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8-30-14 — Linebacker James Harrison announced his retirement today on Facebook. Currently a free agent, the 36-year-old Harrison had played 10 of his 11 NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers and was named league defensive player of the year in 2008.

Photo: Jason Bridge, USA TODAY Sports via James Harrison announces retirement on Facebook

Looks like Superman Down, but that’s really Baltimore Ravens TE Phillip Supernaw (84) who is caught up in a 4-Linebacker pileup with New Orleans Saints defenders in their Week 4 preseason matchup on Thurs., August 28, 2014. Ravens won, 22-13.

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Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (10) congratulates rookie WR Ryan Grant (14) after Grant’s scored a TD in their 4th and final preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 28, 2014. Redskins won, 24-10.

Photo: Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via Redskins-Buccaneers preseason best and worst - The Washington Post

8/29/14 — Today the NFL announced a nine-game suspension for San Francisco OLB Aldon Smith for violating the league’s policy on personal conduct and substance abuse. With the 49ers Week 8 bye, Smith will be eligible to return for the Week 11 game against the New York Giants.

Credit: via What is Aldon Smith Thinking? — NFL — The Sports Quotient

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Houston Texans rookie RB Alfred Blue (44) leaps over Denver Broncos defenders as Bronco LB Nate Irving (56) waits in the wings for Blue’s landing. The Texans won 18-17 in their Week 3 preseason matchup on August 23, 2014.

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Green Bay Packers QBs Aaron Rodgers (l) and Matt Flynn (r) go all out with denim outfits at the Packers Welcome Back Luncheon held Thurs., Aug. 27, 2014.

(via Green Bay packer Aaron Rodgers wore a ton of denim to the team’s welcome back luncheon - Extra Mustard -

Week 3 highlights — Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (18) and Houston Texans Safety D.J. Swearinger (36) exchange unpleasantries after Swearinger’s hit on Broncos WR Wes Welker forced Welker out of their Week 3 preseason matchup on August 23, 2014. Welker was later diagnosed with a concussion and his status for returning to action is still unknown. Texans won, 18-17.

Photo: Joe Mahoney/AP via SEE IT: Peyton Manning taunts Texans’ D.J. Swearinger after throwing TD pass - NY Daily News

Raising the Flag — After two weeks of preseason, penalties were up nearly 44% from last year and games are five minutes longer on average because of it. Teams are justifiably wondering if this is a sign of things to come for the regular season.

Photo via NFL New Hit Rules Are for the Soft at Heart | NBC 6 South Florida

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Washington Redskins QB RGIII greets the legendary Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown before the Week 2 preseason game between the Redskins and Cleveland Browns on Monday, August 18, 2014.

Photo: Preston Keres/Special for The Washington Times (via Redskins-Browns preseason game - Photos - Washington Times)

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie LB Ryan Shazier intercepts a pass in front of Buffalo Bills TE Scott Chandler during their Week 2 preseason matchup on August 16, 2014.

Photo: Peter Diana via Shazier’s debut highlights first Steelers preseason win in two years, 19-16 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Apparently New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham doesn’t think much of the new NFL rule against dunking the football over the goal post. Graham dunked not once, but twice during their preseason matchup against the Tennessee Titans on Aug. 15, 2014. Despite both dunks resulting in penalties and the Saints accumulating a total of 22 penalties on the night, they defeated the Titans, 31-24.

Photo by USATSI via Jimmy Graham’s dunking on goal posts during preseason despite flags -

I get by with a little help from my friends — So says Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (10) as he escapes Cleveland Browns DB Johnson Bademosi (24) with the help of Redskins ”big boy” T Tyler Polumbus (74). Redskins won 24-23 in a rather exciting finish in this Week 2 preseason matchup on August 18, 2014.

 Photo: Andrew Harnick via Redskins-Browns preseason game - Photos - Washington Times

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) leaps for a first down in front of Cleveland Browns free safety Tashaun Gipson (39) and cornerback Joe Haden (23) during their Week 2 preseason matchup on Aug. 18, 2014.

Photo: Preston Keres/Special for The Washington Times via Redskins-Browns preseason game - Photos - Washington Times