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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jets have some concerns about condition of RB Chris Johnson's knee, and the arthritis in it, but not enough not to sign him to 2-year deal.

  • Troy Aikman still concerned about Tony Romo's back

    NFL.com "Troy Aikman knows a thing or two about back surgeries. The Hall of Fame quarterback underwent back surgery when he was 26 years old and retired when he was 34 in large part because of back issues. Given his experience, the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback isn't ready to join the chorus of..." April 17

  • Dwayne Bowe pays fine, resolves case stemming from pot arrest

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe, who was arrested in November for marijuana possession, has paid a fine and pleaded guilty to amended charges to resolve the matter. Bowe pleaded guilty today to defective equipment and littering and paid $610 in fines. “Like others charged with speeding and..." April 17

  • 49ers shopping running back LaMichael James

    Sacramento Bee "If the 49ers want to maneuver higher in next month's draft, they could offer another team multiple draft picks in return or they could offer a team picks and a player. That player? According to a league source, the 49ers have been shopping running back LaMichael James, a second-round pick in the..." April 17

  • Jones-Drew wants to finish his career with Raiders

    CSN Bay Area "Maurice Jones-Drew has played eight NFL seasons and has three more on a contract he recently signed with the Raiders. The veteran running back wouldn’t completely rule out playing beyond that, but the Oakland native said he doesn’t plan on changing uniforms again. The longtime Jacksonville..." April 17

  • Redskins' Brian Orakpo still hopeful of a long term extension

    CSN Washington "Although Brian Orakpo has already signed his franchise tender, the Redskins’ star outside linebacker remains hopeful that he’ll get a long-term extension prior to next season. “We’ll see, we’ll see,” Orakpo told CSNWashington on Wednesday. “I can’t speak for [General Manager] Bruce [Allen] and..." April 17

  • 13h
    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Sidney Rice agrees to terms with the Seahawks, per league source. One-year deal.

  • Who Is Darren Sharper? Disturbing Details Emerge

    Bleacher Report "On a cool November night last year in Tempe, Ariz., at approximately 2 in the morning, a woman awoke groggy and disoriented on a gray sectional couch in a moderate apartment, according to a Tempe, Ariz., police report. She lived in downtown Tempe, her apartment located near red-bricked..." April 16

  • Police: Darren Sharper's DNA found on accuser's clothing

    CBSSports.com "Darren Sharper's DNA was found on one of his alleged rape victims in Arizona, according to testimony given by a Tempe police detective on Wednesday. Sharper was indicted on two counts of sexual assault and three counts of administering dangerous drugs in Arizona on March 11 and his bail hearing..." April 16

  • Raiders hoping to trade QB Terrelle Pryor by April 22

    CBSSports.com "After the Raiders traded for Matt Schaub back in March, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor figured his days in Oakland were done, so he asked the team to trade him. Apparently, the Raiders are trying to do just that and they're trying to do it right now. According to ProFootballTalk, the..." April 16

  • Chris Johnson, Jets agree to terms on 2-year deal

    CBSSports.com "A day after meeting with the Jets, running back Chris Johnson has agreed to terms on a two-year deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Titans parted ways with Johnson earlier this month amid a report that the team questioned his work ethic. The Jets reportedly had no such concerns, which..." April 16

  • Report: Rob Gronkowski to 'take his time' coming back

    NFL.com "Famed orthopedist Dr. James Andrews says Rob Gronkowski is "right where he should be" in his recovery from reconstructive knee surgery. Still, the New England Patriots tight end isn't about to rush his return from the torn ACL and MCL he suffered in a Week 14 win over the Cleveland Browns...." April 16

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Jets are sticking to budget/value system. They want Chris Johnson, but will not "overpay." Depressed RB market suggests $3-$4M/yr max #nyj

