Report: Trent Richardson, Kenbrell Thompkins Cut By Oakland Raiders

Trent Richardson is looking for a job. Again. The former No. 3 overall draft pick reportedly was cut by the Oakland Raiders on Monday, according to ESPN. He played one preseason game, tallying 19 yards on five carries. He missed the beginning of training camp while battling pneumonia. Richardson tal...

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Emmanuel Sanders - Pittsburgh Steelers
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“He is, without question.. the best QB in the NFC East." (HINT: According to this NFL expert, it's not Tony Romo.) t.co/GcT2EdNElO
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Jay Gruden has named Kirk Cousins the starting QB for the entire season. So there's that.
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Bill Williamson , ESPN, AFC West Reporter
Sources: Raiders have cut Trent Richardson. t.co/ABG7kxDQwq
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“He is, without question.. the best QB in the NFC East." (HINT: According to this NFL expert, it's not Tony Romo.) t.co/GcT2EdNElO
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Jaguars' TE Julius Thomas expected to need surgery on tendon in his finger and is expected to miss 4-5 weeks, per source. 2nd opinion Tues.
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Albert Breer , NFL Network, Reporter
Colts' 1/1/12 loss to Jax = greatest loss in NFL history. Top 7 picks in '12 draft: Luck, RG3, T-Rich, Kalil, Blackmon, Claiborne, Barron.
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Dan Hellie , NFL Network, Host
just got off phone w/ Mike Shanahan. Loves cousins. "Kirk Cousins is a franchise QB he will be a top 10 QB in this league no doubt about it"
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
#Redskins coach Jay Gruden just said Kirk Cousins will be the starter for 2015. “It’s Kirk’s team.”
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
With QB Tyrod Taylor starting for #Bills in Week 1, expect that either Matt Cassel or EJ Manuel will not be on Buffalo’s roster by then.
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Chris Mortensen , ESPN, Senior NFL Analyst
Sources: Raiders begin cut process. Trent Richardson among those cut. t.co/11h9HO1OPw
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Top 5 LBs by PFF Coverage Rating: 1. Karlos Dansby 94 2. Thomas Davis 92 3. Luke Kuechly 91 4. Jerrell Freeman 90 5. Brandon Marshall 89
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Seattle Seahawks have traded wide receiver Kevin Norwood to the Carolina Panthers for a 2017 undisclosed conditional draft choice.
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James Walker , ESPN, AFC East Beat Writer
Bills safety Aaron Williams has always been close with Fred Jackson. Wearing his jersey today. t.co/AUFXxQgmXR
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Ryan Tannehill has an 80% completion percentage while under pressure this preseason, best in NFL. t.co/777uP3WAZX
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.@TyrodTaylor's last start: 2011 Orange Bowl vs. Stanford + Andrew Luck His next start: 2015 Week 1 vs. Colts + Luck t.co/H3m0bmbXfT
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James Walker , ESPN, AFC East Beat Writer
Aaron Williams is wearing Fred Jackson's uniform at practice today.
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Lions activated RB Joique Bell off of Active/Physically Unable to Perform List and DT Haloti Ngata off of Active/Non-Football Injury List.
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Joe Buscaglia , WGR Sports Radio, Bills Reporter
Aaron Williams, one of the closest to Fred Jackson on the team, wearing his friend's jersey today. #Bills t.co/PfCHgprX5i
