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Updated 2015 Pro Bowl roster

The following is the updated 2015 Pro Bowl roster. Players originally named to the team who are not playing have been crossed out. Replacements are italicized. We’ll update the roster as more additions and deletions are announced: Offense Quarterbacks: Tom Brady, Patriots; Andrew Luck, Colts; Peyton Manning, Broncos; Aaron Rodgers, Packers; Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers; Tony…

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Andy Dalton replaces Aaron Rodgers on Pro Bowl roster

PFT’s NFL MVP won’t take part in Sunday’s Pro Bowl. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has withdrawn from the NFL’s all-star game with an injury and will be replaced by Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. The Bengals announced Dalton’s addition to the Pro Bowl on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Dalton will be making his second Pro Bowl appearance.…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

This list of the 10 worst losses in recent Bills history includes this year’s loss to the Raiders. The Dolphins have some decisions to make at wide receiver. Ticket requests are flooding Patriots inboxes. The Jets have ties to both Super Bowl coaches. Does Gary Kubiak’s departure douse 2015 optimism for the Ravens? Five players the…

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Justin Britt should be fine for Super Bowl

Rookie right tackle Justin Britt played every offensive snap for the Seahawks during the regular season, which made him the most reliable member of a line that struggled with injuries at other spots throughout the season. Britt’s injury luck ran out during the playoffs, though, and he missed the NFC Championship game with a knee…

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League rejects suggestion of deception in Ray Rice appeal

As the dust settles on the Ray Rice imbroglio and the investigation commissioned by the NFL to investigate two specific aspects of it, there’s one lingering question that the NFL believes shouldn’t be a question at all. Specifically, the NFL contends that the ruling from former U.S. Judge Barbara Jones does not suggest that the…

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Tom Clements might be on Browns radar

The Browns are still looking for the right man to run their offense, and they might be looking to Green Bay for another candidate. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements could be on the radar, though they haven’t asked permission to interview him yet. While a…

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PFT’s 2014 league MVP

We saved the best of the 2014 awards for last.  Most Valuable Player.  MVP. No one specifically knows what it means.  Best player in the league?  Most valuable to his team?  Most valuable to any team? It’s ultimately a know-it-when-you-see-it proposition.  But it’s often in the eye of the beholder.  And maybe a few other…

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Randall Cobb, Sam Shields are Pro Bowl-bound

A pair of Packers are late additions to the Pro Bowl roster. Wide receiver Randall Cobb and cornerback Sam Shields are set to make their first appearances in the game, the Packers announced Monday. Cobb’s spot opened with Cowboys wideout Dez Bryant withdrawing because of an injury, while Shields replaces Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis, who…

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ProFootballTalk: Russell Wilson’s unlikely performance was one for the ages

Kevin Gilbride and Jason Taylor discuss how uncommon it is for a quarterback, who has struggled for most of the game, to come through in crunch time like Russell Wilson did against the Packers.

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Marshawn’s touchdown move could have been costly to Seahawks

Six years ago, officials missed former Steelers receiver Santonio Holmes using the ball as a prop after scoring a late go-ahead touchdown in Super Bowl XLIII.  The officials missed it; if they hadn’t, the Steelers would have been kicking off to the Cardinals from the Pittsburgh 15.  (The rules at the time put kickoffs at…

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NFL sees viewership decline for conference championship games

Sunday’s AFC and NFC Championship Games drew what qualify as massive TV audiences by any standards — except by the standards that the AFC and NFC Championship Games set last year. The NFL has announced that the Packers-Seahawks game averaged 49.8 million viewers, and the Colts-Patriots game averaged 42.1 million viewers. Those are huge television…

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Seahawks targeted Packers’ Brad Jones on fake field goal

The Seahawks’ decision to run a fake field goal in Sunday’s comeback win in the NFC Championship Game was all predicated on a tendency they had seen on tape from Green Bay’s Brad Jones. Robert Klemko of reports that Seattle decided it would run a fake field goal when it studied tape of Green…

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Seahawks fumble their attempt at an MLK tribute

Well, now some poor intern in the Seahawks communications department is going to find out exactly how Brandon Bostick feels. As have many professional sports leagues and franchises have done today, the Seahawks chose to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with a tweet. Unfortunately for them, it was more clumsy than Bostick’s attempt…

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Warren Moon wonders why Packers didn’t go after injured Richard Sherman

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman injured his elbow while making a tackle on the first play of the fourth quarter on Sunday’s NFC title game.  He continued to play with a functioning right arm — and with his left arm bent at the elbow and held at his midsection. So why didn’t the Packers attack him? …

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Brandon Bostick: “The whole world is on my back about this thing”

Packers tight end Brandon Bostick learned last night the dangers of trying to do something beyond your own job. He’s learning today the dangers of doing it in a social media-driven world. As the Packers cleaned out their lockers after last night’s shocking loss to the Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game, Bostick said he’s…

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