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Bill Belichick will pass on the butter

AP PhotoRex Ryan's tenure with the New York Jets started with the promise of butt kickings. Now, as he is on the way out, those butt kickings have turned into butt kissings.In a conference call on Wednesday, Ryan said that Belichick was a "Hall of Fame coach". Belichick didn't buy into the gamesmanship though and downplayed the quote.CSNNEIt’s a very flattering comment, but it...
Via Patriots Life
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Browns-Panthers Capsule

CLEVELAND (7-7) at CAROLINA (5-8-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Panthers by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cleveland 8-6, Carolina 6-8 SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead series 3-1 LAST MEETING - Browns beat Panthers 24-23, Nov. 28, 2010 LAST WEEK - Browns lost to Bengals 30-0; Panthers beat Buccaneers 19-17 AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 22, Panthers No. 21 BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL...
Via AP on Fox
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Seahawks-Cardinals Capsule

SEATTLE (10-4) at ARIZONA (11-3) Sunday, 8:30 p.m., ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seattle 7-6-1, Arizona 10-4 SERIES RECORD - Cardinals lead 16-15 LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Cardinals 19-3, Nov. 23, 2014 LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat 49ers 17-7, Cardinals beat Rams 12-6 AP PRO32 RANKING - Seahawks No. 2, Cardinals No. 5 SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11...
Via AP on Fox
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Jared Odrick Q&A: 9-7 won't mean a thing if Dolphins aren't in playoffs

The Miami Dolphins could use more players like Jared Odrick. A unique and engaging individual, the fifth-year defensive tackle out of Penn State has grown into one of the team's emotional leaders both on and off the field since being selected in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Armed with a quick wit and a level head, Odrick can always be counted on to articulate the mood of...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Antrel Rolle Wants To Play 3 More Years With Giants

Antrel Rolle has cemented as a valuable member of the Giants core, and he’d like to finish his career in the city where it was reborn. The soon to be 32-year-old free agent wants to return to the Giants in 2015 and would like to play three more seasons before ending his career as a member of the team. “Yeah. This is a great fit,” Rolle said on Wednesday. “Like I said, next...
Via Thacover2
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Tom Brady’s Touchdown Celebrations Frighten Patriots Teammates

Hopefully a too-eager Tom Brady didn’t cause wide receiver Julian Edelman’s concussion. New England Patriots players explained to The Wall Street Journal that they always have to be prepared for the quarterback’s patented touchdown celebration. “All of a sudden he’s a foot away from you, head-butting you three times,” wideout Brandon LaFell told Kevin Clark. “I...
Via NESN.com
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Chris Christie defends Cowboys fandom, will again join Jerry Jones in owner’s box

Governor Chris Christie was viciously savaged by his New Jersey constituents, among others, for having the audacity to watch the Dallas Cowboys-Philadelphia Eagles game on Sunday night with Jerry Jones. Christie was shown during NBC’s broadcast of “Sunday Night Football” fraternizing with Jones and watching the game from the Cowboys owner’s luxury box at Lincoln...Read More...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Broncos re-sign tight end Dominique Jones

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos have re-signed tight end Dominique Jones to their active roster and added offensive tackle DeMarcus Love to their practice squad. The Broncos signed Jones 48 hours after waiving him. He played four snaps in the Broncos' 22-10 victory at San Diego last weekend after being brought up from Denver's practice squad because of injuries at his position...
Via AP on Fox
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Chevrolet Game of the Week: Colts at Cowboys

Sponsored by Chevrolet Silverado. It’s amazing how the media can affect our perceptions. On Sunday, the Andrew Luck and Tony Romo will play against each other for the first time. There are major playoff implications for both sides. If Dallas loses, it cedes control of the NFC East to Philadelphia. If Indianapolis loses, it potentially falls to the No. 4 seed and might therefore...
Via The Sports Post
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Colts-Cowboys capsule

INDIANAPOLIS (10-4) at DALLAS (10-4) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Indianapolis 10-4, Dallas 8-6 SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 9-6 LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Colts 38-35 in OT, Nov. 27, 2010 LAST WEEK - Colts beat Texans 17-10; Cowboys beat Eagles 38-27 AP PRO32 RANKING - Colts No. 7, Cowboys No. 6 COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (17...
Via AP on Fox
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Giants-Rams Capsule

NEW YORK GIANTS (5-9) at ST. LOUIS (6-8) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Rams by 6 RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 6-8, St. Louis 8-6 SERIES RECORD - Rams lead 26-15 LAST MEETING - Giants beat Rams 28-16, Sept. 19, 2011 LAST WEEK - Giants beat Redskins 24-13; Rams lost to Cardinals 12-6 AP PRO32 RANKING - Giants No. 25, Rams No. 19 GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (22),...
Via AP on Fox
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ALLGBP Casualty Report: Week 16 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

New Injuries Eddie Lacy: While Lacy seems to have recovered from the bruised hip he sustained at the end of the Falcons game, Lacy again appears on the injury list this week with an eye injury.  Head coach Mike McCarthy stated during his press conference that Lacy’s eye injury did not occur during the game which would point to an infection like conjunctivitis (also known as pinkeye...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
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Jets QB Michael Vick Uses Tom Brady When He Plays ‘Madden’ (Video)

