- Retiring Mendenhall: Sick of NFL life | Brown
- Lions owner Ford dies at age 88 | Rothstein
- Jets release Cromartie, save $9.5M | Cimini
- Source: Vikings sign Griffen to $42.5M deal
- Free agent WR Nicks: I can be 'missing link'
- Reid 3rd Raven arrested in 22 days | Hensley
- Source: Pack give Shields 4-year, $39M deal
- FB: Raiders must be 'fearless' in offseason
- Jags, ex-Seahawk Bryant agree | DiRocco
- Cowboys' Romo says he's on pace for OTAs
- Bucs cut Joseph, save $6M in cap | Yasinskas
- Bengals bolster O-line, keep Pollak | Harvey
- Reports: Saints' Sproles on way out | Triplett
- Cowboys' offseason to-do list | All 32 teams
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- Sound-Off Saturday results: Let Bennett go
- Report: Bucs chasing DE Johnson
- Defensive scheme may shape Falcons' plan
- Would one-year deal get Nicks to Carolina?
- Free-agent wish list: Wide receiver
- Bears agree to terms with Collins, Palmer
- Charlie Sanders reflects on his boss' death
- Shields only part of defensive fixes needed
- Vikings: Allen's departure will end an era
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