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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - about 14 hours ago

Franchise QB or bust? How Dolphins will handle NFL draft smokescreens

6:00 AM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- The Miami Dolphins are expected to target a franchise quarterback in the 2020 NFL draft, sources told ESPN. Miami has publicly kept its options open at every position, and that's the best move to protect leverage. One of the challenges for Dolphi...continued
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - about 14 hours ago

'The greatest combine performance ever': How Mike Mamula changed the NFL combine

8:00 AM ETTHE MAN who changed the NFL combine forever celebrated arguably the greatest workout performance in league history by taking a trip to the mall.This was 1995, when the mall was still a pillar of the cultural zeitgeist, and Mike Mamula was at the peak of his foot...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - about 14 hours ago

NFL combine Friday preview: Offensive linemen, running backs take the field

7:00 AM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- Friday will be the second day of on-field workouts at the NFL scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium, after the quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends worked out for all 32 teams on Thursday.A look at what you need to know:The workouts: From ...continued
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - about 14 hours ago

Gruden backs Carr, eager to 'build around him'

7:28 PM ETLas Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden joined general manager Mike Mayock in giving quarterback Derek Carr a vote of confidence Thursday."I really think Derek is a heck of a player and I got a lot of respect for what he has done with some tough circumstances," Grude...continued
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B32a14d6694cf7df7a187f69ad01ace5 Patrick @Patrick - about 14 hours ago

Sources: LSU TE Moss found to have broken foot

5:53 PM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss has joined a list of players through the years who have arrived at the NFL's scouting combine to discover they had an injury they didn't know about.During the medical exam that each prospect receives, often the most st...continued
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - about 14 hours ago

Punter steals show at combine on bench press

6:20 PM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- In a sea of All-Americans and award winners from this past college football season at the NFL scouting combine, it was a punter who snatched at least some of the attention away from the quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends who were working...continued
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - about 14 hours ago

Jones won't rule out Dez returning to Cowboys

7:59 PM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones is not opposed to Dez Bryant's return to the franchise. The wide receiver was released following the 2017 season."I've been thinking about it a lot in the shower," Jones said Thursday. "I have ...continued
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8bc9d6e15b3458e41c925e171d8de6d8 Jany @Jany - about 14 hours ago

Tide's Ruggs just misses 40 record, blazes 4.27

10:09 PM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III flashed rare speed at the NFL's scouting combine Thursday night, but he didn't quite get the record he had hoped for at Lucas Oil Stadium.Ruggs, considered one of the fastest players available in this year's...continued
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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - about 14 hours ago

Top-rated CB Okudah will work out at combine

10:06 AM ETINDIANAPOLIS - In a year when some of the biggest names at the NFL scouting combine have decided against working out, players like LSU quarterback Joe Burrow and Ohio State defensive end Chase Young, Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah said he is all-in.So much s...continued
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147dc0c27c3cd291f5eab25bef76237a Americo @Americo - 1 day ago

Redskins hope to keep Trent Williams, but a big hurdle remains

6:00 AM ETThe Washington Redskins and left tackle Trent Williams have continued to discuss his future with the team. It's a start -- and a scenario that was tough to imagine in October.The Redskins are hopeful something can be worked out with the Pro Bowler who held out l...continued
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 1 day ago

Everything you need to know about the NFL's 2020 franchise tag

2:30 AM ETThe NFL's 2020 franchise-tag window opens Thursday ... with a twist.While the NFL Players Association mulls approval of a new collective bargaining agreement, a series of unique rules in the existing CBA will govern at least the start of the tag process. Let's g...continued
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 1 day ago

Redskins like Haskins, but pondering all options

3:44 PM ETWashington Redskins coach Ron Rivera remains excited about quarterback Dwayne Haskins and continues to mention the plan they have to develop him. That won't stop Rivera from looking around, however, as the Redskins plan to host quarterbacks Tua Tagovailoa and Jo...continued
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 1 day ago

