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Dolphins A Possible Trade Partner For Chiefs OT Brandon Albert?

Update: ESPN's John Clayton mentions that the Miami Dolphins could be a possible landing spot for Chiefs OT Branden Albert.  Clayton adds that the Dolphins could trade one of their two second-round picks for Albert. Miami could really use a better option...

Free Agency Rumors & Transactions: Thursday

49ers WR Mario Manningham agreed to a pay cut to remain with the 49ers. His base salary has been reduced from $3.6 million to $1.8 million.(Matt Maiocco) CB Nnamdi Asomugha is visiting the 49ers Thursday. (Adam Schefter) LB...

Lions OT Jeff Backus Retires From The NFL

Lions LT Jeff Backus announced that he's retiring from NFL on Thursday. Backus has played 12 seasons for the Lions since being taken in the 2001 draft. Although he's been a staple in the Lions'...

Lions Re-Sign OT Corey Hilliard

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that that Detroit Lions have reached an agreement on a two-year contract with OT Corey Hilliard. Hilliard is expected to be given a shot at playing right tackle next season, which is a sign that the...

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 2/7

NFL Draft James Vandenberg, Colby Cameron and Tyler Bray will be this year's "throwing QBs" at the Scouting Combine. (Matt Miller) Zac Dysert, Collin Klein, Sean Renfree and Marqueis Gray all received higher grades from NFL teams than...

Re-Signing Sebastian Vollmer The Patriots’ “No. 1Priority?”

Zuri Berry of the Boston Globe believes that re-signing tackle Sebastian Vollmer should be the Patriots' "No. 1 priority" this offseason. "Along with second-year pro Nate Solder, Vollmer represents a core piece of the team's stability,"...

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 11/21

Free Agents DB Stanford Routt clashed with coaches and failed to make curfew, which led to his release from the Chiefs. (Adam Schefter) 49ers Head coach Jim Harbaugh expects QB Alex Smith to be medically "before the...

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 8/2

49ers Mario Manningham is expected to secure the 49ers No. 3 wideout job. (CSN Bay Area) Bears Bears OT J'Marcus Webb appears to be the favorite for the team's starting left tackle job. (Chicago Tribune) Bills Free Agent S...

Lions OT Riley Reiff Could “Play A Lot Of Football” Early In 2012

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan says that their first-round draft pick, offensive tackle Riley Reiff could play a lot for the team early in the season, the Detroit Free Press reports. Reiff was the...

NFL News & Notes: Thursday

Bears  Bears signed former Buccaneers LB Geno Hayes. (Article) Buccaneers Mason Foster wound up working as the Buc's middle linebacker in this weeks' minicamp. Quincy Black saw some time at the position earlier in the week, but this...

NFL Draft Rumors: Lions, Browns, Stephon Gilmore, Ladarius Green, Dontari Poe, Eagles

Lions  Tony Pauline of TFY Draft Insider reports that the Detroit Lions could be "surprise suitors" for Stanford OT Jonathan Martin. Pauline cites the injury to veteran OT Jeff Backus as the main reason why the Lions would consider taking...

Lions Re-Sign QB Shaun Hill & LT Jeff Backus

The Detroit Lions have announced that they have re-signed both QB Shaun Hill and LT Jeff Backus to two-year contracts, per Jason La Canfora. Shaun Hill has been a very underrated backup quarterback and I'm sure...

Lions Free Up Cash By Restructuring Suh, Stafford, Vanden Bosch & Burleson’s Contract

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions have restructured the contracts of a number of players to create some much needed cap space. Ndamukong Suh's agent mentioned that he was once of...