Like most NFL players, Michael Vick enjoys playing the ‘Madden’ NFL video game, probably unlike most other NFL players, Vick doesn’t actually play as himself. Vick was in New York City to donate shoes to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harlem before the holidays, and in a TMZ video he recounted his favorite Christmas memory — getting his first Nintendo on Christmas morning...
Via NESN.com
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Raiders QB Derek Carr could have very long day against Bills defensive line

After having a very strong performance against the San Francisco 49ers, Derek Carr spent most of last Sunday running from the Kansas City Chief’s defensive line. In that game, the Chiefs landed four sacks, four quarterback hits and 20 quarterback hurries. Not exactly a great sign for the Raiders who are preparing to take on one of the best defensive lines in the NFL this weekend...
Via cover32 - Raiders
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Packers-Buccaneers Capsule

GREEN BAY (10-4) at TAMPA BAY (2-12) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Packers by 10 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 7-6-1, Tampa Bay 6-8 SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 31-21-1 LAST MEETING - Packers beat Buccaneers 35-26, Nov. 20, 2011 LAST WEEK - Packers lost to Bills 21-13; Buccaneers lost to Panthers 19-17 AP PRO32 RANKING - Packers No. 4, Buccaneers No. 30 PACKERS OFFENSE -...
Via AP on Fox
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Vikings-Dolphins Capsule

MINNESOTA (6-8) at MIAMI (7-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX OPENING LINE - Dolphins by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Minnesota 9-5, Miami 7-6-1. SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 7-4 LAST MEETING - Dolphins beat Vikings 14-10, Sept. 19, 2010 LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost at Patriots 41-13; Vikings lost at Lions 16-14 AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins No. 18, Vikings No. 23 VIKINGS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH...
Via AP on Fox
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Panthers' Newton works with first team at practice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took all of the first-team reps during the 20-minute portion of practice Thursday that was open to the media. Newton did not appear to have any problems throwing the ball and moved around well. He seemed in good spirits, spending time cutting up with teammates nine days after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash that left him...
Via AP on Fox
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Bills-Raiders Capsule

BUFFALO (8-6) vs. OAKLAND (2-12) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE - Bills by 5 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buffalo 8-6, Oakland 7-7 SERIES RECORD - Tied 19-19 LAST MEETING - Bills beat Raiders 38-35, Sept. 18, 2011 LAST WEEK - Bills beat Packers 21-13; Raiders lost to Chiefs 31-13 AP PRO32 RANKING - Bills No. 13, Raiders No. 28 BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (23), PASS (19...
Via AP on Fox
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Harbaugh turned down Michigan money in 2011

Whether Jim Harbaugh is actually interested in the Michigan job or not, it would simply be bad business for him to come out and say he will not be the next head coach of the Wolverines. If nothing else, Harbaugh can use Michigan’s desperation as leverage. There have already been reports that Harbaugh wants to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Eagles-Redskins Capsule

PHILADELPHIA (9-5) at WASHINGTON (3-11) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET, NFL Network OPENING LINE - Eagles by 8 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Philadelphia 7-6-1, Washington 4-10 SERIES RECORD - Redskins lead 81-73-5 LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Redskins 37-34, Sept. 21, 2014 LAST WEEK - Eagles lost to Cowboys 38-27; Redskins lost to Giants 24-13 AP PRO32 RANKING - Eagles No. 9, Redskins No. 31 EAGLES...
Via AP on Fox
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Patriots-Jets Capsule

NEW ENGLAND (11-3) at NEW YORK JETS (3-11) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Patriots by 11. RECORD VS. SPREAD - New England 9-5, New York 5-9 SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 57-53-1 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Jets 27-25, Oct. 16, 2014 LAST WEEK - Patriots beat Dolphins 41-13; Jets beat Titans 16-11 AP PRO32 RANKING - Patriots No. 1, Jets No. 27 PATRIOTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8...
Via AP on Fox
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Sean Payton: Pretty soon ESPN will be helping out with play calls

            The ESPN cameras got a close-up shot of Sean Payton’s play sheet during Monday Night Football’s New Orleans Saints-Chicago Bears game. ESPN accidentally shared 1/3 of Sean Payton’s play sheet on Monday Night Football – http://t.co/4whmSAXNgf #Saints pic.twitter.com/yOp3xbPlQB — Diehard Sport (@Diehardsport) December...
Via Sports-Glory
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Atlanta Falcons OL Jake Matthews named one of 10 most disappointing rookies of 2014

This year’s rookie class is loaded with talent; all over the league, first-year players are performing at a high level, demonstrating that they’re going to be stars for years to come. But that’s not a 100 percent, across-the-board statement. Like in any draft, this year’s batch of newcomers has some players who haven’t been able to smoothly make the transition to the NFL...
Via cover32 - Falcons
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Rex Ryan Won’t Watch Game Tapes With Tom Brady Cursing

The 3-11 New York Jets are major underdogs coming into their Week 16 matchup against the 11-3 New England Patriots. So what better to do to not prepare for a contest with your AFC East rival than not watch the game tapes? That’s exactly what Jets’ coach Rex Ryan isn’t … The post Rex Ryan Won’t Watch Game Tapes With Tom Brady Cursing appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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Ravens-Texans Capsule

BALTIMORE (9-5) at HOUSTON (7-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Baltimore by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Baltimore 8-6, Houston 8-6 SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 6-1 LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Texans 30-9, Sept. 22, 2013 LAST WEEK - Ravens beat Jaguars 20-12; Texans lost to Colts 17-10 AP PRO32 RANKING - Ravens No. 10, Texans No. 17 RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (5), PASS...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss
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