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Report: Patriots hosted Jermichael Finley last Friday

Tight end Jermichael Finley got some good news last week when the surgeon who performed his neck surgery gave him clearance to return to football. That clearance is a good sign for his chances of returning to the field, but he still needs to get cleared by individual team doctors before he’ll be signed to a…

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Monday morning one-liners

Is CB Nickell Robey out of the Bills’ plans this season? The Dolphins’ 2013 draftees hope to make strides this year. Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia still works to prove he belongs. Jets DE Tevita Finau got a late start on his football career. S Matt Elam’s Ravens teammates have seen growth heading into his…

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Seahawks out of chase for Finley

As we (and plenty of others) try to figure out where free-agent tight end Jermichael Finley took a visit on Friday, we’ve learned he has one fewer suitor, despite being medically cleared to play. Per a league source, the Seahawks are out of the Finley sweepstakes. Finley visited Seattle early in free agency, where his…

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Sunday morning one-liners

LB Brandon Spikes‘ role was one of the things the Bills learned at OTAs this week. The Dolphins have become partners with the Bahamas. Said Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo of Tom Brady, “Getting to know him, he’s a good guy on and off the field. Very competitive, just like me. But he’s willing to help…

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Saturday one-liners

Jets QB Tajh Boyd has chimed in on the question of whether Geno Smith is the starter. Bills LB Kiko Alonso won’t talk much about his injuries down the stretch of last season, saying only that he was “100 percent, for December.” DT Randy Starks will be expected to step up and help the Dolphins…

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Aaron Rodgers is doing yoga and losing weight

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is slimming down, getting more flexible and, he hopes, making himself less susceptible to injury. Rodgers told ESPN that he has lost 11 pounds this offseason. He’s believed to be the lightest he’s ever been in the NFL, and he says he’s working on yoga to get more flexible, which he…

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Jerel Worthy’s grandmother accidentally shot and killed by grandfather

The family of Packers defensive end Jerel Worthy has experienced a tragedy, as his grandmother was accidentally shot and killed by his grandfather. The Dayton Daily News reports that Mae Worthy was accidentally shot by her husband on Wednesday night and died this morning. Police in Huber Heights, Ohio, say that Mae Worthy’s husband of…

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Report: Bears made offer to Mike Neal in free agency

On the second day of free agency, the Packers re-signed outside linebacker / defensive end Mike Neal to a two-year deal. However, before he re-signed, Neal reportedly got a job offer from Green Bay’s oldest rival. In a story published Friday, Neal told Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune that the Bears had attempted to…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills T Chris Hairston knows he has a lot to prove this season. The Dolphins still see C Mike Pouncey as one of the team’s leaders. There are higher expectations for Patriots WR Julian Edelman this season. James Mangold will direct a film about the life of former Jets QB Joe Namath. G Kelechi Osemele…

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Colt Lyerla: I was lost for a little while

Tight end Colt Lyerla is on the field and practicing with the Packers, ending a period away from the field that began when he was kicked off the Oregon football team last year. Lyerla’s departure from the team, subsequent arrest on drug charges and assorted other issues from his college days led to Lyerla going…

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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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