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NFC West News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated May 6, 2013
Aaron Curry, the former Seahawks draft bust who is now a free agent, is getting a look from the Giants. Curry will visit the Giants on Thursday, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports. Entering the 2009 NFL draft out of Wake Forest, Curry wa…Upvote Share Tweet
Rules put one West rookie at disadvantageCollege graduation dates can affect whether a rookie draft choice participates in his team's offseason program, and to what extent. Beanie Wells (2009) and Isaiah Pead (2012) are two higher-profile examples from the NFC West. Rules prevented both from r…Upvote Share TweetArizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu's struggles with substance abuse are well-documented. His history got him booted off the LSU football team before the 2012 season, and dropped his value as a draft pick precipitously in a year -- from Heis…Upvote Share TweetOne week after being released by the Cardinals, Adam Snyder is back for another stint with the 49ers. The veteran offensive lineman signed a two-year contract with the club Monday, the team said. Snyder, 31, started 14 games for Arizona in 2012. He had …Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings sign Brandon Keithprofootballtalk.com May 6, 2013The Vikings grabbed plenty of headlines with a transaction on Monday when they cut punter Chris Kluwe. It wasn’t their only roster move of the day, though. The team has also announced that they’ve signed former Cardinals tackle Brandon Keith. Keith waUpvote Share Tweet
Rams ranked too low? Some thought soOur pre-draft and post-draft NFC West positional breakdowns invited criticism from St. Louis Rams fans expecting higher marks for a team that went 4-1-1 in division play last season. "The Rams added more starters from the draft than the other teams…Upvote Share Tweet2013 Kansas City Chiefs Schedule The Alex Smith trade will return a 2014 second-round choice to the San Francisco 49ers if the Kansas City Chiefs finish 8-8 or better. Otherwise, the 49ers will receive only a third-round selection. That was among the no…Upvote Share Tweet
As American as apple pie and ... sorry, MomTwenty-three of 32 NFL teams have rookie minicamps scheduled for Mother's Day (May 12). Every team is off for Father's Day (June 16). What, are a bunch of men running the NFL? Yes, with the occasional exception. Blame the labor negotiators for the imbal…Upvote Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Okoye and rookiesGood morning, NFC West. This week will culminate with all four teams from the division holding rookie minicamps Friday through Sunday. Around the NFC West: May 6, 2013 The 2013 draft choices will get much of the attention. Undrafted rookies will outnumb…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com May 6, 2013How did the Vikings make this year's biggest first-round splash? Peter King explains, breaks down the most daunting tasks facing rookies on this year's schedule, and more.Upvote Share Tweet
The Warriors' ChancesMay 6Graydon Gordian co-founded the Spurs blog 48 Minutes of Hell, and has every expectation Stephen Curry's transcendent shooting will change the series. But he's still very comfortable with the Spurs second-round matchup.
NFL - Tough market for veteran playersMay 6Teams need to spend an average of 89 percent of their cap space, but they're not throwing money at veterans, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Peter King: By balancing draft philosophies, Vikings hit first-round paydi…May 6It struck me during the draft, while watching the Rams go hard after Tavon Austin and Alec Ogletree, that there are four kinds of draft strategists in football today: