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Eleven teams get compensatory third-round picks
February 24th, 2017 at 2:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** Half the teams in the league ended up with extra draft picks Friday, with 11 teams getting an extra third-rounder. The league announced compensatory choices, which are awarded to teams for net free agent losses the year before. The highest pick, the 97th overall, went to the Dolphins, who were...

Eight big-name NFL players who could be cut
February 22nd, 2017 at 9:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sep 1, 2016; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) warms up before the game against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium.  Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports The upcoming 2017 season begins on March 9 when free agency kicks into high gear, and there are...

2017 NFL Draft first-round order
February 6th, 2017 at 3:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 2016 season is over, and the order for the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft is set. The entire draft order will be announced when compensatory picks are determined and awarded. The 2017 draft is April 27-29 in Philadelphia. Three first-round picks have already been traded, two in...

Fast rise: Jim Leonhard named Wisconsin defensive coordinator
February 2nd, 2017 at 5:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The University of Wisconsin has promoted former NFL safety Jim Leonhard to fill its defensive coordinator vacancy. Leonhard, who's just 34, was playing in the NFL two seasons ago. He coached Wisconsin's defensive ... Read Original Post at http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/02/02/fast-rise-jim-leonhard-named-wisconsin-defensive-coordinator/ Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for news it aggregates from...

Goodell: NFL looking at cutting commercials, other changes to speed up games
February 1st, 2017 at 12:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said during his annual pre-Super Bowl press conference that the NFL is examining how to keep games moving â?? and retain TV viewers â?? and expects some changes to be implemented for the 2017 season. Among those changes are a potential reduction of TV timeouts from...