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05/04 Browns HC Mike Pettine says 'It's fair to say' Josh McCown will enter camp atop the depth chart
In an interview Browns' head coach Mike Pettine said 'I think It's fair to say' that Josh McCown will open up training camp as the starter. The backup to McCown will more than likely be Johnny Manziel. The team also has Thad Lewis and Connor Shaw on the roster. ... [Read More]
05/04 Bengals TE Tyler Eifert says 'I'm feeling strong, feeling healthy'
Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert dislocated his elbow in the first quarter of the 2014 season. He landed on IR and his season was over. He was predicted by many to have a breakout season. He is finally just about fully recovered and feels good. "I'm feeling strong, feeling healthy. Not in any pain. It feels good," Eifert said. "It's just hard when you're starting over physically. I lost a lot of wei... [Read More]
05/04 Giants GM Jerry Reese says WR Victor Cruz is at 'about 85-90 percent'
Giants' general manager said today that Victor Cruz was at "about 85-90 percent" in his recovery from surgery on his injured patellar tendon. There is still no concrete timeline for Cruz's return.... [Read More]
05/04 Jaguars GM David Caldwell makes it pretty clear WR Justin Blackmon is done in Jacksonville
Jaguars' general manager David Caldwell pretty much said embattled wide receiver Justin Blackmon was done with the team without actually saying it. When asked about Blackmon's future with the team he said, 'Drafting 2 WRs should give an indication of the situation.' ... [Read More]
05/04 Undrafted LSU OT La'el Collins 'answered every single question' in homocide investigation
After going undrafted in the NFL Draft, LSU offensive tackle La'el Collins met with the Baton Rouge police department today to answer questions about the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend Brittney Mills. Her unborn child also passed away this weekend in the hospital and his death is also considered a homicide. Collins met with the police for over an hour and fully cooperated. His attorney Jim B... [Read More]
05/04 Raiders release 16-game starter LB Miles Burris
The Raiders have released linebacker Miles Burris. Burris started all 16 games last season and made 110 tackles. However, he lacked any big-play production. Oakland drafted three linebackers in the draft and Burris became dispensable. ... [Read More]
05/04 Falcons RBs Tevin Coleman and Devonta Freeman both intend to win the starting job
The Falcons third-round pick Tevin Coleman clearly does not lack confidence. He has already proclaimed himself the best running back in this year's draft. Now he has this to say about his role in Atlanta, "I'm going to come in there and I'm going to get a starting spot. That's what I'm going to do. Whoever is the starting back, they don't have to work. I'm coming in and working right away." Dev... [Read More]
05/04 Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi says he's 'extremely healthy' after knee concerns dropped his draft stock
Former Boise State running back Jay Ajayi was projected to be a second-round pick. A reported 'bone on bone' issue in his right knee forced him all the way down to the fifth round, where the Dolphins selected him with 149th-overall pick. Ajayi insists the knee is not an issue and is now a point of motivation rather than a hindrance. 'I did think I was going to go earlier, so I was definitely disap... [Read More]
05/04 Raiders to release WR James Jones
James Jones has been informed by Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie that he will be released. He totaled 73 receptions, 666 yards in six TDs in his only season with Oakland. After drafting Amari Cooper and signing free agent Michael Crabtree, Jones was expendable. ... [Read More]
05/03 Ravens first-round pick WR Breshad Perriman: 'I know that I can catch'
The Baltimore Ravens first-round pick Breshad Perriman has come under scrutiny due to his high drop rate at University of Central Florida. Perriman defiantly responded to accusations that he could not catch. "It's something I have a chip on my shoulder about," Perriman said. "At the end of the day, I know what I have to do and I know that I can catch. So, lack of concentration some mental drops in... [Read More]
05/03 Eagles HC Chip Kelly says QB Tim Tebow was brought in to compete for the job
In the midst of Mark Sanchez's jerkish and somewhat insecure comments that Tim Tebow was nothing more than a spot filler while Sam Bradford recovered from ACL surgery, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly responded to the situation. "No. I think everybody here that we bring to our organization is here to compete for a job. That's what Timmy is going to do," Kelly said. "He's an unbelievable competitor."... [Read More]
