• Porn star Brooke Haven: No one parties harder than Sebastian Janikowski

    Larry Brown Sports "Adult film star Brooke Haven made an interesting revelation to TMZ earlier this week when she was discussing the various professional athletes she has partied with. The 34-year-old admitted that she has hung out with “a lot” of athletes, yet she hardly hesitated when asked who parties the hardest...." October 23

  • Titans plan to start Zach Mettenberger against Texans

    Tennessean "The Titans plan to start rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger against the Texans on Sunday, according to sources familiar with the situation. The move could also signal the beginning of the end for quarterback Jake Locker in Tennessee. The fourth-year pro has missed the last two games with a..." October 23

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Raiders DE LaMarr Woodley suffered a torn bicep in the game Sunday, source says. His season is believed to be over.

  • Nate Washington could be on trade block for Titans

    NFL.com "The Tennessee Titans parted ways with one veteran on Tuesday in Akeem Ayers. Could Nate Washington be the next known commodity to be sent on his way? NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday on NFL Total Access that teams have been calling the Titans about Washington, who recently lost..." October 23

  • Judge rules Goodell must testify in Rice case

    ESPN.com "Roger Goodell will be forced to testify at the hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension by a judge's ruling, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Tuesday. ESPN and multiple media reports said on Tuesday that the hearing will be heard Nov. 5-6. Rice was suspended..." October 23

  • Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray surprises offensive linemen with iMacs

    Fox Sports Southwest "The Cowboys' locker room isn't typically an exciting place this early in a game week --€“ though, it's not every day the equipment staff delivers a shipment of computers. Halfway through a sleepy afternoon locker room session, team employees delivered iMac computers to the lockers of Tyron..." October 23

  • Russell Wilson isn't "Black Enough," Seahawks Players Allegedly Say

    The Big Lead "After Percy Harvin was traded to the Jets, the leaks began almost immediately. Harvin physically fought teammates. Harvin pulled himself out of games. Harvin may have been about to “launch a mutiny” against Russell Wilson. Though (presumably) Wilson’s camp spread word through ESPN’s Chris..." October 22

  • Backup quarterbacks come in many varieties, just ask Matt Hasselbeck

    USA Today "He waits in the wings, often perceived as the guy who can enable a struggling team to take flight or perhaps save a season in a pinch. Maybe he's a 20-year-old hotshot, perhaps a 40-year-old has-been — most likely something in between — but often one of the most popular guys on an NFL..." October 22

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    Aditi Kinkhabwala @AKinkhabwala

    Here in Ashburn, first individual QB drill. Robert Griffin III goes first, Colt McCoy 2nd, Kirk Cousins 3rd. Read nothing into that.

  • Darrelle Revis was sent home Tuesday for tardiness

    Boston Globe "Bill Belichick has a specific set of rules that his players must abide by, and Darrelle Revis discovered Tuesday that being a superstar doesn’t buy you any leeway. Revis, playing his first season in New England following seven years with the Jets and Buccaneers, was absent from Tuesday’s..." October 22

  • Jamaal Charles: I didn’t want to go through the concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "When Jamaal Charles scored a touchdown Sunday against San Diego, he had a violent collision with Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers, sending both of them to the turf. Flowers left the game with a concussion, but Charles kept playing. Maybe he shouldn’t have. Charles said on ESPN Radio that he..." October 22

  • Lawyer: Pouncey brothers won’t be charged in South Beach club fracas

    Miami Herald "Mike and Maurkice Pouncey, accused over the summer of roughing up a clubgoer at their South Beach birthday party, will not be charged in the incident, according to the football stars' defense attorney. "As expected, the Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney has determined that the Pouncey..." October 22

  • Agent denies unhappiness from Seahawks' Lynch

    SI.com "The agent for Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch blasted a report that said Lynch refused to get on the team bus for their game against the St. Louis Rams because of the trade that sent wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets. Lynch’s agent, Doug Hendrickson, took to Twitter..." October 22

  • Mike Ditka rips Bears for lack of leadership

    Larry Brown Sports "Chicago Bears legend Mike Ditka has watched his former team through the first seven weeks of the season, and he doesn’t like what he sees. The Bears have lost three of their last four games, two of which were at home. Ditka believes a lack of leadership is the team’s biggest problem at the..." October 22

  • Brian Cushing will miss at least a week with knee issue

    Pro Football Talk "When discussing highlights of Pittsburgh’s Monday night win over the Texans on Tuesday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, Ross Tucker noticed that Houston linebacker Brian Cushing was having trouble moving. He was, because of his knee. Per a league source, Cushing will miss at least..." October 22

  • Ray Rice files grievance against Ravens, claims wrongful termination

    SB Nation "The former running back is also awaiting a hearing to appeal his suspension from the NFL. Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice officially filed a grievance against his former team, citing wrongful termination, per a report. The move was expected from Rice, who is now fighting back..." October 22

