1. New WR Jeremy Maclin Working to Develop Chemistry with Chiefs QB Alex Smith

    On Monday, the first day of the Chiefs ' offseason training program, Jeremy Maclin and Alex Smith tossed the football around in the team's indoor facility for the first time, though neither player made much of it in subsequent interviews...

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  2. Running Back Could Be an Option in First Round for Cleveland Browns

    The Browns ' chances of getting the best quarterback in the draft are nil if they don't trade up, and the chances of getting the best wide receiver, best defensive lineman, best pass ...

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  3. How Cowboys Built One of League's Best Recent Draft Records

    Only days away from his fifth draft as the Cowboys head coach, Jason Garrett can take pride in the fact that three of the first-round picks on his watch have been to the Pro Bowl...

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  4. When It Comes to Locating Leadership, Patriots Often Look to College Captains

    1. The last four years, New England has made 37 draft picks, and 19 of them were college captains. (That includes 14 of the last 25 picks made in the last three years...

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  5. What Vernon Gholston Has to Do with Jets-Mariota Scenarios

    The last time the Jets had the No. 6 pick in the NFL Draft, they took Vernon Gholston — one of the all-time draft busts in team history. This year, picking sixth again, they could face a similar dilemma as they did with Gholston...

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  6. Raiders Mum on Draft Preferences

    Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Jack Del Rio had their best poker faces on during Friday's league-mandated pre- NFL draft news conference...

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  7. Chris Long Could Be Heading into His Last Year in St. Louis

    No NFL team has invested more resources in its defensive line than the Rams . But the centerpiece of that defensive line may be heading into his last season in St. Louis...

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  8. Jimmy Waite Has Had the Midas Touch with Blackhawks Goalies

    In the seven agonizing days in between appearances for Corey Crawford last week, the Blackhawks ' once and future No. 1 goaltender was one of the first ones on the ice before morning skates and one of the last ones off...

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  9. Senators' MacArthur 'Ready to Go' for Game 6

    OTTAWA — The concern came from far and wide when Clarke MacArthur missed half of Game 5 with a lower-body injury. Even singer Tom Cochrane, a friend from charity golf events, texted to see if it was serious...

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  10. Carolina Should Start 3-1, at Worst, but After That It Gets Rough Fast

    Let's take a closer look this week at the Carolina Panthers ' 2015 schedule that was just announced. Here's my early take on each game. At Jacksonville Sept...

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  11. Indianapolis Colts Mailbag Part 2

    Mike Wells: I will continue to give the Patriots the edge over the Indianapolis Colts until Indianapolis proves it can be competitive against them. New England has won the last four meetings by an average of 29 points...

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  12. Dallas Cowboys' Twitter mailbag, Part 2 - Dallas Cowboys Blog - ESPN

    IRVING, Texas -- Part 2 of the Dallas Cowboys ' Twitter mailbag is ready. In it we discuss: First-round preference Byron Jones or Kevin Johnson Where to play DeMarcus Lawrence ...

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  13. Sunday Tennessee Titans Mailbag: The Value of a Run-Stopper

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  14. Clay Feels No Pressure with Bills

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  15. Zierlein: Top 2015 Draft Tight End Prospects Turning Teams off

    Being a receiver in the NFL means you have to have some confidence in yourself, likely bordering on the line of cockiness. The same applies if you're a tight end as well. Just ask Rob Gronkowski or Jimmy Graham...

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  16. Making Sure: Buccaneers Vetted Winston, off the Field

    TAMPA — Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht thinks he and coach Lovie Smith are on the brink of the most important decision in franchise history, one that could chart the team's course for decades...

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  17. Marvin Jones Mad About Being Drafted in the Fifth Round

    When the Bengals sent Chad Johnson to New England, the Patriots gave Cincinnati the No. 166 overall pick -- the 31st pick in the fifth round...

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  18. Rebuilding an Iconic Defense Doesn't Happen Overnight

    Right in the midst of a rebuild, the run defense of the current Pittsburgh Steelers made significant strides down the home stretch of the 2014 season. Seemingly, this coincidence...

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  19. Explosion Injures Fans During Torino V Juventus

    Tensions were high ahead of and during Serie A's Sunday afternoon clash between Torino and Juventus, with reports of a paper bomb going off...

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  20. Torino 2-1 Juventus

    Torino came from behind to beat runaway leaders Juventus to secure their first Turin derby victory for 20 years...

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  21. New Orleans Saints Mailbag Part 2

    Thanks for submitting your New Orleans Saints questions to me on Twitter. I decided to pack in a whole bunch of draft-related questions this week (since there won't be any left next week!) So the answers will be a little more rapid-fire than usual...

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  22. Colts GM Grigson Taking Talent Search Abroad

    Colts general manager Ryan Grigson is hoping to supplement his draft haul with talent wherever he can find it...

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  23. After NFL Draft, It's Hectic Looking for Undrafted Gems

    In 1962, 14 NFL teams drafted 280 players over 20 rounds. Twenty centers were selected. Mick Tingelhoff was not...

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  24. Is Georgia RB Gurley Worth the Gamble in NFL Draft?

    Bill Polian drafted a soon-to-be Hall-of-Fame quarterback named Peyton Manning with his first pick as general manager of the Indianapolis Colts in 1998...

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  25. Irsay 'Not Really' Surprised #DeflateGate Investigation Has Taken so Long

    The owner of the team that sparked the #DeflateGate investigation recently talked about the absence of closure in the case. And Colts owner Jim Irsay doesn't seem to be concerned about the fact that more than three months have passed since G...

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