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RB Washington Redskins

With all their injuries and #Cowboys explosiveness on offense, #Redskins coach Jay Gruden wants to use ball-control offense t

With all their injuries and #Cowboys explosiveness on offense, #Redskins coach Jay Gruden wants to use ball-control offense to protect his defense. Adrian Peterson will get most carries with Chris Thompson and Wendell Smallwood involves situationally.
QB Minnesota Vikings

First Kirk Cousins trolls the Falcons by doing the "Bankhead Bounce: Daddy Edition" and now he is wearing "Green &

RT @3RonJohnson First Kirk Cousins trolls the Falcons by doing the "Bankhead Bounce: Daddy Edition" and now he is wearing "Green & Gold" heading to Green Bay... love his new swagger... #Vikings by 17... pic.twitter.com/IEQirkAj5D
WR Philadelphia Eagles

Confirming DeSean Jackson was fined $10,527 for unnecessary roughness, stemming from his extracurriculars with Quinton Dunbar

Confirming DeSean Jackson was fined $10,527 for unnecessary roughness, stemming from his extracurriculars with Quinton Dunbar Sunday.
RB Los Angeles Rams

Melvin Gordon's holdout is so bad on two fronts--Gordon's agent wants a Todd Gurley type deal (no one wants to pay it) and th

Melvin Gordon's holdout is so bad on two fronts--Gordon's agent wants a Todd Gurley type deal (no one wants to pay it) and the Chargers want a first-round pick. Why not report and play then become a free agent like the system allows--it worked for many other players.
WR New England Patriots

#Patriots WR Antonio Brown's accuser is expected to meet with the NFL tomorrow, as the league will fast-track its investiga

#Patriots WR Antonio Brown's accuser is expected to meet with the NFL tomorrow, as the league will fast-track its investigation into sexual assault against him. My story on what's next: nfl.com/news/story/0ap…
TE Baltimore Ravens

A slew of #Ravens offensive players -- TE Mark Andrews (foot), WR Marquise Brown (hip), and RB Mark Ingram (shoulder) — are

A slew of #Ravens offensive players -- TE Mark Andrews (foot), WR Marquise Brown (hip), and RB Mark Ingram (shoulder) — are listed as questionable but expected to play vs the #AZCardinals, sources say.
WR Los Angeles Chargers

Chargers' WR Mike Williams, listed as questionable for Sunday due to a knee injury, showed improvement later in the week in

Chargers' WR Mike Williams, listed as questionable for Sunday due to a knee injury, showed improvement later in the week in practice and is likely to be used Sunday in red-zone situations, per source.
QB Houston Texans

9 rating, 844 rush yards, 8 rush TDs Luck: 5947 yards, 33 TD/21 INT, 55

RT @Future_Texans Deshaun Watson vs. Andrew Luck first 23 starts

Watson: 6030 yards, 47 TD/17 INT, 66.9 Cmp%, 104.9 rating, 844 rush yards, 8 rush TDs

Luck: 5947 yards, 33 TD/21 INT, 55.8 Cmp%, 80.4 rating, 438 rush yards, 8 rush TDs

#Texans
WR Kansas City Chiefs

Trevor Lawrence's 87-yard TD pass to Amari Rodgers is the longest pass for Clemson since Tajh Boyd connected with Sammy Watki

RT @ESPNStatsInfo Trevor Lawrence's 87-yard TD pass to Amari Rodgers is the longest pass for Clemson since Tajh Boyd connected with Sammy Watkins for 96 yards in 2013. pic.twitter.com/CKFtlnu26W
RB Cincinnati Bengals

Bengals' RB Joe Mixon, listed as questionable for Sunday with a sprained ankle, is planning to play vs

Bengals' RB Joe Mixon, listed as questionable for Sunday with a sprained ankle, is planning to play vs. the 49ers but wants to test the injury in pregame warmups just to make sure first, per source. But going in, Mixon plans to play.
WR Seattle Seahawks

Just caught Mike Tomlin on his Steelers coach's show on KDKA Pittsburgh TV

Just caught Mike Tomlin on his Steelers coach's show on KDKA Pittsburgh TV. Says he expects #Seahawks to use DK Metcalf more tomorrow. About Jadeveon Clowney: "You better block him with two people, at times."
WR Seattle Seahawks

Just caught Mike Tomlin on his Steelers coach's show on KDKA Pittsburgh TV

Just caught Mike Tomlin on his Steelers coach's show on KDKA Pittsburgh TV. Says he expects #Seahawks to use DK Metcalf more tomorrow. About Jadeveon Clowney: "You better block him with two people, at times."
WR Dallas Cowboys

When you're a WR like that who has had a lot of success and you come to a new team and you play with that passion, with tha

Dak on Randall Cobb's Cowboys debut: "What you saw last game is a nasty, gritty attitude. ... When you're a WR like that who has had a lot of success and you come to a new team and you play with that passion, with that fire ... it doesn't go (unnoticed)." theathletic.com/1210519/2019/0…
QB Jacksonville Jaguars

Note to Hollywood: I would watch 1,000 movies starring Gardner Minshew as the hero who has to defeat Trevor Lawrence

RT @rjwhite1 Note to Hollywood: I would watch 1,000 movies starring Gardner Minshew as the hero who has to defeat Trevor Lawrence. pic.twitter.com/JTtWWOhUeW
RB New Orleans Saints

Here's a scary thought: What if Alvin Kamara is only starting to scratch the surface of what he's going to become

Here's a scary thought: What if Alvin Kamara is only starting to scratch the surface of what he's going to become? theadvertiser.com/story/sports/n…
TE Washington Redskins

Both Falcons safeties, Keanu Neal and Ricardo Allen, were fined $28,075 for unnecessary roughness after being whistled for lo

Both Falcons safeties, Keanu Neal and Ricardo Allen, were fined $28,075 for unnecessary roughness after being whistled for lowering the helmet last week vs. Vikings. Neal already appealing fine for hitting Redskins TE Jordan Reed in preseason.
TE San Fransisco 49ers

George Kittle's fantasy numbers could take a hit if 49ers' offense reaches desired balance

CINCINNATI Fantasy football owners who invested a high draft pick in 49ers tight end George Kittle might not be thrilled with Kyle Shanahans vision for the season.Of course, Kittle is still the central focus of the 49ers passing game, and he did have two touchdown receptions from Jimmy Garoppolo called back due to penalties in the season-opening win at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.But Shanahan hopes less Kittle translates into more balance around him for the 49ers offense.
WR New York Giants

The NFL and NFLPA have initiated a review of concussion protocols after Giants' WR Sterling Shepard suffered a concussion l

RT @AdamSchefter The NFL and NFLPA have initiated a review of concussion protocols after Giants' WR Sterling Shepard suffered a concussion last Sunday yet was allowed to stay in and finish the game at Dallas, per league sources.

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RB Kansas City Chiefs

Myles Jack, Demarcus Robinson, Damien Williams all fined for unnecessary roughness after scuffle that saw Jack get ejected

Myles Jack, Demarcus Robinson, Damien Williams all fined for unnecessary roughness after scuffle that saw Jack get ejected wp.me/p14QSB-b8Om
QB Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFL fines 49ers' Kwon Alexander for hit on sliding Bucs QB Jameis Winston

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Kwon Alexander on Saturday received his third round of discipline from the NFL for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Tampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston last week.Alexander, who alreadyreceived a 15-yard penalty for the personal foul and an ejection from the 49ers season opener, was fined $28,075 for unnecessary roughness for his hit on a sliding Winston in the first quarter of Week 1.