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Monday morning one-liners

Forecasting the big spots on the Bills schedule. A look back at all the Dolphins news from last week. Kansas LB Ben Heeney worked out for the Patriots. The Jets make a couple of appearances on the list of the biggest trades in Buccaneers history. An early look at 2016 free agency shows Ravens CB…

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Kaepernick impresses Warner with touch passes

Cardinals fans weren’t happy when former Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner decided to start working with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick this offseason.  Cardinals fans may be even less happy now. Via Jim Corbett of USA Today, Warner said recently that Kaepernick has been displaying better touch on his throws.  Thanks to playing touch football with some…

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Sunday morning one-liners

The Bills tried to leave themselves without much work to do in the draft. Winning more games is the next step in Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill’s development. Patriots QB Tom Brady put on his basketball shoes for a game with Michael Jordan. Todd Bowles had several mentors on his way to becoming Jets head coach.…

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Report: Roethlisberger deal has base value of $99 million

On Saturday morning, a source with direct knowledge of the Ben Roethlisberger contract told PFT that the value of the contract would not be leaked, at the specific direction of the team and the player.  So we pointed out that it could mean the deal may not be a great one for the player. And…

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Torrey Smith is comfortable with Colin Kaepernick

The 49ers added a deep threat via free agency.  They hope it helps unleash the offense. The deep threat in question, receiver Torrey Smith, thinks it will, thanks to the presence of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. “He’s a great player,” Smith said of Kaepernick, via the team’s official website.  “I’m comfortable with him.  He has a…

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Eagles give up 2016 second-rounder for Bradford, too

The trade that sent quarterback Sam Bradford from the Rams to the Eagles was surprising when news of it first emerged.  It’s now become downright confusing. The Eagles have announced the deal, which consists of Bradford for Nick Foles plus three draft picks.  The Eagles get from St. Louis a 2015 fifth-round pick, and the…

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Torrey Smith finalizes his five-year deal with the 49ers

Torrey Smith had already said his goodbyes to Baltimore. Now he can officially say hello to San Francisco. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN (and PFT has confirmed), Smith has agreed to a five-year deal with the 49ers, which will pay him around $8 million per year. This gives 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick the deep…

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Are Colin Kaepernick, Torrey Smith a good match?

From the moment the 49ers had a “mutual parting” with coach Jim Harbaugh, it was clear that the 49ers may have a problem with quarterback Colin Kaepernick.  In February, Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News astutely pointed out that Kaepernick could become this year’s Harbaugh, the subject of endless rumor and speculation about his…

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Taking a closer look at the Kaepernick trade rumor

It’s unclear how the rumor got started of the 49ers supposed willingness to trade Colin Kaepernick.  One possible explanation is this:  The 49ers are indeed trying to trade him.  The other possible explanation is that, in the imperfect chain of human communication that results in the truth being inadvertently twisted, chatter about the 49ers having until…

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San Fran surprise coming Monday

At a time when the 49ers are trying to shoot down rumors regarding a possible trade of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the 49ers soon will have another significant issue to deal with. Some very surprising news related to the 49ers is coming, likely later today, regarding a key player on the team who won’t be on the…

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49ers deny report that they’re trying to trade Colin Kaepernick

Despite a report to the contrary, Colin Kaepernick is staying in San Francisco. After KBME radio in Houston reported the 49ers have put Kaepernick on the trade block, 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke issued a statement denying it. “Colin is our quarterback and we are excited to have him,” Baalke said. “He is not going…

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Aldon Smith trades guaranteed salary for roster bonuses

Under the fifth year of his top-10 rookie deal, 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was due to earn a fully guaranteed (as of Tuesday) base salary of $9.754 million.  He’ll now earn that money only if he’s on the roster for the entire season. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, Smith has converted his salary to…

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Cruz, Newton, Kaepernick part of fruit/vegetable endorsement

If this is a real thing, it’s certainly better for us than another beer or soda commercial. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz are part of Team FNV, which appears to be a campaign designed to push healthy food choices. From looking at their website, what we…

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Sunday morning one-liners

It’s the 30th anniversary of Bruce Smith’s first day with the Bills. If the Dolphins find they need a receiver, this draft class should be able to provide it. Will the Patriots continue tapping into the Rutgers pipeline? The Jets may be in the market for a wide receiver in the first round. CB Kevin…

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Jameis Winston has small hands, limited hops

Apart from a shoulder injury that may or may not be an issue and off-field issues that may or may not be on his shoulders, quarterback Jameis Winston has two potential red flags:  His hands are small and his legs lack explosion. As to the latter point, Winston managed a mere 28.5 inches in the…

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