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Steelers sign Miguel Maysonet to reserve/future deal

Steelers sign Miguel Maysonet to reserve/future deal

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 7, 2014
The Steelers are giving Miguel Maysonet a look. The 24-year-old tailback was among four players the club signed to reserve/future contracts on Tuesday. Maysonet had stints with the Eagles, Browns, Chargers, Colts, Jets and Redskins in 2013. The former S…
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  • No guarantees next season in NFC East

    No guarantees next season in NFC East

    philly.com Jan 7, 2014
    It was an observation from an outsider with some NFL cachet. Before erasing the Eagles from the postseason Saturday night, New Orleans coach Sean Payton surveyed the opposing roster, watched video of coach Chip Kelly's first-year scheme, and declared th…
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  • Keenan Lewis: I’m definitely playing

    Keenan Lewis: I’m definitely playing

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2014
    Cornerback Keenan Lewis left the Saints’ Wild Card win over the Eagles with a concussion in the third quarter, leaving the Saints to turn to the little-used Rod Sweeting at corner. The Eagles promptly turned around a 20-7 deficit and briefly took a 24-2…
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  • WR Maclin Says He’ll Take A One-Year Deal With Eagles

    WR Maclin Says He’ll Take A One-Year Deal With Eagles

    eaglesgab.com Jan 7, 2014
    The NFL is a tough, bottom-line business. It therefore comes as no shock that Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, despite being possibly the most talented member of the team’s wide receiver corps, realizes that he may have to settle for a a one-year dea…
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  • Kelly earned high grades in first season

    Kelly earned high grades in first season

    Chip Kelly's grade for his first season in Philadelphia would not look good on one of his tests at Manchester (N.H.) Central High School in 1981, but the 50-year-old Eagles coach had a logical reason for giving himself a 58.8 percent mark.
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  • Brandon Graham wants to be a starter in Philly or elsewhere

    Brandon Graham wants to be a starter in Philly or elsewhere

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2014
    The Eagles shifted from a 4-3 look to the 3-4 scheme preferred by defensive coordinator Bill Davis this season, a move that forced Brandon Graham to go from defensive end to outside linebacker. Graham played a little more than a quarter of the snaps on …
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  • DeSean Jackson backpedals from contract talk, blames media

    DeSean Jackson backpedals from contract talk, blames media

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2014
    On Monday, Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson created a bit of a stir by talking about wanting a new contract despite having three years left on a deal that will pay him more than $30 million. On Monday night, Jackson tried to put the toothpaste back in the…
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  • Saints add a safety ahead of trip to Seattle

    Saints add a safety ahead of trip to Seattle

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2014
    The Saints fear they’ve lost linebacker Parys Haralson for the season because of a torn pectoral and cornerback Keenan Lewis was knocked out of Saturday’s victory over the Eagles with a concussion, a pair of injuries that have led the team to add a defe…
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  • Rihanna has a crush on Eagles' Kendricks

    Rihanna has a crush on Eagles' Kendricks

    philly.com Jan 7, 2014
    Singer chooses Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks on Instagram's 'Man Crush Monday.'
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  • Jackson's words may spell trouble on the horizon

    Jackson's words may spell trouble on the horizon

    philly.com Jan 7, 2014
    The Eagles knew they had some complicated contract decisions awaiting them at the wide-receiver position this offseason, but DeSean Jackson wasn't supposed to be one of them.
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  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Eagles 01:03

    NFL Nation Buzz: Eagles

    Jan 7
    ESPN Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan gives Philadelphia an A- for a final grade after first-year coach Chip Kelly and the Eagles finished with a 10-6 record and a division title.

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  • Dennis Allen appears to have saved job as head coach of Oakland Raiders

    Jan 7
    Despite differences with ownership about assistants contracts, Dennis Allen appears to be keeping his job as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, sources tell ESPN's John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Ranking the best potential Super Bowl XLVIII matchups

    Jan 7
    The NFL is down to its elite eight in the Super Bowl tournament, and it breaks down neatly into four teams that have made it back to the divisional round -- Denver and New England in the AFC, Seattle and San Francisco in the NFC -- and four teams that w…
  • The Tuesday Mailbag

    Jan 7
    Lovie Smith is back in Tampa Bay as head coach, one season after being fired by the Bears. Earlier in his career, Smith served as the Buccaneers linebackers coach from 1996-2000. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) Busy time of year, with so much happening.…