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The former financial adviser for ex-NFL quarterback Vince Young said under oath that he arranged a high-interest, seven-figure loan for Young during the 2011 lockout because the player wanted to throw himself a $300,000 birthday party even though he was…
Share TweetThe New York Jets are the second AFC East team to select in the first round of the NFL draft. The Jets have the No. 9 overall pick. What can the Jets get for their value? Let's take a look at the recent history of the No. 9 pick and what this means for …Source: ESPN.com
PFT on NBC Sports Network: Fred Jackson, NFC East offseason previewsUpdated Feb 12 Share TweetThe Bills have big plans for their running back duo in 2013, which makes the health of Fred Jackson a big topic this offseason. Jackson recently said he feels like he’s 100 percent from the knee injury that brought his season to an end after Week 14 andShare TweetWhen it comes to the recent headlines generated by New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, Logan Mankins says he doesn't have a problem.Share TweetDuring an interview Tuesday morning, running back Ahmad Bradshaw said that he’d be interested in jumping to the other team that calls MetLife Stadium home after his release from the Giants. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, that’sShare TweetPatriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard is currently on trial for a felony charge of third-degree assault on a police officer, and the officer in question testified today that Dennard punched him in the jaw and caused him a significant amount of pain. Linco…Share TweetAFC East blogger James Walker talks about the possibility of the Patriots replacing Wes Welker with Percy Harvin.Source: ESPN.com
Course Correction: After posting their worst record in the Rex Ryan …Updated Feb 12 Share TweetAfter posting their worst record in the Rex Ryan era, the Jets appear in need of an overhaul. Andrew Perloff examines what needs to be done and if the Jets are willing to do it.Source: CNNSI.com
Dolphins have targeted deals for Hartline, ClemonsUpdated Feb 12 Share TweetThe Dolphins have a number of big-ticket free agents, but they have apparently narrowed their sights to two of them for the moment. According to the Miami Herald, the team has “discreetly targeted” wide receiver Brian Hartline and safety Chris Clemons
Miami mayor wants Super Bowl promise before public moneyUpdated Feb 12 Share TweetThe Panthers got their public money for stadium upgrades by promising to stay for at least 15 years. The city of Miami wants something the Dolphins can’t deliver on their own. According to the Miami Herald, Mayor Carlos Gimenez is suggesting that he wanShare TweetWhat might Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine be looking for in a safety? WR Brian Hartline and S Chris Clemons continue to look like the likeliest Dolphins free agents to return next season. Patriots DT Vince Wilfork’s offseason training program
Who is the best NFL quarterback under age 25?Feb 12Which quarterback under the age of 25 would you choose to start your franchise with? Heath Evans reveals his pick and explains why the decision is an easy one.
What is the league-wide demand for New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker?Feb 12How valuable is Wes Welker to teams other than the Patriots? Charley Casserly and Willie McGinest assess the options for the talented wide receiver.
Blogger Blitz: Harvin To Patriots?Feb 12AFC East blogger James Walker talks about the possibility of the Patriots replacing Wes Welker with Percy Harvin
Don Banks: Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 12SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.