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Report: Cowboys Pick Up OT Tyron Smith’s Fifth-Year Option

  Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys have exercised LT Tyron Smith‘s the fifth-year option. Archer mentions that if Smith is allowed to play the 2015 season under this option it will cost the Cowboys $10 million. However, that salary is not guaranteed. Smith, 23, is currently playing under the four-year, $12.5 million contract he signed as a rookie first-round...
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Report: Bengals Haven’t Started Extension Talks With WR A.J. Green

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that there are no talks regarding a long-term contract between the Cincinnati Bengals and WR A.J. Green.  The Bengals are almost certain to pick up Green’s fifth-year option in the coming weeks. Green, 25, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and can begin negotiating a long...
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Report: 49ers Have No Intention Of Releasing OLB Aldon Smith

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the 49ers have no intention of releasing OLB Aldon Smith following his recent incident that led to his recent arrest. Rapoport mentions that a suspension for Smith is likely, but he didn’t offer any idea of how many games Smith could miss this year.  “It is possible Aldon Smith isn’t on the field because he may be in jail...
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Report: Jets Exercise DE Muhammad Wilkerson’s Fifth-Year Option

  Ian Rapoport reports that the Jets have exercised DE Muhammad Wilkerson‘s fifth-year extension. Wilkerson, 24, will make just $1.2 million for 2014 season, so he is clearly in line for a massive contract after getting off to a great start to his NFL career. The 2015 option will run them close to $6 million for the 2015 season, which is a very reasonable salary for a player...
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Report: Chargers Exercised DT Corey Liuget’s Fifth-Year Option

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Chargers have exercised DT Corey Liuget‘s fifth-year option. Liuget remains an extension candidate as he’s entering the final year of his rookie contract and will make just $758,964 for the 2014 season.  Liuget, 24, appeared in all 16 games for the Chargers last season and totaled 46 tackles, 5.5 sacks and a forced fumble. Pro Football...
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Report: Ravens Exercise CB Jimmy Smith’s Fifth-Year Option

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Ravens have exercised CB Jimmy Smith‘s fifth-year option. Previous reports mentioned that the Ravens were likely do so given that these options are not guaranteed. Smith’s option is based on the top 10 salaries for the cornerback position, so even though it’s doubtful that Baltimore would keep Smith at nearly $10 million for the 2015...
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Report: Texans Exercise J.J. Watt’s Fifth-Year Option

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Houston Texans have officially exercised DE J.J. Watt‘s fifth-year option. This should come as no surprise given that Watt has quickly developed into one of the best defensive ends in the game. Watt, 25, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and stands to make $1,907,385 for the 2014 season, so he’s clearly in line for a...
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Colts Sign FBs Stephen Campbell & Cameron White

  The Indianapolis Colts announced that they have signed fullbacks Stephen Campbell and Cameron White to contracts on Thursday.
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Free Agent QB Rusty Smith Works Out For The Saints

  Howard Balzer of the LockerDome.com reports that free agent QB Rusty Smith worked out for the Saints on Thursday. Smith previously worked out for the Giants in recent weeks. The Saints currently have a few quarterbacks on their roster, so this is somewhat interesting. New Orleans re-signed Luke McCown to a contract this offseason and they have Ryan Griffin as their No. 3 option...
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Jaguars RB Jordan Todman Signs Exclusive Tender

  Jaguars RB Jordan Todman signed his exclusive rights tender on Thursday, according to the NFL transactions release. Todman, 24, will make $645,000 for the 2014 season under this tender.  As things stand right now, it appears as though Todman is the Jaguars’ No. 2 running back behind Toby Gerhart who was signed to a decent contract in free agency last month.  Last year...
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Rolando McClain Reinstated From The Reserve/Retired List

  Baltimore Ravens ILB Rolando McClain was reinstated from the reserve/retired list, according to the NFL transactions release.  McClain recently worked out for the Ravens, but was reportedly unable to finish his conditioning test and did not participate in drills. The Ravens had said later that it wasn’t all that surprising that he was unable to finish his workout. McClain...
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Report: Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack Visiting Falcons Next Week

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, citing a league source, reports that Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack is scheduled to visit the Falcons next week. Ian Rapoport recently reported that Mack will also be visiting with the Texans and Vikings.  Mack has already met with the Jaguars and looks to be entrenched as a top-five pick in this year’s NFL Draft. If that proves to be the case, the...
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Jaguars Release LB Russell Allen, DE Will Pericak, DE D’Aundre Reed & WR Jabin Sambrano

  The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Thursday that they have released LB Russell Allen and waived DE Will Pericak, DE D’Aundre Reed and WR Jabin Sambrano, per Tad Dickman. According to Brian McIntyre, the Jaguars will save $2 million in cash and close to $2.5 million in cap space by releasing Russell Allen.  Allen, 27, signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free...
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Report: Alabama LB C.J. Mosley Visited Ravens This Week

