Michael Sam waived by Cowboys

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys waived defensive end Michael Sam from their practice squad and signed linebacker Troy Davis. Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted, signed with the Cowboys on Sept. 3 after he was among the final cuts of the St. Louis Rams. Coach Jason Garrett and defensi...

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Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time. Sam was signed to Dallas' practice squad on Sept. 3, four days after he was a...

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Albert Breer , NFL Network, Reporter
Cowboys have released DE Michael Sam from their practice squad.
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
The #Cowboys announced they released DE Michael Sam from their practice squad today.
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#Jets are expected to sign WR Jeremy Kerley to a 4-year extension some time today, per league source.
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Andrew Siciliano , DirectTv Sports, Red Zone Host
Cowboys cut Michael Sam
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Aaron Wilson , Baltimore Sun, Ravens Beat Writer
Cowboys cut Michael Sam from practice squad, team announces
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Adam Caplan , NFL Writer
#Jets WR Jeremy Kerley's 4-year extension is worth $16 M with $5.4 M guaranteed.
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Mike Garafolo , USA Today, NFL Writer
That 4-year extension for Jets WR Jeremy Kerley is worth $16 million with $5.4 million in guarantees, source says.
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
#Bucs DE Da’Quan Bowers is suspended without pay for the next two games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
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Mike Garafolo , USA Today, NFL Writer
NFL says Bucs' Da'Quan Bowers suspended two games for PED violation
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Andrew Siciliano , DirectTv Sports, Red Zone Host
Cut Peyton Manning's 66,812and 510 in half, he still has more passing yards and TD than Hall of Famers Bradshaw, Aikman, and Steve Young.
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Mike Garafolo , USA Today, NFL Writer
With Derrick Coleman hurt, Seahawks worked out 3 veteran FBs: Tony Fiammetta, Greg Jones + Will Tukuafu. Not signing a FB as of now, though.
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Bills announced they signed former Cowboys RB Phillip Tanner and placed CJ Spiller on IR designated to return.
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Reuben Frank , Comcast Sportsnet, Eagles Beat Reporter
Darren Sproles on whether he'll play Sunday in Arizona: "The way, I’m feeling, yeah."
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Steve Reed , Gaston Gazette, Panthers Beat Writer
BREAKING: The Panthers have cut DB Charles Godfrey. They have signed OG Chris Scott to take his place on the roster.
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Joe Person , Charlotte Observer, Panthers Beat
Panthers cut safety Charles Godfrey, who hasn't been the same since Achilles surgery. Sign OL Chris Scott to the active roster.
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Adam Caplan , NFL Writer
No surgery needed for #Browns starting DT Ahtyba Rubin (ankle), source confirmed. However, it's not clear yet when he'll be able to play.
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Rich Cimini , ESPNNewYork,com, Jets Beat Reporter
Other potential FAs Jets could lock up: David Harris and Bilal Powell. Mo Wilkerson signed thru '15, but deal could get done way before.
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Chip Kelly: Sproles, Polk, Kendricks practicing ... Everybody practicing except for Bra Smith and Evan Mathis, who will practice tomorrow
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When asked about Michael Thomas blowing up Chicago's kicker on the opening kickoff, Joe Philbin said "just part of what we do."
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Alex Marvez , Foxsports.com, NFL Writer
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Chris Russell , ESPN-980, NFL Insider
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Rick Stroud , Tampa Bay Times, Bucs Beat Writer
The NFL is expected to announce today that #Bucs DL Da'Quan Bowers has been suspended 2 games for using a banned substance, Times learned.
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Ross Tucker , NBC Sports, NFL Reporter
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Omar Kelly , South Florida Sun Sentinel, Sports Reporter
Joe Philbin said Jarvis Landry being named a starter isn't an indictment on Brandon Gibson. He likes Gibson but Landry has been doing well.
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Sheil Kapadia , Birds 24/7, Eagles Blogger
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Armando Salguero , Miami Herald, Sportswriter
JP says he told Caleb Sturgis in a team meeting he has to make long FG. In front of the other players. Strong.
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Rich Cimini , ESPNNewYork,com, Jets Beat Reporter
Breaking down Percy Harvin's season -- impact player vs. non-productive role guy. #nyj t.co/jLjDbXl4MO
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Omar Kelly , South Florida Sun Sentinel, Sports Reporter
"We've been focused on the future. Some of the things in the past we can't change," Philbin on his talk with Dion Jordan.
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Omar Kelly , South Florida Sun Sentinel, Sports Reporter
Joe Philbin said Dion Jordan basically has to get the mental aspects of his job back. "Now it's about moving forward."
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Tom Krasniqi , 620 WDAE, Bucs Beat Reporter
#Bucs DE Da'Quan Bowers suspended 2 games for violating the league's policy for performance enhancing drugs
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James Walker , ESPN, NFL Reporter
#Dolphins HC Joe Philbin said DE Dion Jordan "looked good." Jordan told Philbin after practice that he felt good.
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Omar Kelly , South Florida Sun Sentinel, Sports Reporter
Joe Philbin said Dion Jordan looked good in his first practice since his 6 game suspension. He'll monitor him tomorrow.
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Jason Cole , Yahoo Sports, NFL Reporter
#Jets deal for Kerley (4 yr, $16M) continues to make #Broncos deal for E Sanders (3 yr, $15M) look like a bargain.
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Omar Kelly , South Florida Sun Sentinel, Sports Reporter
Joe Philbin said the Jaguars "are playing a lot better than they did earlier this season....It is an improving football team."
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Kimberley Martin , Newsday, Jets Beat Writer
Kerley (contd): "They gave me an oppty + took a chance on me. I just feel like it was pretty much love at first sight." #jets
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Kimberley Martin , Newsday, Jets Beat Writer
Jeremy Kerley tells team's web site "Being a Jet is something I'm truly proud of." #jets
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Buccaneers DE Da’Quan Bowers suspended for PED violation

