Results matching “packer”

Monday morning one-liners

Said Sean McDermott of his first year as Bills head coach, “It’s like you’re drinking at times from a big fire hose that doesn’t stop.” The Dolphins took a look at a pair of running backs from the University of Georgia. Former Patriots T Nate Solder took out a newspaper ad thanking the team’s fans. [more]

Packers president pleased with new direction

Former Packers General Manager Ted Thompson didn’t dip into free agency often. When he did, it often made a big difference. So the flurry of activity under new G.M. Brian Gutekunst has caught the eye of his boss, who approves of the new way of doing business. “I’ve been very pleased,” Murphy said, via Jason [more]

Giants owner “always admired” Packers QB succession plan

The widespread assumption around the league is that the Browns will pick a quarterback first overall. But because no one’s quite clear what the Giants will do, it’s hard to get a clean read on the rest of the draft or the order quarterbacks might come off the board. While they have a quarterback they [more]

Sunday morning one-liners

A look at past drafts when the Bills had two first-round picks. How does the return of RB Frank Gore fit into the overall picture of the Dolphins offseason? Current Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore has made a connection to former Patriots CB Mike Haynes. Analyzing the impact of WR Terrelle Pryor‘s arrival on the Jets [more]

Delvin Breaux set to visit Packers, 49ers

Cornerback Delvin Breaux has taken a couple of visits since the start of free agency without landing a deal and he has a couple of more slated for the near future. Breaux told Mike Triplett of ESPN.com that he has set up meetings with the Packers and 49ers. Breaux was not tendered by the Saints [more]

Saturday one-liners

Dolphins C Daniel Kilgore is happy to be reunited with RB Frank Gore. Quarterback prospect Josh Allen said Friday that he loves the Bills Mafia. Patriots S Devin McCourty says that he plans to spend plenty of time lobbying legislators at the state level. Does the Jets’ interest in DT Ndamukong Suh make sense? How [more]

Martellus Bennett retires from the NFL

Free agent tight end Martellus Bennett has decided to retire from the NFL, he announced on social media. “I’ve decided to move on from the world of football and into the fantastical and wondrous world of creativity,” Bennett wrote. “I’m beginning what I believe to be my life’s work @ImaginationAgcy” The Patriots cut Bennett on [more]

Muhammad Wilkerson wants to recapture “dominant play” with Packers

Muhammad Wilkerson was named to a Pro Bowl and was twice a second-team All-Pro selection during his seven seasons with the New York Jets. But after a bitter ending to the relationship with the Jets and a pair of inconsistent seasons, Wilkerson is hoping to rejuvenate his career with the Green Bay Packers. “I’m ready [more]

Report: Jordan Matthews visited Packers on Thursday

Jordan Matthews is one of the top remaining free agents on the market. He already has visited the Cardinals, and Thursday, Matthews took a trip to Green Bay, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Matthews, 25, was a second-round pick of the Eagles in 2014. They traded him to the Bills in exchange for Ronald Darby [more]

Raiders sign Breno Giacomini

The Raiders announced they have signed unrestricted free agent Breno Giacomini. Giacomini, 32, has spent time with the Packers, Seahawks, Jets and Texans. The offensive lineman has appeared in 94 career games with 86 starts, including 53 starts the past four seasons. The Packers made Giacomini a fifth-round pick in 2008. He started 33 games [more]

LaDarius Gunter visits 49ers

The 49ers continued to look at potential additions to their secondary on Thursday. General Manager John Lynch told reporters at Stanford’s Pro Day that the team met with cornerback Ladarius Gunter. They also met with defensive back Jaylen Watkins earlier this week and signed cornerback Richard Sherman shortly after he was released by the Seahawks. Gunter [more]

Report: Tramon Williams returns to Packers

Cornerback Tramon Williams is returning to the Packers on a two-year deal, according to James Jones of NFL Media. Williams, 35, spent eight years of his career with the Packers, leaving after the 2014 season. He was in Cleveland two years and Arizona last year. His best season came in 2010 when he made six [more]

E.J. Gaines set for visits with Jets, Browns

E.J. Gaines spent the first three years of his NFL career in the same cornerback group as Trumaine Johnson with the Rams and he’ll be visiting Johnson’s new team on Thursday. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that Gaines is visiting with the Jets on Thursday. He’s also set to visit the Browns, whose defensive [more]

Thursday morning one liners

Former Bills C Eric Wood has sold his house to the team’s LB coach. The Baker Mayfield/Dolphins chatter continues to gain steam. Adding DE Adrian Clayborn gives the Patriots needed depth. The Jets were in full force at QB Sam Darnold‘s pro day. The Ravens continue to look at WR depth. The Bengals won’t let [more]

NFL says Dez Bryant, Jesse James plays would be catches under new rule

Two of the most controversial plays in recent NFL history would have gone the other way if the proposed new catch rule had been in effect. NFL head of officiating Al Riveron tweeted that the infamous Dez Bryant non-catch against the Packers in the 2014 playoffs, and the infamous Jesse James non-catch against the Patriots [more]