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49ers Blog | Sacramento Bee

Linebackers Warner and Foster are the odd couple that has the 49ers buzzing

In Minnesota’s raucous U.S. Bank Stadium, taking on a Super Bowl contender, Fred Warner listened to the coach over the radio in his helmet. He was in charge of putting …

The Denver Post

Embittered by NFL, former Pro Bowl QB living in Castle Rock writes plays about “psychopathic blood sport” he now hates

Mike Boryla spent 40 years forgetting all about football. Now the 67-year-old former Regis High School star, Philadelphia Eagle and all-pro quarterback talks about it all the time in stark, venomous terms.

Inside the Iggles

Philadelphia Eagles Could Be without Three Running Backs on Sunday

Here we all thought the wide receiver position was thin. Now, the running backs could be down to the fourth-string. The injury bug had put some severe damage on the Philadelphia Eagles since before they won the Super Bowl. Just as everything feels like it’s starting to come together, more injuries and issues occur. Just […] Philadelphia Eagles Could Be without Three Running Backs on Sunday - Inside the Iggles - Inside the Iggles - A Philadelphia Eagles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Field Gulls

Pete Carroll won’t confirm if Earl Thomas will play vs. Dallas

I guess you could call the Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys game “The Earl Thomas Bowl.” We know that the Cowboys were essentially the leading team when negotiating failed trade talks to land the All-Pro safety, and really this can all be traced back to the famous “come get me” moment on Christmas Eve 2017 in Arlington. Thomas’ contract holdout is over, he’s been his usual excellent self through two games, but with the Cowboys game looming, there’s suddenly uncertainty over whether or not he’ll play this Sunday. On Friday, Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll noted that...

Blogging The Boys

Cowboys news: What in the world is going on with Earl Thomas?

Check out the latest and greatest news surrounding America’s team! Seahawks’ Earl Thomas misses practice ahead of home opener against Cowboys - Alexis Mansanarez, Omni SportWell this is big news! Also very, very, very interesting... Seahawks safety Earl Thomas and the Cowboys are a touchy subject, as the six-time Pro Bowl player has hinted at wanting to play in Dallas last season. The saga continued Friday when Thomas sat out of practice for the second time this week ahead of Seattle’s home opener against a team vying for the top spot in the NFC East. “He couldn’t work today,”...

Silver And Black Pride

Raiders-Dolphins final injury report: PJ Hall OUT, Reshad Jones questionable

Once again the Raiders will be without rookie 2nd round pick PJ Hall. The defensive tackle injured his ankle in the season opener and has yet to return. Replacing him in the lineup will be the combo of fellow rookie Maurice Hurst and veteran Clinton McDonald. The Dolphins got Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones back at practice Thursday. He was limited the past two days and is officially questionable for the game. Starting cornerback Bobby McCain suffered a knee injury that caused him not to finish practice Thursday, but he returned full on Friday and is full go. Also questionable for the Raiders...

ClutchPoints

Browns HC Hue Jackson denies stealing ‘Philly Special’ from Eagles

Hue Jackson and the Cleveland Browns didn’t win the Super Bowl, but it sure felt like it after they ended their long winless drought on Thursday. And they did it with the help of a play reminiscent of the one Philadelphia Eagles ran in their Super Bowl triumph, the Philly Special, on a two-point conversion. […] The post Browns HC Hue Jackson denies stealing ‘Philly Special’ from Eagles appeared first on ClutchPoints.

OC Register

Chargers at Rams: Who has the edge?

It's an early-season showdown between L.A.'s two (dare we say it?) Super Bowl hopefuls. Who will win Sunday at the Coliseum? Our predictions, and a close look at the matchups.

Houston Chronicle

Texans mindful of Giants safety Landon Collins' presence

A two-time Pro Bowl selection, the 6-foot, 222-pound former Alabama consensus All-American and first-round draft pick has eight career interceptions.

