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Mike Cofer, Pro Bowl linebacker for Lions, dies at 58

Mike Cofer, Pro Bowl linebacker who played a decade with Detroit Lions, dies at 58

Pride Of Detroit

Report: Former Lions guard T.J. Lang expected to retire

Happy trails, Lang. It looks like former Detroit Lions guard T.J. Lang will be calling it a career. According to the Detroit Free Press, people close to Lang are saying that the 10-year veteran has played his last game, and an official announcement may be coming as soon as Friday. While Lang’s recent career has been marred by injuries that have caused him to miss 15 of the last 36 games, his legacy should overshadow his last few years in Detroit. Lang has made the Pro Bowl twice and he won a Super Bowl in 2011 with the Green Bay Packers. Additionally, he got to finish his career with...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

NFL will discuss rule changes at league meetings that could have altered Super Bowl matchup

The NFL plans to look at several possible rule changes during its annual league meetings next week in Phoenix — including two rules, if in place last season, that could have altered the AFC and NFC championship games. The NFL will explore whether to expand the reviewable plays in instant replay...

Florida Times-Union

Sam Kouvaris: Are Jaguars acting with confidence or hubris? That answer is important

There's a certain level of confidence that's needed to lead. Whether it's a business, a political movement or a sports team, the leader has to believe in what he or she is doing.The problem is, sometimes those leaders are so cloistered, so single-minded that their confidence turns to hubris and things don't go so well.The confidence coach Bill Belichick has in what he's doing in New England has turned into Super Bowl championships for the Patriots. Belichick can come off as [...]

ClutchPoints

New England has met with two West Virginia wide receivers

In spite of the New England Patriots’ sixth Super Bowl championship last month, wide receiver remains a position of need for the ballclub, which is why the Patriots have met with West Virginia wide outs Gary Jennings and David Sills ahead of next month’s NFL Draft, according to Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network. The wide […] The post New England has met with two West Virginia wide receivers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Vinny Curry said it “felt right” to come back to Philadelphia Eagles

Free-agent defensive lineman Vinny Curry signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, marking the beginning of his second stint with the club after spending one year away. Curry, who won a Super Bowl with the Eagles in the 2017-18 campaign, is happy to come back: “Definitely had a couple different offers on the table, but […] The post Vinny Curry said it “felt right” to come back to Philadelphia Eagles appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Arrowhead Pride

The AP prospect of the week is Ohio State wide receiver Terry McLaurin

It’s a receiver the could be available for the Chiefs on day three of the NFL Draft. Free agency is well underway and the team needs heading into the NFL Draft are starting to become clear. Watch the video and learn more about a potential day-three wide receiver. Terry McLaurin, wide receiver 6’ 1/8” | 208 lbs | Ohio State *Never miss a video from Arrowhead Pride by subscribing to our YouTube channel here* Projected Draft Range: Day three I would take him in the: fourth round One sentence bio: Senior Bowl participant who was originally invited because of special-teams...

www.milehighreport.com

Report: Broncos to have a pre-draft visit with guard, Chris Lindstrom

Another exciting interior offensive lineman visiting the Broncos. According to reports, the Denver Broncos have a pre-draft visit/workout scheduled with former Boston College offensive lineman, Chris Lindstrom. Lindstrom has pre-draft visits lined up with the #Broncos, #Eagles, and #Redskins, I hear. #Ravens showing good interest and the #Vikings were the only team to sit down with him at both the Senior Bowl and Combine. They were also represented at his Pro Day this week. https://t.co/v6lYx58Tp3— Darren Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) March 22, 2019 Lindstrom is a 6’4”, 308lb interior...

www.milehighreport.com

New power rankings shows Broncos did nothing in free agency to get better

Sometimes you can just see the lazy in a write-up. Nate Davis of USA Today talked about Joe Flacco, because to him that’s all the Denver Broncos did to improve. I saw a post free agency NFL power rankings post the other day and thought maybe the Denver Broncos did some things that would generate some movement from the bottom where they predictably began since their last ranking after the Super Bowl was over. Nate Davis of USA Today had other ideas. 26. Broncos (26): If John Elway gets the Joe Flacco who shocked Denver in 2012 playoffs, bravo. If not? GM will likely be taking another...

