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Packers impressed by “genetic freak” Julius Peppers

The Packers are used to seeing Julius Peppers twice a year. Their first workout with him on their side had them excited about the possibility of 16. Teammates were impressed by Peppers’ first OTA workout, and are already thinking about what he’s capable of. “You obviously notice his athletic ability right off the bat,” linebacker…

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Packers sign Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is free to laugh all the way to the bank. Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the Packers and the 21st overall pick from this month’s draft have agreed to terms on his contract. As with all first-round picks, it is a four-year deal with a team option…

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PFT Live: Will Jermichael Finley ever play again?

Packers tight end Jermichael Finley’s agent Blake Baratz joined PFT Live to talk about his client receiving medical clearance from doctors regarding his recent neck surgery and how Finely will be visiting teams this week.

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Agent: Jermichael Finley has received clearance from his doctor

Packers tight end Jermichael Finley finally has gotten some good news.  But it doesn’t mean he’ll soon be joining a new team.  Or rejoining his former team, the Packers. Finley’s agent, Blake Baratz, said on Thursday’s PFT Live that Finley has received clearance from Dr. Joseph Maroon.  The Pittsburgh neurosurgeon performed the fusion of the…

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PFT Live: Agent Blake Baratz, Redskins talk with Rich Tandler

Tight end Jermichael Finley’s status for the 2014 season remains uncertain as he tries to get medical clearance to resume his career after last season’s neck injury and subsequent surgery and we’ll be discussing where Finley is in that effort during Thursday’s PFT Live. Finley’s agent Blake Baratz will join Mike Florio to break things…

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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills opened (voluntary) OTAs with 88 players, only missing DL Alan Branch and Manny Lawson. The Dolphins are already getting rid of players. Patriots WR Julian Edelman loves the idea of working against an improved secondary. Jets RB Mike Goodson was among the absences at OTAs. Ravens DE Chris Canty is trying to get…

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Bears waive Derrick Martin, add Michael Ola

The Bears have added an offensive lineman who played for head coach Marc Trestman in Montreal. According to the NFL’s Wednesday transactions, Chicago has been awarded Michael Ola on waivers from Miami. Ola played for the CFL’s Alouettes for two seasons (2012-2013). He started five games for Montreal in 2012, Trestman’s final season with the…

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Packers will test Finley’s neck on Wednesday

The Packers haven’t closed the door on another season with tight end Jermichael Finley. According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Packers doctors will subject Finley to medical testing on Wednesday.  Finley continues to recover from neck surgery conducted following a spinal cord contusion that he suffered last season. Finley wants to play,…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

The Bills’ OTAs offer the first opportunity to see how the players are adapting to new coordinator Jim Schwartz’s defense. Former Dolphin Jason Taylor is serving as a volunteer coach at OTAs. Rookie Bryan Stork looks like a good fit on the Patriots’ offensive line. Jets CB Dee Milliner says opposing receivers must beware of…

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49ers pass on Rice, but sign another guy with familiar name

The 49ers didn’t sign Jerry Rice Jr. after his weekend tryout with his dad’s old club, but they did sign a guy with a familiar name. The 49ers announced they signed tight end Kevin Greene and linebacker Chase Thomas, and waived/injured tackle Luke Marquardt and waived/non-football injury linebacker Morgan Breslin. The Greene they signed isn’t the Hall…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

The 10 most significant moves of the Bills offseason. Memorial Day has a special meaning to Dolphins WR Rishard Matthews. Dante Scarnecchia has retired as the Patriots’ offensive line coach, but he still helped them prepare for the draft this year. Jets WR Stephen Hill says he’s made great strides this offseason. DL Brandon Williams…

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Most teams holding OTAs on Tuesday

For more than three-quarters of the NFL’s clubs, the work week begins anew on Tuesday. Twenty-five clubs begin or resume organized team activities (OTAs) on Tuesday, with the Bears, Bengals, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, 49ers, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans and Titans the…

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Monday morning one-liners

Bills wide receivers coach Rob Moore remembers his friend Pat Tillman on Memorial Day. The Dolphins offense will be taking some pages from the Eagles’ playbook. Will the Patriots keep three quarterbacks? Breaking down the Jets’ rookie contracts. A charity kickball game was on Ravens S Matt Elam’s agenda this weekend. What will Bengals WR…

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Despite recent tweets, Finley’s status hasn’t changed

A pair of recent tweets from free-agent tight end Jermichael Finley created the impression that he’s closer to a return. “Awesome news!” he said, followed up “#IWillRiseAgain.” He then tempered that with this:  “Minor SetBack 4 A Major #Comeback.” According to Rob Demovsky of, the tweets don’t mean much.  As Demovsky explains it, “There…

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Holmgren says Redskins should change name

If Mike Holmgren plans to come out of retirement, he probably won’t be working for Daniel Snyder. Holmgren, who coached the Packers and Seahawks before ending his NFL career serving as the surrogate for former Browns owner Randy Lerner, recently said that Snyder’s team should just go ahead and change their name. “Absolutely,” Holmgren told…

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