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  Browns | Johnny Manziel needs to focus on football    Tue Mar 3, 05:29 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel needs to have an obsession with football, according to offensive coordinator John DeFilippo. 'It's truly a lifestyle to be an NFL quarterback,' DeFilippo said. 'It's not just a job. It's all-consuming. You need to sleep, eat, do everything fast and just think about football all the time.'

Footballguys view: That's all nice and well, but first he needs to get his life back on track. Manziel entered rehab earlier this year to take care of his alcohol problem. Once he's out, then Manziel needs to have an unhealthy obsession with football. He's got a long climb ahead of him if he's ever going to live up to the hype.

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  Buccaneers | Jameis Winston wants to be QB in Tampa    Tue Mar 3, 04:45 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston said that he wants to be Tampa Bay's quarterback and added that he's excited to potentially throw the ball to WR Vincent Jackson after visiting with the Buccaneers Tuesday, March 3.

Footballguys view: Winston is likely to be the top pick in the draft. The Buccaneers need a franchise quarterback, and adding Winston would make a ton of sense. On the field, there's several things to like about his skill set as he plays a lot like Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers). Off the field is where things get complicated. The Bucs will have to be okay drafting a guy with some baggage--and they'll have to feel good he'll stay out of trouble as a pro.

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  Dolphins | Ryan Tannehill wants Mike Wallace back    Tue Mar 3, 02:03 PM

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill said he cleared the air with WR Mike Wallace, and the two have no problem.

Footballguys view: This is odd since the two have had chemistry problems on the field. Tannehill throws a great deep ball, and Wallace has the speed to get open deep...yet they seem to be off the page frequently on long targets. Tannehill said he wants Wallace to return, and the team will consider Tannehill's input when they make their decision on Wallace.

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  Buccaneers | Jameis Winston visiting Tampa Bay    Tue Mar 3, 11:18 AM

Florida State University QB Jameis Winston is visiting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tuesday, March 3.

Footballguys view: This is the worst kept secret in the league. It seems like a slam dunk that Winston is going to be the number one overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft. The Buccaneers have a need at the QB position, and Winston should be the guy they peg as their franchise QB.

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  Lions | Dan Orlovsky re-signs    Mon Mar 2, 03:50 PM

Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky was re-signed Monday, March 2. Details of the contract were undisclosed.

Footballguys view: Orlovsky will once again be the backup quarterback behind Matthew Stafford. We wouldn't expect a whole lot if Orlovsky was forced into the starting lineup due to injury. Even his dynasty value in the deepest of leagues is barely existent.

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  NFL | Former GM prefers Marcus Mariota    Mon Mar 2, 01:53 PM

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota is probably a smarter long-term option for NFL teams than Florida State QB Jameis Winston is, in the opinion of NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt.

Footballguys view: Mariota is a coachable kid who comes with no off-field problems. Winston is supremely confident in himself, and he comes with plenty of baggage off the field. The upside for Winston could be higher, but Mariota might be a "safer" pick. Mariota reminds us of Alex Smith (Chiefs) while Winston plays a lot like Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers).

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  Browns | Josh McCown expects to start    Mon Mar 2, 01:44 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown is expecting to start after signing a three-year, $14 million deal last week that includes $6.25 million in guarantees and $6 million in incentives.

Footballguys view: When McCown signed on the dotted line, we pretty much felt he would be the starter to begin the season...and maybe he stays in the lineup for the entire year. McCown went just 1-10 as the starter for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last year. He will compete with QBs Johnny Manziel and Connor Shaw this summer.

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  Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch: I wanted the football    Mon Mar 2, 07:33 AM

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch told a Turkish television station that, contrary to what he said following the Super Bowl, he wanted the football on the play where QB Russell Wilson threw a goal-line interception.

Footballguys view: It's a play we'll all be talking about for the rest of history. Lynch should have gotten the ball, and the Seahawks would have a dynasty in the modern era with back-to-back Super Bowl victories. We'll see what they can put together this season.

