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There will be no joy in Mudville, for the mighty Russell has struck out.
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Speaking on the NFL Network, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson revealed that the team never got serious about moving their backup quarterback.

The 27-year-old Quinn has ed his entire career for the Rams. He started 14 games and had 8.5 sacks for the Rams last season.

Quinn is under contract for two more years. He’s due $11.4 million this year and $13 million in 2019.

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The Rams have revamped their defense with proven talent in an effort to raise its performance to the level of McVay’s offense, which led the NFL with 478 points last season in a stunning worst-to-first transformation.

Coming off a disappointing season in which he caught just 53 balls for 482 yards and six touchdowns, Nelson figured a discussion about his cap hit and salary would be coming.

What he didn’t figure was just how unwilling the Packers would be to work with him on his contract details and future role with the team, even though he had been such a productive Packer wideout for so long.

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Allen Robinson doesn’t think torn ACL will keep him from multi-year deal

Wide receiver Allen Robinson’s contract year ended after a handful of snaps due to a torn ACL suffered early in Jacksonville’s season opener last year.

That injury likely contributed to the team’s decision to pass on using the franchise tag on Robinson before last week’s deadline Authentic Pavel Datsyuk Jersey and some have wondered if it might also leave him in position to take a one-year, prove-it deal in hopes of setting up a longer contract in 2019.

As one league source explained it to PFT, the early sense is that only two teams have shown serious interest in Cousins: The Jets and the Vikings.

Other teams may have made a phone call and/or placed a ballpark number on the table, but the thinking is that the Jets and Vikings are the two truly serious candidates for Cousins’ services.
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With news that the Vikings have contacted the Drew Brees camp, Minnesota seems to be going all in for a franchise quarterback who would help the team get over the hump. Or, alternatively, they’re trying to get Case Keenum to accept a Bortlesque offer to remain in the job that landed in his lap last year and that he performed admirably, for most of the season.

Jacksonville also announced it has placed an exclusive rights tender on tight end Ben Koyack.

Koyack, a seventh-round pick in 2015, spent his rookie season on the practice squad. He has appeared in 30 games over the past two seasons, with 10 starts.

The last time we saw a team in the NFL attempt what the Los Angeles Rams are trying this offseason’to build a superteam through free agency, the latest addition being star defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh’it was the year 2000. That’s when the owner of the Washington football team, Dan Snyder, seemingly took leave of his football senses.

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At the Wolverines’ pro day, Hurst posted a 4.97-second 40-yard dash, 29 reps on bench, a 31-inch vertical, an eight-foot, eight-inch broad jump, a 4.62-second short shuttle and a 7.74-second three-cone drill, per?Brandt.?

DeShawn Shead visiting Lions, then 49ers

The Seahawks indicated a desire to keep cornerback Deshawn Shead when they cut him this week. But Shead isn’t sitting around waiting.

Per multiple reports, quarterback Kirk Cousins will sign a three-year, $84 million deal with the Vikings. That’s an average of $28 million per year, $500,000 per year more than Jimmy Garoppolo will earn per year.

And while some may say Cousins should have opted for another year or two of security, it would have been a mirage if it weren’t fully guaranteed. Most teams insist on a couple of non-guaranteed back-end years that inevitable fail to reflect fair value. Cousins avoided giving the Vikings the ability to squat on him at a lower number.

As to the possibility that Cousins won’t be attractive in three years based on his performance over the next three, a couple of non-guaranteed years wouldn’t have mattered, because the Vikings would have cut him.

Shead’s contract tolled into 2018, or rolled over for another season under the same terms, after he ed only two games in 2017 in his return from a torn ACL. But Seattle General Manager John Schneider already had assured Shead he would become a free agent, so the Seahawks did right by the er in allowing him to test the market.

Shead, 28, ed all five positions in the Seattle secondary after the team signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He made 22 starts in six seasons, with 15 of those coming in 2016.

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Professors were, uh, grading on a curve.

