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  NFL | Robert Griffin's career not over yet?    Tue Dec 12, 03:00 PM

Free-agent QB Robert Griffin III (Browns) said he worked out for the Los Angeles Chargers last summer, almost played for the Baltimore Ravens and has received 'interesting offers' from other teams.

Footballguys view: So long as Griffin keeps himself in shape, there might be a team that gives him a chance to compete in camp next year. The Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2012, Griffin took the league by storm in his first year. Injuries and problems with head coach Mike Shanahan caused his career to go off track.

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  NFL | Devin Hester officially retires    Tue Dec 12, 01:41 PM

Free-agent WR/KR Devin Hester announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

Footballguys view: A second-round pick of the Bears in 2006, Hester goes down as one of the best...if not THE best...return man in NFL history. Hester holds the records for career punt return TDs (14) and career non-offensive TDs (20) and the third-most punt return yards (3,695) in league history.

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  NFL | Kenny Britt not claimed    Mon Dec 11, 06:27 PM

Former Cleveland Browns WR Kenny Britt is an unrestricted free agent after he went unclaimed on waivers.

Footballguys view: There was $942K left on Britt's deal so it's not a surprise that no team wanted to take on the rest of his contract. Now that he's free and clear, we'd imagine a few teams interested in Britt. He wants to play for a contender, and this just seems like a guy a team like the Patriots would take a chance on. Stay tuned.

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  NFL | Kenny Britt hopes to sign with contender    Sat Dec 9, 09:48 PM

Free-agent WR Kenny Britt (Browns) said he hopes to sign with a playoff contender if he clears waivers Monday, Dec. 11.

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  NFL | Rashad Jennings retires    Fri Dec 8, 10:38 AM

Free-agent RB Rashad Jennings (Giants) announced his retirement Friday, Dec. 8.

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  NFL | Devine Redding back from suspension    Tue Dec 5, 07:00 PM

Free-agent RB Devine Redding (Chiefs) had his suspension lifted Tuesday, Dec. 5.


  NFL | Michael Bowie suspended    Fri Dec 1, 11:58 PM

Free-agent OT Michael Bowie (Giants) was suspended six weeks for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

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  NFL | Frankie Hammond no longer suspended    Tue Nov 28, 07:56 PM

Free-agent WR Frankie Hammond Jr. (Jets) had his suspension lifted Tuesday, Nov. 28.

Footballguys view: Hammond has spent most of his career with the Chiefs. If any team wants special teams help, then Hammond might get a call.

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  NFL | Darren McFadden retires    Tue Nov 28, 03:45 PM

Free-agent RB Darren McFadden (Cowboys) announced his retirement from the NFL Tuesday, Nov. 28.

Footballguys view: McFadden was waived two days ago by the Cowboys and went unclaimed. He's going to go down as a player with a career summary of 'what might have been.' McFadden was the fourth-overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft, but he never quite played up to the hype surrounding him when he came out of Arkansas. He finishes his career with only two 1,000-yard rushing seasons and a career total of 5,420 rushing yards. Even without Ezekiel Elliott (suspended), the Cowboys move on with Alfred Morris and Rod Smith in the backfield.

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  NFL | Connor Williams declares for draft    Mon Nov 27, 04:06 PM

University of Texas OT Connor Williams declared Monday, Nov. 27, that he will enter the 2018 NFL Draft. Williams is a projected first-round pick.

Footballguys view: Williams is not only projected as a first-round pick, but he could easily go in the top-10 of the 2018 NFL draft. He's huge (6'6" 320 pounds) but a knee injury will give some teams pause when considering him in the first round.

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  NFL | Several teams interested in Mike McCoy    Sun Nov 26, 10:49 AM

Several NFL teams have expressed interest in hiring former Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy as a consultant, according to multiple sources.

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  NFL | Josh Allen likely to enter draft    Sat Nov 25, 10:09 PM

Wyoming QB Josh D. Allen is expected to enter the 2018 NFL Draft, according to his head coach.

