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Rodney Harrison: Jets only 5, 6-win team with Geno Smith at QB

Rodney Harrison: Jets only 5, 6-win team with Geno Smith at QB

yahoo.com Updated 9 hours ago
The New York Jets have made a big splash this offseason, adding key pieces such as Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie and Brandon Marshall. But NBC analyst — and, oh yeah, former New England Patriots safety — Rodney Harrison doesn't seem all that impress…
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  • Jonathan Martin: I no longer think about the Dolphins bullying …

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

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    Jonathan Martin may always be best known for leaving the Dolphins after he was bullied by teammates, but he says he no longer thinks about that. “You know, honestly I haven’t given it much thought,” Martin said, via ESPN. “I’ve just been looking forward…
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  • Heart attack preceded Armond Armstead’s retirement from Patriot…

    Heart attack preceded Armond Armstead’s retirement from Patriots

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    The Patriots announced last summer that defensive lineman Armond Armstead was retiring at the age of 23, and Armstead has kept a low profile since then, never explaining what led him to walk away. But now Armstead has confirmed in court papers that he s…
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  • Technically, Brady’s cliff jump may violate his contract

    Technically, Brady’s cliff jump may violate his contract

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    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 t…
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  • Doug Whaley: Marcell Dareus extension “priority No. 1″ after dr…

    Doug Whaley: Marcell Dareus extension “priority No. 1″ after draft

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    The Bills recently extended the contract of defensive tackle Kyle Williams and they have plans to make more tweaks to deals for their talented defensive linemen. On the top of the docket is defensive tackle Marcell Dareus. The Bills exercised their fift…
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  • Not only is there interest in Matt Schaub, he has a visit lined…

    Not only is there interest in Matt Schaub, he has a visit lined up

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    Much like the Spanish Inquisition, no one expected the Matt Schaub market to heat up quite as it has. Now, there may even be a leader in the clubhouse. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, Schaub is expected to visit the Ravens early this wee…
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  • Todd McShay's latest mock draft: Randy Gregory to Jets

    Todd McShay's latest mock draft: Randy Gregory to Jets

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    What's this, a mock draft that doesn't have Marcus Mariota going to the New York Jets? ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay shakes it up in his latest mock (4.0 version), predicting the Jets will select Nebraska pass-rusher Randy Gregory with the sixth pick. …
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  • OMG, Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy stands on a moving plane

    OMG, Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy stands on a moving plane

    yahoo.com 8 hours ago
    It makes sense that NFL players are thrill seekers. You don't go through the adrenaline rush of playing on Sundays in the fall and then sit at home all offseason and watch old movies. That's why Tom Brady was giving New England Patriots fans a heart att…
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  • Bills can't afford to be big spenders in 2016

    Bills can't afford to be big spenders in 2016

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    The Buffalo Bills were the NFL's biggest spenders this offseason, leading the NFL with $91.5 million in guaranteed money promised to players in free-agent signings and restructures. Of that $91.5 million, over $61 million was included in contracts with …
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  • Reed: Bills can make run at Patriots

    Reed: Bills can make run at Patriots

    buffalobills.com 8 hours ago
    We’ve heard Bills head coach Rex Ryan say more than once that they feel they’ve improved their roster to better compete with seemingly perennial AFC East champ and defending Super Bowl champ New England. Bills Hall of Famer Andre Reed took it a step fur…
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  • Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain visiting the Patriots

    Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain visiting the Patriots

    profootballtalk.com 9 hours ago
    The Cowboys took a flier on Rolando McClain last year when nobody wanted him. And after a solid season as an injury replacement, the twice-retired linebacker has found some interest. According to Todd Archer and Field Yates of ESPN, McClain is visiting …
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  • Fiancee: Trashed box at Hernandez's request

    Fiancee: Trashed box at Hernandez's request

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified in his murder trial that she removed a box from their basement at his request the day after the slaying.
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  • Report: Chandler Jones recovering from surgery

    Report: Chandler Jones recovering from surgery

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    The Patriots aren’t any more forthcoming about injured players during the offseason than they are during the regular season, so they aren’t likely to offer any updates about why Chandler Jones is rehabbing at the team’s facility. According to Mike Reiss…
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Forecasting the big spots on the Bills schedule. A look back at all the Dolphins news from last week. Kansas LB Ben Heeney worked out for the Patriots. The Jets make a couple of appearances on the list of the biggest trades in Buccaneers history. An ear…
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  • Report: “Spirited debate” about where Koa Misi will play in Mia…

