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Ravens Sixth-Round WR Keenan Reynolds Granted Permission To Defer Military Service

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Friday during his graduation speech to the Naval academy that Ravens sixth-round WR Keenan Reynolds can defer his military service to play in the NFL, via  the Baltimore Sun. Reynolds issued a statement (via Jeff Zrebiec) regarding the news that he’s approved to play in 2016: “It’s a blessing to hear the news from Defense...
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Browns Sign Fourth-Round DB Derrick Kindred

The Cleveland Browns announced Friday that they’ve signed fourth-round DB Derrick Kindred to a four-year contract. The Browns still have several draft picks to get under contract including: Carl Nassib, Shon Coleman, Cody Kessler, Joe Schobert, Ricardo Louis, and Seth DeValve. Kindred, 22, was selected with the No. 129 overall pick out of TCU by the Browns a few weeks ago...
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NFL Notes: Jets, Saints, Rob Ryan, Sean Payton

Jets Jets HC Todd Bowles says that TE Jace Amaro will be competing for a roster spot this summer like everyone else. “He’s competing for a spot like everybody else,” Bowles said, via Rich Cimini of ESPN. “He missed a year. I haven’t seen him play yet. My first year, he was out. So getting him back healthy, it’ll be interesting to see what he does.” Last year, Jets...
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Jets Considered Hiring Mike Holmgren As Head Coach Last Year

Jets owner Woody Johnson mentioned that he previously considered hiring Mike Holmgren as the team’s head coach last year before he settled on Todd Bowles. “We were being as creative as we could, and we were looking for talent,” said Johnson, via Bob Glauber of Newsday. “Mike has a Super Bowl record, and we wanted to see what he thought about our process, how football had...
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NFL Notes: Roger Goodell, Redskins, Seahawks & Steelers

Roger Goodell According to Jason Cole of B/R, the NFL and the NFLPA are expected to discuss Roger Goodell’s power over player discipline in the near future. If the owners are to reduce Goodell’s disciplinary power, they would want some sort of extension to the current CBA agreement. Cole adds that they may be willing to give up say over off-the-field incidents, but the owner...
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NFL Transactions: Thursday 5/26

Waivers Players who cleared waivers Thursday include: OT Cody Elenz, LB Danny Mason, OT Vince Kowalski and DB C.J. Wilson. Bengals Bengals placed K Jon Brown on the injured reserve list after clearing waivers. Browns Browns signed second-round DE Emmanuel Ogbah to a four-year deal. (NFLTR) Buccaneers Buccaneers signed S Kimario McFadden & CB Javien Elliott. (NFLTR...
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Browns Sign Second-Round DE Emmanuel Ogbah To A Four-Year Deal

The Cleveland Browns announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with second-round DE Emmanuel Ogbah. Cleveland still has some work to do in regards to their 2016 draft class, considering that there are still seven draft picks unsigned following this move. Ogbah, 22, was taken with the No. 32 overall pick by the Browns. At the start of day two, reports indicated that teams...
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Cowboys Have No Plans To Trade RBs Darren McFadden Or Alfred Morris

Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones said Thursday that they have no plans to trade either Darren McFadden or Alfred Morris, despite using the No. 4 overall pick on Ezekiel Elliott a few weeks ago, via Charean Williams of the Star-Telegram. As of now, McFadden has been working as the team’s No. 1 running back with Elliott seeing time with the second unit. Dallas has said that they...
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Cowboys Will Allow G Ronald Leary To Seek Trade, But Won’t Move Him For “Little Or Nothing”

Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones said Thursday that they will allow G Ronald Leary to speak to interested teams about a potential trade out of Dallas. However, Jones says that they have no plans to move him for “little or nothing.” “We told Ron that he could certainly look around, but we’re not in the business of letting go of good football players for little or nothing...
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Packers Waive QB Ryan Williams, Sign QB Marquise Williams

The Green Bay Packers officially placed QB Ryan Williams on waivers Thursday and signed undrafted rookie QB Marquise Williams to a contract. Williams, 24, wound up signing a future/reserve contract with the Packers back in early January. He was one of four quarterbacks on the Packers’ roster and faced long odds of making the team with Brett Hundley firmed entrenched as their...
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Raiders Waive WR Robert Herron

The Oakland Raiders officially waived WR Robert Herron on Thursday, despite signing him to a contract just a few days ago. Herron, 23, was take in sixth round of last year’s draft by the Buccaneers. However, he was waived with an injury designation coming out of the preseason and later ended up on Tampa Bay’s injured reserve list. The Buccaneers later granted him his release...
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Ravens Had Former RB Ray Rice Speak To Their Rookie Class

The Baltimore Ravens announced Thursday that they recently brought former RB Ray Rice in to speak to their rookie class about what he has experienced since the domestic violence incident involving his wife a few years ago. Here’s the statement released by the Ravens regarding the decision to have Rice speak to their rookies: “Our 27 sessions to our rookies through our player...
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Lions Waive TE Tim Wright With Injury Designation

