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Packers looking for youth to produce at inside linebacker with rookie Jake Ryan

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy cleaned house at the inside linebacker position this offseason and now is looking for their young draft picks to step in immediately and be productive. Director of player personnel Eliot Wolf said that the team's fourth round pick Jake Ryan rated very high and the expectations for him is to be on the field...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

ESPN Grades The Minnesota Vikings' Offseason ► We're still just a little more than eleven weeks away from the Hall of Fame Game between the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers that will kick off the ... Floyd Wants to Represent Vikings 'Feisty Coach' ► There's also a strong connection between the defensive line and linebackers that Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer mentioned...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Could Devin Gardner become the Steelers' new Kordell Stewart? ► Using his versatility as a running back, receiver and quarterback, the Steelers turned Stewart loose and helped catapult Pittsburgh's offense into one of the most ... Contract doesn't weigh heavily on Steelers' Heyward ► PITTSBURGH -- Like Troy Polamalu, Ike Taylor and Brett Keisel before him, ... to envision...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: New England Patriots

Goodell: Kraft decision won't affect Tom Brady appeal ► SAN FRANCISCO -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's decision to accept the league's punishment will not affect ... Why Robert Kraft Had to Give Up ► New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft announced that the team would not seek to appeal the penalties handed down by the NFL...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Mason Crosby: PAT rule change worse for linemen than kickers ► "But I can't say I like it," the Green Bay Packers kicker said Wednesday, a day after the league voted to push back the line of scrimmage on extra-point kicks to ... Early Predictions for 2015 Training Camp Battles ► The Green Bay Packers will begin OTAs next week, at which time we'll get our first indication...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Agent: Carr won't need surgery on injured finger

Oakland Raiders quarterback may be taking it easy with hs injured finger, but it won't require anything else to heal as previously reported, according to his agent, Tim Younger. “I don’t know where this idea came up that he’s going to be having surgery,” Younger said, via the San Francisco Chronicle. “The situation, I don’t even want to call it an injury, is very...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson 'keeps improving' as he lands at No. 7 for top NFL quarterbacks

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has gone from virtual unknown in 2012, to media darling and one of the best signal callers’ in the business. According to Elliot Harrison of NFL.com, Wilson passes the great Peyton Manning and lands him at No. 7 on the NFL.com's list for top quarterbacks. Wilson's ability to lead his team and find ways for his offense to compete...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Pernell McPhee tabbed as a 'rising star'

Chicago Bears free agent prize linebacker Pernell McPhee was one of the hottest players available on the market at his position and according to Matt Bowen of the Bleacher Report, he one of this year's 'rising stars.' “McPhee has already played a lot of NFL football as he enters his fifth pro season, but he earned a spot on this list because he will now take on a full-time...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Collins: The Giants know they got the best safety that came out of that draft

New York Giants rookie safety Landon Collins was expected to be the first safety selected in the first round; however, he wasn't the first safety picked and dropped out of the first-round entirely. The Giants who were in dire need of a safety, traded up to the first pick of the second round to select Collins, who was projected as a box safety says being viewed as a 'box safety...
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Browns looking for young running backs to produce early

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine said that the team is looking for their young running backs to step up earlier than later in the process of building the rushing attack. “That’s a position you feel guys can come in and contribute early,” Pettine said, via ClevelandBrowns.com. “Running back’s not a position where it’s, ‘hey, it’s going to take three years...
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Tim Tebow can 'create his own role' with Eagles

New York Jet wide receiver Eric Decker was a teammate of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Tebow when both were in Denver for the 2010-2011 seasons. Decker saw first hand Tebow running the spread offense and feels the signal caller can 'create his own role' within the Eagles offense. "Chip's been doing a lot of stuff this year, so I think anything's possible," Decker said...
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Peyton Manning tumbles down and lands at No. 8 for top NFL quarterbacks

It was tale between two quarterbacks in Denver a season ago and Broncos fans are holding their breath on which one will show up in 2015. According to Elliot Harrison of NFL.com, it's tough to put Peyton manning so low, but he lands at No. 8 in the NFL.com for top NFL quarterbacks. Will it be the Peyton Manning that lit up defenses in the first half of the 2014 season? Or...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Romo comes of age as he lands at No. 5 for top NFL quarterbacks

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo went into 2014 facing a make or break situation, armed with a franchise signal caller's contract, it was time that he delivered. According to Elliot Harrison of NFL.com, Romo's breakout performance last season lands him at No. 5 on the NFL.com's list of top quarterbacks. Romo's offseason work was limited the last two years by back surgeries...
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Despite 'Deflategate' Tom Brady lands at No. 2 on NFL.com list for top NFL quarterbacks

