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Bears’ Nick Foles trade with Jaguars becomes official

13 days ago, the Jacksonville Jaguars agreed to send veteran quarterback and former Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles to the Chicago Bears in a trade. On Wednesday, the trade became official as both teams announced the deal via their respective Twitter accounts. In exchange for Foles, the Jaguars received a fourth-round pick in the upcoming […] The post Bears’ Nick Foles trade with Jaguars becomes official appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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5 worst NFL players to make the Pro Bowl in league history

The Pro Bowl is supposed to be a celebration of the best players in the NFL getting together to play a fun game, but that doesn’t mean only the elite get to play in it. Let’s breakdown the five worst NFL players to make the Pro Bowl. Braylon Edwards – 2007 Braylon Edwards deserved to […] The post 5 worst NFL players to make the Pro Bowl in league history appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Behind the Steel Curtain

A Letter From the Editor: Every Super Bowl run requires some magic, will the Steelers have it?

Photo by Joe Sargent/ The Pittsburgh Steelers are in “win now” mode, but they also need some magic on their side if they want to claim a 7th Lombardi trophy. If you have social media, and were following the Pittsburgh Steelers’ many platforms, you knew about how the team re-aired Super Bowl 43 in its entirety Sunday to the enjoyment of the vast Steelers fan base. I watched, and was enthralled as if the game was just last season. James Harrison’s interception return for a touchdown at the end of the half is still the greatest play in Super Bowl history, and it gives me chills...

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Bears finalize trade with Jaguars for quarterback Foles

The Chicago Bears have finalized a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars for 2018 Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles

Cincy Jungle

NFL playoffs officially expanded to 14 teams

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ We’ll see two more Wild Card games in the postseason. The NFL voted today to expand the postseason by two teams beginning with the 2020 season. Expanding the NFL postseason was addressed in the new NFL-NFLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Players and clubs both recognized that nothing energizes fans like the chance to see their team qualify for the playoffs and compete for the Super Bowl. Today’s vote during a league meeting held remotely follows the recommendation of the Competition Committee, Management Council Executive Committee and Media Committee on...

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Falcons 2020 NFL Draft scouting report: CB Bryce Hall, Virginia

Photo by Mark Brown/ The Falcons have drafted at least one defensive back in each of the last eight drafts, dating back to 2012. Credit should be given to University of Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall. Since he took over the ACC program in 2016, there has been apparent improvement for Virgina. The Cavaliers were a 2 team when Mendenhall took over in 2016 but this past season, they pulled down 9 wins and an Orange Bowl berth. During that time, player development has also been impressive, and especially on the defensive side of the ball, largely because of Mendenhall’s defensive...

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Browns agree to two-year deal with veteran defensive end Adrian Clayborn

New Browns General Manager Andrew Berry has added another former first-round draft pick to the roster this offseason, and this one has a Super Bowl ring.Veteran defensive end Adrian Clayborn agreed to a two-year, $5.75 million contract with the Browns on Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation confirmed. The contract, the source said, can reach $6.75 million with incentives.Clayborn has been a rotational lineman for the past five seasons, so this move isn't [...]

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49ers’ George Kittle defends Jimmy Garoppolo after Stephen A. Smith rips him

The San Francisco 49ers are going off an impressive Super Bowl run to cap off the 2019 NFL season. Unfortunately, there is still plenty of speculation regarding whether or not quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo can get the job done. Stephen A. Smith did not hold back when it came to the notion of Garoppolo being carried […] The post 49ers’ George Kittle defends Jimmy Garoppolo after Stephen A. Smith rips him appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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New Giant Nate Ebner loves “one-play series” nature of special teams

Nate Ebner | Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Ebner cites “game-changing opportunities” in kicking game For eight seasons Nate Ebner has made his living as a special teams player, helping the New England Patriots win three Super Bowl titles in the process. On a Tuesday conference call with New York media, Ebner, who signed a one-year deal with the New York Giants in free agency, explained the importance of special teams. Ebner called plays in the kicking game “a one-play series.” “You don’t get four downs,” he said. “You don’t have a bunch of opportunities. You get one...

