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NFL Notes: Bears, Browns, Chargers, Redskins, Texans

49ers RB Carlos Hyde (ankle/back) has been ruled out for Week 16. WR Stevie Johnson (knee) has been ruled out for Week 16. Bears The Bears held kicker tryouts on Friday, but Jay Feely is expected to play in Week 16. (Alex Marvez) Browns Impending free agent NT Ahtyba Rubin said he wants to be a member of the Browns for life. (Nate Ulrich) Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (leg...
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NFL Notes: Draft, Bears, Broncos, Cardinals, & Redskins

Draft Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that Alabama S Landon Collins is considered to be a lock to enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Getlin adds that Collins’ camp has conducted preliminary meetings with agents. Bears Albert Breer spoke to sources close to current Bears HC Marc Trestman about whether or not he would be able to navigate the trouble ahead. However, Breer’s sources...
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Report: Jim Harbaugh’s Family & Friends Encouraging Him Take Michigan HC Job

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that 49ers HC Jim Harbaugh’s family and friends have been encouraging him to take the University of Michigan head coaching job. However, sources close to the situation say that Harbaugh is torn about the idea because “his heart is in the NFL.” According to Schefter, Harbaugh would like to see all of his head coaching opportunities before...
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49ers Promote NT Mike Purcell To Active Roster

The San Francisco 49ers announced Friday that they have promoted NT Mike Purcell to their active roster. This moves comes just a few days after the 49ers waived veteran DL Ray McDonald following news that he is being investigated by the San Jose Police Department on a rape allegation. Purcell, 23, signed on with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of Wyoming back in April...
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Potential Trade Options For Bears QB Jay Cutler

Joel Corry of the National Football Post takes a look at the Bears options when it comes to a potential QB Jay Cutler trade. Corry points out that the Bears would benefit much more from trading Cutler rather than releasing him, given that Chicago would gain $12.5 million in cap space while taking on just $4 million dead space. According to Corry, the Bears are unlikely to secure...
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Vikings Rookie Anthony Barr Undergoing Knee Surgery, Done For Season

The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday that rookie OLB Anthony Barr will undergo knee surgery and miss the team’s final two games of the 2014 season. Barr has missed the last two games due to his knee injury, so this really isn’t all that surprising given that Minnesota is no longer playing for a playoff spot. The Vikings used the No. 9 overall pick on Barr back in May and...
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NFL Notes: Draft, Broncos, Colts, Dolphins, Panthers, Steelers

Draft Georgia OLB Jordan Jenkins announced Friday that he will be returning for his season year. (Jordan Jenkins) Broncos Broncos worked out DB Delvin Breaux and DB Jalil Carter for workouts. (Aaron Wilson) Colts Mike Chappell is “convinced” that WR T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) and RT Gosder Cherilus (groin) won’t play in Week 16’s game. Dolphins Dolphins brought...
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Bills Activating RB C.J. Spiller, Probable For Week 16

Bills HC Doug Marrone announced Friday that they will be activating RB C.J. Spiller from the short-term injured reserve list. Doug Marrone: @CJSPILLER will be added to the 53-man roster. He’s officially listed as PROBABLE for Sunday. #BUFvsOAK — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) December 19, 2014 Spiller broke his collarbone back in October and was later placed on injured reserve...
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Seahawks Lock Up DE Cliff Avril To A Four-Year, $28.5M Extension

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Seattle Seahawks have signed DE Cliff Avril four-year contract extension worth $28.5 million. Rapoport adds that Avril will receive  $16 million guaranteed as part of this agreement. This agreement will keep him under team control through the 2018 season. Rapoport mentions that one of the reasons why the team dealt WR Percy Harvin a...
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NFL Notes: Chiefs, Falcons, Jaguars, Lions, Raiders, & Vikings

Chiefs Chiefs worked out DE Travis Chappalear. (Aaron Wilson) Falcons Jason Cole has spoken to a couple of sources who reiterated that Rex Ryan seems like a “natural” fit with the Falcons. Cole expects the Falcons to try to keep OC Dirk Koetter in place. Falcons worked out CB Lavelle Westbrooks. (Aaron Wilson) Jaguars Jaguars worked out WR Arrellious Benn, RB Tim...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Cowboys, Dolphins, & Texans

49ers According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, the 49ers are already doing research on head coaching candidates outside of the organization. Cowboys A source tells Ian Rapoport that he expects RB DeMarco Murray to play through his hand injury. “He’s tough, he has a high pain threshold & he feels good,” Rapoport’s source said. “Wouldn’t be surprised if...
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NFL Notes: Bengals, Eagles, Jaguars, Jets, Packers

Bengals Coley Harvey of ESPN mentions that it appears as though TE Tyler Eifert will remain on injured reserve for the rest of the year as he has not practiced since Week 1. Eagles Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes that it would make little sense for impending free agent OLB Brandon Graham to sign a contract before testing the open market. According to McLane...
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NFL Notes: Draft, Jim Harbaugh, Broncos, & Cardinals

Draft NFL  VP of Football Operations Troy Vincent points out that underclassmen requesting evaluations for early entry into the NFL draft are down 42 percent from 2013. Jim Harbaugh Jason Cole mentions that the University of Michigan have really raised the bar in their pursuit of 49ers HC Jim Harbaugh after they reportedly made him a six year, $29 million offer. Even so,...
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NFL Transactions: Thursday 12/18

