NFL Around the League: Raiders of the Open Market
Dom Murtha

Free-agent kicker Shaun Suisham has decided to retire.

At 34 years of age, Suisham is going to hang up the cleats. He tore his ACL and missed all of last season, but after being released a few days ago after a failed physical, Suisham decided this was the time to retire. He ends his career going 211-for-274 on field goal attempts, scoring 907 career points. Best of luck in retirement! Enjoy it.
7 hours ago

Free-agent corner Antrel Rolle told reporters that he is still waiting for the right situation to come along before he signs with any team this offseason.

Rolle likely wants to latch on with a team that has the ability to contend. Rolle is 33 years old and given his position and professional experience, he doesn't likely have many more years in that body. He only appeared in seven games last season, but prior to that, he appeared in at least 15 games every year dating back to 2006.
8 hours ago

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Daniel Skuta was arrested on June 19th and charged with misdemeanor battery. His attorney is denying the claims and the Jaguars have released a statement that they are still gathering information before making any decisions regarding his status.

Skuta was arrested for battery and the woman claimed that Skuta shoved her head against a glass window after she wouldn't give him her phone number. Skuta's lawyer continues to say that the woman is lying and the Jacksonville linebacker continues to say that he didn't hit her, but she hit him. Jacksonville will continue to investigate before making a decision.
8 hours ago

Anthony Davis who said he plans to play this season has yet to file for reinstatement.

A wise athlete once said that once you begin to think about retirement, you must retire. The fact that Davis already made the decision to quit the sport once doesn't bode well for his future as an NFL player. The love for the game just doesn't seem to be at the level needed in order to compete at the highest form.
9 hours ago

Mike Wallace believes he’s polished the rest of his game over the year and that the fruits of that labor will present themselves this season.

Wallace has been in the league since 2009 so it's certainly something to hear him say that he's finally polished the rest of his game in what will be his eighth NFL season. Wallace caught just 39 passes last year for the Vikings which was certainly a disappointment for anybody who drafted him after his 10 touchdown season for the Dolphins in 2014. Wallace will offer a downfield threat for the Ravens offense and Joe Flacco certainly has the arm to get him the ball so it will be interesting to see what kind of chemistry they develop as we head in to the 2016 season.
20 hours ago

Le'Veon Bell unlikely to play before Week 3 of the preseason as he looks to get his knee back to 100 percent.

This is not surprising, as most superstars in the NFL, especially running backs, usually don't play until week 3 of the preseason anyway. Coming off of a severe knee injury that cut his season short in 2015, Bell will look to bounce back and recreate some of that magic he had in 2014 in which he rushed for 1,361 yards, eight touchdowns, and caught 83 receptions for 854 yards and three receiving touchdowns.
1 day ago

Calvin Johnson reiterated Saturday that he will stay retired.

It has to be difficult to understand the wear and tear a football player endures in the NFL. But Calvin Johnson contends his desire to be retired is not fueled by a lack of playoff appearances or wins or losses, he was beat up. Johnson hauled in 731 passes in his career for 11,619 yards with 83 touchdowns for Detroit. In a recent interview, he reiterated his desire to stay retired and while fans are hopeful for a return, Johnson contends he is satisfied in retirement.
2 days ago

NFL wants to talk to James Harrison about his name being mentioned in a PED report.

Harrison has been appearing all over social media for his vigorous work outs but his name was mentioned in the AL-Jazeera American report. Harrison was always a joy to watch and it would be a real shame if he was/is a PED user. Three Packers players were also suspected of usage and will be interview. Mike Neal, Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews, and Harrison will all be questioned regarding the report.
2 days ago

Gaining weight is the offseason work that Cleveland coaches want Rashard Higgins to accomplish.

Higgins was a monster in college. He played at Colorado State and in 2014, he lead the nation in both yards and receiving touchdowns. He was also a finalist for the Biletnikoff award, which is for the most outstanding receiver in college. But he's not in college anymore, the NFL is a different animal. He's 6'2 and only 190, he should probably be around 200-205 pounds.
2 days ago
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