NESN.com

Shannon Sharpe Takes Shot At Tom Brady After Baker Mayfield’s Catch

Remember Tom Brady’s dropped pass in Super Bowl LII? Shannon Sharpe sure does. Sharpe couldn’t help but mention Brady’s receiving... Read More »

San Diego Union Tribune

Rams-Chargers rivalry? Not yet, but you could call it "Los Angeles Bowl"

The Rams and Chargers are in a battle for the hearts and minds of Southland football fans, for the ticket-, merchandise- and luxury suite-buying public, as they attempt to gain the upper hand in a once-barren professional football landscape. The on-field fight for supremacy begins Sunday at 1 p.m....

Houston Chronicle

Bill O'Brien expects Texans' Jadeveon Clowney to play against Giants

Texans Pro Bowl outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is expected to make his return Sunday against the New York Giants.

www.bostonherald.com

NFL power rankings: Patriots, Eagles take a tumble

With the Eagles and Patriots losing in Week 2, we have a new No. 1 in our power rankings heading into the Week 3 weekend: 1. Rams (2-0): They’ve outscored their opponents 77-13 in the first two games. They’ve looked the part of a Super Bowl contender.2. Jaguars (2-0): They finally broke the streak. They are no longer 0-for-Tom Brady. Going 1-8 seems a lot better, doesn’t it?3. Chiefs (2-0): Patrick Mahomes has thrown 10 touchdown passes with no picks in two games. Anyone in KC still pining for Alex Smith?4. Vikings (1-0-1): With three missed field goals, a tie in Green Bay wasn’t the...

Horseshoe Heroes

Colts vs. Eagles: Game predictions

The Colts play the Eagles on Sunday in Philly. Both teams come into the matchup very undermanned, so who will win? Colts coach Frank Reich will make his return to Philly on Sunday. He is now a head coach just months after he was the offensive coordinator for the Super Bowl champs. How will his […] Colts vs. Eagles: Game predictions - Horseshoe Heroes - Horseshoe Heroes - An Indianapolis Colts Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Bleeding Green Nation

Browns use Philly Special to help Cleveland get first win in 634 days

Copy cats. At one point during the Browns versus Jets game on Thursday Night Football, color analyst Troy Aikman quipped that “the Browns are not the Eagles” when Hue Jackson passed up going for it on a fourth down situation. Thanks, Troy. But there WAS one moment when the Browns resembled the reigning Super Bowl champions on Thursday evening. It came when the Browns ran a familiar looking play for a successful two-point conversion. The Baker Special! #Browns #NYJvsCLE : @nflnetwork pic.twitter.com/qtSMlVsA5P— NFL (@NFL) September 21, 2018 This caused the Eagles to react: ...

The Pewter Plank

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Week Two: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

After another spectacular offensive performance in a Week two victory against the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles, what was the Good, … the Bad, and dare I say … the Ugly for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers came into Week two 1-0 after an improbable win against the reigning NFC South Champions, […] Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Week Two: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

ClutchPoints

Eagles HC Doug Pederson on Browns running Philly Special: ‘It’s a widely-used play’

The Cleveland Browns pulled out their first win in nearly two years after an impressive comeback orchestrated by rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield over the New York Jets. This featured the Browns tied the game at 14 in the second half with their own version of the Philly Special play that was pivotal in Super Bowl […] The post Eagles HC Doug Pederson on Browns running Philly Special: ‘It’s a widely-used play’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bucs Nation

Bucs fans riding a wave of confidence heading into Week 3

The fan base likes what they see after just two weeks. Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse — a survey of fans across the NFL, powered by SurveyMonkey. Each week, we send 32 polls to 100+ plugged in fans from each team. Bucs fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse. In sports, when a team wins and wins often, the support usually follows. That seems to be the case with the Buccaneers. After defeating the defending Super Bowl champions third place NFC East Philadelphia Eagles last week, Tampa Bay fans are as confident as ever. And it shows in the Week 3 FanPulse survey results. Heading into this...

