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Deadline Monday Roundup: NFL Players to Play Under 2013 Franchise Tags

On Monday, with most NFL players enjoying one of their last full weeks of vacation before training camp, some were not resting too easily as they awaited the 4 p.m. deadline to either reach a contract agreement with their teams or play under the franchise tag for the 2013 season. At the 11th hour on

Ranking Top Ten Fantasy Football Defenses of 2013

Picking a defense for a fantasy NFL team often ends up as an afterthought after quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs take center stage. Defenses can be unreliable on a weekly basis as they can vacillate depending on the opposing offense. Many of this year’s top 10 defenses will look familiar but some teams have

Ranking Top Ten Fantasy Football Wide Receivers of 2013

In addition to ranking the Top 10 fantasy running backs, another key position on any fantasy team is the wide receiver. In this pass-happy league, there’s a lot of depth at this position and for 2013, this top receivers will all look familiar. For one, it’s appropriate to say welcome back to the list. Calvin

2013 NFL Draft Grades for the AFC

After taking a look at the NFC’s three days of draft picks, here’s a look at the AFC teams’ picks and a grade for their efforts. Did one conference fare better than the other? Baltimore Ravens After gutting the team following its Super Bowl win, it only made sense that the Ravens’ first four picks

Skelton Headed to the Bengals, Cardinals LB Washington Suspended for Four Games

Skelton Headed to the Bengals Just two days after he was released by the Arizona Cardinals, quarterback John Skelton is already employed by a new team. On Wednesday, the Cincinnati Bengals picked him up off waivers, reported The Cincinnati Inquirer’s Joe Reedy. He tweeted, “#bengals acquire QB John Skelton on waivers from the Cardinals and

Jake Long Signs with the Rams, Ryan Fitzpatrick Meets with the Bengals

Jake Long Signs with the Rams After questions of will he or won’t he remain with the Miami Dolphins, the answer is no as offensive tackle Jake Long will open a new career chapter with the St. Louis Rams. The player has reportedly come to terms with the Rams for a four-year, $34 million deal but

Tag, You’re It: Bengals Hit DE Michael Johnson, Bill’s Jarius Byrd Grabbed; Jets Sign AFL Players

Bengals tag DE Michael Johnson On Friday, the Cincinnati Bengals tagged top defensive end Michael Johnson right before Monday’s deadline. Sans a new long-term contract, Johnson will have a $11.1 million payday this year. A four-season veteran, the Bengal selected Johnson as a third-rounder from Georgia Tech in 2009. Last season he had 11½ sacks

Bears Hester May Seek Trade, Bengals Reinstate Joiner

With the Chicago Bears making a fresh start, it appears that its kick returner Devin Hester would like one as well. At one point the player pondered retirement but now he’s saying not so fast; may he will just ask for a trade. After finding great success in his early years, the 30-year-old hasn’t been

Cincinnati Bengals Roll Over Philadelphia Eagles, 34-13

On Thursday night, it was an ugly second quarter for Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton with his two fumbles but the team persevered in the second half and handily beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 34-13. Dalton’s two fumbles resulted in two Eagles field goals, giving them a 13-10 halftime lead but the Bengals returned from the

NFL Roundup: Panthers Shock the Falcons, Cousins Leads Win over Ravens, Late Dallas Win

There’s lots of interesting wins on this NFL Week 14 from the first set of games. The Carolina Panthers stunned the Atlanta Falcons with a win; Washington Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins led the team to an OT victory over the Baltimore Ravens and in another team facing a dark day, the Dallas Cowboys won