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NFL News & Rumors: Monday 5/21

Bengals Bengals claim G Matt Murphy off waivers from the Colts. Broncos Broncos sign 2nd round pick DT Derek Wolfe to a four-year deal worth $5.2 million contract. (Denver Post) Broncos DT Ty Warren was absent for the...

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...

Lions Saw WR As A Big Need In The Draft

Leading up to the draft, it seemed as though the Detroit Lions would use their first-two picks on an offensive tackle and cornerback, considering that both positions seemed like obvious needs, but they instead...

Lions Expect To Use Riley Reiff At Left & Right Tackle

Detroit Lions first-round pick OT Riley Reiff is not expected to see any time at guard during this weekend's rookie minicamp, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Instead, Lions offensive line coach George Yarno...

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 5/10

49ers 49ers sign sixth-round FS Trent Robinson to a four-year contract. (Adam Caplan) 49ers sign fifth-round pick OLB Darius Fleming to a four-year contract. (Aaron Wilson) Bengals Bengals sign 5th round pick CB Shaun Prater. Broncos The Broncos are not...

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...

NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday

Bears Bears announce the signing of TE Evan Rodriguez. (Dan Parr) Bears WR Alshon Jeffery receives a signing bonus of $1.74 million and a total value of $4.54 million (Aaron Wilson) Bears sign seventh-round CB Greg McCoy to...

Cliff Avril & Lions At An Impasse Regarding A Long-Term Contract?

Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press writes that the Lions are at an "impasse" with DE Cliff Avril regarding a long-term contract extension. The Lions placed their franchise tag on him back in March, but Avril has made it more...

Lions Sticking With Nate Burleson Despite The Addition Of Ryan Broyles

According to Anwar S. Richardson of MLive.com, Lions WR Nate Burleson is not in jeopardy of losing his starting position, despite the recent addition of second-round pick Ryan Broyles. In fact, Burleson is on board with the team's overall strategy...

Three Teams Already Checking In On Recently Released CB Drew Coleman

Rich Cimini tweets that the New York Jets have expressed "preliminary" interest in recently released CB Drew Coleman. Both the Lions and Titans have shown interest in Coleman as well. He actually played for the Jets back in 2010,...

RB Ryan Grant Considering Offer From Lions?

Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin reports that RB Ryan Grant "is now considering an offer from the Packers' NFC North Division rival Detroit Lions," this is according to Grant's agent Alan Herman. Some felt that the...

Jahvid Best Will Be Cleared For Contact In June

Lions GM Martin Mayhew mentioned that RB Jahvid Best will be cleared to return to football activities and more specifically contact drills. “He’s been doing everything in the offseason program and we expect he’ll be cleared sometime...

Lions WR Ryan Broyles Could Start 2012 On PUP

Detroit Lions GM Martin Mayhew mentioned that second-round pick Ryan Broyles, who was taken 54th overall, could begin the year on the PUP list. "He's a possible PUP guy, but I think at some point during...

NFL Draft Rumors: Sunday Running List

49ers 49ers fourth-round pick Joe Looney is expected to start at right guard. (Lowell Cohn) Bears Bears GM Phil Emery mentioned that they could end up with six cornerbacks on the 53-man roster.  (Mark Potash) Bills The Bills are...