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Are Carson Palmer trade talks stalling?

Are Carson Palmer trade talks stalling?

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 1, 2013
Earlier today it seemed that the Oakland Raiders' trade of quarterback Carson Palmer to the Arizona Cardinals was a formality. However, Monday night CBS Sports reported that while the two teams are still talking, negotiations have hit a snag. The Cardin…
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  • Melvin keeps defending AL West champs grounded

    Melvin keeps defending AL West champs grounded

    MLB.com Apr 1, 2013
    The A's opened the 2013 campaign in front of a sold-out crowd that resembled the ones that showed up during last year's playoffs.
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  • Raiders land Flynn from 'Hawks

    Raiders land Flynn from 'Hawks

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders are changing directions at quarterback once again.
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  • Colts, Darrius Heyward-Bey agree

    Colts, Darrius Heyward-Bey agree

    profootballtalk.com Apr 1, 2013
    The wait is over. Indeed, the Colts have added a wide receiver. The club has agreed to terms with ex-Raiders wideout Darrius Heyward-Bey, the team said Monday night. Owner Jim Irsay, who had made no secret that the club had zeroed in on a wideout, linke…
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  • Browns had one other team interested in McCoy

    Browns had one other team interested in McCoy

    If the 49ers fleeced the Chiefs in the trade that sent Alex Smith to Kansas City, the 49ers experienced a minor fleecing of their own in giving up a fifth-round pick and a seventh-round pick to the Browns for quarterback Colt McCoy. McCoy was the odd ma…
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  • Kershaw dazzles with shutout, homer vs. Giants

    Kershaw dazzles with shutout, homer vs. Giants

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Apr 1, 2013
    Clayton Kershaw pitched a four-hit shutout, slugged his first homer and granted two curtain calls to a sold-out Opening Day crowd at renovated Dodger Stadium, where the Dodgers beat the defending World Series champion Giants on Monday, 4-0.
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  • Rich Gannon chimes in on Oakland trade

    Rich Gannon chimes in on Oakland trade

    ESPN.com Apr 1, 2013
    I caught up with the last highly-successful Oakland Raiders' quarterback, Rich Gannon, Monday night to talk about the team’s acquisition of quarterback Matt Flynn. Some coaches around the league think Flynn can be a Gannon-like player. Gannon’s career
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  • Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    nytimes.com Apr 1, 2013
    This week's best N.B.A. games feature the Mavericks at the Lakers, the Spurs at the Thunder, and the Rockets at the Nuggets.
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  • Raiders used seven draft picks on QBs since 2006

    Raiders used seven draft picks on QBs since 2006

    insidebayarea.com Apr 1, 2013
    The Raiders have looked far and wide for a long-term solution at quarterback since Rich Gannon retired after the 2004 season. Here is a glance at seven draft picks used on quarterbacks since 2006: 2007 — The Raiders selected JaMarcus Russell with the No
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  • 49ers lead NFL April Fool’s Day goofiness with the ‘Jim Harbaug…

    49ers lead NFL April Fool’s Day goofiness with the ‘Jim Harbaugh Collection’

    Well, you knew it was coming. Every April 1, a whole lot of people who consider themselves Original Pranksters take this April Fool's Day opportunity to get all hilarious. The NFL is not exempt from such shenanigans ... far from it. So far this year, th…
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  • PFT Live: Clarence Hill, Paul Gutierrez

    PFT Live: Clarence Hill, Paul Gutierrez

    profootballtalk.com Apr 1, 2013
    The Raiders are changing quarterbacks - again. Meanwhile, the Cowboys are very pleased to be standing pat at the most important position on the field in 2013 and beyond. On today’s PFT Live, we catch up with Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegr
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Raiders Look For A Fix At QB 04:12

    NFL32OT: Raiders Look For A Fix At QB

    Apr 1
    Episode 297: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Raiders trade for Matt Flynn and where Carson Palmer will end up. Todd McShay breaks down where Geno Smith will go in the Draft. The NFL32 crew discuss the Eagles quarterback situation.
  • Video - Kershaw Homers, Tosses Shutout 00:31

    Kershaw Homers, Tosses Shutout

    Apr 1
    Clayton Kershaw throws a four-hitter and hits his first career home run to lead the Dodgers to the 4-0 win over the Giants.
  • Video - Kershaw After Shining On Opening Day 01:20

    Kershaw After Shining On Opening Day

    Apr 1
    Clayton Kershaw talks to Buster Olney after hitting a home run and tossing a shutout in the Dodgers' 1-0 win over the Giants.
  • Video - Is Matt Flynn the answer in Oakland? 01:28

    Is Matt Flynn the answer in Oakland?

    Apr 1
    Warren Sapp and Heath Evans debate if the Oakland Raiders' acquisition of quarterback Matt Flynn was the right move for the future of the team.