Scoggins: Cris Carter, NFL dropped the ball with 'fall guy' comments

Scoggins: Cris Carter, NFL dropped the ball with 'fall guy' comments

The latest NFL controversy — a daily occurrence, it seems — comes courtesy of former Vikings star Cris Carter, who told a roomful of NFL rookies at a league-sanctioned symposium last year that they need a “fall guy” in their “crew” to take the collar should their behavior turn criminal.

Eagles QB Bradford hopes to hit rhythm vs. Packers

3:25pm
Quarterback Sam Bradford would embrace the chance to play deeper in the Eagles' third exhibition game in Green Bay on Saturday.

Packers DL Letroy Guion suspended 3 games by NFL

3:48pm
The NFL suspended Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion without pay for the first three games of the regular season on Thursday, saying the eighth-year pro violated the league's policy on substance abuse.
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August 25

How Cris Carter's comments hurt NFL

ESPN Radio host and NFL analyst Jayson Braddock tells CineSport’s Brian Clark how Cris Carter’s comments to rookies hurts the league, and why the Texans named Brian Hoyer their starting QB.
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August 25

Impact of Pouncey’s injury to Steelers

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Rob Rossi and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss the difficulty the Steelers will have recovering from center Maurkice Pouncey's ankle injury.
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August 25

Can Gurley improve Rams' offense?

The Post-Dispatch’s Jim Thomas tells CineSport’s Brian Clark what went wrong for the Rams’ offense in Sunday’s loss to the Titans, and what to expect from Todd Gurley as he begins practice.
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August 25

Dolphins' Philbin feeling less pressure?

The Palm Beach Post’s Andrew Abramson and CineSport’s Noah Coslov discuss must happen for the Dolphins on Saturday, who’s facing the most pressure this week and Joe Philbin’s preseason.
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August 24
Hall of Fame inductee Cris Carter speaks during the induction ceremony...

C.J.: C'mon man, Cris Carter just dropped some truth on the importance of the 'fall guy' homey

ESPN NFL analyst and former Viking Cris Carter is in hot water for telling the truth.
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August 13

Is Eagles coach Chip Kelly taking too much risk?

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Bob Ford and CineSport’s Noah Coslov discuss the amount of risk Chip Kelly is taking with the Eagles roster and wonder what if the Eagles get off to a slow start?
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August 13

The future of the St. Louis Rams

STLToday.com’s Jeff Gordon chats with CineSport’s Noah Coslov about where the future of the Rams stands at the moment and what’s next in the process.
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August 11

“Hard Knocks” focused on Texans

CineSport’s Brian Clark asks NFL analyst and ESPN Radio host Jayson Braddock what to expect from the Houston Texans during HBO’s “Hard Knocks.”
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August 11

Quiet is good for Browns, Manziel

Dennis Manoloff of Cleveland.com/Cleveland Plain Dealer and CineSport’s Brian Clark discuss Johnny Manziel’s approach and what to watch for in Thursday’s preseason opener.
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August 11

Steelers’ kicking plan

The Tribune-Review’s Mark Kaboly tells CineSport’s Brian Clark how the Steelers will replace Shaun Suisham, and which players stood out in the Hall of Fame Game.
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August 10

Frank Gifford passes away at 84

Sportscaster, Pro Football Hall of Famer and New York Giants legend Frank Gifford died Sunday at his home of natural causes, his family announced. Gifford was 84 years old.
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August 9

NFL Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at 84

The NFL Hall of Famer and sports broadcaster died suddenly Sunday morning at his Connecticut home of natural causes.
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August 7

Vikings great Tingelhoff well-suited for Hall of Fame induction weekend

Vikings great Mick Tingelhoff finally donned the gold jacket of a Hall of Fame member.
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August 5

Vikings graced by numerous ironman streaks

The Vikings have been blessed with a number of players who have put together long streaks of consecutive played games, which aren't expected to be as common anymore.
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August 3

Thomas: Foles fitting in with Rams

The Post-Dispatch’s Jim Thomas tells CineSport’s Brian Clark why Monday’s stadium news was good for proponents of a new stadium, and how Nick Foles is adjusting to the Rams.
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August 2

Bengals' Michael Johnson suffers knee injury

How severe is Michael Johnson's knee injury? CineSport's Justin Shackil and the Dayton Daily News' Jay Morrison discuss this and preview the first full week of Bengals practice.
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July 31

Kaboly: Injuries Worrying Steelers?

The Tribune-Review’s Mark Kaboly joins CineSport’s Brian Clark from Latrobe to discuss the Steelers’ injuries, and how Le’Veon Bell saw his suspension reduced to two games.
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July 28

Cardinals hire first-ever female NFL coach

The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to a training camp and preseason coaching internship, making her the NFL’s first female coach.
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July 26
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Kaboly: Quiet start at Steelers camp

The Tribune-Review’s Mark Kaboly joins CineSport’s Brian Clark from Steelers training camp in Latrobe to recap the first practice of camp, and Ben Roethlisberger’s thoughts on the offense.
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Goodell's role and science will be key arguments at Tom Brady's appeal hearing

When Tom Brady's appeal hearing kicks off Tuesday, key arguments will be about who ordered his four-game suspension and whether science supports the league's findings about deflated footballs.

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  • LA Dodgers

    Cincinnati

     

    - F

    1

    0

  • LA Angels

    Detroit

     

    - F

    2

    0

  • Toronto

    Texas

     

    - F

    1

    4

  • Baltimore

    Kansas City

     

    - F

    3

    5

  • Chicago Cubs

    San Francisco

     

    - F

    1

    9

  • NY Mets

    Philadelphia

     

    - Top 4th

    2

    5

  • San Diego

    Washington

     

    - Bot 4th

    1

    0

  • Pittsburgh

    Miami

     

    - Top 4th

    2

    0

  • Minnesota

    Tampa Bay

     

    - Top 4th

    4

    2

  • Seattle

    Chicago White Sox

     

    - Top 1st

    0

    0

  • St. Louis

    Arizona

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  • Phoenix

    Connecticut

     

    - 3rd, 7:56

    43

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