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Russell Shepard says he “signed” with Eagles during draft

Russell Shepard says he “signed” with Eagles during draft

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 30, 2013
Every year, at least one player admits that a team engaged in shenanigans near the end of the draft, striking a deal with the player as a free agent before the draft was over. Last year, it was quarterback Chandler Harnish, who said he had a deal with t…
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  • Colts' undrafted rookies

    Colts' undrafted rookies

    ESPN.com Apr 30, 2013
    The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday that they have signed nine undrafted rookie free agents: OT Emmett Cleary, Boston College K Brandon McManus, Temple RB Dan Moore, Montana RB Denodus O’Bryant, Lindenwood CB Sheldon Price, UCLA LB C.O. Prime, Wagn
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  • Chris Polian heads to Jacksonville

    Chris Polian heads to Jacksonville

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013
    Former Colts General Manager Chris Polian is heading to Jacksonville. Albert Breer of NFL Network reports that Polian will be a scouting director for the Jaguars and one of the top staff members in the personnel department under General Manager Dave Cal…
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  • Earl Monroe recounts the time that he accidentally smoked angel…

    Earl Monroe recounts the time that he accidentally smoked angel dust at Bubba Smith’s house

    yahoo.com Apr 30, 2013
    This is altogether more lighthearted news than the story Eric Freeman brought you earlier this month about Earl Monroe’s dalliances with the ABA’s Indiana Pacers. While promoting his new book "Earl the Pearl: My Story," Monroe told Sports on Earth’s
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  • Colts release three players, sign nine undrafted free agents

    Colts release three players, sign nine undrafted free agents

    indystar.com Apr 30, 2013
    The signing of nine undrafted rookie free agents meant the Indianapolis Colts had to release three players Tuesday - running back Alvester Alexander, fullback Robert Hughes and linebacker Shawn Loiseau.
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  • C.O. Prime, Rodrick Rumble among Colts’ undrafted free agents

    C.O. Prime, Rodrick Rumble among Colts’ undrafted free agents

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013
    After adding seven rookies in the NFL draft, the Indianapolis Colts have added nine more rookies as undrafted free agents. The Colts have announced an undrafted rookie crop featuring Boston College tackle Emmett Cleary, Temple kicker Brandon McManus, Mo…
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  • What I think the Colts are thinking

    What I think the Colts are thinking

    ESPN.com Apr 30, 2013
    What I think they are thinking at the headquarters of the Indianapolis Colts… We love what we did in the draft. Bjoern Werner is going to be a force as an outside linebacker in short order. People are comparing him to Paul Kruger, but he’ll be better
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  • RTC: Hughes costs Colts $2.1 million

    RTC: Hughes costs Colts $2.1 million

    ESPN.com Apr 30, 2013
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans The NFL preaches tolerance for gays, but some players haven’t fallen in line with the policy, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. Looking back at Sam Montgomery’s media session at the scouting combine w
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  • Colts' best undrafted free agents: No. 8, DE Bernard Whittingto…

    Colts' best undrafted free agents: No. 8, DE Bernard Whittington

    indystar.com Apr 30, 2013
    Bernard Whittington was described as a late bloomer in football as an Indiana University defensive end who signed with the Indianapolis Colts in 1994 after his name wasn't called on NFL draft day.
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  • Josh Smith’s Love/Hate Relationship With Atlanta Goes To Anothe…

    Josh Smith’s Love/Hate Relationship With Atlanta Goes To Another Level; Metta World Peace Calls Out Charles Barkley

    dimemag.com Apr 30, 2013
    The complex layers of the relationship between Josh Smith, Atlanta fans and NBA fans at large run deep, and they’ve been there throughout his entire career. Not quite an All-Star. Incredible all-around talent. Not a jump shooter. But he can make them. N
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Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors aren't ready to close things out …

    Apr 30
    The young Warriors aren't quite ready to close out a series on the road, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…

    Apr 30
    In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.