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that Alabama LB C.J. Mosley visited with the Baltimore Ravens this week. Audra Martin reported last week that Mosley was visiting with the Tennessee Titans. Mosley is widely considered to be the best available inside linebacker in this year’s draft class. There are even some evaluators who believe Mosley is capable of...
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Report: Florida DL Dominique Easley “Drawing Heavy Interest” From Seahawks, Bears, Patriots & 49ers

  According to Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net, Florida DL Dominique Easley is “drawing heavy interest” from Seahawks, Bears, Patriots and 49ers. Pauline adds that these teams are expected to have interest in him during the season round. Easley’s Pro Day was held on Thursday and reports from earlier in the day suggested that the event was well attended.  Jeff Barlis...
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Raiders LB Kaelin Burnett Signs His Exclusive-Rights Tender

  The Oakland Raiders announced Thursday that Raiders LB Kaelin Burnett has signed his exclusive-rights tender.  LB Kaelin Burnett @WhoDAtBeezy has signed his Exclusive Rights Tender. pic.twitter.com/X0PlrCMofC — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) April 17, 2014 Burnett, 24, signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Nevada back in 2012. He spent most of the 2012 season...
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Report: Colts G Joe Reitz Signs His Restricted Tender

  Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star reports that Colts restricted free agent G Joe Reitz has signed his restricted tender.  Reitz received an original round tender from the Colts a few months ago and will now make $1.431 million for the 2014 season.  Reitz, 28, signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Western Michigan back in 2008. He...
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Montreal Alouettes Sign WR Chad Johnson

  The Montreal Alouettes announced Thursday that they have officially signed former NFL receiver Chad Johnson to a contract. BREAKING: The @MTLAlouettes have signed @Ochocinco. Details to come. #CFL — CFL Official Feed (@CFL) April 17, 2014 Johnson, 36, tried out for the team this week and reports indicated that the Alouettes were actually quite impressed with him performance...
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Lions Hosted South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney On Wednesday

  According to Kyle Meinke of Mlive.com, the Lions hosted South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney for an official visit on Wednesday. Ian Rapoport reported earlier in the week that Clowney was visiting with the Lions at some point. It’s a little surprising to see the Lions bring in Clowney for a visit given that they currently hold the No. 10 overall pick. Detroit would almost...
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Minnesota DT Ra’Shede Hageman Visiting Steelers Thursday

  Bob Labriola reports that Minnesota DT Ra’Shede Hageman is among a few draft prospects visiting with the Steelers on Thursday. Labriola adds that UMass TE Rob Blanchflower and Rice CB Phillip Gaines are also meeting with Pittsburgh Thursday.  Previous reports have mentioned that Hageman has visited or worked out for the Falcons, Cardinals and Colts as well. ...
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UCLA DE/OLB Anthony Barr Visiting The Falcons Tuesday

  D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that UCLA DE/OLB Anthony Barr will visit with the Falcons on Tuesday. Barr has already met with the Titans and has reportedly has interest from the Cowboys, Vikings, Steelers and Eagles as well. Coming into the 2013 season, many expected Barr to be a top-five selection and while there is still a good chance...
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Georgia QB Aaron Murray Has Interest From The Lions, Chiefs, Dolphins, Browns, Titans & Rams

  Albert Breer of the NFL Network reports that Georgia QB Aaron Murray has already met or will meet with a number of NFL teams including: the Lions, Chiefs, Dolphins, Browns, Titans, Rams. Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas previously reported that the Cowboys have interest in Murray. Murray is coming off of a major knee injury, so his Pro Day workout on Wednesday was a huge...
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Bengals Worked Out Free Agent P Zolton Mesko

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Cincinnati Bengals tried out former veteran punter Zoltan Mesko on Wednesday. However, they elected to sign T.J. Conley instead. Mesko, 28, recently worked out for the Redskins as well, but they too wound up signing a different punter. He spent the first three years of his career with the Patriots before bouncing around...
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NFL Draft Notes: Thursday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Wednesday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Georgia QB Aaron Murray has already met with: the Lions, Chiefs, Dolphins, Browns, Titans, Lions, Rams. (Albert Breer) The Falcons have a private meeting setup with Auburn OT Greg Robinson. Oregon State’s Brandin Cooks and LSU’s Odell Beckham are visiting with the Jets on Thursday...
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Report: 49ers Shopping RB LaMichael James

  Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, citing a league source, reports that the 49ers are in the process of shopping RB LaMichael James. 49ers GM Trent Baalke told reporters back in February that they’ve “no discussions” about trading James. “LaMichael is a 49er,” Baalke said at the time. “He’ll continue to be a 49er.” Barrows notes that San Francisco has taken...
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