NFL DRAFT DIAMONDS

Redskins are working on building a new stadium

Daniel Snyder and the Washington Redskins organization have “started the process” of designing a new stadium to serve as the team’s home, according to Comcast SportsNet.

“Whether it’s Washington, D.C., whether it’s another stadium in Maryland, whether it’s a stadium in Virginia, we’ve started the process,” Snyder said.

“We are going to push forward. We’ve started meeting with architectural firms. We are in the process of developing because it is a long term that you do it.”

This is big news for the Redskins.

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Dallas Cowboys claim Patriots sixth round pick; Release WR Benford

Today the Dallas Cowboys claimed Jemea Thomas the former sixth round draft pick of the New England Patriots in the 2014 NFL Draft.

In a corresponding move the team released wide receiver Tim Benford.

@NFLCharean: Cowboys claimed CB Jemea Thomas from the Patriots, cutting WR Tim Benford.

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Steelers worked out former U.S. Army Ranger

Alejandro Villanueva just wants an opportunity to live out his dream. After returning from Iraq as a United States Army Ranger, Villanueva enlisted in the Regional combine.

After an impressive showing the 6’7 defensive end was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles. Well today Villanueva worked out with the Pittsburgh Steelers, just a few days after being released by the Eagles.

@FieldYates: Source: the Steelers worked out DE Alejandro Villanueva, a US Army Ranger, on Wednesday. Was recently waived by the Eagles.

This would be a feel good signing, but I cannot see him making the roster even if he is signed.

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Titans sign Jurrell Casey to extension; Work out veteran kickers

Today the Tennessee Titans have been busy. The team was finally able to agree on a contract extension for Jurrell Casey, the teams solid defensive tackle, and they have three veteran kickers in town.

@jwyattsports: The #Titans have agreed to terms with Jurrell Casey

According to his agent Drew Rosenhaus, Casey is now the highest player on the team.

@RavensInsider: Jurrell Casey’s Titans four-year deal worth $36 million, including $20.5 million guaranteed

The team also worked out three very solid veteran kickers. Jay Feely, Garrett Hartley and Rian Lindell were all in town for a workout.

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Report: Stephen Godbolt has transferred to Webber International

We just spoke to Stephen Godbolt a top 15 senior cornerback who played last season at Tennessee State, who confirmed he has transferred.

Stephen Godbolt IIi, has transferred to NAIA Webber International, in Florida.

Godbolt could have entered the Supplemental draft but he wanted to finish his college degree.

I spoke to Stephen who said he is excited to be playing again, and he hopes to suit up this Saturday.

Godbolt is a very solid player and will likely get a look from NFL teams.

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Here is a list of 53 very good players who are available after cuts

With the first wave of roster cuts over, nearly 500 players have been made available for teams to either sign outright or claim on waivers.

Not all of those players are worth paying attention to, but Arif Hasan of Vikings Journal put together this list of 53 players that could be claimed or signed.

Please make sure you check out his list and follow him on twitter @arifhasannfl

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