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Cowboys expect free agent prize Henry Melton to be ready for training camp

According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said defensive tackle Henry Melton is expected to be ready for the start of training camp while rehabbing from a torn ACL. Melton is sitting out OTAs, but continues to be on track to be cleared when the Cowboys report to camp in late July.   "I think you’ve got to be smart about guys...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles passing attack will hinge on Jeremy Maclin

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin put a scare into his team at OTAs when he went down clutching his knee. In one quick moment, everyone held their breath until Maclin got back up walked without any assistance, and that will be the case for 2014. The departure of DeSean Jackson has sent Maclin's value to the team soaring, and his role in the offense could already be irreplaceable.
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Simms believes Eli Manning won't struggle in new offense

New York quarterback Eli Manning is learning offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo's system, and former Giants quarterback Phil Simms believes he won't struggle picking up the offense. Simms said that the new west coast offense should make life easier with its QB friendly system.
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Allen on RB competition: 'It's a great problem to have when you have guys that you feel like are deserving of a starting role'

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said that the upcoming running back competition between Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew is 'a great problem to have.' McFadden has been the starter but dropped behind Rashad Jennings last season due to injuries and Jones Drew also dropped out of the starting position in Jacksonville with injuries. Allen believes the competition between...
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Sidney Rice looking good at Seahawks OTAs

According to Dave Boling of the News-Tribune, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice has been making a good impression at the team’s OTAs. Rice has been running routes while still recovering from a knee injury sustained last season. He had been released this offseason but was brought back when Golden Tate left via free agency.
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Former coach Jerry Burns says Vikings will be a 'very improved team next year'

Jerry Burns served as the head football coach for the Minnesota Vikings from 1986 to 1991 when longtime head coach Bud Grant retired from coaching in 1985. Burns was named as the 5th head coach of the Vikings and coached the team for six years. He compiled a record of 52–43 and led the Vikings to the playoffs three times, winning a division title (1987), and led the club to...
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Jordy Nelson wants to stay with Packers: 'We don’t want to go anywhere else'

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is entering the final year of the three-year deal he signed back in 2011. While the team has expressed that they want him for the future, Nelson says he'll wait and see how everything unfolds.
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Eagles' Logan thinks he's just fine at 319 pounds for a nose tackle

Philadelphia Eagles nose tackle Bennie Logan added 10 pounds to 6' 2" body in the offseason, per the request of DL coach Jerry Azzinaro, but says he doesn't need any more pounds added to play his position and play it well. “Most people, when they picture a nose tackle, they picture a 330-plus guy, just clogging up the middle,” Logan said, via philly.com. “But the way we play...
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Forte: Sky's the limit for Bears offense in 2014

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte thinks a second season under head coach Marc Trestman's particular brand of offense will pay dividends in 2014. The offense in many ways carried the defense last year a huge reversal compared to the team's history, writes NFL.com's Kevin Patra, but Forte thinks the offense will reach even further bounds this season. "If we keep working hard...
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Nate Burleson talks Johnny Manziel, Matthew Stafford

Receiver Nate Burleson spent 4 seasons with Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, and after working with a fellow new addition to the Celveland Browns rookie QB Johnny Manziel, he's seeing a lot of similarities between the two. "The one thing they are quite comfortable in is that they are quietly cocky, which is a great characteristic to have at the quarterback position...
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A confident Jamar Taylor ready for 2014

After an injury-marred rookie season, Miami Dolphins cornerback Jamar Taylor is looking a lot quicker and focused for 2014. The 2nd-round pick came to the Dolphisn with a pre-existing kidney ailment and also battled a sports hernia early on, sidelining him for most of the offseason. He didn't play much throughout the regular season (only 40 snaps), but now he's ready to prove his...
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LaFell: Going up against Revis, Browner making us better

The New England Patriots wide receivers are getting in some valuable work going up against what will arguably be one of the better secondaries this year. Newly acquired cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner are just that good, and going up against them in practice every day is already making the team's receiving corps better, says another new additition to the team,...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel on Norv Turner: 'He creates a sense of urgency'

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel spent four years in the New England Patriots system working behind Tom Brady and every year is an expectation to win the Super Bowl. So when Cassel said that new offensive coordinator Norv Turner creates a sense of urgency to practice, he knows what he's talking about.
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

