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Broncos’ CB Talib gives nod to Manning

Aqib Talib figures he has upgraded quarterbacks by moving to Denver, and he has definitely traded up when it comes to the wide receivers he’s facing in offseason workouts.

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James Sims still looking for shot in NFL

Former Kansas University running back James Sims is still looking for his shot in the NFL. In early May, Sims, KU’s third leading rusher of all time, went undrafted but was picked up as a free agent by the Green Bay Packers in the hours immediately following the draft. One problem: Sims’ deal with the Packers was for a weekend tryout only and did not come with any financial compensation or guarantee. By Matt Tait

KU NFL players return, tell team ‘enough is enough’

Former Kansas University football players and current NFL players Aqib Talib, Anthony Collins and Chris Harris returned to Lawrence for Saturday's spring football game and delivered a message to this year's team: 'Enough is enough.' Spring game notes by Matt Tait

Ravens sign ex-Jayhawk QB Crist

Former Kansas University quarterback Dayne Crist has signed with the Baltimore Ravens.

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KU offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson drafted in fifth round by Cincinnati Bengals

Kansas senior offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 23rd pick in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. By Matt Tait

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KU's McDougald, Hawkinson build buzz at NFL combine

Three days after former Kansas University offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson hit the turf at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the timing portion of this year’s NFL combine, former KU safety Bradley McDougald capped things off with a solid showing on Tuesday. By Matt Tait

Talib preparing for Patriots debut

Aqib Talib wants to leave his past troubles behind. The New England Patriots hope he can do the same for their secondary.

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Aqib Talib traded to Patriots

The New England Patriots have obtained former Kansas cornerback Aqib Talib for their shaky secondary from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Dolphins re-sign former KU linebacker Mike Rivera

The Miami Dolphins signed former Kansas University linebacker Mike Rivera on Tuesday, hoping to bolster an injury-depleted position on defense and special teams.

Seven former Jayhawks start 2012 season on NFL rosters

The 2012 NFL season officially kicks off tonight, when the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants play host to the Dallas Cowboys. While there are no former Kansas University football players on either roster, the Jayhawks are fairly well represented throughout the rest of the league, which begins play from coast to coast on Sunday.

Tim Biere among Chiefs’ cuts

The Kansas City Chiefs have released 14 players ahead of the NFL’s deadline to reach the 75-man roster limit, including former Kansas University tight end Tim Biere.

Briscoe eager for fresh start in Washington

The newest Washington Redskin is eager for a fresh start after his promising career in Tampa Bay became enmeshed with his messy personal life.

Report: Kansas football contacts Penn State linebacker

According to a report from ESPN’s Kipp Adams, the Kansas University football program has reached out to another Penn State football player about the possibility of him transferring to Kansas.

Ex-Jayhawk Tim Biere seeking ‘niche’

Throughout most of his college career, former Kansas University tight end Tim Biere faced very little competition for playing time. Now, as he gets set to open his first NFL training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs, the undrafted free agent finds himself facing stiff competition for a spot on the roster.

Aqib Talib charges dismissed

Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reported Monday that the case against former Kansas University cornerback Aqib Talib had been dropped.