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NFL Notes: Bills, Giants, Jets, & Patriots

Bills Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News takes a look at the Bills options when it comes to finding another quarterback this offseason. Free agents options for Buffalo include: Shaun Hill, Brian Hoyer, Jake Locker, Ryan Mallett, Colt McCoy, Matt Moore, Christian Ponder, Mark Sanchez, and Michael Vick. According to Carucci, the Bills could look ... The post NFL Notes: Bills, Giants,...
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NFL Notes: Brian Hoyer, Rule Change, Broncos, Lions, & Patriots

Brian Hoyer Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston suggests the Buccaneers, Texans, Bills and Jets as four teams to watch for Browns free agent QB Brian Hoyer this offseason. Rule Change Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that the NFL is considering a rule change that would allow all  53 players to dress for Thursday night games, ... The post NFL Notes: Brian Hoyer, Rule Change, Broncos...
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Eagles Likely To Franchise WR Jeremy Maclin?

Geoff Mosher  of CSN Philly expects the Eagles to use their franchise tag on free agent WR Jeremy Maclin if they are unable to reach an agreement on a long-term contract by tomorrow’s deadline. Mosher adds that this would buy Philadelphia some extra time to work on a long-term that would keep him under team control for ... The post Eagles Likely To Franchise WR Jeremy Maclin...
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49ers’ Chris Culliver Expected To Be One Of The Most Sought After CBs In Free Agency

According to Dianna Marie Russini, 49ers free agent CB Chris Culliver will be one of the “most sought after” cornerbacks on the market this offseason. Russini anticipates him securing a “big time” contract after a number of teams have him graded highly. This fits with a previous report from Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, who mentioned that there could be ... The...
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NFL Notes: Ndamukong Suh, Bengals, Bills, Buccaneers, & Jets

Ndamukong Suh Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that if the Lions are serious about signing free agent DT Ndamukong Suh to a long-term contract, they should not apply their franchise tag to him. As Florio mentions, tagging Suh would cost them $26.8 million for 2015 season, and that figure would grow to $32.16 million in ... The post NFL Notes: Ndamukong Suh, Bengals, Bills...
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NFL Notes: Dez Bryant, Ray Rice, Eagles, & Texans

Dez Bryant Jason Cole reports that the NFL has opened an investigation into the rumored Dez Bryant video. Cole adds that the NFL has spoken to the police officer who responded to the indecent in question. Ray Rice Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that former Ravens RB Ray Rice does not plan to attend ... The post NFL Notes: Dez Bryant, Ray Rice, Eagles, & Texans appeared...
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Cowboys Will Allow DeMarco Murray To Test Market Before Rekindling Contract Talks

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones said that free agent RB DeMarco Murray will likely test the open market in the coming week before the two parties rekindle contract talks. Even though it sounds like Murray will get the opportunity to meet with prospective teams, Jones added that still believes DeMarco would prefer to be back with ... The post Cowboys Will Allow DeMarco Murray To Test Market...
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Cowboys VP Stephen Jones Confirms Plans To Franchise Dez Bryant On Monday

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones tells FOX Sports Southwest that it “would be a stretch” to think they could hammer out a long-term deal with WR Dez Bryant before Monday’s deadline to use the franchise tag. Jones confirmed that their plan is to use their franchise tag on Bryant and ensure he’s back in Dallas next season. “I still think that ... The post Cowboys VP Stephen...
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Dolphins WR Rishard Matthews Requested To Be Traded Or Released, Miami Not Interested In Either

Armando Salguero reports that Dolphins WR Rishard Matthews requested to either be released or traded following the recent string of moves Miami has made in regards to their receiving corps. However, the Dolphins reportedly told Matthews that they have no plans to make him available for trade or release him outright. Salguero points to the fact that Matthews is still ... The...
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Report: Panthers Not Planning To Re-Sign DE Greg Hardy

Bill Voth of the Black and Blue Review, citing multiple league sources, reports that the Panthers are no longer interested in trying to re-sign free agent DE Greg Hardy. “According to multiple league sources, some momentum did build for a Hardy return in the days after his legal situation was cleared up,” Voth writes. “But, ... The post Report: Panthers Not Planning To Re-Sign...
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Ray Rice “Optimistic” He’ll Get A Second Chance At Playing In NFL

Former Ravens RB Ray Rice said he’s “optimistic” that he’ll get another shot at playing the NFL, even after all that has transpired in the past year. “I’m optimistic that I’ll get a second chance,” Rice said told the Baltimore Sun. “I don’t think this boils down to whether I can play football or not. ... The post Ray Rice “Optimistic” He’ll Get A Second...
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NFL Notes: Bengals, Eagles, Ravens, & Vikings

Bengals Paul Dehner Jr of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes that free agent TE Jermaine Gresham‘s chances of being back with the Bengals next year are “slim to none.” Dehner Jr. expects the Bengals to consider taking a tight end in mid-to-late rounds of this year’s draft. Eagles Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News takes a look at some notable players who could...
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AFC Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Jaguars, Raiders, & Titans