05/03 Redskins HC Jay Gruden says RB Alfred Morris is 'still the running back here'
When the Redskins drafted a Florida running back Matt Jones in the third round of the draft, some questions set in about the impact it could have on Alfred Morris and his fantasy production. Head coach Jay Gruden responded. "Alfred won't be affected," Gruden said. "Alfred's still the running back here. He's had three great seasons and that won't change. But to add another guy that can come in here... [Read More]
05/03 Cardinals HC Bruce Arians thinks RB Andre Ellington 'will continue his same role'
It appears the Cardinals actually do not plan on rookie RB David Johnson being a 'three-down back' as general manager Steve Keim would have led you to believe after they drafted him. Head coach Bruce Arians had a much different take on the situation and it's great news for Andre Ellington owners. 'I think Andre will continue his same role,' Arians said. 'We'll keep him healthy and let him continue... [Read More]
05/03 The Jets aren't counting on rookie QB Bryce Petty in 2015
After trading up to acquire rookie QB Bryce Petty, head coach Todd Bowles made it clear that Petty was not in the Jets plans for the immediate future. "He's got a lot to learn. We're not looking forward for him to be a starter right now," Bowles said. "You've got to make progress before you can kind of make those kind of decisions, and we haven't even gotten him here to get him on the field yet. S... [Read More]
05/02 Rams trade RB Zac Stacy to Jets for seventh-round pick
After the Rams drafted Todd Gurley with the tenth-overall pick, Zac Stacy tweeted out 'Yikes' and promptly requested a trade. With Tre Mason already ahead of him on the depth chart, Stacy saw the writing on the wall. The 2013 waiver wire hero has been traded to the Jets for a seventh-round pick.... [Read More]
05/02 Dolphins steal RB Jay Ajayi in the fifth round
The Dolphins got a steal in Jay Ajayi in the fifth round. He's a second-round talent, however, concerns about his knee torpedoed his draft stock.... [Read More]
05/02 Packers add QB Brett Hundley
The Packers picked up Brett Hundley who shockingly fell to the fifth round. Hundley will obviously not be starting any time soon with Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay.... [Read More]
05/02 WR Rashad Greene falls to the Jaguars at the top of the fifth round
The Jaguars got a steal in Rashad Greene at the top of the fifth round. Greene is a National Champion and Florida State's all-time leading receiver.... [Read More]
05/02 49ers grab WR DeAndre Smelter
The 49ers decided to roll the dice on high-upside wideout DeAndre Smelter out of Georgia Tech. A torn ACL will likely land Smelter on the PUP list to start the season.... [Read More]
05/02 Falcons acquire ECU WR Justin Hardy in the fourth round
Falcons drafted ECU star Justin Hardy in the fourth round. Hardy will likely replace Harry Douglas and has the potential to be Roddy White's eventual replacement.... [Read More]
05/02 Redskins snag Duke WR Jamison Crowder
The Redskins pickup Duke star Jamison Crowder in the fourth round. He is undersized and a poor performance at the NFL Combine really hurt his draft stock.... [Read More]
05/02 Jets draft Baylor QB Bryce Petty
The Jets traded up in the fourth round to select Baylor QB Bryce Petty. Petty was considered a top quarterback prospect by many experts. He will likely be viewed as Geno Smith's eventual successor.... [Read More]
05/02 Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones says LB Sean Lee is 'ready to go'
Sean Lee has played 17 games over the last three seasons due to a litany of injuries. The most recent stint on the IR was thanks to a torn ACL. Now Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones says Lee "looks fantastic. As you might expect, he's ready to go."... [Read More]
05/02 Cardinals GM Steve Keim views RB David Johnson as a 'three down RB'
Cardinals' general manager Steve Keim says that he believes incumbent rookie running back David Johnson is a three-down back. He also added that he will also get his shot to return kickoffs. Arizona also has Andre Ellington on the roster.... [Read More]
05/02 Redskins HC Jay Gruden says Alfred Morris is still the feature back
Redskins head coach Jay Gruden confirms that Alfred Morris is still the feature back in Washington. The team drafted RB Matt Jones in the third round of the draft. However, it appears he is only going to fill a backup role.... [Read More]
