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Rams look to shoe technology to help with Sammy Watkins’ history of foot problems

To help protect their investment in newly acquired wide receiver Sammy Watkins, the Rams are making sure that he’s wearing the best shoes possible to help prevent him from more foot issues like the ones he had with the Bills.

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Rams look to shoe technology to help with Sammy Watkins’ history of foot problems

To help protect their investment in newly acquired wide receiver Sammy Watkins, the Rams are making sure that he’s wearing the best shoes possible to help prevent him from more foot issues like the ones he had with the Bills.

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Richard Sherman on Seahawks’ defense: ‘We always want to be the best unit to ever put cleats on’

The goal never changes. As cornerback Richard Sherman explains, the Seattle Seahawks’ defense won’t settle for being good. It’s greatness … and nothing less.

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Richard Sherman on Seahawks’ defense: ‘We always want to be the best unit to ever put cleats on’

The goal never changes. As cornerback Richard Sherman explains, the Seattle Seahawks’ defense won’t settle for being good. It’s greatness … and nothing less.

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Von Miller: ‘I just try to be a coach’s dream’

Vance Joseph is Von Miller’s third coach since the linebacker joined the Denver Broncos as the second overall draft pick in 2011. How is Miller getting along with yet another new man in charge?

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Von Miller: ‘I just try to be a coach’s dream’

Vance Joseph is Von Miller’s third coach since the linebacker joined the Denver Broncos as the second overall draft pick in 2011. How is Miller getting along with yet another new man in charge?

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Dan Quinn admits he was ‘worried’ about getting Falcons in right frame of mind

In the aftermath of squandering a 25-point lead to lose Super Bowl LI, coach Dan Quinn admittedly didn’t know what he would be facing when his team reported to training camp this summer.

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Dan Quinn admits he was ‘worried’ about getting Falcons in right frame of mind

In the aftermath of squandering a 25-point lead to lose Super Bowl LI, coach Dan Quinn admittedly didn’t know what he would be facing when his team reported to training camp this summer.

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James Lofton on Cowboys minus Ezekiel Elliott: ‘Does Dak Prescott continue to progress?’

The Dallas Cowboys aren’t the Zeke and Dak Show anymore. At least, not for the first six games of the 2017 NFL season.

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James Lofton on Cowboys minus Ezekiel Elliott: ‘Does Dak Prescott continue to progress?’

The Dallas Cowboys aren’t the Zeke and Dak Show anymore. At least, not for the first six games of the 2017 NFL season.

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Troy Vincent says NFL ‘hoping’ full-time officials results in more consistency

Year after year, the NFL heard the feedback. Coaches, players, and fans demanded greater consistency in officiating. Finally, they’ve been heard.

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Troy Vincent says NFL ‘hoping’ full-time officials results in more consistency

Year after year, the NFL heard the feedback. Coaches, players, and fans demanded greater consistency in officiating. Finally, they’ve been heard.

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Brock Osweiler credits coaches’ advice with positioning him for Browns start

Brock Osweiler didn’t allow his roller-coaster career to get the better of him, and now he finds himself starting the opening preseason game for his third team, the Cleveland Browns, Thursday night against the New Orleans Saints.

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Brock Osweiler credits coaches’ advice with positioning him for Browns start

Brock Osweiler didn’t allow his roller-coaster career to get the better of him, and now he finds himself starting the opening preseason game for his third team, the Cleveland Browns, Thursday night against the New Orleans Saints.

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NFL legend Kurt Warner looks back on Hall of Fame career

On the eve of being enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Kurt Warner explained to former head coach Dick Vermeil during a SiriusXM interview the attitude that took him from unlikely NFL pro to Super Bowl champion. While … Continued

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NFL legend Kurt Warner looks back on Hall of Fame career

On the eve of being enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Kurt Warner explained to former head coach Dick Vermeil during a SiriusXM interview the attitude that took him from unlikely NFL pro to Super Bowl champion. While … Continued

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Andy Dalton on ’16 Bengals: ‘That was my first time to ever have a losing season in any sport’

Andy Dalton still feels the sting from the Cincinnati Bengals’ 6-9-1 finish in 2016.

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Andy Dalton on ’16 Bengals: ‘That was my first time to ever have a losing season in any sport’

Andy Dalton still feels the sting from the Cincinnati Bengals’ 6-9-1 finish in 2016.

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Kirk Cousins on contract situation with Washington: ‘We win football games, everything works out’

Kirk Cousins insists he isn’t feeling any added pressure from playing the 2017 season with a franchise tag rather than having a long-term contract with the Washington Redskins.

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Kirk Cousins on contract situation with Washington: ‘We win football games, everything works out’

Kirk Cousins insists he isn’t feeling any added pressure from playing the 2017 season with a franchise tag rather than having a long-term contract with the Washington Redskins.

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J.J. Watt on return to action with Texans: ‘My body feels great, I feel great’

J.J. Watt has waited a long time to get back on the field with the Houston Texans. And now that he’s going through training-camp practices and getting ready to play in Wednesday’s preseason-opener against the Carolina Panthers, the All-Pro defensive end is brimming with optimism.

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J.J. Watt on return to action with Texans: ‘My body feels great, I feel great’

J.J. Watt has waited a long time to get back on the field with the Houston Texans. And now that he’s going through training-camp practices and getting ready to play in Wednesday’s preseason-opener against the Carolina Panthers, the All-Pro defensive end is brimming with optimism.

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Sam Bradford gets to catch his breath in second year with Vikings

Sam Bradford feels like he’s in a different world, let alone a different year. The whirlwind that was the trade that saw him go from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Minnesota Vikings a little more than a week before the start of the 2016 season is a memory he is happy to put behind him.

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Sam Bradford gets to catch his breath in second year with Vikings

Sam Bradford feels like he’s in a different world, let alone a different year. The whirlwind that was the trade that saw him go from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Minnesota Vikings a little more than a week before the start of the 2016 season is a memory he is happy to put behind him.

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Colts’ T.Y. Hilton: ‘I want to get double-digit touchdowns’

T.Y. Hilton has been highly productive through most of his five seasons as a wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts. The one statistical hurdle he has yet to clear, however, is catching 10 or more touchdown passes. He wants to change that.

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Colts’ T.Y. Hilton: ‘I want to get double-digit touchdowns’

T.Y. Hilton has been highly productive through most of his five seasons as a wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts. The one statistical hurdle he has yet to clear, however, is catching 10 or more touchdown passes. He wants to change that.

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Anthony Lynn: ‘The sky’s the limit’ for new Chargers backup QB Cardale Jones

San Diego Chargers coach Anthony Lynn can barely contain his excitement for his newly acquired backup quarterback, Cardale Jones.

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Anthony Lynn: ‘The sky’s the limit’ for new Chargers backup QB Cardale Jones

San Diego Chargers coach Anthony Lynn can barely contain his excitement for his newly acquired backup quarterback, Cardale Jones.

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Adrian Peterson on backup role with Saints: ‘It’s different’

Adrian Peterson admits that being a backup running back with his new team, the New Orleans Saints, is taking some adjustment. That’s understandable, given that Peterson established himself as one of the NFL’s best player at his position the past 10 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings.

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Adrian Peterson on backup role with Saints: ‘It’s different’

Adrian Peterson admits that being a backup running back with his new team, the New Orleans Saints, is taking some adjustment. That’s understandable, given that Peterson established himself as one of the NFL’s best player at his position the past 10 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings.

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Robert Kraft on Patriots’ fortunes: ‘On paper, things look great, but you really never know’

Robert Kraft plans to carry his ring from the Patriots’ Super Bowl LI victory in his pocket until the 2017 season begins. After that, he’ll see whether his team can live up to the tremendous hype that it is poised to win a fifth Vince Lombardi Trophy.

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Robert Kraft on Patriots’ fortunes: ‘On paper, things look great, but you really never know’

Robert Kraft plans to carry his ring from the Patriots’ Super Bowl LI victory in his pocket until the 2017 season begins. After that, he’ll see whether his team can live up to the tremendous hype that it is poised to win a fifth Vince Lombardi Trophy.

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Victor Cruz bringing ‘little tidbits’ of Giants past to Bears’ quarterbacks

Victor Cruz spent seven seasons with the New York Giants, and during that time he had an up-close look at how a top-level quarterback operates on and off the field. Now, as a member of the Chicago Bears, the wide receiver is sharing those observations in hopes of helping with the development of his two new QBs: Mike Glennon and Mitch Trubisky.

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Victor Cruz bringing ‘little tidbits’ of Giants past to Bears’ quarterbacks

Victor Cruz spent seven seasons with the New York Giants, and during that time he had an up-close look at how a top-level quarterback operates on and off the field. Now, as a member of the Chicago Bears, the wide receiver is sharing those observations in hopes of helping with the development of his two new QBs: Mike Glennon and Mitch Trubisky.

