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Dunn claims Pats didn’t want Welker

Dunn claims Pats didn’t want Welker

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 17, 2013
Once the 2013 season begins, one of the biggest story lines will flow from the incessant comparisons of the performance of former Patriots receiver Wes Welker in Denver to former Rams receiver Danny Amendola in New England. Regardless of any other varia…
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  • Rams and tackle Jake Long 'still chatting'

    Rams and tackle Jake Long 'still chatting'

    ESPN.com Mar 17, 2013
    PHOENIX -- With NFL owners, executives and head coaches gathering Sunday for three days of meetings, I had a chance to speak with St. Louis Rams general manager Les Snead on several subjects relating to the team's development. The team's pursuit of Miam…
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  • Free-agent signing carries cautionary tale

    Free-agent signing carries cautionary tale

    ESPN.com Mar 17, 2013
    The Seattle Seahawks' recent signing of free-agent defensive tackle Michael Bennett comes with an instructive backstory. The story illustrates how NFL teams come to regret well-intentioned roster moves that appear shortsighted in retrospect. Immediate n…
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  • Dolphins guard Richie Incognito unleashes Twitter campaign to k…

    Dolphins guard Richie Incognito unleashes Twitter campaign to keep Jake Long in Miami

    yahoo.com Mar 17, 2013
    It's well-known that Miami Dolphins offensive guard Richie Incognito is not the most restrained individual in the universe. Since he was selected in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams, and even before then when he played for Neb…
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  • Programming note: Off to Cardinals country

    Programming note: Off to Cardinals country

    ESPN.com Mar 17, 2013
    Good morning, NFC West. A trip to Phoenix for the NFL's spring owners meeting will change up the blog schedule Monday through Wednesday. I'll be traveling Sunday morning and getting settled before joining ESPN.com teammates Kevin Seifert, Dan Graziano a…
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  • NFL mailbag - Proposed changes affect tuck rule, safety

    Mar 17
    The NFL is mulling the end of the unfair "tuck rule," and running backs are pushing back at another proposed change, writes John Clayton.