Tom Brady on Logan Mankins: ‘Nobody stood for Patriot football more than him’

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Tuesday that he’s “moved on” from the surprising trade of offensive lineman Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week. “I haven’t really spoken to anybody about it,” Brady said during an appearance on sports radio WEEI’s “Dennis & Callahan” program.. “I have my own personal feelings that obviously...
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Packers to Watch in Week One vs Seahawks

#459728201 / The Green Bay Packers are preparing to go into battle with the defending champion Seattle Seahawks this Thursday.  The Packers will have some highly criticized players and positional battles in this game.  Here, I discuss Packers to watch in the upcoming game on Thursday.  Jordy Nelson #453980574 / We have been inclined to side...
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Brady: When I suck, I’ll retire

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady admitted that the Logan Mankins trade threw him off for a minute, but he's back to his old self getting ready for week 1. Brady the ever consummate Patriot kept any harsh feelings to himself while toeing the company line 'that's football.' He continued to say that New England is where he wants to stay and nowhere else...
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J.J. Watt signs 6-year, $100 million extension with Texans

TweetThe Houston Texans have moved quickly to lock up one of the NFL’s premier defensive players, and have agreed to terms on a massive six-year extension with defensive end J.J. Watt. According to reports, the deal is worth up to $100 million with close to $52 million fully guaranteed. Watt still has two years left on his current deal, so the new contract will keep him with Houston...
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2014 AFC West Preview

Last season, Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos cruised to their second consecutive 13-3 finish and defended their AFC West crown before having their dream of a Super Bowl victory crushed by the Seattle Seahawks. But if Manning and the Broncos plan to repeat as conference champs, they’ll have to do so with a concussion-prone Wes Welker, and without wide receiver Eric Decker...
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Chip Kelly's Eagles thriving with Reid Era holdovers

We’re now two years removed from the Andy Reid Era. Chip Kelly has come in, cleaned house, gutted the roster, brought in his own guys. All that remains on his record-setting offense from his predecessor is four starting offensive linemen, an all-pro running back, one of the best tight ends in franchise history and both wide receivers. All that’s left on defense is two of three...
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Watch: Marshawn Lynch works out with Skittles

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch loves Skittles so much that they have become part of his workout. Skittles have been a part of Lynch’s life ever since his mother started giving him what she called “power pellets” in his Pop Warner playing days. In January, the 28-year-old Lynch became the first athlete to partner with the candy brand. The post Watch: Marshawn...
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Mathias Kiwanuka says Giants defense is 'one of the best defenses in the league'

New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka isn't holding back on how he feels about the team's defense and while the offense has been under the microscope for not being productive in the preseason, the defense has made enough progress to inspire talk of being a top unit in the NFL. "Complete optimism at this point. Healthy, we're one of the best defenses in...
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Houston Texans star J.J. Watt finally gets paid massive money

It’s been the talk of Houston Texans training camp, but just days before the 2014 season kicks off J.J. Watt got paid. JJ Watt's 6-yr, $100M contract gives him an average salary of $16.6M per year, the richest deal any NFL defensive player. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 2, 2014 JJ Watt was scheduled to make $1,9M this season — with 245 defensive players scheduled...
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Broncos Injury Update: Wes Welker returns to practice

After suffering a concussion on August 23 against the Houston Texans, Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was cleared to travel for the team's preseason finale against the Dallas Cowboys and was seen warming up on the field prior to the game.Welker continued his progress through the league's concussion protocol on Monday, as he took the field for practice. He has not...
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Khalif Barnes starting at right tackle is good and bad for the Raiders

Khalif Barnes is like the mosquito buzzing in your ear that you just can’t seem to kill. No matter how many times you think you’ve got the little blood sucker, it’s only a matter of time before you hear that buzzing again. At this point, there might be a bigger chance of Darren McFadden’s injury bug going away than Khalif Barnes. Barnes spent training camp an most of the...
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J.J. Watt agrees to six-year, $100 million deal with Texans

The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached agreement on a six-year contract extension, reports ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Watt becomes NFL’s highest paid def player, surpassing 6-year, $96-mill Bills gave ex-Texan Mario Williams, who got $50 mill guaranteed — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) September 2, 2014 Oh, Texans made it an even $100 million with $51.8...
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Rookie Derek Carr Named Raiders’ Starting Quarterback Over Matt Schaub

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets, becoming the first Raiders quarterback to start the first game of his rookie season. Coach Dennis Allen announced Monday that Carr would be the starter for the foreseeable future ahead of Matt Schaub, who struggled in the preseason and has been hampered by a sore elbow. “We’ve...
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Pete Carroll says focus will be on Packers' Eddie Lacy

