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Flynn deal shows Raiders don’t think much of rookie quarterback…

Flynn deal shows Raiders don’t think much of rookie quarterbacks

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 29, 2013
So much for the Raiders being interested in Geno Smith with the third overall pick in the draft. The reported trade that will send one-game wonder Matt Flynn from Seattle to Oakland means that the Raiders won’t be drafting Smith, or presumably any other
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  • Ryan Mathews blames injuries on bad luck, too much contact

    Ryan Mathews blames injuries on bad luck, too much contact

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29, 2013
    Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is treading closer and closer to “bust” territory, in part because he has spent too much time in his first three NFL seasons being broken. Mathews knows that he has to stay healthy, and he recently talked about the s
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  • Eight in the Box: WR status check

    Eight in the Box: WR status check

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    How does each team look at wide receiver and what still needs to be done? Denver The Broncos made the biggest free-agency splash in the AFC West by signing New England slot machine Wes Welker. He has led the NFL in receptions over the past six seasons a…
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  • AFC West links: Freeney wants more

    AFC West links: Freeney wants more

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    Denver Broncos Dwight Freeney wants more than the $8.5 million in base earnings that Osi Umenyiora just got from Atlanta, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports. In the aftermath of Elvis Dumervil's exit, the Broncos might have to tend to the mood inside their …
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Romo Gets His Money 02:36

    NFL32OT: Romo Gets His Money

    Mar 29
    Episode 296: Ed Werder breaks down Tony Romo's contract extension with the Cowboys. The NFL32 crew discuss Ryan Mathews' comments on is team being complacent last season.
  • Video - Carson Palmer's future 01:07

    Carson Palmer's future

    Mar 29
    With Matt Flynn now on his way to the Oakland Raiders, where might QB Carson Palmer end up? Ian Rapoport has the latest.
  • Video - State of the Franchise: San Diego Chargers 04:52

    State of the Franchise: San Diego Chargers

    Mar 29
    San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews stops by the set of "NFL Total Access" to discuss the state of his team.
  • Video - Double Coverage: Ryan Mathews joins the program 06:19

    Double Coverage: Ryan Mathews joins the program

    Mar 29
    San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews stops by to discuss the Chargers' new coaching staff and beating the injury bug in 2013.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Meet the Tampa 7, the successful spawn of a league laughingstoc…

    Mar 29
    As the 2013 NFL Draft looms less than four weeks away, first-year New York Jets general manager John Idzik likely feels the heat of the spotlight on him as much or more so than any club executive in the league. As a rookie GM in the NFL's biggest media …
  • NFL draft - A better way to correctly evaluate quarterback prospects might…

    Mar 29
    The next generation of combine drills could be a tool to evaluate draft prospects far more accurately.
  • The Sports Guy breaks down the Miami Heat's win streak

    Mar 29
    With Miami's streak in our rearview mirror, who were the winners and losers in this whole spectacle?