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Report:  Packers consider tagging Greg Jennings

Report: Packers consider tagging Greg Jennings

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 24, 2013
Cutting defensive back Charles Woodson fits perfectly with the Packers’ approach to the business of football.  Using the franchise tag on receiver Greg Jennings doesn’t. But that’s what the Packers are considering doing, according to Ian Rapoport o
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  • Programming note: Back to NFCN blog HQ

    Programming note: Back to NFCN blog HQ

    ESPN.com Feb 24, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS -- For media purposes, the NFL scouting combine is a wrap. Players will continue working out for the next few days, but interviews are complete and most team officials are returning to home base. I'm going to do the same, and barring late-b…
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  • Gosder Cherilus reportedly went to Germany for knee therapy

    Gosder Cherilus reportedly went to Germany for knee therapy

    profootballtalk.com Feb 24, 2013
    Lions tackle Gosder Cherilus has reportedly taken a page from Kobe Bryant’s playbook as he gets ready for free agency. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Cherilus went to Germany to receive treatment on his knee that has not been approv
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  • Mulling Shea McClellin as a linebacker

    Mulling Shea McClellin as a linebacker

    ESPN.com Feb 24, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Here at the NFL scouting combine, we learned that new Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman isn't a fan of providing offseason specifics about his plans for the roster. So when Trestman declined to say what position former first-round draft …
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  • Tavon Austin, Marquise Goodwin: sub-4.3s

    Tavon Austin, Marquise Goodwin: sub-4.3s

    ESPN.com Feb 24, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS -- It's fair to assume the Minnesota Vikings will draft a wide receiver this year. Sunday, we learned at least one important fact about the pool they'll have to choose from: It has some elite speedsters. Two receivers -- West Virginia's Tav…
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  • Gary Kubiak was “impressed” by Manti Te’o meeting

    Gary Kubiak was “impressed” by Manti Te’o meeting

    profootballtalk.com Feb 24, 2013
    During his Saturday press conference, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o said that every team he’s spoken to has asked him to explain his part in the girlfriend hoax that has become synonymous with his name. That includes the Texans, who, along with the
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  • Jarvis Jones: Too risky for Lions at No. 5?

    Jarvis Jones: Too risky for Lions at No. 5?

    ESPN.com Feb 24, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Arguably the top pass rusher in the 2013 draft spent more than eight hours Saturday getting poked, prodded, tugged, pulled and otherwise examined by a host of team doctors and medical officials. Meeting later with reporters, Georgia line…
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  • 2013 NFL combine -- Tavon Austin, other WRs on fast track

    Feb 24
    Fast receivers such as Tavon Austin stole spotlight from an unexceptional quarterback crop at Sunday's combine, writes John Clayton.