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  Cowboys | Sean Lee undergoes surgery    Sat Apr 30, 09:21 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Sean Lee (knee) underwent arthroscopic surgery Friday, April 29, and will be sidelined for two weeks.

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  Bills | Reggie Ragland to compete in the middle    Fri Apr 29, 08:28 PM

Buffalo Bills LB Reggie Ragland will compete with LBs Preston Brown and Zach Brown for the starting middle linebacker spot in the Bills' 3-4 defense. General manager Doug Whaley views Ragland as a leader, though, and will bring something to the defense the Bills need, according to Whaley.

Footballguys view: They didn't take him for his singing voice, so we assume that the Bills have plans for him. Further, the linebackers were bad last year so every position could be up for grabs.

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  Dolphins | Terrell Manning released    Thu Apr 28, 08:04 PM

Miami Dolphins LB Terrell Manning was released Thursday, April 28.

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  Broncos | Von Miller negotiations peaceful    Thu Apr 28, 01:09 PM

Denver Broncos franchise free-agent LB Von Miller said negotiations on a long-term deal with the Broncos are 'just business.' 'My teammates know what type of teammate I am,' Miller said. 'They know what type of guy I am. It's just the business part of it. There's really no hard feelings or anything like that. (The Broncos) know what type of guy I am. I'm expecting a deal any day. That's just the type of mindset I have.'

Footballguys view: Any day now might end up being July when camp starts. The Broncos want him to stay (need him, really) and he wants to stay a Bronco, so we feel this will happen.

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  Broncos | Von Miller moving closer to deal    Thu Apr 28, 02:02 AM

Denver Broncos LB Von Miller said he expects to sign a long-term deal with the Broncos 'any day.'

Footballguys view: It would be in the best interest of both Miller and the team to do this, as the Broncos will continue to lean on the defense long term.

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  Ravens | Baltimore wants pass-rushers    Tue Apr 26, 02:09 PM

Ohio State DE Joey Bosa and other pass-rushers are the focus of the Baltimore Ravens with their No. 6 pick in the NFL Draft, according to a source. Bosa and Oregon DE DeForest Buckner are considered the top-two pass-rushers in this year's draft class.

Footballguys view: That's a wise move for the Ravens in the 2016 NFL draft. Owner Steve Bisciotti said young pass-rushers are an emphasis in this year's draft because the Ravens don't know how long their dynamic pass-rushers in LBs Elvis Dumervil and Terrell Suggs have left.

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  Bengals | A.J. Hawk cut    Tue Apr 26, 12:35 PM

Updating an earlier report, Cincinnati Bengals LB A.J. Hawk was released Tuesday, April 26, and will receive a $1.4 million salary cap credit.

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  Panthers | Thomas Davis progressing with arm    Mon Apr 25, 03:41 PM

Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis (arm) said his arm is doing really well, adding that he's excited about where he is now as opposed to where he was a few weeks ago.

Footballguys view: He's one of the toughest players in the league and one of our long-time favorites at linebacker. Davis broke his forearm in the NFC Championship and underwent surgery the following day. The Panthers should take it easy on him as he continues his recovery.

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  Chiefs | Justin March-Lillard praised    Fri Apr 22, 09:27 PM

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin March-Lillard (knee) said his rehab is going well, and he was called an 'up-and-coming young linebacker' by LB Derrick Johnson, who consider March-Lillard his protégé.

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  Chiefs | Justin Houston will play in 2016    Fri Apr 22, 12:36 PM

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) was given assurances by doctors that he will play in 2016, according to general manager John Dorsey.

Footballguys view: Houston had surgery to repair an ACL/LCL injury earlier this year. It sounds like he's ahead in the recovery process and may be available to the team later in the season. When he returns, Houston is unlikely to be at full strength. Without Houston, we'll see Dee Ford get a larger role.

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  Broncos | Von Miller, Broncos apart in talks    Thu Apr 21, 03:23 PM

Denver Broncos franchise free-agent LB Von Miller and the Broncos have exchanged an offer and counteroffer, but general manager John Elway said 'you'd like to be a little closer,' in terms of the two sides' wishes. However, the Broncos remain confident they'll get a long-term deal worked out with Miller.

