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Logan Mankins: 'Big change' without Scarnecchia

New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins already misses his former offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia. They spent nine seasons together until Scanecchia called it quits this offseason. It will be weird, but it won't stop Mankins and his fellow linemen from embracing the new guy, Dave DeGuglielmo, a former Jets, Dolphins and Giants assistant, brought in to take over the...
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Steelers host three draft prospects

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers brough in three NFL draft prospects in for visits on Tuesday. Two of them, many believe, could go early in the draft, which starts on May 8th in New York. 6-6, 310 lb defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman out of Minnesota is said to be a possible late-round pick, and Rice cornerback Phillip Gaines (6-0,...
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Cowboys to pick up 5th-year option on OL Tyron Smith

Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith's first three seasons with the team has been impressive, and he'll be staying right where he is for the foresseable future. The Cowboys are reportedly picking up the option for a 5th season with Smith, according to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas. All teams have until May 3rd to pick up 5th-year option on players drafted in 2011. Smith...
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CB Jarrett Bush: Addition of Peppers makes Packers 'championship-caliber'

Green Bay Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush is pretty excited at the prospect of defensive end Julius Peppers causing havoc for opposing QBs in 2014. "I think J.P., pound-for-pound, is one of the most athletic athletes in the league right now,"  Bush told reporters this week, via the Green Bay Press Gazette. "I think he's going to give teams a lot of trouble,...
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Ravens reinstate Rolando McClain after failed workout

Talk about faith in a player. The Baltimore Ravens and GM Ozzie Newsome seem to have all the faith in the world for linebacker Rolando McClain after his much-publicized workout earlier this week. The team reinstated McClain from the reserved/retired list, per the league's transaction report, via Marc Sessler of NFL.com. The former Raiders' 8th overall pick the draft...
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GM Ted Thompson, Packers continue to give free agency the cold shoulder

The Green Bay Packers before free agency opened were supposed to be big players, but general manager Ted Thompson held true to form. The usually frugal Thompson grabbed DE/LB Julius Peppers [technically not considered an UFA because he was released] and then got out like a poker player with a bad hand. Since 2010, the team signed the fewest unrestricted free agents [5] from other...
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TE Kyle Rudolph fully healthy from broken foot, looking forward to new role in offense

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph is fully recovered from a broken foot and ready to jump into the offseason program head first. The tight end says he's excited to work with offensive coordinator Nor Turner and looking forward  to being an integral part of the offense.
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Guregian: Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins could potentially step right in and help pick up some of the slack

According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald, Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins is a good fit for the New England Patriots offense, and could help immediately if Rob Gronkowski isn't ready for the start of the season.
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Seahawks serve as an example to 49ers on how to handle adversity

The San Francisco 49ers could use the Seattle Seahawks as a model to get out of the hole they are digging themselves into, even if getting help from a bitter rival is a jagged pill to swallow. In one small portion of the offseason, the chaotic chain of events has damaged the structure of the franchise and they will need to move past their problems, from the front office to the...
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GM Kevin Colbert says Steelers won't be emulating Seahawks system

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert acknowledged that the Seattle Seahawks have a unique way of doing things, but so does every NFL organization. While it has come as a revelation to some that defense wins championships, in the Steel City, defense is a way of life. The close watch on Colbert's work in rebuilding their former number one defense, he says nothing...
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Sessler: DE Jason Pierre-Paul a candidate for 'bounce back' season

New York Giants defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul's 2013 season started of rough and continued to go downhill. Shoulder surgery cancelled out his offseason and back issues compounded the problem as the season went on. Since exploding onto the scene in 2011, Pierre-Paul's production has dropped off, but being healthy going into offseason activities is a good sign for the...
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Eagles eyeing Louisville DE Marcus Smith

According to Andy Jasner of ESPN, the Philadelphia Eagles have shown an interest in Louisville defensive end Marcus Smith. Coach Chip Kelly attended the defensive end's pro day, who is a solid pass-rusher, but considered a tweener. Smith, an American Athletic Conference's Defensive Player of the Year, he was also selected  to be a member of the Associated Press'...
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WR Santana Moss says RG3 'looks more comfortable' without knee brace

Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss can see a different Robert Griffin III than the one who played the 2013 season. Moss says the knee brace Griffin had to wear due to a knee injury from the previous season, hampered his mobility and confidence.
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Peyton Manning believes RB Montee Ball is ready to become a starter

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning  in 2013 had versatile RB Knowshon Moreno in the backfield and his ability to be a three down back made him a valuable commodity. However, the team's needs in 2014 forced them to allow Moreno to sign with the Miami Dolphins and now RB Montee Ball is slotted to be his replacement. Ball ended last year strong, but being a starter and...
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Gordon: I'm still pretty sure we're going to take a quarterback

Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon is quickly becoming an elite pass catcher, but he still has work to do if he wants to be a general manager. The team's GM Ray Farmer must be looking for a proper sized gag to quiet his star receiver from giving away what the club is going to do in the 2014 NFL Draft. Gordon says after having a chat with Farmer, his still believes the team will...
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49ers can learn from rival Seahawks about handling adversity

The San Francisco 49ers could use the Seattle Seahawks as a model to get out of the hole they are digging themselves into, even if getting help from a bitter rival is a jagged pill to swallow. In one small portion of the offseason, the chaotic chain of events has damaged the structure of the franchise and they will nee to move past their problems, from the front office to the playing...
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Vikings rave about Mike Zimmer's style, leadership

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer's approach has obviously made a strong impression on team. His style has stood out and the Vikings have been raving about the beginning of Zimmer's tenure with the team.
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Seahawks bring back WR Sidney Rice on one-year-deal

According to John Breech of CBS Sports, the Seattle Seahawks and WR Sidney Rice have come to an agreement on a one-year deal. The team had released Rice earlier this offseason, but the loss of fellow wideout Golden Tate left a void in the receiving corps. On Monday, he received clearance to return to football activities from Dr. James Andrews after suffering a torn ACL last October.
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Aikman: Romo's back should be a concern for Cowboys

Although there's been nothing but good news concerning Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's recovery from back surgery, former QB Troy Aikman thinks it should be a concern for the team going forward. “I came back in a relatively short period of time because of when I had my surgery, so he’s at least afforded more time to get ready,” Aikman said, via the team'...
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Brian Orakpo seeking long-term deal with Redskins

Washington Redskins lienabcker Brian Orakpo will play 2014 under the franchise tag. Beyond that, he's hoping to remain with the team for the foreseeable future. Orakpo is seeking a long-term deal, whether it's before the start of this season or the next. "I'm here for my teammates and I'm going to go out there and work extremely hard," Orakpo said,...
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Raiders looking to unload Terrelle Pryor before start of OTAs

Organized team activities begin for the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday of next week, and the team is aimiing to be without quarterback Terrelle Pryor when it begins. Pro Football Talk reports that the team is looking to trade the fourth-year QB before the start of the offseason program. Soon after the team trade for Matt Schaub, Pryor asked for his release, GM Reggie McKenzie told...
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Clay Matthews expects a very light workload at OTAs

The Green Bay Packers aren't about to risk the health of linebacker Clay Matthews again, and will likely have him watching on the sidelines for the most part of the team's organized team activities, writes Kevin Patra of NFL.com. "Obviously, OTAs will probably be one thing," Matthews told USA Today's Tom Pelissero. "I can't imagine I'll be too...
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Chris Johnson joins Jets 'with a chip on my shoulder'

After much speculation whether a deal would get down, the New York Jets got their man, signing former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson to a two-year deal, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Networks reported Wednesday. The contract has a base value of $8 million and an extra $1 million in available incentives, according to a source. Johnson is looking to revive his once-stellar career...
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Jets, Chris Johnson agree on 2-year deal

After much speculation whether a deal would get down, the New York Jets got their man, signing former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson to a two-year deal, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Networks reported Wednesday. The contract has a base value of $8 million and an extra $1 million in available incentives, according to a source. Johnson is looking to revive his once-stellar career...
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LB Jarvis Jones learning the 'mental' part of football in the NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers second year LB Jarvis Jones is expected to make a significant jump in his sophomore season, however, that will only happen if the game slows down for him. In order for that to occur, the linebacker says he needs to be better prepared mentally as well as physically.
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