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Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys Intensify Contract Talks

Aug 31, 2019 5:42 PM

Contract talks between Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys are intensifying.

Jerry Jones said after his team's final preseason game on Thursday that he was "operating as though right now he's going to miss regular-season games."

Jones said he does not have a deadline for getting a deal done with Elliott.

The Cowboys have made an offer to Elliott in which he would become the NFL's second-highest paid running back.

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Bills Release LeSean McCoy

Aug 31, 2019 11:16 AM

The Buffalo Bills will release LeSean McCoy.

McCoy had just 514 yards in 2018.

The Bills added Frank Gore in free agency as well as Devin Singletary via the draft to bolster the running back position.

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Seahawks Keep Geno Smith, Cut Paxton Lynch

Aug 31, 2019 11:15 AM

The Seattle Seahawks have waived Paxton Lynch and will keep Geno Smith as backup quarterback to Russell Wilson.

Lynch signed a futures deal with the Seahawks in January.

Seattle only keeps two quarterbacks on their 53-man roster.

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Raiders Release Brandon Marshall

Aug 30, 2019 1:10 PM

The Oakland Raiders have released Brandon Marshall in what was a surprising transaction.

Marshall signed a one-year, $4.1 million contract with the Raiders in March.

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Stephen Hauschka Signs Two-Year Extension With Bills

Aug 28, 2019 3:14 PM

Stephen Hauschka has signed a two-year contract extension with the Buffalo Bills.

Hauschka joined the Buffalo Bills in 2017 after several season with the Seattle Seahawks.

RealGM Staff Report

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Colts Host Brock Osweiler For Visit

Aug 28, 2019 2:46 PM

The Indianapolis Colt had Brock Osweiler at their facility for a visit following the retirement of Andrew Luck.

The Colts need a veteran backup behind Jacoby Brissett.

The other quarterbacks on the Colts' roster are Philip Walker and Chad Kelly.

Osweiler, 28, went 2-3 as a fill-in starter for the Miami Dolphins last season when Ryan Tannehill was injured.

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Rob Gronkowski: Football Was Bringing Me Down

Aug 28, 2019 12:14 PM

Rob Gronkowski described the difficult experience of deciding to retire.

"I want to be clear to my fans. I needed to recover. I was not in a good place. Football was bringing me down, and I didn't like it. I was losing that joy in life," Gronkowski said.

Gronkowski is becoming an advocate for players to be allowed to use CBD products for pain relief.

Gronkowski hasn't completely ruled out staying retired. "Physically, I could play right now" but added he is not there mentally.

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Carli Lloyd Receives Offer To Kick For NFL Team In Preseason

Aug 27, 2019 8:51 PM

Carli Lloyd is considering an offer to kick for an NFL team. One unnamed team offered to add her to their roster for the final preseason game this week.

Lloyd kicked a 55-yard field goal during an Eagles-Ravens practice last week.

"I am having discussions with my husband [Brian Hollins] and [trainer] James [Galanis] about the reality of playing in the NFL," Lloyd told Fox Sports. "They both feel that I could do it and should consider it. So I'm seriously considering it, as it's a challenge."

All of the NFL's preseason games are scheduled for Thursday, but Lloyd is scheduled to play with the World Cup champion U.S. women that night against Portugal in Philadelphia as part of their victory tour.

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Dolphins Interested In Trading For Jadeveon Clowney

Aug 27, 2019 4:19 PM

The Miami Dolphins have interest in trading for Jadeveon Clowney.

Clowney has yet to sign his one-year tender with the Houston Texans.

The Dolphins recently met with Clowney and they hope to persuade him to accept a trade.

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Falcons Still Want To Sign Julio Jones To Extension Before Week 1

Aug 26, 2019 8:19 PM

The Atlanta Falcons would like to sign Julio Jones to a contract extension before the start of the season.

The market for wide receivers shifted with Michael Thomas signing a five-year, $96.25 million deal.

“I would hope so, but I don’t know that,” Falcons owner Arthur Blank told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Monday. “We’ll have to let things take their course. I know that we are definitely in serious negotiations. It’s our goal and their goal as well to get it done before the start of the season.”

Jones’ deal has two years remaining and is scheduled to make $9.6 million in 2019 and $11.4 million in 2020.

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Chiefs Sign Matt Moore As Backup Quarterback

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Andrew Luck Began Considering Retirement Two Weeks Ago

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Dolphins Cut T.J. McDonald Amid Position Switch

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Colts Won't Try To Recoup $24.8M From Andrew Luck

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Andrew Luck Retires From NFL

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Cowboys Offer To Make Ezekiel Elliott NFL's 2nd Highest Paid RB

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Melvin Gordon's Holdout Expected To Last Into Season

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Lions, Damon Harrison Agree Upon $11M Extension

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Cardinals Reach Deal With Michael Crabtree

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Jakeem Grant, Dolphins Agree Upon Four-Year Extension

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Jaylon Smith Agrees To Five-Year, $64M Extension With Cowboys

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Melvin Gordon 'Just Waiting On The Call' From Chargers

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Colts Sign Charcandrick West, Place D'Onta Foreman On IR
Charcandrick West was in and out of Chiefs camp in 2018, cut last summer but re-signed in December.

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Ezekiel Elliott Found Jerry Jones 'Zeke Who?' Comment Disrespectful
Ezekiel Elliott is currently holding out from training camp.

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Antonio Brown Returns To Camp With Raiders
Antonio Brown took part in meetings on Monday after skipping practice on Sunday.

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Bears Cut Elliott Fry, Keep Eddy Pineiro As Kicker
Matt Nagy stopped short of declaring that Eddy Pineiro won the job outright.

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Josh McCown Signs One-Year Deal With Eagles
Josh McCown was planning to be an ESPN analyst this season but had wanted to play.

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Philip Rivers Voices Support For Melvin Gordon
Philip Rivers made his first public comments about Melvin Gordon's holdout on Thursday.

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Jerry Jones Continues To Preach Patience With Cowboys Contracts
Despite the lack of new deals for Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper, Jerry Jones continues to preach patience.

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Texans Unsure When Jadeveon Clowney Will Report
It has previously been reported that Jadeveon Clowney would report after the third preseason game.

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