Around the NFL (general)

A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- reflects upon the latest offseason headlines, including Cam Newton’s ankle surgery and the trade rumors swirling about DeSean Jackson.  Don’t miss out as the gang predicts which free agent can turn a one-year “prove it” deal into a long-term contract with a big campaign -- a player they have fondly dubbed "this year’s Michael Bennett (or Brent Grimes)."

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- continues its methodical survey of free agency, picking out the most intriguing under-the-radar signings from around the league and evaluating the lesser-known players whom they expect to pay big dividends in 2014. Elsewhere, the gang keeps you up to date on the latest headlines, analyzing the most recent offseason moves from across the NFL. What do the heroes make of Brandon Weeden's move to the Cowboys? Do they buy that Darrelle Revis is suddenly "all about winning" now? Which recently signed player isn’t too pleased with the Sizzler? There’s only one way to find out -- by tuning into the latest episode of the "Around The League Podcast." Don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm PDT

A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- delivers its final word on free agency, picking apart all of the biggest moves of the past week, including Darrelle Revis’ arrival in Foxborough, Eric Decker’s move to the New York Jets and Steve Smith’s release from the Carolina Panthers. Elsewhere, the gang puts the Oakland Raiders’ front office under the microscope and analyzes the merits of Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis’ new contract extension. Find out who owes delicious Dagwoods and saucy subs as the podcast recaps the inaugural instalment of ‘Go Get My Sandwich.’ What kind of hero is Marc promising to the other heroes? There’s only one way to find out -- by tuning into the latest episode of the “Around The League Podcast.” Don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by tweeting @NFL_ATL and be sure to submit your very own intro tag by using the hashtag #MoneyTags. 

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- assesses the first two days of free agency.  Don’t miss out as the gang breaks down which signings have turned heads for all the right -- and wrong -- reasons.  Where do the heroes think Darrelle Revis is headed?  Who is going to wind up with Eric Decker?  Does anybody know how to pronounce Jairus Byrd yet?  Find out on the latest episode of the “Around The League Podcast,” an installment featuring perhaps the boldest “Sessler” yet.  So, tune in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:54pm PDT

A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- welcome NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport to Studio 66 ahead of the opening of free agency. Rap Sheet drops some exclusive knowledge on the podcast, piecing together the offseason jigsaw from all corners of the NFL and delivering the latest news about the biggest free agents.  Don’t miss out as the heroes play the latest round of ‘What’s More Likely?’ and evaluate their predictions from last episode’s ‘Go Get My Lunch.’  Where might Eric Decker be headed?  How does one actually pronounce Jairus Byrd?  Is taking pictures of your food ever acceptable?  There’s only one place to find out -- this episode of the “Around The League Podcast.”  So, tune in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:41pm PDT

A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- goes digging through the bargain bin, unearthing the best-value gems of this year’s free agent class.  Don’t miss the gang introduce its newest offseason game, 'Go Get My Lunch,' which is sure to thrill football enthusiasts and gourmet sandwich aficionados alike.  Kevin Patra joins Studio 66 over the phone to give his take on the latest NFL headlines -- and to, at long last, reveal a secret about his trip to the Pro Bowl last month.  Who did Patra meet?  Will his beloved Detroit Lions pick up a marquee free agent?  How does one properly pronounce Jairus Byrd and Ricardo Lockette?   There’s only one place to find out -- and that’s the brand new “Around The League Podcast.”  Tune in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:30pm PDT

A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- cannonballs back into the free-agency pool.  The gang makes a return trip to the laboratory for a chemistry experiment, endeavoring to match marquee free agents with their future destinations.   Elsewhere, the scientists touch on all the biggest offseason questions around the league, including how Brandon Browner’s reinstatement affects his signing potential and if the recently franchise-tagged Jimmy Graham is worth the price to pry him away from the New Orleans Saints.  Who is in the market for Hakeem Nicks?  Which of the heroes will pair up as lab partners?  Has Wess finally ordered the world map?  All these questions, and more, answered on the brand new “Around the League Podcast.”  So, listen in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- analyzes Monday’s deadline to tag franchise players, breaking down which deals were surprising, who was snubbed and the implications of using the less-noted transition tag.  Elsewhere, the gang sorts through all the news out of San Francisco, where the 49ers re-signed wide receiver Anquan Boldin. However, the Niners might find it a distinctly more difficult prospect to keep some other faces of the franchise happily under contract.  Could coach Jim Harbaugh be on the way out?  How much money does Colin Kaepernick want to stay?  Is either story as exciting as the heroes' suggestions for a new extra point system?  Find out on the brand new “Around The League Podcast” and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:50pm PDT

A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- continues its comprehensive analysis of the offseason, stepping back into the laboratory to work through the list of the top 101 free agents of 2014 (and even responding to a critique from a member of the list, one Donte Whitner).  Elsewhere, the heroes open up the mailbag to answer questions from the #NFLATL faithful and bring back a very special offseason edition of America’s second-favorite game show, “What’s More Likely?”  So, grab a seat, tune in to the brand new “Around the League Podcast” and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm PDT

A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- make sense of the free-agency madness by running through their rankings of the 101 best players on the market. Elsewhere, the heroes tackle the biggest headlines around the league, including Steve Smith’s uncertain future in Carolina and rumblings about potential interest in Darrelle Revis throughout the NFL. Don’t miss two more offseason forecasts, this time featuring the Baltimore Ravens and the Kansas City Chiefs. So, grab a seat, tune in to the brand new “Around The League Podcast” and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:41pm PDT