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Last year, the NFL stripped $36 million in cap space from the Redskins, who along with the Cowboys apparently took the term “uncapped year” too literally in 2010. In response, the Redskins employed half-measures to recover the cap dollars, filing a gr
Share TweetFormer San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith appears set to join the Washington Redskins front office in an advisory role after meeting with the Redskins this week. According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Smith is expected to joi…Share TweetThe Philadelphia Eagles released defensive tackles Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson on Monday, the team announced.Share TweetThe Giants started the process of creating cap space this month by releasing several veteran players and it continued with a restructuring of linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka’s contract. Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger reports that the team has gaineShare TweetJohn Mara, the 22-year-old nephew of Giants co-owner John Mara, has been charged with felony assault, according to the Associated Press. Arrested on Friday, the younger Mara allegedly hit another person in the head with a bottle on New Year’s Eve. The
Eagles' 'Dream Team' being dismantledUpdated Feb 25 Share TweetThe Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday that they have released defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins, who was one of the significant free agents they signed in their famous 2011 offseason spending spree. Jenkins was set to cost $5.5 million against the sala…
Cowboys still hopeful of getting deal with RomoUpdated Feb 25 Share TweetExecutive vice president Stephen Jones remains confident that the Dallas Cowboys will be able to work out a new deal for Tony Romo despite not meeting with the quarterback's agent during the NFL scouting combine.Share TweetDallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones spoke to reporters over the weekend at the scouting combine in Indianapolis, and obviously one of the topics of interest was the team's offensive line. The line was horrible in 2012, as has been thoro…Share TweetThe Steelers are interested in free agent receiver Steve Breaston, but they aren’t the only AFC North team with interest. Breaston will visit the Browns this week, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Other teams reportedly interested in Breaston’s serShare TweetOffensive linemen are still vital, but has the prototype changed? As teams scout potential picks, Jim Trotter learns how the NFL's offensive renaissance has impacted the position.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetAs we have discussed on here a few times, it's entirely possible that the Philadelphia Eagles could feature four new starters in the secondary in 2013. Not certain, but possible. None of last year's starters -- cornerbacks Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique …
Breakfast links: Combine tidbitsUpdated Feb 25 Share TweetGood morning. Good to be back. Since I've been off for five days and the combine has been going on, we should have no shortage of things to discuss. And no shortage of links. Washington Redskins The weekend brought this from Dr. James Andrews, who has R…
Eagles Release JenkinsFeb 25Dan Graziano on the Eagles releasing DT Cullen Jenkins.
Should Dr. James Andrews Stop Talking About RG III?Feb 25Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Dr. James Andrews' comments about Robert Griffin III's recovery from surgery.
2013 NFL combine -- Slow 40 by Manti Te'o has a real impactFeb 25Manti Te'o's slow 40 time will hurt his draft stock more than the fake girlfriend episode, writes John Clayton.
Peter King:Tom Brady, New England Patriots agree on three-year extensionFeb 25Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.
Jim Trotter: Finding right O-linemen still vital, but what does that mean …Feb 25INDIANAPOLIS -- The deepest position in this year's draft is offensive line, where personnel people believe Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel could highlight a class in which at least six linemen are chosen on Day 1.
Peter King: Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combi…Feb 25INDIANAPOLIS -- The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is two months from tonight, and consider these questions the first ones on the test in this year's Draftology 101 class.