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Vikings Joe Webb making most of his opportunities at receiver

According to Adam Carlson of the Vikings Page, former Minnesota Vikings quarterback turned receiver Joe Webb has been making the most of his opportunities at OTAs. The Vikings practices opened on Tuesday, May 28th.   Webb is competing for one of the final spots on the Vikings roster at Wide Receiver. The team has four spots virtually locked down in Cordarelle Patterson, Greg...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dennis Allen names Matt Flynn starter going forward, team rusty after long weekend

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen took time to talk about how the team responded to the long weekend and the quarterback competition. Allen said he thought the team looked a bit rusty after the layoff and that Wednesday’s practice they would have to ‘pick it up.’ Allen did clarify his quarterback situation by naming Matt Flynn the starter: “Matt’s our starting quarterback...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Anquan Boldin making plays in practice, taking up slack from Crabtree injury

When the San Francisco 49ers traded for Anquan Boldin, it was looked upon as a very good move, but with Michael Crabtree out for maybe the entire season, ‘great’ could be substituted. Boldin has impressed 49ers coaches and players alike, his hard as nails approach fits the team and replaces the same grit Crabtree exhibited last year. Boldin has something to prove to his new...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch returns for OTAs, cornerback Richard Sherman says team wasn’t worried

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch returned to OTAs, but cornerback Richard Sherman said the team wasn’t worried. The team said they weren't on alert with Marshawn Lynch missing the team's first week of voluntary organized training activities last week. However, Lynch has re-joined the team for workouts this week. "We weren't too worried about him...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Carson Palmer and the Cardinals stay out of the cellar of the NFC West in 2013?

The Arizona Cardinals saw from their past season’s 5-11 record that they needed to re-tool if they wanted to compete in the now highly competitive NFC West.  This division, which consists of Super Bowl runner up San Francisco 49ers, NFC Conference Semi-finalist Seattle Seahawks and an up and coming St. Louis Rams are all improving and making noise, which will keep the Cardinals...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

For those of you who were told you were too small to play in the NFL, here are some people to look up to

When thinking about my next football article, I was thinking about a friend of mine from high school, Brent Paulhus, who passed away yesterday (Tuesday May 28) from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  From the ALS website, “ALS is a disease that is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

B.J. Raji is sure Packers will 'do right by me'

Green Bay Packers defensive lineman B.J. Raji, entering the final year of his contract, is putting his faith in the team that they'll reward him accordingly with an extension pretty soon. "I'm not really going to talk contracts," Raji said, via the Green Bay Press-Gazette. "Obviously, the Packers are a great organization and I'm sure they'll do...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Raider's D.J. Hayden out until training camp

The Oakland Raiders' number 12 overall pick D.J. Hayden is back in the hospital after having procedure to remove scar tissue in his abdomen, reports NFL.com's Omar Ruiz and Ian Rapoport. The procedure on Hayden, who suffered a nearly fatal heart practice-field injury in November of last year, was a precautionary measure after he had complained of a "bad" stomach...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers safety Cody Grimm arrested again

Buccaneers safety Cody Grimm was arrested this weekend and charged with public intoxication at a hotel in Leesburg, VA, reports Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. While only a misdemeanor charge, it could spell trouble for Grimm, who was locked up for the same exact charge in Christianburg, VA on March 10th. In that charge, he was given a deferred sentence, which means that the...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Staley undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

To fix a problem that plagued him last season, San Francisco 49ers tackle Joe Staley opted to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee during OTAs rather than miss any time in training camp, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. The scope is considered minor, so Staley will be back soon. He could of passed on the surgery and played throughout the season without the procedure...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray is 'going to play all 16 this year'

Currently sidelined with hamstring injury, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is confident he won't be sitting out at all this upcoming season. “I am going to play all 16 (games) this year, and I’m excited. It’s going to be a great year for us,” Murray said, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He's missed a total of 9 games in two seasons, and the team...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Spikes continues to miss OTAs, will be present for June minicamp

Linebacker Brandon Spikes continues to be the lone wolf and will continue to be according to Ben Volin of Boston.com. Spikes' is working on his own and intends to be present at the team’s June mandatory camp. The team can’t be all too thrilled that Spikes is skipping OTAs, he’s the only player not in attendance. Patriots coach Bill Belichick considers this time of the...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders’ first round pick D.J. Hayden suffered abdominal injury, hospitalized and will miss rest of OTAs

According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, D.J. Hayden is out for the rest of OTAs with an abdominal injury Raiders coach Dennis Allen said. Allen indicated Hayden was hospitalized from the injury which occurred last week. Allen decline to go into further detail. Hayden suffered a near fatal injury in college and was just getting back to full speed. It’s a tough...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Romo ready to take on 'Peyton Manning like role,’ plans to work with team’s offensive rookies

