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Colts’ Frank Reich doesn’t see drop-off in Philip Rivers’ skills

[ad_1] INDIANAPOLIS -- Having a chance to sign quarterback Philip Rivers was a "crazy unique opportunity," and one that the Indianapolis Colts couldn't pass up, according to coach Frank Reich.Reich has history with Rivers. He was his quarterbacks coach for a season and then his offensive coordinator for two seasons with the Chargers."Just being there on the inside in the three years that I was and knowing the quarterback position
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2020 NFL Power Rankings – 1-32 poll, plus where each team stands after free agency

[ad_1] 7:05 AM ETNFL NationESPN Millions have been spent and the landscape of the NFL has been significantly altered due to the initial free-agency blitz. But while there are obvious storylines (Tom Brady) that have been written and a few more to go (Jadeveon Clowney), now is a good time to take the temperature of each NFL team.Therefore, we've asked our NFL Nation writers to describe in three words where
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Best signings of 2020 NFL free agency

[ad_1] Most deals signed in NFL free agency turn out to be disappointing. Teams pay players expecting the best seasons from their past, but it rarely works out that way. As a result, most of my grades tend to be a C+ or below. Call me a tough grader, but ask the Jets how their massive free-agent haul from last offseason turned out.Of the more than 100 grades I've handed
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Former Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes to sign with Colts

[ad_1] Former Minnesota Vikings All-Pro cornerback Xavier Rhodes is signing a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts, his agency, Shah Sports Group, told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Thursday.The Colts had a vacancy in their secondary after releasing starting cornerback Pierre Desir earlier this week.Rhodes became a free agent when he was released by the Vikings to free up room under the salary cap. He carried a $12.9 million cap hit
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From Tom Brady to Nick Foles

[ad_1] 7:00 AM ETNFL NationESPN The first wave of NFL free agency is over and several starting quarterbacks -- including the one many consider the greatest of all time, Tom Brady -- have landed in new cities.Brady has moved on after 20 seasons, nine Super Bowls and six titles with the New England Patriots.Nick Foles, who signed last offseason with the Jacksonville Jaguars, is now in Chicago and will likely
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Sources — CB Pierre Desir joins Jets a day after Colts cut him

[ad_1] Thin at cornerback after releasing their 2019 starters, the New York Jets agreed to terms Sunday with former Indianapolis Colts cornerback Pierre Desir, a source confirmed.Desir, 29, released Saturday by the Colts, will sign a one-year contract, another source said.The Jets were in the market for a cornerback after parting ways with Darryl Roberts and Trumaine Johnson in recent days. They re-signed nickelback Brian Poole but still needed help
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Philip Rivers considered retiring, ‘but I know I still can play at a high level’

[ad_1] INDIANAPOLIS -- Quarterback Philip Rivers talked about retiring for the first time after it become official that his time with the Los Angeles Chargers was ending earlier this offseason.But Rivers, after discussing it with his family, believed he could continue to be a starting quarterback in the NFL. The 38-year-old Rivers signed his one-year, $25 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday."I think really where we settled in
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Colts release CB Pierre Desir after three seasons

[ad_1] The Indianapolis Colts have released cornerback Pierre Desir, the team announced.Desir started 11 of the 12 games he played in last season, registering 50 tackles and three interceptions.The 29-year-old Desir played three seasons with Indianapolis after he was claimed on waivers from the Seattle Seahawks.He was taken in the fourth round by the Cleveland Browns in 2014. [ad_2] Source link
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Source — Eric Ebron, Steelers reach 2-year, $12M deal

[ad_1] Tight end Eric Ebron has agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday.Ebron, who was used more like a hybrid receiver during his two seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, had 31 receptions for 375 yards and three touchdowns before his 2019 season came to an end after suffering an ankle injury in Week 12.The decision to shut it
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Philip Rivers to join Colts on 1-year, $25M deal

[ad_1] Former Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and the Indianapolis Colts have reached an agreement on a one-year, $25 million deal, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.Signing Rivers to a one-year contract could allow the Colts, who don't have a first-round draft pick, an opportunity to select a quarterback in the draft and use the year for him to learn behind Rivers.Rivers replaces Jacoby Brissett as the starter next season. The