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Week Nine injury report roundup

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports every Friday afternoon so that there’s one…
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Brandian Ross fined for hit that concussed Jordan Cameron

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — Browns tight end Jordan Cameron will miss Sunday’s game after suffering a concussion last week. The Raiders safety who gave Cameron the concussion has now been disciplined by the NFL. The league office has confirmed that Brandian Ross was fined $22,050 for hitting a defenseless receiver in the head and neck area. The hit also…
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Tom Boo-rady versus Prey-ton Manning in a special Halloween Shutdown Corner Podcast

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Jay Busbee) — 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. Is the hype valid? Who's got the edge? • Our locks and upsets of the week, and the game we'd pay to see in...
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Kam Chancellor, Russell Okung will be game-time decisions

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — 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…
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Gilbert, Smith campaign looms

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — 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…
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Reports: Bucs waive Trindon Holliday, call up Marcus Thigpen

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Wilkening) — 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…
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Judge in NJ gambling case is Marcel Shipp’s brother, which gambling supporters say is a conflict

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — 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…
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Johnny Manziel is fine sitting and watching for now

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — 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....
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Ron Rivera thinks Greg Hardy should be able to play for Panthers now

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Eric Edholm) — 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 2014 NFL season, and head coach Ron Rivera believes that Hardy should be able now to return to the Panthers' active roster. [ Join FanDuel.com's $3M Week 9...
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Owen Daniels questionable for Sunday night

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Wilkening) — 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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Reggie Wayne gets in a full practice

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — On Thursday, Colts coach Chuck Pagano said that it was too soon to tell if wide receiver Reggie Wayne will return to the lineup on Monday night after missing last week’s game because of an elbow injury. Friday brought some positive developments for Pagano to consider while trying to come to a decision. Wayne was…
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Tony Romo thanks his blockers with expensive bags

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — Tony Romo wanted to reward the guys who help him with his “pain tolerance,” for the fact he hasn’t had to tolerate as much this year. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com, a week after taking five sacks and injuring his back, Romo gave tight end tight end Jason Witten and his offensive linemen Louis Vuitton travel…
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Ryan Mathews practices for first time since knee injury

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The Chargers won’t have running back Ryan Mathews in the lineup when they play in Miami on Sunday, but it looks like there’s a good chance that he’ll be able to play when they return from their bye in Week 11. Mathews was a limited participant in Friday’s practice, which marked the first time that…
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Lovie Smith responds to Barron's 'passive' shot with passive shot of his own

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Eric Edholm) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been cleaning house a bit, and prior to the trade deadline, they shipped for former No. 7 overall pick Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams for two future draft picks. Barron, upon arriving in St. Louis, then ripped the Bucs' defensive scheme as being "too passive." [ Join FanDuel.com's $3M Week 9 fantasy league: $25 to enter; top 26,405 teams paid ] His...
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Eric Berry set to return this Sunday

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The Chiefs have won four of their last five games and they’ll get some help in their quest to make it five of six against the Jets this Sunday. Coach Andy Reid said Friday that safety Eric Berry will play for the first time since spraining his ankle in September. Berry has missed the last…
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