NFL

Falcons bring in 10 for workouts on Tuesday

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — The tradition known as Tryout Tuesday went double digits in Atlanta this week, with 10 players coming to town for a kicking of the tires. Only one of them got hired, so far. With multiple injuries on the offensive line, tackles Cameron Bradfield and NFLPA president Eric Winston (pictured) had workouts, along with guards Uche…
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Packers CEO says hope was Mueller investigation done soon

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — The NFL appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to lend some credibility and provide a thorough investigation into the handling of the Ray Rice case. They apparently wanted a quick one, too. During a discussion at Marquette Law School yesterday, Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy said the outcome of the investigation could help the league…
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Report: No change in status for Josh McCown

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — Earlier this week, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith declined to say whether or not Mike Glennon would start at quarterback in Week Five if Josh McCown got the green light to return to the playing field after suffering a right thumb injury in Week Three. He may be able to keep things close to his vest…
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Bears defense may prefer to face Cam Newton

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — As the Bears prepare to return their sanctuary away from Soldier Field, where the home team is 0-2, they’ll be squaring off again the Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton. There’s a good chance they prefer that to squaring off against the Panthers and quarterback Derek Anderson. With Newton still limited by offseason ankle surgery and…
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Josh McDaniels confident offense can get going

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — Concern about the state of the offense in New England rose steadily during the first month of the season and peaked during Monday night’s thumping at the hands of the Chiefs. A leaky offensive line, an unimpressive group of wide receivers and a poor four games by quarterback Tom Brady are some of the flash…
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Owners want to discuss how to handle exempt-list players

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — Right now, the Panthers run defense has turned porous, they’re not getting enough pressure on quarterbacks, and the team is making a $770,000 a week donation to the wrong side of domestic violence awareness. Naturally, owner Jerry Richardson would seem unhappy with that. According to Ed Werder of ESPN, owners want to discuss how to…
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NFL, NFLPA cooperating in the face of “difficult” circumstances

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — The NFLPA has the NFL over a barrel.  Instead of behaving the way the league possibly/probably/definitely would if the tables were turned and the NFLPA were on the ropes and seemingly trying to punch itself through, the players’ union seems to be taking the high road. Or maybe the NFLPA is simply trying to preserve…
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Wednesday morning one-liners

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — The Bills have proven better at forcing turnovers than at taking advantage of them. Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill is feeling better after a big win — and after sleeping off his jet lag. Who deserves the blame for the Patriots’ struggling offense? Joe Namath doesn’t like what he sees when he watches the Jets’ offense.…
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Lions promote George Winn from practice squad

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The Lions lost three running backs to injuries during last Sunday’s victory over the Jets and they made a move on Tuesday to shore up the position ahead of this week’s home date with the Bills. The team has signed running back George Winn off the practice squad. Winn has bounced around the league on…
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Davis on Gruden: I may call him, he may call me

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — Raiders owner Mark Davis thinks his team’s head coaching job will be “enticing” to candidates because they’ll have loads of cap space at their disposal come next offseason. There’s a belief that the candidate that Davis would most like to entice into the position is former Raiders coach and current ESPN commentator Jon Gruden, whose…
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Greg Jennings doesn’t really miss Green Bay at all

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — Packers fans booed Greg Jennings when he came back to Lambeau Field last year. But that’s not the reason the Vikings wide receiver has moved on, and spoke freely when asked if he missed Green Bay. “Honestly, to be honest, no,” Jennings said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. “It doesn’t because — and this is…
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Tannehill rested, relieved to have last week behind him

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — After a long week and a long flight home, Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill fell asleep on Monday Night Football. So it had to relieve him to wake up realizing he was tied for first place in the AFC East, and that he probably wasn’t going to have to answer questions about his job status this…
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Rashad Jennings is helping Odell Beckham learn to stretch

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — All offseason, the Giants have been waiting for Odell Beckham’s hamstring to join them. And with an assist from running back Rashad Jennings, it may be close to making an appearance. According to Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News, Beckham’s recovery is in part to the warm-up routine he lifted from the veteran…
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Cardinals release linebacker Victor Butler

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — The Arizona Cardinals released linebacker Victor Butler on Tuesday. The team had signed Butler just two weeks ago to add some depth at linebacker with John Abraham’s placement on the injured reserve list. However, Butler was not active for the Cardinals game against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 3 and was subsequently released by…
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Change in shoes alleviates ankle issues for Kam Chancellor

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor had one of the poorest performances of his career in a Week 2 loss to the San Diego Chargers. Chancellor was hampered by bone spurs in his ankle that limited his ability to move effectively. Chancellor drew coverage responsibilities against tight end Antonio Gates frequently, who caught seven passes for…
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