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profootballtalk.com 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 assaulUpvote Share Tweet
Jets cap mess illustrates gap between playersA 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’Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 13, 2013PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Tom Gamble to be vice president of player personnel.Upvote Share Tweet
Should the Bills consider Jets' castoffs?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…Upvote Share TweetThe Buffalo Bills, New York Jets and other quarterback-needy teams just received more good news Wednesday. A source confirmed to ESPN.com's AFC East blog that NC State quarterback Mike Glennon will throw at the NFL combine. Glennon joins West Virginia's…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Feb 13, 2013How 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 »Upvote Share Tweet
Gronkowski apologizes in the Gronk-iest way possibleIt’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 referenceUpvote Share Tweet
Playing tag in the AFC EastOnly 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…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL dignitaries pay tribute to Steve SabolAt 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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: FletcheUpvote Share TweetThe 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 CBSSports.com, Wilson has already set u…Upvote Share TweetSaid 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 veryUpvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Love Is In The AirFeb 13Episode 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.