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  • !NFLPA says NFL won’t cooperate with its Ray Rice investigation
    The NFL Players Association has begun its own investigation into the Ray Rice case. The NFL apparently thinks that’s one investigation too many. According to the NFLPA, the NFL isn’t cooperating with the NFLPA investigation, which is being conducted simultaneously with both the league-sanctioned investigation by former FBI Director Robert Muell…
    - 32 mins ago, October 24, 2014 7:15 pm - -
  • !Ryan Shazier probable for Sunday vs. Colts
    One of the Steelers’ defensive starters is set to return. Rookie left inside linebacker Ryan Shazier (sprained MCL) is probable for Sunday’s game vs. Indianapolis, according to the injury report.He has practiced fully in each of the last two days. The Steelers’ first-round pick in May, Shazier has missed the last four games, with Sean…
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 6:15 pm - -
  • !Week Eight injury report roundup
    Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports every Friday afternoon so that there’s one…
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 6:14 pm - -
  • !Blandino says ref made right call on Broncos non-fumble
    The Broncos appeared to catch a huge break on Thursday night when the on-field ruling of a fumble by kickoff returner Andre Caldwell was reversed on instant replay, with the referee saying Caldwell was down before he lost control of the ball. On Friday, NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino said that was the right…
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:54 pm - -
  • !Mike McCoy: Jason Verrett wouldn’t have played if he wasn’t ready
    Chargers coach Mike McCoy met the media on Friday and there were more questions about how the team handled a pair of injuries from Thursday night than there were about why they couldn’t handle the Broncos. McCoy was asked about the decision to play cornerback Jason Verrett after he missed last Sunday’s game with an…
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:25 pm - -
  • !Judge blocks New Jersey sports betting

    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:02 pm - -
  • !Pats will soon get a close look at the one who got away
    During 2013 free agency, the Patriots signed then-restricted free agent Emmanuel Sanders to an offer sheet, willing to give up a third-round pick if it meant getting the player away from Pittsburgh on a one-year, $2.5 million deal. The Steelers matched, but many believed that New England’s gesture would be rewarded in 2014, when Sanders…
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:51 pm - -
  • !Shane Vereen questionable due to illness
    Shane Vereen wasn’t at Patriots practice on Friday, a new development after the running back had been on the field each of the first two days of the week. The good news for the Pats is that Vereen isn’t injured. The bad news is that he’s sick enough that his status is up in the…
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:44 pm - -
  • !Saints rule out two RBs; Jimmy Graham questionable
    The Saints will be down two tailbacks Sunday night vs. Green Bay. According to the injury report, the club has ruled out Khiry Robinson (forearm) and Pierre Thomas (rib/shoulder). Mark Ingram figures to be the Saints’ featured back against the Packers, with Travaris Cadet likely the top pass-catching option out of the backfield. And with…
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:26 pm - -
  • !Brian Cushing on playing Sunday: We’ll see how it goes
    Earlier this week, Mike Florio of PFT reported that Texans linebacker Brian Cushing would miss at least one game because of issues with his surgically repaired knee. Texans coach Bill O’Brien said there was “no accuracy to that report” on Thursday, but the linebacker was listed as questionable Friday after missing practice for the third…
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:21 pm - -

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  • !Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe (Yahoo Sports)
    The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case told The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating. Richard Craig Smith told the AP on Friday night that the NFL has not provided documents and witnesses requested by the NFLPA's investigators, while the Ravens…
    - 39 mins ago, October 24, 2014 7:08 pm - -
  • !Union questions NFL's domestic violence plan (Yahoo Sports)
    The players' union has questioned why the NFL's domestic violence training and education program ''treats all players as perpetrators.'' In a memo sent to NFL Players Association members on Thursday by Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and obtained Friday by The Associated Press, the union also said the plan ''doesn't build a positive consensus…
    - 1 hour ago, October 24, 2014 6:28 pm - -
  • !Bengals receiver A.J. Green doubtful vs Ravens (Yahoo Sports)
    CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bengals receiver A.J. Green is expected to miss a pivotal AFC North game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday because of an injured right big toe.
