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Rob Bironas Tried To Run Woman Off Road Before Accident

Rob Bironas allegedly tried to run a woman off the road just moments after his fatal accident.

Bironas lost control of the SUV he was driving while traveling at a high rate of speed Saturday night on Battery Lane, according to Metro police. The vehicle went off the road and hit several trees before landing upside down in a drainage culvert.

"He is dangerous, he is drunk or something. He tried to start a fight with us,'' said a woman on a 911 call. "My husband ran down there to see what is going on. I just want to tell the police there is something wrong with him. He is dangerous, he is drunk or he is on drugs. There is something wrong with him. He gave us a mean look. We don't even know him, and he tried to run us off the road."

Via Jim Wyatt/Tennessean


James Harrison Re-Signs With Steelers, Three Weeks After Retiring

James Harris has signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers just three weeks after retiring.

The Steelers suddenly had a need at linebacker due to the injury to Jarvis Jones.

Arthur Moats will start for Jones with Harrison becoming Pittsburgh's primary backup at outside linebacker.

The Steelers released Harrison in 2013 when the two sides could not agree on a pay cut, and he signed a two-year contract with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Via ESPN


Buccaneers Work Out Terrelle Pryor

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have worked out Terrelle Pryor, according to sources.

Pryor was cut in the offseason by the Oakland Raiders and later released by the Seattle Seahawks.

Josh McCown may miss some time due to injury.

Via Field Yates/ESPN



Dennis Pitta Out For Season After Undergoing Hip Surgery

Dennis Pitta underwent surgery on his dislocated right hip and is lost for the year. The procedure comes one day after the tight end suffered the non-contact injury in a Week 3 win over the Cleveland Browns.

It's the same right hip that Pitta fractured and dislocated last summer, an injury that cost him much of 2013.

The nature of the injury brings into question whether Pitta's playing career is now in jeopardy.

"I don't know the ramifications of that long term," Harbaugh said. "I'm going to be really hopeful for Dennis' return and I'm sure we'll learn about that in the coming weeks."

Via Dan Hanzus/NFL.com


Danny Woodhead Out For Season With Broken Fibula

Danny Woodhead will miss the remainder of the season with a broken fibula.

Woodhead was an excellent fit at running back for the San Diego Chargers due to his versatility.

"We're going to miss him. But we've got to move on," Mike McCoy said.

Via NFL.com


Bisciotti: Ravens Never Campaigned For Rice To Receive Lesser Penalty

Steve Bisciotti says no one from the Baltimore Ravens ever discussed potential discipline for Ray Rice with Roger Goodell or the NFL.

"I expected four or six games," said Biscotti.

Biscotti was stunned that Rice would be suspended for just two games.

An ESPN report last week indicated that the Ravens campaigned for leniency for Rice.

Via RealGM Staff Report


Stanton: My Stats Stink And I Don't Care

In two games, Drew Stanton is 32 of 62 (51.6%), with two touchdowns and no picks, a rating of 83.5.

 

More importantly, the Arizona Cardinals have won both games as they defeated the New York Giants on the road in Week 2 and the San Francisco 49ers at home in Week 3.

Stanton is yet another quarterback that Bruce Arians has seemingly gotten the most out of under his tutulage.

“My stats stink, and I don’t care," said Stanton. "Stats mean nothing to me—wins do. I love Bruce’s offensive philosophy. He wants to push the ball downfield. That fits me. The numbers aren’t going to be great. But when you’re around this league long enough as a backup, this is the life you have. You never know when the chance is going to come, and you’ve just got to be ready to play well when it’s your time.”

Via Peter King/Sports Illustrated


Kyle Rudolph Out Six Weeks With Sports Hernia Surgery

Kyle Rudolph is expected to miss six weeks with sports hernia surgery.

Rudolph left the Minnesota Vikings' Week 3 loss to the New Orleans Saints with a groin injury.

The Vikings have targeted Rudolph 17 times this season.

Via Josh Alper/Pro Football Talk


Dolphins Won't Commit To Ryan Tannehill As Starting QB

The Miami Dolphins are unsure if they will continue starting Ryan Tannehill at quarterback.

“We’ll decide our game plan before we leave to play Oakland,” Philbin replied, via Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post.

Tannehill was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft by Jeff Ireland, who is no longer with the Dolphins.

Matt Moore is Miami's backup quarterback.

Via Darin Gantt/ProFootballTalk


Eli Manning Executes McAdoo's Scheme In Win Over Texans

Eli Manning completed 75 percent of his passes in the New York Giants' Week 3 win over the Houston Texans.

Before the season, the Giants said it may be possible for Manning to complete 70 percent of his passes.

The Giants hired Ben McAdoo as offensive coordinator to run a version of the West Coast offense.

“That’s something we’ve been talking about,’’ said Manning. “Offensively, we had to score some points, get a lead and put a little pressure on the opposing team, see if we could get them take some mistakes. And that’s exactly what happened. That’s the way it’s supposed to go.

“Last week we made some steps to get better and this week was even stronger.’’

“He made some outstanding run check downs in [the] green zone that let drives stay alive,’’ Tom Coughlin said. “He played very, very well. He plays a very solid, outstanding mental game and he did that [Sunday]. There is no question as we go, we’re getting better at it. The ball is coming out quicker, people are making the right adjustments. There is still more to be done. We’ve got more to do. It’s good to see the progress, though.’’

Via Mark Cannizzaro/New York Post