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Police Blotter

5/10/2016: Rams T.J. McDonald for non-alcohol DUI. 4/24/16: Panthers RB Cameron Artis-Payne is arrested for driving 102 mph in a 65 mph zone. 3/5/16: Rams RB Tre Mason is arrested for suspicion of marijuana possession, resisting arrest, reckless driving, and failure to register a motor vehicle. 3/4/16: Ravens LB Terrell Suggs is arrested for driving…

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“Massive upset” if Titans don’t keep Mularkey

All coaching jobs have been filled except for one. And the one that is still vacant never really was. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, it would be a “massive upset” if the Titans don’t make interim coach Mike Mularkey the permanent (as if ever is) coach. Mularkey, per the source, is the…

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Report: Titans closing in on Jon Robinson as new GM

The Tennessee Titans appear close to filling their general manager vacancy. According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, the Titans’ search is closing in on Tampa Bay Buccaneers director of player personnel Jon Robinson as the successor to the fired Ruston Webster. An announcement could come as early as Thursday. Robinson has spent just the…

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Titans to interview Chiefs exec Ballard

The Titans will interview Chiefs’ executive Chris Ballard for their vacant general manager position on Monday, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported. Ballard was promoted to director of football operations with the Chiefs last spring. He had spent two years as the team’s director of player personnel and is considered one of the rising stars in…

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2016 NFL coach and G.M. changes tracker

Cleveland Browns Fired head coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer. Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam announced Sashi Brown has been promoted from general counsel to executive vice president of football operations. With this move, Haslam said the team will prioritize hiring a head coach before a general manager; the new GM will answer to…

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Ernie Accorsi will consult on Lions G.M. search

In a press conference last week, new Lions president Rod Wood said that the team would bring in an outside advisor to help them in their search for a new General Manager. The team revealed their choice for that role on Wednesday. Former Colts, Browns and Giants General Manager Ernie Accorsi will consult with the team…

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Week One early inactives

Every week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Colts at Bills Colts: CB Greg Toler, RB Vick Ballard, LB Robert Mathis, CB D’Joun Smith, OL Hugh Thornton, OL Denzelle…

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Concussion lawsuit against NFLPA dismissed

Nearly two years ago, the NFL negotiated a tentative settlement in the massive concussion lawsuit filed against it. The settlement is still pending. In contrast, litigation filed against the NFLPA since the settlement with the NFL initially was brokered already has ended. With a dismissal of the case. On Tuesday, a federal judge in Missouri…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills WR Marquise Goodwin is working to make the most of his chance to earn a role in the offense. WR DeVante Parker is starting to immerse himself in the Dolphins playbook. Tom Curran of CSN New England isn’t surprised that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will hear Patriots QB Tom Brady’s suspension appeal. Jets assistant…

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John Dorsey: Marcus Peters isn’t a risky pick

When the Chiefs picked Marcus Peters with the 18th pick of the first round on Thursday night, there weren’t many people arguing that they took a player who wasn’t talented enough to justify such a lofty position in the draft. There were those who wondered if Peters’s non-playing issues made him too much of a…

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Scott Fitterer chooses to stay in Seattle rather than join Eagles front office

The Eagles have been searching for a personnel executive to assist coach Chip Kelly in the front office since reorganizing their hierarchy and moving Howie Roseman out of the General Manager job earlier this month. It’s been a fitful process for the Eagles, who have seen overtures blocked by teams and the candidates themselves. Seahawks…

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Could Pace hire result in Marrone reunion?

With Ryan Pace unexpectedly becoming the General Manager of the Bears (Chris Ballard had been the favorite to get the job, and per one source had been telling others he believed he’d be hired), the next question becomes the identity of the team’s next coach. And the obvious dot-connecting name to watch is Doug Marrone.…

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Friday morning one-liners

What will it cost the Bills to keep DE Jerry Hughes? The Dolphins announced a number of future signings. Patriots RB Jonas Gray is looking forward to making his playoff debut against his former employers. Former Jets C Kevin Mawae didn’t make the list of Hall of Fame finalists. Ravens C Jeremy Zuttah will be…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Rex Ryan adds a layer of intrigue to the Bills’ coaching search. The Dolphins brought in a spare kicker for competition. The Patriots are working to slow down the Ravens’ run game. Larry David wants to help the Jets smell like something other than Beef-a-reeno. The Ravens are close to healthy heading into this week’s playoff game. Bengals…

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Todd Bowles interviewing for Bears on Thursday

The Bears spent Wednesday interviewing two more candidates for their next general manager and they’ll move on to a coaching candidate on Thursday. Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles was originally scheduled to interview with the Bears on Saturday, but Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reports that he’ll speak to them on Thursday instead after…

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