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DE Kerry Wynn projected to have 'breakout season' in 2015

New York Giants defensive end Kerry Wynn is in a perfect position to succeed in 2015 and beyond if he can build on his 2014 performance. Wynn, 6'5, 266 pounds, showed athleticism in his rookie season while posting some eye-popping statistics. According to Patricia Traina of the Bleacher Report, if Wynn can bulk up and gain more playing strength, he could be the team's next power...
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'Coach Killer' Jay Cutler riding final shot at being a starter

The Chicago Bears signed quarterback Jay Cutler last offseason to a 7 year $126.7 million contract extension despite the fact he was badly outplayed by backup Josh McCown in 2013. The move solidified the fate of former general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman, however, the nickname 'coach killer' was given to Cutler as he seems to leave a trail of bodies everywhere...
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Broncos ranked No. 3 in NFL as most talented team

Despite a coaching change and many defections from key players in the 2015 offseason, the Denver Broncos still rate very high as one of the NFL's most talented teams. New coach Gary Kubiak is installing the west coast offense and he will have many weapons to deploy including another year with a healthy quarterback in Peyton Manning. According to Bucky Brooks of NFL.com, the...
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Mike Pettine says Pro-Bowl C Alex Mack is 'is ready to go' after broken leg in 2014

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine proclaimed Pro-Bowl center Alex Mack 'ready to go' at the opening of the team's OTAs; however, he cautioned that the club would limited the offensive lineman's work. Mack sustained a season-ending broken leg seven months ago, but isn't showing any effects from the injury. “Alex is ready to go,” Pettine said, via Ohio.com. “I’m sure...
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Roster changes, coaching moves land Cowboys at No. 5 for most talented roster in NFL

Before the 2014 season, many thought the cowboys were heading to a dreadful season and a high draft pick; however, a series smart moves pushed them into the NFC playoffs for the first time since 2009. New defensive coordinator Rod Marinell and 'offensive play-caller' Scott Linehan made a world of difference on the coaching side, and the results were players having breakout seasons...
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Chip Kelly says 6'9 DE Brian Mihalik 'the prototype for big people beat up little people'

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly likes to think out of the box and 6'9 Boston College defensive end Brian Mihalik was selected with the No. 237 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft with that in mind. One of the best athletes in the draft class, he scored the second best SPARQ rating among defensive linemen and could be a sleeper once training camp rolls around. "If you want...
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Raiders in good hands with QB Christian Ponder

Oakland Raiders quarterback Christian Ponder will be working to help Derek Carr when he returns from a hand injury; however, for the time being he the guy running the show at the team's OTAs. As the veteran signal caller with five years of experience and playing in 38 games with a 75.9 career passer rating gives the team a very solid backup plan. “This offense is a little...
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Pete Carroll says 'we’re very close in our conversation' with Wilson camp, sides still far apart

The spin machine is in full motion in Seattle as Seahawks coach Pete Carroll threw out a bunch of words that sounded good, but essentially said nothing has change in the Russell Wilson negotiations. Wilson has taken to Twitter, making cryptic remarks seemingly pointed towards the organization's lack of appreciation; however, to Carroll it's just the team's process. “We...
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Mike Tomlin says Steelers will not be reluctant about going for two point conversions

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened OTAs by practicing the new rule change regarding two point conversions from the 2-yard line and showing that it will be a big part of how the team will approach the change. “Coach told me we were going to do it, and I was a little prepared for it,” quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said, via Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “It...
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Vikings land at No. 10 for most talented roster in NFL

Despite all the Adrian Peterson drama, the Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer have flown under the radar in building a roster that will soon produce a contender for the NFC North crown. Taking advantage of excellent positions in the NFL Draft, the team has replenished the defense to Zimmer's delight, and may have found their franchise quarterback...
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Packers rank No. 8 in NFL for most talented roster

The Green Bay Packers have been consistent playoff contenders for almost ten years and the tandem of general manager Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy are working to add another Super Bowl under their belt. Thompson philosophy of drafting and re-signing talent they have developed keeps the pipeline flowing with players who grow with the team and eventually become key players...
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Wednesday web roundup: New England Patriots

