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  1. Chris Borland named to PFWA all-rookie team

    Paul Gutierrez

    San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Chris Borland, a third-round draft pick out of Wisconsin pressed into service when Patrick Willis went down for the season with a toe injury, has been named to the Pro Football Writers of America all-rookie team....

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  2. Luke Kuechly mans up and takes credit for rare mistake

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year doesn't make many mistakes, but he owned up to a big one after Sunday's 17-13 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly admitted he should h...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  3. Ex-Browns go from losing in Cleveland to having stability in Indy...

    Mike Wells

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The names just ran off Indianapolis Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson's tongue with ease at first. "Let's see, I started with Frye, Charlie Frye," he said. "Derek Anderson, Brady Quinn, [Bruce] Gradkowski. Bup, bup, bup ... [Brian] Ho...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  4. Miles Austin of Cleveland Browns still in hospital, placed on inj...

    Pat McManamon

    The Browns have placed wide receiver Miles Austin on injured reserve and say he's still in the hospital recovering from a kidney injury.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  5. Jadeveon Clowney of Houston Texans to meet with Dr. James Andrews...

    Tania Ganguli

    Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney will meet with Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion on his surgically repaired right knee, sources confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2014
  6. Mike Nolan hopes to get Jonathan Massaquoi (foot) back on track

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- A nagging foot injury continues to be the only reason why Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker/defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi hasn't seen the field much in recent weeks. Massaquoi played just seven snaps in a 19-17 win over ...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  7. Karlos Dansby and Jabaal Sheard of Cleveland Browns out for signi...

    Pat McManamon

    The Cleveland Browns lost linebackers Karlos Dansby and Jabaal Sheard for a significant time during Sunday's loss to Houston.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  8. Karlos Dansby of Cleveland Browns leaves with knee injury

    Jeremy Fowler

    The Browns lost a critical part of their defense when linebacker Karlos Dansby left Sunday's game against the Houston Texans with a knee injury. He did not return.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2014
  9. Do Andy Dalton's issues stem from the offensive line?

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- If you watched last Thursday's game against the Cleveland Browns, you probably saw Cincinnati Bengals reserve right offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse get repeatedly turned around by the linemen and linebackers he was charged with block...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  10. Jim Harbaugh offers no comment on Ahmad Brooks trade report

    Paul Gutierrez

    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh was asked Friday if he had a comment on last weekend's report that the team was close to trading outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks to the Cleveland Browns before the trade deadline. "No, no, I don't have any co...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  11. How did the Browns make Andy Dalton's night so miserable?

    Pat McManamon

    CINCINNATI -- The Cleveland Browns knew they had played well against Andy Dalton, but they didn't realize how well until told in the locker room that Dalton's passer rating for the game was 2.0. Linebacker Karlos Dansby paused a moment before hear...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  12. 49ers sign CB Leon McFadden from practice squad

    Paul Gutierrez

    The San Francisco 49ers filled the 53rd spot on their roster Saturday by promoting cornerback Leon McFadden from the practice squad. It had been thought the team was leaving it open in anticipation of outside linebacker Aldon Smith possibly having...

    Blog | November 01, 2014
  13. Could Tampa Bay's Cover 2 scheme help Browns' run game?

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio -- Most every Football 101 Manual has the chapter: How to beat the Cover 2. In its most simplistic definition, it's a defense that places two safeties deep in the middle of the field, with a middle linebacker buzzing in front of them a...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  14. Vontaze Burfict of Cincinnati Bengals likely will miss 2 games af...

    Coley Harvey

    Cincinnati Bengals Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict will miss Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars -- and likely next Thursday night's game against the Cleveland Browns -- coach Marvin Lewis said during his news conference Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  15. L.J. Fort moved from LB to FB for the Seahawks

    Terry Blount

    RENTON, Wash. -- L.J. Fort came to the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday thinking he was joining the team as a linebacker, the only position he has played since his first year of college. He soon learned Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had other plans. "Pet...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  16. Posluszny, Branch to be evaluated Monday

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars had two key defensive players get hurt in Sunday's 24-6 victory against the Cleveland Browns, but the extent of those injuries won't be known until Monday. Linebacker Paul Posluszny suffered a pectora...

    Blog | October 19, 2014