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Cowboys sign OT Smith to $110M contract

The Dallas Cowboys have signed Pro Bowl offensive tackle Tyron Smith to an eight-year extension through 2023, making the total value of his contract worth nearly $110 million, according to multiple sources.

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Steelers' Brown rips Sanders' QB comments

Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders were teammates for four seasons with the \Steelers and remain good friends, but Brown took issue with Sanders calling quarterback Peyton Manning a "far better leader" than Ben Roethlisberger.

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Cowboys reach long-term deal with Tyron Smith

Now that the seal was broken by Patrick Peterson, maybe we’re about to see many more deals for 2011 first-rounders. The Cowboys have announced they’ve reached a long-term extension with left tackle Tyron Smith. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network is calling it an eight-year, $98 million deal, which qualifies it as a mega-deal. Of…

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Texans owner won't judge Raiders S.A. buzz

As chairman of the finance committee, Texans owner Bob McNair's opinion will impact any team's move. With the Raiders reportedly considering a move to San Antonio, Texas, he said Tuesday he is withholding judgment until he knows all the facts.

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Steelers retiring Joe Greene’s No. 75 jersey

Nearly a half-century after they last retired a number, the Steelers are taking another jersey number out of service. The club will retire Joe Greene’s No. 75 jersey, the Steelers announced at a Wednesday press conference. A Hall of Fame defensive tackle, Greene played on the Steelers’ first four Super Bowl-winning teams. The Steelers haven’t…

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Joyner: Undervalued fantasy WRs

Searching for good values in your fantasy football draft? KC Joyner has identified six wide receivers who are being drafted too low, including the Bears' Brandon Marshall.

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Oakland mayor says “continued progress” being made with the Raiders

If Raiders owner Mark Davis flirted with San Antonio to get the attention of Oakland, it worked. After news broke of Davis visiting Texas recently for a tour of potential stadium sites (and after Davis acknowledged it via messages posted on the team’s Twitter feed), Oakland mayor Jean Quan took to Twitter to address the…

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Ted Thompson signs extension with Packers

The Packers made a contract extension for General Manager Ted Thompson a top priority for their offseason and their work paid off on Wednesday. Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy announced that the team has agreed on a multiyear extension that will keep Thompson in charge of the front office operations. There were no details…

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Bills’ linebacker Nigel Bradham suspended for opening game

With linebacker Kiko Alonso lost for the 2014 season due to a torn ACL, Nigel Bradham has elevated to the top of the depth chart.  But someone other than Bradham will be playing weakside linebacker for the Bills against the Bears on September 7. The NFL has announced that Bradham has been suspended for the…

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Gordon’s appeal could be all-or-nothing proposition

The substance-abuse policy gives full power over any disciplinary appeals to the Commissioner or his designee.  When it comes to crafting a specific punishment, however, it’s unclear how much discretion the designated hearing officer has. For players (like Browns receiver Josh Gordon) who are in Stage III of the substance-abuse program, a player who tests…

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