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Patriots looking to trade WR Danny Amendola, release a possibility

According to  Josh Katzowitz of CBS Sports, the New England Patriots seemed to have soured on WR Danny Amendola, who signed a five-year deal worth $28.5 million as a free agent in 2013. In 2014, the club is using the wideout as trade bait as they look to find the money to re-sign WR Julian Edelman, who instead became the team's top receiver.
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh's 'act wearing thin,' future will be top story for 49ers all season

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said last year that good organizations are ones that can take body blows and the San Francisco 49ers are about to find out if they can. The spotlight has been on coach Jim Harbaugh's future with the team and his stormy relationship with GM Trent Baalke, but the fallout could be felt on the playing field. Usually front office spats...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders re-sign versatile offensive lineman Khalif Barnes

According to Mike Wilkening of Profootballtalk.com, the Oakland Raiders announced the team has reached a new contract with swing tackle/guard Khalif Barnes. Barnes stepped in at left tackle when starter Jared Velheer went down with a triceps injury and started 11 games at left tackle in 2013.
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

DE Everson Griffen Vikings' top free agent classified as 'impact starter'

Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen is the team's most sought after free agent, not fellow DE Jared Allen,whose six-year run with the team, registering double-digit sacks in all six seasons. Griffen, 26,  is younger than Allen (32)  and has a considerable upside in comparison to Allen who could start tailing off due to nagging injuries and age. Griffen played well in multiple...
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March 02, 2014  |  1 Comment

Packers expect Sam Shields and James Jones to hit open market

Green Bay Packers WR James Jones and CB Sam Shield will both hit the free agent market when it opens on March 11th. According to Kevin Patra of NFL.com, Jones's agent had gone on record saying 'Ted Thompson didn't want him,' and it seems to be the case as the receiver hasn't receiver an contract offer. "I don't think (general manager) Ted Thompson wants him," Jones' agent Frank...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

QB Russell Wilson on an expanded role in Seahawks offense: 'I have a lot of responsibility already'

The common misconception with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is that he's a game manager, but that is far from the truth. Midway through the 2012 season, coach Pete Carroll opened up the entire offensive playbook, giving Wilson the responsibility of running the offense without handcuffs. When he appeared on CBS Sports Network's ROME, host Jim Rome asked him if he...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

GM Kevin Colbert: We have to prepare for the worst and see where it lands

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert had an optimistic outlook that the team's salary cap situation was manageable and in decent shape, however, at $138.7 million and the start of the new league year coming fast, the club needs to trim their payroll to get into compliance. The new salary cap will be around $133 million, so Colbert has to chop off about $5 million, but he also warns...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL scout: I wouldn't put my job on line for Jadeveon Clowney

The love-hate relationship with South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney continues with this draft scout who won't attach his name to his opinion, via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. "I would not put my job on the line for that guy," the scout said. "Who has a profile like that that's been successful in the NFL? Lazy. Not playing hard ... I think his physical talent is...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald: Cardinals not worried about Seahawks, 49ers

The Arizona Cardinals have nothing to worry about being in the same division as the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks or the NFL runner-up San Francisco 49ers, according to WR Larry Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald says the prospect of facing the two NFL West powerhouses twice a year doesn't exactly instill fear in his Cardinals, who finished 10-6 in 2013.  "That's no problem. We...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers 6th in cap space with $34 million

According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, the Green Bay Packers have the sixth most cap space in the NFL. The 2014 projected salary cap of $132 million places the team as the sixth-most cap space of all NFL teams in the league, at $34,197,930. Demovsky writes: 'Only the Oakland Raiders ($66.3 million), Jacksonville Jaguars ($55.1 million), Cleveland Browns ($51.2 million), Indianapolis...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Donald Butler re-signs with Chargers

Linebacker Donald Butler took to twitter on Friday, announcing that he reached a deal to stay in San Diego. Details are unknown at the time, but the team is expected to make an announcement soon. The move looked like it ws onyl a matter of time, head coach Mike McCoy spoke highly of Butler at the Combine in Indianapolis: "He was the one who was calling the defense over there,"...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys set to part ways with Phil Costa

On the same day the Dallas Cowboys waived defensive end Everette Brown, the latest report says offensive lineman Phil Costa is next in line. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the team will part ways with Costa, who signed a two-year, $2.7 million deal with the team before the 2013 season. The Cowboys are cleaning house as they try to get under the cap ahead of the...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

