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  1. Any chance Mettenberger plays as a rook?

    Tom Carpenter

    For quite some time now, Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt has pegged Jake Locker as his starter, veteran backup Charlie Whitehurst as his No. 2 QB and rookie Zach Mettenberger as a clipboard holder. Nonetheless, the rookie said on SiriusXM NFL R...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. Updating Washington's OL/DL depth

    Joe Kaiser

    Who will round out the depth chart behind the starters on both sides of the line for the Washington Redskins this season? Here's the latest. Redskins reporter John Keim of ESPN's NFL Nation went into detail to answer that question in his latest m...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  3. Will Packers go to a rookie starter at TE?

    Joe Kaiser

    Green Bay won't go into the season with a proven pass-catching tight end like it has so often over the past two decades, and there's a decent chance they could call on one of their new players for the starting job over Andrew Quarless. Packers rep...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  4. Has Moreno been nursing an injury?

    Tom Carpenter

    RB Knowshon Moreno has gotten off to an inauspicious start with the Miami Dolphins. Many expected him to be the presumptive starter, but he arrived out of shape and Lamar Miller is the Fins back who has been making noise during offseason workouts. ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  5. What role will Lions LB Palmer have?

    Tom Carpenter

    The writing was on the wall for linebacker Ashlee Palmer as soon as the Detroit Lions traded up to draft linebacker Kyle Van Noy in the second round: the rookie is going to replace the veteran as a starter sooner than later. To his credit, Palmer ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  6. Cutler deal hurts Chiefs with Alex Smith

    Mike Sando

    The Kansas City Chiefs could not beat Andrew Luck in the playoffs last season. They will have to overcome another strong-armed quarterback, Jay Cutler, to succeed in contract negotiations with their own starter, Alex Smith. That is because the dea...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  7. Pecking order of Fins RB corps

    Tom Carpenter

    After the Miami Dolphins finished 26th in the NFL in rushing (1,440) last season, they went out and signed free-agent Knowshon Moreno to be their presumptive starter. However, he reportedly isn't in the best shape and hasn't been working exclusively ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  8. Will Greenway start at middle linebacker?

    Tom Carpenter

    New Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has been preaching competition this offseason. At linebacker, they have veteran Chad Greenway and ninth-overall pick Anthony Barr as presumptive starters, but it's not clear who will start at which of the three...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  9. How is Bortles progressing during OTAs?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Jacksonville Jaguars' hopeful plan at quarterback is to ride Chad Henne as their starter throughout the 2014 campaign, then, assuming Blake Bortles is ready, turn to the younger option next season. That doesn't mean that he is sitting on the s...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  10. Is Pats O-line ready to step up?

    Tom Carpenter

    Every offensive-line starter for the New England Patriots in 2013 is back with the team this season, and they added three more O-linemen on Day 3 of last month's draft. They are going to need the unit to improve dramatically in protecting Tom Brady, ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  11. Should Broncos add a veteran FA RB?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Denver Broncos have a ton of depth in their backfield at the moment. That includes expected starter Montee Ball, as well as C.J. Anderson and Ronnie Hillman. Beyond that youthful trio, there are several undrafted rookie free agents in the mix, wh...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  12. Cowboys to Orton: play or pay?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Dallas Cowboys QB corps is old and full of question marks. Starter Tony Romo is 34 and coming off of his second back surgery in less than a year, Brandon Weeden will turn 31 before his third NFL season is completed, and 31-year-old top backup Kyl...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  13. How will Jags backfield flesh out?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Jacksonville Jaguars didn't draft a running back until the final round, at which point they took UCF's Storm Johnson with the 222nd pick. That means they will have Denard Robinson, Jordan Todman and Johnson battling to back up starter Toby Gerhar...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  14. Did Bucs turn down Glennon trade offers?

    Tom Carpenter

    After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent QB Josh McCown and coach Lovie Smith dubbed him their 2014 starter, all signs seemed to point toward Mike Glennon being shown the door. There was even buzz that the Bucs were shopping Glennon and could...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  15. McCarron's impact on Dalton

    Tom Carpenter

    It wasn't long after the Cincinnati Bengals took Alabama QB AJ McCarron before offensive coordinator Hue Jackson shot down any notion that the pick was a commentary on Andy Dalton's status as the starter. "Andy Dalton is our quarterback and we sta...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  16. Hoyer to remain Browns starter?

    Joe Kaiser

    Many eyes will be watching closely when the Cleveland Browns are on the clock tonight during the first round of the NFL draft. With the Browns having two picks (No. 4 and 26), there's a strong sense that the team will select a quarterback by the t...

    Blog | May 08, 2014