ICYMI: News around the League, April 7th, 2017 Pre-Season Schedule…

ICYMI–April 7th, 2017

WooHoo! The NFL announces when the NFL will announce the 2017 NFL preseason schedule – CBSSports.com

Grab something to write with and get ready to mark your calendarSource: The NFL announces when the NFL will announce the 2017 NFL preseason schedule – CBSSports.com




Eli Manning has spent the better part of a decade without a receiver that can change his red-zone fortunes. The quarterback sees similarities between Brandon Marshall and Plaxico Burress.

Source: Eli Manning: Brandon Marshall similar to Plaxico – NFL.com



As Aaron’s family no doubt cheers.

Hold that special someone close in your arms tonight. Don’t let go. Tomorrow is promised to nothing and nobody, not even true love. Aaron and Olivia are no more.

Source: Cupid sacked: Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn are done – NFL.com


In November, NFL Network suspended commentator Brian Baldinger for six months after he said the Eagles should put a bounty on Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. Less than six months later, Baldinger is back. PFT has confirmed that NFL Network reduced Baldinger’s suspension, and Baldinger was on the air today. There’s been no official announcement…

Source: NFL Network cut short Brian Baldinger’s suspension | ProFootballTalk


Cornerback Tramaine Brock was released Friday by the San Francisco 49ers after he was arrested and accused of hitting a woman he was dating.

Source: NFL report: 49ers release Tramaine Brock after he’s arrested on suspicion of domestic violence – LA Times



Jim Nantz is their guy. ‘Hello, friends.’ He’s kind of the face and voice of the network. He’s a bigger linchpin than Phil Simms for that network, that’s for sure. So I would think in some degree or fashion, I’m not trying to throw Jim under the bus, but yeah, he signed off on this to some degree.”Source: Chris Simms believes Jim Nantz played a role in Phil Simms’ demotion at CBS


After weeks of contemplating retirement, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger announced Friday he officially plans to return for the 2017 season.

Source: Ben Roethlisberger says he’ll return for 2017 season – NFL.com

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