Raiders move Taiwan Jones to running back
After spending the last two seasons as a cornerback, the
Jones was drafted in 2011 as a running back out of Eastern Washington. He has been playing in the defensive back field since the 2013 season. Jones missed 15 games last season with a foot injury.
Raiders' Del Rio on Michael Crabtree: Good to have him on team
"It's great to have Michael on board," Del Rio said. "Obviously, he's a guy that's been a productive player on a real good team the last several years and comes in here eager to join our organization and become a good teammate and to find his way and create a role for himself. So, he's a guy that has an outstanding catching radius, a real good understanding of how to get himself open and find some of the soft spots in a defense. He knows how to go up and make the contested catch and those kinds of things. We feel good about being able to acquire Michael."
Crabtree is trying to rebound after a disappointing 2014 season where he caught 68 passes for 698 yards and four touchdowns.
Ravens sign LS Patrick Scales to exclusive rights tender
Attorney: Greg Hardy seeks to have domestic charges expunged
The process to have the charges removed could take up to four months.
"Every day Americans who have misdemeanor charges dismissed file for expungement of the charges from their record," said Chris Fialko, Hardy's attorney.
Hardy has the charges against him dismissed in February after his accuser and ex-girlfriend Nicole Holder was unable to testify in a jury trial. Holder received a settlement from Hardy in an undisclosed amount, according to prosecutors.
Stephen Jones: Cowboys' Tony Romo will have big year
In an appearance on Dallas' KRLD-FM radio, Jones predicted that
"No question in my mind," Jones said. "I think he keeps getting better. I actually had a visit with him ... and he said he's felt as good as he has felt in years, in terms of his off-season and how his body feels and the work that he's doing. The last couple of years he has been dealing with off-season surgeries and some uncomfortable things. But he said he thinks he's ready to have the best year he's ever had."
Chiefs waive CB Shaquille Richardson
Richardson was signed to a one-year deal in February. He has never appeared in an NFL game.
Cowboys sign Lance Dunbar, Chris Jones to tender offers
Jerrell Freeman skipping Colts' voluntary workouts
Freeman is a restricted free agent and still hasn't signed his offer from the team, per the Indy Star. The Colts offered a one-year $2.35 million deal that would require a second-round pick as compensation from any team that signs Freeman.
Freeman has until Friday to get an offer from another team. The Colts workouts are voluntary, so there will be no penalty for Freeman missing them.
Browns players didn't know Josh Gordon wasn't allowed to drink
Gordon's return to the NFL was under the condition that he stay away from alcohol.
Gordon, Haden and several teammates flew to Las Vegas on a private plane following the regular season. Gordon had several drinks on the flight and was tested by the NFL when the plane landed and was subsequently suspended for the 2015 season
"If I knew he couldn't have a drink, everybody would have tried to ... you know what I'm saying ... it wouldn't have been that," Haden said following Tuesday's OTA, per ESPN. "Josh Gordon, he's a grown man and sometimes you got to know what decisions you make."
Gordon has said he thought the alcohol ban expired at the end of the season. Haden went on to say that he thought the ban was unfair.
Report: Ravens, Jimmy Smith agree to contract extension
Smith was entering the final year of his current contract with Baltimore. He totaled 28 tackles with one interception in eight games last season. In his first four season, Smith has played just one full year, playing 47 of a possible 64 games. He's totaled 140 tackles with five interceptions in those seasons.
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