Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:34 PM - Permalink
Saints running back Pierre Thomas might be one of the best bargains on Draft Day based on his Average Draft Position on CBSSports.com in early July.Thomas is being drafted on average in Round 11. And even though he's probably third on the pecking order for playing time in the New Orleans...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:33 PM - Permalink
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was asked about his team's string of off-the-field legal issues on Thursday at a signing for his new book, "Growing up Gronk."...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:30 PM - Permalink
As you know, Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson is up for two ESPY awards next week: Best Male Athlete and Best NFL Player. In recalling how well he returned from two torn knee ligaments in 2012, it's worth remembering how often elite athletes are permanently sidetracked by seemingly...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:30 PM - Permalink
The proverbial ink had yet to dry on Victor Cruz's New York Giants contract extension and people were already asking about Hakeem Nicks, who will need a new contract himself before the 2014 season begins and is likely going to cost more. This time next year, whichever way the Nicks situation...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:22 PM - Permalink
We continue my NFC South Top 25 with No. 7:Doug Martin, running back, BuccaneersWhat he did in 2012: As a rookie, Martin instantly became Tampa Bay’s all-purpose running back. He carried 319 times for 1,454 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also caught 49 passes for 472 yards and one touchdown.Why...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:20 PM - Permalink
The Giants are going with a backfield of David Wilson and Andre Brown this season, and Brown might be the better bargain on Draft Day even though Wilson is the starter. I consider Brown a sleeper this season.Wilson is going in Round 3 based on CBSSports.com Average Draft Position, but Brown's...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:17 PM - Permalink
Someone recently asked whether I thought ESPN's Ron Jaworski would list the San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick or the Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson higher in his ongoing quarterback rankings for 2013.We now have our answer after Jaworski revealed Wilson in the No. 12 spot...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:17 PM - Permalink
Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart underwent surgery on both ankles early this offseason. Find out what coach Ron Rivera had to say about Stewart's status for training camp...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:13 PM - Permalink
Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez plans to win the starting job once training camp opens, reports ESPN. Sanchez is expected to compete with rookie Geno Smith for the job."When it's a straight-up competition for the job, let's roll," Sanchez said. "It really doesn't bother me at all. It...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:02 PM - Permalink
Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald is working out in his hometown in Minnesota with new quarterback Carson Palmer in preparation for the start of training camp, reports USA Today.The two hope to get on the same page so when camp starts they are clicking at a high level and have a strong...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:56 AM - Permalink
The Panthers have enough running backs that one could go missing and it might take days to realize it. But perhaps the most talented of the lot might not be ready for the start of training camp, when everybody will be looking. According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers coach Ron...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:53 AM - Permalink
Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald is working out in his hometown in Minnesota with new quarterback Carson Palmer in preparation for the start of training camp, reports USA Today."Look, this is a big year for me, coming off my worst season as a pro," Fitzgerald said. "I know Carson wants to play...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:49 AM - Permalink
Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Thursday in Lincoln, Neb., reports the Omaha World-Herald.The report says Dennard's car was straddling the lane line at about 2 a.m. Dennard, 24, was alone in the vehicle. He was arrested on suspicion of DUI,...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:49 AM - Permalink
The Detroit Lions created $6.5 million in cap space over the next two years by giving their quarterback a three-year extension Wednesday, but Stafford will carry cap figures of at least $22 million in the final two years of his deal...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:45 AM - Permalink
Fullback Henry Hynoski could make his return for the first game of the season, according to Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger. “According to one person briefed on Hynoski’s progress, the Giants fullback is still preparing to come back for Week 1, and may even be a little ahead of schedule in...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:42 AM - Permalink
When Aaron Hernandez was arrested, the Patriots spoke loudly with their actions by cutting him almost immediately. With Alfonzo Dennard’s arrest, the Patriots are taking a more cautious approach. After initially remaining mum on the news that Dennard had been arrested for suspicion of driving...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:40 AM - Permalink
The Patriots were quick to respond to inquiries about cornerback Alfonzo Dennard‘s arrest early Thursday morning. Dennard was arrested around 2 a.m. on Thursday in Lincoln, Neb., and was cited with suspicion of DUI among other charges. He has a court date set for Monday, Aug. 12, back in...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:39 AM - Permalink
Falcons rookie defensive end Stansly Maponga, a fifth-round pick from TCU, should be fine for the start of training camp, reports the team's official website.Maponga was hampered in the offseason by a foot injury, but he's expected to be fine. He dealt with foot problems last year at TCU...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:37 AM - Permalink
NFL.com’s Albert Breer took the time to breakdown the hierarchy of each NFL front office. Who makes the decisions in what areas of the franchise, who answers to who and who has final say? It’s a pretty comprehensive look at the different power structures in the league. Here is an...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:33 AM - Permalink
The Chiefs have a revamped secondary with corners Sean Smith and Dunta Robinson joining safeties Eric Berry and Brandon Flowers, which has Flowers excited, reports NFL.com."We going out there trying to have the best secondary," Flowers said. "Sean Smith is a big corner that can bump and run ... we...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:30 AM - Permalink
Check out the scoring system here. The 31st-ranked Falcon player is wide receiver Harry Douglas. Total Score: 42 Player Grade: 51 out of 100 Teams he could start for: 3 out of 32 Teams he is best position player: 0 out of 32 Teams he could find role on: 22 out of 32 Peak-Year Bonus: [...]...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:30 AM - Permalink
Buffalo BillsWhile both second-year player T.J. Graham and rookie Marquise Goodwin have similar skills with regard to speed, Graham tells the John Murphy Show that differences exist and hopefully the duo will complement each other in the fall.With so many changes going on in Buffalo, all the...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:30 AM - Permalink
Eagles rookie offensive tackle Lane Johnson, the No. 4 overall pick, is still without a contract less than two weeks before the start of training campThe website phillymag.com reports that the holdup in Johnson's contract is largely about offset language. The Eagles want offset language in the...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:29 AM - Permalink
By Jim Donaldson The Patriots have released the following statement in the wake of defensive back Alfonzo Dennard's arrest on DUI charges in the early hours of Thursday morning: "The New England Patriots are extremely disappointed to learn of Alfonzo Dennard's arrest. We take this matter...
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:26 AM - Permalink
Statement by the New England Patriots on Alfonzo Dennard: "The New England Patriots are extremely disappointed to learn of Alfonzo Dennard's arrest. We take this matter very seriously and are worki...
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