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profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 22, 2013
Quarterback Peyton Manning had a great year in his first year with the Broncos. And in the eyes of his boss, V.P. of football operations John Elway, it can’t get any better. Elway told Friday’s edition of Pro Football Talk that Manning gets an A+ foUpvote Share Tweet
Chris Canty set for visits with Packers and Jaguarsprofootballtalk.com Feb 22, 2013Defensive lineman Chris Canty has gotten an offer from the Titans since his release from the Giants, but he’s not ready to stop looking for a new team to call his own. Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports that Canty will visit with the Packers and JaguarsUpvote Share Tweet
Further consideration of Texans and ILBINDIANAPOLIS -- When the Houston Texans traded DeMeco Ryans after the 2011 season, and as they look to recover from a 2012 filled with injuries at inside linebacker, I’ve maintained that a one-dimensional position doesn’t require big attention. It canUpvote Share Tweet
Jags GM: Receiver Robinson medically clearedNew Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell said Friday at the combine that Laurent Robinson has been medically cleared.Upvote Share TweetChuck Pagano joked with reporters at the NFL scouting combine that the only restriction his doctors have put on him pertains to very little media access.Upvote Share TweetThe Tennessee Titans have taken their first step toward improving their defense, agreeing to terms with safety George Wilson.Upvote Share Tweet
Combine adds: Pads? Lasers? Surprise?INDIANAPOLIS -- Having flying cars chauffeur prospects from meetings with doctors to news conferences and back to their hotel rooms doesn’t appear to be on the horizon at the NFL scouting combine. But as the media’s four days here got under way ThursdUpvote Share Tweet
Caldwell talks delusions, Laurent RobinsonINDIANAPOLIS -- New Jaguars general manager David Caldwell has repeatedly spoken well of the roster he inherited, despite the fact it collectively managed a 2-14 record in 2012. But the man who hired him, Shad Khan, has spoken of expectations or a view …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 22, 2013Through the haze of confetti, trouble looms for the Ravens. The defending champions will look very different next season, but that doesn't mean all is lost, Don Banks writes.Upvote Share TweetWelcome to “Eight in the Box,” a new NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: Who will be each team’s biggest salary-cap casualty this offseason? Houston Texans: The one team in the division that couUpvote Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS -- The NFLPA seems unlikely to grab on to the NFL’s most recent trial balloon. Adam Schefter reported the NFL would like to shift the offseason calendar: Pushing the combine into March, free agency into April, and the draft into May. The plUpvote Share Tweet
Report: Jared Cook sees himself as a wide receiverprofootballtalk.com Feb 22, 2013Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that there’s no expectation of significant progress on a long-term contract for Titans tight end Jared Cook before the March 4 deadline to use the franchise tag. The Titans were already expected to use the tag on CookUpvote Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS -- We’ve got a couple franchise tag developments in the AFC South. Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union spoke to Jaguars general manager David Caldwell, who said the Jaguars won’t be using their tag. That means talented but injuryUpvote Share Tweet
Hasselbeck's tips for Rich Eisen's 40-yard dashFeb 22Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck has some advice for Rich Eisen on running the 40-yard dash.
Don Banks: Traditional pocket passers becoming extinct? Don't tell this QB…Feb 22INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps the irony of the NFL's incoming quarterback class on display here at the scouting combine is that while the read-option trend seems to be the wave of the future within the league, the future clearly isn't now. At least not in ter…
2013 NFL combine -- Friday observations about offseason, Weeden and moreFeb 22Will the NFL push back the dates on the offseason? Not if the players' union has anything to say about it, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Baltimore Ravens 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 22SI.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.