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The process of nominating candidates for the Pro Football Talk Mt. Rushmore turns from the NFC to the AFC, and the first AFC team is one of the NFL teams that joined the AFL teams when the leagues merged in 1970. The Colts, currently of Indianapolis and…Upvote Share Tweet
The Jacksonville Jaguars see upside in moving Tyson Alualu outside.Upvote Share TweetWhen the 2013 NFL draft began, former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson was deemed to be a receiver. When the Jaguars selected Robinson in round five, they dubbed him a running back. It has since become clear he’ll play both positions. It’s now becUpvote Share Tweet
On the Titans' pass-rush expectationsThe Tennessee Titans could still add John Abraham or Israel Idonije to their group of defensive ends. The issue is the same as it is for most free agents -- how much opportunity will one of them find in Tennessee, and for how much money? Currently the T…Upvote Share Tweet
Can J.J. Watt top 2012 for Texans?To review: J.J. Watt’s defensive player of the year season in 2012 included 107 tackles, 20.5 sacks, 39 tackles for loss, 42 quarterback hits, 16 batted passes, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. “It was the best I’ve ever seen, the bestUpvote Share TweetThe Colts didn’t make a significant offseason addition at running back, in part because they think last year’s fifth-rounder Vick Ballard’s all the back they need. According to Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com, Colts coach Chuck Pagano is inclined to go inUpvote Share Tweet
Jaguars rotating passers until further noticeA less generous sort might suggest that picking a name out of a hat might be as good an option. But new Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said he wanted to keep the repetitions in OTAs even between quarterbacks Blaine Gabbert and Chad Henne. “It’s going good,Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com May 15, 2013The Colts did it last year. Now, six last-place finishers hope new regimes spark unexpected playoff turnarounds. Who's just thinking wishfully? Don Banks breaks it down.Upvote Share TweetJaguars coach Gus Bradley says that he was taught while growing up to “trust people right from” the moment you meet them because they haven’t done anything wrong to you. As you might expect, Bradley’s comment came while talking about wide receiverUpvote Share Tweet
Jags kicker Josh Scobee tries to teach Big Uglies to kick; horrifying hilarity ensuesyahoo.com May 15, 2013Why is it the kickers who are always the most interesting players on any football team? Theory: too much time with nothing to do + lack of repeated hits to the head. Anyway, here's Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee with a tweet you cannot unsee: Tried teaching…Upvote Share Tweet
Delanie Walker prepares to become Titans No. 1 tight endAfter spending seven years in San Francisco as second fiddle to Vernon Davis, tight end Delanie Walker is ready to blossom in Tennessee. “It’s like you’re getting a divorce,” Walker recently said, via Greg Pogue of FOXSportsTennessee.com. “And nUpvote Share Tweet
Jimmy Smith’s story sad, not completely surprisingWhen we unveil next month on NBC Sports Network’s Pro Football Talk the four members of each franchise’s Mt. Rushmore, former Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith could land on the Jacksonville version. Earlier this year, he landed in a far worse place, for aUpvote Share TweetOn paper, the Texans have a solid defense coming back. But at the moment, that paper is in the form of a medical file. Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips told 610 AM in Houston (via the Houston Chronicle) that outside linebacker Brooks Reed had …Upvote Share Tweet
Gus Bradley on Jaguars QB situationMay 15Jacksonville head coach Gus Bradley talks about the Jaguars' quarterback situation, his relationship with Justin Blackmon and more on "NFL Total Access."
Don Banks: Which new regime will take its team from last to the playoffs?May 15With Buddy Nix being eased into semi-retirement this week in Buffalo, the NFL in 2013 will now have eight new general managers on the job to go along with the eight new head coaches who have been hired since the close of the regular season. All told, th…