Wes Welker calls drug policy system “clearly flawed”

After learning that he would be suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drugs policy, Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker elected to express issues over the policies themselves while expressing ignorance over his violation of those policies. In...

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Cardinals know QB Lindley tipping off Chargers

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals are downplaying it, but there's no doubt that the San Diego Chargers have a practice squad quarterback with a whole lot of information about Arizona coach Bruce Arians' team. After all, Ryan Lindley spent all of last season and this preseason with the Cardinals. A...

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Josh Brent, Michael Sam won't suit up for Cowboys Week 1, but stories resonate beyond sports

The Cowboys’ impending signing of Michael Sam to the practice squad and the reinstatement Tuesday of Josh Brent have once again thrust the team into the national spotlight. Sam, a defensive end, is the NFL’s first openly gay player. Brent, who was convicted of intoxication manslaughter for the d...

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Dallas Morning News, Cowboys Beat Writer
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Top tweets
Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Filed to ESPN: Broncos WR Wes Welker has been suspended four games for use of amphetamines, per sources.
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Cowboys plan to bring Michael Sam to Dallas for a physical Wednesday, per team source. If all goes well, Sam will be a Cowboy.
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ProFootballTalk.com , NFL News and Updates
Source: Welker took Molly at the Kentucky Derby. It had been cut with amphetamines. Same situation as Orlando Scandrick.
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
With his four-game suspension, Broncos WR Wes Welker now will get an involuntarily break from his concussions.
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Albert Breer , NFL Network, Reporter
Per sources, Wes Welker has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL's PED policy. It was for amphetamines.
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
Source: #Cowboys are doing research and due diligence into the plan of signing DE Michael Sam to their practice squad.
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Robert Flores , ESPN, Sports Anchor
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Bill Barnwell , Grantland.com, Sportswriter
It’s pretty cool that the receiver who stayed out of trouble on the 2011 Patriots, somehow, was Rob Gronkowski.
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Dallas D needs all the help it can get. Also, if Jerry Jones can't sell Johnny Football jerseys, might as well sell Michael Sam jerseys.
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
Colts owner Jim Irsay suspended 6 games, fined $500K per source
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
#Cowboys DT Josh Brent is suspended 10 games. Eligible to visit the facility after Week 6. Week 9, he can practice.
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
#Cowboys spent today calling players, gauging reaction to signing Michael Sam. They’ll have him in with the plan to sign him to P-squad
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USA TODAY , Sports News and Updates
Tim Tebow is on more fantasy football rosters than Jaguars starting QB Chad Henne: t.co/QnUJg3Z3nS
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
#Broncos have known about Wes Welker’s potential suspension for some time. They were ready. Name to watch: Emmanuel Sanders. Lots of buzz
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Mike Klis , Denver Post, Broncos Beat Writer
The four-game Welker is official. It starts week 1. Team did discuss timing with league. Team will send out press release shortly.
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Mike Klis , Denver Post, Broncos Beat Writer
Broncos believe Wes Welker is playing Sunday vs. Colts. Suspensions never announced this late in week. Game plan in place.
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Ross Tucker , NBC Sports, NFL Reporter
Probably not a great idea for Irsay, Welker, & Prater to watch Colts vs. Broncos game together Sunday night
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Albert Breer , NFL Network, Reporter
Per two sources, Wes Welker's positive test came in May.
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Kent Somers , Arizona Republic, Cardinals Beat Writer
If Wes Welker wants to make the point that NFL drug policy is flawed, give us details of what he took, allegedly, and why.
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Lynch has little to say ahead of Seahawks opener: t.co/oUujJE43jC
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Tyler Dunne , Milwaukee Sentinel, Packers Beat Writer
Lane on Cobb.... "I’m pretty sure I can hold him. Just because I go against one of the best guys every day in Percy Harvin."
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Tom Silverstein , Milwaukee Sentinel, Packers Writer
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Tyler Dunne , Milwaukee Sentinel, Packers Beat Writer
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Gregg Rosenthal , NFL.com, NFL Writer
If your life depended on it: Eli or Tannehill as your QB for 2014? Not fantasy.
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Gregg Rosenthal , NFL.com, NFL Writer
My week … a slowly creeping realization I've underrated the Bucs.
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Jeff Legwold , ESPN.com, Sportswriter
#Broncos actions show they knew Welker suspension a possibility -- t.co/mLZqf4H5mC
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USA TODAY , Sports News and Updates
Tim Tebow is on more fantasy football rosters than Jaguars starting QB Chad Henne: t.co/QnUJg3Z3nS
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NinersNation.com , 49ers News and Updates
Almost forgot, if you’re in Bay Area, check out CSN Bay Area after Giants post game live to watch “Peru Ball: Jim Harbaugh in South America"
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New Orleans Saints re-sign kicker Shayne Graham: t.co/NnbZxB1RTh
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Curtis Crabtree , Sports Radio KJR, Sports Reporter
The four games Wes Welker will miss? Indianapolis, Kansas City, Seattle, Arizona. All four teams won at least 10 games last year.
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Mike Klis , Denver Post, Broncos Beat Writer
Some Broncos believe NFL planned on announcing Welker suspension on Monday. But when it leaked today, league went ahead.
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Paula Pasche , The Oakland Press, Lions Beat Writer
#Lions notes: Kyle Van Noy to miss first half of season; Ryan Broyles healthy and it shows; down 2 safeties. >> t.co/phZnq9HAja
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Tyrann Mathieu - Arizona Cardinals
Study yourself.
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Denarius Moore bringing “different demeanor”

