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Patrick Queen: If I take care of my business, everything will fall into place

The Ravens signed Roquan Smith to a five-year, $100 million contract, drafted linebacker Trenton Simpson in the third round and didn’t pick up the fifth-year option on Patrick Queen‘s contract. All signs point to this being Queen’s last season in Baltimore.General Manager Eric DeCosta said last month the team hopes to sign Queen to a [more]

Shannon Sharpe makes even stronger anti-Skip Bayless statement with Twitter “like”

The looming departure of Shannon Sharpe from FS1’s Undisputed has sparked some interesting activity on Twitter by the Hall of Fame tight end.Earlier today, we pointed out a couple of “likes” from Sharpe of tweets that shed like on turmoil between Sharpe and co-host Skip Bayless. Since then, Sharpe liked another tweet that contains a [more]

Hayden Hurst will run routes in OTAs on Friday as he returns from groin surgery

Hayden Hurst is working his way back from offseason groin surgery, preventing him from doing much with his new team so far. He will take another step Friday when he returns to running routes, Panthers coach Frank Reich said Thursday.Receiver DJ Chark Jr., who is recovering from foot/ankle surgery, will have a similar participation level.“We’ll [more]

Shannon Sharpe acknowledges FS1 departure, through Twitter likes

Shannon Sharpe reportedly is leaving Undisputed and FS1. He has not said so directly. But his Twitter likes indirectly confirm it.Sharpe clicked the like button on the following message, regarding his situation with Skip Bayless: “Their relationship got progressively worse over the last 2 maybe 3 years because skip fought for him to be on [more]

Ravens sign Jordan Swann

The Ravens have added another cornerback to their 90-man roster.The team announced the signing of Jordan Swann on Wednesday afternoon. No terms of the deal were announced and the team did not make any corresponding move in order to clear space for Swann’s arrival.Swann went undrafted out of James Madison this year. He had 24 [more]

Bill Belichick agrees with thoughts of John Harbaugh, Andy Reid on kickoff changes

The rarely chatty (except when asked about some obscure aspect of football history) Bill Belichick was not very chatty about the recent changes to the kickoff rule.Still, in the limited words Belichick uttered, his point was clear.Asked by reporters on Wednesday about the adoption of the college fair catch rule, which gives the receiving team [more]

Lawyers representing Brett Favre, Shannon Sharpe don’t seem to be getting along

In any piece of litigation, it’s important to balance the zealous representation of a client with the ability to work cooperatively with the other side’s lawyer.As to the defamation lawsuit filed by Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre against Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe, the lawyers don’t seem to be getting along.The evidence [more]

Cardinals officially release DeAndre Hopkins

They said they were doing it four days ago. They finally did it today.The Cardinals officially have released receiver DeAndre Hopkins.Hopkins instantly becomes a free agent, able to sign with any team. All eyes will be on the Bills and Chiefs, who can both help themselves and hurt the other by acquiring Hopkins.The Cardinals have [more]

Report: DeAndre Hopkins hires an agent

With his first foray into free agency officially starting later today, receiver DeAndre Hopkins reportedly has hired an agent.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Hopkins has hired Kelton Crenshaw of Clutch Sports.As recently explained, non-certified agent Saint Omni was believed to be running the show for Hopkins. It prompted at least one team to [more]

DeAndre Hopkins has not yet been officially released

Memorial Day weekend began with a Friday afternoon announcement from the Cardinals that they have released receiver DeAndre Hopkins.They have not yet officially released him, however. Apparently, the league made Memorial Day weekend a four-day break, with no transactions posted on Friday.This assumption is bolstered by the fact that the waiver requests initiated on Thursday [more]

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