  • Haloti Ngata rejected 'long-term' deal from Ravens

    NFL.com "The Baltimore Ravens opened up a prairie land of cap space in February when they agreed to a four-year contract extension with pass rusher Terrell Suggs that lifted $4 million off the books. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported on Tuesday's edition of "NFL Total Access" that Baltimore's front..." April 16

  • NFLPA says DeSean Jackson owes Drew Rosenhaus $516K

    CBSSports.com "Good news: DeSean Jackson just signed a three-year, $24 million contract with the Redskins that includes a $5 million signing bonus. Bad news: Jackson will soon be $516,415 lighter in the wallet. This is what the NFLPA has said he owes agent Drew Rosenhaus in unpaid loans and agent fees,..." April 16

  • Giants, Josh Freeman getting close to a deal

    Pro Football Talk "Free agent quarterback Josh Freeman is finally getting close to finding a new home. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that Freeman and the Giants are working toward a deal that should be completed within the next day or so. That Freeman is about to sign with the Giants, where Eli Manning is firmly..." April 16

  • Golden Tate: Lions offense 'going to fit better' than Seahawks

    CBSSports.com "A lot of times when players sign in free agency it's all about the money. OK, most of the time it is. Fine. It's always about the money. But there can be benefits to where you sign too. Like with new Lions receiver Golden Tate. Tate said in a recent interview with the team's website Detroit's..." April 16

  • Report: Aldon Smith may not play for 49ers in 2014

    CBSSports.com "It's hard to deny Aldon Smith's talent -- the 2011 first-round pick has 42 sacks in 43 games -- but the 49ers have grown weary of the ever-growing list of off-field incidents. The latest came last Sunday when the linebacker was arrested and charged with a false report of a bomb threat. He also has..." April 16

  • Trump has realistic shot of being approved

    Pro Football Talk "Despite the bluster, the bravado, and the convenient revisions to the history of his antagonism of the NFL, billionaire Donald Trump would have a good chance of being approved as owner of the Bills, if the family of Ralph Wilson decides to sell the team to him. “I don’t see why not,” a source..." April 16

  • Chris Johnson after meeting with Jets: I'm taking it one day at a time

    CBSSports.com "Chris Johnson, released by the Titans earlier this month, met with the Jets Tuesday. He took in a Nets-Knicks game that night, and by Wednesday ... he remains a free agent. He told a group of reporters that "everything went well" in his meet-and-greet with the Jets but offered little in the way of..." April 16

  • Report: 49ers embattled Aldon Smith's roster spot in danger

    San Jose Mercury News "* NFL source: Chris Culliver was with Aldon Smith in the Southwest terminal on Sunday, same flight, but was not involved in any of the trouble. Culliver is not presumed to have been spending time with Smith in LA. It’s possible Culliver just happened to be there and was flying back on same..." April 15

  • Report: Hernandez investigated for threatening to kill jail guard

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to his various legal challenges, former Patriots right end Aaron Hernandez keeps adding new ones instead of resolving old ones. According to TMZ, Hernandez is being investigated for allegedly threatening to shoot and kill a guard at the Bristol County Jail. The threat allegedly..." April 15

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    QB Matt Flynn reached agreement with the Packers.

  • Gilbride says talk of Eli’s decline is ‘ludicrous’

    New York Post "Kevin Gilbride is no longer calling plays for Eli Manning, but the Giants’ former offensive coordinator still has the quarterback’s back. Following a national discussion questioning whether the two-time Super Bowl MVP’s career has already started declining, Gilbride called the debate..." April 15

  • 49ers Sign WR Brandon Lloyd

    NFL.com "The San Francisco 49ers announced they have signed wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year deal. Lloyd (6-0, 200) returns to San Francisco where he was originally drafted in the fourth round (124th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. He was a member of the 49ers from 2003-05 and registered a..." April 15

  • Teddy Bridgewater's actual play compared to Willie Beaman

    USA Today "In today’s sign that the lead-up to the NFL draft lasts far, far too long, Matt Morris, the lead NFL draft analyst for Bleacher Report, shared a comparison of top quarterback prospect Teddy Bridgewater to Willie Beamen, the Jamie Foxx character from Oliver Stone’s football movie Any Given..." April 15

