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Soloman Wilcots replaces Bernie Kosar as Browns color commentator

This was only a matter of time. Soloman Wilcots will replace Bernie Kosar as the Cleveland Browns color commentator. #Browns are adding Solomon Wilcots as a color commentator on preseason games, alongside Jim Donovan. Replaces Bernie Kosar. — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) April 23, 2014   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Soloman Wilcots replaces...
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Marcus Trufant will retire as a member of the Seahawks

Former Seattle cornerback Marcus Trufant will sign with the Seahawks so he retire as a member of their organization. Seahawks have also announced that they will sign Marcus Trufant to a contract tomorrow so he can retired as a member of the Seahawks. — Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) April 23, 2014 Trufant played for the Seahawks from 2003-2012 and racked up 563 tackles, 21 interceptions...
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Russell Wilson is divorcing his wife

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is divorcing his wife Ashton. Seahawks have just released a statement that Russell Wilson has filed for a divorce from wife, Ashton. — Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) April 23, 2014 You probably remember the photo above of Wilson with his wife on draft day a few years ago. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Russell...
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Report: Seahawks leaning against picking up James Carpenter’s option

According to ProFootballTalk.com, the Seattle Seahawks are leaning against not picking up the fifth-year option of offensive lineman James Carpenter. Per a league source, the Seahawks currently are leaning against it. Carpenter has been a solid player, but he has yet to play a full season. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Seahawks leaning...
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Cowboys sign QB Caleb Hanie

The Dallas Cowboys have signed former Bears, Broncos and Browns quarterback Caleb Hanie. Former #Bears QB Caleb Hanie has signed a one-year deal with the #Cowboys, per a source. — Jeff Dickerson (@ESPNChiBears) April 23, 2014 Hanie will give the Cowboys three quarterbacks while Tony Romo continues to recover from back surgery.  They also still don’t know if Kyle Orton will...
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Ed Werder: Cowboys could take Johnny Manziel with the 16th pick

We mentioned earlier that an NFL scout told Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report that he could see the Cowboys drafting Johnny Manziel. ESPN’s Ed Werder indicated on SportsCenter that he believes Dallas could use the 16th pick on Manziel. Ed Werder of ESPN fuels that notion, explaining on SportsCenter that, if Manziel falls to No. 16, the Cowboys could take him. “Jerry Jones was...
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Report: Patriots high on Pitt QB Tom Savage

According to Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net,  the New England Patriots are very high on former Pitt quarterback Tom Savage. The talk of the quarterback position the past few weeks has centered around Tom Savage of Pittsburgh.  So what’s the inside story?  Ever since the combine I’ve known the New England Patriots have been incredibly high on Savage and will consider...
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Report: Bucs thinking about drafting Johnny Manziel

According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com,  the Buccaneers are thinking about drafting quarterback Johnny Manziel. Johnny Manziel is on the short list of players the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are considering with their first-round pick in next month’s NFL draft, a league source told ESPN.com’s Vaughn McClure. Manziel is one of at least four quarterbacks the Bucs have hosted for...
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Report: Raiders like Taylor Lewan more than Greg Robinson

According to Jerry McDonald of the Oakland Tribune,  the Raiders like Taylor Lewan more than Greg Robinson. I'm told the Raiders like Michigan OT Taylor Lewan better than either Greg Robinson (Auburn) or Jake Matthews (Texas A&M). — Jerry McDonald (@Jerrymcd) April 23, 2014 Robinson is regarded as the top offensive lineman in the draft by most people.  The Raiders clearly...
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Jeff Demps ready to focus on football

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Jeff Demps is ready to put his track career on hold and focus solely on football. Bucs RB Jeff Demps says he is putting his track career on hold for the foreseeable future and focusing solely on football for now. — Roy Cummings (@RCummingsTBO) April 23, 2014 Now we get to see if Demps can be a dangerous weapon in the NFL. Need NFL Tickets?...
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Todd McShay says he’ll quit his job if Clowney doesn’t go in the top-three

A few weeks ago a Redskins beat writer said he would quit if Washington signed DeSean Jackson.  Of course he didn’t back u his words. Now ESPN’s Todd McShay says he’ll quit if Jadeveon Clowney doesn’t get taken within the top-three picks of the draft. Bookmark this: Todd McShay on Jadeveon Clowney: "I'll quit if he's sitting at (the) number 4 (pick)" ...
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NFL announce flex scheduling can start as early as week 5

The NFL has announced that flex schedule can start as early as week five this coming season. The NFL schedule comes out Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET. It will arrive with a significant change in the league’s flexible scheduling procedures. Around The League has learned that games can now be flexed into “Sunday Night Football” as early as Week 5, according to a league source...
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MJD on playing with Darren McFadden: “There’s no reason we can’t be one of the best 1-2 punches in the league”

Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew doesn’t sound like he’s worried whether he’ll start or not in 2014.  He’s looking forward to teaming up with Darren McFadden to create a deadly one-two punch for opposing defenses. “But first, we’re going to compete,” Jones-Drew said, via the San Francisco Chronicle. “Let’s see if someone can win the job. I expect us both...
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LaMarr Woodley: Raiders are a playoff team

Raiders linebacker LaMarr Woodley  told KGMZ-FM on Tuesday that believes they can makes the playoffs in 2014. “I can definitely see us as a playoff team,” Woodley said via NFL.com. “Last year going back and watching some film on the Raiders, there were a lot of opportunities here where they just didn’t close it out. Some games good in the first half, they just didn...
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Report: Bills would like to trade up for Sammy Watkins

The Buffalo Bills would like to trade up for former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. The #Bills are hosting star #Clemson WR Sammy Watkins today, source says. Like the #Lions, they would have to trade up to get him. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 23, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report...
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Antrel Rolle: It was time for change in the Giants locker room

New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle is happy with all of the turnover that’s gone on with their roster this offseason. Antrel Rolle told @SiriusXMNFL today he's glad the Giants had so many offseason changes. "It was time for a new attitude a new atmosphere." — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) April 23, 2014 I agree with Rolle, the Giants have been underperforming...
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Daryl Washington sentenced to one year of probation

Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington has been sentenced to one year of probation in connection to his aggravated assault case. Per the plea, Judge M. Scott McCoy sentenced Daryl Washington to one year of supervised probation for aggravated assault. — MC Superior Court (@courtpio) April 23, 2014   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Daryl Washington...
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What NFL Teams Need For The Upcoming Draft Pick

Some teams in the NFL are so needy at varying positions that they need a 5-K run to raise awareness for their plight. These bad teams obviously need help at many positions. But what about the top teams from 2013? The top tier teams also have holes to fill and departed vets to replace. What could the deep playoff-run teams gain from this year’s draft on May 8th? Let’s start with...
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NFL scout believes Jerry Jones would draft Johnny Manziel

With Tony Romo just turning 34 years-old and the fact that the Cowboys have made it clear they like Johnny Manziel,  why wouldn’t they draft him if he fell to them in the second round? One NFL scout told Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report that he believes Jones would take Manziel. Just texted scout to see if he believed Cowboys would take Manziel if Manziel was there. Scout: "...
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Dan Snyder on DeSean Jackson: “We got tired of seeing him score a lot of touchdowns against us”

Redskins owner Dan Snyder told CSNWashington.com that he was tired of seeing DeSean Jackson score touchdowns against his team. “That’s going to be exciting—and not just the two games against Philly,” Snyder said Tuesday. “We got tired of seeing him score a lot of touchdowns against us and watching him on TV. So it’s great to have him here.” Snyder says Jackson is a...
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Report: Contract extension for Ben Roethlisberger isn’t imminent at this point

According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, a contract extension between the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger isn’t imminent at this point. That nothing has happened as far as a new contract — and that nothing is imminent — has generated a little anxiety among some Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans. “There’s been ongoing (contract) discussions for quite awhile,” Ryan Tollner, Roethlisberger’s...
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Report: Johnny Manziel visiting the Browns today

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will be visiting the Cleveland Browns today,  according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Johnny Manziel is having his visit with the Cleveland #Browns today, per source. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 23, 2014 Manziel worked out for the Browns this past Saturday in College Station.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
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Tony Romo throwing lightly and running during OTA’s

This is a good sign. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder,  Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is doing some light throwing and running during OTA’s. I'm told that Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is throwing lightly and doing some running at OTAs following December back surgery. #cowboys — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) April 23, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...
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Eli Manning says he’ll be ready for training camp

  Giants quarterback Eli Manning told reporters on Tuesday that he expects to be ready for training camp as he recovers from ankle surgery. “I think I’m safe to say I’ll be 100 percent by the start of training camp,” Manning said, via ESPN.com. “I would hope so.” Manning is focused on getting healthy right now as well as learning the playbook of new offensive coordinator...
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Doug Baldwin still hasn’t signed his tender

Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin hasn’t signed his restricted free agent tender yet.   Baldwin can freely sign with another team right now and the Seahawks would have five days to match or else they would lose him, but receive a second round pick in return.  He told the Seattle Times that he hasn’t spoken with any teams. If Baldwin is going to sign elsewhere it has to happen...
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