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  NFL | Matt Elam's suspension lifted    Tue Nov 21, 07:23 PM

Free-agent FS Matt Elam's six-game suspension was lifted Tuesday, Nov. 21. He remains a free agent.

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  NFL | Vontae Davis being pursued by several teams    Sun Nov 12, 09:01 AM

Several teams have expressed interest in signing free-agent CB Vontae Davis (Colts), including two clubs that are currently in the playoff hunt, according to a source. He is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks after undergoing groin surgery this week but could return in time to contribute during the postseason.

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  NFL | Gary Kubiak could return as coordinator    Sun Nov 5, 10:32 AM

Former Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak may be willing to consider an offensive coordinator job next season if it is the right situation, according to sources close to him.

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  NFL | Three free agents no longer suspended    Tue Oct 31, 07:46 PM

Free-agents LB Max Bullough (Texans), RB B.J. Daniels (Falcons) and DT Ra'Shede Hageman (Falcons) had their suspensions lifted Tuesday, Oct. 31.

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  NFL | Anquan Boldin looking to play again    Thu Oct 26, 07:35 PM

Retired WR Anquan Boldin has expressed a desire to play again and has received permission from the Buffalo Bills for his agent to seek a trade.

Footballguys view: There are enough banged up receiving corps in the league to think he might get a look, but honestly as much as we love Boldin, he is way past the expiration date and would have no real fantasy value.

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  NFL | Several teams interested in NaVorro Bowman    Sun Oct 15, 12:46 PM

Free-agent LB NaVorro Bowman (49ers) is receiving interest from the Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders. The New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens were interested in trading for Bowman before the San Francisco 49ers released him.

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  NFL | NaVorro Bowman close to signing?    Sat Oct 14, 10:16 AM

Based on the interest he has received, free-agent LB NaVorro Bowman (49ers) is expected to sign with a new team no later than Monday, Oct. 16, according to a source.

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  NFL | Matt Elam suspended    Thu Oct 12, 05:48 PM

Free-agent FS Matt Elam (Ravens) has been suspended for the next six weeks of the season, according to a source. The reason for the suspension was not disclosed, but Elam has been suspended before.

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  NFL | Dan Orlovsky calls it a career    Wed Oct 11, 12:21 PM

Free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky (Rams) announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday, Oct. 11.

Footballguys view: Orlovsky had a long NFL career, but he didn't appear in that many games. A fifth-round pick of the Lions (2005), Orlovsky started 12 career games (seven in 2008 for Detroit and five for the Colts in 2011). He finishes his pro career with 3,132 passing yards, 15 touchdowns and 13 interceptions.

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  NFL | De'Ante Saunders reinstated    Tue Sep 26, 07:04 PM

Free-agent CB De'Ante Saunders (Browns) was reinstated by the NFL from his suspension Tuesday, Sept. 26.


  NFL | Ra'Shede Hageman suspended six games    Fri Sep 22, 06:29 PM

Free-agent DL Ra'Shede Hageman (Falcons) was suspended by the National Football League for six weeks, a source said Friday, Sept. 22, due to a domestic violence issue.

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  NFL | Dalvin Cook, Kareem Hunt living off big plays    Tue Sep 19, 08:31 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook and Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt lead the NFL with six big-play rushes - defined as runs that cover more than 10 yards - through two games.

Footballguys view: Fantasy owners who took a chance on the rookie duo are getting a lot of rewards in return. Both backs have big play ability, and their respective teams are being creative in the ways they're used on a weekly basis. Cook and Hunt have RB1 upside every week no matter the opponent.

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  NFL | Josh Brown suspended six more games    Fri Sep 8, 08:25 AM

Free-agent PK Josh Brown (Giants) was suspended an additional six games Friday, Sept. 8, in a domestic violence case.

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  NFL | Jonathan Williams not claimed    Mon Sep 4, 05:47 PM

Free-agent RB Jonathan Williams (Bills) went unclaimed Monday, Sept. 4, and is now a free agent.

Footballguys view: Something is amiss here...it has to be. Williams has talent and certainly flashed for the Bills in the preseason. Perhaps there's something behind the scenes (medical, off field) that is giving teams pause when it comes to adding Williams.

