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The Washington Post reports that Redskins RB Clinton Portis, who re-injured his groin in Sunday’s game at Tennessee in Week 11, could miss the remainder of the season. “Is it possible? Anything is possible, but who knows?” Portis said. “Gonna get an MRI [Monday] and we’ll see. I’m hoping it’ll be fine.” Portis started against [...]

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With Matt Moore on IR, and Jimmy Clausen sustaining a concussion last week Brian St. Pierre will get the start.  Brian St. Pierre has only thrown 5 passes in 8 NFL seasons.  He was a stay at home dad last week, and now will be starting an NFL game for the banged up Panthers.  St. [...]

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The Philadelphia Eagles would like to retain resurgent quarterback Michael Vick for “next season and beyond,” but have not engaged in contract talks, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer, citing sources close to the situation. Team officials plan to meet during the next few weeks to discuss Vick’s future and a potential contract extension. Vick is [...]

Chad Pennington will be getting the start over Chad Henne this week. Tony Sparano announced after practice today that Pennington will get the start against the Titans on Sunday. Pennington will make his first start since he suffered a season-ending right shoulder injury in Week 3 last year. “They both have strengths, and certainly weaknesses,” [...]

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Philadelphia QB Michael Vick completed 6-of-19 passes for 47 yards in his only other meeting against the Colts in 2003. He also rushed four times for 30 yards (with a long run of 16 yards). Vick has missed the last three games with injured ribs, but has practiced in full so far this week and [...]

The Colts signed RB Andre Brown off the practice squad on Saturday. This could be a sign that the team might be without either Mike Hart or Joseph Addai or both on Sunday at Philadelphia. Addai was already listed as doubtful for the game with his neck injury after missing the Week 8 game against [...]

Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace are still not practicing, opening the door for rookie Colt McCoy to get his third start.  McCoy is 1-1 so far with a loss to the Steelers, and upset victory over the Saints.  As long as McCoy continues to receive all the number one reps in practice expect to see [...]

Bears RB Matt Forte heads into Week 9 at Buffalo coming off a bye week. He rushed 10 times for 41 yards in Week 7 in a loss to Washington and the Bears said during the following week that Forte could lose goal-line touches to Chester Taylor. The Bears, who rank 30th in rushing attempts [...]

JaMarcus Russell is getting a tryout with the Washington Redskins today.  After Sunday’s game we are not surprised by anything that Mike Shanahan or Kyle Shanahan decide to do at QB.  On Sunday the Redskins decided that Rex Grossman gave them the best shot at winning at the end of the game. “I don’t think [...]

Colts WR Austin Collie has officially been ruled inactive for Week 8 against the Texans. Collie had surgery on his right thumb last week and said Tuesday he is unsure of when he will return. He will be replaced by Anthony Gonzalez at WR. Check back for updates on the status of Austin Collie. Source: [...]