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said second-year player running back Eddie Lacy is the difference in the Packers offense from the last time his team played Green Bay two years ago. Carroll's main concern is handling the bruising rusher so the Packers' potent passing attack doesn't gain the advantage of the play action passing game that freezes defenses. Lacy was...
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Patrick Murray earned his job

It’s not everyday where you hear that a team has cut the most accurate kicker in their team’s history. On Friday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers did just that.  They gave the kicking job to undrafted free agent Patrick Murray. The 23-year-old out of Fordham was impressive in training camp and matched the performance of now former kicker Connor Barth. While many claim that... 
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Zimmer: We can go out and beat anybody

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has had an offseason and preseason to get to know his team and he believes after what he's seen so far, the club can compete at a very high level. Zimmer has coached, prodded, yelled, and molded the Vikings into his image, a hardworking bunch who brings their lunch boxes with them. After four preseason games, Zimmer feels his team is ready...
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Brenton Bersin Carolina Panthers: Breakout Player for 2014

Watching a guy that looks more likely to be riding the Banzai Pipeline, Carolina Panthers Brenton Bersin, is more than meets the eye. With long blonde hair resting over his shoulder pads, he is hard to miss. Watching him excel this preseason makes him even harder not to notice. If you thought, the preseason was meaningless, then you missed the opportunity once again to ...
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DC Dom Capers, Packers confident Letroy Guion will fill void in middle of defense

The Green Bay Packers were thrown a curve when nose tackle B.J. Raji was placed on season ending injured reserve with a torn right biceps. Defensive coordinator Dom Capers had to evaluate quickly who was the best fit for the position which led him to Letroy Guion, who due to a hamstring injury played only nine snaps in the entire preseason. Despite the lack of playing time Capers...
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2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 1 Running Backs

Good morning! Each Tuesday of the NFL regular season I’ll provide you with several running backs who make good plays each week at DraftKings. Monday through Friday the Fix writers will provide you with a Daily Fix that covers each position, with a weekly roundup on Friday. I’ll break down the running back selections into three categories: Expensive, reasonable and cheap. For...
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On The Attack – The Seattle Seahawks And Green Bay Packers Set To Clash With Opposing Styles

The Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers concluded the preseason in divergent manners. The Seahawks, previously a well-oiled monster truck, stumbled and bumbled their way through a head-scratching loss to the lowly regarded Oakland Raiders. In contrast, the Packers ended their preseason schedule with a thorough whipping of the Kansas City Chiefs, a playoff team in the last...
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Victor Cruz, Jimmy Graham play Fantasy SportsCenter (Video)

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz and New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham star in the latest ESPN "This Is SportsCenter" commercial where they debate which anchor to draft in a game of Fantasy SportsCenter.Philadelphia Eagles mascot Swoop is high on Bob Ley, but there is some debate as to whether he will have a bad hair year. Meanwhile, Cruz drafts Kevin...
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Regulators set to provide protection in Dallas

Caption (credit: There is a new group of Regulators in town. They have been brought here to make things right. Forget all the crimes that have been committed against the Cowboys’ offensive line in the past few seasons, all that is behind us now. There is a newly formed posse in Dallas that will have no mercy on opposing defensives. The Cowboys assembled this...
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Does the Dolphins lack of experienced 53-man roster signal trouble?

What are the chances that Dennis Hickey, the rookie General Manager of the Dolphins holds the keys to success in navigating the landscape of the NFL. The “Silver Fox” as he is known in some Twitter circles, dominated headlines with his tight knit 53 man roster filled with talent, strength, and speed. Among these unknown 53 men, some are household names after convincing former...
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Brady on Mankins: 'Nobody stood for Patriot football more'

As they gear up for the regular season, NFL teams often make tough decisions that aren’t always popular among teammates and fans. Count the Logan Mankins trade among those decisions. The New England Patriots surprised many last week by trading the Pro Bowl offensive lineman to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in return for tight end Tim Wright and a 2015 fourth-round draft pick. After...
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"Potential never paid a bill," Ike Taylor puts 2014 defense in perspective

Potential dont pay the bills, suggested veteran Ike Taylor. One of the most experienced defensive backs in the league knows that on what we see on paper and what is done on the field are two totally different things. You got to go out there and do it, Taylor says and adds, that pays the bills. The potential Taylor is referring to, is the amount of new faces and exciteme...
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