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Defensive Players Who Could Impact the Broncos Free Agency Plan

The Broncos have the cap space to be players in free agency this month. With so many holes on defense, what does the free-agent market look like at Denver's biggest positions of need?

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Andrew Berry: Calling Carson Wentz a cautionary tale for QB extensions is a stretch

The Rams and Eagles both traded up to draft Jared Goff and Carson Wentz in 2016. The Rams and Eagles both gave lucrative extensions to Goff and Wentz during the summer of 2019 — the first year the quarterbacks could sign a second contract after completing their third seasons.

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Derek Carr Is 'One of the Top QBs in the NFL,' Raiders GM Mike Mayock Says

Las Vegas Raiders general manager Mike Mayock called Derek Carr " one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL " during a Zoom conference with reporters Wednesday: "I think Derek Carr had his best year yet,

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Tom Brady takes shot at Jets during appearance on James Corden's show

Tom Brady doesn't play for the New England Patriots anymore, but he's still making the New York Jets look bad.

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Saints Move on From Tight Ends Jared Cook and Josh Hill

The New Orleans Saints have voided the contracts of tight ends Josh Hill and Jared Cook, according to an announcement from the team on Wednesday. Cook’s move had been expected, but the release of Hill is somewhat surprising.

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Packers meet virtually with Oklahoma State OT Teven Jenkins

The Packers are among many teams that have met or will meet with Oklahoma State offensive tackle Teven Jenkins.

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Kyle Rudolph, former Vikings tight end from Elder HS, interested in Patriots, per report

Former Elder High School standout Kyle Rudolph was released Tuesday by the Vikings after 10 NFL seasons with Minnesota.

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J.J. Watt reaction: Super Bowl for Arizona Cardinals?

The Arizona Cardinals might not have been on the national pundits' radar last week, but his signing on Monday has changed lots of perceptions.

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Jacob Eason getting work in with Michael Pittman, Dezmon Patmon

The Indianapolis Colts don't come back together as a team until the end of April, but that isn't keeping Jacob Eason from getting his work in with his fellow young wide receivers. Eason was seen in a video on Michael Pittman Jr.

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Seahawks finalize 2021 coaching staff, officially bringing back Carl Smith, hiring DeShawn Shead

The Seahawks on Wednesday announced their completed coaching staff for the 2021 season. All of the changes had been previously reported but the announcement confirmed all the new hires. Specifically,

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New York Jets GM Joe Douglas keeping all Sam Darnold options open, including a trade

New York, on the verge of another franchise-defining offseason makeover, are leaving all options open with the current starting quarterback.

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Defensive tackle Justin Ellis agrees to extension with Ravens, per reports

The one-year deal is reportedly worth $1.2 million, including $400,000 guaranteed, according to Josina Anderson.

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Washington releases Thomas Davis, who plans to retire

Veteran linebacker Thomas Davis, who has said he is retiring, was released by the Washington Football Team today. The release has little practical effect, given that Davis’s contract expires in two weeks anyway.

Breaking down PFF’s five most valuable Patriots free agents

NFL free agency period officially opens on March 17, the New England Patriots will come in flush with salary cap dollars with which to woo potential signees in a time when many teams might be reluctant to spend due to the pandemic’s effect on their finances.

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Despite no combine, NFL releases complete list of 323 prospects who merited invites

NFL combine canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the league has released a list of players who would have merited invitations. Ohio State's 14 invites were the most for any school, followed by Georgia with 12.

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Browns’ Andrew Berry expects Baker Mayfield to have a ‘fantastic 2021 season’; doesn’t view Carson Wentz trade as cautionary tale

With the NFL quarterback carousel spinning ‘round and ‘round, GM Andrew Berry is grateful the Browns are riding Baker Mayfield to victories instead. “The quarterback position is in my mind the most important position in professional sports,

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Minnesota Vikings GM says Kirk Cousins is 'our quarterback going forward'

Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said on Wednesday that quarterback Kirk Cousins "is our quarterback. I know there's a lot of rumors floating around out there, but Kirk Cousins is our quarterback.

