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Here’s the NFL games Fox and CBS protected against flexing

You’d need a couple Ph. D’s to understand the full mechanics of the NFL’s complicated, yet highly useful, flexible scheduling system.  There’s much more to it than NBC and the NFL picking which game they get to put on Sunday Night Football. Namely, Fox and CBS are able to protect certain games throughout the season.  After all, those networks are also paying oodles of millions...
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CBS & FOX Protect 10 Games From Being Flexed To Sunday Night

The NFL has released a list of CBS and FOX games that have been protected from being flexed to NBC’s Sunday Night Football this season, per Adam Schefter. Here’s a look at the games that remain in place: Week 11: PHI vs. GB (FOX) Week 12: MIA vs. DEN (CBS) Week 13: NE vs. GB (CBS), NO vs. PIT (FOX) Week 14: PIT vs. CIN (CBS), SEA vs. PHI (FOX) Week 15: DEN vs. SD (CBS)...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo Undergoing MRI For Pectoral Injury

Adam Schefter reports that the Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo will undergo an MRI on his pectoral muscle Monday. According to John Keim, there is some concern that Orakpo may have suffered a partial tear of the right pectoral muscle. This is obviously a big concern for Orakpo as he has previously torn his other pectoral muscle and is playing out the 2014 season under the franchise...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Report: Seahawks asked about Julius Thomas, Jordan Cameron

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Sunday NFL Countdown that the Seahawks also reached out to the Denver Broncos about the idea of trading WR Percy Harvin for TE Julius Thomas. However, Schefter adds that the Broncos never considered the idea and ultimately said no to the Seahawks. Interestingly enough, Ian Rapoport reported that the Browns and Seahawks actually discussed trading...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Patriots LB Jerod Mayo Out For The Season

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Patriots LB Jerod Mayo is done for the season with a lower right leg injury. Schefter’s sources mentioned that Mayo’s injury “is bad.“ The Patriots indicated that it was a pretty severe injury, so this news isn’t all that surprising. New England brought in five linebackers for workouts on Monday, which indicates that a player could...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan who shined laser pointer at Bills players caught by police

The Detroit Lions fan who shined a laser pointer in the faces of Buffalo Bills players during Sunday’s matchup won’t be watching anymore games from Ford Field. The fan has been identified by the Lions and effective immediately will be banned indefinitely from events at Ford Field, the team announced, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The individual admitted to using the laser pointer...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson Facing Arrest For ‘Smoking A Little Weed’

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Montgomery County prosecutors have filed documents to have Minnesota Vikings star running back arrested after he admitted to using drugs. Montgomery County prosecutors have filed documents to have Adrian Peterson arrested after he admitted to using drugs, FOX 26 News learned. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 9, 2014 Photo Via
Via Gridiron Grit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders pick up WR Kenbrell Thompkins off waivers

The Oakland Raiders have landed former Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins off of waivers; after being released this past weekend. Raiders claimed former Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins on waivers. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 6, 2014 Thompkins was expected to make an impact in New England, but never did. We’ll see what he can do in Oakland. var ACE_AR...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Browns made crazy NFL history on Sunday

The Cleveland Browns wild 29-28 win over the Titans today produced a dancing Brian Hoyer and some stunning history. Browns overcame a 28-3 deficit in 29-28 win at Tennessee, which NFL said is The Largest Comeback Victory by a road team in NFL history. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 6, 2014 The Browns were down 28-3 late in the second quarter before getting a touchdown...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft will be held on April 30th-May 2nd

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the 2015 NFL Draft will take place from April 30 through May 2. @AdamSchefter: Though the league is undecided between LA and Chicago, next year’s NFL Draft is now set for April 30-May 2, per league sources. The league is still deciding between Los Angeles and Chicago as possible […] The post 2015 NFL Draft will be held on April 30th-May 2nd...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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