NFL Spin Zone

Philadelphia Eagles: 3 Available bargains to target in 2019 NFL free agency

After winning Super Bowl LII in 2017, the Philadelphia Eagles struggled to reach the playoffs. What available free agents could help this team? Things can change an awful lot in today’s NFL from season to season. And perhaps there is no better example of them that than the Philadelphia Eagles, a team that is less […] Philadelphia Eagles: 3 Available bargains to target in 2019 NFL free agency - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

ClutchPoints

New England showing interest in UMass running back Marquis Young

Sony Michel had a phenomenal year for the New England Patriots this past season and was integral in their run to a sixth Super Bowl championship, but some extra depth in the backfield never hurts. That’s why the Patriots have met with University of Massachusetts running back Marquis Young, according to Tony Pauline of Draft […] The post New England showing interest in UMass running back Marquis Young appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Mel Kiper upgrades Broncos 2018 draft class to an A-

It is widely agreed among fans that the Denver Broncos nailed the 2018 NFL Draft with their selections and that is without even counting Pro Bowl undrafted running back Phillip Lindsay in that. Overall, the class could help the franchise turn the corner in the post-Peyton Manning era. The class included starters in Bradley Chubb and Courtland Sutton, along with major rookie role players in Royce Freeman, Josey Jewell, and DaeSean Hamilton. Both Sam Jones and Isaac Yiadom could have potential as well. That’s a pretty damn good draft. Mel Kiper of ESPN had initially graded the class fairly...

Silver And Black Pride

Silver Mining 3/22: What Trent Brown learned from Tom Brady and will take with him to Raiders

Raiders News Here’s What Trent Brown Learned From Tom Brady, Will Take To Raiders | NFL | NESN.comTrent Brown only spent one season with the New England Patriots, but it turned out to be a life-changing campaign for the offensive tackle. Brown was the Patriots’ starting left tackle for all 19 games last season, which culminated with a Super Bowl LIII victory. Raiders should draft a quarterback high, but keep CarrConventional wisdom suggests if the Raiders take a quarterback high in the draft, then Derek Carr will be elsewhere in 2019. Raiders GM Mike Mayock explains the value of...

New York Daily News

MillerCoors suing Anheuser-Busch for Super Bowl ad trashing its alleged corn syrup use

Trouble is brewing. An ongoing feud between the country’s top two beer companies has bubbled over, with MillerCoors suing Anheuser-Busch for its Super Bowl ad trashing its alleged use corn syrup. In the federal suit filed Thursday, MillerCoors — which makes Coors Light and Miller Lite — states...

Detroit Free Press

Ex-Detroit Lions guard T.J. Lang ready to retire from NFL

Ex-Detroit Lion T.J. Lang, who played at Birmingham Brother Rice and Eastern Michigan, made two Pro Bowls and won a Super Bowl        

Pats Pulpit

Voting for the Elite 8 of Pats Madness is now open!

Only eight games are left in the race for best one of the Patriots dynasty. The Sweet 16 is over, and there are only 8 teams left in our Pats Madness bracket! Before we get into this round’s matchups, it’s interesting to note that there were no close battles last week. We had two matchups in the first round that were decided by around 10 total votes but every winner from last round had at least 60% of the votes, even the one upset. Speaking of that upset, we had the first of the Super Bowls go down when The Tuck Rule beat out Super Bowl 39. Onto the matchups. Remember to vote on the...

Bleeding Green Nation

Vinny Curry turned down other offers to come back to the Eagles

Culture! Most of you know the Vinny Curry story by now. The Neptune, New Jersey native grew up rooting for the Eagles and had the fortune of being selected by them in second-round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Even better, Curry became a member of the Eagles’ first Super Bowl winning team in 2018. Now, after a one-year stop with the Buccaneers, Curry is back where he belongs. And he’s sure not hiding how excited he is to be back. On could really sense Curry’s genuine enthusiasm during his conference call with local media on Thursday afternoon. EAGLES PR: I’m here with Vinny Curry. VINNY...

Niner Nation

Jerry rice to Jordan Matthews: Tell yourself you’re the best person there

Jerry Rice has some advice for his nephew It’s barely been a week since the San Francisco 49ers signed Jordan Matthews, and here we are again talking about how he’s related to Niners legend Jerry Rice. Matthews spoke about the advice Uncle Jerry gave him when Matthews first came into the league: “When I was coming out for the draft, I got in touch with him and said ‘what’s the best advice you can give me going into the draft, Combine, Senior Bowl?’” Matthews asked to Rice. “He said ‘everywhere you go, tell yourself you’re the best person there and that you’re supposed...

Bleeding Green Nation

Eagles reportedly host TCU pass rusher on pre-draft visit

More defensive end depth? TCU edge rusher L.J. Collier is one of the 30 prospects from the 2019 NFL Draft who will be hosted by the Eagles for a visit in Philadelphia, according to Jared Tokarz from NFL Draft Insider. Collier measures in at 6-2, 283 pounds. The redshirt senior finished his college carer with 82 total tackles, 20.5 tackles for loss, 14.5 sacks, five pass deflections, one interception, and zero forced fumbles. Collier drew some attention at this year’s Senior Bowl but not everyone is a fan. BGN’s Benjamin Solak wrote about Collier in his “Pre-Combine Risers I Just...

