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Lions Will Retain WRs Kris Durham & Jeremy Ross

Lions GM Martin Mayhew was fairly candidate with their offseason intentions on Friday as he discussed their plans for a number free agents. According to Mayhew, they will bring back exclusive rights free agents WRs Jeremy Ross and Kris Durham next year, per Michael Rothstein. Ross, 25, was waived by Green Bay during the season and was later signed to the ...

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Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler On The Chopping Block? – Raiders Could Have Interest

Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle mentions that he has heard a few times now that Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler could be on the chopping block this offseason. Tafur adds that if the Dolphins were to part ways with Wheeler, the Raiders would be “very interested” in bringing him back. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald mentioned a few weeks ago that Wheeler ...

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Cardinals Believe Carson Palmer Has “Plenty Left In The Tank”

Cardinals HC Bruce Arians told reporters on Friday that he believes QB Carson Palmer “plenty of juice left in the tank.” “There’s no doubt,” Arians said, via NFL.com. “He’s got plenty of juice left in the tank and he’s in great condition and he’s always been in great condition, so I would think he can play up to 36, 37. “There’s ...

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Cowboys QB Kyle Orton Considering Retirement?

According to Clarence Hill and Charean Williams the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Cowboys backup QB Kyle Orton has yet to commit to playing next season. Orton has reportedly talked about “walking away” which has left the Cowboys not knowing whether to expect him to return in 2014. Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas recently mentioned that the Orton could be a potential cap casualty, as the ...

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Former Buccaneers HC Greg Schiano Joining The Patriots Coaching Staff?

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe mentions that there is a “lot of buzz” that former Buccaneers HC Greg Schiano could be joining the Patriots coaching staff. Volin was informed that Schiano was seen spending time with Pats HC Bill Belichick in Indianapolis last night. Belichick has been a huge supporter of Schiano and was reportedly one of the main reasons why he was ...

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Lions Will Not Be Bringing Back K David Akers & DE Israel Idonije Next Season

Lions GM Martin Mayhew mentioned on Friday that they will not be re-signing either free agent K David Akers or DE Israel Idonije, per Tim Twentyman. Mayhew also mentioned Dylan Gandy, Rocky McIntosh, and John Wendling as other players who won’t return for the 2014 season. Akers, 39, converted 19-of-24 field goals for the Lions this past season. He didn’t ...

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Lions Interested In Re-Signing TE Brandon Pettigrew & RB Joique Bell

Lions GM Martin Mayhew told reporters on Friday that he would like to re-sign TE Brandon Pettigrew and RB Joique Bell to long-term contract this offseason. Mayhew mentioned that he expects to meet with the agent for Pettigrew in the coming weeks to discuss a long-term contract, per Tim Twentyman. The Lions haven’t had any conversation with Pettigrew’s agent regarding a possibly extension ...

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Titans Have No Plans To Re-Sign WR Kenny Britt

Jim Wyatt reports that the Titans have “no plans” to re-sign impending free agent WR Kenny Britt to a new contract. This, of course, come as little surprise given how the past three years have played out for Britt in Tennessee. Britt, 25, wound up being a healthy inactive for three of Titans final four games, and even when he played, ...

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Redskins To Meet With OLB Brian Orakpo’s Agent At The Combine

Redskins GM Bruce Allen mentioned on Friday that they expect to meet with free agent OLB Brian Orakpo‘s agent during the Combine this weekend, per Mike Jones. Washington has made it clear that they intend to work out a long-term deal with Orakpo and it appears as thought the franchise tag could be in play, depending on how things go in regards ...

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Lions Expect To Have A Long-Term Deal With DT Ndamukong Suh Done Soon

Lions GM Martin Mayhew told reporters Friday morning that he expects to get a long-term extension worked out with DT Ndamukong Suh at some point in the near future. “I haven’t really given that any thought,” Mayhew said, via the Detroit Free Press. “I anticipate we’ll get something done. He has said that he wants to be here. We’d like him ...

