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Patriots remove LeGarrette Blount, Dominique Easley from PUP list, release three players

According to Mike Reiss of ESPN, New England Patriots' running back LeGarrette Blount and defensive tackle Dominique Easley were removed from the Physically Unable to Perform list on Saturday. Blount, who missed the opening of training camp after failing his conditioning test, is expected to be the team's lead back this fall. Easley, the team's first round pick from 2014 is...
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Desperate for salary-cap space, Seahawks release starting defensive tackle Tony McDaniel

The Seattle Seahawks are starting to 'rob Peter to pay Paul' after locking up quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner to huge deals, someone has to take the ax. That person was the team's starting defensive tackle Tony McDaniel, who was scheduled to make $2.5 million in 2015. According to Conor Orr of NFL.com, releasing McDaniel and his modest salary shows how...
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Chip Kelly declares QB Sam Bradford ready: 'We don't have any restrictions on him'

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly said Sunday morning that quarterback Sam Bradford is ready to compete for the starting signal caller position. Bradford has been rehabbing from a torn ACL, but it seems the time has come for him to start experiencing live bullets. "We don't have any restrictions on him," Kelly said, via NFL.com. NFL.com writes: 'Amid a radical roster...
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Alex Smith, Jeremy Maclin hit the ground running working on deep passing game

The Kansas City Chiefs main goal on offense this offseason was to develop a deep passing game and they showed their commitment by signing top tier wide receiver Jeremy Maclin as a free agent. Now Maclin and quarterback Alex Smith must build on their offseason and get the timing down they need to execute and they are wasting no time in trying to find that groove. “We’ve...
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S T.J. Ward doesn't want secondary to settle for second best

Denver Broncos safety T. J. Ward is setting the expectations for the team's defensive secondary and he's not looking for a consolation prize. Ward is in his second season with the team and believes there is enough talent to have the best unit in the NFL. “We’re light years ahead of where we were last year,” Ward said, via the Denver Post. “I want (us) to lead the...
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Dolphins make more roster moves, awarded WR Cobi Hamilton off waivers

According to MiamiDolphins.com, the Miami Dolphins announced they have been awarded wide receiver Cobi Hamilton (Bengals) off waivers. The team waived wide receiver Kai De La Cruz to make room for Hamilton. MiamiDolphins.com writes: 'The 6-2, 201-pound Hamilton joins Miami after being claimed off waivers from Cincinnati. He spent portions of the previous two seasons (2013...
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LB Pernell McPhee wants Bears' defense to 'put fear in other teams' offenses'

Chicago Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee signed a five-year, $40 million contract to play in the Windy City and the free agent prize said he's learning a new defense that has a lot of 'secrets.' However, one thing he doesn't want to keep a secret is how he wants the opposing offenses to view the unit. "That's what we're going to do this year: put fear in other teams' offenses...
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Giants sign WR Derrick Johnson, DE Brad Bars

According to Dan Graziano of ESPN, the New York Giants have signed wide receiver Derrick Johnson and defensive end Brad Bars. Johnson worked out during the team's rookie minicamp back in May along with Bars. The Club had two roster spots open after waiving tight end Matt LaCosse and defensive end Brad Harrah with injury designations on Saturday. Giants have signed WR Derrick...
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Duke Johnson, Terrance West sustain injuries that will force them out of action for an extended period of time

According to Cleveland.com, Cleveland Browns running backs Duke Johnson and Terrance West both suffered injuries that look like they will be forced to miss substantial time. Johnson, the team's third-round pick in 2015, pulled a hamstring injury while running doing team drills while West hurt his calf muscle later in the practice.   It's a big blow to Johnson, who as a rookie...
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LB position continues to get hit by injuries, Justin Jackson tears ACL in practice

According to the Dallas News, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Justin Jackson suffered a torn ACL in Saturday's practice. The team's depth at linebacker took another hit Saturday morning, as Jackson tore his ACL during the morning session of practice. Linebacker has been sore spot for the club with Rolando McClain and Mark Nzeocha landing on the PUP list to start training camp. ...
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WR Martavis Bryant up to the challenge for bigger role on offense

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant is the front-runner to win No. 2 receiver position and during the offseason, the pass catcher said he did everything he could to get better to compete for the job including adding ten pounds. Bryant, 6'4, 225 pounds is a big red-zone option and deep ball threat for quarterback Ben Rothlisberger and while he missed...
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Jack Del Rio ready to start the process of turning Raiders into winners

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is excited that the flag football offseason is over and that when the team hits the field on Sunday for their first training camp practice, contact is what he'll be looking for early and often. "Now we can actually put the pads on tomorrow, so we’ll do that. I thought it was a pretty solid day’s work. So much to get done, but energy was...
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OC Darrell Bevell says rookie WR Tyler Lockett 'makes big plays' and earning a bigger role on offense

Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell admits when the team drafted wide receiver Tyler Lockett, he was looked as a special teams standout; however, he's proven that he has the ability to do some damage as a pass catcher. “When we were first talking about him, it was all special teams,” Bevell said, via Seattlepi.com. “I wasn’t necessarily thinking of...
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Mike Zimmer on WR Cordarrelle Patterson: 'I don't know that he's turned a corner yet, but he's definitely rounding one'

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has said that this is a critical year for third-year wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson after he regressed in 2014. The coach said that so far in camp Patterson has been impressive, but he's not ready to declare the wideout is out of the woods just yet. "So far he's done good," Zimmer said, via Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press. "These...
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Packers on rookie WR Ty Montgomery: 'Ty’s a playmaker'

When Green Bay Packers rookie wide receiver Ty Montgomery was drafted, many thought he'd be fully of anxiety and excitement at the prospect of working with star QB Aaron Rodgers. Not so much, according to Montgomery, who seems as cool as a cucumber when talking about his bright future in the NFL. Montgomery, at 6-foot and almost 220 pounds, has been called a “bigger Randall...
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Eagles ship CB Brandon Boykin to Steelers for conditional 2016 fifth-round pick

According to Kevin Patra of NFL.com, the Philadelphia Eagles traded cornerback Brandon Boykin to the Steelers for a conditional 2016 fifth-round pick. A 2012 fourth-round pick of the Eagles, Boykin is heading into the final season of his rookie contract and didn't fit the type of cornerback coach Chip Kelly prefers. Boykin, 25, 5-foot-10 and 185 pounds, will instantly compete...
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Steelers bolster secondary, trade for Eagles' CB Brandon Boykin

According to Kevin Patra of NFL.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers bolstered their defensive secondary by trading for Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin. A 2012 fourth-round pick of the Eagles, Boykin is heading into the final season of his rookie contract with the Steelers surrendering a conditional 2016 fifth-round for his services. Boykin, 25, 5-foot-10 and 185 pounds, will instantly...
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Dwayne Bowe thinks Terrelle Pryor will survive roster cuts

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has become a mentor of sorts to Terrelle Pryor after Pryor's switch from QB to WR, and the more he works with him, the more he feels Pryor will have a job in Cleveland come September.  "There's no doubt,'' Bowe said after practice Friday, per cleveland.com. "No doubt. He's extremely talented. He has the work ethic, and he's a team...
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FS Earl Thomas' shoulder forces him to PUP list

Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas will begin the season on the team's physically unable to perform list, according to Seattlepi.com.  Thomas, who underwent shoulder surgery in the offseason, is still on the mend and the team is taking precautions with his return to the field. “We’re going to be really patient at this time of year,” head coach Pete Carroll said. ...
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Weekend web roundup: New York Giants

Giants: examining the puzzle pieces of 2015 New York Giants: examining the puzzle pieces of 2015 ... The Super Bowl is the goal but what can we realistically expect from the New York Giants this season? Giants training camp: Prince Amukamara on communication issues Former New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell uttered these words in review of his defense. The big...
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CB Tim Jennings to see plenty nickle coverage in 2015

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings is expanded his role for 2015. The team will rely on him in more nickle coverage quite often this season under a new defensive scheme, and he's not shying away from the opportunity. “With the defense we’ll be running now, it [nickelback] fits well to what I’m trying to do, what they’ll want me to do,” Jennings said, per ESPN....
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Brandin Cooks: I definitely feel like I can be the No. 1 receiver

Per NOLA.com, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks has the utmost confidence that he has what it takes to become quarterback Drew Brees' number one target in 2015. "No doubt about it," Cooks said. "That's why I work so hard throughout the offseason. That's what I focus on, to be able to come in and help my team and ultimately be a dominant player like that. "I definitely...
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Redskins CB Bashaud Breeland out 4-6 weeks

Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland was carted off the field on Friday in what turned out to be an MCL injury. Team sources indicate he'll miss anywhere from 4-6 weeks, per ESPN. Before the injury, the 2nd-year player had already been suspended for one game without pay for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. He was slated to battle DeAngelo Hall in camp...
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Weekend web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Abbrederis diagnosed with concussion; history makes it a concern If Jared Abbrederis could just get through the first week of training camp healthy, maybe the Green Bay Packers wide receiver's NFL career would take flight ... Green Bay Packers New Throwback Jerseys Despite how often Aaron Rodgers has declared his admiration for the team's throwback jerseys that were worn the...
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Weekend web roundup: Miami Dolphins

LaMichael James could revive career with Miami Dolphins By comparison, James set an Oregon record with 288 rushing yards against Arizona in 2011. Now with the Miami Dolphins, James is looking to revive his career ... Dolphins training camp position battles 2015 The Miami Dolphins enter training camp this season with several position battles of note. After the first two days...
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