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Hines Ward on Ben Roethlisberger-Martavis Bryant flap: ‘Sometimes things aren’t made to be out there in the public’

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant has been looking forward to his heart-to-heart talk with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, but former Steeler receiver Hines Ward doesn’t think the matter should have ever gone public in the first place.

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Hines Ward on Ben Roethlisberger-Martavis Bryant flap: ‘Sometimes things aren’t made to be out there in the public’

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant has been looking forward to his heart-to-heart talk with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, but former Steeler receiver Hines Ward doesn’t think the matter should have ever gone public in the first place.

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Carson Palmer ‘never expected’ what David Johnson has given Cardinals

Carson Palmer was just being honest. When running back David Johnson joined the Arizona Cardinals in 2015 as a third-round draft pick from Northern Iowa, Palmer didn’t envision him making the impact he has in such a short time.

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Carson Palmer ‘never expected’ what David Johnson has given Cardinals

Carson Palmer was just being honest. When running back David Johnson joined the Arizona Cardinals in 2015 as a third-round draft pick from Northern Iowa, Palmer didn’t envision him making the impact he has in such a short time.

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Jerry Jones: ‘We’ll have a decision imminently’ on Ezekiel Elliott

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But looming in the background is the NFL’s decision on what to do about Jones’ prized running back, Ezekiel Elliott, who faces potential discipline for domestic violence.

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Jerry Jones: ‘We’ll have a decision imminently’ on Ezekiel Elliott

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But looming in the background is the NFL’s decision on what to do about Jones’ prized running back, Ezekiel Elliott, who faces potential discipline for domestic violence.

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Alterraun Verner was choosy in deciding to sign with Dolphins

By signing with the Miami Dolphins just before the start of training camp practices Wednesday, Alterraun Verner insists he wasn’t as desperate as the timing might have made it seem.

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Alterraun Verner was choosy in deciding to sign with Dolphins

By signing with the Miami Dolphins just before the start of training camp practices Wednesday, Alterraun Verner insists he wasn’t as desperate as the timing might have made it seem.

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Marvin Lewis says Bengals have ‘young guys who are going to do some good things’

Marvin Lewis doesn’t just look at the Cincinnati Bengals adding rookies this year to provide a boost to their overall talent. The coach sees “two kids that didn’t play last year” because of injury as bonus additions to make the team even stronger.

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Marvin Lewis says Bengals have ‘young guys who are going to do some good things’

Marvin Lewis doesn’t just look at the Cincinnati Bengals adding rookies this year to provide a boost to their overall talent. The coach sees “two kids that didn’t play last year” because of injury as bonus additions to make the team even stronger.

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SiriusXM NFL Radio to visit all 32 teams during month-long Training Camp Tour

Find out when we visit your team – and your rivals.

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SiriusXM NFL Radio to visit all 32 teams during month-long Training Camp Tour

Find out when we visit your team – and your rivals.

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Reggie Ragland looking to catch up in transition to new Bills defense

Reggie Ragland’s rookie year in the NFL didn’t go anywhere close to what the Buffalo Bills linebacker expected.

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Reggie Ragland looking to catch up in transition to new Bills defense

Reggie Ragland’s rookie year in the NFL didn’t go anywhere close to what the Buffalo Bills linebacker expected.

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Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on Giants’ D: ‘A lot has been invested in us’

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie knows the pressure is on for the defense to live up to last year’s $200-million investment to make it stronger.

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Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on Giants’ D: ‘A lot has been invested in us’

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie knows the pressure is on for the defense to live up to last year’s $200-million investment to make it stronger.

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Bill Polian sees ‘win-win’ with Redskins keeping tag on Kirk Cousins

Bill Polian believes both sides benefitted from the Washington Redskins’ decision to keep a franchise tag on Kirk Cousins rather than signing him to a long-term contract.

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Bill Polian sees ‘win-win’ with Redskins keeping tag on Kirk Cousins

Bill Polian believes both sides benefitted from the Washington Redskins’ decision to keep a franchise tag on Kirk Cousins rather than signing him to a long-term contract.

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Bills’ Jerry Hughes spent offseason addressing ‘hamstring issues’ that bothered him last year

Jerry Hughes’ top priority this offseason with the Buffalo Bills was to make sure he resolved “hamstring issues” that bothered him in 2016.

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Bills’ Jerry Hughes spent offseason addressing ‘hamstring issues’ that bothered him last year

Jerry Hughes’ top priority this offseason with the Buffalo Bills was to make sure he resolved “hamstring issues” that bothered him in 2016.

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Matt Ryan on Falcons’ Super Bowl hangover: ‘I think you’ll always have a little bit of that scar that drives you’

Quarterback Matt Ryan says the Falcons are still getting over their crushing Super Bowl loss against the Patriots.

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Matt Ryan on Falcons’ Super Bowl hangover: ‘I think you’ll always have a little bit of that scar that drives you’

Quarterback Matt Ryan says the Falcons are still getting over their crushing Super Bowl loss against the Patriots.

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Brady Quinn on Dave Gettleman firing: ‘You don’t look at the Panthers as a team that was mismanaged’

Brady Quinn said on the SiriusXM Blitz that he sees David Gettleman as having done a lot more right than wrong as general manager of the Carolina Panthers.

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Brady Quinn on Dave Gettleman firing: ‘You don’t look at the Panthers as a team that was mismanaged’

Brady Quinn said on the SiriusXM Blitz that he sees David Gettleman as having done a lot more right than wrong as general manager of the Carolina Panthers.

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Eagles coach Doug Pederson shares ‘dead horse’ story from Packers’ QB meeting room

When Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson was a quarterback in the league, he didn’t find meetings all that useful.

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Eagles coach Doug Pederson shares ‘dead horse’ story from Packers’ QB meeting room

When Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson was a quarterback in the league, he didn’t find meetings all that useful.

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Bruce Arians to Cardinals assistants: ‘If you miss a recital … I’ll fire you’

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians believes in family first with his assistant coaches.

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Bruce Arians to Cardinals assistants: ‘If you miss a recital … I’ll fire you’

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians believes in family first with his assistant coaches.

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Leslie Frazier on Bills’ new D: ‘We don’t want to complicate things for our players’

New Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier believes “less is more” and a more simplified scheme will reflect as much.

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Leslie Frazier on Bills’ new D: ‘We don’t want to complicate things for our players’

New Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier believes “less is more” and a more simplified scheme will reflect as much.

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Ravens’ Justin Tucker: ‘I think it would be cool to have that record’ for NFL’s longest field goal

Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker would like to hit the longest field goal in league history, a distinction Matt Prater holds after connecting from 64 yards in 2013 as a member of the Denver Broncos.

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Ravens’ Justin Tucker: ‘I think it would be cool to have that record’ for NFL’s longest field goal

Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker would like to hit the longest field goal in league history, a distinction Matt Prater holds after connecting from 64 yards in 2013 as a member of the Denver Broncos.

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Eric Ebron on Jim Caldwell’s future as Lions coach: ‘We want to keep him there forever’

Eric Ebron knows this much about his coach and his quarterback — he wants them to continue to be with him for a long time on the Detroit Lions. The tight end also knows, in order for that to happen, … Continued

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Eric Ebron on Jim Caldwell’s future as Lions coach: ‘We want to keep him there forever’

Eric Ebron knows this much about his coach and his quarterback — he wants them to continue to be with him for a long time on the Detroit Lions. The tight end also knows, in order for that to happen, … Continued

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Pierre Garcon on Kirk Cousins: ‘I don’t know why he’s not the long-term answer’ in Washington

San Francisco 49ers receiver Pierre Garcon can’t understand why his former team, Washington, hasn’t made a long-term commitment to quarterback Kirk Cousins.

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Pierre Garcon on Kirk Cousins: ‘I don’t know why he’s not the long-term answer’ in Washington

San Francisco 49ers receiver Pierre Garcon can’t understand why his former team, Washington, hasn’t made a long-term commitment to quarterback Kirk Cousins.

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Dr. Harry Edwards: ‘The NFL has a problem if Colin Kaepernick is not on a team somewhere in this league’

Dr. Harry Edwards strongly believes that if Colin Kaepernick wants to continue playing, an NFL team should willingly give him the chance to play.

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Dr. Harry Edwards: ‘The NFL has a problem if Colin Kaepernick is not on a team somewhere in this league’

Dr. Harry Edwards strongly believes that if Colin Kaepernick wants to continue playing, an NFL team should willingly give him the chance to play.

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Michael Brockers on Rams’ handling of Aaron Donald’s contract: ‘Obviously, pay the man’

Michael Brockers fully supports fellow Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald’s quest for a pay raise and thinks the team would be wise to give him one.

