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GM Ted Thompson business as usual when it comes to free agency

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson's philosophy on building a team is spend little in free agency and draft very well. Acquiring draft picks by letting unrestricted free agents go into free agency is a big part on how the club constructs the roster by receiving compensatory picks (teams that lose more in free agency than they acquire get compensatory picks). Thompson...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins: 'I feel like I'm the No. 1 wide receiver'

A lot of buzz is surrounding Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins as we approach the NFL Draft this may, and many teams would love a visit and a private workout before decisions are made. But that's not happened. Watkins hasn't had any of the such just yet, but it's likely he'll be meeting with teams pretty soon. He sat down with CBS Sports Network's Jim Rome for a one-on-one interview...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants agree with former Broncos DE Robert Ayers

The New York Giants continued their free agency signings Wednesday with the addition of former Denver Broncos DE Robert Ayers. Ayers reportedly signed a two-year contract with the team, according to Josh Katzowitz of CBS Sports. The 28-year-old is coming off a career-high 5.5-sacks in 2013, and figures to replace the production of Justin Tuck, who signed with the Oakland Raiders...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers ink WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to 1-year deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers are the process of replacing departed receivers Emmanual Sanders and Jericho Cotchery, having already brought in former Saints WR Lance Moore, but they're far from done. Adding former Colts receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey is also a nice, low-risk addition that may yield positive results. The speedy wideout signed a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones-Drew: Matt Schaub can take us to a Super Bowl

While many teams felt running back Maurice Jones-Drew didn't have much left in the tank, he did draw some interest from a few teams, including the Steelers, Patriots and his new team the Oakland Raiders. He chose the Raiders as we know, the worst team of the bunch as far as the interest in him goes. A lot of it was due to the oppotunity of returning to the place where he grew...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson on RG3: 'He had a big part of me signing here'

DeSean Jackson is excited for a fresh start on a new team with a new quarterback looking to bounce back from a dismal performance last season, and he must also be excited about facing Chip kelly and the former team that dumped him twice a year. Turns out Robert Griffin III was instrument in receiver DeSean Jackson choosing to sign with Washington rather than visit other teams....
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

LB NaVorro Bowman ahead of schedule rehabbing knee injury

According to ESPN, San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman says his doctors have informed him he is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL. It's still extremely early in the rehab process and it's unlikely to get a snapshot of his potential return date before training camp begins.
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos sign center Will Montgomery, will compete for starting job

According to Arnie Stapleton of the Associated Press, the Broncos and Redskins free agent center Will Montgomery have agreed on a one-year deal. The deal is reported to be around $1.3 million. He was cut by Washington early in March, and visited the Broncos shortly thereafter.
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll on the challenge of winning back to back Super Bowls: 'We set a direction on having the greatest offseason of our lives'

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll isn't intimidated by the thought of being the hunted in 2014, or the fact that a team hasn't won back to back Super Bowls since 2004. So when Carroll went looking for advice on how to approach the upcoming season, he leaned on John Wooden, the 10-time national championship-winning basketball coach at UCLA.
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers add depth to secondary, sign CB Brice McClain

According to CB Brice McClain's agent David Canter, the veteran cornerback and the Steelers have agreed to a contract. McClain, 27, was cut by the Texans last month after having a subpar season that resulted in his release a year into a three-year, $5.25 million deal with the Texans.
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson signing is a make or break situation for Robert Griffin III

The Washington Redskins are rebuilding and the acquisition of speed demon WR DeSean Jackson gives the team a proven deep threat in the passing game. It also sets the table for third year quarterback Robert Griffin III and his future in Washington. Griffin has a top tier RB in Alfred Morris, a developing TE in Jordan Reed, and now the home run threat in Jackson. According to...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen: I have a lot left in this tank

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen says being a situational pass rusher isn't in his immediate plans with the team. Allen, 32, believes he's still a three down lineman and plans to play as many snaps as possible.
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Giants land Broncos free agent DE Robert Ayers