05/01 Cardinals get RB David Johnson late in the third
The Cardinals knew they needed to add another RB to pair with Andre Ellington. Ellington is explosive but fragile. They drafted David Johnson to shoulder the load that Ellington cannot. Many experts really love Johnson.... [Read More]
05/01 Rams add QB Sean Mannion
The Rams picked up Oregon State QB Sean Mannion. Mannion could very well end up being the starter in St. Louis eventually. He put up some very strong numbers in college.... [Read More]
05/01 Steelers draft WR Sammie Coates
The Steelers picked up Sammie Coates very late. Coates was a first-round projection before a terrible combine. He was a very productive WR at Auburn.... [Read More]
05/01 Saints grab FSU CB P.J. Williams after DUI issues
The Saints snagged CB P.J. Williams in the third round. He has borderline first-round talent but dropped after he was pulled over for DUI. Charges were dropped due to a technicality. ... [Read More]
05/01 Browns draft dynamic RB Duke Johnson
The Browns got Miami Hurricane RB Duke Johnson. He is a threat to score a TD every time he touches the ball. He is also solid up the middle and an excellent pass-catcher out of the backfield.... [Read More]
05/01 Chiefs draft combine star WR Chris Conley
The Chiefs grabbed combine star Chris Conley. He showed off freakish athletic ability and elite measurables.... [Read More]
05/01 Saints make QB Garrett Grayson the third quarterback off the board
The Saints select Garrett Grayson in the third round. He is presumably the air to the throne in New Orleans. Drew Brees can't play forever.... [Read More]
05/01 Falcons draft RB Tevin Coleman
The Falcons add another RB to their backfield. Tevin Coleman will likely be paired with FSU back Devonta Freeman. Coleman is a second-round talent. However, running backs are once again slipping through the cracks.... [Read More]
05/01 Seahawks snatch up WR Tyler Lockett
The Seahawks need WR help and turned to Tyler Lockett out of Kansas State. Experts have him all over their draft boards.... [Read More]
05/01 WR Jaelen Strong falls to the Texans in the third round
The Texans got a steal in Jaelen Strong, he has potential first-round talent and fell to the third. A wrist injury and a refusal to attend medical rechecks dropped his stock.... [Read More]
05/01 Raiders select TE Clive Walford in the third round
The Raiders continue to make great choices drafting Miami Hurricane TE Clive Walford. He has great hands and is a strong blocker.... [Read More]
05/01 Cowboys take a chance on OLB Randy Gregory
The Cowboys now have Randy Gregory and Greg Hardy to rush the passer. I'm not sure if that's scarier for the Cowboys or opposing offenses. Either way it's terrifying. Gregory would have been a top10 pick had he not failed a drug test at the combine.... [Read More]
05/01 Ravens take TE Maxx Williams the first tight end off the board
The Ravens picked up Maxx Williams, who was considered the top TE in the draft by most experts. He adds a lot to the passing attack at a position of desperate need in Baltimore.... [Read More]
05/01 Lions add RB Ameer Abdullah
The Lions add another piece to their backfield with Ameer Abdullah. The Lions had said they wanted to bolster their RB corps and they did just that.... [Read More]
05/01 Chargers steal ILB Denzel Perryman
The Chargers pick up ILB out of Miami Denzel Perryman in the second round. He will sure up the inside for San Diego. He brings leadership and stout tackling.... [Read More]
05/01 Eagles trade up and select DB Eric Rowe
The Eagles traded up with the Dolphins and picked versatile DB Eric Rowe. He can literally play any position in the defensive backfield. ... [Read More]
05/01 Vikings snag ILB Eric Kendricks
The Vikings grabbed Eric Kendricks out of UCLA in the second round. He is among the best ILBs in the draft. His big brother Mychal plays for the Eagles.... [Read More]
05/01 Panthers trade up to acquire WR/TE Devin Funchess
The Panthers moved up to get potential matchup nightmare Devin Funchess. He's a WR/TE hybrid and is another weapon for Cam Newton to target.... [Read More]
05/01 Titans roll the dice on troubled WR Dorial Green-Beckham
The Titans went with embattled wideout Dorial Green-Beckham in the second round. He has the size and speed, however, he has had a ton of off-field issues and hasn't played in a year after being dismissed from Missouri. DGB has both dealt with both drug and domestic violence issues. ... [Read More]
05/01 Bears address the D-line with DT Eddie Goldman
The Bears desperately needed to address their interior defensive line and did just that with Florida State DT Eddie Goldman. He will be a huge presence on the Bears front and will hope to turn around their miserable interior defense.... [Read More]
