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August 13, 2014

Raiders fan hits Cowboys' Webb during brawl

ESPN Dallas "A brawl during Tuesday's joint practice between the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders featured a brief altercation between a fan and Dallas cornerback B.W. Webb. The unidentified Raiders fan hit Webb in the back twice with his hand and a third time with a helmet before the second-year..." August 13

  • Gronk far from a sure thing to play Week One

    Pro Football Talk "From time to time throughout the offseason, reports have emerged that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will be ready to go (or words to that effect) on Week One after suffering a torn ACL late in the 2013 regular season. Given his slow return from a broken arm last season, that seemed overly..." August 13

  • Broncos LB Danny Trevathan (knee) out 6-8 weeks

    ESPN.com "Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan has a fracture just below his left knee joint and will miss six to eight weeks, the team announced Tuesday. Trevathan, who had an MRI after he was carted off the field during Tuesday morning's practice, suffered a medial tibial impaction..." August 13

  • Source: Cowboys trade for CB Justin Green to help embattled secondary

    Dallas Morning News "Ben Bass (pictured above) took the field with his Cowboys teammates Tuesday afternoon for a practice session against the Oakland Raiders. The defensive tackle then turned around and was escorted to the locker room before practice got underway. The reason: a Cowboys team desperate for help in..." August 13

  • Peyton Manning's quiet tribute to young Broncos fan who died too soon

    CBSSports.com "During training camp, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was taking snaps, wearing his usual preseason attire. With one exception: his towel had the name "Chris Crowson" on it. Turns out Manning was paying a silent tribute to a young Broncos fan who died earlier in the summer. Chris Crowson was..." August 12

  • Fox Sports Ohio "The Cleveland Browns went through another day of their training camp quarterback competition Tuesday. After practice, Browns coach Mike Pettine said he and his staff will decide on a starting quarterback for next Monday's preseason game at Washington on Thursday, a scheduled day off for the..." August 12

  • Aaron Hernandez's relative pleads guilty to criminal contempt in case

    CBSSports.com "Tanya Singleton, a relative of Aaron Hernandez, was imprisoned last August for refusing to testify to a grand jury about the shooting of Odin Lloyd. On Tuesday, she pleaded guilty to her criminal contempt charge, but because of her advanced breast cancer, Fall River Superior Court judge E...." August 12

  • Seahawks believe charges against Marshawn Lynch are 'bogus'

    Yahoo! Sports "The Seattle Seahawks have done their own investigating into the allegations of assault and personal property damage against running back Marshawn Lynch and have come to a conclusion. They're not buying them. From a Seahawks spokesperson: While we maintain the utmost respect for the..." August 12

  • Scandrick tested positive for 'Molly'

    ESPN Dallas "The NFL has suspended Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick for the first four games of the season, owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Monday. Scandrick tested positive for MDMA, which is more commonly know as "Molly," league sources told ESPN's Ed Werder. He became the 21st..." August 12

  • Browns QB Brian Hoyer: 'My team until someone else tells me otherwise'

    SI.com "Quarterback Brian Hoyer said Monday that the Cleveland Browns are his team right now. From ClevelandBrowns.com: “To me, this is my team until someone else tells me otherwise,” Hoyer said. Hoyer was listed as the Browns' first-team quarterback when the team released its first depth chart..." August 12

  • Seahawks Marshawn Lynch investigated in alleged assault

    Seattle Blog "Bellevue police officers are investigating Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch after receiving an “allegation of an assault and personal property damage” at a Bellevue apartment, according to a news release from the department. According to police, the alleged incident was reported to..." August 12

  • Miami Dolphins add former No. 1 pick Brady Quinn as backup QB

    Miami Herald "Brady Quinn will finally be joining the Dolphins, seven years after the team’s fans were clamoring for Miami to draft him. The Dolphins reached an agreement with the former Notre Dame quarterback late Monday afternoon, several hours after auditioning him. To make room on the roster, the..." August 12

  • Michael Vick urges Ray Rice to “make amends”

