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NFL Rumors: Jerricho Cotchery, Aaron Smith, Josh Morgan, Stevan Ridley, Packers

  Jerricho Cotchery   Jerricho Cotchery's agent mentioned that they've had "productive talks" with the Steelers regarding a new contract.   "Jerricho would very much like to be back," said his agent, via  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.   Now that Hines Ward is out...

Steelers Will Not Franchise WR Mike Wallace

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the Pittsburgh Steelers will not be using their franchise tag on WR Mike Wallace and will instead place a first-round tender on him. Yesterday, the Steelers parted ways with WR Hines...

Rams In Contract Talks With Brandon Lloyd

Rams COO Kevin Demoff mentioned that they are in contract talks with WR Brandon Lloyd, via Turf Show Times. "We had initial discussions in Indianapolis," Demoff said. "We plan to continue talking." St Louis has shown interest...

Patriots Would Take $3.7M Cap Hit If They Cut Chad Ochocinco

New England would take a $3.17 million salary cap hit upon releasing WR Chad Ochocinco, per Greg Bedard. This is most likely why they have approached him about restructuring his current contract. It's possible that they could...

Patriots Rumors: Matt Light, Deion Branch, Wes Welker, Chad Ochocinco, Andre Carter

Matt Light Greg A. Bedard of the Boston Globe reports that a number of sources have informed them the Patriots are "prepared to move on without" free agent offensive linemen Matt Light and Dan Koppen. Recent...

Randy Moss Garnering Interest From “Multiple” NFL Teams

The NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reports that "multiple" NFL team's have interest in WR Randy Moss. Recent reports have mentioned that Moss is willing to play for a non-guaranteed contract in 2012 which should increase the amount...

Franchise Tag Appears Likely For Wes Welker

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the New England Patriots are expected to franchise WR Wes Welker in the coming days. Schefter admits that there's still a chance that a long-term agreement could happen but...

Brandon Spikes has Knee Surgery

Brandon Spikes has had knee surgery according to a source ESPN Boston quotes. Spikes missed 7 games in 2011, and has only played 20 games out of a possible 32 since being drafted in the...

Patriots Rumors: Matt Light, Brandon Spikes, Marcus Cannon

Matt Light  The Boston Herald writes that the "expectation" is that Patriots OT Matt Light will not be back with the team next season and is reportedly considering retirement following the team's Super Bowl loss. Last year,...

A “Real Concern” That Pittsburgh Could Lose WR Mike Wallace

NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reports that there's "real concern" from the Pittsburgh Steelers that they could end up losing WR Mike Wallace. Wallace is a restricted free agent but the Steelers current cap crisis...

Rams Will Not Franchise Brandon Lloyd

The NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reports that a source close to the Rams has informed him that they will not be using their franchise tag on free agent WR Brandon Lloyd in the coming...

Patriots Rumors: Randy Moss, Michael Griffin, Julian Edelman

Randy Moss The Boston Globe mentions that the feeling in New England regarding Randy Moss returning to the Patriots is that "that ship has sailed." Moss announced his return to the NFL last week and the Patriots have...

Patriots News: QB Hoyer Likely To Receive High Tender; RB Green-Ellis And DE Ellis...

Greg Bedard grades the Patriots on their 2011 seasons in today's Boston Globe.  In doing so, he sheds some light on the return prospects of a few big-name free agents. Restricted free agent QB Brian...