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5 Potential Free Agent Bargain Bin Signings for the New Orleans Saints

SBN: Canal Street Chronicles (Chris Dunnells) — If you’re looking for players to potentially outperform their contract value, look no further. With free agency right around the corner, and with the New Orleans Saints having cap space breathing room that hasn’t been felt in years, the Saints are primed to make a big splash in free agency. Taking a big chunk of cap space and placing in one or two high-profile free agents could leave the...
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Big Blue View Mock Draft: OT Antonio Garcia to Giants in Round 2

SBN: Big Blue View (Chris Pflum) — The Giants continue to reload their offense in the second round of our mock draft. Big Blue View’s pre-combine mock draft rolls on as we dive head-first into the second round. The New York Giants selected Miami’s dynamic 20-year-old tight end David Njoku with their first pick (23rd overall) . In recent years the Giants have used their first pick on young, elite athletes with All-Pro...
  • New: 5 hr 21 min ago

Houston Texans News: February 23, 2017

Battle Red Blog (Ryan Dunsmore) — Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, February 23, 2017. Houston Texans News NFL study says Texans-Raiders Mexico City game generated $45 million | ProFootballTalk A study commissioned by the NFL on last year's game between the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders played in Mexico City has determined the event generated $45...
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NFL study says Texans-Raiders Mexico City game generated $45 million

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — A study commissioned by the NFL on last year’s game between the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders played in Mexico City has determined the event generated $45 million. In a story by the Associated Press on the study – produced by Ernst and Young – the activity around the game generated $43 million in tourist spending,…
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2017 NFL Draft: John Harris Releases His Top 100 Players List

Battle Red Blog (Tim) — BRB talks about some of the players Harris has ranked who have been mentioned as possible targets of the Houston Texans. As I said last year , we’re pretty big John Harris fans here at BRB. Harris puts in hours and hours watching film and breaking down prospects, so it’s always enlightening to read what he thinks about players who are available in the upcoming NFL Draft . As he does...
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Bengals among NFL’s most efficient free agency spenders

Cincy Jungle (Connor Howe) — The not-so-flashy signings in Cincinnati have been a staple of the Bengals’ organization during the past half-decade, and more often than not, the signings have paid off. While it has come at the frustration of many fans, the Bengals ’ cautious and calculated free agency approach, for the most part, has been effective. Cincinnati has been one of the more frugal teams when it comes to...
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Which veteran quarterbacks could land in the NFC North in 2017?

Acme Packing Company (Jason B. Hirschhorn) — Because of the Bears' seemingly endless search for a quarterback, the NFC North could look significantly different next season. The NFL landscape shifts every year, with franchises altering their coaching or roster composition in such a way as to significantly change their perception and outlook. Such change turned the Oakland Raiders -- who invested heavily on both sides of the ball last...
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Donald Penn: Derek Carr is “almost 100 percent”

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Less than two months ago, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr suffered a broken leg. His rehab apparently is going well. Teammate Donald Penn appeared Tuesday on NFL Network and passed along some important information regarding Carr’s health. “I texted Derek two days ago and asked how he was doing, checking in, and he said ‘I’m almost…
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Jack Del Rio got a bit nervous watching All Pro Raider seeking thrills overseas

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Eric Edholm) — By and large, NFL players can do almost whatever they’d like in the offseason, provided it’s not 1. illegal, 2. banned by the NFL, or 3. prohibited by their contracts. Apparently, Oakland Raiders All Pro offensive guard Kelechi Osemele has no stipulation in his deal preventing him from thrill seeking in far-off places because that’s what he’s doing right now. Nothing like some category-4...
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Big Blue View Mock Draft: Giants get TE David Njoku in Round 1

SBN: Big Blue View (Chris Pflum) — The Giants land a play-making offensive weapon, but how did the board shake out? With the NFL Scouting Combine less than two weeks away, it’s time for a “Pre-Combine” mock draft before the Underwear Olympics shake up draft boards. This will be a three-round mock draft. Today will just be the first round, but in a change from previous years I will be posting the second round Thursday and...
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The G-L Review: State of the Union Address (Part 2)

Blots from the Blue (Nathan Graber-Lipperman) — It was a long and tumultuous season. Here’s my second recap—most of them decently biased opinions on all things Chargers The best quote of the offseason came from Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco, shortly after Mike McCoy was fired: Tom Telesco dismisses report he petitioned for McCoy to be retained. "I think I've said before reports are for entertainment purposes only." — Michael...
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A Look Back Part 2013: Reviewing Each Year of Tom Telesco’s Reign

Blots from the Blue (Aaron Woolley) — Aaron takes an in-depth look back at 2013 free agency. In anticipation for the upcoming frenzy that is Free Agency in the NFL, I thought it would be a good time to check out Tom Telesco’s history as General Manager of the San Diego Los Angeles Chargers. Hired in January of 2013, Tom Telesco had the immediate responsibility of overhauling the roster to create a team that could make the...
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Houston Texans News: February 21, 2017

Battle Red Blog (Ryan Dunsmore) — Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Houston Texans News Houston Texans enter free agency with questions at quarterback - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN With significant money owed to Brock Osweiler , Houston will have to look for an inexpensive option to challenge for the starting job this offseason. AFC...
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Check out their 2017 free agents: LA Rams don’t have many free agents but could be making some notable cuts

Field Gulls (Kenneth Arthur) — The LA Rams are starting over again, this time replacing Fisherball with a head coach who was born after the first Back to the Future was released. Certainly Sean McVay hopes the Rams will go back and party like it’s 1999, which is also a time when Prince could maybe remind McVay that he wasn’t alive when “Raspberry Beret” was released. Sean McVay is young, is what I’m saying. Maybe that’s...
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Raiders need money and more to pull off Las Vegas move

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — The Raiders have applied for permission to move to Las Vegas. Their ability to secure 24 owner votes surely hinges on their ability to replace the financing that Sands casino owner Sheldon Adelson had planned to contribute. And that Goldman Sachs had planned to contribute. As it stands, the Raiders don’t have a partner who will…
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