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  • Why Matt McGloin turned down a contract offer to attend Redskins mini-camp

     
    Quarterback Matt McGloin turned down one team's free-agent contract offer to to attend Washington Redskins mini-camp this weekend, his agent said Tuesday. Evan Habeeb/US Presswire Acknowledging the "gamble," McGloin and his agent called this the right...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Jay Cutler said the new offense will take three years to learn, but he only gets two max if he underperforms, right? -- @DreddRunner, from Twitter I think if Cutler underperforms, I think he gets one year, no more.  And really that’s all Marc...
  • Chris Thompson, Brandon Jenkins headline FSU's record 11 picks in NFL Draft

    Chris Thompson, Brandon Jenkins headline FSU's record 11 picks in NFL Draft
    Florida State set a record in NFL Draft selections Saturday evening when 11 former Seminoles were claimed by professional franchises. Six of them went during the final day of the three-day event, helping best the school's previous draft record of 10 ...
  • Redskins select TE Jordan Reed with 85th pick

    Redskins select TE Jordan Reed with 85th pick
    Jordan Reed's decision to leave the University of Florida had begun to look like a mistcalculation as the NFL draft neared and it appeared he might last until the third day. But with the 85th pick, the Washington Redskins decided Reed's athletic ability...
  • Cutler still somewhat in Elway's shadow

    Cutler still somewhat in Elway's shadow
    It somehow is appropriate Andrew Luck begins his career on a field opposite Jay Cutler. The Bears quarterback can offer his Colts counterpart a bit of advice about following a legend when the teams hook up Sunday at Soldier Field. Hopefully, it will be...
  • Given history, Smith might be best fit for Bears

    Given history, Smith might be best fit for Bears
    The Bears may appear to be going nowhere, but that doesn't mean Lovie Smith is headed anywhere. Smith effectively can seal another contract with a victory over the Packers on Sunday. Beating the Packers is important to Bears ownership, and Smith could...
  • Robert Griffin III should take safer option

    Robert Griffin III should take safer option
    Not only has Robert Griffin III pumped life back into the Washington Redskins, but the rookie quarterback is arguably the most exciting player in the NFL. His Redskins jersey and cleats were sent to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week, as he has...
  • Redskins' draft choice doesn't prove so peculiar after all

    In April, three rounds after they made Robert Griffin III the second pick in the draft, the Washington Redskins selected Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins. A lot of people scratched their heads at that. Why would a team with plenty of holes to fill...
  • Bears position analysis: Quarterback

    Bears position analysis: Quarterback
    In hiring Marc Trestman to replace Lovie Smith, Phil Emery and the Chicago Bears must hope that his reputation as a quarterback guru pays off with Jay Cutler. The soon-to-be 30-year-old quarterback – his birthday is in April – is...
  • Agent brings Bears' Smith to IMG

    Agent brings Bears' Smith to IMG
    Lovie Smith is now a part of the largest sports management firm in the world, and the Chicago Bears coach didn’t even have to switch agents. Matthew Smith, who negotiated his father’s two-year contract extension with the Bears in February...
  • Change you can believe in? It's business as usual in the NFL

    Change you can believe in? It's business as usual in the NFL
    The 49ers couldn't lose. The Browns couldn't win. The Vikings were the sleepers. The Jets were the snorers. In the ever-changing NFL, though, that was . . . so last week. Everything was turned on its head Sunday — or knocked on its backside, as...
  • Injuries (to other people) helped Alfred Morris ascend

     
    Yes, Alfred Morris has special skills that got him drafted, but Morris also benefited from injuries to other players along the way that allowed him to get noticed. And while other players got hurt, Morris was about as durable......