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Cowboys-Bears consecutive Thursday games not unprecedented

The 2014 schedule taps the Cowboys and the Bears to play on consecutive Thursdays, against other foes on Thanksgiving and each other seven days later. As it turns out, it’s not unprecedented. In 2007, the Packers and Cowboys got together in Dallas on a Thursday night, seven days after the Packers played in Detroit and…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills WR Stevie Johnson could be at a crossroads. The Dolphins are turning over every stone for CB help. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski wouldn’t talk to reporters, but he seemed in good spirits yesterday. The Jets were the only New York team to host TE Eric Ebron on a visit. The Ravens open the season with…

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NFL wary of putting Seahawks home games in prime-time due to recent blowouts

The Seattle Seahawks will host the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 4 for the kickoff of the 2014 NFL season. However, it’s the only time this year the defending Super Bowl champions will be at home for a nationally televised prime-time game. The Seahawks have four prime-time games on their schedule this season. But…

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Nevada sports book makes Eagles biggest favorites of Week One

About an hour after the regular season schedule was released Wednesday night, the LVH Las Vegas Hotel and Casino had already installed favorites and underdogs for the opening week games. Jacksonville is the biggest Week One underdog on the LVH SuperBook board. The Eagles are 11-point favorites over the visiting Jaguars in the season opener…

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Packers-Saints provide this year’s World Series alternative

Before 2010, the NFL avoided scheduling Sunday night games on the days reserved for the World Series.  That year, the league decided to challenge baseball directly. In every year since then, the NFL has scheduled a Sunday night game against the World Series.  This year, the Packers visit the Saints for the Sunday night of…

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Week 17 matchups: Raiders hoping to be in on the drama this time

As per recent custom, the NFL has scheduled 16 divisional games for the final Sunday of the 2014 regular season. Here is the entire slate of Week 17 games to be played on December 28, with a quick initial take on each of the contests. The NFL will “flex” one of these games to be…

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Sunday night is still football night

Yes, the NFL plays prime-time games three nights per week.  Yes, there is no football night like Sunday night. This year’s schedule on NBC starts with the Packers at the Seahawks on Thursday, September 4, in a rematch of the 2012 “Fail Mary” game.  Week One continues on Sunday night, as Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning…

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DeSean Jackson returns to Philly in Week Three

Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson thinks there’s going to be “something special” about the team’s two games against his former team this season and now we know when we should have our popcorn ready. The Redskins will travel to Philadelphia to face the Eagles in Week Three. It will be a 1 p.m. start on…

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Reports: 49ers host Bears in first regular season game at Levi’s Stadium

According to multiple reports, the 49ers will play their regular season debut at Levi’s Stadium against an opponent which should be very, very happy to no longer have to set foot in Candlestick Park. The Bears will play in the first regular season game in the 49ers’ new home on September 14, Harry Teinowitz of…

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Report: Cowboys sign Caleb Hanie to a one-year contract

With Tony Romo coming off back surgery and top backup Kyle Orton absent from the start of the offseason workout program, the Cowboys have added some needed quarterback depth. The club has signed veteran backup Caleb Hanie to a one-year contract, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reported on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Hanie had stints with…

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Call in the hogs: NFL schedule up against NBA playoff game

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban might not be happy that the NFL is hogging all the attention tonight. The NFL’s schedule release has become a thing, tonight at 8 p.m. As noted by David Moore of the Dallas Morning News, in a delightful coincident, Cuban’s Mavericks play the San Antonio Spurs in a playoff game…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

The Bills have settled a class-action lawsuit brought by fans who said the team inundated them with text messages; the team will give the fans vouchers to buy items at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Said Dolphins coach Joe Philbin of starting offseason work, “It’s kind of like the first day of school. Everybody loves seeing their…

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Phil Costa: I retired at 26 because football took a toll on my body

Phil Costa, the 26-year-old center who abruptly announced his retirement just weeks after signing as a free agent with the Colts, says he did it because football wore him down. “Unfortunately, the day-to-day physical rigor of the NFL season has taken a toll on my body and has been a driving force behind my decision,”…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Former Bills QB Doug Flutie ran the Boston Marathon on Monday. Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill started working with offensive coordinator Bill Lazor on Monday. CB Darrelle Revis had his first official Patriots workout on Monday. Jets DL Sheldon Richardson predicts a higher sack total in 2014. Should the Ravens be trying to trade down in…

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Kyle Orton misses beginning of offseason workouts

The Cowboys’ offseason workout program commenced Monday, but the top backup to Tony Romo was not present. Kyle Orton, who has reportedly contemplated not playing in 2014, did not attend the first day of Dallas’ voluntary offseason work, Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Monday. According to Williams, the Cowboys are “hopeful” the…

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