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NFL Notebook: Broncos release RB Anderson

NFL Notebook: Broncos release RB Anderson

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April 16 The 27-year-old Anderson played just two seasons of the four-year, $18 million contract he signed in 2016. The Broncos will save $4.5 million on the salary cap by dismissing Anderson. FULL STORY

Brugler: 7-round mock NFL Draft

Brugler: 7-round mock NFL Draft

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April 12 Putting together a seven-round mock draft is an interesting exercise, attempting to match not only teams with positions of need and players who fit philosophically, but also tracking team visits, FULL STORY

Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

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March 27 The new rule says that a ball is deemed a reception when the player has control of the ball, two feet down (or another body part), and makes a football move. A football move is defined as either a third step, reaching/extending FULL STORY

NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

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March 25 OK, so NFL rules aren't quite the same as Hamlet's soliloquy, but for several seasons, the conundrum of a catch or not a catch has arguably been the most frustrating on-field controversy that has gripped the league on a weekly basis. FULL STORY

NFL Notes: League proposes new rules for catch

NFL Notes: League proposes new rules for catch

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March 21 NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating Al Riveron announced Wednesday that the Competition Committee will recommend new language to determine whether a catch is made. FULL STORY

Panthers sign WR Wright to 3-year deal

Panthers sign WR Wright to 3-year deal

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March 20 The Carolina Panthers signed free-agent wide receiver Jarius Wright to a three-year contract, the team announced on Tuesday. FULL STORY

Panthers sign free agent DT Poe

Panthers sign free agent DT Poe

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March 16 Defensive tackle Dontari Poe, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, signed a three-year free agent contract with the Carolina Panthers, the team announced on Friday. FULL STORY

NFL Notebook: Cardinals release S Mathieu

NFL Notebook: Cardinals release S Mathieu

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March 14 The move comes only hours before $5.75 million of Mathieu's 2018 salary and $8 million of his 2019 salary were to be guaranteed on Wednesday afternoon, the first day of the new league year. FULL STORY

Salary cap, franchise tags set for 2018

Salary cap, franchise tags set for 2018

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March 06 Eight days away from the start of the league year, the NFL has revealed the salary cap for 2018 along with the franchise and transition tags. FULL STORY

Combine: Boise's Vander Esch makes first-round bid

Combine: Boise's Vander Esch makes first-round bid

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March 04 Leighton Vander Esch has gone from playing eight-man high school football in a tiny town in Idaho, to being a Boise State walk-on, to a one-year college wonder ... to perhaps the first round of the NFL Draft. FULL STORY

 

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