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Saturday morning one-liners

The Bills secured preliminary approval for a $3 million class-action settlement arising from allegations that the team’s mobile alert service sent out more texts than the recipients had agreed to receive. RB Chris Johnson says the Jets told him Geno Smith and Mike Vick will battle it out for the quarterback job. Count Northern Colorado…

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Arizona judge denies bail for Darren Sharper

Former NFL player Darren Sharper currently has so many legal problems that even former NFL player Aaron Hernandez would say, “That guy’s got a lot of legal problems.” Sharper’s problems became more complicated on Thursday. Via Brent Schrotenboer of USA Today, a judge in Arizona determined on Thursday that Sharper should not be released on…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills WR Brandon Kaufman hinted at a move to tight end. Everything you ever needed to know about Dolphins G.M. Dennis Hickey. Patriots G Logan Mankins hopes he has a few years left in his career. Is taking a safety a possibility for the Jets in the first round? Wisconsin DT Beau Allen and Bowling…

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Which 2011 first-round picks won’t have the option exercised?

With NFL teams commencing the process of exercising fifth-year options on 2011 first-round picks, the real question becomes which players won’t have the option exercised. So here’s a look at the candidates for getting the Spalding Smails treatment. Broncos linebacker Von Miller:  With a six-game suspension last year and a late-season torn ACL, the Broncos…

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2014 NFL Draft visits/workouts

The following is an unofficial list of conducted or planned predraft meetings, visits and workouts as reported by various teams and media outlets. The list will be updated up until the draft, which will be conducted from May 8-10 in New York. Workouts are designated by a “W,” while visits are denoted with “V.” In…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Former Bills QB Jim Kelly is hoping to spend Easter weekend at home in Buffalo. An anti-bullying bill in the Florida Legislature which is supported by Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is expected to fail. Former CB Ty Law is humbled to be nominated for the Patriots Hall of Fame. With Chris Johnson aboard, the Jets…

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Santonio Holmes, Anthony Spencer among top unsigned players

With Chris Johnson (Jets) and Josh Freeman (Giants) reaching contract agreements Wednesday, only six unrestricted/released free agents ranked in PFT’s Free Agent Hot 100 remain without a team for 2014. Two other free agents can be signed away for draft-pick compensation: Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (franchise tag) and Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin (restricted…

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Clay Matthews: Julius Peppers is going to create a lot of opportunities for me

Packers linebacker Clay Matthews is feeling good on a couple of fronts these days. Matthews’ thumb is feeling better after a pair of injuries led to season-ending surgery in December and the opposite side of the Packers defense is looking more imposing after they signed Julius Peppers following Peppers’ departure from the Bears. Matthews thinks Peppers’…

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Packers had some interest in Freeman if Flynn didn’t stay

As it turns out, Matt Flynn and Josh Freeman were two men for two jobs. But they could have easily reversed roles, as it turns out. Flynn decided yesterday to stay with the Packers, and Freeman just took advantage of the void in New York to agree with the Giants moments ago. But according to…

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Mark Murphy: Packers “hopeful” to have Brett Favre back at Lambeau soon

Brett Favre hasn’t been back to Lambeau in anything other than a Vikings uniform since he left the Packers for the Jets before the 2008 season, but president Mark Murphy said that isn’t because the team isn’t interested in honoring their former quarterback. Murphy said he wanted to have Favre “back in the family” last…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle is bullish about the chances of keeping the Bills in Buffalo. Said Dolphins G.M. Dennis Hickey of his draft philosophy, “The important part to us … is evaluating the player and assigning the value of the player. Then you work towards the best player available.” Players on the Patriots joined…

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Vikings claim Terrell Manning off waivers

It won’t make the kind of splash that signing Brett Favre did, but the Vikings have added another former member of the Packers to their roster after he spent a season playing in the AFC. The Vikings have been awarded linebacker Terrell Manning off of waivers one day after he was let go by the…

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Rodgers, Stafford, Brady among world’s highest-paid athletes

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady were the three highest-paid players on American sports teams in the last year. That’s the word from ESPN’s survey of worldwide sports salaries, which found that Rodgers, Stafford and Brady were three of only seven professional athletes in the world who made…

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Packers reach deal with Matt Flynn

The Packers are retaining the quarterback who helped keep them in the NFC North race with Aaron Rodgers sidelined last season. The club has reached a contract agreement with Matt Flynn, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported Tuesday. Flynn’s pact with Green Bay comes after the Giants reportedly had shown interest in the seventh-year quarterback…

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Sharper’s former teammates shocked by allegations

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper faces serious allegations of rape.  For some who knew him during his time with the Packers, the charges comes as a shock. “I never, ever could have imagined seeing what has allegedly happened with Darren Sharper,” former Packers cornerback Tyrone Williams told Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.  “I never…

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