NFL free agent news: Bills sign QB AJ McCarron Jersey to 2-year deal

The Bills have found their quarterback, or at least one to compete for the starting job.
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Buffalo announced Wednesday, that it signed quarterback AJ McCarron to a two-year deal.
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Washington then replaced him in the starting lineup with Preston Smith, but while Smith took a step backward, Murphy broke out as a backup with nine sacks and 24 knockdowns, the latter of which topped even Kerrigan’s mark.

Having impressed, Murphy picked up a four-game PED suspension and subsequently tore his ACL, costing the Stanford product the entire 2017 campaign.

The Bills gave Murphy a three-year, $21 million deal, which will be a bargain if Murphy plays like the guy who was a great pass-rusher over 675 snaps in 2016.

The injury and the PED suspension obviously call his ability to repeat that into question, but he is worth a bet.

As the Bills rebuild their defensive line, Murphy could be a long-term replacement for Jerry Hughes at defensive end, given that the 29-year-old has just 10 sacks and 22 knockdowns over the past two seasons combined.
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The Broncos will send Siemian and a late-round 2018 pick to the Vikings while Minnesota will send back a 2019 draft pick, according to ESPN.

Siemian started 24 games for Denver over the last two seasons, but was expendable after the Broncos signed former Vikings QB Case Keenum to a two-year deal Wednesday.

The other two quarterbacks who saw action for Minnesota last season already have found new homes 鈥?Sam Bradford with the Cardinals and Teddy Bridgewater with the Jets.

But up until now, teams have received only the data for their own players while the NFL doled out other morsels during game broadcasts and online through its Next Antoine Vermette Jersey Gen Stats. (For example, Matthew Stafford led the league in tight-window completion rate over the last two seasons.) Starting next month, however, the league will begin sharing the GPS tracking data for all 32 teams league-wide, which leads to discussions about how it might impact, say, offseason contract negotiations or even game-planning in the fall,Of course, in some corners, it also leads to some predictable eye-rolling,Not digging data,Man, I’m trying to throw the game back to 1998, laughed Gruden, who got his first NFL head coaching job that year in Oakland.

NFL free agency: Texans can get Malcolm Butler Jersey and Jimmy Graham, but OL comes first

DeAndre Hopkins is the Texans’ best offensive player, but there is no word on whether Gaine would give the wide receiver the title of honorary assistant GM should the Texans land cornerback Malcolm Butler. Hopkins recruited Butler on Instagram after the latter was benched in Super Bowl 52.
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Both C.J. Fiedorowicz and Ryan Griffin are coming off seasons with serious concussion concerns. Stephen Anderson flashed some of his receiving skills, but Darcy Kuemper Authentic Jersey he’s still a raw player going into his third season.

The Texans need to think about an immediate-impact target here for Watson to play better off the deep shots to Hopkins and Will Fuller outside. Hopkins made his Butler-like suggestion with the Seahawks’ Jimmy Graham. Given Graham is 31 and was limited to doing most of his damage in the red zone (10 TDs) last season, he would be more of a short-term fix.

According to ESPN, free agent running back DeMarco Murray is scheduled to visit the Lions on Monday.

NFL teams are allowed to start entering contract negotiations with players on Monday prior to the new season beginning on Wednesday. Murray, 30, was released by the Titans earlier this month after Derrick Henry grabbed the starting spot last season.

The Lions still have Ameer Abdullah, Tion Green and Theo Riddick returning next season, but Abdullah has disappointed as a pro, and Riddick is more of a wide receiver on third downs.
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Lions front office has stated the team will add a running back to the mix this offseason, and it appears Murray may get the first crack at claiming the starting job.

The Patriots will at least think this one over. Rob Gronkowski is still unlikely to retire to pursue other non-football endeavors. But that’s about the only thing the team knows at tight end in 2018.

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Sam Darnold Jersey is definitely one of the top quarterbacks available in this draft.

Barkley looked so good that one NFL assistant coach said he would be willing to punch himself in the nuts many, many, many times to be able to draft him. That’s totally unreasonable, but Barkley’s performance does suggest that he’ll be pretty special as a pro.
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Barkley wasn’t the only Penn State prospect who crushed it. Two of his two Nittany Lions teammates, tight end Mike Gesicki and safety Troy Apke, both boosted their stock this week.

