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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…
Football returns next week, sort ofUpdated Mar 26 Share TweetThe 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…Share TweetThe 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.Share TweetGiants 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 tShare TweetLinebacker 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
Are the Eagles 'one draft away?'Updated Mar 26 Share TweetOur 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…Share TweetDallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is confident that he's capable of becoming the NFL's first 2,000-yard receiver.
Mike Jenkins will visit the JaguarsUpdated Mar 26 Share TweetThe 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…Share TweetAs 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…Share TweetAs 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…Share TweetFormer 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 capShare TweetThe 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…Share TweetNew 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.Share TweetThe 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…
NFC East chat at noon ETUpdated Mar 26 Share TweetWe 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…
Breakfast links: Free-agent visitsUpdated Mar 26 Share TweetPunter 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…
Bryant Feeling Focused, ConfidentMar 26Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is confident that he's capable of becoming the NFL's first 2,000-yard receiver.
Rogers Claims $440K In Jewelry StolenMar 26Linda Cohn and Mike Hill discuss Giants DT Shaun Rogers' claim that he had $440,000 worth of jewelry stolen from a Miami Beach hotel.
Cowboys Close To Romo ExtensionMar 26Adam Schefter discusses why the Cowboys need to sign QB Tony Romo to a long-term extension.
NFL free agency - Teams being strategic with big contractsMar 26Free agency has been fast and furious, but teams have been strategic with big contracts, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: Titans feel good about leap of faith hiring Gregg Williams; ma…Mar 26Tennessee 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…
Sports Guy Vault: USA-Mexico and the Insanity of Estadio AztecaMar 26In 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...