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Cleveland Browns add Jason Campbell to the quarterback mix

Cleveland Browns add Jason Campbell to the quarterback mix

yahoo.com Updated Mar 26, 2013
Free agent quarterback Jason Campbell has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Cleveland Browns, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Financial terms were not disclosed. Campbell, a 2005 first-round pick out of Auburn by the Washington Redskins, has…
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  • Football returns next week, sort of

    Football returns next week, sort of

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26, 2013
    The extended offseason break for NFL players ends next week, as offseason programs launch for four teams on April 1: the Browns, Chiefs, Eagles, and Chargers. The next day, the Cardinals, Bills, Bears, and Jaguars get rolling. Each team may have nine we…
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  • RG3 says knee “getting better every day,” but he won’t rush re…

    RG3 says knee “getting better every day,” but he won’t rush recovery

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26, 2013
    The early reports on the recovery of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III have been positive. Noted surgeon Dr. James Andrews weighed in last week, and on Tuesday, courtesy of ESPN’s Trey Wingo, we heard from the Redskins’ star quarterback himself.
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  • David Diehl agrees to a pay cut

    David Diehl agrees to a pay cut

    Giants tackle David Diehl said earlier this month that he’d be willing to restructure his deal to help the team sign other players. The Giants have some money to use on that front, but not because Diehl restructured. It’s because Diehl has agreed to t
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  • Victor Butler leaves Eagles without a contract

    Victor Butler leaves Eagles without a contract

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26, 2013
    Linebacker Victor Butler certainly can’t be accused of not taking his time in free agency. It’s increasingly looking like he can be accused of asking for more money than teams are willing to pay him, though. Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer re
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  • Are the Eagles 'one draft away?'

    Are the Eagles 'one draft away?'

    ESPN.com Mar 26, 2013
    Our man Matt Williamson has a post up in which he identifies five NFL teams that could be one good draft away from contention, and among those five is the Philadelphia Eagles. Matt cites improvements in the secondary, ample existing talent in the defens…
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  • Dez Bryant says he can be 1st 2K-yard receiver

    Dez Bryant says he can be 1st 2K-yard receiver

    ESPN.com Mar 26, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is confident that he's capable of becoming the NFL's first 2,000-yard receiver.
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  • Mike Jenkins will visit the Jaguars

    Mike Jenkins will visit the Jaguars

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26, 2013
    The Jaguars lost cornerback Derek Cox in the early days of free agency. They now could be filling the void with a former first-round pick. Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins will be visiting Jacksonville, according to a source with knowledge of the situati…
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  • Report: Antoine Winfield could accept another offer before visi…

    Report: Antoine Winfield could accept another offer before visiting Redskins

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26, 2013
    As of now, the Wednesday meeting between the Redskins and cornerback Antoine Winfield is still on the books. According to a report from Mike Jones of the Washington Post, however, that meeting could still wind up getting cancelled. Jones spoke to a pers…
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  • Redskins QB RG III and the elephant

    Redskins QB RG III and the elephant

    ESPN.com Mar 26, 2013
    As a rule here on the NFC East blog, I don't like to pass up any opportunity to do a post on Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. As another, lesser-known rule, I don't like to pass up any opportunity to do a post involving an elephant. I…
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  • Huff won’t wait for Cowboys, has other trips planned

    Huff won’t wait for Cowboys, has other trips planned

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26, 2013
    Former Raiders safety Michael Huff grew up near Dallas, and was a star at the University of Texas. But he’s not going to wait around all day for the Cowboys to balance their checkbook for a chance to return home. The Cowboys have around $100,000 in cap
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  • Cowboys will sign linebacker Justin Durant (when they have the …

    Cowboys will sign linebacker Justin Durant (when they have the cap room to do so)

    The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free agent linebacker Justin Durant, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. A minor hiccup to Durant joining the Cowboys is that the team is currently around $100,000 under the cap and will need…
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  • DT Rogers claims that $440K in jewelry stolen

    DT Rogers claims that $440K in jewelry stolen

    New York Giants defensive tackle Shaun Rogers allegedly had $440,000 worth of jewelry stolen last weekend while he was staying at a hotel in Miami Beach.
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  • Josh Brent's trial set for September

    Josh Brent's trial set for September

    ESPN.com Mar 26, 2013
    The case of Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent remains a terribly sad one all the way around. The greatest sadness is, of course, over the loss of the life of teammate Jerry Brown, who was killed in the Dec. 8 car accident for which Brent is cha…
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  • NFC East chat at noon ET

    NFC East chat at noon ET

    ESPN.com Mar 26, 2013
    We do it every Tuesday, rain or shine, mainly because it's indoors and why would rain affect anything. It's the NFC East chat, and you can access it simply by clicking these little blue letters right here any time between noon at 1 pm ET. That one simpl…
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  • Breakfast links: Free-agent visits

    Breakfast links: Free-agent visits

    ESPN.com Mar 26, 2013
    Punter links, cornerback links, draft links ... we got em all. Links ahoy! New York Giants Ohm Youngmisuk's reaction to the Giants' re-signing of Kevin Boothe is multi-faceted. He believes James Brewer should get the shot at right tackle with David Dieh…
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  • Video - Bryant Feeling Focused, Confident 00:36

    Bryant Feeling Focused, Confident

    Mar 26
    Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is confident that he's capable of becoming the NFL's first 2,000-yard receiver.
  • Video - Rogers Claims $440K In Jewelry Stolen 02:25

    Rogers Claims $440K In Jewelry Stolen

    Mar 26
    Linda Cohn and Mike Hill discuss Giants DT Shaun Rogers' claim that he had $440,000 worth of jewelry stolen from a Miami Beach hotel.
  • Video - Cowboys Close To Romo Extension 01:05

    Cowboys Close To Romo Extension

    Mar 26
    Adam Schefter discusses why the Cowboys need to sign QB Tony Romo to a long-term extension.

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    Mar 26
    Free agency has been fast and furious, but teams have been strategic with big contracts, writes John Clayton.
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    Mar 26
    Tennessee coach Mike Munchak knew he'd have a bullseye on his back when he stuck his neck out and hired Gregg Williams as the team's senior assistant on defense (that's the real title) last month. So many questions surround the hire, and will surround i…
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    Mar 26
    In 2009, Bill Simmons decided to cross another item off his bucket list by traveling south to Mexico City and Estadio Azteca to take in the sights, so...