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AFC West News and Rumors
Champ Bailey isn’t moving to safety
Most cornerbacks who stick around the NFL long enough eventually get moved to safety. That won’t be happening to Champ Bailey. Yet. Broncos V.P. of football operations John Elway said Thursday on 104.3 The Fan in Denver that the team has given no thouUpvote Share Tweet
Chiefs, Bowe move toward tag deadline without a dealThe Chiefs and receiver Dwayne Bowe have been discussing a long-term deal. For now, we’re told there’s no news. There will be news soon. Absent a long-term deal by Monday, March 4, the Chiefs either will - or won’t - apply the franchise tagUpvote Share Tweet
AFC West notes: There have been reports the Jets will be interest…There have been reports the Jets will be interested in Kansas City backup Brady Quinn. I wouldn’t rule out the Chiefs bringing him back as a backup to Alex Smith. There is a new regime in Kansas City, but Quinn knows the roster and is well-respected inUpvote Share TweetThe Kansas City Chiefs' situation with the No. 1 pick remains one of the most fascinating questions of the NFL offseason. Thursday, longtime draft guru Gil Brandt tweeted he thought they are five players worthy of being the No. 1 pick by the Chiefs -- l…Upvote Share TweetThere were plenty of big stories during the 2012 season, but it is hard to think of many bigger than the ascension of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick from second-string to Super Bowl starter. It was a big bet by 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and it paid o…Upvote Share Tweet
Chat wrap: Chargers-Raiders trade?Here is a look at some highlights of our AFC West chat, which was held earlier Thursday: Denver Benw32 from snowy Colorado: How many Broncos games do you think will be in primetime this year? Bill Williamson: What's the max, five? Probably, five. [Peyto…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Can Chiefs pull plug on Smith deal?Mike Florio breaks down both sides of the Alex Smith trade, highlighting the $9.75 million in cap space cleared for the 49ers. Florio also talks about the Jets’ quest to trade CB Darrelle Revis, and who benefits most from restructuring contracts.Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos stick by safety Moore despite blunderThe Denver Broncos are sticking with young safety Rahim Moore.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Feb 28, 2013Forget a dynasty, but the Pats' window is still open. And after re-working Tom Brady's deal, they're in a very strong position to chase another championship, Don Banks writes.Upvote Share Tweet
Barret Robbins doesn’t remember much about the Super BowlWhen Tim Brown and Jerry Rice made their bizarre accusations that their former coach, Bill Callahan, sabotaged the team in Super Bowl XXXVII, they both dragged former Raiders center Barret Robbins into it: Brown and Rice both said they thought Robbins, …Upvote Share Tweet
Lane Kiffin will personally vouch for Matt Barkley’s NFL potentialIf any NFL general managers or coaches want to know what USC Lane Kiffin thinks of quarterback Matt Barkley, Kiffin is eager to offer a ringing endorsement. Kiffin, who knows something about the NFL from his stint coaching the Raiders, told ESPNLosAngel…Upvote Share TweetPlease join me for our AFC West chat, which will be held at 2 p.m. ET Thursday. I look forward to chatting with you.Upvote Share Tweet
Eric Winston excited about arrival of Alex SmithLast year, Chiefs tackle Eric Winston called out Chiefs fans who cheered an injury suffered by quarterback Matt Cassel. Now, Winston is rolling out the red carpet for Cassel’s replacement. “I know I’m going to do everything I can to help him,” WUpvote Share Tweet
Draft trade market still softThe leaders of the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders both said at the NFL combine that they are open to trading their top picks in the right situation. The Chiefs have the No. 1 pick and the Raiders have the No. 3 pick. The Chiefs would be inte…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: No Pay Cut For FinleyFeb 28Episode 279: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss Jermichael Finley's refusal to take a cut in pay. Herm Edwards breaks down Chris Johnson's assurance he can break Eric Dickerson's record. NFL32 crew discuss what the Raiders should do in the NFL D
Matt Cassel to the Minnesota Vikings?Feb 28With the acquisition of Alex Smith, it is likely the Kansas City Chiefs will part ways with Matt Cassel. Where will the quarterback land? Ian Rapoport has the latest on Cassel's future.
More Dire QB Situation: Jets Or Raiders?Feb 28NFL Live OT breaks down the QB situation in New York and Oakland.
Inside the Huddle: 49ers, Chiefs, Old Centers and Veteran RBsFeb 28Inside the Huddle's John Clayton provides his insight into the how the 49ers may use their 15 draft picks, how the Chiefs could change their offense with Alex Smith at qb, why old centers are in jeopardy while veteran running backs are sitting pretty
Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 28SI.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.
Jim Trotter: San Francisco 49ers 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 28SI.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.
NFL - Patriots' dynasty is in declineFeb 28Tom Brady's restructured deal confirms that New England's dynasty is in its final years.