TE Jimmy Graham confirms franchise tag

The New Orleans Saints felt they couldn't get a deal in time with tight end Jimmy Graham, so they did was expected. On Friday, the Saints placed the franchise tag on their star tight end, keeping him in the Big Easy for at least one more year as they now try to work out a long-term deal before the July 15th deadline for tagged players. The next line of business for Graham is...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Kraft: Agent to blame for Welker walking

New England Patriots president Jonathan Kraft says that receiver Wes Welker could've stayed in New England and made more money than he's making in Denver, but his agent kinda screwed him in that regard. “We still offered Wes before free agency started, more than he ended up getting in the open market,” Kraft said while attending, via Zuri Berry of the Boston Globe, while attending...
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March 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

Tag, you're it: New York Jets K Nick Folk

The New York Jets placed their franchise tag of kicker Nick Folk on Friday, a move that Folk was probably very ok with, reports John Breech of CBSSports.com. He'll get a pretty significant raise as a result. The tag earns him an estimated $3.556 million for the 2014 season, a big bump from his $780,000 salary last year. The team could still try to iron out a deal before the...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Salary cap relief comes in projected $10 million bump

The NFL is increasing the 2014 season's salary cap by $10 million, making it largest cap in NFL history, projected to be somewhere between $132 and $133 million. A final cap number should be announced by Monday. The new figure will edge the 2009 cap of $127.997, the last capped year under the old collective bargaining agreement, per USA TODAY Sports. The moves eases thing for many...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tag, you're it: Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy

In what was earlier deemed a "no-brainer" for the Carolina Panthers, the team announced Friday that they're placing their franchsie tag on defesnive end Greg Hardy. The tag will bring Hardy a $13.116 million salary for the 2014 season. In the meantime, the team would love to work out a long-term deal before the July 15th deadline to save some cap space, but for now, they have...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle frees up cap space in releasing Bryant, Rice

According to Stephen Cohen of Seattlepi.com, the team announced the release of DE Red Bryant and WR Sidney Rice on Friday. The moves will save the Seahawks nearly $13 million against the NFL salary cap in 2014. Both transactions were widely expected, with Bryant sure to get plenty of suitors. Cohen writes: ' Bryant was one of the team’s longest-tenured players, having joined...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Maclin back in fold, preferred one-year deal to prove his worth

The Philadelphia Eagles locked up two integral receivers this week, first agreeing to a deal with Riley Cooper and now keeping Jeremy Maclin from wading into free agent waters. Maclin signed a one-year deal with the team on Friday, worth a maximum of $6 million, a source tells the NFL Network's Albert Breer. His colleague Ian Rapoport says of the $6M, $3M is guaranteed. Maclin...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pats part ways with S Steve Gregory

Reports came out earlier in the day that New England Patriots safety Steve Gregory was to be released soon. Soon meant really soon, as hours later, Gregory's agent, David Cantor confirmed the move via Twitter. In cutting Gregory, who played in 13 games in 2013 before injuring his thumb, they'll save an estimated $2.85 million on the cap. The team now looks to last year's rookie...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins deny report of trying to shop Jordan, Wallace, Wake

The Miami Dolphins' front office has reportedly denied a report by CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora that the team was actively shopping their 2013 3rd overall pick DE Dion Jordan, while also open to dealing receiver Mike Wallace and DE Cameron Wake. Soon after the initial report, a Dolphins source told the Miami Herald that the report is dead wrong on all three players. The Herald...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens re-sign TE Pitta to 5-year deal

The Baltimore Ravens took of business prior to free agency, locaking up tight end Dennis Pitta to a 5-year, $32 million deal on Friday, reports the Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson, via NFL.com. Pitta was seen as a priority due to the comfort between him and QB Joe Flacco. The signing free up GM Ozzie Newsome to keep the franchise tag in his back pocket to use on left tackle Eugene...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks save $13 million in cap space as team part ways with DE Red Bryant, WR Sidney Rice

According to Stephen Cohen of Seattlepi.com, the team announced the release of DE Red Bryant and WR Sidney Rice on Friday. The moves will save the Seahawks nearly $13 million against the NFL salary cap in 2014. Both transactions were widely expected with Bryant sure to get plenty of suitors.
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

RB Jamaal Charles to see a reduction in playing time

According to Adam Teicher of ESPN, Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid talked about the possibility of lowering the workload on RB Jamaal Charles. Charles had 329 touches in the 2013 regular season and 320 in 2012. That number could drop slightly in 2014, as Reid said he wants to utilize backup Knile Davis more.
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Jason Worilds unlikely to return to Steelers

According to Larry Hartstein of CSB Sports, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds is unlikely to re-sign with the team. Worilds is quickly becoming a hot commodity with up to 12 teams vying for his services and could command $6 million to $7 million annually.
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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