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La Canfora: Belichick has gone to great lengths to study receivers in this draft

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Patriots coach Bil Belichick has been working overtime on the 2015 wide receiver crop, and the big question will be if the hooded one would select a character risk if the talent is great enough. “This cat [Belichick] has turned more than one draft on its ear and is even less concerned with what we think than is [Chip] Kelly,” La...
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Cowboys out of Peterson race, Cardinals favorites if Vikings choose to deal RB

According to Conor Orr of NFL.com, the Dallas Cowboys are out of the Adrian Peterson sweepstakes, but the Arizona Cardinal are still in the running for the star rusher. The Vikings GM Rick Spielman has been slow to react to teams in an attempt to keep Peterson in Minnesota, also placing a high price tag that most teams are balking at. Orr writes: 'A deal for Peterson would...
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GM Ted Thompson says there's 'no more pressure on our part' except making sure Packers take good players

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson's wheelhouse is the NFL Draft, so when asked if he felt any pressure about the three day event, the personnel boss coolly said. "There's no more pressure on our part," Thompson said, via the Associated Press. "The pressure, in my view, is making sure we take good players." "The beauty of this particular business is the uncertainty...
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Antonio Brown joins teammates at Steelers offseason conditioning program

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown joined his teammates for the club's offseason conditioning program after speculation he was unhappy with his contract. According to the Steelers Twitter account, Brown was seen working out with some of the veteran players. .@jharrison9292, @AntonioBrown84 & @CamHeyward are some of the vets at today's offseason workout. pic...
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Bears thinking about trading up in draft for QB could be big mistake

The Chicago Bears have one quarterback they would dearly love to deal in Jay Cutler, but reports have the team eyeballing Oregon signal caller Marcus Mariota. However, the Bears would most likely have to trade up from the No. 7 spot to select him and according to Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times, history suggests it might be the wrong move for the club. Jahns writes: ...
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Herschel Walker says Minnesota making a mistake by not trading Adrian Peterson

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Herschel Walker, who was traded in a huge deal that eventually built the foundation for the Dallas Cowboys championship teams of the 1990s, believes that the Vikings resistance to to trade Adrian Peterson when he wants a fresh start is a big mistake. "It makes no sense just to hang on to him just to hang on to him," Walker said, via TwinCities...
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Del Rio: Our number one goal is to win our division

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said that his goal is making sure everyone comes to work every day and lays it on the line, because winning the AFC West is the No. 1 goal. Del Rio's program so far has been called 'intense' by the players, and the former linebacker wants his players to have an edge by working hard. “I expect us to come to work every day and give everything...
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Seahawks a possible landing spot for former University of Washington RB Chris Polk

The Seattle Seahawks haven't found the type of production behind running back Marshawn Lynch with Robert Turbin and Christine Michaels; however, there could be a solution in former University of Washington rusher Chris Polk. He became an unrestricted free agent when the Eagles decided to rescind his offer sheet on Friday, and that could open the door for Seattle. According...
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Peterson trade becoming increasingly unlikely, would take a 'sledgehammer' to make GM trade RB

According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, as the 2015 NFL Draft nears, the chances of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson changing uniforms is becoming increasingly unlikely. One of the biggest hurdles is general manager Rick Spielman, who is said to be against trading Peterson and wants him in Minnesota. Robinson writes: 'Seemingly every high-level individual inside...
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Shamarko Thomas 'going to camp with a focused mind-set'

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas is getting ready for his first NFL season without the aid and advice of the retired Troy Polamalu, but he says he's ready to apply past teachings from his mentor as he looks to relevant in 2015. “I still talk to Troy because he’s a great mentor,” Thomas said, via Mike Prisuta of the team's official website. “He’s always going...
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Deflategate: 100 days and counting as NFL Draft approaches

We're not exactly sure what the NFL and lead investigator Ted Well's mindset is in releasing findings and decisions regarding the investigation of the New England Patriots's deflated footballs in the AFC Championship game, but if anything comes out of it the proves guilt, wouldn't it be prudent to release the report before the NFL Draft if sanctions are imposed? It's been 100...
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Dougherty: Ted Thompson doesn't always draft best player available in 1st-round