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Michael Brockers on Rams’ handling of Aaron Donald’s contract: ‘Obviously, pay the man’

Michael Brockers fully supports fellow Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald’s quest for a pay raise and thinks the team would be wise to give him one.

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Gabe Jackson, Khalil Mack & Derek Carr ‘always talked about how Raiders would turn things around’

No one knew exactly when it would happen, but there was plenty of confidence among the top three picks in the Oakland Raiders’ 2014 draft that the team would eventually improve after they joined the roster.

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Gabe Jackson, Khalil Mack & Derek Carr ‘always talked about how Raiders would turn things around’

No one knew exactly when it would happen, but there was plenty of confidence among the top three picks in the Oakland Raiders’ 2014 draft that the team would eventually improve after they joined the roster.

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Eagles have ‘got to pull the reins back a little bit’ on Carson Wentz

Eagles offensive Frank Reich is realistic about the development of quarterback Carson Wentz, who is only entering his second NFL season.

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Eagles have ‘got to pull the reins back a little bit’ on Carson Wentz

Eagles offensive Frank Reich is realistic about the development of quarterback Carson Wentz, who is only entering his second NFL season.

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Ronnie Lott: ‘It’s going to be very challenging’ to keep distance between Raiders and gaming

Ronnie Lott is worried. Although he was disappointed by the decision, he understands that NFL owners saw a “much bigger” opportunity when they voted, 31-1, to allow the Raiders to make their eventual move from Oakland to Las Vegas. ‘I … Continued

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Ronnie Lott: ‘It’s going to be very challenging’ to keep distance between Raiders and gaming

Ronnie Lott is worried. Although he was disappointed by the decision, he understands that NFL owners saw a “much bigger” opportunity when they voted, 31-1, to allow the Raiders to make their eventual move from Oakland to Las Vegas. ‘I … Continued

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Former Ravens LB Zach Orr ‘in great shape’ as he pursues return from brief retirement

Former Ravens linebacker Zach Orr had been planning his return from the retirement he began last January for month. And he has been training accordingly.

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Former Ravens LB Zach Orr ‘in great shape’ as he pursues return from brief retirement

Former Ravens linebacker Zach Orr had been planning his return from the retirement he began last January for month. And he has been training accordingly.

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Dak Prescott on being Cowboys rookie sensation: ‘I definitely thought this would come’

Others might have been stunned by Dak Prescott’s standout rookie season that allowed him to supplant Tony Romo as the Dallas Cowboys’ starting quarterback last year. But not Prescott.

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Dak Prescott on being Cowboys rookie sensation: ‘I definitely thought this would come’

Others might have been stunned by Dak Prescott’s standout rookie season that allowed him to supplant Tony Romo as the Dallas Cowboys’ starting quarterback last year. But not Prescott.

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SiriusXM NFL Radio to air ‘Great Americans of the NFL’

Catch the two-hour special on SiriusXM NFL Radio throughout the Fourth of July weekend.

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SiriusXM NFL Radio to air ‘Great Americans of the NFL’

Catch the two-hour special on SiriusXM NFL Radio throughout the Fourth of July weekend.

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Raiders’ OC on Marshawn Lynch: ‘He has pleasantly surprised me at every turn’

Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing made sure to specify that he wasn’t offering “the PR answer” to a question about his impressions of Marshawn Lynch during offseason practices.

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Raiders’ OC on Marshawn Lynch: ‘He has pleasantly surprised me at every turn’

Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing made sure to specify that he wasn’t offering “the PR answer” to a question about his impressions of Marshawn Lynch during offseason practices.

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Ryan Shazier: Steelers will ‘do a great job this year of making quarterbacks uncomfortable’

Although the Steelers finished with a respectable 38 sacks, which tied them for ninth in the NFL in 2016, they knew they could do better. Ryan Shazier promises that will be the case this year.

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Ryan Shazier: Steelers will ‘do a great job this year of making quarterbacks uncomfortable’

Although the Steelers finished with a respectable 38 sacks, which tied them for ninth in the NFL in 2016, they knew they could do better. Ryan Shazier promises that will be the case this year.

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Niners’ Jeremy Kerley ‘didn’t have a lot of respect’ for Chan Gailey with Jets

Jeremy Kerley was part of a 2-14 season with the San Francisco 49ers in 2016 and he was still much happier than in 2015, his fifth and final year with the New York Jets.

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Niners’ Jeremy Kerley ‘didn’t have a lot of respect’ for Chan Gailey with Jets

Jeremy Kerley was part of a 2-14 season with the San Francisco 49ers in 2016 and he was still much happier than in 2015, his fifth and final year with the New York Jets.

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Raiders’ Cordarrelle Patterson: ‘I don’t run away from competition’

Derek Carr’s big contract extension is just another reason for wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson to be happy about joining the Oakland Raiders as a free agent.

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Raiders’ Cordarrelle Patterson: ‘I don’t run away from competition’

Derek Carr’s big contract extension is just another reason for wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson to be happy about joining the Oakland Raiders as a free agent.

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Tony Jefferson loves Ravens, but ‘I’ve always been on the best coast, which is the West Coast’

Safety Tony Jefferson acknowledges he was initially apprehensive about leaving the Arizona Cardinals for the Baltimore Ravens in free agency.

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Tony Jefferson loves Ravens, but ‘I’ve always been on the best coast, which is the West Coast’

Safety Tony Jefferson acknowledges he was initially apprehensive about leaving the Arizona Cardinals for the Baltimore Ravens in free agency.

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Devonta Freeman says new contract with Falcons will be ‘something great’

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman expects to get a new contract commensurate with his strong production.

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Devonta Freeman says new contract with Falcons will be ‘something great’

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman expects to get a new contract commensurate with his strong production.

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Rich McKay on NFL relaxing celebration rules: ‘You’re going to see some things that will truly be entertaining’

Rich McKay admits to being one of the main proponents of the NFL’s more rigid approach to enforcing rules meant to curb player celebrations.

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Rich McKay on NFL relaxing celebration rules: ‘You’re going to see some things that will truly be entertaining’

Rich McKay admits to being one of the main proponents of the NFL’s more rigid approach to enforcing rules meant to curb player celebrations.

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Tramon Williams wanted release from Browns, ‘because it wasn’t a stable spot’

Tramon Williams knew he wanted out of the Cleveland Browns last season. The veteran cornerback no longer could deal with the lack of stability in the organization.

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Tramon Williams wanted release from Browns, ‘because it wasn’t a stable spot’

Tramon Williams knew he wanted out of the Cleveland Browns last season. The veteran cornerback no longer could deal with the lack of stability in the organization.

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Vince Wilfork: ‘I’m 50-50’ about retirement

Vince Wilfork isn’t sure if he’s finished with football. The veteran nose tackle has yet to announce his retirement, and is holding off because he still might want to continue playing.

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Vince Wilfork: ‘I’m 50-50’ about retirement

Vince Wilfork isn’t sure if he’s finished with football. The veteran nose tackle has yet to announce his retirement, and is holding off because he still might want to continue playing.

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Josh Norman says ’16 season with Washington was best ‘off the field’ as well as on

Josh Norman had his reasons for recently describing his 2016 season as the best of his career.

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Josh Norman says ’16 season with Washington was best ‘off the field’ as well as on

Josh Norman had his reasons for recently describing his 2016 season as the best of his career.

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Tom Savage on Texans’ selection of Deshaun Watson: ‘Don’t bite the hand that feeds you’

It would be safe to assume Tom Savage isn’t happy that the Houston Texans decided to trade up in last April’s draft to select Deshaun Watson.

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Tom Savage on Texans’ selection of Deshaun Watson: ‘Don’t bite the hand that feeds you’

It would be safe to assume Tom Savage isn’t happy that the Houston Texans decided to trade up in last April’s draft to select Deshaun Watson.

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Terence Newman says Dalvin Cook ‘not one of the loud guys’ in Vikings’ locker room

Entering his 15th NFL season, Terence Newman has become more than a highly experienced cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings.

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Terence Newman says Dalvin Cook ‘not one of the loud guys’ in Vikings’ locker room

Entering his 15th NFL season, Terence Newman has become more than a highly experienced cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings.

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Drew Brees: Adrian Peterson ‘out to prove something’ with Saints

Drew Brees expects Adrian Peterson to have plenty of motivation with the New Orleans Saints this season.

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Drew Brees: Adrian Peterson ‘out to prove something’ with Saints

Drew Brees expects Adrian Peterson to have plenty of motivation with the New Orleans Saints this season.

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Darian Thompson looks for Giants’ pass rush to ‘get me some lollipops thrown my way’

New York Giants safety Darian Thompson says he’s doing well in his recovery from a foot injury that eventually required surgery and limited him to only two games as a rookie last season.

