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1 hr ago | The News-Press

Texans' D.J. Swearinger avoids NFL fine for penalized hit on Wes Welker

Texans' D.J. Swearinger avoids NFL fine for penalized hit on Wes Welker Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was fined for taunting Swearinger, Check out this story on news-press.com: http://usat.ly/1tU7bYT Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning talks to Houston Texans strong safety D.J. Swearinger after a Broncos touchdown during the first ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Wes Welker, D.J Swearinger, Peyton Manning

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Redskins make 8 cuts, find a Way at punter

Way was the only punter left on the roster after the Redskins waived Robert Malone on Friday, one of eight initial cuts as the team whittles its roster down to the limit of 53 for the regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Redskins, NFL Football, Robert Malone, Blake Clingan

Fri Aug 29, 2014

USA Today

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

The star linebacker received his nine-game penalty from the league Friday stemming from a series of off-field legal issues.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Aldon Smith, Michael Wilhoite, Corey Lemonier, Navorro Bowman, Dan Skuta

ABC News

Green-Ellis, Moorman Among Early Wave of NFL Cuts

Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis was released by the Bengals on Friday, among a handful of players out of jobs - for now - as NFL teams started to trim their rosters to get down to the mandatory 53 players by Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, Brandon Joiner, Jeremy Hill, Dennis Roland, BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Buffalo Bills

Whittier Daily News

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended nine games by NFL

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco 49ers, Aldon Smith, NFL Football

4029TV.com

Pats' Logan Mankins traded to Bucs

Logan Mankins apparently wasn't as surprised as quarterback Tom Brady when the New England Patriots traded the veteran guard to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Logan Mankins, Tom Brady

KARE-TV Minneapolis

NFL suspends Vikings WR Jerome Simpson

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended for three games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, his second such punishment in three seasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Jerome Simpson

KMIZ

Game roundup: Manziel solid in Browns' victory

Brian Hoyer looked sharp and rookie Johnnie Manziel connected for a touchdown as the Cleveland Browns rolled past the Chicago Bears 33-13 on Thursday night at First Energy Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Jim Dray, Brian Hoyer, NFC, NFC West, New York Jets

Daily Reporter

Keenum and Savage struggle as 49ers beat Texans

Given one last chance to make a push to be Houston's backup quarterback, neither Case Keenum nor rookie Tom Savage did much to help their cause.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, San Francisco 49ers, Jared Crick, Brandon Brooks, Jerrell Powe, Tom Savage

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

The Waiting Game begins anew for Michael Sam

For Michael Sam, it's time for another waiting game, another chapter of waiting for the phone to ring and seeing what someone on the other end says about his future.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Michael Sam, Miami Dolphins, Austin Davis, Austin Pettis

The Washington Post

NFL preseason capsules

Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jeremy Ross, Kellen Moore, Corey Fuller, Calvin Johnson, Ashlee Palmer

CBS Local

Adrian Peterson 'Would Love To Retire As A Viking'

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reiterated on Thursday that he hopes to remain in Minnesota until retires, responding to a report that he spoke to Jerry Jones about one day playing for the Dallas Cowboys.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

KMAG99.1

Goodell Apologizes For Rice Decision, Changes Policy

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is apologizing for his decision in the Ray Rice domestic violence case, while also unveiling changes in the league's policy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens, NFL Football

Washington Times

Roger Goodell, NFL unveil harsh new penalties for domestic violence, sex assault

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens, NFL Football

The Arizona Republic

NFL fines Broncos' Peyton Manning for taunting

NFL fines Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for taunting D.J. Swearinger Don't make Peyton Manning angry.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning, Wes Welker, Houston Texans, D.J Swearinger

The New Zealand Herald

Manziel appears as aerobics instructor in TV ad

Wearing spandex leggings, a headband and working out a class of exercising women as if he were Richard Simmons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Johnny Manziel

KVII-TV Amarillo

Cowboys backup S Jakar Hamilton gets 4-game ban

Dallas backup safety Jakar Hamilton has been suspended for the first four games for violating the league's policy on substance abuse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Football, Jakar Hamilton, Orlando Scandrick

WLNS-TV Lansing

Jets' Patterson: no-show claims 'completely false'

The suspended cornerback said in a statement to ESPN on Thursday that the Jets' claims that he went missing for 48 hours without notifying the team are "completely false."

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, Dexter McDougle, Dee Milliner, Antonio Allen

Paradise Post

Fantasy Fever: Back to draft boarda "who's first?

The tail end of the NFL preseason signals something much more festive for tens of millions of fantasy football players around the world: the nearing of draft day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

Lamar Daily News

Review: 'Madden NFL 15' scores on new consoles

If you followed all the offseason NFL headlines - concussions, racial slurs, bullying, domestic violence - you'd think the league was in serious trouble.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton, NFL Football, Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks

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