December 2015 - Football Wiretap

Calvin Johnson, Eric Ebron Questionable For MNF
Calvin Johnson is just 19 yards shy of his sixth straight 1,000-yard season.

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Titans, Browns, Chargers In Three-Team Race For First Overall Pick
The first tiebreaker for the draft order is strength of schedule.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

St. Louis Approves $150M In Financing For New Rams' Stadium
Stan Kroenke has given no indication he would like to stay in St. Louis.

John Breech/CBS Sports

NFL Players' Crime Rates Down 39 Percent
The league formed a personal conduct committee last December.

Jane McManus/ESPN

Tom Brady Misses Practice, Listed As Questionable For Week 15
Ian Rapoport reports that Tom Brady's illness "didn't sound like an issue."

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DeMarco Murray Feeling Fresh, Fine With Reduced Role
DeMarco Murray has seen just 39 snaps and 19 carries over the past two games as the Eagles have reduced his role.

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Buccaneers Wouldn't Trade Jameis Winston For Any Other QB In NFL
Jason Licht said he "wouldn't trade (Jameis Winston) for another quarterback in the league."

Will Brinson/CBS Sports

Rams Unlikely To Fire Jeff Fisher If Team Stays In St. Louis
Jeff Fisher has one season remaining on his five-year, $35 million deal.

Jason La Canfora/CBS Sports

NFL Ready To Accept Thursday Night Bids From Streaming Companies
Google, Yahoo, Apple and Amazon have been offered the opportunity to stream Thursday Night Football on a non-exclusive basis.

John Ourand/Sports Business Journal

Darrell Bevell: This Is What Seahawks Have Hoped For And Expected
Darrell Bevell talked about Russell Wilson's recent run of excellent play.

Bob Condotta/Seattle Times

Sam Bradford Coy About Re-Signing With Eagles
Sam Bradford was asked if he likes it in Philadelphia.

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Jets Have To Send 6th Round Pick To Texans For Ryan Fitzpatrick
Ryan Fitzpatrick is guaranteed to have played in 70 percent of the Jets' plays this season.


Christine Michael Returns To Seahawks
Christine Michael was traded to the Dallas Cowboys in August and carried 15 times for 51 yards before he was released.

Sheil Kapadia/ESPN

Joey Bosa, Paxton Lynch Go 1st, 2nd In First McShay Draft
Todd McShay has Joey Bosa going first overall to the Titans in his initial mock for the 2016 NFL Draft.

Todd McShay/ESPN

Bruce Arians Was Snubbed By Bears, Eagles, Browns, Chargers
Bruce Arians should have been one of the strongest head coaching candidates in 2013.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Steven Jackson Works Out For Patriots
Josh McDaniels worked with Steven Jackson when they were both with the Rams.

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Andrew Luck Returns To Practice, Won't Play In Week 15
Andrew Luck said he did not yet feel 100 percent and said that he had two medical hurdles to clear before suiting up.

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Robert Nkemdiche Apologizes For Marijuana Arrest
Robert Nkemdiche is a projected first round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft should he declare and leave Ole Miss.

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Patriots Place LeGarrette Blount On Injured Reserve
For the season, LeGarrette Blount has 165 carries for 703 yards and six touchdowns.


LeGarrette Blount Could Miss Time With Hip Injury
Brandon Bolden and James White could be the Patriots' running backs for the foreseeable future.

Ed Werder/ESPN

Chuck Pagano: They Can Fire You But Can't Eat You
The job security of Chuck Pagano remains an issue as the Colts have suffered two straight blowout losses.


Cowboys Won't Shut Down Dez Bryant
Despite a 4-9 record, the Cowboys have no plans to shut down Dez Bryant for the rest of the season.

Todd Archer/ESPN

Seahawks Agree To Re-Sign Bryce Brown
Bryce Brown has been on and off the Seahawks' roster several times this season but has yet to be active for a game.

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Andy Dalton Won't Need Surgery On Thumb
Marvin Lewis was quick to add that Andy Dalton's recovery would not be based upon managing his pain.

Coley Harvey/ESPN

Colts Unsure If Andrew Luck Will Play Again In 2015
Andrew Luck has been getting regular scans on his lacerated kidney, as often as every fourth day.

Chris Mortensen, Adam Schefter/ESPN

Ryan Mallett Agrees To Sign With Ravens
Ryan Mallett was released earlier this season by the Texans after he missed the team's flight for a road game.

Dianna Russini/ESPN

Robert Nkemdiche Charged With Marijuana Possession
Robert Nkemdiche is a projected top pick if he leaves Ole Miss for the NFL Draft this year.

Darin Gantt/Pro Football Talk

Antonio Gates Likely To Continue Playing In 2016
Antonio Gates will officially take a month or so after the season to assess his own desire and ability to continue playing.

Kevin Acee/San Diego Union-Tribune

Eagles Want To Keep Sam Bradford Long-Term
The Eagles would still like Sam Bradford to remain their quarterback long-term.

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Mike Daniels Signs Four-Year, $42M Extension With Packers
Mike Daniels is playing the run better than any 3-4 defensive end in the NFL, with only J.J. Watt coming close.

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