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NFL Notes: Draft, Bengals, Falcons, Patriots, & Titans

Draft Matt Miller of B/R offers some NFL comparisons for the the top-three quarterback prospects in this year’s class. Cal QB Jared Goff – Matt Ryan North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz – Derek Carr Memphis QB Paxton Lynch – Blake Bortles Bengals Bengals QB Andy Dalton mentioned that he’s yet to begin throwing yet after he suffered a thumb injury several weeks...
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Former Saints WR Josh Morgan Charged For Reckless Use Of Firearm

TMZ reports that free agent WR Josh Morgan has been charged with misdemeanor reckless use of a firearm after accidentally shooting himself on January 31. The self inflicted wound is believed to be non-life threatening. Morgan claims he sustained the injury while cleaning the weapon. Morgan, 30, is a former sixth-round pick by the 49ers back in 2008. He played out his rookie contract...
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NFL Transactions: Wednesday 2/10

Broncos Broncos waived WR Jace Davis. (NFLTR) Broncos signed nine players to future/reserve contracts on Wednesday, including: TE Nick Kasa, LB Zaire Anderson, RB Kapri Bibbs, G Dillon Day, OT Cameron Jefferson, DB Ryan Murphy, OT Kyle Roberts, WR Jordan Taylor and DE George Uko. (NFLTR) Eagles Eagles re-signed LB Najee Goode to a one-year contract. (NFLTR) Giants...
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NFL Notes: Draft, Free Agents, Broncos, Giants & Jets

Draft Matt Miller offers current quarterback comparisons for the top-three quarterbacks in the 2016 NFL Draft. Miller compares North Dakota State’s Carson Wentz to the Raiders’ Derek Carr, California’s Jared Goff to the Falcons’ Matt Ryan, and Memphis’ Paxton Lynch to the Jaguars’ Blake Bortles. Free Agents Jason Fitzgerald of Over The Cap does not see Bengals WR...
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NFL Notes: Draft, Cardinals, Cowboys, Jets & Raiders

Draft According to Tony Pauline of Draft Insiders, some NFL decision makers view UCLA LB Myles Jack as the best overall prospect in the 2016 NFL Draft. Pauline adds that NFL executives believe the top-five picks of the draft will go as follows:  Ole Miss OT Laremy Tunsil, Florida State DB Jalen Ramsey, California QB Jared Goff, UCLA LB Myles Jack, and Ohio State DE Joey Bosa...
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Saints Sign RB/FB Austin Johnson

The Saints have signed RB/FB Austin Johnson to a contract on Wednesday, per Nick Underhill. This is likely a future/reserve contract, which means Johnson should compete for a roster spot in the future. Johnson, 24, originally signed on with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee back in 2012. He later signed a future/reserve contract with the Saints in January...
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Broncos Sign 9 Players To Futures Deals Including TE Nick Kasa

The Denver Broncos officially signed nine players to future/reserve contracts on Wednesday including TE Nick Kasa. The other players signed include: LB Zaire Anderson, RB Kapri Bibbs, G Dillon Day, OT Cameron Jefferson, DB Ryan Murphy, OT Kyle Roberts, WR Jordan Taylor and DE George Uko. Future/reserve contracts are essentially an opportunity for players compete for a roster...
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Broncos Waive WR Jace Davis

The Denver Broncos officially waived WR Jace Davis on Wednesday. Davis, 24, signed on with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Northern Colorado back in May of last year. However, he was later waived as the team trimmed their roster down to 53 players before the start of the regular season. Davis later caught on with the Texans on a future/reserve contract, but was once...
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Broncos DL Malik Jackson Would “Love” To Be Back In Denver, But Understands It’s A Business

Broncos impending free agent DE Malik Jackson mentioned during an appearance on Pro Football Talk Live that he’d “love” to be back in Denver next year, but he also admitted that this is a business. “Oh yeah, I love it here man. I think I’m accustomed to living here,” Jackson said. “I’ve tried my past four years to get better and prove to Mr. Elway that I like it...
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NFL Notes: Free Agents, Bears, Broncos, Cowboys & Panthers

Free Agents Jason Fitzgerald of Over The Cap expects impending free agent FS Eric Weddle to receive a contract in the $8-9 million range this offseason, and mentions the Giants, Jaguars and Raiders as potential suitors. As for Browns WR Travis Benjamin, Fitzgerald believes he could command a contract around $6 million annually. Fitzgerald could see RB Lamar Miller signing...
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Browns LB Armonty Bryant Indicted On Felony Drug Charges

Browns LB Armonty Bryant and former Browns DB De’Ante Saunders were indicted on Tuesday for gun and drug charges in connection with a Christmas-day traffic stop, per Cory Shaffer of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. According to the indictment, Bryant faces two felony drug possession charges, while Saunders has one charge of improperly handling weapons in a motor vehicle. Saunders...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Colts, Jets, & Seahawks

49ers Alex Marvez reports that the 49ers have hired Eagles assistant LBs coach Brian Smith as a defensive assistant. Colts Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star takes a look at some Colts’ players who could be let go or brought back for the 2016 season in his latest article. Among the players expected to be back with the Colts are: K Adam Vinatieri, RB Frank Gore, DE Arthur...
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Saints LB Dannell Ellerbe Restructures Contract To Remain In New Orleans