    - 1 hour ago, October 24, 2014 6:22 pm - -
  • !Maxwell, Unger, Walters all out for Seattle (Yahoo Sports)
    Seattle Seahawks center Max Unger will miss his third straight game on Sunday with a foot injury, while kick and punt returner Bryan Walters will be out with a concussion. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said the team hopes Unger will be able to return to practice next week. He was hurt during Seattle's Week 5 win over Washington. Wide receivers Doug…
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 6:15 pm - -
  • !Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan (Yahoo Sports)
    District Judge Michael Shipp issued a temporary restraining order after a request by the NFL, the NBA, the NHL, Major League Baseball and the NCAA. Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a law on Oct. 17 that effectively repeals the state's ban on sports wagering and allows it at racetracks and casinos. ''This is a temporary order while the core…
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 6:06 pm - -
  • !It's no secret when Peyton Manning gets mad (Yahoo Sports)
    It's all fun and games until Peyton Manning gets mad. Twice in a span of five days, Manning's attention to detail was on full display, from scripting his own celebration of his record-breaking touchdown throw against San Francisco last weekend to calling out an overly exuberant scoreboard operator during Denver's 35-21 win over San Diego on Thur…
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:21 pm - -
  • !Colts' Wayne out vs. Steelers with elbow injury (Yahoo Sports)
    The Indianapolis Colts will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Wayne was initially listed as day-to-day with an elbow injury before being ruled out Friday by coach Chuck Pagano. It's the second straight season Wayne will be unavailable for Week 8. Wayne injured his elbow last week against the Cinci…
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:35 pm - -
  • !Bears' Briggs doubtful with rib injury (Yahoo Sports)
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs will likely miss his third straight game because of a rib injury.
    - 4 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:06 pm - -
  • !Redskins' RG3 speaks, says he won't rush return (Yahoo Sports)
    The Washington Redskins finally allowed Robert Griffin III to speak. So he referenced Winston Churchill and played along with the uncertainty whether he might make his return Monday night. His appearance was scheduled by the team after reporters suggested that Griffin's unavailability to the media was a possible violation of NFL access rules.…
    - 5 hours ago, October 24, 2014 3:02 pm - -
  • !Bills receiver Marquise Goodwin listed as doubtful (Yahoo Sports)
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Bills receiver Marquise Goodwin is in jeopardy of missing his second straight game because of a hamstring injury.
    - 6 hours ago, October 24, 2014 1:49 pm - -

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  • !Colt McCoy on learning he was starting ‘it’s about f—ing time’
    According to a report, Colt McCoy had an absolutely tremendous reaction to being inserted into his first game as the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback. McCoy had been the team’s third-string quarterback behind Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins, and he was the backup while RG3 was injured. That was until halftime of Week 7 against...Re…
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:17 pm - -
  • !Percy Harvin not planning on changing
    Now jettisoned from two football teams in less than two years, New York Jets wide receiver Percy Harvin is facing a ton of questions and criticism about what exactly happened with the Seattle Seahawks. Talking with New York Post’s Bart Hubbuch on Friday, it doesn’t appear that Harvin himself is ready to change.I asked Percy Harvin if being on…
    - 5 hours ago, October 24, 2014 2:37 pm - -
  • !Randall Cobb: Contract situation played role in slow start
    Packers WR Randall Cobb has put together a very strong season so far, but he recently admitted that his contract situation played a role in his early struggles. “I mean, it definitely had something to do with it,” Cobb said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. “But I think I found peace mentally, and that’s the biggest thing, having that peace…
    - 8 hours ago, October 24, 2014 12:14 pm - -
  • !Ricky Williams: People are let down when I turn down weed
    Once a pothead, always a pothead. At least, that’s what people seem to think about former NFL running back Ricky Williams. Earlier this week, Williams was asked for his thoughts about the NFL changing its marijuana rules in the new league drug policy. The 37-year-old insists he would have never even ended up in the...Read More
    - 9 hours ago, October 24, 2014 11:14 am - -
  • !Broncos corner snags INT, then takes pregnant wife to hospital
    It turned out to be a pretty crazy — and hectic and exciting — Thursday for Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris. For one thing, he and his teammates went out and defeated the San Diego Chargers by a score of 35-21 in a game where he snagged his second interception of the season. But Harris...Read MoreThe post Broncos’ Chris Harris snags I…
    - 9 hours ago, October 24, 2014 11:03 am - -
  • NFL teams facing potential must-win scenarios in Week 8
    As we saw Thursday night, Week 8 of the NFL season is going to be full of intrigue as the full slate of games play out. By virtue of their win against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, the Denver Broncos now possess a two-game lead in the division. That’s going to be incredibly difficult for Philip Rivers and Co. to overcome. There are a ton o…
    - 19 hours ago, October 24, 2014 1:10 am - -
  • WATCH: Peyton screams at fans to 'shut the f- up!'
