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Game slowing down for rookie LB Bud Dupree as he goes through OTAs

Three OTAs have passed and Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Bud Dupree is also seeing a progression in his NFL education. Coming out of college, most rookies experience the harsh reality of just how faster the game is at the pro level, but Dupree's crash course seems to already yield dividends. "The first day was kind of fast for me and the rest of the rookies, but I feel...
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Jordy Nelson on hip surgery: 'Everything is going well'

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson came clean about undergoing hip surgery int the offseason, but insists it was really no big deal. Just a chance for some scheduled maintenance, so to speak. "Everything is going well," he told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "...We're just going to continue to progress ... I don't have any worries about anything that's of importance...
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Josh McCown doesn't take exception to 'game manager' label

To call a mediocre quarterback a 'game manager' is perhaps tantamount to calling a woman 'not ugly' - not exactly pretty, but not exactly a dog either. But Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown doesn't mind when he hears phrases like "game manager" and "building around the quarterback," per the team's official website. "That stuff doesn't bother me," McCown said. "We're trying to...
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A healthy Mark Sanchez feeling optimistic for 2015

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez is liking his chances of possibly earning his way tot he starting spot in for the 2015 season. Two years ago, Sanchez underwent shoulder surgery which affected his performance at the start of the 2014 season. He now says he fully heatlhy and it shows. "First thing, physically, I feel so much better," he told the team's official...
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Brandon Browner having a positive effect on entire defense

New Orleans Saints defensive back Kenny Vacarro is heaping praise on his newest teammate, CB Brandon Browner, who signed as a free agent in the offseason. Browner is fresh off of earning a Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots, and is now in the process of becoming a key contributor to the Saints secondary. "Browner's a good dude, leads by example, talks when he needs...
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WR Mike Wallace adjusting well in Norv Turner's offense

The difference for Minnesota Vikings' wide receiver Mike Wallace is like night and day as he continues to perform well in the team's offense at OTAs. Wallace said the offense is closer to his first four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers than the past two playing for the Miami Dolphins. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner's offense is a vertical system that utilizes the deep parts...
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WR Odell Beckham Jr. expects more attention from opposing defenses, but says 'it’s just not going to work'

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. won’t be sneaking up on anybody in 2015, especially being the poster boy for the popular Madden video game; however, the speedy pass catcher, who was virtually impossible to cover last season says despite the expected added attention, it won't make any difference. “I definitely expect to receive a lot more attention,” Beckham...
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LT Ryan Clady sustained torn left ACL at Broncos OTAs

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Broncos starting left tackle Ryan Clady sustained a torn left ACL in Wednesday’s workout. Clady, 28, is a four-time Pro Bowler and Peyton Manning’s blind-side blocker and will be out indefinitely. Veteran right tackle Chris Clark will likely move to the left side as he did when Clady missed most of the 2013 season with a foot injury...
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Russell Wilson's agent says QB is fine with playing out contract

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's agent Mark Rodgers said that the young signal caller is content playing out the final year of his contract. Rodgers, appearing on the “Brock and Salk” show on 710 ESPN, said there isn't any pressure in getting a deal done. "Neither side has any real deadlines. I know the public and the fans and some of the media has put a sense...
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Gasper: WR Aaron Dobson 'has a great opportunity' to become factor in Patriots' offense

New England Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson had solid rookie season showing flashes of a playmaking pass catcher; however, he hasn't seen the field much since then becoming more an enigma than rising talent. According to Chris Gasper of CSN New England, explained why he's believes Dobson is a key figure heading into training camp. "Aaron Dobson is a fascinating guy. I want...
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Giants unveil new-look offensive line at OTA's

The New York Giants rebuilt their offensive line and put the unit on display at the start of organized team activities. Returning just two players from last season, players have switched positions and moved along the line. Third-year and former first round pick Justin Pugh goes from right tackle to left guard while Weston Richburg slides over from left guard to center. Quaterback...
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TE Travis Kelce: 'I'm going to go ahead and take the bull by the horns and lead us to success'

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce became a pass-catching playmaker in 2014 and expects more production in 2015. With Anthony Fasano gone, Kelce is locked into a much bigger role and the table is set for him to explode this season. "I come in and take the role, it's as simple as that," Kelce said, via the team's official website. "It's not like it's a hidden secret or anything...
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S Donte Whitner believes Browns have best secondary in NFL

Cleveland Browns safety Donte Whitner has high expectations of the team's defensive secondary and believes that the unit is already among the league's elite. "I would have to say us (and) I would have to say Seattle and then based on the players the New York Jets picked up I'd say you have to put them up there but they haven't collectively done anything together so I would say...
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WR Emmanuel Sanders says don't expect the high-flying passing attack that has been team's trademark

