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Elway says Broncos are out of the Kaepernick chase

They met with him twice. There won’t be a third session. With the Broncos trading up from No. 31 to No. 26 to acquire quarterback Paxton Lynch, they’re out of the running for quarterback Colin Kaepernick. General Manager John Elway has confirmed the fairly obvious reality to Mike Klis of 9News.com in Denver. The development…

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Report: Ryan Fitzpatrick would rather not play than accept current Jets offer

The standoff between the Jets and free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has been going on for quite a while now and Fitzpatrick appears to be trying a new tactic to get the Jets to offer him more money. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Fitzpatrick has told people that he would “rather not play football”…

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Hoyer, whole QB market on hold until draft unfolds

The quarterback market is on hold, and several teams now either await the results of the NFL Draft before making another move or will use a high pick on a quarterback. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday night that free agent Brian Hoyer will wait until after the draft to decide on his next team. That…

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Patriots are going need more QBs, since they have just the one eligible

There are many things to consider regarding today’s court decision which upheld the NFL’s four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. But at a really basic level, the Patriots are going to need more quarterbacks, since Jimmy Garoppolo is the only one on the roster other than Brady. A year ago, they went out and signed…

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Mike Maccagnan: Goal is not to mortgage future for short-term success

The Jets were very aggressive in Mike Maccagnan’s first offseason as the team’s General Manager, signing Darrelle Revis, Marcus Gilchrist, Antonio Cromartie and Buster Skrine as free agents and trading for Brandon Marshall and Ryan Fitzpatrick on their way to a 10-win season. Those 10 wins didn’t come with a playoff spot, however, and some might have…

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Jets looked into trading up to No. 1

Before the Rams moved all the way from No. 15 to No. 1, a team even lower on the pecking order looked into making the climb to the top of the draft board. On Friday, Jets G.M. Mike Maccagnan admitted that he called Tennessee about possibly doing a deal. “The short answer is yes,” Maccagnan…

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Maccagnan: Jets’ focus remains on signing Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Jets visited with Brian Hoyer following his release from the Texans this week, but General Manager Mike Maccagnan said Friday that their focus at quarterback remains the same as it was at the start of the offseason. During his pre-draft press conference, Maccagnan said that the team’s goal is still to re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick…

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Jets, Broncos should call Eagles

The Eagles claim that Sam Bradford is the team’s starting quarterback. Technically, he currently is. But a lot can change between April 21 and the launch of the regular season. Change could be brought on by Bradford wanting out. Reportedly miffed that the Eagles traded up in their ongoing search for a franchise quarterback (a…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills G.M. Doug Whaley wasn’t tipping his hand during a pre-draft press conference. Here’s the first of several stories about how CB Josh Norman might fit a particular team, beginning with the Dolphins. Ohio State TE Nick Vannett visited the Patriots. The Jets’ flirtation with QB Brian Hoyer probably shouldn’t intimidate Ryan Fitzpatrick. Ravens fans (we’re…

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Report: Brian Hoyer visiting Broncos next

The quarterback situations with the Broncos and Jets are perhaps the least settled in the league at the moment, so it’s not much of a surprise that both of those teams were mentioned as possible landing spots for Brian Hoyer after he was released by the Texans this week. It’s also not much of a…

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Brian Hoyer expected to make a decision soon, after visiting Jets

There was a report that the Jets wanted to wait until after the draft to see what to do with veteran free agent Ryan Fitzpatrick. Brian Hoyer is apparently in more of a hurry. After meeting with the Jets yesterday and today, the Texans castoff could be close to a decision. According to Adam Caplan…

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Nick Mangold apparently fired up about hanging with Ryan Fitzpatrick

Brian Hoyer may have visited the Jets’ front office Tuesday, but their old quarterback was visiting with two of their best offensive players. Via Zach Braziller of the New York Post, free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick attended last night’s Rangers-Penguins playoff game alongside wide receiver Eric Decker and center Nick Mangold. That does nothing to prevent…

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Fitzpatrick has a pretty simple decision to make

With free-agent quarterback Brian Hoyer visiting the Jets, free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick’s dilemma could soon be fully crystallized. Does he take what the Jets are offering, or does he let them sign Hoyer? Hoyer was due to make only $4 million in 2016, but the Texans were unable to find a trade partner for him.…

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Cowboys might have some interest in Brian Hoyer “at the right price”

At the moment, Brian Hoyer seems to be either an option for the Jets, or leverage in the Ryan Fitzpatrick contract talks. But after being released by the Texans, the journeyman quarterback might have some other options of his own. According to Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys might be interested in…

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Eric Decker, Brandon Marshall reach out to Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Jets’ top two receivers want their quarterback back. Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall sent Ryan Fitzpatrick a video on the first day of the team’s offseason program Monday, showing him what they’re working on and telling him they want him to get a deal done with the team. “I love Fitzpatrick,” Decker said, via…

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