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Report: Marshawn Lynch and Seahawks agree to one-year deal

Spotted on plane on way to SEA, Marshawn Lynch has decided to return to NFL; he and Seattle have reached agreement on new deal, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 6, 2015 ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Marshawn Lynch and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a new contract for one year. The one-year deal is worth $11 million, including a $1 million base...
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Friday’s NFL news and notes

With the legal tampering period of NFL free agency starting on Saturday, teams are beginning to move fast and furious toward reshaping their rosters in cap space. Let’s run down some of the major storylines that have come down Friday: Jets trade for Brandon Marshall, re-sign David Harris Some clown on this website wrote Thursday that while the Chicago Bears were trying to trade...
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New York Jets trade for Brandon Marshall

This is becoming quite the off season for trades, isn’t it? Over the last couple of days there have been murmurs of Brandon Marshall possibly getting cut by the Chicago Bears. Now, after three years with the Bears, Marshall will be traded to the New York Jets. The new brass, which was lukewarm at best when speaking about the wideout, has agreed to trade Marshall to the New York...
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Watch: NFL Network compares Marcus Mariota to Colin Kaepernick

In this “Scout’s Eye” segment, NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks talks about Oregon’s Marcus Mariota skill set and compares him to Colin Kaepernick…..
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Watch: NFL Network compares Landon Collins to Donte Whitner

In this “Scout’s Eye” segment, NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks talks about Alabama’s Landon Collins skill set and compares him to Donte Whitner…..
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Likeliest landing spots for Ndamukong Suh

The top free agent hitting the NFL market on March 10 is likely to be defensive end Ndamukong Suh. Suh, after playing five terrific seasons with the Detroit Lions following his second-overall selection in the 2010 NFL Draft, is ready to cash in. Throughout his career, Suh has amassed four first-team All Pro designations and four Pro Bowls, along with 36 sacks. The defensive tackle...
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Randy Gregory knocked the head off the Sports Science dummy

This should be interesting when it airs…. So, @RandyGregory_4 knocked the #SportsScience tackling dummy's head off. Never been done before. pic.twitter.com/1EdjiqPoUw — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) March 5, 2015
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Brandon Marshall, Dwayne Bowe about to hit free agency

The National Football League already has approximately 500 players slated to hit free agency in an unrestricted or restricted capacity. By weeks end, it will have at least two more in all likelihood with the Chicago Bears and Kansas City Chiefs getting ready to move on from Brandon Marshall and Dwayne Bowe, respectively, per Brad Biggs and Ian Rapoport. Chicago is in full rebuild...
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Thursday’s NFL news: Vince Wilfork, Darnell Dockett and more

The New England Patriots are working to get under the salary cap by the March 10 deadline, and took a large step toward that by releasing nose tackle Vince Wilfork on Thursday morning, per Wilfork’s Twitter account. The Patriots declined to pick up Wilfork’s 2015 option, saving them $8.06 million in cap space. New England is in the midst of reshaping its defense. The Patriots...
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How do the Saints solve their cap issues?

The New Orleans Saints currently sit a bit more $20 million over the salary cap [editor’s note: moments ago a Jairus Byrd bonus conversion has trimmed this number by $4.8 million]. It’s been trendy to label their financial situation as “a mess” and assert that they are currently experiencing “salary cap hell“. There is no question they are limited in what they can spend...
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Peyton Manning will take pay cut; can earn money back with Super Bowl win

One of the big stories of the off-season has been if Peyton Manning would come back to play in 2015 and then it became if Denver would want him back at his current salary. Both of those items have finally been decided. Yes, Peyton Manning wants to come back. No, the Broncos don’t want him back at his current salary. But they do want him back with a $4 million pay cut. Peyton Manning...
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Matt Cassel to join Buffalo Bills via trade

The Buffalo Bills have been very busy over the last couple of days. First they agreed to trade for LeSean McCoy and now after losing out on Josh McCown, they have agreed to trade for veteran QB Matt Cassel. Bills have acquired Matt Cassel, team announced — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 4, 2015 Cassel was a three year starter from 2008 to 2010 but since then has not played...
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Houston Texans are moving on from Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson has a good chance of winding up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame down the road. Johnson, who has starred with the Houston Texans over the past 12 seasons, is about to become a free agent after the organization justifiably decided he is not worth the $16.14 million cap hit in 2015. By cutting Johnson, the Texans will save $8.8 million against the cap while also saying...
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Top landing spots for Darrelle Revis