“I’m 18, 19. I would literally walk into the store for a sandwich and a bag of chips, and I’d put my money out to pay for it, and I didn’t have to pay for it,” he says. “I had all these things given to me. And I had teachers, they’d give me things if I signed an autograph, signed a football. I didn’t know how to handle this, man. I was a rock star. I was the president of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

He in 10 games last year, with his season cut short by a shoulder injury which required surgery.Dion Lewis expected to sign with Titans

It looks like Malcolm Butler won’t be the only er leaving New England for Nashville in 2018.

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that running back Dion Lewis will join Butler in making the move to the Titans when free agency opens on Wednesday. It’s reportedly a four-year deal.

Lewis, who was No. 32 on our list of the top free agents, saw the biggest workload of his professional career in 2017 and he made the most of the chance. He ran 180 times for 896 yards and six touchdowns while also catching 32 passes out of the backfield for the Patriots.49ers_220

Ryan Jensen to visit Colts and Buccaneers

One of the top centers in free agency is going to make some visits before he makes a decision.
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According to Peter Schrager of the NFL Network, Ravens center Ryan Jensen will visit the Buccaneers and the Colts before making his decision.

The Bucs make immediate sense, but the Colts are only two years removed from using a first-round pick on center Ryan Kelly.

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If the $3.3 million in incentives are classified as likely to be earned (which doesn’t mean they are actually likely to be earned), Brees’ cap number for 2018 will be $24.75 million.

Per Yates, the cap number in 2018 is due to be $33.5 million, which could force the Saints to make a difficult decision if they notice any decline in Brees as he approaches his 40th birthday next January.

Baltimore Ravens The Ravens went through some suspicious hoops to swoop in and sign wide receiver Michael Crabtree who remained a free agent for less than 24 hours.

For some reason, the 30-year-old receiver was hot on the Ravens鈥?radar and the team must feel he will be quarterback Joe Flacco鈥檚 ace in the hole this season.

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He was limited to eight games that season and finished with just 1.0 sack, but he has seemingly since gotten acclimated to performing without the finger.

In Pierre-Paul, the Bucs are hoping to have landed a premier pass-rusher, since they ranked last in the NFL last season with 22 sacks.

Much of the pass-rushing burden in New York now falls on Olivier Vernon’s shoulders, and with JPP out of the picture, the Giants could be candidates to select NC State defensive end Bradley Chubb with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft.

Richard Sherman: I am looking forward to what the future holds

Cornerback Richard Sherman wrote a letter to the Seahawks, thanking the organization, his teammates and the fans.
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Limited Kevin Pamphile Jersey I would like to say thank you to the Seattle Seahawks organization for taking a chance on a kid that was overlooked by many. For that, I am truly grateful. Thank you to the coaching staff, trainers, equipment guys, and office staff for the love and support you have shown me for the last seven seasons.

To my brothers, this journey would not have been the same without each of you. It has been [an] amazing ride from beginning to end, with memories to last a lifetime. To the 12s, you have been nothing short of amazing. The support you have shown me on and off the field has been invaluable to my family and [me]. Truly appreciate each and every one of you for showing up every Sunday to cheer us on.

Six quarterbacks in the first round may be a stretch, but the Bills aren’t in a position to land one of the top four prospects. Of course, Lamar Jackson was available earlier. However, Buffalo already gave up on Tyrod Taylor because its coaching staff prefers a traditional pocket passer.

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Nathan Peterman isn’t the future, whereas Rudolph could be.

The Dolphins may not be finished shipping out players once considered part of their core.

According to Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the Dolphins are shopping right tackle Ja’Wuan James, their 2014 first-rounder.

James is entering the option year on his rookie contract, and is scheduled to make $9.34 million this year.

That’s a large pill for another Matt Moore Jersey team to swallow (at least for a guy who isn’t near the top of his position), which means the Dolphins might not get much for him if they get anything at all. That opens the door to a potential release, if they’re already thinking about life without him.

James has started 47 games at right tackle the last four seasons, but their line stabilized last year when Sam Young replaced him.

The Dolphins also traded 2014 second-rounder Jarvis Landry to Cleveland after using the franchise tag on him, as they overhaul their roster. And that lack of impact from a draft class is one of the reasons the Dolphins are in the mess they’re in.

Allen also would not be intimidated by playing in the Northeast.