    Peyton Manning is really really good at playing quarterback. Apparently, the fans in attendance at Thursday... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
    - 20 hours ago, October 24, 2014 12:16 am - -
  • WATCH: Chargers safety wobbles after hard hit to head
    This happens a lot in boxing. You get hit with a shot you didn’t see and momentarily your brain malfunctions and your body parts have a mind of their own. Addae stayed in the game, so hopefully like a boxer he was just buzzed and didn’t have a concussion.
    - 20 hours ago, October 23, 2014 11:23 pm - -
  • WATCH: Denver Broncos Cheerleader Showing She Can Step in for Peyton Manning
    Should the need come up it looks like the Denver Broncos might be have a sub for Peyton Manning on the sideline in the form of one of the team's lovely and talented cheerleaders. However, even if things were actually that dire for the Broncos it sure would be a shame to make someone this hot cover up with all those pesky pads.Yes, even though we ca…
    - 20 hours ago, October 23, 2014 11:21 pm - -
  • Aaron Rodgers gave girlfriend Olivia Munn a 'special ring'?
    Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn are not engaged, but that hasn’t stopped the Green Bay Packers quarterback from giving his girlfriend a special ring as a show of affection. The New York Post did an interview with the actor and noticed a vintage yellow-gold ring that has a large oval emerald (Packers colors?) on Munn’s...Read More
    - 23 hours ago, October 23, 2014 8:31 pm - -

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  • !Union questions NFL's domestic violence plan
    The players' union has questioned why the NFL's domestic violence training and education program "treats all players as perpetrators."
    - 6 mins ago, October 24, 2014 7:41 pm - -
  • !Union: NFL, Ravens not helping in Rice probe
    The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case tells The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating.
    - 7 mins ago, October 24, 2014 7:40 pm - -
  • !Judge blocks sports gambling in New Jersey
    A U.S. District Judge granted a temporary restraining order to the NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues Friday, crushing a New Jersey racetrack's hopes of offering legal sports betting this weekend.
    - 45 mins ago, October 24, 2014 7:02 pm - -
  • !Jags' Ball out vs. Dolphins with biceps injury
    The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without one starting cornerback and possibly his backup for Sunday's home game against the Miami Dolphins.
    - 1 hour ago, October 24, 2014 6:45 pm - -
  • !Billionaire Allen donates $100M to fight Ebola
    Billionaire Paul Allen, who owns the Seattle Seahawks and the Portland Trail Blazers, has pledged to contribute at least $100 million to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus.
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 6:14 pm - -
  • !Saints to be without RBs Thomas, Robinson
    New Orleans Saints running backs Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson have both been ruled out for Sunday night's game against the Green Bay Packers with injuries.
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:37 pm - -
  • !Harvin wants to reach 'next level' with Jets
    Wide receiver Percy Harvin says he's looking forward to being part of something special with the Jets.
