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profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 27, 2013
The Seahawks will have a hard time pulling an Alex Smith with Matt Flynn. But that isn’t stopping the Seahawks from trying. Still, with the three teams supposedly interested in the one-game wonder being the Jaguars, Raiders, and Bills and with all threeUpvote Share Tweet
Report: Raiders looking at WR HixonThe Oakland Raiders are considering adding a receiver. CBS Sports reports that New York Giants receiver Domenik Hixon is visiting Oakland. The Broncos drafted Hixon in the fourth round in 2006; the Giants picked him up in 2007 after Denver released him.…Upvote Share TweetThe man who once opted not to stand for the National Anthem has been given his walking papers in Oakland. According to Steve Corkran of the Bay Area News Group, the Raiders have cut defensive tackle Tommy Kelly. The move frees up roughly $5 million in c…Upvote Share TweetOakland general manager Reggie McKenzie reportedly attended Matt Barkley's pro day workout at USC on Wednesday. Does that mean Barkley is an Oakland target? Not with the No. 3 pick. That would be way too high. Barkley is considered to be a choice in the…Upvote Share TweetThe San Diego Chargers on Wednesday released left tackle Jared Gaither, who had an injury-plagued 2012 season after being expected to shore up a shaky offensive line.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Mar 27, 2013Newsworks caught up with the La Salle glitter bros, one of whom happens to be a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a guy I knew back in my own days at La Salle. [Newsworks]Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs sniffing around Geno SmithAndy Reid said he will do his due diligence before deciding on the No. 1 pick in the draft and he is doing it. NFL Network reports the team will bring West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith and Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner in for visits. They went to t…Upvote Share TweetThe Baltimore Ravens have reached an agreement in principle with former Oakland Raiders free-agent safety Michael Huff on a three-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Oakland Raiders tackle Jared Veldheer has muscles on top of his musclesyahoo.com Mar 27, 2013Apparently Raiders offensive tackle Jared Veldheer has been lifting this offseason. And doing nothing else. No time for sleep, reading a book or watching the NCAA tournament when you're trying to get pumped up like Veldheer. Not now chief, I'm in the zo…Upvote Share TweetExpect the Denver Broncos to add a pass-rusher to their list of draft needs. Elvis Dumervil moved on after the infamous fax-machine fiasco. The team is looking for a replacement, but talks with Dwight Freeney and John Abraham are reportedly not going we…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013It appears to be close to decision time for Tracy Porter. The free agent cornerback is visiting the Raiders today, according to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com, and a decision is expected soon. Porter visited the Saints on Monday, though he could be more of…Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs lay foundation to trade top pickprofootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013With buzz increasing regarding quarterback Geno Smith, including the teams picking second (Jaguars), third (Raiders), and fourth (Eagles) linked to the former West Virginia quarterback, the Chiefs’ best play becomes obvious. Get one of them to trade upUpvote Share Tweet
Kansas City Chiefs to bring in West Virginia QB Geno Smith for private visitMar 27Ian Rapoport reports that the Kansas City Chiefs are set to meet with West Virginia QB Geno Smith as well as other top prospects in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Jim Trotter: So-so pro day may not help Matt Barkley's draft prospectsMar 27LOS ANGELES -- Matt Barkley said he had nothing to prove Wednesday afternoon following his first workout for NFL teams. If that's the case the former USC star succeeded, because he failed to prove to the roughly 50 coaches and scouts in attendance that …
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 3.0Mar 27After a painfully slow start in comparison to recent years, the plot in this year's quarterback draft class is about to thicken. Matt Barkley's much-anticipated pro day workout at USC is Wednesday, and if he puts sufficient arm strength on display, he s…