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Justin Tuck held out of Raiders practice

Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck was held out of Friday’s practice with a strained groin. Justin Tuck missed practice with a slight groin strain. DA said its part real injury, part veterans day off. Doesn't sound too serious — Scott Bair (@BairCSN) August 2, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; ...
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Jerry Rice Jr. suffered a torn labrum at Redskins camp

Wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. suffered a torn labrum at Redskins training camp. Gruden said WR Jerry Rice Jr. has a torn shoulder labrum, and will likely require surgery. Roster status uncertain. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 1, 2014 This could lead to Rice being waived with an injury settlement. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Could Australian Rugby Player Will Skelton be the Next Man Mountain Colts Owner Jim Irsay Pretends to be Interested In?

Remember the Icelander? The professional strongman that Jim Irsay acted like he was going to try and sign a couple seasons ago? The guy never was going to of course. I believe he has some issues with his knees and he's a little busy playing a huge dude on Game of Thrones (no type casting of course).Should ole Jimmy be interested in pretending to sign someone else that has no...
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Texans scouts should be fired after their 2013 NFL Draft

The Houston Texans might have had the worst NFL Draft ever in the History of the NFL. The team drafted DeAndre Hopkins in round one and D.J. Swearinger in round two amd the rest was a disaster. The teams 3rd through 6th round picks are not on the team except Ryan Griffin their last pick. […] The post Texans scouts should be fired after their 2013 NFL Draft appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Justin Blackmon can apply for NFL reinstatement after week nine

Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon will have the chance to apply for reinstatement to the NFL after week nine of the upcoming season. #Jaguar WR Justin Blackmon can apply for reinstatement after November 1 (Week 9) of the 2014 season. — James Morris (@Fantasyguy23) August 1, 2014 Even though Blackmon can apply, it doesn’t mean the NFL will allow him back in right away. ...
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Report: Marshawn Lynch wanted $5 million more than what the Seahawks gave him

According to Terry Blount of ESPN.com, the pay bump that the Seahawks gave Marshawn Lynch has been on the table for some time now. The additional $1.5 million Lynch was given, bumping his guaranteed compensation from $5 million to $6.5 million this season, was offered to Lynch in May after he first made team officials aware that he wanted more money. The offer never changed. Lynch...
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Rodney Harrison says Darrelle Revis is the best cornerback in the league

Rodney Harrison speaks to reporters after the hall of fame ceremonyRodney Harrison was in attendance today at Gillette Stadium for Ty Law's Patriots Hall of Fame induction ceremony. As the enforcer in the Patriots secondary for six years, two of those with Law. So, Rodney knows a few things about secondary play. When asked about the newest #24 in New England, Darrelle Revis,...
Via Patriots Life
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Josh Gordon’s hearing extends to Monday

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon met with the NFL at their corporate offices until 7pm on Friday night. The hearing will continue on Monday, per the Akron Beacon-Journal. All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon’s appeal hearing began Friday morning, ran until 7 p.m. and will resume Monday afternoon, a source familiar with the situation confirmed, speaking on condition of anonymity because...
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Ty Law and Robert Kraft should never dance together again (Video)

Former NFL cornerback Ty Law was inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame and he got down and danced with owner Robert Kraft. They should never dance together again.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Ty Law and Robert Kraft should never dance together again (Video...
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RG3 would love to sit down and talk with Tom Brady

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III admits he would love to take the time to sit down with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady when they come down to practice with them. “I’ve talked to Tom before,” Griffin said, via CSNWashington.com. “But when they get here, everyone will be focused on what they are focused on. It’s not buddy-up time.” “If I get a chance to sit down...
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Two Fights and an Apparent Injury to Glenn Dorsey in San Fransisco 49ers Practice

It was a busy Friday night in Santa Clara. During the San Francisco 49ers final practice of the week there were a couple of fights, an apparent injury for Glenn Dorsey and  a 50-yard touchdown pass from Colin Kaepernick to Chuck Jacobs. The first scuffle took place between running back Jewel Hampton and linebacker Chase Thomas. Hampton punched Thomas in the helmet before head coach...
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Training Camp Report: Roy Finch injured as the starters take the night off, and the backups struggle

The Patriots held practice tonight in their stadium in front of 22,886 fans. Aside from the change of scenery, and huge increase in attendance, there wasn't much to be excited about going on tonight. Ned Brady and I were live on the scene watching from the press box. Here's out observations.The starters got a rest, as Brady and company did not participate in group activities...
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Nick Fairley Gets Six Months From 2012 DUI Charge

Remember when Nick Fairley had quite a busy offseason outside of the Lions facility in 2012? In case you forgot, Nick was arrested two times in two months, once for marijuana possession and the other from a DUI and reckless driving charge. Thursday, the court case finally came about and the judge handed the Detroit Lions defensive tackle a six month suspended jail sentence for the...
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Gordon meets with NFL, hearing to continue