Darrelle Revis is one of the best players over the last decade in the National Football League. The New England Patriots cornerback has been named a first-team All-Pro four times, a Pro Bowl six times, and won a Super Bowl in February due in large part to his terrific play. After eight seasons with three teams and at 29 years old, Revis is about to hit the free-agent market for...
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Chip Kelly is all-in, for better or worse

Chip Kelly is not afraid to take chances in this NFL football version of high-stakes poker. The Philadelphia Eagles head coach, and personnel decision-maker, traded All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy on Tuesday night to the Buffalo Bills, getting inside linebacker Kiko Alonso in return. Alonso, who starred in 2013 as a rookie, tore his ACL and missed all of 2014. McCoy was busy racking...
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Eagles to trade LeSean McCoy to Bills for Kiko Alonso

Earlier tonight news broke of a big-time NFL trade…. Filed to ESPN: Bills have notified LB Kiko Alonso he is going to be traded to Philadelphia for RB LeSean McCoy. Trade official next week. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 3, 2015 LeSean McCoy has spent his entire six year career with the Philadelphia Eagles. In those six years he eclipsed the 1,000 yard mark four times...
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49ers sign Rugby star Jarryd Hayne

Will this turn out to be more of a gimmick, a la Brock Lesnar signing with the Minnesota Vikings, or will it work? He had initially crossed them off his list, but on Monday, Jarryd Hayne chose the San Francisco 49ers. The Australian rugby star announced his signing, adding that the Niners had beaten out the Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions, the Mercury News reported. Hayne has...
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Report: Andre Johnson seeking trade or release

John McClain from the Houston Chronicle is reporting that Andre Johnson is on his way out in Houston… Texans gave Andre Johnson permission to seek a trade. Told him he'd have a reduced role next season. He asked to be traded or cut instead. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 3, 2015 and here’s a quote from Johnson…. Andre Johnson tells our pals McBerman: "Why sit...
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Giants are gambling big on Jason Pierre-Paul

The New York Giants don’t like paying big bucks to anyone, regardless of whether they’re in-house or street free agents. But the G-Men also seem to realize that the window for another Super Bowl is still slightly open with Eli Manning, Victor Cruz and Odell Beckham Jr., which might explain why they decided on Monday to keep their best defensive player despite the price tag associated...
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For Cowboys, decision to part with DeMarco Murray should be easy

DeMarco Murray might only be 27 years old, but he’s coming off a season in which he carried the ball more frequently than all but seven backs in NFL history. Backs who receive as many touches as he did in 2014 are typically cursed, and it also appeared last season was an aberration for a player who has dealt with injuries throughout his career. That’s why it was a no-brainer...
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2015 Adjusted Cap Numbers for every NFL team

Now that the salary cap has been released, the NFLPA has also released adjusted cap numbers for every team. Here they are…. [NFLPA]
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Complete list of AFC impact free agents: Darrelle Revis, Devin McCourty headline class

On March 10, the proverbial opening bell will be rung across the NFL landscape. The new league year will begin and with that, the much-anticipated crush of free agency. With over 500 players hitting the market all at once, both restricted and unrestricted, teams will have plenty of options to choose from. Here are all the AFC free agents who can provide an impact, listed by 2014...
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2015 Franchise tag and Transition player numbers

Now that the salary cap is set, here are the franchise tag and transition player numbers for 2015 courtesy of Albert Breer… Here are the official franchise tag numbers from the NFL memo … pic.twitter.com/v6tZtIR82C — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 2, 2015 Franchise tags on left, transition tags on right. Transition #'s = 2016 option #'s for Top 10 picks in '12 draft...
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The NFL Salary Cap will increase to $143.28 million for 2015 season

Previous estimates had the salary cap between $141 and $143 this season so I’m sure the NFL General Managers are happy to see it on the high end of that estimate… Teams were informed today the salary cap will officially be $143.28M, per source. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 2, 2015 On the salary cap: At $143.28M, it’s up $10M from last year, $20M from 2 years ago....
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Lynch opens up to the media….in Turkey

If you thought Marshawn Lynch was a bizarre character then his latest exploit won’t surprise you. Lynch famously avoided media questions during the Super Bowl and has not been making much noise since the Seattle Seahawks loss in the big game. Marshawn finally opened up to the media this past week but it wasn’t the American media. It was the Turkish media. And yes, they...
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