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Packers awaiting test results on Raji's injured arm

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As the Green Bay Packers walked up the tunnel at Lambeau Field following their preseason win over the Oakland Raiders, one player looked noticeably different than the others: B.J. Raji was out of his uniform and wearing street clothes. Raji left Friday night's game early with an arm injury, and at some point in the two hours prior to the clock expiring, the...
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Packers' Rodgers: 'I think we're ready'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It was more preseason work than what Aaron Rodgers got last year, and it was a lot more productive, too. Scoring four touchdowns in eight possessions over a two-game span, the Green Bay Packers would be thrilled if those results carried forward to the regular season. With a Week 1 matchup on the road against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks less...
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'I think we're ready': Packers' Rodgers confident after final tune-up

Aaron Rodgers won't play in Green Bay's preseason finale, but the former NFL Most Valuable Player has done what he needed to in preseason to prepare for the Seahawks.
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WATCH: Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly Goes Stealth Mode and Slams Patriots Shane Vereen

There are few--if any--players in the league that have a nose of the ball quite like Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly. He was a beast in college (532 total tackles in three seasons), he's been an award wining beast in the NFL (Defensive Rookie of the Year two years ago; Defensive MVP last season).How in the world does he do it?@SBNationGIF/TwitterStealth mode.Look...
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Seahawks flex depth in dominant outing against Bears

While the NFL expanded practice squads from eight to 10 players this past week, two additional roster spots is surely not enough space to contain all the talent stashed in Seattle. Teams are mandated to trim rosters from 90 to 75 on Wednesday. Four days later, they'll finalize their 53-man roster. The Seahawks might boast the deepest roster from top to bottom, but they will soon...
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Trooper who arrested Bengals DE Sam Montgomery fired

  The South Carolina state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic stop last June has been fired, state officials said Friday. The Department of Public Safety said in a news release that Lance Cpl. R.S. Salter was terminated for violating agency policies including conduct unbecoming a state employee. Salter stopped Montgomery in June when the Cincinnati...
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Jim Harbaugh, Blaine Gabbert is our No. 2 quarterback

Despite a bad preseason so far,  49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh says Blaine Gabbert is his second-string quarterback right now. “Blaine is that guy right now,” Harbaugh said, per the Sacramento Bee. It sounds like Harbaugh believes they’ve improved as a team which should help Gabbert. “I don’t judge it off just those,” Harbaugh said of the bleak statistics his quarterbacks...
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Steelers’ Cam Heyward: Everyone is “pissed off” after getting blown out

Steelers defensive lineman Cam Heyward told reporters that they’re really upset after getting blown out by the Eagles during their preseason game on Thursday night. Cam Heyward: "Everybody's pissed off. If you're not pissed off you shouldn't be on this team. Big level of disappointment" #Steelers — Ken Laird (@Ken_Laird) August 22, 2014 Heyward: "Missed...
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Seahawks use big first half to rout Bears 34-6

SEATTLE (AP) Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping the Seattle Seahawks rout the Chicago Bears 34-6 on Friday night. Already with a defense expected to be among the best in the NFL again, Wilson and the Seahawks can only hope the offensive efficiency of the past two weeks continues into the regular season. Seattle scored touchdowns on its first...
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Report: Packers TE Brandon Bostick has a fractured fibula

This is not good for the Packers.  Tight end Brandon Bostick will likely miss a few weeks with a slightly fractured fibula, per Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Sources say #Packers TE Brandon Bostick has slight fibula fracture. Best bet for return is Week 2 or 3, but could be out even longer. — Bob McGinn (@BobMcGinn) August 22, 2014 The only good thing is that...
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Jacksonville's Robinson drops 'Little Brothers' line after preseason loss to Lions

DETROIT -- The Jacksonville Jaguars' Denard Robinson had a little bit of everything Friday night, including a little trash talk for his former foes just for old times' sake.   Robinson, the former Michigan quarterback, is listed these days as a running back, but he also caught one pass for four yards, ran the ball for 12 yards and played on special teams, making one tackle...
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Johnny Manziel unsure if he’ll appeal his middle finger fine

Johnny Manziel’s agent isn’t sure if they’re going to appeal the $12,000 fine his client got hit with for flipping the bird at the Redskins this past Monday. Erik Burkhardt, who reps @JManziel2, on appealing fine: "We haven't made that determination or even discussed that yet.'' Focus on Sat game. — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) August 22, 2014 What would they...
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Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson slays bear using only dull rock, brute strength

