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AFC Notes: Bengals, Colts, Jaguars, & Ravens

Bengals Coley Harvey writes that if the concerns regarding WR Percy Harvin are accurate, “you don’t touch him with a 50-foot pole if you’re Cincinnati. It doesn’t matter how dynamic and explosive he may be.” Harvey believes drafting a wide receiver is in play for the Bengals. Harvey expects Ryan Hewitt to remain in the H-Back role, which means they’re unlikely to ...

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Re-Injures Calf, Could Linger Throughout Playoffs

Update: Following Sunday’s game, Aaron Rodgers told reporters that his calf injury is in a different location than the injury he sustained against Buccaneers last week, per Ed Werder. Rodgers said that his return was motivated by the fact that a loss would mean playing just a week later and a win would give him close to two weeks to get healed, per Werder. ——— Aaron Rodgers has returned ...

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Traded 2015 NFL Draft Picks

Here’s a running list of 2015 draft picks that have been traded. The list will continuously be updated leading up to the 2015 NFL Draft. First Round Picks:  Bills traded their first-round pick to the Browns for the right to select WR Sammy Watkins. Third-Round Picks:  49ers will either trade their third- or fourth-round pick to the Bills for WR ...

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NFL Notes, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Packers, Patriots

  Buccaneers Buccaneers claimed G Garrett Gilkey off waivers from the Browns. (Claims Tracker) Cardinals Cardinals claimed LB Thomas Keiser off waivers from the Chargers. (Claims Tracker) Packers HC Mike McCarthy announced that Matt Flynn is the team’s No. 2 quarterback and Scott Tolzien is their No. 3 option. (Jason Wilde) Packers worked out three quarterbacks Sunday including: Jeff Mathews, Pat Devlin and Jon Jennings. (Field Yates) ...

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Packers Keep QBs Matt Flynn & Scott Tolzien

  Update: The Green Bay Packers announced their roster cuts to get down to 53 players Saturday and both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien made the team. ——— Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the Packers are in fact keeping both backup QBs Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on their 53-man roster, despite the previous report that only one would make ...

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NFL Notes: 49ers, Browns, Giants, Packers, Redskins & Texans

  49ers OL Adam Snyder is not practicing Monday, but he was spotted without a knee brace and walking without a limp. (Matt Maiocco) Browns HC Mike Pettine mentioned that WR Josh Gordon is dealing with a “minor” injury, which is why Gordon was held out of Monday’s practice. (Around The League) Giants The Giants are projected to have six new starters on offense and another six ...

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NFL Notes: Browns, Jets, Packers, & Panthers

  Browns Rookie QB Johnny Manziel had his “finest practice throwing the ball” the on Tuesday. (Tony Grossi) Brian Hoyer and the rest of the Browns’ offense had great days as well. (Tony Grossi) Jordan Poyer could still be in the mix for the Browns’ safety job, despite the addition of veteran Jim Leonhard. (Tony Grossi) TE Jordan Cameron missed another practice due ...

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NFL Notes: Bills, Packers, Ravens, Titans, & Vikings

  Bills The Bills have been working on two different styles of offense. One is an up-tempo, shotgun-style offense that makes use of players with a lot of speed while the other is a more physical unit. (Mike Rodak) First-round pick WR Sammy Watkins continues to look like a star in training camp. (Mike Rodak) Packers The Packers have been alternating second-team snaps between Scott Tolzien ...

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Packers’ Decision To Draft 3 WRs Could Impact Plans For Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb?

  Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com wonders whether the Packers’ decision to draft three receivers this year could ultimately impact their decision to keep both Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb long-term. The Packers lost James Jones in free agency, but used a second-round pick on Davante Adams, a fifth-round pick on Jared Abbrederis, and a seventh-round selection on Jeff Janis. Both Nelson and ...

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Packers WR Jordy Nelson Confident He’ll Get An Extension, Possibly Before Training Camp

  Packers WR Jordy Nelson fielded numerous questions regarding a potential contract extension that would keep him in Green Bay for the foreseeable future on Tuesday. Nelson told reporters that although an agreement isn’t imminent at this point in time, he is confident that they could have something in place before the start of the season. “Everyone knows deals get ...

