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Andre Johnson Open To Pay Cut To Be Back With Texans

Texans WR Andre Johnson tells the Houston Chronicle that he’s well aware of the fact that the front office could ask him to take pay cut next season in order to be back with the team. “Nobody wants to hear that,” said Johnson. “But it’s the nature of the business. I’ve seen it happen, heard it happen, had it happen to friends of mine. I understand that.” Jason Cole...
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NFL Notes: Draft, 49ers, Browns, Buccaneers, Eagles

Draft Rand Getlin reports that Michigan State DE Shilique Calhoun is “strongly considering” entering the 2015 NFL Draft. South Carolina RB Mike Davis confirmed that he’ll be leaving for the NFL. (Josh Kendall) Rand Getlin, citing multiple sources, reports that Miami RB Duke Johnson is expected to announce he’s entering the 2015 NFL Draft. 49ers Impending free agent...
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Cardinals Reportedly Going Back To Ryan Lindley As Starting QB

Kent Somer of AzCentral.com reports that the Cardinals have decided to go back to Ryan Lindley as their starting quarterback for Week 17’s game against the 49ers. Earlier in the week, HC Bruce Arians announced that rookie QB Logan Thomas was going to get his first NFL start. However, Thomas reportedly did not practice well on Wednesday, which forced the team to reconsider...
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NFL Transactions: Tuesday 12/24

Bears Bears signed DE Austen Lane. Browns Browns placed rookie QB Johnny Manziel and DL Ishmaa’ily Kitchen on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Browns activated DL John Hughes from the short-term injured reserve list. (NFLTR) Browns signed LS Charley Hughlett. (NFLTR) Falcons Falcons released veteran LB James Anderson. (NFLTR) Falcons signed RB Jerome Smith...
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Peyton Manning plans to be back with Broncos next year

Broncos QB Peyton Manning mentioned during Wednesday’s press conference that he has no plans to retire, and instead expects to be back with the team in 2015. “I certainly plan on being back if the Broncos will have me,” Manning said, via Mike Klis of the Denver Post. “At this point I’m thinking about Oakland. I know this is the time when there are conversations about...
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NFL Notes: Cardinals, Chargers, Colts & Eagles

  Cardinals QB Drew Stanton did not practice Wednesday. (Darren Urban) Chargers RB Ryan Mathews, WR Keenan Allen and C Chris Watt all sat out practice on Wednesday. (Michael Gehlken) Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano said that he is hopeful WR T.Y. Hilton will play Sunday, but TE Dwayne Allen likely will not play. (via Terry McCormick) WR Reggie Wayne said that he will have...
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NFL Notes: Browns, Dolphins, Falcons, Patriots, Vikings

Browns Browns signed LS Charley Hughlett to a three-year contract. (Brett Tessler) Dolphins Dolphins signed LB Jake Knott to their practice squad. (Omar Kelly) Falcons Falcons signed S Brandan Bishop to their practice squad. (Vaughn McClure) Patriots Tom Curran of CSNNE.com mentions that DT Vince Wilfork could lose $1.25 million in escalators by sitting out of Sunday’s...
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Browns Place Johnny Manziel On I.R. & Activate DL John Hughes

The Cleveland Browns announced that they have officially placed rookie QB Johnny Manziel on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday. The team also signed LS Charley Hughlett to a contract, activated DL John Hughes from short-term injured reserve and placed DL Ishmaa’ily Kitchen on injured reserve. NEWS: Browns sign LS Charley Hughlett, activate DL John Hughes, place DL Kitchen...
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NFL Notes: Jim Harbaugh, Eagles, Jets, & Raiders

Jim Harbaugh According to Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report, there is still “great interest” in Jim Harbaugh around the league, but interest has reportedly “decreased slightly” as teams have done more extensive homework on him. Freeman mentions that the issue with Harbaugh “isn’t how good a coach he is; it’s his tendency to burn out people around him quickly....
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49ers Would Like To Re-Sign RB Frank Gore

49ers GM Trent Baalke told CSNBayArea.com that they would like to re-sign RB Frank Gore and have him back for the 2015 season. “He understands what he means to this organization,” Baalke said. “He would certainly like to be back, and we would certainly like to have him back. Now, whether we can make that a reality or not, time will tell.” Baalke mentioned that he told Gore during...
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Vikings Sign RB Henry Josey Off Jaguars’ Practice Squad

The Minnesota Vikings have signed RB Henry Josey off the Jaguars’ practice squad, according to Michael DiRocco. This comes just a day after the Vikings waived RB Ben Tate. Josey, 23, signed on with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri back in May. He was unable to make the team’s final 53-man roster coming out of the preseason and later joined the Jaguars...
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Falcons Promote RB Jerome Smith & Waive LB James Anderson

Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports that the Falcons have signed RB Jerome Smith off their practice squad and released veteran LB James Anderson. The fact that the Atlanta elevated a running back to their active roster is a good indication that Steven Jackson may not be available for their season finale against the Panthers. Anderson, 30, signed with the Patriots in early June, but he...
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NFL Notes: Draft, Buccaneers, Colts, Falcons, Raiders

Draft Boise State RB Jay Ajayi announced that he’ll enter the 2015 NFL draft. (Chadd Cripe) Utah OT Jeremiah Poutasi is expected to enter the 2015 draft. (Tony Pauline) Buccaneers Buccaneers tried out G Adrian Battles, G Stetson Burnett, K Travis Coons, LB Derrick Johnson, S Shelton Johnson, Brett Jones, and OT Brett Van Sloten. (Aaron Wilson) Buccaneers worked out C...
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NFL Notes: Pro Bowl Bonuses, 49ers, Browns, Jets, Seahawks, Vikings

