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Friday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Offseason Forecast: Minnesota Vikings ► The biggest storyline for the Vikings is as clear as day: Will Adrian Peterson play another down in Minnesota? Sticking with, or moving on from Peterson undoubtedly impacts how the Vikings approach their offseason... 5 Hidden Gems the Minnesota Vikings Should Have Noticed at the Combine ► The NFL Scouting Combine produced a number...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Cleveland Browns

John Hughes confident Browns' D-line can bounce back ► Hughes was one of a handful of Browns defensive linemen hampered by extended injuries during the 2014 season. He played in just five games -- four in late ... Why the Browns Need to Stay Far Away from Sam Bradford ► Last week, Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reported that the Cleveland Browns will pursue St. Louis Rams...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

San Francisco 49ers: Should They Sign Reggie Bush? ► The San Francisco 49ers aren’t going to be major spenders in free agency, but they could find some value in the second- or third-tier of free agents out there. Ranking the 49ers’ top ten draft needs ► San Francisco 49ers: Top wide receiver targets in NFL draft ► Wide receivers who could be on the radar of the...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Seattle Seahawks

Clayton's Cold Hard Facts: Likeliest landing spots for Byron Maxwell ► Will Seahawks target Byron Maxwell's replacement in draft? ► One big name in particular is cornerback Byron Maxwell, and several analysts on NFL Network's "Path to the Draft" think the franchise will be targeting his replacement in the 2015 NFL Draft. Seattle Seahawks: Latest Free-Agency News and Rumors...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Labriola: 'How about giving Shazier more than 15 minutes to learn the position he was drafted to play?'

Steelers.com's Bob Labriola takes issue with the many people suggesting the team should consider moving linebacker Ryan Shazier to another position: "Enough already with the suggestions to move Ryan Shazier to safety, or to outside linebacker, or to whatever position tickles some fan’s imagination and moves him to suggest this foolishness. How about giving Shazier more than...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bills, McCown closing in on deal

In a move that could be finalized by Friday, The Buffalo Bills and quarterback Josh McCown have started contract negotiations, per The Buffalo News. The 35-year-old, somehow regarded as the best of a very thin QB free agent market, has also been linked to the Cleveland Browns in the past few days, where he visitin for two days prior to meeting with Buffalo. He also has talked...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson vows to continue playing after release: 'I can still punish a defense'

Soon after running back Steven Jackson was released by the Atlanta Falcons after two seasons, he took to his official website: “A lot has been written lately about my future,” Jackson wrote. “There are questions about my age, and what I have left in the tank. Of that, I will simply say this. For the first nine years of my career, I was used like a battering ram, punishing...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders to release safety Tyvon Branch

The Oakland Raiders are pulling the plug on starting strong safety Tyvon Branch's career in Oakland, CBSSports' Jason La Canfora reported Thursday night. The 28-year-old's last two seasons have been plagued by injuries, only appearing five games over that span. When he was healthy from 2009-2011, he was what the Raiders hoped for - a productive starter with more than 100 tackles...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns, Redskins in pursuit of hot free agent TE James Casey

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, free-agent tight end James Casey is scheduled to visit the Browns and Redskins this week. Casey played minor league baseball in the White Sox organization for three years; however, he was a Pro Bowl alternate in 2012 with the Houston Texans before signing with the Eagles in 2014. The Texans used him more as a blocker than a pass catcher and...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Suspension of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson overturned

According to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com, the suspension of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been overturned on Thursday. U.S. District Judge David S. Doty ruled in favor of Peterson and giving the NFL Players Association the ability to vacate the previous ruling by Harold Henderson. "Petition to vacate the arbitration award was granted," Judge Doty remarked. "Case was...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs release veteran TE Anthony Fasano

According to Jeff Darlington of the NFL Network, the Chiefs are going to release veteran tight end Anthony Fasano. He caught 25 passes and had four touchdowns for the Chiefs in 2014. Fasano was set to make $2.8 million in 2015, however, with the emergence of Travis Kelce, he became an expensive backup. Chiefs will be releasing TE Anthony Fasano later today, source says. Still...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush release could affect Shane Vereen contract negotiations

According to Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston, the release of Lions' running back Reggie Bush could throw a monkey wrench in the Shane Vereen contract talks. Bush has a very similar skill set to Vereen, who is seeking $5 million per season and the Patriots probably will not go that high for him. Also, Bush could set the market if he signs before Vereen giving the Patriots an indication...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles plan to release long-time offensive lineman Todd Herremans, creates $2.8 million in salary cap space

