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How Ryan Grigson Put His Stamp on Building the Indianapolis Colts

Link to Media<p>It's 2014, two years and change after the Indianapolis Colts underwent reconstructive surgery at every level of the organization. After over a decade of GM Bill Polian and quarterback Peyton Manning running the show, the Colts were getting a face-lift.<p>Out with the old, in with the …

Football (U.S.)

2014 NFL Mock Draft: How Every Team Will Address Draft Needs

With the scouting combine and most pro days behind us, the NFL draft is starting to become much clearer.<p>There will obviously be disagreement about prospects from now until they start their careers. But each team is beginning to finalize its evaluations and prepare its big board for the draft in May.<p>…

Franchise QBs Who Could See Their Successor Drafted in 2014

In the modern NFL, quarterbacks are most commonly drafted to be the man on day one—no grooming or development on the bench, just straight into the fire.<p>All 11 of the quarterbacks drafted in the first round since 2010 have started at least one game as a rookie, with seven starting on Week 1 of their …

Morris Claiborne says he’ll be ready for offseason work

AP<p>Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said recently that the Cowboys have to get cornerback Morris Claiborne healthy and stronger so that they start …

NFL Draft 2014: Best Landing Spots for Top Wideouts

Link to Media<p>The 2014 class is one of the deepest in recent memory at the wide receiver position, so teams on the hunt for an instant contributor have plenty of time on draft day to pick and choose the proper fit.<p>Still, there is a clear divide between the top names and the rest. Like any rookie, a …

Donovan McNabb thinks Cam Newton’s plight sounds familiar

Reuters<p>Donovan McNabb is worried about Cam Newton.<p>Primarily because he sees so many parallels to his own career.<p>The former Eagles quarterback, who …

Brian Dawkins warns DeSean Jackson about his behavior

AP<p>While many made the natural assumption that the story about DeSean Jackson’s alleged ties to gang members was the final straw in his release from …

As release looms, Chris Johnson’s market value is unclear

AP<p>It’s looking more and more likely that the Tennessee Titans will soon cut running back Chris Johnson, less than three years after signing him to a …

Texans Would Be Foolish to Pass Up a Potential Franchise Quarterback at No. 1

Link to Media<p>If you don't have a competent NFL starting quarterback, your team will be picking in the top five almost every year. Houston, I'm looking at you here. To a lesser extent, I'm also looking at Cleveland, Oakland and Jacksonville here too.<p>Teams with halfway-competent quarterbacks don't …

Jason Kipnis, Indians agree to 6-year, $52.5 million extension

Cleveland locked up their top player with a deal reminiscent of those from their 90s heyday.<p>It's early in the season but the Cleveland Indians have already managed to accomplish one of 2014's major goals: they've locked up second baseman Jason Kipnis to a six-year, $52.5 million contract extension …