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Matt_Trogdon

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Virginia born, Virginia bred. Cavalier fan by birth, Cardinals fan by love, Washington sports fan by proximity.

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Patriots have a number of long-term injuries

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Six players sat out Wednesday's practice, five of whom have been injured for multiple weeks. How much strength will New England have when it takes on the Dolphins?

Javorskie Lane misses practice; Fasano limited

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Miami's running attack is picking up steam. Will Javorskie Lane and Anthony Fasano be ready for the Patriots?

Saints are wounded as they prepare for Falcons

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After a physical game against the 49ers, New Orleans heads into their battle with the Falcons short-handed.

Three Falcons could miss Thursday's game

Samuel, Robinson and Jerry all missed Tuesday's practice. They will likely be game-time decisions when the Falcons try to avenge their only loss of the season.

7 other teams wanted Jason Babin

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The Pro Bowl defender had been seen as a possible acquisition for a handful of contenders. He heads to a rebuilding Jacksonville team instead.

Richt ready for mammoth SEC title game

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The SEC title game has been huge since its inception in 1992. With two teams playing for a shot at the national title, this might be the biggest game so far.

Will the Georgia defense be ready for Alabama?

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The Dawgs hope to build of the experience from last year's SEC title game, when they held LSU scoreless in the first half before falling apart in the second.

What will UVA's schedule be without the Terps?

Maryland fans were annoying. No one will deny that. But we got used to seeing them every year. What happens to Virginia now that the Terps are off to their comeuppance in the Big Ten?

Terps leave ACC - is anyone next?

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Maryland has decided to leave the ACC for the Big Ten. Rutgers is reported to be considering the move as well. The impact of Maryland's decision is unknown at present. More details to come.

FSU's Manuel headed to Senior Bowl

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E.J. Manuel is headed to one of the top showcases for college football seniors. He'll perform in front of NFL scouts at the end of January as part of the Senior Bowl. Manuel has the 'Noles knocking...

5 Jaguars out of practice on Wednesday

Jacksonville faces a tall test this weekend against the 8-1 Houston Texans. That test won't be made any easier by the continued absence of Maurice Jones-Drew.

Jamon Meredith injured at Bucs practice

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Meredith is Tampa's second injured offensive lineman. The team still doesn't know the future of linebacker Quincy Black, who was placed on injured reserve with a neck injury.

Fulmer for UK?

Would Kentucky actually hire Phil Fulmer? One statewide reporter thinks it's a possibility.

Gaffney limited in practice; Bess remains out

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The Dolphins receiving corps could be thin for Thursday night's game against Buffalo. No. 3 receiver Jabar Gaffney was limited in Wednesday's practice, while Davone Bess remained out with a...

Hopkins on the verge of breaking NCAA records.

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FSU senior kicker Dustin Hopkins is about to break multiple NCAA records. But he doesn't want to talk about it. Not even a little.

Julio Jones missed Atlanta's Wednesday practice.

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The decision to hold out Jones seems to have been a precautionary one. No reason for Falcons fans to worry too much just yet.

Dolphins DT would prefer not to face C.J. Spiller

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Miami's defense has struggled against the run in recent weeks, and it won't get a reprieve against Buffalo. Bills running back C.J. Spiller is one of the most dangerous in the game.

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Sproles returns to practice. Will he play Sunday?

Darren Sproles completed a quick return to the Saints' practice field Wednesday. While it's unclear if he'll play Sunday against Oakland, it appears he will rejoin the New Orleans lineup much...

Will Buffalo torch Jimmy Wilson on Thursday?

Wilson, who's converted from safety to cornerback this season, has been a favorite target of opposing offenses. He'll need to step up his game Thursday night if Miami hopes to be successful.

'Noles offense tries to increase road production

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If Florida State wants to win the ACC's Atlantic Division, it will have to take its vaunted offense to Blacksburg and emerge a winner.

Locker cleared for contact; could start Sunday

Miami's clash with Tennessee just got more interesting, following news that Titans quarterback Jake Locker could start for the first time since Week 4.

Atlanta goes big in tonight's tilt with Pacers

Facing an Indiana team that's without Danny Granger, Atlanta will send out a big starting lineup to try and counter the Pacers' size.

Miami and Tampa headed to similar draft positions

Based on mid-season projections, the Bucs and the Dolphins will draft somewhere in the high-teens in 2013. Jacksonville is still in the running for the #1 draft pick.

Sproles missed practice Wednesday; status unknown

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Four Saints sat out Wednesday's practice with injuries. New Orleans hosts undefeated Atlanta this weekend.

Maurice Jones-Drew still out for Jacksonville

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He and backfield-mate Greg Jones will both miss Thursday's game against Indianapolis.

Witherspoon, Cone, Snelling and Mitchell sit out

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Four Falcons sat out practice Wednesday, which is one day after the team placed starting guard Garrett Reynolds on injured reserve.

Richt addresses Georgia's shrinking receiving unit

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With Marlon Brown tearing his ACL last weekend, Georgia has now lost two wide receivers to season-ending injuries. Head coach Mark Richt addressed that topic with the media on Tuesday.

Georgia to face two former coaches this weekend

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Two of Mark Richt's former defensive coordinators will be on the Auburn sideline this weekend when Georgia rolls into town. Auburn's defense has been ugly this season, but the Bulldogs don't plan...

Richt could seek hip replacement in offseason

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The Georgia coach suffered a freak swing set accident in the early 1990s that caused significant damage to his hip. He is often in serious pain after walking the UGA sidelines on Saturdays.

Third-string UGA fullback shining in spotlight

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Zander Ogletree finally got his chance to play last Saturday, and he delivered a performance that was as impressive as it was unexpected.

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