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Chiefs land at No. 4 on SI.com offseason power rankings

According to Peter King of SI.com, the Kansas City Chiefs land at No. 4 in the MMQ offseason power rankings. The Chiefs took a step back in 2014 after a rebirth and a playoff appearance in 2013; however, after a solid offseason adding a wide receiver in Jeremy Maclin who can put some fear in opposing defenses. With the defense largely intact and the expected jump in production...
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Broncos counting on Gino Gradkowski to anchor offensive line in Clady's absence

Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said he will turn to a familiar face in offensive lineman Gino Gradkowski in the wake of the team's top lineman Ryan Clady going down for the season with a knee injury. "I was around him [In Baltimore]. He did start 16 games a year before, so he's played in a lot of big football games," Kubiak said, via the Associated Press. "I think he moves...
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ESPN's Mike Reiss says Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo 'looked sharp' at team's OTAs

According to Mike Reiss of ESPN, New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo 'looked sharp' at the team's OTAs last week. Garoppolo, who could be thrust into the spotlight if Tom Brady misses any games due to his suspension, seems to be taking the challenge head on. Reiss writes: 'I think one of the hardest things to do in the NFL is draft and develop a capable quarterback...
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Dickerson: Cutler can still sling it

According to Jeff Dickerson of ESPN, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has looked good during the first week of the team's offseason training activities. Despite taking a beating in 2014, taking 38 sacks which tied for the second-highest total of his career, Cutler still has a powerful arm. Now what the team needs to find out is if he can learn the offense and not become...
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Jerome Bettis says RB LeVeon Bell 'can be one of the best that ever put on a uniform'

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis believes when he looks at Le'veon Bell, he can envision him wearing a yellow jacket. Bettis was voted into the Hall of Fame this year and will be inducted Aug. 8, but he said that Bell has the talent and personality to join him in Canton one day. "I think if he continues on his course, I think he can be one of the best that...
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Cowboys pleased with Sean Lee's progress from knee injury and move to weak-side LB

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee has impressed the team's coaching staff and players with his high level of energy and positive attitude after recovering from a knee injury from last year. Lee went down with a season-ending knee injury at the team's OTAs in 2014 and it's been year since he's seen live action; however, despite being limited still at practice, he showing that...
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Eli Manning expecting best pro season 2015

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will be going into the second season in offensive coordinator's Bob McAdoo's system and with the emergence of Odell Beckham Jr. along with the return of Victor Cruz, he's feeling good about his chances to have a career year. "I am," Manning said, via NFL.com. "I like the guys we have in the locker room, I like our talent, I like how everybody...
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Sam Bradford says 'there's a reason' for doubting QB can stay healthy for an entire season

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford didn't shy away from the fact that he's been injured for the majority of his pro career and that the doubters who say that he can't hold up to NFL punishment have every reason to believe that. Bradford said that he understands the reasoning behind the thinking but believes 'things will play out' in his favor. "[Bleep], there's a...
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Raiders excited about LB Ray-Ray Armstrong at OTAs

The Oakland Raiders claimed linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong off waivers from the Rams last October and he didn't get an opportunity to play much; however, at the team's OTAs in 2015, he's been a star impressing the coaching staff. A 2013 undrafted free agent, Armstrong is getting a chance to show the new regime that he's ready to contribute on a bigger scale. “It was just being...
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Pete Carroll impressed with progress made by RB Christine Michael at OTAs

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is looking for more production from third-year running back Christine Michael and thinks that he could be the team's surprise star in 2015. Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell raised some eyebrows in 2014 when he said that the team would be going to a 'running back by committee' approach; however, Marshawn Lynch's monster year kept Michael...
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OC Norv Turner says WR Mike Wallace is 'getting a feel for our offense'

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has been impressed with new receiver Mike Wallace and the coach says the pass catcher still has the deep speed to challenge defenses. “Mike looks really fast,” Turner said, via Vikings.com. “I don’t know if he needs a double move (to create separation from defenders). He’s getting a feel for our offense. He’s a...
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Packers plan to use LB Clay Matthews as a moving target

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews will be a busy man on Sundays this fall as he will see more action on the inside, but according to his coach, he could line up just about anywhere. “It makes it harder for people to prepare for you,” defensive coordinator Dom Capers said, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “We’ve tried to do that since we’ve been...
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Minnesota Vikings: Monday web roundup

Keeping Adrian Peterson Could Cost Minnesota Vikings ► Minnesota Vikings head coach, Mike Zimmer, came out this week and gave star running back Adrian Peterson an ultimatum — play for us or don't play at all ... Adrian Peterson-Mike Zimmer relationship still appears strong ► MINNEAPOLIS -- Even as he's stayed away from the Minnesota Vikings' offseason program and vented...
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Oakland Raiders: Monday web roundup