05/01 Jets add big play WR Devin Smith
The Jets pick up Ohio State WR Devin Smith in the second round. He adds a much needed deep threat to a now vastly improved Jets WR corps.... [Read More]
05/01 Jaguars pick up RB T.J. Yeldon
After missing out on a running back in free agency, the Jaguars draft T.J. Yeldon in the second round. They have Denard Robinson, however, they need another back that can carry a heavier load.... [Read More]
05/01 Giants kickoff the second round of the draft by trading up and selecting S Landon Collins
The Giants trade three picks (second, fourth, seventh) to move up seven spots and draft Alabama safety Landon Collins. Collins was considered the best safety in this draft by most experts. He will fill a much needed role in the Giants secondary.... [Read More]
05/01 Broncos first-round pick OLB Shane Ray will not need toe surgery
In his introductory press conference with the Broncos, Shane Ray confirms that doctors have assured him that he will not need surgery on his injured toe. He also says that he'll be ready for Week 1, "By the season I'll be ready to go attack quarterbacks.''... [Read More]
05/01 First-overall pick QB Jameis Winston inks deal with the Buccaneers
Jameis Winston has already signed a contract with the Buccaneers. The deal is reportedly worth $25.35 million over four years with a $16.7 million signing bonus. The two sides wasted no time getting a deal done. ... [Read More]
05/01 Chargers QB Philip Rivers is 'willing to listen to anything' regarding an extension
After weeks of rumors swirling surrounding Philip Rivers' future with the Chargers, he now says he's willing to listen to extension offers. Some people viewed him as, as good as gone as recently as this week. Rivers says he's just excited to be a Charger. 'A lot of moving parts and lots to think about,' Rivers said. 'Location, family, team … All I can say at this point regarding an extension is I'... [Read More]
05/01 Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston's crab leg photo was a nod to Deadliest Catch Captain
Jameis Winston posted a now infamous picture of himself eating crab legs on Instagram after being drafted first overall by the Buccaneers. After many people took this as him making light of the situation involving him 'stealing' crab legs in a Tallahassee super market, the team 'encouraged' him to take the photo down off of Instagram. Turns out that was not the case. Three weeks ago Keith Coburn, ... [Read More]
05/01 Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's agent wants the team to commit so AP can 'retire as a Viking'
Now that it appears Adrian Peterson will be staying put with the Vikings, despite his best efforts to get out of Minnesota, his agent Ben Dogra is singing a different tune. He wants the team to commit to the 30-year-old back so he can retire with the franchise that drafted him. "One of the things that I appreciate with the Vikings is their resolve to say 'we're not trading him. That tells me they ... [Read More]
05/01 Panthers GM Dave Gettleman envisons Shaq Thompson at LB playing alongside Thomas Davis
The comparisons between Thomas Davis and Shaq Thompson are undeniable. Obviously after adding Thompson, Panthers GM Dave Gettleman immediately had to answer questions regarding Davis' future, particularly since Davis is looking for a contract extension. Gettleman insisted that replacing Davis now is 'absolutely not' the case. 'He's going to allow us to put three very fast linebackers on the field,... [Read More]
05/01 Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston says he's matured: 'Actions speak so much louder than words'
The questions surrounding Jameis Winston were always off-field issues, not how he plays under center. Winston insists he has learned from his mistakes and continues to mature through this process. Now he's just focusing on his future and becoming the leader of the Buccaneers. "Actions speak so much louder than words, what they've read or what they may have heard," Winston said. "It's about your ac... [Read More]
05/01 Rams RB Zac Stacy requests trade after team drafts Todd Gurley
Zac Stacy has requested a trade from the St. Louis Rams. He tweeted out 'Yikes' after the team drafted rookie RB Todd Gurley in the first round. The Rams are reportedly open to moving him. He could be trade piece to help maneuver in the draft tonight or tomorrow.... [Read More]
05/01 Chargers GM Tom Telesco says RB Melvin Gordon is 'the best pass protecting RB in the draft'
