NFL Sports Betting News

On Sports bets keeping up with the news is important. Here are some examples of news that anyone seriously interested in sports betting should consider before placing a bet.

The Philadelphia Eagles signed Pro Bowl safety Brian Dawkins to a two-year contract extension through the 2008 season. In other Eagles news, running back Bruce Perry was taken off the field on a stretcher, his head in an immobilizer afterward. from sustaining a head and neck injury in Philadelphia’s 16-10 loss to the Raiders in the Hall of Fame Game on Sunday night. X-rays and a CT scan revealed no structural damage, but Perry has a concussion. Pro Bowl tight end Jeremy Shockey reunited with his NY Giants teammates on the practice field Sunday after suffering a concussion last week. Shockey didn’t feel the ill effects of the injury and made a couple of good sacks during drills.

The Dallas Cowboys don’t have starting wide receiver Terry Glenn, who suffers from blisters on both feet. This is problematic for the development of the new passing game, as Terrell Owens has also been sidelined due to hamstring strain. Running back Thomas Jones isn’t happy with the Chicago Bears’ decision to demote him to second in the depth chart behind Cedric Benson, and a trade may be in the works. The Jets are looking for a front-line running back to carry the load alongside veteran Curtis Martin.

The Broncos are also said to have an interest in negotiating for Jones. However, this situation could change as Benson injured his shoulder during a fight at Bears camp on Saturday. Safety Tank Williams injured his kneecap at Minnesota Vikings practice on Saturday and it is believed that the injury may be severe enough to put him out of play for the entire 2006 season. The news from the Green Bay Packers camp is that quarterback Brett Favre has looked good in his Family Night Scrimmage at Lambeau Field, completing 9 of 13 for 119 yards. At Atlanta Falcons camp, quarterback Michael Vick was able to drill with the front-line offense after limping with hamstring strain in practice last week.

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