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Mike Mayock Draft Notes From Pre-Combine Interview

Mike Mayock Draft Notes From Pre-Combine Interview

Mike Mayock of NFL Network discussed a litany of topics related to the 2014 NFL Draft on a pre-combine teleconference today. Here are some of the more interesting notes, beginning with the most recent: Mayock notes that Northern Illinois QB Jimmy Garappolo improved his stock at the East-West Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl.  Went [...]

February 18, 2014 Steven Haskos Bears, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Seahawks, Texans 0

Robert Quinn In Line For A Similar Contract To Mario Williams?

Robert Quinn In Line For A Similar Contract To Mario Williams?

St. Louis Rams DE Robert Quinn has quickly become one of the game’s best pass-rushing defensive ends. Quinn’s 2013 season has him in place to be a finalist for defensive-player of the year and he’s still only 23-years-old. Nick Wagner of ESPN.com examines what his next contract could look like given that he can discuss a long-term [...]

January 21, 2014 Nate Bouda Rams 0

Texans Expected To Take A QB At No. 1 Overall

Texans Expected To Take A QB At No. 1 Overall

Texans beat writer John McClain mentions that although the team won’t admit it publicly, they are expected to draft a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick. McClain adds that no quarterback prospect is ahead of the other as of this point in the draft process. Texans owner Bob McNair previously told reporters that they are open [...]

January 17, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Texans 0

Lions DT Ndamukong Suh Next In Line For A Long-Term Extension?

Lions DT Ndamukong Suh Next In Line For A Long-Term Extension?

Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand told reporters on Wednesday there is mutual interest between the team and DT Ndamukong Suh to get a long-term contract extension worked out at some point. “We have tremendous respect for Ndamukong” Lewand said, via Mlive.com. ”We’ve expressed to him an interest in him being here, and he’s expressed an interest in staying here.“ [...]

January 16, 2014 Nathan J. Rivera Lions 0

Texans Open To Trading The No. 1 Overall Pick

Texans Open To Trading The No. 1 Overall Pick

During Friday’s press conference to introduce new HC Bill O’Brien, Texans owner Bob McNair told reporters that they are open to making the No. 1 overall selection available for trade next year. “Maybe we’ll trade down and still get a quarterback that can do the job and get an outstanding defensive player,” McNair said, via [...]

January 3, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Texans 1

Dolphins Likely Bench, Trade or Release RT Tyson Clabo

Dolphins Likely Bench, Trade or Release RT Tyson Clabo

Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald has been informed that the Dolphins will either bench, trade, or release RT Tyson Clabo. This comes shortly after the news broke that Miami has completed a trade for former Ravens LT Bryant McKinnie. The Bills took advantage of Clabo on Sunday, as DE Mario Williams racked up a number of sacks. Pro [...]

October 21, 2013 Nate Bouda Dolphins 0

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 9/23

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 9/23

49ers OLB Aldon Smith‘s leave of absence will be for “at least a few weeks,” according to Adam Schefter. HC Jim Harbaugh said there’s a chance they could activate WR Jon Baldwin Thursday. (Matt Barrows) Bears DT Henry Melton is out for the season after it was determined that he has a torn left ACL. (NFLTR) [...]

September 23, 2013 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bills, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chiefs, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Saints, Seahawks, Titans, Vikings 0

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 7/31

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 7/31

NFL Notes The Pro Bowl will convert to more like a “Pro-Bowl fantasy-like draft“. (Adam Schefter) Former Rams OG/OT Quinn Ojinnaka has started a career in pro wrestling. (Jim Thomas) 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick‘s go-to receiver has been WR Anquan Boldin. (Matt Maiocco) TE Vernon Davis has been a deep threat on a consistent basis. [...]

July 31, 2013 Nathan J. Rivera 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Rumors, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Titans, Vikings 0

No Progress Between The Bills & S Jairus Byrd

No Progress Between The Bills & S Jairus Byrd

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that there hasn’t been “any real movement” towards am agreement on a long-term extension for Bills S Jairus Byrd. A report from last month indicated that the two sides were $2 million apart in terms of annually salary. All indications are that Byrd is unwilling to offer the Bills a hometown discount and despite having [...]

June 18, 2013 Nate Bouda Bills 2

Mario Williams Feels He Doesn’t Have a Position in Bills Defense

Mario Williams Feels He Doesn’t Have a Position in Bills Defense

Buffalo Bills defensive end/linebacker Mario Williams is seen as one of the key components to Defensive Coordinator Mike Pettine’s new scheme for the upcoming season. The key to the scheme’s success? Williams’ versatility. Pettine purposely hasn’t labeled Williams as either a defensive end or a linebacker. Ideally, he would love him to excel in both [...]

June 10, 2013 Brett Lyons Bills 0

Report: 49ers Are “Not Inclined” To Pursue A Trade For CB Darrelle Revis

Report: 49ers Are “Not Inclined” To Pursue A Trade For CB Darrelle Revis

Update: ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that a source has informed him that the 49ers are “not inclined” to pursue a trade Jets CB Darrelle Revis at this point in time, via Adam Schefter. The 49ers have plenty of draft picks to work with and an obviously need at cornerback, so the idea makes sense that they [...]

