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NFL Notes: Peyton Manning, 49ers, Broncos, & Vikings

Peyton Manning New HC Gary Kubiak said that he’s meshing his offense two suit Peyton Manning‘s strengths. “Can he roll out? I think he can do anything he wants to do,” Kubiak said. “You do what your players do best. I’ve been asked over the course of the last month, since I’ve been in Denver, about the bootleg. I had Joe ...

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Wes Welker Not Considering Retirement, Plans To Play In 2015

Broncos free agent WR Wes Welker tells Mike Klis of the Denver Post that he isn’t mulling retirement, despite the previous reports, and is instead preparing to play next season. “Just getting ready for 2015,” Welker said in a text message. As for the report that he’s considering retiring from the NFL, Welker said: “Never ever came out of my mouth.” ...

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Wes Welker Reportedly Considering Retirement, Unlikely To Be Back With Broncos

Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that Broncos WR Wes Welker is considering retiring from the NFL. Garafolo’s source did say that now decision has been made as of now. However, Welker has reportedly told friends, family members and associates that he’s “giving serious thought to walking away.” Welker has sustained a number of concussions over the course of his 11-year career ...

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NFL Notes: Draft, Jim Harbaugh, Broncos, & Cardinals

Draft NFL  VP of Football Operations Troy Vincent points out that underclassmen requesting evaluations for early entry into the NFL draft are down 42 percent from 2013. Jim Harbaugh Jason Cole mentions that the University of Michigan have really raised the bar in their pursuit of 49ers HC Jim Harbaugh after they reportedly made him a six year, $29 million offer. Even so, ...

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NFL Notes: Josh Gordon, Free Agents, Bills, Jaguars, Saints

Josh Gordon WR Josh Gordon has officially been reinstated from his suspension on Monday and can return to the team’s facility. (Ian Rapoport) Free Agents Jason Fitzgerald of OverTheCap.com lists Cardinals CB Antonio Cromartie, Rams WR Kenny Britt and 49ers WR Michael Crabtree as three players that improved their stock from Week 11. Jason Fitzgerald takes a look at a few players that hurt their negotiating positions ...

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Wes Welker Likely To Be The Odd Man Out In Denver Next Year

With Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas and TE Julius Thomas set to be unrestricted free agents after the season, Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report mentions that WR Wes Welker is likely to be the “odd man out” in Denver next year. Sources tell Cole that the Denver will likely have to dish out a lot of money to lock up Demaryius ...

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NFL Notes: Broncos, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans

Broncos Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that Broncos LB Nate Irving suffered a serious right knee injury during Sunday’s loss to the Patriots and is expected to miss some time. According to Klis, Irving will undergo an MRI on Monday, but the fear from the Broncos is that he suffered some form of ligament damage. In fact, Klis writes that Irving’s was ...

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NFL Notes: Dennis Allen, Bears, Broncos, Rams, Ravens, Redskins

  Dennis Allen Ian Rapoport reports that it’s still “too early” for the Raiders to fire HC Dennis Allen barring a “Tampa Bay Buccaneers-type meltdown.” Raiders owner Mark Davis was patient with Allen during the offseason and even allowed him to bring back his entire staff, so the expectation is that he will give Allen another opportunity to right the ship. Bears WRs Brandon Marshall (ankle) and Alshon ...

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Wes Welker, Orlando Scandrick, & Stedman Bailey Officially Reinstated

Update: The NFL and NFLPA announced the reinstated Broncos WR Wes Welker, Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick, and Rams WR Stedman Bailey on Wednesday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that all three players will be back at practice on Wednesday and will play in Week 3. Dan Graziano reports that Giants OL Eric Herman was been reinstated from drug suspension and the team has applied for a ...

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List Of Players Who Will Be Reinstated Once Agreement On Drug Policy Is In Place

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen have obtained a list of players that will be reinstated as soon as there is an agreement between the NFL and NFLPA regarding a new Drug Policy. The list of players includes: Broncos WR Wes Welker Rams WR Stedman Bailey Cowboys DB Orlando Scandrick Giants OL Eric Herman former Vikings DE Spencer Nealy ...

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Deadline Passes For Suspended Players To Be Reinstated For Week 2

  Update: Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the roster deadline for players to play in Sunday’s games has passed, which means that there will be no players reinstated in time for Week 2. ——— Ian Rapoport reports that NFL teams have been informed that suspensions are unlikely to be lifted before Sunday’s games get underway. Despite the league ...

