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Jets mum on Bryan Thomas case

Jets mum on Bryan Thomas case

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 11, 2013
When it comes to Monday’s placement of Jets linebacker Bryan Thomas in a pre-trial intervention program aimed at resolving charges of domestic assault and drug possession, the NFL tells PFT that the case will be reviewed under both the personal conduct
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  • Former Pats wideout David Patten lands coaching job

    Former Pats wideout David Patten lands coaching job

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11, 2013
    Former Patriots wideout David Patten needed a few more classes to finish his degree at Western Carolina. So the Catamounts went ahead and gave him a job. The school announced they hired the 12-year NFL veteran for a job on their coaching staff, with hea…
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  • Bills release linebacker Barnett, safety Wilson

    Bills release linebacker Barnett, safety Wilson

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Bills new coach Doug Marrone began retooling his underperforming defense on Monday by releasing two veterans: linebacker Nick Barnett and strong safety George Wilson.
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: Mike Tannenbaum, AFC West offseason …

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: Mike Tannenbaum, AFC West offseason preview

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11, 2013
    The Jets kicked off their offseason by firing General Manager Mike Tannenbaum and we’ll hear his take on what went wrong with the team on Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network on Monday. Erik Kuselias will speak to Tannenbaum about the skid over the l
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  • Reggie Bush 'confused' by Dolphins

    Reggie Bush 'confused' by Dolphins

    ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013
    The Miami Dolphins are reportedly stonewalling starting running back Reggie Bush. The pending free agent hasn't heard from the team with about a month left before the start of free agency. A source told Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post over the weekend …
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  • Miami stadium deal might hinge on '16 SB bid

    Miami stadium deal might hinge on '16 SB bid

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Feb 11, 2013
    Even if voters approve using tax money to help upgrade the Miami Dolphins' stadium, a deal might be contingent on the NFL awarding the 2016 Super Bowl to the city.
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  • Bills make necessary change on defense

    Bills make necessary change on defense

    ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013
    The first two dominoes on defense fell Monday for the Buffalo Bills. The team released starting linebacker Nick Barnett and safety George Wilson. Both were veteran leaders in Buffalo. The film review of 2012 is most likely near completion for Buffalo's …
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  • QB market gets thinner for Bills, Jets

    QB market gets thinner for Bills, Jets

    ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013
    One veteran quarterback many expected to hit the open market this offseason did not, as the Philadelphia Eagles agreed to a restructured, one-year contract with Michael Vick on Monday. It's a move that causes a potential domino effect for quarterback-ne…
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  • Top AFC East offseason storylines

    Top AFC East offseason storylines

    ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013
    Every NFL team now has a clean slate. The Baltimore Ravens were world champions during the 2012 season, but now it’s time to get ready for 2013. Here are the top storylines to watch this offseason in the AFC East: New York Jets: Who stays and who goes?
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  • Ex-Eagles owner: Dolphins stadium “welfare for a multi-billiona…

    Ex-Eagles owner: Dolphins stadium “welfare for a multi-billionaire”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11, 2013
    The former owner of the Philadelphia Eagles is one of the most outspoken critics of plans to use taxpayer dollars to renovate the Miami Dolphins’ stadium. Norman Braman, an auto magnate who bought the Eagles from Leonard Tose in 1985 and sold the franch
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11, 2013
    The Bills have work to do at wide receiver. Wondering whether a stadium referendum will impact the Dolphins’ choices this offseason. The Patriots have to figure out whether or not to use their franchise tag this year. Rex Ryan spent Sunday at Madison Sq
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Vick Remains An Eagle 02:34

    NFL32OT: Vick Remains An Eagle

    Feb 11
    Episode 266: Adam Schefter breaks down Michael Vick's deal with the Eagles. The NFL32 crew discuss Rob Gronkowski's recent off-field behavior.
  • Video - Advice for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski 01:10

    Advice for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski

    Feb 11
    Willie McGinest offers up some wise advice for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.
  • Video - Bruschi Would Speak To Gronkowski 02:55

    Bruschi Would Speak To Gronkowski

    Feb 11
    Tedy Bruschi and Darren Woodson discuss how the Patriots should handle Rob Gronkowski.
  • Video - Top NFL Veterans To Keep 02:28

    Top NFL Veterans To Keep

    Feb 11
    Darren Woodson ranks his top potential free agents that teams should retain.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Looking back at Greg Roman's play calling, more mail

    Feb 11
    In the coming years, when I think about the Super Bowl just played, I know I'll think about the play that might have been: third-and-goal from the Baltimore 5. Colin Kaepernick, at the snap of the ball, took one step back and Frank Gore roared in front …
  • Clayton's mailbag: Big spending, subpar results

    Feb 11
    The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.