  • Former Bears punter Adam Podlesh signs with Steelers

    Chicago Sun-Times "Adam Podlesh and his right leg landed on his feet Tuesday, signing a one-year deal with the Steelers. Podlesh punted for the Bears from 2011-2013 before being terminated in March. With the Bears, he punted 238 times for a 42.3-yard average, landing 82 punts inside the 20-yard line." April 15

  • Chris Johnson is at the Jets’ facility

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets’ interest in free agent running back Chris Johnson wasn’t just talk. Johnson is actually at the Jets’ facility this morning for a visit with team officials, Adam Schefter of ESPN first reported and PFT has confirmed. If the Jets were to sign Johnson this week, they’d have him in the..." April 15

  • Derek Carr says he's 'absolutely' best QB in draft

    CBSSports.com "Derek Carr is one of the top quarterbacks in a draft class without a clear-cut top guy. Coming out of Fresno State, he's got a lot going for him. Including confidence. Carr said on NFL AM Tuesday morning that he's "absolutely" the best quarterback in this class. "Absolutely. And I say that..." April 15

  • Report: Dolphins interested in Finley at 'low-risk' rate

    NFL.com "If the upcoming MRI on Jermichael Finley's surgically repaired neck brings back promising news, the Seattle Seahawks will have competition for his services. The Miami Herald reports the Dolphins have had conversations with Finley's agent and might be interested if the tight end is cleared to..." April 15

  • Kaepernick incident: Lockette called 911 when female wouldn't leave

    CBSSports.com "The Miami Police Department has shed some light on how a woman hanging out with Colin Kaepernick, Quinton Patton and Ricardo Lockette ended up in a hospital in the early morning hours of April 2. According to a police report obtained by WINZ-AM in Miami, Lockette called 911 twice after the..." April 15

  • Chris Johnson remains available, but maybe for not much longer

    Pro Football Talk "When the Titans cut running back Chris Johnson, the initial expectation was that he’d sign by the middle of last week. He didn’t. So when will he sign? We currently believe it could happen in the next few days, if it happens at all before the draft. Teams soon will be shifting their focus..." April 15

  • Donald Trump insists he's not fooling around, Bills interest is real

    Buffalo Bills News "Donald Trump knows people doubt his sincerity about the Buffalo Bills. Skeptics have scoffed at his declared interest in buying the Bills. They assert it's a publicity stunt so the billionaire entrepreneur, entertainer and political flirt can remain in the headlines. Trump today stressed..." April 15

  • Packers tried to bring Brett Favre back for reunion in 2013

    CBSSports.com "Fences are almost mended in Green Bay between the Packers and Brett Favre. He presented with Aaron Rodgers at the NFL Honors show two years ago and Packers CEO Mark Murphy previously said the team "would like to retire" Favre's jersey before he goes to Canton. Murphy also said Tuesday that the..." April 15

  • Sam Bradford for a cup of coffee?

    CBSSports.com "With the NFL Draft being just weeks away, our NFL Insider Jason La Canfora decided to write an in-depth piece Monday about how the Rams should consider trading quarterback Sam Bradford -- or at the very least see what kind of value he has on the open market. So we decided to pose the..." April 15

  • Pondering David Carr as a backup quarterback option for Ravens

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens signaled their interest in upgrading the backup quarterback position when they made an unsuccessful run at Brandon Weeden before he signed with the Dallas Cowboys in March. Coach John Harbaugh reinforced that notion during the NFL owners meetings when he discussed backup quarterback..." April 15

  • Oakland Raiders have QB prospect Blake Bortles in for visit

    Contra Costa Times "The Raiders' interest in quarterback prospects for this year's NFL draft conitinues, as evidenced by their meeting with Central Florida's Blake Bortles on Monday. Bortles is regarded by many as the top quarterback in next month's draft. The Raiders have the No. 5 pick, which means Bortles might..." April 15