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  NFL | Sam Shields suspended two games    Sun Sep 3, 11:10 AM

Free-agent CB Sam Shields (Packers) was suspended for the first two games of the 2017 regular season Saturday, Sept. 2.

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  NFL | Branden Albert not returning    Sun Aug 27, 06:23 PM

Retired OT Branden Albert has no desire to play football again, according to a source.

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  NFL | Darius Powe out 1-2 weeks    Thu Aug 24, 06:16 PM

Free-agent WR Darius Powe (hamstring) is expected to be sidelined for another week or two because of his hamstring injury, according to a source. The New York Giants may consider re-signing Powe when he recovers from the injury.

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  NFL | Zach Orr retires again    Fri Aug 18, 11:14 AM

Free-agent LB Zach Orr (Ravens) announced his retirement Friday, Aug. 18.

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  NFL | Zachary Orr still awaiting clearance    Fri Aug 11, 12:03 PM

Free-agent LB Zach Orr (neck) has yet to be medically cleared from the neck issue that cost him to temporary retire earlier this year.

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  NFL | Teams reaching out to Calvin Johnson?    Thu Aug 10, 10:09 PM

Retired Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson has been contacted by at least a half-dozen teams to gauge his interest in returning to the NFL, according to Mike Freeman of BleacherReport.com.

Footballguys view: The Lions would need to give up his rights in a trade, which might be very difficult to pull off. Still, very deep dynasty league owners should add Johnson just in case because the potential reward is so great.

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  NFL | Brandon Flowers retiring    Mon Aug 7, 09:03 PM

Free-agent CB Brandon Flowers (Chargers) will officially retire from professional football Tuesday, Aug. 8.

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  NFL | Vince Wilfork retires    Mon Aug 7, 01:18 PM

Free-agent DT Vince Wilfork (Texans) announced his retirement Monday, Aug. 7.

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  NFL | Rashad Jennings has talked with multiple teams    Wed Aug 2, 02:19 PM

Free-agent RB Rashad Jennings (Giants) told Sirius XM NFL Radio almost two weeks ago he's had 'simple conversations' with the Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Baltimore Ravens, Los Angeles Rams and Miami Dolphins.

Footballguys view: Jennings is a hard worker but aside from a solid 863 season with the Giants in 2015, has never really taken off the way we'd hoped he would. He's a backup with any of the listed teams and nothing more than that in fantasy if he lands on them.

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  NFL | Ryan Clady retires    Tue Aug 1, 11:33 AM

Free-agent OT Ryan Clady (Jets) announced his retirement Tuesday, Aug. 1.

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  NFL | Darrelle Revis still waiting    Sat Jul 29, 02:42 PM

Free-agent CB Darrelle Revis (Jets) is still working out in hopes of playing in 2017, but he has not received much interest at this point.

Footballguys view: Revis isn't going to get top dollar like he's used to. If he wants to continue playing, it will likely be a short-term contract for near veteran minimum.

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  NFL | Marcus Gilchrist cleared to play    Wed Jul 26, 05:44 PM

Free-agent FS Marcus Gilchrist (Jets) has been medically cleared to play football again after suffering a torn patellar tendon last year, according to a source. He has visits scheduled with undisclosed teams next week.

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  NFL | Charges dropped against Lucky Whitehead    Tue Jul 25, 01:10 PM

Free-agent WR Lucky Whitehead (Cowboys) had the shoplifting charge that led the Dallas Cowboys releasing him Monday, July 24, dropped by Virginia authorities Tuesday, July 25.

Footballguys view: The optics are bad for the Cowboys here. They cut Whitehead before confirming the arrest. A man was arrested and gave false information. Whitehead is cleared from this incident and looking for a new team. This looks bad for the Cowboys as controversy and allegations circle around superstar running back Ezekiel Elliott. The team insists Elliott has done nothing wrong but were quick to action in this false charge for Whitehead.

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  NFL | Two teams eyeing Brandon Flowers     Mon Jul 24, 04:40 PM

Free-agent CB Brandon Flowers (Chargers) will visit the Arizona Cardinals Wednesday, July 26, according to a source. Flowers has also been talking to the New England Patriots.

