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Quarterback Manziel Set for Dallas Court Appearance on Assault …

Quarterback Manziel Set for Dallas Court Appearance on Assault Charge

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is set to make his first appearance in a Dallas court on Thursday on a charge of assaulting his former girlfriend.
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  • Nelson Agholor: I need to prove I can help this team win

    Nelson Agholor: I need to prove I can help this team win

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The Eagles took wide receiver Nelson Agholor in the first round of the 2015 draft and gave him plenty of snaps over the course of the season, but, much like everything else Eagles-related last year, Agholor’s season was a disappointment. Agholor caught …
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  • Seahawks add former college basketball player George Fant

    Seahawks add former college basketball player George Fant

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The Seahawks have a fondness for undrafted players as they had 24 of them on their 53-man roster at one point last season. They also showed a fondness for former college basketball players who decided to make the switch to football when they traded for …
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  • Russell Wilson advocates for return of NBA to Seattle

    Russell Wilson advocates for return of NBA to Seattle

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, whose carefully-manicured public persona steers him away from saying controversial things (except when hawking magic water), has taken a public stance against City Hall. Earlier this week, the Seattle City Council de…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    Bills RB Jonathan Williams thinks they can have the best backfield in the NFL. Former Dolphins coach Don Shula’s hospitalization became a time to reflect on a legendary era. The Patriots have a number of big contract issues to deal with this offseason. …
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  • Hue Jackson: Browns’ running backs are “as good as I’ve seen”

    Hue Jackson: Browns’ running backs are “as good as I’ve seen”

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    Browns coach Hue Jackson loves what he inherited at running back. Jackson said on 92.3 The Fan that last year’s 1-2 punch of Isaiah Crowell and Duke Johnson are good enough that the Browns didn’t need to sign or draft another running back. “Those two gu…
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  • Rams taking a look at former Auburn wideout Duke Williams

    Rams taking a look at former Auburn wideout Duke Williams

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    The Rams are going to take a look this weekend at one of the year’s more talented wide receiver prospects, who didn’t play much after getting kicked off his team in October. According to Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register, the Rams will try out …
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  • Von Miller declares he’s “going to be a Denver Bronco for life”

    Von Miller declares he’s “going to be a Denver Bronco for life”

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    Having a Super Bowl MVP award in your back pocket apparently makes you confident. But while it didn’t necessarily help Von Miller on “Dancing with the Stars,” it does extend to his looming contract situation. Via Cameron Wolfe of the Denver Post, Miller…
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  • Schneider: Seahawks will place Marshawn Lynch on retired list b…

    Schneider: Seahawks will place Marshawn Lynch on retired list by June 1

    profootballtalk.com 9 hours ago
    Marshawn Lynch cryptically announced his retirement during Super Bowl 50 with a tweet showing a pair of sneakers hanging from a telephone wire. However, he still hasn’t officially filed the paperwork and the Seahawks haven’t placed him on the retired li…
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  • Colts sign first-round pick Ryan Kelly

    Colts sign first-round pick Ryan Kelly

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    The Colts announced Wednesday night that they’ve agreed to terms with their first-round pick, Ryan Kelly. The Colts selected Kelly with the 18th pick last Thursday. He was a three-year starter at Alabama who did not allow a sack in his final two college…
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  • Mathis tutoring potential replacement as Colts switch DE to OLB

    Mathis tutoring potential replacement as Colts switch DE to OLB

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    The Colts used four draft picks on offensive linemen last week, addressing one major area of need. That means the team still has a pretty glaring need for pass-rush help, and Zak Keefer of the Indy Star wrote Wednesday that one way the Colts are address…
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  • Adrian Peterson partners with Salvation Army to raise funds for…

    Adrian Peterson partners with Salvation Army to raise funds for Palestine, TX floods

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    The most famous native of Palestine, Texas is doing what he can to help his hometown in an hour of need. Flash flooding in Palestine over the weekend killed six people, including four children. Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who went to school wi…
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  • Vikings' Peterson donating $100K to flood relief

    Vikings' Peterson donating $100K to flood relief

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Vikings' Peterson donating $100K to flood relief
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  • Eagles sign five picks

    Eagles sign five picks

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    The bad old days when it took weeks or months to sign a draft class are long gone. The latest reminder of that came on Wednesday when the Eagles announced that they’ve signed five players they selected last week. Running back Wendell Smallwood is the hi…
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  • Lions add Andre Caldwell

    Lions add Andre Caldwell

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    As the Lions try to prepare for life after Calvin Johnson, they’ve added another receiver to the depth chart. Per a league source, Detroit has signed former Broncos receiver Andre Caldwell to a one-year deal. Caldwell, who actually is older than Calvin …
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  • Drew Nowak among five waived by Seahawks

