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Redskins' RG3 contract may be biggest blunder in NFL history

Robert Griffin III on ground in preseason game

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Earlier this year, the Washington Redskins exercised an option to sign quarterback Robert Griffin III for the 2016 season. And in the upside down world of NFL contracts, that move essentially ensured that he'd be benched or cut in 2015.

RG3 appears to like 'impeach Snyder' post on Instagram

Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins quarterback

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As one of the 16 quarterbacks to make a start during Daniel Snyder's run as owner of the Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III can relate to the tenuous nature of the position.

NFL roster moves: Bills' Jackson, Lions' Broyles among notable cuts

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Longtime Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson and Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles were among the notable cuts Monday as NFL teams worked to reduce their rosters to 75 players by 4 p.m. ET Tuesday.

Hottest NFL ticket is for final game of Tom Brady's suspension

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Whether or not Tom Brady is with his New England Patriots in Dallas on Oct. 11, tickets to that game are poised to be the hottest of the upcoming NFL season.

Tom Brady ruling to come Tuesday or Wednesday

Brady on Aug 31

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The NFL, Tom Brady and the NFL Players Association failed Monday to reach a settlement concerning Brady's four-game suspension. However, a ruling is coming soon.

Tom Brady sketch artist gets another shot

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The woman who made handsome NFL quarterback Tom Brady look like a cross between "Quasimodo," "Gollum" and "ET" is back, and her new sketch of Brady turned out, well, pretty good.

Courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg was taken to task online in early...

EJ Manual bolsters position as Bills' No. 1 quarterback

Starting QB role up for grabs in Buffalo

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EJ Manuel stated his case to be Buffalo's starting quarterback with a strong performance in the Bills' 43-19 victory over Pittsburgh in a preseason game Saturday in Orchard Park, N.Y.

NFL arrest rate lower than for all men 20-39

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Ray Rice. Adrian Peterson. Greg Hardy. Ray McDonald. All of them are current or former NFL players that generated numerous headlines for their run-ins with the law.

Go back further, and more names surface, like Michael Vick for dogfighting. The numero...

Packers confirm WR Nelson is out for season

Jordy Nelson

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The Green Bay Packers confirmed Monday that No. 1 wide receiver Jordy Nelson will miss the season with an injured right knee.

Free agent Michael Vick to visit Steelers

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Michael Vick is scheduled to meet with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday with backup Bruce Gradkowski undergoing surgery for a dislocated finger on his left hand.

Cris Carter to NFL rookies: Get a 'fall guy'

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In an NFL orientation meeting meant to aid in decision-making, NFL rookies were told by Hall of Famer and ESPN on-air talent Cris Carter that they should have a "fall guy" in their crew in case they run into legal issues.

Jordy Nelson initially diagnosed with torn ACL

Jordy Nelson

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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson left Sunday's preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a knee injury, and reported that the Packers' initial diagnosis is a torn ACL.

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