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Bill Polian: Why adding another playoff team is a good idea for the NFL

In March, commissioner Roger Goodell suggested there may be support among owners to add a seventh playoff team to each conference in the NFL. And while, according to NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport, there was no discussion at the NFL-NFLPA meeting … Continued

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Jared Allen excited to join Bears, prove doubters wrong

A week ago, NFL teams and fans alike had one question: “Where will Jared Allen sign?” An accomplished pass-rusher, Allen seemed to be on the verge of signing with the Seattle Seahawks. But ultimately the former Vikings defensive end chose to keep it in … Continued

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Kostos on NFL free agency: Revis, Patriots perfect match

Nick Kostos, the host of the SiriusXM Blog’s #MMWTF, takes on NFL free agency this week. Among his Day 3 topics: The Darrelle Revis and Eric Decker signings. Belichick gets his man in Darrelle Revis Reggie McKenzie’s offseason gets worse … Continued

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Kostos on NFL free agency: Day 1 winners and losers

Nick Kostos, the host of the SiriusXM Blog’s #MMWTF, takes on NFL free agency this week. Among his Day 2 topics: Looking back at Day 1′s winners. WINNER: Denver Broncos LOSER: Oakland Raiders WINNER: Tampa Bay Buccaneers LOSER: Dallas Cowboys … Continued

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Bill Polian likes Alterraun Verner, Jairus Byrd signings

Two of the top defensive backs on the NFL market weren’t there for long, as Alterraun Verner and Jairus Byrd each signed contracts hours after free agency officially opened Tuesday. Verner agreed to a four-year, $26 million deal with the … Continued

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Kostos on NFL free agency: Where the biggest names will wind up

Nick Kostos, the host of the SiriusXM Blog’s #MMWTF, takes on NFL free agency this week. Among his topics: Where the top available offensive and defensive free agents will wind up, Darrelle Revis and the Oakland Raiders. If and when Darrelle … Continued

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Breaking news: Kickers don’t want extra points moved back

If you were to be told by your boss that you had to work 80 hours per week instead of 40, but your pay wouldn’t increase, you probably wouldn’t be too happy, either. Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely joined SiriusXM … Continued

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Are there any quarterbacks worth drafting in the top five this year?

Will the 2014 NFL Draft be more like 2011, when teams reached for quarterbacks such as Christian Ponder and Blaine Gabbert early in the first round, or more like 2013, when EJ Manuel was the only quarterback taken in the … Continued

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Shannon Sharpe to Jimmy Graham: You’re a tight end

Tight end or wide receiver? That’s the $5 million question this offseason as Jimmy Graham looks to get paid. Last week, the New Orleans Saints designated tight end Jimmy Graham as the team’s franchise player. As a franchise player and a … Continued

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Tyson Clabo saw Richie Incognito, Jonathan Martin as ‘buddies’

Thursday on SiriusXM NFL Radio, soon-to-be free agent offensive lineman Tyson Clabo criticized the Wells Report, which investigated the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin harassment allegations, and defended the NFL’s locker room culture. Clabo, who said Incognito was on his way to … Continued