Monday August 4th, 2014

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News & Notes Around the NFL

Chargers

Back on Field Monday evening…begin installing limited game-plan for Dallas Cowboys preseason game on Thursday..No Tony Romo-QB for Cowboys-has sat out 4-days in row practice-they say no back issues post-surgery…Brandon Weeden-former Browns lst round pick-will start QB for Dallas…CB-Stevie Williams continues to make plays-may push CB-Brandon Flowers for playing time if health issues plague ex-Chief…

Arizona

Unhappy with OL-play…Signs-FA-Max Starks-ex-Steelers-OT-might move inside to OG.

Atlanta

Doctors concerned head injury-CB-Dwight Lowrey-3rd concussion in pro career.

Baltimore

Rookie NT-Tim Jernigan returns to workouts from back injury.

Buffalo

Big story off field-pending Bills sale..Owner would have to pay 400M-penalty fee if attempting to move team before 2020-has just 1-year window in 2021 to move-would have to still pay 28M-fee….Bills lose Hall of Fame Game..OL does poor job protecting EJ Manuel-3 passes knocked down at line of scrimmage..Bills run defense gives up (128Y) on ground.-

Carolina

OG-Ed Kugbila-undergoes spinal surgery-miss the season.

Cincinnati

OT-Andrew Whitworth-coming off knee surgery remains out now with calf injury.

Cleveland

WR-Josh Gordon-Hearing resume in New York..Spent 10-half hours testimony Friday on positive marijuana drug test and mishandling of samples “A” and “B”..he maintains it was 2nd hand smoke.

Dallas

Cowboys raving about LB-Rolando McClain play as run-stuffing LB..Bombed in Oakland-Baltimore.

Denver

Young QB-Zac Dysert might become backup after impressive (7-7) passing day in scrimmage.
Detroit..QB-Matthew Stafford bombs away big pass plays in scrimmage…Lions secondary looks poor.

Houston

QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick (11-13) scrimmage…OT-Will Yeatman-concussion.

Indianapolis

S-LaRon Landry-CB-Vontae Davis return to practice after missing a week..Criticism WR-Hakeem Nicks-out of shape.

Jacksonville

RB-Toby Gerhart pulled from workouts-calf…RB-Jordan Todman takes over as starter.

Kansas City

RB-WR-=DeAnthony Thomas-rookie-Oregon-dazzling catching ball out of backfield..WRs-Mark Harrison-Junior Hemingway-AJ Jenkins out with hamstring issues.

Miami

Coach Joe Philbin does away with all hazing and rookie night comedy skits…RB-Knowshon Moreno-remains out knee scope surgery-no idea when he can practice.

Minnesota

Players praise veteran coaching leadership of Mike Zimmer-Norv Turner.

NEngland

Patriots lst depth chart-loaded on defense..VWilfork-TKelly-Chandler Jones upfront..LB-JMayo-JCollins-DHightower..DBs-DRevis-DMcCourty-BBrowner.

NOrleans

Saints coaches say have 12-ascending players on roster-led by OT-Terron Armstead..S-Ken Vaccarro..RB-Patrick Robinson.

NYGiants

OT-Will Beatty-concussion…W-Hall of Fame Game..Giants (128Y) rushing…RB-Andre Williams (48Y) nearly 7YPC..QB-Ryan Nassib throws 73Y-TD pass in 4th Quarter.

NYJets

RB-Chris Johnson shows no explosion in scrimmage (5C-14Y) rushing..WR-Greg Salas (5R-54Y)..LB-Jermaine Cunningham-Torn Achilles.

Oakland

Unveil big boy WRs package with 6’3 pass catchers Juron Criner-Greg Little..LB-Sio Moore-out with rib injury.

Philadelphia

Put LeSean McCoy-Darren Sproles in same backfield-speed package.

Pittsburgh

Rookie DE-Stephen Tuitt-Notre Dame moves into starting job with young DL-Steve McLendon-Cam Heyward.

St Louis

QB-Sam Bradford-coming off knee surgery-throws 33-40-61TD bombs..WR-Kenny Britt-ex Titan-impressive…

San Francisco

NT-Glen Dorsey-devastating bicep injury-badly hurts interior defensive line..4th major injury 2W-camp.

Seattle

Scrambling for OL help because injuries-RT.

Tennessee

New 3-4 defense..Shift DEs-Kam Wimberly-Derrick Morgan to LB..Titans have 9-DL in camp.

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