DC Dick Lebeau, DB coach Carnell Lake excited over 'under the radar' cornerbacks Antwon Blake and Brice McCain

According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick Lebeau  and DB coach Carnell Lake believe they has a pair of cornerbacks that are 'just getting started,' while impressing at the team's OTAs. Cornerback Antwon Blake was claimed off waivers by the Steelers last September and fellow cover man Brice McCain came aboard at the...
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WR Brandon LaFell says learning Patriots offense is 'hard' and 'nowhere near where I want to be'

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell is finding out what many pass catchers have learned since arriving in Foxboro, learning the offense isn't easy. LaFell said the learning curve is steep and his progress is coming along slowly.
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OC Adam Gase says Emmanuel Sanders adds 'a little different element' to offense

According to Dave Richard of CBS Sports, Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase like what he sees from new wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. Gase said Sanders gives the team "a little different element" to the offense that they didn't have in 2013. "When you watch him on film from when he was at Pittsburgh, you just see that quickness off the line, the vertical speed, his ability...
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Brandon LaFell says learning Patriots offense is 'hard' and 'nowhere near where I want to be'

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell is finding out what many pass catchers have learned since arriving in Foxboro, learning the offense isn't easy. LaFell said the learning curve is steep and his progress is coming along slowly. "It’s hard. You don’t want to look like a dumb butt on film,” LaFell said, via Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. “I’m used to...
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Jordan Cameron 'consistently dominant' at Browns OTAs

According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, Browns' tight end Jordan Cameron has been 'dominant' during the first three weeks of the team's offseason training program. Jordan 'has been the most consistently dominant performer in each practice,' Hartstein writes.
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Scott Linehan expects a career year from DeMarco Murray

According to Dave Richard of CBS Sports, Dallas Cowboys passing game coordinator Scott Linehan can see running back DeMarco Murray having "the best year of his career" in 2014.
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TE Zach Ertz could 'dramatically increase his numbers' with the departure of Desean Jackson

Philadelphia Eagles tight end  Zach Ertz stands to benefit most from the departure of DeSean Jackson. The 35th overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, Ertz compares to athletic pass catching tight end such as Antonio Gates, Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski and Jason Witten. At 6'5/250, Ertz is a mismatch waiting to happen and in Chip Kelly's spread offense, he could line up just...
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TE Adrien Robinson impressing coaching staff at OTAs

New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin has been impressed with tight end Adrien Robinson in OTAs. The team has been overhauling their tight end corps and they are looking for third year player  Robinson to make a bigger contribution. Robinson has zero catches over his first two seasons in the NFL, but he realizes his chance to become a starter is right in front of him. Robinson...
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Competition fierce for vacancies at safety, offensive line, and defensive line at Chiefs OTAs

In 2013, the Kansas City Chiefs opened up the bank vault and rebuilt their team with a furious free agency spending spree, the results were a trip to the playoffs. In 2014, with strict salary cap restraints, the team saw key players leave via free agency such as free safety Kendrick Lewis, offensive linemen Branden Albert, Geoff Schwartz and Jon Asamoah, and defensive lineman Tyson...
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Second year linebacker Jon Bostic’s newfound comfort level with defense leading to larger role

Chicago Bears second year linebacker Jon Bostic is expected to move to outside linebacker after playing in the middle last season as a rookie. He has the skill-set to play outside, a little short and on the light side (6'1, 245), Bostic makes up for that with his speed and athleticism. He has been practicing on the weak side, a spot usually reserved for Lance Brigg, but due to...
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49ers still have flexibility with salary cap after Kaepernick deal

According to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, the San Francisco 49ers still have some room to maneuver with the salary cap after the Colin Kaepernick deal. With Kaepernick locked up, the team can turn their attention tight end Vernon Davis, who is threatening to not show up for mandatory veteran camp and training camp. The 49ers now have $5.725 million in cap space.
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OC Greg Olson trying to 'resurrect' Matt Schaub's career

Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson believes in restoration projects, and in quarterback Matt Schaub's case, he would call it a resurrection instead. Olson said that his goal is to get the signal caller back to his form before 2013, and that Schaub is nowhere near an age where his abilities are eroded, just maybe his confidence.
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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