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Police Blotter

8/26/15: 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks is charged for misdemeanor sexual battery. 8/7/15: 49ers LB Aldon Smith is arrested for DUI, hit and run, and vandalism. 7/20/15: Titans WR Justin Hunter is arrested for felonious assault. 7/12/15: Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer is arrested for battery with intent to cause injury. 7/4/15: Packers TE Andrew…

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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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Bears interview G.M. candidates Brian Gaine, Lake Dawson

The Bears’ search for a general manager is picking up this week. The team announced that they interviewed Texans director of pro personnel Brian Gaine and Titans vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson on Tuesday. They are the first announced interviews of the process for the Bears. Gaine spent 2014 with Houston after spending…

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Report: Bears to interview Mike Shanahan when they hire a general manager

Mike Shanahan interviewed for one of his old jobs when he spoke to the Raiders about their head coaching vacancy and he may also get a shot at taking a walk down memory lane in Chicago. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Bears are expected to interview Shanahan after they hire a general…

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Chris Ballard also not interested in Eagles job

It appears as though Chris Ballard may already have his desired job lined up in the cross-hairs and is already telling other teams he’s not interested in their overtures. According to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, the Kansas City Chiefs director of pro personnel is not interested in interviewing for the Philadelphia Eagles general manager position.…

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Chris Ballard passes on interview with Jets

Last year, Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard passed on a chance to interview for the G.M. job in Tampa.  He wanted to stay with the Chiefs. This year, per Albert Breer of NFL Media, Ballard has passed on a chance to interview for the G.M. job in New York.  Presumably, he has no…

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Jets add Ryan Pace, Chris Ballard to G.M. candidate list

The Jets interviewed Doug Marrone for their head coaching vacancy on Saturday and they’d like to expand their list of general manager candidates to include one who worked with Marrone in New Orleans. According to multiple reports, the Jets have requested permission to speak with Saints director of player personnel Ryan Pace. Pace was on…

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Dimitroff not in the clear, yet

On Monday, Falcons owner Arthur Blank didn’t part ways with G.M. Thomas Dimitroff.  Surprisingly, however, it’s still possible Blank will. Per multiple league sources, a change could still be made, based on the preferences of the candidate that Blank identifies as the coach he wants to hire.  Put simply, if Blank wants a coach who wants…

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