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Dolphins sign ex-Bears guard Lance Louis

Dolphins sign ex-Bears guard Lance Louis

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 27, 2013
Miami’s free agent spending spree has slowed down, but it hasn’t stopped: The Dolphins announced today that they have signed free agent guard Lance Louis. Louis isn’t as sexy a signing as Mike Wallace or Dannell Ellerbe, but if he’s healthy he’l
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  • Darrius Heyward-Bey thinks he’d be a good fit in the Lions’ off…

    Darrius Heyward-Bey thinks he’d be a good fit in the Lions’ offense

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    Free agent receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey visited the Lions today, and he said afterward that he thinks Detroit could be the right place for him this season. Heyward-Bey told Anwar S. Richardson of MLive.com that he thinks the Lions have a dangerous offen…
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  • Lions safety arrested after dispute over child support

    Lions safety arrested after dispute over child support

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    “Lions player arrested” headlines were so last offseason. Except when they’re not. Lions safety Amari Spievey was arrested Tuesday in Connecticut after a dispute with his girlfriend over child support, according to a report in the Middletown Press.
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  • 2013 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

    2013 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

    CNNSI.com Mar 27, 2013
    This QB class isn't the most talented, but so what? With so many top-10 teams in need, the passers are on the rise anyway. That means big moves in Don Banks' new mock.
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  • Cowboys to sign Durant, Allen, sources say

    Cowboys to sign Durant, Allen, sources say

    ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    The Dallas Cowboys agreed to a two-year contract with former Detroit Lions linebacker Justin Durant that will be signed once the team creates more cap space, a team source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • NFC North links: Roles for Leshoure, Bell

    NFC North links: Roles for Leshoure, Bell

    ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    Chicago Bears The Bears and cornerback Kelvin Hayden have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. David Haugh of the Chicago Tribune says the Bears could do a lot worse than using their first-round draft pick on linebacker Manti Te'o. Haugh: "Even afte…
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  • Suh gets bounced from diving competition

    Suh gets bounced from diving competition

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    One of the more bizarre and inherently unsafe reality competitions involves celebrities diving into a pool. Fortunately for the Lions, they won’t have to spend much more time worrying about the health of one of their star players. According to SportsBus
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  • Report: Seahawks may have multiple trade partners for QB Matt F…

    Report: Seahawks may have multiple trade partners for QB Matt Flynn

    yahoo.com Mar 27, 2013
    The Seattle Seahawks unquestionably gamed free agency this year, adding star players at key positions of need on both sides of the ball. They traded for ex-Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin, and then signed Harvin to a long-term contract to add ex…
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  • Video - Donovan McNabb reflects on Randall Cunningham's influence 01:20

    Donovan McNabb reflects on Randall Cunningham's influence

    Mar 27
    Donovan McNabb shares his thoughts on former NFL QB Randall Cunningham.
  • Video - Inside the Green Bay Packers' Draft War Room 04:07

    Inside the Green Bay Packers' Draft War Room

    Mar 27
    Daniel Jeremiah and Charles Davis reveal which position groups the Green Bay Packers might target in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Randall Cunningham: Influencing the next generation of QBs 02:46

    Randall Cunningham: Influencing the next generation of QBs

    Mar 27
    Former NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham gives some injury advice for Robert Griffin III and shares his thoughts on the best mobile quarterbacks in the league.

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…