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Friday web roundup: Seattle Seahawks

'Hawks going after Andre Johnson? > Seahawks' biggest key to success > CBS Sports' Doyel: Hey Sherman, let Crabtree rest > Murphy: Extending Ted Thompson’s deal “a top priority” > Super Bowl trophy made its way to Vancouver > Michael Crabtree tired of talking about Richard Sherman > Pet Carroll is worthy? > Power rankings...
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Friday web roundup: New England Patriots

Patsfans.com's pre-camp spotlight: Sebastian Vollmer > Are Pats a sensible landing spot for Andre Johnson? > Johnson trade unlikely > Patriots' biggest key to success > Team won't ahnd over Aaron Hernandez psych assessments > Video segment: Brady ranks No. 3 in NFL Network's 'Top 100 Players' > Johnny Manziel on the Boston party...
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Friday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Continuity the Raiders key to success > GM McKenzies' son commits to Tennessee > Oxnard hotel prepares for Cowboys joint-practice arrival > The last Oakland receiver to have 1000 yards was Randy Moss in 2005 > Defensive backs breakdown: chosen vs. cannon fodder > RB Latavius Murray's intense preparation in East Syracuse > Raiders to demolish...
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Andre Johnson finally asks for trade as training camp nears

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson has informed the team that he wants to play somewhere else and asked to be traded. Johnson forfeited $1 million by not showing up for offseason training activities and is due to make $10 million this year. So much for his subtle approach of staying away from OTAs and mandatory minicamp, Johnson now...
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Joe Philbin says WR Armon Binns 'certainly made kind of a name for himself'

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Armon Binns was well on his way to have an integral part of the team's offense in 2013 before a knee injury (tore his ACL and MCL last July) shelved his entire season as he was placed on injured reserve. Binns entered team OTAs as a No. 5 WR candidate and on the roster bubble, but his strong offseason has him in the mix for a role in the passing...
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Steelers’ young defensive unit the key for future success

The Pittsburgh Steelers have invested heavily the past two seasons focusing on getting faster at the linebacker position using a 2013 and 2014 first round draft picks on Jarvis Jones and Ryan Shazier. A team can either invest time or spend time on their youngsters and it looks as if general manager Kevin Colbert and coach Mike Tomlin are in it for the long haul. 2014 second-round...
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Patriots’ biggest concern with roster is staying healthy

It's the one thing NFL teams can't control, but have to deal with -injuries. For the New England Patriots, who have positioned themselves right at the top of the Super Bowl mix, health will be the determining factor if the team can reach the big game. “It’s all about health. When I say health, I want to point more to Rob Gronkowski. When he was out last year you could...
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Cowboys believe DE Tyrone Crawford 'ready to start' at left defensive end

According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, the Dallas Cowboys think defensive end Tyrone Crawford is "ready to start" at left defensive end, however, a foot injury seems to be lingering after going through team OTAs. Crawford, 24, experienced soreness in his return from a torn Achilles' tendon, but said he's a 100% after missing the 2013 season. He had 20 tackles...
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ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski believes Eagles will have to modify offense without DeSean Jackson

ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski believes the Philadelphia Eagles will have to modify their high octane passing game this season. The release of three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson in the offseason left a gaping hole with no one on the roster with similar skill set. “I believe it will be different,” Jaworski said, via CSN Philly. “Rather than a vertical passing...
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QB coach Danny Lansdorf taking on task of 'fixing' Eli Manning

New York Giants quarterback coach Danny Langsdorf said he’s been reworking on signal caller Eli Manning's mechanics, footwork, and just about everything in between. Langsdorf had to feel out a relationship with his new quarterback and a mutual respect was the starting point. "I think there is definitely a trust factor you have to gain," Langsdorf said, via the...
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Defense biggest concern for 49ers?

When the San Francisco 49ers training camp opens, the focus will be on the new additions to the passing game and how quarterback Colin Kaepernick adjusts to throwing the ball more often. Despite possible holdouts from tight end Vernon Davis and guard Alex Boone, along with the new emphasis on the air attack, the biggest focus could be the defense. According to Kevin Lynch of...
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Fourth year veteran Stefen Wisniewski the new leader in Raiders retooled offensive line

Oakland Raiders fourth year center Stefen Wisniewski will be the veteran in the middle of the team's retooled offensive line. A second-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft (48th overall), Wisniewski has played in 45 of 48 games since entering the NFL. As the best lineman of the group which includes LT Donald Penn, rookie LG Gabe Jackson or Khalif Barnes, RG Austin Howard, and...
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Richard Sherman: Guys are elevating their game to another level

