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Terrelle Pryor says he is 'finding my niche in this offense'

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor understands that Russell Wilson is the cemented starter, however, as anyone who is a fan of the NFL knows, Pryor is one hit away from being a possible starter. Pryor said that he's picking up the offense and that it's a system that he knows very well, helping his learning curve. “I’m finding my niche in this offense,”...
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CB Captain Munnerlyn activated from PUP list

According to the Star-Tribune, the Minnesota Vikings have activated cornerback Captain Munnerlyn from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Munnerlyn had a "slight" hamstring injury, but it appears that was enough to land him on the PUP list to start training camp. A fifth year veteran, Munnerlyn signed a three-year deal with the team in March after playing his entire...
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Colt Lyerla settling down with Packers, Jarrett Bush calls him the 'fastest tight end we have'

Green Bay Packers tight end Colt Lyerla said that football is his only focus right now and the Packers are working with him about surrounding himself with the right kind of people. Lyerla's subsequent arrest on drug charges and other off the field issues from his college days led to Lyerla going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. With his talent unquestioned, the Packers decided...
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S Donte Whitner getting tough on his teammates: 'We don't want any soft guys around here'

Cleveland Browns safety Donte Whitner believes in order to be a mean and nasty defense, you have to practice that way and running back Ben Tate took exception. The Browns had an old fashioned training-camp dustup with about 20 players were involved. Tate chucked the ball at defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin at the end of a running play and it created a brawl that put the offensive...
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Pats' Browner shoves Kenbrell Thompkins, gets into into a shouting match with WRs coach

Newly arrived Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner is making his presence felt from the very start, showing teammates and coaches alike that he can get nasty when he wants to. At training camp practice on Wednesday, Browner shoved receiver Kenbrell Thompkins to the ground after a pair of one-on-one matchups with the 2nd year WR. He also got into a heated shouting match with wide...
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Bills' Nigel Bradham out for week 1 due to substance abuse violation

Buffalo Bills linebacker Nigel Bradham will have to sit and watch from afar as his team opens the season against the Chicago Bears. Bradham was informed of his short suspension on Wednesday for violations the league's substance abuse policy, a punishment Bradham says stems from a marijuana possession back in August 2013, according to the team's official website. He...
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Antonio Brown to Emmanuel Sanders: 'You don't throw your quarterback under the bus'

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown commented on his former teammate Emmanuel Sanders' blunt comparison of his new QB Peyton Manning and his former signal caller of 4 years, Ben Roethlisberger. "(From) a mental standpoint, I don't care to really say this, but I feel Peyton is a far better leader," Sanders told KKFM in Denver on Monday. "In terms...
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Thursday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

RB Kory Sheets could be underdog story of camp > Forbes.com: Raiders Should Not Move To San Antonio > Mark Davis responds about San Antonio > Texans owner Bob McNair gives his two cents on possible move > Brice Butler working hard to better his craft > Charles Woodson finally feels like a safety at age 37 > Oakland Raiders Training Camp: 11 Takeaways...
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Griffin ok with de-emphasizing zone read: 'It's not how I made my name'

The Washington Redskins new coaching staff is making it clear that the zone read option we've seen QB Robert Griffin in so much in his very short NFL career will be de-emphasized in 2014. "It's not how I made my name," Griffin said, via ESPN's John Keim. "I made my name throwing the ball in college, won a Heisman Trophy with Baylor. ... It's something...
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Ryan Shazier drawing raves at Steelers training camp

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Ryan Shazier is 'very smart on the field,' however, being smart isn't enough as he has to be tough, and ready to get into a backstreet brawl which are the prerequisites that must be met in order to play for the team's linebacker unit. Shazier shined in the "backs on backers" drill, which linebackers and running back meet in a...
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Cowboys sign OT Tyron Smith to 8-yr, $98 million extension

According to the Associated Press, the Dallas Cowboys have signed offensive lineman Tyron Smith to an eight-year contract extension. Smith new deal is worth $98 million, including the two remaining years on his original deal, the total value of the contract is 10 years and $110 million. The offensive lineman will receive a $10 million signing bonus and $40 million in guaranteed...
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Marc Trestman excited about second-year DC Mel Tucker

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman's first season was a tale of two, while the offense flourished, the defense floundered. After an offseason focused on imroving the defensive side of the ball, coordinator Mel Tucker will have a chance to make his mark on the unit; however, he said it isn't about him at all. "It's a 'we' thing," Tucker said, via Andrew...
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Which rookie running backs will excel in fantasy football?