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Peter Schrager cites coach: Senior Bowl gave Bengals huge 2020 NFL Draft advantage

Bengals defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo said in January that coaching the Senior Bowl gives the club a decisive advantage in draft preparation.        

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Predicting who 49ers will select with the No. 13 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft

Despite making it to the Super Bowl to cap off the 2019 season, the San Fransisco 49ers find themselves with a top 15 pick in April’s upcoming NFL Draft. While they had to give up star defensive lineman DeForest Buckner to the Indianapolis Colts to get their selection (No. 13), it gives the Niners a […] The post Predicting who 49ers will select with the No. 13 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blogging The Boys

March Madness tournament: Cowboys top 64 plays of all time, Round 1, Group 5

So, what plays are on the agenda today? The BTB 64-play tournament continues as we try to narrow down the top play in Dallas Cowboys history. So far, we’ve put 16 different plays out there for your viewing pleasure, and he is how the voting has turned out: It’s not too late to cast your vote (Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4). Today, we have four new plays to check out. Washington’s fumble recovery Emmitt Smith took home the MVP award in Super Bowl XXVIII for his 132-yard, two-touchdown performance, but many could argue that it should’ve gone to Cowboys reserve...

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Patriots news: Matthew Slater makes it clear that New England’s standard won’t change

The winds of change have swept through New England this offseason. The Patriots’ offseason has been highlighted by legendary quarterback Tom Brady bolting Foxborough to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in free agency, ending Brady’s 20-year tenure with the Pats. During that time, Brady led the Patriots to six Super Bowl championships, establishing himself […] The post Patriots news: Matthew Slater makes it clear that New England’s standard won’t change appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Buccaneers: Predicting who Tampa Bay will select with the No. 14 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made the splashiest move of the offseason a few weeks back, signing six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady to a 2-year, $30 million deal. The $15 million-a-year will be the highest total the 42-year-old quarterback has ever been paid in a season. Signing a quarterback like Brady has it’s obvious risks […] The post Buccaneers: Predicting who Tampa Bay will select with the No. 14 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Bengals News (3/30):More important than ever

Photo by Don Juan Moore/ Coaching the Senior Bowl is usually a nice advantage for a team during draft preparations, but this year will probably give the teams a bigger advantage than usual. Bengals Booth Podcast: Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham look at the reported moves the Bengals have made in free agency.It's the "Who Are You?" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as Dave Lapham joins Dan Hoard to look at the team's reported moves in free agency. The broadcast duo discusses the team's acquisitions and answers questions from fans. Week In Review: Bengals continue to revamp the defense with...

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Tom Brady rewatches Patriots’ comeback vs. Falcons in Super Bowl LI

Tom Brady might not be playing for the New England Patriots in 2020, but he is reveling in some of his best moments with the franchise while remaining indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic. Brady spent his Sunday rewatching New England’s historic comeback against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, posting some of the […] The post Tom Brady rewatches Patriots’ comeback vs. Falcons in Super Bowl LI appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Why Philip Rivers will lead Colts to playoffs in 2020

The Indianapolis Colts franchise took a serious blow right before the start of the 2019 regular season. Towards the end of the preseason, superstar quarterback Andrew Luck retired. Despite being just 29, Luck called it quits. This took the Colts from legitimate Super Bowl contenders to a team people thought could find themselves with a […] The post Why Philip Rivers will lead Colts to playoffs in 2020 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Bears rumors: Mitchell Trubisky may have edge over Nick Foles

The Chicago Bears traded a fourth-round pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars for quarterback Nick Foles this offseason. When trading for a former Super Bowl MVP, you’d probably imagine that would be the new starter. However, according to Alyssa Barbieri of Bearswire.com, Foles is not the starter just yet. In fact, not only is he not the […] The post Bears rumors: Mitchell Trubisky may have edge over Nick Foles appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Golden Gate Sports