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Darian Thompson looks for Giants’ pass rush to ‘get me some lollipops thrown my way’

New York Giants safety Darian Thompson says he’s doing well in his recovery from a foot injury that eventually required surgery and limited him to only two games as a rookie last season.

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Eagles’ Lane Johnson calls suspension ‘most motivating time in my life’

In many ways, the Philadelphia Eagles’ 2016 season hinged on the availability of offensive tackle Lane Johnson.

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Eagles’ Lane Johnson calls suspension ‘most motivating time in my life’

In many ways, the Philadelphia Eagles’ 2016 season hinged on the availability of offensive tackle Lane Johnson.

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David Johnson: Carson Palmer’s age doesn’t create any greater urgency for Cardinals

Carson Palmer is 37 years old, which means the window of opportunity for the Arizona Cardinals to win a Super Bowl with him as their starting quarterback would figure to be nearly closed.

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David Johnson: Carson Palmer’s age doesn’t create any greater urgency for Cardinals

Carson Palmer is 37 years old, which means the window of opportunity for the Arizona Cardinals to win a Super Bowl with him as their starting quarterback would figure to be nearly closed.

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Agent on David Harris’ release from Jets: ‘This was a conversation for February, not for June’

More than anything, it was the timing of the New York Jets’ release of linebacker David Harris that upset the player’s long-time agent.

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Agent on David Harris’ release from Jets: ‘This was a conversation for February, not for June’

More than anything, it was the timing of the New York Jets’ release of linebacker David Harris that upset the player’s long-time agent.

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Baldwin: If Seahawks sign Kaepernick, ‘I would welcome him with open arms’

So far, the Seattle Seahawks haven’t gone beyond kicking the tires on free agent Colin Kaepernick.

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Baldwin: If Seahawks sign Kaepernick, ‘I would welcome him with open arms’

So far, the Seattle Seahawks haven’t gone beyond kicking the tires on free agent Colin Kaepernick.

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Jon Gruden’s beginning to wonder about his effect on California NFL teams

Jon Gruden got his start in coaching with the San Francisco 49ers. His first head-coaching job was with the Oakland Raiders. So his professional history in California is pretty extensive. ‘The state of California, I spent a lot of my … Continued

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Jon Gruden’s beginning to wonder about his effect on California NFL teams

Jon Gruden got his start in coaching with the San Francisco 49ers. His first head-coaching job was with the Oakland Raiders. So his professional history in California is pretty extensive. ‘The state of California, I spent a lot of my … Continued

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Williams: Lynn ‘a breath of fresh air’ for Chargers

For Tyrell Williams, the Los Angeles Chargers couldn’t have done a whole lot better than make Anthony Lynn their new head coach. Williams is impressed with everything that Lynn, the former offensive coordinator and interim head coach of the Buffalo … Continued

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Williams: Lynn ‘a breath of fresh air’ for Chargers

For Tyrell Williams, the Los Angeles Chargers couldn’t have done a whole lot better than make Anthony Lynn their new head coach. Williams is impressed with everything that Lynn, the former offensive coordinator and interim head coach of the Buffalo … Continued

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Lockett: Seahawks ‘always going to have each other’s back’

With the Seattle Seahawks mired in controversy after an explosive piece in ESPN The Magazine revealed all sorts of acrimony within the team, questions linger about the atmosphere in the locker room.

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Lockett: Seahawks ‘always going to have each other’s back’

With the Seattle Seahawks mired in controversy after an explosive piece in ESPN The Magazine revealed all sorts of acrimony within the team, questions linger about the atmosphere in the locker room.

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Brandon Graham: ‘The first week I miss some days, everybody’s speculating’

Brandon Graham’s first instinct was to laugh at reports he was staying away from offseason workouts with the Philadelphia Eagles because he was unhappy with his contract. “But when it kind of got blown out of proportion, I was just … Continued

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Brandon Graham: ‘The first week I miss some days, everybody’s speculating’

Brandon Graham’s first instinct was to laugh at reports he was staying away from offseason workouts with the Philadelphia Eagles because he was unhappy with his contract. “But when it kind of got blown out of proportion, I was just … Continued

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Barnidge: ‘I’d love to be the number one guy’

Gary Barnidge is patient. He understands that NFL teams are assessing what they have at tight end through OTAs and minicamps to determine if they want to turn to him for help at the position. ‘I’ve shown I’ve been able … Continued

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Barnidge: ‘I’d love to be the number one guy’

Gary Barnidge is patient. He understands that NFL teams are assessing what they have at tight end through OTAs and minicamps to determine if they want to turn to him for help at the position. ‘I’ve shown I’ve been able … Continued

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Beachum on being with the Jets: ‘I’m excited about where we are right now’

Kelvin Beachum likes it all — the team, the teammates. He even likes the change in climate, from warmer to colder. Everything about being a member of the New York Jets, who he joined as a free agent from the … Continued

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Beachum on being with the Jets: ‘I’m excited about where we are right now’

Kelvin Beachum likes it all — the team, the teammates. He even likes the change in climate, from warmer to colder. Everything about being a member of the New York Jets, who he joined as a free agent from the … Continued

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Bouye’s message to Bortles: ‘Just do your best and we all got your back’

They were college teammates, they were NFL opponents. Now, they’re reunited again, as members of the Jacksonville Jaguars. So it’s fair to say that cornerback A.J. Bouye, a University of Central Florida product who joined the Jaguars as a free agent … Continued

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Bouye’s message to Bortles: ‘Just do your best and we all got your back’

They were college teammates, they were NFL opponents. Now, they’re reunited again, as members of the Jacksonville Jaguars. So it’s fair to say that cornerback A.J. Bouye, a University of Central Florida product who joined the Jaguars as a free agent … Continued

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Falcons owner Arthur Blank: Atlanta will be “competitive for years to come”

Blank is overwhelmingly positive following the Falcons’ heartbreaking Super Bowl LI loss.

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Falcons owner Arthur Blank: Atlanta will be “competitive for years to come”

Blank is overwhelmingly positive following the Falcons’ heartbreaking Super Bowl LI loss.

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Garrett ‘may play both’ sides in Browns’ defense

Myles Garrett provided a little intrigue about his role as a rookie edge rusher for the Cleveland Browns this season.

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Garrett ‘may play both’ sides in Browns’ defense

Myles Garrett provided a little intrigue about his role as a rookie edge rusher for the Cleveland Browns this season.

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Whaley blames firing as Bills GM on failure to land franchise QB

Doug Whaley believes he knows why he no longer is the general manager of the Buffalo Bills.

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Whaley blames firing as Bills GM on failure to land franchise QB

Doug Whaley believes he knows why he no longer is the general manager of the Buffalo Bills.

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Wood: Bills ‘have been close, but close isn’t what the Pegulas are looking for’

Entering his ninth NFL season, all with the Buffalo Bills, Eric Wood knows a thing or two about change. He is on his eighth head coach, counting the interim coach (Perry Fewell) who guided the team through the final seven games … Continued

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Wood: Bills ‘have been close, but close isn’t what the Pegulas are looking for’

Entering his ninth NFL season, all with the Buffalo Bills, Eric Wood knows a thing or two about change. He is on his eighth head coach, counting the interim coach (Perry Fewell) who guided the team through the final seven games … Continued

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Jason McCourty on Browns: ‘It doesn’t feel like a 1-15 team’

Jason McCourty likes the vibe around his new team, the Cleveland Browns. The cornerback who recently signed with the Browns as a free agent doesn’t sense that the players are living under a cloud of losing after last season’s 1-15 … Continued

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Jason McCourty on Browns: ‘It doesn’t feel like a 1-15 team’

Jason McCourty likes the vibe around his new team, the Cleveland Browns. The cornerback who recently signed with the Browns as a free agent doesn’t sense that the players are living under a cloud of losing after last season’s 1-15 … Continued

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Forte: Cutler ‘gets a bad rap,’ McCown ‘the leader that we need’

Two different quarterbacks, two different perceptions.

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Forte: Cutler ‘gets a bad rap,’ McCown ‘the leader that we need’

Two different quarterbacks, two different perceptions.

