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NFL Notes: Broncos, Lions, Packers, Panthers, & Ravens

Broncos Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that it’s a “safe bet” the Broncos will be applying the franchise tag to WR Demaryius Thomas. Lions Even with the recent release of Reggie Bush, Michael Rothstein doesn’t see the Lions using their first-round pick on a running back. Instead, Rothstein suggests an either offensive or defensive lineman would make sense in ...

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Report: Despite Meeting At Combine, Panthers & Cam Newton Did Not Discuss A New Contract

Update: David Newton of ESPN reports that although the Panthers met with QB Cam Newton‘s representatives  at the Combine this past weekend, his contract didn’t come up in conversation. Newton writes that neither the Panthers nor Newton are in a hurry to work out an agreement on a long-term contract at this point in time. This fits with previous reports that have said there ...

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NFC Notes: Bears, Lions, Packers, Panthers, & Vikings

Bears Michael C. Wright mentions that the Bears are expected to be move to a run-heavy offense in 2015, which should mean more carries for Ka’Deem Carey. According to Wright, the Bears would only take Marcus Mariota if he’s deemed to be the best available player by GM Ryan Pace. On the subject of Jay Culter being released, Wright believes it’s doable, but ...

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NFL Notes: Giants, Lions, Panthers, Saints, & Vikings

Giants Dan Graziano could see the Giants targeting Bills free agent DE Jerry Hughes if they allow Jason Pierre-Paul to depart in free agency. Graziano expects the Giants to pursue a “change-of-pace” running back and C.J. Spiller could be somone on their radar. Other options according to Graziano include Shane Vereen (Patriots), Antone Smith (Falcons) and Jacquizz Rodgers (Falcons). According ...

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Nothing Imminent Between Colts & Andrew Luck Regarding Extension

Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star is “convinced” that nothing is imminent between the Colts and QB Andrew Luck regarding a long-term contract extension. This comes after Holder spoke to Luck and heard GM Ryan Grigson discuss the issue on Friday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter previously reported that the Colts have been working on the perimeters of a “blockbuster mega deal” contract extension for Luck that ...

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NFL Notes: Cowboys, Giants, Packers, Panthers, Saints

Cowboys Todd Archer expects the Cowboys to begin contract talks with free agents RB DeMarco Murray, ILB Rolando McClain and WR Dez Bryant at some point in January. Archer adds that deals may not get done too quick as they may want to see what the market has to offer. Giants Dan Graziano doesn’t see any reason why the Giants wouldn’t bring back WR Rueben Randle next year. ...

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NFL Notes: Draft, Broncos, Colts, Dolphins, Panthers, Steelers

Draft Georgia OLB Jordan Jenkins announced Friday that he will be returning for his season year. (Jordan Jenkins) Broncos Broncos worked out DB Delvin Breaux and DB Jalil Carter for workouts. (Aaron Wilson) Colts Mike Chappell is “convinced” that WR T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) and RT Gosder Cherilus (groin) won’t play in Week 16’s game. Dolphins Dolphins brought in K Dustin Hopkins for a visit. (Aaron ...

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NFL Notes: Draft, Eagles, Panthers, Ravens, & Texans

Draft Oregon CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (knee) has a $3 million loss of value insurance policy, which has been paid for by the University of Oregon. (Chantel Jennings) Eagles RB LeSean McCoy confirmed that RB Chris Polk will be the teams primary goal-line back. (Rueben Frank) “Some of the short-yardage stuff, Polk’s obviously a little bit more powerful back, so they’ve been giving him ...

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NFL Notes: Darrelle Revis, Ray McDonald, Browns, Cowboys, Jaguars & Panthers

  Darrelle Revis Patriots CB Darrelle Revis sad that it “is sad” to see what Rex Ryan is going through as Head Coach of the Jets. (via Rich Cimini) Ray McDonald 49ers DE Ray McDonald is a suspect in an alleged sexual assault according to the San Jose Police Department. (Matt Barrows) Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine did “not sound positive” about ...

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NFL Notes: Bills, Cardinals, Cowboys, Jaguars, Panthers, Ravens

Bills RB C.J. Spiller tells Albert Breer that he has been cleared to practice, but his status for Week 16 remains uncertain at this point in time. Cardinals Cardinals placed DT Ed Stinson on season-ending injured reserve. (Darren Urban) Cardinals promoted WR Brittan Golden to their active roster. (Darren Urban) Cardinals signed RB Zach Bauman to their practice squad. (Darren Urban) Cowboys Owner ...

