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  • Gay NFL player overlooked by teams: report

    Michael Sam, who is seeking to become the NFL's first openly gay player, was passed over by 31 teams Sunday just one day after being cut by St. Louis, USA Today reported. Sam was cut by St. Louis on Saturday as the Rams tried to get their roster down to 53 players for the first game of the season.…

  • NFL Cuts Roundup: Saints release 12-time Pro Bowler Champ Bailey

    The biggest story among the NFL cuts on Saturday was the Rams releasing defensive end Michael Sam. The biggest name among the cuts, from a football standpoint, was cornerback Champ Bailey.

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  • Report: 49ers' McDonald arrested for domestic abuse; victim allegedly pregnant

    NBC Bay Area's Damon Trujilo is reporting that San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald has been arrested for domestic abuse.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Patriots TE Gronkowski to play Sunday

    After missing the entire preseason recovering from right knee surgery, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is ready to return to the field for Sunday's regular-season opener at Miami.

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  • In the NFL, imitation is often a form of flattery

    ''If Peyton and Philip and Brees and Brady are doing something that's good, then go out and try to do the same thing.'' Easier said than done if you don't have such star quarterbacks, but Vincent's point is well taken. The NFL's head of football operations, a star player for 15 pro seasons and…

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  • AP source: Chiefs' Alex Smith agrees to extension

    When he was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs last offseason, quarterback Alex Smith professed his admiration for coach Andy Reid and his excitement at playing for the storied franchise. Smith signed a $68 million extension Sunday to remain with the Chiefs through the 2018 season, a person familiar…

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    How will Ryan Mallett impact the Texans?

    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport has details on the Houston Texans' trade for quarterback Ryan Mallett and the "NFL Total Access" crew breaks down what they think Mallett's impact will be this season.

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  • Browns claim pair of ex-49ers; cut QB Grossman

    The Cleveland Browns were awarded four players off waivers Sunday, including running back Glenn Winston and guard Ryan Seymour, who were cut by the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday. The Browns als claimed former Seattle Seahawks guard Caylin Hauptmann and wide receiver LaRon Byrd from the Dallas…

    The SportsXchange
  • Broncos sign nine to practice squad

    The Denver Broncos signed nine players to their practice squad roster on Sunday.

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  • Team Report - BALTIMORE RAVENS

    Health of Ravens secondary a primary concern

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  • Chiefs sign quarterback Smith to contract extension

    (Reuters) - Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, a Pro Bowl selection in 2013, signed a long-term contract extension with the National Football League (NFL) team on Sunday. "It was a priority of ours to get this deal done and keep Alex in a Chiefs uniform long-term," Chiefs general manager…

  • Lions sign 10 to practice squad

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have signed 10 players to their practice squad Sunday, a day after they were cut when the team trimmed its roster to comply with the 53-man limit.

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  • Giants sign Cox, 6 other players to practice squad

    The New York Giants have added running back Michael Cox and six other players to their practice squad. Six of the seven, including Cox, were cut by the Giants on Saturday before rejoining the team on Sunday. They include cornerbacks Bennett Jackson and Chandler Fenner, linebacker Dan Fox, defensive…

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    What is the toughest division in the NFL?

    Yahoo Sports' Shaun King and Frank Schwab examine the toughest divisions leading into the 2014 season.

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  • Titans make roster moves

    The Tennessee Titans claimed three players off waivers, including two wide receivers, on Sunday. Receivers Kris Durham from the Detroit Lions and T.J. Graham from the Buffalo Bills were claimed along with cornerback Brandon Harris from the Houston Texans. To make room on the roster for the moves,…

    The SportsXchange
  • Redskins claim S Ihenacho, waive Davis

    The Washington Redskins claimed safety Duke Ihenacho off waivers and waived safety Akeem Davis on Sunday.

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  • Chiefs QB Smithsigns $68 million extension

    The Kansas City Chiefs signed quarterback Alex Smith to a long-term contract extension on Sunday.

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  • Jaguars awarded TE Shuler off waivers from Falcons

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have been awarded second-year tight end Mickey Shuler off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons.

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    Casserly breaks down notable cuts

    NFL Media's Charley Casserly breaks down why NFL veterans Champ Bailey, Terrelle Pryor, Nate Burleson and Stephen Hill were released.

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