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Broncos spending time studying QB prospects

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 2:52 p.m.
The Broncos have spent a lot of time studying the quarterback prospects in this year's draft, but the way we hear it, the organization is still expected to use its No. 2 overall selection on a defensive player.

Compensatory picks add extra element to draft strategy

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 8:03 p.m.
Not only was Tom Brady merely a sixth-round pick in 2000, he was a compensatory pick, one the Patriots did not own when the offseason began that year.

Compensatory picks awarded; Panthers lead with three

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m.
The NFL announced the 2011 compensatory draft picks for April's NFL draft, and the team with the No. 1 pick, the Panthers, received the most with three.

2011 mock draft 3.0

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 2:59 p.m.
Mock 3.0 brings a dramatic shift at the top of the draft, with the scarcity of offensive skill talent potentially creating a greater need that could allow Georgia's A.J. Green to be the first player selected.

Wake me when it's over

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m.
Count Brian Tucker among the football fans who could care less about the NFL's labor dispute.

Former Raiders C Robbins accepts five-year prison term

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 3:43 p.m.
Former Raiders center Barret Robbins accepted a five-year prison term on Friday for violating his Miami-Dade probation. His latest violation came following an arrest in Texas for cocaine possession.

Report: Jolly arrested again for possession

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 2:25 p.m.
Packers DE Johnny Jolly is in trouble with the law again. Jolly was arrested in Houston early Friday for possession, reported Houston's CBS affiliate.

Workers begin replacing Metrodome roof

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m.
The replacement of the Metrodome roof began on Friday after the roof was damaged by a December snowstorm.

Browns fan sues NFL

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m.
Ken Lanci, a Browns fan and self-made millionaire, is suing the NFL and its teams over the current lockout, claiming it violated his contract to buy seats through his personal-seat license.

Evans' role will change for Bills

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m.
WR Lee Evans has been mostly a deep threat during his career, but the veteran receiver will be running more shallow routes in the coming season.

Insider: Tagliabue 'could get deals done'

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m.
Ex-commissioner Paul Tagliabue was a deal maker, says one NFL insider in "Audibles," whereas current commish Roger Goodell "is just the messenger."

Kickoff rule change hurts Browns

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m.
With Joshua Cribbs returning kicks, the Browns were reportedly one of six teams to vote against the NFL's move of the kickoff line of scrimmage from the 30- to the 35-yard-line.

Designer selected for L.A. stadium

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m.
The effort to bring an NFL team to Los Angles is progressing, even if the labor negations aren't.

Safety situation has Bucs looking for help in draft

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 10:42 a.m.
The Buccaneers are looking for a pass rusher and more pieces to complement QB Josh Freeman on offense in this year's draft, but we hear they will be targeting a safety, too.

Draft Dose: Who needs a wide receiver?

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 9 a.m.
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a player like A.J. Green or Julio Jones? For one, Browns QB Colt McCoy could use some WR help.