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But the best part about the roster is still the defense. After signing Manning, we stocked the roster with players like Von Miller, Aqib Talib, DeMarcus Ware, Derek Wolfe and Chris Harris. Getting Manning was step one, and then getting the rest of the pieces to win a Super Bowl was step two.
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Why we need you: Some of those players from Super Bowl 50 aren’t here anymore, but the defense was still No. 3 in the NFL last year despite our Lazy Susan of garbage at quarterback. The offense collectively finished with more interceptions than touchdowns 锟斤拷 that’s something you can fix.

An average quarterback is more valuable than an elite running back in 2018, and the Browns have passed on drafting that player in the last two drafts. In 2016, they passed on Carson Wentz and settled for Cody Kessler. Last year, they passed on multiple quarterbacks, including Deshaun Watson and settled for Deshone Kizer.

Further complicating your bet is the fact that the Browns have two picks in the top four. So wager carefully if you’re willing. Also factor in that Cleveland could do any array of things with the pick including trading out of the No. 1 spot.

But there are still plenty of questions about him Lenny Dykstra Youth jersey as a prospect after his athleticism didn’t bowl anyone over and he opted not to throw. His 40 time of 4.85 was neither great nor terrible, and his vertical of 26.5 was the second-worst of his position group.

Scouts don’t love Darnold’s throwing motion, and he also said during media availability that he doesn’t plan to switch it up.

NBA wrap: Rockets end Warriors’ 14-game road winning streak

The Rockets are insisting Saturday’s 116-108 win over the Warriors means absolutely nothing, but it certainly feels like something.

Houston won the season series over the Warriors (2-1) with the victory. By doing so without their best defender on the court in Trevor Ariza, the Rockets showed they have what it takes to be a legitimate contender to the Warriors in the Western Conference.

There was nothing redeeming about the first quarter for the Cavaliers Saturday. Cleveland allowed 43 points to the Thunder at Quicken Loans Arena and Oklahoma City looked unstoppable.

It was so bad for the Cavs, their home fans booed them off the court to end the opening frame. But as embarrassing as those first 12 minutes were for Cleveland, some of the stats they allowed were actually kind of impressive… for the Thunder.

Arledge: Give me the Habs. Carey Price and Shea Weber, elite players at their respective positions, have both missed extended time, so there’s that right off the bat. The roster has plenty of young talent in the form of Jonathan Drouin, Brendan Gallagher and Alex Galchenyuk — the last of which would definitely benefit from new management.

“Everybody has their own opinion. Fans are one thing. It is what it is,” he said. “There are a lot of things I could have done better also. It is what it is.”

Porzingis trails Embiid in points (23.9 to 23.6), rebounds (11.0 to 6.9) and assists (3.5 to 1.2) per game. He has been on the court more often, playing in 39 games as opposed to 32 for the 76ers center and Porzingis has been a better shot-blocker (2.4 to 1.9) as well.

The difference between being elected to the All-Star game by vote is minimal, so there’s no shame in not getting the nod, but that doesn’t lessen the blow of not being given the recognition by the fans and people who cover the sport.

Fortunately for the 22-year-old, he has a great chance to earn his spot on his numbers alone, and will likely be added to the roster as a reserve when the full All-Star rosters are announced Tuesday. indians_003

NBA trade rumors: Hornets’ Kemba Walker Jersey still on market, but move is unlikely

Kemba Walker could go down as the greatest player in Hornets franchise history once his career comes to a close, so it came as a huge surprise to Charlotte fans when news emerged last month that the front office had made Walker available in trade talks.
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Sebastian Janikowski Womens Jersey Don’t count on a deal involving Walker before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, though. The Hornets are taking calls about the team’s leading scorer, but only a big offer would grab general manager Rich Cho’s attention.

I’m telling you I believe in my team, Jordan said at the time. I’m disappointed in our record and I’m frustrated at times. But I’m telling you I like everything about Kemba’s work. I’m not just going to throw him away.

Cam Robinson Womens Jersey In addition to Walker’s status with the team, Cho also addressed the Hornets’ acquisition Wednesday of Willy Hernangomez. The Hornets traded Johnny O’Bryant and two second-round picks to the Knicks in exchange for Hernangomez, a second-year center out of Spain who had asked for a trade after failing to find a spot in New York’s rotation.

Cho anticipates Hernangomez will play in Charlotte and does not plan to use him as a trade chip, even with Howard, Frank Kaminsky and Cody Zeller clogging up the frontcourt.

It doesn’t seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death, day after day in schools, Kerr said Wednesday ahead of the Warriors’ tilt in Portland. It doesn’t matter that people are being shot at a concert, at a movie theater. Its not enough, apparently, to move our leadership, our government, the people who are running this country to actually do anything. That’s demoralizing.

