March 2018

One of the familiar storylines of the Eagles’ run to a Super Bowl title was the job that executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman did to overhaul the roster put together by Chip Kelly during his run as the team’s coach and de facto General Manager.
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There weren’t too many positive things said about other aspects of Kelly’s time in Philadelphia either. His relationships withers and others in the organization led team owner Jeffrey Lurie to talk about his search for a coach with emotional intelligence Kevin Love Youth jersey and the Kellyera was generally treated as a dark one.
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Bill Belichick isn’t ready to divulge what led to Malcolm Butler ‘s benching in the Super Bowl, but he did share how the New England Patriots convinced offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels to stay. The Indianapolis Colts announced on Feb. 6 that they had reached an agreement with McDaniels to be their next head coach.

Multiple other sources like the idea of the Combine happened in a warmer climate, but one source said that Indianapolis is perfect because it’s all about access, to be able to keep everyone within walking distance, easy movement forers.

That said, the NFL isn’t interested in easy. The NFL is interested in bigger, better, and ultimately more revenue. That would happen if the Combine ends up becoming the next portable property that periodically brings excitement to a place that would love to have 336ers and hundreds more coaches, scouts, and media in town for a week in February.

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Mayfield said several teams seem interested in learning OU’s offense beyond just testing his knowledge of it.

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The Raiders are close to reaching a deal with free agent linebacker Tahir Whitehead, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. The deal is expected to get done, Rapoport adds.
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Whitehead and safety Marcus Gilchrist visited with the Raiders on Thursday.

Check out the video above for our thoughts on Johnson reiterating that Bowles and Maccagnan don’t face a playoff mandate in 2018.
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The Denver Broncos hold tight at pick No. 5 and still get a quarterback they’ve been linked to throughout the process. Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield lands in an ideal situation where he can learn behind veteran Case Keenum and then take the job in 2019.

Mayfield is a fiery prospect with an exciting track record on the field but a personality off it that might rub teams the wrong way. Broncos president John Elway probably cares more about getting back to his winning ways. Mayfield can help him get there. 聽聽

Dzubnar returned from a torn ACL to appear in 13 games for the team last season. Dzubnar saw almost all of his time on special teams, which was also the case when he led the team in special teams tackles as a rookie in 2015.

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With the New York Jets rescinding their offer to Ndamukong Suh, the race to land the dominating defensive tackle shrinks back to three: the Tennessee Titans, New Orleans and Los Angeles Rams.

The Jets had the largest offer on the table, giving them a significant advantage before owner Christopher Johnson pulled the bid.

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49ers_014The Cowboys haven’t signed a free agent since the league year opened last Wednesday, but that could change if a visit with tackle Cameron Fleming goes well.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Fleming will be in Dallas to meet with the team on Monday and Tuesday. The 2014 fourth-round pick played in 47 games and made 20 starts for the Patriots over the last four seasons.

“It was cool to be a 6-10 team, come in on a Monday when the season’s over and no one wanted to leave because we didn’t want that feeling to end,” Shanahan said.

Shanahan credited that late run to having “the right type of people” and shared a story about safety Eric Reid suffering a knee injury in the final weekend of the season to illustrate that point. Shanahan said “we didn’t have anything to play for” and that he wasn’t expecting Reid to return to the game with free agency on the horizon, but Reid was back on the field a series later and closed out the game.

The same record would obviously draw a different response in 2018, but continuing to bring in the right people should help the 49ers’ chances of playing beyond Week 17 for the first time since 2013.

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Watkins won’t turn 25 until June, which makes him a little more than two years older than quarterback Patrick Mahomes as Mahomes prepares for his first year as the team’s starter. That closeness of age has Watkins looking at sharing a growth curve with Mahomes over the life of his three-year contract with the team.

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The NFL announced the recipients of Performance-Based Pay on Wednesday and Titans left guard Quinton Spain is on top of the list.
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Reid, a Pro-Bowl alternate as a rookie, was called by new 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman one of the best safeties in the Miguel Cabrera Jersey NFL.

Sherman said in his introductory press conference this week players’ union might take action if Reid doesn’t get signed.

The big deal they’ve made on defense is the trade for Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree, as the Giants try to add to a supplement a strong front four.

Nick Foles is going to be staying with the Philadelphia Eagles because the team simply didn鈥檛 get a satisfactory offer, according to coach Doug Pederson.

Speaking at the NFL Annual Meeting on Saturday, Pederson said the Eagles listened, but were never particularly close to pulling the trigger on any deal.

We did not, Pederson said when asked there were any quality offers for Foles, via Edward Lewis of Nothing too crazy. It had to be the right deal for us to do that. But there wasn鈥檛 anything coming down our way for Nick.

Pederson said Foles is comfortable being the backup as long as Carson Wentz returns healthy.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that free agent WR Terrelle Pryor is closing in on a deal with the Jets and the two parties are currently hammering out the details of an agreement that should be done tonight.

