NFL

Jets are willing to keep all four quarterbacks, as soon as they get a fourth

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — There’s a reason the Jets re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick feels so inevitable. Mostly, it’s because every plan the team makes seems to include him. During today’s appearance on WFAN, Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan said he was willing to take all four quarterbacks into camp and the regular season. Which would be more interesting if they…
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Report: Terron Armstead signing five-year extension with Saints

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The Saints and quarterback Drew Brees haven’t come to an agreement on a much-discussed contract extension this offseason, but it appears the team has had more luck with one of the players charged with keeping Brees upright. Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that left tackle Terron Armstead is signing a five-year extension with the Saints…
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Thomas Dimitroff confident the Falcons pass rush will improve

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — Falcons owner Arthur Blank expects the team to make the playoffs next season, something that will likely take a more robust effort from the pass rush than the defense was able to muster in 2015. The Falcons had just 19 sacks as a team, but they didn’t address the position during the draft. In an…
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Jets G.M. admits they tried to move up to take Laremy Tunsil

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — Not every team was running away from Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil last Thursday night after video emerged of his gas mask bong hits. One team was trying to run toward him. Via Darryl Slater of NJ.com, Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan said during an appearance with WFAN’s Mike Francesa that the Jets did try…
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Bills ready to resume extension talks with Cordy Glenn, Stephon Gilmore, Tyrod Taylor

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The draft has a way of dominating the workload of a front office and leaving little time to pursue other business, which meant that the Bills haven’t been too focused on extending any contracts for current members of the team lately. General Manager Doug Whaley said that is going to change now that the draft has…
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Giants G.M. Jerry Reese: Critics “don’t know what they’re talking about”

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — Giants General Manager Jerry Reese has caught some heat in recent years, partly because the Giants haven’t made the playoffs in four seasons and partly because with Tom Coughlin gone he’s the next logical target. But Reese got a little defensive when asked about drafting Eli Apple with the 10th overall pick, since some considered him a bit…
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NFL Power Rankings: Plenty of risers after NFL Draft but Pats still No. 1

CBSSports.com: Pete Prisco Column Think your favorite team is Super Bowl-bound after the draft? Think again. The Pats, even without Tom Brady for four games and no first-round pick, stay No. 1
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The annual PFT draft grades

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Once the draft ends, folks throughout the media apply grades to the picks that were made. Because why? Because click. Click. Click. It’s a waste of time to write them, and it’s a waste of time to read them. No one knows what any player is going to do at the NFL level until the…
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Promising Raiders tight end Clive Walford hurt in ATV accident

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — An ATV accident will knock Oakland Raiders tight end Clive Walford out of the team's offseason work, which he could have used as an up-and-coming second-year player. Walford injured his knee in an accident, Fox Sports first reported . The team is hopeful Walford will be back for training camp, perhaps for the beginning of it, the story said. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN , the injury...
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NFL: “Inaccurate” to say Laremy Tunsil won’t be in substance abuse program

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — On Monday, a report from ESPN indicated that Dolphins rookie tackle Laremy Tunsil would not be placed in the first stage of the league’s substance abuse program as a result of the gas mask bong hit video that surfaced just before the start of the first round of the draft last week. The NFL, via…
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Agent says Peyton Manning wanted to play in 2016, teams wanted him

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Jay Busbee) — Peyton Manning suiting up for a team other than the Denver Broncos in 2016? It was closer than you might think to happening, according to Manning's agent. "I really like to play," Manning told Tom Condon, as Condon related on The Business of Sports with Andrew Brandt ( via PFT ). Not only that, Condon said, there were teams who would have wanted Manning to play for them. (The teams leading...
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Condon: Teams were interested in Peyton Manning for 2016

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — It’s now known that Peyton Manning won’t be doing two things in 2016: Playing football or talking about it on TV. It’s unclear how close he came to the latter, but it’s now clear that the former was a more viable option than anyone realized. Appearing on The Business of Sports with Andrew Brandt, agent…
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Greg Cosell's Draft Review: How the top three QBs fit (Podcast)

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Greg Cosell) — Before the draft, we talked a lot about scheme fits for many of the prospects, and now we get to see how the draftees fit with their new teams. In the latest episode of our podcast, “The Shutdown,” we discussed many of the players and how they fit in with their new teams. We talked about why Joey Bosa fits well in the San Diego Chargers’ 3-4 defense, how the Jacksonville Jaguars defense...
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Sexton connection surely helped Adam Gase feel better about Laremy Tunsil

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Often, the dynamic of an agent representing a coach and a player provides folder for rants against the potential conflict of interest that arises. Sometimes, however, the connection can be helpful. In the case of tackle Laremy Tunsil, the fact that Tunsil and Dolphins coach Adam Gase share an agent surely didn’t hurt. At a…
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Fifth-year options show everyone’s guessing in the NFL draft

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — In the days following the NFL draft, we’re inundated with draft report cards who are certain they know which team deserves an ‘A’ and which team deserves an ‘F.’ Here’s the truth: No one knows anything. For proof of that, look no further than the fifth-year options on the contracts of first-round picks. Those are…
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