Broncos Broncos signed TE Dominique Jones. (NFLTR) Broncos signed OL DeMarcus Love to their practice squad. (NFLTR) Raiders Raiders signed WR Greg Jenkins to their practice squad. Ravens Ravens placed LS Kevin McDermott on season-ending injured reserve. Ravens signed LS Patrick Scales. Ravens signed RB Tauren Poole to their practice squad. Ravens released TE Emmanuel...
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NFL Inactives: Week 16

Thursday Night Game: Jaguars DT Roy Miller, WR Tommy Streeter, CB Teddy Williams, CB Jeremy Harris, S Matt Daniels, OG Tyler Shatley, DE Andre Branch Titans OT Taylor Lewan, QB Zach Mettenberger, OT Terren Jones, LB Zaviar Gooden, DB Jemea Thomas, LB Dontay Moch, DL Mike Martin The post NFL Inactives: Week 16 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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NFL Notes: Draft, 49ers, Broncos, Buccaneers, Packers, Redskins

Draft Rand Getlin reports that Michigan State junior CB Trae Waynes is expected to declare for the draft as he has been meeting with potential agents. Baylor junior DE/OLB Shawn Oakman is “strongly considering” entering the 2015 NFL draft. (Rand Getlin) Rand Getlin reports that LSU DL Danielle Hunter is leaning toward staying in school for his senior year. 49ers HC Jim...
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Jay Cutler Would Like To Be Back With The Bears Next Season

Bears HC Marc Trestman met the media for the first time on Thursday since news broke last night they had made the decision to bench Jay Cutler and start Jimmy Clausen against the Lions. According to Trestman, he first informed the quarterbacks of his decision before later meeting with GM Phil Emery. “I think we need a lift at quarterback,” Trestman said of the decision....
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Seahawks Sign LB K.J. Wright To A Four-Year, $27M Extension

The Seattle Seahawks announced Thursday that they signed LB K.J. Wright to a four-year extension, per Jayson Jenks. Ian Rapoport adds that Wright’s new extension is worth $27 million. Wright, 25, was in the final year of his four-year, $2.526 million rookie contract, which included a base salary of $1.389 million for the 2014 season. He would have been an unrestricted free agent...
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Titans Place RB Dexter McCluster On I.R. & Promote WR Rico Richardson

The Tennessee Titans announced Thursday that they placed RB Dexter McCluster season-ending injured reserve and promoted WR Rico Richardson to their active roster ahead of tonight’s game. The #Titans placed RB Dexter McCluster (knee) on injured reserve & promoted WR Rico Richardson from the practice squad to the active roster. — Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans) December...
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NFL Notes: Draft, Eagles, Panthers, Ravens, & Texans

Draft Oregon CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (knee) has a $3 million loss of value insurance policy, which has been paid for by the University of Oregon. (Chantel Jennings) Eagles RB LeSean McCoy confirmed that RB Chris Polk will be the teams primary goal-line back. (Rueben Frank) “Some of the short-yardage stuff, Polk’s obviously a little bit more powerful back, so they’ve been...
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Broncos Sign TE Dominique Jones, Add OL DeMarcus Love To Practice Squad

The Denver Broncos have signed TE Dominique Jones to their active roster after he cleared waivers on Wednesday, according to Jeff Legwold. Legwold adds that the Broncos also signed OL DeMarcus Love to their practice squad. Jones spent the first 13 weeks of the season on the practice squad, but was recently promoted to the active roster, and appeared in the team’s most recent...
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NFL Notes: Jay Cutler, Chargers, Cowboys, Eagles, Saints

Jay Cutler Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that “the Bears clearly want to trade Jay Cutler” following their decision to bench him in favor of Jimmy Clausen. According to Florio, the Bills, Jets, Browns, Texans, and Titans could all make sense for Cutler. Chargers ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Chargers QB Philip Rivers is battling a back injury that is “bigger...
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Texans Expected To Start QB Case Keenum In Week 16

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports mentions that although HC Bill O’Brien is delaying an announcement regarding who the starting quarterback will be for Sunday’s game against the Ravens, the overall expectation is that they will ultimately go with  Case Keenum. The Texans signed Keenum off of the Rams’ practice squad earlier in the week, despite the fact that they have Thad...
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NFL Notes: Draft, Jay Cutler, Russell Wilson, & Bears

Draft Rand Getlin reports that Florida State DT Eddie Goldman is “leaning heavily” towards entering the 2015 NFL draft. Indiana RB Tevin Coleman is “strongly considering” entering the 2015 NFL Draft. (Rand Getlin) Jay Cutler Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that the Bears decision to bench Jay Cutler is likely to prevent him from sustaining an injury that...
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Report: Bears Bench Jay Cutler, Starting Jimmy Clausen

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Chicago Bears are benching QB Jay Cutler in favor of backup QB Jimmy Clausen. Cutler is coming off of another horrible performance against the Saints on Monday night, so it can’t hurt to see what Clausen can do with the opportunity. Chicago has nothing to play for at this point in the year, but this move could be an indication that...
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