sabin of The Dallas Morning News. This isn’t the kind of talk we’re used to hearing from professional athletes. Most players...
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