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Quinn: Falcons plan to maximize Poe’s size and quickness

The Atlanta Falcons did plenty of homework on Dontari Poe before signing the former Kansas City Chiefs nose tackle as a free agent. They were primarily interested in seeing how his play in the Chiefs’ base 3-4 scheme would translate … Continued

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Quinn: Falcons plan to maximize Poe’s size and quickness

The Atlanta Falcons did plenty of homework on Dontari Poe before signing the former Kansas City Chiefs nose tackle as a free agent. They were primarily interested in seeing how his play in the Chiefs’ base 3-4 scheme would translate … Continued

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Charlton’s opportunities, production grew with Brown’s arrival at Michigan

The change came in Taco Charlton’s junior season at Michigan. Enter Don Brown as the Wolverines’ defensive coordinator. He could see the highly talented defensive end he had in Charlton, and he wanted to see more of him on the field. ‘I … Continued

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Charlton’s opportunities, production grew with Brown’s arrival at Michigan

The change came in Taco Charlton’s junior season at Michigan. Enter Don Brown as the Wolverines’ defensive coordinator. He could see the highly talented defensive end he had in Charlton, and he wanted to see more of him on the field. ‘I … Continued

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Marshawn Lynch’s mother: ‘I’m a Bay Area girl, so I’m a Raider girl’

Delisa Lynch couldn’t be happier about the prospect of her son, Marshawn, coming out of the retirement he entered while with the Seattle Seahawks to join his hometown Oakland Raiders. She is so enthusiastic, in fact, that she called into the SiriusXM … Continued

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Marshawn Lynch’s mother: ‘I’m a Bay Area girl, so I’m a Raider girl’

Delisa Lynch couldn’t be happier about the prospect of her son, Marshawn, coming out of the retirement he entered while with the Seattle Seahawks to join his hometown Oakland Raiders. She is so enthusiastic, in fact, that she called into the SiriusXM … Continued

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Wade Wilson calls Romo ‘phenomenal player,’ but knows ‘argument’s going to be about lack of postseason success’

Wade Wilson has been Tony Romo’s position coach for the last 10 of his 14 seasons as the Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback. That makes Wilson a pretty good authority on the mark Romo left during his NFL career, which ended with his decision Tuesday … Continued

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Wade Wilson calls Romo ‘phenomenal player,’ but knows ‘argument’s going to be about lack of postseason success’

Wade Wilson has been Tony Romo’s position coach for the last 10 of his 14 seasons as the Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback. That makes Wilson a pretty good authority on the mark Romo left during his NFL career, which ended with his decision Tuesday … Continued

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Kyle Shanahan on 49ers’ QB situation: ‘We’ll see if we can improve in the draft’

Kyle Shanahan is dealing with something new as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. He doesn’t have an entrenched, top-fight starting quarterback, as he did as offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons. Matt Ryan was the man, period. ‘I … Continued

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Kyle Shanahan on 49ers’ QB situation: ‘We’ll see if we can improve in the draft’

Kyle Shanahan is dealing with something new as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. He doesn’t have an entrenched, top-fight starting quarterback, as he did as offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons. Matt Ryan was the man, period. ‘I … Continued

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Las Vegas Mayor: With downtown site, Raiders ‘probably’ could be in new stadium in 2019

If the Oakland Raiders are looking to begin play in Las Vegas at the earliest possible time, the mayor of their next home has the solution. Go with a downtown stadium, and the Raiders could very well be kicking off the 2019 … Continued

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Las Vegas Mayor: With downtown site, Raiders ‘probably’ could be in new stadium in 2019

If the Oakland Raiders are looking to begin play in Las Vegas at the earliest possible time, the mayor of their next home has the solution. Go with a downtown stadium, and the Raiders could very well be kicking off the 2019 … Continued

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Brees on Saints possibly drafting QB: ‘This is my team’

At 38 and entering his 12th NFL season, Drew Brees realizes the New Orleans Saints could very well select his eventual replacement at quarterback in this year’s NFL Draft. The possibility doesn’t faze him in the least. ‘I trust our … Continued

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Brees on Saints possibly drafting QB: ‘This is my team’

At 38 and entering his 12th NFL season, Drew Brees realizes the New Orleans Saints could very well select his eventual replacement at quarterback in this year’s NFL Draft. The possibility doesn’t faze him in the least. ‘I trust our … Continued

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McVay on Gurley: ‘The running game isn’t always on the running back’

Sean McVay has a long list of challenges as he enters his rookie season as an NFL head coach with the Los Angeles Rams. Besides dealing with so many issues for the first time, McVay also must get quarterback Jared … Continued

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McVay on Gurley: ‘The running game isn’t always on the running back’

Sean McVay has a long list of challenges as he enters his rookie season as an NFL head coach with the Los Angeles Rams. Besides dealing with so many issues for the first time, McVay also must get quarterback Jared … Continued

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Gase: Dolphins’ ‘chemistry only going to get better from here’

PHOENIX — They’ve taken the first major step together. Now, it’s a matter of Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase and his quarterback, Ryan Tannehill, building on a solid foundation. ‘It’s that you’re past that initial learning stage’ And Gase is … Continued

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Gase: Dolphins’ ‘chemistry only going to get better from here’

PHOENIX — They’ve taken the first major step together. Now, it’s a matter of Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase and his quarterback, Ryan Tannehill, building on a solid foundation. ‘It’s that you’re past that initial learning stage’ And Gase is … Continued

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Zimmer: Additions of Reiff and Remmers add competitive mentality to Vikings’ O-line

PHOENIX — Of the offseason moves the Minnesota Vikings made to try to get better, two of the biggest came on their offensive line. It isn’t that they only acquired a pair of offensive tackles who they expect to upgrade … Continued

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Zimmer: Additions of Reiff and Remmers add competitive mentality to Vikings’ O-line

PHOENIX — Of the offseason moves the Minnesota Vikings made to try to get better, two of the biggest came on their offensive line. It isn’t that they only acquired a pair of offensive tackles who they expect to upgrade … Continued

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