Pro Bowl Bonuses Jason Fitzgerald of OverTheCap.com has a list of players that will receive incentive bonuses for making the Pro Bowl. Bills DE Mario Williams — $400,000 Colts P Pat McAfee — $250,000 Bills DT Kyle Williams — $150,000 Raiders FB Marcel Reece — $100,000 Browns CB Joe Haden — $100,000 Seahawks S Kam Chancellor – $100,000 Eagles RB Darren Sproles...
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Pro Bowl rosters announced

The NFL announced the 2015 Pro Bowl roster Tuesday night. QB Tom Brady QB Andrew Luck QB Peyton Manning QB Tony Romo QB Ben Roethlisberger QB Aaron Rodgers RB Le’Veon Bell RB Jamaal Charles RB Arian Foster RB Marshawn Lynch RB DeMarco Murray RB LeSean McCoy FB Marcel Reece FB John Kuhn WR Antonio Brown WR A.J. Green WR T.Y. Hilton WR Demaryius Thomas WR Dez Bryant WR Calvin...
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NFL Transactions: Tuesday 12/23

49ers 49ers signed NT Garrison Smith to their practice squad. Bears Bears placed DE Willie Young on season-ending injured reserve. Bears signed DE Austen Lane. Browns Browns sign QB Tyler Thigpen. (NFLTR) Browns waive FB Ray Agnew. (NFLTR) Browns signed DL Christian Tupou to their practice squad. (NFLTR) Buccaneers Buccaneers signed S Shelton Johnson to their practice...
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Bears Place DE Willie Young On I.R. & Sign DE Austen Lane

The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that they have placed DE Willie Young on season-ending injured reserve and signed DE Austen Lane. #Bears have placed DE Willie Young on injured reserve and re-signed DE Austen Lane, who spent preseason w/ team. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) December 23, 2014 The Bears’ defensive end unfortunately suffered a a torn Achilles tendon during...
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Vikings Waive RB Ben Tate

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Minnesota Vikings have placed RB Ben Tate on waivers Tuesday. This is somewhat surprising news given that the Vikings claimed him off of waivers from the Cleveland Browns a little over a month ago. Although, Tate has been unable to carve out any sort of role in the Vikings’ offense in the past month. Last weekend, Tate didn’t receive a...
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NFL Notes: Bengals, Browns, Falcons, Redskins, Vikings

Bengals According to Albert Breer of NFL Media, “there’s optimism within the Bengals” that WR A.J. Green (bruised bicep) will be able to play against the Steelers. Browns Rookie QB Johnny Manziel admitted that he needs to take his opportunities “a lot more seriously.“ “I have to take this a lot more seriously. It’s a job for me now,” Manziel said, per Tom Reed...
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Falcons Place S William Moore On I.R. & Promote DB Sean Baker

Falcons HC Mike Smith announced Tuesday that they have placed S William Moore on season-ending injured-reserve. Smith added that the Falcons are promoting DB Sean Baker from their practice squad. Moore went down with a shoulder injury back in Week 4, and was later placed on short-term injured reserve. Atlanta activated him close to a month ago. Moore, 29, signed a five-year,...
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NFL Notes: Worst Cap Situations, 49ers, Bills, Browns, Bucs, Dolphins

Cap Situations According to Joel Corry of CBS Sports, the teams with the worst cap situations heading into 2015 are: New Orleans Saints — projected overage of $23.07 million Arizona Cardinals — projected overage of $6.44 million Pittsburgh Steelers — projected overage of$2.901 Million New England Patriots — projected overage of $1.945 Million San Francisco 49ers — projected...
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Bucs, Chiefs, Vikings & Colts Setting Up Meetings With CFL WR Duron Carter

Update: Matt Miller is now reporting that the Buccaneers, Chiefs, Vikings and Colts will be the first four teams to meet with CFL WR Duron Carter.  ———– According to Matt Miller of the Bleacher Report, CFL WR Duron Carter will not hold a Pro Day, despite previous reports that mentioned he was expected to do so in Florida next month. Miller mentions four NFL teams are...
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NFL Notes: Broncos, Buccaneers, Jets, Packers, Titans

Broncos S T.J. Ward (neck strain) is considered day to day after his MRI and X-rays came back negative. (Mike Klis) Buccaneers Buccaneers signed S Shelton Johnson to their practice squad. Jets Rich Cimini isn’t optimistic about WR Percy Harvin‘s (ribs) chances of playing in the Jets’ season finale against the Dolphins. Impending free agent QB Michael Vick said...
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Jeremy Maclin Confident They’ll Get An Extension Done Before Free Agency

Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin said he’s confident that a long-term extension will get done before the start of free agency. “When the time’s right, it’ll get done,” Maclin said after practice Tuesday, via Reuben Frank of CSN Philly. “Both sides have made it clear that they want me to be here. They want me to be here, I want to be here. This is the place I want to be. “As...
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NFL Tryouts: Week 17

Here’s a running list of players who tried out for NFL teams this week. 49ers 49ers worked out former Rams WR Austin Pettis, DT Kenneth Horsley and DL Garrison Smith. (NFLTR) Broncos Broncos worked out P Brock Miller. (Aaron Wilson) Jaguars Jaguars worked out DL Shawn Lemon, and DB Ian Wild. (Aaron Wilson) Jets Jets worked out WR Joe Morgan, QB Bryn Renner,...
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