According to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, the Eagles are planning to release long-time offensive lineman Todd Herremans. Herremans started 124 games for the Eagles over the last 10 seasons, while his 2014 season was cut short by a biceps injury. Releasing Herremans creates $2.8M in 2015 cap space. Frank writes: 'In a way, the move is not surprising considering Herremans’...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers create $6.2 million in cap space as team continues to restructure contracts

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, the Steelers created $6.2 million in cap room by restructuring two contracts of veteran players: tackle Marcus Gilbert and safety Mike Mitchell. Both had adjustments made to their contracts that won't alter their income for the 2015 season as their salaries and roster bonuses are being applied as signing bonuses to free...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns interested in veteran speedster Ted Ginn

According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, the Browns have shown interest in speedy wide receiver Ted Ginn. He was released by the Cardinals on Tuesday. Ginn had a bounce back season in 2013 with Carolina, before cashing in with Arizona last offseason. He would not solve the Browns receiver woes, but could chip in as a sub-package wideout and special teamer. #Browns have...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears, CB Demontre Hurst reach agreement on new contract

According to Larry Mayer of ChicagoBears.com, the team announced they've reached a two-year extension with cornerback Demontre Hurst. Hurst had a productive rookie year, racking up 29 solo tackles, and he could see his playing time increase in 2015 if Charles Tillman doesn't return. Hurst recorded 35 tackles and one interception in 2014. “It’s a blessing to be where I...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos, Manning look to restructure contract, still must pass physical

According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning are working on restructuring his contract, to re-work some of the $19 million he’s scheduled to earn this season. Manning will return in 2015, however, he's doing something he's never done before, give some money back. Klis writes: 'Restructuring Manning's contract isn't the only reason...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders GM says team will continue to 'put an emphasis' on character, but 'we’re going to bring in some guys with some issues'

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has been consistent in his philosophy by bringing in players without heavy baggage. Since taking over in 2012, the Raiders have has zero players come up on a police report or make any waves that the media would dive into. McKenzie inherited a roster full of high-priced and underperforming players, however, he’s weeded out the...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks, 49ers interested in hot free agent Ricky Jean Francois

According to Marc Sessler of NFL.com, despite the fact the Colts released him; there is a robust market for defensive end Ricky Jean Francois' services. The veteran is set to visit the 49ers and Seahawks this week. Jean Francois, a 3-4 defensive end who is versatile enough to slide inside to defensive tackle in a 4-3. He totaled a single-season best 28 tackles in 2014.
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Powers: Adrian Peterson is 'oblivious to the fact that he is in the process of killing the golden goose'

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's troubles seem to be dying down but the star rusher seems to be his own worst enemy in putting it all behind him. The team seems to be trying to get Peterson back in the fold, however, reports of trade demands and his agent telling the team 'Peterson will never play for the Vikings.' According to Tom Powers of TwinCities.com,...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy 'adamant' Julius Peppers will return to Packers

According to Pete Dougherty of Packers News, the Green Bay Packers will keep linebacker Julius Peppers another season, the pass rusher is due $8.5 million in base salary, $500,000 in a workout bonus, and $500,000 in per game roster bonuses. Peppers salary will count $12 million against the Packers salary cap in 2015. Peppers was everything and more in his first year with the...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush out in Detroit after disappointing 2014

When running back Reggie Bush joined the Detroit Lions in 2013, he made the most of it with a career-high 1,512 yards from scrimmage. Fast forward to his injury-plagued 2014 season with a mere 297 rushing yards on 76 attempts, the Lions understandably decided to free up his $3.25 million 2015 salary. Per Rotoworld, 'The Lions will use the $1.7 million they save by cutting...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys – Dez Bryant & the Mysterious Tape ► The NFL draft combine is over, free agency is almost upon as. The Dallas Cowboys have a lot to worry about, and keeping Dez Bryant might be the most ... 10 Free-Agent Questions: Which Linebacker Should Cowboys Make Highest Priority? ► For now, DallasCowboys.com has come up with 10 pressing questions the Cowboys...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Stadium Proposal Approved By Inglewood, California ► Last week, the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders put forth a proposal for a joint stadium in Carson, California. Kroenke and the Inglewood council felt a ... Could the Raiders use their first-round pick to get LeSean McCoy? ► Sitting with the number four overall pick with a draft class full of studs and teams with...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins' Wallace on the trade block

The Miami Dolphins are apparently not prepared, at least right now, to release disgruntled wide receiver Mike Wallace. According to a report by the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the team will explore a trade route. Wallace is due $9.85 million in 2015 as part of a five-year, $60 million deal that runs through 2017 with Miami. A trade scenario looks very much like a pipe dream...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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