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Cardinals release linebacker Victor Butler

The Arizona Cardinals released linebacker Victor Butler on Tuesday. The team had signed Butler just two weeks ago to add some depth at linebacker with John Abraham’s placement on the injured reserve list. However, Butler was not active for the Cardinals game against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 3 and was subsequently released by…

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Week Four power rankings

1. Seattle Seahawks (No. 1 last week; 2-1):  Richard Sherman is even better than the bye. 2. Cincinnati Bengals (No. 2; 3-0):  Winning at Foxboro on Sunday night will no longer be viewed as an upset. 3. Denver Broncos (No. 3; 2-1):  The team they need to be most worried about in the AFC resides…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Bills RB Fred Jackson said he stands behind coach Doug Marrone’s decision to bench QB EJ Manuel. The Dolphins are still looking for consistency. Said Patriots DT Vince Wilfork of Monday’s loss to the Chiefs, “We took one on the chin. They beat us like we stole something.” Jets FB Tommy Bohanon broke his clavicle…

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Allen’s firing 23rd permanent in-season coaching change since 2000

The firing of Raiders coach Dennis Allen marks the 23rd time an NFL club has changed coaches in-season for reasons of resignation or termination since 2000. Of the 22 interim coaches in this span, eight went on to earn the club’s full-time head-coaching job the next season. This includes the Raiders’ Tom Cable, who took…

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Claiborne out with torn patellar tendon

Cornerback Morris Claiborne has gone from being out of the starting lineup to inevitably off the active roster. Via Drew Davison of the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, COO Stephen Jones tells 105.3 The Fan in Dallas/Ft. Worth that Claiborne suffered a ruptured patellar tendon on Sunday night against the Saints.  Claiborne most likely is done for…

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Tony Romo: This is the most complete offense I’ve been around

The Cowboys improved to 3-1 with a convincing Sunday night victory over the Saints, which is worth more than the glimpse that owner Jerry Jones recommended people take at his team when discussing playoff contenders. The much-maligned defense has held up better than expected and the offense has clicked well the last three weeks after…

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Maybe Snoop Dogg is happy this morning

Snoop Dogg’s disgust from Sunday wasn’t directed only at the Steelers.  In another video posted on Instagram, the man who is a fan of multiple teams complained about the current state of his apparently most ardent loyalties. “What the f–k is worse right now?” he said.  “Being a f–king Cowboy fan, a f–king Raider fan,…

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Josh Brent’s suspension modified, can work out today

The Cowboys might have lost another defensive regular for the season last night, but they’re moving closer to getting one back. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas, suspended defensive tackle Josh Brent is expected to rejoin his teammates today. The league and Brent agreed to a modified suspension Friday, which didn’t shorten his 10-game ban for…

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Jerry Jones: Morris Claiborne believed to have torn ACL

Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne could be lost for the season. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Claiborne has been initially judged to have suffered a torn ACL in the team’s 38-17 win vs. New Orleans, multiple club beat writers reported on Twitter, including Tim MacMahon of ESPN Dallas. “We did not MRI it,” Jones said of…

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Sunday night wrap-up: DeMarco Murray leads Cowboys rout

DeMarco Murray needs to hang onto the football. Because the Cowboys season hangs in the balance. The NFL’s leading rusher gave a clear picture of his importance to the Cowboys offense, as they hung a 38-17 win over the Saints. Murray ran for 149 yards and two touchdowns, but his biggest role might simply be making opponents defend Dallas…

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Week Four “Three and Out”

The title implies that we’ve done this in prior weeks.  We haven’t. During a long day of travel (I’m flying regularly now, which means I’m learning the realities of certain airlines deliberately overbooking a flight and playing a slow game of “Deal or No Deal” to clear the excess with travel vouchers!, even if it…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Said Bills QB EJ Manuel, “As a team, we have the confidence that going into each game we have the opportunity to win. We definitely feel we’re a winning-type team and we have the talent to win. That’s all it is, going out and focusing on Houston first.” Dolphins LB Phillip Wheeler will see some…

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Police Blotter

9/28/14:  Colts WR Da’Rick Rogersis arrested for DUI. 9/13/14:  Vikings RB Adrian Peterson surrenders on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. 8/31/14:  49ers DE Ray McDonald is arrested for domestic violence. 8/23/14:  Bills DT Alan Branch is arrested for DUI. 8/20/14:  Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell is arrested for marijuana possession and DUI.…

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Saints don’t bring nose tackle John Jenkins to Dallas

Last year, then-rookie nose tackle John Jenkins showed promise and potential for the Saints, appearing in all 16 regular-season games and starting five.  This year, Jenkins has disappeared. Via Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Jenkins currently is healthy.  But the Saints didn’t bring him to Dallas for Sunday night’s showdown against the Cowboys.…

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Jerry Jones thinks Dallas may be overlooked as a contender

When you list the playoff contenders, don’t overlook the Cowboys. That’s the word from the team’s owner and G.M., Jerry Jones, who said on his weekly radio show on KRLD that people who discount the Cowboys’ playoff chances do so at their peril. “I think we’ve shown some things that would cause you to hold…

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