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Rolando McClain, Jeremy Mincey active for Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys will have two key defensive pieces on the field Sunday as Rolando McClain and Jeremy Mincey are both active versus the Green Bay Packers.
Patriots cut Tommy Kelly, Will Smith, James Anderson
Veteran defenders Tommy Kelly, Will Smith and James Anderson are no longer New England Patriots as of Monday. Will they find a new landing spot?
Belichick: Jerod Mayo is guy 'team revolves around'
Jerod Mayo missed 10 games in 2013. The linebacker's return can't be understated for the New England Patriots. Bill Belichick went so far as to say the team revolves around Mayo's leadership.
Reading the Defense: Casey turns success into fantasy
Jurrell Casey had been having a good season, but it hadn't necessarily translated to fantasy production. But as Marcas Grant writes, that's all starting to change.
Von Miller tops ATL's outside linebacker rankings
Von Miller led the Denver Broncos' defensive turnaround last season. Even with a six-game suspension, he gets the edge in our outside linebacker rankings.
New head coaches: Marc Trestman playoff-bound, Chip Kelly not
Gil Brandt runs through each new head coach's chances to make the playoffs in 2013. Will Marc Trestman buck the odds by leading Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears to the promised land?
Top 25 NFC position battles during training camp
With training camp just around the corner, Gregg Rosenthal breaks down the top competitions, highlighted by the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback derby between Michael Vick and Nick Foles.
Salary-cap relief coming for 10 NFL teams on June 2
Salary-cap relief is coming on June 2 for 10 teams that released players with a post-June 1 designation. For veteran free agents such as John Abraham, it might lead to a better market for their services.
NFC North draft needs: Manti Te'o could solve Bears' LB issues
Elliot Harrison says the equation is simple: The Chicago Bears need linebacker help, and Manti Te'o is a good linebacker. Check out every NFC North team's draft outlook in this divisional primer.
Are Chicago Bears open to Brian Urlacher returning?
The Chicago Bears made a calculated football decision to move on from Brian Urlacher. The linebacker's departure still has team chairman George McCaskey feeling "heartbroken."
Chase Blackburn tweets he's joining Carolina Panthers
After starting 15 games at middle linebacker for the New York Giants last season, Chase Blackburn is signing on with the Carolina Panthers.
James Anderson, Chicago Bears agree to contract
The Chicago Bears continue to rebuild their depleted linebacker corps, bringing in former Carolina Panthers veteran James Anderson to help fill the void.
Does spending money in free agency lead to success?
No one will out-spend the Miami Dolphins, who signed Mike Wallace. But does winning the title of "Offseason Champ" really help? Gregg Rosenthal reviews the biggest spenders of years past.
What we learned on Day 1 of NFL free agency
The Miami Dolphins and Cleveland Browns spent a lot, but did they spend wisely? Gregg Rosenthal breaks down Day 1 of free agency, from the cuts and non-trades to the best and worst signings.
James Anderson released by Carolina Panthers
James Anderson benefited from signing a bloated contract during former Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney's tenure, but the linebacker's tenure with the team is over.
Free agency primer: Ranking the linebackers
Around The League's Gregg Rosenthal ranks this year's free-agent linebacker crop, from the Baltimore Ravens' Dannell Ellerbe to the Chicago Bears' Brian Urlacher.
Carolina Panthers GM hopes to keep DeAngelo Williams
Could the Carolina Panthers cut running back DeAngelo Williams? New general manager Dave Gettleman won't say, but admits "decisions have to be made" to get under the salary cap.
Nnamdi Asomugha among NFC veterans on the bubble
Gregg Rosenthal looks at possible salary-cap casualty candidates in the NFC, from Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb to Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.