The following is guest post from Matthew Nimenstein: Now that most people are preparing for their fantasy football draft, it is important to take a look at all the rookies coming into the league. Last season, guys such as Eddie Lacy and Le’Veon Bell made pretty big impacts in the NFL as rookie running backs. This class is not considered to be as talented, but there are still...
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Seahawks start to look past Marshawn Lynch as Christine Michael and Robert Turbin take center stage

The Seattle Seahawks have two talented running backs waiting for their opportunity to shine and now could be that moment with Marshawn Lynch holding out from training camp. Second-year player Christine Michael and third-year back Robert Turbin are chomping at the bit for more playing time and the exposure at camp could permanently change the landscape of the team's running...
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Donte Whitner getting tough on his teammates: 'We don't want any soft guys around here'

Cleveland Browns safety Donte Whitner believes in order to be a mean and nasty defense, you have to practice that way and running back Ben Tate took exception. The Browns had an old fashioned training-camp dustup with about 20 players were involved. Tate chucked the ball at defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin at the end of a running play and it created a brawl that put the offensive...
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Tommy Kelly on Patriots: If you don’t go out there and put it on the line every day, you ain’t going to be here

New England Patriots defensive tackle Tommy Kelly was a force during the first five weeks of the 2013 season before a season-ending ACL tear. Kelly, 33, showed early promise before the knee injury derailed his season, but his age and health are huge question marks for the team. He believes he has to win his spot once again, because in New England it's work hard or go home...
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Mike Munchak excited about revamping Steelers running back corps

New Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak could be the top acquisition for the team in 2014, more valuable than any free agent pickup or draft pick. Munchak's experience and talent in coaching the offensive line could finally solidify the unit. The struggles are well known from underachieving to injury riddled, however, Munchak is known to make lemonade out...
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Chip Kelly says DeSean Jackson 'was getting man on his side' and didn't open up offense

When Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly released wide receiver DeSean Jackson, many believed their offense would suffer in 2014 due to the absence of Jackson's speed. The train of thought was Jackson’s speed would be hard to replace and that he opened things up for the receiving corps. Kelly said with confidence that the passing game can continue to run smoothly without...
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Brandon Lloyd has been the 49ers 'most consistently productive receiver' this offseason

According to Nanaimodailynews.com, wide receiver Brandon Lloyd has been the 49ers' "most consistently productive receiver" this offseason. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick said Lloyd has almost always been "open by a step or two." Lloyd, whose first stint with the 49ers was from 2003-05, is excited at the possibility of playing for his old team and said the...
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Dennis Allen says Matt Schaub is 'in a good frame of mind'

Most experts wondered what happened inside Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub's head in 2013 to have such a profound drop-off; however, the answer will be what happens in 2014. After an outstanding 2012 season, Schaub's rapid descent into oblivion made him a lukewarm project, but general manager Reggie McKenzie targeted the signal caller, traded for him, and now with...
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Seahawks sign OL Eric Winston, CB Terrell Thomas

The Seattle Seahawks have signed free agents offensive lineman Eric Winston and cornerback Terrell Thomas. Winston, 30, started all 16 games at right tackle for the Cardinals last season and will compete against the favorite for starting right-tackle Michael Bowie to replace the departed Breno Giacomini. According to ESPN, Winston signed a one-year contract deal Thomas had...
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Teddy Bridgewater continues to gain momentum towards starter position

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner is working to transform rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater into a starter sooner than later and said the young signal caller is on track. Turner added that Bridgewater's pocket presence and ability to get the ball out quick are attributes that will serve him well going forward. “Look at this one,” Turner said, via...
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Teammates raving about rookie TE Richard Rodgers

Green Bay Packers tight end Richard Rodgers opened eyes during the team's OTAS and now is doing the same at training camp. The team selected California TE Richard Rodgers with the No. 98 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft. Rodgers (6'3, 257) started 11 games, hauling in 59 career catches for 896 yards (15.2 YPR) and two touchdowns. Rodgers lack of production was largely...
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OL coach Benton concerned with potential Pouncey replacements

Miami Dolphins offesnive line coach is having a tought time envisioned who might be able to fill the big shoes of center Mike Pouncey. Pouncey, currently on the PUP list, is expected to miss a good deal of time while he recovers from June hip surgery, and his potential replacements Shelley Smith and Sam Brenner aren't faring too well. Brenner was carted off with a leg injury...
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Could Raiders become Texas' third NFL team?

If things don't work out with the Oakland Raiders and their one-year lease at O.co Coliseum, don't be surprised if owner Mark Davis looks for a more accommodating situation. He's already making plans ahead of time, meeting with officials in the city of San Antonio, along with his "two top lieutenants," according to the San Antonio Express-News. Davis and...
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