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DeMarcus Ware on Colin Kaepernick: ‘I feel like he’s being blackballed’

DeMarcus Ware believes that NFL teams are intentionally turning their collective back on free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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DeMarcus Ware on Colin Kaepernick: ‘I feel like he’s being blackballed’

DeMarcus Ware believes that NFL teams are intentionally turning their collective back on free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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Bills’ Peterman: Being drafted on the fifth round puts ‘a big chip on my shoulder’

Some prognosticators had Nathan Peterman being selected in the second or third round of the NFL Draft. Few thought he would go as low as the fifth, but that’s where the former University of Pittsburgh quarterback ended up being chosen — by … Continued

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Bills’ Peterman: Being drafted on the fifth round puts ‘a big chip on my shoulder’

Some prognosticators had Nathan Peterman being selected in the second or third round of the NFL Draft. Few thought he would go as low as the fifth, but that’s where the former University of Pittsburgh quarterback ended up being chosen — by … Continued

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Riveron: NFL officials ‘try to eliminate the gray areas’

The NFL’s new senior director of officiating sees one primary goal for game officials. Eliminate the gray areas. ‘We try to make it as black and white as possible’ “And we try to make it as black and white as … Continued

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Riveron: NFL officials ‘try to eliminate the gray areas’

The NFL’s new senior director of officiating sees one primary goal for game officials. Eliminate the gray areas. ‘We try to make it as black and white as possible’ “And we try to make it as black and white as … Continued

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Pereira: Riveron has ‘huge shoes to fill’ as NFL’s senior vice president of officiating

Mike Pereira sees a daunting task ahead for Al Riveron, the NFL’s new senior vice president of officiating.

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Pereira: Riveron has ‘huge shoes to fill’ as NFL’s senior vice president of officiating

Mike Pereira sees a daunting task ahead for Al Riveron, the NFL’s new senior vice president of officiating.

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Bidwill: Cardinals have ‘got time on the quarterback situation’

The Arizona Cardinals aren’t in any hurry to find a quarterback of the future.

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Bidwill: Cardinals have ‘got time on the quarterback situation’

The Arizona Cardinals aren’t in any hurry to find a quarterback of the future.

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Lynch: Foster ‘healing very well’ from rotator-cuff surgery

John Lynch didn’t work with a whole lot of doubt or trepidation. The new general manager of the San Francisco 49ers sought as much information as possible before the team made Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster a first-round pick in the … Continued

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Lynch: Foster ‘healing very well’ from rotator-cuff surgery

John Lynch didn’t work with a whole lot of doubt or trepidation. The new general manager of the San Francisco 49ers sought as much information as possible before the team made Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster a first-round pick in the … Continued

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Wade Phillips’ lasting lesson from Bum Phillips: ‘Griping isn’t coaching’

Wade Phillips has always drawn from the many lessons he learned from his legendary father, Bum Phillips, during his long and highly successful coaching career in the NFL. There were enough, literally, to fill a book. ‘Griping at players after … Continued

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Wade Phillips’ lasting lesson from Bum Phillips: ‘Griping isn’t coaching’

Wade Phillips has always drawn from the many lessons he learned from his legendary father, Bum Phillips, during his long and highly successful coaching career in the NFL. There were enough, literally, to fill a book. ‘Griping at players after … Continued

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Dorsey: Exciting time for Chiefs ‘because this franchise hasn’t really drafted a QB in 34 years’

John Dorsey knew the Kansas City Chiefs were on the verge of something special during trade negotiations with the Buffalo Bills before this year’s NFL Draft. The Chiefs’ general manager saw a unique opportunity when the Bills finally agreed to … Continued

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Dorsey: Exciting time for Chiefs ‘because this franchise hasn’t really drafted a QB in 34 years’

John Dorsey knew the Kansas City Chiefs were on the verge of something special during trade negotiations with the Buffalo Bills before this year’s NFL Draft. The Chiefs’ general manager saw a unique opportunity when the Bills finally agreed to … Continued

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Tannenbaum: Playoff loss to Steelers created linebacker need for Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins knew what they needed after their wild-card playoff loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers last January. More and better linebackers. ‘It was a position we felt like we just needed more players and depth’ That, according to executive … Continued

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Tannenbaum: Playoff loss to Steelers created linebacker need for Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins knew what they needed after their wild-card playoff loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers last January. More and better linebackers. ‘It was a position we felt like we just needed more players and depth’ That, according to executive … Continued

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McKenzie: Raiders will start contract-extension talks with Carr, Jackson ‘shortly’

The Oakland Raiders recognize the priorities they have with their franchise quarterback, Derek Carr, and standout guard Gabe Jackson. General Manager Reggie McKenzie said they will be “starting those conversations shortly” with both players. ‘We’re always trying to make sure … Continued

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McKenzie: Raiders will start contract-extension talks with Carr, Jackson ‘shortly’

The Oakland Raiders recognize the priorities they have with their franchise quarterback, Derek Carr, and standout guard Gabe Jackson. General Manager Reggie McKenzie said they will be “starting those conversations shortly” with both players. ‘We’re always trying to make sure … Continued

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Ballard: Colts ‘not going to put a timetable’ on Luck’s recovery

The Indianapolis Colts intend to be as patient as necessary with Andrew Luck’s recovery from the surgery he underwent on his throwing shoulder, a revelation team owner Jim Irsay made in January. That’s what Colts General Manager Chris Ballard told … Continued

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Ballard: Colts ‘not going to put a timetable’ on Luck’s recovery

The Indianapolis Colts intend to be as patient as necessary with Andrew Luck’s recovery from the surgery he underwent on his throwing shoulder, a revelation team owner Jim Irsay made in January. That’s what Colts General Manager Chris Ballard told … Continued

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Chargers see Lamp, Feeney as ‘two guys that can really help’

General Manager Tom Telesco (photo on left) readily admits the Los Angeles Chargers didn’t have “the most sexy” picks in the first three rounds of the NFL Draft, especially with the selections of guards Forrest Lamp, of Western Kentucky, and Dan … Continued

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Chargers see Lamp, Feeney as ‘two guys that can really help’

General Manager Tom Telesco (photo on left) readily admits the Los Angeles Chargers didn’t have “the most sexy” picks in the first three rounds of the NFL Draft, especially with the selections of guards Forrest Lamp, of Western Kentucky, and Dan … Continued

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Pace on Bears’ Trubisky pick: ‘We didn’t want to sit on our hands’

Once it was clear to the Chicago Bears’ hierarchy that Mitch Trubisky had everything the team wanted in a franchise quarterback, the decision to move up to the second overall pick in the NFL Draft to get him was made. General Manager … Continued

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Pace on Bears’ Trubisky pick: ‘We didn’t want to sit on our hands’

Once it was clear to the Chicago Bears’ hierarchy that Mitch Trubisky had everything the team wanted in a franchise quarterback, the decision to move up to the second overall pick in the NFL Draft to get him was made. General Manager … Continued

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Spielman: 45-minute phone conversation with Cook sealed Vikings’ decision to draft him

On Friday morning, as the Minnesota Vikings were preparing for the second and third rounds of the NFL Draft, General Manager Rick Spielman wanted to add one final piece to “a lot of research” the team had done on the background … Continued

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Spielman: 45-minute phone conversation with Cook sealed Vikings’ decision to draft him

On Friday morning, as the Minnesota Vikings were preparing for the second and third rounds of the NFL Draft, General Manager Rick Spielman wanted to add one final piece to “a lot of research” the team had done on the background … Continued

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Trubisky: Phone never rang before Bears made him second overall pick

The phone is supposed to ring, right? That’s how the script usually plays out when a college prospect learns he has been selected by an NFL team. ‘I thought the phone had to ring if you get picked’ It didn’t … Continued

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Trubisky: Phone never rang before Bears made him second overall pick

The phone is supposed to ring, right? That’s how the script usually plays out when a college prospect learns he has been selected by an NFL team. ‘I thought the phone had to ring if you get picked’ It didn’t … Continued

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Clay: Bills will ‘have some opportunities to do a lot of damage this year’

Charles Clay likes what he has been hearing from new Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott. The veteran tight end also likes what he has been seeing and doing during offseason workouts, including how he and the rest of the Bills’ … Continued

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Clay: Bills will ‘have some opportunities to do a lot of damage this year’

Charles Clay likes what he has been hearing from new Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott. The veteran tight end also likes what he has been seeing and doing during offseason workouts, including how he and the rest of the Bills’ … Continued

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Kuhn on Peterson joining Saints: ‘Just part of the plethora of weapons that Drew has at his disposal’

Through most of his 10 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson was a focal point. Now, the All-Pro running back who literally carried the Vikings’ offensive load shifts into a complementary role with the New Orleans Saints. Peterson gets to do his part to enhance … Continued

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Kuhn on Peterson joining Saints: ‘Just part of the plethora of weapons that Drew has at his disposal’

Through most of his 10 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson was a focal point. Now, the All-Pro running back who literally carried the Vikings’ offensive load shifts into a complementary role with the New Orleans Saints. Peterson gets to do his part to enhance … Continued

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Mahomes: ‘The chance to play for a Texas pro team would be awesome’

If all goes according to plan, Patrick Mahomes not only will be a high pick in the NFL Draft, but he’ll also be chosen by a team close to home. Mahomes didn’t mention that team by name during his interview … Continued

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Mahomes: ‘The chance to play for a Texas pro team would be awesome’

If all goes according to plan, Patrick Mahomes not only will be a high pick in the NFL Draft, but he’ll also be chosen by a team close to home. Mahomes didn’t mention that team by name during his interview … Continued

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The 2017 NFL Draft rushes into your radio

SiriusXM will provide listeners nationwide with comprehensive coverage of the 2017 NFL Draft, with live coverage of every selection from every round, plus more.

