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Chris Maragos signs tender with Seahawks, Brady Quinn deal offi…

Chris Maragos signs tender with Seahawks, Brady Quinn deal official

profootballtalk.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Apr 11, 2013
The Seattle Seahawks announced Thursday restricted free agent safety Chris Maragos had signed his tender to remain with the team for next season. Maragos was given a right of first refusal tender by the Seahawks meaning they could match any offer sheet …
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  • Sherman’s gaffe could be good for him

    Sherman’s gaffe could be good for him

    Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman recently told the Vancouver Sun “half the league” takes Adderall. Then he said he didn’t say it, essentially blaming the reporter for lying about Sherman’s words in order to boost the reporter’s career. The re
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  • Saints sign former No. 2 overall pick Jason Smith

    Saints sign former No. 2 overall pick Jason Smith

    profootballtalk.com Apr 11, 2013
    The Saints added some tackle depth, but can’t be finished looking. The team announced they had signed former No. 2 overall pick Jason Smith to a one-year contract. Smith was a bust with the Rams after their 2009 draft investment, and never really made a
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  • Raiders keep working on their secondary

    Raiders keep working on their secondary

    profootballtalk.com Apr 11, 2013
    The Raiders have signed three new defensive backs this offseason, but they don’t appear to be done making changes to a unit that did not perform well last season. The team announced Thursday that they have signed safety Reggie Smith. Smith was a third-r
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  • More teams trying to get into the mix for Winfield

    More teams trying to get into the mix for Winfield

    profootballtalk.com Apr 11, 2013
    While there was a report yesterday that Antoine Winfield was close to a deal with the Seahawks, other teams are trying to get involved as well. According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, one or two more “contenders” are trying to get into the
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  • NFC West links: Rams draft busts

    NFC West links: Rams draft busts

    ESPN.com Apr 11, 2013
    Arizona Cardinals The Cardinals on Wednesday agreed to terms on a deal with guard Chilo Rachal. When will the Cardinals secure their quarterback of the future? Revenge of the Birds weighs in: "After three seasons of quarterback play that more resem…
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  • Team Needs: Arizona Cardinals

    Team Needs: Arizona Cardinals

    profootballtalk.com Apr 11, 2013
    The first team from the NFC West is up in our look at the draft needs of teams across the league. The Arizona Cardinals hold the seventh pick in the first round and have plenty of holes to fill after losing 11 of their final 12 games last season to post…
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  • Eric Wright of Tampa Bay Buccaneers took $6.25M pay cut -- source

    Apr 11
    Eric Wright, one of the top acquisitions in the 2012 free-agent market, accepted a $6.25 million pay cut to stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.