NFL

Russell Wilson, wife file for divorce after two years of marriage

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Jay Busbee) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife Ashton have filed for divorce. The two were married in January 2012. The Seahawks released a statement from Wilson on the issue: “I have made the difficult decision to file for divorce. Clearly, decisions like these don’t come easy. Ashton and I respectfully ask for prayers, understanding and privacy during this difficult time. Moving...
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Report: Cowboys sign Caleb Hanie to a one-year contract

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Wilkening) — With Tony Romo coming off back surgery and top backup Kyle Orton absent from the start of the offseason workout program, the Cowboys have added some needed quarterback depth. The club has signed veteran backup Caleb Hanie to a one-year contract, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reported on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Hanie had stints with…
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Report: Giants at Lions opens Monday Night Football

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — The 2014 Monday Night Football schedule will reportedly kick off with a couple of NFC teams trying to bounce back from disappointing 2013 seasons. New York radio station WFAN has what it says is the full Giants schedule, and it begins with a trip to Detroit on Monday, September 8. Monday Night Football typically kicks…
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Ryan Broyles practices on second day of minicamp

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The Lions don’t have defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh taking part in their three-day voluntary minicamp this week, but wide receiver Ryan Broyles has made his return to the field after a long absence. Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports that Broyles was on the field taking part in Wednesday’s practice session. It is Broyles didn’t practice…
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Buzz builds for Taylor Lewan to Oakland at No. 5

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — Former Michigan offensive tackle Taylor Lewan is looking like a candidate to be the Raiders’ first-round draft pick. Oakland owns the fifth overall pick, and Jerry McDonald of the Oakland Tribune reports that the Raiders like Lewan better than either of the other top offensive tackles in this year’s draft, Greg Robinson of Auburn or…
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Seahawks leaning against picking up Carpenter option

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Like several teams that have yet to pick up the 2015 option on an eligible 2011 first-round pick, the Seahawks have yet to decide what to do with offensive lineman James Carpenter. Per a league source, the Seahawks currently are leaning against it. Carpenter, who made 18 appearances and 12 starts last season (including the…
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Team-by-team draft previews wrap up today on NBCSN

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — It’s a busy day for NBCSN’s Pro Football Talk. We’ve got the last of the team-by-team draft previews, with the Broncos and Seahawks going under the microscope.  We’ve got interviews with Denver coach John Fox and G.M. John Elways and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll. We’ve got an interview with Missouri defensive end Kony Ealy. And…
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PFT Live: Hold out shouldn’t be an option for Suh

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (NBCSports.com) — Mike Florio breaks down some of the trending topics around the NFL including, the 2014 schedule release and what primetime games to be on the look out for, Ndamukong Suh’s contract and why the Lions should make him appear at camp and Terrelle Pryor’s evolving role on the Seahawks and why it may not just…
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Saints players not concerned with Jimmy Graham’s absence

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — To no one’s surprise, tight end Jimmy Graham has not joined his Saints teammates at the team’s offseason workouts. Graham hasn’t signed his franchise tender and would like to negotiate a long-term contract with the Saints before the July 15 deadline for franchise-tagged players to do so. Absent a contract, there’s not much chance that…
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Trent Richardson remains confident after a bad year

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — Trent Richardson was nothing short of terrible after the Colts traded a first-round draft pick for him last season. But Richardson hasn’t lost his confidence. Richardson told reporters today that when he looks in the mirror, he sees the same running back who was viewed as a can’t-miss prospect heading into the draft two years…
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Bills plan to address web blunder “internally”

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — If Donald Trump owned the Bills, he’d likely be spouting off his catch phrase today.  In the interim, someone else may be doing the same thing. A day after the team’s website prematurely posted a story disclosing that coach Doug Marrone has cancer, the team said it’s looking at the situation. “We are continuing today…
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PFT Live: Eli Manning wants to reinvent his game

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (NBCSports.com) — Bob Glauber from New York Newsday joins Mike Florio to discuss Eli Manning declaration that he wants to reinvent himself. Glauber believes the biggest aspect that needs to be reinvented is the 27 interceptions Manning threw a year ago, but Glauber is also optimistic about the passer’s stats for the upcoming season.
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Cardinals don’t think Tyrann Mathieu will be ready for camp

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The Cardinals lost safety Tyrann Mathieu to a torn ACL and LCL last December, creating some doubt about his status for the start of the 2014 season. That question will likely remain unanswered into the summer. Mathieu said Wednesday that he’s pushing to be ready for the start of training camp, but coach Bruce Arians…
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PFT Live: Texans better off with Clowney or Manziel?

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (NBCSports.com) — Mike Florio takes tweets and calls from PFT Planet and discusses what the Colts should target in the upcoming draft, which coaches are already on the hot seat and who will become a better long-term pick for the Texans: Jadeveon Clowney or Johnny Manziel.
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Bears sign RB Shaun Draughn

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Wilkening) — The Bears have added a running back who might also be able to contribute on special teams, signing Shaun Draughn to a one-year contract, the club said Wednesday. The 26-year-old Draughn has played for Washington (2011), Kansas City (2011-2013) and Baltimore (2013). He appeared in three games for the Ravens last season, rushing four times…
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