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Raiders stay active, sign CB Melvin, DE Carradine and LB Wilber

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The Oakland Raiders continue to be the most active team in free agency thus far, announcing the additions of defensive end Tank Carradine and linebacker Kyle Wilber on Saturday. The haul includes wide receiver Jordy Nelson, running back Doug Martin, linebacker Tahir Whitehead, safety Marcus Gilchrist, cornerback Shareece Wright, tight end Derek Carrier, fullback Keith Smith and wide receiver Griff Whalen.

Colts-Jets trade proves the value of tanking

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

There’s no evidence that either the Colts or Jets deliberately tried to lose games last year, but there’s plenty of evidence of the value of the Colts having lost more games than the Jets did. The Jets ended the season at 5-11. The one-game difference resulted in a three-spot gap at the top of the draft, which resulted in the Jets giving up three second-round picks for the privilege for trading places with the Colts.

Jets acquire No. 3 overall draft pick from Colts

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The New York Jets shook up the NFL draft on Saturday by soaring three spots to No. 3 overall in a stunning swap with the Indianapolis Colts. The Jets acquired the third pick in a strong sign that they intend to get one of the top quarterbacks available. Colts general manager Chris Ballard said the teams had been discussing a potential trade since early in the week.

New York Jets Get No. 3 Pick in 2018 Draft From Indianapolis Colts

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The Jets now have the No. 3 overall pick in this year's draft after a major trade with the Colts that the two teams announced Saturday morning. New York acquired the No. 3 pick from Indianapolis in exchange for its No. 6 overall pick, 37th overall pick, 49th overall pick and its 2019 second round pick. After failing to land quarterback Kirk Cousins, the Jets will likely land a top quarterback with the move from No. 6 to No. 3.

Reports: Bucs make Jensen league’s highest paid center

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers added free-agent center Ryan Jensen on a mammoth deal, according to multiple reports, setting a major offensive line benchmark for the third time in this free-agency period. Per NFL Network, Jensen's contract is for $42 million over four years with $22 million guaranteed. It makes the former Baltimore Raven the league's highest paid center in terms of annual average ($10.5 million), narrowly ahead of Jacksonville's Brandon Linder ($10.3 million).

Patriots reportedly in talks with Adrian Clayborn

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

According to ESPN's Vaughn McClure, the Patriots are among the teams interested in signing free agent defensive end Adrian Clayborn. DE Adrian Clayborn generating interest as one of the best pass rushers available. Patriots, Colts, Bucs, Browns -- and

Report: Frank Gore to visit Lions this week

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

The Detroit Lions continue kicking the tires on veteran running backs. According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network, former Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore is set to visit the Lions this week. Gore joins Jonathan

Reports: Joe Tessitore to MNF, Sean McDonough returns to ESPN’s college football coverage

Friday, March 9th, 2018

It was quite a day of movement on the broadcasting front when it comes to college football. First, it was reported that Sean McDonough would be leaving his post as the play-by-play voice of Monday Night Football to return to calling college football games for ESPN.  Not long after that report surfaced, it was reported that Joe Tessitore would be leaving as an ESPN college football play-by-play man to take over for McDonough in the MNF booth. McDonough has held multiple roles at ESPN since 2000, including extensive work on the college football beat.  And also including one wild ending during the 2015 season. Speaking of wild endings, Tessitore has been at ESPN since 2002, with his penchant for

Special return: Browns star Cribbs re-joining team as intern

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Josh Cribbs has pulled off another stunning return. A three-time Pro Bowler during eight seasons returning kicks for the Browns, Cribbs is joining Cleveland's coaching staff as a special teams intern. Cribbs was a threat to score any time he lined up deep for a kickoff or punt, and he'll now give some of his expertise to young, impressionable Cleveland players.

Vontae Davis eager to join Bills and put Colts behind him

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Cornerback Vontae Davis says the opportunity to play in a talented young secondary is what eventually drew him to sign a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bills. Davis also says he's put behind last year's dispute with former Colts coach Chuck Pagano that eventually led to Indianapolis cutting him in early November. Davis referred to the Bills as being ''a perfect fit.'' The nine-year NFL veteran called it ''intriguing'' to join a secondary made up of safeties Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer and cornerback Tre'Davious White, a Defensive Rookie of the Year contender last season.