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Sept 16 (The Sports Xchange) - The NFL on Monday suspended Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson without pay for one game for a helmet-to-helmet hit on New Orleans' Darren Sproles during Sunday's win by the Saints.

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Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman talks a big game and usually backs it up like he did in the Seahawks' 29-3 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. And after the game, Sherman wanted to keep talking, this time with his former coach, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh.

But according to Sherman, Harbaugh did not acknowledge him and blew him off around midfield, despite Sherman patting his ex-coach on the rear and saying something.

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Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush did not seriously injure his left knee when it collided with the helmet of Arizona Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson in the second quarter on Sunday.

ESPN reported Monday that Bush could be available to play this week against the Washington Redskins. Lions coach Jim Schwartz said Bush's knee is sore.

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The Atlanta Falcons lost defensive end Kroy Biermann and fullback Bradie Ewing to injured reserve.

Biermann tore his right Achilles tendon and Ewing separated his left shoulder during Sunday's win over the St. Louis Rams.

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Free safety Charles Godfrey suffered a season-ending Achilles injury in Sunday's loss at Buffalo, the Carolina Panthers confirmed Monday.

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San Diego Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd will likely miss Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans because of a neck injury, ESPN reported.

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Oakland Raiders strong safety Tyvon Branch is out indefinitely with a fractured fibula, according to ESPN.

Branch was injured in the first quarter of the Raiders' 19-9 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. He got hurt while rushing Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne on a third-and-7 play.

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New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola worked through drills gingerly at the start of practice Monday, according to ESPN.

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The Denver Broncos signed offensive tackle Chris Clark to a two-year contract extension through 2015, the team announced.

Clark has played 42 games over the past four seasons with Denver, including every game since 2011.

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The Cincinnati Bengals promoted linebacker J.K. Schaffer from the practice squad and waived safety Jeromy Miles, the team announced. (Editing by Frank Pingue)

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