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  1. Ray Rice is not appealing suspension

    Jamison Hensley

    Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice did not appeal his two-game suspension from the NFL, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. This move was not a surprise considering Rice received a lighter punishment than expected. Rice, who was suspe...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  2. Matt Birk named the NFL's director of football development

    Jamison Hensley

    Matt Birk was named the NFL's director of football development, the league announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  3. Reed's suspension cut to $50,000 fine

    Jamison Hensley

    Players and coaches around the league were surprised when the NFL announced Monday that Ravens safety Ed Reed was suspended for one game for repeated hits on players in the head and neck area. A day later, there was another surprise -- the appeal pro...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  4. Scott Fujita's appeal rejected by NFL

    Jamison Hensley

    Browns linebacker Scott Fujita's appeal was rejected by the NFL, which should come as a surprise to no one. But there was one interesting turn: there's still a chance that the suspensions could get reduced. In the league's announcement of upholdin...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  5. Fujita calls out NFL for 'smear campaign'

    Jamison Hensley

    After leaving an appeal hearing before NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita vehemently denied any involvement in a bounty program run by the New Orleans Saints. Fujita, who is fighting a three-game suspension, said his re...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  6. Arbitrator rules against Browns' Fujita

    Jamison Hensley

    The chances of Browns linebacker Scott Fujita winning an appeal of his three-game suspension and clearing his name took a hit Monday. Arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had the authority to discipline Fujita and t...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  7. Wake-up call: Moch reportedly suspended

    Jamison Hensley

    Every morning, grab a cup of coffee and get your AFC North wake-up call here: Bengals linebacker Dontay Moch has been suspended four games for using a banned substance, pending an appeal, according to's Jason LaCanfora. Moch, a third-ro...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  8. Fujita should feel lucky in filing his appeal

    Jamison Hensley

    Browns linebacker Scott Fujita has appealed his three-game suspension for his involvement in the Saints' bounty system, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. This doesn't come as a surprise because Fujita was expected to take this s...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  9. Harrison suspension could prove costly

    Jamison Hensley

    Steelers linebacker James Harrison will not play at San Francisco on Monday night after his appeal of a one-game suspension was denied Friday, and it really couldn't come at a worse time for Pittsburgh. The loss of Harrison could cost the Steelers a ...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  10. James Harrison's appeal to be heard today

    Jamison Hensley

    James Harrison's expedited hearing will take place today at 2 p.m. via phone, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson. Ted Cottrell, a longtime NFL defensive coordinator who is one of the league's appeals officers, will preside over the hearing, ESPN's A...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  11. Tomlin hurts Harrison's chances at appeal

    Jamison Hensley

    James Harrison's agent, Bill Parise, told The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he has appealed the one-game suspension for the Steelers linebacker. Harrison is expected to receive an expedited hearing so he would have a chance to play in Monday night'...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  12. James Harrison suspended one game

    Jamison Hensley

    The NFL suspended Steelers linebacker James Harrison for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns quarterback Colt McCoy, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Harrison plans to appeal the suspension, Schefter reported. Harrison becomes the fi...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  13. Wake-up call: Benson vents frustration

    Jamison Hensley

    Every morning, grab a cup of coffee and get your AFC North wake-up call here: While waiting on a ruling for his appeal of a three-game suspension, running back Cedric Benson has chosen to vent his frustration regarding the Bengals offense. Bens...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  14. Farrior fined $15,000 for hit on Collins

    Jamison Hensley

    James Farrior will appeal a $15,000 fine for his hit on Indianapolis quarterback Kerry Collins because he believes the hit didn't warrant any punishment, the Steelers linebacker told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Farrior wasn't penalized for his hi...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  15. RB update: Benson to play, Hillis returns

    Jamison Hensley

    The Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns received good news on their starting running backs Wednesday. The Bengals' Cedric Benson said he expects to play Sunday against Buffalo after there was no ruling on his appeal of a three-game suspension,...

    Blog | September 28, 2011