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NFL Notes: T.J. Yates, Eagles, Panthers, Saints, & Vikings

T.J. Yates Vaughn McClure reports that free agent QB T.J. Yates is drawing interest from four teams other than the Falcons. Eagles Dianna Marie Russini reports that Eagles HC Chip Kelly wasn’t going to restructure RB LeSean McCoy‘s contract, even though he wanted a raise from his $9.75 million base salary. Panthers Joel Corry mentions that TE Greg Olsen‘s new three-year, $22.5 ...

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NFL Notes: Darrelle Revis, Draft, Colts, Dolphins, Raiders

Darrelle Revis ESPN’s Adam Schefter said during an interview with Mad Dog Sports Radio that the Jets will attempt to pay CB Darrelle Revis “anything he wants.“ According to Schefter, Revis will likely end up deciding between the Patriots and Jets. Draft Tony Pauline mentioned that Clemson LB Stephone Anthony had a “phenomenal” Pro Day with teams being impressed with his overall performance and his coverage skills. ...

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NFL Notes: Greg Hardy, Byron Maxwell, Draft, Falcons, & Jets

Greg Hardy League spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed that free agent DE Greg Hardy will be able to sign a contract with a new team, even if he remains on the commissioner’s exempt list. “There’s nothing to prevent a player on the Exempt list without a contract from signing a new one,” Aiello said, per Steve Reed of the Associated Press. Byron Maxwell Seahawks free ...

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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Bills, Eagles, Giants, & Lions

Adrian Peterson Adrian Peterson tells Ben Goessling of ESPN that his meeting with the Vikings HC Mike Zimmer and GM Rick Spielman “went well.” Peterson also released a statement regarding the visit: “I appreciate Rick [Spielman] and Coach [Mike] Zimmer coming down to see me today. We had a great dialogue and they were able to understand where I was coming ...

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Brian Hoyer Has A “Strong Market” With Jets, Texans & Vikings Being Options

Update: Ian Rapoport reports that free agent QB Brian Hoyer has a “strong market” right now with the Jets and Texans among the interested teams. The Jets will obviously need to add another quarterback given that Michael Vick is a free agent and they can’t head into the 2015 season with Geno Smith firmly entrenched as the team’s starter. Houston has some obvious ...

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Bills Trade For Vikings QB Matt Cassel

Update: Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that the Bills will swap their first 2015 fifth-round pick for the Vikings 2015 six-round selection and send a 2016 seventh-round pick to Minnesota for QB Matt Cassel. ——— The Buffalo Bills have announced that they’ve acquired veteran QB Matt Cassel from the Vikings for two undisclosed draft choices. This trade won’t be official until 4 pm EST on Tuesday of ...

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Report: Adrian Peterson Could Rework Contract For A Trade, Has List Of 5 Preferred Teams

Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports that Adrian Peterson would consider restructuring his contract to facilitate a trade out of Minnesota if this ends up being a necessary move. According to Robinson, Peterson continues to have an open dialogue with the Vikings about his future and has already considered potential trade destinations. A separate source tells Robinson that Peterson has entertained the idea of ...

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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 49ers signed Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne. (NFLTR) 49ers signed DL Darnell Dockett. (NFLTR) 49ers ...

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NFL Notes: Andre Johnson, Draft, Bills, Colts, & Vikings

Andre Johnson Tania Ganguli of ESPN takes a look at some potential landing spots for Andre Johnson now that it’s clear he will not be back in Houston next year. Three teams stand out in Ganguli’s article as options that could make sense for Johnson. Patriots: Ganguli writes that a team-friendly deal could make sense for Patriots. Ravens: She could see ...

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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Draft, Free Agency, Raiders, Rams, & Seahawks

Adrian Peterson Vikings GM Rick Spielman said on Monday that they’ve been in contact with RB Adrian Peterson since last week’s ruling. According to Spielman, the ability to have “open dialogue” has been “beneficial,” as they’re still hoping to have Peterson back next year. “We are able to have communication now with Adrian,” Spielman said, via Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. ...

