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Roethlisberger reportedly wants Steelers to keep Sanders

Roethlisberger reportedly wants Steelers to keep Sanders

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 12, 2013
Already, there are plenty of good reasons for the Steelers to not match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet signed by receiver Emmanuel Sanders with the Patriots. Here’s another: Ben Roethlisberger wants the Steelers to match. According to Jason La C
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  • Bills add ex-Eagles linebacker Marcus Dowtin

    Bills add ex-Eagles linebacker Marcus Dowtin

    profootballtalk.com Apr 12, 2013
    The Bills have been assigned ex-Eagles linebacker Marcus Dowtin on waivers, BuffaloBills.com reported on Friday. The Eagles waived Dowtin and three other players on Thursday, including linebacker Ryan Rau, whom the Browns claimed Friday. The 6-2, 226-po…
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  • Browns claim linebacker Ryan Rau on waivers

    Browns claim linebacker Ryan Rau on waivers

    profootballtalk.com Apr 12, 2013
    Another day, another one-time Eagle on his way to Cleveland. The Browns announced Friday that they had successfully claimed linebacker Ryan Rau on waivers from Philadelphia. Rau was one of four Eagles players waived on Thursday. Also on Thursday, the Ea…
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  • Bengals close to bringing Alex Smith aboard

    Bengals close to bringing Alex Smith aboard

    profootballtalk.com Apr 12, 2013
    Quarterback Alex Smith had a much longer flight to get to his new team than tight end Alex Smith did. According to Geoff Hobson of the team’s official website, the Bengals are “getting close to a deal,” with the former Browns tight end. Smith became
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: Falcons, 49ers, Ravens draft needs

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: Falcons, 49ers, Ravens draft needs

    profootballtalk.com Apr 12, 2013
    We’ve reached the end of another week and Pro Football Talk on the NBC Sports Network has reached the end of this year’s look at the draft needs for every NFL club. Three of the last four teams standing at the end of last season are up for discussion
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  • Bengals bring back Bernard Scott

    Bengals bring back Bernard Scott

    profootballtalk.com Apr 12, 2013
    The Bengals know Bernard Scott’s medical file better than anyone, and decided he was worth another shot. According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today, the running back agreed to terms with the Bengals on a one-year deal. He met with the Raiders, so there was
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  • Ravens sign ex-Raiders linebacker McClain

    Ravens sign ex-Raiders linebacker McClain

    The Baltimore Ravens made official Friday, signing veteran linebacker Rolando McClain to a one-year contract.
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  • AFC North links: Milliner/Haden best duo?

    AFC North links: Milliner/Haden best duo?

    Baltimore Ravens For Lardarius Webb, patience remains his watchword as he makes steady progress in his rehabilitation from a torn anterior cruciate ligament for the second time in four years, writes Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. The Ravens' top cor…
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  • Eight in the Box: Breakout player

    Eight in the Box: Breakout player

    ESPN.com Apr 12, 2013
    Who is one potential breakout player for each AFC North team in 2013? Baltimore Ravens: Kelechi Osemele. It can be argued that Osemele did, in fact, break out at the end of his rookie season. And it could be argued that the Ravens’ shuffling of their of
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  • Look out, NFL: Athletic Ansah starting to realize football pote…

    Look out, NFL: Athletic Ansah starting to realize football potential

    CNNSI.com Apr 12, 2013
    BYU knew it had an athlete in Ezekiel Ansah. Turns out, it had much more. Still learning football, Ansah could turn the NFL -- and its QBs -- upside down, Dennis Dillon writes.
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  • Report:  Cruz wants to stay with Giants over long haul

    Report: Cruz wants to stay with Giants over long haul

    profootballtalk.com Apr 12, 2013
    Remember those reports that teams were champing (yes, it’s champing not chomping) at the bit for a crack at signing receiver Victor Cruz to an offer sheet? There’s a brand new spin on why it didn’t happen. It’s believed that Cruz, like former Stee
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    Apr 12
    Never missing a chance to make big news out of even the mundane, the NFL this week released a whopping 23-name list of prospects who will attend the draft later this month in New York City, and that means we can all start bracing ourselves for the lates…
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    Apr 12
    You can call it a donnybrook or a fracas. Bill Simmons calls it one of the best things that can happen at a baseball game.