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Buffalo Bills fire general manager Doug Whaley

The Buffalo Bills have parted ways with general manager Doug Whaley after four seasons, the team announced Sunday. The decision comes hours after the 2017 NFL Draft. – NFL News

May 1st, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Ron Rivera: Kelvin Benjamin ‘a little heavy’ again

Kelvin Benjamin’s size is part of what makes him an excellent receiver for the Panthers. But the big-bodied wideout is again a little too big at this point in the offseason, coach Ron Rivera said. – NFL News

May 1st, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Colts address backfield with sleeper pick Marlon Mack

After addressing the defense on Thursday and Friday, the Colts finally bolstered their backfield on Saturday. Indianapolis selected USF RB Marlon Mack with the No. 143 overall pick in the draft. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Bills draft Pitt QB Nathan Peterman in fifth round

The Bills on Saturday grabbed Nathan Peterman out of Pittsburgh with the 171st pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. In Buffalo, Peterman will compete with Cardale Jones for the No. 2 spot behind locked-in starter Tyrod Taylor. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Eagles fan ditches honeymoon for Philadelphia draft

Never underestimate the dedication of the diehard Iggles fan. Exhibit A: Philly bro Jon, who left his honeymoon early to go to this weekend’s draft. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Browns admit they might not keep Caleb Brantley

Florida’s Caleb Brantley, who was charged with misdemeanor battery last week, was drafted by the Browns on Saturday. Team says there’s a chance they might not keep him. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Philadelphia has record attendance for 2017 NFL Draft

Philadelphia’s crowd atmosphere during the 2017 NFL Draft was electric, and it was also historic. The league announced the 250,000 people to attend this year’s draft is an NFL draft record. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Lions draft Miami’s Brad Kaaya to back up Stafford

The Lions have found their replacement for departed backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky. Detroit selected University of Miami signal-caller Brad Kaaya with the No. 215 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Jets WR Devin Smith out for season with torn ACL

Jets GM Mike Maccagnan announced Saturday that WR Devin Smith will miss the 2017 season after tearing his ACL prior to the start of organized team activities, per multiple reports. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Teams that improved the most after the 2017 NFL Draft

Gregg Rosenthal lists the five teams that improved the most in the draft. Yes, the Browns made the cut — but so did the Titans, who stocked up on playmakers (like WR Corey Davis) for Marcus Mariota. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

10 third-day picks who can make an immediate impact

After every household name disappears off the draft board, we tend to think the rest of the picks don’t matter. Here are a few players picked on Day 3 that could take over a starting role in training camp. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Broncos tab Chad Kelly as 2017’s Mr. Irrelevant

The Broncos may have just made the most relevant Mr. Irrelevant selection in NFL Draft history: Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly. He threw for 6,800 yards and 50 touchdowns over two seasons in Oxford. – NFL News

April 30th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Falcons, Desmond Trufant agree to terms on extension

Desmond Trufant agreed to a five-year extension worth $69 million with $42 million guaranteed to remain in Atlanta, a source informed told NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo. – NFL News

April 9th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Timmy Jernigan embraces new role with Eagles

In Timmy Jernigan’s first three years in the NFL with the Ravens, the defensive tackle was used primarily as a two-gap lineman. Now, he’s been asked to take on a new responsibility in Philadelphia. – NFL News

April 9th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Report: Tony Romo to be ‘Maverick for a day’

The Mavericks will make the retired Cowboys QB “a Maverick for the day” by having him on the team’s bench and in uniform for their home finale on Tuesday, per ESPN NBA reporter Marc Stein. – NFL News

April 9th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Ravens re-sign DB Lardarius Webb to three-year deal

The Ravens are reuniting with Lardarius Webb on a three-year deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday. The team previously released Webb last month after signing Tony Jefferson. – NFL News

April 9th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Eagles DT Beau Allen suffers pectoral injury

NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reports Eagles DT Beau Allen suffered a pectoral injury and will be sidelined 4-6 months, per a source informed of the situation. – NFL News

April 9th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Eli Manning: Brandon Marshall similar to Plaxico

Eli Manning has spent the better part of a decade without a receiver that can change his red-zone fortunes. The quarterback sees similarities between Brandon Marshall and Plaxico Burress. – NFL News

April 8th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Cupid sacked: Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn are done

Hold that special someone close in your arms tonight. Don’t let go. Tomorrow is promised to nothing and nobody, not even true love. Aaron and Olivia are no more. – NFL News

April 8th, 2017 NFL News, Sport

Tim Tebow, flair for the dramatic still intact, goes deep

Tim Tebow is still doing the baseball thing. And while it might not always be pretty, Tebow’s flair for coming up big showed up again this week when he homered in his first at-bat. – NFL News

April 8th, 2017 NFL News, Sport