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NFL News & Rumors: Sunday 6/17

Browns Tony Grossi expects to see Josh Cribbs used “in a more limited capacity” in the Browns offense this season. (ESPN Cleveland) Tony Grossi expects to see the Browns keep Seneca Wallace as their No. 2 quarterback. (ESPN Cleveland) Browns seventh-round pick WR Carlton Mitchell “looked great” during OTAs. (ESPN Cleveland) Jaguars Jaguars WR Lee Evans is expected to compete with Cecil Shorts ...

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Jacksonville Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon Charged With Misdemeanor

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been charged with a misdemeanor following his DUI arrest on Sunday, the Florida Times Union reports. Blackmon has pleaded not guilty to the charge. A hearing has been set for July 24, three days before the Jaguars’ first training camp practice is scheduled to take place. Payne County District Attorney Tom Lee said ...

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WR Justin Blackmon Arrested For An Aggravated DUI

Kelly Hines of Tulsa World reports that WR Justin Blackmon was arrested for an “aggravated DUI early Sunday in Stillwater,” Oklahoma. Hines explains that “according to Oklahoma law, aggravated DUI is defined as the driver’s blood-alcohol level being at .15 or higher.” Blackmon had concerns coming into the draft about an alcohol related incedent that was similar to this most ...

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Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon Looks Good When He Knows What He’s Doing

New Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey mentioned that he’s been impressed with first-round pick WR Justin Blackmon so far. “When he knows what he’s doing he’s very good,” said Mularkey, per John Oehser of Jaguars.com, “and when he doesn’t, he’s lost.” Mularkey mentioned that Blackmon could ask more questions that he currently is. “The one thing I tell players the very first day, ‘If ...

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NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 5/16

Bears Bears will reportedly move OL Chris Williams back to OT and give him an opportunity to beat out J’Marcus Webb. (Michael C. Wright) Bengals Bengals have been using third-round pick Brandon Thompson at NT behind Domata Peko. (Bengals.com) Bengals second-round pick Devon Still is being used as a 3-technique DE behind Geno Atkins. (Bengals.com) Broncos Broncos K Matt Prater is sitting out ...

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NFL News & Rumors: Tuesdays 5/15

49ers 49ers 5th round pick LB Darius Fleming tore his ACL during his mini-camp (Ian Papoport) Bears Bears sign third-round pick S Brandon Hardin to a four-year contract (Brad Biggs) Bengals Bengals waive G Chris Riley after he failed a physical. Buccaneers Buccaenners WR Dezmon Briscoe was not present for the start of OTAs on Tuesday. (Rick Stroud) Cardinals Cardinals sign ...

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WR Brian Quick In Line To Be The Top Receiver Of The 2012 Draft Class?

According to Greg Cosell of NFL films, after further examination of game tape from WR Brian Quick at Appalachian State, Cosell suggests that Quick could have a chance to be the best receiver of the 2012 draft class. Cosell mentions that Quick actually demonstrates more athleticism than 5th overall pick Justin Blackmon and that his size and skill set will ...

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NFL Draft Rumors: Matt Kalil, Dre Kirkpatrick, Kendall Wright, Browns, Chandler Jones, Chargers

Matt Kalil Pro Football Talk‘s Mike Florio confirms a previous report from Charley Casserly that the Buffalo Bills are considering a move up for USC LT Matt Kalil. Should the Bills be unable to trade up for him, Florio adds that Buffalo could end up moving back for a different offensive tackle. Georgia’s Cordy Glenn and Iowa’s Riley Reiff could both be in ...

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Trade Talk For Vikings #3 Pick “Heating Up”

According to Vikings general manager Rick Spielman, trade talks for the #3 overall pick has been “heating up” as the draft nears. “We’re going to be very open to the trade scenario,” Spielman said, per Adam Schefter. “Just to give you an update, that front has really heated up over the last 24 hours and I’m sure it’ll continue to heat ...

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CB Morris Claiborne Could Be Targeted By Rams With Sixth Pick Overall

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch takes an in-depth look at LSU CB Morris Claiborne.  Thomas feels that Claiborne is a natural fit for the Rams at the 6 spot in Thursday’s draft. LSU has a history of draft busts, but it will take more than that to drop Claiborne of the top 10 picks.  Last year’s #5 overall ...

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Rams “Comfortable” Taking WR Justin Blackmon At #6

SI.com’s Peter King writes that the St Louis Rams are “comfortable” drafting Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon with their #6 overall pick. King adds that the Rams are also considering Notre Dame WR Michael Floyd, but believes Blackmon is most likely higher on their draft board. Last week, there was talk that Mississippi State DT Fletcher Cox could actually be in play for the Rams ...

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Buccaneers An Option For OT Matt Kalil If The Vikings Pass On Him?

Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times reports that there has been some “strong suggestions in NFL circles” that the Minnesota Vikings could end up passing on USC OT Matt Kalil, which could shaking things up for the Buccaneers, considering that several draft experts have them taking LSU CB Morris Claiborne with #5 overall pick. Holder adds that “insiders” have mentioned that Claiborne and Oklahoma ...

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NFL Draft Rumors: Brandon Weeden, Alfonzo Dennard, Vikings, Titans, Rueben Randle, Cowboys

Brandon Weeden Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden “gets the vibe the Browns like him” and would “relish” the opportunity to compete with Colt McCoy. “I know Colt had a good year last year, and he’s a good football player,” Weeden said. “But I’m a competitor, and I want to play as soon as possible. ...

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NFL Draft Rumors: Stephon Gilmore, Jaguars, Peter Konz, Brock Osweiler, Amini Silatolu

Stephon Gilmore SI.com’s Peter King mentioned that the Jacksonville Jaguars like  South Carolina CB Stephon Gilmore “a ton.” Gilmore’s draft stock has been soaring as of late, and has apparently cemented his status amongst NFL teams as the #2 cornerback in this year’s draft behind only LSU’s Morris Claiborne. There’s no question that the Jaguars could use a solid cornerback, but there’s also a chance that ...

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Vikings Down To Three Options For The #3 Pick

Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman has reportedly narrowed their consideration down to three players, should they keep the #3 overall pick Spielman has his staff evaluating game tape on USC LT Matt Kalil, LSU CB Morris Claiborne, and Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon, which is by no means a surprise considering that many have had those three players as the teams’ best options. ...

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Rams Prepared To Throw A “Major Curveball” With #6 Pick?

NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora writes that the St. Louis Rams could end up throwing a “major curveball” in next week’s draft, by taking Mississippi State DT Fletcher Cox with the #6 overall pick. La Canfora mentions that “few teams loaded up on more defensive linemen than [Jeff] Fisher’s Titans.” Many expect to see the Rams take one of RB Trent ...

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Vikings Have Interest In WR Michael Floyd?

ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweets that the Minnesota Vikings are “strongly debating” who to take with the #3 overall pick. Schefter lists LSU CB Morris Claiborne, Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon, USC OT Matt Kalil, and Notre Dame WR Michael Floyd as possible options that they’re currently considering. There’s no surprise regarding the first-three, but this the first that we’ve regarding Michael Floyd being ...

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St. Louis Rams “Seriously Considering” RB Trent Richardson

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Alabama running back Trent Richardson is being “seriously considered” by the Rams with the sixth overall pick in the Draft. Richardson visited St. Louis on Monday, as did LSU corner Morris Claiborne. The previous Monday, Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon visited. With the first three picks (Indianapolis, Washington and Minnesota) essentially being locks ...

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NFL Draft Rumors: Seahawks, Browns, Cardinals Ryan Tannehill, Brandon Weeden, Dontari Poe

Seahawks SI.com’s Peter King believes that the Seahawks will take Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill at #12 despite the fact that they just recently signed Matt Flynn. “You can write this down,” says King. “If Tannehill were to be there at 12, Seattle would take him.” Pete Carroll has shown plenty of interest in Tannehill thus far, and they didn’t exactly ...

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Steven Jackson’s Future With The St. Louis Rams

If the St. Louis Rams select Alabama RB Trent Richardson with the sixth overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft, Sports Illustrated’s Peter King believes the Rams would either trade or release their incumbent star RB, Steven Jackson. Jackson is due $7 million in 2012, and King doesn’t see them paying him that sum of money to share the job with ...

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NFL Draft Rumors: Vontaze Burfict, Stephen Gilmore, Browns, Jets, Cowboys, Eagles, WR’s

Vontaze Burfict The situation is only getting worse for Arizona State ILB Vontaze Burfict. His confirmed that he hasn’t receive even a single invitation from an NFL team. “I am a little bit worried,” said Burfict’s high school coach, Matt Logan, per John Walters. “I just don’t know if he’s listening to anybody right now.” Apparently, you can’t reach Burfict until after 10am ...

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NFL Draft Rumors: Elite Prospects, Browns, Eagles, Trent Richardson, Jaguars, Packers, Bills, Giants

Elite Prospects Rob Rang of CBS Sports reports that after interviewing three different NFL teams, the consensus is that Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon is not considered to be an “elite” prospect. The team’s Rang spoke with see Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Matt Kalil, Trent Richardson, and Morris Claiborne as the only “elite” talents in this year’s draft class. That’s not exactly surprising considering ...

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A Number Of Teams Showing Interest In Cleveland’s #4 Overall Pick

Mark Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that both the Philadelphia Eagles and the St Louis Rams are “believed to be” interested in moving to get the Browns #4 overall pick. Cabot mentions that there’s a “decent chance” that Cleveland will trade out of the #4 spot and “at least three or four” teams within the Top 20 have at least checked ...

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