The Chargers general manager Tom Telesco has justified not drafting an offensive lineman by saying that Melvin Gordon is 'the best pass protecting RB in the draft'. The Chargers desperately needed O-line help but they needed a running back as well. When they traded up it became obvious what their choice was.... [Read More]
04/30 With the last pick in the first round, DT Malcom Brown falls to Patriots
You could say the rich got richer on Thursday night as Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown fell into the Patriots' lap with the final pick of the first round. He will immediately step in and fill the void left by Vince Wilfork.... [Read More]
04/30 Saints select LB Stephone Anthony with their second pick in the first round
After selecting offensive tackle Andrus Peat earlier in the night, the Saints went to work on their defense with the No. 31 pick Thursday night. Specifically, they added a tough defender up the middle in linebacker Stephone Anthony.... [Read More]
04/30 Packers bring S Damarious Randall aboard
Although the Packers' greatest weakness probably lies at inside linebacker, that position will just have to wait. Instead, the Pack opted for versatile safety Damarious Randall at No. 30 in Thursday night's draft. Randall can fill in at either safety or nickel cornerback.... [Read More]
04/30 Colts select speedy WR Phillip Dorsett
The Colts seemingly now have an embarrassment of riches on offense after drafting insanely fast WR Phillip Dorsett in the first round. With wide receivers T.Y. Hilton, Andre Johnson and Donte Moncrief on the roster, it will be interesting to see how he fits in.... [Read More]
04/30 Cowboys bolster their secondary with CB Byron Jones
The Cowboys, who were in desperate need of an upgrade in their defensive secondary, made cornerback Byron Jones a first-round pick Thursday night. His combine measurables, especially his record-setting broad jump, moved him up every team's board.... [Read More]
04/30 Ravens pick UCF WR Breshad Perriman
Breshad Perriman shot up draft boards after a great pro day in which he ran somewhere between 4.20 and 4.25 seconds in the 40-yard dash. The Ravens selected the UCF product to fill the void left by Torrey Smith in free agency. Perriman's speed should stretch the field.... [Read More]
04/30 Panthers select OLB Shaq Thompson
The Panthers selected versatile defender and tremendous athlete Shaq Thompson at pick No. 25. He will undoubtedly add a dynamic presence to the Carolina defense. It's just a matter of what exactly he'll be doing. He doesn't really have a true position.... [Read More]
04/30 Broncos trade OL Manny Ramirez and picks to Lions, draft DE Shane Ray at No. 23
The Broncos decided to roll the dice on troubled defensive end Shane Ray on Thursday night. Ray was cited for marijuana possession earlier this week and is dealing with a foot injury that may require foot surgery. Nonetheless, the Broncos traded guard Manny Ramirez and their first- and fifth-round picks to move up from No. 28 to No. 23 and grab Ray.... [Read More]
04/30 Steelers steal OLB Bud Dupree
The Steelers had Bud Dupree fall right into their laps on Thursday at the No. 22 pick. This pick signifies that the Steelers' defense wants to get back to what it has done best historically: attack the quarterback. Dupree is a solid pass rusher.... [Read More]
04/30 Eagles use first-round pick on WR Nelson Agholor
After months of speculation, the Philadelphia Eagles and head coach Chip Kelly have made their first-round decision. And it is ... USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor. The Eagles needed a WR, and Agholor is a versatile player who should fit well in Philly.... [Read More]
04/30 Chiefs draft CB Marcus Peters
The Chiefs did not draft a wide receiver in the first round of Thursday's draft, as many people expected. Instead, they went with cornerback Marcus Peters.... [Read More]
04/30 49ers trade back to take DT Arik Armstead
The 49ers selected a refrigerator-shaped gentleman from Oregon on Thursday night: defensive tackle Arik Armstead. He should need to play a key role as a disruptive force on the defensive line. San Francisco came into the 17th pick after giving the 15th pick to the Chargers in exchange for a couple of late-round selections.... [Read More]
04/30 Texans select Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson
Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson shot up draft boards over the past month, and the Texans grabbed him at No. 16. He will likely start opposite Kareem Jackson and could have an immediate impact in the secondary. There is also a chance he opens his rookie season in the slot.... [Read More]
04/30 Chargers swap first-round picks with 49ers and snatch RB Melvin Gordon