  • New Orleans Saints' search for second starting cornerback failed from the start

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints were on easy street at cornerback, for once, during the 2013 season. They weren't going to find much better than Keenan Lewis and Jabari Greer. The tandem stood as one of the primary factors in such an over-achieving turnaround on defense last season. New Orleans was 8-2..." October 22

  • Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps joins Colts, hopes football career takes off

    Indianapolis Star "The Colts just got a little faster. Their signing of running back and former Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps to the practice squad definitely adds something to Indianapolis' team speed. Demps owns a silver medal for his participation on the 2012 U.S. 4x100-meter relay team in the London Games..." October 22

  • Clowney not guaranteed a starting position when he returns to action

    Houston Chronicle "Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney warmed up prior to the Texans’ road defeat to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday but didn’t see action, turning from a gametime decision into an inactive. Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Clowney could return Sunday at the Tennessee Titans, marking his first game..." October 22

  • Lance Briggs left Bears’ locker room during Marshall’s emotional outburst

    Chicago Sun-Times "Injured Bears linebacker Lance Briggs said he left the Bears’ locker room during Brandon Marshall’s postgame locker-room rant Sunday. “I just left because I could see where things were kinda going,” he said on his weekly Comcast Sports Net show, which airs Tuesday night. “And I knew that when..." October 22

  • Percy Harvin is Jets' problem now, which presents Russell Wilson new set of issues in Seattle

    Yahoo! Sports "The Seattle Seahawks cleaned up a problem in their locker room. Now they have a new one on the field. Whatever tension Percy Harvin caused in Seattle – no matter who he punched or didn't punch, irritated or didn't irritate – he could stretch a defense like few other players in the NFL. The..." October 22

  • 11h
    Mike Chappell @mchappell51

    #colts Erik Walden fined $27,562 for contact with official. Called it nonsense. 'Tell Roger I appreciate it'

  • Giants face costly decision with Pierre-Paul

    New York Post "If the Giants don’t do it with Jason Pierre-Paul some other team out there will, and then the Giants need to trigger a search to find, well, another JPP. As an impending unrestricted free agent, Pierre-Paul embarked on 2014 in full acknowledgment of his “contract year’’ status and of course is..." October 22

  • With Victor Cruz out, NY Giants say Odell Beckham Jr.’s no rookie anymore

    New York Daily News "He has played in just three NFL games, and even his coaches admit that he has barely digested the whole playbook. But the kid gloves are off Odell Beckham Jr., because with Victor Cruz gone for the year, the Giants just don’t have much choice. And that’s exactly what receivers coach Sean Ryan..." October 22

  • Rice appeal hearing set for November 5-6

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, the Ray Rice appeal hearing tentatively was set for early November. The tentative has now become more definite. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that the hearing will occur on November 5 and 6. Like every other legal proceeding that’s ever been scheduled, the dates could be..." October 21

  • Cowboys waive Sam from practice squad

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys waived defensive end Michael Sam from their practice squad and signed linebacker Troy Davis. Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted, signed with the Cowboys on Sept. 3 after he was among the final cuts of the St. Louis Rams. Coach Jason Garrett and defensive..." October 21

  • Aldon Smith's suspension could be reduced from 9 games

    SB Nation "Aldon Smith could have his nine-game NFL suspension reduced by "a game or two," according to Pro Football Talk, in a report that was confirmed by ESPN. Smith is currently sitting due to multiple violations of the league's personal conduct policy. His reduced suspension would be the result of good..." October 21

  • Matthew McConaughey doesn't want Redskins to change their name

    Fox Sports "Everyone seemingly has a take on the Redskins team name, including Jerry Jones. The latest person to weigh in on the controversy surrounding the "Redskins" team name is actor Matthew McConaughey. In a new interview with GQ, the actor and longtime Washington fan shared his thoughts on the..." October 21

  • Percy Harvin is headed to the one place he might fit in

    USA Today "Percy Harvin appears to be difficult to work with. The willingness of the Seattle Seahawks to hand Harvin over to the New York Jets, not even two years after getting him from the Minnesota Vikings speaks for itself. The reports of Harvin getting into an altercation with Doug Baldwin and Golden..." October 21

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bills announced they signed former Cowboys RB Phillip Tanner and placed CJ Spiller on IR designated to return.

  • Rams are regarded as the favorites to move to L.A.