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  Browns | Josh McCown to work with Johnny Manziel    Mon Mar 2, 07:18 AM

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown will work with QB Johnny Manziel to help him get used to the NFL.

Footballguys view: So last year wasn't a "redshirt" season for the rookie? We're hoping that Manziel can get his life back on track as he's in rehab right now. McCown is a decent veteran, but he's about what Brian Hoyer was last year. The move to add McCown wasn't any sort of upgrade.

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  Browns | Josh McCown guaranteed $6.25 million    Sat Feb 28, 05:33 PM

Updating previous reports, Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown has $6.25 million in guarantees in his three-year deal, and he'll make $5.25 million in 2015. The value of his deal is $14 million with the chance to make $20 million, according to a source that has seen the contract.

Footballguys view: We doubt that McCown makes it through all three years of his deal. He's a temporary fix to what has been a permanent problem for the Browns since they got their team back in Cleveland. McCown should begin this season as the starter, but he'll have to beat out Johnny Manziel in training camp. Manziel is in rehab right now, but the Browns are hopeful he can be their QB of the future.

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  Bills | EJ Manuel still Bills' top QB option    Sat Feb 28, 02:16 PM

Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel still seems to be the No. 1 option at quarterback, for now, with Josh McCown heading to the Cleveland Browns.

Footballguys view: That's not a great plan for the Bills. Buffalo could still add a quarterback in free agency or the draft. This is not a strong class either way, and Buffalo doesn't yet have a long-term answer at quarterback.

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  Eagles | Eagles eyeing Marcus Mariota?    Fri Feb 27, 11:52 PM

University of Oregon QB Marcus Mariota is a player the Philadelphia Eagles are willing to try to move up for in the 2015 NFL Draft, according to Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice.com.

Footballguys view: Chip Kelly needs a quarterback who can run his offense to the letter. Mariota played in the offense at Oregon, and he would be the best fit possible. He might be a top-6 pick in the 2015 NFL draft, so the Eagles would have to move up quite a bit to secure his services. The Eagles currently own the 20th-overall pick in the draft.

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  Browns | Josh McCown contract details    Fri Feb 27, 10:19 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown's three-year deal is worth roughly $15 million, according to a source.

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  Browns | Three-year deal for Josh McCown    Fri Feb 27, 07:37 PM

Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown signed a three-year deal Friday, Feb. 27, according to a source. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. McCown completed 184 of 327 passes for 2,206 yards, 11 touchdowns and 14 interceptions for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014.

Footballguys view: The Browns get essentially what they had last year in Brian Hoyer. McCown is a good veteran, but he's not a long-term answer. McCown has a good relationship with offensive coordinator John DeFilippo from their days with the Oakland Raiders.

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  Browns | Josh McCown signs with Cleveland    Fri Feb 27, 06:29 PM

Free-agent QB Josh McCown (Buccaneers) has signed with the Cleveland Browns, according to his agent. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: The Browns get their quarterback--at least as a fill-in guy. McCown is a decent veteran, but he's more backup caliber player. He's essentially a similar version of what they had last year in Brian Hoyer. McCown will compete with Johnny Manziel for the starting job in 2015. Fantasy owners shouldn't expect much from the Browns passing game this season.

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  Colts | Andrew Luck praises backup    Thu Feb 26, 11:46 PM

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck praised QB Matt Hasselbeck for helping the offense in variety of ways. 'I lean on him every week,' Luck said. 'He is a huge part of helping me prepare, helping this offense prepare. He's a great sounding board for any player on our offense. He has the answer to just about every question.'

Footballguys view: Keeping Hasselbeck around is a wise move for the Colts. They are in a Super Bowl window, and they need solid veteran insurance behind Luck--and that's exactly what Hasselbeck is.

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  Browns | Browns in talks with Josh McCown    Thu Feb 26, 11:32 PM

Free-agent QB Josh McCown (Buccaneers) has had contract talks with the Cleveland Browns in addition to the Buffalo Bills, according to a source.

