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Saban claims Manning and Gase visits were separate

Saban claims Manning and Gase visits were separate

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated 29 minutes ago
When Alabama coach Nick Saban revealed that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase had visited the Crimson Tide, it raised eyebrows as a potential violation of the NFL rules preventing players and coaches from mee…
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  • SI Now: Why Adrian Peterson is happy to be alive

    SI Now: Why Adrian Peterson is happy to be alive

    CNNSI.com 7 hours ago
    Adrian Peterson discusses his battle with anaphylaxis, plus his thoughts on Minnesota's new coaching staff.
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  • Peyton gets paid $105,000 to speak at Oklahoma State

    Peyton gets paid $105,000 to speak at Oklahoma State

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    Alabama coach Nick Saban got Peyton Manning’s time for free. Oklahoma State had to pay a bit more. According to the Tulsa World, Manning received $105,000 for a 30-minute speech and a 30-minute question-and-answer session in Stillwater. The money was pa…
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  • Newton in a boot, still recovering from ankle surgery

    Newton in a boot, still recovering from ankle surgery

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    It’s been a month since the surprise announcement that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton needs ankle surgery. So how’s he doing four-plus weeks after having the procedure? Darin Gantt of PFT, who covered the Panthers 14 years before joining this establish…
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  • Ravens, 49ers set joint preseason practices

    Ravens, 49ers set joint preseason practices

    Two seasons after battling in the Super Bowl, the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers will hold four joint practices after their preseason opener on Aug. 7 in Baltimore, John Harbaugh said Friday night.
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  • Dominik predicts a slide for Manziel

    Dominik predicts a slide for Manziel

    Teddy Bridgewater isn’t the only 2014 quarterback prospect who received a dire prognosis from former Buccaneers G.M. Mark Dominik on Friday. Via Rotowold, Dominik also had some bad news for Johnny Manziel. Dominik, who now works for ESPN, said on the ai…
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  • Reggie Wayne: If you say I’m over the hill, I’ll prove you wron…

    Reggie Wayne: If you say I’m over the hill, I’ll prove you wrong

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    As Colts receiver Reggie Wayne recovers from last season’s torn ACL, one thing is motivating him to work harder than ever: Knowing that people doubt he can do it. Wayne told Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star that “naysayers” in the media are pushin…
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  • Colts sign two fullbacks from Super Regional Combine

    Colts sign two fullbacks from Super Regional Combine

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    The Colts have added a pair of fullbacks who took part in last week’s NFL Super Regional Combine in Detroit. The club said Thursday it had signed Stephen Campbell and Cameron White, each of whom was not in the NFL in 2013. Campbell (6-1, 245) played for…
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  • Report:  League installing real-time fiber optics for replay re…

    Report: League installing real-time fiber optics for replay review

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    One of the key ingredients for a centralized replay function is the latest in real-time fiber optic technology. The NHL has it. According to John Kryk of the Toronto Sun, the NFL will soon have it, too. Per Kryk, the league will have the ability this ye…
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  • Ex-Jag Richard Collier is “on cloud nine” nearly six years afte…

    Ex-Jag Richard Collier is “on cloud nine” nearly six years after being paralyzed

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    It’s a slow Friday in the football world, which gives us a bit of time to catch up on some stories that don’t have to do with the draft or the coming season. Vito Stellino wrote one of them in the Florida Times Union about former Jaguars offensive tackl…
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  • Mark Dominik: Teddy Bridgewater’s problems go beyond Pro Day

    Mark Dominik: Teddy Bridgewater’s problems go beyond Pro Day

    Former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s draft stock has appeared to decline dramatically in recent weeks, as a disappointing Pro Day has led to talk that he’s not the potential No. 1 overall pick that he was proclaimed to be during the 2013 se…
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  • Report: Rams to pick up fifth-year option on Robert Quinn

    Report: Rams to pick up fifth-year option on Robert Quinn

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    The Rams will reportedly add a fifth year to defensive end Robert Quinn’s contract. According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the club will pick up the 2015 option on Quinn, their 2011 first-round pick and one of the NFL’s top pass rushers…
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  • Carr believes there’s a “very good chance” he’ll go in round on…

    Carr believes there’s a “very good chance” he’ll go in round one

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    Today’s Pro Football Talk on NBCSN includes a visit from former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr. The younger brother of 2002 first overall pick David Carr, some think Derek could be a first-rounder, too. Derek believes it could happen, based on ever…
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  • Dolphins thinking about shaking up linebackers

    Dolphins thinking about shaking up linebackers

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    The Dolphins spent a lot of money on free agent linebackers last year, and they appear to be set to shuffle some of those guys around. According to Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post, the Dolphins are planning to move outside linebacker Koa Misi to …
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  • Patriots, Browns, Steelers and Jets reportedly showing interest…