The Raiders kept Denarius Moore and other receivers on the final roster over former Brown Greg Little because, coach Dennis Allen said, fourth-year veteran Moore … regressed. “D-Mo, I think, has really kind of gotten back to where he was maybe a couple of years ago when we first got here,” All...

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San Francisco Chronicle, Sportswriter
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Wes Welker officially suspended first four games of season

The NFL officially announced Tuesday night that Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker will miss the first four games of the season after violating the league’s performance enhancing drugs policy. The four game suspension will actually be a five-week ban in total as the Broncos bye week falls in Week ...

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Wes Welker officially suspended first four games of season

The NFL officially announced Tuesday night that Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker will miss the first four games of the season after violating the league’s performance enhancing drugs policy. The four game suspension will actually be a five-week ban in total as the Broncos bye week falls in Week ...

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49ers notes: Guard Alex Boone says he’ll be ready for Sunday’s opener against Cowboys

SANTA CLARA -- Despite missing the entire offseason, Alex Boone said Tuesday he could be “very effective” if the 49ers plug him into his right guard spot Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Boone worked out six days a week with friend and former NFL lineman LeCharles Bentley at Bentley’s gym in...

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Sacramento Bee, 49ers Beat Writer
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Eagles ready to take the wraps off Sproles

Darren Sproles could not contain his smile. He did not want to reveal what Eagles coach Chip Kelly has planned for him in the offense this season. He would only admit that his preseason totals of nine carries and three catches were not even a glimpse of what's to come when the Eagles open the season...

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Zach Berman
Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles Beat Writer
2h

Welker may not be suspended for Week One

The good news for the Broncos and receiver Wes Welker is that he may not be suspended for Week One. The bad news for the Broncos and Welker is that it may not matter, since he has yet to be cleared to play. The worst news for the Broncos is that, if the NFL had finalized the Welker suspension by Sat...

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49ers depth chart for Week 1 vs. Dallas Cowboys

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco 49ers released an unofficial depth chart on Tuesday. We take a look at some of the early details. The San Francisco 49ers released an unofficial depth chart earlier today. It has been linked a couple times in the comments, but I wanted to get it up her...

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Ahmad Brooks: an All-Pro who's under the radar

Ahmad Brooks is tied for second in 49ers history in postseason sacks, owns the franchise single-season record for forced fumbles by a linebacker and is one of three players from the team's star-studded defense to earn All-Pro honors in each of the past two seasons. Still, in his estimation, the most...

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S.F Chronicle, 49ers Beat Writer
2h

David Ortiz Relates To Tom Brady’s Career Outlook, Winning Mentality

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are cut from the same cloth. They’re elite players whose popularity transcends sports. Above all, they’re proven winners, which is a reality that’s very much the result of their own motives and desire to be great...

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Mike Klis - Denver Post, Broncos Beat Writer
Broncos believe Wes Welker is playing Sunday vs. Colts. Suspensions never announced this late in week. Game plan in place.
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Emmanuel Sanders - Pittsburgh Steelers
In every dark cloud there's a silver lining.
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J.J. Watt officially signs record deal, says ‘money doesn’t motivate me, greatness does’

Just hours after reaching a late Monday agreement on the richest contract for a defensive player in NFL history, J.J. Watt was back at NRG Stadium. He could not sleep. He was restless. He wanted to work out. But the facility doors were locked. He thought the team was playing a joke on him, changing ...

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Houston Chronicle, NFL Reporter
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Bill Barnwell - Grantland.com, Sportswriter
Fortunately, the hardest drug Eli Manning’s ever taken is Dimetapp cut with a Flintstone vitamin.
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