Footballguys view: Miller will be playing this year, rest assured. The defense needs him and at worst, Miller will be playing for a new contract if he doesn't sign one soon.

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  Lions | DeAndre Levy works out    Mon Apr 18, 06:00 PM

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (hip) participated in the first day of the offseason program Monday, April 18, after undergoing hip surgery this offseason. It is unclear at this point if Levy will be cleared for football drills next month, however.

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  Redskins | Will Compton signs tender    Mon Apr 18, 05:59 PM

Washington Redskins exclusive rights free-agent LB Will Compton signed his tender offer to return to Washington Monday, April 18. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Titans | Derrick Morgan will be monitored    Mon Apr 18, 01:30 PM

Tennessee Titans LB Derrick Morgan (shoulder) will be monitored during the early part of the offseason workouts because he is rehabbing a shoulder injury, according to head coach Mike Mularkey.

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  Broncos | Brandon Marshall at Denver workouts    Mon Apr 18, 11:10 AM

Denver Broncos restricted free-agent LB Brandon M. Marshall is participating in offseason workouts with the team Monday, April 18. He hasn't signed his tender and likely had to sign a waiver to participate.

Footballguys view: A bit of a surprise given Marshall's refusal to sign the second-round tender the team placed on him this offseason. We have a feeling the Broncos will be able to work out a new long-term deal with the talented linebacker. After losing Danny Trevathan (Bears) in free agency, the Broncos need to wrap up Marshall.

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  Broncos | Von Miller has sizeable divide in talks    Mon Apr 18, 08:13 AM

Denver Broncos LB Von Miller and the Broncos are about $4 million annually apart in contract negotiations, according to sources. Denver's offer is believed to be around $90 million over five years. Salary-cap guru Mike Sullivan has emerged as a power broker in the roster-shaping process as the team has had a strong bottom-line approach this offseason.

Footballguys view: Deals get done at deadlines, and we're not worried about this until July hits. The two sides have until July 15th to work out a long-term deal. We think Miller ends up signing a deal that pays him roughly $20 million annually.

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  Eagles | Jordan Hicks cleared    Wed Apr 13, 02:02 PM

Philadelphia Eagles LB Jordan Hicks (pectoral) said he has been fully cleared for workouts and organized team activities.

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  Giants | Nico Johnson waived    Tue Apr 12, 06:34 PM

New York Giants LB Nico Johnson (undisclosed) was placed on no-recall waivers with a failed-physical designation Tuesday, April 12.

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  Bills | Agree to deals with two players    Tue Apr 12, 02:19 PM

Free-agent S Colt Anderson (Colts) and free-agent LB Lorenzo Alexander (Raiders) agreed to terms with the Buffalo Bills Tuesday, April 12.

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Colt Anderson player page


  Chiefs | Justin Houston recovering nicely    Thu Apr 7, 01:42 PM

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) posted an Instagram video of himself working out less than two months after he had surgery to 'fix' an injured anterior cruciate ligament in his knee. 'Show me someone doing this seven weeks after full ACL and LCL surgery, and I'll show you God's work. I hope y'all watching,' Houston wrote.

Footballguys view: They need Houston back, so this is good news. It's going to be quite the horse race in the West this year, and defense will be a huge part of Kansas City's success or failure against the Broncos, Raiders and Chargers.

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  Chiefs | Derrick Johnson needs to prove himself    Wed Apr 6, 11:09 PM

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson signed a three-year, $21 million deal in the offseason with a $5.25 million signing bonus. If age catches up to him, he might not make the $2 million skill guarantee he has awaiting him in 2017. He could be a one-and-done casualty after this season.

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  Texans | John Simon signs tender    Wed Apr 6, 04:30 PM

Houston Texans LB John Simon signed his $1.671 restricted free-agent tender Wednesday, April 6.

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  Panthers | Luke Kuechly update    Wed Apr 6, 02:16 PM

Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly (shoulder) has his arm sling off and said he's working on his range of motion after shoulder surgery in February.

