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Bengals believe Browns will be all over their free agents

Mohamed Sanu has already been linked to the Cleveland Browns, but the Cincinnati Bengals believe he won’t be the last name you’ll hear linked between the two teams. According to Bengals.com’s Geoff Hobson, Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther believes Hue Jackson and the revamped Browns front office will be first in line for a good portion of Cincinnati’s impending...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Laremy Tunsil thrown under bus by Robert Nkemdiche

Laremy Tunsil will now have to answer some questions and be subjected to further scrutiny after being thrown under the bus by Ole Miss teammate Robert Nkemdiche. Speaking with the media at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, Nkemdiche was asked about the infamous hotel incident. Nkemdiche said he was drunk but not on synthetic marijuana when he climbed out a window and fell in December...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers working on contract extension for Ron Rivera

After a near-perfect regular season and getting the Carolina Panthers to their second Super Bowl in franchise history, head coach Ron Rivera will get rewarded. Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reports, the Panthers have reached out to Rivera to begin work on a contract extension, his second in two years after receiving a three-year extension following the 2013 season. Rivera...
Via The Sports Daily
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

A-Rod at peace at spring training after ‘Cinderella season’

When Alex Rodriguez was gearing himself up last year to return to the New York Yankees following a one-year exile, he was apprehensive of what lied ahead for him. Now, one year later, the slugger appears at peace with where his MLB career stands as a 40-year-old, everyday designated hitter, and he cites the “Cinderella season” he enjoyed in 2015 as the main reason he’s so...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers OT Anthony Davis applies for reinstatement

After taking a year off to get right both physically and mentally, it appears that San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis will be returning to the team. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the former first-round pick has applied for reinstatement to the NFL and will look to play this upcoming season: Former 49ers OT Anthony Davis, who abruptly retired last June...
Via Sportsnaut
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins will franchise or transition tag Kirk Cousins

The Washington Redskins are reportedly prepared to take the first step toward keeping Kirk Cousins on their roster for the 2016 season. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Redskins have decided to use either the franchise tag or transition tag on Cousins. Redskins are tagging QB Kirk Cousins, per league source. Only decision left is whether team uses franchise or transition...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

SMU women’s basketball coach quits, says athletes 'too entitled'

SMU’s women’s basketball coach Rhonda Rompola has retired from coaching at the age of 55 after spending 35 years at the school as a player and coach. She claimed the main reason behind her retirement is a desire spend more time with her husband, but that on its own would be too simple. This is SMU after all. In an interview with the AP, Rompola claimed that students weren’t...
Via The Comeback
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: RG3 has drawn trade interest from at least two teams

Robert Griffin III will be playing for a new team in 2016, and apparently at least a few franchises have interest in him. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that at least two teams have reached out to Washington about trading for Griffin. RG3 has a $16.2 million option for next season which would become guaranteed if he were on the team’s roster when the new league year begins on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Gianni Infantino elected FIFA President

Five months ago, the new FIFA president wasn’t even a candidate for the job. Now, Gianni Infantino is officially the man to replace Sepp Blatter and bring FIFA into a new generation. With a simple majority of votes in 2nd ballot, Gianni Infantino of Switzerland is elected FIFA President until 2019 pic.twitter.com/PHo0kDaMSW — FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) February 26, 2016 “We will...
Via The Comeback
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles will listen to trade offers for DeMarco Murray

DeMarco Murray is unhappy with the Philadelphia Eagles even after Chip Kelly was fired, and he would apparently like to be traded this offseason. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that teams are aware of Murray’s desire to get out of Philly. While trading the 28-year-old running back’s hefty contract will be difficult, the Eagles are willing to listen. The message teams are...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Colts GM lands not-so-subtle haymaker on Cowboys

Ryan Grigson isn’t taking any attacks aimed at him laying down. Widely criticized for failing to protect Andrew Luck since he joined the Indianapolis Colts as a rookie in 2012, Grigson fired back with a pretty strong argument during an interview on Friday, via Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Star-Telegram: “There were a lot of other teams in the league where their quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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