The Detroit Lions placed TE Tim Wright on waivers Thursday with an injury designation, according to Doug Kyed. Should Wright clear waivers on Friday, he would revert to the Lions’ injured reserve list. Wright, 26, wound up signing on with the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers back in 2013. He spent a year in Tampa Bay before he was traded to the Patriots in...
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Texans Sign Third-Round WR Braxton Miller To A Four-Year Deal

The Houston Texans have agreed to terms with third-round WR Braxton Miller, according to Mark Berman. Miller, 23, was taken with the No. 85 overall pick by the Texans. According to OverTheCap.com, Miller receives a four-year contract worth $3,049,104 to go along with a signing bonus of $709,104. During his five-year college career at Ohio St., Miller played quarterback for...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Dolphins, Ravens, & Saints

49ers 49ers S Eric Reid told reporters on Wednesday that he’s hoping to sign a long-term extension with San Francisco. However, Reid admitted that the 49ers would still like to see more out of him. “That’s business, isn’t it?” Reid said, via CSN Bay Area. “You look at any form of business, not just football. They want to see production. I haven’t had that conversation...
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Ravens Forfeit One Week Of OTAs For CBA Violation, HC John Harbaugh Fined

The NFL announced Thursday that the Ravens will forfeit one week of OTAs (June 1-3) with HC John Harbaugh being fined an undisclosed amount for violating the CBA. The Ravens issued a statement regarding the league’s ruling on the matter, saying: “We made a mistake and we are sorry for that. We accept the NFL discipline.” Baltimore had rookies in pads for a practice a few...
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Titans Second-Round OLB Kevin Dodd Will Miss OTAs After Foot Surgery

Titans HC Mike Mularkey announced that second-round OLB Kevin Dodd underwent preventative surgery on his right foot Thursday and will miss OTAs, per Jason Wolf. However, the expectation is that Dodd will be back for the start of training camp. Titans DC Dick LeBeau said he has been pleased with Dodd’s performance in offseason workouts up to his point and is anxious to get...
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NFL Notes: Chiefs, Cowboys, Lions & Panthers

Chiefs Chiefs RB Knile Davis denied previous reports that he had requested a trade out of Kansas City. Davis did, however, say that he’s hoping to remain with the Chiefs, despite the trade rumors that have surfaced in the past few months. “I hope so, but that’s not up to me,” Davis said, via Adam Teicher of ESPN. “This is my team. I’m under contract. I’m here until...
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NFL Notes: Art Briles, Lions, Redskins & Titans

Art Briles Baylor will announce the dismissal of HC Art Briles on Thursday after years of allegations from women against the school’s football players, according to Craig Smoak. Briles had previously come up as a potential head-coaching candidate for NFL teams including the Redskins a few years ago. Lions Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Lions RB Ameer...
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NFL Notes: Extension Candidates, Cowboys, Packers & Vikings

Extension Candidates Joel Corry of CBS Sports has a solid rundown of the 12 players worth watching this summer in regards to long-term contract extensions. Corry’s list includes notable players such as: Saints QB Drew Brees, Colts QB Andrew Luck, Eagles DL Fletcher Cox, Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell, Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu, Patriots LBs Jamie Collins and Dont’a Hightower...
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Buccaneers Sign S Kimario McFadden & CB Javien Elliott

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they’ve signed S Kimario McFadden and CB Javien Elliott to contracts on Thursday. The team had two open roster spots, so these moves will bring them up to the 90-man roster limit. McFadden, 25, signed on with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent out of South Carolina State back in May of last year. He’s had multiple stints with the...
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NFL Notes: Bengals, Browns, Jets & Saints

Bengals Jason Cole of B/R confirms reports that Bengals TE Tyler Eifert will likely miss training camp this year. Cole mentions that Eifert is expected to play a critical role in the team’s offense following the free agent losses the team sustained this offseason. Cole points out that there will be some concerns about him getting back on the same page with QB Andy Dalton after...
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NFL Notes: PED Investigation, Arian Foster, & Wes Welker

PED Investigation NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart told Christine Brennan of USA Today on Wednesday that they expect to meet with the four active players who were named in Al Jazeera America report for potential PED use. “It’s our expectation that we will interview the players involved over the next month or so,” Lockhart said. “…We are absolutely taking this seriously and...
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Vikings DT B.J. Dubose Suffers Torn ACL, Expected To Miss 2016 Season

Matt Vensel of the Star-Tribune reports that Vikings DT B.J. Dubose sustained a torn ACL during Wednesday’s OTA practice and is expected to miss the entire 2016 season. Minnesota will likely place him on injured reserve in the coming days and add another player to their 90-man roster. Dubose, 24, was taken in the sixth round by the Vikings last year. He was, unfortunately, unable...
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NFL Notes: Marshawn Lynch, Cardinals, Jets & Panthers

Marshawn Lynch Jason Cole of B/R reports Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch has told two of his former teammates that he’s considering the possibility of returning to the NFL this season, despite the announcing his retirement several months ago. Even so, Lynch’s agent has said that Lynch will not play in the NFL this season. According to Cole, there’s some thinking around the league...
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