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The 2017 NFL Draft rushes into your radio

SiriusXM will provide listeners nationwide with comprehensive coverage of the 2017 NFL Draft, with live coverage of every selection from every round, plus more.

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Mike Williams on team that drafts him: ‘They’re getting a dominant player’

Mike Williams has no doubt about the sort of impact he expects to make in the NFL. The former Clemson receiver is confident he’ll be a major difference-maker. And it won’t only be because of his production. Williams see himself … Continued

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Mike Williams on team that drafts him: ‘They’re getting a dominant player’

Mike Williams has no doubt about the sort of impact he expects to make in the NFL. The former Clemson receiver is confident he’ll be a major difference-maker. And it won’t only be because of his production. Williams see himself … Continued

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NFL schedule-maker: ‘Hope we didn’t miss anything’

Michael North isn’t quite kicking back and relaxing just yet. The man who oversees the assembling of the NFL schedule knows the job is never considered done even after the league announces, as it did Thursday, the days and times … Continued

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NFL schedule-maker: ‘Hope we didn’t miss anything’

Michael North isn’t quite kicking back and relaxing just yet. The man who oversees the assembling of the NFL schedule knows the job is never considered done even after the league announces, as it did Thursday, the days and times … Continued

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Jones on recovery from torn Achilles: ‘Getting better every day’

The circumstances aren’t ideal, but Sidney Jones is optimistic about his ability to contribute to an NFL team as soon as September. The University of Washington cornerback told Alex Marvez and Bill Polian that he’s on target to return after … Continued

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Jones on recovery from torn Achilles: ‘Getting better every day’

The circumstances aren’t ideal, but Sidney Jones is optimistic about his ability to contribute to an NFL team as soon as September. The University of Washington cornerback told Alex Marvez and Bill Polian that he’s on target to return after … Continued

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Mixon’s agent on controversy surrounding his client: ‘You can’t get too high or too low

Peter Schaeffer is taking it all in stride. The agent represents arguably the most controversial player in the NFL Draft, Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon, and understands that his client carries the baggage of striking a woman and knocking her … Continued

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Mixon’s agent on controversy surrounding his client: ‘You can’t get too high or too low

Peter Schaeffer is taking it all in stride. The agent represents arguably the most controversial player in the NFL Draft, Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon, and understands that his client carries the baggage of striking a woman and knocking her … Continued

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SiriusXM NFL Radio is prepping you for the NFL Draft

SiriusXM NFL Radio will be carrying the action live during Round 1 on Thursday, April 27, through the finish on Sunday, April 30.

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SiriusXM NFL Radio is prepping you for the NFL Draft

SiriusXM NFL Radio will be carrying the action live during Round 1 on Thursday, April 27, through the finish on Sunday, April 30.

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Trubisky: 13 career starts ‘probably will be with me for the rest of my NFL career’

Mitchell Trubisky has long resigned himself to the fact that one statistic from his quarterbacking career at the University of North Carolina will always be discussed before any other. He expects it to remain stuck to him even after he … Continued

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Trubisky: 13 career starts ‘probably will be with me for the rest of my NFL career’

Mitchell Trubisky has long resigned himself to the fact that one statistic from his quarterbacking career at the University of North Carolina will always be discussed before any other. He expects it to remain stuck to him even after he … Continued

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Green: NFLRA has ‘problem with the terminology’ in push for full-time status

As far as Scott Green is concerned, NFL referees already put in the type of hours that would constitute full-time status. Therefore, the league’s push for full-time game officials raises some concerns with him, as the head of the NFL … Continued

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Green: NFLRA has ‘problem with the terminology’ in push for full-time status

As far as Scott Green is concerned, NFL referees already put in the type of hours that would constitute full-time status. Therefore, the league’s push for full-time game officials raises some concerns with him, as the head of the NFL … Continued

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Cowher: ‘Humility and responsibility’ defined Dan Rooney

The poinsettias still arrived at Christmas, as they had every December, for Bill Cowher’s 94-year-old mother. It was something you could count on from Dan Rooney, just like the pizza he would deliver to people waiting to buy Pittsburgh Steelers playoff … Continued

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Cowher: ‘Humility and responsibility’ defined Dan Rooney

The poinsettias still arrived at Christmas, as they had every December, for Bill Cowher’s 94-year-old mother. It was something you could count on from Dan Rooney, just like the pizza he would deliver to people waiting to buy Pittsburgh Steelers playoff … Continued

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Quinn on what Browns should do with top pick: Garrett ‘the better route to go’

In the opinion of a former Cleveland Browns quarterback, the team would be wise not to address it’s current QB situation with the top overall pick of the NFL Draft. As far as Brady Quinn is concerned, it makes more … Continued

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Quinn on what Browns should do with top pick: Garrett ‘the better route to go’

In the opinion of a former Cleveland Browns quarterback, the team would be wise not to address it’s current QB situation with the top overall pick of the NFL Draft. As far as Brady Quinn is concerned, it makes more … Continued

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John Madden on Raiders’ move to Vegas: ‘I was really shocked and surprised’

The NFL owners’ overwhelming approval of the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas “jolted” John Madden. The Raiders’ Hall-of-Fame coach is still reeling from the pending move. He doesn’t like any part of it, from the hole that it leaves behind … Continued

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John Madden on Raiders’ move to Vegas: ‘I was really shocked and surprised’

The NFL owners’ overwhelming approval of the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas “jolted” John Madden. The Raiders’ Hall-of-Fame coach is still reeling from the pending move. He doesn’t like any part of it, from the hole that it leaves behind … Continued

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Saban: Howard’s lack of production at Alabama ‘no fault of his’

Nick Saban readily acknowledges that tight end O.J. Howard should have been a much more productive pass-catcher at the University of Alabama. For his career with the Crimson Tide, Howard caught 114 passes for 1,726 yards and seven touchdowns. His … Continued

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Saban: Howard’s lack of production at Alabama ‘no fault of his’

Nick Saban readily acknowledges that tight end O.J. Howard should have been a much more productive pass-catcher at the University of Alabama. For his career with the Crimson Tide, Howard caught 114 passes for 1,726 yards and seven touchdowns. His … 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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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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Kraft on Raiders’ move: ‘You can’t compete without generating revenue through your stadium’

PHOENIX — Robert Kraft and most of the NFL’s 31 other owners understood what needed to be done. The Oakland Raiders had had a history of financial issues, and the best way to resolve them was to get them into … Continued

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Kraft on Raiders’ move: ‘You can’t compete without generating revenue through your stadium’

PHOENIX — Robert Kraft and most of the NFL’s 31 other owners understood what needed to be done. The Oakland Raiders had had a history of financial issues, and the best way to resolve them was to get them into … Continued

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Carr ‘just as intrigued as everybody else’ about where Romo lands

Brandon Carr might have left the Dallas Cowboys, but he remains very interested in the future of former teammate Tony Romo. Carr, a cornerback who joined the Baltimore Ravens in free agency, is keeping a watch on the quarterback whose … Continued

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Carr ‘just as intrigued as everybody else’ about where Romo lands

Brandon Carr might have left the Dallas Cowboys, but he remains very interested in the future of former teammate Tony Romo. Carr, a cornerback who joined the Baltimore Ravens in free agency, is keeping a watch on the quarterback whose … Continued

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Barwin on reuniting with Phillips in L.A.: ‘Obviously, I’m comfortable with Wade’

Connor Barwin knew he was at the end of the line with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was entering the fifth year of a six-year contract that would push his salary to a level that would price him right off the roster. … Continued

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Barwin on reuniting with Phillips in L.A.: ‘Obviously, I’m comfortable with Wade’

Connor Barwin knew he was at the end of the line with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was entering the fifth year of a six-year contract that would push his salary to a level that would price him right off the roster. … Continued

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Campbell on Jaguars: ‘I saw a team that was very talented’

The decision wasn’t all that difficult. The money was right, of course, but there was more than that in Calais Campbell’s decision to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars as a free agent. The defensive end did his homework. ‘Every team … Continued

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Campbell on Jaguars: ‘I saw a team that was very talented’

The decision wasn’t all that difficult. The money was right, of course, but there was more than that in Calais Campbell’s decision to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars as a free agent. The defensive end did his homework. ‘Every team … Continued

