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Bucs open to including 1st-round pick for Revis

Bucs open to including 1st-round pick for Revis

ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Mar 18, 2013
The New York Jets are open to trading cornerback Darrelle Revis, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers might be willing to part with their first-round pick to make it happen.
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  • Source: Titans agree with ex-Bills QB Fitzpatrick

    Source: Titans agree with ex-Bills QB Fitzpatrick

    The Tennessee Titans have agreed with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on a two-year contract, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • Dolphins gain two extra draft picks

    Dolphins gain two extra draft picks

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    The Miami Dolphins entered the offseason with more draft picks (nine) than any team in the AFC East. It turns out Miami's draft capital further increased Monday when the NFL announced its 2013 compensatory picks. Miami was awarded two additional picks i…
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  • Ross says Dolphins “are going to stay in South Florida”

    Ross says Dolphins “are going to stay in South Florida”

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    Dolphins owner Stephen Ross hopes to renovate SunLife Stadium via a project that relies in part on taxpayer dollars. But he lacks the leverage of an express or implied threat of relocation, which has helped plenty of other teams shake taxpayer dollars o…
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  • Robert Kraft says keeping Wes Welker was Patriots’ first choice

    Robert Kraft says keeping Wes Welker was Patriots’ first choice

    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft met with the media on the opening day of the owner's meetings in Phoenix, Arizona and one of the main subjects of conversation was the departure of wide receiver Wes Welker to the Denver Broncos in free agency. Ac…
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  • Jets sign FA linebacker Barnes to 3-year deal

    Jets sign FA linebacker Barnes to 3-year deal

    The rebuilding New York Jets, continuing to shop for bargain free agents, agreed to terms Monday with former San Diego Chargers linebacker Antwan Barnes on a three-year contract, according to a league source.
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  • Gauging Bills' interest in Matt Hasselbeck

    Gauging Bills' interest in Matt Hasselbeck

    The Buffalo Bills are desperate for a starting quarterback after cutting Ryan Fitzpatrick and will turn over nearly every rock this offseason to find one. Could 37-year old Matt Hasselbeck be a possibility? The Tennessee Titans released Hasselbeck on Mo…
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  • Raiders reportedly interested in Kellen Winslow

    Raiders reportedly interested in Kellen Winslow

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    We all know that Kellen Winslow Jr. is a soldier, but could he also be a Raider? Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Oakland has expressed interest in the tight end, who was given an honorable discharge from the Patriots after catching one pass…
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  • Report: Lions, Dolphins interested in Osi Umenyiora

    Report: Lions, Dolphins interested in Osi Umenyiora

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    The market for free agent defensive ends has been weaker than anticipated, which isn’t great news for Osi Umenyiora. Umenyiora huffed and puffed for years to get out of his contract with the Giants, finally succeeding when the team restructured his cont
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  • Revisiting Jake Long-Matt Ryan debate

    Revisiting Jake Long-Matt Ryan debate

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    It has been an ongoing debate in South Florida since the 2008 NFL draft. The Miami Dolphins and former president Bill Parcells held the No. 1 overall pick and took left tackle Jake Long over quarterback Matt Ryan, who went to the Atlanta Falcons at No. …
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  • Joey Porter faces foreclosure on Miami home

    Joey Porter faces foreclosure on Miami home

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    Joey Porter, a former NFL linebacker who made tens of millions of dollars in his career, is once again facing financial problems. Porter is facing a foreclosure lawsuit on a home he bought in Broward County shortly after signing with the Dolphins in 200…
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  • Owners meetings perfect time to shop Revis

    Owners meetings perfect time to shop Revis

    ESPN.com nydailynews.com Mar 18, 2013
    New York Jets owner Woody Johnson continues to push his somewhat confusing company line on star cornerback Darrelle Revis. "If somebody wants to make an offer, for any of our players, we'd always listen. [But] we’re not actively beating the bushes," Joh
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  • Long’s departure leaves Dolphins with nothing from 2008 Draft

    Long’s departure leaves Dolphins with nothing from 2008 Draft

    The Dolphins are going to introduce a new logo, and they’re doing their best to remake their locker room in free agency. But five years ago, they had the best chance to change the course of the franchise, and they whiffed. With Jake Long’s departure f
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    Outlining the role Doug Marrone and the rest of the Bills coaches play in draft scouting. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross thinks his team has gotten younger and faster. Adding to the receiving corps remains on the Patriots to-do list. Gary Myers of the Dail…
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  • DHB drawing interest from Jets, not Colts

    DHB drawing interest from Jets, not Colts

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    The recent, periodic flurries of tweets from Colts owner Jim Irsay have made it clear that the Colts are and have been pursuing a receiver. As Irsay said Sunday, it’s not current Giants receiver Victor Cruz. As a source with knowledge of the situation t
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  • Ex-Dolphins OT Long reaches deal with Rams

    Ex-Dolphins OT Long reaches deal with Rams

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    Offensive tackle Jake Long has agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Rams.
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  • Loss of Long completes Dolphins defection Trifecta

    Loss of Long completes Dolphins defection Trifecta

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    The good news for the Dolphins in free agency came from their ability to re-sign receiver Brian Hartline and quarterback Matt Moore, and then to add receiver Mike Wallace, receiver Brandon Gibson, tight end Dustin Keller, linebacker Phillip Wheeler, and…
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  • Video - Mint Condition: Pawn Stars March Madness 04:03

    Mint Condition: Pawn Stars March Madness

    Mar 18
    Rick Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell of "Pawn Stars" discuss some of the unique items, including NCAA Tournament memorabilia, that are in their store.
  • Video - NFL32OT: Best Fit For Revis 02:48

    NFL32OT: Best Fit For Revis

    Mar 18
    Episode 290: Wendi Nix and Darren Woodson discuss where Darrelle Revis, if traded, could fit best. John Clayton breaks down Elvis Dumervil's snafu with his contract to the Broncos. The NFL32 crew discuss which NFC team improved the most this offseaso
  • Video - Robert Kraft Reacts To The Departure Of Welker 04:50

    Robert Kraft Reacts To The Departure Of Welker

    Mar 18
    Robert Kraft on Wes Welker leaving the Patriots and signing with the Broncos.
  • Video - Arena Team Ready To Offer Tebow A Job 05:10

    Arena Team Ready To Offer Tebow A Job

    Mar 18
    Darren Woodson, Mike Hill and Ryen Russillo discuss the options Tim Tebow has available.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Patriots owner Robert Kraft upset with Wes Welker's agent

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Thanks to the culture established by their tight-lipped head coach, the New England Patriots in the Bill Belichick era have been well known for their refusal to re-live the past, always choosing to focus on the future and moving ahead rather …
  • Lots of sunshine at 2013 NFL owners meetings

    Mar 18
    The NFL is in good shape as the owners convene to ponder rules changes, trade proposals and more, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: NFC West an emerging powerhouse after first week of free agenc…

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Lord, the NFC West is going to be a bear of a division in 2013.