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The Galveston County Daily News : Football

August 28, 2014

Football

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Packers beat Chiefs 34-14 in backup QB battle

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each made decisive closing statements in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

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NFL preseason capsules
Posted: August 28, 2014

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.

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Bills WR Watkins hurt in 23-0 loss to Lions
Posted: August 28, 2014

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in making one last case to make the roster in a 23-0 win over the Buffalo Bills in their preseason finale on Thursday night.

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Parkey kicks Eagles past Jets 37-7
Posted: August 28, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Parkey took a leg up on Alex Henery in the Philadelphia Eagles' kicking competition.

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Bengals beat Colts 35-7 in game devoid of starters
Posted: August 28, 2014

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton practiced some drop kicks in shorts before the game, the most activity he got all night.

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Group wants 'Redskins' name kept out of stadium
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 10:00 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A coalition demanded Thursday that the NFL team from Washington be barred from using its "Redskins" name on University of Minnesota turf.

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After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 9:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Acknowledging he "didn't get it right" with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.

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Manziel appears as aerobics instructor in TV ad
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 5:01 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Wearing spandex leggings, a headband and working out a class of exercising women as if he were Richard Simmons. No, we've never seen Johnny Football like this.

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AP source: Gordon wants to play in CFL but can't
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 4:00 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon can't run a deep pass route into Canada and play.

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