• Bills vs. Jets, 2014 NFL Week 12: free tickets at Ford Field

    Buffalo Rumblings "If you'd like to take in the Bills-Jets game in Detroit on Monday night, good news: you can pick up free tickets starting tomorrow morning (or sooner, if you're a season ticket holder in either Buffalo or Detroit). Tickets to Monday night's Buffalo Bills versus New York Jets tilt at Ford Field..." November 21

  • NFLPA rails against selection of Peterson appeals officer

    USA Today "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell won't hear the appeal of Adrian Peterson's suspension. But the NFL Players Association isn't happy with who will. The league announced Friday that Goodell has appointed appeals officer Harold Henderson to hear Peterson's appeal Dec. 2. Henderson spent 16 years as..." November 21

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Breaking: Adrian Peterson's appeal hearing has been set for 12/2 and Harold Henderson, NOT Roger Goodell, will be the hearing officer

  • Bills give fans wrong number for ticket refunds

    SB Nation "Moving the New York Jets-Buffalo Bills game to Monday night in Detroit solved one problem but caused another. The Bills now have to go about refunding those who purchased tickets expecting to see the game on Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium -- and apparently they're not doing a very good job of..." November 21

  • Darrelle Revis on Calvin Johnson: 'He’s a man amongst boys out there'

    SI.com "New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis praised Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson ahead of their matchup in Foxboro, Mass., on Sunday. Johnson, who is considered one of the NFL's top receivers, has caught 34 passes for 520 yards and three touchdowns this season. The four-time..." November 21

  • Foster Misses Practice, Unlikely to Play Against Bengals

    Battle Red Blog "Alfred Blue delivered a strong performance last week in Cleveland with 156 yards on a franchise record 36 carries. Jonathan Grimes backed up Blue with 13 carries for 54 yards rushing. Both of these players may need to tote the rock again if Arian Foster is unable to suit-up for the..." November 21

  • Michael Sam discusses horrible childhood in GQ Magazine

    Sporting News "It's no secret that Michael Sam doesn't have the best relationship with certain members of his family. He's now opening up more and more about what he went through growing up. In a recent interview with GQ Magazine, Sam had this to say about his brothers. I still got beat up a lot. We called..." November 21

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    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    Woodson becomes first player in NFL history with 50 interceptions and 20 sacks

  • Adrian Peterson: 'I won't ever use a switch again'

    USA Today "It had been five months since Adrian Peterson spoke to his 4-year-old son. Somewhere deep inside, Peterson believes he knew what awaited him on the other end of the line. But he couldn't be sure until he placed the call last week. "When he got on the phone, he said, 'Hey Dad,'" Peterson..." November 21

  • Rob Gronkowski Fined for Sergio Brown Block

    Pats Pulpit "Usually when I say to myself, "it was worth every penny" after I blow a wad of money on something stupid, it's only a few hundred dollars and all I have to show for it is a funny hat or a cell phone video of one of my friends cleaning up a pretty horrible mess. But when you're Rob Gronkowski, you..." November 21

  • Report: Gray late to facility, held out of Patriots practice

    CSN New England "Bill Belichick's rules apply to every player on the Patriots, even the ones who landed on the cover of Sports Illustrated earlier in the week. Jonas Gray, who had a breakout performance against the Colts last weekend with 201 yards rushing and four touchdowns, was held out of practice on Friday..." November 21

  • Peyton's problem: Thomas, Sanders in doubt for Sunday

    Fox Sports "After Demaryius Thomas, who will Peyton Manning throw to this week? Good question. TE Julius Thomas (ankle) and WR Emmanuel Sanders (concussion) both missed practice again on Thursday, and their statuses remain in doubt for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. Thomas says he's determined to play,..." November 21

  • Raiders' crazy celebration saved by timely time out

    Yahoo! Sports "You'll have to excuse the Oakland Raiders for losing their minds celebrating late in Thursday night's 24-20 win against the Kansas City Chiefs. It was their first victory in more than a calendar year. Still the sight of linebackers Khalil Mack and Sio Moore celebrating a sack 15 yards offside..." November 21

  • Belichick: Blount must earn PT with Patriots

    ESPN Boston "New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has made no promises to running back LeGarrette Blount about his playing time after the team signed him to a two-year contract Thursday. "That will be up to him, just like everybody else," Belichick said Friday morning. "When he gets an opportunity,..." November 21

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    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    Emmanuel Sanders is practicing Julius Thomas is out here with helmet but not participating

  • Which Colts player makes NFL-leading $45K per play?

