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Pettine: You know you are building a good roster when you realize there are some good football players that might end up on the outside looking in

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine feels good about the roster building that is going on and thinks that in the end, the team will have to let go a few good players due to not enough room. Pettine said he's enjoying the depth, especially along the defensive line, which was a sore spot in 2014. “You know you are building a good roster when you realize there are some good...
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2015 New York Giants offseason transactions

Free-agent signings and transactions during the 2015 offseason for the New York Giants. Transactions list provided by Giants.com: 05/11/2015 - James Davidson (LB) - Waived 05/11/2015 - Thomas Gordon (DB) - Waived 05/11/2015 - Chris Ogbonnaya (RB) - Contract Terminated 05/11/2015 - Ben Edwards (WR) - Signed as Undrafted Free Agent 05/11/2015 - Kenneth Harper (RB) - Signed as...
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2015 Chicago Bears offseason transactions

Free-agent signings and transactions during the 2015 offseason for the Chicago Bears. Transactions list provided by ChicagoBears.com: 04/30/2015 - Signed S Malcolm Bronson to a two-year contract 04/23/2015 - Sign TE Bear Pascoe to a one-year contract 04/02/2015 - Sign C Will Montgomery to a one-year contract 04/02/2015 - Terminate the contracts of vested veterans C Roberto Garza...
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DE Stephon Tuitt's 'high ceiling' has Steelers excited about his future

Pittsburgh Steelers' second-year defensive end Stephon Tuitt is a five technique defensive end that’s still learning the game, but offers a very high upside that has him working with the first team defense. Tuitt (6-foot-5, 299) has a solid opportunity to earn a staring position in the defense if he has a good offseason and training camp. He has been compared to the likes of...
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Lane Johnson ready to join the 'elite' level of NFL offensive linemen

Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson was drafted by the Eagles fourth overall in the 2013 NFL Draft with the expectations he would develop into an 'elite' NFL lineman. However, after a disappointing rookie season, Johnson made considerable progress in his sophomore campaign to suggest that 'elite' is that far away now. "I want to be elite at my position in the...
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LB Malcolm Smith bringing Super Bowl mentality to defense: 'It’s a higher standard for us'

When Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie signed former Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith to join their linebacker corps, it was to help bring a championship mentality to a unit that has lacked fire for some time. Smith has been in the NFC Divisionals (2012), NFC Championship (2013, 2014), and the Super Bowl (2013, 2014). "When you really work hard every single day and...
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Chiefs sign veteran TE Ryan Taylor

According to Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs have signed veteran tight end Ryan Taylor. Taylor was a seventh-round pick of the Packers in 2011, while catching eight passes for 45 yards in 45 games with the Packers. He will join Travis Kelce, Demetrius Harris, Richard Gordon, James O’Shaughnessy and Adam Schiltz to compete for what will be likely three...
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Cowboys, CB Orlando Scandrick agree to new deal

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Cowboys and cornerback Orlando Scandrick have agreed to a new deal. Scandrick, 28, had four years left on his old contract and skipped the early part of the team’s offseason program; however, Scandrick is expected to sign his new contract today. Cowboys and CB Orlando Scandrick reach agreement on new deal, per source. — Adam Schefter...
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New Seahawks DC Kris Richard says despite turnover on defensive staff, no major changes to scheme

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard believes that there will be no major changes to the NFL's best defense. The team's coaching staff underwent a lot of moves this offseason but Richard said not much will change scheme wise. "The old adage, 'If it's not broke, don't fix it', it's one of those deals right there. My whole idea is just to maintain that standard...
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Mike Zimmer believes rookie Danielle Hunter can be a standout player

The Minnesota Vikings selected LSU defensive end Danielle Hunter with the No. 88 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft after he made 23 starts racking up 4.5 career sacks and two forced fumbles. At 6'5, 252 pounds, he has all the NFL measurables teams look for running a 4.57 40, with a 36 1/2-inch vertical and a high motor. However, Hunter's pass-rush skills are limited and will...
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Rookie Christian Ringo ready to help add to Packers pass rush

Green Bay Packers rookie defensive lineman Christian Ringo is a three-technique pass rusher, and he will begin his career competing for a roster spot behind veteran Mike Daniels, someone he's been compared to quite often. “I’ve definitely looked at his film,” Ringo said of Daniels, via Packers.com. “He was a lot taller than me, so I can’t do what he did.” “I...
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Steelers boast best o-line in NFL, barring injury

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and veteran guard Ramon Foster both feel the team's offensive line is the best in football. With one caveat of course - staying injury free... which is something the unit has had a hard time doing in the past. 2011-2013 saw multiple injuries, detailed by Mark Kaboly of the Tribune-Review. “Hopefully, that's behind us now,” Foster...
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Packers rank 4th among league's big spenders

