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1 hr ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

NFL roundup: Pats swap Mankins to Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday acquired New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins in exchange for tight end Tim Wright and an undisclosed draft pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Logan Mankins, Danny Gorrer, Deveron Carr, Matt Patchan

5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test, meanwhile, means Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will miss a full year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, Josh Gordon, Matt Prater

9 hrs ago | WKBT

Packers' Boykin making noise with his play

At a position known for its attention-loving players, there's only one reason the Green Bay Packers' third-year wide receiver had even agreed to an interview.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Jared Abbrederis, Davante Adams, Jeff Janis, Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Mankins traded; Bradford, Raji on IR

On the NFL's first preseason cutdown day, a trade and several key players going on injured reserve overshadowed other moves.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Logan Mankins, Rob Gronkowski, St. Louis Rams, Brady Quinn, Sam Bradford

Blackpool Citizen

Shrewsbury produced one of the upsets of the night

Mangan, signed on a free-transfer from Forest Green Rovers during the summer, scored the only goal of the night at the King Power Stadium to send the League Two Shrews into the third round.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Brown, Soccer Players, Darren Pratley

Cybercast News Service

Vikings' Joseph ready to return from bullet wound

The Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since he was shot in the leg at a nightclub earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, Anthony Barr, Christian Ponder, Mike Zimmer, Phil Loadholt

WWLP

Judge OKs Aaron Hernandez bid to suppress evidence

A judge on Tuesday granted a request by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence from two cellphones and three iPads taken from his home in a search during a 2013 murder investigation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL Football

Channel3000

Dez Bryant: No contract talks once season begins

Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is looking for a new contract, but if he doesn't get one by the start of the regular season, he'll put discussions on hold.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, Dez Bryant, Detroit Lions, Calvin Johnson

ESPN

Bills cut QB Lewis to make room for Palmer

In an attempt to address their backup quarterback situation behind EJ Manuel , the Buffalo Bills released Thad Lewis and signed veteran Jordan Palmer on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills, E.J Manuel, EJ Manuel, Jeff Tuel, Thad Lewis

Daily Press & Argus

In mercurial NFL, Sanchez a hot commodity again

Bell: In mercurial NFL, Mark Sanchez suddenly a hot commodity again Quarterback's soaring stock after Bradford injury typifies how quickly the script can flip Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://usat.ly/1tCVxBt PHILADELPHIA - It was so festive, marked by great food and plenty of laughs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkley, Nick Foles

USA Today

Browns have big problems with opener looming

Even by the Browns' low standards, and they don't get much closer to the bottom of the NFL barrel, Saturday's 33-14 exhibition loss to St. Louis was dreadful.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Justin Gilbert, Nate Burleson, Josh Gordon, Jordan Cameron, Buster Skrine

Daily Press & Argus

Welker not thinking retiring 'at all' after concussion

Retirement 'not been brought up' for concussed Broncos WR Wes Welker That's the word from Broncos coach John Fox, who spoke with wideout Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Boise State Broncos NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, Boise State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Peyton Manning, Wes Welker, Doug Martin, Emmanuel Sanders

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Redskins S Brandon Meriweather Suspended 2 Games

Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season for a blow to the head to a receiver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Redskins, NFL Football, Brandon Meriweather, Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens

CBS Local

Life After Bullying Scandal? Incognito To Visit Guard-Thin Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to meet with Richie Incognito to determine if one of the central figures in the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal can help their struggling offensive line.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Miami Dolphins, Richie Incognito

The Daily Breeze

Ex-Usc QB Matt Cassel named starter for Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has named veteran Matt Cassel as the team's starting quarterback for the season opener against the St. Louis Rams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater, Mike Zimmer

KFYR-AM Bismarck

First Openly Gay NFL Draftee Michael Sam May Not Make the Team

Michael Sam , who became the first openly gay football player to be drafted by an NFL team, has made waves in just three preseason games.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Michael Sam, Cleveland Browns, Johnny Manziel

4029TV.com

Bradford out for season with torn ACL

St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford is out for the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, coach Jeff Fisher confirmed Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Shaun Hill, Greg Robinson, Sam Bradford, Aaron Donald

SFGate

Raiders cut seven players

The Raiders made seven cuts Sunday. They released tight end Kyle Auffray, tackle Emmett Cleary, linebacker Justin Cole, receiver Mike Davis, defensive tackle Torell Troup, receiver Rahsaan Vaughn and cornerback Jansen Watson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Mike Davis, Justin Cole, Torell Troup, Kory Sheets, Jansen Watson

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Bengals get first pre season victory

Cincinnati's Terence Newman returned an interception 54 yards for the only touchdown by either team's starters and the Bengals went on to a 19-13 preseason victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, Leon Hall, Terence Newman, Andy Dalton, Arizona Cardinals, John Brown

Chico Enterprise-Record

Raiders notebook: Schaub misses practice with sore elbow

Presumptive Raiders starting quarterback Matt Schaub sat out practice Sunday with a sore elbow, a scene eerily similar to a situation a year ago that led to the ascension of Terrelle Pryor as the starter at the expense of Matt Flynn.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Matt Schaub, Matt McGloin, Mike Davis, Denarius Moore, Derek Carr

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