Saints terminate contracts of TEs Jared Cook, Josh Hill

New Orleans announced Wednesday that the team has terminated the contracts of two-time Pro Bowler Jared Cook and Josh Hill.

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Raiders GM Mike Mayock would 'pound the table' for Derek Carr: 'We couldn't be happier with him'

If Raiders general manager Mike Mayock's comments to media members on Wednesday are any indication, Las Vegas doesn't intend to send starting QB Derek Carr packing via trade, not after a career-best campaign.

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Report: Patriots among teams not enamored with current free agent QB class

The New England Patriots could use a new quarterback, but it doesn't sound like the team is too thrilled about dipping into the current pool of free agents to find that player.

In 1983, Terry Bradshaw really did go by the alias ‘Tom Brady’ — though it was news to him

What he could not have known is that the namesake of the alias assigned to him that day would someday surpass him. Bradshaw’s alias in checking into a Louisiana hospital on March 3, 1983? Thomas Brady.

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Ex-Raiders WR Tyrell Williams, Lions Reportedly Agree to 1-Year, $6.2M Contract

The Detroit Lions have agreed to a one-year contract with Tyrell Williams , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . Schefter reported the deal could be worth up to $6.2 million for the 2021

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Detroit Lions reportedly get WR Tyrell Williams on one-year, $6.2 million deal

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Detroit Lions have agreed to a deal with wide receiver Tyrell Williams on a one-year, $6.2 million deal.

Jets' Douglas praises Darnold, but open to trading QB

General manager Joe Douglas has backed off that stance, though, and it could signal a major change at the position as free agency and the NFL draft approach. “I will answer the call if it's made,” Douglas said Wednesday when asked if he'd listen to offers for Darnold.

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J.J. Watt banking on Kyler Murray to take Arizona Cardinals to the next level

Is Kyler Murray a Super Bowl-level quarterback? J.J. Watt seems to think so, and Colin Cowherd agrees with the new Cardinal.

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Chicago Bears free-agency tracker: Offensive lineman Alex Bars and 4 others re-sign as exclusive-rights free agents

As the Chicago Bears sign players and others join new teams, the Tribune’s team will track the moves and provide insight into what they mean. NFL free agency begins March 17, and the window to negotiate contracts with impending free agents opens two days earlier.

Despite no combine, NFL releases list of who merited invites

The last NFL event not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was the 2020 combine in Indianapolis. A year later, with the 2021 combine canceled, the league has released a list of players who would have merited invitations.

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NFL to consider fourth-and-15 alternative to onside kick, delaying coach hiring cycle

The Eagles are proposing the fourth-and-15 alternative to the onside kick. The Bills are proposing to push all coach and GM interviews until after the conference title games and all hirings until after the Super Bowl.

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Rick Spielman anticipating 'tough' decisions for Vikings to get under salary cap

The Vikings released tight end Kyle Rudolph on Tuesday, after which general manager Rick Spielman said he anticipates more "tough business decisions" to get under a shrunken salary cap.

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Report: Lions reach agreement with wide receiver Tyrell Williams

Williams, who was released by the Las Vegas Raiders last month, missed the 2020 season with a shoulder injury.

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Kyle Rudolph interested in signing with Patriots following release from Vikings, per report

Kyle Rudolph's tenure with the Minnesota Vikings came to a close after 10 seasons on Tuesday, but it doesn't look like the veteran tight end will be out of work for long. One team that Rudolph is interested in joining is the New England Patriots,

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A 38-year-old DeMarcus Ware incredibly one-upped Myles Garrett's box jumping video

DeMarcus Ware couldn’t let the young guy take the shine. Browns defensive end Myles Garrett posted a video of himself hitting a 64-inch box jump while he was working out, which is a truly ridiculous feat of athleticism — especially for a 270-pound human.

