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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

NFL announces preseason schedule; 8 TV games

NFL announces preseason schedule; 8 TV games

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April 11 The NFL released its 2018 preseason schedule, a 65-game slate that opens with the traditional Hall of Fame Game at Canton, Ohio, and includes eight nationally-televised games. FULL STORY

NFL Notes: Rams acquire WR Cooks from Patriots

NFL Notes: Rams acquire WR Cooks from Patriots

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April 03 The Los Angeles Rams have made another major move, acquiring wide receiver Brandin Cooks in a trade with the New England Patriots, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Tuesday. 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

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

Reports: TE Burton to sign with Bears

Reports: TE Burton to sign with Bears

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March 13 Tight end Trey Burton is expected to sign a four-year contract with the Chicago Bears, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday. FULL STORY

Reports: WR Robinson to ink 3-year deal with Bears

Reports: WR Robinson to ink 3-year deal with Bears

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March 13 Wide receiver Allen Robinson will sign a three-year, $42 million deal with the Chicago Bears, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday. 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