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2014 NFL Strength of Schedule

2014 NFL Strength of Schedule

Here’s a look at the 2014 NFL Strength of Schedule based on every team’s current Vegas odds of winning the Super Bowl now that we’re in the third week of free agency. We’ve factored in each teams opponents odds of winning the Super Bowl, which offers a better idea of how hard a team’s schedule is, instead [...]

April 23, 2014 Nate Bouda NFLTR Features 7

Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Visited Patriots This Week

Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Visited Patriots This Week

  Doug Kyed of NESN.com reports that Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins visited with the New England Patriots on Wednesday. Seferian-Jenkins has reportedly visited with the Bills, Jets and Lions. The Patriots could use some depth at tight end, despite the fact that they have arguably the best tight end in the league in Rob Gronkowski. Opinions vary regarding [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Patriots 0

Patriots Announce The Signing Of LB Josh Hull

Patriots Announce The Signing Of LB Josh Hull

  Update: We’ve signed sign LB Josh Hull: http://t.co/mqvxS3RW4c — New England Patriots (@Patriots) April 24, 2014 ———– ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Patriots have signed LB Josh Hull to a one-year contract. Hull, 26, was a seventh-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams back in 2010. He spent three seasons with the Rams [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Patriots 0

Titans “Especially Curious” About Fresno State QB Derek Carr

Titans “Especially Curious” About Fresno State QB Derek Carr

  According to Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennesseean, the Titans “seem especially curious” about Fresno State QB Derek Carr. Wyatt mentions that Carr visited with the team earlier this month and the Titans sent OC Jason Michael and QBs coach John McNulty to Fresno, California to work him out. Wyatt adds that the Titans also spent time [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Titans 0

NFL Draft Notes: Thursday 4/24

NFL Draft Notes: Thursday 4/24

  Here’s a collection of reports from Thursday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors: There are “whispers” that some teams prefer Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews to Auburn OT Greg Robinson. (Albert Breer) Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins visited with the Patriots on Wednesday. (NFLTR) Jets are working out Clemson QB Tajh Boyd, RB Roderick McDowell and LB Quandon Christian on [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bengals, Broncos, Buccaneers, Chargers, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers, Patriots, Saints, Steelers, Vikings 0

Ravens Sign WR LaQuan Williams

Ravens Sign WR LaQuan Williams

  Update: LaQuan Williams has re-signed with the #Ravens. Welcome back @i_amQuan! http://t.co/CEUDwvd0np pic.twitter.com/IU6G512JV7 — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) April 24, 2014 ———– LaQuan Williams announced via his Twitter account that he has signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Williams, 25, signed with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Maryland back in 2011. He spent [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Ravens 0

Free Agent KR/RB Darius Reynaud Worked Out For The Bears Wednesday

Free Agent KR/RB Darius Reynaud Worked Out For The Bears Wednesday

  Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that free agent KR/RB Darius Reynaud worked out for the Bears on Wednesday. Reynaud, 29, signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of West Virginia back in 2008. He spent the first two years of his career in Minnesota before bouncing around with the Giants, Jets and Titans in [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Bears 0

South Carolina QB Connor Shaw Visiting The Browns Thursday

South Carolina QB Connor Shaw Visiting The Browns Thursday

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that South Carolina QB Connor Shaw is visiting with the Browns on Thursday. According to Wilson, Shaw has either met or worked out with the Falcons, Titans and Patriots but also interviewed with the Seahawks, Packers, Raiders and Jaguars. The Browns are obvisouly casting a wide net when it [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Browns, NFL Draft Rumors 0

Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin Visiting Jets Thursday

Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin Visiting Jets Thursday

  Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin is among the prospects visiting the Jets on Thursday. Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins will also be meeting with the team on Thursday. He has already visited with the Eagles, Ravens and Patriots so far. Mehta previously reported that the Jets are “very intrigued” by Benjamin, so it’s not all that surprising [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Jets, NFL Draft Rumors 0

Dolphins Reportedly Prefer Zack Martin To Cyrus Kouandjio

Dolphins Reportedly Prefer Zack Martin To Cyrus Kouandjio

  Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net reports that Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio is not a first-round target for the Dolphins, despite previous reports that mentioned just the opposite. According to Pauline, Notre Dame OL Zack Martin is the “object of their desire,” but Miami reportedly doesn’t expect him to be available by the time they are on the clock. Andrew Abramson of [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Dolphins, NFL Draft Rumors 0

Pittsburgh DL Aaron Donald Could Go As High As No. 6 Overall?

Pittsburgh DL Aaron Donald Could Go As High As No. 6 Overall?

