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QB Griffin out Saturday with concussion

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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins say quarterback Robert Griffin III will miss Saturday's exhibition game at the Baltimore Ravens because of a concussion, reversing an earlier decision to let him play.

In a statement released Friday by the Redskins, NFL independent neurologist Robert Kurtzke is quoted as saying that Griffin "should be held from gameplay this weekend and be retested in one (to) two weeks before a firm conclusion to return to gameplay can be made."

Griffin left last week's exhibition game against Detroit with what Redskins coach Jay Gruden said afterward was a concussion. The Redskins announced Thursday that Griffin had been cleared to play this weekend.

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WR Wayne makes Pats debut vs. Panthers

(AP) -- A look at what to expect in Friday night's preseason games:

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Charge against Titans WR Hunter reduced

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) The felony charge against Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter has been reduced to a misdemeanor count of assault and battery.

Hunter had been facing a felony charge of malicious wounding that stemmed from a late-night flight at the Sandbar Raw Bar in Virginia Beach's oceanfront resort area during the July Fourth weekend, according to Virginia Beach police.

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Female Cards coach: Stint was fantastic

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jen Welter's groundbreaking days as an interim NFL coach are nearing an end.

"It's been fantastic," she said. "This is such a good group of guys who I think really embraced what could have been a challenging situation, and they just ran with it. I mean these players and these coaches have just been fantastic for me. It's been like a dream come true."

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Broncos sign TE Light, 'Gronk of Bronx'

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The "Gronk of the Bronx" might just become the "Gronk of the Broncos."

Dan Light, the Fordham tight end with the catchy moniker, signed with Denver on Friday.

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Cowboys OL Dill banned 4 games for PEDs

IRVING, Texas (AP) Dallas offensive lineman R.J. Dill, a third-year player who hasn't appeared in an NFL game, has been suspended four games for violating the league's policy against performance-enhancing drugs.

Dill said Friday that he failed a drug test in May, about six months after he said he underwent testosterone replacement therapy when he was not under contract with a team. He said the NFL denied his request for a therapeutic use exception.

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Manziel to miss final 2 preseason games

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Johnny Manziel's preseason is over, sacked by a stinging elbow.

Browns coach Mike Pettine said Thursday that Manziel, who has made strides in his second year in the NFL after a rough rookie season, will not play in Cleveland's last two exhibition games because of lingering soreness in his right elbow. The injury has bothered him for two weeks and is more serious than initially thought.

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Redskins LB Galette out for season

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says outside linebacker Junior Galette will miss the entire season after tearing his left Achilles tendon.

Gruden discussed Galette's status on Thursday, a day after the pass rusher was injured toward the end of practice.

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Packers DT Guion handed 3-game drug ban

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The NFL suspended Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion without pay for the first three games of the regular season on Thursday, saying the eighth-year pro violated the league's policy on substance abuse.

The 28-year-old Guion was arrested near his home in Florida in early February on felony charges of drug and firearm possession. A traffic stop turned up three-quarters of a pound of marijuana, a handgun and a bag containing more than $190,000 in cash.

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Ryan: Manuel 'earned' start Saturday

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Don't count EJ Manuel out of the Buffalo Bills quarterback competition just yet.

After spending much of the previous two weeks working with the Bills' second- and third-stringers, Manuel will get his turn to start in Buffalo's third preseason game against Pittsburgh on Saturday.

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