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NFL Notes: Broncos, Colts, Panthers, Redskins, & Texans

Broncos The Broncos play to have their No. 2 offense go up against their No. 1 defense in Saturday’s scrimmage. (Jeff Legwold) DC Jack Del Rio had good things to say about CB Chris Harris regarding his return from ACL surgery. (Jeff Legwold) DE Derek Wolfe returned just a day after he left practice with stiffness in his lower back. (Jeff Legwold) Colts Safeties Delano Howell, Sergio Brown, ...

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NFL Notes: Unsigned Draft Picks, Jaguars, Ravens, & Redskins

  Unsigned Draft Picks Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk expects contracts to be worked out for the four remaining 2014 draft picks who have yet to sign their rookie deal once teams get back from vacation. The only players still without rookie deals are: CB Justin Gilbert (Browns), OT Taylor Lewan (Titans), WR Marqise Lee (Jaguars) and OT Billy Turner (Dolphins). Jaguars According ...

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Leonard Hankerson’s Future With The Redskins “Up In The Air” ?

  According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, Redskins WR Leonard Hankerson is a candidate to open training camp on the physically unable to perform list given that he has yet to receive any assurances from his doctors that he will be ready. Hankerson unfortunately suffered a season-ending knee injury that included tears to his anterior cruciate and lateral collateral ligaments in his knee. As things ...

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NFL Rookie Signings: Friday 5/16

  Here’s a look at all of the day’s draft pick signings as well as our rookie 2014 Rookie Signings Tracker. 49ers 49ers sign sixth-round pick CB Kenneth Acker to a four-year contract. Buccaneers Buccaneers sign fifth-round pick G Kadeem Edwards to a four-year contract. (Greg Auman) Buccaneers sign sixth-round pick WR Robert Herron to a four-year contract. (Greg Auman) Colts Colts signed second-round pick OT Jack Mewhort to a ...

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Redskins Sign Draft Picks

  The Redskins announced the signing of six draft picks on Friday. The group consists of G Spencer Long, CB Bashaud Breeland, WR Ryan Grant, RB Lache Seastrunk, TE Ted Bolser and K Zach Hocker. Washington still has yet to sign second-round pick OLB Trent Murphy and OT Morgan Moses, but there is a good chance that they could be under contract before the end of ...

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NFL Draft Rumors: Derek Carr, Dee Ford, Falcons & More

Derek Carr Fresno State QB Derek Carr has really been the bigger thus far for quarterback prospects. “Derek Carr has clearly separated himself as the top passer in Mobile with his top-shelf arm strength, athleticism and overall feel for the game,” Dane Burgler writes. “He hasn’t been perfect and needs to iron out a few of his bad habits, but the arm ...

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NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday 9/3

NFL Notes RB Jonathan Dwyer was waived in part because he did not take his job seriously enough. (Ed Bouchette) 49ers Free agent QB John Skelton worked out for the 49ers. (Howard Balzer) Bears WR Brandon Marshall‘s hip “is great” says Marshall’s doctors. (Michael C. Wright) Bears re-signed TE Kyle Adams and released OT Jonathan Scott. Bengals OT Dennis Roland has ...

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Packers Looking To Add A “Lead Back” During The Offseason

Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that “there’s a feeling among some in the organization” that need to find a lead running back versus the committee approach that they’ve been employing. Silverstein mentions that Rams RB Steven Jackson, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent in the coming months, “would be ideal.” Silverstein he adds that the ...

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Packers Expect Ryan Grant To Be Active Against Detroit

Packers head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters that they expect to have Ryan Grant for Sunday’s game against the Lions, despite the fact that he was brought in off of the street on Wednesday. “Frankly, where we are from a health standpoint, we might not have a choice,” said McCarthy, per Adam Schein. Green Bay has dealt with a rash of ...

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NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 12/5

Free Agents WR Chad Johnson mentioned that his arrest for domestic battery and obsession with self-promotion spelled the end for his NFL career. 49ers QB Alex Smith could be a trade option in the offseason. (NFLTR) WR Mario Manningham did not practice today due to a shoulder injury. (Matt Maiocco) Bears WR Earl Bennett unlikely to play week 14 due ...

