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Sunday Ticket now available without a satellite dish, with limitations

As more and more TV is consumed via the Internet, more and more fans have craved the opportunity to consume DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket through their computers, phones, and laptops without first having to purchase and install a satellite dish. At a time when some believe AT&T’s pending acquisition of DirecTV will pave the way…

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Still upset with Chiefs, Justin Houston is currently expected to report

Of all the 2011 draft picks who entered the NFL as rookie wage-scale guinea pigs, none of the guys who lost the most have shown an inclination to hold out of training camp in order to get a new contract. So far, only one of the guys drafted that year has taken a stand —…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Said Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly on why he kept his commitment to work at a football camp despite battling cancer, “I’m not going to let these kids down. I was a kid once. I know what it is like when you look forward to meeting someone and I want to make a difference…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

The Bills special teams have plenty of room for improvement. A few big questions that the Dolphins need to answer before or during the 2014 season. Which bubble players need to impress at Patriots camp? Willie Colon can’t say if fellow Jets G Brian Winters will be better this season. T Eugene Monroe hopes a…

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More tests coming for Jermichael Finley

Free agent tight end Jermichael Finley still hopes to find a team willing to take a chance on him and his fused neck this season. According to Tom Peliserro of USA Today, Finley will undergo further testing on Wednesday in attempt to prove his medical stability after a neck injury suffered against the Cleveland Browns…

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2014 NFL training camp reporting dates / locations

Here are training camp reporting dates and locations for all 32 NFL teams. The information below was announced by the league on July 14: Arizona Cardinals: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz. Rookies: July 22. Veterans: July 25. Atlanta Falcons: Atlanta Falcons Training Facility, Flowery Branch, Ga. Rookies: July 22. Veterans: July 24. Baltimore Ravens:…

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Packers want to pick up the pace on offense

Packers coach Mike McCarthy believes that quarterback Aaron Rodgers had the best spring practices of his career and that may be part of the reason why the Packers coach thinks the team’s offense can move even faster in the 2014 season than it has in the past. The Packers ranked 11th in the NFL last…

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Monday morning one-liners

Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett is excited about what 2014 has in store for the team. G Dallas Thomas has his sights set on a starting job with the Dolphins. How will Will Smith fit in at defensive end for the Patriots? Previewing the Jets’ special teams units after the offseason coordinator change. A look…

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Jim Leonhard has had conversations with the Packers about 2014 season

The Packers drafted Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in the first round this year, but they may not be done adding at safety. Former Bills, Ravens, Jets and Broncos safety Jim Leonhard wants to continue playing this season and the Wisconsin native told WQOW that he has spoken to his home state’s team about donning their uniform.…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Can DE Jacquies Smith win a spot on the Bills roster? Matt Moore has embraced his role as backup quarterback for the Dolphins. Checking in on the progress of the Patriots’ second-year players. Setting the training camp stage for the Jets quarterbacks. Ravens OL John Urschel is also a promising mathematician. The Bengals website provided 58…

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Preseason power rankings No. 21: Detroit Lions

On Thanksgiving, the Lions dominated the Packers and looked like heavy favorites to win the NFC North. By Christmas, they had already been mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. That’s how quickly things fell apart for the Lions last year. Will this year be different? Maybe, with the firing of head coach Jim Schwartz and the…

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Saturday morning one-liners

The Bills have announced information regarding complimentary tickets for night practices at training camp. Patriots DB Kyle Arrington will host the Triple A Football Camp on Saturday in Brandywine, Maryland. Underprivileged kids in Rochester, New York will have backpacks full of supplies when school starts, thanks in part to Dolphins LT (and Rochester native) Branden…

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Revenue sharing splits up $6 billion in 2013

Since only the Packers must reveal their books, due to their non-stock stock ownership structure, the Packers’ annual report includes plenty of info both about the franchise and the league. Darren Rovell of ESPN.com did some backwards math to determine that the $187.7 million received by the Packers in national revenue means that the league…

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Ernie Sims wants to play 10 years in the NFL

Seven of the first 10 players selected in the 2006 NFL Draft are still in the league. Linebacker Ernie Sims, the No. 9 overall pick eight years ago, is one of those of seven players. He has played with five clubs, first the Lions, then the Eagles, Colts and Cowboys, and now the Cardinals, who…

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Friday morning one-liners

Catching up with former Bills WR Donald Jones as he lives a life without football. A look at how Dolphins LB Koa Misi transitioned to a new position. Setting the scene at safety for the Patriots. How will Chris Ivory handle the arrival of Chris Johnson in the Jets backfield? LB C.J. Mosley may not…

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