  • DeSean Jackson reports to Redskins Park

    Washington Post "After spending last week on a previously scheduled vacation, wide receiver DeSean Jackson arrived to the Washington area Sunday night and reported Monday morning to Redskins Park as the team kicked off its second week of the offseason program. The Redskins signed the three-time Pro Bowl wide..." April 14

  • Sidney Rice gets clearance, could sign soon

    Pro Football Talk "With most of the veteran free-agent receivers already gobbled up and several teams still having needs, another veteran is ready to sign a new contract. Per a league source, former Vikings and Seahawks receiver Sidney Rice has received clearance to resume football activities from Dr. James..." April 14

  • 2d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Former Eagles S @k4coleman, Kurt Coleman, has agreed to terms w the Vikings.

  • Aldon Smith released from LAPD jail on $20,000 bail

    San Jose Mercury News "Linebacker Aldon Smith has been released from a Los Angeles jail after posting $20,000 bail, shortly after being charged with making a false bomb threat earlier Sunday afternoon at LAX. A Los Angeles police spokesman said although it was observed Smith may have been drinking prior to the..." April 14

  • Aldon Smith arrested for making bomb threat at LAX

    San Francisco Chronicle "Niners linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after claiming he had a bomb during a security screening, airport police said. Smith, 24, made the threat after he was randomly selected for a second screening at about 2 p.m. as he went through the..." April 14

  • Before Sproles, Eagles inquired about C.J. Spiller

    CSN Philly "Before they traded for Darren Sproles, the Eagles first tried to add a younger, more dynamic weapon to their offense. The Eagles contacted the Bills this offseason with hopes of trading for versatile Pro Bowl running back C.J. Spiller, according to two league sources familiar with the..." April 14

  • Could Bucs and Lovie Smith target Johnny Manziel with 7th pick?

    Tampa Bay Times "Lovie Smith hit the pause button. Not just on life during his year away from football, but on the games he watched on television during fall weekends. "I really enjoyed the time being a fan, watching our game, studying our game. Looking at different coaches," Smith said. "And then, everything I..." April 14

  • LeSean McCoy: 'I'll take my [2-year-old] son over Tim Tebow'

    CBSSports.com "The last thing we've heard from Tim Tebow involves him talking about college football on television. He's probably done in the NFL. Eagles running back LeSean McCoy, who was harassed in an airport by TMZ, certainly thinks so. McCoy was asked who's the best NFL player not currently on a team...." April 14

  • Anonymous NFL exec calls Jadeveon Clowney 'spoiled' and 'lazy'

    CBSSports.com "Ah, yes, proof that the NFL Draft is near: The anonymous bad-mouthing has begun. In the days and weeks leading up to biggest spectacle of the offseason, an event that by its very nature is unpredictable, the one certainty is that unnamed NFL front-office types will have less-than-laudatory things..." April 14

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Veteran CB Rashean Mathis, entering his 12th season, is signing a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions, where he started 13 games last year.

  • Rams should at least test the market for quarterback Sam Bradford

    CBSSports.com "At the risk of being inundated with phone calls from radio producers in the greater St. Louis area -- because that's what seems to happen merely by writing Sam Bradford's name in almost any context, the quarterback's very presence seemingly a hot-button issue on local sports talk -- I have a..." April 14

  • North Carolina tight end could help Bills play catch-up

    Buffalo News "For a team that has mastered going 6-10, the Buffalo Bills have actually done a pretty good job at plugging holes on their roster this offseason. ¶ The recent acquisition of Buffalo native Mike Williams via trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is another example of the Bills giving themselves..." April 14

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    Gil Brandt @Gil_Brandt

    #Louisville S Calvin Pryor has three #NFL team visits this week: #Saints (today), #Bengals, #Jets.