1. Teams that most need to draft a QB
By Field Yates - ESPN
"As the NFL draft approaches (and with the majority of the notable free-agent quarterbacks off the market), let's reset the tiers of quarterback needs around the NFL, and discuss options to fill those needs. Teams are listed by draft position within each tier.
Immediate Pressing Need - Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills.
Veteran signed, but questions remain: Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Cincinnati Bengals.
Established quarterback on long-term deal: Chiefs, Lions" READ MORE…
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2. NFL Offseason Workout Program Dates Announced
By Press Release - KCChiefs.com
"Following is the NFL Offseason Workout Program calendar for 2015. Voluntary offseason workout programs are intended to provide training, teaching and physical conditioning for players.
As per Article 21 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, each club's official, voluntary nine-week offseason program is conducted in three phases:
Phase One consists of the first two weeks of the program with activities limited to strength and conditioning and physical rehabilitation only." READ MORE…
3. Chip Kelly's spending spree could backfire
By Phil Sheridan - ESPN
"One of the more interesting subplots in Chip Kelly's makeover of the Philadelphia Eagles' roster this offseason is what it's done to the team's salary cap.
Because of his marketability at the college level, Kelly is often the center of speculation that he could very easily abandon the Eagles if things don't go well. He should have the option of whatever top college job opens up. Indeed, some college jobs just might open because a school wants to bring Kelly in. His stock is that high.
Eagles owner Jeff Lurie downplayed the significance of all this when he addressed reporters at the NFL owners meetings last week. He had no significant concern about Kelly leaving the Eagles high and dry, Lurie said." READ MORE…
4. Florida offensive tackle D.J. Humphries quickly rising up draft boards
By Jeremy Fowler - ESPN
"Not many players embody the unpredictable swings of the NFL draft more than offensive tackle D.J. Humphries, who's been labeled a stay-in-school cautionary tale and an ascending first-round pick, all within a few months.
The NFL Draft Advisory Board told the junior to remain at Florida, where he never made an All-SEC team. The board branded him a third-rounder or worse. Now, many analysts have Humphries pegged as a first-rounder." READ MORE…
5. Bears cut Garza, sign Montgomery
By Michael C. Wright - ESPN
"The Chicago Bears released center Roberto Garza on Thursday, preventing him from returning in 2015 for an 11th season with the franchise.
In a corresponding move, the team signed former Broncos center Will Montgomery, who played for Fox in Denver last season, as Garza's replacement. Montgomery received a one-year contract.
Fewer than four months ago, Garza signed a one-year extension to return under former general manager Phil Emery, who was fired just three days later. New GM Ryan Pace and coach John Fox informed Garza of the team's plans to go another direction at the position." READ MORE…
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