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    Rusty Hardin: NFL has yet to interview Deshaun Watson

    Getty Images More than three months ago, the off-field controversy involving Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson first emerged. In less than half that time, the Texans will report for training camp. Before then, the NFL will have to decide whether to place Watson on paid leave, given the 22...
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    Jordan Matthews converting to tight end

    Getty Images Jordan Matthews played only five games the past two seasons, making four receptions, and he remains a free agent this offseason. Matthews, though, is trying something new in hopes of prolonging his career. Matthews has added 30 pounds and is looking to convert to tight end, Turron...
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    NFL should let Texans, Deshaun Watson know whether he’ll be on paid leave if cases aren’t settled

    Getty Images It’s been nearly three months since the first of 22 lawsuits was filed against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson alleging misconduct during massage therapy sessions. The NFL has had a full and fair chance to conduct a preliminary investigation. Soon, the NFL should decide whether...
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    Jerry Jeudy lauds Alabama’s ability to produce NFL receiver talent

    Getty Images Four receivers from the University of Alabama have been selected inside the Top 15 of the NFL Draft in the last two years. Jaylen Waddle and Devonta Smith were both off the board by the tenth overall selection in this year’s draft while Henry Ruggs III and Jerry Jeudy were the 12th...
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    Eagles WR coach: J.J. Arcega-Whiteside in a great place

    Getty Images Eagles wide receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside‘s rookie season was a major disappointment and things didn’t get any better in his second year. Arcega-Whiteside had 10 catches after being picked in the second round of the 2019 draft and then played in just eight games last year. He...
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    Eagles sign Nick Mullens

    Getty Images Free agent quarterback Nick Mullens has landed in Philadelphia. Mullens, who hit free agency when the 49ers declined to tender him in March, signed with the Eagles this morning. The 26-year-old Mullens originally signed with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2017. He...
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    Eagles sign Richard Rodgers

    Getty Images Tight end Richard Rodgers is back with the Eagles. Rodgers played 22 games for the Eagles over the last three seasons and the team announced on Friday that they have re-signed him for a fourth year. They also announced the previously reported signing of wide receiver Michael...
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    Kareem Jackson: Deshaun Watson wants to play for the Broncos

    Getty Images Deshaun Watson‘s career remains in limbo. If/when he’s able to be traded, he has a destination in mind. Former Texans teammate Kareem Jackson tells Aqib Talib that Watson wants to play for the Broncos. “I’ve got a great relationship with Deshaun” Jackson told Talib. “I’ve been...
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    Eagles waive three players, including Jamie Newman

    USA TODAY Sports The Eagles announced three cuts from their roster on Wednesday. Quarterback Jamie Newman and wide receiver Khalil Tate were placed on waivers while wide receiver Trevon Grimes was waived with an injury designation. The Eagles are set to fill one roster spot with wide receiver...
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    Eagles agree to terms with Michael Walker

    Getty Images The Eagles are set to add another wide receiver to the roster before they return to work at training camp next month. Agent Sean Stellato said, via Adam Schefter of ESPN, that his client Michael Walker has agreed to a deal with the NFC East club. He is expected to sign the...
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    Eagles sign sixth-round pick JaCoby Stevens

    Getty Images Philadelphia has made some more progress on signing its 2021 draft picks. The Eagles announced Monday that they’ve signed sixth-round pick JaCoby Stevens. A linebacker out of LSU, Stevens played was a second-team All-SEC selection in 2019. He played 42 career games with 30...
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    DeVonta Smith talking to Darius Slay about “every little thing he can give me”

    Getty Images There’s a lot a young receiver can learn from a veteran cornerback. That’s at least the approach Devonta Smith is taking in his frequent conversations with Darius Slay. The 10th overall pick and Heisman Trophy winner is going to be a critical offensive piece for Philadelphia for...
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    Dawson Knox: Bills adding Zach Ertz would be great for competition

    Getty Images The Bills created more than $7.8 million in cap space for the 2021 season when they restructured wide receiver Stefon Diggs‘ contract last week and that gave rise to thoughts about how they might use it. One possibility would be a move for Eagles tight end Zach Ertz. Ertz has been...
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    Nick Sirianni: Jalen Hurts has taken command of the offense

    Getty Images Eagles first-year head coach Nick Sirianni has not officially named Jalen Hurts the team’s starting quarterback yet. But it’s clear Philadelphia is planning to have him behind center for Week One. With the Eagles wrapping up OTAs on Friday, Sirianni praised Hurts for the way he...
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    Eagles sign three more draft choices, leaving only two unsigned

    Getty Images The Eagles announced Friday that they have signed three more draft choices. Defensive tackle Marlon Tuipulotu, defensive end Tarron Jackson and defensive end Patrick Johnson are under contract. They join the team’s four draft choices who signed Thursday. Offensive lineman Landon...
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