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Russell Wilson on contract talks: 'I trust it’s going to work out the way it’s supposed to'

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is spending his time getting better, not watching his contract situation. Wilson is going into the final season of his contract, but he's not concerned about getting a new deal done. “In terms of my contract, I don’t really talk about that kind of stuff,” Wilson said, via the Everett Herald. “I love the game of football...
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Redskins plan to bring in Marcus Mariota for pre-draft visit, strong sign that the team is preparing to move on from Robert Griffin III

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins, which has the fifth overall pick, plans bring in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota to the team’s facilities in Ashburn, Virginia for a pre-draft visit. The visit could be an indication that the Redskins are ready to cut their losses and move on from Robert Griffin III. Mariota is projected to go within...
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Chiefs remain confident on reaching a new deal with Justin Houston

According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt indicated the team is hopeful they will sign pass rushing demon outside linebacker Justin Houston to a long-term deal. The team tagged Houston with the $13.1 million nonexclusive franchise tag; however, he has not signed the tender as of yet. “He knows, and his agent knows, how much we want...
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Steelers offense will have to carry the team

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to have one of the best offenses in the NFL this season. “My expectation is they’re capable of being the very best because we’ve got the goods,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said at the NFL owners meetings. “We’ve got guys that are capable, we’ve got guys that know what they’re doing, we’ve got guys that played together for...
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Gary Kubiak says RB corps will 'have to sort that out' on who will be the 'bell cow'

Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said that he will let the running backs prove who will be the team's top rusher. Despite having an outstanding season in 2014, C.J. Anderson will have to battle to retain his starter's position. "Who is going to be the bell cow?" Kubiak was asked at the NFL owners' meetings, via ESPN. "Who is going to be a three-down player? They have to sort...
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ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. says Browns should go offensive line with 12th pick

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper said the Browns are the wildcards of the 2015 draft after making free agent acquisitions such as quarterback Josh McCown, wide receivers Brian Hartline and Dwayne Bowe and defensive lineman Randy Starks and defensive back Tramon Williams. The signings allows the team enough flexibility that they could use their top pick (12th overall), to get the...
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Veteran LB Lance Briggs to visit 49ers

According to Kevin Patra of NFL.com, veteran linebacker Lance Briggs will visit with the 49ers on Monday. Briggs, 34, was informed by the Bears this year that he would not be brought back in 2015. He would be a major upgrade for the 49ers with the retirements of Chris Borland and Patrick Willis, the team is in desperate need at the position. Patra writes: 'Briggs played...
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5 Bold Chicago Bears Predictions That Could Seriously Happen

The picture is beginning to take shape for the Chicago Bears as the off-season progresses.  GM Ryan Pace still has plenty of work left to do with the draft and everything else but most of what the team plans to attack the 2015 season with is slotting into place. The question will be, of course is just how high a ceiling will they have?  Are they better?  Are they worse?  Experts...
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REPORT: The Arizona Cardinals have not given up on QB Logan Thomas

Logan Thomas was horrible last year; the sad thing, though, is that we really don’t know just how miserable he actually was. The Cardinals had originally tabbed Thomas as the starter for the regular season finale, but Bruce Arians quickly reverted back to Ryan Lindley, who was already one of the worst quarterbacks the NFL has ever seen. In order for that to have happened in such...
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Pete Carroll says Eagles' fans should 'very excited' about offseason changes

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said that he doesn't have any doubts about Chip Kelly and his renovation project in Philadelphia. Carroll added Kelly 'knows what he's doing,' and Eagles fans should have a little faith and let the process play out. "I think the people in Philadelphia should be very excited about the changes that are coming," Carroll said, via CSNPhilly.com....
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Giants in dire need of help at safety

One of the top priorities for the New York Giants during the 2015 offseason is to upgrade the safety position. After losing veteran All-Pro Antrel Rolle, who left for the Bears as a free agent, while Quintin Demps and Stevie Brown both remain free agents. The team targeted Patriots safety Devin McCourty in a weak free agent class, but he re-signed with New England and the club...
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Cowboys show salary cap discipline by letting DeMarco Murray walk

Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones had a big decision to make on his former running back DeMarco Murray, re-sign him to a contract that would handcuff the team, or let the talented rusher go to find greener pastures. In the past, Jones would write a big check to check to keep a good thing going; however, the light seems to have come on that sometimes you have to...
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Gary Kubiak: C.J. Anderson will enter OTAs as Broncos’ starting RB

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports C.J. Anderson will enter the Denver Broncos offseason program as the No. 1 running back. “He made a big jump as a player, and I think he’s earned the right to walk in to the offseason program — the OTAs — and line up as our starter,” head coach Gary Kubiak told the team’s website. “But he’s got to continue to earn it on a daily basis...
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ESPN analysts award Raiders with high marks in free agency

