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Darby: Winston accusations 'not true'

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(TSX / STATS) -- Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby claims he was in an Uber ride with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston in 2016 and the accusations that his former college teammate groped the driver "are just not true."

The NFL is investigating the female Uber driver's allegation that Winston groped her during a ride after she picked him up in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 13, 2016. Winston has denied the allegation.

Darby, who played with Winston at Florida State in 2013 and 2014, released a statement Sunday, two days after the NFL confirmed the investigation.

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Goodell extension should be done soon

(TSX / STATS) -- A proposed contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly is on track to be completed soon despite Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones recently threatening to sue the NFL if the extension is approved.

Goodell's proposed extension is expected to be completed at or before the NFL owners' Dec. 13 meeting in Dallas, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Cutler exits with possible concussion

(TSX / STATS) -- MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler was removed from Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to a concussion evaluation.

Cutler was tackled on the next-to-last play -- a 1-yard run -- of the first half by Tampa Bay's Ryan Russell. Cutler stayed down for a brief moment and got up slowly.

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Browns DT Meder exits with ankle injury

(TSX / STATS) -- CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Jamie Meder left Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second quarter because of an ankle injury.

He will not return.

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Seahawks' Chancellor likely out for year

(TSX / STATS) -- Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a neck injury, according to multiple reports Saturday.

The news comes after the team lost star cornerback Richard Sherman to a torn Achilles in last week's "Thursday Night Game" win against the Arizona Cardinals. Sherman was placed on injured reserve and had surgery to repair his Achilles on Wednesday.

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Dolphins waive LB Maualuga after arrest

(TSX / STATS) -- The Miami Dolphins waived Rey Maualuga on Saturday, hours after the linebacker was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge.

Court records in Miami-Dade County reveal that Maualuga was arrested after an early morning incident at a downtown Miami nightclub, allegedly involving a dispute over a bar bill.

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Ravens RB Woodhead eligible for Sunday

(TSX / STATS) -- The Baltimore Ravens activated running back Danny Woodhead from injured reserve/designated for return on Saturday.

Woodhead has recovered from a hamstring injury he sustained on the opening drive of the Ravens' Week 1 win against the Bengals at Cincinnati. On that possession, he had three catches for 33 yards and one carry for 4 yards before leaving with the injury.

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Broncos waive injured TE Derby

(TSX / STATS) -- The Denver Broncos signed tight end Austin Traylor to their active roster and waived/injured (shoulder) tight end A.J. Derby on Saturday.

The 6-foot-3, 255-pound Traylor is a first-year player from the University of Wisconsin who has been on Denver's practice squad since Week 16 in 2016. He entered the NFL as a college free agent with Dallas on May 17, 2016, and spent his rookie season competing on practice squads with the Cowboys, San Diego Chargers, New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens before coming to Denver.

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Bengals waive former starting DT Sims

(TSX / STATS) -- The Cincinnati Bengals promoted linebacker Hardy Nickerson from their practice squad Saturday and waived veteran defensive tackle Pat Sims in a corresponding move.

Cincinnati cut Nickerson, a rookie out of the University of Illinois, on Tuesday and re-signed him to the practice squad Wednesday after he cleared waivers.

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Cards give Fitzgerald 1-year extension

(TSX / STATS) -- The Arizona Cardinals signed Larry Fitzgerald to a one-year contract extension on Friday that keeps the 10-time Pro Bowl wide receiver under contract through the 2018 season.

The deal will pay Fitzgerald $11 million in base salary.

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