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  NFL | Arthur Jones had surgery    Mon Jul 24, 11:22 AM

Free-agent DT Arthur Jones (groin) had surgery to repair a hernia three weeks ago, according to a source. He's expected to sign with a team after Week 1.

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  NFL | David Bruton Jr. retires    Mon Jul 24, 11:08 AM

Free-agent S David Bruton Jr. (Broncos) announced his retirement Monday, July 24.

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  NFL | Alterraun Verner to work out this week    Sun Jul 23, 03:14 PM

Free-agent CB Alterraun Verner (Buccaneers) has a workout scheduled with an undisclosed team sometime this week, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson.

Footballguys view: Verner was a starting corner not all that long ago. When teams see the state of their secondaries or suffer an injury at corner, he'll surely get a call, but it's not a good sign for the team that signs him.

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  NFL | Robert Griffin III attracting mild interest    Sun Jul 23, 02:25 AM

Free-agent QB Robert Griffin III (Browns) has started to attract 'mild interest' from NFL clubs, four months following his March release from Cleveland.

Footballguys view: As teams start to see their backup quarterback situations up close in camp, that mild interest could heat up. Griffin is definitely good enough to be a #2 for some teams, but his durability has been far from reliable. There's a chance he won't be signed until midseason, but Griffin can still help a team.

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  NFL | No Ezekiel Elliott discipline this weekend    Fri Jul 21, 03:00 PM

Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott will not learn of any potential discipline from the league Friday, July 21, or over the weekend, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Footballguys view: The best hope for the Cowboys is they hear before the start of camp so they can plan for the opening week or two. We don't expect a long suspension, if one at all. Given how mercurial the league is in levying penalties, your guess is as good as ours. If he misses just a game or two, you can survive it though and he remains a strong choice for your first pick if he is available.

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  NFL | Anquan Boldin talking with teams    Mon Jul 17, 06:08 PM

Free-agent WR Anquan Boldin (Lions) said he has talked with several teams about the possibility of signing and is scheduled to meet with an undisclosed team Sunday, July 23.

Footballguys view: Boldin showed last year that he could still make plays at the pro level. We should see him sign with a new team sometime around the start of training camp.

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  NFL | Johnny Manziel talks with teams    Sat Jul 15, 05:49 PM

Free-agent QB Johnny Manziel (Browns) said he has talked with a few teams about returning to the NFL.

Footballguys view: There has been little news about Manziel this year, but first and foremost he needs to convince teams that his life is back in order. We'd be surprised if some team took a chance on Manziel at this point of the offseason with training camp right around the corner. Perhaps he'll be able to get on board with a new team at a later date.

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  NFL | Multiple teams interested in Greg Hardy    Sat Jul 15, 10:27 AM

Several NFL teams have expressed interest in free-agent DE Greg Hardy (Cowboys), according to agent Drew Rosenhaus, although no deal appears imminent.

Footballguys view: Hardy was out of the league last year due to his off-field issues. There may be some interest but we don't see teams falling all over themselves to add an oft-troubled player like Hardy.

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  NFL | Tony Romo committed to retirement    Fri Jul 14, 02:14 AM

Retired QB Tony Romo said he was 'done' playing football during an interview on the NFL Network Tuesday, July 12. That was a modification of what he initially said in April when he stated that his odds of staying retired were 'about 99 percent.'

Footballguys view: Romo is getting some sweet TV money to be in the broadcast booth for CBS. He's not going to get hit anymore and has a job he could be in for the next 20 years. Even when injuries hit in training camp, we can't see Romo walking away from that.

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  NFL | DeAngelo Williams healthy    Wed Jul 12, 05:32 PM

Free-agent RB DeAngelo Williams (Steelers) missed nine games this past season because of a knee injury but said he is completely healthy.

Footballguys view: Williams wants to sign on with a team for the 2017 season, and he might get some interest when injuries hit in training camp. He's drawn zero interest on the open market so far this offseason.

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