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Danny Trevathan working on mindset while recovering from knee injuries

Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan says he's limited in voluntary practices so far after suffering three knee injuries last season, and he's fine with where his recovery and progress are at this point. While he slowly gets back into form, Trevathan, who played in only two games in 2014, assures the Denver Post he'll be ready to give it his all at the start of the season...
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NaVorro Bowman: 'Passing all the tests' in recovery

San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman is steadily recovering from ACL surgery, and he couldn't be happier with the progress. He missed the entire 2014 season after suffering the injury in the team's loss to eventual Super Bowl champ Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game. “I’m passing all the tests,” Bowman said Wednesday, per the San Jose Mercury News...
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And the Pats are on the clock – Patriots 7-round mock draft

Being from Massachusetts and a lifelong Patriots fan, I have seen the highs and lows of this team since 1975.  The great teams (4 Super Bowls isn’t bad) and the lows (the 1-15 in 1990 and 2-14 in both 1981 and 1992), but one thing since Head Coach Bill Belichick took over I should never try to do is predict what he will do. How many people would have gone for it on some many...
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Browns in best position to move up to No. 2 in 2015 NFL Draft to select Marcus Mariota

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Cleveland Browns have emerged as the front-runners to move into the No. 2 overall pick (currently held by the Tennessee Titans). The team desperately needs a quarterback after Brian Hoyer left via free agency and Johnny Manziel has too many question marks surrounding him. It has been a race to see who can grab the right spot...
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Bears shopping TE Martellus Bennett

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Bears are looking into trade offers for Martellus Bennett. Bennett is looking for a new deal and is set to make $4.9 million in base salary in 2015 and $5 million in 2016 in the final two years of the four-year deal he signed with the Bears in 2013. Bears entertaining trade offers for Pro Bowl TE Martellus Bennett, per league sources....
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Cowboys looking to trade out of the first round in 2015 NFL Draft

The Dallas Cowboys won't be chasing Adrian Peterson, but they will be looking to accumulate draft picks, including trading out of the first round. Owner Jerry Jones said that the team needs help on defense and with the team tight salary cap, picking up second or third round contacts will bring cheap talent the team needs. “The fact that we are at 27 increases the chance we...
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2015 NFL Draft critical to the future of GM Ray Farmer

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer seat is getting hot and if he doesn't deliver a draft class of note, someone else will be making the team's selections in next year draft. Farmer has made mistakes, drafting Johnny Manziel over Teddy Bridgewater is still burning; however, being suspended for the first four games is an embarrassment to the organization. According to...
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Brock Osweiler ready to show Broncos he's QB of the future

Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler has been waiting in the wings behind Peyton Manning; however, going into his fourth season and a contract year, he's ready to prove he's the answer once the future Hall of Famer hangs them up. "It's nothing easy, and nothing directly prepares you for it. My coordinator in college once told me, 'Only worry about the things you can control...
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Jerry Jones says RB 'not urgent,' team needs to improve defense 'by hook or crook'

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones explained the team's thinking on how to approach the 2015 NFL Draft and how things are prioritized. Jones said that despite a need at the running back position, it's not an urgent matter; however, defense is a different story. "It's not urgent. It's not urgent in the draft," Jones said, via NFL.com. "We don't have that as a must to come out...
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Jay Cutler says new coaching staff 'innovative' and a 'joy to work with these guys right now'

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler once again is starting over with a new coaching staff and so far things have worked out well. The 10th year veteran has had five offensive coordinators in his seven years with the team, and with a history of good starts but bad finishes, Cutler at least for the moment is happy with the brass. "I think that's what you notice when you walk...
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Eagles in too far to turn back on Mariota

The Philadelphia Eagles and coach Chip Kelly already have made their intentions clear that It's boom or bust for Oregon signal caller Marcus Mariota. Kelly has rewired his team to fit the style of play he desires, and he's added while subtracting personnel for better team chemistry. However, according to Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ Advance Media, the Eagles are too far down the...
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Steelers on same page for 2015 NFL Draft

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said that despit being the top personnel boss, it's a group effort selecting players in the draft. Colbert added that there are discussions with coach Mike Tomlin and both owners to decided how they will approach the 2015 NFL Draft. “It’s always been and always will be a Steelers pick,” Colbert said, via CBS Local. “As...
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Former Raiders' Cliff Branch, Tim Brown say team needs Amari Cooper