But we can do something about it. We can vote people in who actually have the courage to protect people’s lives, not just bow down to the NRA because they’ve financed their campaign for them.

Hopefully we’ll find enough people, first of all to vote, get people in, but hopefully we’ll find Andrew Triggs Jersey enough people to actually help our citizens remain safe and focus on the real safety issues. Not building some stupid wall for millions of dollars that has nothing to do with our safety, but actually protecting us from what is truly dangerous, which is maniacs with semi-automatic weapons just slaughtering our children. It’s disgusting.

Veteran RB Matt Forte Jersey, 32, announces retirement

Matt Forte has decided to retire from the NFL.
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The 10-year veteran running back made the announcement Wednesday on Twitter, thanking members of the league and others for guiding him along the way.

For the past 10 years, I’ve been blessed to play professionally a game that I’ve loved since I was 6 years old. But, after much prayer and reflection, I’ve decided to retire from the NFL. Like so many others before me, this game has enhanced my life in numerous ways, Forte wrote, in part. (N)ot only did I get to live out my childhood dream in playing for the Bears, but also it was here (in Chicago) where I fell in Love with my beautiful wife Danielle and started a family of my own. … I’d like to thank the New York Jets organization for the past two years. Randy Johnson Jersey My experience as a Jet was truly first rate.

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Maurice Harkless, SF, Portland Trail Blazers (1.7 percent) — Harkless has played nearly 28.0 MPG during his past five games, and during that stretch, he has recorded a whopping 11 steals (2.2 SPG). He’s totally off the fantasy radar of most people but is worth considering if you’re streaming for steals.

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The former Texas punter and Australian native was MVP of the Texas Bowl and decided to forgo his senior season to enter the NFL Draft. Dickson averaged 47.4 yards per punt last season and was the Ray Guy Award winner. He then capped his career at Texas by dropping seven punts inside the 10, with 10 inside the 15, and did not have a single touchback in 11 punts during a 33-16 win over Missouri in the Texas Bowl.

Each prospect at the NFL Combine goes through 15-minute interviews with each NFL team and players are often asked strange questions. A staring contest, which holds no actual football value, might be a first.

Brandon Graham stripped Tom Brady Jersey to set up a Derek Barnett recovery that didn’t quite seal the game, but got the Eagles closer to doing just that.

A lawsuit between Giants quarterback Eli Manning and a sports memorabilia collector, Steiner Sports, has been ongoing since 2014. The lawsuit alleges that Manning and the Giants were in on a scheme in which phony game-worn gear was passed off as real.
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Items alleged to have been distributed include a helmet on display in Canton, along with two 2012 Super Bowl helmets and a 2004 helmet from Manning’s rookie season. According to the New York Post, the documents say Manning participated in the ruse so he could keep the real items.
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Kids Jeff Carter Jersey The Patriots often complete quick, short pass after quick, short pass to their running backs, tight ends, and underneath receivers, leaving pass rushers no time to get home. That’s when they start over-pursuing, and Brady takes advantage by finding space and throwing deep.

The Cowboys don’t plan to let the breakout pass-rusher, coming off Randy Jones Womens Jersey a 15-sack season, get close to the market. At worst, they will fall back on the franchise tag before hammering out the contract both sides know needs to get done.

It’s not so much that the Patriots’ offense is a powerhouse, but that it is bionic. Only the Chiefs had fewer turnovers, and no one averaged more than their 6.2 plays per drive, which signals how well they move the ball consistently to wear defenses down while also creating more opportunities for you to goof everything up.

What are you going to take away? Colinsworth says. You say, ‘Oh, you’ve got to take out Gronk,’ well there goes your double team. Right? That’s it. So now everyone else gets one-on-one. Well that’s no fun covering those backs out of the backfield in that situation with your linebackers.

I guess the bottom line is it doesn’t matter what you do. They’re going to see it, Brady’s going to know it, he’s going to know where you’re vulnerable, and he’s going to take advantage of you.

Sack in the entire game, which doubled as a pivotal fumble recovery by the Eagles late in the fourth quarter.

New Orleans scored 37 fast-break points.

William Karlsson, Vegas Golden Knights center: It was when I was in juniors, back home in Sweden. One guy had a skate cut across his wrist. He got stepped on, then you saw this blood squirting out as he went to the bench. It just kept squiritng up, in all directions. It was pretty horrifying to see. Luckily he was OK afterward.

