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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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NFL Notes: NFL Network, Browns, Buccaneers, Saints, & Texans

NFL Network Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead reports that CBS Sports is engaged in “high-level talks” about purchasing a large chunk of the NFL Network. According to McIntyre, the Thursday Night Football package sold to CBS was considered something of a “trial run” to see about a larger partnership. Multiple sources tell McIntyre that CBS Sports could acquire as much as 40 percent or more ...

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NFL Notes: 49ers, Cowboys, Ravens, Saints

49ers Matt Maiocco reports that the 49ers haven’t conducted a formal interview with DL coach Jim Tomsula. Instead, San Francisco executives have been conducting a round of meetings on the road. Cowboys Adam Schefter writes Cowboys that director of player personnel Will McClay has been one of the real unheralded heroes for Dallas this season. Schefter mentions that although McClay is not well known outside the Cowboys’ ...

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NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Dolphins, Ravens, Saints, & Vikings

Buccaneers Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that DT Gerald McCoy dislocated his knee cap during Sunday’s loss to the Lions, but he was still able to finish the game. McCoy will undergo an MRI on Monday to reveal the severity of the injury. Dolphins HC Joe Philbin and DE Jared Odrick both downplayed the sideline exchange between ...

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Saints Reportedly Preparing For Life After Drew Brees, Could Draft QB

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the New Orleans Saints are preparing for life after Drew Brees and could target a quarterback high in next year’s NFL Draft. According to Rapoport, there are concern about Brees’ age and the fact that his arm strength appears to have waned this year. Rapoport mentions that the Brees’ lack of size has probably ...

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NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Chiefs, Giants, Patriots, Redskins, Saints, Vikings

  Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy has been ruled out of Week 2’s game with a hand injury. (Jenna Laine) Chiefs The Chiefs announced that RB Jamaal Charles is questionable to return to Sunday’s game due to an ankle injury. Giants HC Tom Coughlin told reporters that LB Jon Beason will have an MRI on his toe. (Ralph Vacchiano) Patriots QB Tom ...

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Saints Sign QB Ryan Griffin To Their Practice Squad

  Mike Triplett reports that the Saints are signing QB Ryan Griffin to their practice squad now that he passed through waivers unclaimed. There was talk that Griffin could end up beating out veteran Luke McCown for the Saints’ backup job behind Drew Brees, but New Orleans elected to go with the guy who has more experience. I’m sure the Saints are happy to keep Griffin ...

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Saints Waive QB Ryan Griffin

  The New Orleans Saints have placed QB Ryan Griffin on waivers Tuesday, according to Field Yates of ESPN. This gives them the roster spot they needed to sign veteran K Shayne Graham. There was talk that Griffin could end up beating out veteran Luke McCown for the Saints’ backup job behind Drew Brees, so we’ll have to see if a quarterback-needy team decides ...

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NFL Notes: Broncos, Browns, Giants, Saints, & Steelers

  Broncos RB Montee Ball managed to do some 7-on-7 work with the first-team offense on Wednesday. (Jeff Legwold) Browns Veteran WR Nate Burleson could be in danger of being released. (Tony Grossi) HC Mike Pettine mentioned that they have no plans to create a package of plays for backup QB Johnny Manziel to get him involved in their offense. (Jim Trotter) Giants Undrafted rookie WRs Marcus ...

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NFL Notes: 49ers, Giants, Raiders, Saints, & Texans

  49ers HC Jim Harbaugh mentioned that the backup quarterback job will go to the guy who doesn’t turn the ball over. However, all three backups had turnovers Sunday. (Matt Barrows) Giants S Cooper Taylor sustained a “significant” injury that will require “quite a bit of time” to fully recover. (Ralph Vacchiano) Raiders Raiders announced the signing of TE Kyle Auffray on ...

