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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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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Jake Plummer: Brock Osweiler could 'probably start for 20 teams in the NFL'

Former Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer believes the team will not have to look far to find a successor to quarterback Peyton Manning when he decides to retire. Plummer said that Osweiler has been patiently waiting his turn despite the being capable of being a NFL starter on many teams. “He’s in a tough spot, really, because you’re behind a Hall of Famer, one of the...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears come in dead last at No. 32 on USA Today's offseason power rankings

The Chicago Bears cleaned house this offseason from the front office to the field firing general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman. The team replaced them with new general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox and started rebuilding by signing edge rusher Pernell McPhee to a five-year deal with $16 million guaranteed and up to nearly $40 million. However, questions...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Craig Robertson says second season in the same defensive system is a 'huge jump' for unit

Cleveland Browns linebacker Craig Robertson said a year ago when defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil installed his system; it left players feeling like they were learning how to balance the nation's budget. In the second season under O'Neil, Robertson said the club learned the scheme, now it's time to take it to the next level. “For a lot of us, this is our first time being...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

CB Brandon Carr says first round pick Byron Jones has been a 'sponge' since joining team

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr's style using his physical skills and body type makes him the perfect mentor for the team's first round pick Byron Jones. Carr stated that the rookie cover man has been a “sponge” taking in as much information as he possibly can. The eighth-year veteran indicated that he glad to help Jones learn the ropes in the NFL. “I’m all...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles could have interest in Bills' QB E.J. Manuel

According to Chris Wesseling of NFL.com, the Eagles could be a landing spot for Bills' signal caller E.J. Manuel if Buffalo chooses to shop the QB for a low draft pick. Chip Kelly has gone on record saying he would have liked to coach Manuel before the 2013 NFL Draft and his penchant for collecting quarterback lends some credence to the theory, "If the Bills end up dangling...
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Doran Grant projected to make biggest impact as rookie for Steelers

According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, the Steelers selected Ohio State CB Doran Grant with the No. 121 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft and is projected to have the biggest rookie impact on the team. Grant, 5'10, 200 pounds, started 30 games in his four-year college career, while earning first-team All-Big Ten honors. He's a big-time tackler and has the physical traits to play...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Rod Streater the Raiders' 'most underrated X-Factor' on offense

According to Brian Flores of the Bleacher Report, Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater should emerge as the No. 3 wide receiver behind Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree in the team's offense; however, Flores believes Streater could be the club's 'X-Factor' at the wideout spot. After catching 60 passes for 888 yard and 4 touchdowns in 2013, he was limited to just three games after...
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Seahawks sign WR Deshon Foxx

According to Seahawks.com, the Seahawks signed undrafted rookie free agent Deshon Foxx and waived running back Demitrius Bronson with an injury designation on Monday. Foxx, 5'10, 177 pounds, had 30 catches for 384 yards and 23 carries for 203 yards at UConn in 2014, while being a 12-game starter for the Huskies last year. Seahawks.com writes: 'Deshon Foxx, a wide receiver...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings add a new dimension to offense with rookie TE MyCole Pruitt

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said he listened to his coaching staff during the draft, especially offensive coordinator Norv Turner's call for the team to draft a tight end. Spielman honored that request by delivering Southern Illinois tight end MyCole Pruitt with the 143rd overall pick in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, giving Turner a speedy pass catcher...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers hoping rookie RBs Alonzo Harris, John Crockett can add quality depth to backfield

The Boston Braves in the 1940's had a saying when their two aces Warren Spahn and Johnny Sain weren't on the mound: 'Spahn and Sain and Pray for Rain.' The Green Bay Packers currently have two running backs Eddie Lacy and James Starks and not much behind them, so it opens the door for rookies Alonzo Harris and John Crockett to compete for the No. 3 and 4 spots in the backfield...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Moving Brandon Fusco to left side could help Matt Kalil ► The Vikings drafted three college tackles who have all seen reps at guard in Minnesota, Berger is capable of playing all three interior spots, but is coming off ... Zimmer impressed with Cordarrelle Patterson improvement ► Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer has declared that has been impressed with wide receiver...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Why Rod Streater Is Oakland Raiders' Most Underrated X-Factor in 2015 ► To address this problem, the Raiders added Michael Crabtree through free agency ... While the Oakland wide receiver corps as a whole was underwhelming last ... Report: Raiders' potential Oakland stadium deal is nearly dead ► The Raiders are currently operating under a one-year lease at the Oakland Coliseum...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins wrap up Tannehill with 6-year deal

The Miami Dolphins are sticking ewith quarterback Ryan Tannehill for the foreseeable future, working out a contract extension that will keep the 26-year-old in Miami for another six years. The deal is worth $96 million, along with $45 million of it guaranteed, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Per ESPN's James Walker, the deal was a smart move, considering Tannehill's not...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Let's make a deal: Patriots, NFL in 'back-channel conversations'

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, The New England Patriots and the NFL are engaged in trying to work out a pre-appeal deal to resolve the #Deflategate saga once and for all. Both sides, including Patriots owner Robert Kraft and commissioner Roger Goodell are in San Francisco this week for the spring owner's meetings. All we know at this point, is there are some 'back-channel...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

DT Dominique Easley on the mend: 'I'll be fully ready to go' for camp

New England Patriots defensive tackle Dominique Easley was forced to miss the last three games of the regular season as well their Super Bowl run in 2014 with knee injury. But Easley's injury fortunately didn't require surgery, and now that he's progressing well in his rehab, he's comfortable enough to announce his full availability for training camp in July. "I'm still in...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

RB Jeremy Hill's fumble theory: Overconfidence

Coming out of college with only one fumble in two seasons at LSU, Jeremy Hill hit the NFL with plenty of confidence. Then he more than doubled that total in his rookie year - a total of five balls on the ground. The reason? Overconfidence, he feels. "I had so much confidence last year in my ability to carry the football, I kind of got lackadaisical about it and just kind...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Williams has Papillary Type 2 cancer

The Seattle Seahawks announced the concerning news Monday that defensive tackle Jesse Williams has been diagnosed with Papillary Type 2 cancer. Williams, who had re-signed with the team on April 1st, will undergo kidney surgery, according to the announcement. “Although disappointing, I am a fighter and will handle this," Williams wrote. "I am going to focus on my health...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys re-sign RB Tyler Clutts

The Dallas Cowboys announced Monday that they have re-signed fullback Tyler Clutts, who was with the team in 2013 and 2014. He was the only fullback on the roster last season, and when his contract expired, the Cowboys inked former Detroit Lions Jed Collins. Now with Clutts back in the fold, Collins is the one getting his walking papers. Clutts caught the first touchdown...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Network analyst Michael Irvin says RB by committee won't work in Dallas

NFL Network analyst and Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin doesn't believe the team will succeed by trying to run a running back by committee approach in 2015. “I was trying to find out what team in the NFL is great right now with an NFL running back by committee,” said Irvin, via CBS Local. “So the whole committee can get their butts out here and bust...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots bring back LB Brandon Spikes on one-year deal

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Patriots and linebacker Brandon Spikes have agreed to a one-year deal to return to the team that drafted him. Spikes played his first four seasons in New England after they selected him in the second-round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He signed with Buffalo as a free agent during the 2014 offseason while making 10 starts. Patriots have signed...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Raiders WR Fred Biletnikoff says Amari Cooper is 'a step ahead when it comes to the things required to be a receiver'

Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff is a member of both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame. He played for fourteen seasons and he sees s star in the team's first round pick Amari Cooper. "If you know nothing about football, you might not see that he's mature beyond his years," Biletnikoff said, via the Contra Costa Times. "But...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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