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2014 NFL Schedule: By Team

  Here’s the 2014 NFL Schedule broken down by team: AFC Baltimore Ravens Sept. 7 Cincinnati Bengals Sept. 11 Pittsburgh Steelers (Thu), 8:25 Sept. 21 at Cleveland Browns Sept. 28 Carolina Panthers Oct. 5 at Indianapolis Colts Oct. 12 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Oct. 19 Atlanta Falcons Oct. 26 at Cincinnati Bengals Nov. 2 at Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:30* Nov. 9 Tennessee Titans Nov....
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Patriots Exercise OT Nate Solder’s Fifth-Year Option

  Jason LaCanfora of CBSSports.com reports that the Patriots have exercised LT Nate Solder‘s fifth-year option. This move will run the Patriots $7.438 million for the 2015 season. However, the figure is only guaranteed for injury, so they could always work out a long-term deal that would reduce his salary.  Solder, 26, was entering the final year of his rookie contract and...
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Falcons Host RBs Jeremy Hill, Carlos Hyde and Terrance West

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN, citing a league source, reports that the Falcons brought in a trio of running backs today for a visit: Carlos Hyde of OSU, Jeremy Hill of LSU and Terrance West of Towson. Atlanta appears to be looking to fortify their backfield, despite the fact that they threw the ball under OC Dirk Koetter more often than any team in the NFL. Steven Jackson and Jacquizz...
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Is Ndamukong Suh on the trade block?

Scott Bischoff of NewEraCcouting.com reports that the Detroit Lions are discussing the possibility of trading DT Ndamukong Suh in order to move up “as high as possible” in the first round of this year’s NFL Draft. Joel Corry mentions that if the Lions were to trade Suh, it would likely be a sign-and-trade. Jason Fitzgerald points out that few teams could take on Suh...
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Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Visiting The Jets Thursday

  Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net reports that Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins is visiting with the Jets on Thursday. Seferian-Jenkins has reportedly visited with the Bills and Lions. The Jets have met with other tight prospects such as Jace Amaro (Texas Tech) and C.J. Fiedorowicz (Iowa). They have also been mentioned as a team to watch in regards to UNC TE Eric Ebron...
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Former Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant Retiring From The NFL

  The Seattle Seahawks announced Wednesday that veteran CB Marcus Trufant will sign a one-year deal with the team on Thursday and retire from the NFL, per Bob Condotta.  Trufant, 33, was taken by the Seahawks with No. 11 overall pick out of Washington State back in 2003. He spent all ten seasons with the Seahawks. Last year, he signed a contract with the Jaguars, but was unable...
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Report: Seahawks “Leaning Against” Picking Up 5th-Year Option on G James Carpenter

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Seattle Seahawks are “leaning against” picking up the fifth-year option on G James Carpenter, which would make him a free agent after the 2014 season. Florio adds that if Seattle were to pick up the option on Carpenter, it would cost them north of $7 million for the 2015 season alone. Carpenter, 25...
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Cowboys Sign QB Caleb Hanie

  Jeff Dickerson of ESPN reports that the Cowboys have signed free agent QB Caleb Hanie, per a source. Hanie, 28, spent last season with Cleveland, after spending 2012 with Denver.  Prior to that, Hanie spent four seasons with the Bears, which included four starts in 2011. Dallas is in need of depth at the quarterback position, especially if rumors regarding Kyle Orton‘s potential...
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Rams WR Justin Veltung Signs His Exclusive Tender

  Rams WR Justin Veltung officially signed his exclusive tender on Wednesday, according to the NFL transactions release. Veltung, 22, was a practice squad player for the Rams and was active for three games last season. He saw just three snaps on special teams in 2014, according to Pro Football Focus. Veltung is one of eight receivers currently on their roster and that figure could...
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Panthers G Chris Scott Signs Exclusive Tender

  Panthers G Chris Scott officially signed his exclusive rights tender on Wednesday, according to the NFL transactions release. Scott, 26, was selected in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, but lasted a little over a year with the team before being waived. He appeared in 10 games for the Panthers last season and made eight starts for them, including...
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Report: Raiders Prefer Michigan OT Taylor Lewan to Robinson & Matthews

  Jerry McDonald of the Oakland Tribune is “told” that the Raiders like Michigan OT Taylor Lewan better than Auburn’s Greg Robinson, or Texas A&Ms Jake Matthews. Though Lewan is very highly regarded, most draft analysts have slotted him behind Robinson and Matthews, making this at least somewhat surprising, even though Lewan’s stock appears to be on the rise. Lewan...
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Report: Johnny Manziel on Bucs' 'short list' of draft targets

Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, citing a league source, reports that Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is on the “short list” of players being considered by Buccaneers in round one of this year’s NFL draft. McClure’s source didn’t specific just how short this list of players really is. Ian Rapoport reported earlier in the day that Manziel is visiting with the Browns...
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Buffalo LB Khalil Mack Visited With Buccaneers Tuesday

