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17 min 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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco 49ers, Aldon Smith, Michael Wilhoite, Corey Lemonier, NFL Players, 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.


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


49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Suspended 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.


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

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.


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


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.


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

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.


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

Lowell Sun

Patriots end preseason with a loss

No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale, and Bill Belichick made sure neither the New York Giants or New England Patriots had to endure it.


Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, New York Giants, AFC East, Stephen Gostkowski, Jimmy Garoppolo, Duron Harmon, NFL Players

USA Today

Carr's 3 TDs lead Raiders past Seahawks 41-31

Carr's 3 TDs lead Raiders past Seahawks 41-31 Check out this story on OAKLAND, Calif.


Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Matt Schaub, Latavius Murray, Derek Carr, NFL Players, George Atkinson

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.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, Michael Sam, NFL Players, 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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

WMSI, MISS 103, Jackson, Mississippi

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.


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


Manziel appears as aerobics instructor in TV ad

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, Entertainment

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.


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

WTEN-TV Albany

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."


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

Click Orlando

Jets' Patterson denies going AWOL

New York Jets cornerback Dmitri Patterson disputes the team's position regarding his absence from Friday's preseason game, during which the team said it could not reach the veteran and was unaware of his whereabouts.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets

The Republic

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Seattle Seahawks, Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch

The Republic

Buy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling memberships

The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle - one word, really - yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.


Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, Alex Smith (San Francisco 49ers), NFL Players, Dallas Cowboys, Tony Romo