Ticket sellers voice support for 'all-in' pricing

7:38 PM ETTisha ThompsonESPNThree of the country's biggest ticket sellers told a congressional committee Wednesday that they would support a federal mandate to disclose "all-in" ticket prices, meaning ticketing fees would be revealed up front to fans, instead of only afte...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 1 day ago

Former QB Boykin gets prison for beating woman

5:34 PM ETAssociated Press FORT WORTH, Texas -- Former TCU and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges from the 2018 beating of his girlfriend.Boykin and prosecutors agreed to the senten...continued
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 1 day ago

McCarthy: Prescott is QB to get Dallas a title

3:47 PM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- Mike McCarthy believes Dak Prescott can do for him with the Dallas Cowboys what Aaron Rodgers did for him with the Green Bay Packers: win a Super Bowl."I think No. 1, you just look at what he's done during his time in the league. I think he's bee...continued
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - 1 day ago

Giants cut captain Ogletree, save $8.25M vs. cap

11:20 AM ETThe New York Giants have released linebacker Alec Ogletree, a team captain during his two seasons with the team.The team also said it had cut linebacker Kareem Martin.Ogletree, one of the league's highest-paid inside linebackers over the past two years at $10 m...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 1 day ago

Rodgers: CBA dissent based on Pack teammates

6:48 PM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- Aaron Rodgers was one of the 14 dissenters among the 32 NFL player representatives Tuesday, when they narrowly voted to send the new collective bargaining agreement to the full NFL Players Association membership, and he made it clear that he was ...continued
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 1 day ago

Sources: Brady open to new home in free agency

10:52 AM ETTom Brady is currently operating under the belief that he will enter free agency to play somewhere other than New England next season, a sentiment the quarterback has shared with others, sources told ESPN's Jeff Darlington.While Brady has his eyes very clearly ...continued
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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - 1 day ago

NFL combine Thursday preview: QBs and pass-catchers take the field

7:00 AM ETThe on-field workouts begin Thursday at the NFL's scouting combine inside Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.A look at what you need to know:The workouts: 7-11 p.m. ET (NFL Network), quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends do the vertical jump, broad jump, 40...continued
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - 3 days ago

Might the Raiders chase Tom Brady? Should they?!

6:00 AM ETALAMEDA, Calif. -- Al Davis was chastising reporters in a hotel lobby at the 2009 NFL owners meetings for not voting Jim Plunkett into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Davis wondered aloud which other quarterback with multiple Super Bowl titles had yet to be enshri...continued
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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - 3 days ago

GM: Giants 'open for business' for No. 4 pick

1:45 PM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- The fourth pick in this year's NFL draft can be had for the right price. The New York Giants are "open for business," according to general manager Dave Gettleman.The Giants join the Detroit Lions, who pick third overall in this April's draft, as ...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 3 days ago

Jeudy: Meant no offense with Star of David chain

8:15 PM ETAssociated Press INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy is apologizing to anyone he offended with his fashion statement at the NFL scouting combine.Jeudy wore a gold Star of David pendant around his neck during his media session Tuesday at the ...continued
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 3 days ago

Rhule 'absolutely' expects Cam to be on roster

3:47 PM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule says he "absolutely'' expects Cam Newton to be on his roster in September, but stopped short of saying the Pro Bowl quarterback would be his starter because he didn't want to guarantee any player a spot in his f...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 3 days ago

Texans' O'Brien relinquishing playcalling duties

3:40 PM ETINDIANAPOLIS -- Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Tuesday during the NFL combine that he's handing over playcalling duties to offensive coordinator Tim Kelly next season."[Kelly is] a really bright guy," O'Brien said. "He's a really good coach. Players real...continued
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 3 days ago

Jets GM says Le'Veon Bell isn't being shopped

3:05 PM ETNew York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell, the subject of rampant trade speculation, isn't going anywhere in 2020.That was the message delivered Tuesday by Jets general manager Joe Douglas, who addressed Bell's future with reporters at the NFL scouting combine. Do...continued
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