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profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 18, 2013
Blaine Gabbert hasn’t been operating under illusions when it comes to his job security with the Jaguars. He’s said all offseason that he expects to compete with Chad Henne for the starting job, a realistic approach even if he may have been laying it oShare Tweet
NFL to Jaguars: Get good, then you get a schedule breakjacksonville.com Apr 18, 2013Jaguars' owner Shad Khan stopped to chat with a few media members Wednesday and correctly forecasted that his franchise would likely get only one prime-time game in the 2013 season -- a Thursday night Dec. 5 home game against the Houston Texans.Share TweetBreakdown: Coach Gus Bradley and the Jaguars’ new regime kick off against the other team that won only two games in 2012 when Kansas City visits Jacksonville on the NFL’s opening Sunday. Like the Jaguars, the Chiefs are under new leadership, headlinedShare Tweet
Tennessee Titans schedule analysisBreakdown: A tough early season schedule resulted in a 1-4 start for the Titans last year. They’ll face another big challenge out of the gate in 2013 in what qualifies as a make-or-break season for coach Mike Munchak. Four of the first seven games are aShare TweetBreakdown: The Colts look to have a favorable start and finish to their 2013 slate. They open against Oakland, against Miami, at San Francisco and at Jacksonville. We know teams can make major jumps in one season, just as the Colts did last year. But ou…Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 18, 2013The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens will open the 2013 season at Denver in the now-traditional Thursday night kickoff game.Share TweetThe San Francisco 49ers have signed tight end Cameron Morrah to a one-year contract, helping fill a void left by Delanie Walker's departure to the Tennessee Titans.Share TweetHis colleagues may be doing it, but Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson doesn’t make calls this time of year that might help him elevate the stock of someone he’s not really interested in. It’s lying season in the NFL. It’s easy to beShare TweetThe NFL draft is one week away, which means we can't talk enough about who might do what and why. A perfect opportunity awaits you, then, as we're ready to kick off the weekly AFC South chat. Just click on over here and we'll dive into just about anythi…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 18, 2013Former Bills, Panthers and Colts executive Bill Polian has never been shy with his opinions. And now that he’s a member of the media being paid to share them, he’s not shy about changing them either. During a spot with ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” shoShare Tweet
RTC: Andrew Luck sees room to improveReading the coverage ... Houston Texans NFL senior vice president for events Frank Supovitz is visiting Houston for an on-site inspection that’s part of the process for a city to get a Super Bowl, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Looking atShare Tweet
Should Freeney's 93 be back in action?When an all-time great leaves a franchise, it’s customary to hold his number out of action for at least a while. The Colts aren’t doing that with Dwight Freeney's 93. Free-agent outside linebacker Erik Walden wore 93 in Green Bay, and he’s wearing iShare Tweet
Houston Texans cheeleader relives Presidential experienceApr 18Houston Texans cheerleader Morgan describes what it was like to have the 2013 Texans cheerleading roster announced by President George H.W. Bush.
Don Banks: Must-See TV: 17 games that highlight 2013 scheduleApr 18There will always be differing opinions on what makes for must-see TV, but now that the 2013 NFL schedule is ours for the anticipating, here are the 17 games in the league's 17-week regular season that I can't wait to see.
NFL - These matchups highlight 2013 scheduleApr 18Both new and old rivalries dot an exciting 2013 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
Miami Dolphins get OK from Kansas City Chiefs to talk to Branden Albert --…Apr 18The Kansas City Chiefs have given the Miami Dolphins permission to talk to left tackle Branden Albert to help facilitate a trade for a second-round choice, a source said.
The 13th-annual ranking of the NBA's top-50 players, Part 1Apr 18After a necessary delay, it's time for Bill Simmons's annual ranking of the NBA's top 50 most valuable assets.