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Report: Jake Long visits, works out for Atlanta Falcons

It seems like an eternity ago, but back in 2008 Jake Long was the first overall pick in the NFL draft. Now? Long is looking to turn his career around with the Atlanta Falcons. While there hasn't been a contract offered from the Falcons just yet, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported that Long was in town for a workout. As Mortensen explained above, Long is a free agent after his second...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Working Out Veteran OT Jake Long

Chris Mortensen of ESPN is reporting that the Falcons are hosting veteran OT Jake Long for a visit and a workout on Tuesday. The Giants hosted Long for a visit a few months back, but the former No. 1 overall pick was said be taking his time in determining where he’ll be playing this season. Atlanta could use some ... The post Falcons Working Out Veteran OT Jake Long...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning to take $4 million pay cut with Broncos

Peyton Manning and the Broncos are nearing an agreement to have the MVP quarterback return to Denver for less pay, according to reports. Both ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Jeff Legwold report that Manning will take a $4 million pay cut and play for $15 million next season rather than the $19 million he was owed...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston getting test done on throwing shoulder

This probably isn’t a good sign for former Heisman winner and likely top-five pick Jameis Winston. Scheduled to attend the annual NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis this week, the former Florida State quarterback has delayed making any public appearances because of continued medical tests. There wasn’t a whole lot of information out regarding what these tests involved up until...
Via Sportsnaut
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NFL Official Believes Patriots Intentionally Deflated Balls

Everyone who is anyone is chiming in on “Deflate-gate” since ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Tuesday evening that the NFL found 11 of the 12 New England Patriots footballs from the AFC Championship game were found to be under-inflated. That list now includes former NFL official Gerry Austin, who had this to say on ESPN’s Mike & Mike show (h/t Business Insider).  My understanding...
Via Sportsnaut
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Mortensen says Raiders will have big changes but won’t move to Los Angeles

In the never ending carousel of news about the Oakland Raiders and where their future home will be, ESPN analyst Chris Mortensen threw his hat into the speculation ring. Earlier this week, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network stated that he believed a move to Los Angeles was more likely than he previously thought. Though Rapoport did not clarify what changed his mind, with the owner meetings...
Via cover32 - Raiders
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

How long will Dennis Allen last in Oakland?

Fresh off a 30-14 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday, there is talk around the league that Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen might very well be out of a job in the not-so-distant future. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen indicated on air earlier Monday that there has been whispers about Allen’s job and that he knows “a lot of people around the league are talking about it.” ...
Via Sportsnaut
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Is blockbuster trade between the Raiders and 49ers possible?

It has been reported by ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that the San Francisco 49ers are looking to do something big in the 2014 draft and that the Raiders and 49ers could be possible trade partners. It is no secret that the Oakland Raiders are open to trading down, but would they be willing to move down 25 spots? If they are, what would this trade mean for both teams? The 49ers would have...
Via cover32 - Raiders
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez has a new home

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that, pending a physical, QB Mark Sanchez is expected to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles. According to Mortensen, the fact that the Jets listed his release as a ”failed physical” termination on Monday’s NFL transactions release won’t affect him moving forward. Mortensen adds that Sanchez is on a “good recovery” from surgery. Ian...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns Firing HC Rob Chudzinski

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that league sources have informed him that the Browns will in fact fire HC Rob Chudzinski. Albert Breer reported earlier in the day that the Browns are expected to target Penn State’s Bill O’Brien and Patriots OC Josh McDaniels as possible replacements. Breer also mentioned that Cleveland’s issues with Chudzinski was that he reportedly...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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