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A rumor circulating around the NFL draft in the days leading up to the event said John Dorsey knew who his quarterback would be and had known for a while.
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For those saying Dorsey had kept head coach Hue Jackson out of the loop for the decision, the Browns GM shot down that idea quickly.

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Wilson took part in Seattle’s rookie mini-camp last weekend as a tryout player. He becomes the sixth player to take part in that camp as a tryout player to earn a roster spot with the team. He joins wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow, safety Tevon Mutcherson, center Marcus Henry, guard Da’Shawn Hand”>”>Da’Shawn Hand Authentic Jersey Avery Young and tackle Nick Callender.

Wilson Wilson recorded 80 catches for 694 yards and six touchdowns during his career at Division II Northwest Missouri State. He joins Ed Dickson, Will Dissly, Nick Vannett and Tyrone Swoopes as tight ends on the Seahawks’ roster.

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Vikings hope to extend Barr, Diggs, Hunter

Before the Vikings splurged on quarterback Kirk Cousins, coach Mike Zimmer spent time pushing back against the kind of cap-busting move that would make it hard to keep the team’s young core players in place. The Vikings apparently will be trying to do both.

With Cousins signed and linebacker Eric Kendricks extended, the Vikings have three other young stars they hope to keep in the fold: linebacker Anthony Barr, receiver Stefon Diggs, and defensive end Danielle Hunter.

One thing they won’t have to worry about is ownership; Spielman said that the Wilfs have never refused a request from the front office to sign a given player.

Brezinzki calls the situation a “good problem to have,” but it remains to be seen whether this approach solves the problem that the Vikings have been plagued with for more than 40 years: Getting back to the Super Bowl, and perhaps this time winning it.

For Washington to compete for a spot in the NFC playoffs this season, they’ll need to navigate a schedule full of strong contenders. The good news for the Redskins: Several of those contenders will have to travel to Washington.

Toughest tests: Nobody likes having to play in the Superdome, where the Saints will be difficult to beat. The Redskins have to play another road game in a dome when they face the Cardinals in Arizona, not to mention their annual trip to Dallas to face the Cowboys. Seven of the 10 non-divisional opponents on Washington’s schedule are strong playoff contenders. And the Colts, Cardinals and Buccaneers won’t be push-overs.

Biggest breaks: Some of Washington’s toughest opponents in Atlanta, Carolina, Green Bay and Houston have to travel to FedEx Field, which should help. The Redskins also have just one long trip out west on their hands — the game in Arizona.

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The Rams won’t have Aaron Donald with the team as OTAs get underway on Monday and they’ve added another defensive tackle to the mix in his absence.
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The team announced the signing of defensive tackle Chunky Clements ahead of the first OTA on Monday afternoon.

We don’t have high expectations for this year, owner Bill Foley told ESPN in August. We’re going to be competitive. If we’re going to lose a game, we’d like to lose by a goal or two, not lose by five or six. We don’t want to be a walkover team. We want to be competitive, we want to be entertaining on the ice, we want to score some goals.

Foley, who paid a $500 million fee for expansion, also laid out his expectations in August: We’ll be pretty good in three years and we’ll make a run in five or six.
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The Golden Knights’ stunning season sets the bar high for the next time the NHL expands. The league, currently at 31 teams, has allowed an ownership group from Seattle to apply for expansion. The fee the NHL set is $650 million, a $150 million raise from what it set for Vegas.

We’re here to win as team, no matter who gets the credit, said Holtby, the fifth goalie to deliver a Game 7 shutout to clinch a spot in the Stanley Cup Final.

I felt we could have won every game, Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. We ran into a tough Washington team that was probably feeling the same thing, and once you get this far you’ve probably done some magical things on the way.

It was the 33rd time in league history that a Game 7 was required to determine a Stanley Cup finalist. Home teams are 21-12 in those games.

Tampa Bay also played Game 7 in the Eastern Conference final in 2015, when they blanked the New York Rangers, and again two years ago, when they lost 2-1 to Pittsburgh.

Both of those deciding games were on the road. The Lightning had never lost a Game 7 at home before Wednesday night.

It’s going to take a few days to digest this. Brandon LaFell”>”>Brandon LaFell Jersey It’s tough to sit here right now and think of positive things and how it was a pretty great season, Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said. It doesn’t seem that way when you have this group — and we’ve been to this position before — and you can’t find a way to give yourself a chance a win. We thought we had that group. It’s just an empty feeling right now.

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Cam Newton has already been good at football. His new offensive coordinator thinks he can make him something he hasn’t been 鈥?efficient.
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Longtime offensive coordinator Norv Turner said he likes what he’s seen from the former MVP so far this offseason, and thinks he can help him become more accurate.

Newton has accomplished great things without ever being described as a precision passer. He’s topped 60.0 percent completions once in his career (2013) and has a 58.5 career percentage.