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders hauled in 101 passes for 1,404 yards, while fellow wideout Demaryius Thomas had 111 catches for 1,619 yards in 2014; however, Sanders said that new coach Gary Kubiak intends to run a ball-control offense in 2015 and not to expect the high flying aerial attack. New offensive Coordinator Rick Dennison is implementing a more balanced...
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QB Sam Bradford still limited at Eagles OTAs

The Philadelphia Eagles' top acquisition of the offseason quarterback Sam Bradford has been limited throughout the team's offseason conditioning program and has not been participating in team drills during this week's activities. Despite not seeing what Bradford is capable in the Eagles' offense, coach Chip Kelly isn't concerned. "We wouldn't have traded for him if we didn...
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Cowboys OC Scott Linehan 'can't wait' to see RB Joseph Randle in bigger role

The Dallas Cowboys' could lay the claim for having the best offensive line in the NFL; however, the departure of running back DeMarco Murray, who led the league in rushing in 2014, left a void but offensive coordinator Scott Linehan believes Joseph Randle is ready to step up. It's a big task to take on as Murray ran over opposing defenses for 1,845 yards in 2014. "He (Murray...
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S Mike Mitchell looking to become more of an impact in second year with defense

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell was expected to be the playmaker he was in Carolina, terrorizing receivers with hard hits while being a turnover machines. However, injuries and sub-par play sidetracked Mitchell's first season with the Steelers and he wants to prove he's not a free agent bust. “I just tried to do what I could for the team,” said Mitchell, via Tribelive...
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Fourth-year veteran WR Rod Streater looking to mentor young receiving corps

The Oakland Raiders receiving corps struggled in 2014 without wide receiver Rod Streater, who played in 14 games and caught 60 passes for 888 yards in 2013. However, due to a foot injury, Streater played in just three games last year and with an improved receiving corps, he is looked upon as the veteran of the bunch. Streater, 27, will be going into his fourth season and as...
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Bridgewater 'extremely comfortable' with embracing leadership role

Minnesota Vikings second-year signal caller Teddy Bridgewater said he is embracing his role as leader of the team's offense. "I’m a young guy still on the team, but guys are pushing me forward to say something in the huddle, or break the team down, or break the offense down," Bridgewater said, via the Star-Tribune. "That just gives you that confidence in yourself, confidence...
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Seahawks have high expectations for RB Christine Michael, ready to make an impact in backfield

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is looking for more production from third-year running back Christine Michael and thinks that he could be the team's surprise star in 2015. He will battle fellow rusher Robert Turbin to backup starter Marshawn Lynch, who after another high amount of rushing attempts in 2014, should give Michael a shot at a larger role next year. "This is...
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Packers ready to launch offense under new play-caller Tom Clements

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy relinquished his beloved play-calling duties this offseason to focus more on the rest of the team and the top question is how will the offense run under associate head coach Tom Clements running the show? Having MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers helps, but the team wants to run the no-huddle more and there are some uncertainties that need to...
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Adrian Peterson: Skipping OTAs 'has nothing to do with wanting to be traded'

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, as we know, won't be seen any time soon at the team's OTAs that began this week. But he's speaking up about his absence, albeit in a very brief manner, addressing the rumors that he wants to be traded out of Minnesota. Peterson released a short statement to ESPN's Josiah Anderson on Wednesday: “The reason I’m not attending OTAs...
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Matt Forte back with Bears: 'All I can do is play football'

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte spent a good deal of time away from the team's voluntary offseason working out of his own in what's being described as “rigorous speed training." He's entering the final year of his contract with the team, but insists his absence has nothing to do with wanting a new contract. For him it's all about football at this point; nothing else...
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Deadline passes, still no date for Brady appeal

Under the current the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the NFL and the NFLPA are supposed to agree on a date for any appeal ten 10 days from filing the appeal. That deadline came and went on Wednesday in the case of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, who's appealing his 4-game suspension in the widley publicized Deflategate saga.. The CBA also apparently says that the two...
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Raiders ink LB Horace Miller, WR Milton Williams

The Oakland Raiders signed two on Wednesday, linebacker Horace Miller and receiver Milton Williams, who was briefly with the team earlier this month, the team announced. More recently, Miller was with the Carolina Panthers, but was waived earlier this offseason after spending one week on the active roster. Williams was originally signed by the Raiders as an undrafted free agent...
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