New England Patriots quarterback has been going through it with the 'Deflate-Gate' saga that has been hanging over his head; however, it's hard to dismantle his greatness. According to Elliot Harrison of NFL.com, forget all the recent media mess and trust that Tom Terrific is still very much alive. Brady was thought of being on the downside of his career after a slow start...
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Aaron Rodgers lands at No. 1 on NFL.com list for top NFL quarterbacks

Green Bay packers quarterback Aaron Rodger is sitting in the pole position at No. 1 as the NFL's top signal caller according to Elliot Harrison of NFL.com. Rodgers proved his worth with a gutsy late season run after sustaining and injury to his leg that almost kept him out of crucial games and severely limited his mobility. The deadly accurate passer willed his way late; however...
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Steelers' offense is 'lining up' for 'a shot at doing something special'

The Pittsburgh Steelers have long been known for winning with a pounding ground attack and defense; however, the tides are turning and the identity of the team is slowly changing. Guard Ramon Foster believes the unit in on the verge of becoming 'special' and that the confidence they are gaining is giving the offense a little 'swagger.' “I don't think we ever talked about...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Derek Carr dealing with right ring finger injury, may require surgery

According to Chris Mortenson of ESPN, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is dealing with a right ring finger injury that may require surgery. Carr missed the opening of OTAs on Tuesday, and could miss the rest of the program; however, the team is hopeful about Carr attending training camp. 1n 2014, Carr threw for 3,270 yards with 21 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Raiders...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Market for Russell Wilson gains traction with Tannehill extension

They say there is always a little truth in every joke, and Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider sent Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill's agent Pat Dye a tweet that he 'you just cost me a lot of money.' Schneider is in negotiations with his signal caller Russell Wilson, and Tannehill's new deal blows the market wide open for the quarterback, who has been in the last...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rookie CB Trae Waynes must live up to expectations immediately for the defense to improve

According to Mark Craig of the Star-Tribune, the Vikings first round pick cornerback Trae Waynes must live up to expectations immediately for the defense to improve. In 2014, the Vikings defense and secondary in particular, could hold up against the powerful offenses in the NFC North, largely due to the fact Green Bay, Chicago, and Detroit all have powerful passing attacks that...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

No shortage of confidence from Packers rookie WR Montgomery

When former Stanford receiver Ty Montgomery was drafted by the Green Bay Packers, many thought he'd be fully of anxiety and excitement at the prospect of working with star QB Aaron Rodgers. Not so much, according to Montgomery, who seems as cool as a cucumber when talking about his bright future in the NFL. "Everyone talked about having Aaron Rodgers as a quarterback," Montgomery...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers ink QB Devin Gardner after release from Patriots

According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner, 10 days after he was released by the New England Patriots. Gardner, an undrafted free agent, was picked up by the Patriots in the hope of turning the QB into a receiver. The team apparaently changed it's view on the project, and assumingly cut it's losses. In signing...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NFLPA going after NFL, Roger Goodell in Peterson case

While much of the recetn focus as far as league discipline goes has gone to the Deflategate saga, a previous scandal is now taking the spotlight - that of Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson. On Tuesday, the NFLPA asked a federal court to hold the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt in the case, per ESPN. According to the union, the league and Goodell "have deliberately...
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CB Tarell Brown visits Patriots

The cornerback-needey New England Patriots are eyeing one of the last viable free agents on the market at that position, hosting former Oakland Raiders CB Tarell Brown on Tuesday, per ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss. Brown also met with the team back in march, but obviously left without a deal. In 2014, Brown 55 tackles with four passes defended, after spending 7 years with the 49ers...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Carr skips workouts with undisclosed injury

While acknowledging that QB Derek Carr is dealing with an unknown injury, Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio says that it's really nothing to worry about, especially when the season starts in September. Carr missed Offseason Team Acitivities on Tuesday and may have missed more, although it's unclear.  Unlike the regualr season, the team can be as tight-lipped as it wants...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz, Odell Beckham Jr. set to dominate in 2015

According to Marc Sessler of NFL.com, wide receivers Victor Cruz and Odell Beckham Jr. are set to dominate in 2015. The one hurdle is Cruz's recovery; however, if he finds his salsa dancing style back on the field, the Giants will have a powerful one-two punch in the NFC East. Sessler writes: 'Pairing a healthy Victor Cruz alongside Odell Beckham Jr. means instant trouble...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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