Oakland Raiders: Most Important X-Factor at Each Offensive ► It's been an annual conversation for years. But this time, there's some real substance to the notion that the Oakland Raiders might have finally turned the corner ... Justin Tuck Says Ray-Ray Armstrong Will Make Name for Himself ► Oakland Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck is an unquestioned leader of the Silver...
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Rob Gronkowski has proven he can stay healthy a full season

After a few signifcant injuries prior to the 2014 season, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski stayed on the field for the entire regualr season and beyond, on his way to a Super Bowl championship. That being the case, he feels it's time to stop asking him questions about his durability. “It feels great, definitely, going into the season just thinking that way,...
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Former Green Bay Packers coach takes high school job in Massachusetts

Former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike Sherman is making a jump backward in his career, taking a job as the newest head coach of a high school football team in the Cape Cod area of Massachusetts. Nauset Regional High School athletic director Keith Kenyon, the team's previous head coach, told the Cape Cod Times that Sherman has agreed to take the job. "I've been fortunate...
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Falcons RB Devonta Freeman not aiming for second fiddle in 2015

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, who's rpevious duty was to back up the departer Steven Jackson, isn't going to let a little competition deter his goal of becoming the team's feature back in 2015. A compeition is brewing betweeen Freeman, Antone Smith and rookie Tevin Coleman, with many forecasting Coleman to emerge as the winner. “I take a lot of pride in (being...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Monday web roundup

Shamarko's time: Steelers safety Thomas prepping to replace retired Polamalu ► PITTSBURGH — Shamarko Thomas wasn't necessarily looking for a role model when he arrived from Syracuse to the Pittsburgh Steelers as a fourth-round draft ... Steelers Fantasy Camp, Youth Movement, All Signed ► The Pittsburgh Steelers have broken OTAs for the week and will resume on Tuesday...
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Browns' Johnny Manziel described as a 'fish out of water'

According to Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel seems to be going in the wrong direction on the field at the team's OTAs. Grossi describes Manziel as a "fish out of water," in the Browns' new offense, New OC John DeFilippo wants a game manager who works within the boundaries of the game plan, but that isn't a skill set Manziel has shown...
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Johnny Manziel a 'fish out of water,' looks unchanged from rookie year

According to Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland, Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel seems to be going in the wrong direction on the field at the team's OTAs. Grossi describes Manziel as a "fish out of water," in the Browns' new offense, New OC John DeFilippo wants a game manager who works within the boundaries of the game plan, but that isn't a skill set Manziel has shown to be good...
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Jay Cutler ranked No. 7 in player friendly contracts for quarterbacks

The Chicago Bears cleaned house in the front office this offseason cutting loose ex-general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman; however, their effect on the team is very evident, especially when it comes to quarterback Jay Cutler's contract. According to Jeff Dickerson of ESPN, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is ranked No. 7 in the NFL for player friendly contracts for signal...
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Browns continue busy offseason: Sign DL Christian Tupou, WR Josh Lenz

According to Nate Ulrich of Ohio.com, the Browns continue to make moves in a busy  offseason by signing defensive lineman Christian Tupou and wide receiver Josh Lenz. Tupou was on the team's practice squad, and Lenz was released by the Colts earlier this month. #Browns signed DL Christian Tupou and WR Josh Lenz. — Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) May 30, 2015  
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S Cooper Taylor says rookie Landon Collins 'picked up the defense really quick'

New York Giants safety Cooper Taylor lined up opposite of rookie Landon Collins at the team's OTAs and said both are learning a new system under defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo. Cooper, who injured his left foot during during the 2014 preseason is making a run at the starting job and received the majority of snaps at free safety with Nat Berhe (calf) sidelined. He's also...
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All-Pro OL Tyron Smith impressed after OTAs battle with rookie DE Randy Gregory

Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end may have a lot of eyes on him due to his offseason issues, but he's drawing raves from his teammates especially All-Pro offensive lineman Tyron Smith at the team's OTAs. “I think we had a pretty good battle,” Gregory said, via ESPN. “He did a good job, but I think I won a couple there. I know I won a couple there. He may not agree to...
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Chip Kelly: 'Everybody's in competition' for starting QB position

According to Phil Sheridan of ESPN, Eagles coach Chip Kelly indicated that quarterbacks Sam Bradford and Mark Sanchez will compete for the starting position this season. Sanchez appeared in nine games for the team in 2014, throwing for 2,418 yards, 14 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Bradford missed all of last season due to an ACL tear. “Everybody’s in competition,...
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