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  • 21 September

    Kendall Langford signs one-year deal with Saints

    Getty Images After being released by the Indianapolis Colts in August following a failed physical, defensive tackle Kendall Langford has a new team in the New Orleans Saints. According to Jim Trotter of ESPN.com, Langford signed a one-year deal with the Saints on Wednesday. Langford confirmed the deal on his …

  • 21 September

    Vontae Davis returns to practice

    Getty Images Andrew Luck still isn’t practicing, but Vontae Davis is. The veteran cornerback, who suffered a groin injury during a preseason game on August 26 against the Steelers, returned to practice on a limited basis. Could he play on Sunday against the Browns? “We’ll see how the week goes,” coach …

  • 21 September

    Jimmy Graham misses practice with ankle injury

    AP Tight end Jimmy Graham missed practice with what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll described as “an ankle issue.” “We will wait a couple days to see how he does,” Carroll said, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. “He’s had the same injury before, and we think he’s got a …

  • 21 September

    Cam Newton is limited in practice #asexpected

    Getty Images For Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, the new normal will be periodic limited practices, due to his shoulder. He was limited in practice on Wednesday due to both his shoulder and his ankle. It’s unclear whether he was limited due to the shoulder that was surgically repaired earlier this …

  • 21 September

    Goodell deal “getting done”

    [embedded content] Getty Images Jerry Jones won’t be getting his way, after all. The Cowboys owner — who surely didn’t insinuate himself into the negotiations regarding Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract in order to pay him more than what the league otherwise was offering — won’t be derailing the effort to …

  • 21 September

    Orlando Scandrick expects to practice this week and play Monday night

    Getty Images Orlando Scandrick expects to practice Thursday and play Monday night against the Cardinals. The Cowboys’ top cornerback missed last week with a fracture in his left hand. “I’m not wearing any sort of a cast,” Scandrick said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “I don’t have …

  • 21 September

    NFL should be able to use flexible scheduling at any time

    [embedded content] Getty Images As the league looks for ways to make the presentation of its games more compelling on TV, the league needs to further embrace ways to present more compelling games. Currently, flexible schedule isn’t available until Week Five, and even then it can be used only twice …

  • 20 September

    Richard Sherman calls injury reports “meaningless things on paper” done for gamblers

    AP The Seahawks listed cornerback Richard Sherman questionable last week with a hamstring injury. He played every snap, prompting him again to question the reason for the league’s injury reports. “I guess from what I understand the rules are for gamblers, for Vegas to make sure the odds and everything …

  • 20 September

    Jordy Nelson says quadriceps “progressing the right way” after full practice

    AP Despite a long injury list, the Packers got some good news Wednesday when wide receiver Jordy Nelson practiced in full. “We’re progressing the right way,” Nelson said, via a video from ESPN. “It was great to get back out there and run around. Everything felt good.” Nelson made it …

  • 20 September

    Chris Thompson will continue as the third-down back despite Rob Kelley’s injury

    AP Although Hall of Famer John Riggins has called for Washington to start Chris Thompson, it doesn’t sound as if the running back’s role will change despite Rob Kelley‘s rib injury. Coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday the team will continue to use Thompson as a third-down and change-of-pace back. “I’ve …