    Indianapolis Star "When it comes to body parts, Adam Vinatieri should be thanking that sweet foot of his. That foot. That right foot. That size 10 foot he kicks with (in a size 8.5 soccer shoe). That foot earns him $45,946 per play. And that makes Vinatieri the highest paid guy, per snap, in the NFL. No. Not..." November 21

  • Rams' Rodney McLeod not fined by NFL for hit on Emmanuel Sanders

    Denver Post "St. Louis Rams safety Rodney McLeod was not fined for a hit that left Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders concussed, a league source said Friday. McLeod delivered a vicious shot to a diving Sanders in the Broncos' 22-7 loss last Sunday. Sanders remained down for several minutes, and he did not..." November 21

  • Chris Long likely to sit out one more week

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams closed out their practice week Friday afternoon at Rams Park. They fly to California later Friday and will take on the Chargers in a 3:05 p.m. game Sunday in San Diego. The Rams (4-6) are coming off a 22-7 upset win over Denver and are looking for their first back-to-back wins of the..." November 21

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    Peter King @SI_PeterKing

    Jets at Bills, 7 pm, Monday Ford Field, Detroit. Bills will be practicing in Det beginning late tomorrow-- if they can get there.

  • Marshawn Lynch to appeal $100,000 fine

    Pro Football Talk "On Wednesday, the NFL fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $100,000 for failing to comply with the league’s media policy. On Thursday, Lynch’s agent informed PFT that Lynch will appeal the fine. Agent Doug Hendrickson told PFT by phone that Lynch, who was so banged up after the first..." November 20

  • Adrian Peterson officially appeals suspension

    SB Nation "Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has officially appealed his season-long suspension Thursday morning, according to Ian Rapoport. Peterson and the National Football League Players Association have contended the league did not act in accordance with the Collective Bargaining..." November 20

  • LeGarrette Blount returning to Pats

    ESPN.com "Free-agent running back LeGarrette Blount, who was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday, signed with the New England Patriots on Thursday, the team announced. The deal is for two years and is worth the veteran minimum plus incentives, according to a source. The deal reunites Blount..." November 20

  • Report: Jay Cutler Was Nearly Benched

    Sports Mockery "ESPN’s NFL expert, and secret metal head, John Clayton joined ESPN 1000’s Carmen and Jurko show on Tuesday with some insight into some behind the scenes discussions from the Chicago Bears brass. Jay Cutler Almost Benched Clayton informed the radio host that Jay Cutler was very close to being..." November 20

  • Michael Vick wants to play at least two more years

    NFL.com "Impending free agent Michael Vick acknowledged last week that his New York Jets future is up in the air after two starts as Geno Smith's replacement. Whether or not Vick returns, it's clear the 34-year-old wants to continue his NFL career in 2015 and beyond. "I would love to play again, at..." November 20

  • LaDainian Tomlinson: Adrian Peterson to the Cowboys could be a 'no-brainer'

    Dallas Morning News "Former TCU and NFL star running back LaDainian Tomlinson joined KRLD-FM 105.3 recently to talk all things football. Here are some of the highlights: On DeMarco Murray’s workload and how that should be handled by the Cowboys: “The first thing when it comes to handling DeMarco’s workload, I..." November 20

  • Justin Blackmon completes voluntary drug rehab program, pleads no contest to July marijuana possession charge

    The Oklahoman "Former All-American Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon pleaded no contest Thursday to one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession in Edmond Municipal Court. Edmond Police initiated a July 23 traffic stop of the car Blackmon, 24, was driving for a minor traffic violation and..." November 20

  • Cordarrelle Patterson: 'I know I'm letting a lot of people down'

    ESPN.com "It's become apparent during his second season with the Minnesota Vikings that Cordarrelle Patterson still has plenty to learn about the finer points of playing receiver. That learning process has limited his involvement in the offense when the Vikings aren't manufacturing as many touches for him..." November 20

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    BJ Kissel @ChiefsReporter

    #Chiefs Inactives: QB Aaron Murray, WRs AJ Jenkins & Donnie Avery, CBs Chris Owens & Jamell Fleming, OL Eric Kush, OL Larry Duvernay-Tardif

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    Scott Petrak ct @ScottPetrak

    #Browns Pettine said WR Josh Gordon little sore today after 1st practice. Will get more reps today."Maybe little ahead of where we expected"

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Davis wouldn’t guarantee McKenzie returns. But “we are in really good shape, based how Reggie put the contracts together, everything else”

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    Atlanta_Falcons @Atlanta_Falcons

    The Falcons have signed veteran LB James Anderson. #RiseUp

  • Is Peyton Manning in his first slump with the Broncos?

    Denver Post "For the first time since he joined the Broncos, Peyton Manning is in a slump. Granted, it's not often a quarterback averages 389 passing yards and throws eight touchdown passes over a three-game stretch and the perception is he's in a rut. About 20 other NFL quarterbacks would call that a hot..." November 20

  • Why Giants have to pay Eli Manning big bucks again

    New York Post "At a tense, tenuous time when our flagship franchise is nearing a crossroads, the franchise quarterback stands taller than ever as the most indispensable Giant. Whether Tom Coughlin is their coach or not in 2015 and beyond, the Giants need Eli Manning to be their franchise quarterback in 2015..." November 20

  • Jeremy Hill to carry Bengals RBs as Gio Bernard slowly returns

    ESPN.com "To those outside Paul Brown Stadium who have watched Jeremy Hill two of the last three weeks, it seems clear: The rookie running back has earned more touches. Apparently, the men who have offices on the stadium's second floor agree. This is one of those rare situations when fans, media and..." November 20