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1 spot. 3 RBs. But Jerry Jones believes he has the right committee to get the job done: t.co/ik4mBJ4vHH t.co/E8IgC0Itp5
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
The #Patriots released five players, among them was fourth round WR Josh Boyce.
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So a white-caped starting center won't be helping the #49ers any time soon. t.co/u6vddEJ6rI
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Trent Richardson was the third overall pick in 2012. On Monday, the Raiders released him. t.co/KNwyZZPpbX t.co/637tv1IJfY
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Adam Levitan , RotoWorld.com, NFL/NBA Writer
Obligatory Tyrod Taylor moves like Michael Vick reminder from Saturday. t.co/7WwLp7xpSW
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In 2009, NFL didn't investigate Jets kicker who benefited from equipment violation; the kicker was in court on Monday t.co/FUDE0XDbLA
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1 spot. 3 RBs. But Jerry Jones believes he has the right committee to get the job done: t.co/ik4mBJ4vHH t.co/E8IgC0Itp5
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Rich Cimini , ESPNNewYork,com, Jets Beat Reporter
Jets No. 1 pick Leonard Williams (knee) is confident he'll face the Browns: "Yeah, I'll definitely be ready by... t.co/sGTpyt5s6j
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Rich Cimini , ESPNNewYork,com, Jets Beat Reporter
Jets RB Stevan Ridley, who underwent major knee surgery last November, is expected to begin the season on the PUP... t.co/RjkTKdm36g
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Rich Cimini , ESPNNewYork,com, Jets Beat Reporter
With Ryan Fitzpatrick sitting, Matt Flynn should get nod in Jets' finale t.co/nHYg7pY485
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Cowboys backup QB Brandon Weeden expects to play Thursday t.co/psqTe8K3eo
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Charean Williams , NFL Reporter
Hall of Famer Rayfield Wright: Anyone can run behind this year’s Cowboys O-line t.co/FtNDZtbFlO
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Chris Russell , ESPN-980, NFL Insider
Andy Reid loved Griffin in draft. Tried to move up for him. This makes all the sense in the world. #Redskins t.co/PI2WoUXQZO
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Dan Wiederer , Star Tribune, Vikings Beat Writer
Taylor Heinicke pushing for third quarterback spot with Vikings t.co/il4S63MztT t.co/IM33MmCT6E
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Cam Inman , Bay Area News Group, 49ers Beat Writer
#49ers first cuts: British DL Lawrence Okoye, Richmond's Chuck Jacobs among 10 waived; Kilgore to PUP; Bishop on IR t.co/XGo2WSdhYC
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Dan Wiederer , Star Tribune, Vikings Beat Writer
Vikings rookie cornerback Trae Waynes seeing fewer flags fly t.co/1XNjVcuEd5 t.co/yFi2x5eVsN
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Sheldon Richardson pleads not guilty through his attorney t.co/Iek4oH6nqX
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Larry Brown , LarryBrownSports.com, NBA Blogger
Robert Griffin III likes fan's post on Instagram trashing Redskins, Daniel Snyder t.co/SLQY6VsGn3 t.co/6bYzTwXOdm
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Clarence Hill , Star-Telgram, Cowboys Beat Writer
JUST CHILL: 10 Thoughts from Monday’s Cowboys practice t.co/eFUz9HjSvd
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Report: The Raiders have cut Trent Richardson.
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Nick Baumgardner , Mlive.com, Sportswriter
Jim Harbaugh noted that all but three of Michigan's camp practices were in full pads. That and more radio show bits t.co/arEiAbPf7t
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Bills go bold at QB, choose Tyrod Taylor as the starter