49ers re-sign versatile offensive lineman Ben Garland

The San Francisco 49ers have officially re-signed versatile interior offensive lineman Ben Garland to a one-year deal boosting their offensive line depth. The San Francisco 49ers have made sure that their top priority this offseason was retaining as much of their 2019 roster as possible as they prepare for another Super Bowl run in 2020. […] 49ers re-sign versatile offensive lineman Ben Garland - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

Blogging The Boys

Troy Aikman will present former Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Photo by Joseph Patronite/ Two great Cowboys together for one induction ceremony. Obviously a lot remains to be seen with the state of our world, but as of now the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to play in the first football game of the season - the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game. The Cowboys are slated to play the Pittsburgh Steelers in Canton, Ohio in the game’s preseason kickoff and the squads are meeting in honor of the coaches that are receiving bronze busts, Jimmy Johnson and Bill Cowher. Johnson and Cowher didn’t ultimately meet in Super Bowl XXX but Johnson’s Cowboys were...

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Ex-Jaguars offensive lineman Tony Boseli admitted to hospital due to coronavirus

There have been a few notable athletes or former players that have tested positive for the coronavirus and Tony Boselli of the Jacksonville Jaguars is the latest one. According to Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, Boselli was admitted to a hospital due to the coronavirus. Former Pro Bowl Jaguars offensive lineman Tony Boselli was recently admitted […] The post Ex-Jaguars offensive lineman Tony Boseli admitted to hospital due to coronavirus appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Horseshoe Heroes

3 stats that prove Colts will be better this season

We all know that the Colts had a disappointing campaign in 2019. These three stats will show that they will turn that ugly 7-9 record around and be much better in 2020. The Colts were expected to be major Super Bowl contenders this time last year. They were on the heels of making the Divisional […] 3 stats that prove Colts will be better this season - Horseshoe Heroes - Horseshoe Heroes - An Indianapolis Colts Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Latest 2020 mock draft for the Arizona Cardinals

With the NFL Draft now just a month away, here’s another look at who the Arizona Cardinals could select with their six picks Over the past couple of weeks, things have changed drastically for the Arizona Cardinals. After acquiring Pro Bowl wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, and some very capable free agent defenders as well, the […] Latest 2020 mock draft for the Arizona Cardinals - Raising Zona - Raising Zona - An Arizona Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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NFL power rankings: KC Chiefs remain on top despite quiet free agency

The Kansas City Chiefs don’t have to prove anything to anyone to remain on top of NFL Power Rankings at FanSided. Despite the near silent approach in free agency so far by the Kansas City Chiefs, there’s no dethroning the defending Super Bowl champions with a bunch of moves on the NFL’s transaction list. Other […] NFL power rankings: KC Chiefs remain on top despite quiet free agency - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

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Derek Wolfe’s time with the Broncos has likely come to an end

Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/ The re-signing of Shelby Harris likely ends Derek Wolfe’s time with the Broncos. It was reported late Friday night that the Denver Broncos have re-signed defensive lineman Shelby Harris to a one-year deal worth up $3.25 million dollars. Per @BKDenverSports, the #Broncos re-sign defensive lineman Shelby Harris to a one-year deal https://t.co/R6SX4wRwrT— MileHighReport (@MileHighReport) March 28, 2020 This signing solidified a Broncos defensive line that acquired Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jurrell Casey last week, tendered nose tackle Mike Purcell as...

Stephen A.'s message to Cowboys fans: Something will go wrong, mark my words! | Get Up

Stephen A. Smith joins Get Up to discuss the NFL's protection of quarterbacks and is confident that the Cowboys will not make the Super Bowl even though Dallas is the best team in the NFC heading into Week 3. #GetUp #NFL ✔

It’s the beginning of the end for Drew Brees and Sean Payton – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith predicts Saints QB Drew Brees will retire if he comes back from his thumb injury and leads the New Orleans to a Super Bowl victory, freeing up Sean Payton to coach the Dallas Cowboys. #FirstTake #NFL ✔

Stephen A. gets annoyed with Max Kellerman saying the Browns are Super Bowl contenders | First Take

Stephen A. Smith does not buy Max Kellerman's argument that the Cleveland Browns are Super Bowl contenders. #FirstTake #NFL ✔