  • Bryant a bargain for Cowboys

    ESPN.com "Not that Dez Bryant's new representatives at Roc Nation and CAA need any help in their negotiations for a new deal for the Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, but ESPN Stats & Information has come up with a compelling argument that the Cowboys are currently more than getting their money’s worth on..." November 20

  • Jerry Jones resents the Giants, has cried after losing to them

    CBSSports.com "If you want to see Cowboys owner Jerry Jones get emotional, just bring up the team's 2007 playoff loss to the New York Giants. Jones admitted this week that he still resents that Giants team for beating the Cowboys. Dallas was 13-3 in 2007 and had been the No. 1 overall seed in the NFC when..." November 20

  • How Josh Gordon's return can take the Browns to the next level

    SI.com "With a first-year head coach in Mike Pettine, a defense that is still figuring things out (especially in the secondary), a quarterback in Brian Hoyer who generally alternates between efficient and below average, an offensive line missing its best player in center Alex Mack and a receiver corps..." November 20

  • Bengals' Lewis disputes allegation of former player's ex-wife

    Fox Sports Ohio "Mercedes Sands, the ex-wife of former Bengals safety Robert Sands, alleged in a New York Times article published Tuesday that when marital troubles began to turn into domestic violence during his rookie season of 2011 that the Bengals were more concerned with avoiding a disruption to the team than..." November 20

  • Jets-Bills game could be delayed due to snow

    Pro Football Talk "Nearly four years ago, a major blizzard that hit during what would have been game time forced the NFL to move a Sunday night game between the Vikings and Eagles to Tuesday night. Now, a series of snowstorms could delay Sunday’s game between the Jets and Bills in Buffalo. Per a league source,..." November 20

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    Cameron Newton @CameronNewton

    Lol that was ridiculous. I guess "Camnewton1" was a bad "password" choice?! Thanks again @twitter #backfromthehack

  • Tony Romo and his back bracing for three games in 12 days

    Fox Sports Southwest "Starting Sunday, the Cowboys will play three games in a span of 12 days. For quarterback Tony Romo and his aching back, that could mean a change in approach. Romo was already taking Wednesdays off from practice because of offseason disk surgery. Now that he's also dealing with two fractures in..." November 20

  • LeGarrette Blount unclaimed on waivers

    Pro Football Talk "LeGarrette Blount has undeniable talent, but no team thinks he’s worth the trouble. Blount went unclaimed on waivers today, a day after the Steelers sent him packing after he headed to the locker room early on Monday night in Tennessee. Blount is now a free agent. There have been stories..." November 20

  • Is this the end for Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw?

    Indianapolis Star "Ahmad Bradshaw's season is officially over, the Colts veteran running back landing on injured reserve this week for the second time in as many seasons. It's a big blow for the Indianapolis Colts, but it's also a huge personal setback for Bradshaw. He had just overcome a serious neck injury..." November 20

  • Ertz frustrated by reduction in playing time

    Courier-Post "Zach Ertz admitted the frustration had gotten to him. Many expected Ertz to have a breakout season after coming on strong last season as a rookie tight end. Ertz also expected it. And it certainly appeared like the Eagles’ second-round pick in 2013 was on the verge when he had seven catches for..." November 20

  • Vikings claim Ben Tate on waivers

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Vikings claimed running back Ben Tate on waivers Wednesday from the Cleveland Browns, a league source told ESPN.com's Field Yates. Tate had just two carries for minus-9 yards in last weekend's loss after complaining earlier in the week about the number of carries he was getting in..." November 19

  • NFL V.P.: No one told Adrian Peterson he’d get “time served”

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL Players Association says that an NFL executive told Adrian Peterson that he would get credit for “time served” during his time on the Commissioner’s Exempt List, meaning he wouldn’t be suspended beyond that time after he accepted a plea deal on a charge of injuring his son. The NFL says..." November 19

  • Report: Vikings do not plan to trade or release Adrian Peterson

    SI.com "The Vikings have no plans to part ways with running back Adrian Peterson, according to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post. According to Hubbuch, Peterson's future with the team will be reevaluated after this season by GM Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer. Peterson was suspended..." November 19

  • Will Ray Rice return to the NFL? It's too late, according to some NFL personnel men

    Newark Star-Ledger "While former Baltimore Raven and one-time Rutgers standout running back Ray Rice awaits re-enstatement to the NFL, he may not find a job once he is eligible. According to three personnel men from three different teams it's too late into the season for Rice to come in and contribute..." November 19

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    So in total, Marshawn Lynch fined $100k for two violations of the media policy. This per @NFLfootballinfo.

  • Gruden on RG3's work ethic: 'He does what he's supposed to do'

    CSN Washington "Jay Gruden acknowledged Wednesday that he should not have singled out quarterback Robert Griffin III following Sunday’s defeat and that he will avoid public critiques in the future. “Early on in the season, when I first got the job, I knew there were going to be a lot of questions about..." November 19