NFL

No Julio Jones at practice on Wednesday

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Uh-oh, Falcons fans. With the first of two showdowns with the Saints looming on Sunday, Falcons receiver Julio Jones missed practice on Wednesday, due to a calf injury. Also not practicing for Atlanta were running back Devonta Freeman (knee), defensive end Tak McKinley (groin), and defensive end Derrick Shelby (groin). With the Bucs at 2-0 [ more ]
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As Jimmy Butler seeks trade, Timberwolves go from sunny optimism to dark, uncertain future

CBSSports.com: Scott Miller Column (Reid Forgrave) — Minnesota, once a team surrounded with much hype and potential, appears to face tough times again
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Fantasy Football Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Wide receivers

CBSSports.com: Scott Miller Column (Jamey Eisenberg) — With Carson Wentz back, Nelson Agholor is going to keep his hot start up, Jamey Eisenberg says.
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Aaron Rodgers seems to have one big concern with his injured left knee

CBSSports.com: Scott Miller Column (John Breech) — The Packers quarterback could be dealing with his knee injury for the next few weeks
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If Jimmy Butler goes to the Knicks, Nets or Clippers, he better have another superstar following him soon

CBSSports.com: Scott Miller Column (Brad Botkin) — It's a two-year plan that looks about as obvious as Butler wanting out of Minnesota in the first place
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NFL fines Ravens for violating in-game communications rules in preseason

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — The Ravens have been busted for breaking the NFL rules about coach-to-player communications during preseason games. The NFL fined the Ravens $200,000, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. League rules say only one player at a time may be on the field wearing helmets with coach-to-player communications receivers. The Ravens apparently had two players on [ more ]
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Agent's Take: Here are the 10 best NFL contracts from the player's perspective

CBSSports.com: Scott Miller Column (Joel Corry) — Kirk Cousins, Khalil Mack and Sammy Watkins top our list of the NFL's most player-friendly deals
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Jon Gruden: It’s hard to find a good pass rusher

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — The Raiders’ defense is next to last in the NFL through two games of the season, with just two sacks. So what seems to be the problem? Raiders coach Jon Gruden says great pass rushers don’t grow on trees. “It’s hard to find a great one. It’s hard to find a good one. It’s hard [ more ]
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WWE news, rumors: Rey Mysterio agrees to return deal, Alexa Bliss injury update

CBSSports.com: Scott Miller Column (Jack Jorgensen) — The legendary Mysterio will be sticking around for a little while under the new deal
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Marcus Mariota says his nerve needs time “to settle down”

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Charean Williams) — Marcus Mariota was a limited participant in practice Wednesday as the Titans quarterback continues his rehab to build the strength back in his hand. “They way they explained it to me, it’s like when you strum a guitar string,” Mariota said, via Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com. “When that string settles down, that’s kind of similar [ more ]
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LSU to unveil statue for Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon before Ole Miss game

CBSSports.com: Scott Miller Column (Tom Fornelli) — Cannon is the only player in Tigers history to win the top award in college football
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For Vontae Davis, the realization that it was over came suddenly

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Much has been said about the stunning decision of Bills cornerback Vontae Davis to retire from the game during a game. For the first time since he retired at halftime of Sunday’s loss to the Chargers, Davis opened up about the situation. The realization came in an instant, late in the first half of the [ more ]
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Maroon 5 will reportedly headline the Super Bowl LIII halftime show in Atlanta

CBSSports.com: Scott Miller Column (John Breech) — The Grammy-winning band will be taking part in the Super Bowl halftime show for the first time
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Giants claim Stacy Coley off waivers from Vikings

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Charean Williams) — The Giants have claimed receiver Stacy Coley off waivers from the Vikings, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Giants coach Pat Shurmur coached Coley last year when Shurmur served as offensive coordinator of the Vikings. The Vikings made Coley a seventh-round pick in 2017, and he played in four games last season with one kickoff [ more ]
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Packers activate Aaron Jones, cut Deante Burton

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Charean Williams) — The Packers activated running back Aaron Jones on Wednesday before his roster exemption expired. They cut cornerback Deante Burton to make room. Jones served a two-game suspension for violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy. It stemmed from his October arrest when he admitted during a traffic stop to smoking marijuana. The Packers claimed Burton off [ more ]
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