February 28, 2013 Nathan J. Rivera 49ers, Falcons, Jets 0

Multiple Teams Have Contacted The Jets Regarding A Trade For CB Darrelle Revis

Multiple Teams Have Contacted The Jets Regarding A Trade For CB Darrelle Revis

Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports reports that sources have informed him that ”multiple teams” have contacted the New York Jets at the NFL Combine regarding CB Darrelle Revis‘ availability. Cole mentions that Jets’ management “was all ears” in regards to a potential a deal. The Jets reportedly haven’t had any discussions with Revis’ representatives in recent weeks, which could be an indication that they’re leaning towards [...]

February 26, 2013 Nate Bouda Jets 1

Jets Unlikely To Trade Darrelle Revis Before The Draft

Jets Unlikely To Trade Darrelle Revis Before The Draft

According to an agent who spoke with Rich Cimini of ESPN New York, the odds of the Jets trading CB Darrelle Revis before the NFL Draft aren’t very good. “Not a chance,” said the agent. He added that the lack of cap space around the NFL is really the main impediment for a Revis trade. Revis, 27, is believed to be [...]

February 24, 2013 Salvador Borboa Jets 0

Lions DE Cliff Avril Hoping To Secure A Similar Deal To Mario Williams?

Lions DE Cliff Avril Hoping To Secure A Similar Deal To Mario Williams?

Lions DE Cliff Avril discussed his reasoning for turning down the Detroit’s three-year, $30 million offer and provided some insight into is exceptions for his next contract. “Last year, going into it, I felt like with all the deals made around me, that wasn’t significant enough for what they were trying to offer me,” Avril said, per Justin Rogers of [...]

February 16, 2013 Salvador Borboa Lions 0

Bills DE Mario Williams Undergoes Wrist Procedure

Bills DE Mario Williams Undergoes Wrist Procedure

Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey announced on Wednesday that defensive end Mario Williams underwent a procedure on his left wrist, per Chris Brown. Brown adds that Williams, who has compiled an underwhelming 3.5 sacks in seven games, should be ready to practice next week, after the Bills’ Week 8 bye. If Williams is good [...]

October 24, 2012 Dom Ham Bills 0

Bills DE Mark Anderson Out 3-9 Weeks

Bills DE Mark Anderson Out 3-9 Weeks

Bills head coach Chan Gailey mentioned that DE Mark Anderson could be out anywhere from ”three-to-nine weeks” after he injured his knee during last week’s game. “I’m probably wrong two or three weeks either way. I don’t know where yet. I think once we get a week of rehab in we’ll have a much better idea,” said Gailey, via BuffaloBills.com. [...]

October 13, 2012 Salvador Borboa Bills 1

Mario Williams Blames Slow Start On A Sore Left Wrist

Mario Williams Blames Slow Start On A Sore Left Wrist

Bills defensive end Mario Williams says the reason behind his slow start this season has been due to a lingering sore left wrist, per Sal Maiorana of the USA Today. “I’m a hands-on player and it’s all about power in my game,” he said. “It’s just been a little odd having a little nick or [...]

October 4, 2012 Jake Watroba Bills 0

The Quest for the Lombardi – Buffalo Bills

The Quest for the Lombardi – Buffalo Bills

 BUFFALO BILLS 2011 Record: 6-10 (1-5) 4th AFC East   Passing Offense – 231.4 (15th) QB Ryan Fitzpatrick: 353 / 569 – 62.0; 3832 – 24 / 23 WR Steve Johnson: 76 – 1004 / 7TDs TE David Nelson: 61 – 658 / 5TDs HB Fred Jackson: 39 – 442 / 0TDs TE Scott Chandler: [...]

April 13, 2012 Thomas Solarik Bills, NFLTR Features 0

Fred Jackson Likely To Receive Contract Extension After The Draft

Fred Jackson Likely To Receive Contract Extension After The Draft

Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 Sports Radio reports that RB Fred Jackson‘s agent, Ron Raccuia, is “confident” that the Bills will have a long-term extension in place with Jackson before the start of training camp which opens in July. Because the Bills aggressively pursued defensive line free agents like Mario Williams and Mark Anderson, which has forced Jackson’s contract [...]

March 31, 2012 Nathan J. Rivera Bills 1

Texans Wideout Walter Restructures Contract

Texans Wideout Walter Restructures Contract

Houston Texans wide receiver Kevin Walter agreed to cut his 2012 base salary from $3.5 million to $2 million on March 16, according to Brian McIntyre of Mac’s Football Blog. 31-year-old Walter, who signed with the Texans prior to the 2006 season after stints with the New York Giants and Cincinnati Bengals, originally had a [...]

March 30, 2012 Dom Ham Texans 0

Bills Sign DE Mark Anderson

Bills Sign DE Mark Anderson

Jason La Canfora reports that Anderson will receive $27.5 million for four-year along with $8 million guarantees. This is a pretty solid deal for Anderson, especially at this point in free agency. ————– Pro Football Weekly reports that the Buffalo Bills have officially reached a deal with DE Mark Anderson. The contract is for four years [...]

March 21, 2012 Nate Bouda Bills 0