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'Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions

ATLANTA (AP) — Time to get some answers about Alabama's quarterback competition.<p>Florida State transfer Jake Coker and fifth-year senior Blake Sims …

Josh Shaw case: LAPD investigating possible domestic violence

Los Angeles police said Friday they were investigating whether USC football player<p>Josh Shawand his girlfriend were involved in a domestic-violence incident last weekend.<p>Capt. John McMahon, head of Central Division patrol, said Friday that Shaw, citing his attorney's advice, has refused to be …

Brandon McManus struggles in Broncos debut; fantasy value iffy

Brandon McManus went 2-for-4 on field goals in his Denver Broncos debut. We break down the fantasy implications.<p>The Denver Broncos have a decision to make regarding kicker Brandon McManus. The team traded for the rookie kicker just before he was released by the New York Giants, as they believed …

Bengals cut BenJarvus Green-Ellis

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals have cut veteran running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, the team announced Friday.<p>The move had been expected since …

49ers Aldon Smith suspended for nine games

Niners All-Pro outside linebacker Aldon Smith was suspended today for nine games by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for a string of off-the-field transgressions that include two DUI arrests.<p>Smith, who met with Goodell in New York on Aug. 6, was suspended for his violations of the NFL’s …

Cody Latimer wraps up solid preseason, has fantasy value

Cody Latimer looked solid in his first NFL preseason. We break down the fantasy implications.<p>Denver Broncos wide receiver Cody Latimer wrapped up a productive preseason, and confidence in his abilities is high for the team and for the fans. Latimer got some playing time against the Dallas Cowboys …

Tim Wright posts strong preseason finale; fantasy value low, but steady

The Patriots' No. 2 tight end played a significant number of snaps in the team's last preseason game. We break down the fantasy implications.<p>New England Patriots tight end Tim Wright caught four passes for 43 yards on six targets in the team's preseason finale against the New York Giants on …

Rex Burkhead out a month, in fantasy exile for now

The Bengals running back injured his knee in the preseason and will have to sit out a while. We break down the fantasy implications.<p>Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead (knee) will miss the first month of the season, according to the team's official website. Burkhead appeared in just a …

Eagles coach Chip Kelly has tough decisions to make to get to 53-man roster

Chip Kelly has enjoyed the transition to the NFL except for one thing: cutting players.<p>Telling a guy he didn't make the Philadelphia Eagles is the part of Kelly's job that he dislikes the most, even more than talking to reporters. Kelly has tough decisions to make before Saturday's roster …

Penn State, UCF set for Ireland season opener

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The idea started with a phone call.<p>With the aftermath Penn State's sex abuse scandal erasing his team postseason prospects until …

Texans' D.J. Swearinger avoids NFL fine for penalized hit on Wes Welker

Taunting Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger cost Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning an $8,628 fine.<p>The hit that led to the taunting only cost Swearinger a penalty.<p>NFL spokesman Jon Zimmer said Friday that Swearinger wasn't fined for the hit on Wes Welker, who appeared to duck into the hit …

Bengals release RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, who was third string throughout camp

The Bengals released running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis on Friday, a move that was anticipated after they drafted LSU's Jeremy Hill in the second round.<p>Green-Ellis was Cincinnati's leading rusher each of the last two seasons. His role was reduced last year when Giovani Bernard was added to the …

2014 NFL roster cuts tracker: Teams cut down to 53-man rosters

As the regular season approaches, NFL teams have made their final decisions to get to the maximum number of 53 players.<p>This is the most stressful time of the year for professional football players, as they await their fate on the NFL rosters they're trying to crack.<p>As the preseason progresses, …

Terrelle Pryor released by Seahawks, according to report

Terrelle Pryor is reportedly looking for a new home after being released by the Seahawks on Friday night.<p>Terrelle Pryor has been released by the Seattle Seahawks, according to Pro Football Talk, leaving the fourth-year NFL quarterback and once-college football star without a place in the …

Kliff Kingsbury agrees to extension

Texas Tech and Kliff Kingsbury have agreed to a contract extension through 2020 that will pay $3.1 million in 2015 with a $200,0000 raise each year …

Syracuse QB Terrel Hunt ejected for throwing punch vs. Villanova

Terrel Hunt was Syracuse's only proven option at quarterback, but after a punch, he's been ejected from their season opener against Villanova with the game in the balance.<p>Syracuse hasn't been able to put away Villanova in the early going of their season-opening matchup against the FCS squad, and it …

Report: Police investigate possible domestic abuse in Josh Shaw case

USC cornerback Josh Shaw is being investigated by Los Angeles police in a possible domestic violence incident, the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> reported Friday.<p>"We would have like to hear from Mr. Shaw to provide some clarity about the situation, but that is not going to happen," Capt. John McMahon, Public …

49ers lose Aldon Smith for 9 games

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for the first nine games of the season for violating the NFL's personal conduct and …