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Wednesday morning one-liners

The Bills have proven better at forcing turnovers than at taking advantage of them. Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill is feeling better after a big win — and after sleeping off his jet lag. Who deserves the blame for the Patriots’ struggling offense? Joe Namath doesn’t like what he sees when he watches the Jets’ offense.…

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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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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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Wednesday will be a big day for Carson Palmer

Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer said last week that he’s “definitely” playing against the Broncos after missing the last two Arizona games with a nerve problem in his right shoulder. Coach Bruce Arians sounded a bit less convinced while discussing Palmer’s status on Monday. Arians said, via Darren Urban of the team’s website, that Wednesday will…

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Monday morning one-liners

Said Bills RB C.J. Spiller, “We had our chances; they just made the plays you have to make on the defensive side of the ball to come away with the win.” Said Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill of Sunday’s win in London, “It just kind of shows the character we have as a team, being able…

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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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Friday morning one-liners

Cyril Richardson is likely to get a start at guard for the Bills. Said Dolphins WR Brian Hartline of the team’s receivers, “I think we’ve been probably pretty average.” CB Kyle Arrington is playing less for the Patriots, but he’s still contributed. The Jets want to run more, but they need the right scores to…

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Demaryius Thomas: I’m not playing to my potential right now

Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas came down with the ball for the two-point conversion that sent last Sunday’s game to overtime in Seattle, but that has been one of the few highlights for Thomas in the early part of the season. Drops have been a more frequent occurrence. Thomas has racked up four of them…

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Carson Palmer says he’ll “definitely” play next week

There’s been optimism around Cardinals camp this week when it comes to the condition of quarterback Carson Palmer’s right shoulder. Palmer has been doing some throwing and said on Tuesday that the problematic nerve in his shoulder felt “much, much better” than he has when he was forced to miss games the last two weeks.…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Former Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick isn’t bitter about the end of his time there. The Dolphins elected for a late arrival in London. Patriots teammates are supporting QB Tom Brady (they may even high-five him next time). Persistent injuries are trying the Jets’ patience with CB Dee Milliner. Ravens QB Joe Flacco would like to target…

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Kam Chancellor named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

A thorn in the side of one of the NFL’s top offenses has garnered NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors for Week Three. Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor has received the conference’s defensive honor for the first time in his career, the NFL announced Wednesday. It comes after Chancellor made nine tackles and intercepted…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

The Bills want to get more production in the passing game from their tight ends. Although coach Joe Philbin won’t commit to QB Ryan Tannehill as the starter, everyone on the team seems to think the job is still Tannehill’s. Said former Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia, “They’re trying to build cohesiveness. That’s what…

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After heart scare last year, no golf outing planned for John Fox this bye week

While on a golf outing last season during the bye week for the Denver Broncos, head coach John Fox experienced dizziness due to a preexisting heart condition. Two days later Fox had surgery to replace a valve in his heart and missed the next month. Fox ceding control of the team to defensive coordinator Jack…

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John Brown unfazed by climb from Pittsburg State to NFL

If Cardinals receiver John Brown were currently where he was a year ago, he’d be preparing to play Fort Hays State.  Instead, Brown’s next game will come against the Denver Broncos.  And he doesn’t seem to be freaked out by that. “It’s not too much of a big transition,” Brown tells Paul Burmeister of NBCSN’s…

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