Mark Jankowski, Calgary Flames, center: Back in college [at Providence], someone got hit with a puck in the ear. As soon as he got back to the bench, I looked over and I was like, “Oh my god.” I can’t even explain what his ear looked like. It was like ripped in half, hanging open. I was like, “Dude, you need to go see the trainer.” He went and got stitched up. He might have missed the rest of the game, he might have come back. I don’t remember.

Neither team was able to build a double-digit lead during game which riveted a boisterous crowd with its fast pace and array of highlights on both ends of the floor. There were 13 ties and nine lead changes.

Davis threw down seven dunks, made clutch jumpers and connected on several shots while being fouled. He made 17 of 34 shots and 10 of 11 free throws.

“He’s raised his game to a level where he feels like, `This is what I’ve got to do for us to win,” Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said. “I don’t want him to feel like he has that kind of pressure on him, but if he’s going to play at that level, I think it’s great.”

Butler is one of the best-known Patriots next to Brady, after his game-sealing interception at the goal line against the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.

Minnesota coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters after the game that Butler will have an MRI exam on Saturday.

The Wolves host Chicago on Saturday night.

You just hope it’s not too bad, Thibodeau said, according to the team’s radio voice, Alan Horton, on Twitter.

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Luongo followed with an emotional address about how he has lived in Parkland for 12 years with his wife and children and how much he loves the town. He lauded the bravery of those who lost their lives trying to save others and spoke about how inspiring the students have been in coping with the tragedy.
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Usually, sporting events start with a lot of fanfare and a lot of noise, and it wasn’t that, Capitals coach Barry Trotz said. It had some meaning to the people in this region, it had some meaning to the players on the other side, and it had some meaning to us. After he [Luongo] got through the first period, it settled into a hockey game.
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Mamin gave the Panthers a 1-0 lead at 4:50 of the first period when he poked in the rebound of a shot by Ian McCoshen. Mamin’s goal was his first point in eight NHL games.

The Capitals tied it on Eller’s goal. Burakovsky took a shot from the high slot that glanced off Eller’s stick and in with 1:05 left in the first.

Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny, acquired from Chicago late Monday night, made his Washington debut. … The Panthers acquired forward Frank Vatrano from Boston for a third-round pick in this year’s draft. … RW Radim Vrbata was a healthy scratch for the eighth time in 11 games.

Coming in, the Avalanche were 1 for 28 with the man advantage over their previous eight games. Colorado’s power play was ranked 31st in the league on the road.

I think everyone was on their game, said Tyson Barrie, who had a goal and four assists to set a franchise record for points by a defenseman in a regular-season game. We got Jacob Trouba Womens Jersey ourselves down 4-1 and that’s not good enough. It showed a lot of character from the guys tonight. There was no quit. We didn’t change our game and our power play came up huge.

Georgiev played his second NHL game after making his debut Thursday night in a 3-1 loss at Montreal.

Staal made it 2-0 at 18:43. The goal was originally credited to Granlund but was changed to Staal late in the third period.

The Rangers narrowed the deficit to 2-1 when Jesper Fast scored his ninth of the season at 2:41 of the second.

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Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber will undergo foot surgery and miss the rest of the season, the team announced Thursday.
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Weber, 32, had seen a number of specialists for the torn tendon in his left foot.

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If the Bills trade or release quarterback Tyrod Taylor, they should have about $35 million in cap space. In order to give Buffalo enough cap space to re-sign some of its key free agents — or find replacements — the Bills would need to keep Cousins’ cap hit in the range of $15 million to $20 million.

Buffalo’s offer to Cousins would be a fully guaranteed base salary of $18 million in 2018, with an additional $10 million in not-likely-to-be-earned incentives for passing touchdowns, passing yards and playoff wins that would hit the Bills’ Matt Joyce Youth jersey cap in 2019 if earned.

Giants coach Tom Coughlin once again proved to be the Patriots’ anathema, limiting Brady and winning another defensive slugfest on the game’s brightest stage. Ahmad Bradshaw’s six-yard touchdown run with 57 seconds left shut the door on New England’s shot at revenge and gave Manning his second Super Bowl ring.

Carson Palmer is retiring and the answer at quarterback is not on the roster in Drew Stanton or Blaine Gabbert. Arizona probably won’t get its first choice of passers in the draft either after finishing with the No. 15 pick.

There was never much confidence in Tyrod Taylor in Buffalo and he was even benched at one point for Nathan Peterman. Taylor likely won’t be back with the Bills in 2018 because the team can save $15 million by cutting him this offseason. It’s hard to feel confident in Peterman for the future after he struggled badly as a rookie too.