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Vikings finalizing contract extension with Rick Spielman

The Vikings are nearing completion on a multiyear deal for General Manager Rick Spielman, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports Sunday night. The move was expected after coach Mike Zimmer recently signed a three-year extension that runs through 2023. Spielman, like Zimmer before his new deal, had one year remaining on his current deal. It […]

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Jets release Brian Winters

The Jets have released right guard Brian Winters, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The move frees up $7.2 million in salary cap space and hands the starting job to Greg Van Roten. Winters, 29, becomes a free agent. He played only nine games last season before landing on injured reserve after aggravating a dislocated shoulder […]

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Negotiations continue on revised CBA

No deal is done until it’s done, and the deal between the NFL and the NFL Players Association regarding the parameters for pro football in a pandemic still isn’t done. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, negotiations continue regarding the precise language of the final document, with terms supposedly settled nine days ago […]

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49ers re-sign Alex Barrett

The 49ers cut defensive lineman Alex Barrett on Thursday. They re-signed him Sunday. The team announced the transaction. Barrett originally joined the 49ers when he signed with their practice squad on Nov. 27, 2019. He spent the remainder of the season on the developmental squad. He re-signed with San Francisco on Feb. 10, 2020. Barrett, […]

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Saints cut nine players, including Tommylee Lewis

Earlier Sunday, it was reported the Saints had cut receiver Krishawn Hogan, cornerback Deatrick Nichols and fullback Ricky Ortiz. The NFL’s daily transactions list shows the Saints cut nine in all. The cuts include receiver Tommylee Lewis. Lewis, of course, was involved in one of the most controversial plays in NFL history when Rams cornerback […]

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Patriots place Sony Michel, Mohamed Sanu, Brandon King on PUP

The Patriots have placed three players returning from injuries on their physically unable to perform list, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Running back Sony Michel (foot), receiver Mohamed Sanu (ankle) and core special teamer Brandon King (quad) are opening training camp on the PUP list. The players can come off the reserve list as soon […]

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Devin McCourty: “BS” that the league wants to change opt-out deadline

The NFL reportedly wants to change the deadline for opting out from seven days after the revised CBA is finalized (it still hasn’t been signed) to Tuesday or Wednesday of this week. Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty doesn’t like that possibility one bit. “It’s an absolute joke that the NFL is changing the opt-out period, […]