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Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has slimmed down

Perhaps recognizing he was running out of chances in the NFL, New York Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has dropped weight and looks to be in much better shape during OTAs. According to Rich Cimini of ESPN.com, Seferian-Jenkins is down to 260 pounds per his agent Brian Fettner. “The light went

Jonathan Williams looking to seize backup role to LeSean McCoy

With the New England Patriots stealing away Mike Gillislee in restricted free agency, Buffalo Bills running back Jonathan Williams knows there’s a significant opportunity for him to step up into the prime backup role to LeSean McCoy. It’s an opportunity Williams doesn’t intend on squandering

Giants moving Mykkele Thompson to cornerback

With depth at the safety position seemingly solidified following the addition of Duke Ihenacho last week, the New York Giants are moving a former fifth-round pick from safety to cornerback. According to James Kratch of NJ.com, the Giants have moved Myk…

Federal judge tosses cheerleader lawsuit

U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup threw out a lawsuit on Thursday night claiming the NFL and its owners conspired to suppress wages of cheerleaders. According to Sudhin Thanawala of the Associated Press, Alsup tossed the case due to a lack of evidence. However, he gave the plaintiff – a former

Ex-NFL player suing former financial advisor for fraud

A former unnamed NFL player has brought a lawsuit against his former financial advisor, Kenneth Ray Cleveland, alleging he deliberately mismanaged more than $4.5 million in the player’s funds According to the Associated Press, Cleveland was indicted on seven counts of wire fraud and three counts

Could Larry Robinson be joining the Florida Panthers?

Last week, it was revealed that with his contract about to expire, Larry Robinson would not return to the San Jose Sharks. Robinson, a six-time Stanley Cup champion with the Montreal Canadiens as a player, was the Sharks’ director of player development. Given the comments his agent, Donnie Cape, made to the Montreal Gazette a few days ago, Robinson still wants to work for an NHL club — just not behind the bench as a coach.