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Longtime pro football writer Larry Felser passes away
profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 24, 2013
Larry Felser, a longtime pro football reporter and columnist for the Buffalo News, passed away on Wednesday at age 80, the publication reported. Felser covered the Bills from 1960, when they were one of the charter members of the American Football Leagu…Upvote Share Tweet
The Dolphins’ pursuit of Chiefs tackle Branden Albert has been a big storyline of late, but that may not be the only trade talk the Dolphins have engaged in recently. Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Browns are “seriously considerUpvote Share TweetWe heard earlier on Wednesday that the Chiefs and Dolphins are again talking about a trade involving tackle Branden Albert and now we’ve heard what the sticking point is to getting a deal done. Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey spoke to Steve Wyche ofUpvote Share Tweet
Idzik expects Jets to have “substantive talks” on trading downNo team is better situated to make a splash on Thursday night than the Jets, who own the ninth and thirteenth picks in the first round. But Jets General Manager John Idzik sounds like a man who would prefer to add a lot of substance in the middle of the…Upvote Share TweetThe Buffalo Bills have taken a sudden left turn at quarterback, according to various reports. Peter King of Sports Illustrated and Albert Breer of the NFL Network both report the Bills are "seriously targeting" USC quarterback Matt Barkley wit…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets would be wise to acquire more picksLet's be honest: Next year's Super Bowl will be in MetLife, but there is very little chance the New York Jets will be playing in their home stadium in February. New York is headed for a long and tedious rebuild after liquidating their veteran talent and…Upvote Share Tweet
AFC East prevalent in QB class of 1983Most experts agree that the NFL draft's most talented quarterback class was in 1983. Three Hall of Fame signal-callers came from that group in the first round, and ESPN's "30 for 30" series did a tremendous job documenting it Tuesday night. A …Upvote Share Tweet
End Of The Circus?: Here's an understatement: The Jets have become th…CNNSI.com Apr 24, 2013Here's an understatement: The Jets have become the punchline of the NFL. But Thursday night, Jim Trotter says, can be the beginning of a new era in New York -- if done right.Upvote Share Tweet
Memo to Dolphins: Too early for title talkRemember the 2012 Buffalo Bills? Just one year ago, the Bills were the offseason champions in the AFC East and perhaps the entire NFL. Buffalo was praised for its aggressive free-agent moves to land $100 million defensive end Mario Williams, fellow defe…Upvote Share TweetThe Miami Dolphins filled a lot of holes in free agency, but the team could still use a starting-caliber cornerback. Could the recent report involving the health former Alabama corner Dee Milliner make him a possible target for the Dolphins in Thursday’Upvote Share Tweet
Moving down continues to be all the rage at top of the draftOn Tuesday, there was a report that five teams among the top 12 picks were interested in trading their picks and moving down in the draft order. Two more reports on Wednesday morning have pushed that total up to eight teams. Albert Breer of the NFL Netw…Upvote Share TweetAfter seeing himself sculpted out of sandwich parts earlier in the day, Jarvis Jones said he could easily see himself as part of the hash that has become the Jets. The Georgia linebacker told our Erik Kuselias in an interview which will air on this afte…Upvote Share TweetThe Miami Dolphins' free-agent spending spree has at least one member of the team using a word to describe the team's offense that might increase what were sure to be already lofty expectations of the unit in 2013.Upvote Share Tweet
Wednesday morning one-linersCould Ezekiel Ansah be there for the Dolphins with the 12th overall pick? Karlos Dansby could add depth for the Bills at linebacker. The Patriots might draft a defensive end named Jones for the second consecutive year. Jets G.M. John Idzik would be wise…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles focus on four players, unless they trade down and focus on moreThe best recent example of draft-week information overload came via reports (from the same reporter) that the Dolphins are both interested in trading up from No. 12 and down from No. 12. Sources close to me tell me that the Dolphins also are interested …Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN NY Draft PreviewApr 24ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss what needs the Giants and Jets must address and who they might select at the NFL draft.
What will the New York Jets do when on the clock for 2013 NFL Draft?Apr 24Kimberly Jones has the latest from the New York Jets camp on their draft plans.
Reiss' P.A.T.: Draft TalkApr 24Mike Reiss delivers the latest news, sits down with Devin McCourty and answers your twitter questions.
NFL.com Live Mock Draft: New York Jets No. 13Apr 24Steve Mariucci looks to fill the void left by star cornerback Darrelle Revis as he makes the 13th overall pick for the New York Jets.
Clayton: Thrill of skill positions will wait in draftApr 24Tackles and guards will take precedence over skill positions early in the draft, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: My 2013 Mock DraftApr 24I say it every year, but this time I really mean it: There'll be a mad dash to trade down from the top. There's no Andrew Luck superstar to froth over, but there's good depth from 10 to 50. Here's how Round 1 will play out. (Editor's Note: NFL Draft Liv…