NFL

Titans restructure contract of tight end Craig Stevens

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — The Tennessee Titans and tight end Craig Stevens have agreed to a restructured contract for the 2015 season. According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, Stevens agreed to re-do the final year of his deal that was set to be worth $3.5 million. The new deal will drop his salary closer to the $1.6 million…
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Carson stadium would generate millions of dollars, create thousands of jobs

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — The teams that hope to build an NFL stadium in Carson, California have commissioned an economic impact analysis of the project.  As expected, it would generate plenty of money — and plenty of jobs. The Los Angeles County Development Corporation estimates that a venue shared by the Chargers and Raiders would create more than 16,000 jobs…
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Eddie LeBaron dies at 85

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Quarterback Eddie LeBaron, who made it to the NFL despite a five-foot, seven-inch, and 160-pound frame, died Wednesday at the age of 85, according to the Sacramento Bee. A tenth-round pick in 1950, LeBaron played for Washington in 1952 and 1953, and from 1955 through 1959.  He went to Canada in 1954, and he finished…
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Top tight end Maxx Williams won’t attend the draft

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — The top two quarterbacks in this year’s draft, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, have both said they don’t plan to attend the festivities in Chicago. Now the top tight end is opting out as well. Maxx Williams, regarded by many as the best tight end in the 2015 draft class, told KARE 11 that he…
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Steve Bisciotti possibly commits tampering by saying Haloti Ngata could return in 2016

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — Nose tackle Haloti Ngata spent nine seasons playing for the Baltimore Ravens and owner Steve Bisciotti said Wednesday that he doesn’t rule out the possibility of Ngata returning to Baltimore in 2016. However, there’s a problem with that statement because Ngata is now a member of the Detroit Lions. Bisciotti commenting on having interest in…
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Bisciotti: Ravens working on extension with Marshal Yanda

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said Wednesday the team is currently working on a contract extension for guard Marshal Yanda. Yanda has been one of the best guards in the leagues over the last few seasons. He was made the Pro Bowl in four straight seasons and was name a first-team All-Pro for the first…
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Fourth defendant pleads guilty in Sean Taylor murder case

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — The fourth of five defendants charged in the 2007 murder of Sean Taylor has pleaded guilty. Charles Wardlow entered his guilty plea in a courtroom in Miami today and was immediately sentenced to 30 years in prison. “Four down, one to go,” Taylor’s father, Pedro Taylor, told the Miami Herald after the sentencing. Eric Rivera,…
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ProFootballTalk: One-on-one with Phillip Dorsett

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (NBCSports.com) — Jason Taylor talks to University of Miami wide receiver Phillip Dorsett about his strengths and weaknesses following Miami’s pro day. Dorsett says he sees route running as one of his two major strengths.
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ProFootballTalk: University of Miami draft prospects on display

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (NBCSports.com) — Jonathan Vilma and Jason Taylor share their thoughts on the University of Miami’s pro-day including what they thought of Denzel Perryman.
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Vikings sign Mike Kafka, Caesar Rayford

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed quarterback Mike Kafka and defensive end Caesar Rayford. Kafka’s agent, Mike McCartney, announced his signing with Minnesota while Rayford made his own announcement via his facebook page. Both players took part in the NFL veteran combine in Arizona. Kafka spent the 2014 season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the…
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ProFootballTalk: Will Dallas fill their open cap space with Adrian Peterson?

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (NBCSports.com) — Mike Florio takes a look at the decision to restructure Tony Romo’s contract in order to save $12.8 million and what they might do with that open space.
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Seahawks re-sign Will Tukuafu, Jesse Williams

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — The Seattle Seahawks re-signed fullback Will Tukuafu and defensive tackle Jesse Williams on Wednesday. Tukuafu was an unrestricted free agent following last season while Williams had been released in a salary related move in March. Tukuafu was signed by Seattle during the season after Derrick Coleman broke a bone in his foot in pre-game warmups…
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Bengals unveil April Fool’s gag that takes shot at Browns

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Sam Wyche probably got a kick out of this one. On April Fool’s Day, the Cincinnati Bengals introduced a new logo and helmet. And the new logo and helmet are no different than the old logo. Making the non-change change even more brilliant is the strong likelihood that the Bengals were taking a shot at…
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Dwight Lowery visited with Colts

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The Colts re-signed safety Mike Adams, but they’re still in the market for more help at the position and had a veteran option in for a visit. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that veteran safety Dwight Lowery met with the team. Lowery played for the Falcons last year, but should be familiar to several…
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Jamari Lattimore signs with Jets

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The Jets have added another player to their linebacking corps. They announced the signing of former Packer Jamari Lattimore on Wednesday. Lattimore visited with the team last month. Lattimore made the Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2011 and spent the last four years playing mostly on special teams and as a reserve in…
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