NFL

Feely’s presence may have been a useful coincidence for Brady, NFLPA

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — On the surface, free-agent kicker Jay Feely attended Monday’s settlement conference in his capacity as a member of the NFL Players Association’s Executive Committee. At a deeper level, Feely may have served a more important purpose in connection with the interests of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. As noted last month, the NFLPA’s initial court filing…
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Sheldon Richardson pleads not guilty

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Zac Jackson) — Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was practicing with his teammates Monday. Through his attorney in Missouri, he pleaded not guilty to resisting arrest and various other charges stemming from his July 14 arrest. His next hearing is Oct. 5. Richardson is not required to attend. Richardson is allowed to be with the Jets this week.…
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RG3's potential teams after Redskins exit: 4 bad fits, 1 ideal landing spot

Yahoo.com: Charles Robinson (Charles Robinson) — The stars need to align for the next destination to work. It'll take the right coach, culture and locker room to make a reclamation work.
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At U.S. Open Match, a Sea of Bills Blue

NY Times: The Fifth Down (BEN ROTHENBERG) — Fans rallied around the qualifier Jessica Pegula, the 21-year-old daughter of the Bills’ and Sabres' owner Terry Pegula, as she captured her first victory in the main draw of a Grand Slam event.
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Report: Brady was open to accepting a one-game suspension on Monday

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Nearly two weeks ago, when Patriots quarterback Tom Brady missed work a day before an August 19 court hearing, Brady was willing (as PFT and others have reported) to accept a one-game suspension for not cooperating with the NFL’s #DeflateGate investigation. After the August 19 hearing, during which Judge Richard M. Berman subjected the league’s…
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The “do you want RGIII?” questions are starting

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Now that Washington may be moving on from quarterback Robert Griffin III, the task of finding a potential new destination begins. And with it comes the inevitable effort to lure another team into a tampering violation. It started on Monday, when a reporter asked coach Todd Bowles whether the Jets have interest in Griffin. “He’s…
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Will Washington cut Robert Griffin III?

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — With quarterback Robert Griffin III relegated to No. 2 (or possibly No. 3) on the depth chart in D.C., the question becomes whether the team will pay $3.249 million in 2015 to someone other than a starting quarterback. They just might do that, for several reasons. First, $3.249 million isn’t a crazy number for a…
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Lawyers are bracing for Tuesday ruling from Judge Berman

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — During 18 years of practicing law, I once showed up for a court-ordered mediation session in a case where the two sides were very far apart in their settlement positions. Scheduled to last three hours, the meeting began with the mediator asking the two sides to state their current positions. Fifteen minutes later, the mediator…
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Raiders waive Kenbrell Thompkins

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Two years ago, receiver Kenbrell Thompkins became a pleasant surprise from the Patriots, catching 32 passes for 466 yards in 12 games as an undrafted rookie. Last year, the Patriots decided to move on from Thompkins after only two appearances. He landed with the Raiders, and he finished the year with 12 appearances and six…
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ProFootballTalk: Fred Jackson deserved better from Buffalo

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (NBCSports.com) — The PFT crew discusses the Bills’ decision to cut veteran Fred Jackson. Both are hung up over the fact that he was cut on August 31, making it difficult for him to find another team.
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ProFootballTalk: Redskins not entirely Kirk Cousins’ team just yet

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (NBCSports.com) — The PFT crew try to make sense of the Redskins’ QB situation after naming Kirk Cousins the starter. Florio calls it “laughable” to say the team is Cousins’ with all the inconsistencies.
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ProFootballTalk: Does Tyrod Taylor have the ability to be a franchise QB?

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (NBCSports.com) — Mike Florio and Rodney Harrison discuss whether naming Tyrod Taylor as starting QB was a smart move for the Bills. Harrison says Taylor has “Russell Wilson-like ability,” he just needs the experience.
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Trent Richardson's NFL career on life support after Raiders cut him

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — Running back Trent Richardson didn't make the Oakland Raiders' roster. He didn't even make the cutdown to 75 players on Monday. Richardson was released by the Raiders, as reported by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson . Richardson might be done in the NFL after his abrupt end in Oakland. The Raiders gave him a two-year, $3.85 million contract with $600,000 guaranteed, according to Spotrac , which...
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Raiders cut Trent Richardson

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — One of the biggest draft busts in recent memory may have reached the end of the line. Trent Richardson, the running back selected third overall in the 2012 draft, has been released by the Raiders, according to ESPN. Richardson had a disappointing rookie season with the Browns after going third overall, and was then traded…
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If Cousins can’t cut his interceptions, Gruden can’t stick with him

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — Washington coach Jay Gruden insists that Kirk Cousins is his quarterback for the 2015 season. Don’t be surprised if Gruden changes his mind. Gruden has already changed his mind before: He changed his mind about Robert Griffin III when he proclaimed Cousins the starter today, and Gruden changed his mind about Cousins last year when…
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