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has shown that he wants to be the best in the business and he said that his teammates are following his lead. Sherman said that the young nucleus of the team is only going to get better and he beleives the club could be even better in 2014. “I think it could,” Sherman said, via Michael David Smith of Profootballtalk.com. “We’re...
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Packers still looking for a tight end to step up

The Green Bay Packers are still in search of a starter within their tight ends unit. However, after three months of OTAs and minicamps, the team isn't any closer to finding the right fit. The team has a little bit of everything as Andrew Quarless has experience, Richard Rodgers and Brandon Bostick have potential, and Colt Lyerla is the obvious character reach. "I think...
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Vikings fresh start lands them at No. 27 in PFT’s power rankings

The Minnesota Vikings have gone through a thorough housecleaning in the 2014 offseason firing laid back former coach Leslie Frazier and bringing in the fiery Mike Zimmer. General manager Rick Spielman drafted the second quarterback of his tenure in Teddy Bridgewater and the signal caller's success will be almost certainly be the deciding factor if the personnel man stays or...
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Emmanuel Sanders died and went to 'wide receiver heaven'

The Denver Broncos and QB Peyton Manning's latest weapon is sounding pretty excited for the 2014 season. Former Pittsburgh Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders signed a 3-year, $15 million deal with denver in March, and couldn't be happier. "It feels like I just made it into wide receiver heaven," Sanders said on SiriusXM NFL Radio's Late Hits with Alex Marvez and...
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Former Buccaneers safety slapped with indefinite suspension

Per a league source, the NFL has come down hard on repeat offender and Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson. A mere 2 months after being reinistated, Jackson is in hot water again for violating the league's policy of substance abuse. Jackson has never taken a regular season snap with the Redskins due to his troubles, played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for 5 season...
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Andre Johnson on showing up to camp: It's 'three weeks away, so we'll see what happens'

Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson is giving the team a little optimism that he'll be present when training camp commences later this month. "Hopefully. We'll see what happens," Johnson told the NFL Network's Marcus Smith. "Training camp's three weeks away, so we'll see what happens." Johnson, who's under contract through 2016, also...
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Joique Bell heaps praise on Theo Riddick

RB Joique Bell is echoing his fellow back Reggie Bush's assessment that Theo Riddick is in for a big year, calling his a potential 2014 Pro Bowler. "His body is in great shape, probably 7 (percent) body fat," Bell told the Detroit Free Press. "You see his route running from out the backfield, it's really crisp. He looks like a Reggie (Bush)." "...
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Redskins safety Jackson suspended indefinitely

Per a league source, the NFL has come down hard on repeat offender and Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson. A mere 2 months after being reinistated, Jackson is in hot water again for violating the league's policy of substance abuse. Jackson has never taken a regular season snap with the Redskins due to his troubles, played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for 5 season...
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Former Steelers Hartings, Fuqua happy with decision on concussion lawsuit

Soon after the U.S. district judge gave preliminary approval to an uncapped financial settlement between the league and its retired players, two former Pittsburg Steelers are applauding the latest ruling, saying that the revised settlement is a good thing. While there are many players involved that would disagree, former center Jeff Hartings and running back Frenchy Fuqua think...
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Patriots WR Aaron Dobson optimistic about training camp

On Wednesday Masslive.com's Nick Underhill expressed optimism over receiver Aaron Dobson's availability for training camp after the 2nd-year player had a few setbacks in his recovery from foot surgey. The 22-year-old Dobson spoke to the Boston Herald, confirming Underhill's report: "It's doing better, man," he said. "It's getting better every...
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Some of Josh Gordon’s teammates 'want nothing to do' with him

According to Marc Sessler of NFL.com, there is a growing base within the Browns' locker room that 'want nothing to do' with troubled Pro-Bowl wide receiver Josh Gordon. While the debate rages on what the team should do with Gordon, for a team that is two weeks away from training camp, the distraction isn't appreciated. The players "realize Gordon is sick...
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Mike McCarthy says Aaron Rodgers coming off his best offseason

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers missed seven regular season games in 2013 due to a broken collarbone, however, according to coach Mike McCarthy, the signal caller looks as good as ever. "I think Aaron's had probably his best spring, if I'm going to sit back and try to rank them," coach Mike McCarthy said, via USA Today Sports. "I'll probably...
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Steelers hope offseason moves, changes on offense and defense pay big dividends

In Pittsburgh, defense has been the identity of the franchise along with a strong running game for decades and the formula has won six Super Bowls. In the past two seasons, the team seems to have gotten off their beaten path, due to injuries, age, and a shift in the run pass ratio. Former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians looked for the running game and ran a more conventional...
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