SportsDay

Aloha: Cowboys face LA Rams in Honolulu during preseason

The Cowboys have not been shy when it comes to traveling long distances to play a preseason game.Add another destination to the list.The Cowboys and Los Angeles Rams will face each other in Honolulu on August 17 at Aloha Stadium. The game, announced Thursday, will be the second for both teams and will kick off at 9 p.m. CDT.This marks the first time in 43 years the NFL has held an exhibition game other than the Pro Bowl on the island. San Francisco and San Diego met at Aloha Stadium in 1976.The last time the Cowboys played a game outside of the contiguous United States was a regular season...

Acme Packing Company

Thursday Cheese Curds: Being nostalgic won’t win the Packers a Super Bowl

Letting Randall Cobb and Clay Matthews walk was tough but also absolutely necessary. After being able to keep a core of players together for several years, the past couple of days have been tough on the hearts of Packer Nation. As sad as it was to see Clay Matthews and Randall Cobb move on, letting them leave was also very necessary. Both players are no longer their former selves. Matthews has infamously struggled when healthy and even when he was on the field he was often invisible. Cobb had flashes, but he too was not as productive the past few seasons as Davante Adams’ star began to...

Bleeding Green Nation

Eagles proposed to change an unfair advantage the Cowboys currently possess

But then withdrew it. The Philadelphia Eagles versus Dallas Cowboys rivalry exists even during the NFL offseason. The 2018 Super Bowl champions recently submitted a league resolution proposal that would attempt to rectify an unfair advantage that the Cowboys (and Detroit Lions) currently posses. Here’s the proposal (hat tip to Pro Football Talk): Withdrawn, By Philadelphia; to continue the annual tradition of having Dallas and Detroit play on Thanksgiving, provided that one of those clubs host a home game with the other club playing away, and alternating home and away games each...

Riggo's Rag

Report: Redskins expected to meet with West Virginia quarterback Will Grier

The Washington Redskins are doing a lot of work on this year’s quarterback class. Reportedly, they are going to meet with West Virginia quarterback Will Grier. Throughout the offseason, the Redskins have done a lot of work on the quarterbacks in the 2019 NFL Draft class. At the Senior Bowl and combine, they were focusing […] Report: Redskins expected to meet with West Virginia quarterback Will Grier - Riggos Rag - Riggos Rag - A Washington Redskins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

NFL Spin Zone

Philadelphia Eagles: Post-free agency 7-Round mock draft with trades

After the first wave of free agency, let’s take a look at a new Philadelphia Eagles seven-round 2019 mock draft, featuring some trades. The Philadelphia Eagles kicked off the new league year with some solid moves in free agency that they believe will help them get one step closer to another Super Bowl. First, they […] Philadelphia Eagles: Post-free agency 7-Round mock draft with trades - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

Pats Pulpit

Breaking down how the return of Ryan Allen impacts the Patriots’ salary cap

The details are in on Ryan Allen’s one-year deal that keeps him in Foxborough for 2019. On Thursday, ESPN’s Mike Reiss provided the details on punter Ryan Allen’s new one-year contract with the Patriots. Punter Ryan Allen: 1 year, $1.55 millionSigning bonus: $100kBase salary: $900kRoster bonus: $500k ($31,250 per game)Incentives: $50,000 (Pro Bowl)ANALYSIS: Modest deal that sets Allen up for increase on open market in 2020 if he performs well. Coming off great SB53.— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) March 21, 2019 As Reiss stated, the deal is modest. Its its $1.5 million 2019 cash total...

Julian Edelman Honorary Starter At Daytona 500

Julian Edelman has had quite the busy month, and the Super Bowl MVP continued the fun as the honorary starter for the Daytona 500. NESN.com's Rachel Holt shares the details. For more, visit: http://nesn.com/Patriots/

Los Angeles Rams: Looking ahead to 2019 | Pro Football Talk | NBC Sports

Rodney Harrison joins Mike Florio to discuss Sean McVay's lack of adjustments in Super Bowl LIII, the status of Todd Gurley's knee, and how the Rams will change in the offseason. #NBCSports #ProFootballTalk #NFL #SuperBowlLIII #Rams #SeanMcVay #ToddGurley

Kyle Van Noy Talks Super Bowl LIII Victory | The Jim Rome Show

New England Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy calls Jim Rome to discuss winning Super Bowl LIII.