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Here are the news stories for Friday, March 8, 2019

Cowboys pick up Allen Hurns' 2019 option
Friday, March 8, 2019

Dallas

Cowboys exercised Allen Hurns' 2019 option.
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Jameis Winston wants DeSean Jackson back in Tampa
Friday, March 8, 2019

Tampa Bay

Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston said Friday on NFL Total Access that he hopes receiver DeSean Jackson will be back with Tampa Bay.
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Chargers bring back LB Perryman on 2-yr deal
Friday, March 8, 2019

L.A. Chargers

Chargers re-signed LB Denzel Perryman to a two-year contract.
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Dolphins cut Danny Amendola, save $6 million
Friday, March 8, 2019

No team

Dolphins released Danny Amendola.
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Martellus Bennett wants to unretire, join NE
Friday, March 8, 2019

No team

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Martellus Bennett wants to come out of retirement to join his brother on the Patriots.
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Patriots working on trade for Eagles' Michael Bennett
Friday, March 8, 2019

New England

The Eagles and Patriots are working on a trade that would send defensive end Michael Bennett to New England, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
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Jaguars save $11M by cutting DT Malik Jackson
Friday, March 8, 2019

No team

Jaguars released DT Malik Jackson.
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Continuing the purge, Jaguars cut RT Parnell
Friday, March 8, 2019

No team

Jaguars released RT Jermey Parnell.
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Contract talks between MIN, Thielen 'ongoing'
Friday, March 8, 2019

Minnesota

The St. Paul Pioneer Press' Chris Tomasson reports contract talks between the Vikings and Adam Thielen are "ongoing."
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Jags cut Malik Jackson, Carlos Hyde, Tashaun Gipson
Friday, March 8, 2019

Jacksonville

Nearly three years after signing Malik Jackson to a mega-deal in free agency, the Jaguars are moving on from the DT. Jackson, Carlos Hyde, Tashaun Gipson and Jermey Parnell are leaving Duval.
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Lions release vet guard T.J. Lang after two seasons
Friday, March 8, 2019

Detroit

The Lions announced Friday they have released veteran guard T.J. Lang. Parting ways with the two-time Pro Bowler saves Detroit $8.843 million on that salary cap.
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Brad Childress expected to return to Bears as assistant
Friday, March 8, 2019

Chicago

Former Vikings coach Brad Childress is expected to rejoin the Bears as a senior offensive assistant, Tom Pelissero reported. Childress, who resigned as an AAF coach in January, worked for Chicago in 2018.
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Report: Steelers shopping RT Marcus Gilbert
Friday, March 8, 2019

Pittsburgh

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Steelers are shopping RT Marcus Gilbert.
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Eagles DE Michael Bennett: I'm not taking a pay cut
Friday, March 8, 2019

Philadelphia

Michael Bennett said he'd like to remain in Philly -- at the right price. The Eagles defensive end weighed in on that as well as reports of him possibly being traded during an appearance on "Good Morning Football."
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Giants to trade Olivier Vernon to Browns for OL Zeitler
Friday, March 8, 2019

N.Y. Giants

The New York Giants are moving on from one of their top pass rushers. New York has agreed to trade linebacker Olivier Vernon to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for guard Kevin Zeitler.
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Jaguars expected to cut Malik Jackson, Carlos Hyde
Friday, March 8, 2019

Jacksonville

Nearly three years after signing Malik Jackson to a mega-deal in free agency, the Jaguars are moving on from the defensive tackle. Jackson and Carlos Hyde are leaving Duval.
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Cowboys DL David Irving declares he's 'quit' NFL
Friday, March 8, 2019

Dallas

Faced with an indefinite suspension, Cowboys pass rusher David Irving declares he's done with the NFL. In an Instagram Live story on Thursday night, Irving announced his intentions.
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Roundup: 49ers' Malcolm Smith restructures contract
Friday, March 8, 2019

San Francisco

A former Super Bowl MVP is remaining with the San Francisco 49ers. Linebacker Malcolm Smith restructured his contract and will remain with the Niners, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported.
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Buffalo Bills no longer in Antonio Brown trade talks
Friday, March 8, 2019

Buffalo

Trade talks between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills for disgruntled wideout Antonio Brown have fallen through, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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