• Associated Press examining its use of the Redskins name

    Awful Announcing "The boycotts of the Redskins nickname has been the forgotten NFL controversy of the last several months. With concussions and domestic violence dominating the off-field headlines, the nickname debate circling around the Washington NFL franchise moved to the backburner in the last..." March 31

  • Aaron Hernandez lied to Patriots owner Robert Kraft about night of murder

    Yahoo! Sports "New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft likes to consider all of his employees as extended family. When he arrived at Gillette Stadium on the morning of June 19, 2013, he found a throng of media in the parking lot and news helicopters flying above. It was a sign that Aaron Hernandez, then just..." March 31

  • Jameis Winston looks flabby at Florida State Pro Day

    Pro Football Talk "Looking at a college quarterback’s physique isn’t a great way to determine whether he’ll be a good pro. Tom Brady didn’t look special at the Combine. Brady Quinn looked so good they put him on the cover of Muscle & Fitness. But the fact is NFL teams do weigh and measure draft prospects, and..." March 31

  • Russell Wilson won't receive fully guaranteed contract

    NFL.com "Russell Wilson is a near lock to sign a contract extension with the Seahawks that will make him the NFL's highest-paid player. But don't expect it to be a deal that changes how elite NFL stars are compensated. On Monday's edition of NFL Total Access, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport threw cold..." March 31

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    Peter King @SI_PeterKing

    The Ravens have signed Matt Schaub.

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    James Walker @JamesWalkerNFL

    According to a team source, free-agent RB Stevan Ridley is visiting the #Dolphins today.

  • Saints' Mark Ingram on C.J. Spiller: He's a game-breaker

    ESPN.com "Although Mark Ingram was thrilled about the opportunity to be featured as a workhorse back when needed last season, he insisted he was fired up when the New Orleans Saints signed fellow running back C.J. Spiller in free agency. Not only are the two friends, but Ingram said he loves what the..." March 31

  • Technically, Brady’s cliff jump may violate his contract

    Pro Football Talk "Unless the video was technologically enhanced, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady recently jumped off a cliff in Costa Rica. Setting aside for now whether the national media would be reacting with a shrug if a quarterback perceived as being less committed to his craft were engaging in inherently..." March 31

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Free agent RB Jacquizz Rodgers, mostly recently of the #Falcons, is visiting the Chicago #Bears, source said

  • Jonathan Martin: I no longer think about the Dolphins bullying case

    ESPN.com "Jonathan Martin made it clear on Monday that he didn’t want to talk about the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal two years ago in which he was the victim. He made it clear that his focus was on revitalizing his career with the Carolina Panthers, who claimed the offensive tackle off waivers on..." March 31

  • Tyrann Mathieu: "I Can Still Make Some Plays"

    NFL.com "Tyrann Mathieu is getting healthy. This Bruce Arians knows and has been counting on as the Cardinals’ coach builds his defense for 2015. After Mathieu had such a special rookie season in 2013 before shredding his knee, Arians seeks more than just health from the safety, and he thinks Mathieu..." March 31

  • Kevin White: I bring a lot more to the table than Amari Cooper

    Pro Football Talk "Two wide receivers appear to have established themselves at the top of the position heading into the draft, leaving the big question at the position as whether Alabama’s Amari Cooper or West Virginia’s Kevin White will be the first wideout off the board on April 30. During an appearance on..." March 31

  • DeMeco Ryans staying with Philadelphia Eagles on new 2-year contract

    Alabama.com "At the end of the 2014 season, Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly said the Eagles needed inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans to bounce back from the torn Achilles tendon that caused him to miss eight games. "We need DeMeco," Kelly said. "I'm a big DeMeco fan. As a group, he really sets the tone for..." March 31

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Chiefs took a visit from #Bengals returner/receiver Brandon Tate, source said.

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    Hays Carlyon @HaysCarlyon

    #Jaguars waive FB Bradie Ewing, no fullbacks on roster now.

  • Aaron Hernandez's fiancee testifies she removed box at his request

    CBSSports.com "Shayanna Jenkins, the fiancee of ex-Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, testified Monday at his murder trial that she removed a box from their basement at his request the day after Odin Lloyd was killed, the Associated Press reports. Hernandez is charged with killing Odin Lloyd on June 17,..." March 31

  • Falcons fined $350K, lose 2016 draft pick over crowd noise scandal

    CBSSports.com "Rich McKay spent most of the NFL annual meetings as the spokesperson for the Competition Committee but he will lose his position on the committee beginning April 1 as a result of the Falcons crowd-noise scandal. In addition, the Falcons were fined $350,000 and have to forfeit a 5th round pick..." March 30

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The one-year contract that the #Packers and DT BJ Raji have agreed to is worth roughly $3.5M, source said. He can earn up to $4M.

