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Source: Cowboys will release cornerback Orlando Scandrick

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The Dallas Cowboys have informed cornerback Orlando Scandrick?he will be released, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson. Scandrick had requested his release from the team. At the end of last season, Scandrick thought his time with the Cowboys was coming to an end, with the team using rookies Chidobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis at outside cornerback, and safety Xavier Woods in the slot, as he dealt with a back injury. The Cowboys also intend to move Byron Jones back to cornerback in 2018 after he started the past two seasons at safety. Scandrick, 31, is signed through 2019 with base salaries of $3 million and $4 million. By releasing him, the team saves $1.4 million against the salary cap. Scandrick

Reports: Cowboys will release CB Scandrick

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

It looks like Orlando Scandrick is getting his wish. The veteran cornerback has been informed by the Dallas Cowboys that he'll be released, according to multiple reports Saturday. The 31-year-old Scandrick had requested his release from the team earlier this week.

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.

Eyeing a QB, Jets trade up to No. 3 pick

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

After missing out on coveted free-agent quarterback Kirk Cousins, who signed with the Minnesota Vikings, the Jets signed Teddy Bridgewater and brought back Josh McCown as short-term solutions at QB, but with the trade they made with the Colts on Saturday

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.

Jets land No. 3 overall pick from Colts for No. 6 pick, three 2nd-round picks

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The New York Jets will pick third in the NFL draft after trading with the Indianapolis Colts. After failing to land Kirk Cousins, the New York Jets have moved up in the NFL draft, acquiring the No. 3 overall pick from the Indianapolis Colts for the No. 6 overall pick and three second-round picks.

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.

Patriots stay busy, reportedly sign Patrick Chung to extension

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The Patriots have been busy in the last 48 hours. According to NFL Media, the Patriots are signing safety Patrick Chung to a short-term contract extension. Chung was headed into the final year of his contract and was set to earn $2 million in base salary.

Report: Mathieu turned down more money from Cardinals to sign with Texans

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Tyrann Mathieu said after the Cardinals cut him that his top priority was the right fit, not the most money. Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic reports that the Cardinals were willing to pay Mathieu $8 million in 2018. Mathieu turned that down and took a a one-year contract that will pay him $6.5 million, with up to $500,000 more in incentives if he plays in all 16 games.

NFL: Super Bowl champion LeGarrette Blount joins Lions

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The Detroit Lions found their bruising running back on Friday, agreeing to a one-year deal with free agent LeGarrette Blount. Terms of the contract were not disclosed, though Blount – who helped the Philadelphia Eagles win the NFL Super Bowl last season