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Broncos head coach John Fox talked about how eager he was to see a healthier Peyton Manning next season, but keeping his quarterback that way might be more difficult given the current state of his offensive line. Four of the five projected starters on t…Upvote Share Tweet
INDIANAPOLIS -- It’ll be tempting for all of us to read too much into this, but Ryan Grigson did offer more than I expected on the subject. And since the combine is largely about gather nuggets we think can help us predict what will unfold in the draftUpvote Share TweetHere are tentative round-by-round draft selections for the Houston Texans. The order does not include compensatory selections, which will be awarded at the bottom of Rounds 3-7 and announced next month. Round 1, 27th overall Round 2, 57th overall Round …Upvote Share Tweet
Brian Cushing: Defensive players have to be protected, tooThe torn ACL suffered by Texans linebacker Brian Cushing when he was hit in the knee from behind by Jets guard Matt Slauson may have been the tipping point for a change in NFL rules to emphasize protecting the legs of defensive players. Cushing supports…Upvote Share Tweet
Current cap situations in the AFC SouthINDIANAPOLIS -- Cap numbers can be fluid, but I know at this time of year it’s of huge interest. It tells us who can shop in free agency and with how much. Here’s where our four teams stand against the cap currently: Colts: $43.427 million under JaguaUpvote Share Tweet
Titans expect to act early in free agencyINDIANAPOLIS -- The Titans have been a patient, methodical free agent team in recent years. I just ran through their roster and lineups from recent years and came up with Matt Hasselbeck. But the Titans were desperate for a veteran quarterback in 2011 w…Upvote Share TweetMike Florio has taken the PFT Live show on the road to Indianapolis this week and he’s got a pair of guests Thursday with a lot of interest in how the prospects look at the combine. Titans coach Mike Munchak would like to uncover a few players who willUpvote Share Tweet
Red flag rule on track to be tweakedThe Texans-Lions game on Thanksgiving had everything. Included a horrible call that led to a long touchdown run that wasn’t reviewed via replay because Detroit coach Jim Schwartz threw the red challenge flag when he shouldn’t have thrown it. The bluUpvote Share TweetMost media had long known that Dwight Freeney wasn’t in the Colts' plans beyond 2012. But the defensive end didn’t have the same read. “I’ll be honest with you: I was surprised the way it happened,” he told Mike Chappell of The Indianapolis StarUpvote Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS -- While the prospects qualify as the main feature here at the NFL’s scouting combine, team personnel probably deserve co-billing. A very high percentage of the NFL’s coaches and general managers will make podium appearances. While no oneUpvote Share Tweet
Dwight Freeney's NFL FutureFeb 21Bill Polian and Chris Mortensen discuss possible landing spots for Dwight Freeney.
Double Coverage: Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing talks road to recoveryFeb 21Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing calls into "Double Coverage" to discuss the Texans' future and his road to recovery.
Don Banks: Eagles far from giving up on Foles; more combine Day 1 SnapsFeb 21INDIANAPOLIS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a somewhat slow first day at the NFL's annual scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium...
NFL combine -- Thursday observations about Bucs, Joeckel, moreFeb 21Greg Schiano made it clear at the combine that Josh Freeman is the Buccaneers' starting quarterback, writes John Clayton.