In Case You Missed It, News around the NFL, April 21, 2017

Check out the need-to-know information, the best story lines and the players to watch… Head Coach Vance Joseph will return to the city in which he spent a year as defensive coordinator, and the Broncos will visit the team that kept them out of the playoffs in 2016. 

Source: The five most-intriguing games on the Broncos’ 2017 schedule


Former Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey is leaving his broadcast career behind after calling Broncos games for the past five years, he announced via Instagram Friday.

Source: Broncos great Ed McCaffrey stepping away from broadcast career


The criminal charges related to the devastating punch thrown by running back Joe Mixon at the face of a young woman in Oklahoma in July 2014 were resolved months ago. On Friday, the civil claim arising from the incident was settled. ““I am happy we were able to bring the lawsuit to an end,” victim…

Source: Joe Mixon settles civil lawsuit arising from 2014 incident | ProFootballTalk


clowney.jpgThe Texans picked up Jadeveon Clowney’s fifth-year option recently, comfortably ahead of the May 2 deadline. The option will pay Clowney, the top overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, $13.846 million in 2018.  Here’s a solution that could possibly satisfy DeAndre Hopkins, J.J. Watt and Clowney.

Source: Agent’s Take: How the Texans can solve the Jadeveon Clowney contract quandary –


Image result for marshawn lynchMoney appears to be the holdup in Marshawn Lynch’s bid to come out of retirement and join the Oakland Raiders.  Meanwhile, Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie tells reporters the club would prefer to know whether Lynch is on board to join the team prior to the 2017 NFL Draft.

Source: Marshawn Lynch wants more money than Raiders offering


When you’re the Cleveland Browns, even the release of the upcoming season’s schedule become a rough day. To say optimism isn’t something that’s associated with the Browns would be a gross understatement. Twitter was absolutely savage in mocking the Browns

Source: Traina Thoughts: Browns even mocked over schedule release; Week 1 NFL lines; more


It’s Friday afternoon, so it’s time for any and all suspensions to come out. Our first this week is Cowboys wide receiver Shaquelle Evans. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Evans is suspended the first four games of the season for violating the league’s drug policy. A former Jets fourth-rounder, Evans has also spent time…

Source: Cowboys wideout Shaquelle Evans suspended four games for drugs | ProFootballTalk

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