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8 NFL teams that have improved the most in free agency
March 9th, 2017 at 7:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** NFL free agency officially began on Thursday afternoon, and teams wasted no time signing players and making previously agreed upon deals official. Some teams lost players, while others gained them. And some teams improved simply by shedding players who were weighing them down. Here's a look at 8 NFL teams...

Catch up on the PFT Live podcasts from a huge week in Indy
March 4th, 2017 at 10:39 AM
***PHOTO1*** I've made the trek from Indy (through Detroit) back to Pittsburgh and then to West Virginia, and I'm locked in for the long haul of the final days of the Scouting Combine, the pre-free agency period, and the launch of free agency. As you watch a bunch of guys run...

Mammoth Friday PFT Live is on deck
March 2nd, 2017 at 10:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** We wrap up a busy week in Indianapolis with an edition of PFT Live that is chock (unfortunate typo narrowly averted) full of newsworthy guests. Friday's edition of the program includes visits from ... Read Original Post at http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/03/02/mammoth-friday-pft-live-is-on-deck/ Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for news it aggregates from...

Christian McCaffrey says NFL execs have asked often about skipping his bowl game
March 2nd, 2017 at 9:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey has known the questions would be coming at this week's NFL Scouting Combine. And they have. McCaffrey made the unsurprising announcement last December that he would be giving up his final season of college football to enter the NFL Draft, then he made at...

Salary cap set at $167 million
March 1st, 2017 at 12:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The projected salary cap figure for 2017 that's been bandied about in recent weeks of $168 million wasn't exactly right, but it's pretty close. A league official told Judy Battista of NFL Media that the salary cap will actually be set at $167 million for the coming season. That's a...