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Report: Brad Jones visited Titans, visiting Eagles on Monday

Players who have been released by their teams since the end of the season are free to sign with other teams ahead of the start of free agency next week and linebacker Brad Jones is trying to take advantage of that opportunity. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Jones recently visited with the Titans…

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No charges filed against Jarrett Bush after “Big Italian” incident

A week before he’ll become a free agent, Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush got a “get out of jail free” card. While Bush was booked into the Solano County (Calif.) Jail last night on a charge of disorderly conduct while under the influence, the police have let him go. Via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, police said this morning…

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Jarrett Bush arrested for public intoxication in California

Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush has run into some trouble with the law in California. Solano County jail logs show that Bush was booked early on Sunday morning by the Vacaville Police Department on a charge of disorderly conduct while under the influence. There aren’t any specifics about what Bush did to land in hot water.…

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Monday morning one-liners

Bills DL Corbin Bryant is spending three weeks working for Under Armour this offseason. DT Jared Odrick ran into Dolphins exec Mike Tannenbaum at the airport, which may have given them a chance to talk contract. The time for the Patriots to make a call on using the franchise tag on S Devin McCourty has…

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Keeping secondary intact would cost the Pats a fortune

With free agency starting next week, the Patriots are in an interesting position: They can keep the three best players in their secondary but spend a fortune, or they could take the frugal route and risk losing Darrelle Revis, Devin McCourty and Brandon Browner. The good news for the Patriots is that they have the…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Perusing quarterback candidates for the Bills to add this offseason. Wayne Diesel has been named sports performance director for the Dolphins and Dennis Lock was promoted to director of analytics. What will the Patriots do regarding CB Darrelle Revis? Don’t expect QB Michael Vick to be back with the Jets. A couple of tight end…

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PFT’s 2015 Veteran Cuts Tracker

The following is a list of notable veterans released or waived since the beginning of February. Players who have indicated they will retire are omitted from the list. We will update the tracker with signings and other cuts throughout the offseason: Ex-Chiefs WR Donnie Avery Ex-Falcons OG Justin Blalock Ex-Jaguars CB Will Blackmon (signed with…

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Packers open up Lambeau Field for Favre jersey retirement

The Lambeau Field Atrium is not big enough for all the Packers fans who want to cheer on Brett Favre when he has his number retired this summer. After the 1,600 tickets for the ceremony at the Atrium quickly sold out, the Packers have announced that fans can also sit inside the bowl at the…

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Vince Young scheduled to work out at new veteran combine

Michael Sam’s not going to be the only curiosity at the NFL’s first veteran combine on March 22. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, former first-round quarterback Vince Young will be there taking part as well. Young had allegedly retired, and taken a job at the University of Texas, but he apparently has…

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Earnest Byner’s fumble recovery is by far his most impressive play

Former Packers tight end Brandon Bostick became a historical footnote (and a former Packer) by mishandling an onside kick in the NFC Championship Game. And the now-Vikings tight end said yesterday that another player with a famous mistake, Earnest Byner, had helped him through the last few weeks of guilt. For Byner, the decision to reach…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills RB Fred Jackson said he spoke to impending free agent C.J. Spiller about remaining with the team. Defensive tackle will be a spot to watch in free agency for the Dolphins. WR Aaron Dobson is working to put himself in better position to help the Patriots. What should the Jets do in the first…

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Brandon Bostick found a new friend in Earnest Byner

In the time it took to make one mistake on the football field, Brandon Bostick lost a chance at a Super Bowl and a job. But he’s at least found a new friend, someone who empathizes with his plight. In a first-person account for The MMQB.com, Bostick said he was surprised to get a call…

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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills will need multiple TEs to run Greg Roman’s new offense. The Dolphins are putting their CEO on the phone to try to keep business. I’m not sure anybody’s better at Facebook than Patriots QB Tom Brady. A look at the Jets’ positional needs heading into free agency. The Ravens might not have a…

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Peppers expected back with Packers, at $9.5 million

The Packers decided to remove an aging, expensive player from their defense when they cut A.J. Hawk yesterday. So might they remove an even older, even more expensive player and cut Julius Peppers? Not according to coach Mike McCarthy, who said at the Scouting Combine that Peppers will be back. “I definitely believe Julius Peppers…

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On this day in 1933, the NFL’s passing rules underwent a key change

Imagine an NFL where passers had to release the ball at least five yards behind the line of scrimmage. Well, as late as 1932, that was the rule. However, on February 25, 1933, the NFL moved to allow passers to throw the ball anywhere behind the line. The modified gives offenses some added flexibility, and…

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