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The Packers continued a day of big moves, by landing their biggest free agent yet.
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According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, the Packers have agreed to terms with former Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson.

Wilkerson had visited the Saints as well, along Detroit Pistons Authentic Jersey with the Chiefs and Washington.

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He knows he would’ve ended up in jail like so many of his cousins, friends. Or worse.

He might look at peace, but he’s not. Not completely.

The Nat Geo on TV is turned down, that detector beeps again, and Mathieu’s mind trails off to that thin line. He cannot shake two what-ifs. In 2012, his best friend was shot dead on New Year’s Eve. Trying to get his own life back on track after leaving LSU, Mathieu had lost touch with Jared Haynes for a few months. Jared moved back home, Jared (he heard) was set up, and Jared’s life ended.

What if we would’ve talked Mathieu says. Would things have been different I don’t know.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team will not pick up the option on right tackle Austin Howard锛唖 contract for the 2018 season. Rapoport also reports that the team will release running back Danny Woodhead.

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Woodhead also joined the Ravens last year and missed eight games due to a hamstring injury. Woodhead, who has missed 35 games over the last four seasons, ran 14 times for 56 yards and caught 33 passes for 200 yards.

The two moves will give the Ravens $4.8 million in cap space.

Cap has increased by $10 million for five years straight

Five years ago, the salary cap supposedly was smoothing. Four years ago, something happened.

The cap went from creeping to spiking in 2014, with a $10 million increase from $123 million to $133 million. As noted by league spokesman Brian McCarthy, the cap has increased by at least $10 million per year every year since then, with the most recent bump being $10.2 million.
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The biggest jump happened in 2016, with an increase of $11.99 million over the 2015 number.

So while the cap keeps going up by $10 million or more per year, it’s not growing at the same rate it recently was. The real question is whether it will keep growing, especially after Patrick Chung Jersey the next wave of TV deals is finalized, and after the new labor deal is negotiated.

ESPN announced that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will host four half-hour episodes of QB2QB before this year’s draft and will mentor prospects, share experiences from his transition to the NFL and explore mental conditioning during the series. He’ll spend time with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph, Ohio State quarterbacks J.T. Barrett and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley (ESPN notes that episode will be QB2RB).
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Jon Gruden’s QB Camp was one of my favorite experiences of the NFL Draft process because it helped prepare me for some of the physical and mental demands of ing in the NFL, Wilson said in a statement. Now, I’m excited to have the opportunity to meet Baker, Saquon, Mason and J.T. to try to help them get ready for the next level as part of ESPN’s QB2QB. At the same time, I look forward to feeding off their energy and excitement as I prepare myself for the new experiences that await me this season.

Kirk Cousins: It came down to my desire to win

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins wants to win a Super Bowl, and he thinks he’s in the right place to do so.

Cousins said this morning on PFT Live that he had a long list of reasons to choose Minnesota over the other places he could have played, but the major reason was that he saw the Vikings as the team that put him in the best place to be the quarterback holding the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season.

Newsome noted Grant had ankle trouble toward the end of last season, but Grant’s agent Rocky Arceneaux said that Grant has been cleared and that his client has been working out without issue. Arceneaux added that Grant would be able to play in a game right now, but he won’t be playing one for the Ravens at any point.

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That was something I talked with the coaches about.A while back, Alfie wrote about the positional expectations for Odrick.It also tied Monk for 11th place on the NFL’s all-time list.And he hasn’t had less than four shutouts a year for them.

He returned to the starting job the next week after coach Ben McAdoo and General Manager Jerry Reese were fired. Any thoughts that Manning might follow them out the door come the offseason went away when incoming General Manager Dave Gettleman and head coach Pat Shurmur threw enthusiastic support behind Manning remaining the team’s starter.

Neither man showed much concern about Manning being in decline at 37 years old and Shurmur said he thought the quarterback has multiple years left as a good starter. He’s currently signed through the 2019 season.
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Russell Wilson to Richard Sherman: No one better, honor to share the field with you

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson didn’t always get along with Richard Sherman during their six years as teammates. But with Sherman on the way out, Wilson is being classy in saying goodbye.
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Wilson posted a picture on social media of the two of them together, with a warm message for Sherman.

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Here are other free agency notes we’re tracking Saturday:

1. The Atlanta Falcons announced they agreed to terms with cornerback Justin Bethel.

2. Former Chiefs cornerback Phillip Gaines will visit the Bills next week, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported. Gaines visited the Colts earlier this week.

3. The Seattle Seahawks are signing former Vikings defensive lineman Shamar Stephen to a one-year deal, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported.

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After retiring from the NFL, Gedney worked for his alma mater, Syracuse.
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So what will the Giants do with the second overall pick in the draft? Some (like me) think they can鈥檛 draft a quarterback, given that it would create an awkward, clunky situation, with Eli Manning still the starter but the rookie presumed to be in line to supplant Eli, sooner or later.

