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Second officer says he saw Alfonzo Dennard punch a cop Updated Feb 13, 2013
A day after a police officer testified that Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard punched him outside a bar in Lincoln, Nebraska, last year, one of the officer’s colleagues testified that he witnessed the punch. Dennard is on trial for third-degree assaul
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  • Jets cap mess illustrates gap between players Feb 13, 2013
    A flat salary cap is highlighting the gap between football’s haves and have-mores.  And the Jets’ current cap crunch shows just how bad the problem is. Albert Breer of NFL Network points out that 10 players account for $110 million under the Jets’
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  • Eagles hire Niners exec Tom Gamble for front office Feb 13, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Tom Gamble to be vice president of player personnel.
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  • Should the Bills consider Jets' castoffs? Feb 13, 2013
    Veteran linebackers Bart Scott and Calvin Pace are expected to be released soon by the salary-strapped New York Jets. Pro Bowl safety and pending free-agent LaRon Landry also is not expected to return. Should the Buffalo Bills swoop in and recruit any o…
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  • Source: Mike Glennon to throw at combine Feb 13, 2013
    The Buffalo Bills, New York Jets and other quarterback-needy teams just received more good news Wednesday. A source confirmed to's AFC East blog that NC State quarterback Mike Glennon will throw at the NFL combine. Glennon joins West Virginia's…
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  • Rob Gronkowski Dons A "Sorry For Partying" Tank Top, Makes A Fan Kiss His Stuffed Alligator Feb 13, 2013
    How does human keg stand Rob Gronkowski respond to being Gronkshamed by a stodgy Boston sports columnist? He grabs his "Sorry For Partying" tank top and heads to Universal Studios to party, obviously. More »
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  • Gronkowski apologizes in the Gronk-iest way possible Feb 13, 2013
    It’s not that we doubted it before, but now we know for sure. Logan Mankins was right. The Patriots veteran guard was talking about teammate Rob Gronkowski, and called him “a big meathead that likes to party and play football.” That was in reference
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  • Playing tag in the AFC East Feb 13, 2013
    Only one AFC East team utilized the franchise tag last year. The New England Patriots tagged Pro Bowl receiver Wes Welker, who caught 118 passes for 1,354 yards and six touchdowns in 2012. Welker lived up to the expensive, $9.5 million salary the tag di…
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  • NFL dignitaries pay tribute to Steve Sabol Feb 13, 2013
    At NFL Films, Steve Sabol preferred to put the focus on the field, and not on himself. But Sabol, the NFL Films president who died in September, was the focus of an event on Tuesday night in Philadelphia. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Patriots owne…
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  • Reviewing recent history of No. 12 pick Feb 13, 2013
    The Miami Dolphins will be the third AFC East team to select in the first round of the NFL draft. The Dolphins have the No. 12 overall pick in April. Let’s take a look at the recent history of the No. 12 pick and what this means for Miami. 2012: Fletche
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  • George Wilson lining up visits after Bills release Feb 13, 2013
    The good news for guys who are cut in February is they have a head start on the free agent marketplace. And just-released former Bills safety George Wilson is taking full advantage. According to Jason LaCanfora of, Wilson has already set u…
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners Feb 13, 2013
    Said Dolphins G.M. Jeff Ireland of the team’s $44 million in cap space and nine draft picks, “We’re in a position, a very good position, to utilize some of our cap space to bring some veteran players on our football team, and then we’re in a very
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Love Is In The Air 03:38

    NFL32OT: Love Is In The Air

    Feb 13
    Episode 268: Mike Hill and Chris Mortensen discuss NFL 'couples' that should stay together or break up. Adam Schefter breaks down Joe Flacco's contract situation. The NFL32 crew discuss how the Cardinals should handle Kevin Kolb's contract.