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  1. Will Bucs give Mike Glennon a look?

    Tom Carpenter

    The pathetic nature of the NFC South this season (the 5-7 Atlanta Falcons currently lead the pack) kept the Tampa Bay Buccaneers technically within reach of a playoff berth -- until Sunday. Their loss to the Detroit Lions put the official nail in the...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  2. Will refs pocket flags in regular season?

    Tom Carpenter

    The flags have been flying this preseason as NFL officials began strictly enforcing illegal contact and defensive holding penalties. The expectation was that eventually the players would adjust and the refs would begin to scale back the calls. So,...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  3. Davis, NFL committed to moving Raiders?

    Tom Carpenter

    After Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis met recently with officials in San Antonio, the buzz picked up on the potential of the team moving out of Oakland after their lease with O.com Coliseum expires at the end of the 2014 season. Davis isn't doing...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  4. Josh Sweat schedules official visits

    Jeremy Crabtree

    Josh Sweat, the nation's No. 1 prospect, has lined up all five of his official visits. Sweat said he turned down more than 50 scholarship offers to focus on Florida State, Georgia, Ohio State, Oregon and Virginia Tech. He also said Texas A&M and ...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  5. Will Gordon practice prior to hearing?

    Tom Carpenter

    The NFL finally will hear Josh Gordon's appeal of what's expected to be a year-long suspension next Friday. "Browns WR Josh Gordon is scheduled to meet in NYC with NFL officials regarding 1-year suspension he faces on Fri, Aug. 1, per league sourc...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  6. How Rice's exit impacts SEA's WR battle

    Joe Kaiser

    A source tells Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com on Wednesday that Seattle receiver Sidney Rice has decided to retire from football due to a history of concussions, and that news is now official. The 27-year-old Rice ends his NFL career with 243 rec...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  7. More touches per game for Spiller?

    Matt Williamson

    According to the Bills' official website, C.J. Spiller is likely to touch the ball 20 times per game "if the offense is operating at peak efficiency." That sounds wonderful in theory, and no one can argue Spiller's versatility, explosiveness and a...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  8. NFL draft at Chicago Theatre?

    Tom Carpenter

    The NFL is continuing to kick the tires on several cities to host the 2015 draft, now that they plan to take the show on the road. Among those cities is Chicago, where the event could be hosted in the Loop. "League officials were in town late last...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  9. Buzz still mixed on Anthony Barr?

    Tom Carpenter

    We can count UCLA's Anthony Barr among the many prospects who have loads of natural talent and tons of questions about what they can do with it at the next level. BleacherReport.com's Dan Pompei notes that, "One high-ranking official compared Barr...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  10. Will CFL impact NFL replay review?

    Tom Carpenter

    To date, the NFL has been reticent about allowing officials to use video replay to review judgment calls made by referees. However, the New England Patriots have proposed that the reins be loosened up in that regard so that officials can get those ca...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  11. Topics at NFL/NFLPA meetings

    Tom Carpenter

    Per ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the NFL Players Association and its new executive committee are scheduled to spend the next two days meeting with high-ranking NFL officials to emphasize the importance of player conduct following the the league's ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  12. Best team fits for Chris Johnson

    Tom Carpenter

    What had been rumored for weeks finally became official on Friday, as Chris Johnson was released by the Tennessee Titans. The question now becomes where the 28-year-old running back will land. We've heard buzz in recent weeks that the Arizona Cardina...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  13. Free agency and the '14 draft

    Kevin Weidl

    Tuesday marks the start of the new league year and the opening of the free-agency period. Teams have been openly able to negotiate with players from other organizations since this past Saturday but are unable to make official signings until 4 p.m. ET...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  14. Officiating crews to expand?

    Tom Carpenter

    The NFL has been using a seven-official referee crew since the late 70s, but it appears that they are open to the notion of adding an eighth ref. In fact, it sounds like they may even test that out this preseason. "The NFL is considering a plan fo...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  15. Prospects with most riding on combine

    Todd McShay

    The stakes are higher at this year's NFL scouting combine than in years past, with a record-setting number of underclassmen (85) in attendance. It's unsettling for teams to be less than three months away from the draft and still not have official hei...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  16. Five secrets of the NFL this season

    Mike Sando

    The Oakland Raiders could not stop Peyton Manning from breaking the NFL's single-season record for passing yardage as the 2013 season concluded Sunday. Their best hope came not on the field but from the league's official statistician, which ultimatel...

    Blog | January 01, 2014