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With Aaron Rodgers' MVP-caliber play leading the way, the Green Bay Packers are 5-0 for the seventh time in franchise history. Each of the previous six, the Packers went on to win an NFL title.
Chad Costa is a perfectly friendly guy, but he has a penchant for getting booed when he cuts his grass. His neighbors don't take kindly to the burgundy-and-gold signs and flags splayed across his front yard, nor do they think the American Indian logo tattooed on his ankle is particularly attractive.
Seventeen years. The Redskins have been searching for a quarterback to lead them out of the wilderness for that long. You'd think he was hiding in a mountain cave along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border (where his agent had stashed him to drive up his price).
The violent hit that left Cincinnati Bengals receiver Jordan Shipley with a concussion was an illegal one, earning Cleveland Browns safety T.J. Ward a $15,000 fine.
Football's violent nature is part of its wide appeal. But as more is learned about the long-term damage of head trauma and the NFL puts increased emphasis on preventing concussions, broadcasters have to walk a fine line between savoring good, tough play and glorifying hits that can cause serious harm.
At 8:30 last night, the Redskins' season hung in the balance. Last week's scoreless preseason opener by the offensive starters and the sprained knees that have kept four-time Pro Bowl left tackle Chris Samuels and record-setting running back Clinton Portis out since July suddenly were mere footnotes.
The Washington Redskins signed veteran receiver Todd Pinkston before yesterday's practice, but coach Joe Gibbs said it's not an indication the team is fed up with Brandon Lloyd and his lingering shin splints.
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