  Tony Pauline’s sources have informed him that Pittsburgh DL Aaron Donald could be draft as high as No. 6 overall by the Falcons, depending on what happens in the first five picks. According to Pauline, that in order for this scenario to play out the quarterback prospects would need to fall out of the top-five with [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Falcons, NFL Draft Rumors 1

Phil Taylor Isn’t Sure If The Browns Will Pick Up His Fifth-Year Option

Phil Taylor Isn’t Sure If The Browns Will Pick Up His Fifth-Year Option

  Browns NT Phil Taylor isn’t sure if the Browns will pick up his fifth-year option, but is hoping that they will. “I would love to be here, but that’s not up to me,” Taylor said Wednesday, via the Akron Beacon-Journal. “So we’re going to wait and see what [the front office] is going to do [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Browns 0

Buccaneers Will Not Pick Up DE Adrian Clayborn’s Fifth-Year Option

Buccaneers Will Not Pick Up DE Adrian Clayborn’s Fifth-Year Option

  Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune spoke with the agent for Buccaneers DE Adrian Clayborn who told him that the team will not exercise his fifth-year option. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk previously reported that  it was “doubtful” the Buccaneers would do so, this news doesn’t come as a huge surprise. The option would’ve cost the Bucs $6.969 [...]

April 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Buccaneers 0

2014 NFL Schedule: By Team

2014 NFL Schedule: By Team

  Here’s the 2014 NFL Schedule broken down by team: AFC Baltimore Ravens Sept. 7 Cincinnati Bengals Sept. 11 Pittsburgh Steelers (Thu), 8:25 Sept. 21 at Cleveland Browns Sept. 28 Carolina Panthers Oct. 5 at Indianapolis Colts Oct. 12 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Oct. 19 Atlanta Falcons Oct. 26 at Cincinnati Bengals Nov. 2 at [...]

April 23, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Patriots Exercise OT Nate Solder’s Fifth-Year Option

Patriots Exercise OT Nate Solder’s Fifth-Year Option

  Jason LaCanfora of CBSSports.com reports that the Patriots have exercised LT Nate Solder‘s fifth-year option. This move will run the Patriots $7.438 million for the 2015 season. However, the figure is only guaranteed for injury, so they could always work out a long-term deal that would reduce his salary.  Solder, 26, was entering the final year of [...]

April 23, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Patriots 0

Falcons Host RBs Jeremy Hill, Carlos Hyde and Terrance West

Falcons Host RBs Jeremy Hill, Carlos Hyde and Terrance West

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN, citing a league source, reports that the Falcons brought in a trio of running backs today for a visit: Carlos Hyde of OSU, Jeremy Hill of LSU and Terrance West of Towson. Atlanta appears to be looking to fortify their backfield, despite the fact that they threw the ball under OC [...]

April 23, 2014 Steven Haskos Falcons, NFL Draft Rumors 0

NFL Draft Notes: Wednesday

NFL Draft Notes: Wednesday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Wednesday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors: Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins visiting with the Jets on Thursday. (Tony Pauline) LSU RB Jeremy Hill visited the Falcons on Wednesday. (Vaughn McClure) Ohio Sate RB Carlos Hyde and Towson RB Terrance West also visited the Falcons Wednesday. (Vaughn McClure) Memphis S [...]

April 23, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Ravens, Seahawks, Texans, Titans 0

Report: Lions Have Discussed Trading Ndamukong Suh To Move Up In Round One

Report: Lions Have Discussed Trading Ndamukong Suh To Move Up In Round One

  Scott Bischoff of NewEraScouting.com reports that the Detroit Lions are discussing the possibility of trading DT Ndamukong Suh in order to move up “as high as possible” in the first round of this year’s NFL Draft. Joel Corry mentions that if the Lions were to trade Suh, it would likely be a sign-and-trade. Jason Fitzgerald points out that [...]

April 23, 2014 Steven Haskos Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, NFL Rumors 4

Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Visiting The Jets Thursday

Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Visiting The Jets Thursday

  Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net reports that Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins is visiting with the Jets on Thursday. Seferian-Jenkins has reportedly visited with the Bills and Lions. The Jets have met with other tight prospects such as Jace Amaro (Texas Tech) and C.J. Fiedorowicz (Iowa). They have also been mentioned as a team to watch in regards to UNC [...]

April 23, 2014 Nate Bouda Jets, NFL Draft Rumors 0

Former Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant Retiring From The NFL

Former Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant Retiring From The NFL

  The Seattle Seahawks announced Wednesday that veteran CB Marcus Trufant will sign a one-year deal with the team on Thursday and retire from the NFL, per Bob Condotta.  Trufant, 33, was taken by the Seahawks with No. 11 overall pick out of Washington State back in 2003. He spent all ten seasons with the Seahawks. Last [...]

April 23, 2014 Nate Bouda Seahawks 0

Report: Seahawks “Leaning Against” Picking Up 5th-Year Option on G James Carpenter

Report: Seahawks “Leaning Against” Picking Up 5th-Year Option on G James Carpenter

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Seattle Seahawks are “leaning against” picking up the fifth-year option on G James Carpenter, which would make him a free agent after the 2014 season. Florio adds that if Seattle were to pick up the option on Carpenter, it would cost [...]

April 23, 2014 Steven Haskos Seahawks 0