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Cards put Tony Jefferson through concussion protocol again

TEMPE, Ariz. – Even though Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson was listed as questionable for Sunday’s game in Dallas after fully practicing Friday, he’ll go through the concussion protocol a second time, coach Bruce Arians said. “Just to...Show More Summary

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 wantsShow More Summary

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...Show More Summary

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 to play for the Indianapolis Colts on Monday against the New York Giants. Show More Summary

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. Here...Show More Summary

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...Show More Summary

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...Show More Summary

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 victory over the Carolina Panthers -- the most carries ever by a running back in Sean Payton's nine years as New Orleans' coach. Show More Summary

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 final injury report for Miami: Out:...Show More Summary

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 Philadelphia Eagles, but he did say this: "Nothing's definite, but I feel good. Show More Summary

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 BrownsShow More Summary

Odell Beckham will cheer on his mother in NYC Marathon on Sunday

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants don't play until Monday Night this week, which is a nice break for rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham's mother, Heather Van Norman, is running in the New York City Marathon onShow More Summary

Owen Daniels is a game-time decision for Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Three starters for the Baltimore Ravens are listed as questionable, but tight end Owen Daniels is the biggest question mark heading into Sunday night's game at the Pittsburgh Steelers. Daniels, the second-leading receiver on the Ravens, returned to practice Friday after sitting out the previous day. Show More Summary

Tony Romo offers up Louis Vuitton gift to linemen

IRVING, Texas – After DeMarco Murray ran for 100 yards in his sixth straight game to open the season, the Dallas Cowboys’ offensive linemen received iMac computers. Four days after Tony Romo was sacked five times and injured his back,...Show More Summary

Johnny Manziel: Not frustrated, just where I need to be

BEREA, Ohio -- Competitor who wants to play? Sure. Frustrated with his backup role? Johnny Manziel won't go there. Two days after Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine said he could sense frustration from his first-round pick because of...Show More Summary

Eric Decker backs wife in Twitter skirmish

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Eric Decker is standing by his woman in a low-level skirmish with Jets fans, and said his wife will be reactivating her Twitter account. “I think whoever writes stuff -- she wasn’t attacking Jets fans, she was attacking people that were saying negative comments. Show More Summary

Brian Robison's injury source of humor in Vikings locker room

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Officially, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison is probable for Sunday's game, after practicing on Thursday and Friday with what's listed as a "glute" injury. Robison was hoping the team would describe...Show More Summary

A.J. Green questionable for Sunday

CINCINNATI -- All signs point to Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green playing in his first game in a month except for one. The Cincinnati Bengals' injury report. On it, he was listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville...Show More Summary

Ronnie Hillman full pariticpant in Friday's practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Denver Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman, who had been limited in Wednesday’s and Thursday’s practices because of a shoulder injury he suffered in Wednesday’s workout, participated fully in Friday’s practice. Hillman...Show More Summary

Rivera says Greg Hardy should be reinstated if trial postponed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera personally believes Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy should be reinstated by the NFL if his domestic violence trial is rescheduled for after the season. A league source told ESPN.com on Thursday that Hardy’s case would be postponed from its Nov. Show More Summary

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