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The Seattle Seahawks have built a team full of talented young players that expect to contend for a trip to the Super Bowl in 2013. One of the benefits of a young roster is that it remains inherently cheap and manageable. However, it could also force dif…Share Tweet
Jack Pardee accomplished much before, during and after his 13-year career with the St. Louis Rams. Those unfamiliar with his resume should check out some of the details in the Houston Chronicle's obituary. Pardee died from cancer at age 76. Pardee playe…Share TweetLast week, the man who quit on the Bengals was poised to force the Raiders to fire him. So why is quarterback Carson Palmer suddenly willing to reduce his contract to facilitate a trade to the Cardinals? With the Raiders adding Matt Flynn and his increa…Share TweetThe Arizona Cardinals have released quarterback John Skelton, who started 17 games for the team over the past three seasons.Share TweetIf the 49ers fleeced the Chiefs in the trade that sent Alex Smith to Kansas City, the 49ers experienced a minor fleecing of their own in giving up a fifth-round pick and a seventh-round pick to the Browns for quarterback Colt McCoy. McCoy was the odd ma…Share TweetThe St. Louis Rams have 10 offensive linemen under contract after re-signing 2008 Chicago Bears first-round draft choice Chris Williams. Williams, who played 59 snaps at guard over the Rams' final two games last season, adds depth after Robert Turner de…Share TweetWell, you knew it was coming. Every April 1, a whole lot of people who consider themselves Original Pranksters take this April Fool's Day opportunity to get all hilarious. The NFL is not exempt from such shenanigans ... far from it. So far this year, th…Share Tweet
Buckle up: Wild ride continues at QBNFC West teams have drafted five quarterbacks, acquired two by trade, shipped off four others for draft choices and spent roughly $130 million on the position -- all since 2010. It's been a wild ride. In 2012 alone, every team in the division but the St…Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Draft's sizzle factorGood morning, NFC West, and welcome back from a quiet NFL weekend. Around the NFC West: April 1, 2013 Over the past couple days, we covered the St. Louis Rams' approach to retaining skill players; Carson Palmer and the quarterback situation in Arizona; …Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Raiders Look For A Fix At QBApr 1Episode 297: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Raiders trade for Matt Flynn and where Carson Palmer will end up. Todd McShay breaks down where Geno Smith will go in the Draft. The NFL32 crew discuss the Eagles quarterback situation.
What Will Flynn Bring To The Raiders?Apr 1NFL Live OT: Tim Hasselbeck and Darren Woodson discuss the Raiders' acquisition of QB Matt Flynn and what he can do that Carson Palmer couldn't.
Blogger Blitz: Carson Out, Flynn InApr 1NFC West blogger Mike Sando and AFC West blogger Bill Williamson talk about the Raiders' quarterback situation
Matt Flynn Headed To RaidersApr 1Adam Schefter discusses the Seahawks' agreement in principle to trade Matt Flynn to the Raiders.