  • Report: Sam Bradford wouldn’t sign extension with the Browns

    Waiting For Next Year "Another day, another member of the media confirming that it was in fact the Cleveland Browns who offered a first-round draft pick for former St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford was ultimately sent to the Philadelphia Eagles in a deal for quarterback Nick Foles. According to Sports..." March 30

  • Ex-coach Heupel talked Sam Bradford out of quitting

    Philly.com "Josh Heupel had watched the surreal scene on TV last August - the quarterback he'd helped coach to a Heisman Trophy hopping on his right leg, leaving his left leg to dangle in the air at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Sam Bradford had locked his left knee as Browns defensive end Armonty..." March 30

  • Heart attack preceded Armond Armstead’s retirement from Patriots

    Sacramento Bee "Talent evaluators loved Armond Armstead’s size, strength and speed. At 6-foot-5 and 295 pounds, he could line up outside the guard and hold down the “three-technique” tackle slot on the defensive line. Move him to end and he still was fast enough to scare a quarterback. In an emergency, he even..." March 30

  • Saints could remain active, all the way through draft weekend

    SI.com "The Saints will be a headline act. I don’t believe it involves Drew Brees, because I think the Saints are committed to at least one more season of Brees at quarterback. But I hear New Orleans wants to be even more active before the draft, and that could mean dealing stalwart guard Jahri Evans for..." March 30

  • Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee He Cheated on Me ... And I Let It Go!

    TMZ.com "Aaron Hernandez essentially had a hall pass to cheat on his fiancée whenever he pleased ... because she says she knew all about it ... but decided to look the other way. Shayanna Jenkins testified for the second day at Hernandez's murder trial where he stands accused of killing Odin Lloyd..." March 30

  • Report: Demaryius Thomas Won’t Participate in Broncos’ Offseason Program

    Sportsnaut "In years past, Denver Broncos’ wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has worked out with quarterback Peyton Manning at Duke University during the offseason. This will not be the case for Thomas, who has received the team’s franchise tag in early March. Along with skipping the trip to Duke, Thomas also..." March 30

  • NFL identifies former Falcons marketing exec as noise villain

    Pro Football Talk "Well, now we know who the real asswhole in Atlanta is. In the statement released by NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent on the Falcons losing a 2016 fifth-rounder and being fined $350,000, the league has pointed a finger at former Falcons director of event marketing..." March 30

  • Report: Eagles to bring in WR Miles Austin for a visit, sign him if he passes physical

    Philly.com "The Eagles will bring in veteran Miles Austin for a visit this week and plan on signing him if he passes the physical, according to the NFL Network. Austin, 30, spent last season with the Cleveland Browns after eight years with the Dallas Cowboys. Austin made the Pro Bowl in 2009 and 2010,..." March 30

  • NFL suspends Ray Farmer four games for Textgate

    Pro Football Talk "Browns General Manager Ray Farmer will be suspended for the first four games of the 2015 regular season for texting coaches during games, in violation of NFL rules. Farmer will be permitted to stay in his current capacity through the rest of the offseason, including working the NFL draft and..." March 30

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Look for former Raiders QB Matt Schaub to sign this week, per source. Interested teams include Jets, Ravens, Falcons, amongst others.

  • Chandler Jones recovering from surgery

    ESPN Boston "Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones has spent the majority of the offseason rehabilitating at Gillette Stadium, as I’m told he’s among a group of players recovering from post-Super Bowl surgery. Jones, who missed six games in 2014 with a hip injury, has recently been walking with the aid of..." March 30

  • Letroy Guion remains a Packer

    ESPN.com "Letroy Guion is coming back to the Green Bay Packers on a one-year contract, according to a source. Details of the contract were finalized on Monday morning, and Guion is expected to be signed by Tuesday. The deal comes three days after the free-agent defensive tackle visited the Seattle..." March 30

  • Contract extension for Dareus next on Bills' offseason to-do list

    Buffalo News "As the Buffalo Bills move through their offseason to-do list of adding players before the draft, they’re focusing more of their attention on taking care of their own. Next up: Doing a contract extension with defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, arguably the best or one of the players on the..." March 30

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    Carolina Panthers @Panthers

    The #Panthers have signed RB @JordanTodman to a one-year deal. Welcome to #PantherNation! pic.twitter.com/c2QC8btUlC

  • Belichick could get wish; NFL to research adding end-zone cameras

    NFL.com "During the NFL Annual Meeting this week teams authorized the league to research the use of fixed cameras and stadium video in replay systems -- an addition Bill Belichick stomped hard for. NFL Media's Albert Breer reports that the league will start research and development on Monday into adding..." March 30

  • Grigson, Pagano relationship may have been strained by #DeflateGate

    Pro Football Talk "The curiously selective leak from last week that Colts coach Chuck Pagano will enter a lame-duck season without a new contract, which came without a mention that Colts G.M. Ryan Grigson occupies the same posture, has raised legitimate questions about their working relationship. Those questions..." March 30

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    Josina Anderson @JosinaAnderson

    WR Hakeem Nicks told me this morning that he is traveling today to California to visit the #49ers. Nicks played for the #Colts last season.