Bengals Coley Harvey of ESPN believes DT Domata Peko‘s roster spot is safe following the release of DE Robert Geathers. Harvey expects the Bengals to be aggressive in signing a pass-rusher through free agency with DE Jerry Hughes being the “logical option” based on price, and DE Greg Hardy being the more luxurious option. Chiefs Adam Teicher of ESPN expects WR Albert...
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NFL Notes: Cowboys, Giants, Rams, Redskins, & Saints

Cowboys No surprise, but Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas expects WR Dez Bryant to play out the 2015 season under the franchise tag. According to Archer, there haven’t been any negotiations between the Cowboys and Bryant in recent days. Archer doesn’t rule out the idea of the Cowboys taking a cornerback with their No. 1 overall pick. Archer mentions that there is a chance Dallas...
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Report: 49ers Expected To Release WR Stevie Johnson

Dianna Marie Russini reports that the 49ers are expected to release veteran WR Stevie Johnson. Johnson, 28, still had two years remaining on his five-year, $36.25 million contract that included $18.05 million guaranteed. He would have made base salaries of $5.5 million and $5.85 million over the final two years of the agreement. According to OverTheCap.com, this move will free...
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NFL Notes: Broncos, Lions, Packers, Panthers, & Ravens

Broncos Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that it’s a “safe bet” the Broncos will be applying the franchise tag to WR Demaryius Thomas. Lions Even with the recent release of Reggie Bush, Michael Rothstein doesn’t see the Lions using their first-round pick on a running back. Instead, Rothstein suggests an either offensive or defensive lineman would make sense...
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“Safe Bet” That C.J. Spiller Won’t Be Back With The Bills

According to Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 (via Bleacher Report), it’s a “safe bet” that free agent RB C.J. Spiller won’t be back with the Bills in 2015. Buscaglia mentions that really hasn’t impressed in the lead role for the Bills and he could be targeting a “substantial” contract in the coming weeks. Because of this, Buscaglia anticipates that Spiller has played his...
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Eagles & Jeremy Maclin Aren’t “Significantly Far Apart” In Contract Talks

According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Eagles and free agent WR Jeremy Maclin aren’t “significantly far apart” in contract negotiations. McLane adds that there is mutual interest between the two parties in bringing Maclin, but the Eagles would prefer to pay him less than the $12.8 million it would cost them to use their franchise tag. In the end, McLane...
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NFL Notes: Rule Changes, Buccaneers, Falcons, & Patriots

Rule Changes The NFL announced released the list of changes the NFL competition committee is considering for next year. Modifying what is reviewable under instant replay Exploring processes and procedures of how a medical timeout would work Discussing banning the chop block Ensuring that the review process covers what was called on the field and does not create new fouls Refining...
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Julius Thomas Expected To Have A “Very Active Market” With Jaguars, Raiders & Falcons Among Interested Teams

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Broncos free agent TE Julius Thomas will have a “very active market” this offseason. According to Rapoport, the Broncos are expected to allow Thomas test the open market in the coming weeks, as there are questions about the injuries he’s dealt with and his fit in Gary Kubiak‘s new offensive scheme. Rapoport mentioned the Jaguars and...
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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Falcons, Patriots, Raiders, & Texans

Adrian Peterson Adrian Peterson issued a statement regarding the ruling from Thursday, per Josina Anderson: I was pleased to learn about Judge Doty’s decision. It is a positive step in protecting players’ rights and preserving due process for all players. It also brings me one step closer to getting back on the football field and playing the sport I love. As I prepare for my...
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After Missing Out On Josh McCown, Matt Cassel Could Be An Option For The Bills?

The Cleveland Browns announced Friday that they have reached an agreement with former Buccaneers QB Josh McCown three-year contract. According to reports, the Buffalo Bills were also in contract negotiations with McCown, but ultimately weren’t able to get him under contract. Given how limited the free agent market is in terms of quarterback talent, teams like Bills are in a real...
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Browns Sign QB Josh McCown

Mike McCartney, agent for veteran QB Josh McCown, announced via his Twitter account Friday that his client has reached an agreement with the Browns. Excited for Josh McCown agreeing to terms with the Cleveland Browns @JoshMcCown12 @Browns — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) February 27, 2015 McCown, 35, signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Buccaneers back March of...
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Report: Packers Expected To Re-Sign DL B.J. Raji

Bill Huber of of PackerReport.com reports that the Packers are expected to re-sign free agent DT B.J. Raji. The Packers are also reportedly interested in bringing back NT Letroy Guion, even though he had some recent issues that resulted in an arrest for felony possession of marijuana and a firearm. With this in mind, it’s not all that surprising to hear that they could bring Raji...
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Falcons Waive DE Jonathan Massaquoi

The Atlanta Falcons announced that they’ve placed DE Jonathan Massaquoi on waivers Friday. The Falcons have waived DE Jonathan Massaquoi. — Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) February 27, 2015 Massaquoi, 26, is a former third round pick of the Falcons back in 2012. He still had one year remaining on his four-year, $2,268,860 rookie contract which included a base salary...
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