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Monday NFL preview: More first-team work for Jimmy Garoppolo

NFL Nation previews what to watch for Monday around the NFL, including valuable reps for Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo while Tom Brady is away at court.

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Keim: How Redskins can proceed with RG III

Robert Griffin III's situation in Washington is as unsettled as it was a year ago. Is the struggling QB on his way out? John Keim breaks down the only four options the team has left.

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Weinfuss: Tough outing for Palmer

Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer's final preseason showing wasn't pretty -- 8-for-22 passing, two interceptions, three sacks -- but he didn't get much help.

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McFadden makes most of playing time

Darren McFadden looked much improved Saturday, rushing for 37 yards on four carries. What does that mean for his standing on the Cowboys' RB depth chart?

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THIS JUST IN: Deflategate judge Richard Berman announces there is no settlement in Tom Brady's appeal. Today's hearing is over.

No settlement in Deflategate hearing

Judge Richard M. Berman said his ruling would definitely come by at least Friday and possibly by Tuesday or Wednesday after the NFL and NFLPA were unable to reach a settlement today.

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Washington engaging in RG III trade talks

ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter says of the latest drama surrounding Robert Griffin III: "RG III is not being counted on as the starting quarterback whether or not he's on the roster."

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Cousins named Redskins' Week 1 starter

Kirk Cousins will start at QB in Washington's season opener vs. the Dolphins, according to ESPN's Dianna Russini. He gets the nod over Robert Griffin III, who's struggled with injuries ever since the Redskins took him second overall in 2012. Cousins started five games last year for the Redskins.

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Schefter's guess at Bills QB? Tyrod Taylor

ESPN's Adam Schefter joined Mike & Mike to discuss the three-headed Bills QB race between Taylor, EJ Manuel and Matt Cassel. Taylor's legs persuaded Schefter to give him the nod.

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In surprising move, Bills cut jackson

RB Fred Jackson was released by Buffalo today. His time in the Bills' backfield dates back to 2007, but his last 1,000-yard rushing season was 2009. At 34, he was the oldest running back in the NFL.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Senior NFL Writer 

Veteran kicker Josh Scobee is headed to the Steelers in a trade, ESPN's Mike DiRocco confirms. Scobee is a career 80.8 percent kicker in 11 years in Jacksonville, including a 23-of-25 performance in 2013. Scobee replaces the injured Garrett Hartley.

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars OC Greg Olson says injured WR Marqise Lee is like an albino tiger at the zoo: you feel lucky to see him. Lee has missed all but 3 days with hammy injury.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Belichick is asked if CB Malcolm Butler is same player as last year. With decisiveness, he says, "No, much improved on everything."

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Belichick says there is a balance between three things right now: 1) Roster formation;2) Giants preseason finale; 3) Prepping for season opener vs. Steelers.

Mike Rodak @mikerodak

Fred Jackson ends his career in Buffalo as the Bills’ third-leading rusher all-time, behind Thurman Thomas and O.J. Simpson.

Mara joins Brady-Goodell talks in NY

John Mara, Giants co-owner and chairman of the NFL's executive committee, has joined NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Patriots QB Tom Brady in a meeting with U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Berman, who wants Mara to help the two sides reach a settlement. (via ESPN's Sal Paolantonio)

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Jackson was still a productive back

Sure, Fred Jackson had not recorded a 1,000-yard rushing season since 2009, but the former Bills RB had morphed into an adept pass catcher. In 2014, he tallied career highs in catches (66) and receiving yards (501).

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Lions trade for Bucs' TE Tim Wright

Wright, a second-year pro, goes to Detroit in exchange for kicker Kyle Brindza. Wright caught six touchdown passes for the Patriots last season but was released in June. Tampa Bay re-signed him -- but now has traded him for the second time.

Rich Cimini @RichCimini

Not totally surprised by Bills' release of Fred Jackson. Rex Ryan thinking about it in March, when he wanted to sign Bilal Powell. #Bills

Mike Rodak @mikerodak

Bills cuts: Jackson, Cockrell, Hudson Michael Buchanan, Justin Hamilton, Terren Jones, Lankster, Ladler, Wes Miller, Morrell, Reed, Seale

Mike Rodak @mikerodak

Bryce Brown now suddenly seems in a great position to make the Bills’ roster. Depth chart: McCoy, Williams, Dixon, Brown