In Case You Missed It, News From Around the NFL

Klein and Gary Kubiak will be reunited. Both to scout from Texas.

Source: John Elway brings his best friend back into the fold. • Denver Broncos Zone

 

Lots of choices to dislike in this division, especially one fired announcer.

Source: Part 3: NFC East in our love/hate series of players. • Denver Broncos Zone

 

While researchers admit their methodology isn’t exact and they’re not predicting rates for the future, the latest study regarding the link between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy shows a strong correlation. Via Rick Maese of the Washington Post, researchers at Boston University who are studying brains donated by families of former NFL players said that 110…

Source: Latest brain study shows 110 of 111 donations from NFL players had CTE | ProFootballTalk

 

Andy Reid has never been afraid to roll the dice on Michael Vick. While coaching the Philadelphia Eagles Reid famously agreed to bring Vick into Philadelphia after his conviction and imprisonment on federal dog fighting charges.  This time around it’s as a coaching intern with the Kansas City Chiefs, and on Tuesday he was spotted at camp helping out with the quarterbacks.

 

The Cowboys used a fire-ready-aim approach to the termination of Lucky Whitehead. The NFL Players Association will use a more deliberate approach in responding to the situation. Then again, anything would be more deliberate than what the Cowboys did. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the NFLPA have begun the process of exploring…

Source: NFLPA gathering info about Lucky Whitehead’s release | ProFootballTalk

 

It was almost easy to miss, with the recent upheavals in Panthers camp. But oh by the way, their former MVP quarterback who’s coming off surgery on his throwing shoulder who has missed the entire offseason appears to be OK. Via Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he was pleased with where his quarterback was, from both a shoulder rehab and physical conditioning standpoint.

Source: Ron Rivera “pretty excited” about Cam Newton’s shoulder, weight

 

Jacksonville Jaguars logoThe Jaguars announced Tuesday that they’ve signed center Brandon Linder to a five-year extension. According to NFL.com, the new deal will make Linder the highest-paid center in NFL history.

Source: Jaguars hand out record-breaking five-year extension to center Brandon Linder – CBSSports.com

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