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Hurricane Moves NFL Trade Deadline

By Jim McCoy Mon 29th October SportsHurricane SandyNFL
The NFL has moved its trade deadline back two days to Thursday because of potential complications from Hurricane Sandy. All 32 teams were notified Monday that the league's offices would be closed through Tuesday because of the storm. So the deadline now is 4 p.m.Read More »

Tebow May See Time at RB Coach Says

By Jim McCoy Thu 18th October SportsNew York JetsNFLTim Tebow
Rex Ryan says it's "a possibility" do-it-all backup quarterback Tim Tebow could see time at running back for the New York Jets on Sunday against the New England Patriots. The Jets are a bit short-handed at the position with backups Joe McKnight (sprained left ankle) and Bilal Powell (separated right shoulder) likely out for the game.Read More »

RG III Good To Go

By Jim McCoy Wed 10th October SportsNFLRobert Griffin IIIWashington Redskins
Robert Griffin III has been cleared to play and is practicing with his Washington Redskins teammates after suffering a mild concussion. Griffin went through the NFL's concussion protocol after being knocked out of Sunday's game against Atlanta and was cleared to return to Wednesday's practice.Read More »

49er Looking For Redemption Against Giants

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th October SportsKyle WilliamsNFLSan Francisco 49ers
Kyle Williams circled this week's game against the New York Giants as soon as the NFL schedule was released in April. He and his San Francisco 49ers teammates have some unfinished business against the Super Bowl champions. Williams' two turnovers on punt returns played a key role in helping the Giants win last season's NFC championship game 20-17 in overtime, costing San FranciscRead More »

Johnny U's Son Offers Encouragement To QB On Verge of Dad's Record

By Jim McCoy Tue 2nd October SportsDrew BreesJohnny UnitasNFL
With Drew Brees in position to break Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass, Unitas' son has sent words of encouragement to the Saints quarterback. A letter from Joe Unitas, which the Saints posted on a team website, congratulates Brees for tying the record of 47 straight games last weekend in Green Bay.Read More »

Colts Coach To Undergo Treatment for Leukemia

By Jim McCoy Mon 1st October SportsChuck PaganoIndianapolis ColtsNFL

It's likely that the NFL's Colts will play the rest of the season without their head coach. Team owner Jim Irsay announced today that Chuck Pagano is undergoing treatment for a recently diagnosed case of leukemia and that offensive coordinator Bruce Arians will be running the show in Indianapolis until Pagano is ready to resume his duties.

NFL, Officials Nearing Deal?

By Jim McCoy Wed 26th September SportsNFLofficials
Two days after a controversial call cost the Green Bay Packers a win, the NFL and the referees' union are reportedly nearing an end to a lockout that put replacement officials on the field since the start of the season. According to several reports, the NFL and the union are close to a new deal that would allow the league's regular officials to return to work, possibly as early as this wRead More »

NFL Meeting With Locked Out Refs

By Jim McCoy Tue 25th September SportsNFLreferee lockout

The NFL has been meeting today with its locked-out referees, in an attempt to resolve the labor dispute. This, as the league admits that a bad call cost the Green Bay Packers the game last night against the Seattle Seahawks.Read More »

Coach Says Fans, Media Won't Determine Tebow's Playing Time

By Jim McCoy Wed 19th September SportsNew York JetsNFLRex RyanTim Tebow

Rex Ryan says Tim Tebow's playing time with the New York Jets will be determined by the team - not anxious fans or media. With the popular backup quarterback seeing just three snaps on offense in the Jets' 27-10 loss at Pittsburgh on Sunday, many wonder whether Tebow is being used enough.Read More »

Innovative NFL Owner Remembered Fondly

By Jim McCoy Tue 11th September SportsArt ModellNFL

Thousands of family and friends turned out Tuesday for the funeral of former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell, including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
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