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March 10, 2009

QB Alex Smith to stay in San Francisco

The former #1 pick of the 2005 NFL draft and the 49ers re-worked the contract they had. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has had a disappointing start to his career, but he was adamant about one thing -- he wanted to stay. As a result of his loyalty, Smith... [Full Story]

Rating: 2.6/ (141 votes cast)

Jacksonville Jaguar Matt Jones arrested after violating plea deal

He admitted in court to using alcohol. From the Jacksonville Times-Union The career of Jaguars receiver Matt Jones took another damaging turn Monday when he was booked into the Washington County Detention Center in Fayetteville, Ark., for violating terms of the plea deal that placed him in a drug intervention... [Full Story]

Rating: 2/ (7 votes cast)

Tampa Bay Buccaneer Linebacker stabbed by girlfriend

Hayes was a 6th round pick in the 2008 NFL draft out of Florida State. From ESPN- Authorities say the girlfriend of Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Geno Hayes stabbed him in the head and in the neck. A Hillsborough County Sheriff's spokeswoman says Hayes was taken to a hospital by... [Full Story]

Rating: 3.4/ (5 votes cast)

March 8, 2009

Shuffle off to Buffalo- WR Terrell Owens has a new home

Does Bills management honestly think TO will make them a playoff team? From AP- Terrell Owens needed only two days to find another place to play. The Buffalo Bills decided to take a chance on the talented but high-maintenance receiver, signing Owens to a $6.5 million, one-year deal Saturday. The... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (2 votes cast)

March 5, 2009

Dallas Cowboys release WR Terrell Owens

The drama level for America's team has to be considered cut by at least a third. From AP- Jerry Jones made it clear, both in action and words: Getting rid of Terrell Owens means a fresh start for the Dallas Cowboys. T.O. was released Thursday, ending a three-year run that... [Full Story]

Rating: 3.5/ (2 votes cast)

Private search on for missing NFL players in Gulf of Mexico

This comes after the Coast Guard called off their search. From AP- Family and friends refused to give up the search for two NFL players and a third man missing four days in the Gulf of Mexico, enlisting private boats and planes to comb the waters off the Florida coast.... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (2 votes cast)

WR Laveranues Coles signs with the Cincinnati Bengals

A source says the deal is four years and for 28 million dollars. From ESPN- A day after losing wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh, the Cincinnati Bengals replaced him by agreeing to a contract with former New York Jets wide receiver Laveranues Coles. Coles agreed to a four-year, $28 million deal,... [Full Story]

Rating: 4.5/ (2 votes cast)

March 3, 2009

Miami Dolphins release DE Vonnie Holiday

He spent four years playing for the fins. From ESPN- In the span of about 16 hours, two of the Miami Dolphins' most amiable and quotable players have hit the trail. The Dolphins are releasing defensive end Vonnie Holliday for financial reasons. He was due a $1.5 million roster bonus... [Full Story]

Rating: 4.8/ (6 votes cast)

March 2, 2009

Washington Redskins release DE Jason Taylor

This roster move comes a few days after the Redskins big free agent signing of Albert Haynesworth. The Washington Redskins released defensive end Jason Taylor on Monday after the six-time All-Pro failed to accept a workout commitment. According to a source, Taylor was asked by the Redskins to take part... [Full Story]

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Denver Broncos Wide Receiver arrested for 4th time in 3 years

There are some athletes who will never learn. From AP- Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall was arrested in Atlanta on Sunday on a disorderly conduct charge stemming from a fight. His latest run-in with the law could result in a lengthy suspension from the NFL. Marshall arrived at the... [Full Story]

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March 1, 2009

Two NFL players missing after boating trip

They left harbor Saturday morning. From AP- Sports agent Ron Del Duca said his client, Detroit Lions defensive end Corey Smith, and Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper were two of the four boaters who were reported missing Sunday morning by the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard issued a statement saying... [Full Story]

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February 27, 2009

Albert Haynesworth gets 7-yr, $100M deal from Washington Redskins

The Tennessee Titans now have a big hole to fill on their defensive line. From AP- Albert Haynesworth walked into the front lobby of Redskins Park on the first day of free agency. After being congratulated by front office chief Vinny Cerrato, the All-Pro defensive tackle turned and introduced his... [Full Story]

