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  • RG3 can't wait to get started again

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — After six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins. "I feel great," said Griffin, who dislocated his left ankle in the first quarter of the Week 2 victory over Jacksonville. "I'm real excited to get back...

  • Vikings' Robison has had a pain in the butt

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Brian Robison has had quite the pain in the butt. The Minnesota Vikings defensive end landed on the injury report this week with a rarely listed body part: glute. That's short for the gluteal muscles that form the buttocks. Robison was inadvertently kneed...

  • Jaguars expect lineman Joeckel to play at Bengals

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars expect to have left tackle Luke Joeckel available for Sunday's game at Cincinnati. Joeckel missed the second half of last week's loss to Miami with a concussion. The second-year player did not practice Wednesday, but got in limited...

  • Rivera says Panthers must figure things out

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina head coach Ron Rivera isn't about to give up on the Panthers' chances of a winning season and making the NFL playoffs. After Carolina's 28-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night, Rivera said Friday the Panthers will need to "figure some...

  • Jets concerned about Chiefs, Charles

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jamaal Charles has compiled quite a resume as a running back in the NFL. The Kansas City Chiefs workhorse has the best rushing average (5.52 yards) in the history of the league, even better than Hall of Famer Jim Brown, whose career average was 5.22 yards per...

  • Cowboys' Romo questionable for Arizona game

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas quarterback Tony Romo is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Arizona after missing practice all week with a back injury. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and coach Jason Garrett said Friday that Romo would be a game-time decision. He took a direct hit...

  • QB plays Peyton in Pats practice _ but no 'Omaha'

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo spent the week simulating Peyton Manning and his hurry-up offense. Except for one part of it. Garoppolo didn't use Manning's now-signature "Omaha!" when calling put the plays at the line. "No 'Omahas' — I had my...

  • Pro Bowl S Berry to return to Chiefs vs Jets

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs safety Eric Berry is expected to play for the first time since spraining his ankle in a Week 2 loss to Denver when Kansas City plays the New York Jets on Sunday. Berry was limited in practice but listed as probable on the final injury report Friday, and...

  • Emmitt Smith to NFL: Don't devalue running backs

    Updated: 45 min ago

    The man who brought as much value to the position as anyone in football history, Smith is the career rushing leader with 18,355 yards. DeMarco Murray, the guy currently toting the ball for the team Smith helped win three Super Bowls, the Dallas Cowboys, isn't faring too poorly this...

  • Agency's ad takes aim at Redskins name

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Twin Cities advertising agency has created a TV and radio ad that it hopes will make a strong point about why Native Americans and others oppose the Washington Redskins' name and logo. Opponents of the name believe it's a racial slur that mocks Native American...

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