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Report: ’80 Percent’ Chance Adrian Peterson Remains With Vikings

Trade rumors continue to swirl around Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson, though the latest buzz seems to indicate that the six-time Pro Bowler will suit up in purple again next season. There’s now an 80 percent chance A.P. will stay with the Vikings, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. .@MortReport on Adrian Peterson: 80% of me right now believes he will...
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Minnesota Vikings 2015 Mock Draft

With the highly-anticipated 2015 NFL Draft almost upon us, it’s time to unveil our annual league-wide, team-by-team three-round mock draft series. Our series continues with the Minnesota Vikings. Photo Credit: Mike Nowak/Chargers.com Full disclaimer: These projections are part of our first and only trade-less 2015 three-round mock draft, which will be posted shortly. We...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Three-Round 2015 Mock Draft

With the highly-anticipated 2015 NFL Draft almost upon us, it’s time to unveil our annual league-wide, team-by-team three-round mock draft series. We kick things off with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Photo Via Tampa Bay Buccaneers Official Facebook Page What will the Buccaneers do in the first three rounds of the 2015 draft? Find out in the following slides. First Round ...
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Watch: LeBron James Sinks Incredible Full-Court Shot

NBA superstar LeBron James was an all-star wide receiver in high school, but judging by the incredibly effortless full-court shot he made after practice on Saturday, it looks like he could play quarterback.   Here’s another angle: What my sister witnessed is crazy
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Former Patriots Star Makes NFL’s All-Time Best List

Every year, hundreds of talented NFL hopefuls manage to slip through the cracks and never hear their name called during the draft. But plenty of them get an opportunity to prove themselves as an undrafted free agent and continue their NFL dreams. While their chances of finding success may seem slim, there have been many of undrafted players that have found a way to defy the odds...
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Cowboys Teammate Davon Coleman Calls Greg Hardy a ‘Woman Beater’

Dallas Cowboys suspended star defensive end Greg Hardy got into a verbal altercation on Friday with defensive lineman Davon Coleman. Though it never turned physical, the altercation reportedly escalated when Coleman called Hardy a “woman beater.” The dispute escalated when Coleman made pointed reference to Hardy's domestic violence issues, source said. "He called him a woman...
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Report: Greg Hardy Involved in Altercation With Teammate

Dallas Cowboys troubled star defensive end Greg Hardy reportedly got into a verbal altercation with defensive tackle Davon Coleman on Friday, according to Mike Garafolo and Alex Marvez of FOX Sports. Not ideal RT @MikeGarafolo: From me and @alexmarvez: Greg Hardy involved in verbal altercation with Cowboys teammate Davon Coleman today — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 24, 2015...
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Report: Chargers Looking To Trade Up For Marcus Mariota ‘Through the Browns’

The San Diego Chargers are “exploring the possibility” of trading up for Oregon star quarterback Marcus Mariota “through the Browns,” TFY Draft Insider’s Tony Pauline reports. Cleveland of course holds two first round picks (No. 12 and No. 19 overall), ammunition that might be necessary for the Chargers (hold the No. 17 pick) to jump up to land Mariota. This obviously...
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Ranking 10 Best Undrafted Players in NFL History

The 2015 NFL Draft could be one of the deepest and most talented classes in decades, especially in regards to running backs, wide receivers and hybrid edge rushers. With so much talent to choose from throughout the three-day festivities, there are bound to be some promising prospects that manage to slip through the cracks who will have to prove themselves as an undrafted free agent...
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Miami Dolphins Address Key Need Ahead of 2015 NFL Draft

The Miami Dolphins have just addressed another key need before the 2015 NFL Draft, signing free agent wide receiver Greg Jennings to a two-year, $8 million contract. Jennings, 31, isn’t a real game-changer and is past his prime, but he was one of the top remaining free agents and should be a solid and fairly productive reliable veteran No. 3 WR for QB Ryan Tannehill. He also...
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Glover Quin Predicts Lions Will Win Seven of First Eight Games

Detroit Lions star safety Glover Quin has a good feeling about his team’s chances of getting off to a strong start to the 2015 NFL season after looking at last night’s schedule release. In fact, he expects the Lions to enter their Week 9 bye with a 7-1 record, with their only loss in Seattle. “When I go through the schedule…. I try to be as realistic as possible, and granted...
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Marcus Mariota Poses With Terrifying Mariota Subway Sandwich

Oregon star quarterback Marcus Mariota just signed an endorsement deal with Subway. So the popular sandwich chain decided to celebrate and broadcast the news by having Mariota pose for a picture with a sandwich made to look to like the star quarterback. FIRST LOOK: Subway makes Marcus Mariota out of sandwich materials pic.twitter.com/68gUtYl9Nh — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell)...
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Jim Harbaugh Called His Future Wife Nine Times Before She Picked Up

Michigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh is a man of conviction and determination. In an interview with HBO Sports that aired Tuesday evening, Harbaugh was asked how he met his wife. “I met her at a restaurant,” Harbaugh said. “When I saw her getting takeout and leaving, then I went up to her and asked if I could meet her. So she said, ‘sure you can meet me’...
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Report: Todd Gurley Expected To Be Top 10 Pick in 2015 NFL Draft

Georgia star running back Todd Gurley is expected to be a Top 10 pick in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft, Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports reports. The draft range for Todd Gurley? Supposedly 6 to 10 now. That's the word on the street. https://t.co/jE7B5D7CkW — Charles Robinson (@CharlesRobinson) April 22, 2015   The most logical landing spots for Gurley in that range are...
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Mike Pettine: Johnny Manziel Still in Browns’ Plans

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine insists that quarterback Johnny Manziel remains in the team’s plans and bashed a recent report from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that claimed the team has “90 percent” moved on from last year’s No. 22 overall pick with a little word play. #Browns HC Mike Pettine said Chris Mortensen's "90%" comment about Manziel is about 90% inaccurate...
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Green Bay Packers Hosting Chicago Bears On Thanksgiving Night

The Green Bay Packers will host the division rival Chicago Bears on NBC at Lambeau Field on the evening of Thanksgiving (Nov. 26, 2015), according to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. First bit of schedule information: Packers will host the Bears on Thanksgiving night. #ESPNNFL — Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) April 21, 2015   This is of course the first bit of schedule information...
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Mike Pettine: Browns Open To Trading Up For Marcus Mariota

We’ve heard for months that the Cleveland Browns are interested in trading up to select Oregon star quarterback Marcus Mariota in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. Now head coach Mike Pettine has admitted that the team is open to making the move. Well, sort of. Fantastic response RT @MaryKayCabot: #Browns Pettine on if he's still open to trading up for Mariota: "Sure, why not?"...
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Report: Arizona Cardinals Still Looking To Trade For Adrian Peterson

The Arizona Cardinals are among the four “teams to watch” for a potential Adrian Peterson trade, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports. According to Rapoport, if a trade does happen, it will be during the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft (April 30 to May 2). The other three teams to watch for a potential A.P. trade are the Bucs, Cowboys and Jaguars. This obviously isn’t the first time...
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What Will Oakland Raiders Do With No. 4 Pick in 2015 NFL Draft?

With the No. 4 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft (drumroll), the Oakland Raiders select Amari Cooper. This is among the least surprising picks in our upcoming first edition first-round 2015 NFL Mock Draft. Over the next week and a half, we’ll be posting tons of articles to get you ready for the draft. It’s definitely a possibility that Oakland trades down and stockpiles additional...
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Adrian Peterson Will ‘Show the World,’ Break NFL Rushing Record in 2015

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will break the NFL’s single-season rushing record (2,105 yards) that was set by Eric Dickerson in 1984. That’s according to Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue, who has been working out with Peterson this offseason because they have the same personal trainer, James Cooper. “There’s only a few guys that you work out...
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2015 NFL Draft: What Will Jacksonville Jaguars Do With No. 3 Pick?

With the No. 3 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft (drumroll), the Jacksonville Jaguars select Florida Gators star edge rusher Dante Fowler. This is among the least surprising picks in our upcoming first edition first-round 2015 NFL Mock Draft. Over the next week and a half, we’ll be posting over a couple hundred articles to get you ready for the draft. It’s definitely a possibility...
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Cincinnati Bengals: Andy Dalton Already On Hot Seat?

Franchise quarterbacks don’t grow on trees in the NFL. Case and point: 17 QBs have been drafted in the first round since 2009. Only five of them have managed to establish themselves as franchise quarterbacks or are clearly on the cusp of doing so (Andrew Luck, Matthew Stafford, Cam Newton, Ryan Tannehill and Teddy Bridgewater). Five of them are cemented as backups (Mark Sanchez...
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2015 NFL Draft: With No. 2 Pick, the Tennessee Titans Select…

With the No. 2 overall pick in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft (drumroll…), the Tennessee Titans select USC star defensive lineman Leonard Williams. This is among least surprising picks in our upcoming first edition first-round 2015 NFL Mock Draft. Over the next week and a half, we’ll be posting over a couple hundred articles to get you ready for the draft. It’s worth noting...
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Ravens Looking To Trade For First Round Tight End in NFL Draft?

Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew could be a trade target for the Baltimore Ravens during the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft, according to ESPN Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley. “The time for the Ravens to make a trade is during the draft,” Hensley writes. Hensley also mentioned Marcedes Lewis as a trade target, but the Jaguars TE restructured his contract about five hours...
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2015 NFL Draft: With No. 1 Pick, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Select…

With the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft [drumroll], the Tampa Bay Buccaneers select Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston. This is easily the least surprising pick in our upcoming first edition first-round 2015 NFL Mock Draft. Over the next week and a half, we’ll be posting over a couple hundred articles to get you ready for the draft. Pick Analysis...
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