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Report: Key “StarCaps” figure fined $60,000 for mislabeling of drug

By Mike Wilkening

The leader of the company that made the infamous StarCaps nutritional supplement has been fined for the misbranding of the drug. Nikki Haskell, who incorporated the now-defunct company that sold StarCaps, was fined $60,000 on Friday by a federal judge in New York, according to Reuters. Haskell plead guilty to […]

Brandon Flowers among eight new additions to PFT’s All-Unemployed Team

By Mike Wilkening

After a busy couple of days in veteran free agency, it was time to add some fresh faces to PFT’s All-Unemployed Team. Eight new players have been added to our roster of the NFL’s top unsigned players, most notably ex-Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers. It would not be a surprise if Flowers […]

Report: Texans, Vikings visit with Will Yeatman

By Mike Wilkening

A pair of clubs have reportedly taken a look at a former Dolphins offensive tackle. Will Yeatman, who was not tendered by Miami as a restricted free agent, has met with the Texans and Vikings this week, Aaron Wilson of National Football Post reported Friday. The 26-year-old Yeatman suffered a torn […]

Vikings waive Lestar Jean

By Mike Wilkening

The Vikings waived wide receiver Lestar Jean with an “injured” designation on Thursday, according to the NFL’s transactions. The nature of Jean’s injury is not known. If he is not claimed by another club on Friday, he could revert to injured reserve or be released with an injury settlement. The 26-year-old […]

Peterson made slight favorite over McCoy for rushing title

By Mike Wilkening

You can wager on a lot of things in Nevada, but you can’t wager on whether you believe Adrian Peterson or LeSean McCoy is the better player. However, you can weigh in on whether Peterson or McCoy will be the NFL’s most productive player at his position in 2014, at least […]

Vikings sign RB Jerick McKinnon

By Mike Wilkening

The Vikings have reached a deal with a rookie tailback likely to be one of the primary backups to Adrian Peterson this season. The club said Tuesday it had signed third-round pick Jerick McKinnon of Georgia Southern, the No. 96 overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft. He is the final […]

Seven teams holding mandatory minicamps this week

By Mike Wilkening

As was the case the last week, all 32 NFL teams will engage in organized offseason workouts this week. However, in a sign we’ve moved into the late stages of the pre-training camp work, seven teams — the Cardinals, Bengals, Browns, Broncos, Lions, Saints and Buccaneers — will hold their mandatory […]

Linemaker: Patriots, Broncos, Seahawks heaviest favorites to make playoffs

By Mike Wilkening

Nevada oddsmaking firm CG Technology has set playoff odds for 21 NFL teams, giving the public a chance to vote up or down (with cash, of course) on a club’s postseason prospects. In 7-of-8 divisions, at least one club is better than a 50 percent shot to make the playoffs, per […]

Vikings add Julian Posey

By Mike Wilkening

The Vikings have made a change at cornerback, adding Julian Posey on waivers from Cleveland and waiving Kip Edwards, who spent part of the 2013 season on Minnesota’s practice squad. The 25-year-old Posey recorded six tackles in five games with Cleveland in 2013. He started the season finale for the Browns, […]

All 32 teams holding multiple days of OTAs this week

By Mike Wilkening

Yes, we are nearing the quiet period of the NFL calendar. But we aren’t there yet. All 32 teams will hold multiple days of organized team activities (OTAs) this week. The drills are non-contact affairs, and players can’t wear shoulder pads, but that doesn’t mean there is not a risk of […]