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- A person familiar with the meeting says Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's appeal hearing with the NFL lasted nearly 10 hours and will resume Monday. Gordon is fighting a possible one-year suspension for failing another drug test. The Pro Bowler was in the league's offices from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday before the sides decided to resume after the...
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49ers WR’ Anquan Boldin Kicked Off Practice Field After Fight with Young CB

When you preach competition on the football field, something like this is bound to happen. Various San Francisco 49ers beat writers are indicating that wide receiver Anquan Boldin was “sent” off the practice field Friday evening after a fight with cornerback Darryl Morris. Incredible end to 49ers practice. Anquan Boldin gets ordered off the field after tussle with Darryl Morris...
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Darrelle Revis: Tom Brady And I ‘Just Trying To Get Each Other Better’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady has battled back and forth with his newly improved defense throughout training camp, but Darrelle Revis stopped short of calling it a competition between the two units. It’s tough to tell who’s had more success so far on the New England Patriots practice field. Brady will throw a touchdown over Revis’ head, and the newly signed cornerback will...
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Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno Could Miss The Preseason

  According to Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald, Dolphins free agent acquisition RB Knowshon Moreno still “labors to walk,” despite the fact that he’s six weeks into what was expected to be a four-to-five month recovery from offseason knee surgery. Moreno was reportedly sporting ice packs on both of his knees Friday and it appears as though he may not play in even a single...
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Ty Law, Robert Kraft Dance Like Old Times At Patriots Hall Of Fame Ceremony (Video)

Cornerback Ty Law was inducted into the New England Patriots Hall of Fame on Friday evening at Gillette Stadium, and he showed up to the ceremony bearing gifts. Law surprised Patriots owner Robert Kraft with a couple of pairs of custom Air Force 1’s, which the two strapped on and began dancing in for fans in attendance. Krafts awkward moves might not land him a spot on “Dancing...
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Ty Law’s Induction Into Patriots Hall Of Fame Full Of Laughter, Affection

Ty Law entered the New England Patriots Hall of Fame on Friday as an appreciative man, thanking owner Robert Kraft repeatedly for “the chance to succeed.” He didn’t write anything down prior to his speech, saying that it wasn’t how he did things. He did, however, make fans in attendance laugh throughout the night with his entertaining stories and complete candor, and even...
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Patriots Training Camp Observations: Tom Brady Gets Night Off

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick gave the veterans, and Tom Brady in particular, the night off on Friday during the New England Patriots’ annual practice under the lights at Gillette Stadium. Season ticket holders and Foxboro and South Walpole, Mass., residents didn’t get to see Brady drop back from under center during Friday’s practice. Brady and the starters didn’t take...
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Jets Release S Brandon Hardin

The New York Jets announced the release S Brandon Hardin Friday night, as well as the signing of RB Michael Smith. We have signed RB Michael Smith of Utah State and have released S Brandon Hardin. — New York Jets (@nyjets) August 2, 2014 The post Jets Release S Brandon Hardin appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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New Orleans Saints HC Sean Payton Pulls a Prank on His Aging Quarterback Drew Brees

When New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees recently said he would like to play till he's 45 (if his body holds out) his head coach--Sean Payton--had to be pretty happy about that. Of course if he actually does he will be redefining 'old' for a football. At 35 he already is old by NFL standards, but 45? We're talking zombie QB!Brees has to know he's no spring...
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NFL Notes: Bills, Lions, Packers, Saints, Titans, & Vikings

  Bills Rookie G Cyril Richardson got some more work with first-team offense at right guard on Friday. (Joe Buscaglia) Lions DT Ndamukong Suh caused havoc up the middle on Friday as the Lions’ defense outshined the first-team offense. (Michael Rothstein) Kickers Nate Freese and Giorgio Tavecchio had their best day of practice on Friday as they combined to make 11 of 11...
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LaFell: Ball placement sets Brady apart from Newton

BY NICK ST. DENISComing from the Carolina Panthers to the New England Patriots, receiver Brandon LaFell has gone from catching passes from a still developing up-and-comer to a seasoned future Hall-of-Famer.The difference between Cam Newton and Tom Brady? LaFell is figuring it out.“Both guys got strong arms, its just different ball placement," LaFell said last week, via CSNNE...
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Steelers Friday Night Lights Turns Into Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Lights for the Pittsburgh Steelers has turned into Friday Night Fights at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. During the backs on backers drill, running back Le’Veon Bell and linebacker Vince Williams got into a pretty nasty fight according to several reports on Twitter. This very well may have been the first official fight of training […] Steelers Friday Night Lights Turns...
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