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Atlanta Falcons' Offensive Line Will Determine Team's Playoff Fate

The Atlanta Falcons will be forced to rely on a completely revamped offensive line in their attempt to win an NFC South divisional crown. Sunday's 41-28 loss to the Minnesota Vikings was far costlier than just another tally on the wrong side of the ledger. Show More Summary

NFL Vets Looking Comfortable in Their New Surroundings

The NFL's free-agency era has forced many veterans over the years to head for greener pastures. This past offseason that trend continued. Amid an ever-changing landscape of personnel decisions, these veterans wound up in places you never would have expected them to. Show More Summary

Brandon Marshall gets in a full practice

On Monday, Bears coach Marc Trestman said that the team would take a long look at wide receiver Brandon Marshall in practice this week to determine whether he would benefit from missing a game to let his injured ankle fully heal. Based on Wednesday’s practice, the signs are pointing in the other direction. Marshall practiced…

Odell Beckham looks like go vs. Falcons

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It looks like Eli Manning will have a new weapon to throw to this coming Sunday. Rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who missed the New York Giants’ first four games of the season because of a hamstring injury,...Show More Summary

Cowboys practice report: Henry Melton is limited

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton was listed as limited on the Wednesday practice report. Last week, Melton (hamstring) didn't practice until Friday and was listed as questionable going into the game against the New Orleans Saints. Show More Summary

Tom Brady responds to criticism for not high-fiving Jimmy Garoppolo

Jimmy Garoppolo had quite a nice moment late in the Patriots' blowout loss at Kansas City. The rookie quarterback made his NFL debut after Tom Brady was benched with New England trailing 41-7, and not only that, Garoppolo threw a touchdown pass on his first drive. Show More Summary

Rams coach Jeff Fisher proclaims Austin Davis as his starting QB

After three productive games, Rams quarterback Austin Davis is now officially the team's starting quarterback.

Jake Locker practices, says wrist feels fine

It looks like the Titans will have quarterback Jake Locker back in the lineup this Sunday. Locker missed last Sunday’s loss to the Colts with a right wrist injury, forcing Tennessee to turn to Charlie Whitehurst and Zach Mettenberger. Locker was back at practice on Wednesday, however, and got in a full session. Locker said…

Carson Palmer not improving, getting second opinion

Since one doesn't seek out a second medical opinion when injuries are healing well, the Arizona Cardinals probably have plenty of reason to worry about quarterback Carson Palmer Palmer will seek a second opinion from a specialist on his injured shoulder, according to Cardinals coach Bruce Arians, via Darren Urban with Show More Summary

Pollard dubs first quarter of Titans’ season “piss poor horrible”

Titans safety Bernard Pollard has a way with words.  Especially when using those words to describe the way his team is playing.  Especially when it’s not playing well. “Piss poor horrible,” Pollard said Wednesday regarding the team’s first four games. He elaborated on that point, explaining that the team has a culture of losing. “We…

Don't expect a Smith-Harbaugh hug Sunday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Don't expect Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith and San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh to exchange pleasantries before the teams meet on Sunday in San Francisco. "We definitely have that kind of relationship," Harbaugh said. Show More Summary

Steve Smith rips Dave Gettleman, Ron Rivera: 'I was stabbed in the back'

Steve Smith went nuclear on the Panthers Wednesday, claiming he was 'stabbed in the back' and ripping Ron Rivera and GM Dave Gettleman.

College Football Picks Week 6: B/R's Expert Predictions for Top 5 Games

Week 6 of the 2014 college football season is loaded with games that have major playoff implications. The state of Mississippi has an excellent chance to steal the spotlight on Saturday, as the Mississippi State Bulldogs look to shut...Show More Summary

Eye on Football Podcast: What happened to Tom Brady and the Pats?

The Pats are a lot like Ed, the poor, faceless -- and ultimately, dead -- chap from Fletch, in that their whole operation seemed to collapse just like that, when in reality, this has been a long time coming.

Film Breakdown: Is Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott Really a Heisman Contender?

Behind dynamic quarterback Dak Prescott, Mississippi State is one of the more surprising teams of the 2014 season. Watch as Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder breaks down Prescott's game film as only he can. Will...Show More Summary

A look at Robert Mathis' contract extension

INDIANAPOLIS -- Here’s a breakdown of Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis' 2016 contract extension, per ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates. He’ll get a $1.5 million roster bonus on the fifth day of the league year. His base salary is $3.5 million and he has escalators based on his sacks. He’ll get $250,000 for 10 sacks. Show More Summary

Belichick gives same answer five times: 'We're on to Cincinnati'

Bill Belichick, master of press conferences, goes with the same pat response in his Wednesday presser.

Buzz: Belichick Deserves Lion's Share of Blame for Brady and Patriots Struggles

The New England Patriots have started out slow this year with two losses only four weeks into the season. The offense has been the main culprit for New England and offseason moves have now come into question. Who takes the blame forShow More Summary

Bengals focus on Patriots, not 'MNF' loss

CINCINNATI -- Wallace Gilberry, in his ever honest and matter-of-fact delivery, told reporters Wednesday that he wished the New England Patriots had won their game Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. "Because you know they're going to come back out reloaded and hungry," said Gilberry, a veteran Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle. Show More Summary

Jon Gruden discusses Raiders' state

For the next three months, the Raider Nation will have Jon Gruden on the brain. Every time the Oakland Raiders make a coaching change (they do it often), Gruden’s name comes up. Gruden was wildly popular as Oakland's coach from 1998-2001 and he remains a fan favorite. Show More Summary

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