Footballguys view: The Panthers won't rush him back when offseason training begins. He said he's on schedule, but he will be scaled back during the spring.

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  Raiders | Aldon Smith financials    Tue Apr 5, 11:05 PM

Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders LB Aldon Smith's two-year contract calls for $250,000 for each game he is on the 53-man roster in 2016 and 2017.

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  Steelers | James Harrison expected to play in 2016    Tue Apr 5, 10:25 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison is expected to return for the 2016 season. He has been in Arizona doing through a rather strenuous routine to stay in shape for the new season, and beat writer Ed Bouchette said that while Harrison hasn't given a definitive answer, Harrison isn't likely working so hard just to retire.

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  Jets | Officially sign Bruce Carter    Mon Apr 4, 04:15 PM

New York Jets LB Bruce Carter was officially signed to an undisclosed contract Monday, April 4.

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  Bills | Zach Brown signs    Mon Apr 4, 02:50 PM

Free-agent LB Zach Brown (Titans) signed a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills Monday, April 4. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Bills | Zach Brown, Corey White visiting    Mon Apr 4, 01:48 PM

Free-agent LB Zach Brown (Titans) and CB Corey White (Cardinals) are both visiting the Buffalo Bills Monday, April 4.

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  Raiders | Aldon Smith agrees to terms    Mon Apr 4, 01:44 PM

Free-agent LB Aldon Smith (Raiders) has reached a contract agreement with the Oakland Raiders Monday, April 4, according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Jets | Bruce Carter to join Jets    Sat Apr 2, 11:49 AM

Free-agent LB Bruce Carter (Buccaneers) will sign with the New York Jets, according to a source.

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  Bills | Bruce Carter visiting Bills    Fri Apr 1, 10:50 AM

Free-agent LB Bruce Carter (Buccaneers) is visiting with the Buffalo Bills Friday, April 1.

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  Panthers | Luke Kuechly on schedule    Thu Mar 31, 07:58 PM

Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly (shoulder) said he is on schedule in his rehabilitation process. Kuechly is six weeks removed from surgery to repair a shoulder injury. He is no longer in a sling and is gradually gaining strength and range of motion back in his shoulder. Kuechly also said he's been riding a bicycle a lot and doing lower body work, adding that it's going to be a gradual process to get back to full health by training camp.

Footballguys view: Kuechly is the heart of this defense, so it's vital and critical the Panthers get him healthy. It looks like he will be back in time for the heavy lifting in camp, though expect the team to be cautious with him. There's no need to push a veteran too hard and risk a setback.

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  Vikings | Re-sign Chad Greenway    Thu Mar 31, 07:51 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway re-signed to an undisclosed deal Thursday, March 31.

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  Lions | Bruce Carter visits Lions    Thu Mar 31, 11:44 AM

Free-agent LB Bruce Carter (Buccaneers) is visiting the Detroit Lions Thursday, March 31.

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  Broncos | Brandon Marshall could hold out    Wed Mar 30, 04:19 PM

Denver Broncos restricted free-agent LB Brandon M. Marshall may hold out of the Broncos' offseason program beginning in mid-April in hopes of leveraging a multi-year contract extension. Marshall has already received a second-round tender from Denver worth one year and $2.553 million. Marshall would be able to hold out until June 15 without penalty, at which point the Broncos could re-tender him at a reduced rate of $643,500. The Broncos are expected to conduct their minicamp around June 15.

Footballguys view: The Broncos are experiencing the hangover that comes with a Super Bowl win and increased pay expectations from core players. They still need to figure out their quarterback situation and sign Von Miller long term, so Marshall is unlikely to win this standoff.

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  Jets | Bruce Carter visiting Jets    Wed Mar 30, 01:03 PM

Free-agent LB Bruce Carter (Buccaneers) is visiting the New York Jets Wednesday, March 30.

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  Dolphins | Spencer Paysinger returning to Miami    Wed Mar 30, 09:45 AM

Free-agent LB Spencer Paysinger (Dolphins) announced on his Twitter page Tuesday, March 29, that a deal was being finalized to re-sign with the Miami Dolphins.

