1:19 PM EDT, Sun March 09, 2014
AFC East Rumors & News
The people have spoken and you all believe that defensive end is the third most important position to add some help in free agency. In third place, and barely nudging out our fourth place contender, 19% of Patriots Nation believes defensive end to be the most important position to address in free agency. In my opinion, defensive end is an under-appreciated need for this squad. We can look at the roster and pick out the current defensive ends that we trust: Rob Ninkovich, Chandler Jones We can see the rookie defensive end that was made a special teamer because he couldn't uphold the gap...
Jets Gab 13 mins ago
The New York Jets have been linked to a lot of free agents that will hit the market on Tuesday but is it all true? Yes, the Jets do have money to spend but will the cash be spent on the top names in this year’s free agency class? According to OverTheCap.com the Jets have […]
Dolphins Gab 2 hours ago
So close, yet so far is the perfect way to describe the Miami Dolphins in 2013. Miami’s biggest issues last year were protecting Ryan Tannehill and stopping the run. Tannehill has done enough to prove that he can be the guy for the Dolphins. Last year he was sacked 59 times, if you take away […]
Browns Beat | Plain Dealer 7 mins ago
It's widely assumed the Browns will pursue Bills free safety Jairus Byrd, but they didn't contact him on the first day teams could negotiate for unrestricted free agents.
Miami Herald 5 hours ago
Devin Hester is the most productive kick-return specialist in NFL history.
Quick-hit thoughts around the NFL and with the Patriots: 1. Linebacker Brandon Spikes confirmed the obvious on Friday, stating it would be best for him and the Patriots to have a fresh start by making a split. That had me thinking back to Spikes’ rookie season, and the initial days of training camp, when Bill Belichick was expressing excitement about Spikes. Some of the soundbites: “He sees some things that I’m not sure everybody sees.
Miami Herald 9 hours ago
Branden Albert has vaulted to the top of the Miami Dolphins wish list, and Rodger Saffold isnt too far behind.
Boston Herald 12 hours ago
The primary competition the Patriots may have to ward off to keep Aqib Talib in Foxboro just might be the Washington Redskins.Chris Simms, who was in the Pats organization recently as a coaching assistant and also played with Talib at Tampa Bay, reported for “The Bleacher Report” that he was hearing the Skins were going to be “major players” in the bidding for the shutdown corner.In a lot of ways, it makes sense, as there were also some similar rumblings at the NFL’s scouting combine.
Miami Herald 12 hours ago
The rest of the country is thinking about spring training or March Madness. South Florida is waiting for the NBA playoffs to start so it can get really serious about the Heat. And in the meantime
Newsday 14 hours ago
John Idzik finally has the money and the draft picks to improve the Jets in a big way.
The Blitz | Boston Herald 15 hours ago
It looks like the Patriots might have to duke it out with the Washington Redskins over Aqib Talib.Bleacher Report analyst and former NFL quarterback Chris Simms, who was in the Pats organization recently as a coaching assistant, and also played with Talib in Tampa, reported that he was hearing the Skins were going to be “major players” in the bidding for the shutdown corner.
Miami Herald 16 hours ago
The rest of the country is thinking about spring training or March Madness. South Florida is waiting for the NBA playoffs to start so it can get really serious about the Heat. And in the meantime …
Newark Star-Ledger 20 hours ago
An NFL.com report says the Jets might pursue Schaub once he's cut by the Texans.
The decision to re-sign Jeff Cumberland could signal the start of a new era for the New York Jets at the tight-end position, which is to say they're actually planning to make the tight end more than an afterthought in the scope of the entire offense. Nice of them to join the party. In Year 1 of MartyBall, the Jets went against the leaguewide trend. In fact, they used two or more tight ends on only 206 plays. Only three teams used the package less than the Jets, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
AFC East Player News
Houston Texans have real interest in Ryan Mallett
Redskins emerge as suitor for Aqib Talib
Jets, tight end Jeff Cumberland agree to terms for new contract
Leftovers from weekly Patriots chat
Dolphins expected to be big spenders again in free agency