In Case You Missed It, News around the NFL, May 3, 2017

“Me personally, I’m so excited for our offense and what they can do now because as a defense, we feel like if you can score 14 points, we’re going to win the game. This offense is looking like it’s going to do way more than that, and I can’t wait. we score 14 points, we’re going to win the game. This O is looking like it’s going to do way more…

Source: Shane Ray upped his jersey sales after this press conference. • Denver Broncos Zone

 

In March, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones privately communicated his concerns to his partners regarding the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. On Wednesday, Cowboys COO, executive Vice President, and director of player personnel Stephen Jones acknowledged that the franchise believes the time has come for careful scrutiny and possible overhaul of the league’s decades-old position on marijuana. “Well,…

Source: Cowboys want NFL to re-examine marijuana policy | ProFootballTalk

 

The full details are in on the Marshawn Lynch contract, and it allows him make a lot of money. If he plays like he did during his best years in Seattle. Per multiple sources, the base package consists of a $1 million roster bonus, a fully-guaranteed $1.35 million base salary, a $150,000 workout bonus, and…

Source: Marshawn Lynch can make up to $8.9 million this year from Raiders | ProFootballTalk

 

“it’s all about living in the moment and accepting your responsibility.” In Denver, he was a relief who played in every game with a total of 19 tackles. If he can stay healthy, he’s a sold depth chart guy who could see more playing time based on the health of the DL.

Source: Joe Woods must like his winning way. Denver resigns a DL • Denver Broncos Zone

 

If Gary would like to take a little pause in Denver, and stroll into Dove Valley, a few of us may cheer. While Elway may have made a steal in Jake Butt, it’s highly doubtful he will be ready to start and be 100% for a long while. Having a TE ready to practice and play now, would be a huge help.

Tight end Gary Barnidge visited with the Bills on Wednesday and his next stop will be to see several colts, but he won’t be in Indianapolis. Barnidge is pausing his search for a new team and going to Louisville for this weekend’s Kentucky Derby. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that once Barnidge is done…

Source: Gary Barnidge pausing search for new team, may visit Jags and Panthers | ProFootballTalk

 

QB Mitchell Trubisky will likely determine the success or failure of GM Ryan Pace in Chicago. (AP) According to league sources familiar with Pace’s mindset, the general manager relayed a resolute determination to some personnel staffers: From this offseason forward, the Bears would never go another year without tangible hope at quarterback.

Source: Response to ridicule of Bears’ Trubisky deal: ‘Who cares what it costs’

 

player photoThe surgery didn’t take, said one well-placed source with knowledge of the injury.  The 49ers still took Foster with the second to last pick of the first round

Source: Report: Reuben Foster’s shoulder surgery ‘didn’t take,’ led to surprising draft fall – CBSSports.com

 

First-year Buffalo head coach Sean McDermott appears to have a major say in the team's search for a new GM. (AP)A few days after firing general manager Doug Whaley, the Buffalo Bills  have started interviewing men for the vacant job

Source: Bills begin search for new general manager by interviewing two candidates

 

 File it under, the not even a little bit, buddy, file…Patriots owner Robert Kraft thinks that if his team is disliked by others in the league, it’s because others wish they had New England’s five Vince Lombardi Trophies. Kraft said at the Bloomberg Breakaway Summit that he thinks opposing teams, jealous of the Patriots’ success, lobbied NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to come down hard on…

Source: Robert Kraft sees “envy and jealousy” of the Patriots around the NFL | ProFootballTalk

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