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:34 pm - -
  • !RG III: 'Listening, learning' during recovery
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III turned to a historical figure to summarize his approach since suffering a dislocated ankle: Winston Churchill.
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:42 pm - -
  • !Manziel 'thankful' that LeBron keeping tabs
    Johnny Manziel plans to attend the Cleveland Cavaliers' home opener Thursday against the New York Knicks to support friend LeBron James, who keeps in touch with the Browns quarterback.
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:40 pm - -
  • !Manning: 'Not scoreboard op's best night'
    Peyton Manning will "have a little talk" with the scoreboard operator in the wake of what the Broncos QB says were distractions during Denver's win against the Chargers.
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:38 pm - -

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  • !Pierre Thomas, Khiry Robinson both out for Saints
    The New Orleans Saints' rushing attack will be depleted Sunday as both Pierre Thomas (rib/shoulder) and Khiry Robinson (forearm) will miss Sunday's primetime matchup with the Green Bay Packers.
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:25 pm - -
  • !Bill O'Brien: Jadeveon Clowney has 'good shot to play'
    Jadeveon Clowney may be hobbled by a knee injury, but Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien was optimistic when asked if his rookie pass rusher would play this week against the Tennessee Titans.
    - 4 hours ago, October 24, 2014 3:45 pm - -
  • !Some Seahawks called for return to run-heavy offense
    In his latest NFL Notebook, Albert Breer writes that play-caller Darrell Bevell's need to placate Percy Harvin "led to many" inside the Seahawks organization "thinking that the offense was losing its way."
    - 4 hours ago, October 24, 2014 3:18 pm - -
  • !Robert Griffin III: Redskins will not rush my ankle
    Robert Griffin III released a statement Friday emphasizing that the Redskins will not rush his recovering ankle. What did Jay Gruden say about who's likely to be Washington's starting QB for Monday night?
    - 5 hours ago, October 24, 2014 2:29 pm - -
  • !A.J. Green (toe) doubtful for Bengals on Sunday
    A.J. Green's toe injury has kept him off the field each of the last two weeks, and he's doubtful for Sunday. Will Hue Jackson be able to deliver a solid game plan without his main deep threat?
    - 5 hours ago, October 24, 2014 2:21 pm - -
  • !Owen Daniels out for Ravens after knee procedure
    The Ravens will be without Owen Daniels on Sunday after the starting tight end underwent a knee procedure this week. Who will pick up the slack in Baltimore's underrated offense?
    - 6 hours ago, October 24, 2014 1:37 pm - -
  • !Belichick won't discuss sending Darrelle Revis home
    Just two days after sending his star cornerback home for tardiness, Patriots coach Bill Belichick was predictably mum when asked about Darrelle Revis on Friday.
    - 7 hours ago, October 24, 2014 12:29 pm - -
  • !Injury roundup: Calvin Johnson a game-time decision
    Calvin Johnson and his ankle will be a game-time decision in London, per the Lions' official website. See who else we've been tracking Friday in our latest edition of the injury report.
    - 8 hours ago, October 24, 2014 12:08 pm - -
  • !Tre Mason, Bryce Brown to see uptick in playing time?
    Opportunity is knocking for running backs Tre Mason and Bryce Brown, Chris Wesseling writes. Find out who else is due for an uptick in playing time in the Week 8 Snap Report.
    - 10 hours ago, October 24, 2014 9:35 am - -
  • !Lions GM Martin Mayhew mum on Megatron's future
    Martin Mayhew has some big questions to answer about some important players soon, but the Detroit Lions general manager is putting out a conservative vibe as the trade deadline approaches.
    - 11 hours ago, October 24, 2014 8:45 am - -

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  • !Hey, The Falcons And Lions Are Playing At 9:30 A.M. ET Sunday
    Yeah, we did a post touching on Sunday's Lions-Falcons game in Wembley Stadium, but an informal poll showed that most of us didn't know it would air on the East Coast at 9:30 a.m. We thought it'd be at 1 p.m. like usual. Anyway, now you know. Double-check your fantasy team and start drinking earlier than you normally do.Read more...
