ICYMI. News from around the NFL, April 13, 2017

In Case You Missed It, News from around the league, April 13, 2017

With the passing of Dan Rooney, a Pro Football Hall of Famer who helped his father make the Steelers into a perennial contender and then carried the tradition forward for nearly three decades after the team founder’s passing, the NFL has lost one of its very most important figures of the past half-century. Dan Rooney first…

Source: Dan Rooney’s Steelers career spanned more than 60 years |

Today, both Denver quarterbacks spoke with the press. First Lynch, then Trevor Siemian.

Source: Trevor Siemian is “a really calm, cool and collected guy”. – Denver Broncos Zone




How Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis — with a little luck, his own brand of genius and an assist from Jerry Jones — outflanked power brokers to put the Raiders in Las Vegas.

Source: The inside story of how owner Mark Davis moved the Raiders to Las Vegas


Johnathan Hankins was one of the top free-agent defensive linemen still available but it appears he has finally been snatched up… The Colts continue beefing up their defensive line

Source: Report: Johnathan Hankins leaves Giants for three-year, $30 million deal with Colts – CBSSports.com


The Lions are getting a new look. At a ceremony in Detroit tonight, the Lions have unveiled new uniforms, with four jersey options: Blue for home games, white for away games, a silver “Color Rush” jersey and a throwback jersey similar to the jerseys the Lions wore in the 1930s. The Lions will wear blue…

Source: Lions unveil new uniforms | ProFootballTalk

A significant piece of evidence has emerged in the longstanding lawsuit pitting sports memorabilia collectors against the Giants and Eli Manning. An email sent from Manning to the Giants’ equipment manager in 2010 requested “2 helmets that can pass as game used,” according to court documents obtained by the New York Post. That email, according…

Source: Lawyer says email shows Eli Manning defrauded memorabilia collectors | ProFootballTalk

Bill Walsh, Dan Rooney

The ‘graduates’ of Walsh’s fellowship program have been on teams with 22 winning Super Bowls, including the Broncos.

Source: Dan Rooney, Bill Walsh, Diversity and the Denver Broncos

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