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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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NFL Notes: 49ers, Dolphins, Giants, Patriots & Vikings

49ers WR Bruce Ellington is in “ a lot of pain” after injuring his ankle in Week 10 and is undergoing an MRI exam to determine the severity of the injury. (Ian Rapoport) Dolphins RB Lamar Miller did not re-injure his shoulder in Week 10 and should be able to practice this week. (Armando Salguero) Giants It’s “looking good” for RB Rashad Jennings (knee) ...

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Saints Place S Jairus Byrd On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they have placed S Jairus Byrd on season-ending injured reserve with a torn lateral meniscus. jairus byrd has been placed on season-ending IR, Payton announced #Saints — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 3, 2014 Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan said of Byrd’s injury: “It’s terrible for the young man. He has worked so hard.” This is terrible ...

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NFL Notes: 49ers, Bengals, Bills, Colts, Cowboys, Jets, Rams, & Saints

  49ers It “sounds like” veteran WR Brandon Lloyd has a “real good chance” of making the 53-man roster. (Ian Rapoport) Bengals RB Rex Burkhead was see on crutches and sporting a knee brace at the team on Monday. (Paul Dehner Jr) Bills The Bills are reportedly entering the “final stage” of sale and a new owner is expected to be in place by October. (Associated Press) ...

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NFL Notes: Cardinals, Jets, Lions, Ravens, Redskins, Seahawks & Saints

  Cardinals HC Bruce Arians announced Tuesday that C Lyle Sendlein will miss three weeks with a calf injury. (Tom Pelissero) G Ted Larsen will be moved to center while Sendlein is out. Jets QB Geno Smith again received the lion’s share of first-team reps over QB Michael Vick Tuesday. (Rich Cimini) HC Rex Ryan expressed his displeasure with the ...

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NFL Notes: Browns, Chiefs, Cowboys, Patriots, Saints, & Titans

  Browns WR Josh Gordon reportedly checked himself into rehab following his recent DUI arrest, but is expected to report to training camp on Friday. (Mike Garafolo) Cowboys Former Texas DT Chris Whaley has cleared waivers and has been placed on the Cowboys’ non-football injury list. He’ll redshirt this season. (Calvin Watkins) Chiefs TE Sean McGrath is reportedly considering retirement. He was absent from ...

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NFL Notes: Bills, Redskins, & Saints

  Bills The Bills opened training camp with Nigel Bradham and Keith Rivers working at outside linebacker with the first-team defense. Free agent acquisition Brandon Spikes saw time at middle linebacker. Bradham and Rivers could end up being interchangeable, according to new Bills DC Jim Schwartz. “Yeah definitely I think both of us are similar players and can play the run and the ...

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NFL OTA Notes: Thursday 5/29

  Here’s a running list of notes from Thursday’s OTA practices. We’ll have updates added through the day, so be sure to check back. 49ers HC Jim Harbaugh mentioned that he’s “seeing really good things” from veteran WR Brandon Lloyd so far. (Matt Maiocco) Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham is sitting out OTAs with an undisclosed injury. (Geoff Hobson) Chiefs TE Travis Kelce is currently ...

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Saints Sign Second-Round Pick CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste

  The New Orleans Saints announced that they have signed second-round pick CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste to a four-year contract on Saturday. The Saints have now signed four of their six draft picks with WR Brandin Cooks and OLB Khairi Fortt still unsigned. Leading up to the draft, there was some talk that Jean-Baptiste could sneak into the back-end of round one, but ...

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Saints Sign Three Draft Picks

  The New Orleans Saints announced the signings of fifth-round pick S Vinnie Sunseri, fifth-round pick OLB Ronald Powell and sixth-round pick OT Tavon Rooks. All three players receive four-year contracts. The Saints now have half of their draft class under contract a little over a week after the 2014 draft got underway. Sunseri, 22, offers them some depth at safety, even ...

