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The Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants are already in midseason form when it comes to the trash talk, and it’s coming from defensive backs Brandon Boykin and Walter Thurmond. Earlier Tuesday, newly signed Thurmond made waves when he claimed to be “the best slot corner in the league.” Thurmond went on to add a little more when he stated that the Giants had the...

Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor is on his way north thanks to a trade with the Seattle Seahawks Monday leaving Oakland a seventh round pick in exchange for Pryor. Though Pryor requested the trade when presented with the possibility of playing second fiddle to an undrafted rookie, being a backup in Seattle is a different story. He’ll be learning...

A day after lighting Jadeveon Clowney up, ESPN’s Merril Hoge dropped some scathing criticism on Texas A&M star Johnny Manziel. Hoge called the former Heisman Trophy winner a reckless player who “plays dumb” at times as well. ...

Buffalo Bills middle linebacker Brandon Spikes made a lot of inflammatory remarks about the New England Patriots after the two decided to part ways. Spikes talked trash and even compared his time playing for the Patriots to slavery. Spikes showed up for the first day of the Bills offseason workouts and let the world know that he was ready to back up all his trash talk. “Everybody...

Walter Thurmond is now a member of the New York Giants, but it looks like he brought some of the Seattle Seahawks swagger and bravado right along with him. As the Giants kicked off the start of their OTAs, Thurmond let it be known that New York has a chance to have a really great secondary in the NFL and that he was the best slot cornerback in the league. More from CB...

Vontaze Burfict has come a long way from the guy nobody wanted to draft in 2012. Burfict has rehabbed his image and played phenomenal football for the Cincinnati Bengals over his first two seasons. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Bengals and Burfict are beginning the initial discussions on a huge new deal for talented inside linebacker. #Bengals...

According to a report by the TheMMQB.com, former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen suffered a stroke during the team’s loss to the Buffalo Bills in December and sadly has had to walk away from the game. Allen signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and started 44 games — including 29 the past two seasons — before being released last...

Cam Newton said Tuesday that he wants to get back on the field faster than the four-month timeline that he was given after his operation and believes that there’s “plenty of time” to work with the new wideouts before the start of the regular season. He also admitted that he now has to play a bigger role in the offense now that Steve Smith is no longer with the Carolina...

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports is reporting that the Seattle Seahawks and All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman are closing in on a new deal that would make Sherman the highest paid defensive back in football. Seahawks have made considerable progress on deal to make Richard Sherman top-paid CB in NFL. Sides hopeful it's complete by the draft… — Jason La Canfora...

Another day of preparing for the 2014 NFL Draft comes with another day of someone in NFL circles ripping Jadeveon Clowney for having no desire. This time one of the usual suspects was guilty of the infraction. Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp ripped into Clowney on Monday, questioning his desire and his work ethic. “My grandfather taught me something a long...