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Jared Allen adjusting well to new role at outside linebacker

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but try telling that new Chicago Bears linebacker Jared Allen, who happened to have been the team's old defensive end in 2014. He once vowed to never learn the position; however, new coach John Fox and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio felt he could make the transition, while Allen termed his reluctance to play the position as 'ignorance...
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Pettine shoots down report that Browns ready to release QB Johnny Manziel

According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine commented on a report that surfaced that the Browns are ready to move on from troubled second-year signal caller Johnny Manziel, calling it "irresponsible." Pettine added that reports of Manziel not being a good fit in offensive coordinator John DeFilippo's new offense are also false. Manziel...
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TE Jason Witten impressed with Greg Hardy's 'explosive' play at team OTAs

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Greg Hardy has caught the eye of his teammates at OTAs, showing an explosive playing style that is winning over even the toughest of critics, one of them tight end Jason Witten, who was skeptical of the signing at first. While Hardy waits on his appeal on the 10-game suspension the NFL handed down to him, his performance at the team's OTA practices has...
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Eagles' OC Pat Shurmur says RBs Murray, Mathews will 'share the role'

Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said that the team plans to use a running back by committee approach to their backfield, splitting the carries between running backs DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews. Murray signed a five-year, $40-million contract and Mathews signed a three-year, $11-million deal in the 2015 offseason, despite the fact both were featured rushers...
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Rookie CB Senquez Golson 'catching it pretty fast' at Steelers OTAs

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Senquez Golson has been taking advantage of chances he's been given at the team's OTAs. Golson is under the spotlight as the team's second round pick to help a secondary that is in need of some fresh talent. “Mainly a little second-team nickel, third-team corner and nickel,” Golson reported regarding how he’s been deployed during his first...
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Raiders 'put the throttle down and go hard' at team OTAs

This isn't Oakland Raiders' coach Jack Del Rio's first time at the rodeo and he knows if he's going to pull his team out of the hole they have been in the past twelve seasons, there is only one way to do it. “The schedule was to put the throttle down and go every day and maximize every day, and that’s what we’ve done,” Del Rio said, via CSN Bay Area. “A little over four months...
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WR Mike Wallace looking to have a 'great year' with Vikings

Minnesota Vikings' wide receiver Mike Wallace continues to perform well in the team's offense at OTAs and putting his past behind him, while opening the eyes of the team's coaching staff. Wallace said the offense is closer to his first four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers than the past two playing for the Miami Dolphins. However, the receiver said that he wants to stay...
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Chiefs, LB Justin Houston still far apart on new contract

The divide between the Kansas City Chiefs and star linebacker Justin Houston seems to be growing quickly. According to Mike Florio of Profootballtalk.com, the Chiefs franchised Houston and have until July 15th to complete a new deal or both will have to wait until the end of the season, if Houston is still on the team by then. Florio writes: ‘As to the Chiefs and linebacker...
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Second-year CB Demetri Goodson Packers' 'best kept secret'

The Green Bay Packers lost both Davon House and Tramon Williams in free agency, and cornerback Demetri Goodson finds himself with the perfect opportunity to make a name for himself in the secondary - if he can earn a starter role. According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel's Tyler Dunne, second-year CB Demetri Goodson could be the Packers' "best-kept secret." Goodson (5-11...
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TE Jimmy Graham says 'it's been a great transition' joining Seahawks

New Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham is a three-time Pro Bowler tight end going into his sixth season in the NFL, but for the first time in his career he's adjusting to being on a different team after being traded from the Saints this offseason. "From the guys to the coaches to the training staff, everyone’s been truly amazing, and it’s been a great transition so far,...
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Thursday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Mike Zimmer Stood By Peterson ► Adrian Peterson's return to the Minnesota Vikings comes as no surprise to coach Mike Zimmer. Zimmer was Peterson's coach for one offseason plus one regular ... Greg Childs' Injury Woes Continue ► After he was selected in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, Greg Childs appeared to get off to a promising start with the Minnesota Vikings, impressing...
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Thursday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Julius Peppers has makeup to defy Father Time another year ► Green Bay Packers linebacker Julius Peppers looks on during organized team activities ... Goodson making most of opportunities ► However, the learning curve was steep for the former Gonzaga point guard-turned-Green Bay Packers cornerback once he arrived at last year's organized team ... Will Packers Win 11 Games...
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Bills QB Matt Simms says he asked out of New York

The Buffalo Bills' newest quarterback acqusition, Matt Simms, confirmed Wednesdat that asked the Jets to release him after he wasn;t getting enouhg reps during OTAs. "You never want to quit a job when you don’t really know whether there is a job waiting for you," Simms said Wednesday, per ESPN. "But at the same time, I wasn’t happy, and you have to do what makes you happy,...
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Eagles RBs coach: DeMarco Murray a 'perfect fit' for our offense