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NFL Notes: Browns, Cardinals, Colts, Packers, & Saints

  Browns HC Mike Pettine mentioned that recently claimed OL Michael Bowie is expected to be out for year with shoulder, but no final decision has been at this point in time. (Nate Ulrich) Cardinals Former first-round pick G Jonathan Cooper was seen sporting a walking boot and is expected to be out for a few days with a toe injury. (Mike Jurecki) Colts RB Ahmad ...

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NFL Notes: 49ers, Panthers, Ravens, Saints, & Steelers

49ers The 49ers have second-round pick Carlos Hyde listed as their No. 2 running back on their official depth chart. (Matt Barrows) San Francisco also has veteran WR Brandon Lloyd listed as their No. 4 receiver. (Matt Barrows) Panthers Rookie DE Kony Ealy “has not looked like the first rounder everyone projected him to be” and he has “struggled mightily” during ...

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NFL Notes: Bears, Chiefs, Dolphins, Saints, & Seahawks

  Bears Former first-round pick Shea McClellin opened training camp as the team’s starting strong-side linebacker. (Rich Campbell) Rookie Brock Vereen opened as one of the Bears first-team safeties. (Rich Campbell) Rookie QB David Fales had some “rough throws” during practice and exhibited “below average” arm strength. (Brad Biggs) Chiefs HC Andy Reid told reporters on Friday that he doesn’t anticipate using RB ...

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NFL Notes: Bills, Eagles, Jaguars, Jets, Patriots, & Saints

  Bills DL Marcell Dareus is expected to be back on the field Friday for his first practice. (Ian Rapoport) Eagles The Eagles announced that they have excused S Keelan Johnson “for an undetermined amount of time as he tends to matters related to his arrest in Arizona last weekend.” Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts left Friday’s training camp practice early with hamstring tightness. ...

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NFL Jersey Sales: Top-25 Players

  The NFL announced the top-25 players in jersey sales on Monday.   Rank Player Team 1. Johnny Manziel CLE 2. Russell Wilson SEA 3. Peyton Manning DEN 4. Colin Kaepernick SF 5. Richard Sherman SEA 6. Michael Sam STL 7. Tom Brady NE 8. Drew Brees NO 9. Aaron Rodgers GB 10. 12th Fan SEA 11. Marshawn Lynch SEA ...

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NFL Notes: Bears, Bengals, Cowboys, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Panthers, Saints & Redskins

Bears Is very unlikely that UDFA RB Jordan Lynch will receive a chance to see the field in 2014. (ESPN Chicago) Rookie RB Ka’Deem Carey and Michael Ford will compete for the team’s No.2 RB spot. (ESPN Chicago) Bengals Bengals coaches and players are “raving” about SAM linebacker Emmanuel Lamur. (bengals.com) Cowboys RBs coach Gary Brown mentioned that they are going to line ...

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NFL Draft Rumors: Teddy Bridgewater, Saints, Seahawks, Cowboys, Lions

Teddy Bridgewater Matt Miller of the Bleacher Report has spoken with a few team scouts at the Combine who believe Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater should not go No. 1 overall. The scouts mentioned that Bridgewater’s lower body it too small and played against low-level competition. Miller still has Bridgewater listed as his No. 1 overall quarterback in the draft, but this isn’t ...

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Saints Release QB Seneca Wallace

According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the New Orleans Saints have released quarterback Seneca Wallace. Wallace, a ten year league veteran, signed with the Saints in April for just this season. He was slotted to make just $840,000 while competing for the backup job to Drew Brees. Prior to his short stint with New Orleans, Wallace spent a couple ...

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Saints Sign Seneca Wallace to One-Year Deal

The New Orleans Saints announced Monday on the team’s Twitter account that Seneca Wallace has signed a one-year deal with the club. The 32-year-old Wallace spent the first seven years of his career with the Seattle Seahawks, primarily as a back-up to Matt Hasselbeck. He left for the Cleveland Browns in 2010, spending two seasons there amongst the revolving door ...

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