Friday 18th April 2014,
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Report: Cowboys Pick Up OT Tyron Smith’s Fifth-Year Option

Report: Cowboys Pick Up OT Tyron Smith’s Fifth-Year Option

  Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys have exercised LT Tyron Smith‘s the fifth-year option. Archer mentions that if Smith is allowed to play the 2015 season under this option it will cost the Cowboys $10 million. However, that salary is not guaranteed. Smith, 23, is currently playing under the four-year, $12.5 million contract he [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Report: Bengals Haven’t Started Extension Talks With WR A.J. Green

Report: Bengals Haven’t Started Extension Talks With WR A.J. Green

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that there are no talks regarding a long-term contract between the Cincinnati Bengals and WR A.J. Green.  The Bengals are almost certain to pick up Green’s fifth-year option in the coming weeks. Green, 25, is entering the final year [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Bengals 0

Report: 49ers Have No Intention Of Releasing OLB Aldon Smith

Report: 49ers Have No Intention Of Releasing OLB Aldon Smith

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the 49ers have no intention of releasing OLB Aldon Smith following his recent incident that led to his recent arrest. Rapoport mentions that a suspension for Smith is likely, but he didn’t offer any idea of how many games Smith could miss this year.  “It is possible Aldon Smith isn’t on [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

Report: Jets Exercise DE Muhammad Wilkerson’s Fifth-Year Option

Report: Jets Exercise DE Muhammad Wilkerson’s Fifth-Year Option

  Ian Rapoport reports that the Jets have exercised DE Muhammad Wilkerson‘s fifth-year extension. Wilkerson, 24, will make just $1.2 million for 2014 season, so he is clearly in line for a massive contract after getting off to a great start to his NFL career. The 2015 option will run them close to $6 million for the 2015 [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Jets 0

Report: Rams Traveling To Clemson To Work Out WR Sammy Watkins

Report: Rams Traveling To Clemson To Work Out WR Sammy Watkins

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Rams are traveling to Clemson Friday to work out WR Sammy Watkins.  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported over the weekend that the Rams are hosting Watkins for a visit on Monday. Rapoport mentions that the Rams could be choosing between Watkins, OT Greg Robinson (Auburn) or DE Jadeveon Clowney (South Carolina) [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Rams 1

Report: Chargers Exercised DT Corey Liuget’s Fifth-Year Option

Report: Chargers Exercised DT Corey Liuget’s Fifth-Year Option

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Chargers have exercised DT Corey Liuget‘s fifth-year option. Liuget remains an extension candidate as he’s entering the final year of his rookie contract and will make just $758,964 for the 2014 season. His fifth-year option will pay him $6.969 million, but it’s a non-guaranteed figure. Liuget, 24, appeared in all 16 games for [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Chargers 0

Report: Ravens Exercise CB Jimmy Smith’s Fifth-Year Option

Report: Ravens Exercise CB Jimmy Smith’s Fifth-Year Option

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Ravens have exercised CB Jimmy Smith‘s fifth-year option. Previous reports mentioned that the Ravens were likely do so given that these options are not guaranteed. Smith’s option will pay him $6.898 million for the 2015 season, but they could always negotiate a long-term extension in the coming months that reduce that [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Ravens 0

Report: Texans Exercise J.J. Watt’s Fifth-Year Option

Report: Texans Exercise J.J. Watt’s Fifth-Year Option

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Houston Texans have officially exercised DE J.J. Watt‘s fifth-year option. This should come as no surprise given that Watt has quickly developed into one of the best defensive ends in the game. Watt, 25, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and stands to make $1,907,385 for the 2014 [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Texans 0

Colts Sign FBs Stephen Campbell & Cameron White

Colts Sign FBs Stephen Campbell & Cameron White

  The Indianapolis Colts announced that they have signed fullbacks Stephen Campbell and Cameron White to contracts on Thursday. Campbell attended this year’s Super Regional Combine at Ford Field in Detroit. He played four years for the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats. White also attended the Super Regional Combine in Detroit this year as well as the 2014 Chicago NFL Regional [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Colts 0

Free Agent QB Rusty Smith Works Out For The Saints

Free Agent QB Rusty Smith Works Out For The Saints

  Howard Balzer of the LockerDome.com reports that free agent QB Rusty Smith worked out for the Saints on Thursday. Smith previously worked out for the Giants in recent weeks. The Saints currently have a few quarterbacks on their roster, so this is somewhat interesting. New Orleans re-signed Luke McCown to a contract this offseason and they [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints, Titans 0

Jaguars RB Jordan Todman Signs Exclusive Tender

Jaguars RB Jordan Todman Signs Exclusive Tender

  Jaguars RB Jordan Todman signed his exclusive rights tender on Thursday, according to the NFL transactions release. Todman, 24, will make $645,000 for the 2014 season under this tender.  As things stand right now, it appears as though Todman is the Jaguars’ No. 2 running back behind Toby Gerhart who was signed to a decent contract in free [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Jaguars 0

