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Next year’s Hall class could be big on blockers

This year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class has the sizzle. Next year’s may feature more steak. With high-profile wide receivers Terrell Owens and Randy Moss elected yesterday, along with first-year eligible linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, it sets the stage for an interesting group of candidates next year. Or at least a larger [more]

Kirk Cousins doesn’t think trade hurts his value

Things changed considerably for Kirk Cousins this week, but he doesn’t think his market has. The Washington quarterback will hit free agency after his team traded for Alex Smith, but Cousins disagrees with anyone who think he’s worth less on the open market now. “I don’t think so,” he said in a video interview with [more]

Sam Darnold will be happy to be wherever he lands

If Sam Darnold keeps talking, he will get a chance to say how excited he would be to play for every team in the NFL. The Southern Cal quarterback was making the rounds at radio row, making him a target for writers as he moved to and fro. So Steve Serby of the New York [more]

Nick Mangold “not closing the door” on playing

Center Nick Mangold didn’t play at all in 2017 and said in October that the foot injury that sent him to injured reserve in 2016 hadn’t healed to the point that he’d be able to play at a high level. That seemed like a precursor to a retirement announcement for the longtime Jet, but the year [more]

Buccaneers add long snapper Drew Ferris

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the signing of long snapper Drew Ferris to a futures contract on Thursday. Ferris has spent time on the offseason rosters of the New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks the last two seasons but has not been on a regular season roster. Garrison Sanborn served as the long snapper for [more]

Le’Veon Bell: $60 million isn’t enough to run with the Jets

Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell played out the 2017 season on a franchise tag, which means that he can become a free agent in March is the Steelers don’t sign him or use the tag a second time. If Bell does become a free agent, there will likely be more than a few suitors for [more]

What’s next for Kirk Cousins?

With Washington and Kansas City tentatively agreeing to a trade that would send quarterback Alex Smith from one team with a Native American nickname to another, the next question becomes where the career of current Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins will lead. Obviously, the deal to acquire (and to pay) Smith means that Washington will use [more]

Steve Spagnuolo brings back Patriots cheating claim

With the Patriots in the Super Bowl, all the grievances against them are being aired by old foes. And former Eagles assistant Steve Spagnuolo has claimed that he believes the Patriots were cheating during Super Bowl XXXIX. Spagnuolo was the linebackers coach for the Eagles at the time, and said the Patriots knew their signals. [more]

Robby Anderson pleads not guilty to nine charges from January arrest

Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was in court Monday to enter a plea on nine criminal charges resulting from his arrest in Florida on January 19. According to multiple reports, Anderson pleaded not guilty to all the charges in a Broward County courtroom. Among the charges are three felony counts for harming a public servant or [more]

Mike Shanahan thinks Jets offense will impress in 2018

The Jets aren’t sure who their quarterback will be during the 2018 season, but that’s not going to stop Mike Shanahan from offering sunny predictions about how the team’s offense will fare. Shanahan’s optimism about the future is tied to his close ties to the offensive coaching staff. The Jets are expected to name Jeremy [more]

Joe McKnight’s killer found guilty of manslaughter

A jury found Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight, via multiple reports. The Jefferson (La.) Parish jury deliberated more than seven hours before reaching their verdict. Gasser faces up to 40 years in prison. He could have faced life in prison for a second-degree murder [more]

Report: Jets expected to hire Rick Dennison as run-game coordinator

The Jets are expected to hire Rick Dennison as their run-game coordinator and offensive line coach, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The Bills fired Dennison as offensive coordinator after the wild-card playoff loss to Jacksonville when they failed to score a touchdown. Dennison joined the Bills after the team hired Sean McDermott as head coach [more]

Bills, Dolphins, Jets and Saints met with Baker Mayfield at Senior Bowl

The pre-draft process is just starting to get going and there will be plenty of meetings and visits with teams for the top prospects in this year’s class. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is on that list and he got the ball rolling while in Orlando for the Senior Bowl this week. Mayfield told Robert Klemko [more]

Joe McKnight’s killer rests case without calling any witnesses to testify

The defendant in the case arising from the killing of former NFL running back Joe McKnight has opted not to present a defense. As explained by the New Orleans Advocate, Ronald Gasser called no witnesses to testify, resting his case the moment it started. The move is being interpreted as the expression of a belief [more]

Report: Jets interested in Rick Dennison as run-game coordinator

The Jets are interested in former Bills offensive coordinator Rick Dennison as their run-game coordinator, Manish Mehta of the Daily News reports. Dennison worked with new Jets offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates in Denver. Dennison joined the Bills after the team hired Sean McDermott as head coach last year, and he oversaw a unit that finished [more]

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