Hall of Fame coach Womens Tristan Thompson Jersey Tony Dungy has first-hand familiarity with that dynamic, from his time as an assistant coach with the Steelers.

The year was 1983. Terry Bradshaw had won four Super Bowls, and the then-34-year-old was preparing to embark on his 14th season with the team. That April, the draft pool included Dan Marino, a Pittsburgh native and former Pitt quarterback.

Steelers make Le’Veon Bell Jersey franchise tag official

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By the start of business on Tuesday it wasn’t much of a secret that the Steelers were going to use their franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell.
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Reports on Monday pointed in that direction and Bell confirmed that a tag was in the cards for the second straight year. According to multiple reports, the Steelers have now made it official.

Bell said the two sides have not made progress on a new contract after feeling things were closer than any point in the past early in the offseason. The two sides can continue talking until July 16.

Lorenzo Carter is an ideal 3-4 outside linebacker because of his experience playing in the system. However, his status as a potential first-round pick is dependent on his raw physical tools. At 6’6 and 250 pounds with 4.5-second 40-yard-dash speed, a 36-inch vertical and 10’10 broad jump, the numbers point toward an explosive pass-rusher.

But Carter can contribute in other areas at the start of his career.

The Titans already have a pair of capable edge-defenders in Brian Orakpo and Derrick Morgan. Neither is as fluid as Carter, and they will be free agents after the 2018 campaign. Carter is more comfortable dropping into space than the veterans, while they’re both better moving forward. Orakpo and Morgan can teach the rookie a few tricks of the trade before he replaces one of them a year from now.

According to the Panthers’ team website, McCaffrey, his brothers Dylan and Max and a pair of friends, Michael Mann and Brooke Pettet, went to hike Castle Rock outside of Denver on Saturday. While the group was climbing the hill, they saw 72-year old Dan Smoker Sr. fall onto the rocks below.

It felt like he was in the air for 10 seconds, Christian McCaffrey said. I had never seen anything quite like that in my life as far as the trauma and the sound. We were in shock.

Smoker had been hiking with his 13-year old grandson, Eli, when he fell. McCaffrey called for paramedics and Mann performed chest compressions when Smoker stopped breathing. Upon arrival at the hospital, he was diagnosed with a broken femur, broken pelvis, a broken neck, nine fractured ribs, internal bleeding and bleeding on the brain.

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Stud lineman feels ‘pop’ during bench press at disastrous Combine

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Price, who is the top-rated center prospect in the 2018 NFL Draft class by most analysts, said he felt a pop on the left side of his chest during his third rep with the 225-pound bench on Thursday. He immediately set the bar and walked off the stage. Price was evaluated by the Colts’ medical staff and said MRI results reviewed Friday morning showed that it is not a complete tear.

I wasn’t turning and running away from this, he said. I’m not going to hide from something. Fortunately, this is something minor. I’ve given everything I can [at the Combine], and it’s something I wanted to address and not run from.

Price said he watched Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson pump 35 reps ahead of him Thursday, and was looking forward to posting a number in the mid-30s himself. He said everything felt good when he got under the bar, but something didn’t feel right during his first reps.
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It’s a feeling that is unfamiliar in your body, Price said. Every bad thing goes through your mind immediately. But then as the night went on, it settled down. Woke up this morning a little sore, but there was no bruising and I knew it could have been a lot worse. So I was optimistic about it.

Simpson talked about how the murders may have gone down but at some point in the interview, he begins speaking in the first person.

The retired NFL running back told Regan that he drove in his Bronco with an unnamed pal to his ex-wife’s home the night of June 12, 1994, to scare the sh-t out of her, TMZ said. He brought a knife and put on a hat and gloves to pull off the stunt but then saw candles burning inside the home and believed his ex-wife was expecting a man to drop by.

An enraged Simpson began screaming and his ex-wife ran out of the house and that’s when he said he blacked out and woke up covered in blood, TMZ said.

The special footage, called O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession, airs March 11 on Fox. Regan interviewed Simpson for a book that was slated for publication by her HarperCollins imprint, ReganBooks. If I Did It was dropped because of near-unanimous outrage, and Regan was later axed.

This is one story the whole world got wrong, Simpson says in a teaser for the show.

Simpson’s 1995 trial for the two murders famously ended in an acquittal.
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Top prospect Ronald Acuna aims to play way onto Braves’ opening day roster

In the meantime, Acuna is learning to manage expectations both his own and those of fans.

“Luckily, I feel for me baseball is my true passion and I love it,” he said. “It’s something I feel like I’m good at, so when I’m out there on the field, it feels like it’s the only thing to focus on because that’s what I care about.”

Acuna has a chance to join Camargo and Albies for walks to work on March 29, the day of the Braves’ season opener. Or maybe he’ll still make the hour drive to Gwinnett for a few weeks. No matter where he starts, the chances are high that he’ll be in Atlanta soon.

