September 2016 - Football Wiretap

Panthers Discussing Security For Game Amid Riots In Charlotte
Several officials with the Panthers planned to meet Thursday morning to discuss security issues for Sunday's home game against the Vikings amidst violent protests in the downtown area.

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Market Research Poll: Colin Kaepernick Is Most Disliked Player In NFL
Colin Kaepernick is the most disliked player in the NFL, according to a recent poll by E-Poll Marketing Research, which asked 1,100 people whose demographics were representative of the general populat

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Corey Coleman Out Several Weeks With Broken Hand
Corey Coleman had 13 catches for 173 yards and two touchdowns through the first two weeks of the season.

RealGM Staff Report

Investment Group Makes Offer On Coliseum In Hopes Of Keeping Raiders
A group is offering to purchase the Oakland Coliseum land for $167.3 million.

Dave Debolt/Oakland Tribune

Norman To Shadow Beckham As Washington Wants Him To Earn His $75M
Odell Beckham was flagged three times for unnecessary roughness for tussles with Josh Norman during their meeting last season.

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Adrian Peterson To Undergo Meniscus Surgery, Miss 3-4 Months
Adrian Peterson has a "bucket handle tear" of the meniscus, which typically has a minimum recovery time of three to four months.

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Vikings Sign Ronnie Hillman
Ronnie Hillman was cut by the Broncos before the start of the 2016 season.

RealGM Staff Report

Lions Place Ameer Abdullah On IR
Ameer Abdullah will miss at least the next eight games.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Patriots Preparing Julian Edelman To Be Emergency QB
Jacoby Brissett is set to start after Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a sprained AC joint in Week 2.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Doug Martin Expected To Miss Three Weeks With Hamstring Injury
He was second in the NFL with 1,402 rushing yards in 2015, and he averaged 4.9 yards per carry.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Falcons To Re-Sign O'Brien Schofield
O'Brien Schofield took a physical at the team's facility Wednesday morning and met with the coaches.

Vaughn McClure/ESPN

Patriots Pressuring Jimmy Garoppolo To Play Through Injury
Jimmy Garoppolo is still struggling to lift his right arm.

Jeff Howe/Boston Herald

C.J Spiller Visiting With Packers
The Packers hosted C.J. Spiller for a free agent visit on Tuesday, according to a report.

Chris Wesseling/NFL

Jay Cutler Has Sprained Thumb, Won't Require Surgery
Jay Cutler suffered a sprained thumb on Monday night against the Eagles, but he won't require surgery, according to John Fox.

Conor Orr/NFL

Chargers Sign Dexter McCluster
Dexter McCluster makes sense for the Chargers because of his familiarity with the team's offensive scheme from his time with the Titans when offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt served as that team'

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Pederson Sees 'Lot Of Similarities' Between Wentz, Roethlisberger
Ahead of Sunday's game between the Steelers and Eagles, Doug Pederson says he sees a lot of similarities between rookie Carson Wentz and Super Bowl winner Ben Roethlisberger.

Tim McManus/ESPN

More NFL Players To Protest During Anthem Following Crutcher Shooting
More NFL players are expected to participate in a protest during the Week 3 national anthem following the killing of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa by police.

Shaun King/New York Daily News

49ers Sticking With Blaine Gabbert At QB As Kaepernick Regains Weight
Blaine Gabbert finished 17-of-36 for 234 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in Week 2.

Nick Wagoner/ESPN

Jonathan Stewart Will Miss 'Week Or Two' With Hamstring Injury
Jonathan Stewart left Sunday's game against the 49ers with a hamstring strain.

Marc Sessler/NFL

Rams Will Continue To Start Case Keenum At Quarterback
The Rams have scored a total of nine points in two games, but are 1-1 after beating the Seahawks on Sunday.

Gary Klein/Los Angeles Times

Jay Cutler Hurts Right Thumb, Set To Undergo Tests
Jay Cutler left in the third quarter of Monday night's 29-14 loss to the Eagles with an injury to his right thumb and did not return.

Jeff Dickerson/ESPN

Eagles' Lane Johnson Begins Appeal Process On 10-Game Ban
Lane Johnson has scheduled an appeal hearing on Oct. 4 as he attempts to avoid a potential 10-game suspension for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy for a second time, according

Tim McManus/ESPN

Josh McCown Out For Week 3, Browns To Start 3rd Different QB In 2016
Rookie Cody Kessler will start for the Browns in Week 3.

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DeAngelo Williams Just Wants To Be Pittsburgh's 'Insurance Policy'
DeAngelo Williams is the oldest running back in the NFL at 33.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Jay Gruden Has 'Total Faith' In Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins is playing under the $19.95 million franchise tag after he and Washington failed to agree upon a long-term deal.

John Keim/ESPN

Randy Gregory Withdraws Appeal Of 14-Game Suspension
Randy Gregory won't be eligible to play this season until Week 15.

Adam Schefter, Todd Archer/ESPN

Danny Woodhead Done For Season With Torn ACL
The Chargers have lost Danny Woodhead for the remainder of the season after he tore his ACL on Sunday afternoon.

Conor Orr/NFL

Seahawks Lose Draft Pick For Violating Offseason Rules
The Seahawks have been penalized for violating NFL-NFLPA rules that prohibit excessive contact in all offseason workouts.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Adrian Peterson Tears Meniscus In Right Knee
Mike Zimmer said a timetable for Adrian Peterson's return is uncertain at this point.


Demaryius Thomas: Broncos Are 'Gonna Need More Offense'
The Broncos are 2-0 and in sole possession of first place in the AFC West, but some players are upset over struggles on offense.

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