Monday August 25th, 2014

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– Sunday¬†Games –

Chargers-L-49ers (21-7)

  • QB Philip Rivers was dazzling…DE-Corey Liuget dominant…Bolts lst units dominated San Francisco in lst quarter of game before Niners backups rallied to win…Rivers (9-10) 85P-1TD in final tuneup for opening of season…Liuget enormous game vs Niners OT-Joe Staley-OG-Mike Iupati….4-possessions-Liuget 4-tackles..1-QB sack..2-Tackle for losses..2-QB pressures…1-Forced Fumble….LB-Kavell Connor playing in place of Manti Te’o very active…..San Diego offense in lst quarter had a (111-15) edge in yardage…Return of Jarrett Johnson-Dwight Freeney also helped lst team defense….Bad outing for CB-Stevie Williams again-gave up 4-completions on a TD drive and allowed 5-completions overall…S-Marcus Gilchrist got beat 2X-by tight ends on scoring drives…Possible big setback DT-Kwame Gaethers down with what appeared to be serious knee-quad injury…DE-Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe also carted off with knee sprain…5-Defensive LInemen hurt in camp so far….lst round pick Jason Verrett-CB Brandon Flowers not on field…Niners OL looked awful..QB-Colin Kaepernick looked out of sync…Backup QB-Blaine Gabbert (7-11) to rally team back to take the lead and win.

Arizona-L-Cincinnati (19-13)

  • CB-Terrance Newman 54-TD-interception..QB-Andy Dalton (183P) for Bengals…Cinn defense hold Carson Palmer (83P)..Bengals lost 3-players injuries in game.

– NFL Notes –


  • DT-Hloti Ngata faces fine for kicking Redskins player in ribs during game….RB-Bernard Pierce-concussion


  • Coach Doug Marrone releases-DT-Alan Branch after (.14-DUI) arrest 22-hours before game….Offense plays poorly under backup QBs-Dennis Dixon-Jeff Tuel.


  • QB-Cam Newton suffers fractured rib in preseason game…DE-Greg Hardy-bruises shoulder.


  • Awful game in Seattle..Bears defense gave up 6.7Y per play in lst half…S-Chris Conte-concussion…DE-Jared Allen-bruised shoulder…Jimmy Clausen wins backup QB-job.


  • Owner Mike Brown leaves team on road return home 2-health issues over the weekend…QB-Jason Campbell-cleared to play recovered bruised elbow.


  • Browns get criticized by South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier for not working harder at developing 3rd QB on roster Connor Shaw.


  • Cowboys shell-shocked after defense gives up (663Y) to Miami…..DE-George Selvie-shoulder sprain..RB-Joe Randle-knee..DE-Anthony Spencer taken off PUP list to practice.


  • K-Matt Prater suspended 4G by NFL for violation of alcohol section of substance abuse policy..WR-Wes Welker to be examined after third concussion in a year plus.


  • Place WR-TJ Jones on IR-after knee injuries

Green Bay

  • NT-BJ Raji season in jeopardy with torn tricep…OC-JC Tretter-season ending knee injury.


  • Coach Bill O’Brien backs DB-DJ Swearinger for heavy hits in Broncos game-late shot injured Wes Welker.


  • Colts still shopping for RB help for Ahmad Bradshaw-coming off neck surgery.


  • Jaguars name QB-Chad Henne opening day starter despite impressive numbers Blake Bortels (28-44) 435Y-1TD…K-Josh Scobee-quad injury..LB-Paul Posluszny-Bicep.

Kansas City

  • Poor preseason for Andy Reid’s team…Jamal Charles-Dwayne Bowe nicked up…Problems in OL with injuries-suspensions..not ready to open season.


  • Dolphins hire legend Dan Marino to be assistant to owner….K-John Potter-hip injury.


  • Coach Mike Zimmer not ready to name Matt Cassell as starting QB…Teddy Bridgewater 4-TDs last two games.

New England

  • Roster cut shocker DT-Tommy Kelly…DE-Will Smith…Pats raving about Chandler Jones-moved to LB in “3-4” defense-3 QB sacks.

New Orleans

  • WR-Kenny Stills-quad injury 2nd time in 4-weeks.


  • DE-Jason Pierre Paul-knee sprain


  • CB-Dmitri Patterson goes AWOL from team for 48-hours-does not show up for Giants game-finally contacts team¬†Sunday..CB-Dee Milliner-ankle…DT-Sheldon Richardson-ankle.


  • lst team offense with Matt Schaub (33Plays-86Y) offense….RB-Korey Sheets-CFL-torn Achilles tendon.


  • Concern over field goals situation…K-Alex Henery (1-3) on FG attempts.


  • Move Notre Dame rookie Steven Tuitt inside from DE-DT…move ex-Charger Cam Thomas outside to DE.

St. Louis

  • Devastating loss of QB-Sam Bradford – retears left knee ligament for 2nd year in row…Journeyman QB-Shaun Hill takes over as starter.

San Francisco

  • Young OC-Marcus Martin goes down with serious ankle-leg injury as Niners OL problems mount.


  • Big offseason acquisitions paying off dividends…DT-Kevin Williams-ex Viking…LB-O’Brien Schofield-former Cardinal…Seahawks down 2-TEs injuries.

Tampa Bay

  • Down to 2-RBs in camp-Doug Martin-Bobby Rainey…RB-Mike James-sprained shoulder.


  • S-Brandon Meriweather facing suspension after another violent helmet hit…Has been suspended by NFL and fined on 4-other occasions…LB-Brian Orapko-ankle ailment.
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