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Conflicting reports have emerged on Friday regarding whether the Dolphins would trade receiver Mike Wallace, defensive end Cameron Wake, and/or defensive end Dion Jordan. Setting aside for now the question of whether the Dolphins would or wouldn’t trade…Upvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com Feb 28The former All-Pro safety Darren Sharper surrendered to the Los Angeles police after being named in a warrant involving a rape case in New Orleans.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Feb 28The former All-Pro safety Darren Sharper surrendered to the Los Angeles police after being named in a warrant involving a rape case in New Orleans.Upvote Share TweetA couple of thoughts on the New York Jets' decision to place the franchise tag on kicker Nick Folk: 1. Sticker shock: The tag amount for a kicker is $3.556 million, which sounds like a lot of money, but this move makes sense from the Jets' perspective. …Upvote Share TweetFormer Lions safety Louis Delmas has seen a fair amount of interest around the league since he was released by Detroit and he followed up with one interested party on Friday. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that Delmas visited with the Dolp…Upvote Share TweetSharing some thoughts on the New England Patriots releasing safety Steve Gregory: Finances play a big role: Gregory was a lightning rod among fans based on his play and some missed tackles, but I don't think this move can be boiled down solely to his pe…Upvote Share TweetOrdinarily you’d say this was big news. But given the recent events in Miami, giving up on a first-round pick a year into the process almost doesn’t register. According to Jason LaCanfora of CBSSports.com, the Dolphins are “gauging trade value” for 2013…Upvote Share TweetAs former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney prepares to enter the NFL draft as a high first-round pick, another former South Carolina player who was a high first-round pick is helping Clowney out. (No, it’s not Troy Williamson.) Bills corner…Upvote Share Tweet
Gathering different free-agent viewsIn the past few days, there have been multiple lists produced that rank 2014 free agents. When compiling four of the lists -- from Greg Bedard of TheMMQB.com, Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan of CBSSports.com, Evan Silva of Rotoworld, and NFL.com's Chris Wess…Upvote Share Tweet
Two weeks later, NFL and players remain quiet about Wells reportTwo weeks ago, the 144-page Ted Wells report landed in the collective laps of the football-following world. Since then, the Dolphins have fired offensive line coach Jim Turner and head trainer Kevin O’Neill. As to the three players accused of wrongdoing…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 28After the Ferrari-bashing incident and a weird, rambling interview with a Phoenix television station, Richie Incognito is getting help. NFL Network's Jeff Darlington said the Dolphins guard is being treated at a facility in Arizona after "severe me…Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking the Jets' free agentsThe New York Jets have 16 players headed to unrestricted free agency on March 11. Ranking them in order of their importance: 1. Austin Howard, right tackle -- The Jets are trying to sign him to a long-term extension before March 11. He figures to land a…Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots' cap space vs. rest of NFLWith the 2014 salary cap now projected to be in the $132-133 million range, ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert put together a handy 32-team chart that provides a snapshot of where each team stands. What it shows specific to the Patriots is that they are closer to…Upvote Share TweetBills CB Stephon Gilmore is counseling South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney as he goes through the draft process. Darren Krein of the Dolphins has been named the strength and conditioning coach of the year. What impact will Riley Cooper’s contract have on…Upvote Share TweetThe Miami Dolphins lack a true fullback on their roster. Would Miami have any interest in former three-time Pro Bowler Vonta Leach? There are reasons to believe the Dolphins could kick the tires on Leach for a second straight year. The Baltimore Ravens …Upvote Share TweetThe snow may still be flying, but February -- the second month of the offseason -- is coming to a close today. Four weeks ago, we asked what we would learn about the Buffalo Bills this month. Here are the answers to most of those questions, along with s…Upvote Share Tweet
Incognito Getting Professional HelpFeb 28Adam Caplan reacts to the report that Richie Incognito has checked himself into a psychiatric care unit.