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After a rough start to training camp Jake Locker picked up his performance in a joint practice with the Atlanta Falcons. Locker is in a tight competition with Matt Hasselbeck for the starting job. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean opines that the two passers had similar performances against Atlanta’s defense, and Titans HC Mike Munchak [...]

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Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press writes that the Cal product “remains in a holding pattern” regarding his return from two concussions suffered in 2011 (on top of multiple concussions previously). While speculation persists that Best may have played his last NFL down, the veteran of the group thinks No. 44 will be back [...]

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BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Chicago Bears receiver Devin Thomas announced his retirement Sunday via a message on Twitter, and the team confirmed he indeed has called it quits. “I have decided to retire from the NFL,” Thomas wrote Sunday morning on his Twitter page. “God has blessed me (with) achieving a childhood dream,” Thomas wrote. “I [...]

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According to the Washington Times, Cooley is set to play some fullback against the Buffalo Bills in place of the injured Darrel Young. Cooley has proven his worth as an in-line blocker from the TE position, but can he handle the rigors of doing so out of the backfield? “As far as getting the blocks [...]

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Mat McBriar and Chas Henry have been in a battle for the punting job in Philadelphia. McBriar was listed as the starting P on the team’s depth chart for Thursday’s preseason opener, per the Philadelphia Inquirer, though the veteran cautions that nothing is yet set in stone. “I don’t know if it’s totally official,” McBriar [...]

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Cleveland coach Pat Shurmur announced what had been an open secret after practice on Monday: Weeden, the No. 22 overall pick, will start Friday night in Detroit. “Brandon is the starter and we’re moving forward,” Shurmur said. “We’re rolling and I’m not looking back.” Weeden has taken snaps with Cleveland’s first-team offense throughout training camp. [...]

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“I’m full go for everything, so I won’t be missing anything,” Brian Urlacher declared during an appearance on ESPN 1000 Radio prior to training camp. “One hundred and ten percent, I’m good to go. The vet days that we get every once in a while, we’ll take those when we can, but other than that, [...]

Kolb In Trouble?

Posted: 6th August 2012 by FFR Squad in Depth Charts, Position Battles
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David Garrard is listed as the first-team quarterback on the Miami Dolphins‘ first depth chart. Garrard is ahead of Matt Moore and first-round pick Ryan Tannehill as they try to win the starting job. First-year coach Joe Philbin called the quarterback battle “a fluid situation” and said there was no guarantee Garrard would get the [...]

Cowboys Cut Saftey Pool

Posted: 6th August 2012 by FFR Squad in Depth Charts
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Safety Brodney Pool, who was signed during the offseason to help the Dallas Cowboys‘ struggling secondary, was released by the team Monday — just one week after he failed his conditioning test. Rookie cornerback Isaac Madison also was released Monday. Wide receiver David Little and running back Javarris Williams signed contracts and should practice this [...]