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GM Ted Thompson on keeping pre-draft visits private: 'We don't necessarily think its pertinent or a whole lot of anybody's business'

The Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson doesn't believe it's anyone's business on personnel matter outside of the front office. Thompson, in a very Bill Belichick style of doing things, prefers to keep his pre-draft visits and workouts private. "We don't necessarily think it's pertinent or a whole lot of anybody's business," Thompson said, via ESPN. "If I can keep...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant for Adrian Peterson and a 2nd-round pick?

Although this unlikely scenario has probably been brought up before, should the Dallas Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings consider swapping one troubled and talented player for another? That very question was posed to the Dallas Morning News' Bob Sturm - a scenario where Minnesota send Dallas Peterson along with 2nd-round pick. Said pick would be used for a likely Cowboys' Dez Bryant...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

New Raiders WR Crabtree has 'a lot to prove'

According to the Oakland Raiders newest wide receiver Michael Crabtree, he's got some work to do to silence his doubters, per CSNBayArea.com. The former 49er comes to Oakland after totalling 68 receptions for 698 yards in 2014. "I've got a lot to prove, a lot," he said. "I don't have anything to lose, but I've got a lot to prove." Head coach Jack Del Rio on his newest offesnive...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings excited to work with Tannehill, reunite with Philbin

The Miami Dolphins officially announced the signing of WR Greg Jennings to a 2-year $8 million deal on Thursday. "Greg brings a track record of success and is a proven player who can help strengthen the offense," Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey said, while Jennings also touched on his excitment to join the team: "I've been fortunate to have a great career and it's going...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles VP: Tim Tebow improved since stint with Patriots

Philadelphia Eagles vice president of player personnel Ed Marynowitz says the team saw some definite improvement in WB Tim Tebow's play that led them to take a shot on him with a one-year deal. "We had exposure to him live when he was with New England, when they practiced here," Marynowitz said Thursday, via ESPN. "When we worked him out, we saw a great deal of improvement with...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: New England Patriots

Obama just gave the New England Patriots a sick burn ► President Barack Obama welcomed the New England Patriots to the White House on ... 5 Possible Tom Brady excuses for missing the Patriots' White House visit ► The New England Patriots visited the White House Thursday, as is tradition for every NFL team that wins a Super Bowl. Usually the whole team attends the ... ...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Breaking Down 5 Toughest, 5 Easiest Games on 2015 schedule ► The NFL announced the schedule for the 2015 regular season Tuesday night, and the Minnesota Vikings and their fans mostly met it with a shrug of the ... Cowboys' Dez Bryant for Adrian Peterson trade scenario ► Dallas Morning News' Bob Strum was asked if the Dallas Cowboys should trade Dez Bryant to the Minnesota...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Throwback Thursday: Michael Irvin On Being Drafted By Cowboys ► Michael Irvin reflects on being drafted by the Cowboys in 1988. For the full video ... Report: Dorial Green-Beckham visited the Cowboys ► The Dallas Morning News reports that on the last day college players could visit NFL teams before next week's draft, Green-Beckham visited the Dallas Cowboys ... NFLPA...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

A look back at Ted Thompson's draft-day trades as Packers G.M. ► Green Bay — Usually on draft day, G.M. Ted Thompson and the Green Bay Packers prefer to move around. And usually, it's acquire more picks. Last spring was ... Donald Driver to announce Packers 2nd round pick ► Green Bay Packers' Donald Driver tries to fire up the crowd before a game against the Tennessee...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

GM Ray Farmer says 'there are things you like about' Mariota

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer said the team is still interested in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, coupled with the fact the young signal caller was being coached by the team's QB coach Kevin O'Connell, the club has plenty of first hand information to make a decision. O'Connell, worked with Mariota in the months before the NFL combine, help the signal caller...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears agree to terms with tight end Bear Pascoe

According to the Chicago Bears Twitter account, the team signed tight end Bear Pascoe to a one-year contract. The six-year veteran is a blocking specialist, catching just 40 passes in 82 games. Pascoe caught two passes for three yards and one touchdown in 2014 while playing for the Falcons. #Bears have signed (the aptly-named) TE Bear Pascoe to a 1-year contract. — Chicago...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson suitors shrinking due to high price tag

The Minnesota Vikings open the door to trade running back Adrian Peterson, but it seems not many are actually interested in walking through it. According to Arizona Sports, the suitors for Peterson are shrinking due to his big salary and high compensation demands from the Vikings. Arizona Sports writes: Are the Cardinals -- or any team, for that matter -- willing to surrender...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones believes Tony Romo will have big year

Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones believes his team is no one hit wonder and neither is his quarterback Tony Romo. He said that expects Romo to come up big again for the Cowboys in the upcoming season. Jones even went as far to predict Romo will have a career year. "No question in my mind," Jones said, via Dallas News. "I think he keeps getting better...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Starks intends on helping Browns improve leaky run defense

New Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Randy Starks felt like he was overlooked in Miami, but he feels he can make an impact on the team's defensive line. “I take a lot of pride in that,” Starks said, via Ohio.com. “I’m not so much going out there trying to prove Miami wrong, but I’m trying to show [Cleveland] made a good decision in bringing me here to contribute...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Second-year LB Anthony Barr ready to make sophomore jump

Minnesota Vikings second-year linebacker Anthony Barr started the first 12 games of the 2014 season until he sustained an injury; however, he is one of the bright spots on defense going into 2105. He finished the season with 99 tackles (72 solo), 4.0 sacks and 13 quarterback hurries, but the young linebacker says he wants to bulk up and let the game slow down in his second year...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

DC Billy Davis under the gun to fix leaky defense

Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis is under pressure to fix the team's leaky defense and will have a revamped back seven to work with. The only area in which the defense got improved in 2014 was the sack department; however,  the bump from 37 to 49 did not make much of a difference in the overall scheme of things. According to Bob Brookover of Philly.com...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

GM John Schneider concerned with offensive line going into 2015 NFL Draft

The Seattle Seahawks lost two starters off of the offensive line with left guard James Carpenter leaving via free agency and the trade of center Max Unger to the New Orleans. Schneider said that he is concerned about the position, but added he's not going to make any drastic moves or pay any high ransoms. “Sure, I think I’d be lying to you if I told you any different,...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Khalil Mack says rookies should 'shut up and listen'

Oakland Raiders second-year linebacker Khalil Mack has some words of advice for rookies coming in 2015 'shut up and listen.' “My advice to a rookie entering his first year: Shut up and listen,” said Mack, via CSN Bay Area. “You can learn a lot from the veterans. They know a lot more than you probably think. Listening is key, especially in a situation like I was in, with...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins, WR Greg Jennings agree to two-year deal

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Miami Dolphins signed former Vikings and Packers receiver Greg Jennings on Wednesday afternoon. The deal is reportedly for two years, worth $8 million. Jennings made the interview rounds during the free agency period, but found no takers willing to give him an acceptable deal to his liking. He reportedly visited with the Jaguars, Panthers...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson finds it funny 'when people think that the whole baseball thing is kind of a ploy'

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson spoke a little on his potential foray into the MLB with the NFL Network's Dan Hellie on Wednesday's edition of NFL Total Access: "I'll tell you this, it would be very hard, it would be very hard," Wilson, who's in the middle on contract negotiations with Seattle on an extension, said when asked if he could play both sports. "But I...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Excerpts from Ted Thompson's pre-draft press conference

Via Tyler Dunne of the Journal Sentinel, Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson touched on several areas as the team is in the midst of wrapping up its final preparations for the 2015 NFL Draft. Need vs. opportunity: 'You factor everything in. But that doesn't carry as much weight as it might with other organizations because they go about weighting those things differently...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

No guarantees in Tim Tebow's one-year deal

Just as there's no guarantee Tim Tebow will be in Philadelphia after training camp, the Philadelphia Eagles's contract with the QB has no guarantees as well, according to USA TODAY Sports. What Tebow and the Eagles have in place is your typical run-of-the-mill one-year, $660,000 deal; no signing bonus, no guarantees. He'll be paid during the regular season (if he's around) at...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald: AP would be 'huge playmaker' for Cardinals

As the Arizona Cardinals are one of the teams in hunt for the services of Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, the current offensive star of the team, WR Larry Fitzgerald, is heaping praise on Peterson and what a potential trade for him will do. "Adrian Peterson is arguably the best back in the NFL," Fitzgerald told Around The NFL, via NFL.com. "You know, he's been unbelievable...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown: 'I'll be there,' 'can not wait' to rejoin teammates

After causing a lot of media hoopla after he was a no-show at workouts, Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown sounded like a man kind of oblivious to the concern he's creating. A series of tweets that seemed to suggest that Brown was simply spending time with his newborn daughter, and not pissed off about his contract status, has many less-concerned about his absence...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hold the Mayo: Patriots restructure veteran linebacker's contract

Per Fox Sports, the New England Patriots have restructured linebacker Jerod Mayo's contract with the aim of keeping him in town for the foreseeable future while he still recovers from a devestating knee injury that ended his 2014 season at Week 6. Mayo had some bad luck in his last two seasons, first tearing his pectoral muscle in 2013, then tearing his patella tendon in an October...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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