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Congratulations to our seniors on earning their @BostonCollege degrees! #EvertoExcel #WeAreBC pic.twitter.com/9aSMJLZGS3— BC Football News (@BCFootballNews) May 18, 2015 Chris Mortensen just compared Kraft's decision to paying respect to the office of the US President, which is silly for politics AND football— Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) May 19, 2015 I think this will restore...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Derek Carr Hopes Rest and Rehab Will Cure Numb Finger in Right Hand

The Oakland Raiders finally found their quarterback in Derek Carr, but the new face of the franchise is currently dealing with an injury that could potentially need surgery. Before that option is explored, however, the Raiders are hoping rest and rehab will do the trick. Carr missed the first session of OTAs on Tuesday and will likely miss the rest of the sessions as well. He is...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr may need surgery on finger

The Oakland Raiders are looking to build their franchise around second-year quarterback Derek Carr, but they may have to wait for the 24-year-old to get on the field this offseason. On Tuesday, it was reported that Carr has an injury to his right ring finger that could keep him out for an extended period of time. Chris Mortensen claims Carr’s injury could require surgery and if...
Via Rumors and Rants
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Very Best Of The DeflateGate-Debunking Links

To anyone with half a brain and an ability to think critically, the NFL’s entire handling of the so-called deflategate scandal has been a complete farce and bag-job. Fortunately that has become clear to more and more people around the country, many of whom are in no way Patriots fans or supporters. Here are some of the best articles from the last few days which expose Ted Wells...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers snag another CB at No. 62, guy who played hoops and football

The Green Bay Packers are apparently concerned about their secondary. They just spent their second pick in as many nights on a defensive back. #GBPick Miami (OH) DB Quinten Rollins. Four year basketball player in college. GB goes secondary back to back to start draft. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) May 2, 2015 Rollins was primarly a hooper in college, but an unlikely journey...
Via cover32
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaquiski Tartt reunites with high school teammate in SF

In the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected former Samford defensive back Jaquiski Tartt. Tartt is expected to begin his career as a backup behind Eric Reid and Antoine Bethea. While Tartt is not expected to make an immediate impact on the defensive side of the ball, there is a cool little note to his story that surfaced once he was selected to San...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Will Listen To Trade Offers For WR Michael Floyd, No Interest As Of Now

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported on NFL Insiders Friday that the Cardinals are willing to listen to trade offers for WR Michael Floyd. Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic has confirmed this report and adds that no one has contacted the Cardinals regarding Floyd at this point in time. Arizona just exercised Floyd’s fifth-year option, which ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NEWS: Titans plan to hang on to Mariota and make him the starter

The Titans are quickly putting an end to any speculation that they still plan on trading their brand new quarterback, Marcus Mariota. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen sent out the tweet just moments ago. Titans GM Ruston Webster just said at press conference the Titans will not trade Marcus Mariota. "Felt strongly about Marcus" — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) May 1, 2015 Titans are...
Via cover32
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles working on Sam Bradford contract

When it comes to the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback situation, speculation has run rampant. On Monday, ESPN's NFL Insider Chris Mortensen dropped an interesting nugget about the team's current projected starting quarterback Sam Bradford.According to Mortensen, the Eagles are trying to work on a contract extension with Bradford as we speak. Here is exactly what Mortensen had to say...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Bud Dupree, Draft, & Jets

Adrian Peterson ESPN’s Chris Mortensen mentioned in an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio that Adrian Peterson has an 80 percent chance of remaining in Minnesota. Although, Mortensen admitted that the Cardinals are are interesting option for Peterson. Bud Dupree Peter Schrager reports that Kentucky DE/OLB Bud Dupree is getting “legitimate Top 10 buzz” this week. Schrager...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine Says Rumor Team Will ‘Dump’ Johnny Manziel are Ridiculous

The Cleveland Browns quarterback saga has taken yet another turn. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that Cleveland is “90 percent done” with quarterback Johnny Manziel, even before he reached year No. 2 (via NJ.com). However, Browns head coach Mike Pettine shot down its purported truth, per NFL Media’s Marc Sessler: “I filed that one in the ridiculous category when it...
Via Sportsnaut
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine Says Rumor Team Will ‘Dump’ Johnny Manziel Is Ridiculous

The Cleveland Browns quarterback saga has taken yet another turn. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that Cleveland is “90 percent done” with quarterback Johnny Manziel, even before he reached year No. 2 (via NJ.com). However, Browns head coach Mike Pettine shot down its purported truth, per NFL Media’s Marc Sessler: “I filed that one in the ridiculous category when it...
Via Sportsnaut
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN reveals studio lineup for 2015 NFL Draft coverage