The Chargers really needed a running back, so they traded up and got a good one. San Diego gave up multiple late-round picks to the San Francisco 49ers in order to move up two slots and grab Wisconsin star Melvin Gordon at No. 15. Gordon had a monstrous season in 2014, leading the nation in rushing yards (2,587) and rushing touchdowns (29).... [Read More]
04/30 Dolphins add much-needed WR DeVante Parker
The Dolphins selected Louisville star wide receiver DeVante Parker 14th overall in the draft. The Dolphins really needed a WR on the outside, and they got their man. Parker will likely start opposite Kenny Stills with Jarvis Landry in the slot.... [Read More]
04/30 Browns pick DT Danny Shelton at No. 12
The Browns selected a space-filler for the middle of their defensive line on Thursday night, defensive tackle Danny Shelton. This should help the Browns' leaky run defense.... [Read More]
04/30 Vikings select top CB Trae Waynes
The Vikings really needed to address their cornerback position and they did it with the top corner in the draft, Trae Waynes, with the No. 11 overall pick. Waynes was a star at Michigan State.... [Read More]
04/30 Shocker: Rams select RB Todd Gurley
The Rams sent shock waves through the league when they selected running back Todd Gurley 10th overall on Thursday night. Once again, a team goes with the best player available.... [Read More]
04/30 Falcons draft OLB Vic Beasley
The Falcons added a much-needed pass rusher in Vic Beasley with the eighth pick in Thursday's draft. He is a pure pass rusher in the truest sense. He's poor against the run, but Beasley is sack-and-strip specialist and brings something to Atlanta's defense that it desperatelys need.... [Read More]
04/30 Bears select combine star WR Kevin White
The Bears ignored their horrific defense and went with WR Kevin White out of West Virginia in the first round of Thursday's draft. After a great combine White, shot up draft boards. Some experts even had him projected to go ahead of Amari Cooper. Now he will line up opposite Alshon Jeffery in Chicago.... [Read More]
04/30 Jets build dominant defensive line by adding DE Leonard Williams
The Jets selected arguably the best player in the draft on Thursday night -- USC defensive end Leonard Williams. He will fall into what should be a dominant defensive line alongside Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson.... [Read More]
04/30 Raiders pick up top WR Amari Cooper
The Raiders selected top-ranked wideout Amari Cooper with the No. 4 pick in Thursday's draft. He was a star at Alabama and broke Julio Jones' school records as a senior.... [Read More]
04/30 Jaguars opt for edge rusher Dante Fowler Jr. with the No. 3 pick
The Jaguars selected University of Florida pass rusher Dante Fowler with the third pick of the draft. They opted for him over USC defensive tackle Leonard Williams.... [Read More]
04/30 Titans grab Oregon QB Marcus Mariota
The Tennessee Titans selected Marcus Mariota with the second pick in the draft Thursday night. After weeks of speculation, the Titans finally decided on the Oregon product. Mariota had a ton of success in college and is the reigning Heisman Trophy winner.... [Read More]
04/30 With the first overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers select QB Jameis Winston
As expected, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft. Winston brings his Heisman Trophy and national championship-pedigree to a Bucs team that is in desperate need of a leader under center. Despite some smoke screens, this pick was seen as pretty much a formality.... [Read More]
04/30 Final 2015 Mock Draft
1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State: Coming from a pro-style offense and possessing the stronger arm, Jameis Winston has the edge between the sidelines. With higher character and better decision making on and off the field, Marcus Mariota has the edge between the ear holes. When in doubt, NFL GM's typically go with the stronger arm, especially considering Winston... [Read More]
04/30 LSU OL La'el Collins has NFL Draft/Supplemental Draft eligibility issues
La'El Collins has left Chicago to head back to Baton Rouge to answer questions about the murder of his ex-girlfriend who could have possibly been carrying his baby (the baby survived). It is extremely important to note that Collins is not considered a suspect in the murder. Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reports Collins' agent is trying to have him declared ineligible for this week's draft so he can do h... [Read More]
04/30 49ers sign LB Phillip Wheeler
The 49ers have agreed to a deal with former Dolphins LB Phillip Wheeler. Wheeler was released earlier this offseason after a disappointing two-year stint in Miami. The deal is reportedly for one year. Wheeler will compete for a starting job in San Francisco.... [Read More]