Chubb is the most significant non-quarterback impacted by the Giants’ trade. But running back Saquon Barkley isn’t far behind.
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The Penn State superman is highly coveted atop the draft. And rightfully so, as what he does at his size shouldn’t be possible. At 6’0 and 233 pounds Barkley ran the 40-yard dash in just 4.40 seconds at the combine. Incredibly, he also posted 29 bench-press reps and a vertical jump of 41 inches.

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You know the drill by now. Player agrees to terms. Numbers get leaked to reporter who passes them along without scrutiny, analysis, or caveat. Real numbers come out later, exposing that the initial number was a lie.
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Multiple league sources, based on history and some of the details already emerging about the deal signed Saturday night by cornerback Richard Sherman in San Francisco, predict that the three-year, $39 million package first reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL Media) is a mirage.

While those details aren’t nearly enough to show that the three-year, $39 million figure is a mirage (Pelissero may be trying to avoid committing NFL Media-on-NFL Media crime), it’s a strong clue that the contract isn’t what Rapoport reported it to be. Pelissero’s breakdown shows a maximum package of $13 million for 2018 (one third of $39 million), if Sherman dresses for all 16 regular-season games, achieves the total playing-time threshold, and make it to the NFC Pro Bowl team (or, possibly, the AP All-Pro team.)

Soon enough, the real numbers will emerge. And it could be the first example of what perhaps will be multiple instances of a common dynamic in the reporting of NFL contracts: In order to be first, reporters often will willingly be not entirely accurate.

Recently, Winston explained to PFT Live that he was eligible to run in 2018 because he played in 2017. If he doesn’t play in 2019, he won’t be eligible to run in 2020.

The 2020 election will be an important one, because the current labor deal expires after the 2020 season. Which means that, unless the Collective Bargaining Agreement is Womens Theoren Fleury Jersey extended within the new two years (and unless Winston plays in 2019), a new president will be in place the next time a work stoppage could happen.

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PFT has obtained a memo sent to all teams on Friday regarding the procedures for granting players permission to shop themselves to a new team via trade. The memo emphasizes that permission must be secured in writing from the team currently employing the player.

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The silence around Eric Reid is growing louder.
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While the NFL offseason is fairly young, the one-time Pro Bowl safety is still on the market and still not getting sniffs from teams, as the possibility that the NFL has another Colin Kaepernick on its hands becomes more and more of a reality.

So far, no ears that matter have heard them. Sherman said that if no team signs Reid, the 2013 Pro Bowler has a case for legal action. Kaepernick, still unsigned after he spearheaded the knee-during-the-national-anthem campaign, has filed a grievance against the league, alleging the owners have colluded to keep him off a roster.
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Reid, who played with San Francisco from 2013-17, was perhaps Kaepernick’s first follower. He also may be the most devout, after he pulled himself out of the Players Coalition, which Authentic Jonathan Schoop Jersey was seeking a compromise with the league over players’ actions during the anthem.

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DeCosta, 46, declined countless interviews for general manager positions around the NFL, including a chance to go to the Green Bay Packers this offseason. Even though he knew he had a commitment from the Ravens, the past few years weren’t always easy for him.

Every once in a while you do do get frustrated when someone is like, ‘Man, why didn’t you take that job?’ DeCosta said. You can’t say I’m going to be the GM here in 2019. That was the toughest part.

Bisciotti approached Newsome in 2014 to hammer out a succession plan, and the agreement for DeCosta to replace him in five years was one of the best-kept secrets in the NFL. DeCosta said only his family and friends knew when he would take over.

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Norwell, an undrafted free agent who was great in Carolina, became the highest-paid guard in the league with his five-year, $66.5 million deal from Jacksonville that includes $30 million guaranteed. He reset the market for the position again after the Browns’ Kevin Zeitler did it last year.

Nelson is just two years removed from leading the NFL in touchdown receptions, but he also has a lengthy injury history and will turn 33 in May.

There are some younger receivers hitting free agency who could help the Raiders’ offense bounce back this year, but it’s a deep draft class of quality wide receivers, and Oakland could go for someone like James Washington out of Oklahoma State, who’s projected as a second-rounder.

Dallas drafted Jaylon Smith in the second round of the 2016 draft in part to replace Hitchens, although Smith ended up not being ready until the 2017 campaign.

It’s a reset button that was going to have to be hit eventually, and now the Seahawks are officially Russell Wilson’s team.

The Seahawks are just getting started. While the offseason has been busy so far, free agency still doesn’t start until Mar. 14. Between there and the NFL Draft, Seattle is going to be quite busy trying to make sure they don’t miss a beat on defense, meaning they’ll be players in free agency and on the hunt during the draft. Ndamukong Suh was already sighted in Seattle the day news broke that the Dolphins would cut him.

After taking the MLB world by storm, and even getting his own fan section at Yankee Stadium, Judge is taking it slow this offseason. He also has competition for fan support because the only guy who hit more home runs than him last year, Giancarlo Stanton (59), is now his teammate.