When owner Jerry Jones signed quarterback Tony Romo to a 6-year extension worth $108 million, with 55 million guaranteed and $25 million in bonuses, it came with strings attached. Jones expect Romo develop a “Peyton Manning like’ work ethic and that starts with getting the rookies up to speed with the offense. However, he just had surgery to remove a cyst in his back and...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers’ offensive coordinator Todd Haley is no longer the new guy in town: ‘It’s great for me having a year under the belt’

In 2012, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley was the new guy in town. Haley recently served as the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs from 2009 to 2011. Prior to joining the Chiefs, Haley served as the Arizona Cardinals' offensive coordinator from 2007 to 2008, and was the wide receivers coach for the New York Jets, Chicago Bears, and Dallas Cowboys. His...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Ross wants to put playoff fumble in the past: ‘the next day I flushed it’

Green Bay Packers receiver Jeremy Ross had five games,four returned punts, and three kickoffs returns for his NFL experience in 2012.  So when Ross set up to return a punt early against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC divisional game, a lot was on the line. Ross muffed the kick from the punter and San Francisco went on to recover the ball. The 49ers went on to score three...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Offensive lineman Jason Peters misses offseason training activities: ‘He’s just not here’

According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters was a no-show for Tuesday’s offseason training activities. McLane reports that an Eagles spokesman stated: ‘He’s just not here.’ Peters had drawn praise from the team’s coaching staff for his hard work coming back from a torn Achilles tendon in his foot. Mike Florio...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks defensive end Red Bryant is looking to rebound after 2012 injury marred season

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Red Bryant suffered a torn plantar fascia and it impacted his play for the second half of the 2012 season. The inability to put weight on the foot or push off affected how Bryant could play. He lacked the agility that made him a dominant run stuffer, but he says he has to watch his weight to minimize re-injuring his foot again. However, Bryant...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning feels his neck is getting better: ‘it’s a heck of a lot more comfortable than I was last year’

Last year at this time, Peyton Manning wasn’t sure how his season would go; enduring another surgery to his neck he hoped he could survive. A year later Manning is eyeing bigger goals than just surviving, he trying to win another championship. According to Sam Farmer of the LATimes, Manning is in a different frame of mind this time around. “The biggest issue for me was...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Wallace feels like he's back in college with the Dolphins

New Miami Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace is seeing the difference between the Pittsburgh Steelers and his new team, at least atmosphere-wise. "Everybody has a college mentality around here. It's a lot different than where I came from," he said, via The Miami Herald. "Everybody's hungry. Everybody wants to get better, get to where we need to be...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks taking the 'anti-Cruz' approach to his contract situation

With the Victor Cruz-New York Gaints contract saga continuing, receiver Hakeem Nicks, who's is the final year of his contract, is keeping quiet and staying under the radar when it comes to his dealings with the team. According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, Nicks is in no hurry to negotiate with the team and is willing to wait it out and play out the contract, basically approaching...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald Penn takes issue with weight problem report

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackle Donald Penn was the subject of a report from Mark Cook of The Pewter Report this weekend, writing that Penn has "failed to meet most of the weight clauses in his most recent contract." Penn got wind of the report Sunday, and jumped all over ProFootBallTalk.com, thinking it was them who wrote the story (they simply re-reported it, citing Cook...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Veterans look to get to bottom of Seahawks' PED problem

Five suspensions since 2011 for violating the NFL's policy for performance enhancing substances has got some Seattle Seahawks veterans asking 'what the hell is going on?' They're meeting up and looking to stop all this nonsense that's resulting in way too many suspensions, reports Alex Marvez and Jim Miller of SiriusXM NFL Radio. "We had a meeting. ...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyson Jackson catching eyes at Chief's OTAs

Four lackluster seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs looks to be a thing of the past for the 3rd pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. Head coach Andy Reid and GM John Dorsey are reportedly impressed at what they'r seeing out of him, according to Randy Covitz of the Kansas City Star. “I’m very impressed with Tyson,” Reid said. “I’ve been impressed since we’ve been together...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Running back Reggie Bush says, ‘I came here to win championships’

Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush didn’t get much respect in Miami, as their free agency spending spree showed, Bush was a mere afterthought. Before leaving South Florida, Bush proved he wasn’t injury prone putting up two solid seasons for the Dolphins. Bush chose the Lions, a passing offense that requires a good receiving back that operates well in open space, a Bush...
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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