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Reports: Browns still in the mix for Josh McCown

If it’s not the Josh McCown Derby, it’s at least a match race. The Browns, like the Bills, are vying to sign McCown, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Thursday night. Furthermore, John Wawrow of the Associated Press reported McCown has engaged in “contract discussions” with Buffalo and Cleveland. Both reports, it…

Detroit Lions: Latest Free Agency News and Rumors

The Detroit Lions enter free agency with one of those "good" problems—the team is already competitive. General manager Martin Mayhew's focus will rightly be centered on retaining his own players that head coach Jim Caldwell guided to an 11-5 record. Show More Summary

Kentucky Edge-Rusher Bud Dupree Has Rare Talent, but Raw Skills

What should a team give up for an all-world athlete? This is the question that surrounds every evaluation of Kentucky defensive end Alvin "Bud" Dupree. Back in 2011, a poster on FootballsFuture.com who went by the username "Waldo" found...Show More Summary

Steven Jackson has no plans to retire

Yes, he’s played 11 years in the NFL. Sure, he’s 31. Yep, he was cut by the Falcons on Thursday. But none of that means running back Steven Jackson is calling it quits. “A lot has been written lately about my future,” Jackson wrote on his official website. “There are questions about my age, and…

Tyvon Branch Cut by Raiders: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Oakland Raiders cut veteran safety Tyvon Branch Thursday, per CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora. Branch took to social media to thank the Raiders organization and fans: Although Branch has been limited to five games over the past two seasons, most were surprised to see the Raiders parted ways with the 28-year-old. Show More Summary

NFL Relocation Will Be a Test Among Rights of Owners, Fans and League

Who's in charge around here? There's a delicate balance in the NFL between the rights of an owner and the will of the owners. It comes up at various times, like when Commissioner Roger Goodell was able to impose punishment on Indianapolis...Show More Summary

Pittsburgh Steelers' Ultimate Free-Agency To-Do List

With the start of free agency less than two weeks away, business is about to pick up for the Pittsburgh Steelers. It all began this week when Kevin Colbert restructured the contract of several veterans to free up millions in salary-cap...Show More Summary

5 Things the New York Giants Should Do Before the Start of Free Agency

Although New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese told reporters at the end of this past season that the team isn ’t planning to be as busy in free agency this year as it was last year, there is still a lot of work to be done. Some of that work can actually be accomplished before the start of free agency, which kicks off on March 10. Show More Summary

Colts re-signing Matt Hasselbeck is good for Andrew Luck

INDIANAPOLIS -- The re-signing of veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck by the Indianapolis Colts doesn’t seem like a big deal on the surface. Hasselbeck will be 40 years old in September and it’s not like the Colts have a quarterbackShow More Summary

LOOK: J.J. Watt received his DPOY trophy

But is there a deeper meaning behind the picture of the award he posted to Twitter?

Runaway llamas caught near Phoenix earn 1-year deals with Cardinals

Those llamas-at large are now in custody and llamas memes have promptly -- and predictably -- taken over the internet. That includes the NFL.

Agent's Take: Money or rings -- what's more valuable to Darrelle Revis?

Darrelle Revis knows another huge pay day awaits on the open market, but what's worth more to him: chasing dollars or another ring in New England?

2011 police report surfaces involving Cowboys WR Dez Bryant

Lancaster (Texas) Police Department states police were called to a Walmart after someone saw a woman being dragged from a vehicle that turned out to be registered to Dez Bryant.

UAB player who ran combine's fastest 40 wants $100K prize from Adidas

UAB wide receiver J.J. Nelson blazed the fastest 40 at the NFL combine, so how come he's not getting the $100,000 prize from Adidas?

Judge to allow text message testimony in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

Judge E. Susan Garsh changed her mind and will now allow Odin Lloyd's sister, Shaquilla Thibou, to mention the two swapped text messages the morning he was murdered.

Jean Francois lands in D.C.

The Ricky Jean Francois free-agency tour has ended. Jean Francois, per a source with knowledge of the situation, has signed a three-year deal in Washington. Cut by the Colts earlier this month, Jean Francois attracted interest from several teams (Washington, 49ers, Seahawks) in a process shepherded by his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. Per the source, the…

Nelson Peterson mentions three teams as potential destinations for Adrian

Officially, the Vikings can now speak to running back Adrian Peterson. Unofficially, it sounds like multiple teams have been talking to someone. On Thursday, Adrian’s father, Nelson Peterson, told Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the elder Peterson has heard “rumors” of three potential destinations for Adrian. “I’ve heard rumors, Arizona,” Nelson…

Report: Raiders releasing safety Tyvon Branch

The Raiders are reportedly parting ways with one of their starters in the secondary. Oakland will release strong safety Tyvon Branch, Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reported Thursday night. When healthy, Branch has been a productive starter, notching more than 100 tackles in every season in which he’s played all 16 games (2009, 2010, 2011).…

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