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Schefter: Carson Palmer playing hard ball

Schefter: Carson Palmer playing hard ball

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 25, 2013
The Carson Palmer issue in Oakland may finally see some resolution, as it appears the Raiders' quarterback could be on his way out. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that it is "highly unlikely" Palmer will restructure his contract. Thus, the Raiders wi
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  • Albert trade talks could take time

    Albert trade talks could take time

    ESPN.com Mar 25, 2013
    I often get asked for updates on a potential trade of left tackle Branden Albert of Kansas City. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported last week that the team is shopping Albert, who signed his franchise tag last week. The Chiefs have had talks with the Miami D
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  • Tracy Porter on Raiders radar

    Tracy Porter on Raiders radar

    Over the weekend, there was word that the Raiders were interested in free agent cornerback Mike Jenkins. The Cowboy vet isn’t the only player on their radar at the position. Bill Williamson of ESPN.com reports that the team has shown interest in Tracy P
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  • AFC West's top 10 free-agent additions

    AFC West's top 10 free-agent additions

    ESPN.com Mar 25, 2013
    Here is a list, in my opinion, of the top 10 free-agent additions in the AFC West this year: 1. Wes Welker, WR, Denver: He has led the NFL in receptions the past six years, and he's a perfect fit in Denver. 2. Sean Smith, CB, Kansas City: He’s young, bi
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  • Titans sign Ropati Pitoitua

    Titans sign Ropati Pitoitua

    profootballtalk.com Mar 25, 2013
    The Titans continued a clear offseason effort to get bigger and more physical, signing former Chiefs defensive lineman Ropati Pitoitua, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean. Pitoitua visited the Titans last week. He started 10 games for the Chiefs …
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  • Chiefs taking a look at Sharrif Floyd

    Chiefs taking a look at Sharrif Floyd

    The Kansas City Chiefs' college tour has hit Gainesville, Fla., as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the team’s brass is working out Florida defensive lineman Sharrif Floyd on Monday. The Chiefs have the No. 1 overall pick in April's NFL draft and are doin
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  • Nothing doing for Eric Winston with Dolphins at present

    Nothing doing for Eric Winston with Dolphins at present

    profootballtalk.com Mar 25, 2013
    When word broke last week that tackle Eric Winston was visiting the Dolphins, it seemed like it would be a pretty good fit. The Dolphins need a tackle with Jake Long in St. Louis, Winston needs a home after getting cast out by the Chiefs and Winston’s b
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  • Ex-Raiders receiver Heyward-Bey to visit Colts

    Ex-Raiders receiver Heyward-Bey to visit Colts

    ESPN.com Mar 25, 2013
    Former Oakland Raiders receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey will visit the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night and Tuesday, the team announced.
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  • Kellen Winslow says Browns, Panthers, Raiders are interested in…

    Kellen Winslow says Browns, Panthers, Raiders are interested in him

    profootballtalk.com Mar 25, 2013
    Free agent tight end Kellen Winslow says his career is definitely not over, and he already knows there are teams interested in him for the 2013 season. Winslow said on NFL AM that Browns coach Rob Chudzinski, who coached him at the University of Miami, …
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  • Track is a priority, football a hobby for Jeff Demps

    Track is a priority, football a hobby for Jeff Demps

    profootballtalk.com Mar 25, 2013
    When Bo Jackson announced in 1987 that he was going to play running back for the Los Angeles Raiders after finishing his season as an outfielder for the Kansas City Royals, he referred to baseball as his priority and football as his hobby. Jeff Demps wo…
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  • Raiders have big hopes for Rod Streater

    Raiders have big hopes for Rod Streater

    ESPN.com Mar 25, 2013
    The Oakland Raiders’ roster is getting younger as the team rebuilds and tries to find the right pieces for the future. One of those players may be second-year receiver Rod Streater. He opened eyes last season as an undrafted rookie from Temple. A raw pl
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  • King: With Dumervil deal, sky isn't falling in Baltimore after …

    King: With Dumervil deal, sky isn't falling in Baltimore after all

    CNNSI.com Mar 25, 2013
    You can stop panicking now, Baltimore. It was another bad week in the Ravens' tumultuous offseason, but the Elvis Dumervil deal means the sky isn't falling, Peter King writes.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Avril Ready To Start Fresh With New Team 02:20

    NFL32OT: Avril Ready To Start Fresh With New Team

    Mar 25
    Episode 294: Seahawks Cliff Avril discusses joining his new team and playing at the noise filled CenturyLink Field. The NFL32 crew discuss Arthur Jones' comments that the Ravens are a dream team in the making.
  • Video - Palmer Unlikely To Restructure Contract 00:47

    Palmer Unlikely To Restructure Contract

    Mar 25
    Adam Schefter has the latest on QB Carson Palmer, who is unlikely to restructure his contract with the Oakland Raiders despite speculation that the two sides would work out a new deal.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Ravens Land Dumervil 02:07

    NFL Live OT: Ravens Land Dumervil

    Mar 25
    Jason Taylor and Damien Woody discuss Elvis Dumervil's deal with the Ravens.
  • Video - Heyward-Bey Expected To Visit Colts 00:57

    Heyward-Bey Expected To Visit Colts

    Mar 25
    Adam Schefter discusses WR Darrius Heyward-Bey's productivity in Oakland last season and how he could fit in with the Indianapolis Colts.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL - Leaving Denver is a missed opportunity for Elvis Dumervil

    Mar 25
    No matter the reason for Elvis Dumervil's exit from Denver, he's lost his best chance at a Super Bowl run this season, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Peter King: With Dumervil deal, sky isn't falling in Baltimore after all

    Mar 25
    Revenge is best served cold, but this is ridiculous. It took 30 years for Baltimore to finally get revenge on John Elway.
  • The Walking Dead Gives 'Em What They Want

    Mar 25
    My son and I play a game called "Zombie." Basically, I chase him around while pretending to be a zombie and making those hungry/throaty zombie noises,...