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Cooper: ‘Wanted to show appreciation’ through letter to Bears’ fans

Marcus Cooper knew it wasn’t just another team with which he was signing as a free agent. The cornerback who had gone from the San Francisco 49ers to the Kansas City Chiefs to the Arizona Cardinals was now joining the Chicago … Continued

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Cooper: ‘Wanted to show appreciation’ through letter to Bears’ fans

Marcus Cooper knew it wasn’t just another team with which he was signing as a free agent. The cornerback who had gone from the San Francisco 49ers to the Kansas City Chiefs to the Arizona Cardinals was now joining the Chicago … Continued

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Baker: Not receiving contract offer from Redskins ‘really hurtful’

Chris Baker established himself as a quality defensive tackle in the past five-plus seasons with the Washington Redskins. He was hoping to stick with them even with his contract ready to expire after the 2016 season. But Baker said no … Continued

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Baker: Not receiving contract offer from Redskins ‘really hurtful’

Chris Baker established himself as a quality defensive tackle in the past five-plus seasons with the Washington Redskins. He was hoping to stick with them even with his contract ready to expire after the 2016 season. But Baker said no … Continued

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Woods ‘definitely hungry’ to end personal playoff drought with Rams

Robert Woods is ready for a change. After spending the past four seasons with the Buffalo Bills, who haven’t made the playoffs in 17 years, the veteran wide receiver is excited about the prospect of ending that drought as a … Continued

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Woods ‘definitely hungry’ to end personal playoff drought with Rams

Robert Woods is ready for a change. After spending the past four seasons with the Buffalo Bills, who haven’t made the playoffs in 17 years, the veteran wide receiver is excited about the prospect of ending that drought as a … Continued

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Munnerlyn: Panthers ‘ready to go out there and compete’

The Carolina Panthers’ secondary needed an infusion of experience. Badly. The solution? Free agency, of course. ‘It’s kind of tough to go out there with two rookie corners’ The Panthers found help in the form cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, who had been with … Continued

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Munnerlyn: Panthers ‘ready to go out there and compete’

The Carolina Panthers’ secondary needed an infusion of experience. Badly. The solution? Free agency, of course. ‘It’s kind of tough to go out there with two rookie corners’ The Panthers found help in the form cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, who had been with … Continued

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Terence Newman: ‘I’m planning on playing’

Terence Newman isn’t finished. Although he will be 39 in September, the cornerback insists he’ll have another opportunity to play in the NFL again, for a team that he expects will compete for a Super Bowl championship. Newman refused to give … Continued

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Terence Newman: ‘I’m planning on playing’

Terence Newman isn’t finished. Although he will be 39 in September, the cornerback insists he’ll have another opportunity to play in the NFL again, for a team that he expects will compete for a Super Bowl championship. Newman refused to give … Continued

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Church: Coughlin ‘a big reason that Jacksonville came after me’

Barry Church has little doubt that Tom Coughlin was largely responsible for the Jacksonville Jaguars signing him as a free agent. The veteran safety picked up on that during his first conversation with Coughlin, the Jaguars’ new vice president of … Continued

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Church: Coughlin ‘a big reason that Jacksonville came after me’

Barry Church has little doubt that Tom Coughlin was largely responsible for the Jacksonville Jaguars signing him as a free agent. The veteran safety picked up on that during his first conversation with Coughlin, the Jaguars’ new vice president of … Continued

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Taylor chose not to worry when future with Bills was uncertain

Tyrod Taylor leaned heavily on his faith to get him through a difficult period that began in the final week of the 2016 NFL season when he went from the Buffalo Bills’ starting quarterback to the bench. It was called … Continued

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Taylor chose not to worry when future with Bills was uncertain

Tyrod Taylor leaned heavily on his faith to get him through a difficult period that began in the final week of the 2016 NFL season when he went from the Buffalo Bills’ starting quarterback to the bench. It was called … Continued

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Stills on sticking with Dolphins: ‘We can do something special here’

Kenny Stills knew there was more than a decent chance he could end up elsewhere. That’s the nature of NFL free agency. ‘This is where I wanted to be’ The fact the wide receiver is going to remain with the … Continued

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Stills on sticking with Dolphins: ‘We can do something special here’

Kenny Stills knew there was more than a decent chance he could end up elsewhere. That’s the nature of NFL free agency. ‘This is where I wanted to be’ The fact the wide receiver is going to remain with the … Continued

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Quinn on Taylor’s restructured contract with Bills: ‘It’s an awful deal for Tyrod’

As far as Brady Quinn is concerned, there is no comparison. Tyrod Taylor is a far better quarterback than Mike Glennon, and that would have been reflected by the contract he received as a free agent. Except, Taylor isn’t entering … Continued

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Quinn on Taylor’s restructured contract with Bills: ‘It’s an awful deal for Tyrod’

As far as Brady Quinn is concerned, there is no comparison. Tyrod Taylor is a far better quarterback than Mike Glennon, and that would have been reflected by the contract he received as a free agent. Except, Taylor isn’t entering … Continued

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Greenway: ‘I wanted to be the one to say I was done with football’

For Chad Greenway, it was all about controlling his own NFL destiny. He wanted to be able to walk away from the game on his own terms, and he did just that with his retirement after 11 seasons playing linebacker … Continued

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Greenway: ‘I wanted to be the one to say I was done with football’

For Chad Greenway, it was all about controlling his own NFL destiny. He wanted to be able to walk away from the game on his own terms, and he did just that with his retirement after 11 seasons playing linebacker … Continued

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Fournette: ‘I really don’t model myself after anybody’

So who is it? Adrian Peterson? Le’Veon Bell? Ezekiel Elliott? Which great back, present or past, does Leonard Fournette consider as a model for his game? ‘I try to be who I am’ “I really don’t model myself after anybody,” … Continued

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Fournette: ‘I really don’t model myself after anybody’

So who is it? Adrian Peterson? Le’Veon Bell? Ezekiel Elliott? Which great back, present or past, does Leonard Fournette consider as a model for his game? ‘I try to be who I am’ “I really don’t model myself after anybody,” … Continued

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Trubisky on NFL Draft QB class being called weak: ‘I kind of take offense to that’

INDIANAPOLIS — Don’t try to tell North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky that the NFL Draft is weak at the position. He has spent the past several days around other members of the class at the NFL Scouting Combine. He knows how well … Continued

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Trubisky on NFL Draft QB class being called weak: ‘I kind of take offense to that’

INDIANAPOLIS — Don’t try to tell North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky that the NFL Draft is weak at the position. He has spent the past several days around other members of the class at the NFL Scouting Combine. He knows how well … Continued

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Dorsey on the anatomy of Chiefs’ negotiations with Berry

INDIANAPOLIS — When it comes to negotiations, Kansas City Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey understands the value of face-to-face meetings. He credits circumstances that put him and representatives for Eric Berry together on Tuesday to put together a six-year, $78-million contract (with … Continued

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Dorsey on the anatomy of Chiefs’ negotiations with Berry

INDIANAPOLIS — When it comes to negotiations, Kansas City Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey understands the value of face-to-face meetings. He credits circumstances that put him and representatives for Eric Berry together on Tuesday to put together a six-year, $78-million contract (with … Continued

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Spielman: Vikings will ‘keep the door open’ for Peterson

INDIANAPOLIS — To no one’s surprise, the Minnesota Vikings opted not to pick up the option on the contract of running back Adrian Peterson. That means one of the all-time great players in NFL history has a chance of wearing … Continued

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Spielman: Vikings will ‘keep the door open’ for Peterson

INDIANAPOLIS — To no one’s surprise, the Minnesota Vikings opted not to pick up the option on the contract of running back Adrian Peterson. That means one of the all-time great players in NFL history has a chance of wearing … Continued

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Spiller says he and Chiefs are a ‘perfect match’

C.J. Spiller couldn’t see it working out a whole lot better. The running back signed with a quality team in free agency. He’s going to be with a coach who knows how to take advantage of his skills as a … Continued

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Spiller says he and Chiefs are a ‘perfect match’

C.J. Spiller couldn’t see it working out a whole lot better. The running back signed with a quality team in free agency. He’s going to be with a coach who knows how to take advantage of his skills as a … Continued

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Mitchell on signing with 49ers: ‘I’m proud of the decision I made’

Earl Mitchell had offers from the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos. In the end, the free-agent defensive tackle from the Miami Dolphins chose the team he felt needed him the most: the San Francisco 49ers. ‘I saw it as an opportunity to … Continued

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Mitchell on signing with 49ers: ‘I’m proud of the decision I made’

Earl Mitchell had offers from the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos. In the end, the free-agent defensive tackle from the Miami Dolphins chose the team he felt needed him the most: the San Francisco 49ers. ‘I saw it as an opportunity to … Continued

