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Haslam says he’ll take a hands-on role in Browns’ draft, free a…

Haslam says he’ll take a hands-on role in Browns’ draft, free agency

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 12, 2013
When new Browns owner Jimmy Haslam announced on Monday that he’s returning to his previous job as CEO of Pilot Flying J, it raised questions about whether he’s going to be too much of a hands-off owner. But Haslam insists that’s not going to be the
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  • James Harrison won’t take pay cut to stay with Steelers

    James Harrison won’t take pay cut to stay with Steelers

    profootballtalk.com Feb 12, 2013
    James Harrison is willing to work with the Steelers to lower his salary cap number, but he’s not willing to take a pay cut just to stay with the team that drafted him and developed him. Harrison’s agent, Bill Parise, told John Harris of the Pittsburgh
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  • Offseason previews: Eagles

    Offseason previews: Eagles

    CNNSI.com Feb 12, 2013
    New coach Chip Kelly faces a tricky rebuilding task with the Philadelphia Eagles as he incorporates his up-temp attack into the NFL.
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  • Andrew Hawkins: Widening field would create fewer big hits

    Andrew Hawkins: Widening field would create fewer big hits

    profootballtalk.com Feb 12, 2013
    The NFL isn’t planning to explore the topic of widening the playing field this year, but one player who has played in both the CFL and NFL thinks that doing it would help the league cut down on the violent hits that have raised player safety concerns in
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  • Ravens waiting on second opinion on Suggs

    Ravens waiting on second opinion on Suggs

    profootballtalk.com Feb 12, 2013
    With a number of big contract decisions looming, the Ravens have medical concerns as well. According to Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun, the team is waiting to hear back on a second opinion outside linebacker Terrell Suggs sought for his torn biceps. …
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  • Browns could “double dip” with a raid on AFC North rivals

    Browns could “double dip” with a raid on AFC North rivals

    profootballtalk.com Feb 12, 2013
    The Browns have a lot of salary cap space and a need at quarterback, and so they’re a logical choice to make a move for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, if Baltimore uses only the non-exclusive franchise tender on Flacco. But Flacco may not be the only AF
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  • AFC North links: Cincinnati and the draft

    AFC North links: Cincinnati and the draft

    ESPN.com Feb 12, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun reports that the Ravens may negotiate with Joe Flacco's agent, Joe Linta, at next week's scouting combine in Indianapolis. While Linta says nothing is scheduled yet, the combine is when he typically mee…
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    State of the Franchise

    Feb 12
    Willie McGinest and Heath Evans break down the state of the Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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  • Don Banks: Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 12
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.