  • Russell Wilson: Contract situation will work out

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is heading into the final season of his contract, but he doesn’t sound overly concerned about getting a new deal done. “In terms of my contract, I don’t really talk about that kind of stuff,” Wilson said, via the Everett Herald. “I love the game of football...." March 30

  • Clemson's Vic Beasley set for workout with Falcons

    ESPN.com "Clemson's Vic Beasley, one of the top edge rushers in this year's draft class, said he has a workout scheduled with the Atlanta Falcons on Monday at the school. Beasley, from Adairsville, Geogria, previously said it would be a "dream come true" to play for the team he rooted for growing up. If..." March 30

  • Bob McNair on Andre Johnson: Athletes never want to acknowledge losing a step

    ESPN.com "Houston Texans owner Bob McNair wasn't surprised Andre Johnson bristled at the idea of a reduced role next season. It's just human nature, McNair told me this week at the league's owners meetings at the Arizona Biltmore. "Every athlete I think would like to play forever," McNair said when I..." March 29

  • Pete Carroll: Chip Kelly has proven 'he knows what he's doing'

    CSN Philly "No one really knows what Chip Kelly is doing. He plays everything close to the vest. He sees no value in letting the other 31 teams — or you — know what he's planning. But Kelly, Seahwaks head coach Pete Carroll says, has a plan (or does he?). Trading LeSean McCoy and Nick Foles were part of..." March 29

  • Packers coach Mike McCarthy devising ways to keep Eddie Lacy fresh

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "At the end of Eddie Lacy's rookie season, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy sat down with him and laid out what he wanted. Work on your pass-catching and pass-blocking skills because you're not coming off the field on third downs, McCarthy told him. By most measures, Lacy took the..." March 29

  • Saints cornerback arrested in Miami Beach

    Pro Football Talk "Saints cornerback Brian Dixon has been arrested in Miami Beach for resisting arrest without violence. Per multiple sources, the arrest occurred early this morning. It’s unclear why Dixon was being arrested in the first place. He’s charged only with resisting arrest." March 29

  • Rodney Harrison blasts Geno Smith, thinks Jets will win 5 games

    CBSSports.com "Former Patriots safety and NBC Sports NFL studio analyst Rodney Harrison has some reasonable thoughts on the AFC East and what, if anything, the Bills, Dolphins and Jets have done to make up ground on the Pats. It's just that when you read what Harrison said, it's hard to do it without the mental..." March 29

  • Mike Tomlin: We have the goods to be NFL’s best offense

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Early in his tenure as Steelers coach, Mike Tomlin was asked to describe his ideal offense. What would it look like? Tomlin referenced the New England Patriots. He said he wanted an offense that could morph into whatever it needed to be on a given day. An offense for all occasions. Now,..." March 29

  • Jadeveon Clowney ‘very encouraged’ by progress in recovery from knee surgery

    Houston Chronicle "Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is making terrific progress in his recovery from microfracture surgery on his right knee almost four months ago. Clowney, the first overall pick in last year’s draft, expressed confidence that he’ll be able to return but didn’t put a timetable on..." March 29

  • Bob McNair thinks Vince Wilfork won’t be another Ed Reed

    ESPN.com "Almost exactly two years ago, the Texans signed a player who will go down as one of the best to ever play his position, and it was a big mistake. This month, the Texans signed another player who had a terrific career, all with one team. Vince Wilfork spent 11 seasons with the New England..." March 29

  • Chiefs see Andy Reid and Alex Smith as a Super Bowl combination

    Kansas City Star "Like any leader, Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt understands that he has to set a bar for his employees, and give them clear objectives. But when it comes to the football side, one thing he does not do, however, is set a mandatory win total. Instead, he gives coach Andy Reid and general manager a..." March 29

  • Impact of Jimmy Graham trade still being felt

    USA Today "The aftereffects of the deal that sent Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham across the country are still being weighed by the two teams involved in the swap. When Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider first informed coach Pete Carroll that Graham was on the block, Carroll could barely..." March 29

  • Stevan Ridley close to medical clearance, lines up visits this week

    Pro Football Talk "Free agent running back Stevan Ridley is healing from a torn ACL and looking for work. Ridley has his first free agent visits of the offseason scheduled this week, Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com reports. A 2011 third-round pick of the Patriots who has spent his entire career in New England,..." March 29

  • Russell Wilson slugs spring HR

    ESPN Dallas "Fantasy camp met Major League Baseball camp Saturday, as for the second consecutive year, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson followed up a Super Bowl appearance with a one-day workout with the Texas Rangers. "It's an honor to be here," Wilson said. "Growing up as a kid, I always had a..." March 29

  • Todd Bowles & Co. set for private workout with Marcus Mariota

    ESPN New York "The New York Jets' brass, headed by general manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles, will be in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday for a private workout with quarterback Marcus Mariota -- another important step in the pre-draft evaluation process. Maccagnan attended Mariota's pro day earlier this..." March 29