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  • Greg Hardy appeal hearing starts Thursday morning

    While the football-following world waits for a date to be picked in the Tom Brady appeal hearing, the official review of another high-profile suspension will begin on Thursday. Commencing roughly at 10:00 a.m. ET, arbitrator Harold Henderson will consider the appeal of Cowboys defensive end Greg…

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  • 9 cities bid on College Football Playoff title game

    Where will the College Football Playoff play its title game in the future? Check back in October.

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  • ProFootballTalk: Josh McCown is not the answer to Browns’ QB problems

    Josh McCown was the number one QB, with Johnny Manziel at second to begin OTAs, but Chris Canty believes the only way for the Browns to succeed is if you have McCown serve as a mentor not a starter.

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  • Former four-star OU QB Justice Hansen to transfer

    Justice Hansen, a redshirt freshman Oklahoma quarterback from nearby Edmond, Okla., has announced his intention to transfer before appearing in his first game as a Sooner. The former four-star recruit in the class of 2014 provided a statement to explaining his decision to leave…

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  • Colin Kaepernick Apologizes For Using Natural Disasters To Diss Houston

    The 49ers quarterback made insensitive comments about Houston in the wake of the region's tornadoes and flooding. Keywords: NFL, Football, San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, Houston

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    RADIO: Is there concern over Russell in Seattle?

    Former NFL wide receiver and current CBS Sports analyst Steve Tasker, joins "Primecut" to tell Seattle Seahawks fans if they should be worried about quarterback Russell Wilson? Wilson is in current contract debates, and has missed the beginning of OTA's.

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  • Orlando Franklin: Philip Rivers is “more approachable” than Peyton Manning

    A very strong will to win coupled with a wide range of facial expressions have earned Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers a certain reputation for being a bit of a jerk. He isn’t, and former Broncos tackle Orlando Franklin can attest to that. Franklin, who joined the Chargers as a free agent after…

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  • Cowboys RB Darren McFadden not concerned with playing time

    With the Cowboys just beginning their organized team activities this week, running back Darren McFadden said he just wants to concentrate on becoming familiar with the team, reports the team's official website. McFadden is competing with Joseph Randle to be the first-team running back, and he said…

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  • Chargers CB Jason Verrett shows mobility at Tuesday practice

    Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett, who lost much of last season after major shoulder surgery, moved well in the OTA session Tuesday.

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  • Broncos excuse Antonio Smith from OTAs during investigation

    Teams usually want every player available to show up for OTAs. But obviously for the Broncos, Antonio Smith is a special case. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, Smith will not participate in OTAs because of “personal reasons.” That’s another way of saying “the Broncos don’t want him on their field…

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  • More to Eagles' front-office overhaul than meets the eye

    Much like they did with the roster this offseason, the Eagles are continuing to overhaul their scouting department and front office. The most intriguing of all recent front-office additions is Chris Shea, a former high-ranking Dolphins executive whose title with the Eagles is director of scouting…

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  • Blake Bortles sees “big difference” after offseason work

    Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles set out to refine his game this offseason by working with quarterback guru Tom House and others in California. His tutors were pleased with the results of Bortles’s labor and the reviews from Jacksonville are positive as well. Tight end Marcedes Lewis said he…

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  • Nine cities bid to host 2018-20 title games

    We don’t know yet which cities will play host to the College Football Playoff title games after the one following the 2016 season is played in Glendale, Ariz.  We do know, though, the pool out of which the host cities will be selected. Wednesday, it was revealed that nine cities had placed bids to…

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  • Browns embattled QB Johnny Manziel gets support from mates

    All is well so far in 2015 for Browns second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel, whose whirlwind career in the NFL seems to be at least for now heading in the right direction. Manziel received praise Tuesday from several teammates for his work and dedication to improving his skills, something that…

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  • FIFA Officials Banned From Football-Related Activities In Wake Of Scandal

    An independent ethics committee has banned 11 people from conducting football-related activities on a national and international level, according to a news release from FIFA, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Nine of the banned FIFA officials, including two of its current vice…

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  • Christian Ponder accepting of backup role with Raiders

    While Christian Ponder may be taking first-team reps right now, Ponder has no illusions of his role with the Oakland Raiders. He’s the backup quarterback to Derek Carr and he’s accepted that role. “My job, I understand, is the backup and I’m here to help Derek and help this team out,” Ponder said,…

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    3 College Football Teams That Will Disappoint In 2015

    Campus Insiders' football analyst Doug Chapman tells Shae Peppler why three squads, including the Ohio State Buckeyes, will fall short of expectations this upcoming season.

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  • Philip Rivers: It would be awesome to stay with Chargers

    At various points this offseason it seemed like there was a chance that Philip Rivers wouldn’t be with the Chargers for the 2015 season with the years beyond that looking even murkier. Rivers’s stated desire to let the season (and the final year of his contract) play out without discussing an…

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  • Andre Roberts welcomes increased competition from rookie Crowder

    When Andre Roberts signed with the Redskins as a free agent last year, it looked like the former Arizona Cardinals receiver would finally get the chance to be a starting wideout, the No. 2 option in the pass game to Pierre Garon. Redskins GM Scot McCloughan did not sign Roberts, who mostly works in…

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  • Cowboys RB: DeMarco Murray left yards on the field in Dallas

    Theres nothing like a little trash talk between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys, and the intensity of the rivalry has only ratcheted up since DeMarco Murray switched allegiances during free agency. The NFLs reigning rushing champion is wearing midnight green now, much to the chagrin of…

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