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Weeden could get one more year in Cleveland

Weeden could get one more year in Cleveland

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 7, 2013
New owner, new CEO, new General Manager, new coach. New quarterback too, right? Maybe not. Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland believes that the Browns will give Brandon Weeden, a birthday-challenged first-round pick in 2012, a chance to secure the job over th…
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  • Ravens’ Bryan Hall looking forward to move to linebacker

    Ravens’ Bryan Hall looking forward to move to linebacker

    profootballtalk.com Apr 7, 2013
    The Ravens’ inside linebacking corps took a hit this offseason with the departures of Ray Lewis and Dannell Ellerbe. Their attempt to replace them in the lineup won’t be limited to signing free agents or drafting rookies later this month. They’ll al
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  • AFC North programming note

    AFC North programming note

    ESPN.com Apr 7, 2013
    Free agency has hit a lull. The draft is 18 days away. This seems to be a good time to take a quick break and re-charge the batteries. The bad news: You won't have me around to provide my take on the latest news in the AFC North. Our blog editors will p…
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  • Flacco role reveals Unitas family rift

    Flacco role reveals Unitas family rift

    profootballtalk.com Apr 7, 2013
    The news that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco will play Johnny Unitas in an upcoming film has revealed an unfortunate rift within the family of the late Hall of Fame quarterback. Joe Unitas (pictured), Johnny’s son by his second marriage, co-wrote the scr
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  • Ayanbadejo now says four gay players aren’t considering coming …

    Ayanbadejo now says four gay players aren’t considering coming out

    profootballtalk.com Apr 7, 2013
    Recently, free-agent linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has been backpedaling more than a cornerback. After suggesting this his support for same-sex marriage was a factor in his release by the Ravens, Ayanbadejo quickly said it wasn’t. Now, not long after ex
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  • On the clock: Are Steelers still 'relevant'?

    On the clock: Are Steelers still 'relevant'?

    ESPN.com Apr 7, 2013
    In the video above, Mel Kiper Jr., Chris Mortensen and Trent Dilfer discuss whether the Steelers' fear factor is gone and talk about how they can develop young talent to remain relevant. Mortensen believes the Steelers are "on the bubble" when…
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  • NFL mailbag - Oakland Raiders face costly commitment

    Apr 7
    The Raiders are out of cap purgatory, but having too much space could be costly in the long run, writes John Clayton.