According to ABC 2 News in Wisconsin, defensive lineman Johnny Jolly can now return to the Green Bay Packers, since he’s completed a court-ordered drug treatment program, which was mandatory before he could continue his NFL career.
Jolly had to travel to a Houston court room to collect his diploma for completing the program. The judge had some great things to say about him.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, police are looking for a man that allegedly tried to forge a rent check from Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. According to police reports, Corey Dajohn Moody, 29, altered checks written by Jones and former Falcon cornerback Christopher Owens, and tried to cash or deposit them. Arrest warrants, filed last week, charge Moody with...
With Rashard Mendenhall now in Arizona, Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer says the starting job is his to lose right now.
“It’s my job right now and it’s up to me whether I want to keep it or not,” said Dwyer, per SteelCityInsider.net. “That’s what I’m going to do. That’s the decision I made at the end of last year, to make sure that I’m ready and make sure I’m...
During an interview with Colin Cowherd on The Herd on ESPN Radio, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush was asked if he agrees that this is the most talented team he’s been on.
“I do,” Bush said, per MLive.com. “I feel like our talent matches up with anybody’s in this league.”
I’m not sure if the Lions are more talented than the 2009 Saints that won the Super Bowl...
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III admitted to the media today that when he woke up from having his knee repaired, he became overwhelmed and started to cry.
“Real men cry,” Griffin said, per the Washintgon Times.
Griffin said he then gathered himself and wrote the date of the Redskins first game of the season in his phone as the goal for him to focus on.
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According to ESPN’s John Clayton, after leading the Carolina Panthers in rushing last season, the Panthers plan on cutting down on how many times quarterback Cam Newton carries the ball in 2013.
The Panthers plan on using DeAngelo Williams along with Mike Tolbert as fullback more often.
It’s amazing that Newton led the Panthers in rushing when they already have three guys that...
As Vikings defensive end Jared Allen enters the final year of his current contract, he admits that he has no idea where he’ll be playing next year.
“I pray about it,” Allen said, per the Star Tribune. “I talk to my wife. And we’ll end up going where the good Lord takes us. But I don’t know where that path is headed.”
Allen turns 32 years-old next April. He should...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Cardinals rookie safety Tyrann Mathieu is already enrolled in the NFL’s drug test program and can be tested up to 10 times per month.
As I said on Total Access: Tyrann Mathieu enters @nfl in league’s drug test program, per source. Subject to as many as 10 tests per month
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 23, 2013
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According to the News Tribune, former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Mike Williams has signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL. After spending a year out of football, former Seattle Seahawks receiver Mike Williams resurfaced north of the border, signing a deal to play with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Even after resurrecting his NFL career with the...
Geno Smith will be the Jets week one starter this season.
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The 49ers need wide receiver A.J. Jenkins to step up now that Michael Crabtree went down with a torn Achilles.
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According to FOX Sports South, the Atlanta Falcons and free agent defensive end Richard Seymour are engaged in contract talks.
FOX Sports.com and FOX Sports South.com has learned that Seymour and the Falcons are currently in contract talks, although the Falcons do not have a great deal of salary cap room at this point.
It seems like Seymour hasn’t gotten much attention this offseason...
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told WEEI in Boston that he wasn’t surprised to see Wes Welker leave in free agency. “I don’t think anything surprises me any more in the NFL,” he said. “I’ve been around long enough to see things happen at different times with the greatest players of all, whether that’s Wes, or Randy Moss being traded from the Raiders, or Brett Favre playing...
Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-tribune believes the Chargers may want to put wide receiver Robert Meachem on the trade block if he has a good preseason.
Robert Meachem is another receiver to watch. If he has a strong preseason, the Chargers may want to see if there’s a market for him, although that is highly unlikely given his $6.875 million cap number.
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The Baltimore Ravens have announced that they’ve signed second round pick, linebacker Arthur Brown.
Despite signing his deal, Brown won’t be able to take the field for at least a couple more weeks. He underwent sports hernia surgery after rookie minicamp the first weekend of May.
“He’s recovering from that,” Head Coach John Harbaugh said. “It’s a four-to-six week...
The Arizona Cardinals have announced that they’ve signed third round pick, cornerback Tyrann Mathieu.
“I never doubted it,” Mathieu said of getting the chance to sign an NFL contract. “I knew it was a long shot and it would be a process, but to finally sit down and sign my name on the dotted line means a lot to me.”
Terms of the contract were not available – including...
According to Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com, Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis claims that both Trent Cole and Brandon Graham have done a great with their transition to outside linebacker.
Davis says Trent and Brandon Graham have been “outstanding” in transition to OLB. Both have also taken reps in 3-point stance.
— Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) May 23, 2013
Some Oakland Raiders fans made a YouTube video to welcome home cornerback Charles Woodson.
Raiders fans have to be some of the most passionate fans in the NFL.
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Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III looked pretty good throwing on the side during today’s organized team activities.
Griffin told Albert Breer of the NFL Network that he’ll begin “explosive sprinting” soon.
Rg3 says he has two steps left in rehab. He’ll start “explosive sprinting” in “a few weeks”. And then start cutting a few weeks after that.
— Albert Breer...
The Manchester City soccer team of the English Premier league were at the New York Giants practice facility on Wednesday and quarterback Eli Manning played catch with some of their players.
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After tearing his Achilles during the 49ers organized team activities, wide receiver Michael Crabtree posted the photo below on his Instagram page.
I believe Crabtree will be back, but the question is whether that will be this year or next year.
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Now that Donald Driver and Greg Jennings are no longer around, the Packers will need there other receivers to step up. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers believes Randall Cobb can haul in 100 receptions a season.
“I still like the guys we’ve got,” Rodgers said, per ESPNWisconsin.com. “We have a lot of talent at that position. I think Randall Cobb is a guy who could be a 100-plus...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they’ve signed second round pick, cornerback Johnthan Banks.
Good news from One Buc: Top draft pick Johnthan Banks has signed his first contract! 4-year deal. Only one rookie left to sign.
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) May 23, 2013
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Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has announced that he plans on climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to raise money and awareness for clean water projects in East Africa.
In one month, I will climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to raise money and awareness for clean water projects in East Africa. I am so FIRED UP for this adventure, but until then, I need your help to...
According to Rich Campbell of The Washington Post, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told the media today that wide receiver Pierre Garcon underwent chest surgery this offseason.
Shanahan: Pierre Garcon had “chest” surgery. He’s working back quickly.
— Rich Campbell (@Rich_Campbell) May 23, 2013
As explosive as Garcon is, he’s had some injury problems since signing with...