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Bears chairman George McCaskey shows poor decision-making in Ray McDonald signing

It's not the way you want to start off a new front office and coaching regime, at least it was a holdover that made a mistake that leaves a black mark on the organization. Defensive lineman Ray McDonald's second arrest in six months was enough for the Bears to cut ties with the troubled player. However, the team's chairman George McCaskey was the one responsible for bringing...
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Cowboys sign former first round pick WR A.J. Jenkins

According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys have signed wide receiver A.J. Jenkins. Jenkins, 25, went 30th overall to the 49ers in 2012, but has caught a total of 17 passes and been cut by two teams - the other being the Chiefs. The Cowboys don't have a lot of depth at receiver behind Dez Bryant and Terrance Williams and hope they can get some production...
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La Canfora: Some who have talked to Peterson with regularity, say he has ruminated on the possibility of retirement

The saga between the Minnesota Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson has taken another turn with the rusher choosing not to attend the team's OTAs; however, could he take it to the ultimate level and retire? According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, people close to Peterson believe if he isn't traded or released, retirement could be the next option. LaCanfora writes: 'Furthermore...
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CB Neiko Thorpe making big push for increased playing time during OTAs

Oakland cornerback Neiko Thorpe made his way into the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Chiefs in 2012 and despite not playing in 2013, he earned a roster spot on the Raiders last year due to his work in the offseason. Thorpe impressed the Raiders during training camp and preseason and made the team after the final cuts to the 53 man roster, however, he didn't see much...
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Browns looking to establish offensive indentity during OTAs

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine said that he's been more involved in the team's offense this offseason with the hopes of jumpstarting a unit that has finished as one of the NFL's worst the past few seasons. “The big thing for us now is we’ll finish the spring with a very large inventory,” Pettine said, via ClevelandBrowns.com. “We have to determine at some point to...
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RB DeAngelo Williams adjusting 'really well' in the wake of LeVeon Bell's absence from OTAs

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Maurkice Pouncey said that running back DeAngelo Williams has been filling the void left by Le'Veon Bell's recovery from a knee injury and is adjusting to the team during voluntary workouts with his new teammates. “We like him,” Pouncey said, via the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. “He’s adjusting really well. He has a great attitude toward...
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Patriots bring back LB Dane Fletcher on one-year deal

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Patriots have signed linebacker Dane Fletcher to a one-year deal to kick off his second run with the team. Fletcher, an undrafted free agent in 2010, made six starts on defense while he was in New England and played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014. He’ll sign a 1-year deal RT @MikeReiss: A familiar face is present at Gillette...
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Seahawks sticking with same plan on defense: Pete would love to rush four, cover with seven and say, 'Good luck'

Seahawks sticking with same plan on defense: Pete would love to rush four, cover with seven and say, 'Good luck' The Seattle Seahawks have made a name for themselves on defense and one of the keys of that success has been the ability to not sell out with blitzes, and covering the field with his back seven. "Pete Carroll doesn't want to blitz. Kris Richard I don't think wants...
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DL Sharrif Floyd says defense is 'making that step forward and going from good to elite'

Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Sharrif Floyd said he has personal goals going into his third season and higher expectations for the defense in its second year under coach Mike Zimmer and defensive Coordinator George Edwards. “I’ll play a lot more snaps, I’ll contribute a lot more to my team, and besides me, I think the whole unit will be together, will play as a unit...
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Rookie WR Ty Montgomery: 'I can't say I'm Randall Cobb'

Green Bay Packers rookie wideout Ty Montgomery has drawn comparisons to Randall Cobb, who also entered the league as an impact return man. At 6-0, 216, Montgomery is looking to put some spark in the team's punt return game after scoring three kickoffs and two punts for touchdowns in his career at Stanford. However, he's not putting himself in Cobb's category just yet. "He...
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Falcons kick off OTAs with two possible key pieces missing on defense

The Atlanta Falcons begin Offseason Team Activities on Tuesday with much work to do on defense. But two absences may dictate just how much gets done, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's D. Orlando Ledbette. Rookie Vic Beasley, the team's first-round pick, and free agent addition Brooks Reed may not be present at the very start. Beasley still hasn't signed his rookie...
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Tuesday web roundup: Washington Redskins

Redskins - PlayerWatch ► DE Daryl Waud was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Redskins on May 18. T Tovar Allen was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Redskins on May ... Redskins return to the field Tuesday for OTAs ► Washington Redskins' head coach Jay Gruden at the Washington Redskins Training ... ASHBURN — Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Joe...
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Tuesday web roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles: Full Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Quarterback ► The Philadelphia Eagles made multiple moves at the quarterback position this offseason, yet somehow managed to create more questions than they answered ... Report: Eagles Hire Marty Barrett As West Coast Scout ► According to a report by Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Philadelphia Eagles have hired...
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Tuesday web roundup: Cleveland Browns

