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June 10, 2014

Filing details extent of grand jury work into Aaron Hernandez double murder charge

Fox Sports "Grand jurors who indicted former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in a 2012 double murder met 24 times to consider evidence in the case – all but two them after the football star emerged as a possible suspect following another killing. That detail was among a list of 272 pieces of..." June 09

  • Police seize heroin, cash and guns from home owned by ex-Steeler Deshea Townsend

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Townsend is not thought to be a suspect in the case, but he owns the home at which two men were arrested in possession of heroin and firearms. Police raided a Mount Washington home owned by ex-Steelers cornerback Deshea Townsend Sunday, arresting two men and seizing 1,500 bricks of heroin and..." June 09

  • Pete Carroll claims USC sanctions didn’t lead him to leave for Seattle

    Pro Football Talk "Pete Carroll says he wouldn’t be the coach of the Seahawks right now if he had known at the time he took the job that he was going to leave a mess behind at the University of Southern California. Carroll says he would have stayed at USC and helped the football program rebuild if he had known..." June 09

  • Nick Foles: 'There's no dollar sign on me'

    CSN Philly "The unique six-year contract extension signed by Colin Kaepernick made Nick Foles happy to see another colleague rewarded. It didn’t make Foles jealous, envious or even disappointed. Foles on Monday said Kaepernick’s deal, first reported at $126 million with $61 guaranteed but with several..." June 09

  • Andrew Luck says Reggie Wayne is a 'freak' during ACL recovery

    Fox Sports "Doubters emerged when 35-year-old wide receiver Reggie Wayne went down last season with a torn ACL in Week 7. But Wayne, who isn’t participating in the team's OTAs, has conducted some workouts privately, which Andrew Luck -- the Colts’ third-year quarterback -- has witnessed. It’s safe to say..." June 09

  • Does Richie Incognito Deserve Another Chance in the NFL?

    Bleacher Report "What pound of flesh does Richie Incognito need to deliver to play in the NFL again? Most of us know the story and all the sordid details by now. The former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman systematically and intentionally led a ring of harassment—disguised as good ol' fashioned, "boys will be..." June 09

  • Eight NFL QBs look to be on hot seat; how long before a change?

    CBSSports.com "This time of year, NFL coaches say things to keep players motivated and feeling good about themselves. But for eight quarterbacks, their days as the starter may be over sooner rather than later. I see 24 of the 32 starting quarterbacks as safe, but Brian Hoyer (Browns), Ryan Fitzpatrick..." June 09

  • Colts Players React To Super Bowl Prediction From USA Today

    NFL.com "The shirts that define disrespect in NFL circles can still be seen occasionally around the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. Back in 2012, the Colts found themselves at the bottom of the NFL when it came to preseason power rankings. Spot No. 32 was where the Colts appeared and with that..." June 09

  • Change a positive for Eli Manning, says Phil Simms

    Newsday "Eli Manning is transitioning to a new offense for the first time since his rookie season in 2004, but take it from another Giants quarterback who went through a similar change late in his career: This could go much better than expected. "I don't think it's going to be tough for him," Phil..." June 09

  • Brandon LaFell: Patriots work a little harder than the Panthers

    Pro Football Talk "After spending his first four NFL seasons with the Panthers, new Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell wasn’t sure what to expect in New England. What he’s found is that Organized Team Activities are tougher. “The way we work, the way we practice, is all new [to me]. It’s not like we didn’t work..." June 09

  • Rams' Wells reworks contract

    ESPN.com "Rams starting center Scott Wells, entering the third year of a four-year deal, has redid his contract, according to a league source. Wells had his base salary for 2014 reduced from $5.5 million to $1 million, though he received a roster bonus of $1.65 million upon execution of the restructure..." June 09

  • Rams' Britt makes early impact at wide receiver

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "If anyone ever needed a fresh start, it’s new Rams wide receiver Kenny Britt. His five star-crossed seasons in Tennessee were a mix of off-field issues, injuries and flashes of big-play potential. But as the Rams begin the second week of the spring practices known as OTAs, Britt is all..." June 09

  • Eagles plan for receivers needs Maclin to deliver

    Allentown Morning Call "No doubt the plan to move on without their top receiver a year after setting franchise records for yardage and points was carefully constructed by Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly. No doubt it also could blow up in his face if Jeremy Maclin cannot deliver this season. For 20 seconds or..." June 09

  • Dolphins TE Charles Clay can expect more attention this season

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins tight end Charles Clay had a breakout season last year with a career-best 69 receptions for a career-best 759 yards and a career-best six touchdowns. And people noticed. Now, one of Clay's biggest challenges for the coming season will be getting used to the attention he'll command on..." June 09

  • Will Kaepernick’s new deal really have much of an impact on Russell Wilson?

    Seattle Times "The above question was one often asked last week after it was announced that the 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick had agreed on a new deal that could keep him with the team through the 2020 season. It also came with an answer that changed as the week wore on and the details of a fairly..." June 09

  • Turnovers are the focus for the Saints defense this offseason

    The Advocate "In the Saints’ first organized team activity open to reporters this summer, rookie cornerback Stanley Jean-Batiste slapped the ball out of receiver Andy Tanner’s hands after he made a catch. A few minutes later, safety Rafael Bush stripped Marques Colston as he tried to run with a..." June 09

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