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Geep Chryst: Kaepernick didn’t regress as much as perceived

The 49ers failed to advance to the playoffs last season, ending a three-year string of making it at least as far as the NFC title game and touching off an offseason of sweeping change. One thing that didn’t change was the identity of the starting quarterback. Colin Kaepernick will run the offense again this season after…

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Greg Roman’s Bills offense is “tight end heaven”

The Bills made several big moves this offseason, including hiring Greg Roman to be their offensive coordinator and signing tight end Charles Clay away from the Dolphins as a restricted free agent. Those two moves appear to be closely related. Vernon Davis had a poor 2014 season, but he was used heavily while lining up…

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Kaepernick says 49ers changes “are for the good”

No matter how poorly a team’s offseason has gone, no player or coach or G.M. or owner ever will declare, “Man, we’re gonna suck this year.” And so it’s no surprise that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has gone glass-half-full when talking about a tumultuous stretch that included a coaching change, multiple new members of the…

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Condon is confident Giants will extend Eli Manning’s contract

When it comes to a long-term contract that expires after the coming season, Giants quarterback Eli Manning doesn’t seem to care very much. Then again, he’s always that way. In this specific case, Eli’s default demeanor serves him well. He’s not desperate to do a deal, which could help him get a better deal than…

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Rams putting players through social media training

The Rams wait to sign their draft picks to contracts until they can put them through financial training seminars. Now, they’re trying to prevent other costly mistakes on social media. According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Rams are partnering with a group called Social Media Sports Management (SM2) to train players…

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Anquan Boldin on departures: We have to just move on

Wide receiver Anquan Boldin turns 35 in October, but the 49ers don’t have to worry about him adding his name to the list of their players who have retired this year. Boldin said Wednesday that he feels great and feels he’s playing at a high level, so there’s no internal reason for him to call…

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Colin Kaepernick: I feel like I need to do more

The 49ers have had an offseason filled with change, but one thing that remains the same is the identity of the starting quarterback. Colin Kaepernick will remain in the same spot in the lineup, providing continuity amid the upheaval that’s gone on elsewhere in the lineup. Kaepernick doesn’t want that continuity to extend to his…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Bills WR Robert Woods has a new challenge in front of him. Dolphins CB Will Davis feels good after ACL surgery. Patriots owner Robert Kraft reiterated that his decision not to fight the NFL over Deflategate was in the best interests of the franchise. Jets S Calvin Pryor doesn’t think Tom Brady’s four-game suspension was…

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Jim Tomsula won’t be joining social media, which is a shame, really

Given the rousing success he was on live television, it’s probably not a surprise 49ers coach Jim Tomsula won’t be participating in social media. “I don’t get, personally,” Tomsula said, via Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. “Talking purely personal here, OK? It just so happens every time I hear about it, it’s not in…

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Monday morning one-liners

LB Manny Lawson could be a major beneficiary of the Bills new defensive mindset. Is the timeline for Dolphins WR DeVante Parker’s return too optimistic? Patriots CB Bradley Fletcher says he doesn’t feel added pressure after the team’s other losses at the position. The Jets need to improve their turnover margin this season. Nick Boyle…

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Saturday one-liners

Jets OL Willie Colon promises to not be “muffled” like he is as a player, if he becomes a broadcaster. Here’s a look at the week that was for Bills OTA sessions. Recently-release Dolphins LB Jake Knott needs surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee. Patriots QB Tom Brady has finally commented .…

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Friday morning one-liners

QB Matt Simms hopes for more of an opportunity with the Bills. Playing behind Ndamukong Suh could work out well for Dolphins LB Koa Misi. Patriots WR Aaron Dobson is happy to be healthy. Jets coach Todd Bowles will help raise money for a foundation started in honor of late NFL assistant coach Mike Heimerdinger.…

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For competent quarterbacks, contracts are more about leverage than ability

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has a top five contract, but it’s possible he’s not even a top-10 quarterback. Sure, the knee-jerk reaction is that Newton has earned a spot among the 10 best quarterbacks in the game. If, however, every quarterback who in isolation was regarded as being in the top 10 were actually in…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

The Bills want to run as many plays as possible at OTAs. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin wants to see how his players finish. (If they don’t finish in the playoffs, Philbin may be finished.) Here’s a look at the Patriots’ rookie class. The Jets hired seven new scouts. Ex-Ravens DT Terrance Cody has an August…

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Kaepernick apologizes for insensitivity to Houston flooding

Earlier today, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a bizarre remark regarding the flooding in Houston on social media. He has now apologized for it. “I’m so sorry about my insensitive post earlier today,” Kaepernick said. “I didn’t fully understand how many people are struggling in Houston right now and I feel horrible. My prayers are…

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