The Buccaneers have a number of problems this year, and now they have another one. The league announced that defensive end Da’Quan Bowers had been suspended two games for violating the league’s performance enhancing substance policy. Bowers, a former second-round pick, has been a disappointment ...

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Early return of Aldon Smith would boost defense’s star power

This time next week, Aldon Smith could be practicing with his 49ers teammates and preparing for his season debut. Or that could happen the following week. Those are the two scenarios described in multiple reports about a possible reduction in his nine-game suspension. Whenever Smith returns to the 4...

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Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

A lot has happened since the Rams cut defensive end Michael Sam, he languished for a few days, and then he landed on the Cowboys’ practice squad. Out of sight and largely out of mind, Sam is once again out of an NFL job. Per multiple reports, the Cowboys have released Sam from the practice squad. ...

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The #Cowboys announced they released DE Michael Sam from their practice squad today.
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Seahawks didn’t contact Patriots about Harvin trade

Nearly four days removed from the trade that sent receiver Percy Harvin from Seattle to the Jets, several confusing issues remain. For example, if the Seahawks had become sufficiently fed up with Harvin that they would have cut him if they couldn’t have traded him, why didn’t they try to maximiz...

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Albert Breer - NFL Network, Reporter
Cowboys have released DE Michael Sam from their practice squad.
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Panthers release defensive back Charles Godfrey

The Panthers tried to make Charles Godfrey something he wasn’t. So now, they made him unemployed. Godfrey’s agent just tweeted out word that the Panthers were releasing the veteran defensive back today. Godfrey, a former third-round pick, was moved from safety to nickel cornerback this year, aft...

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Cullen Jenkins expected to miss some time with calf injury

The center of the Giants defense is hurting at the moment. Linebacker Jon Beason is headed for a meeting with foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson after leaving last Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys with a problem in the same foot that he originally injured in the offseason and then re-injured earlier ...

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Report: Jets Expected To Sign Jeremy Kerley To 4-Year Extension

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Report: Jets Expected To Sign Jeremy Kerley To 4-Year Extension

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Jeremy Kerley, Jets near deal

The New York Jets are expected to sign wide receiver Jeremy Kerley to a four-year contract extension Tuesday, a league source told ESPN's Adam Caplan. Kerley, a fifth-round pick out of TCU in 2011, has 22 receptions for 201 yards and a touchdown this season for the Jets (1-6). He's established a goo...

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Bills place C.J. Spiller on IR-recall, sign Phillip Tanner

After going down with a broken collarbone in Week 7, C.J. Spiller could still return this season. Kyle Orton The Buffalo Bills placed the running back on injured reserve/designated to return on Tuesday. In a corresponding move, the team signed Phillip Tanner. Spiller's season appeared to be in jeopa...

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Dion Jordan returns to work with Dolphins

The Dolphins had to wait a little longer than they originally expected to get Dion Jordan back at work, but the day finally arrived on Tuesday. Jordan took part in the team’s practice after being suspended for the first six games of the season. Jordan was originally suspended four games in the off...

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Report: Jets to sign wide receiver Jeremy Kerley to extension

The Jets aren’t finished spending money on wide receivers. This one seems to be a more stable investment, however. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Jets are expected to announce a four-year contract extension for wide receiver Jeremy Kerley today. The former fifth-rounder is in the final year...

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Cleveland Browns' RB Terrance West benched again and Isaiah Crowell surprised he was the No. 3 back

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