    Patriots, Browns, Steelers and Jets reportedly showing interest in Andre Williams

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    Running backs might not be a first round staple anymore, but teams are still going to be selecting the top collegiate runners from 2013 at some point over the three day draft process. One that should be off the board near the top of the list is Boston C…
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  • Dolphins’ Brandon Gibson has no doubts he’ll be ready Week One

    Dolphins’ Brandon Gibson has no doubts he’ll be ready Week One

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    Dolphins receiver Brandon Gibson had his season ended by a torn patellar tendon last year, the kind of knee injury that often prevents a receiver from being ready to return for the start of the following season. But Gibson has no doubts that he’ll be re…
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  • Cleaner Air, Smart Thermostats, Smarter Cars, No More Cable Bil…

    Cleaner Air, Smart Thermostats, Smarter Cars, No More Cable Bills

    deadspin.com 17 hours ago
    Today in Deadspin Deals: save money on your electric bill and your allergist bill, and stop paying your cable bill altogether. We've also got a 25% off coupon for one item at Sports Authority that you can apply to that expensive and/or rarely discounted…
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  • Henry Melton settles lawsuit regarding alleged bite of bar owne…

    Henry Melton settles lawsuit regarding alleged bite of bar owner

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Just before defensive tackle Henry Melton signed with the Cowboys, he was sued by a Texas bar owner for more than $1 million for allegedly biting the man in the back during an incident December of last year. Melton, who countersued with a claim that he …
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  • The SI 64, No. 14: CB Justin Gilbert

    The SI 64, No. 14: CB Justin Gilbert

    CNNSI.com 17 hours ago
    He thinks he's the best CB in the draft. We don't agree, but Justin Gilbert still ranks No. 14 on our Big Board.
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  • Isaiah Crowell just hoping an NFL team gives him a chance

    Isaiah Crowell just hoping an NFL team gives him a chance

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    In 2011, although South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney immediately made his presence known in college football, the reporters who covered the SEC voted Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell as the conference’s freshman of the year. Three years la…
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  • NFL draft: Q&A with UCLA LB Jordan Zumwalt

    NFL draft: Q&A with UCLA LB Jordan Zumwalt

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    Jordan Zumwalt seemed destined to play football at Arizona State, considering his father was a scrappy, undersized pass rusher there and his mom also attended the school. Jordan, his parents and his brother and two sisters often would load up the family…
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  • Source:  49ers haven’t made decision on Aldon Smith’s option

    Source: 49ers haven’t made decision on Aldon Smith’s option

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    On Sunday, we reported that the 49ers haven’t decided whether to pick up the 2015 option on linebacker Aldon Smith’s contract. Since then, more pessimistic accounts have emerged. Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News reported that it’s “very unlikel…
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  • Report: Rolando McClain expected to work with Ravens soon

    Report: Rolando McClain expected to work with Ravens soon

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Rolando McClain’s comeback attempt didn’t get off to such a hot start, but the Ravens are apparently letting him continue to attempt it. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the plan is for McClain to join the Ravens “as soon as Monday” for t…
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  • Andrew Luck had to get away from football for a few

    Andrew Luck had to get away from football for a few

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Some quarterbacks decompress over the offseason by burying themselves in football (and possibly violating the CBA). Others take a difference approach. Colts quarterback Andrew Luck spent a few months traveling the world, getting away from football befor…
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  • Saints re-sign Meachem to 1-year contract

    Saints re-sign Meachem to 1-year contract

    The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they have re-signed veteran receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year deal. Terms were not disclosed.
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  • Video - Making sense of Peyton Manning-Nick Saban meeting 01:19

    Making sense of Peyton Manning-Nick Saban meeting

    Apr 18
    Why did Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning meet with Alabama coach Nick Saban earlier this week? The "NFL Total Access" crew shares their thoughts.
  • Video - Meachem Staying With Saints 01:34

    Meachem Staying With Saints

    Apr 18
    ESPN Saints team reporter Mike Triplett discusses what the Saints gain by re-signing wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year deal.
  • Video - With enhanced receiving corps, can the Indianapolis Colts contend? 03:54

    With enhanced receiving corps, can the Indianapolis Colts contend?

    Apr 18
    The Indianapolis Colts retooled this offseason, most notably in the receiving department. With wideouts like Hakeem Nicks and Reggie Wayne on the roster, can Indy contend for the AFC title?
  • Video - Predicting a perfect St. Louis Rams schedule 05:19

    Predicting a perfect St. Louis Rams schedule

    Apr 18
    The St. Louis Rams are offering $100,000 to a fan who can predict the season schedule, but what are the odds? Heath Evans and Jamie Dukes take a shot at predicting the Rams' schedule.

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