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Tuesday morning one-liners

It looks like the Bills have a backup plan if they can’t re-sign G Richie Incognito. Is the trade for Byron Maxwell and expected release of Brent Grimes a net gain at cornerback for the Dolphins? FB James Develin is staying with the Patriots. Could QB Robert Griffin III find a new home with the…

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Adjusted cap space, by team

With the new league year beginning Wednesday and the base salary cap at $155.27 million per team, the NFL Players Association has determined the adjusted cap, based on the amounts carried over by each team and other adjustments, like incentive payments earned in 2015 that will hit the cap in 2016. The Jaguars have the most,…

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Monday morning one-liners

Assessing LB Nigel Bradham’s fit in the Bills defense. The Dolphins are reportedly talking about a restructure with TE Jordan Cameron. Rounding up the Patriots’ free agent needs. Speculating about the Jets trying to trade DE Muhammad Wilkerson. The Ravens are working on a deal with CB Shareece Wright. There’s plenty to sort out at…

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“Official” times take record away, but Wendall Williams still fast

As it turns out, Wendall Williams isn’t Chris Johnson fast. He’s just really, really fast. The wide receiver from NAIA University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky created a bit of a stir when he ran a hand-timed 4.19-second 40-yard dash at the league’s regional combine in Minnesota Saturday. According to the Associated Press, that became a…

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Washington was worried about Eagles making a run at Kirk Cousins

It seemed to be a coincidence that the Eagles signed quarterback Sam Bradford to a new contract not long after Washington applied the franchise tag to quarterback Kirk Cousins. It may not have been. Per a league source, Washington was concerned that the Eagles would make a run at Cousins, if Washington either didn’t tag…

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Sunday morning one-liners

G John Miller wants the Bills to keep the offensive line intact. A call for the Dolphins to hold onto DE Cameron Wake and CB Brent Grimes. A look at past free agent signings to project what the Patriots might do this year. The Jets don’t look like they’ll have the same shopping spree they…

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Murphy believes 2015 extra point change will become permanent

The longer extra point may be here to stay, at least until 24 owners decide to get rid of it. The rule putting the one-point try at the 15 yard line, adopted on a one-year basis in 2015, could become permanent in 2016. Packers CEO Mark Murphy thinks it will. “Last year’s change was only…

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Jaelen Strong freely admitted having marijuana

Like all persons facing criminal charges, Texans receiver Jaelen Strong is presumed innocent. For Strong, the presumption disappeared quickly. In the video of Strong’s arrest, the police officer explains the situation bluntly but respectfully — and Strong quickly admits to having marijuana in his possession. “One of two ways,” the officer says, via the video obtained…

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James Jones: People are trying to “brush over my name” in free agency

Wide receiver James Jones landed with the Packers last year after Green Bay lost Jordy Nelson to a torn ACL and his return turned out to be an important move for the team. Jones caught 50 passes for a team-high 890 yards and eight touchdowns for the Packers, giving them production they needed at wideout during…

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Friday morning one-liners

Could the Bills take one of coach Rex Ryan’s son’s Clemson teammates early in the draft? The Dolphins have interest in plenty of free agent guards. Donald Trump thanked Patriots QB Tom Brady for helping him win the Massachusetts GOP primary. Which team building path will the Jets take? Forecasting the chances that the Ravens…

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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills are a potential destination for free agent pass-rusher Junior Galette. The Dolphins brought back WR Christion Jones. The Patriots have apparently cut WR Brian Tyms. Jets WR Eric Decker is hoping QB Ryan Fitzpatrick comes back. Ravens QB Joe Flacco upgraded from his McDonald’s drive-thru celebration this time. The Bengals may need to…

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Jerry Jones tells Gil Brandt he’s not taking a quarterback at No. 4

It’s clear that the Cowboys need to draft another quarterback, especially if they want to create the kind of Brett Favre-Aaron Rodgers handoff that owner Jerry Jones dreams of. But if they’re picking one this year, it may not be with their first pick. Tucked into a story about developmental prospects at the position, Gil…

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Packers still don’t know what they have in Jeff Janis

Packers receiver Jeff Janis showed during a postseason loss to Arizona that he knows how to jump up and catch a Hail Mary pass. The Packers now want to see what else he can do. “I like to look at Jeff as kind of an ascending Green Bay Packer,” coach Mike McCarthy said last week…

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Darren Sharper reaches new plea deal

After a judge rejected a plea bargain that would have put former NFL safety Darren Sharper behind bars for nine years for drugging and raping nine women in four different states, Sharper and prosecutors have struck a new deal. Via Brent Schrotenboer of USA Today, the terms of the revised agreement weren’t disclosed. Obviously, it…

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Julius Peppers makes it clear he’s ready to keep playing

Packers outside linebacker Julius Peppers raised some eyebrows in January when he said he was “not sure” whether he’d play again this year. He’s sure now. Peppers told Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press that he was ready to play in 2016, and for several years to come. “I’m just saying that I’m 36,…

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