Footballguys view: This is no long-term answer for the Browns or the Bills. McCown can fill a gap as a veteran starter, but he offers little upside--kind of like last year's starter in Cleveland, Brian Hoyer. The Browns can assemble some nice pieces on both sides of the ball, but they won't be able to push for a playoff spot without better quarterback play.

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  Colts | Matt Hasselbeck returning    Thu Feb 26, 07:39 PM

Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent QB Matt Hasselbeck was re-signed to a one-year deal Thursday, Feb. 26. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: A good move for the Colts. They have playoff hopes in 2015, so having a solid veteran backup behind Andrew Luck just makes a ton of sense.

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  Redskins | Dave Ragone joins staff    Thu Feb 26, 06:30 PM

Former Tennessee Titans quarterbacks coach Dave Ragone was hired as the Washington Redskins offensive quality control coach Thursday, Feb. 26.

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  Bills | Buffalo looking to land Josh McCown    Thu Feb 26, 11:06 AM

Free-agent QB Josh McCown (Buccaneers) is having contract negotiations with the Buffalo Bills, but it is not known if the Bills are the leading candidate to sign McCown, according to a source.

Footballguys view: At this point it would seem anything is an upgrade over EJ Manuel, at least in how he plays right now. McCown isn't a long-term answer, but he would be better for Robert Woods and Sammy Watkins fantasy value in 2015.

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  NFL | Josh McCown to decide by next week    Thu Feb 26, 07:38 AM

Free-agent QB Josh McCown (Buccaneers) is expected to decide on a new team by early next week. The Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns are considered strong suitors.

Footballguys view: Neither team is getting him a Super Bowl ring in 2015. We'd pick Buffalo ourselves since they have things like wide receivers. Crazy notion, we know. However, McCown would be a decent holdover in either situation as neither Cleveland nor Buffalo is settled under center.

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  Cardinals | Carson Palmer might restructure    Thu Feb 26, 12:57 AM

Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer might restructure his contract to ease his cap number of $14.5 million for 2015, according to a source. As long as the team does not increase his salary they can redo the deal he just signed during the 2014 season. According to reports, a $9.5 million roster bonus might be converted to a signing bonus.

Footballguys view: Palmer knows time is short and the team has other needs the money can go to. He wants a ring as much as Larry Fitzgerald and will do what he can to help the team get the pieces it needs to contend for a championship. The Cardinals need him as much as he needs them though--so he has some leverage--though we think he won't fight them much on it.

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  Broncos | Peyton Manning to have deal revised?    Wed Feb 25, 09:12 PM

The Denver Broncos and representatives for QB Peyton Manning are working on revising the veteran's contract, according to multiple league sources. He is scheduled to draw a $19 million salary in 2015 and 2016. Manning has informed the team he intends to keep playing, and the Broncos did not formally interview any quarterbacks at the NFL Combine last week.

Footballguys view: The two sides just need to come to an agreement about how his deal will be re-worked. Manning and the Broncos should be able to find common ground in the next few days. A simple restructure could save the Broncos $9 million in cap space this season. That's great for them with guys like Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas and Terrance Knighton set to hit free agency.

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  Texans | Ryan Mallett recovering from surgery    Wed Feb 25, 04:43 PM

Houston Texans impending free-agent QB Ryan Mallett (pectoral) is recovering from surgery on a torn pectoral muscle. Mallett said he's already thrown a football and that the recovery process is day-by-day.

Footballguys view: We could see Mallett returning to the Texans in 2015. He barely got to start for them last year before injuring his pectoral muscle. He's the strong-armed pocket passer that head coach Bill O'Brien likes, and his main competition for the starting job will be second-year QB Tom Savage.

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  Texans | Ryan Mallett wants to stay with HOU    Wed Feb 25, 04:12 PM

Houston Texans impending free-agent QB Ryan Mallett said he'd like stay with the Texans and hopes both parties can get a new contract worked out.

Footballguys view: We think the Texans go ahead and keep him around after trading a late-round pick for his services last year. Mallett is recovering from surgery on a torn muscle in his pectoral.

