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New York Jets Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

The New York Jets have 99 problems, and 45 million ways to solve them. With roughly $45 million in cap space, according to Spotrac.com, the Jets have an opportunity to make dramatic improvements to their roster when the 2015 free-agency...Show More Summary

Which way the wind blows for Bucs at No. 1

Our weekly look at clues that might reveal whether the Buccaneers are leaning toward selecting Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota -- or neither -- with the No. 1 pick in the draft: The rumors started to really fly on Friday. All along, there’s been speculation that the Philadelphia Eagles might try to trade up for the No. Show More Summary

Who is next to go in Miami?

The expected roster purge is officially underway with the Miami Dolphins. Although not surprising, the most interesting Dolphins developments during my vacation last week were cutting veteran receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson. Show More Summary

Broncos set to formally place franchise player tag on Demaryius Thomas

John Elway said it on Feb. 19 and the Denver Broncos will follow through with it on Monday when the team is expected to formally place the franchise player tag on wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. The designation will mean the Broncos' captain will get a one-year, guaranteed deal for the average of the top five salaries at his position. Show More Summary

NFL Free Agency 100: Top 7 Safeties

We love to rank things in the NFL world, including free agents. But this time they’re being ranked with a scouting emphasis to give a full picture of what each team is getting with a free-agent contract. The goal of the NFL Free Agency 100 is to look at each player the way an NFL front office will look at him. Show More Summary

NFL Free Agents 2015: Latest Rumors and Predictions for Pro Bowl Stars

With the opening of NFL free agency just eight days away, front offices are well underway in constructing their roster outlook for 2015. While no contract for a pending free agent can be finalized until March 10, scouting combine press...Show More Summary

PFT Live: NFL exec Eric Grubman on L.A., Bengals/Steelers offseason to-do lists

Plenty of eyes are on Los Angeles right now with the Rams, Chargers and Raiders all in the mix for a move to the City of Angels and we’ll be turning our attention in that direction during Thursday’s PFT Live. NFL executive V.P. of NFL ventures and business operations Eric Grubman will join Mike Florio to…

Monday morning one-liners

Bills DL Corbin Bryant is spending three weeks working for Under Armour this offseason. DT Jared Odrick ran into Dolphins exec Mike Tannenbaum at the airport, which may have given them a chance to talk contract. The time for the Patriots to make a call on using the franchise tag on S Devin McCourty has…

The Dallas Cowboys' Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

Winning free agency isn't about signing the high-priced free agents; it is about getting the best value for each dollar spent, especially for a team like the Dallas Cowboys. When each dollar of cap space is such a valuable commodity it is important that Dallas does their best to maximize each dollar spent. Show More Summary

Philadelphia Eagles' Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

With plenty of cap space and plenty of needs, the Philadelphia Eagles are expected to be major players in free agency when the market opens on March 10. That being said, winning in the NFL isn’t as simple as spending the most money or...Show More Summary

Alabama Football Recruiting Offers of the Week

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The offers continue to roll in out of Tuscaloosa. Alabama hosted a Junior Day this weekend, and several top players from both the 2016 and 2017 classes came away with offers. Check out the latest below. Ervin Barrett,...Show More Summary

Odell Beckham thinks he could have been a pro soccer player

For a guy who can do such amazing things with his hands, Odell Beckham Jr. thinks he could have made a living with his feet as well. The Giants wide receiver said during appearance on the English talk show “Soccer AM” (via NJ.com) that he had to make a tough decision as a teenager. “I started…

Vikings want to keep Chad Greenway, but maybe not at $7 million

Chad Greenway was the Vikings’ first-round draft pick in 2006 and has played his entire career in Minnesota, and the Vikings want to keep him in town this year. But maybe not at his current contract. Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman told the Star Tribune that there’s no doubt on the team’s side that Greenway is…

Report: Eagles working to lower Trent Cole’s cap hit

The Eagles parted ways with guard Todd Herremans last week after deciding his $5.2 million cap hit was too high a price to pay for an older player who missed half of last season with an injury. They’d like to create some more cap room by addressing linebacker Trent Cole’s contract, but they’d like to do…

What Separates Top RBs in the 2015 NFL Draft Class?

For the first time since 2012, a running back could be selected in the first round of the NFL draft. The 2015 draft class is as deep as it is star-studded and has been called the “rebirth” of the position. With such depth available,Show More Summary

Five questions with Arizona's Rich Rodriguez

Rich Rodriguez is set to begin his fourth season at Arizona and the Wildcats coach sat down with the Orlando Sentinel to talk about his team's performance last season.

NFL to do market research in San Diego, Oakland, St. Louis

We noted a week ago that the NFL had sent out surveys to 185,000 fans in St. Louis. As it turns out, that’s just the tip of their market research iceberg. NFL senior vice president Eric Grubman told Sports Illustrated‘s Peter King that the league is commissioning detailed market studies in San Diego and Oakland as well,…

ACC quarterback battles to watch this spring

A handful of ACC teams enter spring football practice with question marks at quarterback.

Josh McCown signing with Browns puts Bills in tough spot at QB

Who would've thought Josh McCown would play the role of QB domino? The new Browns quarterback going to Cleveland puts the Bills in a tough spot.

Eagles to cut Todd Herremans

Longtime Eagles guard Todd Herremans is on the way out. Herremans will be released by the Eagles today, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports. The 32-year-old Herremans was a fourth-round draft pick of the Eagles in 2005 and has been a starter when healthy for all 10 of his seasons in Philadelphia. Last year he started…

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