November 2013 - Football Wiretap

Patriots To Host Broncos In Foxboro Again In 2014
The Patriots hosted the Broncos on Sunday due to both teams being divisional winners in 2012.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Welker: I Was A Bit In-Between On Punt
Wes Welker was in the game returning punts in place of Trindon Holliday, who had fumbled earlier in the game.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Seahawks' Super Bowl Odds Improve To 3/1, Broncos Dip To 7/2
The Seahawks are the new favorites to win Super Bowl XLVIII at 3/1.

Robert Klemko/Sports Illustrated

Raiders To Start Matt McGloin Against Cowboys
Matt McGloin is an undrafted rookie who completed 19 of his 32 pass attempts for 260 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Raiders' loss to the Titans.

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NBC To Flex Panthers-Saints For Week 14
The Saints have a 9-2 record, while the Panthers are now 8-3 and have won seven in a row.

Larry Holders/Times-Picayune

Kevin Sumlin Expected To Court NFL Interest
Kevin Sumlin has built a strong program at Texas A&M and would presumably be attractive for teams wanting to run the spread and read-option.

Jason La Canfora/CBS Sports

David Shaw Unlikely To Leave Stanford For NFL Job
David Shaw has a strong NFL background as he has been an assistant.

Jason La Canfora/CBS Sports

Patriots Release Leon Washington
Leon Washington has been hampered by an ankle injury and appeared in just two games.

Mike Whitmer/Boston Globe

Shanahan Denies Report Of Griffin Asking For Bad Plays Not To Be Shown
Mike Shanahan denied a report from the NFL Network that Robert Griffin III requested the Redskins' coaching staff not show negative plays of him during film review.

Mike Jones/Washington Post

Walter Thurmond To Drop Four-Game Suspension Appeal
The Seahawks are already without Brandon Browner for four to six weeks, meaning the loss of Walter Thurmond further decimates their secondary.

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Iron Bowl To Have Highest-Ranked Meeting Between Alabama, Auburn
Auburn is expected to jump into the top-5 of the BCS Standings due to losses by Baylor and Oregon.

Brandon Marcello/Press-Register

Jordan Reed Out With Concussion
Jordan Reed has 45 catches for 499 yards and three touchdowns this season.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Gore Sees Opposing Defenses Improving Game-Planning Against 49ers
The 49ers appeared to overachieve on offense during Jim Harbaugh's first two seasons due to impressive creativity and unpredictability.

Eric Branch/San Francisco Chronicle

Top 103 For The 2014 NFL Draft, Version 2.0
Jadeveon Clowney, Jake Matthews, Teddy Bridgewater, Marcus Mariota and Khalil Mack comprise the top-five.

Jeff Risdon/RealGM

Colts To Leave Trent Richardson As Lead Running Back
Donald Brown has 21 more yards on half of the carries Trent Richardson has had since the trade.

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Tramaine Brock Signs $16M Deal With 49ers
Tramaine Brock's deal includes $7 million in guaranteed money.

Matt Maiocco/Comcast

Wes Welker Probable For Game Against Patriots
Wes Welker has passed all the tests from independent neurologists necessary for him to play.

Josh Alper/Pro Football Talk

Trench Counter: Cowboys, Bucs, Jets Strong Week 12 ATS Plays
The Cowboys, Buccaneers and Jets have favorable spreads for this week's games.

Will Pilat/RealGM

Jerry Jones Plans On Remaining GM Of Cowboys 15-20 More Years
Jerry Jones turned 71 in October and has owned the Cowboys since 1989.

Josh Katzowitz/CBS Sports

49ers Frequently Using Two-Back, Two-TE Sets With Minimal Success
Michael Crabtree is expected to return in the near future, which the 49ers expect to open up the offense.

Matt Maiocco/Comcast

Vick: Eagles Should Continue To Start Nick Foles At QB
Michael Vick came to Nick Foles' side even before Chip Kelly, Pat Shurmur and Howie Roseman.

Reuben Frank/Comcast

Crabtree Hasn't Practiced In Two Weeks
Michael Crabtree is coming back from a torn Achilles.

Matt Maiocco/Comcast

Chargers' GM Seeing Progress On Offense, Defense
Tom Telesco is encouraged by the direction of the team in his first season.

Eric D. Williams/ESPN

Kaepernick Threw To First Read On 28 Of 33 Plays Against Saints
Colin Kaepernick was recently criticized by Trent Dilfer as being "remedial" after he makes his first read.

Cian Fahey/Football Outsiders

Freeman Trying To Stay Productive Despite Not Having Starting Job
Josh Freeman realizes that he'll almost certainly play elsewhere next season.

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Randall Cobb Pessimistic About Returning This Season
Randall Cobb is on short-term injured reserve with a leg injury.

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Manning, Brees, Charles, Megatron, Lynch Lead Pro Bowl Voting
Peyton Manning is the leader in fan voting for the Pro Bowl with 654,309 votes.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Colts Sign Chris Rainey
The Colts have signed Chris Rainey.

Neal Coolong/Behind The Steel Curtain

Brady: My Mom Thought It Was A Penalty
Tom Brady argued the call with the referees into the stadium tunnel.

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Peyton Manning's Papa John's Robbed During Sunday's Game
Peyton Manning purchased 21 locations in and around Denver last year.

Will Brinson/CBS Sports