First look at Patriots OTAs ► Get an exclusive first look at the Patriots Organized Team Activity that took place on Tuesday ... Patriots Notebook: Football, not footballs, in news ► Patriots owner Robert Kraft talks with former player Willie McGinest as the The New England Patriots walk off the plane as they arrive at Sky Harbor Airport for ... Big Ben: 'Not the same...
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Wednesday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Roethlisberger ready for more pressure? ► He did that better than ever in 2014, when he tied for the NFL lead with 4,952 passing yards, a Steelers record. His 103.3 passer rating ranked third. His ratio of ... Steelers' Harrison on running with backups: 'It is what it is" ► It's been quite a few years since Steelers linebacker James Harrison entered camp ... when he decided...
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Wednesday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers seek big gains in return game ► Soon after the Green Bay Packers drafted Ty Montgomery, scout Sam Seale called the ... Packers top NFL in retaining offensive players ► GREEN BAY, Wis. -- No one in the NFL had a more potent offense last season than the Green Bay Packers, and no one in the league retained more of its ... Rookie Premiere Impacts Two Picks ► Two...
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Teammates, coaches showing support for QB Johnny Manziel

Cleveland Browns safety Donte Whitner spoke about the team's support for second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel after his rough rookie year that culminated is a prolonged rehab stay. "He understands the mistakes that he's made, so he's taken the proper steps to try to keep himself out of trouble," Whitner said, via the Associated Press. He also added that Manziel was among...
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No elbow worries for Richard Sherman during OTA practice

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman didn't show any ill after effects from the elbow injury he suffered in the NFC Championship game against the  Green Bay Packers last January, per the Seattle Times. Sherman opeted to let the elbow heal on its own during the offseason, although there was reportedly a slight chance he would need Tommy John surgery. The 27-year-old...
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Derek Carr not throwing just yet

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, nursing a injured right ring finger, passed (no pun intended) on participating in any passing drills during Tuesday' OTA practice, per Bay Area News Group. Carr's finger will reportedly not require surgey to repair the finger. CBS Sports: 'He was able to take snaps and make pitches during practice. Though he's missing the reps now, Carr...
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Evan Mathis an OTA no-show again

Apparently given the permission to seek a trade means you don't have to show up to mandatory Organized Team Activities. At least that seems to be the case for Philadelphia Eagles guard Evan Mathis, who didn't show up for the start of OTAs on Tuesday, per ESPN. Mathis' attempts at being traded have so far resulted in zilch. The 33-year-old is entering his 11th NFL season and...
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Bears chairman George McCaskey shows poor decision-making in Ray McDonald signing

It's not the way you want to start off a new front office and coaching regime, at least it was a holdover that made a mistake that leaves a black mark on the organization. Defensive lineman Ray McDonald's second arrest in six months was enough for the Bears to cut ties with the troubled player. However, the team's chairman George McCaskey was the one responsible for bringing...
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Cowboys sign former first round pick WR A.J. Jenkins

According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys have signed wide receiver A.J. Jenkins. Jenkins, 25, went 30th overall to the 49ers in 2012, but has caught a total of 17 passes and been cut by two teams - the other being the Chiefs. The Cowboys don't have a lot of depth at receiver behind Dez Bryant and Terrance Williams and hope they can get some production...
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La Canfora: Some who have talked to Peterson with regularity, say he has ruminated on the possibility of retirement

The saga between the Minnesota Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson has taken another turn with the rusher choosing not to attend the team's OTAs; however, could he take it to the ultimate level and retire? According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, people close to Peterson believe if he isn't traded or released, retirement could be the next option. LaCanfora writes: 'Furthermore...
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CB Neiko Thorpe making big push for increased playing time during OTAs

Oakland cornerback Neiko Thorpe made his way into the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Chiefs in 2012 and despite not playing in 2013, he earned a roster spot on the Raiders last year due to his work in the offseason. Thorpe impressed the Raiders during training camp and preseason and made the team after the final cuts to the 53 man roster, however, he didn't see much...
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Browns looking to establish offensive indentity during OTAs

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine said that he's been more involved in the team's offense this offseason with the hopes of jumpstarting a unit that has finished as one of the NFL's worst the past few seasons. “The big thing for us now is we’ll finish the spring with a very large inventory,” Pettine said, via ClevelandBrowns.com. “We have to determine at some point to...
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RB DeAngelo Williams adjusting 'really well' in the wake of LeVeon Bell's absence from OTAs

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Maurkice Pouncey said that running back DeAngelo Williams has been filling the void left by Le'Veon Bell's recovery from a knee injury and is adjusting to the team during voluntary workouts with his new teammates. “We like him,” Pouncey said, via the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. “He’s adjusting really well. He has a great attitude toward...
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Patriots bring back LB Dane Fletcher on one-year deal

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Patriots have signed linebacker Dane Fletcher to a one-year deal to kick off his second run with the team. Fletcher, an undrafted free agent in 2010, made six starts on defense while he was in New England and played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014. He’ll sign a 1-year deal RT @MikeReiss: A familiar face is present at Gillette...
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