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Stephone Anthony Not A Saints Roster Lock?
Third-year linebacker Stephone Anthony‘s place on the Saints’ roster “appears to be in jeopardy,” according to Mike Triplett of ESPN.com. Anthony, 25, was a full-time starter in 2015 after entering the league as a first-round selec
(Aug 22 -- Pro Football Rumors)

NFC East Notes: Eagles, Cowboys, Giants
While recent reports indicated LeGarrette Blount could lose his Eagles roster spot before the season gets underway, head coach Doug Pederson seemingly dismissed those insinuations today, as Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Inquirer tweets. “LeGarrette
(Aug 22 -- Pro Football Rumors)

Sean McVay not bothered by age-based stereotypes
Former Rams coach Mike Martz played the “get off my sod” card in comments to Thomas George regarding Rams coach Sean McVay. And McVay has no issue with it. “Coach Martz is a guy that I have always had a huge amount of respect for with wh
(Aug 22 -- ProFootballTalk.com)

Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders OK after being involved in car crash
Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was involved in a car crash on his way to practice on Tuesday morning, according to KUSA-TV's Erin Powell. Sanders later made it to practice and was a full participant. The 30-year-old receiver showed no signs of inj
(Aug 22 -- Yahoo! Sports)

Marcus Mariota is most efficient red zone QB in NFL
The Titans are one of about a dozen teams that know what their long-term plan is at quarterback. Marcus Mariota, the No. 2 overall pick in 2015, is everything a team could want in a franchise quarterback. Even a shaky bill of health in his first two years
(Aug 22 -- Yahoo! Sports)

Eagles camp: Amid early scrutiny, Carson Wentz and his offense are ready to fly
One need only listen to sportstalk radio in Philadelphia for a few segments, twirling up and down the dial while cruising along I-95, for certain narratives to develop. Currently, there seems to be considerable hand-wringing and consternation over the sta
(Aug 22 -- Yahoo! Sports)

A closer look at who could start for Seahawks at left tackle
The Seattle Seahawks lost a big piece of their offense on Friday when left tackle George Fant went down with a knee injury. On Monday, he will have surgery on his ACL, costing him the entire 2017 season. Losing Fant hurts, but coach Pete Carroll and offen
(Aug 22 -- Yahoo! Sports)

Browns cut Desmond Bryant
After four years in Cleveland, veteran defensive lineman Desmond Bryant is out. The Browns have released Bryant, a league source tells PFT. Bryant arrived in Cleveland as a free agent in 2013 and was a starter for three seasons. Last year he suffered a to
(Aug 22 -- Yahoo! Sports)

Jets playing dangerous game with their likely starting QB
The Jets are playing a curious and potentially dangerous game with Josh McCown and their offense, which has the potential to be historically anemic this season with the rampant uncertainty at quarterback and as many competent skill position players in the
(Aug 22 -- Yahoo! Sports)

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton will start Thursday vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is on track to start the team's upcoming preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, coach Ron Rivera told reporters on Tuesday. Rivera plans to make a final decision for Thursday's game on Wednesday, per mult
(Aug 22 -- Yahoo! Sports)

Player News

Eight teams have had same QB for at least 10 seasons
Teams with a long-term solution at QB tend to prosper. For the first time in NFL history, eight teams will be going into this season with the same starting QB for at least their 10th straight season.
(Aug 22)

Cleveland Browns release veteran DL Desmond Bryant
The Cleveland Browns announced Tuesday they released veteran DL Desmond Bryant. Bryant, who spent the last four years in Cleveland, did not play last year after suffering a torn pectoral muscle.
(Aug 22)

Bill O'Brien: Tom Savage is Texans' starting QB
After two preseason games, Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien remains adamant that Tom Savage is the team's starting quarterback moving forward.
(Aug 22)

Injuries: Cam Newton on track to start against Jags
Panthers coach Ron Rivera confirmed Tuesday that his star QB Cam Newton will take first snaps vs. the Jaguars on Thursday, barring a setback with Newton's surgically repaired shoulder.
(Aug 22)

Bill O'Brien: Tom Savage 'is our starter'
Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Tom Savage "is our starter."
(Aug 22)

Pederson sees Blount as 'big part' of Eagles' offense
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson dismissed speculation on Tuesday that veteran running back LeGarrette Blount could be on the roster bubble.
(Aug 22)

Chris Long: Attention I've received shows power of protests
Chris Long been active in the community and vocal about social issues for years. But he says he never got the type of attention he has since he showed support for Eagles teammate Malcolm Jenkins.
(Aug 22)

Garrett: Ezekiel Elliott could see snaps vs. Raiders
Coach Jason Garrett addressed plans for Ezekiel Elliott on Tuesday, saying Elliott could see a workload of eight to 12 snaps in Saturday's regular-season dress rehearsal against the Oakland Raiders.
(Aug 22)

Arizona Cardinals activate Deone Bucannon off PUP
The Cardinals announced Tuesday linebacker Deone Bucannon is off the PUP list. Bucannon underwent ankle surgery in May after playing most 2016 with the lingering injury.
(Aug 22)

Jesse James locked into starting TE job
Steelers.com's Bob Labriola believes TE Jesse James is the locked-in starter.
(Aug 22)