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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills have a decision to make with RT Jordan Mills. The Dolphins signed a pretty good class of free agents yesterday. Patriots QB Tom Brady had some fun with the theft of his Super Bowl jersey. Wait, not everyone thinks the Jets and QB Jay Cutler would be a good mix? Impossible. Ravens LT…

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Jim Irsay says coach, new G.M. are “clicking on all cylinders”

He would have said the team is running like a “fine-tuned machine,” but that phrase already has been used this week. Instead, Colts owner Jim Irsay took to Twitter to declare that his head coach, Chuck Pagano, and new G.M., Chris Ballard, are “clicking on all cylinders.” Irsay added that quarterback Andrew Luck “is healing”…

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Sunday morning one-liners

New stadium talks aren’t happening with the Bills. The Dolphins’ efforts to raise funds to fight cancer continued with a bike ride Saturday. A last look back at the Patriots’ grades for the Super Bowl. If the Jets want to add a power back in free agency, here are a few possibilities. The Ravens will…

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Monday morning one-liners

RB LeSean McCoy wants to see more consistency from the Bills. Dolphins coach Adam Gase has a supporter and a competitor in Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. DE Trey Flowers played a starring role on defense for the Patriots in Super Bowl LI. LaDainian Tomlinson shared some thoughts on where things went wrong for QB…

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On the field, Pat McAfee is a big loss for the Colts

When Colts punter Pat McAfee announced that he’s walking away from football at the age of 29, there was so much discussion of the surprising personal decision for McAfee that the impact on the Colts was hardly even discussed. But the impact on the Colts will be significant. McAfee is a Pro Bowl punter who…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Twenty years later, the Bills are still looking for the answer at QB. The Dolphins have some tough decisions to make on their restricted free agents. The bond the Patriots have created with each other has deepened with time. The Jets have some uncertainty at WR this offseason. Ravens TE Crockett Gilmore dealt with an…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

S Colt Anderson didn’t hesitate before re-signing with the Bills. Jimmy Johnson once tried to add Bill Belichick to the Dolphins coaching staff. Patriots DE Rob Ninkovich says his motivation level remains the same heading into his third Super Bowl appearance. Former Jets QB Matt Simms made the Super Bowl trip as a member of the…

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Jim Irsay: Chris Ballard is the best G.M. candidate in the 21st Century

Colts owner Jim Irsay thinks he hit a home run when he hired Chris Ballard as the team’s new General Manager. Irsay said today that he believes Ballard is the single best candidate for a G.M. job who has been hired by any NFL team this century. “I was thinking about this and I think…

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Chris Ballard: “No other options” for coach but Chuck Pagano

While the Colts were introducing their new General Manager on Monday afternoon, they confirmed that Chris Ballard won’t be hiring a new head coach for the 2017 season. As reported earlier in the day, the Colts will be holding onto Chuck Pagano for a sixth season. Ballard said that he and Pagano are going to…

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Report: Ballard keeping Pagano, at least for the 2017 season

Chuck Pagano will remain as head coach of the Colts for 2017 and the situation will be re-evaluated after the season, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday. Colts General Manager Chris Ballard was officially hired on Sunday and will be formally introduced Monday afternoon, and Schefter’s report indicated that Ballard will say during his press conference…

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Monday morning one-liners

Bills defenders had a good night at the Pro Bowl. Said Dolphins DE Cam Wake, “Obviously being injured and coming back and the year we had, it’s very rewarding and memorable. And to cap it off with a Pro Bowl W doesn’t hurt, either. The season was a step in the right direction, and now…

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Colts hire Chris Ballard as G.M.

The Colts have their new G.M. Chris Ballard, who has spent the last four years in the Chiefs’ front office, was officially announced as the Colts’ G.M. today. In Kansas City, Ballard worked under Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey. Now he’ll get to run his own franchise. Ballard turned down an opportunity to interview for…

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Report: 49ers expected to hire G.M. this week

The 49ers had a pair of candidates for their General Manager job in for interviews along with Falcons Kyle Shanahan, who is expected to officially be named their new head coach after the Super Bowl. Vikings assistant G.M. George Paton and Cardinals vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough were the two men to meet…

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Chris Ballard gets second interview for Colts G.M. job

The Colts may have a favorite for their G.M. vacancy. Chris Ballard, the Chiefs’ director of football operations, will interview for the Colts G.M. job for a second time, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Ballard is the first person to get a second interview, which would indicate he’s a leading candidate, or perhaps the leading…

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Report: Colts’ G.M. candidates also meeting with Pagano

General Manager candidates interviewing with Colts owner Jim Irsay are also getting some one-on-one time with head coach Chuck Pagano, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported Friday. Irsay will make the call on who gets the job, but he clearly trusts Pagano and chose to keep him in his job when he fired ex-general manager Ryan…

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