Browns look to further solidify offense's identity at OTAs ► Pettine, in a recent interview on Cleveland Browns Daily, said there were some complementary pieces missing from last year's running game he hopes to add to ... Cleveland Browns open OTAs on Tuesday ► The Cleveland Browns enter the next phase of the NFL's nine-week off-season ... Following the close of the final...
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Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

George: Don't buy renewed Adrian Peterson rumors, here's how ► FILE - This July 31, 2014, file photo shows Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson during NFL football training camp in Mankato, Minn. A person with ... Foreman awaits call from Hall ► him on the Internet and watched highlights of the running back starring for the Minnesota Vikings during the 1970s....
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Broncos CB Tevrin Brandon OK after hit and run

Denver Broncos cornerback Tevrin Brandon had a brief hospital visit on Sunday morning after being hit by a car, the team confirmed to the Denver Post. Brandon was hit by by a Ford F-150 pickup in Belmar, New Jersey, police believe. The drive of the vehicle fled the scene. The 24-year-old, who signed a futures contract with the team in April, suffered on minor injuries and was...
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Bears dump DT McDonald after latest arrest

The aftermath of Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ray McDonald's second arrest in six months was a no-brainer for the Chicago Bears, who promptly released him soon after news broke. McDonald's first arrest came as a member of the San Francisco 49ers last year on December 27th when he named as a suspect in a sexual assault investigation. The 49ers released hours after they learned...
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2015 Steelers offseason transactions list

Free-agent signings and transactions during the 2015 offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Transactions list provided by Steelers.com: 05/19/2015 - Claimed WR Devin Gardner; Waived WR L'Damian Washington. 05/15/2015 - Signed third-round pick WR Sammie Coates. 05/14/2015 - Signed first-round pick LB Bud Dupree. 05/14/2015 - Signed fifth-round draft pick TE Jesse James. 05/11...
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2015 Eagles offseason transactions

Free-agent signings and transactions during the 2015 offseason for the Philadelphia Eagles. Transactions list provided by PhiladelphiaEagles.com: 05/14/2015 - Agreed to terms with LB Jordan Hicks on a four-year deal 05/13/2015 - Louis Clark promoted to senior director of pro scouting. Named Dwayne Joseph director of pro scouting 05/12/2015 - Agreed to terms with CB JaCorey Shepherd...
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2015 Broncos offseason transactions

Free-agent signings and transactions during the 2015 offseason for the Denver Broncos. Transactions list provided by DenverBroncos.com: 05/15/2015 - Signed OT Ty Sambrailo (second-round draft pick) 05/15/2015 - Signed QB Trevor Siemian (seventh-round draft pick) 05/15/2015 - Signed CB Taurean Nixon (seventh-round draft pick) 05/15/2015 - Signed S Josh Furman (seventh-round draft...
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Peterson's request to have contract restructured leaves door open to trade talk

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has openly demonstrated his desire to be traded and he will reportedly skip the team's OTAs, while requesting his contract be redone, opening the door to trade possibilities. In another attempt to free himself from the Vikings, who are reluctant to trade or release him, Peterson stands to lose up to $250,000 in bonuses if he doesn...
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DE Cam Heyward says there will be no changes in Steelers defense

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward said that despite the departure of legendary defensive coordinator Dick Lebeau, the unit and scheme will stay virtually the same. New coordinator Keith Butler worked under Lebeau in Pittsburgh as the linebackers coach and will continue to coach the defense in the same fashion. The team starts organized team activities this week...
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2015 Steelers offseason transactions

Free-agent signings and transactions during the 2015 offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Transactions list provided by Steelers.com: 05/19/2015 - Claimed WR Devin Gardner; Waived WR L'Damian Washington. 05/15/2015 - Signed third-round pick WR Sammie Coates. 05/14/2015 - Signed first-round pick LB Bud Dupree. 05/14/2015 - Signed fifth-round draft pick TE Jesse James. 05/11...
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Justin Tuck says DE Mario Edwards Jr. is 'a true athlete' who can help bolster team’s pass rush

The Oakland Raiders selected Florida State defensive end Mario Edwards with the No. 35 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft to help bolster their sagging pass rush from 2014. Edwards, 6'3, 279 pounds was a first-team All-ACC selection his career with 26 starts, 23 TFLs, and eight sacks. He showed his versatility seeing action at defensive tackle, end, and even  linebacker, a...
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Seahawks expecting CB Tharold Simon to be 'a year better'

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard believes cornerback Tharold Simon is the next starting member of the 'Legion of Boom’ and that the cover man who was picked on by the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl will be a more confident player going forwards. "You're going to see this guy stand up," Richard said, via MyNorthWest.com. "He's an awesome competitor...
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