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Former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr isn’t lacking in moxie that’s for sure. During an appearance on Tuesday’s edition of “NFL AM” on NFL Network, Carr proclaimed himself to be the best quarterback in the 2014 NFL Draft. Carr said that “the game film would show it.” “I’m absolutely the best quarterback in the draft.” Carr threw for 5,083 yards...

The Miami Herald is reporting that the Dolphins have had conversations with Jermichael Finley’s agent and may have some interest if the tight end is cleared to resume his football career. Finley has an upcoming MRI on his surgically repaired neck and would need a clean bill of health before teams actually started taking the idea of signing him seriously. Finley has a...

Retired former New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride says he’s shocked that the team’s officials wondered if Eli Manning has started to decline as a quarterback. While appearing on Pro Football Talk Monday, Gilbride called the thoughts of Manning being washed up “completely ludicrous.” “There’s been no deterioration of his arm strength, there’s...

Top 2014 NFL Draft prospect Jadeveon Clowney says he will not be doing any more individual workouts before May’s draft. Clowney is being cautious after what happened to former Clemson tackle Brandon Thomas a few weeks ago, where he blew out his knee in an individual workout. Clowney’s agent says he will just show teams his client’s effort from his pro...

Before trading for New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles, the Philadelphia Eagles reportedly had their eyes set on another running back. According to CSN Philly, it was Buffalo Bills’ CJ Spiller. Philadelphia reportedly contacted the Bills on the star Pro Bowl running back. Of course, the Bills rejected the offer and had no interest in trading away Spiller. The...

This is not good. According to TMZ Sports, San Francisco 49ers star pass-rusher Aldon Smith was arrested on Sunday after he reportedly said he had a bomb at the LAX airport. Smith got in a loud argument with an airport worker at the gate, and things didn’t get any better after that. The Sacramento Bee offers more details, as witnesses told the newspaper that it was...

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy isn’t a big fan of former NFL quarterback and soon-to-be SEC Network analyst Tim Tebow. McCoy ripped on the Florida Gators legend, saying he would rather prefer a young toddler over Tebow. The guys over at TMZ Sports asked McCoy about his thoughts on Tebow. McCoy ripped into the quarterback, saying he would prefer his...

Mo money, mo problems. According to TMZ Sports, former NFL star wide receiver Terrell Owens got hit with a massive tax bill after failing to pay up about $250,000 in 2012. Owens reportedly has to pay up $244,391.52 in unpaid tax income from 2012. That was the same year Owens signed a deal with the Seattle Seahawks, but he was cut before the season began, making only $4,300....

Chad Johnson may finally get back to the playing field, but it’s not the NFL. According to ESPN, the ex-NFL star wide receiver is scheduled to work out for the Montreal Alouttes of the Canadian Football League (CFL) this week. Alouttes general manager Jim Popp said in a statement that talks about a contract with Johnson “have escalated.” “We do...

This looks like some great news for Washington Redskins fans. According to quarterback guru Terry Shea, who is Robert Griffin III’s QB tutor, he says the ‘Skins star is 100 percent healthy now. Shea worked with Griffin during the 2012 NFL scouting combine and spent almost a week with him working with his footwork and release back in March in Arizona. Without...