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Tom Boo-rady versus Prey-ton Manning in a special Halloween Shutdown Corner Podcast

Welcome to the latest Shutdown Corner podcast! On today's piping-hot episode, we have: • A Halloween-themed rundown of the scariest NFL players • A digression into college football, specifically how insane the Jameis Winston draft debate is going to be • A look at Brady-Manning XVI. Show More Summary

Malcolm Smith Injury: Updates on Seahawks Linebacker's Groin and Return

Seattle Seahawks weak-side linebacker Malcolm Smith will miss Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders, per Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times. Smith could also miss additional time with a groin injury he suffered in Seattle's Week 8 win over the Carolina Panthers, per Stephen Cohen of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Show More Summary

Kam Chancellor, Russell Okung will be game-time decisions

The Seahawks have injury concerns at several positions heading into Sunday’s game with the Raiders, with safety near the top of the list. Kam Chancellor was listed as questionable on Friday because of a groin injury and coach Pete Carroll said, via PFT teammate Curtis Crabtree, that he will be a game-time decision. Chancellor’s backup Jeron…

Jeremy Hill Is Poised for Huge Fantasy Performance in Giovani Bernard's Absence

Giovani Bernard's fantasy football owners will soon learn the importance of drafting a stud running back's handcuff. On Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Jacksonville Jaguars' 20th-ranked run defense, but according to ESPN's...Show More Summary

Gilbert, Smith campaign looms

As the players on each NFL team elect their representatives, a process that happens every two years and has been unfolding for the last two months in cities throughout the league, no clear indication has emerged regarding whether the new board of player reps will favor keeping DeMaurice Smith as executive director of the NFL…

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

Reports: Bucs waive Trindon Holliday, call up Marcus Thigpen

The Buccaneers will have a new kickoff and punt returner. According to Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports, the Bucs have waived Trindon Holliday with an “injured” designation. Holliday has a hamstring injury. If Holliday clears waivers, he will take a spot on the Buccaneers’ injured reserve list. The 28-year-old Holliday returned two kickoffs and two…

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

Judge in NJ gambling case is Marcel Shipp’s brother, which gambling supporters say is a conflict

Michael Shipp, the judge who granted a temporary restraining order preventing New Jersey from legalizing sports gambling in the state, is the brother of former NFL running back Marcel Shipp. Some supporters of sports betting in the Garden State say that’s a conflict of interest. Marcel Shipp played for the Cardinals from 2001 to 2007…

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

Miami Football: North Carolina Game a Perfect Chance for True Freshmen to Shine

Even under the threat of sanctions throughout an NCAA investigation, t he Miami Hurricanes recruited well under Al Golden. Four classes into Golden's tenure, the current freshman group has established itself as the best immediate-impact...Show More Summary

Cardinals safety suffered concussion vs. Eagles, doesn't remember game

Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson admits that he doesn't 'really remember the game' after suffering a concussion against the Eagles on Sunday.

Cris Collinsworth's Top 5 Tight Ends in the NFL

Tight ends are becoming a bigger feature in teams' offenses more and more each year. This year has seen amazing play by Rob Gronkowski and Julius Thomas. Who are the top five tight ends in the league? Bleacher Report's Chris Simms and NBC's Cris Collinsworth break down the top tight ends in the NFL. Let us know what you think in the comments below. Show More Summary

Johnny Manziel is fine sitting and watching for now

Apparently, neither of the Fs in JFF stands for “frustrated.” Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel said Friday that he didn’t necessarily agree with coach Mike Pettine’s assessment that he was getting antsy about not playing. “I don’t necessarily think that’s the right word,” Manziel said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “Obviously…

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

Ron Rivera thinks Greg Hardy should be able to play for Panthers now

The Carolina Panthers are struggling, and their head coach Ron Rivera thinks one of their best players should be able to return to the field. Suspended defensive end Greg Hardy has had his domestic abuse trial postponed until after the...Show More Summary

Notre Dame Football: Why the Irish Offense Needs to Be Extra Efficient vs. Navy

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Navy’s triple-option offense has been well-documented heading into Saturday’s game, but it will be Everett Golson and Notre Dame football’s offense that must sharpen to go head-to-head with the Midshipmen. With Navy...Show More Summary

Owen Daniels questionable for Sunday night

While Ravens tight end Owen Daniels was able to practice on Friday, his status for Sunday night’s game at Pittsburgh remains somewhat uncertain. Daniels, who had minor knee surgery last week, is listed as questionable on the club’s injury report. According to the team, Daniels put in a full practice on Friday. Ravens coach John…

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