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Report: Redskins Have “No Plans” To Trade QB Kirk Cousins

Update: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Redskins have “no plans” to trade backup QB Kirk Cousins. Recent reports indicated that the Redskins were looking for a second-round pick in return for Cousins, although it seemed like there was some question as to whether or not this was an option even being considered by the team at this point in time. I doubt ...

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Lions Sign S Isa Abdul-Quddus

The Detroit Lions signed S Isa Abdul-Quddus to a one-year contract worth $695,000 on Friday. Abdul-Quddus was waived by the Saints a few weeks ago and wound up being claimed by the Lions, to it’s not surprising to see them work out a deal with the soon-to-restricted free agent. Abdul-Quddus, 24, appeared in 11 games for the Saints in 2013 ...

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Franchise Tag Not A Realistic Option For Dolphins CB Brent Grimes?

Ian Rapoport reports that sources have informed him that the franchise tag is “not realistic” for Dolphins and CB Brent Grimes at $11.3 million. Many have assumed that the franchise tag would be placed on Grimes if they were unable to get a long-term deal worked out in the next few weeks, so this comes as a bit of a surprise. ...

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Report: Saints Will Not Tender Restricted Free Agent DT Tom Johnson

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the New Orleans Saints have elected to pass on offering restricted free agent DT Tom Johnson a tender and will now become an unrestricted free agent. Johnson, 29, signed with the Colts out of college as an undrafted free agent back in 2006. He later signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL before joining the Saints ...

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Keeping CB Alterraun Verner Could Be Too Expensive For The Titans

Update: Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that the Titans remain interested in re-signing CB Alterraun Verner. However, Wyatt mentions that doing so “could prove to be too expensive,” and the franchise tag is unlikely to be an option for Tennessee. ———- Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that the Titans will meet with the representatives for free agent CB Alterraun Verner at Combine in ...

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Re-Signing ILB Donald Butler Remains Chargers’ “Top Priority”

Michael Gehlken of the Union-Tribune San Diego writes that the San Diego Chargers aren’t hiding their interest in re-signing free agent ILB Donald Butler. “He’s our starting Mike linebacker, and he played at a pretty good level this year,” GM Tom Telesco said on Thursday. “I thought he played really well in the playoffs. He’s young. I think his game is still continuing ...

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Report: Free Agent TE Fred Davis Charged With DUI A Day After Indefinite Suspension

Update: Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that impending free agent TE Fred Davis was pulled over Thursday and charged with DUI in Fairfax County, Virginia. Jones adds that Davis’ arrested took place at 3:45 pm Thursday. Davis’ agent declined to comment on the situation. This news comes just a day after Redskins announced that Davis had been suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NFL’s substance ...

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Report: Police Have Video Of Ray Rice Hitting His Fiancée , Suspension Could Be Coming

Robert Klemko of MMQB.com reports that a source has informed him that police have a yet-to-be-released video of Ravens RB Ray Rice knocking his fiancée unconscious. Klemko expects a suspension to be coming for Rice. TMZ has already released a video of Rice dragging his unconscious fiancée out of an elevator on Wednesday. It was long after that a court summons from the incident was made available ...

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New Buccaneers Logo & Helmet

  Update: Introducing the new #Buccaneers helmet and enhanced logo! pic.twitter.com/vaHHLyZ68Z — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) February 21, 2014       Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune reports that Buccaneers officials have informed him that they will not be making “drastic changes” changes to their red and pewter color scheme. ———– The Buccaneers announced that they will be unveiling a brand new logo ...

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Bills Expect WR Stevie Johnson To Be Back With Them Next Season

Bills HC Doug Marrone mentioned during his press conference that he has reached out to WR Stevie Johnson and informed that he will be a part of their offense moving forward. “We had a great conversation,” Marrone said, via the Buffalo News. “I told Stevie, ‘Hey, listen. I’m excited about getting started with you. I’m excited about you coming in and ...

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