The league wanted a longer penalty for the third-year linebacker, but the sides agreed to less than half the season, a person familiar with the negotiations between the linebacker and the NFL told the Associated Press.
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According to the NFL, Miller is eligible to play and practice through the last two preseason games. His suspension, without pay, will begin Aug. 31, and will cost him more than $800,000 of the nearly $2.3 million he's scheduled to make this season.
He'll be allowed at the team facility, but not at practice during the suspension. He can return to the field Oct. 14, the day after Denver's home game against Jacksonville, and will be eligible for an Oct. 20 contest at the
And with his first chance to put his stamp on Philadelphia's offense, Kelly named Vick the starting quarterback on Tuesday, giving the veteran the nod over
"He's our starter for the season," Kelly said. "It's not a one-game trial basis."
Vick has been solid in two preseason games, and Foles, in his second season with the Eagles, has struggled to grasp Kelly's multifaceted offense.
Coach Rob Chudzinski said Weeden earned the job with a strong off-season, training camp and preseason. Weeden was pushed in camp by veteran
Seattle had traded Moffitt to the Browns on Monday, pending a physical, in exchange for
Ducks' Souray has surgery
Ducks defenseman Sheldon Souray tore a ligament in his right wrist working out last month and underwent surgery that will sideline him at least through late November, the team said.
Souray, 37, suffered the injury while conditioning in Idaho on July 17, a team spokesman said, and underwent surgery eight days later. Souray scored seven goals with 10 assists in 44 games last season.
He was throwing a large medicine ball when he heard something pop in his wrist, a team official said. To replace Souray, the Ducks signed Mark Fistric, 27, to a one-year contract worth $900,000.
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The 6-foot-11 Sanders had career-highs of 9.8 points and 9.5 rebounds last season. His 2.8 blocks per game ranked second in the