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Troy Aikman is 'concerned' about Tony Romo's back

Troy Aikman is 'concerned' about Tony Romo's back

yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
There are few men on earth who can understand what it's like to be Tony Romo, quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys. Fewer still understand what Romo is going through from an injury perspective, and one of those is a bit concerned. Troy Aikman, a Cowboys le…
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  • Gauging Eagles' direction in draft not easy

    Gauging Eagles' direction in draft not easy

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    The Philadelphia Eagles proved to be unpredictable in last season’s NFL draft. Especially in the second round when they selected Stanford tight end Zach Ertz. Tight end didn’t appear to be a glaring need with Brent Celek as the starter, but the Eagles w…
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  • Brian Orakpo still hoping for long-term deal

    Brian Orakpo still hoping for long-term deal

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    Linebacker Brian Orakpo stands to make $11.45 million for the 2014 season after signing the franchise tag the Redskins used on him this offseason, but he’s still hoping that he’ll wind up signing another deal with the team before July 15. That’s the dea…
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  • Report: Arbitrator rules DeSean Jackson owes Drew Rosenhaus ove…

    Report: Arbitrator rules DeSean Jackson owes Drew Rosenhaus over $500,000

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    New Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson will have to allocate some of the money from his new contract with Washington to pay off a debt to his former representation. According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, an arbitrator ruled Tuesday that Ja…
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  • Jets Add Spark While Giants Get Insurance

    Jets Add Spark While Giants Get Insurance

    nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    The Jets signed running back Chris Johnson, adding speed to their backfield, and the Giants picked up Josh Freeman to back up Eli Manning at quarterback.
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  • Santonio Holmes, Anthony Spencer among top unsigned players

    Santonio Holmes, Anthony Spencer among top unsigned players

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    With Chris Johnson (Jets) and Josh Freeman (Giants) reaching contract agreements Wednesday, only six unrestricted/released free agents ranked in PFT’s Free Agent Hot 100 remain without a team for 2014. Two other free agents can be signed away for draft-…
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  • Cowboys kick the tires on Davin Joseph

    Cowboys kick the tires on Davin Joseph

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The Cowboys haven’t been doing much buying in free agency, but they’re doing a little looking before the draft. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys had veteran guard Davin Joseph in for a visit recently, and will take a look at forme…
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  • Giants actually add Josh Freeman

    Giants actually add Josh Freeman

    Even after we spent the past couple of days discussing it here, and even after Matt Flynn went back to Green Bay and left Josh Freeman as the last man standing in the New York Giants' search for an extra quarterback for the offseason, it was still hard …
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  • Packers had some interest in Freeman if Flynn didn’t stay

    Packers had some interest in Freeman if Flynn didn’t stay

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    As it turns out, Matt Flynn and Josh Freeman were two men for two jobs. But they could have easily reversed roles, as it turns out. Flynn decided yesterday to stay with the Packers, and Freeman just took advantage of the void in New York to agree with t…
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  • Dallas looking at Georgia QB Aaron Murray

    Dallas looking at Georgia QB Aaron Murray

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    The Dallas Cowboys have three quarterbacks on their roster and expect to keep it that way when the 2014 regular season begins. However, it doesn’t mean the Cowboys won’t look at some quarterbacks. Team officials are in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday looking …
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  • Cowboys think Anthony Barr can play defensive end

    Cowboys think Anthony Barr can play defensive end

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    UCLA’s Anthony Barr’s only been playing defense for two years, but at least one team thinks he’s ready to make another switch. After transitioning from running back to outside linebacker the last two seasons for the Bruins, Barr said during a visit with…
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  • Kevin Williams leaves Giants visit without a contract

    Kevin Williams leaves Giants visit without a contract

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Defensive tackle Kevin Williams visited with the Giants on Monday night and Tuesday, but he’s still available for any other team that wants to talk to him about coming aboard for the 2014 season. Williams flew out of New Jersey on Tuesday night after wr…
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  • Houston schools stop using “Redskins” and other insensitive nam…

    Houston schools stop using “Redskins” and other insensitive names

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    As the NFL team in Washington continues to defend its use of the name Redskins, the franchise often points out that many high schools use the name. What the team doesn’t point out is that many schools are dropping the name, too. Despite the team’s claim…
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  • Video - Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins on why he signed with the Eagles 05:44

    Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins on why he signed with the Eagles

    Apr 17
    Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins talks about what he will bring to the table in 2014 on a new team, along with how dangerous he believes the Redskins wide receiver tandem of Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson will be.
  • Video - What's the Philadelphia Eagles No. 1 need? 04:59

    What's the Philadelphia Eagles No. 1 need?

    Apr 17
    With the recent departure of DeSean Jackson, the "NFL AM" crew tries to fill-in what area the Philadelphia Eagles still need to address.
  • Video - 'Caught in the Draft': Cowboys pick Ed 'Too Tall' Jones 03:38

    'Caught in the Draft': Cowboys pick Ed 'Too Tall' Jones

    Apr 16
    Despite Tennessee defensive lineman Ed Jones' unusual size, Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry selected him with the first pick in the 1974 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Freeman Gives Giants Depth At QB 02:12

    Freeman Gives Giants Depth At QB

    Apr 16
    Dan Graziano discusses the significance of the Giants' signing of free-agent QB Josh Freeman.

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