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Redskins say they aren’t talking to GrassMaster

Redskins say they aren’t talking to GrassMaster

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 1, 2013
Yves De Cocker apparently spoke to soon. The Desso GrassMaster executive told ESPN 980 in D.C. that the company is talking to the Redskins about installing the hybrid turf system at FedEx Field. “Let me say that we’re on speaking terms,” DeCocker sa
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  • Report: Tanard Jackson not a free agent

    Report: Tanard Jackson not a free agent

    profootballtalk.com Mar 1, 2013
    Redskins safety Tanard Jackson continues to serve a suspension that kept him off the field in 2012, and he is reportedly ineligible for reinstatement until August 31. In the meantime, the Redskins continue to hold Jackson’s rights, Mark Maske of The W
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  • Cullen Jenkins wraps up Giants visit, no deal yet

    Cullen Jenkins wraps up Giants visit, no deal yet

    Cullen Jenkins took advantage of the head start on free agency afforded by being released by the Eagles to pay a visit with the Giants. But according to multiple reports Friday afternoon, that visit has concluded with no deal. Mike Garafolo of USA Today…
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  • Brandon Graham expects to move to outside linebacker

    Brandon Graham expects to move to outside linebacker

    We’ve spent a lot of time talking about who the Eagles might play at quarterback next season and learned the names of a couple of players who won’t be helping the defense, but there hasn’t been a ton of discussion about just what the defense will lo
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  • Bucs could be interested in David Carr

    Bucs could be interested in David Carr

    profootballtalk.com Mar 1, 2013
    Despite the fact he hasn’t started a game since 2007, and has a career record of 23-56, there appears to be a market for Giants backup quarterback David Carr. No, really. According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today, the Buccaneers were interested in Carr a
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  • A cornerback name for the Giants

    A cornerback name for the Giants

    ESPN.com Mar 1, 2013
    Our Insider series "Offseason Playbook" recently took a look at the New York Giants, citing cornerback as the team's top need this offseason. Each of these entries offer the name of a potential free-agent target who would realistically fit in …
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  • Shanahan on London Fletcher: If you’re thinking retirement, you…

    Shanahan on London Fletcher: If you’re thinking retirement, you’re probably retiring

    profootballtalk.com Mar 1, 2013
    Redskins linebacker London Fletcher said recently that he’s still thinking about whether or not he wants to return for a 16th season. That alone is enough to leave coach Mike Shanahan thinking that he’s going to need to find a new linebacker for the 2
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  • Eight in the Box: Quarterback situations

    Eight in the Box: Quarterback situations

    ESPN.com Mar 1, 2013
    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: How each NFC East team needs to address the quarterback position. Dallas Cowboys: The Cowboys would like to sign starting quarterbac
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  • McCoy: 'I think Michael Vick is the starting QB'

    McCoy: 'I think Michael Vick is the starting QB'

    LeSean McCoy has an idea who should be new coach Chip Kelly's starting quarterback with the Philadelphia Eagles next season: Michael Vick.
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  • Sifting through Thursday's Cowboys news

    Sifting through Thursday's Cowboys news

    ESPN.com Mar 1, 2013
    As you know by now, the Dallas Cowboys restructured quite a number of player contracts Thursday in a successful effort to get themselves under the salary cap. The reworking of deals for DeMarcus Ware, Miles Austin, Brandon Carr, Jason Witten and Ryan Co…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: McCoy Wants Vicks As Starter 04:09

    NFL32OT: McCoy Wants Vicks As Starter

    Mar 1
    Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down why Manti Te'o dropped.
  • Video - How will Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, running back LeSean McCoy fare in Chip Kelly's system 01:28

    How will Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, running back LeSean McCoy fare in Chip Kelly's system

    Mar 1
    Daniel Jeremiah looks at how Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and running back LeSean McCoy will fit into new head coach Chip Kelly's system.
  • Video - How will Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, running back LeSean McCoy fare in Chip Kelly's system 01:28

    How will Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, running back LeSean McCoy fare in Chip Kelly's system

    Mar 1
    Daniel Jeremiah looks at how Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and running back LeSean McCoy will fit into new head coach Chip Kelly's system.
  • Video - How will Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, running back LeSean McCoy fare in Chip Kelly's system? 01:28

    How will Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, running back LeSean McCoy fare in Chip Kelly's system?

    Mar 1
    Daniel Jeremiah looks at how Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and running back LeSean McCoy will fit into new head coach Chip Kelly's system.

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