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Packers QB Rodgers Has Broken Collarbone

By Jim McCoy Tue 5th November SportsAaron RodgersGreen Bay PackersNFL
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he has a fractured left collarbone and he doesn't know how long he'll be out. Rodgers offered details of the injury on his weekly radio show on 540-AM ESPN on Tuesday. The 2011 NFL MVP got hurt after getting sacked by Shea McClellin on a third-down play during the Packers' first series while he was scrambling outside the pocket.Read More »

Dolphin Who Walked Out On Team Says Teammate Made Racist Threats

Two people familiar with the situation say suspended Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito sent text messages to teammate Jonathan Martin that were racist and threatening. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins and NFL haven't disclosed the nature of the misconduct that led to Incognito's suspension. Martin, a tackle, remained absRead More »

In Spite of Success, Seahawks Struggle With Passing Game

By Jim McCoy Thu 31st October SportsNFLSeattle Seahawks
The loss of wide receiver Sidney Rice for the season to a knee injury is just the latest problem for the Seattle Seahawks offense. Seattle must now try to fill Rice's spot in a passing game already struggling due to poor protection for quarterback Russell Wilson. The Seahawks gave up seven sacks to St.Read More »

QBs Now Accused of Flopping

By Jim McCoy Wed 30th October SportsfloppingNFLQuarterbacks
It used to be the domain of soccer players, NBA forwards and the occasional punter. Now, NFL quarterbacks are getting into the act. They are sports' newest floppers, putting their own tightly spiraled spin on the art of hamming it up to draw the ref's attention and a possible 15-yard penalty.Read More »

Favre Approached By Rams. He Says.....

By Jim McCoy Thu 24th October SportsBrett FavreNFLSt. Louis Rams
Brett Favre dismissed the possibility of returning to the NFL with St.Read More »

Eagles QB Vick Looks To Return Against Giants

By Jim McCoy Tue 22nd October SportsMichael VickNFLPhiladelphia Eagles
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury, is hopeful he'll be able to play Sunday against the New York Giants. Vick was injured in Philadelphia's first matchup with the Giants this season, a 36-21 win on Oct. 6. The Eagles have gone 1-1 without him. "I'm optimistic about it," Vick said after practicing Tuesday.Read More »

Bills Sign Former Seahawk, Raider QB Flynn

By Jim McCoy Mon 14th October SportsBuffalo BillsMatt FlynnNFL
The Buffalo Bills have signed free-agent quarterback Matt Flynn in their latest bid to shore up an injury-depleted position. Flynn arrived in Buffalo a day earlier and spent the Monday morning working out in the team's fieldhouse in front of general manager Doug Whaley, coach Doug Marrone and offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. Though Flynn's workout had been scheduled beforRead More »

Do Native Americans Think The Redskins Name Is Racist?

By Jim McCoy Tue 8th October SportsNFLteam nicknamesWashington Redskins
The name of the Washington Redskins football team has inspired protests, lawsuits, letters from Congress, even nudge from the president. Yet behind the headlines, it's unclear how many Native Americans think "Redskins" is a racial slur. Some say this uncertainty shouldn't matter because the word has an undeniably racist history.Read More »

Former Colts, 49ers Receiver Signs With Patriots

By Jim McCoy Fri 4th October SportsAustin CollieNew England PatriotsNFL
Austin Collie is excited about his opportunity with the New England Patriots. The wide receiver, signed on Thursday to help bolster a youthful receiving corps, is also in awe of the culture he now is a part of. "There's not many places where you go in and you can just tell winning is expected here," Collie said.Read More »

Former Ducks LB A Rookie Sensation With Bills

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd October SportsBuffalo BillsKiko AlonsoNFLOregon Ducks
Quiet and introverted, Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Kiko Alonso pays little attention to the hype he's starting to generate. National TV interviews and a trend on Twitter, titled the "LegendOfKikoAlonso," mean very little to the second-round draft pick out of Oregon. Where many see potential, Alonso sees room for improvement, while looking ahead to Buffalo (2-2) playing at ClRead More »

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