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How Ty Montgomery Can Avoid Becoming NFL's Next Cordarrelle Patterson

Ty Montgomery didn’t need a clear, definitive position at Stanford. He was an athlete. His job title was receiver, but he’d sometimes function as a running back. His true area of excellence? Kick returner. His open-field speed led to the nation’s third-highest kick-return average in 2013 (30.3 yards). Show More Summary

Tom Brady opens it up with dive

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady looks like he's having an enjoyable offseason. In a post on his personal Facebook page Saturday morning, Brady showed video of himself taking a big jump into the water during a recent trip to Costa Rica. He added the following comment: "Never doing that again! #AirBrady The jump is estimated at about 40 feet.

Russell Wilson to suit up Saturday for Texas Rangers in spring training

Nearly two months after Russell Wilson's 2014 NFL season came to an end, the Seahawks quarterback will suit up for the Texas Rangers at spring training in Surprise, Arizona.

At Position of Demand, UCLA LB Eric Kendricks on Track to Be a Top-20 Draft Pick

The majority of teams picking in the middle of the 2015 NFL draft order have a need at the inside linebacker position. That increases the likelihood that an off-ball linebacker will be selected in the top 20 picks of the draft, and UCLA’s...Show More Summary

Jeff Ireland's first suggestion to Saints: 'Keep me in mind'

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Jeff Ireland knows a good fit when he sees one. So when the New Orleans Saints’ former player personnel director, Ryan Pace, was hired away as the Chicago Bears general manager, Ireland sent a text message to Saints...Show More Summary

Best Fits for Top 2016 Uncommitted Wide Receivers

It's difficult to identify a deeper position than wide receiver in the 2016 recruiting class. Pass-catchers account for 15 of the top 100 spots in 247Sports' composite rankings, providing plenty of premier options for college football...Show More Summary

Washington will have Marcus Mariota for a visit

The Jets are sending some key decision-makers to work out Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. But the team drafting ahead of them may take Mariota before the Jets, at No. 6, get the chance. Washington, which has the fifth overall pick, will bring Mariota to the team’s headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia, Albert Breer of NFL Network…

Ellie Kemper: 'Go Rams, all of the time...I still think they're in St. Louis'

Ellie Kemper is the indefatigably cheery titular character in Neflix's 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.' And she'll no doubt need to tap into that cheer since she's an admitted Rams fan.

Geno Smith, Alabama Safety, Arrested: Latest Details, Comments, More

Safety Geno Smith is expected to take on a bigger role in the Alabama defense this season, but the senior defensive back may not get that chance after getting arrested and charged with driving under the influence. According to Matt Zenitz...Show More Summary

NFL Draft 2015: 1st-Round Mock Draft Based on Notable Pro-Day Results

With a very active free-agency period stealing recent headlines, prospect workouts seem to have fallen by the wayside. After all, it's difficult to focus on pro days during the commencement of the new league year, as many NFL veterans have found new homes after signing lucrative contracts or being a part of a blockbuster trade. Show More Summary

Packers may use pistol formation on a regular basis

Last year, a late-season calf injury to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers forced coach Mike McCarthy to rely at times on the pistol formation, given the limitations on Rodgers’ mobility.  McCarthy plans to use it more in 2015. “I like the pistol,” McCarthy said in Arizona this week at the league meetings, via Tom Silverstein of…

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions, Analysis for Combine Stars and Top Prospects

With a little over 30 days left before the NFL draft commences in Chicago, last-minute details, distractions and events are impacting some of the top prospects. In the days leading up to the annual event, we analyze every happening with a microscope. Show More Summary

The Road Less Traveled: Life as a 'Fringe' NFL Prospect

Over the next month or so, there will be literally hundreds (if not thousands) of articles written about the 2015 NFL draft. Millions of words will be used to describe this year's top prospects, their talents and flaws. When stars such...Show More Summary

Todd Gurley Is Too Good to Pass Up in the First Round of the NFL Draft

Drafting a running back in the first round can be viewed as a negative due to the short shelf life at the position. These guys take a pounding at the pro level, the carries add up and injuries can force a quick decline once they lose...Show More Summary

Colleges That Have Owned the NFL Draft in Recent Years

It feels like every year the same college football teams seem to dominate the first round of the NFL draft. That’s not to say that in order to be a first-round pick you must attend a power school in order to get that coveted first-round pick. Show More Summary

Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion visits the Seahawks

Now that the criminal charges against him are gone, Letroy Guion is looking for a way to replace the change which he hasn’t recovered yet. And that might mean a change of address. Via Adam, Caplan of ESPN, Guion visited the Seahawks yesterday. There’s still some interest from the Packers, but it’s interesting that his…

Chad Greenway takes pay cut to stay with the Vikings

We noted early this month that the Vikings wanted to keep Chad Greenway, but didn’t want to pay him the $7 million he was owed on his contract. Problem solved. Greenway has taken a pay cut that will give Minnesota more than $3.2 million in salary cap relief, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Greenway’s new…

Saturday morning one-liners

Former Patriots S Rodney Harrison thinks the team made the right move in letting CB Darrelle Revis walk away. Jets owner Woody Johnson sold a Manhattan apartment for $77.5 million. Bills G.M. Doug Whaley would like to re-sign LB Brandon Spikes. A timely text message from former Dolphins G.M. Jeff Ireland to New Orleans coach…

What's your plan for the PAT?

One message to come out of the NFL owners meetings this week in Phoenix is a likely change in extra points for the 2015 season. "Anytime a play is 99.3 percent successful, you need to look at what's going on with that," Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said at the meetings. Show More Summary

Arizona neurologist praises NFL’s new injury timeout rule

Any time a doctor who works for or near the NFL praises an NFL initiative, there’s a reasonable cause for skepticism. But in the case of the league’s recently adopted injury timeout rule, it’s hard to find much room for argument. Via Josh Weinfuss of, one of the league’s independent sideline neurologists had nothing…

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