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Injuries mounting rapidly for Chargers defense

The Chargers took a five-game winning streak into Sunday’s game against the Chiefs, but they weren’t able to extend their run any further. Kansas City took a 23-20 decision, leaving the Chargers to make a quick turnaround to start preparing for Thursday night’s game against the Broncos. They’ll be doing it with a defense that’s…

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Monday morning one-liners

WR Sammy Watkins was the best thing about the Bills offense against the Vikings. Dolphins cornerbacks Brent Grimes and Cortland Finnegan had a strong day against the Bears. The Patriots’ shaky offensive line has gotten some assistance from veterans in recent weeks. Monday will be WR Percy Harvin’s first day of work with the Jets.…

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Broncos couldn’t help getting caught up in the moment

Because he’s so focused on the process, Peyton Manning’s Broncos teammates knew not to expect a big fuss last night when he broke the league’s all-time touchdown record. But they also knew what it meant. “You kind of just know you’re part of something big,” Broncos tight end and former Colts teammate Jacob Tamme said,…

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Manning feared he couldn’t coexist with Harbaugh

So why didn’t the 49ers’ evaluation of quarterback Peyton Manning become a full-blown pursuit and ultimate acquisition of Peyton Manning? Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Manning ultimately chose not to make the 49ers a finalist for his services.  Apart from Manning preferring to stay in the AFC, the wind and precipitation at…

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Peyton Manning gets No. 507 as the Broncos take early lead

One to go. Peyton Manning moved within one touchdown of tying Brett Favre’s all-time touchdown record, hitting Emmanuel Sanders for the score and a 7-0 lead over the 49ers on Sunday Night Football. Fans in Denver seemed dismayed that they actually ran the ball once entering the red zone, delaying the inevitable record. Now we…

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Chiefs upset Chargers in San Diego

Surprise, surprise: The Chiefs are alive in the AFC West, and the Chargers have taken a tumble. Just when it looked like San Diego was establishing itself as one of the very best teams — maybe even the best team — in the NFL, Kansas City came to town and won a hard-fought game on…

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Report: Seahawks proposed a Harvin-for-Julius Thomas trade

How’s this for a blockbuster trade proposal? On this morning’s “Sunday NFL Countdown,” ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the Seahawks offered wideout Percy Harvin to the Broncos in exchange for tight end Julius Thomas. The Broncos passed, and Harvin was ultimately shipped to the Jets. As Schefter noted, the 26-year-old Thomas is in the final year…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett says he pays no attention to outside criticism. The Dolphins need to stop coming up short in the red zone. What questions remain for the Patriots defense to answer? Some are already trying to predict where Jets coach Rex Ryan will head next. Ravens CB Jimmy Smith’s play is earning…

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Broncos “evaluated” Kaepernick, too

As the Broncos prepare to face the 49ers for the first time since Peyton Manning picked Denver as his second career team, plenty of reflecting has occurred regarding the notorious “evaluation” of Manning by the 49ers.  But he won’t be the only quarterback in the game who was “evaluated” by the other team. Cam Inman…

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Saturday one-liners

Teammates think Patriots QB Jimmy Garappolo looks like Aladdin.  (Coincidentally, coach Bill Belichick has all the fuzzy charm of Jafar.) Bills coach Doug Marrone needs to put a lid on all the talk about who wants to be traded and who doesn’t. Dolphins G Mike Pouncey may end up becoming Dolphins C Mike Pouncey once…

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Harvin deal a signal contenders should be thinking big

Percy Harvin is a Jet, and somewhere, an NFL owner ought to be asking the General Manager one simple question: “Why weren’t we in on this?” This is not to say Harvin is a fit for every team, or that he would be the slam dunk missing piece for any club. The point is, teams…

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Week Seven injury report roundup

Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports every Friday afternoon so that there’s one…

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Mike Iupati’s concussion will keep him out Sunday

The 49ers are going to Denver without one of their best offensive players Sunday night. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said guard Mike Iupati was still experiencing concussion symptoms, and wouldn’t be ready to play against the Broncos. That likely pushes Joe Looney into the starting lineup. He started the…

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Rams set to be home underdogs for 50th time since 2005

For the second time in six days, the 1-4 Rams are all but assured of being underdogs at home to a divisional opponent Sunday when they host the Super Bowl-champion Seahawks at the Edward Jones Dome. The Seahawks are currently favored by a touchdown, and that figures to hold up until game time. Incredibly, this…

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Broncos rookie Lamin Barrow fined for throwing a punch

Broncos linebacker Lamin Barrow should have known it was coming. But the reality of the fine letter was still a shock. According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, Barrow was fined $8,268 by the league for throwing a punch in last week’s win over the Jets. Barrow was ejected on the spot during the game. “I can’t…

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