  According to Bucs DE Steven Means, Buffalo LB Khalil Mack visited the Buccaneers Tuesday, via JoeBucsFan.com. Mack has also visiting with the Lions, Falcons, Browns, Vikings, Rams and Texans in recent weeks. The visit is interesting for a few reasons.  First, it’s unclear where Mack would fit in Head Coach Lovie Smith’s 4-3 defense.  While Tampa could surely find...
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Report: The NFL Can Now Flex Games Starting In Week 5

  Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com, citing a league source, reports that the NFL can begin flexing Sunday Night Football games as early as Week 5. However, the league can only flex a total of two games during Weeks 5 – 10 that would have been played during Sunday afternoon. In the past, the NFL had waited until Week 11 to make any changes to the Sunday Night game. The NFL is announcing...
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Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo Visting Jets Wednesday

  Rich Cimini of ESPN reports that Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo is visiting the New York Jets Wednesday, per a source. Cimini adds that the Jets are “said to be interested,” which comes as no surprise on the heels of the visit. Garoppolo is widely projected to be chosen on day two of the NFL Draft.  He has a good arm, and excellent vision, touch and accuracy on short...
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Bears Signing RB Shaun Draughn

  The Chicago Bears have signed veteran RB Shaun Draughn to a one-year deal, according to Sean Stellato. Draughn, 26, was last with the Colts, but they waived him just four days after they signed him. He appeared in three games last year and had four carries for two yards. Chicago obviously needs more depth a running back considering that they had Matt Forte and Michael Ford as...
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Buccaneers RB Jeff Demps Focusing On Football Career

  Buccaneers RB/KR Jeff Demps says that he is putting his track career on hold to focus strictly on football, per Roy Cummings. Last year, Demps missed most of the offseason in order to prepare for the IAAF World Championships. Demps, 24, signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Florida back in 2012. However, he was later traded to the Buccaneers in a deal...
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Report: Jaguars Place WR Stephen Burton On Reserved/Retired List

  According to Mark Long of the Associated Press, the Jaguars have placed WR Stephen Burton on the reserved/retired list. Last year, the Jaguars placed Burton on season-ending injured reserve following a concussion. He unfortunately was dealing with issues for weeks before the team officially ended his season, so there is a chance that this factored into his decision to retire...
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Report: Broncos Have “Every Intention” Of Picking Up Von Miller’s Fifth-Year Option

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Broncos have “every intention” of picking up LB Von Miller‘s fifth-year option. Florio mentions that there’s still no reason for the Broncos to do so before the May 3 deadline. The fifth-year option would run the Broncos $9.754 million for the 2015 season, however, this...
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Cardinals ILB Daryl Washington Sentenced To A Year Of Probation

  According to the Maricopa County Superior Court, Cardinals ILB Daryl Washington has been sentenced to one year of probation for aggravated assault. Washington plead guilty close to a month ago to his aggravated assault charge that stems from an incident in which he was accused of breaking his ex-girlfriend’s collarbone. Last year, Washington served a four-game suspension...
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Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Has Reportedly Met With The Falcons, Eagles, Ravens, Lions & Titans

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that Alabama S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix has met with the Falcons, Eagles, Ravens, Lions and Titans up to this point. Previous reports have mentioned that Clinton-Dix has also visited with the Bears and Panthers. Clinton-Dix is considered by many to be the best safety in this year’s draft class, and some even consider him to be...
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Nothing Imminent Between The Steelers & Ben Roethlisberger Regarding An Extension

  According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, a contract extension between the Steelers and QB Ben Roethlisberger is not imminent at this point in time. “There’s been ongoing (contract) discussions for quite awhile,” Ryan Tollner, Roethlisberger’s agent, said. “I think from the time we did the first extension there was sort of a plan moving forward. There’s a plan in place...
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Sammy Watkins Visiting With The Bills Wednesday

  Ian Rapoport reports that Clemson WR Sammy Watkins is meeting with the Bills in Buffalo on Wednesday. Watkins has previously met with the Rams, Lions and Jaguars. The Bills currently hold the No. 9 overall pick, which means they would almost certainly have to trade up to secure Watkins. Interestingly enough, Watkins grew up a Bills fan, so I’m sure he wouldn’t mind playing...
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NFL Draft Notes: Wednesday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Tuesday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors: Complete list of players who will be in attendance at this year’s NFL Draft. (NFLTR) Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is visiting with the Browns on Wednesday. (NFLTR) Alabama S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix has visited with the Falcons, Eagles, Ravens, Lions and Titans. (Aaron Wilson...
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Johnny Manziel Visiting With The Browns On Wednesday

  Ian Rapoport reports that Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is visiting with the Browns on Wednesday. Manziel visited with the Texans, Jaguars, Patriots, Buccaneers and Vikings. Cleveland worked Manziel out in College Station over the weekend, so they are clearly making sure no stone is left unturned during the process. The Browns could use their No. 4 overall pick...
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