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Rodger Saffold re-signs with Rams after deal with Raiders falls though

The St. Louis Rams have re-signed offensive lineman Rodger Saffold to a five-year contract. On Tuesday Saffold signed a deal with the Oakland Raiders for five-years and $42.5 million but it fell though after the Raiders had concerns with his shoulder. After a disagreement in OAK on OT Rodger Saffold's physical condition, he is returning to STL to sign a 5-yr contract with the Rams...
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Jets setting their sights on wide receiver Eric Decker

The New York Jets are said to be setting their sights on free agent wide receiver Eric Decker. Decker, 26, recently spent time with the Denver Broncos catching balls from future hall of fame quarterback Peyton Manning. Decker has gone over 1,000 yards, caught 85-plus passes and caught double digit touchdowns over the last two seasons. Of course the quarterback corps in New York...
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Cardinals add Jonathan Dwyer on one-year deal

getty images The Arizona Cardinals have added a body to their depth chart at running back, signing Jonathan Dwyer to a one-year contract. Dwyer, 23, spent last season with the Pittsburgh Steelers picking up 197 yards on 49 carries. He is a good blocker and should provide the Cardinals with a short yardage go to guy. #Cardinals signed former #Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer. #NFL #FreeAgency...
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Lions sign wide receiver Golden Tate to five-year deal

The Detroit Lions have signed free agent wide receiver Golden Tate to a five-year deal. Tate, 25, spent the first four years of his NFL career with the Seattle Seahawks. setting career highs with 64 receptions for 898 yards last season. He caught five touchdowns, two off his career best of seven set in 2012. “Wow I’m officially a Detroit #Lion. Extremely excited about the opportunity...
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Buccaneers officially release Darrelle Revis

getty images Unable to find a trade partner, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released cornerback Darrelle Revis. Reportedly New England, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Atlanta and both New York teams had shown interest in the 28-year-old but all wanted Revis to accept a paycut. Revis had no reason to take a paycut, as Tampa Bay had no leverage. Now he can choose his future home. Revis was...
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Browns finally release Brandon Weeden

On Wednesday the Cleveland Browns released former first-round draft pick Brandon Weeden. Weeden, 30, spent two seasons in Cleveland. Last season he was 0-5 as a starter. In his two seasons he totaled 23 touchdowns and 29 interceptions to go along with a 71.8 quarterback rating. It is hard to imagine Weeden getting more than a camp invite but stranger things, such as Blaine Gabbert...
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Buccaneers land Josh McCown on two-year deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have lured free agent quarterback Josh McCown away from Chicago. McCown, 34, has landed in Tampa Bay on a two-year deal worth $10 million. The former Bear was originally signed by the team while Lovie Smith was the head coach but he flourished when given a chance playing for the injured Jay Cutler while under Marc Trestman. The Buccaneers will give McCown...
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Broncos give DeMarcus Ware three-year deal

getty images DeMarcus Ware lasted one day as a free agent before agreeing to a three-year deal with the Denver Broncos. Ware, 31, was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday as the team was up against the salary cap.  Cutting Ware was to make $12.25 million in base salary before the Cowboys cut him. He was to count $16 million against the cap. Immediately teams lined up to speak...
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Jared Allen threatens to retire if contract demands are not met

Free agent defensive lineman Jared Allen claims he is ready to walk away from the NFL if his contract demands are not met. “He wants his market value, he wants his fair salary, and if he does not get it, Jared Allen is very much at peace,” Rapoport said on NFL Network’s “Free Agency Frenzy.” “… He is willing to simply go about his life and walk away from football....
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Agent: Steve Smith done in Carolina

The agent of NFL wide Steve Smith receiver says the 34-year-old will not return to the Carolina Panthers next season. Smith appeared in 15 games for the Panthers last season catching 64 passes for 745 yards and four touchdowns. The Panthers have been trying to trade Smith in recent days. His agent Derrick Fox relayed to the Associated Press that the team had not approached him about...
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Terrance Williams will be a starting WR for Cowboys

getty images Terrance Williams will be a starter for the Dallas Cowboys at wide receiver in 2014. The second-year player will line up opposite of Dez Bryant following the release of Miles Austin. Big things will be expected from Williams this coming season after he caught 44 passes for 736 yards and five touchdowns last season. The Cowboys recently hired Scott Linehan to be their...
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Kobe Bryant to miss rest of season with knee injury

The Los Angeles Lakers have decided to shut Kobe Bryant down for the rest of the season. Bryant, 35, returned from a torn Achilles on Dec. 8 but fractured his knee 6 games later. He had not played in a game since. BREAKING: Kobe Bryant will not play for remainder of this season. (@Chris_Broussard) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 12, 2014 Tuesday evening rumors began to swirl...
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Jonathan Martin traded to 49ers for conditional seventh round pick