    - 3 hours ago, October 24, 2014 4:41 pm - -
  • !You Get Three Questions Before Bill Belichick Changes The Subject
    On Tuesday, Darrelle Revis was late to work, so Bill Belichick sent him home—or at least held him out of practice. It wasn't exactly clear. In his first time meeting with the media since then, Belichick was not about to make things any clearer.Read more...
    - 5 hours ago, October 24, 2014 2:18 pm - -
  • !Browns WR Exiles 2-Year-Old Son From House For Liking Bengals
    Andrew Hawkins played three seasons for the Bengals, but he signed with the Browns this offseason. Still, the wide receiver had to uphold the AFC North rivalry after Hawkins's two-year-old son said his favorite players were Bengals receivers Mohamed Sanu and A.J. Green.Read more...
    - 8 hours ago, October 24, 2014 11:28 am - -
  • !Out-On-His-Feet Chargers Player Swears He Wasn't Concussed
    Sometimes a concussion doesn't knock a player out, or even down. In the video above, keep an eye on Charges safety Jahleel Addae, No. 37, coming in from the left side of the screen. And keep in mind that he says it wasn't a concussion.Read more...
    - 10 hours ago, October 24, 2014 9:55 am - -
  • !Peyton Manning Has Had It With The Broncos' Scoreboard Operator
    Peyton Manning was his usual brilliant self last night's win, tossing for 286 yards and three TDs in what eventually turned into a rout of San Diego. But, ever the perfectionist, he showed his anger both during and after the game with the guy controlling the scoreboard at Mile High.Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, October 24, 2014 9:09 am - -
  • Police: Broncos Safety Punched Cab Driver, Tried To Hide In Mulch
    John Boyett, a former Colts safety who was arrested in Sept. 2013 while yelling, "You can't arrest me, I'm a Colts player," was arrested Wednesday in a Denver suburb after the Broncos practice squad player's outing at a bar ended with him allegedly trying to hide from police by covering himself in mulch.Read more...
    - 1 day ago, October 23, 2014 6:30 pm - -
  • Branden Oliver Is San Diego's New, Improved Darren Sproles
    The Chargers looked stacked at running back before the season started. Ryan Mathews would lead, Danny Woodhead would find some carries and work as a frequent pass-catcher, and Donald Brown would do... something—So nice to have you, Donald! By Week 5, Mathews, Woodhead, and Brown were sidelined by injury. That's fine, though, because undrafted r…
    - 1 day ago, October 23, 2014 4:55 pm - -
  • Your Local Team’s Fanbase Should Be Dying. Why Isn’t It?
    Drew Magary's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season. Email Drew here.Read more...
    - 1 day ago, October 23, 2014 3:20 pm - -
  • Kevin Kolb Is Still Messed Up From Concussions
    Former NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb gives The MMQB an as-told-to today, and it's weird to think of him as a "former" anything already. But a series of concussions ended his career and righteously fucked with his body and his brain, and it sounds like a good thing he called it quits when he did.Read more...
    - 1 day ago, October 23, 2014 2:54 pm - -
  • Bill Belichick sent Darrelle Revis home yesterday for being late to practice.
    Bill Belichick sent Darrelle Revis home yesterday for being late to practice. Despite violating the Patriot Way, however, Revis's desire to play football remained, because he showed up on time today. [Boston Globe]Read more...
    - 1 day ago, October 23, 2014 11:46 am - -

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  • !Buffalo Bills Week 8 Friday Injury Report
    Buffalo had a new addition to its injury report on Friday. The Bills have officially ruled out two players. What is the status of each player heading into Sunday's game against the Jets? Find out here.
