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Former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith will work out for the Browns on Saturday in Miami, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Tuesday night. The Browns hold the No. 6 pick in Round One of the draft, which begins April 25. This is …Upvote Share Tweet
Brady Quinn is the new backup quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks after agreeing to terms with the club.Upvote Share TweetThe Raiders continue to collect bargain-priced defensive talent, and it helps if you have a connection. Today’s acquisition, as announced by the team, was veteran safety Usama Young. Young spent the last two years with the Browns, but was with the SaintUpvote Share Tweet
Seneca Wallace continues his tour with stop in OaklandThe backup quarterback bus rolls on, and one of them is getting a good look at the West Coast. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, former Seahawks and Browns quarterback Seneca Wallace will work out for the Raiders Wednesday. Wallace was also part of th…Upvote Share TweetPittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has been named to the NFL's competition committee.Upvote Share TweetA month after safety LaRon Landry left the Jets to sign a free-agent contract with the Colts, the Jets have signed his older brother. Dawan Landry, also a free agent safety, signed with the Jets today. A 2006 fifth-round pick of the Ravens, Dawan Landry…Upvote Share Tweet
AFC North links: Andy Dalton optimisticESPN.com Updated Apr 9, 2013Baltimore Ravens Do the Ravens view Clemson receiver DeAndre Hopkins as the next Anquan Boldin? Indeed, those are big shoes to fill. But the Ravens appear to be intrigued by Hopkins, and met with him at the NFL scouting combine in February. The Baltimor…Upvote Share TweetLinebacker Rolando McClain passed through waivers unclaimed after getting released by the Raiders as teams passed on the chance to pick up the former first-round pick on the terms of his pre-rookie wage scale contract. At least one team considered addin…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Apr 9, 2013The Cleveland Browns signed free agent wide receiver David Nelson to a one-year contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Tight end Alex Smith to visit Bengals this weekThe Cincinnati Bengals are looking into providing a backup option to starting tight end Jermaine Gresham. According to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com, the Bengals are bringing in former Cleveland Browns tight end Alex Smith for a visit this week. Sm…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: High Price For RevisApr 9Episode 302: ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini breaks down the situation with the Jets and the possible trade of Darrelle Revis. The NFL32 crew discuss which team is most in need of drafting an impact running back.
Who will Bengals select with 21st pick?Apr 9Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Joe Reedy discuses the Bengals' offseason, negotiations with offensive tackle Andre Smith and who the Bengals might pick in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Don Banks: Despite reports, Revis trade makes too much sense not to happenApr 9As the saga drags on into yet another week this spring, with any signs of progress becoming harder to discern, it's easy to look at the Darrelle Revis trade talks between New York and Tampa Bay and see a stalemate, stand-off and showdown with no end in …
Peter King: Brian Banks not worried about long-shot odds to make FalconsApr 9Brian Banks and his mother, one of the only people who really believed Banks was innocent of rape for a decade, were on a dream trip to Times Square in New York last week, walking and marveling at the sights they were seeing for the first time after tel…