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Archives: Feb. 2009

Feb.
28th

WR Clayton stays with Bucs

No news on defensive tackle Colin Cole. Free agent wide receiver Michael Clayton canceled a trip to Seattle and will re-sign with his current team, Tampa Bay, the Tampa Tribune is reporting.


The Tribune also is reporting that Houshmandzadeh will not take a trip to Tampa Bay on Sunday, as reported earlier.


Cole apparently is a hot commodity, with the Packers and Tampa Bay interested in signing him. The Packers would like to use him as an end and a nose tackle as they move toa Bay Cole would be r a 3-4, and

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Feb.
28th

Houshmandzadeh plans more visits

The tour around the league apparently won’t stop at Minnesota for free agent wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh. Per Adam Schefter of the NFL Network, the Bengals receiver plans to visit Tampa Bay on Sunday and perhaps Philadelphia as well.


Houshmandzadeh said he planned to make a decision by Sunday, but with possibly two more trips in store, that could delay his decision.


Reports have the Seahawks setting parameters on how much would offer him, and perhaps Houshmandzadeh is looking for a better deal elsewhere.

Feb.
28th

Houshmandzadeh to decide by Sunday

Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Inquirer reports that free agent receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh plans to make a decision on where he will play by Sunday, choosing between Seattle, Minnesota or a return to Cincinnati.


Reedy reported that the Bengals already have an offer on the table for Houshmandzadeh.


Houshmandzadeh also talked to Bengals.com. Here’s an excerpt on what he said about his visit to Seattle.


Houshmandzadeh left Seattle without a deal but with favorable impressions of the city and organization. His two children got a kick out of their plane landing on Lake Washington

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Feb.
28th

Report: Kitna to Cowboys

Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback and Tacoma native Jon Kitna escaped from Detroit, as the Lions traded him to the Cowboys, NFL.com is reporting. Kitna apparently will serve as the backup to Tony Romo with Brad Johnson gone, and rejoins former teammate Roy Williams.


And you’ve probably already heard about the Matt Cassel trade to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Patriots traded Cassell and linebacker Mike Vrabel for the Chiefs’ second round pick, the 34th pick overall. I’m surprised the Patriots didn’t get the first rounder for Cassel, but maybe they didn’t want to pay the salary for

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