Two of the greatest receivers in Raiders history, Cliff Branch and Time Brown aren't mincing words on who they think the team should select with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on Thursday. "I am on my knees every day, begging and pleading to Mark Davis to get Amari Cooper," Branch said, via InsidetheBayArea.com. Brown adds: "From what I saw from Amari Cooper...
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GM John Schneider says offensive line a top priority in upcoming draft

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider acknowledged that the team will put a heavy focus on rebuilding their offensive line after All-Pro center Max Unger, who was traded to New Orleans for tight end Jimmy Graham. Also, James Carpenter, a former first-round pick who signed with the Jets, leaves a vacancy at left guard. “I think I’d be lying to you if I told you...
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GM Rick Spielman on draft: 'We are wide open on any direction that we’re going to go'

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman has a little of riverboat gambler in him, he's made 15 trades involving 39 picks and the exchange of five veterans during his tenure in the Twin City. Spielman has selected seven first-rounders (a league record over a three-year span) and picked 11 seventh-rounders, and the personnel boss is ready to wheel and deal if the opportunity...
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Packers at top of NFL for drafting, developing, and retaining their players

The Green Bay Packers and specifically general manager Ted Thompson believe that the best way to keep a team in contention from year to year is to maintain continuity. That is base of operations for the team as they draft, develop, and re-sign, instead of bringing in an influx of free agents every year. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, the biggest surprise was that the Packers...
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Thomas on Johnny Manziel: 'The way he is now is night and day from last year'

Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas has had a change of heart regarding 2nd-year quarterback Johnny Manziel, who he described earlier this month as a player who "lost probably a lot of trust" among his teammates. "The way he is now is night and day from last year," Thomas said Tuesday in an interview the NFL Network's Andrea Kremer. "He has a bright future ahead of him....
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Wednesday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Colbert Says Steelers Draft Choices A Group Effort ► PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – With the NFL Draft just days away, Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to ... Landry Jones pick by Steelers in 2013 remains a puzzle ► Former OU and current Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones (3) passes in the second quarter of the...
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Wednesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Rumors: Michael Crabtree, Trent Richardson Starters for Derek Carr? ► Michael Crabtree and Trent Richardson have not had the NFL careers they were projected to entering the NFL Draft. Both players were highly touted prospects ... First Round Draft Scenarios ► Picking fourth overall, the Oakland Raiders will have their choice of several top prospects, and there is a chance...
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Mike V's NFL mock draft: Let's make a deal

Welcome to the NFL Draft or should I say, let’s make a deal. It's that time of the year again for the NFL’s own version of a game show where everyone guesses and lies until the names are read by Commissioner Roger Goodell.  Each year leading up to the draft there are hundreds, and now possible thousands of mock drafts that are compiled across the internet from well-known...
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Spielman: If Vikings 'didn't believe in Adrian Peterson, he probably still wouldn't be here today'

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson anywhere, despite his want to. General manager Rick Spielman made it abundantly clear on Tuesday that he has has no interest in trading Peterson, via ESPN. "But I think if our organization didn't believe in Adrian Peterson, he probably still wouldn't be here today," Spielman said, per 1500ESPN.com. "That's from our ownership on...
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Peyton Manning: No farewell tour in 2015

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning says he's not thinking of calling it quits once 2015 is over and done. In other words, the upcoming season will not be a so-called 'farewell tour.' "I wouldn't call it that," he said, via the Denver Post. "I like to think I'm pretty versatile, believe it or not," he said. Peyton on people calling this year his "farewell tour"...
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Patriots: 2015 NFL Draft order

The New England Patriots will have nine picks to play with when the NFL Draft begins on April 30th, including two compensatory picks received due to the loss of free agents LeGarrette Blount, Dane Fletcher, Brandon Spikes and Aqib Talib in 2014 balanced against signings of 2014 compensatory free agents Brandon Browner and Brandon LaFell, per ESPN. Breakdown of the Patriots' 2015...
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Browns: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Cleveland Browns have 10 picks to play with, including two in the first round, when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. Breakdown of the Browns' 2015 selections: First round: 12th overall selection First round: 19th overall selection Second round: 43rd overall selection Third round: 77th overall selection Fourth round: 111th overall selection...
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Cowboys: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Dallas Cowboys have seven picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. Breakdown of Cowboys' 2015 selections: First round: 27th overall selection Second round: 60th overall selection Third round: 91st overall selection Fourth round: 127th overall selection Fifth round: 163rd overall selection Seventh round: 236th overall selection...
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