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  • Patriots QB Tom Brady gives the perfect answer to retirement question

    One of the questions that will come up with Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees for the next few years will be when they plan to retire. They've answered in different ways. Brees said he wants to play until he's 45. Manning has admitted he knows he's in the final stage of his career but…

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  • Cowboys reportedly to sign Michael Sam to practice squad, pending physical

    Of course it was the Cowboys who want to hire defensive end Michael Sam. Dallas not only doesn't run from headlines, it embraces them. So the Cowboys' decision to add Sam to the practice squad, and the attention that will come from having the man trying to be the NFL's first openly gay player, is a…

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  • Broncos receiver Wes Welker suspended four games by the NFL

    It turns out that all the concern about whether Wes Welker would play in Week 1 despite his latest concussion was a waste of time. Welker won't be playing in Week 1 or any of Denver's first four games, because he has been suspended by teh NFL for using amphetamines, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

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  • 'Madden 15' glitch makes Browns rookie linebacker Christian Kirksey 1-foot-2

    The popular video game features an error that shrinks down the team's third-round pick in the 2014 draft by five feet.

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    Surprise fantasy pick ups for Week 1

    Yahoo Sports’ Brandon Funston discusses three pickups you may want to consider for Week 1 of the fantasy football season.

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  • Shutdown Corner NFL Power Rankings: Post-preseason changes

    Here are the post-preseason power rankings, updating the initial rankings from four weeks ago, and will be otherwise known as "How could I have known the Bears defense was still going to be this bad?"

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  • NFL Preview Week: The long-shot picks to win the major awards

    The preseason picks you’ll see this week for the NFL season will be mostly the same. Maybe you pick Peyton Manning to win MVP, or maybe it's Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees, and odds are one of those picks will be right. They’re the favorites to win for a reason. But why not try to figure out some real…

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  • Statement from Colts owner Irsay after guilty plea

    Statement from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay following his guilty plea Tuesday to one misdemeanor count of operating while under the influence stemming from his arrest after a March traffic stop. --- ''I acknowledge the mistake I made last March and stand responsible for the consequences of…

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  • Jets S Allen cleared, says he'll start at CB

    The experiment in the New York Jets' secondary is about to get its first true test. Safety Antonio Allen was medically cleared after suffering a concussion on Aug. 22, and has been told he will start at cornerback in the regular-season opener against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. ''I'm ready to…

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  • Dallas rookie DE Lawrence out at least half season

    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least half the season after being placed on the short-term injured list because of a broken right foot.

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  • Boone insists he will be ready for Sunday opener

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Alex Boone would hold out again if necessary - and has no regrets about missing the offseason program with the San Francisco 49ers - if it means more financial stability for his family.

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  • Bills LB Alonso upbeat while rehabbing left knee

    Sidelined for the season, Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso is staying upbeat by focusing on rehabilitating his surgically repaired left knee. ''Because if you do everything you need to do in you rehab, it'll come back stronger.'' The second-year player spoke publicly for the first time since being hurt…

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  • Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch takes love of Skittles to a new level (Video)

    Marshawn Lynch's relationship with Skittles began some 15 years ago, and a new online advertisement released by the candy company reveals the love affair knows no bounds.

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  • Seahawks face tough task to repeat Super Bowl glory

    The Seattle Seahawks will start the 2014 NFL campaign this week as the bookmakers' favourites to repeat as Super Bowl champions but they they will have a tough task living up to last season’s success. Pete Carroll's team romped to a 43-8 win over the Denver Broncos in last season's title game but…

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  • Colts owner Jim Irsay pleads guilty to impaired driving ... your move, NFL

    The NFL has apparently been waiting for the case with Colts owner Jim Irsay to play out in court, and it has now. On Tuesday he plead guilty to impaired driving, stemming from his March 16 arrest. According to the Indianapolis Star, he was given a year of probation. He was also sentenced to 60 days…

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  • McNabb says Foles isn't a franchise QB

    The question will follow Nick Foles around until he proves himself again. Foles began last year as a backup to Michael Vick and finished as a Pro Bowl MVP. His emergence was one of the NFL's biggest surprises and a main reason why the Philadelphia Eagles went from 4-12 to 10-6 and won the NFC East…

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  • Pittsburgh Steelers preparing as if Johnny Manziel will play Sunday

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for both Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel to be at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday.

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  • Chiefs sign Coleman, place Mays on injured reserve

    The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran safety Kurt Coleman on Tuesday and placed linebacker Joe Mays on injured reserve with a designation to return. Coleman made 29 starts and appeared in 59 games over four seasons in Philadelphia, three of those under current Chiefs coach Andy Reid.

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