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Jets GM Joe Douglas will listen to calls about QB Sam Darnold

The Jets’ decision makers still aren’t committing to Sam Darnold being their starting quarterback next season. General manager Joe Douglas has taken trade calls for Darnold and will continue to as lon

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Saints free agency tracker 2021: A running list of New Orleans' free agency signings, roster moves

The New Orleans Saints have several players headed for free agency, including several starters. Here's The Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate's tracker as to where all the free agents end up, which new players the Saints sign,

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Larry Fitzgerald retirement: Cardinals GM says no deadline for receiver to make decision on NFL future

For the past few offseasons, the Arizona Cardinals and the rest of the NFL -watching world have held their breath waiting for Larry Fitzgerald to make a decision on his playing future. To this point,

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NFL *offseason* power rankings: Jaguars fans are in for an exciting offseason. Eagles fans are not.

Offseason power rankings are always awkward to put together. What are we supposed to be basing them on? How teams looked at the end of the previous NFL season? How much cap space they might or

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Film room: 3 offseason trades that make sense for the Cowboys, including a CB worth trading the 10th overall pick for

The NFL offseason is here and the Cowboys have some changes to make. Here is a look at three offseason trades that would make sense for the Dallas

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Von Miller's best fits if Broncos release star pass rusher include Browns, Washington

The Broncos have a tough decision to make with eight-time Pro Bowl edge rusher Von Miller. Miller has given Denver plenty of dominant defensive play over the years, with 106 sacks in 10 seasons since being drafted No.

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Twitter unearths UPI report of Terry Bradshaw's 1983 alias: 'Thomas Brady'

Twitter users were taken aback Wednesday when a sports history account posted a link to a 1983 UPI article that revealed an alias former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw used at a hospital: Thomas Brady.

Cover [email protected]: A tribute to the legendary Irv Cross, a sports broadcasting pioneer

All of the Black pro athletes that have made the transition from the football field to the broadcast booth owe a hearty round of thanks to the legendary Irvin Acie Cross. Cross, the former NFL player,

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Dolphins hire Patriots’ Anne Noland to be new senior director of football communications

As the Dolphins’ new senior director of football communications, Anne Noland becomes the third woman in the NFL to hold such a title with a team.

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Dak Prescott Is About to Get Paid and There's Nothing the Cowboys Can Do About It

Negotiations between Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys continue in earnest as the quarterback attempts to lock down long-term security at the highest rate pos

Nearly 40 years ago, Terry Bradshaw summoned his inner Tom Brady

A story from United Press International wire service posted Wednesday morning on Twitter by, indicates that former Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw entered a Shreveport, La., hospital exactly 38 years before under an assumed name to undergo elbow surgery.

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Browns offseason priorities: WR. OBJ, Landry worth another year? Hooray for Marvin Jones?

The Browns could weigh whether the third year will be a charm for the OBJ-Landry tag team, or if moving one and tweaking chemistry is a better route.

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Terry Bradshaw once used Tom Brady’s name as an alias to hide surgery - in 1983

At least it was reportedly enough for Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw once used it as an incognito name to use when checking into a hospital in 1983 The anecdote made the rounds Wednesday thanks to Twitter account Quirky Research pointing out that it happened on this day 38 years ago.

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Vikings draft: Safety prospects to know as pro days get underway

With Anthony Harris expected to be a free agent this month, the Vikings will likely be looking for safety help. Here are some top rookie prospects at that position.

Texas Cardinals ready to make impact in Minor Football League

A new minor league football team is coming to the area under the direction of a Henderson County area. Thirston Hall is the general manager of the Texas Cardinals Minor Football League team, and is not considered a semi-pro football team.

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Mike Preston: Ravens’ path to finding a No. 1 receiver is filled with obstacles | COMMENTARY

From past draft failures to the drawbacks of a one-dimensional offense, the Ravens’ path to finding a No. 1 receiver is filled with obstacles.