After a scuffle that that left three players ejected from last Sunday’s game that welcomed Carson Palmer back to Cincinnati, Bengals offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth is calling out the Raiders defenders that joined in the fight between he and Tommy Kelly and Lamarr Houston. Whitworth is upset how the fight went down after the Raiders’ defender pummeled Andy Dalton to the ground after the play had been called dead. He is calling those players cowards and said if he watched the tape he would probably go after them, according to NFL.com.
The “dirtiest player” in football, Ndamukong Suh eluded suspension for his kick to Matt Schaub’s groin during the Thanksgiving game that pitted the Lions against the Texans. However, he could not avoid the fine. The NFL fined the defensive tackle $30,000. Is that enough?
Jim Harbaugh seems to be taking his quarterback controversy week by week. This week, he left the masses waiting until Wednesday afternoon to hear his choice for the starting spot on Sunday. The 49ers coach is going with the hot hand in Colin Kaepernick again. The questions are beginning to arise for Alex Smith.
Oakland Raiders 2010 first round pick, linebacker Rolando McClain, took to Twitter to share his wish of wanted to be off of the flailing Oakland team. He got his wish. Reports are circulating that the team informed McClain that he will be officially released sometime Thursday.
Defensive End Jason Babin was waived by the Eagles on Tuesday and had many suitors on the waiver wire. The Jacksonville Jaguars came out on top, though, winning big in the waiver wires Wednesday.
Minnesota Vikings, Jared Allen has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for the blind side block he put Chicago’s Lance Louis. The two smacked helmets, which is very uncharacteristic of Allen.
Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice on Wednesday. Reports from the team’s website state that he was limited, though. Whether the quarterback will return this week against their division rivals is still unknown. However, the team will want to be very cautious with this injury.
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