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  Jets | New York still committed to Geno Smith    Wed Feb 25, 01:59 PM

New York Jets QB Geno Smith may not have big competition for the starting quarterback job, because the team is not committed to selecting a quarterback with the sixth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. The Jets are committed to make Smith a successful starting quarterback.

Footballguys view: The Jets could pass on Marcus Mariota (Oregon) if he's on the board at the time they are on the clock at sixth overall. Smith finished the season strong with a 300-yard game against the Dolphins in Week 17. The team might be willing to see if he can carry over that momentum.

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  Chargers | Relocation not bothering Philip Rivers    Wed Feb 25, 07:19 AM

San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers is not letting recent talk about the team leaving San Diego influence him about re-signing. 'Is the location of this team going to be a deciding factor?' Rivers said in a radio station interview. 'I can't honestly tell you that it will be.'

Footballguys view: We'll see Rivers get an extension with the Chargers in the near future. He's had a career resurgence under head coach Mike McCoy. It wouldn't surprise us to see him get a deal that keeps him with the Chargers for the rest of his career.

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  Browns | CLE interested in Mike Glennon?    Tue Feb 24, 09:19 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon is a player the Cleveland Browns are believed to be interested in, according to two league sources.

Footballguys view: There haven't been any formal offers, but if the Buccaneers are willing to deal Glennon he is a name worth watching. The Bucs will have their franchise QB when they select Jameis Winston with the number one pick in the 2015 NFL draft. Glennon might be able to fetch them a third-round pick (or so) by a team interested in a quarterback with 19 games experience, a strong arm and decent upside.

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  Buccaneers | TB eyeing Jameis Winston at No. 1?    Tue Feb 24, 07:51 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston could be top draft priority for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Rapoport said he hasn't talked to a single person who doesn't think Tampa Bay will take Winston with the first draft pick.

Footballguys view: It's like the worst kept secret in the league. The Buccaneers seemed to have locked onto Winston as their choice. They need a franchise quarterback, and Winston is arguably the best in his draft class. The Florida State prospect has a skill set similar to that of Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers), but off-field concerns create question marks about his value in the draft.

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  Browns | Josh McCown visiting    Tue Feb 24, 05:26 PM

Free-agent QB Josh McCown (Buccaneers) is visiting the Cleveland Browns Tuesday, Feb. 24, and Wednesday, Feb. 25.

Footballguys view: McCown is a decent option, and he could be better than Brian Hoyer as a starter. However, he's no long-term answer at the position. We'll see if Johnny Manziel can get his life back on track after checking into rehab for alcohol problems.

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  Rams | Sam Bradford trade unlikely    Tue Feb 24, 05:17 PM

St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford will probably not be traded this offseason despite interest from the Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills. As of Tuesday, Feb. 24, no teams have contacted the Rams about trading Bradford.

Footballguys view: What would the Rams get for a guy who can't stay healthy? Bradford is likely an 'OK' starter, but he's barely been able to play as a pro because of various injuries. We're likely to see Bradford stay with the Rams for one more year. It's certainly a make-or-break year for the former number one pick.

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  NFL | Jameis Winston a risk first overall?    Tue Feb 24, 04:09 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston impressed scouts at the NFL scouting combine over the weekend, but NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock is unsure if he is worth the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft. 'I don't know yet,' Mayock said. 'I take (Winston) No. 1 from a talent perspective. I'm all over it from a talent perspective, but I would have to do more homework off the field because, right now, he scares me. He was the face of Florida State football, and he continued to make bad decisions off the field.' Winston's pro day is March 31.

Footballguys view: Shocking...err, not so much. Winston is most certainly a risk because of the off-field issues that plagued him at Florida State. We like what he shows on film, but teams are going to have to figure out if he's worth the headache. At this time, the Buccaneers might have locked in on Winston as the top pick.

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  Bills | Sam Bradford not pursued by Bills    Tue Feb 24, 02:43 PM

St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford is not being pursued by the Buffalo Bills, according to a source.