According to Eddie Paskal of Raiders.com, a group of ESPN analysts gave Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie high grades for his moves in free agency. The Raiders have been aggressive in 2015, and the panel which consists of 2015 Hall of Fame inductee Bill Polian, former NFL executive Louis Riddick, as well as Matt Williamson, Field Yates and Mike Sando believe Mckenzie and...
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NFL Notes: Stevan Ridley, Draft, Dolphins, Patriots

Stevan Ridley Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston reports that free agent RB Stevan Ridley is scheduled to make his first visits next week. However, Reiss doesn’t say who he’ll be meeting with. Draft Rand Getlin reports that Miami (Ohio) CB Quinten Rollins is scheduled to work out for the Cowboys, Browns, Lions, and Panthers. Dolphins Omar Kelly ... The post NFL Notes: Stevan Ridley...
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WATCH: Tom Brady plays pickup basketball with a trash-talking Michael Jordan

What’s better than watching Tom Brady play basketball? Watching Tom Brady play basketball with a 50-year-old, trash-talking Michael Jordan. Just watch. It takes a lot of balls to play with Jordan, even now. That guy hasn’t stopped competing since the day he was born. But I guess that’s pretty much how Tom Brady works, too. You may also be interested in: WATCH: Tom Brady...
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Veteran NT Letroy Guion meets with Seahawks

According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, nose tackle Letroy Guion visited with the Seahawks while the Packers continue to try and re-sign the veteran. The Seahawks are Guion's first visit with another team, and his market should heat up from teams now that his off-field situation is resolved. Guion's criminal case was settled this past week, with Guion paying only a fine. He recorded...
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Aaron Rodgers And CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd In Twitter Tiff Over Rodgers’ Presence On Court After Wisconsin Win

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his girlfriend Olivia Munn have been following the Wisconsin Badgers on their run to the Final Four. Rodgers went down to the floor to celebrate with the team after their impressive Elite Eight victory over Arizona on Saturday night, and in the process, declined to do an interview with CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd. This set Dodd off, who...
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Captain Munnerlyn is 'betting on myself' to beat out Terence Newman for starting CB position

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn first season with the team didn't go as he would have liked, and with the addition of veteran Terence Newman, he knows he's in for a battle to earn a starting job as one of the team's outside corners. A six-year veteran, Munnerlyn, who signed an $11.25 million contract in the 2014 offseason with $4.45 million guaranteed, said that...
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Packers want to re-sign fan favorite FB Jon Kuhn

According to Tom Silverstein of JSOnline.com, the Packers would like to re-sign fan favorite fullback John Kuhn. The veteran fullback has spent eight seasons with the Packers, rushing for 591 yards and 18 touchdowns, in addition to his blocking duties. Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy responded to a question on if Kuhn still had a role with the offense and he replied: "Absolutely...
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Potential Baltimore Ravens Trade Targets

View image | gettyimages.com The compensatory picks have been finalized and we now know that the Baltimore Ravens will have a total of 10 picks in the 2015 draft. This includes three picks in the fourth and fifth rounds. Compensatory picks are not allowed to be traded, but it opens up the idea of trading our original draft picks to look for plug and play veterans this off season...
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Mike Tomlin on Steelers' offense: 'We've got the goods'

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said at the NFL's annual owner's meetings that he has high expectations for the team's offense going into the 2015 season. The unit averaged 41.3 points over an three-game period, and the passing offense ranked second overall in the NFL, while averaging 27.2 points a game for the year. Tomlin believes the group has been together long enough...
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Aaron Rodgers, sports writer get into it over on-court access

Even though he attended California, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has become something of a celebrity fan of the Wisconsin basketball team.  During the Badgers’ Final Four run this year, Rodgers has been seen in the stands with girlfriend Olivia Munn (and more importantly, ESPN’s Andy North) cheering on Wisconsin.  Rodgers has friends on the team and is obviously...
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Lack of Steelers CB Depth Worrisome?

Last season, the Steelers started off with Cortez Allen, William Gay, and Ike Taylor as the top three CBs. They finished with William Gay, Brice McCain, and Antwon Blake. Tragedy struck when Ike broke his forearm early in the season and Cortez failed to live up to his potential. It became clear that the depth behind them was imperative as the season wore on. McCain and Blake stepped...
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Steelers Look To Late-70s Model To Prolong Championship Window

For many, no doubt, it seems as though it has taken a longer time than it should have, but it does appear that the Pittsburgh Steelers are finally in the process of putting together an offense around quarterback Ben Roethlisberger that can legitimately carry the team through the season. It follows somewhat the trajectory of […] Steelers Look To Late-70s Model To Prolong Championship...
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