NFL

Seahawks waive Terrence Magee to clear space for C.J. Spiller

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — With the addition of former New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller on Thursday evening, the Seattle Seahawks needed to free up a roster spot. To do so, they waived running back Terrence Magee. Magee was signed from Seattle’s practice squad to their 53-man roster on Saturday with Thomas Rawls and C.J. Prosise both unable…
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Report: Dez Bryant missed meetings and MRI, was fined by team

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Zac Jackson) — Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has been fined by the team for missing an MRI and team meetings on Tuesday, the Dallas Morning News reported. Bryant missing the MRI explains why the hairline fracture Bryant has in his right knee wasn’t diagnosed until Wednesday. The report said Bryant showed up at the team’s facility Tuesday…
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Dez Bryant fined after showing up too late for meetings and MRI

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — Everyone wanted to know the status of Dez Bryant’s knee early this week. The Dallas Cowboys wanted to know too. So you can understand the Cowboys’ angst when their star receiver didn’t show for an MRI on Tuesday. He missed team meetings too after showing up late to the Cowboys’ facilities. So the team fined him, according to David Moore of the Dallas Morning News . [ Play our $200K Baller...
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Colin Kaepernick Says Presidential Candidates Were Trying to ‘Debate Who’s Less Racist’

NY Times: The Fifth Down (YAMICHE ALCINDOR) — The 49ers quarterback, whose protests during the national anthem have caused a stir, also said both Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton were liars.
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President Obama elaborates on NFL anthem protests

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — During a Presidential Town Hall that aired Wednesday night on CNN, President Barack Obama faced a variety of questions from service members and their families. One member of the armed services asked a pointed question about the ongoing anthem protests happening during football games. “Mr. President,” said First Lieutenant James Sutter, “we honor those who…
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Who has the best defense?

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — On Wednesday’s PFT Live, Broncos safety T.J. Ward made the case for his team having the best defense in the NFL. So we’ve decided to put it out to a vote on Thursday’s PFT Live. Cast a ballot below, and then add a comment below that — including any and all complaints about teams included…
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Will Carson Wentz Mania last all season in Philadelphia?

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Kevin Kaduk) — One of the best storylines in this young NFL season has been the emergence of rookie quarterback Carson Wentz. The No. 2 pick in the draft has led the Philadelphia Eagles to a 3-0 record while proving he may have been worth the slew of picks the team gave up to draft him. And Eagles fans? Well, you know they’re just loving it and for good reason. Wentz has given them a glimpse of a future...
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Palmer tells Goff to be patient, prepare diligently

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Zac Jackson) — As a former No. 1 overall pick who didn’t play immediately, Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer has been where Rams rookie quarterback Jared Goff is. Palmer’s advice for Goff includes maximizing his time on the sideline and studying for Sundays knowing he won’t be a backup or a spectator for long. “You have a chance to…
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Russell Wilson fully participates in practice

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — High ankle sprain? Big deal. MCL sprain in the other leg? So what? Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has shrugged off both injuries to fully participate in practice on Wednesday. The development is an encouraging sign regarding Wilson’s potential availability for Sunday’s game at the Jets. Running back Thomas Rawls (fibula) didn’t practice. Limited were tight…
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'The season is not over!' Jim Mora, 81, gives us a new rant

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — When he was an NFL coach, Jim Mora was known for a few famous rants (AP) Jim Mora getting mad this week wasn’t on the level of his famous “PLAYOFFS?!?” or “diddly poo” rant, or even his underrated “You may think you know” lecture. But cut the guy a break, he’s 81 years old. And he still gets excited when he’s upset. The former Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints coach was...
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Brian Cushing returns to practice, could play Sunday

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — The good news for the Texans, if there can be any on the day three-time defensive player of the year J.J. Watt landed on IR, is that linebacker Brian Cushing could be back in the lineup, as soon as Sunday. Cushing has returned to practice, two weeks and three days after injuring his MCL. “It’s…
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Last chance? Seahawks sign running back C.J. Spiller

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — The Seahawks have signed C.J. Spiller (AP) C.J. Spiller was a disappointment with the Buffalo Bills, considering he was drafted ninth overall in 2010. He was definitely a disappointment with the New Orleans Saints, who dropped big money on Spiller in free agency and cut him a year later. Spiller is being given another shot with the Seattle Seahawks, and it seems like it could be his...
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Spiller plans to sign with Seahawks

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Zac Jackson) — Veteran running back C.J. Spiller will sign with the Seahawks, per multiple reports. The Saints cut Spiller earlier this month. The Seahawks have been hit hard by injury at the running back position, so taking a flyer on Spiller makes sense. Spiller, 29, played for the Saints last season after five seasons in Buffalo. He…
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Dolphins cut Justin Hunter

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Zac Jackson) — The Dolphins released wide receiver Justin Hunter on Wednesday. The Dolphins play in Cincinnati Thursday night. The timing of Hunter’s release indicates the Dolphins need a roster spot due to injury or other circumstances and could promote someone from their practice squad. Hunter was released by the Titans in early September and claimed by the…
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Jets waive Dee Milliner from injured reserve

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — The disappointing Jets tenure of Dee Milliner has now officially come to an end. Milliner, the former No. 9 overall pick in the draft, was waived/injured before the start of the regular season, and when he cleared waivers he went to the Jets’ injured reserve list. Now the Jets have waived him off their injured…
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