Rolando McClain Reinstated From The Reserve/Retired List

Rolando McClain Reinstated From The Reserve/Retired List

  Baltimore Ravens ILB Rolando McClain has been reinstated from the reserve/retired list, according to the NFL transactions release. The team has yet to confirm the move, but Aaron Wilson mentions that McClain could be available for the team’s offseason workouts. However, Wilson admits that this is a “fluid situation.“ McClain recently worked out for the Ravens, but was reportedly unable [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Ravens 0

NFL Draft Notes: Thursday

NFL Draft Notes: Thursday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Wednesday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Colorado WR Paul Richardson is visiting the Jets next week. (Tony Pauline) The Rams are traveling to meet with Clemson WR Sammy Watkins on Friday. (Adam Schefter) Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton met with the Bears. (Patrick Finley) Boston College RB Andre Williams has been in contact [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Chiefs, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Patriots, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Seahawks, Steelers, Titans, Vikings 0

Report: Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack Visiting Falcons Next Week

Report: Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack Visiting Falcons Next Week

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, citing a league source, reports that Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack is scheduled to visit the Falcons next week. Ian Rapoport recently reported that Mack will also be visiting with the Texans and Vikings.  Mack has already met with the Jaguars and looks to be entrenched as a top-five pick in this year’s NFL Draft. If [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Falcons, NFL Draft Rumors 0

Jaguars Release LB Russell Allen, DE Will Pericak, DE D’Aundre Reed & WR Jabin Sambrano

Jaguars Release LB Russell Allen, DE Will Pericak, DE D’Aundre Reed & WR Jabin Sambrano

  The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Thursday that they have released LB Russell Allen and waived DE Will Pericak, DE D’Aundre Reed and WR Jabin Sambrano, per Tad Dickman. According to Brian McIntyre, the Jaguars will save $2 million in cash and close to $2.5 million in cap space by releasing Russell Allen.  Allen, 27, signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent out of San Diego [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Jaguars 0

Report: Alabama LB C.J. Mosley Visited Ravens This Week

Report: Alabama LB C.J. Mosley Visited Ravens This Week

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that Alabama LB C.J. Mosley visited with the Baltimore Ravens this week. Audra Martin reported last week that Mosley was visiting with the Tennessee Titans. Mosley is widely considered to be the best available inside linebacker in this year’s draft class. There are even some evaluators who believe Mosley is [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Ravens, Titans 0

Report: Florida DL Dominique Easley “Drawing Heavy Interest” From Seahawks, Bears, Patriots & 49ers

Report: Florida DL Dominique Easley “Drawing Heavy Interest” From Seahawks, Bears, Patriots & 49ers

  According to Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net, Florida DL Dominique Easley is “drawing heavy interest” from Seahawks, Bears, Patriots and 49ers. Pauline adds that these teams are expected to have interest in him during the season round. Easley’s Pro Day was held on Thursday and reports from earlier in the day suggested that the event was well attended.  [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, NFL Draft Rumors, Patriots, Seahawks 0

Raiders LB Kaelin Burnett Signs His Exclusive-Rights Tender

Raiders LB Kaelin Burnett Signs His Exclusive-Rights Tender

  The Oakland Raiders announced Thursday that Raiders LB Kaelin Burnett has signed his exclusive-rights tender.  LB Kaelin Burnett @WhoDAtBeezy has signed his Exclusive Rights Tender. pic.twitter.com/X0PlrCMofC — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) April 17, 2014 Burnett, 24, signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Nevada back in 2012. He spent most of the 2012 season [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Raiders 0

Report: Colts G Joe Reitz Signs His Restricted Tender

Report: Colts G Joe Reitz Signs His Restricted Tender

  Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star reports that Colts restricted free agent G Joe Reitz has signed his restricted tender.  Reitz received an original round tender from the Colts a few months ago and will now make $1.431 million for the 2014 season.  Reitz, 28, signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Western Michigan back in 2008. He would later [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Colts 0

Montreal Alouettes Sign WR Chad Johnson

Montreal Alouettes Sign WR Chad Johnson

  The Montreal Alouettes announced Thursday that they have officially signed former NFL receiver Chad Johnson to a contract. BREAKING: The @MTLAlouettes have signed @Ochocinco. Details to come. #CFL — CFL Official Feed (@CFL) April 17, 2014 Johnson, 36, tried out for the team this week and reports indicated that the Alouettes were actually quite impressed [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Rumors 0

Lions Hosted South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney On Wednesday

Lions Hosted South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney On Wednesday

  According to Kyle Meinke of Mlive.com, the Lions hosted South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney for an official visit on Wednesday. Ian Rapoport reported earlier in the week that Clowney was visiting with the Lions at some point. It’s a little surprising to see the Lions bring in Clowney for a visit given that they currently hold the No. [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions, NFL Draft Rumors 0