On Friday evening, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson found a grizzly bear lurking near the woods outside of Seattle. He slayed the feral beast using only a dull rock, his wits and brute strength. Ok not really, but that’s a pretty good metaphor for what happened on the field between the Bears and Seahawks tonight. Seattle played a flawless first half of football and led...
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Dolphins waived former third rounder Michael Egnew

The Dolphins released former third round,  tight end Michael Egnew on Friday. Dolphins are waiving former third-round pick, TE Michael Egnew, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 22, 2014 Egnew has been a bust since being drafted by former general manager Jeff Ireland back in 2012.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Levi’s Stadium looks like a mess (Photo)

We mentioned this week that the grass at Levi’s Stadium is getting replaced after not properly rooting into the ground which caused players to slip numerous times, which in turn prompted the 49ers to cancel their practice at the stadium this week. As you can see below,  the field is a mess as it gets a makeover. About 48 hours before kickoff. RT @timkawakami: Closer view of the...
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Rob Gronkowski held out Friday night, week one status remains uncertain

Photo by @MikeReiss Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski sat out of Friday’s preseason game against the Panthers.  The good news is that he still has a chance to play week one. As expected, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will sit tonight. Everything is still on course, though — Optimistic, but not certain about Wk 1. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 22, 2014 var ACE_AR...
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Raiders’ Sio Moore released from the hospital

Raiders linebacker Sio Moore was released from a  local Green Bay hospital on Friday after suffering a neck injury against the Packers. The Raiders received some news that suggests linebacker Sio Moore’s neck injury isn’t as bad as it looked. The second-year pro was released from an area hospital and allowed to join his team at Lambeau Field after a 31-21 preseason loss to...
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Jets cheerleaders video bombed ESPN’s Josina Anderson (Photo)

I’m sure this was an unintentional video bomb, but it’s pretty funny. Our @JosinaAnderson unfazed on NFL Live as #jets cheerleaders rehearse (or try to video bomb her). pic.twitter.com/tgUa0CUVA3 — bill hofheimer (@bhofheimer_espn) August 22, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ...
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Latest renderings of the Cowboys new training facility (Photos)

The new facility the Dallas Cowboys are building out in Frisco, TX looks pretty nice. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Latest renderings of the Cowboys new training facility (Photos) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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NFL Exhibition Capsules

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers. Brady threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal and the Patriots shut down Cam Newton and the Panthers 30-7 on Friday night. The third preseason game for both teams was no contest as the Patriots outgained the Panthers...
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Jonas Gray Impresses In Glimpse With Tom Brady, Patriots’ Starters

FOXBORO, Mass. — For the second straight game, Jonas Gray had his biggest run of the night negated because of a penalty, but the second-year running back was all smiles after the New England Patriots beat the Carolina Panthers 30-7 at Gillette Stadium on Friday night. Gray, who looked like a long shot to make the Patriots’ 53-man roster at the beginning of the summer, suddenly...
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Sebastian Janikowski held out with a quad injury

Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski was held out of Friday’s preseason game against the Packers with a quad injury. #Raiders K Sebastian Janikowski scratched with a right quad injury. — Scott Bair (@BairCSN) August 22, 2014 As good as Janikowski is,  he always seems to have an injury. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
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Giants could lose Geoff Schwartz for the season

Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz suffered a dislocated toe during Friday night’s preseason game against the Jets. Former Chargers team doctor Dr. David Chao says Schwartz could end up needing surgery which would end his season. Dislocated big toe at MTP joint could mean surgery and IR. Hope that is not the case for Geoff Schwartz @Giants. — David J. Chao, MD (@ProFootballDoc...
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Kam Chancellor got the start tonight

While the Seahawks have looked phenomenal this preseason, they’ve been missing safety Kam Chancellor since he was recovering from hip surgery. The good news is that Chancellor made his preseason debut on Friday night. As expected, Kam Chancellor starting. And the Seahawks are opening in nickel. — John Boyle (@johnpboyle) August 23, 2014 Chancellor recorded one tackle. ...
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WATCH: Maurice Jones-Drew Turns on the Speed for First Oakland Raiders Touchdown

After the first two preseason games the Raiders might have been wondering if picking up former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew was worth the roster spot. Ole Mighty Mouse had looked anything but mighty--so far. Sometimes you just have to be patient.Friday night that patience finally paid off as Mighty Mouse took the ball 40-yards to pay dirt.via BroBibleOn his...
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