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A person familiar with the situation says an MRI indicates that New Orleans outside linebacker Victor Butler has a torn anterior cruciate ligament, but that it is too early to speculate on whether he will miss the whole season.Upvote Share Tweet
Time for an evening run through some news and notes from around the division: Atlanta coach Mike Smith had some praise for third-year defensive end Cliff Matthews, who worked to bulk up during the offseason. Matthews has put on about 10 pounds and also …Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins sign wide receiver Devery HendersonThe Redskins have done their part to thin what’s left of the free agent wide receiver market. Washington announced the signing of former Saints wideout Devery Henderson on Wednesday. The announcement of Henderson’s arrival on the same day the club addUpvote Share TweetJets wide receiver Santonio Holmes is fine to talk today, but he’s not ready to say if he’s going to be ready to play in Week One. Holmes wouldn’t commit to being back on the field for the Jets’ opener against Darrelle Revis and the Buccaneers, afUpvote Share Tweet
Mike Williams says new deal with Bucs is “very close”Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams waited through free agency and he waited through the draft before getting a chance to start talking about a contract extension, and it looks like the patience is about to pay off. Williams, who is set to make $1.4 …Upvote Share TweetCam Newton has figured out something about his roster that seems apparent, but wasn’t always grasped by his coaches. Since he has a lot of good running backs at his disposal, it has occurred to the Panthers quarterback that perhaps he should use them. âUpvote Share TweetCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Last season, a lot of fans thought the Carolina Panthers weren’t using their running backs properly. On Wednesday, one very influential person weighed in and stressed the importance of the running game. “For us the running game is kUpvote Share Tweet
Bucs sign Mike GlennonThe Buccaneers have signed all of their draft picks. They reached that milestone Wednesday by getting quarterback Mike Glennon under contract. The Bucs announced that the third-round pick has agreed to his four-year rookie deal, leaving Tampa with all s…Upvote Share TweetAfter shaking down the City of Charlotte for $87.5 million to help fund upgrades at Bank of American Stadium, Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has forked over $10 million to apply his name to another football venue. And some folks in Charlotte understand…Upvote Share TweetThe Saints continue to add parts to a remade defense, bringing in journeyman cornerback Chris Carr. According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Carr signed a one-year deal. Carr was with the Chargers last year, but has spent eight years…Upvote Share TweetCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If there was a star of the Carolina Panthers' minicamp in Thursday afternoon’s session, it was Ted Ginn Jr. On two different occasions, Ginn used his speed to get open and catch deep balls from Cam Newton. “That’s kind of part ofUpvote Share TweetPanthers defensive end Greg Hardy is coming off a solid season in which he recorded 11 sacks. But this year his goal is a season that would be a lot more than “solid.” Actually, his goal is something totally impossible: More than doubling the NFL recoUpvote Share Tweet