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Champ Bailey isn’t moving to safety

Champ Bailey isn’t moving to safety

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 28, 2013
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 thou
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  • Chiefs, Bowe move toward tag deadline without a deal

    Chiefs, Bowe move toward tag deadline without a deal

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    The 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 tag
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  • AFC West notes: There have been reports the Jets will be intere…

    AFC West notes: There have been reports the Jets will be interest…

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    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 in
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  • Should Dee Milliner be in No. 1 pick mix?

    Should Dee Milliner be in No. 1 pick mix?

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    The 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…
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: Colin Kaepernick, NFC West/AFC West …

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: Colin Kaepernick, NFC West/AFC West free agent needs

    There 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…
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  • Chat wrap: Chargers-Raiders trade?

    Chat wrap: Chargers-Raiders trade?

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    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…
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  • PFT Live: Can Chiefs pull plug on Smith deal?

    PFT Live: Can Chiefs pull plug on Smith deal?

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    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.
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  • Broncos stick by safety Moore despite blunder

    Broncos stick by safety Moore despite blunder

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    The Denver Broncos are sticking with young safety Rahim Moore.
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  • Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    CNNSI.com Feb 28, 2013
    Forget 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.
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  • Barret Robbins doesn’t remember much about the Super Bowl

    Barret Robbins doesn’t remember much about the Super Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    When 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, …
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  • Lane Kiffin will personally vouch for Matt Barkley’s NFL potent…

    Lane Kiffin will personally vouch for Matt Barkley’s NFL potential

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    If 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…
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  • Let's chat: Please join me for our AFC West chat, which will ……

    Let's chat: Please join me for our AFC West chat, which will …

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    Please join me for our AFC West chat, which will be held at 2 p.m. ET Thursday. I look forward to chatting with you.  
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  • Eric Winston excited about arrival of Alex Smith

    Eric Winston excited about arrival of Alex Smith

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    Last 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,” W
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  • Draft trade market still soft

    Draft trade market still soft

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: No Pay Cut For Finley 02:58

    NFL32OT: No Pay Cut For Finley

    Feb 28
    Episode 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
  • Video - Matt Cassel to the Minnesota Vikings? 00:50

    Matt Cassel to the Minnesota Vikings?

    Feb 28
    With 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.
  • Video - More Dire QB Situation: Jets Or Raiders? 02:13

    More Dire QB Situation: Jets Or Raiders?

    Feb 28
    NFL Live OT breaks down the QB situation in New York and Oakland.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle: 49ers, Chiefs, Old Centers and Veteran RBs 02:04

    Inside the Huddle: 49ers, Chiefs, Old Centers and Veteran RBs

    Feb 28
    Inside 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

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 28
    SI.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 Preview

    Feb 28
    SI.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 decline

    Feb 28
    Tom Brady's restructured deal confirms that New England's dynasty is in its final years.