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Buccaneers vs. Browns: 3 Reasons to be Optimistic

Dawgs by Nature (Zach J Miller) — Taking a look at 3 reasons to be optimistic for Sunday's matchup with Tampa Bay. Sunday the Browns will be facing their third straight team that has registered only one win or less. That's a stretch that the Browns, in theory, should go 3-0. Well, after dropping the first game, and winning the second, the Browns can now go 2-1 over that stretch. Not bad, but not ideal. With the ...
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NFL picks for Week 9: Will Jacksonville upset Cincinnati?

Big Cat Country (ryanday) — This is just a reminder that Alfie is the only one of us who picked Jacksonville to lose last week. His fault, IMO. The ninth week of the 2014 NFL season is upon us, which means it's time to make some NFL picks so everyone can see just how dumb we are. For sake of time and ease, we're just going to pick straight up rather than against the spread. NFL Picks Week 9: Week 9 Alfie (66-55)...
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Will Tukuafu to take fullback job for Seahawks

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (By CURTIS CRABTREE, Associated Press) — The Seahawks signed Tukuafu on Wednesday after electing to place starting fullback Derrick Coleman on injured reserve last Saturday.Turbin was willing to step into the role on a short-term basis, but he's happy to leave the job to Tukuafu going forward.Tukuafu has only had two days of work with the Seahawks offense but running backs coach Sherman Smith said he has no doubt Tukuafu will be...
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Thursday injury report: Add Schilling and Simon to the list

The Seattle Times Seattle's injury report Thursday grew a bit with four new names added to the list --- center Stephen Schilling (knee), cornerback Tharold Simon (knee), cornerback Richard Sherman (back) and defensive lineman Michael Bennett (toe). Seattle coach Pete Carroll does not speak to the media on Thursday so there was no word on the severity of any of the injuries. The guess here is that...
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Brock Coyle, Seahawks teammates ready for his first start; Injury update and practice squad moves

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Stephen Cohen) — Middle linebacker Brock Coyle will make his first start for the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, and if the reaction of his teammates Thursday was any indication, they’re not losing any sleep over the rookie’s first start. “Man, I’m scared,” linebacker/defensive end Bruce Irvin deadpanned when asked about Coyle’s starting debut —...
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FanDuel Dimes- Week 9

Hogs Haven (Bernhard Samuel) — Daily Fantasy bargains and busts for Week 9 Last week was a feast. Tournament winners scored upwards of 200 points. I'll pat myself on the back for posting 160+ in my H2H matchups riding Jamaal Charles, Mark Ingram, Antonio Brown, and TY Hilton.  This week we are without the Falcons, Bills, Bears, Lions, Packers, and Titans who are all on their bye week.  Also, the Saints and Panthers square...
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Mack making impact for Raiders even without sacks

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (By JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer) — Opposing quarterbacks Carson Palmer and Brian Hoyer singled him out after the past two games for his stellar play.Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson called him a spectacular player who was playing like the defensive rookie of the year heading into Sunday's game against the Seahawks.Mack played down the wide-spread praise he has received in recent weeks, saying it means nothing until the...
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Rapping with The Drunkard: The Raydas of The Town

Field Gulls (Craig Johnstone) — The most interesting guy at the bar is here to tell you all about the Seahawks, the plundering punks from the Land of Oak, and probably also a bunch of weird shit that seems borderline nonsensical. Without a sound, Russell Wilson lets the sundered Panther head fall to the blood soaked ground. He stands, sweat evaporating off his still form in a cloud of exhaustion, and surveys the scene...
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Seahawks to induct Walter Jones into the team's Ring of Honor Sunday

The Seattle Times Former Seahawk Walter Jones is in the NFL Hall of Fame and has had his number retired by the Seahawks. Now he gets another honor, as the Seahawks announced Thursday he will be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor on Sunday when Seattle hosts the Raiders at 1:25 p.m. A press release states that the  "ceremony will include the unveiling of Jones' name on the suite level fascia inside the...
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Here's what coach Mike Pettine is saying about the Browns today

Ohio.com Browns coach Mike Pettine met with reporters Thursday before practice. Below is a transcript from the news conference provided by the team. On what it’s like to have LeBron James back in Cleveland and the synergy between the Cavs and the Browns: “I know there’s a good relationship with the teams. I know there’s a bunch of our guys that are going down, had to have (Browns director,...
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Teammates confident in Coyle

The Seattle Times Bruce Irvin and Brock Coyle walked into the VMAC together at 6 a.m. Thursday As they did, Irvin turned to Coyle and said: "You went from starting at Montana to starting in the NFL. It's crazy, huh?'' Coyle's response, according to Irvin: "Bro, I just can't leet (linebackers coach) Ken Norton down.'' "I said 'you'll be all right.  Just go out there like are in the yard. Just go have...
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Seahawks to add Walter Jones to Ring of Honor Sunday

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Stephen Cohen) — Former Seahawks offensive tackle Walter Jones will be inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor on Sunday. (Dan DeLong/Seattle P-I file) Hall of Fame offensive tackle Walter Jones will become the 11th member of the Seahawks Ring of Honor when he’s inducted during halftime of Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders, the Seattle Seahawks announced Thursday. Jones spent 12 years with the Seahawks,...
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Seahawks to add Walter Jones to Ring of Honor Sunday

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Stephen Cohen) — Hall of Fame offensive tackle Walter Jones will become the 11th member of the Seahawks Ring of Honor when he’s inducted during halftime of Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders, the Seattle Seahawks announced Thursday. Jones spent 12 years with the Seahawks, earning All-Pro honors four times along with nine Pro Bowl berths. He was […]
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Week 9 NFL Picks & Pick 'Em Leaderboard Update: TWO PLAYERS LEFT IN SURVIVAL LEAGUE!

Battle Red Blog (David Corzo) — Also, our long time leader board leader has been unseated for at least one week. The Leaderboard Creamy bernaise is, of course, a top-tier sauce choice for your flavor-ite entree, and for this week user Creamy Bernaise is the crème de la crème of our Pick 'Em Contest. Bon appétit. Rank Pick Set Name Total Dropped W-L 1 Creamy Bernaise 490 23 60-48 2 Winner...
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NFL Picks, Week 9: This week's winners, losers against the point spread

SBN: Big Blue View (Jesse Bartolis) — Jesse tells you which teams to put your money on this week. New Orleans (-3) at Carolina Panthers The Panthers aren't as good this year and the Saints need to keep winning. They finally had their breakout performance on Sunday night against the Packers. Now does it hurt that the Saints go from Sunday night to Thursday night? I don't think that matters much. I also know Brees isn't the same...
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