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New Drug Policy Agreement Would Lift Broncos WR Wes Welker’s Suspension

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Broncos WR Wes Welker‘s suspension would be lifted if a new drug deal is passed in the near future. The NFLPA has scheduled a vote for Friday regarding a new drug policy that will include all 32 players reps. The overall expectation is that it would pass if the Players Association actually held a vote. However, ...

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Report: New Drug Policy Rules Will Apply To Players Suspended In 2014, Josh Gordon’s Case More Complicated

  Ian Rapoport and Albert Breer of the NFL Network are reporting that a new drug policy would apply new standards to retroactive suspensions already being served by NFL players. According to Rapoport, players suspended during the 2014 league would now be subject to the new standards included in the policy. Although, each case would reportedly be reviewed if the ...

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Broncos Sign TE Dominique Jones, Waive WR Nathan Palmer

According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, the Denver Broncos signed TE Dominique Jones and waived WR Nathan Palmer from their practice squad. Jones, who has some experience at the H-back position, signed as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts in 2012.  He had stints with the Dolphins, Chiefs, and most recently, the Bills who released him ...

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NFL Notes: 49ers, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers

  49ers WR Michael Crabtree (calf) is expected to play in Week 1 game against the Cowboys. (Matt Maiocco) Broncos WR Wes Welker has been medically cleared from his concussion. (Mike Klis) Browns The Browns have a “very minimal” package of plays for QB Johnny Manziel and there is no lock that they’ll use them on Sunday. (Jay Glazer) Buccaneers OC Jeff ...

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More Updates Regarding New Drug Policy Negotiations That Could Lift Suspensions

  Update: Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk updates the situation regarding a new drug policy. A source with knowledge of the negotiations has informed him that the league is proposing a one-game deactivation with pay for the next game after any DUI arrest. It’s worth mentioning that this wouldn’t be a suspension, and would not require players in this situation to ...

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Report: New Drug Testing Policy Could Reduce Or Eliminate Suspensions For Welker & Gordon

  Update: Mark Maske of the Washington Post confirms the report from PFT that it’s “possible” players like Wes Welker and Josh Gordon could have their suspensions reduced or possibly overturned if a new drug-testing agreement is reached at some point in near future. ———– Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that a new agreement between the NFL and the Players Association ...

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NFL Notes: Broncos, Packers, Patriots, & Titans

  NFLTR 2014 NFL Strength of Schedule – Based On Vegas SB Odds Broncos The Broncos promoted WR Nate Palmer to their active roster following Wes Welker‘s four-game suspension. (Ian Rapoport) Packers TE Brandon Bostick is officially out for Week 1’s game. ILB Brad Jones is probable for Thursday’s game. Patriots The Patriots signed TE Allen Reisner to their practice squad. ...

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NFL Notes: Browns, Cardinals, Dolphins, Giants, Rams, Seahawks

  Broncos HC John Fox told reporters that WR Wes Welker has been cleared to participate in Wednesday’s practice. (Andrew Mason) Cardinals HC Bruce Arians said that WR Larry Fitzgerald is fine and has no doubt he plays this week, despite missing Tuesday’s practice. (Kent Somers) The Cardinals brought in linebackers James Anderson, Zac Diles, Moise Fokou and Yawin Smallwood for workouts Tuesday. (Field Yates) ...

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Broncos WR Wes Welker Suspended 4 Games For Use Of Amphetamines

  Update: The NFL and the Denver Broncos have announced that WR Wes Welker‘s suspension is official, which means he will begin serving his ban in Week 1. There were some reports that mentioned Welker could be available for this weekend’s game based on the fact that the league had yet to announce his suspension, but they got that out of the way ...

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NFL Notes: Broncos, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Packers, Patriots, & Vikings

  Broncos Broncos WR Wes Welker is expected to practice on a limited basis Monday, and could be cleared to fully participate in practice by Wednesday or Thursday. (Mike Klis) Eagles Eagles signed QB G.J. Kinne to the practice squad. (Practice Squad Tracker) Falcons Falcons signed TE Kyle Miller to their practice squad. (Practice Squad Tracker) Giants HC Tom Coughlin said rookie WR Odell Beckham could ...

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