Tuesday September 16th, 2014

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NFL-Flash Fires everywhere:


  • RB-Adrian Peterson-problems grow-he rejoins the team in meetings and practices-will play next weekend…Owner Zigi Wulf-“Do the right thing-let legal system handle it first”….Peterson issues 7-paragraph statement-“Never intended to hurt his son”…has met with psychologist on parenting…volunteered and did meet with Grand Jury and with 2-police units on child abuse incident…Criticism however-Tom Jackson-ESPN-“Adrian Peterson thinks he did nothing wrong”…Pictures released by mother of boy show cuts on 4-different parts of his body-was hit 10X at full force by the player…if convicted-he faces 2Y-prison term for amount of injuries caused…KHOU-TV Houston report 2nd incident last June-Peterson disciplined another of his children that caused a head wound and a scar above the eye-no police charges filed in that case.


  • RB-Ray Rice appeals indefinite suspension from Commissioner Roger Goodell…”I told the truth”…Union will now take up his fight with theory you cannot discipline player twice for one incident…Sources however say Rice only told Commissioner and Ravens he ‘hit’ his fiancee-she fell and was knocked out-did not detail the violent of the hit or that it was actually a ‘punch’.  Fiancee then tried to maintain she triggered incident by spitting on Rice and slapping him.


  • Panthers reactivate DE-Greg Hardy as probe of his violent girlfriend beating from spring continues…Owner Jerry Richardson rebuts criticism “I am not indifferent to domestic violence issues-we want league wide guidance on this.”….Released police report that Hardy threw girlfriend into tub…choked her…dragged her by hair…threw her onto a bed of loaded guns-threatened to kill her….911 call to police was ‘chilling’.

San Francisco

  • Owner Jed York reiterates “Let due process take place” as rationale as to why DT-Ray McDonald remains on roster-playing-despite domestic abuse incident with pregnant girlfriend.

New York

  • NFL League office hires 3-Police investigators to take over probes of domestic violence incidents…Counseling…Disciplinary hearings.

San Diego

  • RB-Ryan Mathews-sprained knee ligament-small tear-likely out 5W-minimum…will stay on the roster….LB-Melvin Ingram-“Our goal (Freeney-Ingram) is to get QB out of his comfort zone.”….Rich Orhberger-C-:Most snaps I have ever been on the field in my career”  (70-offensive plays).


  • QB-Carson Palmer-nerve damage in throwing shoulder not healing yet.


  • Devastating injuries to defense..NT-Jay Ratleff-concussion..S-Chris Conte reinjures shoulder..CB-Charles Tillman-shoulder-goes on IR…DE-Trevor Scott-foot..DE-Sherrick McManus-quad.


  • Phenomenal game by LB-Rolando McClain-7 tackles..1QBX..1TLoss..1-Pass Deflection..1-QB Hit..1-Interception.


  • Auditioning FG kickers-Nate Freese miss 3FGs-2 games.


  • LB-Jerrell Freeman-Hamstring


  • Coach Gus Bradley gives vote of confidence QB-Chad Henne-despite 10-sacks on Sunday..not ready to play rookie Blake Bortels..TE-Marcedes Lewis-out 8W-badly sprained ankle.

Kansas City

  • Injuries mount..RB-Jamal Charles-high ankle sprain..DE-Mike Catapano remains out viral infection.


  • Sign FA-RB-Daniel Thomas…RB-Knowshon Moreno out with dislocated elbow.


  • Activate RB-Adrian Peterson for meetings and practice..Reinstate suspended special teams coach Mike Priefer after 2G-suspension gay slurs…Vote of confidence QB-Matt Cassell despite 4-picks Sunday.

New England

  • LB-Jamie Collins remains out-thigh injury.


  • RB-Mark Ingram-out 3W-possible fracture of hand.


  • CB-Walter Thurmond-gone for year-torn pectoral muscle…Coach Tom Coughlin says ‘I believe in this roster’ despite (0-2) start.


  • WR-Eric Decker out-hamstring…Rex Ryan furious at defense allowing 97Y-drive to Packers.


  • Unrest within ranks over Coach Denis Allen leadership…S-Charles Woodson blasted team ‘we suck’.

St. Louis

  • Injury list grows..WR-Tavin Austin-knee sprain..already lost Chris Long-Sam Bradford.

San Francisco

  • TE-Vernon Davis goes down with ankle sprain.


  • QB-Jake Locker gets erratic Sunday…4-incompletions in row-then interception-kills momentum.


  • QB-Robert Griffin III-out 5-to-8 weeks with dislocated ankle…no fracture of joint seen on MRI-CT scans…will stay on active roster…Kirk Cousins to start-Colt McCoy moves to backup.
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