Now they just have to adapt those pieces to Newton’s particular gifts, if they want to fulfill Turner’s goal.

It was not an unexpected move as Kendricks was scheduled to count $7.6 million against the cap in 2018 with a base salary of $5.9 million. The Eagles signed former Broncos linebacker Corey Nelson, who has only a $1.6 million cap hit, to take Kendricks’ spot.

Kendricks, a second-round pick of the Eagles in 2012, shouldn’t be without a job long.

He filled in at middle linebacker last season when Jordan Hicks was injured and played 726 snaps. He had 77 tackles, two sacks and six pass breakups in 15 games with 13 starts.

In his six years, he has played 85 games with 74 starts.

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Haven’t talked about any of that, Machado said. He loves the team and he got a ring before I did. So that’s about it.

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The Reds had the fifth- or sixth-best offense in the NL last year, with breakouts from Scott Schebler (30 homers), Davon Godchaux Authentic Jersey Scooter Gennett (27) and Eugenio Suarez (26). They had the worst pitching staff. No pitcher topped 125 innings, and of the 14 who threw at least 50 innings only three were better than average. Given another year of uncompetitive baseball to audition pitchers, pick up other teams’ discarded scraps, be patient with young arms and develop prospects, it’s not unrealistic that they will find three decent, reliable starters to build around. At which point they’ll just have to hope the 2017 offense wasn’t a collective fluke.

Here’s when the Colts now think Andrew Luck Jersey will return to the field

Andrew Luck, the 2012 No. 1 overall pick who missed all of last season following shoulder surgery, is now expected to return to the field during training camp. If this sounds familiar it should; a year ago, the expectation was that Luck would be ready to go by training camp. Instead, he didn’t take a snap at all in 2018.
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But after several setbacks, the Colts think Luck will be ready to go by August.

Cam Newton Womens Jersey [The] timeline’s good, general manager Chris Ballard said during an appearance on PFT Chase Edmonds Womens Jersey Live. You know, he’s actually not even throwing a football. He’s doing everything we’re asking him to do. He’s got a program specifically laid out that puts his timeline to be back at training camp. He didn’t want to skip a step. I don’t know if he skipped a step last year, but I think he felt the pressure of coming back. Not rushing; I don’t want to say rushing. But, you know, he felt the pressure of coming back. And he couldn’t get back right. This year, whenever he sat down with me in early January he said, ‘Look, I don’t want to skip a step.

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The Yankees and Phillies have been linked to both players, since both clubs should have deep pockets for free agency.

But at least when it comes to Machado, the Phillies have an ace up their sleeve: farm director聽Joe Jordan, per

Jordan, now the Phillies farm director, was responsible for drafting Machado with Baltimore’s third overall pick in 2010. And he could play a role this winter when the Phillies — and their plethora of connections to Baltimore — make a run at Machado in free agency.

Not getting Tony Romo and Jason Witten to a Super Bowl

It’s been 22 years since the Cowboys last won a Super Bowl. One of Jerry Jones’ biggest regrets is that he didn’t do enough to help Tony Romo and Jason Witten get a title. Romo, who was 78-49 as the Cowboys ‘ starter from 2006-2015, retired after the 2016 season and Witten, a future Hall of Famer who didn’t miss a game from ’05-’17, did the same last week. The Cowboys made the playoffs four times during their careers though they never advanced beyond the divisional round.

There’s no doubt that the personal feeling I have about what Tony Romo and Jason Witten brought to the Cowboys during their career, I don’t think I’ve had a moment in the day that at some time I don’t reflect back on those good years and what they contributed, Jones said recently, via Pro Football Talk. And I’ve said this: From my standpoint, I can’t help but say, ‘Boy, I really dropped the ball not doing enough to get them in a Super Bowl. That will be and is my biggest regret about my time with the Cowboys.

Jones was close to both players, and their departures leave a leadership void in the locker room. I respected so much how unique Tony Romo’s contribution was both from a leadership standpoint as well as just his command of the game, his presence, everything out there, Jones continued.

One of the Buffalo Bills ‘ pair of first-round picks is locked down.

The Bills signed linebacker Tremaine Edmunds to his rookie contract, the team announced Saturday.

But circumstances in New Orleans could change ahead of training camp, and Peterson apparently won’t be far from Payton’s radar should that scenario develop.

That would the part where if all of a sudden we decided, hey, we’re going to look at additional players that are on the street, Payton said. And certainly his name — there’d be a few others — we have them on the board right now. Who’s available, veteran running backs, stacked on a board and graded. But, listen, he’s a tough player, warrior, and a great worker, and we have a good relationship.

