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Signing Sanchez 'Great Move' for Eagles, Shows Lack of Faith in Barkley

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed QB Mark Sanchez to a one year deal.<p>How will Sanchez fit into the Eagles' crop of QBs? Does this reveal the team's concerns about Matt Barkley's ability to handle the backup role?<p>Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms discuss the …

Football (U.S.)

Raiders Focused on Draft, Won't Waste Pick Trading for DeSean Jackson

The Oakland Raiders are one of several teams rumored to have interest in trading for Philadelphia Eagles' WR DeSean Jackson.<p>Oakland has money to spend, but will it choose to take on Jackson's contract? Would it be willing to part with a draft pick for Jackson as it attempts to rebuild the …

Football (U.S.)

NFL discipline possible for Jim Irsay

ORLANDO, Fla. -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is subject to league discipline for his arrest last week on …

NFL

Terrelle Pryor Smart to Reportedly Request a Trade from the Oakland Raiders

With the recent moves made by the Oakland Raiders, quarterback Terrelle Pryor is smart to request a trade as he tries to find a better situation with a different NFL team.<p>According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Raiders recently acquired two-time Pro Bowl quarterback Matt Schaub from the Houston …

Football (U.S.)

Ravens, Jets earn four compensatory picks

Getty Images<p>Last offseason, the Ravens lost inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, outside linebacker Paul Kruger, safety Ed Reed and cornerback Cary …

What Could the Pittsburgh Steelers Expect from a James Harrison Return?

It’s tough to fault Pittsburgh Steelers fans for feeling cautiously optimistic upon hearing from the <i>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's</i> Gerry Dulac that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert hadn't closed the door on a potential James Harrison return:<p>No, the soon-to-be 36-year-old won’t likely recapture the …

Subpar

Saints G.M. hopes Sproles deal doesn’t come back to haunt him

Getty Images<p>The Saints have had to part with a number of veterans this offseason, but General Manager Mickey Loomis seems to be concerned with one in …

Shutdown Corner Podcast 48: On Manziel, Clowney, Sam and the rest of the Combine

Johnny Manziel<p>Guess who's back? After a short Sochi-related hiatus, your favorite NFL bloggers who have a podcast related to Yahoo's Shutdown Corner …

Pittsburgh Steelers Post-Combine NFL Mock Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a chance to digest all of the results of the NFL scouting combine along with the rest of us. With a belly full of knowledge, it is time for a brand-spanking new full Steelers mock draft.<p>This latest incarnation is heavily based on some of the names that really stood …

Football (U.S.)

Let's wait until next year on substitution proposal, officials say

Most coaches hate the 10-second substitution proposal, but officials involved in next week's decision-making say maybe it would be best-accepted …

College Football

Baltimore Ravens Round One Big Board After the NFL Combine

The Baltimore Ravens went to the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine with a big board in place; but after conducting interviews and watching the on-field workouts, that board has changed drastically.<p>The Ravens’ draft needs are clear: They need a playmaking pass-catcher who can move the chains, depth along a …

Football (U.S.)

5 Safeties the Denver Broncos Should Target in Free Agency, 2014 NFL Draft

The Denver Broncos need to do some work to shore up their defense, and upgrading at safety could help to give them the teeth that they need on the back end of the defensive formations. Fortunately, there are a number of excellent options for them in both the draft and free agency, so fans should …

NFL

Johnny Manziel Is the Best Choice for the Texans with the No. 1 Pick

Forget the concerns about height. Dismiss the worries about lifestyle away from the football field. Johnny Manziel is a winner whose competitive drive and extraordinary skills will make him a successful pro.<p>If the Houston Texans are wise, they will make sure his career begins with them.<p>There could …

Football (U.S.)

Barry Switzer Adds Another Strange Chapter to His Johnny Manziel Analysis

Johnny Manziel has been in the spotlight for a variety of reasons ever since he became the first freshman to take home the Heisman Trophy.<p>You can add Barry Switzer’s strange and vacillating analysis of the former Texas A&M quarterback’s draft status to the list of Manziel-related headlines.<p>Nina …

Football (U.S.)

Darren Sharper held without bail after surrendering to police

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper is being held without bail in Los Angeles after turning himself into police on Thursday.<p>Darren Sharper's …

Crime

Trading Wallace, Wake, or Jordan would carry cap consequences for Dolphins

Getty Images<p>Conflicting reports have emerged on Friday regarding whether the Dolphins would trade receiver Mike Wallace, defensive end Cameron Wake, …

Darren Sharper Fired by NFL Network After Surrendering to Authorities

Darren Sharper has reportedly been fired by the NFL Network, per Nancy Dillon and Christian Red of the <i>New York Daily News</i>:<p>The 38-year-old former NFL safety – who has been charged with drugging and raping two women in L.A. and faces two counts of aggravated rape of two different women in New Orleans …

Crime

NFL draft: Updated top 50 overall prospects led by Clowney, Watkins

We left the Indianapolis scouting combine with a lot of information to digest when it comes to re-stacking the board for the 2014 draft. Following …

2014 NFL Free Agent Predictions: Forecast for Best Offensive Options

The NFL free-agent class is highlighted more by depth than top-end talent, at least on the offensive side of the ball. That's good news for the best players available, because it means they should be able to attract a lot of attention on the open market.<p>Ultimately, teams will be forced to make a …

Football (U.S.)

Jimmy Graham gets franchise tag

NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Saints have placed their franchise tag on Jimmy Graham in order to protect the club's rights to its star tight end …

NFL

Brian Orakpo could hit the free agency market

If the Redskins don't apply the franchise tag to Brian Orakpo, he'll likely want to test the open market.<p>The Washington Redskins have a Monday deadline to apply the franchise tag to players, but the only realistic candidate to receive the designation is outside linebacker Brian Orakpo. The Redskins …

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