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Browns Seek Second Meeting With Jadeveon Clowney

Apr 12, 2021 8:25 AM

The Cleveland Browns met with Jadeveon Clowney on March 24, but the defender remains a free agent.

The Browns remain interested and are seeking a second meeting with Clowney.

Clowney, 28, played eight games in 2020 for the Tennessee Titans before going on injured reserve with a torn meniscus.

Cleveland pursued Clowney last year before he signed with Tennessee.

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Tags: Cleveland Browns, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Jimbo Fisher: At Least 10 Teams Have Inquired About QB Kellen Mond

Apr 12, 2021 8:33 AM

Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher told ESPN that between 10 and 15 NFL teams have already made serious inquiries about quarterback Kellen Mond.

A four-year starter at Texas A&M, Mond is expected to be a Day 2 pick.

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Tags: Draft, Misc Rumor

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Report: Eagles Could Trade Up In Draft If QB Slides

Apr 12, 2021 8:30 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles are considering all possibilities as the NFL Draft nears.

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports that the Eagles could move back up if a quarterback prospect falls within reach.

"If Trey Lance slides, if Justin Fields slides and the Eagles have a high grade on them, they could make that move," Fowler said on Sportscenter. "People I've talked to think the Eagles could go quarterback somewhere in this draft just to either get insurance for Jalen Hurts or competition for Jalen Hurts."

The Eagles moved down from No. 6 to No. 12 in a trade with the Miami Dolphins earlier this month.

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Draft, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Eddie George Named Head Coach Of Tennessee State

Apr 12, 2021 8:21 AM

Tennessee State has named Eddie George its new head coach, according to sources.

George will replace Ron Reed, who had been with the Tigers since 2010.

The Tigers hope having a big name like George will help recruiting and bring more attention to the university.

George starred at running back for the Tennessee Titans from 1996 to 2003.

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Tags: Tennessee Titans, Misc Rumor

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JuJu Smith-Schuster Considered Signing With Chiefs

Apr 9, 2021 9:00 AM

JuJu Smith-Schuster told Michael Irvin that if he didn't re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers, he'd have joined the Kansas City Chiefs.

The wide receiver was also courted by the Baltimore Ravens.

"[Playing for a rival], too, and I'm curious to see how they're going to be this year having Sammy Watkins and how they're going to use him and throwing the ball and stuff like that," Smith-Schuster said of the Ravens. "Lamar [Jackson]'s a really, a heavy run offense with the backs that he has. I just, just point being facts. His No. 1 target was [Mark] Andrews, who's a tight end. I think, just seeing K.C. and bro, Andy Reid was just calling me and he was sending me Lombardi Trophy pictures like constantly. We had a good talk, so it would've been K.C. after the Steelers.

"Like texted it to me while I was trying to make a decision and I have so much respect for him and his team."

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Josh Allen Won't Rush Long-Term Deal With Bills

Apr 9, 2021 8:57 AM

Josh Allen is in no rush to get a contract extension done with the Buffalo Bills.

"When it happens, it happens," Allen said on the 10 Questions with Kyle Brandt podcast. "Honestly, I love playing football. I want to listen and be engaged in the contract talks, but ultimately that's why you pay your agents. They'll iron out the details and if we get to something soon, I'd love to be locked down in Buffalo for a very long time.

"It's a place that I call home. I love being there, I love the fanbase, I love the city. Everything I want is there. If they called up and wanted to talk tomorrow, I'd be willing. We'll cross the bridge when we get there."

Allen set the Bills' franchise record for passing yards in a season (4,544) and passing touchdowns (37), finishing with a 107.2 passer rating in 2020.

 

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Tags: Buffalo Bills, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Julian Edelman Doubtful To Play Entire 2021 Season

Apr 9, 2021 8:55 AM

Julian Edelman was limited to just six games in 2020 and it's doubtful he'll be able to play an entire season for the New England Patriots because of his troublesome knee.

Surgery has provided Edelman with temporary relief, but nothing will be able to solve the underlying problem.

The health of the knee could truly be a game-to-game situation in 2021.

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Tags: New England Patriots, Injury, Misc Rumor

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Jerry Jones Reportedly 'Infatuated' With Kyle Pitts

Apr 9, 2021 8:50 AM

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones likes to make big splashes and he could make one at this year's NFL Draft.

Jones is reportedly "infatuated" with Florida tight end Kyle Pitts, a player the Cowboys would seemingly have to trade up to select.

Dallas currently owns the 10th overall pick and Pitts is expected to go as high as fourth overall.

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Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Draft, Misc Rumor

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DeVonta Smith, Mac Jones Accept Invites To NFL Draft

Apr 9, 2021 8:46 AM

Alabama's DeVonta Smith and Mac Jones have accepted invitations to attend the NFL Draft.

The NFL announced last month that some of the top prospects were being invited to Cleveland.

The draft will be held April 29 to May 1.

Smith and Jones will be joined by Alabama teammates defensive lineman Christian Barmore and cornerback Patrick Surtain II.

ESPN

Tags: Draft, Misc Rumor

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Bears Discussing Trades Involving Anthony Miller

Apr 8, 2021 9:40 AM

The Chicago Bears have discussed trades involving wide receiver Anthony Miller.

A number of teams have been involved in talks, according to the report.

Miller, a former second-round pick, is entering the final year of his rookie contract.

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Tags: Chicago Bears, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Multiple Teams Interested In Trade For Teddy Bridgewater

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Eagles Sign LB Eric Wilson

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Panthers Agree To Deal With CB A.J. Bouye

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49ers To Attend 2nd Pro Day For Justin Fields

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Nike Suspends Endorsement Contract Of Deshaun Watson

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Washington Hires NFL's First Latina To Be Chief Of Staff

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Panthers Will Reportedly Allow Teddy Bridgewater To Choose New Team

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Nick Saban: 49ers Didn't Ask About Mac Jones At Pro Day

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Jets GM: Draft Pick, Money Guided Sam Darnold Trade

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Russell Wilson Assured Carlos Dunlap He Planned To Remain With Seattle

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NFL Monitoring 'Deeply Disturbing' Allegations Against Deshaun Watson

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Falcons Open To Trading Fourth Overall Pick

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Colts Hoping To Evaluate Jacob Eason More This Offseason

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Sammy Watkins: Lamar Jackson Can Be Elite If Players Get Open

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Lions, Quinton Dunbar Reach Agreement On One-Year Deal

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Aaron Rodgers: My MVP Season Threw Wrench Into Green Bay's Timelines

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Jets Trade Sam Darnold To Panthers For 2nd, 4th In 2022

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NFL Likely To Eliminate Week 1 MNF Doubleheader

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Raheem Mostert Believes Jimmy Garoppolo Will Be 49ers' QB

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Patrick Mahomes Still In Protective Boot

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