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NFL Notes: Cardinals, Chiefs, Falcons, Jaguars, Panthers, Texans

Cardinals HC Bruce Arians said QB Ryan Lindley will start for Week 16. (Darren Urban) Chiefs DE Allen Bailey and CB Phillip Gaines are proceeding through the league’s concussion protocol. (BJ Kissel) Falcons WR Julio Jones is expected to play in Week 16 after missing last week with a hip injury. Jaguars QB Blake Bortles is listed as questionable for Week 16 ...

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NFL Notes: Los Angeles, Mueller Report, Cardinals, Panthers, Raiders

Los Angeles Jason La Canfora reports that the Rams and Raiders are both “very interested” in playing in Los Angeles in 2015, and the NFL even addressed the situation during last week’s owner’s meeting in Dallas. Eric Grubman, the NFL executive overseeing the LA initiative for the league, mentioned that there are “multiple teams” interested in relocating to Los Angeles as soon as next season. ...

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NFL Notes: 49ers, Bengals, Panthers, Redskins, Saints

49ers DC Vic Fangio mentioned that OLB Ahmad Brooks is on track to re-gain his starting spot. (Matt Barrows) Bengals RB Giovani Bernard told reporters on Thursday that the Bengals will be starting RB Jeremy Hill in Week 15’s game against the Browns. (Geoff Hobson) Panthers HC Ron Rivera said that they are unsure when QB Cam Newton will be able to return to ...

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Panthers Starting Derek Anderson In Week 15

Panthers HC Ron Rivera has informed backup QB Derek Anderson that he will get the start in Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reported Tuesday night that Newton is likely to miss Week 15’s game, so this is really just a confirmation from the team. This comes just a day after news broke that Cam Newton ...

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NFL Notes: Russell Wilson, 49ers, Falcons, Panthers

Russell Wilson Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports that the Texas Rangers have placed Seahawks QB Russell Wilson on their Triple-A roster ahead of Thursday’s Rule 5 draft. MLB teams will still be able to select him in the next draft, but it would cost them $50,000 and  require that Wilson remain on their major league roster for the entire ...

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Cam Newton Likely To Miss Week 15’s Game

According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers QB Cam Newton is likely to miss Week 15’s game against the Buccaneers after he was in a car accident Tuesday that resulted in two transverse fractures in his lower back. Newton’s Dodge Ram pickup truck overturned several times after colliding with another vehicle Tuesday afternoon. He was later stretchered off and taken to Carolinas Medical ...

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Cam Newton Has Two Transverse Fractures In Lower Back

Update: The Carolina Panthers announced that further testing revealed that QB Cam Newton has two transverse process fractures in his lower back, but no further internal injuries. Team spokesman Charlie Dayton said that it’s unclear if Newton will play Sunday, per Steve Reed. Former team physician David Chao mentions that a transverse fracture is “good news” as it’s not dangerous and is considered to ...

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“Market Correction” Coming For The Quarterback Position?

Peter King of MMQB.com has a feeling that we could be headed for a “quarterback mini-revolution” next year. “I just have this feeling we’re headed for a quarterback mini-revolution in 2015,” King writes. “It’s part RG3-rebelliousness, part dissatisfaction with the status quo of the Cutler/Newton/Kaepernick crowd, part not being sold on Marcus Mariota, part being deathly afraid in the current domestic ...

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No Guarantee The Panthers Sign Cam Newton To A Huge Extension?

Mike Sando of ESPN (insider) spoke to a few contract negotiators around the league regarding the Panthers signing QB Cam Newton to a long-term extension. The majority of people who spoke to Sando expect Carolina to eventually lock Newton up in the next year or so. However, Sando mentions that this “isn’t as straightforward as it could have been.” “[W]ith Newton struggling and the Panthers ...

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NFL Notes: Browns, Panthers, Redskins, & Vikings

  Browns S Tashaun Gipson (concussion) has been upgraded to probable after completing the league’s concussion protocol. (Scott Petrak) Panthers According to David Newton, QB Cam Newton has “made it clear his intention is to be at Carolina long-term.“ Newton mentions that Cam is from Atlanta, so playing in Carolina allows him to be fairly close to home. On top of that, ...

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