I feel like we’re right on the schedule progression we set up after the surgery, Judge said. With that, the games that matter are in April. So if I miss a couple games, which I probably will, early in the spring, I’d rather miss those games than miss games starting at the end of March or early April. So we’re on the right track and everything is working out the way it’s supposed to.

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Nate Solder’s been protecting Tom Brady’s blind side since he was drafted by the Patriots in the first round in 2011. Now he’ll take the field for a new team in 2018 after signing with the Giants, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the deal is for four years and $60 million.
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Solder was the top tackle available on the free agent market this offseason. The Patriots must hate to lose him, but a clause in Solder’s contract that ruled out using the franchise tag on him made it impossible.

He’s not as effective of a pass blocker as he is in the run game. Last year he 锟斤拷 along with the rest of the Patriots’ line 锟斤拷 got off to a rocky start, allowing 16 sacks on Brady over the first five games of the season. Three of those were on Solder. But they pulled it together, and Solder allowed just three more sacks over the rest of the regular season.

While exact details haven’t been reported, it looks like Brees has a similar cap hit to 2017, when he made $19 million. It’s really no sweat for New Orleans, though. If Brees left, he was going to count $18 million against the team’s salary cap, so the team wouldn’t have saved much if it allowed him to walk.

The Saints have kept Brees on glorified one-year deals in recent seasons as they try to navigate tight cap space. They entered the offseason with $31.6 million in salary cap room, according to Over The Cap, and after locking up Brees, general manager Mickey Loomis might have to get creative again to fit Authentic Sam Huff Jersey free agent signings on the payroll.
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Ironically for a team that is moving away from an analytics-driven approach, the quarterback the Browns have signed is one whose numbers often seem to deserve more praise from coaches and fans than he gets. Much of Taylor’s value comes out of his ability to avoid turnovers, a feat he accomplishes while serving as an effective runner and throwing downfield more frequently than his critics suggest. Consider that Kizer had 22 interceptions as the Browns’ starter last year; Taylor threw 16 picks over three seasons combined with the Bills.
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To give the public an idea of what goes into a free-agent decision, Cousins has been having a video crew follow him and his family for a few weeks, recording the decision process with those close to him that will determine whether he plays in Arizona, Minnesota or New York.

The video offers a glimpse of Cousins’ offseason rhythm and lifestyle: living with his in-laws, working out, fatherhood and his life in general.

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The 24-year-old Shelton should slot in as a replacement for the departing Alan Branch up front for the Patriots. New England was 30th in the league against the run, and while Branch had been impressive in previous seasons, he had fallen so far out of favor that the Pats scratched him for Super Bowl LII in favor of keeping Malcolm Butler inexplicably active.

Sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter the Broncos will reel in the 30-year-old Keenum to be their quarterback of the present and future when free agency officially opens Wednesday.
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The Broncos also considered Kirk Cousins and had some discussions about Teddy Bridgewater, who was a teammate of Keenum’s this past season with the Minnesota Vikings.

With Keenum headed to Denver, Cousins’ potential destinations are now down to three teams: the Vikings, the Cardinals and the Jets. The Vikings remain the favorite, sources told Schefter.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, in a Monday interview on ABC’s Good Morning America, said family considerations will be a big part of when he decides to retire.

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I watched three of Vander Esch’s 2017 games. (You can watch them yourself: against Virginia, BYU, and San Diego State.) Vander Esch is widely lauded for having sideline-to-sideline speed and being able to get to the perimeter quickly. But what jumps out to me is the power and speed with which he bursts through crevices in the offense.

The report isn’t too surprising, after owner Bob McNair’s comments earlier in the season during an owners meeting where he told other NFL owners that they can’t have the inmates running the prison.

At NC State, he was a world-class heel, almost like a professional wrestler. One of his greatest hits came after the Wolfpack beat Florida State in 2017, when Chubb made a beeline for midfield and spat directly on the Seminoles’ logo:

In another game, Chubb turned in one of the most elaborate flops in sports history, attempting (successfully!) to draw a flag against a Syracuse offensive lineman:
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Why do players hate the franchise tag? Even if their team is willing to work Drew Smyly Jersey toward a long-term deal, the franchise tag means the player won’t have much leverage in those negotiations.

That is eliminated when a player’s operating under the franchise tag. And if a player doesn’t land a long-term deal with his team after being tagged, he has no security after that season.

The best way to think about this challenge is to focus on their current roster, especially since the Lakers do not currently possess a 2018 first-round pick. At the moment, they have three cap numbers above $10 million on their books for 2018-19: Deng ($18 million), Clarkson ($12.5 million) and pending restricted free agent Julius Randle ($12.4 million).

Randle is the easiest to clear because the front office could simply renounce his restricted rights, thus making him an unrestricted free agent like the Celtics did with Kelly Olynyk once Hayward committed to join them in early July. However, Randle is also the most desirable talent of that trio moving forward, and retaining him would make them a deeper team.

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