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Raiders Could Part Ways HC Dennis Allen By Week 5 If Team Doesn’t Improve?

  According to Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area, Raiders HC Dennis Allen is “certainly on the hot seat” as his team continues to struggle and show signs of overall improvement. Bair writes that there is a chance that team owner Mark Davis could fire him during the season and possibly by the time their Week 5 bye rolls around. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen mentioned on NFL Insiders Monday...
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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.” ...
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Report: NFL & NFLPA Reach Tentative Agreement On New Drug Policy

Chris Mortensen is reporting that the NFL and the NFLPA have reach a tentative agreement on a new drug policy.  According to the report, reps from all 32 teams will vote on the measure Tuesday. The NFL Players Association will take a vote Tuesday among its 32 player representatives on a radically revised drug policy after a daylong face-to-face negotiation with the league in New...
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NFLPA Reps Voting On New Drug Policy Tomorrow, Lifting Suspensions Remains An Issue

  ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that the NFLPA will have all 32 player reps vote on Tuesday regarding a new drug policy. Mortensen adds that there has yet to be an agreement all issues being discussed, but they are close enough to bring it to a vote. Meanwhile, Ian Rapoport reports that there is a “tentative agreement” between the two parties. The two sides reportedly were...
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Report: Seahawks fined $300K by the NFL for violating the offseason non-contact rules

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Seattle Seawhawks were fined $300,000 by the NFL for violating the offseason non-contact rules. Seahawks & Pete Carroll collectively fined by than $300,000 by NFL for violation of off-season non-contact rules, per sources. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) August 26, 2014 As outlined by the CBA, every NFL team is restricted to a certain...
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Raiders could trade out of the number 5 spot; 49ers want to move up

Today on ESPN Chris Mortensen stated that he has heard numerous times that the 49ers could be “ready to do something big” in May’s draft. 49ers GM Trent Baalke is working with 11 picks, including six selections in the top 100, so he has plenty of ammo to execute a trade up. Mortensen said the […] The post Raiders could trade out of the number 5 spot; 49ers want to move up...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns players: Organization is a “joke,” Rob Chudzinski is a “douche”

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen just reported that the Browns will be firing head coach Rob Chudzinski. Some anonymous Browns players sounded off on this season. Another Browns player: "This organization is a joke." — Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) December 29, 2013 "He's a douche. No one on offense trusts him." Text from a player regarding Rob Chudzinski. #Browns...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Texas wants to talk to Packers head coach Mike McCarthy

Acording to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen via Jason Wilde,  the University of Texas would like to talk to Packers head coach Mike McCarthy about coaching vacancy. Per @mortreport, #Packers coach Mike McCarthy is among candidates U of @TexasSports AD Steve Patterson wants to talk to about Longhorns job. — Jason Wilde (@jasonjwilde) December 15, 2013 I realize that @mortreport item...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: NFL to police profanity in light of Patriots-Jets altercation

The NFL, not content to simply penalize dirty hits, is also planning to punish dirty mouths. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that, following fights like Thursday night’s shovefest between the Patriots and the Jets, the league plans to tighten up its policing of profanity on the field. Some referee crews warned players about on-field profanities in Week 1 and will look to use taunting...
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Mort: Raiders seriously thinking about drafting Geno Smith

There have been rumors over the past couple of months that the Raiders are interested in possibly drafting former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith with the third overall pick. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Raiders are serious about selecting Smith in the first round of next months draft. “They’re thinking about Geno Smith seriously, I believe,” said Mort, per...
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March 19, 2013  |  3 Comments
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