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Colt McCoy visit gets high school investigated for unauthorized practice
profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 5, 2012
Browns quarterback Colt McCoy has turned out to be a real troublemaker. In December, his re-entry into a game against the Steelers got the Browns investigated for allowing a player with a concussion to play. Now, his trip to an Illinois high school has …Share Tweet
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky judge has sentenced Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson to 15 days in jail and three years' probation for a drug-related charge.Share TweetEd Reed will be entering the final year of his six-year, $44.4 million contract with the Baltimore Ravens. As a team leader, perennial All-Pro and future Hall of Famer, he believes the Baltimore Ravens should have already locked him up beyond 2012. Sinc…Share TweetI've given my grades out to all the AFC North teams after the first wave of free agency was complete. Now, it's your turn. Give me your grade and a two-line assessment (good, bad or indifferent) of how the Ravens have fared so far this offseason. You ca…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 5, 2012Colts head coach Chuck Pagano will have another familiar face on the Colts defense this season. The team announced Thursday that they have signed free agent defensive tackle Brandon McKinney. McKinney spent the last four years with the Ravens after star…Share TweetShould the Cleveland Browns draft Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill with the fourth overall pick? ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. says no. "He's overrated, overhyped. I don't think he should be a top-eight pick but we know he will be." ESPN's Todd…Share TweetRavens cornerback Lardarius Webb agreed to a five-year, $50 million extension with a $10 million signing bonus, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Webb is now signed through the 2017 season. This move not only takes away the possibilit…Share TweetThe Steelers received a surprising visit Wednesday, and it wasn't from a free agent or a draft prospect. This one was more special than that. Running backs coach Kirby Wilson made his first appearance at the team's facility since he was severely burned …Share TweetEvery morning, grab a cup of coffee and get your AFC North wake-up call here: USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil is scheduled to make a pre-draft visit to Cleveland, according to the Plain Dealer. Kalil is expected to be taken No. 3 overall by the Minnesot…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 5, 2012Is Justin Blackmon better than Michael Floyd? Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill may be overdrafted. The Jets want to sign TE Dustin Keller long term. Rams WR Danny Amendola doesn’t expect to be a Patriot. The Ravens get C Peter Konz in this seven-round mock dShare Tweet
Ky. judge sentences Bengals' Simpson to 15 daysApr 5Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson was sentenced Thursday to 15 days in jail and three years' probation onâ€¦
Rumor Central: NFL Draft TradesApr 5ESPN Insider Chris Sprow discusses NFL teams that could make draft trades.
On the clock: BengalsApr 5How will the Bengals use their two first-round picks? Our draft analysts put Cincinnati on the clock on "Path to the Draft."
Quality QBsApr 5Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay talk about Robert Griffin III turning down a request to work out for the Colts and Ryan Tannehill moving up draft boards.