December 2015 - Football Wiretap

Sean Payton Sees Himself Remaining With Saints Long-Term
Sean Payton insists he won't leave the Saints this offseason.

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Manziel Holds No Grudges Against Pettine, Wants Him Back In 2016
Johnny Manziel and Mike Pettine have had a tenuous relationship this season with his off-field incidents.

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Odell Beckham Loses Appeal Of Suspension
Odell Beckham issued an apology for poor sportsmanship.

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Broncos To Start Brock Osweiler In Week 16
Peyton Manning is expected to have a limited practice schedule this week and was not expected to take part in Wednesday's practice.

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Josh Norman Fined $26,044 For Two Offenses In Giants' Game
Josh Norman was called for two personal foul penalties in the 38-35 Carolina win.


Seven Teams In Top-10 In DVOA On Off., Def. Through Week 15
The Seahawks rank first in both Total DVOA and Weighted DVOA.

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Drew Brees Has Torn Plantar Fascia In Right Foot
Drew Brees has a torn plantar fascia in his right foot but he intends to finish out the remaining two weeks of the season.

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Newton, Watt, Beckham, Norman Headline 2015 Pro Bowlers
Cam Newton joins Tom Brady, Carson Palmer, Russell Wilson, Ben Roethlisberger and Aaron Rodgers at quarterback.

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Ron Rivera Bans Panthers From Bringing Bats Onto Field
Ron Rivera denied that any Panthers directed homophobic slurs at Odell Beckham Jr. before Sunday's game.


Kirk Cousins Files 'You Like That' Trademark
Kirk Cousins shouted to a CSN Sportsnet camera "You Like That" after their comeback win on Oct. 25th.

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Ravens Wore Mustard Pants To Commemorate 20th Season In Baltimore
The Ravens typically wear purple, white and black.

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Patriots Will Consider Resting Starters In Week 17
The Patriots have already clinched a first round bye and could secure homefield advantage with a win over the Jets in Week 16.

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NFL Backs Out Of Ambitious Study On Brain Disease
The NIH awarded the project to a group led by a prominent Boston University researcher who has been critical of the league.

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Charles Woodson Announces Decision To Retire After Season
Charles Woodson is an eight-time Pro Bowl selection.

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Andrew Luck Ruled Out For Week 16
Andrew Luck is still recovering from a lacerated kidney.

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Odell Beckham Jr. Receives One-Game Suspension
Odell Beckham repeatedly had physical altercations with Josh Norman.

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LeSean McCoy Could Be Out For Season With Torn MCL
LeSean McCoy could finish his first season with the Bills with 203 carries for 895 yards and three touchdowns in 12 games.

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Panthers Swung Baseball Bats Pregame Taunting Odell Beckham
Josh Norman grabbed the black bat and was swinging it in pregame warmups.

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Broncos Deny Report Of Peyton Manning Not Wanting To Be Backup
John Elway denied a report from Ian Rapoport that Peyton Manning doesn't want to serve as the Broncos' backup quarterback when he's healthy enough to play.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Director: 'Concussion' Will Change The Way People Look At Football
The movie follows Dr. Bennet Omalu who discovers the extent of head trauma in football.

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Tyrann Mathieu Out For Season With Torn ACL
Tyrann Mathieu tore his ACL on a late interception in the Cardinals' win at the Eagles.

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T.J. Yates Suffers Torn ACL
Brandon Weeden finish the game for the Texans.

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Marcus Mariota May Miss Remainder Of Season With Knee Injury
Marcus Mariota missed time earlier this season with a knee issue and injured it in Week 15.

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NFL Likely To Suspend Odell Beckham Jr. One Game
Odell Beckham Jr. delivered a deliberate shot to the helmet of Josh Norman after the play was over.

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Justin Blackmon Arrested For DUI
Justin Blackmon has been arrested twice since being indefinitely suspended by the NFL.

Zac Jackson/Pro Football Talk

Patriots Sign Steven Jackson
The Patriots have placed LeGarrette Blount and Dion Lewis on season-ending injured reserve.

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Josh Norman: Odell Beckham Should Be Punished For Actions
Odell Beckham and Josh Norman repeatedly got into it, shoving and wrestling with each other.


49ers Confidant In Jim Tomsula Moving Forward
CBS sideline reporter Jay Feely said he believes Jim Tomsula will return as head coach of the 49ers for a second season.

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Patriots Promote Fullback Joey Iosefa Over Montee Ball
The Patriots promoted fullback Joey Iosefa to the active roster Saturday.

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Jarryd Hayne Plans To Become 'Completely Different' Player
Jarryd Hayne struggled in his first season in the NFL after coming over from the National Rugby League.

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