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Woods: Decision on Taylor will factor into whether to stay with Bills

Robert Woods hasn’t eliminated himself from remaining with the Buffalo Bills. Yes, he appears to be headed for free agency, and, yes, there will be factors in addition to money that will play into his thinking about where his career … Continued

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Woods: Decision on Taylor will factor into whether to stay with Bills

Robert Woods hasn’t eliminated himself from remaining with the Buffalo Bills. Yes, he appears to be headed for free agency, and, yes, there will be factors in addition to money that will play into his thinking about where his career … Continued

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Munnerlyn: ‘I’ve got to put myself in position to try to get that Super Bowl trophy’

Captain Munnerlyn knows the clock is ticking on his chances to win a Super Bowl. He will have that clock very much in mind as he ponders where he might land while on his way to free agency. ‘I’m definitely … Continued

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Munnerlyn: ‘I’ve got to put myself in position to try to get that Super Bowl trophy’

Captain Munnerlyn knows the clock is ticking on his chances to win a Super Bowl. He will have that clock very much in mind as he ponders where he might land while on his way to free agency. ‘I’m definitely … Continued

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Vinatieri on Anderson’s HOF induction: ‘Maybe this opens the door’ for kickers

Adam Vinatieri has spent 21 seasons as a kicker in the National Football League, the last 11 with the Indianapolis Colts. In that time, he has established himself as one of the NFL’s very best that the position has ever … Continued

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Vinatieri on Anderson’s HOF induction: ‘Maybe this opens the door’ for kickers

Adam Vinatieri has spent 21 seasons as a kicker in the National Football League, the last 11 with the Indianapolis Colts. In that time, he has established himself as one of the NFL’s very best that the position has ever … Continued

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Sean Payton: ‘We’re in the quarterback business always’

Sean Payton considers the New Orleans Saints “fortunate” to have a quarterback that “gives us a chance to win each week.” That would be Drew Brees. ‘Certainly, you pay attention to it when your quarterback’s older’ But Payton also knows … Continued

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Sean Payton: ‘We’re in the quarterback business always’

Sean Payton considers the New Orleans Saints “fortunate” to have a quarterback that “gives us a chance to win each week.” That would be Drew Brees. ‘Certainly, you pay attention to it when your quarterback’s older’ But Payton also knows … Continued

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Steve Smith Sr.: Staying retired means saying ‘no’

Since stepping away from his long and illustrious career as an NFL wide receiver, Steve Smith has received numerous phone calls and texts. The message is almost always the same: “Help me train.” The meaning behind the message is obvious: … Continued

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Steve Smith Sr.: Staying retired means saying ‘no’

Since stepping away from his long and illustrious career as an NFL wide receiver, Steve Smith has received numerous phone calls and texts. The message is almost always the same: “Help me train.” The meaning behind the message is obvious: … Continued

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Jack Conklin on strangest pre-draft question: ‘Shot or a beer’

What was the strangest question Jack Conklin received when being interviewed by team representatives during last year’s NFL Scouting Combine? “Most of mine were pretty straight forward, but if I had to say the weirdest one I had, somebody asked … Continued

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Jack Conklin on strangest pre-draft question: ‘Shot or a beer’

What was the strangest question Jack Conklin received when being interviewed by team representatives during last year’s NFL Scouting Combine? “Most of mine were pretty straight forward, but if I had to say the weirdest one I had, somebody asked … Continued

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Myles Garrett: ‘I’d love to play for the Browns, anybody who picks me up No. 1’

Myles Garrett insists he has no negative feelings about the potential that he could end up joining the Cleveland Browns. The standout defensive end from Texas A&M, widely projected to be the top overall pick of the NFL Draft, is … Continued

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Myles Garrett: ‘I’d love to play for the Browns, anybody who picks me up No. 1’

Myles Garrett insists he has no negative feelings about the potential that he could end up joining the Cleveland Browns. The standout defensive end from Texas A&M, widely projected to be the top overall pick of the NFL Draft, is … Continued

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Seahawks’ Wright says ‘fire kind of went out’ of Falcons in Super Bowl

K.J. Wright has been there before. Late in the game. Super Bowl victory seemingly in hand. And then, boom! The New England Patriots find a way to spoil it all. It happened to Wright and his Seattle Seahawks teammates in … Continued

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Seahawks’ Wright says ‘fire kind of went out’ of Falcons in Super Bowl

K.J. Wright has been there before. Late in the game. Super Bowl victory seemingly in hand. And then, boom! The New England Patriots find a way to spoil it all. It happened to Wright and his Seattle Seahawks teammates in … Continued

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Cowboys’ Church ready for a ‘new chapter’ in free agency

Barry Church is fully embracing the opportunity to become a free agent. The Dallas Cowboys’ safety would be fine staying put, but as the NFL’s free agency period nears, he is ready to move forward to “a new chapter” in … Continued

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Cowboys’ Church ready for a ‘new chapter’ in free agency

Barry Church is fully embracing the opportunity to become a free agent. The Dallas Cowboys’ safety would be fine staying put, but as the NFL’s free agency period nears, he is ready to move forward to “a new chapter” in … Continued

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Packers’ Lang ‘excited to see what other teams think of me’

T.J. Lang admits he has mixed motions. Part of him is excited about the prospect of becoming a free agent. Part of him is unhappy at the growing possibility he will leave the Green Bay Packers, for whom he has … Continued

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Packers’ Lang ‘excited to see what other teams think of me’

T.J. Lang admits he has mixed motions. Part of him is excited about the prospect of becoming a free agent. Part of him is unhappy at the growing possibility he will leave the Green Bay Packers, for whom he has … Continued

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Lofton on Owens: ‘He’s a Hall-of-Famer, in my book’

James Lofton is a former NFL wide receiver and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. That, alone, makes him qualified to talk about the Hall worthiness of another former standout receiver, Terrell Owens. ‘Sometimes that perception, people run … Continued

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Lofton on Owens: ‘He’s a Hall-of-Famer, in my book’

James Lofton is a former NFL wide receiver and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. That, alone, makes him qualified to talk about the Hall worthiness of another former standout receiver, Terrell Owens. ‘Sometimes that perception, people run … Continued

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Warner hopes Hall induction will ‘encourage and inspire others’

From grocery store stock boy to the Arena Football League to two-time NFL MVP and a Super Bowl MVP quarterback.

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Warner hopes Hall induction will ‘encourage and inspire others’

From grocery store stock boy to the Arena Football League to two-time NFL MVP and a Super Bowl MVP quarterback.

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Jarrett agrees with Quinn: Falcons ‘ran out of gas’

After squandering a 25-point lead in the biggest meltdown in Super Bowl history, the Atlanta Falcons have done plenty of self-examination.

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Jarrett agrees with Quinn: Falcons ‘ran out of gas’

After squandering a 25-point lead in the biggest meltdown in Super Bowl history, the Atlanta Falcons have done plenty of self-examination.

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James White didn’t think he’d get ‘that many opportunities’ in Super Bowl

In going over the New England Patriots’ offensive game plan for Super Bowl LI, running back James White knew he would have a role as a receiver and as a runner. The Patriots’ coaches saw areas within the Atlanta Falcons’ … Continued

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James White didn’t think he’d get ‘that many opportunities’ in Super Bowl

In going over the New England Patriots’ offensive game plan for Super Bowl LI, running back James White knew he would have a role as a receiver and as a runner. The Patriots’ coaches saw areas within the Atlanta Falcons’ … Continued

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Brady’s response to wife wanting him to retire: ‘Too bad, babe, I’m having too much fun’

HOUSTON — Apparently, Tom Brady isn’t thinking that it’s time to call it quits. That might not be music to the ears of his wife, super model Gisele Bundchen, but the New England Patriots’ 39-year-old quarterback told Jim Miller on … Continued

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Brady’s response to wife wanting him to retire: ‘Too bad, babe, I’m having too much fun’

HOUSTON — Apparently, Tom Brady isn’t thinking that it’s time to call it quits. That might not be music to the ears of his wife, super model Gisele Bundchen, but the New England Patriots’ 39-year-old quarterback told Jim Miller on … Continued

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Long: ‘For a long time, I was just waiting to get into the playoffs’

HOUSTON — Chris Long in the Super Bowl. It has a nice ring to it. ‘Every time I get in the playoffs, I’m in the Super Bowl’ For the first time in his NFL career, the defensive end is playing … Continued

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Long: ‘For a long time, I was just waiting to get into the playoffs’

HOUSTON — Chris Long in the Super Bowl. It has a nice ring to it. ‘Every time I get in the playoffs, I’m in the Super Bowl’ For the first time in his NFL career, the defensive end is playing … Continued

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