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Jaguars releasing Rashaan Melvin

The Jaguars are releasing cornerback Rashaan Melvin, a league source tells PFT. Melvin signed a one-year deal with Jacksonville last spring, but opted out of the 2020 season. He’ll now

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Panthers are locked in on trading for Deshaun Watson

The Panthers remain in pursuit of Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, no matter how much the Texans say publicly that Watson will remain in Houston. Joe Person of TheAthletic.com reports that

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Chiefs tender Byron Pringle as a restricted free agent

Byron Pringle has spent his entire NFL career with the Chiefs and the team would like him back for the 2021 season. Pringle’s agents announced, via Adam Schefter of ESPN,

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Masseuse contends Deshaun Watson asked for “inappropriate areas” to be massaged

It’s unclear whether attorney Tony Buzbee actually has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a masseuse who alleges that a sexual assault was committed by Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. Buzbee

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Dante Fowler accepts a pay cut

Edge rusher Dante Fowler signed a three-year, $48 million deal with the Falcons last spring. But after a disappointing first season with the club and Atlanta needing to save against

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Bucs to pay Shaq Barrett over $1.3 million to settle 2020 franchise tag grievance

Shaq Barrett agreed to a lucrative new contract with the Buccaneers this week and he’ll be getting another check from the team related to the franchise tag he played under

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Bears will move on from Eddy Pineiro

In a move that should surprise no one given the recent contract signed by kicker Cairo Santos to remain in Chicago as the kicker, the Bears will be moving on

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