    - 23 mins ago, October 24, 2014 7:24 pm - -
  • !Friday infirmary: NFL Week 8 injury report
    The Detroit Lions might be the team hurting the most in the NFL, but plenty will have injury decisions to make this weekend.
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  • !Wilson's Word: Take better care of the ball
    Much will be made of the Colts' injuries entering Sunday's game at Pittsburgh, but this matchup boils down to the visitor's offense minimizing its tendency for turnovers.
    - 51 mins ago, October 24, 2014 6:56 pm - -
  • !Breaking Down Panthers' Gameplan in Week 8
    After the performance a week ago in Green Bay, there isn't alot of confidence for a Panthers win with the defending Super Bowl Champions Seattle Seahawks in town. The truth of the matter though is that Carolina has enough talent to win this game. These are a few key points to a winning gameplan for the Panthers.
    - 55 mins ago, October 24, 2014 6:52 pm - -
  • !World’s Best Preview: Dynamic Coach-QB Duos
    Checking in at a ridiculous 5,400 words, our preview crushes the competition. Leading off: Green Bay and New Orleans have reaped the rewards of their coach-quarterback stability. Plus, Randall Cobb bucks a league-wide trend inside the 10-yard-line, in-depth features on the Saints, and a bunch of stats, notes and quotes you won't find anywhere else.…
    - 56 mins ago, October 24, 2014 6:51 pm - -
  • !Audio: Williams talks Rams-Chiefs
    ST. LOUIS — Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams met with reporters following Friday's practice for his weekly press conference. Hear what the coach had to say about the Chiefs and his defense inside...
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 6:00 pm - -
  • !T.Y. Hilton: 'Ain't no replacing 87'
    The Colts' No. 1 wide receiver learned a lot from playing without Reggie Wayne last year. Now he must do so again Sunday, with the team leader sidelined by an elbow injury.
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:52 pm - -
  • !Eagles-Cardinals Friday Injury Report
    Jason Kelce, Mychal Kendricks and Darren Sproles all have the possibility to return Sunday in Arizona according to the final injury report.
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:39 pm - -
  • !Rams-Chiefs Injury Report
    ST. LOUIS — It looks like the depth of the young Rams secondary will get tested this Sunday against the Chiefs in Kansas City.
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:38 pm - -
  • !Behind Enemy Lines: Cardinals Edition
    Cardinals publisher Brad Wilbricht answered a few inquiries regarding the current NFC West leader, from improved quarterback play to its running struggles.
    - 2 hours ago, October 24, 2014 5:26 pm - -

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  • Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have kicked their youth movement into high gear with rookie Zach Mettenberger starting at quarterback against the Houston Texans on Sunday.Jake Locker has missed three of the past four games with injuries, and coach Ken Whisenhunt said Thursday that the decision to go with Mettenberger was made Tuesday.…
    - 1 day ago, October 23, 2014 4:53 pm - -
  • AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.Former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones, the neutral arbiter selected to hear the appeal, informed the parties of her decision Wednesday. The person spoke on co…
    - 2 days ago, October 23, 2014 4:38 am - -
  • Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad
    IRVING, Texas (AP) Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.The Dallas Cowboys released Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, dropping the rush end as they prepare for several potential reinforcements to return to the defensive line.Sam spent seven weeks…
    - 3 days ago, October 21, 2014 6:15 pm - -
  • AP sources: Rice's appeal hearing set for Nov. 5-6
    A hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6, two people familiar with the situation said Tuesday.The people spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because details of the hearing have not been made public.Rice was suspended indefinitely Sept. 8 for violating the NFL's personal conduct p…
    - 3 days ago, October 21, 2014 4:30 pm - -
  • New advisers say NFL is serious about reform
    CHICAGO (AP) Beth E. Richie is a professor and a college administrator. She has written articles and books about feminism, battered women and the prison system, and provided training for police, judges and other groups.So when the NFL called to ask for help with its domestic conduct policy, Richie wanted to make sure it was more serious than win…
    - 7 days ago, October 17, 2014 1:05 pm - -
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