According to an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report that ranked 333 international teams across all sports, the Green Bay Packers ranked 127th in terms of sports franchises that spend the most on their players. When broken down to just the NFL, the team ranks fourth among the 32 teams, according to 2014 season data. The Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Bengals rank ahead...
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Bills' Dareus suspended for first game of season

The NFL has been punished Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus for the season opener for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Dareus, arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia last year, can still participate offseason activites and in the preseason. “Last year, I made a mistake involving possession...
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Teddy Bridgewater wants to emulate Brett Favre's career

Minnesota Vikings 2nd-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is setting his sights on a a career similar to former Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre (also briefly of the Jets and Vikings). "[He's] the guy," Bridgewater said, per Pro Football Talk. "Besides the injuries and the hits and everything, he had a pretty successful career." "He's a Hall of Famer for sure, multiple Super...
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Gruden impressed with LB Preston Smith

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden came away pretty impressed with second-round pick linebacker Preston Smith during the team's 3-day rookie mincamp, according to the Washington Post. "I think he's doing a good job," Gruden said. "I talked to him today about trying to get a little bit more suddenness to him, and he's just saying, 'I'm getting my bearings straight. I...
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Brett Jones on CFL to NFL transition: 'The game comes to you a lot faster'

They may call it professional football north of the border, but New York Giants rookie offensive lineman Brett Jones is seeing the major difference between the NFL and CFL already. The most glaring difference is in the CFL, defensive players must line up one yard off of the line of scrimmage. No such space in the NFL, where DLs are right on the other side of the ball. “The...
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Cowboys work out Daniel Thomas

The Dallas Cowboys aren't limiting their options when it comes to the running back position. After departing with DeMarco Murray, the team will now look to Darren McFadden, Lance Dunbar and Joseph Randle to fill the void, while perhaps another back to the mix. According to The Baltimore Sun and National Football Post's Aaron Wilson, the Cowboys hosted free agent Daniel Thomas...
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WR Martavis Bryant expected to win No. 2 job over Markus Wheaton

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley expects a second-year jump from wide receiver Martavis Bryant and he will be 'given every opportunity' to take over the No. 2 job next to Antonio Brown. "He is a guy we are going to work real hard throughout the offseason and, like all young players, he should make progress from year one to year two," Haley said back in March...
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OG Ben Garland eyeing starting left guard position

The Denver Broncos re-signed exclusive rights free agent OG Ben Garland to a one-year, $510,000 contract and he could become the biggest bargain on the team. Garland, 27, appeared in eight games last season and is expected to compete for the starting left guard position vacated by Orlando Frankin, who left via free agency. He's learning a new scheme under new coach Gary Kubiak...
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Chiefs sign 3 players

According to the Associated Press, the Chiefs have signed four players from their rookie minicamp this past weekend. The players are: Center Daniel Munyer, Offensive guard Melvin Meggs, Offensive tackle Kelvin Palmer. The team will begin their optional full-squad workouts next week.     
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Patriots plan to put heavy pressure on opposing QBs

The New England Patriots signed defensive end Jabaal Sheard in 2015 free agency and then the team went into the draft with front seven intentions drafting Malcolm Brown, Geneo Grissom and Trey Flowers to help bolster the club's pass rush. The departure of the team's top three cornerbacks (Darrelle Revis, Brandon Browner, and Kyle Arrington) have many thinking Bill Belichick will...
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Polian: 'You will not win it all without a quarterback and big-play receiver'

ESPN NFL analyst Bill Polian took a hammer to the Cleveland Browns offseason approach to strengthen the defense while not doing much on the offensive side of the ball. Polian indicated that it's a nice dream to think the team could win handing off the football and playing defense. “You will not win it all without a quarterback and big-play receiver. It is a fact of life,”...
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LB Connor Barwin says Marcus Smith needs to step up in wake of Trent Cole's departure

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin knows Trent Cole's departure to Indianapolis left a huge void in the Eagles' outside linebacker rotation — and Marcus Smith is the player the team is looking to step up. "At outside linebacker, we lost Trent and we haven't really gained anyone yet, so someone in our room needs to step up," Barwin said, CSN Philly. "Whether it's...
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Maurkice Pouncey says OL coach Mike Munchak 'knows how to adjust to his players'

The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line improved dramatically under first-year coach Mike Munchak in 2014 and the results was an explosive offense that set many team records. In 2013, injuries and poor play dogged the unit; however under Munchak's guidance the teams saw improvement in both run and pass blocking. "I think he's done a great job. He really knows how to adjust to...
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