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Cleveland Browns trade tight end Kellen Winslow to Tampa Bay

After cutting five players two days ago, the Bucs fill a roster spot. From AP- The Cleveland Browns have traded talented and troublesome tight end Kellen Winslow to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for undisclosed draft picks. Winslow's five years in Cleveland were marked by injuries and controversy. He missed most... [Full Story]

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February 20, 2009

Miami Dolphins re-sign tackle Vernon Carey

The fins look to be set at three of five offensive line positions for 2009. From the Sun-Sentinel- Right tackle Vernon Carey signed an extension that will allow the Miami native and former University of Miami standout to remain one of the bookends on the Miami Dolphins' offensive line opposite... [Full Story]

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February 18, 2009

Jim Bates- New Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive coordinator

He did his first ever press conference today- New Bucs defensive coordinator Jim Bates plans to uphold the standard set by Monte Kiffin -- if not improve upon it. Bates, 62, held his first news conference today since being hired to replace Kiffin Jan. 22. "I'd rather come in following... [Full Story]

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February 17, 2009

New Orleans Saints cut RB Deuce McAllister

For the second time in two days, financial considerations cause an NFL team to cut loose one of its stars. The New Orleans Saints, as expected, parted ways with long-time running back Deuce McAllister by giving him his release Tuesday. McAllister's release comes one day after the Jacksonville Jaguars cut... [Full Story]

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Jacksonville Jaguars release RB Fred Taylor

His 11,760 career rushing yards put among the top 20 in NFL history. From AP- Running back Fred Taylor wanted to end his career in Jacksonville, hoping to join the small list of standout players who spent an entire career with the same team. He won't get the chance. The... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

February 16, 2009

Cincinnati Bengals 'franchise' placekicker Shayne Graham

He is the 4th most accurate kicker in NFL history. From ESPN- The Cincinnati Bengals have used their designated franchise tag, and it's not on the player some expected. On Monday, the team tagged kicker Shayne Graham for the 2009 season. Graham will be paid $2.483 million, the average salary... [Full Story]

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February 15, 2009

Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch arrested on gun charge

The 2008 NFL has barely ended, and its players are already getting in trouble. From AP- Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch was arrested in Southern California on a weapons charge, police said Sunday. Police said Lynch was arrested Wednesday night after officers approached him and two other men sitting... [Full Story]

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Police cite Steelers kicker Jeff Reed for towel tantrum

Looks like the NFL Commissioner will be busy with disciplinary decisions in the off season. From AP- Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Jeff Reed is in trouble with the police over some towels, but not the Terrible kind waved by his fans. State police say Reed threw a temper tantrum at a... [Full Story]

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February 11, 2009

Former NFL LB Mel Kaufman dead at age 50

He had an eight-year NFL career and played in three Super Bowls. RIP... [Full Story]

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Bret Favre retires.....again

Is it for real this time? Without the tearful public ceremony that accompanied his retirement announcement from the Green Bay Packers just 11 months ago, quarterback Brett Favre has told the New York Jets he is retiring. Best of Mike and Mike Chris Mortensen and Ed Werder break the news... [Full Story]

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January 31, 2009

Bill Parcells to stay with Miami Dolphins

Since even before Miami lost in the first round of the playoffs, the rumor mill in regards to the Dolphin VP of Football Operations, had been working overtime. From the Sun-Sentinel- Walking through Super Bowl media headquarters Friday afternoon, Dolphins Vice President of Football Operations Bill Parcells proudly pointed to... [Full Story]

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NFL- No Thanksgiving game or blackout rule changes for now

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed these issues at a press conference yesterday. The Detroit Lions' Thanksgiving Day game is safe, at least for 2009. But NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says that could change. During a news conference Friday, Goodell said owners will discuss having other teams host Thanksgiving Day games... [Full Story]

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January 30, 2009

Philadelphia Eagles Def. Coordinator Jim Johnson has cancer

He plans to still coach as he battles deadly skin cancer. From AP- Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson has had a recurrence of cancer, this time in his spine, team officials said Thursday. Eagles trainer Rick Burkholder told The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News that Johnson on Monday was... [Full Story]

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