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  1. Jarvis Jenkins of Washington Redskins returns from suspension

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins had plenty of issues that led to their season-opening three-game losing streak. Defensive end Jarvis Jenkins added one more reason to the list -- his own absence.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  2. Redskins defense: What we've learned

    John Keim

    After watching the Redskins' 24-13 victory over Pittsburgh on Monday, here's what stood out: It was easy to see how dominant nose tackle Barry Cofield was at times Monday night. It was even deeper than I realized. Two years ago the Redskins coach...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  3. Redskins vs. Steelers: What to watch for

    John Keim

    Here's what I'll be watching when the Redskins host the Steelers at 8 ET tonight (ESPN/Watch ESPN): QB Kirk Cousins: He was effective and efficient versus Tennessee in the preseason opener, but he was facing a vanilla defense. How will Pittsburgh ...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  4. Mike Neal rejoins Green Bay Packers after 4-game suspension

    The Green Bay Packers have activated defensive end Mike Neal, who was suspended for the first four weeks of the season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2012
  5. Packers deactivations and chat reminder

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers' list of game-day deactivations included a couple of interesting names. Tight end D.J. Williams, defensive end Phillip Merling and running back James Starks are all healthy scratches for this game. Starks (...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  6. Green Bay Packers cut-down analysis

    John Clayton

    Most significant move: For weeks, outsiders have called for the Packers to make a trade or look outside of the organization for a backup quarterback. General manager Ted Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy put all of their faith in Graham Harrell a...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  7. Packers Camp Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    Three thoughts as training camps open around the NFL: One thing I'm certain of: I'll need an updated copy of the Green Bay Packers' roster when I watch their defensive practices. There are a bunch of new faces, acquired via free agency and the dra...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  8. NFC North links: Matt Forte seeking respect staff

    Chicago Bears Matt Forte says he's not looking to be the top-paid running back in the league. He just wants a fair deal. "All you can ask for is respect, and you go out there and you do your best to earn it. Respect isn't given to anybody," Forte...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  9. Green Bay Packers' Mike Neal plans second appeal of suspension

    Mike Neal plans on proving his critics wrong this season. And he believes he'll be playing on opening day.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  10. Phillip Merling the latest DL to join Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    The Green Bay Packers are serious about elevating the competition on their defensive line. Tuesday, they signed the third veteran free agent for that position group alone. Former Miami Dolphins defensive end Phillip Merling will join Anthony Hargr...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  11. New York Jets C Nick Mangold active; Miami Dolphins S Chris Clemo...

    New York Jets center Nick Mangold started against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night after being listed as questionable.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  12. Camp Confidential: Miami Dolphins

    Brian Biggane, Special to

    The one major question about the Miami Dolphins the entire offseason was never sufficiently answered. So what is the deal at quarterback, anyway? Chad Henne was the unequivocal choice of general manager Jeff Ireland and coach Tony Sparano at th...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  13. Breaking down the Dolphins' defense

    Matt Williamson

    I am enamored with the Miami Dolphins' defense this year. It is talented, productive and deep. And the entire unit is going to benefit greatly from the front three. Like with any odd front, we need to start with the nose tackle. He is rarely menti...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  14. Dolphins D cursed by dropped interceptions

    Tim Graham

    Monday on the AFC East blog, dropped interceptions were a hot topic. Today, I want to broach a totally different subject: dropped interceptions. We already know New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez threw the most passes defenders dropped. ...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  15. Gholston, Long and the 2008 defensive ends

    Mike Sando

    Vernon Gholston's anticipated release from the New York Jets comes three years after the Ohio State defensive end dominated at the NFL scouting combine. Gholston tied offensive lineman Jake Long for a combine-high 37 repetitions in the bench press...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  16. Stout D-line keys Dolphins' defense

    Matt Williamson, Scouts Inc.

    When analyzing the Dolphins' impressive defense, it would be easy to overlook the contributions of the defensive line. That would be a huge mistake. And Miami's front three has an excellent chance of being even better next season. Randy Starks is ...

    Blog | February 17, 2011