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profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 18, 2013
The 49ers and outside linebacker Parys Haralson have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported Monday night. Haralson appears to have taken a pay cut. Per Rotoworld salary figures, Haralson was slated to make $2.57 mil…Share Tweet
PHOENIX -- The Seattle Seahawks and especially the San Francisco 49ers added to their 2013 NFL draft hauls Monday when the NFL awarded compensatory selections to offset net losses in free agency last year. The 49ers received the 131st overall pick, a fo…Share TweetNew Cardinals coach Bruce Arians appears ready to anoint Drew Stanton as his starting quarterback. Asked by Andrew Siciliano on NFL Network whether he thinks his starting quarterback is currently on the roster, Arians answered, “Yes, we have a very capaShare TweetWho said the Patriots move on quickly after a player leaves? Don Banks explains why owner Robert Kraft isn't pulling any punches when it comes to Wes Welker going to Denver.Share Tweet
NFL team needs in the eye of the beholderPHOENIX -- Conventional wisdom says the St. Louis Rams have significant needs at running back and wide receiver after parting with Steven Jackson, Danny Amendola and Brandon Gibson in free agency. That is not necessarily how the Rams see things. "L…Share TweetCliff Avril’s contract provides cap flexibilityBy Mike Sando, ESPN.com NFC West blog Defensive end Cliff Avril’s deal with the Seattle Seahawks has been filed through the league’s players association, which makes it possible to take a look at the acShare Tweet
Cosell’s Take: Seahawks set the tone for the new NFL in free agencyyahoo.com Mar 18, 2013NFL free agency is an annual rite of spring. The media and fans pontificate with absolute certainty about all the signings that occur. There’s rarely a gray area, especially for those loyal followers who truly believe they know what’s best for their rShare Tweet
Youth served by NFC West additions so farNFC West Additions by Team and Age NFC West teams have signed, re-signed or acquired 18 players since the NFL's free-agent signing period opened not quite one week ago. The division has favored adding relatively young players. The 18 players average not…Share TweetFollowing the Marvin Lewis edict to build from within, and not spend money on external players, the Bengals have kept another of their own. According to Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Bengals have brought back linebacker Rey Maualuga. He talk…Share TweetPHOENIX -- Had the 2009 NFL draft gone as planned for the St. Louis Rams, the team would be thinking about a contract extension for tackle Jason Smith. 2009 NFL Draft Top 10 The 2009 draft did not go as planned for the Rams -- or for a long list of team…Share TweetWhen tackle Jake Long returned to Miami after his extended visit with the Rams last week, word was that he was meeting with the Dolphins to discuss a contract that would allow him to remain with the team that drafted him first overall in 2008. That word…Share TweetAround the NFC West: March 18, 2013 PHOENIX -- Good morning. Welcome to the 2013 NFL owners meeting at the Arizona Biltmore. Coaches and executives from around the league will be making occasional appearances on the NFC West blog for the next few days. …Share TweetCNNSI.com Mar 18, 2013The Rams added a key piece late Sunday, adding to the intrigue in an NFC West that looks downright ferocious. Peter King assesses the fallout from free agency's first week.Share TweetFive days ago, reports surfaced that a deal between the Cardinals and free-agent receiver/kick returner Josh Cribbs was close. We then reported that it wasn’t. Now, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that it now is. Per Cabot, Cribbs fShare TweetOffensive tackle Jake Long has agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Rams.Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Best Fit For RevisMar 18Episode 290: Wendi Nix and Darren Woodson discuss where Darrelle Revis, if traded, could fit best. John Clayton breaks down Elvis Dumervil's snafu with his contract to the Broncos. The NFL32 crew discuss which NFC team improved the most this offseaso
Player Health and Safety: St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher on proposed RB rule changeMar 18Andrea Kremer talks to St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher, an NFL Competition Committee member, about the proposed rule change that would outlaw running backs from leading with the crown of their helmets.
Player Health and Safety: St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher on proposed RB rule changeMar 18St. Louis Rams coach and NFL Competition Committee member Jeff Fisher discusses the proposed rule change that would eliminate running backs from leading with the crown of their helmets.
Player Health and Safety: Jeff Fisher on proposed RB rule changeMar 18St. Louis Rams coach and NFL Competition Committee member Jeff Fisher discusses the proposed rule change that would eliminate running backs from leading with the crown of their helmets.