NFL News & Notes

Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby stark » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:44 am

Ten minute video well worth your time (as opposed to watching news about the NFL kneelers)

Carson Wentz, the Dutch Destroyer and a dream come true.

http://www.espn.com/blog/philadelphia-e ... -come-true
I've found it easier to tear up tickets at 8/1 instead of 8/5.
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Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby PJMIII » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:32 am

Wentz, Eagles roll over Cowboys 37-9 after losing kicker

Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Luke Elliott to a head injury, and the Eagles all but wrapped up the NFC East with a 37-9 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/game?gameId=400951817
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Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby PJMIII » Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:28 pm

Ryan Shazier won't need surgery, will remain in hospital after suffering scary back injury

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier underwent an MRI and a CT scan at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after suffering a back injury in a collision with Cincinnati Bengals receiver Josh Malone early in the first quarter of Pittsburgh's 23-20 win Monday night. Shazier left the stadium in an ambulance.

Shazier's injury will not require surgery at this time, and he will stay overnight to continue evaluations with the hopes of returning to Pittsburgh on Tuesday, the team announced.


http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/2166 ... ack-injury
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Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby PJMIII » Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:42 pm

Eagles confirm Carson Wentz has torn ACL, will miss rest of season

Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the rest of the regular season and the postseason, coach Doug Pederson confirmed Monday.

Wentz suffered the injury in Sunday's victory over the Los Angeles Rams and underwent an MRI on Monday morning.


http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/2173 ... est-season

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Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby PJMIII » Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:59 pm

What you need to know about a potential Carolina Panthers sale

The Carolina Panthers are for sale. It happened quickly and surprised many, and the circumstances are wholly unique in NFL history. The news also has prompted a slew of questions.

http://www.espn.com/blog/nflnation/post ... thers-sale
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Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby stark » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:11 pm

NFL PLAYOFF LINES
KC -8 hosting Tennessee
LA Rams -6 hosting Atlanta
Jags -8 hosting Buffalo
New Orleans -6.5 hosting Carolina
I've found it easier to tear up tickets at 8/1 instead of 8/5.
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Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby Sparrow Castle » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:33 pm

Brees, Saints Lend Old Friends a Helping Hand
Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement facility based in Georgetown, KY, owes a big debt to the NFL this week–specifically New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

Thanks to the Big Ten record-holder–whose team will kick-off against the Carolina Panthers in the first NFL Wild Card Round this Sunday–one of Old Friends’s retired mares was able to have a life-saving operation.

When one of its residents, Misszoey Belle, a now 13-year-old mare, showed sudden and severe signs of a gastrointestinal disorder in mid-December, it was quickly determined that surgery was her only chance for survival. A hard-knocker on the track, Misszoey Belle had 74 starts and seven wins, earning only $70,000 in her career and racing until she was eight. After her final start, she was bought back by her breeder, John C. Oxley and retired to Old Friends.

The mare was rushed to Park Equine Clinic in Lexington, which usually provides Old Friends with cost-free veterinary care. But an equine surgeon was not available, so the clinic called in Dr. Christopher Johnson, whose Equine Surgical Services is located in nearby Versailles, KY. She underwent surgery to repair a very serious intestinal obstruction known as an epiploic foramen entrapment. Her life spared, Misszoey Belle returned to Old Friends a few days later and is now recovering well with an excellent prognosis.

Discovering that the mare was an Old Friends retiree, Dr. Johnson offered to waive his fee. But knowing that he was a huge Saints fan, Old Friends resident veterinarian Dr. Bryan Waldridge offered Johnson a concession: How about an autographed football?

“I went to high school in New Orleans, so I have been a Saints fan as long as I’ve been alive,” says Johnson.

Luckily, New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson is also a well-known racehorse owner, and one of his former runners, Saint Aloysius, was retired to Old Friends after suffering a career-ending injury last year. Old Friends founder and President Michael Blowen made a call to the Saints’ office and Brees was kind enough to help out.

http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/brees-saints-lend-old-friends-a-helping-hand
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Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby Somnambulist » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:32 am

NOLA-Pittsburgh Super Bowl Please!
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Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby PJMIII » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:55 am

Rams' resurgent season ends early with loss to Falcons

http://www.espn.com/blog/los-angeles-ra ... to-falcons

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Marcus Mariota, Derrick Henry fuel rally, first Titans playoff win since '03

http://www.espn.com/blog/tennessee-tita ... n-since-03

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Re: NFL News & Notes

Postby PJMIII » Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:51 pm

Drew Brees reminds why an undersized QB will go down as an NFL giant

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/2199 ... a-panthers

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Lack of playmakers, inability to beat Saints will define Panthers' season

http://www.espn.com/blog/carolina-panth ... ers-season

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