Led by this talented defensive line, the Chiefs followed up the?Jets’ shocking win in Super Bowl III with a?stunner in Super Bowl IV against the Vikings. En route to the championship, the Chiefs allowed just 20 points total in playoff games against the Jets, Raiders and Vikings. Hall of Fame coach Hank Stram boasted?that Bell was so versatile an athlete that he could play any position on the field.
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I think Allen for a lot of teams has kind of separated himself from [Rosen and Mayfield], McShay said. With Jeremy Bates, you have someone who can coach quarterbacks. You have someone who I think could help Allen in terms of the consistency in his footwork, which, in result, should improve the consistency of his accuracy.

In that weather, with his arm and the fact that he has big hands to grip the ball and throw the ball and has experience throwing in bad weather coming from Wyoming, McShay said. He’s had the shoulder injuries. Otherwise he’s been durable. He’s gotten bigger. He’s gotten stronger.

Although Brady has insisted on multiple occasions that he wants to play football until he’s 45, that doesn’t seem like such a guarantee anymore. During a recent interview on Peter King’s MMQB podcast, Chopra said that he doesn’t Casey Hayward Jersey think Brady will be sticking around much longer.

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The idea that Brady could end up retiring in the next year or two isn’t a crazy one. During one of the most candid moments of the documentary, Brady sat down with his wife, Gisele, and said that he would definitely retire if the Patriots played in two more Super Bowls.

Two more Super Bowls. Two more, Brady said. That could be shorter than five or six [more years].

That portion of the documentary was filmed in August 2017, which means, If Brady sticks to his plan of two more Super Bowls, he could end up retiring as soon as next season, since he already knocked one Super Bowl off the list when the Patriots played the Eagles in February.

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Colts general manager Chris Ballard said the teams had been discussing a potential trade since early in the week.

Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The New York Jets shook up the top of the NFL draft on Saturday morning, completing a blockbuster trade with the Indianapolis Colts that will put them in better position to select a potential franchise quarterback.

They had an interest to move up to (No.) 3 and kind of went back and forth for the last four or five days, Ballard said in a video posted on the Colts’ website.

But now it’s time to say goodbye to the game I love.

10 years! Wow, God had crazy plans for a small little kid from North Platte, NE! It’s been a wild ride and feel so blessed He allowed me to do what I loved for so long.

But now it’s time to say goodbye to the game I love.

First, I want to thank my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Without Him my career wouldn’t have been possible.

He blessed me with the gifts and He paved the way.

All I had to do was follow His plans for my life, and His plans were crazy awesome! Next, I want to thank my wife who has been by my side since freshman year of high school.

Scandrick reportedly requested his release from Dallas earlier in the week.

A fifth-round draft pick in 2008, Scandrick had a productive career as a slot corner, accumulating eight interceptions, eight forced fumbles, and 11.5 sacks in 125 career games.

He was Dallas’ longest-tenured defensive player and started 11 games in 2017, with 38 tackles and three passes defended.

But the odds of that happening are low. The Browns pick first and fourth and need a quarterback. With the Jets moving up to No. 3, Cleveland knows the options will be limited by the time the fourth pick comes around. And even if the Browns don’t pick Darnold at No. 1, it’s hard to imagine him falling to No. 3.
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Vinny Curry Reportedly Agrees to Contract with Buccaneers After Eagles Release

Defensive end Vinny Curry has found a new home with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, agreeing to a three-year deal, according to Jenna Laine of ESPN.
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The contract is reportedly worth up to $27 million with $11.5 million guaranteed in case of injury.

The 29-year-old spent the first six years of his NFL career with the Philadelphia Eagles, starting all 19 games during their run to the Super Bowl title last season.

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On defense, coach Bill Self called for double-teams on Delgado whenever he got the ball down low, especially when Azubuike was sitting on the bench. On offense, he had his guys throw it to Azubuike on the block or rely on Mykhailiuk — by nature a 3-point specialist — to slash to the basket.

Together, they helped the Jayhawks stretch their lead to double digits.