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Brandon Marshall’s Extension Could Impact Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb Talks With The Packers

  Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com writes that Brandon Marshall‘s the recent contract extension with the Bears could end up having an impact on negotiations between the Packers and WRs Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb. Marshall signed a three-year, $30 million contract extension that included over $23 million guaranteed. This means his annual base salary will be $11.194 million in the coming ...

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Report: Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage Worked Out For The Packers

  Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, citing an NFL source, reports that the Packers recently hosted Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage for a pre-draft visit. Silverstein mentions that the Packers typically bring in late-round quarterbacks for visits, so this is a somewhat interesting move for the Packers. The Packers currently have Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien behind Aaron Rodgers, but there ...

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Packers Officially Re-Sign QB Matt Flynn

  Update: It took just over a week, but the Packers have finally announced that they have re-signed QB Matt Flynn, per Rob Demovsky. ———- Ian Rapoport reports that the Packers have reached an agreement with QB Matt Flynn. Recent reports mentioned that Flynn was expected to work out for the Giants, however, it appears as though the Packers prevent him ...

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Report: Free Agent WR LaRon Byrd Working Out For Cowboys Thursday

  Update: Ralph Vacchiano reports that the free agent WR LaRon Byrd will visit with the Cowboys on Thursday after finishing his workout with the Giants. Byrd, 24, signed with the Cardinals as an undrafted free agent out of the Miami back in 2012. He spent the 2013 season on the injured reserve list and was waived by Arizona a little over a week ago. ————- ...

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Update: Giants Are Not Working Out Free Agent QB Matt Flynn Tuesday

  Update: Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reports that the Giants are not working out free agent QB Matt Flynn Tuesday, despite recent reports. New York is reportedly working out free agent QB Josh Freeman, so we’ll have to see if they eventually bring Flynn in our sign Freeman to contract in the near future. ————- Kimberly Jones reports that the Giants will also bring in free agent ...

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Browns Could Sign A Veteran QB At Some Point

  Browns HC Mike Pettine mentioned during a Wednesday conference call that they could give some consideration to bringing in a veteran quarterback at some point. “I don’t think we’re at the point yet where that decision has to be made,” Pettine said, via the Beacon Journal. “I think it’ll be made sooner than later. I think it’ll be done around the ...

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Packers HC Mike McCarthy Wants To Re-Sign QB Matt Flynn

Packers HC Mike McCarthy told reporters on Tuesday that he wants the team to re-sign backup QB Matt Flynn. McCarthy mentioned that he has “great admiration and respect” for Flynn, per Mike Vandermause. There hasn’t any interest in Flynn up to this point, so returning to Green Bay could be his only option, and even that is not a guarantee with ...

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Giants May Wait Until After The 2014 Season To Address Eli Manning’s Contract

  According to Dan Graziano of ESPN.com, the Giants would prefer to until after the 2014 season to address Eli Manning‘s contract. As of now, Manning has two years remaining on his seven-year, $106.9 million contract that included $35 million guaranteed. The Giants currently have $4.57 million in available cap space, so there is some incentive to working out a contract extension now, especially considering that his ...

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Ravens Could Be Looking To Upgrade The Backup QB Position

  Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com mentioned a few days ago that with the Ravens reportedly showing interest in QB Brandon Weeden — before he signed with the Cowboys — appears to be a sign that they are looking for a better backup quarterback. Tyrod Taylor has backed up Joe Flacco for the past three seasons, but Hensely doesn’t see him a viable ...

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Report: Contract Talks Between The Packers & WR Jordy Nelson Are “Ongoing”

Update: Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that conversations between the Packers and WR Jordy Nelson are “ongoing,” although there is currently no timetable for an extension to get done. Caplan adds that Green Bay is expected to continue to work on addressing their unrestricted free agents before turning their attention veteran players currently under contract. ———- Ian Rapoport reports that the Packers view ...

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Vikings Could Possibly Look To The Trade Market For A QB?

Ben Gosseling of ESPN.com writes that, depending on what happens at the top of this year’s draft, there is a chance that the Minnesota Vikings could look to the trade market for a quarterback. According to Gosseling, there is no guarantee that one of the best quarterback prospects in this year’s draft will be available to them at No. 8 overall. ...

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