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  NFL | Jameis Winston a lock for top pick?    Mon Feb 23, 11:52 PM

Florida State University QB Jameis Winston impressed coaches and talent evaluators with his arm and his intelligence at the NFL Scouting Combine. 'The kid is great on the board, and he can sling the hell out the ball,' said one general manager who has drafted a quarterback first overall. 'I don't see how they cannot take him.'

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  Panthers | Cam Newton deal won't be rushed    Mon Feb 23, 05:32 PM

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton's expected new long-term contract may get done later rather than sooner. The topic of Newton's new deal was not even discussed when Newton's representatives and the Panthers met during the NFL scouting combine.

Footballguys view: We're likely to see Newton wait until Andrew Luck (Colts) and Russell Wilson (Seahawks) set the new market. If a new deal is not done this year, Carolina could franchise tag him in 2016.

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  NFL | Jameis Winston historically rated    Mon Feb 23, 04:44 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston will be the second-highest rated quarterback prospect in the last 10 years (Andrew Luck being first) by ESPN draft guru Todd McShay.

Footballguys view: Let's not get crazy here. Winston reminds us of Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers) on film, but he still has to play up to that potential as a pro. This is far from a historic QB class, and Winston is a good prospect....not a historically good prospect like Luck was when he came out of Stanford.

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  NFL | Marcus Mariota solid at combine    Mon Feb 23, 01:25 PM

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota showed an easy throwing motion during the NFL Scouting Combine and also showed good deep-ball accuracy. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.52 seconds and recorded a 36-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-1 broad jump.

Footballguys view: Mariota should be able to develop into a good starter at the pro level. He's going to have to get used to throwing into tighter coverage, working from under snap and actually calling plays. At Oregon, he used a signal-based offense, threw to wide open guys and was always in the shotgun.

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  NFL | Jameis Winston throws well at combine    Mon Feb 23, 01:10 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston showed an easy throwing motion during the NFL Scouting Combine and also showed good deep-ball accuracy. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.97 seconds and 4.99 seconds and recorded a 28 1/2-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-7 broad jump.

Footballguys view: There are few questions about Winston on the football field. He's a big quarterback who can sluff off defenders while keeping plays alive with his feet. He has a strong arm, and Winston is not afraid to throw into coverage to challenge a defense.

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  Browns | Brian Hoyer's status up in air    Sun Feb 22, 09:20 PM

Cleveland Browns impending free-agent QB Brian Hoyer's agent met with the Browns in January, but it is uncertain when negotiations will relaunch.

Footballguys view: Hoyer is a boring option for any team looking for a quarterback. He's 'OK' as a starter, but his play is nothing to write home about. The Browns would love to be mediocre in 2015, and Hoyer would help them be below average if he's kept around and if he can stay healthy.

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  Panthers | Cam Newton begins extension talks    Sun Feb 22, 07:53 AM

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton's representatives were scheduled to meet with the team this weekend at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Talks for a new contract were on the agenda.

Footballguys view: The Panthers picked up the fifth-year option on Newton last year, so he's entering the final year of his rookie deal in 2015. Newton has had a good start to his pro career, so the Panthers are likely to get him a contract that is among the highest for quarterbacks in the league. However, we should see Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson get new deals before Newton does his.

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  NFL | Marcus Mariota talked with Chip Kelly    Sat Feb 21, 02:59 PM

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota has spoken with Philadelphia Eagles head coach, and Mariota's former coach at Oregon, Chip Kelly.

Footballguys view: The Eagles are likely to do whatever they can to move into the top 10 so they can draft Mariota. Kelly did not indicate that the Eagles had their eyes on Mariota in this year's draft, but we know that he should. The Eagles offense has not been able to be run true to scheme because of QBs that don't fit. Mariota would allow us to see what Kelly's offense really looks like at the pro level.

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  Browns | Cleveland interested in Sam Bradford    Sat Feb 21, 01:52 PM

St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford has reportedly drawn interest from the Cleveland Browns, but Bradford will likely be staying with the Rams.

