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Not every player-team separation has to be acrimonious. On Thursday, running back Steven Jackson reached a deal with the Falcons, ending a nine-season run with St. Louis. The Rams responded with a public show of respect, with owner Stan Kroenke issuing …Upvote Share Tweet
The Atlanta Falcons found their replacement for Michael Turner on Thursday by agreeing to terms with Steven Jackson, considered the top free-agent running back, on a three-year, $12 million deal.Upvote Share Tweetstltoday.com Mar 14, 2013But team’s philosophy of using the draft to improve can test fans’ patience.Upvote Share TweetJared Cook's familiarity with coach Jeff Fisher made the free agent tight end a natural fit with the St. Louis Rams. The Rams remain hopeful of adding another big piece to the offense, tackle Jake Long.Upvote Share TweetBill from Kalispell, Mont., asked during the NFC West chat why the St. Louis Rams wouldn't sign New York Giants restricted free agent Victor Cruz to an offer sheet. "If you think the Rams will use one of their first-round picks on a WR, why not sig…Upvote Share TweetWe’ve reached Day Two of Dolphins free agent offensive tackle Jake Long‘s stay in St. Louis. And as the third day of free agency rolls along, there’s plenty of focus on whether one of PFT’s top unsigned free agents changes addresses. According toUpvote Share TweetAt the moment, the Rams only have one left tackle, and it’s Rodger Saffold. So his agent is trying to slide gently away from a report that Saffold would ask for a trade if the Rams signed free agent Jake Long. Agent Alan Herman made no secret of the ideUpvote Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Cards' uphill fightThe St. Louis Rams had an opportunity to leverage the second pick of the 2012 draft into a bounty of prime selections. They maximized that opportunity and should be set up well for the long term as a result. Around the NFC West: March 14, 2013 The Seatt…Upvote Share TweetLineman visits, but no deal yet; receiver agrees to deal with Patriots. Rams make offer to safety Delmas.Upvote Share TweetBrandon Gibson is continuing to generate interest on the free agent market. The former St. Louis Rams wide receiver is already visiting the New York Jets and has a visit scheduled with the Miami Dolphins as well. If Gibson doesn’t sign a new contract byUpvote Share Tweet
Long ball? Rams do the wine-and-dine with Pro Bowl LTstltoday.com Mar 14, 2013Amendola agrees with Patriots, Dumas gets contract offerUpvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Welker Officially A BroncoMar 14Episode 289: Adam Schefter breaks down how the Bronco's acquired Wes Welker from the Patriots. The NFL32 crew discuss which was the best 'under-the-radar' signing.
Blogger Blitz: Rejuvenated JacksonMar 14NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas talks with NFC West blogger Mike Sando about what the Falcons can expect from 29-year-old Steven Jackson
Brady Bummed By Loss Of WelkerMar 14ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss discusses New England's decision to replace Wes Welker with Danny Amendola.
Don Banks: No Peyton this time, but quarterback market is cranking to lifeMar 14Compared to last year's headline-fest in both the first round of the draft and free agency (see Peyton-palooza), it has been a relatively sleepy NFL offseason for quarterback movement. Especially since ex-49ers starter Alex Smith found his new work addr…