As the Browns continue to rebuild their roster, they’re making a surprising reversal on one of last year’s free agent signings.
Cleveland is releasing cornerback Jason McCourty, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
The Eagles also could use a slot corner with Patrick Robinson now in New Orleans, and would benefit by adding depth at receiver, running back and linebacker — especially with Mychal Kendricks as a topic of trade talks. — Tim McManus
Elite Kids Cal Ripken Jersey The Redskins have a few holes, but some (running back) will have to wait until the draft. But they want to bolster their defensive line, pairing young promising linemen such as Jonathan Allen and Matt Ioannidis with more long-term help. They hosted Muhammad Wilkerson, but offered him a deal heavier on incentives than what Green Bay gave Donald Trump Youth jersey him. They were interested in Dontari Poe and Sheldon Richardson, but it never went far. They’re hosting Johnathan Hankins Monday and he would be the sort ofer they’d like to sign long term: Someone who can help in both the running and passing games, is only 25 years old and will be ing for another big payday in his career. — John Keim
New Lions coach Matt Patricia coached the defense in New England when Blount ed there.
Blount, 31, gained 766 yards and scored two touchdowns on 173 carries last season in Philadelphia. He has 5,881 rushing yards and 51 career touchdowns and has ed in 11 postseason games in his eight seasons.
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Whitfield, his coach, says Manziel’s arm has more juice now than it did when he was coming out of Texas A&M, although he needs to keep working to improve his timing. Manziel has noticed a difference in his arm strength, as well.