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Chargers claim Johnny Patrick off waivers

Chargers claim Johnny Patrick off waivers

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 20, 2013
The Saints cut bait on cornerback Johnny Patrick less than two years after they made him a third-round pick, but the NFL waiver wire has once again shown that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Or at least another man’s opportunity to take a
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  • ‘Shutdown Corner’ offseason TPS report: Carolina Panthers

    ‘Shutdown Corner’ offseason TPS report: Carolina Panthers

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Feb 20, 2013
    Over the next few weeks, "Shutdown Corner" will pay homage to "Office Space" (TPS reports) as we take a quick look back at each team's 2012 season and a look at what lies ahead for the 2013 offseason. We head to the NFC South and beg…
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  • NFC South afternoon update

    NFC South afternoon update

    ESPN.com Feb 20, 2013
    Time for a quick run through some odds and ends from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS There’s been a lot of talk about the New York Jets perhaps trading cornerback Darrelle Revis. The obstacle there is his existing contract runs for only one mo
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  • Roddy White wants Dwight Freeney as a teammate

    Roddy White wants Dwight Freeney as a teammate

    Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning isn’t the only one courting Dwight Freeney ahead of the start of free agency. Falcons wide receiver Roddy White took to his Twitter account on Wednesday to let it be known that he would like to share a locker room with
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  • Indecency charge costs ex-NFL player his coaching job

    Indecency charge costs ex-NFL player his coaching job

    profootballtalk.com Feb 20, 2013
    Former NFL linebacker Reggie Burnette has lost his job as a high school coach after he was arrested on an indecency charge. Burnette, a linebacker who played for the Packers in 1991 and for the Buccaneers in 1992 and 1993, resigned as Mount Vernon Presb…
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  • Gagne: Washington Redskins 2013 Offseason Preview

    Gagne: Washington Redskins 2013 Offseason Preview

    CNNSI.com Feb 20, 2013
    With great success comes great pressure. The Redskins were 2012's Cinderella, but the stakes are now higher. Matt Gagne lays out how to build upon last season's breakout.
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  • An alternative to Tony Gonzalez?

    An alternative to Tony Gonzalez?

    ESPN.com Feb 20, 2013
    BRADENTON , Fla. -- As the Atlanta Falcons watch the workouts at the NFL scouting combine this week, it’s pretty much a certainty their coaches and scouts will be keeping a close eye on Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert. The Falcons have been lobbying h
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Feb 20, 2013
    Time for a look at some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS D. Orlando Ledbetter throws out the possibility of the Falcons taking South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore in the second round of the draft. Lattimore is a great ta…
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  • Forget Olympics, Hunt headed for NFL

    Forget Olympics, Hunt headed for NFL

    ESPN.com Feb 20, 2013
    BRADENTON, Fla. -- When he came to the United States from his native Estonia in 2008, Margus Hunt viewed America as the land of opportunity. “My goal and vision was to be in the Olympics in 2012," Hunt said. That didn’t happen. Instead, Hunt will be g
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  • In case of Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Da'Quan Bowers, the truth does…

    In case of Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Da'Quan Bowers, the truth does not set him free, but at least he didn't follow in footsteps of

    nydailynews.com Feb 20, 2013
    There are always explanations from these poor athletes in trouble, even the worst kind of trouble, the kind facing an accused murderer named Oscar Pistorius in South Africa, all the way down to some of these baseball players with their tortured explanat…
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  • Video - Becoming Explosive 02:11

    Becoming Explosive

    Feb 20
    Explosion is a key element NFL scouts look for at the Combine. How do players improve upon this intangible trait? ESPN.com visits Strength and Conditioning Coach Tom Shaw's training facility to find out