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson reputation apparently proceeds him when it comes to drafting a player in the first round. For the most part, Thompson has been known to forego team needs in lieu of a perceived draft star, as in last year's draft when basically ignored the inside linebacker position that was high on the needs list. 2013 was a similar situation, but...
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GM Rick Spielman 'Very excited about the future' of Cordarrelle Patterson

While the NFL Draft is mere days away and the Minnesota Vikings have their eyes open on perhaps a few wide receivers, general manager took time to tell us that it's not an indication that the team has given up on 2013 draft pick Cordarrelle Patterson. "There's no question he is, again there's another young guy that came out early and made a splash his rookie year because of his...
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Chargers: 2015 NFL Draft order

The San Diego Chargers have six eight picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. Note, via ESPN: 'The Chargers do not have a pick in the seventh round because they traded it to the Dallas Cowboys for defensive lineman Sean Lissemore in September 2013.' Breakdown of Chargers' selections: First round: No. 17 overall Second round: No. 48 overall...
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Bills: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Buffalo Bills have six picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago: Breakdown of Bill's 2015 selections: Second round: 50th overall selection Third round: 81st overall selection Fifth round: 155th overall selection Sixth round: 188th overall selection Sixth round: 194th overall selection Seventh round: 234th overall selection...
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Falcons: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Atlanta Falcons have eight picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. Note, via ESPN: 'They could lose a high draft pick as a result of the league's ongoing investigation into piping crowd noise into the Georgia Dome, a violation team owner Arthur Blank admitted occurred.' Breakdown of Falcons' 2015 selections: First round: 8th overall...
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49ers: 2015 NFL Draft order

The San Francisco 49ers have nine picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago, which includes two compensatory picks awarded - a fourth-rounder (No. 132 overall) and a seventh-rounder (No. 254 overall), per ESPN. Breakdown of 49ers' 2015 selections: First round: 15th overall selection Second round: 46th overall selection Third round: 79th...
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Dolphins: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Miami Dolphins have six picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th. Breakdown of Dolphins' selections, rounds 1-7: First round: 14th overall selection Second round: 47th overall selection Fourth round: 114th overall selection Fifth round: 149th overall selection Fifth round: 150th overall selection Sixth round: 191th overall selection
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Lions: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Detroit Lions have six picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. (Note, per ESPN: Due to the the change in the compensatory picks by the NFL, the Lions now have pick No. 200 instead of pick No. 199.) Breakdown of Lions' 2015 selection: First round: 23rd overall selection Second round: 54th overall selection Third round: 88th...
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Giants: 2015 NFL Draft order

The New York Giants have 8 picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. (NY picked up an extra seventh-rounder from Denver in the Brandon McManus trade last August, per ESPN) Breakdown of Giants' 2015 selection: First round: 9th overall selection Second round: 40th overall selection Third round: 74th overall selection Fourth round:...
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Colts: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Indianapolis Colts have 9 picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. Breakdown of Colts' 2015 selections: First round: 29th overall selection Second round: 61st overall selection Third round: 93rd overall selection Fourth round: 128th overall selection Fifth round: 165th overall selection Sixth round: 204th overall selection...
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Bears: 2015 NFL Draft order

 The Chicago Bears have six picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. Breakdown of Bears' 2015 selections: First round: 7th overall selection Second round: 39th overall selection Third round: 71st overall selection Fourth round: 106th overall selection Fifth round: 142nd overall selection Sixth round: 182nd overall selection...
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Redskins: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Washington Redskins will have seven picks to play with when the NFL Draft begins on April 30th. The team wasn't awarded any compensatory picks this year. Breakdown of Redskins' 2015 draft selections: First round: 5th overall selection Second round: 38th overall selection Third round: 69th overall selection Fourth round: 105th overall selection Fifth round...
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Patriots open to trading up for the right player

New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio wouldn't rule out that the team could move up in the draft to grab a player they feel fits their system. The Patriots sit at No. 32 in the first round, basically starting the second round, but with the value falling in the mid second round, if the Patriots have a player they really like, Caserio said they would go and...
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Bears counting on Jared Allen, Pernell McPhee to boost defense

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace believes that a healthy Jared Allen and the addition of free agent prize Pernell McPhee will boost the unit's performance in 2015. Pace talked about McPhee's versatility, while coach John Fox expects Allen to have a bounce back season. “What’s good about Pernell is his flexibility,” Bears general manager Ryan Pace said, via CSN...
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