Philadelphia Eagles running backs coach Duce Staley sounds pretty optimistic about DeMarco Murray's chance at success in Chip Kelly's offense. “He’s a perfect fit for us, exactly what we want to do,” Staley said, per CSNPhilly.com. “Downhill, full-steam ahead. That’s what we’re preaching every day: one, two, three, four yards and a cloud of dust. And all the backs we have,...
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Cowboys' Sean Lee: 'I think I'm ready to go, full go'

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee says he's ready to play tomorrow if he had to. That's good news for the 28-year-old, who tore his ACL for the third time in his career last season. "I think I'm ready to go, full go," Lee said, per the team's website. "If I'm out there doing a drill or any part of practice, I feel completely comfortable. I feel like I could play again tomorrow...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers RB Kendall Hunter on the mend after missing 2014 season

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula shared the good news on Tuesday about running back Kendall Hunter, who tore his ACL in 2014 Hunter appears to be over the injury, but not yet 100 percent. "He's coming along great," Tomsula said, per the team's official website. "I think we all have strong feelings for Kendall… but we definitely have a rep count on him. You've got...
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Raiders closing in on WR Kris Durham

The Oakland Raiders are expected to sign former Titans receiver Kris Durham, per ESPN's Adam Caplan. The 27-year-old was drafted in the 4th-round of 2011 NFL Draft (107th overall) by the Seahawks and last played for Tennessee in 2014, totaling six catches for 54 yards. #Raiders are expected to sign WR Kris Durham, per league source. Was with #Titans last season. — Adam Caplan...
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Jack Del Rio says LB Ray-Ray Armstrong 'made great strides' this offseason

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong is having strong offseason due to his work ethic and discipline. The team claimed Armstrong off waivers from the Rams last October and he didn't get an opportunity to play much; however, at the team's OTAs in 2015, he's been a star impressing the coaching staff. A 2013 undrafted free agent, Armstrong is getting...
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Teddy Bridgewater: 'We can’t win the championship in June'

Minnesota Vikings second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater won't take the bait on the building hype that his team is on the rise. “It’s easy to sit here and say how good we can be, but it’s still early June and it’s too early to tell,’’ Bridgewater said, via TwinCities.com. “We have to just continue to get better each day right now. We know that we can’t win the championship...
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Jason Garrett tells RB Joseph Randle to 'focus on doing, not talking' after Murray comments

Dallas Cowboys' Jason Garrett is a laid back coach who very much dislikes the wrong shine of the spotlight, so when running back Joseph Randle made comments about former teammate and current Eagles' rusher DeMarco Murray. Randle’s comment that Murray “left a lot of meat on the bone,’’ put Garrett in a bad place. “We addressed that with Joe really immediately,” Garrett said...
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After Revis departure, Patriots’ defense looking to force the issue with front seven

The New England Patriots brought back the good old days in 2014, winning with a defense that could cover any style of receiver with the likes of cornerbacks Darrelle Revis, Brandon Browner, and Kyle Arrington playing press coverage, giving the front seven time to pressure the quarterback. However, those days drifted away like the confetti that fell on the team after winning the...
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Clady injury looms large as Broncos land at No. 9 on SI.com offseason power rankings

The Denver Broncos went through major changes in the offseason letting go former coach John Fox and bringing in general manager John Elway's good friend Gary Kubiak to run the team. A dramatic change on offense is the focus as quarterback Peyton Manning for the first time since his rookie season is learning a new system. Life won't get any easier for the signal caller either...
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Russell Wilson says he's 'prepared 100 percent' on playing out his rookie contract

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said that he's prepared to play out his existing contract and 'wants to be here for a long time.' "Yeah, I'm prepared for that 100 percent, if that's the case," Wilson said, via the Seattle Times. "You know, I want to be here for a long time, but if that's the case I've just got to get ready to play. I love the game, and I love being...
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Browns quarterback corps ranked worst in NFL

The Cleveland Browns have had quarterback issues for a long time and it seems they have finally hit rock bottom. According to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com, the Browns are the proud owners of the NFL's worse quarterback corps. Rosenthal writes: 'There are plenty of unfinished quarterbacks to choose from, but Cleveland stands out because they have a sub-par "stop gap" option...
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Raiders next to last at No. 32 on SI.com offseason power rankings

The Oakland Raiders must be thinking what do we have to do to get some respect? General manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Jack Del Rio have done some good work this offseason bringing the roster up to speed. They're young but talented; however, the question is when will all the talent blossom. Second-year quarterback Derek Carr looks like the real deal, running back Latavius...
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