Can you believe it?  We are still two weeks away from the 2015 NFL Draft.  Will it ever come!  The eternity of waiting is almost over and thankfully we’ve moved one step closer with ESPN revealing their coverage plans for this year’s event.  For the first time, the draft will be televised from Chicago with three straight days of coverage from April 30-May 2. And for those...
Via Awful Announcing
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Browns have almost completely moved on from Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel is scheduled to complete his rehab stint at some point this month, but the Cleveland Browns quarterback will not necessarily be competing for a starting job when he returns to the team. While discussing Cleveland’s quarterback situation on “Mike and Mike in the Morning” earlier this week, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen said the Browns...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns “90 Percent” Done With Johnny Manziel?

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen mentioned during an appearance on the Mike & Mike radio show earlier in the week that the Browns are about “90 percent” done with Johnny Manziel as their quarterback. “I think about 90 percent that they have moved on [from Manziel] in their own minds except that they really don’t know who they’re going ... The post Browns “90 Percent”...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears roll the dice by signing troubled free agent defensive lineman

It’s no secret that the Chicago Bears are eager to add some depth to their defensive line, but I have a feeling this signing might come back to haunt them… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The best player in each franchise’s history, ranked from 1-32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency According to a report by ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Bears are signing former...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Details of DeMarco Murray’s Contract Emerge

Running back DeMarco Murray bet on himself to earn a nice little paycheck in a market that has not been kind to running backs in recent years. It’s a bet that Murray has clearly won. According to ESPN insiders Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, the reigning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year inked a five-year, $42 million contract with $21 million guaranteed with the Philadelphia...
Via Sportsnaut
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

It's official! Ndamukong Suh signs with the Miami Dolphins over 6 years

It's been a crazy week for the Miami Dolphins and their pursuit of Ndamukong Suh. We were on top of the story throughout the entire week, leading all the way up to the second when Chris Mortensen of ESPN broke the news and said it was all but official. Now, with the free agency period now open, Suh and the Dolphins have made it official. The deal is reported to be worth $114 million...
Via PhinManiacs
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bryan Bulaga Returning to the Packers

Free-agent right tackle Bryan Bulaga is apparently returning to the Green Bay Packers, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Packers taking care of their own again – OT Bryan Bulaga staying in Green Bay, per sources — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) March 10, 2015 While Mortensen didn’t get into detail regarding the contract, other reports suggest that it is in the $7 million...
Via Sportsnaut
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jay Cutler will be Bears quarterback in 2015, no truth to trade rumors

Rumors have been rampant of late that indicated the Chicago Bears were ready to move on from Jay Cutler. A report from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen appears to contradict and invalidate those reports. A Bears source reportedly stated that there was “absolutely zero truth” to reports that the Bears were actively shopping the quarterback, Mortensen says,...Read More The post Report...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jaguars To Sign Tight End Julius Thomas To Multi-Year Contract

It looks as though the Jacksonville Jaguars have added a weapon to their offense. The Jags reportedly have reached an agreement with free-agent tight end Julius Thomas on a multi-year contract that would pay him around $9 million a year, The Denver Post’s Mike Klis reported Monday. A source told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that the former Denver Bronco still...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The latest off-season news and rumors surrounding the Miami Dolphins

The legal negotiating period between teams and free agents began on Saturday and if you've been following the NFL world over the weekend, you will know that it has been a crazy few days. Beginning with a report from Chris Mortensen about Ndamukong Suh headed to Miami to Jeremy Maclin headed to Kansas City, many people have been calling this weekend the unofficial start of free agency...
Via PhinManiacs
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs making moves

The Kansas City Chiefs have begun making some serious decisions, and free agency has not even opened yet, technically speaking. On Sunday night, word broke that the Chiefs had come to a verbal agreement with Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN. Only hours later, Kansas City and outside linebacker Tamba Hali agreed to a revised deal...
Via Bloguin Best
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs making moves

The Kansas City Chiefs have begun making some serious decisions, and free agency has not even opened yet, technically speaking. On Sunday night, word broke that the Chiefs had come to a verbal agreement with Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN. Only hours later, Kansas City and outside linebacker Tamba Hali agreed to a revised deal...
Via This Given Sunday
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jeremy Maclin to sign with Kansas City

Per Chris Mortensen… The Eagles' wild ride will continue: Jeremy Maclin plans to reunite with Andy Reid in Kansas City once free agent market opens Tuesday. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) March 9, 2015 The Chiefs will have to clear salary cap space to get the deal done with Maclin. Most logical savings would be with Dwayne Bowe's contract. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) March 9, 2015
Via This Given Sunday
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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