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Monday morning one-liners

Bills S Jordan Poyer is happy to be able to play after last year’s kidney injury. Special teams work was a big reason why DB Michael Thomas got a new contract with the Dolphins. A look at some of the rookies the Patriots will play against this season. Jets CB Juston Burris has his eyes…

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Mark Cuban hopes to emulate Jerry Jones

Two of the highest-profile American sports owners run their teams in Texas, where everything that’s bigger includes the egos of business moguls. But there seems to be no negativity between Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Cuban recently expressed excitement and praise for Jones, as he prepares to enter the…

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Dak Prescott uses celebrity to give back

Dak Prescott was the third quarterback on the team’s depth chart this time last year. The Cowboys expected Prescott, a fourth-round pick in 2016, to spend the season behind Tony Romo and Kellen Moore, watching, waiting and learning. Fate happened, and Prescott became an unexpected star as a rookie. That’s the reason Prescott drew an…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Five questions for the Bills to ponder heading into training camp. Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi did well after contact last season. Patriots C James Ferentz’s father was on Bill Belichick’s coaching staff in Cleveland. Jets season ticket holders shared their thoughts on the team’s direction. A look at the highlights of RB Danny Woodhead’s first…

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Saturday one-liners

Seven more veteran Jets could be dumped after the 2017 season. Dolphins K Andrew Franks thinks he could “kill it from 65” without wind. The Patriots will have several public practices during training camp. Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander is holding a free youth football camp on Saturday in Oakland, California. It’s a make or break…

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Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott not resting on their laurels

Dak Prescott won 13 games and offensive rookie of the year honors. Ezekiel Elliott won the rushing title and earned six MVP votes as a rookie. Both were ranked among the top-14 players in the NFL Network’s poll of players. But don’t think for a second that Prescott and Elliott have spent the offseason resting…

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Maliek Collins wants to be next great DT in Rod Marinelli’s system

With Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott in the same draft class, Maliek Collins got overshadowed and overlooked. But the defensive tackle quietly had a successful rookie season, which has defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli excited about Collins’ future. Collins’ 656 snaps — 61.9 percent of the defensive plays — were the most of any Cowboys defensive…

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Friday morning one-liners

A look at how S Micah Hyde fits with the Bills. The Dolphins have set their schedule for training camp. LB Shea McClellin’s playing time could drop with David Harris joining the Patriots. A trip through the Jets’ depth chart. Ravens rookie CB Marlon Humphrey is expected to play on the outside. Bengals TE C.J.…

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Darren McFadden embraces backup role with Cowboys

Darren McFadden never lived up to expectations as the fourth overall pick in 2008. In seven seasons with the Raiders, McFadden had only one 1,000-yard season as he missed 29 games with 15 different injuries. Yet, McFadden, who turns 30 next month, still has a job in the NFL. He has, in fact, embraced his…

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Cowboys confident Jeff Heath can fill Barry Church’s shoes

Jason Garrett refers to Jeff Heath as one of the players “who always shows up” when the Cowboys give him chances. To that end, the Cowboys plan on giving Heath more chances this season. They have penciled in Heath as the starting strong safety, a spot left open by the free agent departure of Barry…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills CB Kevon Seymour is making a good first impression. Dolphins G Jermon Bushrod has the support of his coaches. The Patriots now have plenty of options at LB after signing David Harris. Perhaps Jets fans shouldn’t worry about losing Harris to their hated rivals. The Ravens finalized their training camp schedule. The Bengals aren’t…

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Byron Jones provides steady hand in Cowboys secondary

The Cowboys lost Barry Church, J.J. Wilcox, Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne in free agency. Those four contributed 39 starts, 254 tackles, five interceptions and 28 pass breakups last season. The Cowboys had Orlando Scandrick on the trade block on draft day. He started 10 games last season and made 46 tackles, an interception and…

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Dak Prescott ranked higher than Tony Romo ever was in top 100

Tony Romo’s supporters have even more ammunition in arguing the former Cowboys quarterback was underrated and underappreciated during his 14-year career. It took Dak Prescott exactly one season to rate higher in NFL Network’s top 100 than Romo ever did. The poll of 902 NFL players ranked Prescott 14th. Among quarterbacks, only Derek Carr, Tom…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Bills DE Shaq Lawson says he needs to get back to being what he was in college. Says Jason Taylor of having Jimmy Johnson present him at the Hall of Fame, “He took a chance on an undersized defensive end and never looked back. He believed in me and gave me the opportunity of a…

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Charles Tapper expects to contribute to Cowboys pass rush

As the Cowboys continue to hunt for a consistent pass rush, Charles Tapper has become the forgotten man in the list of defensive ends expected to contribute in Rod Marinelli’s rotation. The Cowboys drafted Tapper in the fourth round last year, 34 picks before they took Dak Prescott, but Tapper didn’t play a down. Tapper…

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