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Share TweetThe Bengals, who could stand to add another player or two to their running back corps, brought in free agent Felix Jones for a tryout, Bryan Broaddus of DallasCowboys.com reported Monday. Jones rushed for 402 yards and three touchdowns on 111 carries fo…Share TweetThe Saints need help to fix a defense that was the league’s all-time worst last year, and they’ve signed another player who was a backup last year to do so. Former Broncos, Jets, Ravens and Bills safety Jim Leonhard just tweeted out a photo of himselfShare TweetBarkley making pre-draft visits with Browns, BillsSource: CNNSI.com
Steelers Player Tweets Really Dumb PhotoUpdated Apr 8 Share TweetLast October, Steelers nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu got wasted and decided to play bumper cars with several parked vehicles on Pittsburgh's South Side. Thursday, Ta'amu was sentenced to just 18 months' probation for it all. Last night, Ta'amu's friend twe…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetBaltimore Ravens Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has agreed to portray the late Johnny Unitas in an upcoming film called "Unitas We Stand," according to Joe Unitas, Johnny Unitas' son. Joe Unitas told the Baltimore Sun that Flacco will play his …Share TweetThe Jacksonville Jaguars announced the signing of wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi on Monday.Source: ESPN.com
Window could be closing on Andre Smith in CincinnatiUpdated Apr 8 Share TweetOur latest mock draft assigns a tackle to the Bengals with the 21st overall pick in the draft. This assumes the Bengals won’t re-sign right tackle Andre Smith. And there’s an increasing chance the Bengals won’t. As one league source explains it, theShare TweetThe Chiefs pick first, but who will laugh last? In this odd draft, the top talent may not be at the top, and the gem may be a sleeper QB surging into the first round, Peter King writes.Source: CNNSI.com
Flacco To Play Unitas On FilmApr 8The Unitas family is feuding over the casting of Joe Flacco as Johnny Unitas in a portion of an upcoming film.
Leon Hall talks Michigan basketball, Bengals defenseApr 8Former Michigan Wolverine and current Cincinnati Bengals CB Leon Hall joins "NFL AM" to discuss the NCAA basketball championship game and the Bengals' 2013 defense.
Peter King: Led by shaky QBs, 2013 draft might not be kind to top-10 teamsApr 8Now this could be a lot of fun.