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  Giants | Jasper Brinkley officially re-signs    Tue Mar 29, 05:52 PM

Updating a previous report, New York Giants LB Jasper Brinkley officially re-signed to his one-year deal Tuesday, March 29. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Brinkley didn't get much interest on the open market, so he'll return to the Giants to play a similar role to the one he played last year. He's a two-down, run-stuffer who arrives at the ball with natural violence.

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  Chiefs | Justin Houston didn't have setback    Tue Mar 29, 04:28 PM

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) did not re-injure his knee when he returned to action in the playoff win over the Houston Texans in January, according to general manager John Dorsey.

Footballguys view: Good news for the Chiefs here. Houston had surgery to fix an ACL in his knee earlier this month. The impact pass-rusher was dealing with a hyperextended knee in the playoffs.

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  Bengals | Karlos Dansby joining Bengals    Tue Mar 29, 11:17 AM

Free-agent LB Karlos Dansby (Browns) will sign with the Cincinnati Bengals Tuesday, March 29.

Footballguys view: The Bengals need to do something with Vontaze Burfict suspended the first three games of the year. Dansby wanted to find a home with a contender, and he's done that as the Bengals should push for a playoff spot and the AFC North title in 2016.

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  Saints | Craig Robertson contract details    Tue Mar 29, 02:09 AM

New Orleans Saints LB Craig Robertson's three-year contract is for $5 million, with $1.965 million guaranteed and a $1.2 million signing bonus. He is scheduled to receive $765,000 in 2016, $1.105 million in 2017 and $1.275 million in 2018, with a $250,000 roster bonus in 2017, and $275,000 on the fifth day of future league years with annual $1.5 million incentives.

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  Bears | Sam Acho agrees to deal    Mon Mar 28, 03:04 PM

Free-agent LB Sam Acho (Bears) agreed to re-sign to an undisclosed deal with the Chicago Bears Monday, March 28.

Footballguys view: He's just a reserve player for the Bears at this point in his career. Acho can also contribute on special teams.

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  Bills | Kroy Biermann visiting Bills    Mon Mar 28, 11:38 AM

Free-agent DE Kroy Biermann (Falcons) is visiting the Buffalo Bills Monday, March 28.

Footballguys view: Biermann is a run-stuffing defensive end who could fit in nicely with what the Bills do under head coach Rex Ryan. We'll see if the two sides can come to an agreement. This is Biermann's first known interest in free agency this offseason.

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  Jets | Big things expected from Lorenzo Mauldin    Sat Mar 26, 06:23 PM

New York Jets LB Lorenzo Mauldin excelled in a situational pass-rushing role in 2015, and head coach Todd Bowles believes he can develop into an every-down player this season.

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  Falcons | O'Brien Schofield could return    Sat Mar 26, 08:36 AM

Free-agent LB O'Brien Schofield (Falcons) has not ruled out the possibility of re-signing with the Atlanta Falcons but knows he may not have a significant role with the team after they signed LB Courtney Upshaw.

Footballguys view: Schofield has an offer from the Falcons and is receiving interest from other teams. If he can find a larger role with a different team then he'll move on.

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  Falcons | Atlanta to add Courtney Upshaw    Fri Mar 25, 06:30 PM

Free-agent LB Courtney Upshaw (Ravens) will sign with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.

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  Ravens | Interested in Dwight Freeney?    Fri Mar 25, 12:29 PM

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh made it sound as if the team would be interested in signing free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Cardinals).

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  Falcons | Philip Wheeler re-signs    Thu Mar 24, 04:26 PM

Atlanta Falcons LB Philip Wheeler re-signed to an undisclosed deal Thursday, March 24.

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  Bengals | Karlos Dansby to visit    Thu Mar 24, 12:57 PM

Free-agent LB Karlos Dansby (Browns) is visiting with the Cincinnati Bengals Thursday, March 24, according to a source.

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  Falcons | Courtney Upshaw visiting Falcons    Thu Mar 24, 11:36 AM

Free-agent LB Courtney Upshaw (Ravens) will visit the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.

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