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Doug Worthington #90 of the Washington Redskins tackles Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks in the second half during the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game at FedExField on January 6, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Worthington Hopes To Help Depleted Chargers Defensive Line

Defensive lineman Doug Worthington landed in the right spot.

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Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs attempt to avoid the outstretched arms of D.J. Hayden #25 of the Oakland Raiders in the second quarter October 13, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Raiders Still Waiting On Hayden’s Health

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday the team will decide by next week whether cornerback DJ Hayden is healthy enough to start the season on the active roster or if he will go on the physically unable to perform list.

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Blake Bortles (Photo Credit: John Konstantaras)

5 Worst Teams In NFL Heading Into 2014 Season

Let’s take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.

08/19/2014

Tight end Brent Celek #87 of the Philadelphia Eagles gets caught by safety Charles Woodson #24 on a catch for 24-yards in the second quarter on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Charles Woodson Must Lead The Oakland Defense To New Heights In 2014

Even though he will be 38 in October and well past his prime, safety Charles Woodson has the ability to lead the Oakland Raiders defense this season to a level the team hasn’t seen in awhile.

08/19/2014

A CBS camera follows play as the New England Patriots host the New York Jets in an NFL wild card playoff game Jan. 7, 2007 in Foxborough. The Pats won 37 - 16. (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

NFL Games To Take Over Thursday Nights On CBS

“The Big Bang Theory” is one of the few television shows that can approach the NFL in viewership. CBS executives still didn’t hesitate to temporarily move TV’s top-rated comedy to a different night to make room for football.

08/18/2014

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Raiders Rookie QB Carr Returns To Practice After Concussion

Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice three days after being knocked out of a preseason game with a concussion and sore ribs.

08/18/2014

Cornerback Darrelle Revis #24 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stretches for a 4th-quarter interception against the Miami Dolphins November 11, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Tampa won 22 - 19. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Darrelle Revis Is The Key Component To New England’s New-Look Defense

It’s been a long-time since the New England Patriots had a shutdown cornerback on their roster, and they finally have one in former New York Jets star Darrelle Revis.

08/18/2014

Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin #18 of the Philadelphia Eagles in action against the New York Giants at Lincoln Financial Field on September 30, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Jeremy Maclin Must Embrace Becoming The No. 1 Receiver For The Eagles

Jeremy Maclin is not going to have to be Jerry Rice or Terrell Owens. He merely needs to be a receiver for Nick Foles, while the tight ends help chip in the rest of the production in the passing game.

08/18/2014

Tight end Eric Ebron #85 of the Detroit Lions makes a catch against safety Charles Woodson #24 of the Oakland Raiders during their preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Secondary Hindered By Injuries, Blown Coverages

Two consecutive poor performances in the secondary aren’t enough to cause Oakland coach Dennis Allen much concern about his team’s pass defense.

08/17/2014

Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving Threat

The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.

08/16/2014

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on from the bench against the New York Giants during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 9, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ben Roethlisberger Needs To Stay Focused Amid Emmanuel Sanders Feud

So it is with my jaded view of the world that I address the Ben Roethlisberger – Emmanuel Sanders feud. Sanders said that his new quarterback, Peyton Manning, is a much better leader than his old quarterback, Big Ben. And thus the verbal jousting began, feathers flexed, talons out.

08/15/2014

Competitors in the $1,000,000 Draftstreet Fantasy Football Championship 2013 react while watching games at Legasse's Stadium at The Palazzo Las Vegas on December 15, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for DraftStreet)

Fantasy Football: Draft Advice For A Competitive Team

In-season roster management is key to winning your fantasy football league, but the draft goes a long way towards determining the champ. Value is the most important word when it comes to the draft. Here are a few tips to stay a few moves ahead of your competitors.

08/15/2014

Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks #88 of the New York Giants looks on prior to the start of the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Can Colts WR Hakeem Nicks Regain Old Form In 2014 NFL Season?

Hobbled by injuries, the Indianapolis Colts hope (wide receiver) Hakeem Nicks can contribute with the type of production that catapulted the New York Giants to a Super Bowl championship in 2012.

08/15/2014

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Raiders Owner Has No Plans To Sign Lease Extension With Oakland After 2014 Season

With the lack of efforts with the city of Oakland renovating the 48-yer-old stadium O Co., owner of the Raiders Mark Davis will not sign a lease after the 2014 season.

08/14/2014

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5 Reasons Why Johnny Manziel Must Start In Cleveland

Let’s take a look at exactly why Johnny Manziel needs to start in week 1 for the Cleveland Browns.

08/14/2014

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