Mike Triplett of ESPN reports that the Saints have restructured LB Dannell Ellerbe‘s contract, which will allow him to remain in New Orleans. This implies that Ellerbe took a pay cut to be back with the team, but the contract details aren’t available as of now. Ellerbe, 30, came over in a trade with the Dolphins last year that sent WR Kenny Stills to Miami. He is entering the...
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Giants Releasing LT Will Beatty

Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that the Giants are releasing LT Will Beatty on Wednesday. Beatty, 30, was entering the fourth year of his five-year, $37.5 million contract that included $19 million guaranteed. He was set to make base salaries of $6.625 million (2016) and $6.775 million (2017) over the next two years. According to OverTheCap.com, releasing will free...
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Eagles Re-Sign LB Najee Goode To One-Year Deal

The Philadelphia Eagles announced Wednesday that they’ve re-signed LB Najee Goode to a one-year contract. Goode, 26, is a former fifth-round pick of the Buccaneers back in 2012. He spent just over a year in Tampa Bay before he was waived and later claimed by the Eagles. Goode was in line to be a restricted free agent in the coming months. In 2015, Goode appeared in 14 games...
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Giants Release Veteran G Geoff Schwartz

Dan Graziano of ESPN reports that the Giants have released veteran G Geoff Schwartz on Wednesday. Schwartz, 29, signed a four-year, $16.8 million contract that included $6.2 million guaranteed and was set to make base salaries of $3.925 million over the remainder of the contract. According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Schwartz will free up $2,991,666 in available cap space...
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Giants Releasing LB Jon Beason

Dan Graziano of ESPN reports that the Giants are releasing LB Jon Beason on Tuesday. Beason, 30, signed a three-year, $16.8 million contract that includes $6.03 million guaranteed. He was set to make $1.9 million and $2.8 million over the remainder of the deal. According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Beason will  free up $5.1 million cap space while creating $1,466,668 in dead...
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Rams WR Stedman Bailey Still Hoping To Continue NFL Career

Rams WR Stedman Bailey mentioned in a YouTube video that he plans to attempt a return to the NFL, despite being involved in an incident where he sustained two gunshot wounds to the head back in November. “Since that incident, doctors have told me that they don’t think I’ll be able to make a return to the NFL,” Bailey said, via ESPN.com. “When somebody tells me that they...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Browns, Saints, & Vikings

49ers 49ers HC Chip Kelly added another Keanon Lowe, a former Oregon player, to his coaching staff as an offensive analyst. (Adam Caplan) Browns According to Joel Corry, $10.1 million of Browns CB Joe Haden’s 2016 base salary became fully guaranteed on Wednesday. It was previously guaranteed for injury only at signing. Saints Joel Corry points out that if the Saints...
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Packers CB Casey Hayward Expects To Test Free Agent Market

Packers impending free agent CB Casey Hayward mentioned that he’ll likely test the open market in the next month. “They normally wait til closer to the deadline,” Hayward said in a text message to Rob Demovsky of ESPN. “But we shall see. I’ll probably hit the market.” While Green Bay rarely allows their players to depart in free agency, especially a young cornreback...
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$6M Of Saints S Jairus Byrd’s Contract Becomes Fully Guaranteed

Joel Corry of CBS Sports mentions that $6 million of Saints S Jairus Byrd‘s $7.4 million base salary for the 2016 season becomes fully guaranteed today. Byrd’s 2016 cap figure sits at $10.9 million, and releasing him before his guarantees kicked in would have resulted in $11.4 million in dead money for New Orleans, according to Corry. New Orleans, once again, finds themselves...
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$10.85M Of Drew Brees’ Salary Becomes Fully Guaranteed Today

According to Joel Corry of CBS Sports, $10.85 million of Saints QB Drew Brees‘ $19.75 million base salary for the 2016 season becomes fully guaranteed today. Corry adds that Brees’ salary won’t include any offsets either. The Saints, obviously, weren’t expected to release Brees before this portion of his salary became guaranteed, but the expectation has been that they’ll...
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NFL Notes: Peyton Manning, Broncos, Panthers, Saints, & Seahawks

Peyton Manning Former Colts GM Bill Polian believes Peyton Manning could easily step into a role similar to that of Broncos president/GM John Elway. (Sirius XM Radio) Polian adds that Manning is more than prepared to handle the job outside of some specific details regarding the job. (Sirius XM Radio) Broncos Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk wonders if another team could make...
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NFL Notes: Cardinals, Eagles, Giants, Rams, & Redskins

Cardinals Josh Weinfuss of ESPN writes that it would make sense for the Cardinals to add a quarterback this offseason that they could groom for the future. Weinfuss points to Palmer’s age and Drew Stanton preparing to test the open market as two obvious reasons for Arizona looking for a young option. Eagles Though Phil Sheridan of ESPN says the Eagles may take a look...
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NFL Notes: Broncos, Giants, Patriots, Raiders & Saints

Broncos According to Mike Klis of 9News NBC, Broncos are expected to open up extension negotiations with QB Brock Osweiler and DE Malik Jackson during the NFL combine. Jeff Legwold of ESPN writes the Broncos will “almost certainly” place the franchise tag on OLB Von Miller while they try to finalize a long-term contract extension with him. Giants Dan Graziano of ESPN...
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