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Derek Carr on contract: ‘I have complete faith it will get done before training camp’

After reports of frustration from Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr regarding the slow pace of negotiations in signing a contract extension, the 26-year-old is now taking a more optimistic tone. “I have an agent who is in charge of that and I am confident that he and Mr. McKenzie will work it out,” Carr said, per Anthony Galaviz of the Fresno Bee. “I am only focused on...
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Seahawks’ Bennett vows to ‘boycott’ Seattle Times

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett doesn’t like what has been written about him by the Seattle Times’ Matt Calkins. So he’s threatening to “boycott” the entire paper during the 2017 season. Sounds logical and fair…. Per Pro Football Talk, “Calkins wrote a column calling Bennett “as direct and as fearless as they come” in regards to both his play on the...
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Zimmer: Support system in place for WR Michael Floyd

Minnesota Vikings heads coach Mike Zimmer says the team is ready to give an support to wide receiver Michael Floyd, who as you may have heard had some recent legal issues. Upon Floyd signing with the Vikings, he’s able to serve the rest of his house arrest DUI sentence in Minnesota, which means he can join the team for workouts. “We understand [his legal history]. We always...
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Former Calvin Johnson on concussions: ‘I don’t tell the coach sometimes cause I know I got a job to do’

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson says player concussions are way more common then you would think. Speaking about the subject amid Tom Brady’s wife Gisele’s assertion that Brady played with one in 2016, Johnson’s reply if he ever had one and concealed it, was “of course.” “They’re going to dispute that, but anytime you black out, anytime you hit the ground...
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Carroll: Seahawks eye improved running game in 2017

The Seattle Seahawks ran the ball fewer than 500 times last season – that hasn’t happened since the 2011 season. With former Packers RB Eddie Lacy on board and the depth behind him, head coach Pete Carroll is banking on the team rushing a lot more than that in 2017. “We definitely will,” Carroll said, per ESPN. “We lost 100-something runs last year. And that was basically...
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Weekend news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers get 2 in the Top 5 of MMQB’s Top 100 fantasy football playersIf you are a Pittsburgh Steelers fan and are looking to set up your fantasy football big board you should be able to draft a great team and still get plenty of guys … Keion Adams ‘takes pride’ in being a Steelers linebackerKeion Adams patiently waited until the seventh round for his name to be called in...
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Weekend news roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers Sign Safety Josh JonesThe Green Bay Packers signed second-round draft pick Josh Jones on Friday. Jones (6-1, 220) had eight interceptions in three seasons at North Carolina State … Rodgers, McCarthy work to connectGreen Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Aaron Rodgers talk on the sidelines during the Packers’ NFC Wild Card win against the … Aaron...
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Weekend news roundup: New England Patriots

Belichick ditches the hoodie, all dressed up at Preakness in …Belichick’s girlfriend Linda Holliday posted a picture on Instagram of the Patriots coach at the 142nd Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore… Patriots NFL Trade and Roster RumorsHe earned a master’s degree in sports management from Columbia earlier this week and according to ESPN’s Field Yates...
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Weekend news roundup: Oakland Raiders

Five Raiders storylines to follow as OTA’s beginAs organized team activities for the Oakland Raiders are set to get underway, here are five storylines to follow. The Oakland Raiders are ready … Eddie Vanderdoes now weighs under 300 poundsOakland Raiders defensive tackle and third-round pick Eddie … #Raiders 3rd-round DT Eddie Vanderdoes now weighing under 300 lbs., per ...
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Saturday news roundup: Denver Broncos

Von Miller surprises Denver Broncos employees with massive thank youDENVER — What company wouldn’t hire Von Miller? The noted sack-man for the Denver Broncos continues to increase his stock in the community, and with his … Report: Von Miller leaves L.A. nightclub after nearby murderThe Denver Broncos’ superstar, along with Paul Pierce and other athletes, was at TAO nightclub...
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Saturday news roundup: Kansas City Chiefs

Alex Smith: Chiefs ‘committed to me through this year’Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said he can see the writing on the wall after the team moved up to select Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes II in last … Chiefs hire Green Bay’s Tim Terry as director of pro personnelThe Chiefs have hired Green Bay’s Tim Terry to be their director of pro personnel, a source confirmed...
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Saturday news roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Mike Zimmer’s leadership of Vikings deserving of public’s scrutinyMike Zimmer came to Minnesota in 2014 perceived as a thick-skinned straight shooter. But he’s … Zimmer was 57 when hired by the Vikings in January 2014. Vikings moving training camp location?The team is building a new practice facility in Eagan, Minn., and while the Vikings are under contract with Minnesota...
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Polamalu reached out to Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster

Rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster has currently has two things in common with Steelers great Troy Polamalu – The USC Trojans and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Which makes perfect sense that Polamalu would contact him with some support and advice. “Troy Polamalu. That one kinda surprised me,” he said, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. “He played for USC, played in Pittsburgh...
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Raiders GM: So far, so good with Marshawn Lynch

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie says running back Marshawn Lynch is shaping up to be a smart move for the team as they prepare for the 2017 season. “He’s been great,” McKenzie said Thursday in an interview on 95.7 The Game, per the Mercury News. “He’s been great in meetings. He’s been great on the field. He looks to be going very well as far as his progress...
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Aaron Rodgers gets high school class out of final exam

Peyton Meyer of Janesville, Iowa made a deal with his Sports Literature teacher, who’s an avid Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers fan. Get Rodgers to retweet a post and their final exam would be canceled. … and on Friday at 12:42 PM, Rodgers obliged: I’m sure a sports lit final is very important, but here you go….#PayItForwardFriday https://t.co/Kj9pMwMDlT — Aaron Rodgers...
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Agent: No concussions for Tom Brady in 2016

Despite New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s wife, Gisele Bundchen’s assertion that Brady played with a concussion at some point in the 2016 season, his agent, Don Yee simply says it’s not true. Gisele set off a firestorm among Patriots detractors eager to cry foul over anything they can get their hands on. “Tom was not diagnosed with a concussion last year,” Yee...
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Reggie McKenzie: Derek Carr contract will get done

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie says there will be no issue about the team somehow not being able to come to an agreement with quarterback Derek Carr on a contract extension. Carr’s rookie contract has one season left on it, but according to the Raiders, it’s when not if a new deal is completed. “I see Derek every day. We have a great relationship and communicate...
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Eagles, Roseman banking on LeGarrette Blount to carry the load

Former Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount is long in the tooth at 30-years-old. While he ran a respectable 1,161 yards last season, he did with 299 carries, averaging 3.9 yards per carry – mind you, that was in Tom Brady’s show where mixing it up and garbage time is more than a rare occurrence. Blount is a resilient back, but we’re not quite sure he’s someone you should...
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Friday news roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Report: Cowboys losing member of scouting staff to BuffaloAccording to Sporting News’ Alex Marvez, Dallas is losing a member of it’s scouting department — and he’s only been with the club since May 2016. New Cowboy Jourdan Lewis can avoid becoming the next Greg HardyDallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy looks on from the sidelines during the first half against the Miami...
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Friday news roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles are winning the offseason with short-term contractsThis 2017 offseason has been a tremendous success for the Philadelphia Eagles and executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman. The focus … LeGarrette Blount Explains Why He Signed With Eagles Over PatriotsInstead, Blount elected to sign a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles that will pay him up...
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Friday news roundup: Chicago Bears

Cameron Meredith: Projecting 2017 Fantasy ValueCameron Meredith has steadily climbed the Chicago Bears wide receiver depth … Will he step up and become a WR1 for the Bears that fantasy owners can rely … Massive TE Adam Shaheen gets Chipotle fix at rookie campChicago Bears second-round pick Adam Shaheen received some welcome news when he arrived at rookie minicamp last weekend...
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Friday news roundup: New England Patriots

Brotherly bond as strong as ever for Kevin and Conor McDermottFOXBOROUGH, Mass. — In what is often a stressful time for New England Patriots rookies when they answer questions from reporters for the first time, … Patriots make multiple transactions on ThursdayAdditionally, New England released offensive lineman Chris Barker, who has bounced back and forth between the practice...
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Packers coach explains why he sticks with DC Dom Capers

Mike McCarthy reflected on his relationship with defensive coordinator Dom Capers in an interview on ESPN Milwaukee, per Rob Demovsky: “I think all of us in life have always gone through experiences in our past that you may have quit on something just to get that fresh, new start, and it feels good but in hindsight it was not the best thing for you,” McCarthy said about why...
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Reggie McKenzie: I want Derek Carr ‘to be a Raider for his career’

Despite some reported growing frustration from Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr about working out a new contract, general manager Reggie McKenzie believes everything will work itself out in the end. In fact, he’s banking on Derek Carr to be around for a very long time. “I see every Derek every day. We have a great relationship, communicate very well. That’s not going...
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Packers focused on o-line depth in 2017

The Green Bay Packers made sure to fix  their offensive line before they arrived at the NFL Draft last month, picking up a key free agent in former Saints guard Jahri Evans as a replacement for losing T.J Land to Detroit. This allowed them to focus on depth at the position in later rounds as opposed to desperate move early on. Add in some undrafted free agents and the the team...
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