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NFL Notes: Cowboys, Giants, Rams, Redskins, & Saints

Cowboys No surprise, but Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas expects WR Dez Bryant to play out the 2015 season under the franchise tag. According to Archer, there haven’t been any negotiations between the Cowboys and Bryant in recent days. Archer doesn’t rule out the idea of the Cowboys taking a cornerback with their No. 1 overall pick. Archer mentions that there ...

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Redskins & Buccaneers Expected To Have “Strong Interest” In 49ers G Mike Iupati

Dianna Marie Russini reports that the Redskins and Buccaneers are expected to have “strong interest” in 49ers free agent G Mike Iupati. This comes just a few hours after Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area mentioned that Iupati is likely to reach the open market in the coming week. Maiocco added that a return to San Francisco is still a possibility. The overall expectation ...

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Redskins Re-Sign OT Tom Compton

The Washington Redskins announced a series of roster moves on Friday including re-signing OT Tom Compton. ROSTER MOVES: Redskins re-sign T Tom Compton; released DE Stephen Bowen & DL Barry Cofield. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) February 27, 2015 Compton, 25, was set to be a restricted free agent after he played out his three-year, $1.44 million rookie contract. In 2014, he ...

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Redskins Release DL Stephen Bowen

  The Washington Redskins have announced the release of DL Stephen Bowen on Friday. ROSTER MOVES: Redskins re-sign T Tom Compton; released DE Stephen Bowen & DL Barry Cofield. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) February 27, 2015 Bowen, 30, had one year remaining on his five-year, $27.5 million contract that included $12.5 million guaranteed. He was set to make a base salary of $5.4 ...

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2015 NFL Offseason Tracker

Here’s our Offseason Tracker that will be updated with all of the 2015 NFL Free Agent signings, trades and roster cuts. If you notice anyone missing, please let us know in the comments below. 2015 Future/Reserve Tracker Top 100 Free Agents list Complete List of 2015 NFL Free Agents 49ers Bears Bears signed LB DeDe Lattimore to a two-year contract extension. (NFLTR) Bears re-signed CB Demontre ...

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Redskins Release DL Barry Cofield

The agent for veteran DL Barry Cofield, Mike McCartney, announced via his Twitter account Friday that the Redskins are releasing his client. Barry Cofield was informed by the @Redskins that they are terminating his contract. Barry had a great 4 years in Washington. — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) February 27, 2015 ESPN’s John Keim mentioned earlier in the day that Cofield may have had ...

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NFL Notes: Draft, Bills, Falcons, Redskins, & Saints

Draft Tony Pauline reports that there is a lot of interest in Missouri DE Shane Ray from Jaguars and Titans. Bills LB Kiko Alonso (ACL surgery) said he’ll “definitely” be 100 percent healthy for the start of training camp. “I anticipate being 100 percent before camp,” Alonso said, via BuffaloBills.com. “By camp, I definitely feel I’ll be at 100 percent. I feel very ...

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Redskins Met With Brian Orakpo’s Agent At Combine, Expressed Interest In Bringing Him Back

ESPN’s John Keim reports that the Redskins met with free agent OLB Brian Orakpo‘s agent at the Scouting Combine last week. According to Keim, Washington expressed interest in re-signing Orakpo during their meeting. Although, Keim adds there’s still a “long way to go” in regards to Orakpo being back in Washington next season, and he isn’t sure how much interest the Redskins really have ...

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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Dolphins, Raiders, & Redskins

Adrian Peterson Pro Football Talk reports that that the Vikings can now talk to Adrian Peterson about returning to Minnesota next year following Thursday’s ruling from Judge David Doty. Peterson reverts back to the Commissioner’s Exempt list, but Ian Rapoport mentions that the Vikings can do anything they want with him including reworking his contract, trade him to a new team, or even ...

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Redskins Sign DL Ricky Jean Francois To A Three-Year, $9M Contract

Pro Football Talk first reported that the Redskins have signed former Colts DL Ricky Jean Francois to a three-year contract. Adam Schefter reports that Jean Francois’ contract is worth $9 million and includes $4 million guaranteed. Jean Francois can make a total of $11.25 million if he reaches the incentives in the agreement. From the looks of it, Jean Francois receives a similar contract to that of Titans DL Sammie ...

