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    Patriots sign LB Skinner off practice squad

    The New England Patriots signed rookie linebacker Deontae Skinner to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Saturday and released linebacker Darius Fleming. Skinner, 23, was originally signed by New England as a rookie free agent out of Mississippi State on May 12. The 6-foot-2, 250-pounder was released by the Patriots on Aug.... [Read More]

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    NFL roundup: Vikings’ Peterson out on bond

    Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was released from Montgomery County, Texas, jail early Saturday morning after posting a $15,000 bond. Peterson turned himself in after a warrant for his arrest was issued following an indictment Friday by a grand jury for reckless or negligent injury to a child. Peterson, who was deactivated... [Read More]

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    NFL roundup: Vikings’ Peterson indicted, deactivated

    The Minnesota Vikings on Friday deactivated running back Adrian Peterson for Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots. A warrant was issued for Peterson’s arrest. Earlier in the day, a Montgomery County, Texas, grand jury indicted Peterson of reckless or negligent injury to a child. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that the boy lives... [Read More]

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    Deactivated, now Peterson out on bond

    Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was released from Montgomery County, Texas, jail early Saturday morning after posting a $15,000 bond. Peterson turned himself in after a warrant for his arrest was issued following an indictment Friday by a grand jury for reckless or negligent injury to a child. Peterson, who was deactivated... [Read More]

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    NFL Week 2 Injury Report — Friday

    ARIZONA CARDINALS at NEW YORK GIANTSARIZONA CARDINALS –OUT: LB Alex Okafor (thigh), DT Frostee Rucker (calf) –QUESTIONABLE: RB Andre Ellington (foot), QB Carson Palmer (right shoulder), P Dave Zastudil (left groin) –PROBABLE: G Paul Fanaika (knee), S Rashad Johnson (ankle), S Tyrann Mathieu (knee)NEW YORK GIANTS –OUT: WR Odell Beckham (hamstring), T James Brewer... [Read More]

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    Snyder supports Goodell’s handling of Rice

    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder expressed his support of commissioner Roger Goodell in his handling of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Goodell suspended Rice indefinitely earlier this week and the Ravens released him after a video emerged showing Rice knocking out his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, with a punch in an elevator. “Roger... [Read More]

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    Week 2 preview: Patriots at Vikings

    New England Patriots (0-1) at Minnesota Vikings (1-0) Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis – TV: FOX *TV announcers: Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Jenny Dell *Keys to the game: Minnesota’s five sacks at St. Louis are no aberration. Coach Mike Zimmer will keep the pressure on Tom Brady, who was sacked... [Read More]

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    Players approve new drug policy

    The NFL Players Association on Friday approved a new drug policy. Among the revisions are changes that include the implementation of testing for human growth hormone and an alteration of the marijuana policy. “This is an historic moment for our players and our league,” said NFLPA President Eric Winston. “We have collectively bargained drug... [Read More]

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    Week 2 preview: Falcons at Bengals

    Atlanta Falcons (1-0) at Cincinnati Bengals (1-0)Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati – TV: CBS*TV announcers: Kevin Harland, Rich Gannon*Keys to the game: The Falcons are expecting shootouts until a defense with massive turnover eliminates the formation breakdowns that popped up against New Orleans. The Bengals like to blitz and coordinator... [Read More]

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    Rams sign Quinn to 4-year extension

    St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn signed a four-year contract extension through the 2019 season, the team announced Saturday. Details were not disclosed, but media sources said the deal is worth $66.575 million, including $41.2 million in guaranteed money. Quinn has two years remaining on his current contract, so the new deal won’t... [Read More]