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  1. McFadden led NFL in preseason penalties

    Rich Cimini

    Newly acquired cornerback Leon McFadden was the NFL poster boy for the dramatic increase in preseason penalties. In fact, he committed a league-high eight, according to the NFL's stats website, and it wasn't close for second. Playing for the Cleve...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  2. Morning Ram-blings: Penalties dialed back

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- The penalty flag is a staple of the preseason. Partly because so many young players are struggling to keep up and/or adjusting to the rules and partly because the exhibition season is the time when officials work on enforcing the l...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  3. D.J. Swearinger of Houston Texans not fined for hit on Wes Welker...

    Tania Ganguli

    Texans safety D.J. Swearinger was not fined for a hit on Broncos receiver Wes Welker that drew a penalty flag, Swearinger told ESPN.com Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  4. Titans will seek alternative to Campbell

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans have poor cornerback depth. To their credit, that didn't prompt them to keep Tommie Campbell. Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports Campbell has been cut. Campbell had a disastrous, three-penalty night Thu...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  5. Haloti Ngata of Baltimore Ravens fined for kicking player

    Jamison Hensley

    Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata was fined $8,268 by the NFL for kicking a Washington Redskins player in Saturday's preseason game.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  6. NFL implements domestic violence penalties

    Jane McManus

    The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban from the league for a second offense.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  7. Pete Carroll disappointed, surprised by Seattle Seahawks' penalty...

    Terry Blount

    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expressed disappointment and surprise Wednesday about the penalty the NFL issued the team Tuesday for violating the offseason no-contact rule in a minicamp practice when a fight occurred between Richard Sherman and Phil Bates.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  8. Troy Vincent defends suspension of Washington Redskins' Brandon M...

    John Keim

    Troy Vincent, the NFL's new executive vice president of football operations and a former defensive back, defended the two-game suspension he gave Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for a preseason hit on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  9. Art Rooney II of Pittsburgh Steelers -- NFL penalties problematic...

    Scott Brown

    Steelers coach Mike Tomlin took part in a conference call with other members of the NFL competition committee on Tuesday, and he surely relayed some of the uneasiness his boss has with the number of penalties that have been called in the preseason.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  10. Seahawks' penalty is an NFL message

    Terry Blount

    RENTON, Wash. -- If you were to name a half dozen NFL teams that play it old-school in practice by getting rough and rowdy at risk to players, the Seattle Seahawks would not be one of them. That's why it's surprising to learn the Seahawks are bein...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  11. Brandon Meriweather to appeal suspension amid support from Washin...

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal his two-game suspension for another illegal hit, amid strong support from teammates and coaches -- and fellow safety Ryan Clark calling out Troy Vincent.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  12. Garrett wants Dixon's style altered

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Jason Garrett really does love Ahmad Dixon's physical style on the football field. He just doesn't want the rookie playing recklessly. That's what he did Saturday night, and it resulted in a a key 15-yard penalty for unnecessary roughness that hel...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  13. For Peyton Manning penalty flags are rare

    Jeff Legwold

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- It's rare for a guy who is on the doorstep of his 17th NFL season, who has done as much as Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has done in what will be a Hall of Fame career, to add something new to the resume. But that's...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  14. Jim Caldwell says Detroit Lions will address Ndamukong Suh hit pr...

    Michael Rothstein

    Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell has yet to coach defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in a regular-season game yet, but he is already making a stand about how he'll address any potential late hits or fines about his star.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2014
  15. Bill O'Brien backs Houston Texans' D.J. Swearinger after hit on D...

    Tania Ganguli

    Texans coach Bill O'Brien backed his safety a day after D.J. Swearinger drew the ire of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for a hit that concussed receiver Wes Welker.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2014
  16. Brandon Meriweather of Washington Redskins flagged for another he...

    John Keim

    Brandon Meriweather was flagged for a personal foul on Baltimore Ravens receiver Torrey Smith with a hit officials judged helmet-to-helmet in the second quarter of the Redskins' 23-17 preseason loss Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2014