Tag Archive: Football

Aug 18

Cowboys like what they’re seeing from Rolando McClain

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The Cowboys are woefully short on playmakers on defense. So that might be why they’re talking up Rolando McClain, almost as if they’re hoping he takes a job and makes it his own. Owner Jerry Jones didn’t need prompting to praise the twice-retired linebacker after Saturday’s game against the Ravens, McClain’s first since 2012. “I …

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Aug 18

NFL says strict illegal contact calls will continue

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Illegal contact penalties are way up this preseason, the result of the league office telling officials to monitor defensive backs closely and throw flags with impunity. That will continue in the regular season. “We’re not going to change how we’re calling the games once the regular-season starts,’’ NFL V.P. of officiating Dean Blandino told The …

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Aug 11

The Sports Bank.net: Five reasons why Ndamukong Suh will stay with the Lions

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In the NFL, top players rarely hit the market. It’s even rarer that they hit the market in their prime. Following the 2014 season, Ndamukong Suh may be hitting the free agent market. The mammoth defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions is slated to become a free agent if he doesn’t come to an extension …

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Aug 11

No Guts, No Glory: Marshawn Lynch is being investigated for assault

Police in Bellevue, Washington are currently investigating an assault and damage of personal property case where Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is a possible suspect. The assault allegedly took place at 2:30 a.m. Sunday and police are working to determine if Lynch was truly involved. The alleged assault revolves around a woman who reported the …

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Aug 09

Fantasy Football Overdose: Will 2014 Be Ndamukong Suh’s Last Season With The Lions?

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Will 2014 Be Ndamukong Suh’s Last Season With The Lions? In the NFL, the highest contract is always given to the offensive players. It’s always given to the quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. But for Ndamukong Suh, defensive players must be given a hefty contract too! Ndamukong Suh’s contract with the Detroit Lions will …

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Aug 07

The Landry Hat: Cowboys, Chargers Preseason Game Time and Channel Information

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The Dallas Cowboys will kick-off the NFL preseason against the San Diego Chargers late this Thursday night at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The game will air on the NFL Network, as well as several other affiliate stations (see below), starting at 9:00 p.m. CST, 10:00 p.m. EST, 7:00 p.m. PST. For the Cowboys, …

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Aug 07

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Fans of college football were in shock when they found out former Auburn player Philip Lutzenkirchen died in a car crash. Now after almost a month and a half, details are starting to emerge from that forgettable night. According to Al.com, the driver of the car was legally drunk as well as Lutzenkirchen at the …

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Aug 05

Fantasy Football Overdose: 2014 Hall of Fame Game Fantasy Recap: What We Learned

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2014 Hall of Fame Game Fantasy Recap: What We Learned Sunday night’s Hall of Fame game between the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills was, as it always is, more about the yearly Hall of Fame inductees, and less about actual football. After all, the starters tend to play just a few series and like …

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Aug 03

Preseason Power Rankings

These are pre-preseason rankings. They might change a bit over the next month. We have four preseason games (and Sunday’s Hall of Fame Game) to watch. Injuries will happen. Key starting jobs will be claimed. Teams will look better or worse than anticipated. So there could be some shuffling before Seattle and Green Bay kick …

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Jul 31

Fantasy Football Overdose: When Will Robert Griffin III Become An Elite Quarterback?

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When Will Robert Griffin III Become An Elite Quarterback? I know I’m not the only person that thought Robert Griffin III wasn’t Robert Griffin III last season. He wasn’t living up to his rookie prodigy reputation. The truth is, last season for Griffin was described as a “second-year flop.” We all know he is capable …

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