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>>Bears Beat Jaguars

(Chicago, IL) -- The Bears found pay dirt with under a minute left to rally past the Jaguars 20-19 from Soldier Field. Senorise Perry scored on a five-yard run to end a seven-play, 86-yard drive with 50 seconds left in the game. Jay Cutler tossed for 75 yards and a touchdown to Brandon Marshall.  width=Jimmy Clausen relieved Cutler and was 11-of-15 for 94 yards and an interception as Chicago improved to 2-and-0 in the preseason. Blake Bortles was 11-for-17 for 160 yards while Chad Henne was 12-for-17 for 130 yards and a TD. Jacksonville dipped to 1-and-1 despite putting up 13 points in the first quarter.

>>Bears CB Fuller Leaves With Injury

Chicago cornerback Kyle Fuller left the Bears' preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night because of an ankle injury.

A first-round pick from Virginia Tech, he was injured on the opening position. Drafted 14th overall, Fuller has been playing with the first team in nickel situations.

He started 42 of 50 games at Virginia Tech and had 129 solo tackles along with six interceptions, 21 pass break ups and four forced fumbles in his career. He had 24 tackles, broke up 10 passes and picked off two in nine games last season.

>>Rams Host Packers

(St. Louis, MO) -- The Rams welcome in the Packers from Green Bay tomorrow on NFL Network. St. Louis is 0-and-1 so far after a 26-24 setback to the Saints in the first preseason game. The Packers are also 0-and-1 following a four-point loss to the Titans.

 width=>>Report: Browns' Gordon Decision Not Until Next Week

(Berea, OH) -- The NFL still hasn't handed down a decision regarding the punishment of Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon. ESPN reported on Thursday there may not be any news until the end of next week. Gordon appealed a suspension that could see him miss the entire 2014-2015 season due to violating the league's substance-abuse policy for a third time. Gordon led the NFL in receiving with 1,646 yards last season, and he added nine touchdowns in 14 games.

>>NFL Preseason Already Produces Three-Dozen Concussions

(Undated) -- Nearly three-dozen NFL players have sustained concussions less than a month into pro football's preseason. Thirty-five is the number of players diagnosed with or reported to have concussions according to a Twitter feed that tracks league-wide medical reports. Actually, the number is probably much higher. Players competing to make teams aren't likely to tell anyone about their symptoms, and the league doesn't require teams to make weekly concussion reports during the preseason. There were at least 16 concussions before any of the teams played their first preseason games.

>>Report: Manziel Was Late To Team Meeting

(Berea, OH) -- Johnny Manziel [[ man-ZEL ]] was a little bit tardy. ESPN reported on Thursday "Johnny Football" showed up a few minutes late for a team meeting on Monday. The story stated that did not factor into head coach Mike Pettine's [[ PET-in ]] decision to go with Brian Hoyer as the starter for Cleveland's game at the Redskins on "Monday Night Football." It will be Cleveland's second preseason game, and snaps with the first team are expected to be evenly distributed between Hoyer and Manziel.

>>NFL Considering Toughening Domestic Violence Penalties

(Washington, DC) -- The NFL may be looking to crack down harder on players involved in cases of domestic violence. The "Washington Post" reports the league is considering suspensions of four-to-six games without pay for first-time offenders and possibly a season-long suspension for a second offense. The NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell have been widely criticized for levying just a two-game suspension to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was arrested in February for allegedly striking his now wife at an Atlantic City casino.

>>Vince Young To Work For University Of Texas

(Austin, TX) -- Vince Young is going back to school. The University of Texas has hired the former Longhorns star quarterback to work for its Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. Young will help raise money to assist first-time and low-income college students. He led Texas to a BCS national championship in 2005 and went on to play six seasons in the NFL before retiring in June.

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