||(RotoWire) Settlement talks held Monday between the NFL and Brady have failed to yield results in the quarterback's appeal of his league-imposed four-game suspension, ESPN.com reports. Analysis: Meanwhile, Judge Richard M. Berman indicated Monday that with the two sides not having settled the case, that he plans to announce a ruling, which the report relays could arrive as early as Tuesday, and no later than Friday. In any case, there should be added clarity with regard to Brady's early-season status by the end of the week, which is of strategic significance, as the Patriots open their regular season slate against the Steelers on Sept. 10.||12 hours||
||(RotoWire) According to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, the Bills plan to go with Cassel's teammate Tyrod Taylor as their starting quarterback. Analysis: The Bills and Rex Ryan end up going the exciting route with Taylor instead of a comfortable shoe in Cassel. The Bills claim they plan to keep three quarterbacks, and with Taylor being no sure thing it's important to watch whether Cassel or EJ Manuel ends up as the No. 2 guy.||13 hours|
|3.||Rapoport expects Bills to cut a quarterb...
||(Rotoworld) NFL Network's Ian Rapoport expects the Bills to cut a quarterback after naming Tyrod Taylor their starter.||13 hours|
|4.||Settlement talks go nowhere on Monday
||(Rotoworld) Tom Brady and the NFL failed to reach a settlement Monday in their dispute over Brady's four-game suspension. Analysis: The talks went nowhere and the hearing was over quickly. Fox Sports' Mike Garafolo reports a decision from U.S. District Judge Richard Berman is expected tomorrow or Wednesday. We are finally nearing the end of this ridiculous saga.||14 hours|
|5.||Patriots | Tom Brady hearing over, decision looming
||(USA Today) New England Patriots QB Tom Brady will not have a settlement with the NFL on his four-game suspension. The judge is expected to rule in the next couple of days.||14 hours|
|6.||Bills going wth Tyrod Taylor as starting QB
||(FFToday) Bills are going w Tyrod Taylor as their starting a QB. Analysis: Matt Cassel has proven his mediocre abilities, EJ Manuel has failed to impress so head coach Rex Ryan turns to the dual-threat abilities of the unproven Taylor. He's a QB2 for fantasy purposes and will have above-average talent surrounding him once LeSean McCoy (hamstring) and Percy Harvin (hip) recover from their injuries.||15 hours|
||(RotoWire) Cassel completed six of seven passes for 38 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Steelers. Analysis: Although the stat line doesn't look bad, it wasn't a good night for Cassel, as both E.J. Manuel and Tyrod Taylor lit it up. Taylor seemingly remains the favorite to win the starting job, but Manuel may have worked his way back into the conversation. Bills head coach Rex Ryan has suggested multiple times that he's in no rush to crown a winner of the competition.||2 days|
|8.||Matt Cassel plays two series against Ste...
||(Rotoworld) Matt Cassel completed 6-of-7 passes for 38 yards in Buffalo's third preseason game. Analysis: E.J. Manuel started, with Cassel the No. 2 quarterback through the rotation. Cassel nearly threw a pick-six on a tipped pass at the line of scrimmage, but managed to avoid making any other mistakes. The Bills can't be overly impressed with what the saw from Cassel. Cassel is 13-of-15 for 83 yards in two preseason appearances.||2 days|
|9.||Patriots | Tom Brady struggles in win
||(USA Today) New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed just 7 of 13 passes and threw two interceptions Friday, Aug. 28, in a win against the Carolina Panthers.||2 days|
|10.||Tom Brady throws 2 INTs in preseason gam...
||(Rotoworld) Tom Brady completed 7-of-13 passes for 84 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions in the Patriots' third preseason game. Analysis: Starting the game and playing 27 snaps, Brady got sacked to end New England's first possession and gained nine years apiece on a pair of scrambles, taking another blow at the end of the second. The first of Brady's interceptions was really a lost fumble by Aaron Dobson, which Peanut Tillman wrestled away. Brady rallied back to hit Scott Chandler for an 18-yard touchdown on a fade pass. He was replaced by Jimmy Garoppolo on the Patriots' first second... (More)||3 days|