    Pro Football Talk "Michael Vick was treated much more harshly — both by the legal system and by the NFL — for his involvement in dog fighting than Ray Rice was for assaulting his wife. But Vick and Rice are both football stars whose off-field actions have landed them in trouble, and so Vick feels that he may be able..." August 12

  • Cardinals GM: John Brown is similar to Anquan Boldin

    NFL.com "Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver John Brown made our preseason Week 1 "winners" list after tormenting the Texans defense for 87 yards and a 39-yard interference penalty on five catches and a team-high 10 targets in one half of action. As we discussed on Monday's edition of the Around The..." August 12

  • Sidelined Panthers QB Newton not pleased with offense's preseason opener

    Fox Sports Carolinas "With the weather expected to be nasty and still sort of recovering from his offseason ankle surgery, Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton watched his team's first preseason game in warmups from the sidelines Friday night. Newton sitting against the Buffalo Bills wasn't altogether..." August 12

  • Cincy Jungle "Jones is entering his third season after setting career highs in receptions (51), yards receiving (712), touchdowns (10) and average yards per reception (14.0). It's Day 13 of training camp, so it seems right that some bad news is coming out of Cincinnati. The Bengals will likely be without..." August 12

  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says photos are a misrepresentation

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, for the first time Sunday evening, acknowledged the suggestive photos of him and two women that have been circulating on the Internet in recent days. Jones called the photos a misrepresentation but offered little else. He used the phrases “I don’t have any more..." August 12

  • Bruce Allen: Gruden's meetings are intense

    ESPN.com "Washington Redskins general manager/president Bruce Allen didn't want to compare the atmosphere in Jay Gruden's first training camp to what it was like the past few seasons. Nor did Allen focus on the drama-free camp, saying if players are handling their jobs then it doesn't matter anyway. But..." August 12

  • Position doesn't define Reece's hybrid role with Raiders

    CSN Bay Area "Marcel Reece is a fullback by title, and hybrid skill player by trade. The second-team All-Pro is used as a backfield blocker, conventional tailback, occasional slot receiver and regular man in motion. Fullback is not a position that gets frequent touches, so the Raiders must get creative to..." August 12

  • Broncos LB Danny Trevathan injures leg at practice, carted off field

    CBSSports.com "The Broncos spent the offseason trying to improve their defense, adding cornerback Aqib Talib, defensive end DeMarcus Ware and safety T.J. Ward in an attempt to keep their status as Super Bowl contenders. But on Tuesday at practice, Denver might have suffered a bad loss on defense when..." August 12

  • How much will Kyle Wilson factor into Jets' plans to perhaps replace Dee Milliner?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets began rolling out their plan Monday for what they might do if cornerback Dee Milliner can’t play in the Sept. 7 opener against the Raiders. Milliner is dealing with some sort of sprained ankle. It involved safety Antonio Allen and special teams ace Ellis Lankster working with the first..." August 12

  • New Orleans Times-Picayune "Tight end Richard Quinn lasted less than one week in the New Orleans Saints' training camp before being placed on the reserve/retired list on Monday, according to the NFL's transaction wire. Quinn was signed last Tuesday to shore up depth after injuries to tight end Je'Ron Hamm and fullback..." August 12

  • Jordan Cameron says contract talks 'going well': Browns quick slants

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Jordan Cameron returned to practice Monday after missing a week with a shoulder injury. That wasn't even the most encouraging news regarding the Browns' Pro Bowl tight end. Cameron said talks with the club regarding a contract extension are "going well." He reportedly rejected an offer early..." August 12

  • Bears reinstate TE Bennett from suspension

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett rejoined teammates Sunday at Olivet Nazarene University, six days after the club levied an unspecified fine and indefinite suspension. Bennett's punishment stemmed from a fight at practice last Monday with teammate Kyle Fuller. During the incident, the..." August 12

  • Bon Jovi/Toronto group advances to final phase of Bills sale, to meet with seller Tuesday in Manhattan

    Canoe "After almost two weeks either on the outs or in limbo, the Bon Jovi/Toronto bid group has been advised it is a finalist in the Buffalo Bills sale, Sun Media learned Monday morning. The group is scheduled to meet with the seller and its transaction team on Tuesday in Manhattan. Over the..." August 12

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