Giants co-owner was 'reluctant' to trade OBJ

"I will tell you it was a reluctant approval on my part because I happen to like Odell [Beckham Jr.] very much, and I recognize the unique talent that he has," Giants co-owner John Mara said. "It's not easy to trade that player to another team."

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7 minutes ago, ESPN, New York Giants

NFL Transactions for March 24th, 2019

Free Agent Free Agent WR Jeremy Maclin retires from the NFL New England Patriots Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski retires from the NFLThe post NFL Transactions for March 24th, 2019 appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.

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AAF Attendance: Memphis fans wanted Johnny Football bad, and they set a record for Express attendance

Johnny Manziel brought fire to the Memphis Express. The fans are sick of losing and tonight they showed it. In the second quarter Johnny Manziel came into the game and ran two big runs then hit a deep pass to get the Express in field goal range. The kicker missed it, but the team was […]The post...

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48 minutes ago, NFL Draft Diamonds

Giants owner: Trading Beckham came with reluctant approval

Giants owner John Mara: Trading Odell Beckham Jr. came with 'reluctant approval'         

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49 minutes ago, USA Today, New York Giants

Giants owner getting silent treatment from grandson over Odell Beckham trade

The Giants’ trade of Odell Beckham was met with widespread negative response among Big Blue's fans, and that includes even the owner’s family. Speaking from the NFL owners meetings this week, Giants owner John Mara said that one of his grandsons still isn’t talking to him because he’s upset over the...

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55 minutes ago, Yard Barker, New York Giants

Manziel makes AAF debut for Memphis Express

After chanting "We want Johnny!" the Memphis Express fans got their wish, as Johnny Manziel made his AAF debut in the second quarter with his team losing 16-8 to the Birmingham Iron on Sunday.

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1 hour ago, ESPN

NFL Rumors: Patriots 'Aggressively Courted' Jared Cook Before He Picked Saints

The New England Patriots now have a hole at tight end after Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement Sunday, while the team's top free-agent target signed elsewhere. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN...

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1 hour ago, Bleacher Report, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints

Jets owner jokingly envisions self wearing Lombardi Trophy

Picture this: New York Jets owner Christopher Johnson parading around next winter with a certain Super Bowl bauble on his head         

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1 hour ago, USA Today, New York Jets

WATCH: Johnny Manziel gets into it with Iron defender who flashed ‘money’ sign after sack

Johnny Manziel is extremely pumped up to be playing in his first AAF game. He was put into the starting lineup midway through the second quarter Sunday for the Memphis Express against the Birmingham Iron and looked darn good on his lone first-half drive. As Manziel opened up the second half under...

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1 hour ago, Sportsnaut

Opinion: Patriots Rob Gronkowski retires as greatest tight end in NFL history

Opinion: Patriots Rob Gronkowski retires as greatest tight end in NFL history

Rob Gronkowski might not seem like the best tight end ever on career stats alone. But there's little question about his dominance.         

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1 hour ago, USA Today, New England Patriots

Johnny Manziel makes Memphis Express debut in AAF game against Birmingham Iron

Johnny Manziel makes Memphis Express debut in AAF game against Birmingham Iron

Johnny Manziel took his first Alliance of American Football snap in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Birmingham Iron.         

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1 hour ago, USA Today

Video: "Thank you Gronk" career highlights mix

Try not to get too emotional watching this.Related: BREAKING: Rob Gronkowski is retiring from the NFLGronkowski: Polish for Touchdown shirts and hoodies

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1 hour ago, Patriots Life, New England Patriots

WATCH: Johnny Manziel looks great in AAF debut as Express fans chant ‘Johnny!’ against Birmingham

The Memphis Express got some poor play from quarterback Brandon Silvers Sunday, prompting head coach Mike Singletary to call on Johnny Manziel. Johnny Manziel is in at QB pic.twitter.com/xeLc7E3mZi— Memphis Express (@aafexpress) March 25, 2019 Manziel entered the game midway through the...

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2 hours ago, Sportsnaut

Patriots' Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick Comment on Rob Gronkowski Retiring

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick issued statements Sunday following Rob Gronkowski 's retirement from the NFL ...

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2 hours ago, Bleacher Report, New England Patriots

Reactions to Rob Gronkowski’s retirement

Rob Gronkowski stepping away from football sent shock waves through the NFL. While it wasn’t totally unexpected, it came suddenly and has left a massive hole in the Patriots’ offense. Gronkowski’s retirement will have implications well beyond what happens in New England, and reactions and additional...

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2 hours ago, Yard Barker

Patriots Fantasy, NFL Draft Impact After Rob Gronkowski Retirement

Rob Gronkowski is leaving the NFL on a high note after winning a Super Bowl, but the future for the New England Patriots at tight end becomes a huge question mark...

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3 hours ago, Bleacher Report, New England Patriots, Fantasy

Rob Gronkowski, Calvin Johnson and Top Players to Retire from NFL by Age 30

Rob Gronkowski entertained the idea of retiring last offseason, only to return to the New England Patriots and win another Super Bowl. The five-time Pro Bowl tight end left no doubt Sunday, announcing on Instagram his NFL career is over...

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3 hours ago, Bleacher Report

Rob Gronkowski: Football and goofiness

Take a look at the best images from the career of Rob Gronkowski, who retired from the NFL after nine seasons with the New England Patriots.         

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3 hours ago, USA Today

Rob Gronkowski Retires From N.F.L. With Instagram Post

The Patriots’ dominant tight end, known for his combination of size and speed, played a key part in Super Bowl LIII.

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3 hours ago, The New York Times

AAF Attendance: Hotshots beat the Fleet in front of 9,760 fans

Attendance in week 7 is going bananas. In the first two games, 41,761 fans have already shown up to watch the AAF. This was a big thanks to the San Antonio Commanders game breaking 30,345 fans. The Arizona Hotshots though who has averaged roughly 10,000 per game added an additional 9,760 fans to bring...

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4 hours ago, NFL Draft Diamonds

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