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Contract Details For Seahawks Agreement With S Earl Thomas

  The Seattle Seahawks have officially signed S Earl Thomas to a four-year, $40 million extension a few days ago, but the complete contract details weren’t available until Thursday. Here’s a look at how Thomas’ contract breaks down: 2014: base salary – $4.725M fully guaranteed, cap figure – $7.373M, escalators – $2.875M. 2015: base salary – $5.5M guaranteed, cap figure – $7.4M. 2016: base salary – $8M with $6M guaranteed, cap figure – $9.9M. 2017: base salary – $8.5 million nonguaranteed, cap figure – $1o.4M. 2018: base salary – ...

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Bills RB C.J. Spiller Discusses Impending Free Agency, Says He “Would Love” To Stay In Buffalo

  After his first offseason workout Tuesday, Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller discussed his situation as he enters the final year of his contract. As Mike Rodak of ESPN wrote, some of Spiller’s comments may make Bills fans worried, though Spiller ultimately stated that he “would love to stay” and finish his career with Buffalo. “It’s my first rodeo.  I’ll ...

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Contract Details For Saints CB Champ Bailey

  Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun breaks down the two-year deal CB Champ Bailey signed with the New Orleans Saints. The deal carries a $3.75 million base value — $1 million, and $1.5 million in base salary — and a $500,000 bonus. If Bailey is active for six games in 2014, he will receive a $250,000 roster bonus, as ...

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Patriots Could Be Wise To Address S Devin McCourty’s Contract Some Time Soon

  Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston believes it’s more a matter of “when” than “if” Patriots S Devin McCourty will have an opportunity to sign a lucrative contract extension. Reiss writes that a “strong case” could be made for the Patriots to be proactive with McCourty and get a long-term agreement in place sooner, rather than later. Saints S Jairus Byrd just signed ...

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Saints Agree To Terms With S Jairus Byrd

The #Saints have agreed to terms with 3-time pro bowl safety @JairusByrd on a 6-year deal! pic.twitter.com/K0ZUvdq3hi — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) March 12, 2014 ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Byrd receives a six-year, $54 million contract that includes $28 million guaranteed. Byrd, 27, is believed to seeking a long-term deal that would pay him as much as $9 million per season, ...

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Report: Jairus Byrd Visiting With The Saints

  Update: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Bills free agent S Jairus Byrd is on his way to visit with the New Orleans Saints. Byrd, 27, is believed to seeking a long-term deal that would pay him as much as $9 million per season. Last year, Byrd totaled 48 tackles, 4 sacks, one interception and a forced fumble for the Bills defense. Pro Football ...

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Report: Browns Sign S Donte Whitner To A Four-year Deal

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that former 49ers S Donte Whitner has reached agreement on a four-year, $28 million deal with the Browns. ———— Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that free agent S Donte Whitner expects to be a Brown by 4pm est today. Cabot adds that Whitner is “excited” to return to Cleveland. Whitner is from Cleveland and the Browns ...

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Redskins Reportedly Have Shown Interest In CBs Captain Munnerlyn & Corey Graham

Earlier in the day, Mike Jones of The Washington Post reported that the Redskins have “expressed interest” in free agent S Jairus Byrd. Jones also outlines the corners that Washington has also shown interest in on the free agent market. Panthers’ CB Captain Munnerlyn and Ravens’ CB Corey Graham are both reportedly on the Redskins radar. Jones also mentions that the Redskins ...

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Browns Still Discussing A new Contract With T.J. Ward, But Not Close To An Agreement

The agent for Browns S T.J. Ward issued statement on Tuesday regarding his contract situation with the Browns. “Detailed contract discussions with multiple front office executives of the Browns began last month at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis,” Josh Arnold said in a statement release, via The Akron Beacon Journal. “Since then several conversations have occurred in an attempt to secure a new ...

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Jairus Byrd Still Open To Re-Signing With The Bills

Bills free agent S Jairus Byrd mentioned that he is still open to re-signing with the Bills, despite the fact Buffalo elected to not use their franchise tag on him Monday. “At this point I’m definitely keeping all my options open,” said Byrd, via BuffaloBills.com. “See whatever happens in free agency. The lines of communication are open with them as ...

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