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Christian Ponder’s future lies in the hands of Colin Kaepernick

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For those wondering whatever happened to Christian Ponder, he could be making an appearance in an NFL game in the near future. None other than Colin Kaepernick holds the key to his immediate future. Ponder, the 12th pick in the 2011 NFL draft out of Florida State, is currently the third-string quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers. After four forgettable years with the Minnesota Vikings and not playing at all in 2015, San Francisco signed the former Seminole in August after…

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QB Mark Sanchez to start for Eagles against Tampa Bay

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Mark Sanchez will start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles when they host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday in place of injured Sam Bradford. Bradford was ruled out Friday with a concussion and a left shoulder injury. Eagles coach Chip Kelly says he has confidence in Sanchez, an eight-year veteran. Also out for the Eagles is running back Ryan Mathews (concussion). Left tackle Jason Peters did not practice on Friday and is questionable for the game with a back…

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Some well-known NFL players face inevitable decline in 2015

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Whether it’s switching teams, losing teammates, injuries or just getting old, every year some well-known NFL players take a step back. That’s not even counting players who were one-year wonders. It’s tough to follow up record-setting seasons. It’s also difficult to keep performing at a high level year after year. Sometimes it takes a while to adjust to a different offense or a new coaching staff. Whatever the reason, decline is inevitable. Some players whose stats might trend downward in…

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Tim Tebow works out for Eagles

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Tebow Time in Philly? Tim Tebow worked out Monday for the Philadelphia Eagles, a person familiar with the session told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the workout was not made public. Considering all the offseason moves made by coach Chip Kelly, maybe his taking a look at the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner with the huge following shouldn’t be a surprise. Tebow has not been on an NFL team since the 2012 season. He was…

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