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  • Quarterback Kyle Orton pulls fast one on Cowboys, agrees to deal with Bills

    Kyle Orton must have really, really hated retirement, because it didn't last long. He likely never wanted to retire, of course. But through his threats, he convinced the Cowboys he did. There was a standoff all offseason as Orton refused to show up to camp, but also refused to pay back the prorated…

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    Thu, Aug 28
    Detroit23 - 0Buffalo
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  • Broncos find cuts are harder to make this year

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- It's a good bet that some of the players who'll be asked to turn in their playbooks in Denver will be scooped up by other teams this weekend.

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  • LB Simon among Ravens cuts

    The Baltimore Ravens waived linebacker John Simon on Saturday.

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    Thu, Aug 28
    Baltimore22 - 13New Orleans
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  • Sam survives wave of Rams' cuts

    The St. Louis Rams reduced their roster by 17 players on Friday and defensive end Michael Sam was not among those who were cut.

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    Thu, Aug 28
    St. Louis13 - 14Miami
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  • Blake Bortles did it again, forcing Jaguars to question their own approach

    If the Jacksonville Jaguars stick to the plan they laid out in early May, we might not see Blake Bortles again for a while. But they might be too tempted to get him some regular-season action soon if Chad Henne doesn't capitalize.

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    Thu, Aug 28
    Atlanta24 - 14Jacksonville
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  • Dolphins take Pouncey off PUP list

    Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey of the Miami Dolphins was activated from the physically unable to perform list before Saturday's deadline, according to a team source.

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  • Raiders could make QB decision Monday

    Coach Dennis Allen said the Oakland Raiders probably will know by Monday whether veteran Matt Schaub or rookie Derek Car will start at quarterback in the opener against the New York Jets, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Allen wants to determine the extent of Schaub's right elbow injury, but…

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  • LB Sheppard among Colts cuts

    The Indianapolis Colts on Saturday waived linebacker Kelvin Sheppard, who started seven games and played in 15 last season.

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  • Did Derek Carr just force Oakland Raiders' hands at QB for Week 1?

    The Oakland Raiders have a fading, injured Matt Schaub who suddenly not so certain to start the opener against the New York Jets as he battles a sore elbow and a surging Derek Carr.

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    Thu, Aug 28
    Seattle31 - 41Oakland
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  • Friday's Sports In Brief

    Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as ''one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with.'' Ninety minutes later,…

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  • LB Harrison announces retirement

    Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison announced Saturday that he is retiring. Harrison, 36, is calling it a career after 12 seasons in the NFL. "I have made the difficult decision to retire as of today," he wrote on Facebook. Harrison worked out for the Arizona Cardinals earlier this…

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    Thu, Aug 28
    Carolina10 - 0Pittsburgh
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  • Report: Dolphins release RB Thomas

    The Miami Dolphins on Saturday released running back Daniel Thomas, according to the Palm Beach Post.

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  • Texans coach O'Brien plans to keep 3 QBs on roster

    Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Friday that he still doesn't know who will be his team's backup quarterback. Case Keenum and rookie Tom Savage got all the snaps in Thursday night's 40-13 loss to San Francisco and neither separated himself in the competition for the No. 2 job behind Ryan Fitzpatrick.…

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  • Titans defense struggling in transition to 3-4

    The Tennessee Titans head into the regular season -- their first under the guidance of Ken Whisenhunt -- with some questions still to be answered. In each of Tennessee's four preseason games, the Titans surrendered a touchdown drive on the opening defensive series. In fairness, the Titans'…

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  • Eli Manning optimistic about Giants

    Eli Manning and the New York Giants have a lot of work to do before their regular-season opener next Monday night in Detroit. The Giants were 5-0 in the preseason while adapting to the West Coast offense under offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo. ''Don't get me wrong, we're ready for Week 1,'' Manning…

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    Thu, Aug 28
    New England13 - 16NY Giants
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  • Leshoure among 22 cuts by Lions

    The Detroit Lions waived running back Mikel Leshoure on Saturday. Leshoure was a second-round pick in 2011 and slated to be a significant part of the offensive before missing his rookie season due to a torn Achilles. He had 215 carries for 798 yards and nine rushing touchdowns in 2012, but slid…

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  • Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

    The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision. ''I will tell you this: I was pulling for Mike,'' Fisher said at news conference on Saturday.

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