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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?


PatMcManamon @PatMcManamon

#Browns release WR Shane Wynn. Guessing to give him chance to find another team. Team has three small WRs. Might indicate T Pryor makes it.

Matich: Football minds prevailing in D.C.

Trevor Matich is excited by the QB news out of Washington: "My reaction is hallelujah. Hallelujah. I think there are a lot of veterans in that locker room that are sick and tired of having the prime of their careers limited by this circus at quarterback."


tim hasselbeck @tthasselbeck

Remember when so many people thought drafting Kirk Cousins was a wasted pick bc they drafted RG3 in that same draft.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Senior NFL Writer 

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is likely done for the preseason. In three games, he completed 16-of-21 passes for 189 yards and two touchdowns, one to Martavis Bryant and one to Markus Wheaton.

New York Giants @nygiants

Be 5 minutes early wherever you go today in honor of Coach Coughlin's birthday! Happy birthday coach! #GiantsPride ????????

Key points as Brady, Goodell back in court

Sal Paolantonio explains what's at stake in Deflategate as Tom Brady and Roger Goodell appear in front of a judge this morning.


Tom Brady, Roger Goodell due in court

With no settlement reached in Deflategate, the two will appear in a Manhattan court today. Judge Richard Berman hopes to decide the case by Sept. 4 if no settlement is agreed upon.

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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."


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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Washington brass at odds on RG III

High-ranking Washington front office officials and coaches want to move on from quarterback Robert Griffin III, but are meeting resistance from team ownership, according to sources. QB on the trade block?

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Harvin seeks redemption in Buffalo

Percy Harvin has been a fantasy disappointment the past couple of seasons with the Seahawks and Jets. Does a move to Buffalo make him a more intriguing fantasy prospect? Play for free


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.


James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dolphins return to practice this afternoon and the focus will be on the health of the offensive line. Center Mike Pouncey (pictured) tweaked his knee in Saturday's preseason win over the Falcons but said he doesn't expect to miss games. Left tackles Branden Albert (knee) and Jason Fox (concussions) also are trying to get healthy for Week 1 of the regular season.

Schefter: 'Intriguing' if Browns sign Rice

Adam Schefter tells Mike & Mike that he thinks RB Ray Rice could help Cleveland but adds, "they've made a lot of noise about [signing him], but they really haven't done anything about it to this point."


Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

With 1 week left in NFL preseason, kickers have missed 10 of 161 PAT attempts from the new 33-yard distance. Conversion rate is 93.8. No PK has missed more than 1.

Mike Wells @MikeWellsNFL

The Colts have released guard Donald Thomas, according to source. Injuries limited him to two games in two seasons.

Dez to sit out preseason finale

Dez Bryant didn't play Saturday and won't play in next week's preseason finale. Do you still feel confident enough in Dez to draft him early in fantasy football even though he hasn't taken a snap in the preseason? Play for free

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