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Chris Johnson says Titans were “nasty” for cutting him so late

No one was surprised that the Titans decided to move on from running back Chris Johnson.  Plenty were surprised by the timing, with the move coming on April 4, more than three weeks after the free-agency market opened. Even though Johnson has joined the Jets, he has some lingering animosity toward the Titans for waiting…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

The offense struggled on the first day of Dolphins minicamp. Bills QB EJ Manuel says he’s growing as a quarterback heading into his second NFL season. Patriots rookie QB Jimmy Garoppolo says he’s just focusing on getting better every day, not becoming the heir apparent to Tom Brady. Jeff Cumberland knows he’s now the veteran…

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Colin Kaepernick knows why teammates might stay away

Colin Kaepernick would love to have all his guys there for minicamp this week. But having just been through a contract negotiation of his own, he understands why guard Alex Boone and tight end Vernon Davis might not be there. “I would love to see all of our players there, but at the same time, they…

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Colin Kaepernick on Miami case: “It’s time for football”

With yesterday’s announcement that no charges would be filed against Colin Kaepernick for an incident in Miami, the 49ers quarterback is relieved to move onto the next thing. “As I said from day one, I would never do the things that were made up about me. I’m glad this issue is resolved. It’s time for…

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No charges against Colin Kaepernick from Miami incident

There was a good indication the 49ers weren’t worried about potential charges against Colin Kaepernick when they gave him a contract extension. And now, there’s legal justification for that call. Via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, no charges will be filed against the 49ers quarterback from an incident in Miami. The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office announced…

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PFT Live: Panthers talk with Darin Gantt, PFT Planet calls and tweets

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made some comments about his contract and the team’s receivers on Wednesday, giving us a couple of things to discuss on Thursday’s edition of PFT Live. Darin Gantt and Mike Florio will discuss Newton’s contract situation and the impact that the deal Colin Kaepernick signed with the 49ers might have on…

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Steelers continue to avoid “guaranteed” salaries in veteran deals

The contract given last week to 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has up to $61 million in “guaranteed” money.  The only problem is that the bulk of the truly guaranteed money came from his signing bonus of $12 million and change. The contract given this week to Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has a signing bonus of…

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Steelers extend Maurkice Pouncey by five years

At a time when Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has made no secret of his desire for a long-term contract, his twin brother has gotten one in Pittsburgh. Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has agreed to terms on a five-year extension worth, according to a source with knowledge of the contract, a little over $44 million.  Coupled…

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49ers hire QB guru George Whitfield as an intern

George Whitfield has made a name for himself working with individual quarterbacks, tutoring some of the game’s biggest stars. Now, he’s working with a team, and a coach who has his own reputation for working with passers. Via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, Whitfield will work with the 49ers as an intern through training camp. “I…

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Cam Newton says he’s not concerned about his contract

A week after the 49ers signed quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a team-friendly deal, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton may have to fend off an effort to get him to accept a similar structure.  Other young franchise quarterbacks may have to do the same thing. For Newton’s part, he’s not concerned about the issue.  Yet. Via the…

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Andy Dalton on Kaepernick contract: The biggest thing is it got done

In the wake of the extension signed by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, one of the biggest questions being kicked around is what the deal will mean for other quarterbacks whose contracts are close to expiring. The contract came after just 23 starts and can be worth up to $126 million over seven years, but has…

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Kaepernick deal could make it harder to sign other players

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he did a deal specifically aimed at allowing the team to retain other players.  But if the team wants to use Kaepernick’s contract as a template for other negotiations, the terms could make it harder to get more deals done. As explained by Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, unnamed industry insiders…

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Foles refuses to worry about his contract

Eagles quarterback Nick Foles won’t be eligible for a new contract until after the 2014 regular season.  And a lot can change between now and then. So he says he’s not thinking about his next deal. “I think if you start worrying about numbers, you stop worrying about what you’re doing,” Foles told reporters Monday,…

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Gronkowski “bursting, planting, and cutting” at Patriots practices

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is only doing individual work for the Patriots right now, but that individual work appears to be going well enough to create some optimism about his chances of getting on the field for the start of the regular season. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reports that Gronkowski was “bursting,…

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Monday morning one-liners

The example set by S Jairus Byrd lingers with the Bills. Dolphins TE Charles Clay is in line for more attention this season. Patriots receivers get a good test in practice from cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner. Jets LB Antwan Barnes thinks he’s more than 70 percent of the way back to health. Ravens…

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