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Lions suspend C.J. Mosley, send him home from London

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — A day before the Lions play the Falcons in London, one player is being sent home. The Lions have announced that defensive tackle C.J. Mosley has been suspended for two weeks for conduct detrimental to the team and a violation of the team rules. The team did not say which rule Mosley violated. Mosley is…
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Report: Shonn Greene arrested after alleged handicapped parking incident

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Wilkening) — Titans tailback Shonn Greene is reportedly facing several charges after an incident in which he allegedly drove away as he was to be cited for parking in a handicapped spot. According to Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennessean, Greene was arrested Friday night and charged with reckless driving and declining an order to stop. He…
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Greg Cosell's Look Ahead: Breaking down the Lions' top-ranked defense

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Greg Cosell) — The Detroit Lions’ defense, leading the NFL in fewest yards allowed, can be exploited if you work their secondary. The problem with that plan is the line and linebackers are so good, it’s tough to get to the secondary. The Lions might have the best front in the NFL. You can’t consistently throw with functional space against their pass rush, which was a problem for the New Orleans Saints last...
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Week Eight “Three and Out”

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — The dilemma has been resolved.  For now. The “Three and Out” series will continue, with three questions and answers for each of the Sunday games, every Sunday until no more Sundays remain in the 2014 regular season. Then, the dilemma will resurface in 2015.  Assuming I — and you — don’t completely forget about this…
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DT McCoy Signs 7-Year Deal With Bucs

NY Times: The Fifth Down (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position.
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Bucs, Gerald McCoy agree to seven-year contract

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — In a disappointing year for the Buccaneers, they’ve just accomplished one thing: They’ve locked up their best player for a long time. Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and the Bucs have come to an agreement on a long-term contract extension. The deal was first reported by Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. According to Glazer it’s a…
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Raiders to activate D.J. Hayden

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden finally appears ready to play. The 12th overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, Hayden played in eight games as a rookie, starting two. But he has spent all of this season on the physically unable to perform list with a broken foot. Now Hayden will be activated today and play…
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Watch 'Sound FX' from Peyton Manning's record-breaking night

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — NFL Films had Peyton Manning wired for sound last Sunday night, when he needed three touchdowns to pass Brett Favre's record. That turned out to be a wise move. Manning got the three touchdowns he needed in the first half, including the record-breaker to Demaryius Thomas. In the video above, from the excellent "Sound FX" show on NFL Network, they use Manning's postgame comments to narrate the...
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LaAdrian Waddle: Don’t blame Lions for me playing with a concussion

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle says that even though he played after suffering a concussion on Sunday, the Lions shouldn’t be taking any criticism. Waddle says he kept it to himself that he had taken a hard hit on a fourth-quarter extra point, and he doesn’t think the medical staff or coaches had any way…
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Murray says durability comes from offseason workouts with Witten

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is on pace to break the NFL record for carries in a season, and so far he’s shown no signs of slowing down. Murray says tight end Jason Witten deserves a lot of the credit for that. Murray told the Star-Telegram that Witten pushed him through offseason workouts that have…
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Mayhew mum on Megatron’s future

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — When the Lions became infatuated with pass-catchers in the top 10 of the draft, the future of receiver Calvin Johnson instantly became cloudy.  With a contract carrying cap numbers that surpasses $20 million in 2015, the Lions will have tough decisions to make about Johnson’s future in 2015 and possibly beyond. An item exploring that…
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Chargers now admit Jahleel Addae had a concussion

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — During Thursday night’s game against the Broncos, Chargers safety Jahleel Addae appeared to be suffering from the symptoms of a concussion. At one point he looked disoriented and seemed to go into a convulsion while remaining on his feet, but he stayed in the game while fans on social media questioned why he was still…
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Lions shorthanded at tight end, but it may not change offense much

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Wilkening) — The Lions have five tight ends on their roster, but they could very well have just two available for Sunday’s game against the Falcons in London. Two Lions tight ends — Joseph Fauria and Eric Ebron — have been ruled out for Sunday. Another tight end, Brandon Pettigrew, is doubtful because of a foot injury.…
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Coaching Hot Seats Heating Up

NY Times: The Fifth Down (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — The tabloids have the trap door set for Rex Ryan in New York. Talk radio can't chat enough about who the next coach of the Falcons will be.
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Greg Cosell's Film Review: How Dallas' run game is helping Tony Romo

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Greg Cosell) — The Dallas Cowboys’ success in the running game is trickling down to the passing game. You are starting to see defenses react to Dallas’ running game, with their great offensive line and running back DeMarco Murray. The New York Giants did last week, and the Cowboys were able to throw the ball effectively. The main way to see how the Cowboys’ run game affected the Giants was through Dez...
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