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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.

    The Associated Press
  • Report: Tom Brady was “very upset” with Logan Mankins deal

    Over the years, Tom Brady has taken less money than he could have made, in order to keep trusted parts around him.

    NBC on Yahoo Sports
  • Peyton Manning fined by NFL for taunting penalty, gives great response

    At the beginning of the preseason, you could have gotten tremendous odds betting on "Peyton Manning fined for taunting" becoming a thing. Manning was penalized for taunting Houston safety D.J. Swearinger after a touchdown pass last week, and the NFL didn't let him slide because it's the first time…

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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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  • There will be gray areas when NFL implements domestic violence policy

    How the NFL applies the stronger policy on domestic violence will be interesting to watch, because there’s a lot of gray area that will be figured out when there’s a case brought before commissioner Roger Goodell (much like, how players with previous domestic violence issues or how Carolina…

    Shutdown Corner
  • Hopes for success on Fitzpatrick's inconsistent arm

    Based on his first nine seasons and what the coaches saw in his three preseason games, the Houston Texans are going to have consistency and production issues with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. If the Texans hope to get within breathing distance of a .500 record, Fitzpatrick must improve on his…

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    Thu, Aug 28
    San Francisco40 - 13Houston
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    Jacksonville Jaguars fantasy preview

    The "NFL Fantasy Live" crew breaks down the 2014 Jacksonville Jaguars fantasy football outlook.

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  • Cowboys WR Bryant had contract talks with Jones

    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and team owner Jerry Jones recently met one-on-one to discuss a potential contract extension, but no deal was done. "We have had good visits," Jones said, according to ESPNDallas.com. He asked me to induct him into the Hall of Fame later and Emmitt Smith, he…

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    Thu, Aug 28
    Denver27 - 3Dallas
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  • Niners' defender Smith suspended for nine games

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith received a nine-game ban without pay Friday from the National Football League for substance abuse and personal conduct violations. Smith has 42 sacks since making his NFL debut in 2011, the second-most of any player in the league over that span, but has…

    AFP
  • Chargers open season with Cards they are dealt

    SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers have said goodbye to the preseason and their final opponent, the Arizona Cardinals.

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    Thu, Aug 28
    Arizona9 - 12San Diego
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  • No decisions yet on Titans' kicker, starting CB

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Titans are busy trimming their roster and still have to pick a new kicker along with a starting cornerback.

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    Thu, Aug 28
    Minnesota19 - 3Tennessee
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    Pettine pushes Gilbert to 'test himself'

    After getting beaten on three touchdowns in the last two weeks of the preseason, Cleveland Browns rookie cornerback Justin Gilbert expects to face the opponent's top receiver each week. Aditi Kinkhabwala reports from Cleveland.

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  • CB Dee Milliner still uncertain for Jets' opener

    Dee Milliner's status for the New York Jets' regular-season opener is still unclear. The second-year cornerback suffered a high left ankle sprain during training camp on Aug. 10 and hasn't practiced since. Coach Rex Ryan said it's ''still too early to tell'' whether the injury will be healed for…

    The Associated Press
  • Pro wrestlers take antics to streets in Pyongyang

    Former NFL player Bob ''The Beast'' Sapp and a group of brawny pro wrestlers led by a Japanese politician took their oddball attempt at sports diplomacy to the streets of Pyongyang on Friday, staging a tug-of-war and arm wrestling competition with local children before a large and somewhat…

    The Associated Press
  • Whatever could go wrong for Panthers has so far in 2014

    The 2013 season saw the Carolina Panthers return to the playoffs for the first time in five seasons. Carolina opens its regular-season schedule on Sept. 7 in Tampa Bay, hoping the start of a new season will turn things back around. In January, the Panthers went one-and-done in the postseason,…

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    Thu, Aug 28
    Carolina10 - 0Pittsburgh
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  • Seahawks release QB Pryor

    The Seattle Seahawks released quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Friday, according to numerous reports. Pryor, who was vying to be Russell Wilson's backup, is expected to draw immediate interest from St. Louis.

    The SportsXchange
  • Harrison meets with Cardinals but won't be signing

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Outside linebacker James Harrison met with the Arizona Cardinals on Friday but won't sign with the team because the two sides couldn't agree on a contract.

    The Associated Press
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    Has Sam done enough to make final roster?

    NFL Media's Steve Wyche breaks down Michael Sam's chances of making the final roster cut on the St. Louis Rams and also gives an update on the Rams search for some more quarterback insurance.

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