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Report: Washington Not Planning To Re-Sign S Brandon Meriweather

Dianna Marie Russini of NBC Washington reports that the Redskins do not plan on bringing back S Brandon Meriweather. There was talk that Washington was likely to move on without Meriweather next year, so this really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Meriweather, 31, signed a one-year contract worth $1 million with the Redskins last year and will be an unrestricted free agent ...

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Free Agent TE James Casey To Visit With Bengals, Redskins, & Jaguars

ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that free agent TE James Casey has visits schedule with the Bengals, Redskins, and Jaguars in the coming days. Casey has reportedly visited with the Cardinals and Broncos, and is expected to meet with the Browns and Titans at some point in time, so there’s clearly a strong market for his services. Philadelphia probably did him a favor by ...

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NFL Notes: Haloti Ngata, Percy Harvin, Bengals, Jets, Ravens & Redskins

  Haloti Ngata Jason La Canfora suspects that, “barring some significant progress“, NT Haloti Ngata has played his last game with the Ravens. Percy Harvin Jason La Canfora discusses the permutations surrounding WR Percy Harvin, whom the Jets have until March 19th to decide on. La Canfora hears that Harvin will not take a pay cut, and thus, he will ...

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Report: Adrian Peterson’s Agent Got In Fight With Vikings Exec, Future With Team In Question

Update: Adrian Peterson’s father tells Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press that his son is open to returning to the Vikings next year, even though a report had said he “would never play there again.” “He is open to returning to the Vikings,’’ Nelson Peterson told the Pioneer Press in a phone interview. “He hasn’t closed the door on saying, ‘I ...

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Redskins Could Auction No. 5 Overall Pick If Marcus Mariota Is On The Board?

Peter King of MMQB.com writes that the most important workout on the horizon will be Oregon QB Marcus Mariota’s Pro Day on March 12. A few teams have told King that they’ll be watching to see how he  does the mundane things he didn’t do much of in college such as dropping back, staying in the pocket, and throwing from a stationary position. In ...

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Redskins Part Ways With Front Office Executive A.J. Smith

Update: Chris Russell of ESPN 980 confirms that, barring a change, Redskins executive A.J. Smith will no longer be employed with the team. ———– Redskins senior executive A.J. Smith tells Jim Donaldson of the Providence Journal that he was unable to work out an agreement on a new contract with the team. “A contract could not be worked out,” Smith told Donaldson Sunday morning by phone ...

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Redskins Restructure CB DeAngelo Hall’s Contract, 2015 Salary Now Non-Guaranteed

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Redskins have restructured the contract of veteran CB  DeAngelo Hall. According to Yates, this move makes Hall’s base salary of $4 million non-guaranteed for the 2015 season. Before this change was made, $1 million of his $4 million base salary was set to become guaranteed on February 15. However, the Redskins elected to make an adjustment ...

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NFL Notes: Draft, Buccaneers, Cowboys, Ravens, & Titans

Draft Albert Breer reports that a number of NFL teams have been “blown away” with FSU QB Jameis Winston’s football IQ in the interview room. West Virginia WR Kevin White ran forty-yard times of 4.35 and 4.36 at the Combine and may have solidified his status as a top-10 pick. Alabama S Landon Collins said that the Redskins have shown interest ...

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NFL Notes: Jameis Winston, Giants, Lions, Patriots, & Redskins

Jameis Winston  Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report mentions that saying FSU QB Jameis Winston has been doing incredibly well in combine interviews is a dramatic understatement. Giants Giants GM Jerry Reese said that they are in talks with DE Jason Pierre-Paul, but wouldn’t offer much beyond that. “We are talking,” Reese said, per Ebenezer Samuel. “But that’s really all I am going to ...

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NFL Notes: Draft, Cardinals, Cowboys, Eagles, & Saints

Draft Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon confirmed that he has a formal interview scheduled with the Ravens. (Aaron Wilson) Iowa OL Brandon Scherff said: “I’ll play wherever” and added that he doesn’t have a preference between OT and G. (Dane Brugler) Scherff said that he’s met with the Redskins at the Combine. (Dianna Marie Russini) Cardinals Cardinals HC Bruce Arians said that CB Patrick ...

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