Posts Tagged Professional football

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

In this Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, Calif. Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues. A statement Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, from the league said Smith had violated the NFL’s substance abuse and personal conduct policies. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have been preparing for months to play on without Aldon Smith over an extended period.

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Saints wait anxiously to learn roster moves

New Orleans Saints defensive back Pierre Warren (42) celebrates his interception with cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste (33) in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis)

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints rookie linebacker Ronald Powell said he felt as if he was waiting for a call-back after a job interview.

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No decisions yet on Titans’ kicker, starting CB

In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt watches the action during his first game as the Titans' head coach against the Green Bay Packers in a preseason NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. Whisenhunt has been a much needed breath of fresh air for the Titans, snapping them out of routines and holding them accountable for mistakes. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are busy trimming their roster and still have to pick a new kicker along with a starting cornerback.

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QB Palmer, P Moorman among 10 players cut by Bills

In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, Chicago Bears quarterback Jordan Palmer (2) looks for a receiver in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Chicago. Thad Lewis is out and Jordan Palmer is in following the Buffalo Bills' late preseason shuffle of backup quarterbacks. Palmer was signed Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, two days after being cut by Chicago, where he lost the backup competition to Jimmy Clausen.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Veteran punter Brian Moorman is out for a second time in Buffalo. And backup quarterback Jordan Palmer’s stint with the Bills barely lasted four days.

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Redskins make 8 cuts, find a Way at punter

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Tress Way appears to be the winner of the Washington Redskins’ punting competition.

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