SHARE TWEET EMAIL Confetti did not pour from the rafters. Family and friends weren’t on hand to cheer. No, the soon-to-be 15th quarterback to start a game for the Buffalo Bills since Jim Kelly retired walked across the fieldhouse turf and never broke character. Tyrod Taylor did not celebrate at th...

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Manti Te'o: I'm feeling more like myself

Manti Te'o is entering his third season with the Chargers. He has started 23 of the 29 games in which he's played. He has logged 1,066 defensive snaps and made 134 total tackles. Technically, it's been him on the field. Not until now has it felt so. "I'm feeling closer to me," Te'o said. The Charger...

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Union Tribune, Chargers Beat Writer
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Report: Lawyers For Tom Brady, NFL Expect Judge’s Deflategate Ruling Tuesday

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman just needs a night to sleep on his Deflategate decision. At least that’s what the lawyers for Tom Brady and the NFL reportedly believe. ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio, himself a former lawyer, reported via a source that the New England Patriots quarterback...

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Greg Cosell and Others Who Thought the Colts Should Draft RGIII Over Andrew Luck

Robert Griffin III needs a change of scenery. The book’s not totally shut on his career, but it seems far more probable than not that he’ll never recapture his marvelous rookie year in Washington. There’s too much baggage there, not just for himself but even more on the part of the organizatio...

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Top 5 LBs by PFF Coverage Rating: 1. Karlos Dansby 94 2. Thomas Davis 92 3. Luke Kuechly 91 4. Jerrell Freeman 90 5. Brandon Marshall 89
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Bills cut loose the face of a franchise, Fred Jackson

SHARE TWEET EMAIL The name tag was removed. The locker itself remained full. Right there at the end of the running back’s row is a stall with 20-plus shirts on hangers, a Buffalo Bills bucket hat, a pair of gloves and, yes, a small stack of fan mail with "Fred Jackson" written on each letter. Turn...

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Milwaukee Sentinel, Packers Beat Writer
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Sources: Raiders release RB Trent Richardson, WR Kenbrell Thompkins

Trent Richardson's once promising NFL career took another major hit Monday when the Oakland Raiders cut him, a day before the mandated 75-player roster cut deadline. Two NFL sources told ESPN.com the Raiders moved away from Richardson. Oakland gave Richardson $600,000 in guaranteed money this offsea...

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Bill Williamson
ESPN, AFC West Reporter
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Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce leaves Monday’s practice early

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce left practice early on Monday because of a leg injury. Kelce walked off on his own power, but the extent of the injury is unknown. Trainer Rick Burkholder said the team will have an update on Kelce’s condition on Tuesday. Kelce, 25, is being counted on to lead the tig...

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Adam Levitan
RotoWorld.com, NFL/NBA Writer
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Report: Tom Brady Might Have Taken One-Game Suspension For Failure To Cooperate

Tom Brady’s fate now rests in a judge’s hands after he and the NFL couldn’t settle their differences over his four-game Deflategate suspension. It appears Brady wanted to try, though. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport cited a source briefed on Brady’s thinking entering Monday’s hearing that the N...

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Lions activate Bell, Ngata, cut 2012 2nd-round pick Broyles

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have activated running back Joique Bell off the physically unable to perform list and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata off the active/non-football injury list. Both players participated in Monday's practice. Ngata had a hamstring injury before training camp ...

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Carolina Panthers add Kevin Norwood to star-crossed receiver corps

The Carolina Panthers acquired second-year wideout Kevin Norwood in a trade with Seattle on Monday, a step toward improving a receiving corps that has been plagued by injuries and dropped passes throughout the preseason. Carolina gave up a 2017 draft pick for Norwood, who was reportedly on the verge...

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Joe Person
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Adam Schefter - ESPN, NFL Insider
Lions activated RB Joique Bell off of Active/Physically Unable to Perform List and DT Haloti Ngata off of Active/Non-Football Injury List.
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Reports: Raiders cut RB Trent Richardson

The Oakland Raiders released running back Trent Richardson, according to multiple media reports. Richardson, who was released by the Indianapolis Colts last season, signed with the Raiders in hopes to land a spot on the 53-man roster. The Raiders, however, boast good depth in the running back room w...

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Injured Jets rookie Leonard Williams vows to be ready for opener

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- When the New York Jets line up to play the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 13, their prized rookie -- Leonard Williams -- will be in uniform. That comes from a source familiar with the defensive end's injured knee -- Williams. "Yeah, I'll definitely be ready by Week 1," he said Monda...

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Rich Cimini
ESPNNewYork,com, Jets Beat Reporter
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Tom Brady was open to serving one-game suspension

For the first time, Patriots QB Tom Brady was believed to be "open" to serving a one-game suspension for not cooperating with Ted Wells' investigation as part of a potential settlement. It was a possibility heading into settlement talks in court today, according to someone briefed on his thinking. H...

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Ian R. Rapoport
NFL Network, Sports Reporter
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Mary Kay Cabot - Plain Dealer, NFL Reporter
ESPN reporting that #Raiders have cut former #Browns Trent Richardson. To think Joe Banner got a 1st-round pick out of #Colts for him
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