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Jarvis Jones knows his immediate future is out of his control

It seemed apparent that Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones‘ days with the team were drawing nigh. But the former first-round pick may fade away even before his contract expires at the end of the season. Via Joe Rutter of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said he didn’t want to use a five-man rotation…

Justin Houston has returned to form and the Chiefs couldn't be happier

Having Houston back and fully healthy is just what Kansas City needs down the stretch. Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston is back on the field and looks to be back to form, and it’s a huge boost for his team as they...Show More Summary

Chiefs get Jeremy Maclin and Dee Ford back on practice field

The Chiefs are coming off an emotional win, and got a lift Wednesday when they returned to the practice field. Via Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, outside linebacker Dee Ford and cornerback Steve Nelson were back on the field today. Maclin’s missed the last three games after a…

Report: Attaochu suffers season-ending injury

Chargers outside linebacker Jerry Attaochu suffered a broken right foot Sunday vs. the Texans and will miss the rest of the season, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday. A second-round pick in 2014, Attaouchu had a career-best six sacks last year and had two sacks in eight games this season. He had missed three games…

Justin Houston is singlehandedly destroying the Broncos

Houston is dominating Denver’s line and getting pressure on Trevor Siemian regularly. Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston is destroying the Denver Broncos’ offensive line and getting pressure on quarterback Trevor Siemian...Show More Summary

Yanda, Dumervil fully participate in practice

The Ravens got full practice participation from both outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil and guard Marshal Yanda on Thursday. Dumervil has missed the last five games due to a foot injury. He appeared to be on track to return last week but the Ravens listed him as doubtful last Friday and decided to keep him out.…

Steelers activate Dupree, place Wheaton on IR

The Steelers made a host of roster moves Saturday, most notably promoting outside linebacker Bud Dupree from the team’s injured-reserve list. Dupree required surgery to treat an abdominal injury. He missed the whole preseason but returned to practice recently and will be eligible to play Sunday vs. the Browns. A 2015 first-round pick, Dupree had…

Chiefs thinking Justin Houston plays this week against Bucs

The Chiefs activated outside linebacker Justin Houston a week ago, and it appears he’s going to be active this week. Chiefs coach Andy Reid just told reporters that Houston was practicing today, which is a good sign. Asked whether he expected Houston to play this week against the Buccaneers, Reid replied: “We’re heading in that…

Washington wanted more from LB Preston Smith. They damn sure got it

Washington expected Smith to wreck shop this season. After eight games, he finally did. Washington had high hopes for outside linebacker Preston Smith heading into this season. And really, why not? They took him in the second round last...Show More Summary

Maclin out, Houston’s 2016 debut probably also on hold

The Chiefs have ruled wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and defensive end Jaye Howard out of Sunday’s game at Carolina. Chiefs Coach Andy Reid also told reporters that outside linebacker Justin Houston, who was activated earlier this week from the team’s physically unable to perform list, will also probably not play. Reid said he needs to…

Seahawks player takes to Twitter, asking for help recovering stolen magic-card collection

Football players have hobbies like everyone else, and Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Cassius Marsh’s hobby is collecting magic cards. So he was rightfully upset when the cards were stolen from him. Marsh is trying to get his collection back by reaching out to the many Seahawks fans for help. Show More Summary

Seahawks player takes to Twitter, asking for help recovering stolen magic-card collection

Seahawks linebacker Cassius Marsh had his magic-card collection stolen (AP) Football players have hobbies like everyone else, and Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Cassius Marsh’s hobby is collecting magic cards. So he was rightfully upset when the cards were stolen from him. Show More Summary

Chiefs activate Justin Houston

As expected, the Chiefs have activated outside linebacker Justin Houston from their physically unable to perform list. Houston is recovering from ACL surgery and, per the NFL’s PUP list rules, had returned to practice last month. The Chiefs monitored his progress and status closely, and he was activated ahead of the deadline to do so.…

Michigan still leads for star linebacker Shanon Reid, but Tennessee’s in the mix

Welcome to The Crootletter (sign up to get this in your inbox every morning!), SB Nation's daily college football recruiting newsletter. According to the 247Sports Composite, there are 42 outside linebackers rated ahead of Fort Myers...Show More Summary

The refs couldn't save Cam Newton from this brutal, legal Mark Barron sack

It was a punishing hit, but completely legal. Not every hit Cam Newton takes warrants a flag, and the sack he took from Rams outside linebacker Mark Barron in the third quarter of Sunday’s game was brutal, but totally legal. Barron led with the shoulder and didn’t make contact with Newton’s head or neck. Show More Summary

Jamie Collins in starting lineup for Browns

The Browns are listing Jamie Collins as a starting outside linebacker for their game Sunday vs. the Cowboys. Collins was acquired in a trade earlier in the week with the Patriots. He can play both inside and outside linebacker, and his exact role with the Browns probably won’t be known for a few weeks. The…

Panthers minus Thompson, Oher as they head West to face Rams

The Panthers will be without outside linebacker Shaq Thompson, left tackle Michael Oher and defensive tackle Vernon Butler for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams, while center Ryan Kalil's status remains unclear        

Oregon Linebacker Arrested After Allegedly Punching A Woman

4 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Oregon Ducks linebacker Eddie Heard was arrested on Wednesday and charged with fourth-degree assault and harassment after allegedly punching a woman outside of a bar in Eugene, Oregon on Oct. 30, according to The Oregonian. The team announced this morning that Heard has been suspended. Read more...

Lorenzo Alexander is the AFC defensive player of the month

If not for a series of injuries at outside linebacker in the months leading up to the season, Lorenzo Alexander wouldn’t be starting for the Bills this season. Those injuries did happen, though, and Alexander has made the most of his opportunity. Alexander leads the NFL with nine sacks through the first eight weeks of…

When you ask for Von Miller money, you may get traded from the best team to the worst

It’s a lesson that former Patriot Jamie Collins learned upon being traded to the Browns. Former New England Patriots outside linebacker Jamie Collins woke up this morning a member of the team with the best record in the National Football League. Show More Summary

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