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Colts Still Trying to Trade Dwight Freeney?

Peter King writes that the Indianapolis Colts are still looking to trade DE Dwight Freeney for a "good pick" in the upcoming draft. King adds that the reduced value of veteran players will most likely...

Brent Grimes Signs His Franchise Tender

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Falcons CB Brent Grimes has signed his franchise tender which will pay him $10.431 million for the 2012 season. The timing of this is interesting considering that the Falcons are...

NFL News & Notes: Monday

Bears  Bears GM Phil Emery expects to see LB Geno Hayes compete with Nick Roach for the starting strong-side linebacker spot. (Brad Biggs) Bills Bills OLB Shawne Merriman believes that he'll be healthy and effective next season. (BuffaloBills.com) Bills...

Falcons CB Brent Grimes Could Be Candidate For Holdout

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution takes a look at the contract status of Falcons CB Brent Grimes. Grimes was designated as the franchise tagged player for the Falcons, who couldn't pen the pro-bowl...

The Atlanta Falcons Turn Down HBO’s “Hard Knocks”

According to Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com, the Atlanta Falcons have made the decision to decline the opportunity to appear on HBO's "Hard Knocks." A source close to the team mentioned that they had "extensive discussions" throughout their organization about the idea,...

Franchised Players That Will Not Be Attending OTA’s

Jason La Canfora of NFL.com reports that a number of franchised players will not be available for the start of OTA's today. La Canfora specifically listed Drew Brees, Matt Forte, Ray Rice, Brent Grimes, Anthony Spencer...

NFL Draft Rumors: Vontaze Burfict, Stephen Gilmore, Browns, Jets, Cowboys, Eagles, WR’s

Vontaze Burfict The situation is only getting worse for Arizona State ILB Vontaze Burfict. His confirmed that he hasn't receive even a single invitation from an NFL team. "I am a little bit worried," said Burfict's high school...

NFL Draft Rumors: Elite Prospects, Browns, Eagles, Trent Richardson, Jaguars, Packers, Bills, Giants

Elite Prospects Rob Rang of CBS Sports reports that after interviewing three different NFL teams, the consensus is that Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon is not considered to be an "elite" prospect. The team's Rang spoke with see Andrew Luck,...

HBO Offers “Hard Knocks” To The Atlanta Falcons

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that HBO has decided to offer Hard Knocks to the Atlanta Falcons. Schefter adds that team's aren't typically announced until May, but HBO is obviously comfortable committing to the Falcons right now. ------------------------------------------- There's been a lot...

S Madieu Williams Agrees To Terms With The Redskins

John Keim of the Washington Examiner tweeted that S Madieu Williams has agreed to terms with the Washington Redskins according to Williams' agent. __________________________ Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee tweets that he's "hearing" S Madieu Williams...

Buccaneers Release Safety Tanard Jackson

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that the release of S Tanard Jackson, due to a failed physical. Jackson, who was suspended for the entire 2010 season and the first five weeks of last season due...

Falcons Looking To Address Their Offensive Line In The 2nd Rd?

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that there are a number of signs suggesting that the Falcons will look to add an offensive tackle in the upcoming draft. Ledbetter does mention head coach Mike Smith...

NFL Draft Rumors: Andrew Luck, Justin Blackmon, Whitney Mercilus, Peter Konz, Janoris Jenkins

Andrew Luck The Indianapolis Star reports that the Colts help a private workout with Andrew Luck at Stanford yesterday. Indianapolis actually had several prominent members in attendance. GM Ryan Grigson, coach Chuck Pagano, OC Bruce Arians, and QBs coach Clyde Christensen...

Free Agency Grades: NFC South

Buccaneers Additions: G Carl Nicks, WR Vincent Jackson, CB Eric Wright, DE Michael Bennett (R), G Jeremy Zuttah (R), QB Dan Orlovsky, CB Ronde Barber (R), OT Jamon Meredith, K Connor Barth (F) Subtractions: QB Josh Johnson, C Jeff Faine The Buccaneers made it clear that they were going to be active in...