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PFT Live: Chance Warmack on what Titans must do to win like Alabama

Titans guard Chance Warmack discusses the transition between winning championships in college at Alabama and struggling to win games in the NFL with the Titans, and offers his opinion on what his current team can do to find relevanc...

PFT Live: Greg Jennings says Miami a ‘great fit’ for his skillset

Greg Jennings picked the Dolphins as his next landing spot and the receiver cites his relationship with Joe Philbin and what the team is building on as major contributing factors into making his decision.

Hakeem Nicks is heading to Tennessee for his next chance

The Titans have been selling the possibility that they might draft a wide receiver in the first round. But they’re buying free agents, which would seem to suggest otherwise. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, teams which were interested in veteran Hakeem Nicks have been told he’s signing with the Titans. While Nicks isn’t…

Bill Polian sees Shane Ray as the next Robert Mathis

The man who drafted six-time Pro Bowl pass rusher Robert Mathis says there’s a player in this year’s draft who will be the same kind of player: Shane Ray. Ray, the Missouri pass rusher who’s widely viewed as a Top 10 talent, reminds former Colts General Manager Bill Polian of Mathis more than any other…

Lions will pick up the option on left tackle Riley Reiff

Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew told reporters today the team was picking up the fifth-year option on former first-round tackle Riley Reiff. And they have some options on what to do with him as well. “I think Riley Reiff’s a heck of a left tackle,” Mayhew said, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.…

Restricted free agency draws to a close on Friday

Restricted free agency is usually to excitement as the library is to partying and Mobile, Alabama is to unsweetened iced tea. Nevertheless, the 2015 RFA signing period, which ends Friday, has had a couple bursts of action. Most notably, the Bills signed away tight end Charles Clay from Miami, giving him a five-year, $38 million…

Steve Gleason documentary is coming

As Hollywood types go, the headline is that IMG has entered the original content space.  As football types go, the real headline is that a Steve Gleason documentary is coming. Via the Hollywood Reporter, IMG will produce a full-length film titled The Gleason Project. “Very few individuals are brave and tenacious enough to accomplish all…

Mike Maccagnan on draft trades: Philosophically, I like the idea of adding picks

The Jets are currently slated to pick sixth in the first round of the draft, but General Manager Mike Maccagnan said Friday that teams are about to start having serious talks about moves up and down the board. Maccagnan said at a Friday press conference that he anticipates speaking to all five teams drafting ahead…

PFT Live: Greg Jennings, Chance Warmack, Thomas Dimitroff

Wide receiver Greg Jennings landed a new job with the Dolphins this week and we’ll talk to him about it on Friday’s edition of PFT Live. Jennings signed a two-year deal with Miami after visiting a few teams following his release from the Vikings and he’ll join Mike Florio to talk about the things that…

Maurice Jones-Drew to retire with the Jaguars next week

Very few NFL players are able to finish a career with one team. But the ones who hang on for a year too long and end up elsewhere often want to go back home. That’s going to be the case for running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who is going to sign a one-day contract and retire…

NFLPA plans lawsuit over Hardy suspension

Immediately after news emerged of the Greg Hardy suspension emerged, PFT reported that Hardy will appeal the 10-game banishment.  The NFLPA has another plan in mind, too. According to Clarence E. Hill, Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the union is considering filing a lawsuit on Hardy’s behalf.  Given the preliminary success of the lawsuit…

Tony Romo: We’re going to win a Super Bowl next year

Giants running back Rashad Jennings isn’t the only NFC East player talking Super Bowl in April. Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was this year’s recipient of the Nancy Lieberman Lifetime Achievement Award given by the basketball Hall of Famer’s foundation and accepted the award at an event in Dallas last week. Romo’s speech was mostly about…

Rashad Jennings: “No question” Giants are Super Bowl contenders

The Giants spent the offseason getting healthy and making themselves more stable. But the additions to the roster aren’t the kind to make you think they’re immediately a championship contender again. But don’t tell running back Rashad Jennings, who thinks they’re ready to make a run at a Super Bowl. “No question,” Jenning’s told Bob…

Larry Foote “50-50? on playing in 2015

Earlier this offseason, the Cardinals released linebacker Larry Foote from their roster so that he could rejoin the team as a member of their coaching staff. The door was left open for a potential return to the field and it hasn’t closed in the last two months. Foote said Thursday that he’s been getting used…

Gurley hype hitting overdrive

Last weekend, the surgically-repaired knee of former Georgia running back Todd Gurley finally was examined by doctors in Indianapolis, as part of the Scouting Combine’s medical re-check.  The knee reportedly checked out fine. And then instantly rumors and reports emerged of Gurley shooting into the top 10 of the draft. While he could indeed be…

Friday morning one-liners

Should the Bills draft a quarterback? Assessing the pros and cons of the Dolphins making a trade in the first round. Said Patriots DE Chandler Jones of seeing former teammates at the White House, “Seeing those guys again, seeing Darrelle Revis, seeing Stevan Ridley, seeing Shane Vereen, that was great to see those guys again.…

Tottenham hopes to share London stadium with NFL team

With all the talk about the inevitable relocation of one or two NFL teams to Los Angeles, it’s easy to forget that the NFL still intends (or so it periodically says) to uproot another franchise and re-plant it in London. Some think it’s idle chatter aimed at getting fans in England feeling more warm and…

Jets brought Marcus Mariota in for a pre-draft visit

Barring a surprising move in the next six days, the sixth-picking Jets won’t have much of a shot at either of the top two quarterbacks in the 2015 NFL Draft. But they’re doing their research, just in case. Via Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets had Oregon’s Marcus Mariota in for a…

Justin Pugh wants Giants to draft guy who could replace him at tackle

One of the players that has been linked with the Giants during the pre-draft process is Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff, who is expected to be the first blocker to come off the board when the first round gets underway next Thursday. Part of the reason that Scherff makes sense is that Justin Pugh, who…

Bill Belichick uses White House trip to make larger points

It’s easy to view Patriots coach Bill Belichick as a football automaton, a man so focused on his job that saying “We’re on to Cincinnati” isn’t a tactic, it’s a way of life. But in a pair of acts yesterday, Belichick established himself as a man with an emotional side as well. Via Jeff Howe…

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