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Aaron Rodgers talks of issues in passing game

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Aaron Rodgers said Thursday night after the Packers 17-13 loss to the Bears that he lost feeling in his hand for most of the third quarter. Rodgers recovered a high snap and then was immediately struck in the back of his left arm near the elbow by Bears linebacker Lamarr Houston, which caused Rodgers hand to go numb. “It was a ...

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Tony Romo reinjures clavicle, out for season

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo reinjured his left clavicle on the last play of the third quarter Thursday and will miss another extended period of time. Romo had already missed seven games this season with a fractured clavicle suffered in Week 2. He did not have surgery on the collarbone after his previous breaks. “We wouldn’t let Tony play if he wasn’t ready to play physically,” ...

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Marshawn Lynch could return from surgery within 3 to 4 weeks

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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch flew to Philadelphia on Monday to see a specialist for an abdominal injury that has bothered him in recent weeks.  Since then, he has undergone successful surgery and is expected to miss multiple games. “I know you all want to know about Marshawn,” head coach Pete Carroll opened his Wednesday press conference ahead of Sunday’s Week 12 home game against ...

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Can soft schedule save struggling New York Jets?

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Already tumbling down the steps of a three-game slide, the New York Jets only made their situation worse this past Sunday with a 24-17 loss to the Houston Texans, and while some believe that a complete collapse can still be avoided, it appears that their free-fall has already begun. Barely a month ago, the 4-1 Jets strutted into enemy territory ...

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Rams WR Stedman Bailey shot in the head, in stable condition

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St. Louis Rams third-year wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot twice in the head Tuesday night, and is in critical but stable condition, according to multiple reports. “We are aware Stedman Bailey was involved in an incident this evening,” the Rams said in a statement. “We have spoken with Stedman and he is in the hospital in critical, but stable, condition.  We are gathering facts ...

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Browns ‘disappointed’ with Johnny Manziel’s behavior

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Quarterback Johnny Manziel will serve as the third option for the Cleveland Browns moving forward, coach Mike Pettine announced Tuesday. Manziel started the previous two games in McCown’s place and was named the team’s starter last week.  But after social media posts surfaced this week showing Manziel partying last weekend in Texas during the team’s bye week, Pettine demoted the QB to third ...

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Peyton Manning out two more weeks

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is expected to miss at least two more games as he continues his recovery from a plantar fascia tear. Following a Monday consultation with noted foot and ankle specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C., it was recommended that Manning spend at least the next week in a walking cast. “Peyton and I had a good visit ...

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Tom Brady, Patriots fighting off mounting injuries on offense

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With Julian Edelman, Dion Lewis, Nate Solder and Ryan Wendell absent, along with Danny Amendola reduced to a spectator and Rob Gronkowski limited on the field, the New England Patriots somehow stayed perfect with a 20-13 win over the Buffalo Bills Monday night. “It’s good. It’s tough to get a win every week in the NFL and you take whatever ...

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Gary Kubiak says Peyton Manning rumors are ‘totally false’

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Rumors spread Sunday night that Peyton Manning was thinking about playing the 2016 season, even if it meant leaving the Denver Broncos. Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak said Monday that those rumors were “totally false.” “I can just tell you for there to be any rumors or anything he said that his mindset is anywhere other than getting healthy and helping ...

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Green Bay Packers will stick with dual-back running back system

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Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers were able to re-take their NFC North division lead with a huge 30-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in Week 11. They are now looking ahead to another big division game against the much improved version of the Chicago Bears. Chicago is a much better team than they were when the Packers faced ...

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