Bleeding Green Nation

Previewing the Eagles vs. Colts game

BGN Radio Episode 10 The reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles are looking to bounce back as they return home to host the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. It’s going to be a pretty big day thanks to the much-anticipated return of Carson Wentz! In order to get you ready for this game, John Stolnis and I got together to preview this week’s matchup on the newest episode of BGN Radio. Topics include: What we expect from Carson Wentz in his first game back — maybe he’s not going to be rusty at all? The Eagles being depleted at wide receiver and running back Our take on the...

Ramblin' Fan

Los Angeles Rams: 3 Bold predictions for Week 3 against the Chargers

Week 3 brings a cross-town matchup featuring two potential Super Bowl contenders in the the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Chargers. The Los Angeles Rams get a good early season test before getting another in Week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings. But before the Vikes, they have to deal with cross-town rival, the […] Los Angeles Rams: 3 Bold predictions for Week 3 against the Chargers - Ramblin Fan - Ramblin Fan - A Los Angeles Rams Site (formerly St. Louis Rams Fan) - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

www.bostonherald.com

Patriots receiver Josh Gordon gets backing from former teammates

Subtitle: Brandon LaFell, Andrew Hawkins give endorsementsFOXBORO — Not long ago, the locker adjacent to Tom Brady’s belonged to Brandon LaFell.LaFell entered the picture in 2014, quickly establishing a bond with Brady and emerging as a key wide receiver for that season’s Super Bowl-winning Patriots team.That’s around the time when Josh Gordon’s career stalled.LaFell and Gordon go way back. The former was a stud receiver at Lamar High School in Houston in the early 2000s. The latter followed LaFell at Lamar, did everything LaFell could do as a perimeter wideout, but just did it...

Bleeding Green Nation

Previewing the Colts’ offense against the Eagles’ defense

The Kist & Solak Show #14! The Indianapolis Colts’ come to town for a showdown with the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles with a familiar face as head coach and an extremely familiar offense. Here’s what we covered on the newest Kist & Solak Show that previews the Colts’ offense and how they match up against the Eagles’ defense. Injury report update and potential impact. The quick hitting west coast style attack of the Colts. Andrew Luck’s yards per attempt is a touch above Eli Manning’s without Odell Beckham Jr. last year. The Colts reliance on 12 personnel. Nyheim...

SportsDay

SportsDay experts' predictions for Cowboys-Seahawks: Will Dak Prescott and Dallas elude Earl Thomas?

The Dallas Cowboys travel to the Seattle Seahawks for a 3:25 matchup Sunday afternoon. Can Dak Prescott and Co. get revenge after the Seahawks knocked them out of playoff contention in December?Here's a look at what our SportsDay Cowboys experts are predicting - and a chance to cast your own prediction at the end.David MooreSeattle's Earl Thomas dropped by the Cowboys locker room the last time these teams met to let Jason Garrett know he'd love to wear a star on his helmet. Will Garrett drop by the Seahawks locker room after Sunday's game to take the Pro Bowl safety up on his offer? Will...

Aaron Rodgers was almost traded for Randy Moss, and it would've broken 2007

No 16-0 Patriots. No Brett Favre as a Jet. No Super Bowl for Joe Flacco. These are just a few of the changes that could've come if the Raiders and Packers had pulled off the trade they talked about in 2007, which would've sent Rodgers for Randy.

Richard Sherman's Best Mic'd Up Moments (Up to Super Bowl XLVIII) | Sound FX | NFL Films

Cornerback Richard Sherman's best mic'd up moments with the Seattle Seahawks up to the conclusion of the 2013 NFL Season.

Minnesota Vikings: Super Bowl or bust in 2018?

With Kirk Cousins reportedly on board, is the Minnesota Vikings' 2018 season a failure if they fail to reach the Super Bowl? Peter King discusses that and other free agency news on PFT Live.