    Pro Football Talk "Two weeks ago, we sparked a flurry of reports and quotes and boasts and ultimately concerns regarding the return of the NFL to Los Angeles, reporting that the league believes one or two teams will move there within the next 12-24 months. Of the three teams viewed as the most likely to move —..." October 21

  • McCoy will get start in Week 8 if RGIII is not ready

    Covers.com "Colt McCoy will start at quarterback unless Robert Griffin III is 100 percent ready for action in Washington's Week 8 Monday Night Fooball matchup versus the Dallas Cowboys, Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced Monday. McCoy took over the reigns under center in the second half for the..." October 21

  • Trestman swats down notion of Marshall-Cutler rift

    NFL.com "Bears coach Marc Trestman on Monday shot down the notion of a rift between quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Responding to reports that Marshall called out Cutler among other teammates in the locker room after Sunday's 27-14 loss to the Dolphins, Trestman labeled the..." October 21

  • Jerry Jones, Jason Garrett avoid talk of new contract

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jerry Jones doesn’t want to talk about it. Jason Garrett isn’t interested in the subject either. At some point, though, the two will talk to each other about a new contract for the Cowboys coach. Garrett began this season in the final year of his deal, likely needing to make the playoffs to..." October 21

  • Lions interested in rugby star Jarryd Hayne?

    Detroit Free Press "Jim Caldwell didn't exactly shoot it down when asked Monday if the Detroit Lions are one of the teams reportedly interested in Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne. "I can't tell you much about that," Caldwell said at his weekly news conference. "I mean, I know who he is, obviously, but I don't..." October 21

  • Browns briefly discussed going to Johnny Manziel in Jacksonville but Brian Hoyer 'is still firmly our starter'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "With Brian Hoyer coming off his worst game as a Cleveland Brown, the public drumbeat for Johnny Manziel is growing louder, but coach Mike Pettine is marching to his own beat. "Brian is still firmly our starter,'' said Pettine, still admittedly feeling the sting of Sunday's 24-6 loss to the..." October 21

  • Ominous signs point to NFL figuring out Bears' 'razzle-dazzle'

    CSN Chicago "After a 3-0 sprint-out to start last season, the Bears have gone 8-12 under Marc Trestman, and one inescapable suspicion is that the NFL has figured Trestman out. That would encompass figuring out Jay Cutler as well, which more than an occasional defense has said it had over the past five-plus..." October 21

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source: #NFL informs @RiverboatRonHC that Luke Kuechly shouldn't have been ejected, wont be subjected to a fine for contact with official

  • Fitzpatrick on Texans’ collapse: ‘As bad as I’ve ever seen’

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O’Brien had little interest in discussing the specifics of the Texans’ late second-quarter collapse, which saw a 13-0 lead suddenly become a 24-13 deficit. Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick echoed the sentiment of many of his teammates, acknowledging Pittsburgh’s outburst..." October 21

  • Freeney gets his shot at Peyton Manning

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Finally, Dwight Freeney will get a chance to sack Peyton Manning. Barring injury, Thursday night's game in Denver will pit the two friends and former Colts teammates against each other for the first time. When Freeney joined the Chargers in May 2012, he sounded eager for the chance to..." October 21

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    Les Bowen @LesBowen

    Chip says Sproles is full to go, will practice

  • NY Giants lack the talent to fix problems at the point of attack

    New York Daily News "They limped back from Dallas saying all the things that teams say when they are on the precipice: about sticking together, about working hard, about eliminating mistakes. “What we got? Nine games to play?” Jason Pierre-Paul asked. “Just win all nine games. I think we can do it. We’ve just got..." October 21

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    More #Saints bad news: They will lose RB Pierre Thomas for 2-3 weeks with a shoulder injury, I'm told. He left Sunday's game early.

  • Bills will see if trade for Bryce Brown pays off

    Buffalo News "When the Bills made five trades in three days during last year’s NFL draft, team president Russ Brandon said, “It’s all about preparation.” Dealing a conditional fourth-round pick for Bryce Brown showed they were preparing for the day when C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson were no longer..." October 21

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Marrone says Bills are still waiting to discuss Spiller's injury with doctors after surgery. No decision on IR yet

  • Calvin Johnson will travel to London, playing status uncertain

    SB Nation "Calvin Johnson will be crossing the pond with his team this week. Whether he'll be doing anything more than sightseeing has yet to be determined. Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said the star wide receiver will "absolutely" travel to London with the team to take on the Atlanta Falcons,..." October 20

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights: pic.twitter.com/QhJOHpj9sn

  • Ray Rice could be reinstated to the NFL within a month

    CBSSports.com "Former Ravens running back Ray Rice remains suspended indefinitely following the publication of the video of him striking his now-wife, Janay, in a casino elevator, but he could be reinstated within the next four weeks, sources said. An appeal hearing date has been set, with a final decision..." October 20

  • Kyle Long calls out Bears fans

    ESPN Chicago "Kyle Long criticized Soldier Field fans for booing the Chicago Bears during Sunday's loss to the Miami Dolphins. Long said that the Chicago fans' decision to boo the home team for falling behind 14-0 at halftime was "unacceptable," and he also didn't like the crowd's failure to make sufficient..." October 20