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Singletary Names Hill Starting QB
Coach Mike Singletary on Monday named Shaun Hill the Niners starting QB when the team faces the Cardinals on November 10.
Kiffin Interested In Huskies' Job
Former Oakland Raiders' coach Lane Kiffin on Monday expressed interest in the opening at the U. of Washington.
Huizenga Wants To Sell Dolphins Before Obama Raises Tax
Dolphins' owner Wayne Huizenga wants to sell the team in the near future to avoid a potential tax increase on capital gains, as has been proposed by candidate Barack Obama.
Did Eli Tip Steelers Off On Goal-Line Play?
The Steelers claim they knew the Giants were going to run with Brandon Jacobs on fourth-and-1 at the goal line early in the second quarter.
Steelers' Holmes Apologizes For Drug Charge
Pittsburgh wide receiver Santonio Holmes apologized Monday for being involved in a marijuana-related case that prompted Coach Mike Tomlin to sit him against the Giants on Sunday.
Winslow Returns, Is 'Ready To Move On'
Tight end Kellen Winslow returned to the Cleveland Browns on Monday night eager to "move on" and restart his disrupted season.
Cowboys Losing Faith In Brad Johnson?
The Cowboys are reportedly considering other options at quarterback after having two games to gauge how Brad Johnson has been able to handle the team's passing attack.
U. Of Washington Coach Willingham To Step Down
University of Washington football /Coach Tyrone Willingham has announced that he will step down at the end of the current season.
49ers Rebut Condoleezza Rice Rumor
The NFL Network reported on Sunday that the 49ers were willing to explore the idea of hiring Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as team president, but the team has denied the rumor.
Report: Lions Have Yet To Pay Millen
ESPN has reported that the Lions have yet to pay former president Matt Millen since he was fired in September and are trying to negotiate a buyout.
Singletary Flexs His Muscle In San Francisco
49ers head coach Mike Singletary made an impact in his first game on Sunday against the Seahawks, benching quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan and tight end Vernon Davis in the loss.
Burress Doesn't Start Game For Giants
Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress did not start the team's game against the Steelers on Sunday afternoon because he missed treatments for a neck injury.
Favre's Wife Defends 'Unchanged' QB
Deanna Favre has defended her husband in the wake of reports that he discussed Packers' game planning with the Lions earlier this season.
Winslow's Suspension Gets Lifted
Kellen Winslow's suspension has been rescinded by the Browns.
Goodell: Rehabbed 'Pacman' Could Return
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is leaving the door open for suspended cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones to play again in the league.
Report: Rams Deal With Haslett Not In Accordance With NFL Rules
The NFL on Saturday has notified the St. Louis Rams that their current contract with interim coach Jim Haslett has been voided.
Steelers' Holmes Sidelined By Drug Charge
Steelers' wide receiver Santonio Holmes will not play on Sunday against the Giants because of his latest legal incident.
Pats' Coordinator Confident Brady Will Return In '09
Patriots' offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is optimistic that Tom Brady will be back on the field next season.
Browns Accuse Winslow Of Verbally Abusing PR Official
The Browns have accused tight end Kellen Winslow of verbally abusing a public relations official after their loss to the Redskins last Sunday.
Drug Tests Could Lead To 8 Suspensions
As many as eight NFL players, including Saints running back Deuce McAllister, could reportedly face suspensions after testing positive for performance-enhancing substances.
NFL Fines Burress $45,000 For Two Issues
New York Giant's WR Plaxico Burress was fined $45,000 by the NFL on Friday for issues during last Sunday's game against the 49ers.
LT: Key For Chargers Is The Run Game
Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson believes that the team can salvage their season by using their rushing attack more often.
Colts Deny Manning Had Second Staph Surgery
The Colts are denying a report that quarterback Peyton Manning had a staph infection that forced doctors to operate on his knee a second time this offseason.
Report: Two Saints Test For 'Water Pills'
Both Deuce McAllister and Will Smith of the Saints have reportedly tested positive under the NFL's steroid policy as a result of taking water pills to lose weight.
Pats Deny Report They're Upset With Brady
The Patriots offered their support for injured quarterback Tom Brady on Thursday, denying a report that they are upset that he opted against the team's preferred doctors and decided to have surgery o
Titans: 'We Need' To Beat Colts
The undefeated Titans will host the struggling Colts on Monday Night Football this week and are not looking past their division rival.
Tests Reveal Burress Has No Broken Bones
Giants' wide receiver Plaxico Burress visited the hospital on Thursday to have tests on his sore shoulder.
GM On Winslow: Browns Bigger Than One Person
Browns' General Manager Phil Savage defended his position to suspend tight end Kellen Winslow, who wasn't happy with how the team handled his recent staph infection.
Lions Might Not Sell Out For First Time In 51 Games
The Lions are in jeopardy of not selling out for the first time since before Ford Field opened in Detroit, a streak of 51 games.