Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ron Rivera on why Cam Newton is pressing: ‘Because he wants to win …’


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is pressing. You can see it in his body language. You can feel it in his performance. You can hear it in his voice. Head coach Ron Rivera understands why. “Because he … Continue reading

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Russell Okung and Kam Chancellor questionable for Sunday


RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks are a banged up lot entering Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Starting left tackle Russell Okung and starting strong safety Kam Chancellor will be game-time decisions, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday after … Continue reading

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Reggie Wayne a full participant in practice for Colts


INDIANAPOLIS — First it was Trent Richardson and Vontae Davis on Thursday. Then it was Reggie Wayne on Friday. Wayne joined Richardson and Davis as full participants in practice Friday, giving the indication he is headed in the right direction … Continue reading

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Injury Report: Geno Smith is questionable


FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Geno Smith is questionable with the injury to his right shoulder, but all signs point to the New York Jets’ quarterback being available in the event starter Michael Vick can’t continue against the Chiefs on Sunday. … Continue reading

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Giants injury update: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie improving, still hurting


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants’ coaches have one defensive game plan for Monday Night if cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie can play and another in case he can’t. But based on the way Rodgers-Cromartie has practiced this week, they … Continue reading

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Jay Gruden: Bashaud Breeland’s knee ‘OK’


ASHBURN, Va., — Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland injured his knee near the end of practice, but coach Jay Gruden said the rookie should be fine. However, they probably won’t know until Saturday whether he will play against Minnesota. Breeland … Continue reading

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Miami Dolphins’ final injury report: Dion Sims out


The Miami Dolphins (4-3) will host the San Diego Chargers (5-3) in a big game for both teams. Miami enters on a two-game winning streak, while San Diego has lost two in a row. Here is a look at the … Continue reading

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Mark Ingram makes strong case for leading role


METAIRIE, La. — Five days ago, New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram had just one 100-yard rushing game in his NFL career. Now he has three. Ingram ran the ball 30 times for 100 yards in Thursday night’s 28-10 … Continue reading

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Texans list a more optimistic Brian Cushing as questionable


HOUSTON — The rest did Houston Texans inside linebacker Brian Cushing some good. “Moving around, cutting, running, endurance,” Cushing said. “Feel a lot better; just excited.” Cushing added that he wasn’t sure yet if he would play Sunday against the … Continue reading

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Book offers glimpse into Johnny Manziel’s fame


No position in sports has evolved more than quarterback, a notion veteran college football reporter Bruce Feldman deftly chronicles in his new book, “The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks.” Part of the book focuses on how Browns quarterback Johnny … Continue reading

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