Tuesday evening the San Francisco 49ers acquired offensive lineman Jonathan Martin from the Miami Dolphins for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft. Martin, 24, will have to crack the roster of the 49ers in order for the Dolphins to receive an compensation, hence why the pick is in 2015 rather than 2014. For former Dolphins OT Jonathan Martin, SF traded a conditional...
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Houston Astros release Brett Wallace

getty images On Wednesday the Houston Astros released first baseman Brett Wallace. The Astros were forced to give up on Wallace who has offered little to nothing at the major league level across the last four seasons compiling a .242/.313/.391 line with 29 home runs and 102 RBI in 311 games. He passed though waivers in February and was a non-roster invitee to camp this spring by...
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Peyton Hillis deal includes only $100,000 guaranteed

getty images The New York Giants added both Rashad Jennings and Peyton Hillis to their depth chart at running back on Tuesday. While Jennings could compete for the spot of the teams No. 1 back, the addition of Hillis was simply for depth. Hillis got a two-year deal worth $1.8 million but only $100,000 of it comes guaranteed. That gives the Giants the ability to cut the 28-year-old...
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Braves sign Ervin Santana, Kris Medlen preparing for Tommy John surgery

The Ervin Santana saga is over. On Wednesday the right hander agreed to a one-year deal with the Atlanta Braves worth $14.1 million. Santana, 31, had reportedly been seeking a contract of $100 million when free agency began but teams had been leery of signing him since he was tied to draft pick compensation. A market began to develop for Santana in recent days and the Braves immediately...
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NASCAR will allow cool down units during qualifying

getty images For two weeks of knockout qualifying the drivers spoke about safety concerns, on Tuesday NASCAR announced it would allow cool down units. NASCAR’s new knockout qualifying has produced a mad dash of cars on the track trying to move onto the next round, but it had also created some safety concerns as teams had no way to cool down their cars other than riding around at...
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WWE Main Event Results for March 11, 2014

WWE Main Event is appearing tonight on the WWE Network. Airing from North Little Rock, Arkansas the show features a series of matches which should garner interest from WWE fans. Tireball Sports has all the coverage for these WWE matches from Main Event on March 11, 2014. Follow below for the Full Results. WWE Main Event Results for March 11, 2014 Los Matadores defeated Curtis Axel...
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Jhoulys Chacin expected to start season on DL

getty images Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin is expected to begin the 2014 season on the disabled list. He has been dealing with a right shoulder strain and inflammation since late February. While Chacin threw at 90 feet Monday and will throw at 120 feet on Wednesday the Rockies are being cautious. “If I start feeling good, I’ll keep moving [back],” Chacin...
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Chicago Bears release Julius Peppers

On Tuesday the Chicago Bears released defensive end Julius Peppers ending a four-year stint. The Bears had been trying to trade the 34-year-old and simply could not withstand his salary and cap number. By cutting Peppers the Bears will about $14 million in cash and $9.8 million against the cap. cap mechanics of julius peppers: frees up $13.9M in cash, $9.8M in cap, adds $8.36M to...
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Raiders re-sign Darren McFadden as Rashad Jennings signs with Giants

The Oakland Raiders have re-signed running back Darren McFadden to a one-year contract. McFadden, 26, will make $4 million in 2014. His production has tanked in the last two seasons as he has averaged just 3.3 yards per carry. Last season he finished with 379 yards rushing across 10 games with five touchdowns. McFadden’s injury history is another concern but the Raiders are simply...
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Colts re-sign running back Ahmad Bradshaw

Source: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America The Indianapolis Colts have re-signed running back Ahmad Bradshaw to a one-year contract. Bradshaw, 27, will be the back-up to Trent Richardson. Ironically it was Bradshaw’s injury that led to the Colts trading for Richardson early last season. Vick Ballard will also see time at running back for the Colts. Colts re-sign RB...
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Bills re-sign K Dan Carpenter, release QB Kevin Kolb

The Buffalo Bills have re-signed kicker Dan Carpenter to a new four-year deal. Carptner, 28, will not bring a ton of fanfare among the Bills fanbase but they do lock up a dependable leg. Carpenter was 33-of-36 last season with a long of 55. Four-year deal for Dan Carpenter with the Bills. No word on $ yet. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 11, 2014 The Bills also released...
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Titans give Dexter McCluster three-year deal

On Tuesday the Tennessee Titans signed former Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver and return man Dexter McCluster. McCluster’s new deal includes $4.5 million guaranteed and can be worth as much as $12 million according to Fox Sports’ Mike Garafalo. Former Chiefs WR Dexter McCluster has reached agreement on a 3-yr deal w/ the Titans – up to $12m, $4.5m in guarantees. (via @MikeGarafolo...
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Cowboys release DE DeMarcus Ware

getty images The Dallas Cowboys will create $7.5 million in salary cap space with the release of DeMarcus Ware. Ware met with the Cowboys on Tuesday to talk about his future. He reportedly wanted the team to release him prior to the start of free agency. The Cowboys have been holding out hope that Ware would take a paycut for the 2014 season after his pay dropped off last season...
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