Feb. 20: Souza’s acquisition provides the Diamondbacks some much-needed power after J.D. Martinez departed via free agency, though Souza shouldn’t match Martinez’s home-run output, especially not with a humidor being introduced this season. Drury should play regularly for the Yankees while enjoying a similarly favorable hitting environment. Solak, meanwhile, could be a dark horse contender for the Rays’ second-base gig at some point this season.

Feb. 17: Shohei Ohtani’s arrival in L.A. practically guaranteed a part-time role for Cron, as Albert Pujols will need to shift to first base more often to accommodate Ohtani at DH. In Tampa, Cron has a much clearer path to everyday at-bats at first base, though he’s moving to an even worse park for power. He’s a low-end mixed league corner infielder.

Now, the dozens of unsigned free agents will have the chance to work out under former Astros manager Bo Porter, according to the report.

Unsigned free agents will be able to report to the spring-training camp on Tuesday. The first workout will be Wednesday. The site will remain open until March 4, but based on attendance, arrangements can be made to extend until the end of March.

Thursday’s news comes on the heels of some particularly heated rhetoric between MLBPA chief Tony Clark and commissioner Rob Manfred, focusing on the glacial pace of signings this winter. Six of the consensus top 10 free agents remained unsigned as of Thursday.

USA Today noted that such a free-agent camp isn’t unprecedented. There was a free-agent showcase camp in Florida in 1995, following an eight-month labor stoppage that canceled the 1994 World Series.
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NFL Draft: Packers, 49ers, Patriots among teams interested in Ronald Jones

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Sources tell Sporting News that Jones at the Combine had formal interviews with the Bears, Patriots, Giants, Jets, Eagles, 49ers, Rams, Cardinals and Packers, among other teams.

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Known as a stand-up edge rusher in a 3-4 scheme, Mingo will get one more chance to prove he has the speed to reach the quarterback in the NFL. The Seahawks released a number of big-name pieces on defense this offseason, and Mingo could earn a starting spot on the edge.

This is the fifth in a series looking at positional needs for the Detroit Lions in free agency.

Teams can begin negotiating with free agents on March 12.

The signing period opens March 14 at 4 p.m,Allen Park 锟紺 While it’s easy to focus on the Detroit Lions’ needs at defensive end, the team arguably needs more short- and long-term help at defensive tackle,A’Shawn Robinson is the foundational block of the group.

A second-round pick two years ago, he’s been a solid starter, and still offers plenty of room for growth.

LOOK: All 30 MLB teams to wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS caps this weekend

Major League Baseball players will pay tribute to the victims of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting by wearing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School black caps before games during spring training this week.
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The players will then have the option of wearing the caps during the games. Most of the games will be played Friday, but since the Royals and Rangers are off that day, they will wear their hats Saturday.

With Shohei, there’s a lot of things we’re going to consider about how many starts he’s going to get and where he’s going to fit in our rotation, he said. We haven’t made any determination but certainly something to consider.

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The Vanderbilt product was heading into the final year of a three-year, $15.3 million agreement that he signed with the Chargers two years ago, when he joined the organization in free agency after four years with the Green Bay Packers.

Hayward earned invitations to the Pro Bowl the past two years, developing into one of the best cornerbacks in the game and earning a pay raise.

He thanked the Chargers for his new deal and for believing he was more than just a slot cornerback in a tweet Sunday night.

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Hayward’s 11 interceptions since 2016 tie him with Marcus Peters for the most in the NFL over that time, while his 53 pass breakups lead the league in that period.

Hayward was voted second-team All-Pro last season, when he finished with four interceptions and 26 pass breakups.
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The 28-year-old cornerback helped the Chargers finish with 18 interceptions as a team in 2017 (tied for sixth in the NFL) and allow just 197 passing yards per contest (No. 3 in the league).

How Lakers can sign two max superstars, alter course of franchise

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The summer of 2018 is unusual because of the small number of teams with significant flexibility combined with a free agent class with some serious star power. The Lakers are set up to be the biggest beneficiary if they can secure commitments and make the final moves necessary for a game-changing offseason.

Barkley could have skipped the combine last week and still been a top five pick. Instead, he went to Indianapolis and absolutely blew everyone’s minds. A great offseason for the Giants would be signing free agent guard Andrew Norwell and drafting Barkley and a good developmental quarterback.

If the Colts want Barkley they’re probably going to have to trade up to take him. If they can’t, they can add Chubb to a defense that is moving to a Tampa-2. For the Colts, Chubb can be their version of Simeon Rice, an edge rushing force who brings production. As one of the draft’s surest things, Chubb should be expected to be a double-digit sack player straight away.

It sounds like Preston Brown is going to leave Buffalo in free agency, leaving a huge hole at linebacker. That can be filled by Evans, an NFL-ready linebacker who can play on the inside or outside. Keep an eye on trading up for a quarterback, especially if Rosen slips a little bit. I’d also guess Buffalo is a team that has enquired about Eagles backup Nick Foles.

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