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Davon House active after being listed as doubtful

When Friday’s injury report came out, the Packers were looking at the prospect of playing without two cornerbacks a few days after placing rookie Kevin King on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. Demetri Goodson was ruled out due to a hamstring injury and Davon House was listed as doubtful because of a shoulder problem. [more]

Week 14 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Colts at Bills Colts: C Ryan Kelly, TE Darrell Daniels, CB Rashaan Melvin, WR Donte [more]

Pilot Flying J jury will hear secret tapes of “vile” racist language

The criminal fraud trial of several Pilot Flying J executives has been placed on hold until January 8. At some point after it resumes, the case is going to make major headlines for a different reason than the scheme to defraud customers of the truck-stop chain by cheating them out of fuel rebates. Via the [more]

Reports: Giants wanted to interview John Dorsey

The Giants fired General Manager Jerry Reese a few days before the Browns parted ways with Sashi Brown, but the Browns moved first to install a new head of their personnel department by hiring former Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey on Friday. That move sent the Browns in a new direction and it also reportedly [more]

Kenny Britt could sign with a contender by Tuesday

The waiver period for claiming the contract of former Browns receiver Kenny Britt expires on Monday at 4:00 p.m. If no one claims his contract, which carries a prorated base salary of $4 million for the rest of the year ($235,529 per week), Britt will become a free agent. And if he clears waivers, Britt [more]

Could early firings (and early hirings) become a trend?

With the Browns doing a bang-bang fire-and-hire on Thursday, emerging with a new G.M. in John Dorsey, it’s now clear that Cleveland moved quickly for fear of missing out on Dorsey if/when other teams fire General Mangers after the season and pursue him. “That played into the decision making,” owner Jimmy Haslam told reporters on [more]

Browns’ Shon Coleman fined $30,387 for pushing official

Browns right tackle Shon Coleman pushed an official to the ground during a play in Sunday’s loss to the Chargers, and the NFL has hit Coleman with a hefty fine. Coleman has been fined $30,387, which is the standard fine for contact with an official. Although the push was not penalized and was not shown [more]

Browns promote Justin Currie to take Kenny Britt’s roster spot

The Browns promoted defensive back Justin Currie from the practice squad to take Kenny Britt‘s spot on the active roster. The team waived Britt on Friday. Currie spent the entire offseason with the Browns and has spent time on their active roster and their practice squad this season. He appeared in one game this season, [more]

Week 14 injury report roundup

Week 14 kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Falcons and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should [more]

June Jones thinks Johnny Manziel could be best CFL player ever

Stand down, Doug Flutie. Take a break, George Reed. Just give it up, Jackie Parker. A new king of the CFL could be coming. Maybe. Hamilton Tiger-Cats coach June Jones, who has signed a three-year deal after completing his stint as the interim coach, believes that quarterback Johnny Manziel could end up being historically great [more]

Packers dealing with several injuries at cornerback

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ return to practice took a step forward this week as he began working in pads, but his return to game action would almost certainly only mean something to fantasy football players if the team can’t win this weekend. There are certainly worse teams to have on the schedule in such a scenario [more]

Browns cut Kenny Britt

Yesterday the Browns fired G.M. Sashi Brown. Today the Browns have cut one of Brown’s prized free agent signings. Kenny Britt has been released today, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Britt will go on waivers and can be claimed by any team that wants the remainder of his $4 million base salary this season. Assuming [more]

Browns failed to follow Rooney Rule procedure but complied in interviewing minority

As it turns out, John Wooten isn’t as “livid” as he first thought. The Browns did indeed interview a minority candidate for their General Manager job. The team just failed to communicate with the league the fact that they talked to former Bills G.M. Doug Whaley (pictured) before hiring John Dorsey, a requirement of the [more]

Jimmy Haslam “disappointed” by John Wooten’s remarks

After the Browns’ bang-bang firing of Sashi Brown and hiring of John Dorsey, John Wooten of the Fritz Pollard Alliance said that he is “livid” with the team for apparently failing to comply with the Rooney Rule. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam isn’t happy about that. Haslam told reporters during the press conference that introduced Dorsey [more]

Hue Jackson more comfortable with a football guy on personnel side

Along with losing, one of the constants over the last two years for the Browns has been reports of discord between coach Hue Jackson and the personnel department. Jackson said on Thursday that he doesn’t feel like he won a power struggle because the team fired Sashi Brown as the executive vice president of football [more]

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