04/30 Free agent WR Wes Welker cleared to play by top concussion expert
Many believe that Wes Welker should call it a career after multiple concussions. Even his friends and family have reportedly asked him to hang it up. But Welker went to see one of the country's top concussion experts, Dr. Stanley Herring, in Seattle to find out for himself. "I knew there were concerns out there, but on top of that, I wanted to know for my own peace of mind," Welker said. "If ther... [Read More]
04/30 Broncos RB Montee Ball on RB C.J. Anderson: 'I'm better than him'
Broncos running back Montee Ball believes his struggles last season were due to injury, not a lack of talent. He underwent an appendectomy in August that he said he wasn't truly recovered from come Week 1. A few weeks later, he tore his groin and it was all downhill from there. C.J. Anderson ended up being the Broncos' breakout star in the backfield. However, Ball believes he is better than Ander... [Read More]
04/29 Texans sign S Stevie Brown while they try to shop S D.J. Swearinger
While the Texans continue to look for a suitor for D.J. Swearinger, who apparently has already worn out his welcome in Houston, they signed former Giants safety Stevie Brown. After a strong 2013, Brown struggled mightily last season. He is looking for a fresh start in Houston. If the team is able to move Swearinger, Brown could be in line for a starting gig.... [Read More]
04/29 Eagles asking for a second-round pick for LB Mychal Kendricks
Rumors have been swirling for weeks but now it's been confirmed that Eagles ILB Mychal Kendricks is on the trade block. The cost for the budding star is a second-round pick. Philly traded for Kiko Alonso and gave DeMeco Ryans an extension this offseason, which has made Kendricks expendable. Chip Kelly continues to clean house of the previous regime's players.... [Read More]
04/29 49ers DE Darnell Dockett not yet cleared for minicamp
Darnell Dockett has not yet been cleared for minicamp. He is in 'rehab mode' while he recovers from a torn ACL. The 49ers will really need him after losing a ton of key players on defense. For now they will just have to patient as he inches closer to 100 percent.... [Read More]
04/29 49ers LB Navorro Bowman participates at minicamp
It is a welcome sign to see Navorro Bowman participating at 49ers minicamp. Bowman missed all of last season after tearing his ACL in the previous season's playoffs. He was expected to return at some point last year, however, after a stint on the PUP list he found himself back on IR. Bowman hopes to be a full go come Week 1.... [Read More]
04/29 Jets HC Todd Bowles does not know when RB Stevan Ridley (ACL) will be available
Running back Stevan Ridley is expected to miss all of the Jets' offseason workouts while recovering from ACL surgery. However, he is hoping to be available for training camp and challenge Chris Ivory for the starting job. But head coach Todd Bowles said Wednesday that he is still "not sure what the timetable is" for Ridley's return to action.... [Read More]
04/29 Report: Bears open to trading TE Martellus Bennett
League sources have told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Bears are entertaining offers for Pro Bowl tight end Martellus Bennett. Apparently, Bennett wants a new contract after his breakout 2014 season in which he caught 90 passes for 916 yards and six touchdowns. He really exploded after the now-departed Brandon Marshall went down with an injury in December. The Bears' new regime is reportedly not ... [Read More]
04/29 Cowboys RB Joseph Randle will not face felony charges in domestic violence incident
Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was brought up on domestic violence charges stemming from a Feb. 3 incident at a Wichita, Kan. hotel. However, district attorney Marc Bennett announced today through a news release that there will be no felony charges filed. "The sufficiency of proof required in a criminal case is proof beyond a reasonable doubt," Bennett said in the release. "We find the nature... [Read More]
04/29 Bills HC Rex Ryan says WR Marquise Goodwin 'is not one to sleep on'
Bills wideout Marquise Goodwin is a speed demon but hasn't really been able to get it going in Buffalo thus far through two seasons. This is a make-or-break season for the young receiver, and his new head coach, Rex Ryan, believes he could be a player to watch this season. "I'm telling you," Ryan said. "The Goodwin kid is not one to sleep on."... [Read More]
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