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Brandon Browner appeal denied, suspended indefinitely

Brandon Browner’s former one-year suspension is now “indefinite,” leaving him at the whims of the NFL as to when he returns. Brandon Browner’s appeal of a one-year suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy has been denied, according to reports. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback was tabbed with the suspension in late November, and quickly began the appeal process. His actions may ...

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Jason Campbell, Brandon Weeden not cleared for practice; fantasy value already low

Neither Jason Campbell nor Brandon Weeden have been cleared for practice. We break down the fantasy implications. Cleveland Browns quarterbacks Jason Campbell and Brandon Weeden were both absent at team practice on Wednesday, and neither quarterback has been cleared to practice via the league’s concussion protocol, according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Both quarterbacks have been cleared ...

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SEC Championship 2013 odds and trends: Trends favor an Auburn win

Expect the point total to hit the over, if recent history is any indication. Auburn and Missouri square off in this week’s SEC Championship game, and the Tigers from Alabama are slight favorites in what should be a tight game. Make sure to head over to OddsShark for all your betting needs. Auburn opened as a -2 point favorite with an ...

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Sochi resort at Olympics ‘nearly perfect’ for avalanches

We’ve got good news and bad news, Winter Olympians. OK, it’s mostly bad news. Via John Buccigross, we are now aware of this New York Times article, which suggests a skiing resort in the Caucasus mountains — meant to be the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics competitions for Alpine skiing and snowboarding — may be … not awesome. Scattered ...

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Kenbrell Thompkins injury: Patriots WR comes down on hip hard, leaves game

The rookie receiver left the game for a short period, but has returned. New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins fell hard on his left hip on Sunday and is being looked at by trainers on the sideline. Thompkins elevated high in the air to catch a 16-yard pass from Tom Brady in the first quarter against the Houston Texans, but ...

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Gronk Being Gronk

He’s really Brady’s only option at this point. Lost in all of the madness of Rob Gronkowski partying, hosting women’s clinics, partying, breaking his arm, partying, and just being an all around doofus, is just how good of a football player he is. Gronk made a spectacular shoestring catch to bring the Patriots within three of the struggling Texans. .gif via ...

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Delanie Walker injury: Titans TE leaves game against Colts

The big tight end took a hard shot and is being evaluated for concussion symptoms. Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker left the field against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday afternoon after taking a hard shot in the first quarter. Reports indicate he is being evaluated for concussion-like symptoms. Walker made what appeared to be a catch for a short ...

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Mike Glennon is having some trouble throwing the ball

No, throw the ball FORWARD, MIke. In my opinion, throwing the ball is an important football skill for quarterbacks to have when trying to get the ball to their wide receivers. By throwing the ball through the air, the ball travels more quickly than if you ran over and gave them the ball. Therefore, it is an important thing for ...

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Ron Rivera wants a new nickname

“Riverboat Ron” is too crazy. Straight-laced Ron Rivera decided to let his hair down in 2013. Almost losing his job woke something in the third-year head coach, causing him to take risks on fourth-and-short. Now he’s known as “Riverboat Ron,” the gambling, fun-loving boat captain. Ron wants you to call him something else, however — because, frankly it’s all a ...

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5-star QB Will Grier sticking with Florida despite fired OC

One of Florida’s 15 commits has re-affirmed his pledge to the program. Florida’s dismissal of offensive coordinator Brent Pease may have an effect on some recruits, but five-star quarterback Will Grier is not one of them. Grier’s father gave a statement to Luke Stampini of 247sports, saying the Gator commit will not change his mind on his collegiate destination. “We … have ...

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