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Umenyiora agrees to two-year deal with Falcons

Umenyiora agrees to two-year deal with Falcons

CNNSI.com Updated Mar 27, 2013
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons found a replacement for John Abraham on Wednesday by reaching an agreement with free-agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora on a two-year, $8.5 million contract.
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  • Dez Bryant: Dallas Cowboys will be NFC East front-runners in 20…

    Dez Bryant: Dallas Cowboys will be NFC East front-runners in 2013

    dallasnews.com Mar 27, 2013
    Throughout his third season with the Dallas Cowboys it seemed as if Dez Bryant became more comfortable speaking to the media in the locker room at Valley Ranch and after games at Cowboys Stadium. Bryant continued to demonstrate that comfort Wednesday as…
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  • Agent: Ex-Giants LB Blackburn off to Panthers

    Agent: Ex-Giants LB Blackburn off to Panthers

    Chase Blackburn, who had the big fourth-quarter interception for the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, has agreed to terms with the Carolina Panthers.
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  • A look at NFC East quarterback costs

    A look at NFC East quarterback costs

    ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    Mike Sando passed this item along, and I thought you might find it interesting. It includes a chart that shows all 32 NFL teams ranked by how much salary cap room they have committed to the quarterback position in 2013. Here's where our division's teams…
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  • Some see RG3”²s statement as a shot at Mike Shanahan

    Some see RG3”²s statement as a shot at Mike Shanahan

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    When Robert Griffin III released a statement on Tuesday, the news that most people took out of it was that he won’t rush his recovery from reconstructive knee surgery. But some people are also reading into Griffin’s statement a shot at the Redskins fo
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: Connor Barwin

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: Connor Barwin

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    The Eagles will have several new faces on defense next season, one of whom joins the Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network crew on Wednesday evening. Linebacker Connor Barwin will talk to Erik Kuselias about his decision to join up with the Eagles and…
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  • Chip Kelly playing it close to the vest

    Chip Kelly playing it close to the vest

    ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    Sheil Kapadia is looking for clues. Knowing that new Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly doesn't want to reveal much, if anything, about his plans, and knowing that NFL coaches in general don't like to reveal much at all, Sheil is examining the comment…
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  • Cowboys do more shuffling, make Will Allen deal official

    Cowboys do more shuffling, make Will Allen deal official

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    We thought the Cowboys would be making moves on Wednesday and they haven’t disappointed. Quarterback Kyle Orton restructured his contract to make cap space for linebacker Justin Durant and now the team’s made another move to create room for the additi
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  • Cowboys get cap room, then sign 2 players

    Cowboys get cap room, then sign 2 players

    With precious little salary-cap space at the start of the day, the Dallas Cowboys restructured the contract of quarterback Kyle Orton and released wide receiver Anthony Armstrong in order to sign linebacker Justin Durant and safety Will Allen.
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  • Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant eyeing 2,000-yard season

    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant eyeing 2,000-yard season

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    With 92 receptions for 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is coming off his most productive of his three seasons in the NFL. Bryant came on very strong in the second half of last season, playing through a broken finge…
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  • Breakfast links: Huff won't wait on Cowboys

    Breakfast links: Huff won't wait on Cowboys

    ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    Morning. No elephants yet today, but it's early. Links. Philadelphia Eagles Former Cowboys linebacker Victor Butler visited the Eagles but left without signing a deal. I know this situation is getting a lot of attention, but the Eagles are likely lookin…
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  • Chiefs lay foundation to trade top pick

    Chiefs lay foundation to trade top pick

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    With buzz increasing regarding quarterback Geno Smith, including the teams picking second (Jaguars), third (Raiders), and fourth (Eagles) linked to the former West Virginia quarterback, the Chiefs’ best play becomes obvious. Get one of them to trade up
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  • Video - Osi Umenyiora To Falcons 00:57

    Osi Umenyiora To Falcons

    Mar 27
    Atlanta Falcons, Osi Umenyiora agree to deal.
  • Video - Dez Bryant Eyes 2,000 Yards Receiving 06:25

    Dez Bryant Eyes 2,000 Yards Receiving

    Mar 27
    Herm Edwards, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless react to Dez Bryant's comments that he is capable of becoming the NFL's first 2,000-yard receiver.
  • Video - Robert Griffin III Aiming For Week 1 00:41

    Robert Griffin III Aiming For Week 1

    Mar 27
    Robert Griffin III says his goal is to play Week 1.

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: So-so pro day may not help Matt Barkley's draft prospects

    Mar 27
    LOS ANGELES -- Matt Barkley said he had nothing to prove Wednesday afternoon following his first workout for NFL teams. If that's the case the former USC star succeeded, because he failed to prove to the roughly 50 coaches and scouts in attendance that …
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

    Mar 27
    After a painfully slow start in comparison to recent years, the plot in this year's quarterback draft class is about to thicken. Matt Barkley's much-anticipated pro day workout at USC is Wednesday, and if he puts sufficient arm strength on display, he s…