According to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports, The New York Giants have reached a two-year agreement with Broncos free agent DE Robert Ayers. The Giants were looking for some depth off the edge after the departure of DE Justin Tuck and Ayers had 12 sacks in five seasons as a rotational player for Denver.
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots bring in QB's Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater for pre-draft visits

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the New England Patriots will be hosting Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and Louisville Cardinals signal caller Teddy Bridgewater on Wednesday.
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

DE Jared Allen: I have a lot left in this tank

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen says being a situational pass rusher isn't in his immediate plans with the team. Allen, 32, believes he's still a three down lineman and plans to play as many snaps as possible.
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly drawing criticism for release of WR DeSean Jackson

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly is coming under fire for his decision to release WR DeSean Jackson for alleged gang ties, however, that reason looks more like a rumor now. According to Steve Trevelise of NJ1015.com, Kelly is now drawing criticism for using gang ties as the reason for release, but sources say there is no hard evidence to support the Eagles claims.
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April 02, 2014  |  1 Comment

GM Reggie McKenzie on QB Matt Schaub: 'We're not looking for stopgaps'

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie made it clear that he doesn't see new quarterback Matt Schaub as a short term solution. Unlike 2013, when the team traded for career backup Matt Flynn, Schaub has a proven track record and McKenzie believes the signal caller's wretched season was a product of the entire Texans team.
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April 02, 2014  |  1 Comment

GM John Schneider: We are really excited about the young core of players that we have

Seattle Seahawks fans have been scratching their heads at the slow pace in which general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll have approached free agency. However, the GM says everything is according to their plans and they are satisfied with where they stand as of now. He continues to say that the system that they have put in place is designed for attrition, and that...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy says with QB Aaron Rodgers and RB Eddie Lacy, sky is limit for the offense

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is excited about the prospect of the team's offense in 2014 and feels with a healthy Aaron Rodgers, the sky is the limit. The addition of 2013 second round pick RB Eddie Lacy gave the team a punishing ground game, something the Packers have lacked in previous year McCarthy believes the duo is ready to help the unit do big things in 2014.
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders part ways with center Mike Brisiel

The Oakland Raiders have decided to part ways with center Mike Brisiel, two years after they signed him to a five-year, $20 million deal, the team announced Tuesday. Brisiel, who was set to make $3.85 million in base salary for 2014, saves the team about $1.38 million in cap moeny with his release, if he's not designated a post-June 1st cut (per Brian McIntyre). In his time with...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

CB Champ Bailey visits Saints

Former Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey visited with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. No word yet if he's planning to meet into Wednesday wih the team, but ESPN's Adam Schefter says Baile intends to meet with anther a this week if an agreement isn't reached with the Saints. The 36-year-old Bailey is a shell of his former self...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants ink former Saints OT Brown

The New York Giants struck a deal with former New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Chalres Brown on Tuesday, the team announced. Brown has played his entire career in New Orleans after being drafted in the 2nd round of the 2010 draft. He started in 22 games as a Saint. Brown will be mostly be remembered in New Orleans as the man head coach Sean Payton took a hard line with in...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to visit Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host free agent wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey in one potential low-cost move to replace departed receivers Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. DHB played for the Colts in 2013 and showed some flashes of talent after spending four years in Oakland. The 27-year-old has 169 catches for 2...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Done deal: Redskins get their man

Much to the charge of many other teams reportedly waiting to woo DeSean Jackson, the highly coveted receiver never left Washington. After two days of negotiating, the Washington Redskins agreed to terms on a three-year deal for the former Eagles WR, reports the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Details on the contract have not been released. The Raiders, Bills and 49ers were all...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Safety Danieal Manning will visit with Chiefs

According to Josh Alper of Profootballtalk.com, safety Danieal Manning with visit with the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday. Manning was released by the Houston Texans on Monday and there has been very high interest from other teams for his services.
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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