1. 2012 NFL Free Agency: Wes Welker Reportedly Likely to Play on Franchise Tag Deal

    Patriots fans can—for now-—breathe easy over the contract situation between the team and wide receiver Wes Welker ...

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  2. Cincinnati Bengals Free Agency Tracker: An Update on Their Cap Space

    We don't usually associate the Cincinnati Bengals with being in really good shape—both for now and the future—but that seems to be the case this offseason...

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  3. 2012 NFL Free Agency: Seahawks Re-Sign Linebackers Leroy Hill, Matt McCoy

    The Seattle Seahawks re-signed a pair of linebackers on Thursday evening, coming to terms with veterans Leroy Hill and Matt McCoy. Although financials of the deal are not yet known, each player was re-upped for one more year...

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  4. 2012 NFL Free Agency: Raiders Sign Tight End Andre Hardy

    The Oakland Raiders have come to an agreement with free-agent tight end Andre Hardy, but don't bother scouring the Internet for information about his football career because your efforts will prove futile...

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  5. 2012 NFL Offseason: An in-Depth Look at the New England Patriots' Wide Receivers

    It's April, so speculation on 53-man NFL rosters at this point is exactly that—speculation. Nonetheless, it's impossible to resist the urge to dissect positional battles ...

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  6. 2012 NFL Free Agency: New York Giants Sign Cornerback Antwaun Molden

    As the old saying goes, "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em." That, apparently, is what free-agent cornerback Antwaun Molden was thinking when he signed with the New York Giants on Wednesday night...

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  7. NFL Free Agents 2012: St. Louis Rams Sign DT Trevor Laws to Bolster Run Defense

    The St. Louis Rams may have moved one step closer to solving their run defense woes on Wednesday night, picking up former Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Trevor Laws via free agency...

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  8. 2012 NFL Draft: Browns Actually Have 'Zero Interest' in Vontaze Burfict

    Contrary to a report that surfaced earlier today , the Cleveland Browns have "zero interest" in Arizona State linebacker Vontaza Burfict, according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer ...

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  9. Pittsburgh Steelers Free Agency: Steelers Reportedly Re-Sign Jerricho Cotchery

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed free-agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery to a two-year contract, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News ...

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  10. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting Landing Spots for Elite Prospects

    With the start of the NFL draft just 15 days away, the Internet is abuzz with speculation about how the draft will shake out...

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  11. 2012 NFL Draft: Titans Reportedly Host South Carolina DB Stephon Gilmore

    Many project that the Tennessee Titans will investigate the cornerback market with their first pick in the upcoming draft (No. 20 overall), and it appears the team is getting a jump on the process...

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  12. Chicago Bears Free Agency: Ranking the 5 Best Moves of the 2012 Offseason

    Anytime an organization undergoes a power shift at the top—which the Chicago Bears did by replacing Jerry Angelo with Phil Emery—focus will center around the transactions made under the new leader's watch...

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  13. Rams Draft Speculation: Making Sense of Pre-Draft Visits

    For those unfamiliar, the NFL has a process in place that allows each franchise the opportunity to bring up to 30 prospects in for an on-site visit leading up to the draft, known, creatively enough, as the "30 visits...

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  14. Carolina Panthers Free Agency: Steve Smith Reportedly Signs 3-Year Extension

    Longtime Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith , who had a revitalized 2011 with Cam Newton as his quarterback, has agreed to a three-year extension with the team, according to a report from Pro Football Weekly ...

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  15. London Fletcher Free Agency Speculation: Why the New York Giants Are a Great Fit

    Few NFL players have defied their age in recent years more than veteran linebacker London Fletcher . In 2011, at the age of 36 and in the 14th year of his career, Fletcher amassed ...

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  16. NFL Trade Speculation: 5 Moves That Could Radically Shake Up the Draft

    With the bulk of free agency heavy-hitting in the rear-view mirror, NFL teams will now recenter their focus on the upcoming draft, set to begin on April 26th...

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  17. Yeremiah Bell Rumors: Former Dolphins Safety Reportedly to Visit Jets

    UPDATE: Earlier in the free agency period, rumors were swirling about Yeremiah Bell ending up with the Patriots , Jets , or Eagles after being released by the Miami Dolphins ...

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  18. Buccaneers Free Agency 2012: Amobi Okoye Reportedly Signs with Tampa Bay

    Free agent defensive tackle Amobi Okoye , who spent the 2011 season with the Chicago Bears , is headed to Tampa Bay to join the Buccaneers , according to ESPN ...

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  19. The 5 Quickest Running Backs in the NFL

    It’s Easter weekend, which means the re-emergence of a particular bunny in homes across America, and the incessant consumption of milk chocolate...

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  20. Top 10 NFL Headlines from the Week That Was

    It might be time for us to reconsider calling the roughly seven months between the Super Bowl and opening kickoff the NFL ’s "offseason," because once again football news dominated the week that was...

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  21. Barrett Ruud Signs with Seattle Seahawks: How It Affects the 2012 NFL Draft

    The Seattle Seahawks announced the signings of three veterans today on their website , including inside linebacker Barrett Ruud , the former Titan and Buccaneer...

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  22. 2012 NFL Draft: The Real Value of the Wonderlic Exam

    Less than three weeks from now, the first round of the NFL draft will be in the books, and a new chapter will start in the lives of prized prospects such as Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and, yes, Morris Claiborne ...

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  23. NFL Head Coaches: Ranking the NFC West

    In the final installment of my head coaches ranking ( broken down by division ), we head west in the NFC, where a rising star emerged amongst his coaching brethren in 2011...

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  24. 2012 NFL Offseason: Why Terrance Knighton's Weight Loss Matters for the Jaguars

    With a nickname like "Pot Roast," it's no surprise that the conversation about Jacksonville defense tackle Terrance Knighton often centers around his weight...

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  25. NFL Free Agents 2012: Baltimore Ravens Re-Sign Cornerback Lardarius Webb

    The Baltimore Ravens have agreed in principle to a new, six-year deal for restricted free agent Lardarius Webb, according to the team's official website . The value of the deal is reportedly for $50 million, with $20 million in guaranteed money...

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