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Jadeveon Clowney: ‘I can play every position on the field’

Jadeveon Clowney

South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has no doubt that he should be the first overall pick in May’s NFL Draft. “I can pretty much do it all,” Clowney said. “Anything on defense I can help. I can be a playmaker. I am a playmaker. I’ve got what it takes, I believe, to go out there and set the tone for the ...

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Paulina Gretzky poses for ‘Golf Digest’


Paulina Gretzky, the daughter of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky, is on the cover of the May issue of Golf Digest magazine. Gretzky is currently engaged to PGA Tour pro Dustin Johnson. “The first swing I took in my dad’s tournament, I whiffed it in front of 30 people,” Gretzky told Golf Digest. “It was probably the best thing that ever happened ...

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Jared Allen: Vikings fans will boo me

Jared Allen

Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen expects to be booed when he returns to Minnesota this year. “Minnesota has great fans so they’re going to boo me,” Allen said.  “Absolutely.  I’m sure I’ll get some cheers later but absolutely they’re going to boo and why shouldn’t they?  I now play for a division rival but I love the fans in ...

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Green Bay Packers re-sign FB John Kuhn

John Kuhn

The Green Bay Packers re-signed veteran fullback John Kuhn to a one-year deal. #Packers have re-signed FB John Kuhn, per his agent. — Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) April 3, 2014 From Kevin Gold, Kuhn’s agent: “John is excited to remain in the place that is best suited for his talents.” — Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) April 3, 2014 Kuhn, 31, has played ...

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Patriots re-sign center Ryan Wendell

Ryan Wendell

The New England Patriots have re-signed center Ryan Wendell to a two-year contract, according to media reports. The deal carries a maximum value of $8.15 million and includes a signing bonus of $850,000, base salaries of $1 million per season, $2 million roster bonuses per season and up to $1.3 million in playing-time incentives for the 2015 season, reports ESPN’s Field Yates. Wendell, an ...

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Report: LeGarrette Blount signs with Steelers

Former New England Patriot running back LeGarrette Blount has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. LeGarrette Blount has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to league sources — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) March 28, 2014 Mike Tomlin was instrumental in convincing LeGarrette Blount to join the Steelers. He called him last week to recruit ...

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Maurice Jones-Drew signs three-year contract with Oakland Raiders

Maurice Jones-Drew

The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that they have signed unrestricted free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew. RB Maurice Jones-Drew officially is an Oakland Raider, signing a 3-year deal with the team. Jones-Drew is going home. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 28, 2014 Jones-Drew, who also visited the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets, is from the Bay Area and went to De La Salle ...

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Report: Sean Lee cleared for offseason workouts

Sean Lee

Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Sean Lee has been cleared for offseason workouts, reports Lee missed the final three games of 2013 season because of a torn ligament in his neck.  He suffered the injury on Dec. 9 against the Chicago Bears. Lee finished last season with 99 tackles and four interceptions. Lee, who signed a six-year extension worth up to $51 million last summer, has ...

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New York Giants land CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie


Former Denver Broncos cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie reached agreement Monday with the New York Giants on a five-year deal, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. So over two days, Giants add former Broncos CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and former Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 17, 2014 Rodgers-Cromartie spent this past season in Denver, and previously played for the Philadelphia Eagles and Arizona Cardinals. Cromartie visited with the New ...

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Dallas Cowboys sign QB Brandon Weeden


The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a two-year deal with former Clevleand Browns quarterback Brandon Weed. Weeden’s deal is worth $1.23 million over two years and does not include bonus money, according to Weeden will be the Cowboys third quarterback under contract behind Tony Romo and Kyle Orton. Weeden, a first round pick in 2012, posted a 5-15 record before ...

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