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Packers RB James Starks Will Be Out For “Multiple Weeks”

Packers head coach Mike McCarthy confirmed during his Wednesday press conference that running back James Starks will be out for “multiple weeks,” per Ty Dunne. MM: Starks’ injury will be “multiple weeks.” Flared up Monday. Thought it was a bruise. — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) December 5, 2012 At this point in the season, multiple weeks could very well mean he ...

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Redskins Cut Ryan Grant, Sign Keiland Williams

John Keim reports that the Washington Redskins have released RB Ryan Grant and signed Keiland Williams to take his place. Grant only received one carry, but he wasn’t exactly going to be their option if they were forced to play him because of an injury. Grant has very little explosiveness at this point in his career, which is most likely the reason that ...

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Redskins Place RB Roy Helu On IR

The Washington Redskins officially announced the signing of RB Ryan Grant this afternoon and in doing, they also announced that Roy Helu will be placed on season-ending injured reserve. Helu has been dealing with an Achilles’ tendon dating back to training camp, as well as a turf toe. He comes with an injury history, but it is surprising to see him done for ...

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Report: Redskins Will Sign RB Ryan Grant

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Washington Redskins will sign RB Ryan Grant. This comes after he worked out for the Chicago Bears this afternoon. Brad Biggs tweeted earlier that Grant looked good during his workout, but added that he was expected to sign with a team other than the Bears. Mike Shanahan loves to have a ...

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Report: The Lions Are Making Calls To Find A RB

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Detroit Lions GM Martin Mayhew has been calling around in the hopes of trading for a running back. There’s been a lot of speculation that Ryan Grant could be an option for the Lions, but Detroit has shown very little interest in him. Kevin Smith is currently dealing with a ankle injury and Mikel Leshoure ...

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Lions RB Jahvid Best Likely To Miss The First Six Weeks Of The Season

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best likely to miss the team’s first six regular season games after the team places him on the PUP list. This was certainly a possibility, considering that Smith has yet to receive medical clearance following a season-ending concussion that he suffered last year. The Lions will have to look to Kevin Smith to handle the ...

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Detriot Lions Monitoring Veteran RB’s Including Ryan Grant?

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Detroit Lions will continue to keep an eye on some of the free agent running backs, including Ryan Grant. La Canfora adds that the Lions showed no interest in signing RB Cedric Benson due to off-the-field concerns, age, and the number of carries that he’s had throughout his career. There’s no question ...

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Packers RB James Starks Needs A Strong Preseason

Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel writes that Packers RB James Starks “really needs to show up in the (preseason) games.” Silverstein notes that Starks’ practices “aren’t as good as they could be, and he seems to have regressed as a receiver.” This coincides with what Bob McGinn was saying just a few days ago. Green Bay chose to move forward with Starks in place ...

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Raiders Runningback Position Plan Doesn’t Include Cedric Benson

Raiders head coach Dennis Allen mentioned that they plan using running backs Mike Goodson and Taiwan Jones as Darren McFadden‘s backup, rather than sign free agent Cedric Benson, per Jerry McDonald. It’s hard to say if Benson will be able to secure a job before the start of the season. The Redskins and Packers have been rumored to have minimal interest as well. ——————- Chris ...

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Packers Moving Forward With James Starks As Their Primary RB

Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com writes that Green bay Packers are “committed to James Starks as their primary running back.” The fact that they chose not to retain Ryan Grant during the offseason, suggests that it’s really his show now. The Packers have appear to have faith in 2011 third-round pick Alex Green and undrafted free agent Brandon Saine, but clearly Starks is their guy. “He’s ...

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Packers Look To Be Preparing James Starks For Featured RB Role

The Green Bay Packers appear to be prepared to hand James Starks the bulk of carries this season, as he wound up handling all of the team’s first-string reps during OTAs on Tuesday, per Tyler Dunne. Packers OC Tom Clements added that Brandon Saine figures to be in the mix for a decent role in the team’s offense as well, but his ...

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Ryan Grant Looking For More Money Than The Lions Were Offering

ESPN’s John Clayton made an appearance on SportsCenter this afternoon to discuss what’s currently happening with RB Ryan Grant. According to Clayton, Grant is looking for both better compensation as well as a shot at a decent role in the team’s offense, which is why he’ll not be visiting with the Lions in the coming days. “It now looks like it will ...

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