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Vikings Interested In Keeping LB Chad Greenway

Vikings GM Rick Spielman told Sid Hartman of the Star Tribune that there’s no question that they would like to have veteran LB Chad Greenway next year. “We have a lot of things that we’ll be working through between now and before March 10th [when free agents can be signed], but we’d love to have Chad Greenway back and finish [his career] as a ...

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NFL Notes: Bengals, Eagles, Ravens, & Vikings

Bengals Paul Dehner Jr of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes that free agent TE Jermaine Gresham‘s chances of being back with the Bengals next year are “slim to none.” Dehner Jr. expects the Bengals to consider taking a tight end in mid-to-late rounds of this year’s draft. Eagles Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News takes a look at some notable players who ...

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After Missing Out On Josh McCown, Matt Cassel Could Be An Option For The Bills?

The Cleveland Browns announced Friday that they have reached an agreement with former Buccaneers QB Josh McCown three-year contract. According to reports, the Buffalo Bills were also in contract negotiations with McCown, but ultimately weren’t able to get him under contract. Given how limited the free agent market is in terms of quarterback talent, teams like Bills are in a real tough ...

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NFL Notes: Larry Fitzgerald, 49ers, Colts, Saints, & Vikings

Larry Fitzgerald Albert Breer has some contract details for Larry Fitzgerald‘s new contract. Fitzgerald has a $10 million bonus that’s treated as signing bonus due on March 11. He’ll make base salaries of $1 million (2015), $11 million (2016), both of which are fully guaranteed. The agreement will void after two years, even though it’s a four-year contract. The remaining two years are added to ...

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NFL Notes: Ndamukong Suh, Brandon Marshall, Chiefs, Texans, & Vikings

Ndamukong Suh Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press takes a look at the top-five teams most likely to sign free agent DT Ndamukong Suh this offseason. According to Birkett, the list of options for Suh is likely to include the Raiders, Jaguars, Colts, Jets and Lions.  Brandon Marshall Jason La Canfora writes that he wound’t rule out a few teams being interested in Bears WR ...

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Vikings Release G Charlie Johnson

The Minnesota Vikings announced the release of G Charlie Johnson on Friday. The #Vikings have terminated G Charlie Johnson's contract. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) February 27, 2015 Johnson, 30, still had another year remaining on his two-year, $2.5 million contract that he signed with Minnesota back in March of last year. According to OverTheCap.com, this move frees up $2.5 million in available cap ...

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Cardinals, Cowboys, & Colts Potential Options For Adrian Peterson?

According to Pro Football Talk, the Cowboys, Cardinals and Colts could all be options for Vikings RB Adrian Peterson in the event he ends up being available. On Thursday, Judge David Doty sent his appeal case back to Judge Harold Henderson, which means it will return to the CBA process. Peterson’s father, Nelson Peterson, told Chris Tomasson that his son remains open to returning to Vikings ...

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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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NFL Appeals Adrian Peterson Ruling

Update: The NFL officially announced that they are appealing the ruling handed down by Judge David Doty regarding Adrian Peterson on Thursday. Judge Doty’s order did not contain any determinations concerning the fairness of the appeals process under the CBA, including the commissioner’s longstanding authority to appoint a designee to act as hearing officer. Even so, we believe strongly that ...

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Adrian Peterson Open To Returning To Vikings, But Would Consider Trade Options

Adrian Peterson‘s dad, Nelson Peterson, tells Chris Tomasson that his son remains open to returning to Vikings next year, but also said that depending on what options are available, he’ll consider all options. This comes after the news that Peterson’s case will head back to Judge Harold Henderson and return to the CBA process. “The Vikings hold that card,” Nelson Peterson said, ...

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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Draft, Browns, Cardinals, & Raiders

Draft Dane Brugler mentions that he likes the idea of Mississippi State ILB Benardrick McKinney moving to defensive end in the NFL. Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net previously reported that the Chiefs are considering McKinney as a possible replacement for free agent OLB Justin Houston, which means they too view him as a possible edge-rusher. Adrian Peterson Mike Florio writes that money could end up being ...

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