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  Titans | Zach Mettenberger has been throwing    Sat Feb 21, 01:47 PM

Tennessee Titans QB Zach Mettenberger (shoulder) has been able to throw this offseason and said his shoulder is 100% at this time.

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  NFL | Jameis Winston runs at combine    Sat Feb 21, 01:23 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston posted unofficial times of 4.97 seconds and 4.99 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Footballguys view: He's not fast ladies and gentlemen. Winston reminds us of Ben Roethlisberger on the field, but even Roethlisberger ran a 4.7 40-yard dash at the combine when he came out of Miami (Ohio). He'll keep plays alive with his feet, but Winston isn't really a rushing threat.

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  NFL | Marcus Mariota posts good 40 times    Sat Feb 21, 11:48 AM

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota posted unofficial times of 4.52 seconds and 4.56 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Footballguys view: Mariota can get up and move if he needs to. While not the greatest passer, we see Mariota as a guy who needs to prove he can throw accurately into coverage. At Oregon, many of his targets were wide open in that offense. Mariota rarely had to read multiple levels of coverage or throw into tight windows.

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  Buccaneers | Jameis Winston wants to play for TB    Fri Feb 20, 06:04 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston said he would like to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and believes he has the trust of head coach Lovie Smith. 'I think it would be a privilege to play in Tampa, period, with the Florida State fan base and everything I have been involved with in the state of Florida. Coach Smith speaking highly of me, that already lets me know I'm a part of their program,' Winston said. 'I already have a trust factor in with him, and now all I have to do is accept his trust and gain his trust to help him out.'

Footballguys view: There's a good chance he'll get his wish of course, as he has been linked to the Bucs for a long time. They'll do their due diligence on his off-field issues, but they may have a head start on that given they are down in Tampa. Staying in Florida could be a mixed bag for Winston. On the one hand he will stay in a somewhat familiar environment and be close to friends and family. On the other hand he'll be close to temptations he has sometimes struggled with not succumbing to. Tampa needs a quarterback though because no matter what they say, Mike Glennon is not in their long term plans. Winston sounds like he is in the lead to be 'their guy.'

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  Rams | St. Louis will talk with Jameis Winston    Fri Feb 20, 05:10 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is scheduled to meet with the St. Louis Rams during the NFL Scouting Combine.

Footballguys view: They seem all in on Sam Bradford, but maybe they're looking to fall in love? We don't know what Bradford can do and on top of that, the guy cannot stay healthy. Would it be a shock if they selected a quarterback and moved on from Bradford? Not really. They'd still need to do the same for Winston that they need to do for any quarterback - get him some reliable weapons.

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  Saints | Jameis Winston to talk with Saints    Fri Feb 20, 05:08 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is scheduled to meet with the New Orleans Saints during the NFL Scouting Combine.

Footballguys view: Well, this is just kicking the tires, right? Sure, Drew Brees isn't getting any younger, but you aren't spending the pick to get Winston to back him up for a few years. This is a curious meeting, but the Combine is the time when teams get to meet guys they have no interest in, just to get their measure.

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  Browns | Jameis Winston to meet with Cleveland    Fri Feb 20, 05:05 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is scheduled to meet with the Cleveland Browns during the NFL Scouting Combine.

Footballguys view: The Browns would have to move quite a bit to get Winston, and like the rumors they could like Marcus Mariota, it's not a great sign that their 2014 first rounders were good selections. On top of it, this is a team with a ton of holes. Is spending two draft picks (at least) to move up for a quarterback the best use of their picks?

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  Buccaneers | Bucs interested in Jameis Winston    Fri Feb 20, 04:52 PM

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is scheduled to meet with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the NFL Scouting Combine.

Footballguys view: BREAKING: WATER IS WET. We did know this already. There is a possibility they will keep Mike Glennon and use him to back up Winston or they might trade him off. Either way, this comes as a shock to nobody. The Bucs have great weapons in Mike Evans and Vincent Jackson, so Winston could be very successful there, very quickly.

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