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Indianapolis general manager Chris Ballard isn’t finished overhauling his offensive line after adding a pair of guards in the first two rounds of the 2018 NFL Draft.
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Here are other free agency notes we’re tracking Wednesday:

1. Former Giants RB Orleans Darkwa had minor surgery to remove a plate he had inserted into his leg last offseason, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The plate, Rapoport reported, limited his explosiveness and the removal of it has teams encouraged.

2. The San Francisco 49ers announced they signed veteran offensive lineman Mike Person.

The former Pro Bowler is hoping for one last chance.

I just love the game. I think I can still play, Cruz said Tuesday at the BTIG Charity Day event in Manhattan, where he participated for his Victor Cruz Foundation. I don’t want to exhaust all of that before I fall off.

Cruz wouldn’t say when his final decision would come, but it’s expected to be this summer if there is no offer.
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Lost in football exile for nearly two years, Sammie Lee Hill has been granted new life.

The veteran defensive tackle was reinstated by the NFL on Alex Collins Jersey Tuesday, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported.

Hill was twice suspended in 2016, first for four games in August for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, and again indefinitely in November of that same year.

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The Lions have issued a statement regarding the news that coach Matt Patricia had been indicted for aggravated sexual assault in 1996. The NFL now has, too.
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Rosen stays in Pac-12 country after his his mild slide and ends up in a good place with offensive coordinator Mike McCoy. He gives the Cardinals a big arm and an ability to throw on the move. He’s fearless both on and off the field, and he should have a chance to compete right away to start over oft-injured Sam Bradford and always-ineffective Marshawn Lynch Womens Jersey Mike Glennon. Rosen pushes Arizona forward from the Carson Palmer era and easily could be better than the three QBs who were selected before him.

Fitzpatrick can do it all in the secondary. That made it hard to pinpoint his exact value, but it also made him more coveted for his versatility. He can help the Dolphins first as an upgrade at nickel corner before sliding into one of the safety spots soon with Reshad Jones aging and T.J. McDonald facing off-field issues.

The Bucs keep beefing up their defensive line after adding ends Jason Pierre-Paul and Vinny Curry and tackles Beau Allen and Mitch Unrein in free agency. Vea can help as a run-stuffer in the rotation at first before settling in to form a complementary punch beside Gerald McCoy.

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The 30-year-old Franklin was a second-round pick of the Broncos in 2011 and also played for the Chargers.

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Cowboys tight end Jason Witten announced his retirement on Thursday, and plenty of stories about him referred to him as a future Hall of Famer. He may be, but no one should pencil him in for the class of 2023, which is his first year of eligibility.
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And that鈥檚 before we E’Twaun Moore Womens Jersey get to the long list of players who will be on the Hall of Fame ballot in 2023 for the second or third or fifth or 10th time. We don鈥檛 yet know who all those players will be, but the Hall of Fame ballot is crowded every year, and a maximum of five modern-era players can get in each year.

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Players who understand how the substance-abuse policy works and when the window for annual substance-abuse testing opens realize that, if they stop smoking in approximately the middle of March and refrain until their once-per-year test (the window opens on 4/20 and lasts until early August), they can smoke with impunity throughout most of training camp, most of the preseason, and all of the regular season and postseason. As long as a given player avoids landing in the substance-abuse program, the player can use marijuana as much as he needs or wants in order to deal with pain or simply because he likes it.

That鈥檚 why the NFL Players Association has no reason to make any concessions to the league to change or scrap the marijuana policy. Smart, reasonably disciplined players know how to work the system. Those who end up facing suspensions are either not smart or have a real problem that requires the kind of intervention and rehab that the league鈥檚 substance-abuse program provides.
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Smith’s Rams tenure lasted longer than one year, but effectively, he was finished with the franchise that drafted him before his rookie season ended.

A concussion ended Smith’s first year early, and he was replaced in the Rams’ lineup by Year 2. He was traded to the Jets in 2012.

Curry, then believed to be a can’t-miss linebacker prospect out of Wake Forest, started his entire rookie year and a couple games into Year 2 before he was replaced in Seattle’s lineup. He was traded to the Raiders a little more than two years after he was drafted.

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He still gets caught napping and can be taken advantage of by more experienced players, but being able to switch everything with him on the floor helps the Sixers, especially against a smaller Heat team.

Of course, Fultz alone isn’t responsible for this winning streak, which started even before he resurfaced. But he has done an excellent job of drowning out historic levels of noise and impacting the game in a variety of ways while playing mostly within 15 feet. The spark he provides off the bench can be infectious, and even the level of camaraderie his flashes of success have generated could be a key factor as Philly tries to push deep into the postseason.

Penny could continue his college shine in the NFL, but the Seahawks had bigger needs in the secondary and along the offensive line, and there were worthy options from both positions before they traded back to No. 27. They also don’t pick again until the third round, where they could have found a good value for the backfield, probably Penny. The Seahawks should be in rebuilding mode, yet they went luxury. Heck, even wide receiver or tight end would have made more sense.canucks_679