Wade, at second base, ranged far to his Jermaine Gresham Youth jersey left before diving, popping up and throwing a runner out at first base. Watch it here:
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Later, Drury snagged a Miguel Cabrera liner that would have easily gone for extra bases down the third-base line. Watch it here:

Boone: I think he’s a really good player. Look, I think the utility part of him just adds to his value because he’s such a good athlete and the ability to move all around I think is something that’s really going to benefit him and us, not only this year but in the years to come. He’s going to get into a game at third one day this week. Yeah, it’s one of the things that we love about him, the versatility he can provide.

Lakers leave an impression on LeBron in punishing rout of Cavaliers

Randle, who had been slowed by an illness in the previous two games, had a career-high 36 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists. Randle is a key piece for the Lakers because they can clear up to $70 million in cap space this summer to pursue two max free agents by parting ways with Randle and stretching Luol Deng’s contract.
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But Randle played on Sunday like a player who was determined to remind the Lakers what they have in the 23-year-old forward and show James at the same time how his game is blossoming. Randle has been on a tear since being inserted into the starting lineup at the beginning of the season, but this was the best performance of his career.

There are three games featuring one likely playoff team against a longshot that is still seemingly motivated by their slim mathematical playoff hopes: Charlotte Hornets-New Orleans Pelicans, Detroit Pistons-Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets-Los Angeles Lakers

Those games aren’t magical must-have stack-fests. It’s not impossible to get value from the other five games that aren’t listed. But, again, the point is to build some order from the chaos.

The Blazers’ rising star took some advice from a teammate and landed a sneaker deal that could make him the face of a company that calls a nation of 1.3 billion people home.

It’s a move that has made waves through the signature-sneaker industry in the years since, drawing the attention of young NBA players who are Alan Page Jersey navigating their own endorsement deals and branding opportunities. There are now more than a dozen players with endorsement deals with the three major Chinese manufacturers (Li-Ning, Anta and Peak), most of them guards — a significant shift from a decade ago.
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Word of mouth matters throughout the NBA, and it didn’t take long for the concept of doing a Chinese shoe deal to gain traction. A year after Wade signed, Rajon Rondo agreed to a six-year deal with Anta, following in the footsteps of teammate Kevin Garnett, who landed with the company in 2010 after his Adidas deal was up.
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When Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson received an offer from Anta the following summer, his agent at the time, Bill Duffy, suggested he reach out to Rondo, a fellow BDA Sports client, for feedback.

Kirk Cousins having crew follow him, film his free-agent journey

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New England will probably decline Shelton’s fifth-year option, given that run-stuffing defensive linemen just aren’t making eight-figure salaries often in free agency; but it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the Pats offer Shelton a contract extension if he starts his career in Foxborough well.

The return isn’t much for the Browns. Cleveland sends a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft to the Patriots, although it’s unclear whether it’ll be the pick the Browns acquired from the Packers on Friday or the fifth-rounder the Browns picked up from the Chiefs for another former first-round pick, Cam Erving. In return, Cleveland will get a 2019 third-rounder, but given the Patriots’ nearly unprecedented run of success, it seems extremely likely that pick will fall into the 90s next year.
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After five years of anchoring the middle of the Carolina defense, Lotulelei could be ready to test the market. The Panthers would have to decide whether to add another significant contract to a defensive line that already includes Kawann Short’s monster deal ($16.1 million annual average).

A torn ACL limited Robinson to one catch in 2017, but it occurred early enough for him to be fully recovered in time for training camp this summer. Giving significant money to a player Cody Zeller Jersey returning from a serious injury is tricky, but Robinson will generate a ton of interest. Catching 201 passes from Blake Bortles in three seasons (2014-16) is impressive.

It seemed likely in December that the Browns and Giants would take quarterbacks with the first two selections in April, but that’s not clear anymore. At the very least, it seems like there’s a chance that Saquon Barkley and Bradley Chubb are the first two picks of the draft.

Best prospect fits: If Denver doesn’t sign Keenum or another veteran in free agency, grabbing Wyoming’s Josh Allen at No. 5 (or moving up a couple spots to get him) makes a lot of sense. General manager John Elway personally scouted Allen at the Senior Bowl and at the Cowboys’ bowl game.