    Drew Nowak among five waived by Seahawks

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    Drew Nowak opened last season as the Seahawks’ starting center, but he lost his spot to Patrick Lewis during the regular season. Now he’s lost his spot on the roster altogether. The Seahawks made Nowak one of five cuts from the roster on Wednesday as th…
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  • Panthers kicker, NASCAR driver get a taste of the other's jobs

    Panthers kicker, NASCAR driver get a taste of the other's jobs

    yahoo.com 16 hours ago
    The NFC champion Carolina Panthers are the toast of Charlotte. NASCAR is based in Charlotte. So it stands to reason that the two Queen City entities would cross paths every now and then. On Wednesday, Panthers kicker Graham Gano and driver Austin Dillon…
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  • Cowboys’ team doctor is confident in Jaylon Smith’s knee

    Cowboys’ team doctor is confident in Jaylon Smith’s knee

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    The Cowboys took a big chance when they took linebacker Jaylon Smith in the second round of the NFL draft, as Smith is recovering from a very serious knee injury. Except that the surgeon who performed Smith’s surgery also happens to be the Cowboys’ head…
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  • Cardinals cut Aussie import Joel Wilkinson, three others

    Cardinals cut Aussie import Joel Wilkinson, three others

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    The Cardinals drafted six players last week and they agreed to terms with 16 undrafted free agents, leaving them with more players than they had room for on their 90-man roster. They began remedying that problem on Wednesday by parting ways with four pl…
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  • Cardale Jones thought Bills' draft call was a prank

    Cardale Jones thought Bills' draft call was a prank

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    Cardale Jones thought Bills' draft call was a prank
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  • Broncos release journeyman tight end Richard Gordon

    Broncos release journeyman tight end Richard Gordon

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    The Broncos didn’t draft any tight ends last weekend, but they deemed one expendable Wednesday anyway. The team announced they had waived tight end Richard Gordon, who made a cameo appearance for them last season when they were short at the position. Go…
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  • NFL V.P. of security Jeffrey Miller resigns

    NFL V.P. of security Jeffrey Miller resigns

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    The man who has been charge of NFL Security for nearly a decade is moving on. Per multiple sources, NFL V.P. of security Jeffrey Miller has resigned. The NFL has confirmed that Miller is leaving. “He informed the league last month that he was going to t…
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  • Falcons, first-rounder Keanu Neal agree to terms

    Falcons, first-rounder Keanu Neal agree to terms

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Four 2016 draft picks are now under contract. Only one was a first-round pick. Falcons safety Keanu Neal, the 17th overall selection in the draft, has agreed to terms on the standard four-year deal, with a fifth year option to be exercised by May 3, 201…
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  • Vikings get Mackensie Alexander under contract

    Vikings get Mackensie Alexander under contract

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    The Vikings were the first team to sign its entire draft class in 2015 and they are pushing to finish first in 2016 as well. The latest pick to agree to terms is cornerback Mackensie Alexander, who, per multiple reports, will formally sign his contract …
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  • Teammate says Blaine Gabbert is taking control of 49ers’ offens…

    Teammate says Blaine Gabbert is taking control of 49ers’ offense

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Colin Kaepernick is throwing again in the 49ers’ offseason program, but that doesn’t mean he’s the guy running the show in the offense. Instead, it’s Blaine Gabbert, who usurped Kaepernick as the 49ers’ starting quarterback last season, who has taken ch…
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  • Video - Despite RB-heavy draft, expect Rawls to carry load for Seahawks 01:22

    Despite RB-heavy draft, expect Rawls to carry load for Seahawks

    May 4
    The Seahawks drafted three running backs last week, but Thomas Rawls is still in line to be the team's primary ball-carrier, says NFL Nation's Sheil Kapadia.
  • Video - Raiders' flirtation with Vegas now full-blown, neon-hued romance 01:36

    Raiders' flirtation with Vegas now full-blown, neon-hued romance

    May 4
    ESPN Raiders reporter Paul Gutierrez, who joined Raiders owner Mark Davis on his flight back to Oakland from a Las Vegas meeting, explains how a move can happen.
  • Video - Manziel turns himself in to authorities 01:46

    Manziel turns himself in to authorities

    May 4
    Mark Schwarz describes the scene at Highland Park jail in suburban Dallas, where Johnny Manziel turned himself in. Manziel faces a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a complaint by his ex-girlfriend.
  • Video - Dickerson was offered a new home, $50,000 during recruitment 01:22

    Dickerson was offered a new home, $50,000 during recruitment

    May 4
    Hall of Fame RB Eric Dickerson joins Highly Questionable to share the craziest offers he received while being recruited by colleges, as well as recounts why he decommitted from Oklahoma to go to SMU.