    Report: “Spirited debate” about where Koa Misi will play in Miami

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    The Dolphins parted ways with a pair of linebackers this offseason when they released Phillip Wheeler and traded Dannell Ellerbe and there’s reportedly some difference of opinion within the organization about other changes at the position. Koa Misi move…
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  • NFL to begin research Monday into enhanced camera system

    NFL to begin research Monday into enhanced camera system

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Whatever Patriots coach Bill Belichick said last week in Arizona, it worked. The NFL will soon be taking a closer look at the use of fixed cameras during games, at the goal line and elsewhere. Soon as in very soon. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that…
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  • Erin Henderson set for visit with Jets

    Erin Henderson set for visit with Jets

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Erin Henderson’s search for a chance to resume his NFL career will be heading to New Jersey. Henderson met with the 49ers last week after sitting out the entire 2014 season following his release in Minnesota, but didn’t sign a contract with the team. Th…
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  • Sealver Siliga still in walking boot after foot surgery

    Sealver Siliga still in walking boot after foot surgery

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    The Patriots played most of last season without defensive tackle Sealver Siliga in the lineup, but they made good use of him once he returned from injured reserve late in the year. Siliga started the final three games of the regular season and all three…
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  • Stevan Ridley close to medical clearance, lines up visits this …

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

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    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 spe…
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  • NFL teams may be more prudent in pre-draft interviews following…

    NFL teams may be more prudent in pre-draft interviews following Chris Borland retirement

    nydailynews.com Mar 28 (2 days ago)
    Tom Brady had a good arm, was super skinny and was so slow running the 40-yard dash that scouts needed an hourglass to time him.
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  • Tom Brady gives Patriots fans heart attacks with cliff diving v…

    Tom Brady gives Patriots fans heart attacks with cliff diving video

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Mar 28 (2 days ago)
    Tom Brady has given the New England Patriots several friendly bargains with his contract. Perhaps one concession written into his deal is that he can perform wild and acrobatic activities off the field, and Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft can't say anyt…
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  • Washington plans to host Marcus Mariota

    Washington plans to host Marcus Mariota

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Mar 28 (3 days ago)
    The Jets are sending some key decision-makers to work out Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. But the team drafting ahead of them may take Mariota before the Jets, at No. 6, get the chance. Washington, which has the fifth overall pick, plans bring Mariot…
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  • Saturday morning one-liners

    Saturday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 28 (3 days ago)
    Former Patriots S Rodney Harrison thinks the team made the right move in letting CB Darrelle Revis walk away. Jets owner Woody Johnson sold a Manhattan apartment for $77.5 million. Bills G.M. Doug Whaley would like to re-sign LB Brandon Spikes. A timely…
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  • Ryan Tannehill's next step? Win more games

    Ryan Tannehill's next step? Win more games

    ESPN.com Mar 28 (3 days ago)
    Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has the big numbers. He threw for 4,045 yards, 27 touchdowns and a 92.8 passer rating in 2014 -- all career highs. Tannehill has the confidence of power players in the Dolphins' organization. Vice president Mike…
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  • Video - Fiance: Trashed Box At Hernandez's Request 03:10

    Fiance: Trashed Box At Hernandez's Request

    Mar 30
    Roger Cossack discusses Shayanna Jenkins, the fiance of Aaron Hernandez, who said she removed a box from their basement at his request.
  • Video - Analyzing McShay's Mock Draft 4.0 02:56

    Analyzing McShay's Mock Draft 4.0

    Mar 30
    Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down Todd McShay's fourth mock draft, including QB Marcus Mariota moving up to No. 2 and where LB Randy Gregory falls after testing positive for marijuana at the NFL draft combine.
  • Video - McShay On QB Landing Spots 01:18

    McShay On QB Landing Spots

    Mar 27
    Todd McShay discusses the teams that could be interested in drafting quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota in the 2015 NFL draft.
  • Video - Leading The Pack? 05:10

    Leading The Pack?

    Mar 27
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith react to ESPN Insider Mike Sando's grade for Green Bay's free-agency signings this season.

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