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Report: Josh Brent seeks reinstatement, will meet Goodell

Former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is reportedly attempting to resume his NFL career. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to meet with Brent by the conclusion of next week, Brent’s agent, Peter Schaffer, told ESPN’s Adam Schefter in a story published Wednesday. The 26-year-old Brent served a 180-day prison sentence earlier this year after…

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Two huge NFL contracts inked

The guys of PFT discuss the huge contract extensions signed by Arizona Cardinals’ cornerback Patrick Peterson and Dallas Cowboys’ offensive tackle Tyron Smith.

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Cowboys reach long-term deal with Tyron Smith

Now that the seal was broken by Patrick Peterson, maybe we’re about to see many more deals for 2011 first-rounders. The Cowboys have announced they’ve reached a long-term extension with left tackle Tyron Smith. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network is calling it an eight-year, $98 million deal, which qualifies it as a mega-deal. With…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Jets coach Rex Ryan wasn’t happy when QB Tajh Boyd took a hit in practice: “We don’t hit our quarterbacks, period,” Ryan said. “That’s why they’re in the red jersey. You got to be smart.” Bills QB EJ Manuel’s position coach thinks the sky is the limit for his potential. Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor…

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Report: Cowboys fear Demarcus Lawrence has a broken foot

For a defense that couldn’t afford to take any more hits after the loss of Sean Lee to injury earlier this offseason, the Dallas Cowboys had to watch another key defensive piece get carted off the practice field. Second-round defensive end Demarcus Lawrence was taken off the field by cart after going down with an…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett says that QB E.J. Manuel has “gotten so much more comfortable.” Dolphins rookie WR Jarvis Landry is picking things up quickly. Said Patriots WR Danny Amendola of working with Tom Brady, “The more experience you get with each other, the more you’re on the same page, the more you just…

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Redskins sign Everette Brown

Everette Brown has landed with yet another NFC East club. According to ESPN’s John Keim, the Redskins have reached a deal with the 26-year-old Brown, who likely will play outside linebacker in Washington’s 3-4 scheme. Brown (6-1, 263) appeared in seven games for Dallas in 2013, recording 10 tackles and one sack. The Cowboys released…

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Monday morning one-liners

G Kraig Urbik caught a touchdown pass during Bills practice. Rishard Matthews is making a strong bid for a roster spot. Patriots RB Stevan Ridley is trying to be a leader this season. G Willie Colon is off the PUP list and practicing for the Jets. Some Ravens veterans got Sunday off from practice. Bengals…

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Cowboys hope to go from 32nd to first in NFL defensive rankings

The Cowboys ranked dead last in the league in total defense last season, allowing more than 415 yards a game in a year when no other defense even allowed 400. This year, the loss of linebacker Sean Lee to a knee injury and the departure of top pass rushers DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher in…

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Sunday morning one-liners

The defense is ahead of the offense at Bills camp. WR Mike Wallace hopes his second Dolphins season is more satisfying than his first. Patriots rookie RB James White is drawing compliments. WR Eric Decker is catching both passes and praise at Jets camp. Ravens WR Torrey Smith says his contract is not his main…

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Report: Seahawks bring in three running backs for workouts

The Seahawks, who have just three running backs on their active roster with Marshawn Lynch not reporting for training camp, reportedly put three tailbacks through workouts on Saturday. According to Aaron Wilson of National Football Post, the Seahawks took a look at William Powell (Kansas State), Orwin Smith (Georgia Tech) and Phillip Tanner (Middle Tennessee…

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How PFT’s power rankings stack up with Vegas Super Bowl odds

You may have seen that Dolphins coach Joe Philbin doesn’t agree with PFT placing his club next-to-last in our preseason power rankings. “I don’t think he knows the guys in our locker room or the guys that come to work in this building every single day from top to bottom,” Philbin said of PFT putting…

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Raiders will cut Kevin Burnett

The Raiders won’t have cornerback D.J. Hayden in the lineup for a while after foot surgery and they won’t have linebacker Kevin Burnett in the lineup at all. Multiple reports from Raiders beat writers have the team parting ways with the veteran linebacker. Burnett missed a portion of the team’s spring work because of an…

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Cowboys place Ronald Leary, Anthony Spencer on PUP list

The Cowboys offensive line should be one of the team’s biggest strengths this season while the defensive line looks like one of their biggest weaknesses, but they have something in common as the team starts camp. Both units will be shorthanded as David Moore of the Dallas Morning News reports that guard Ronald Leary and…

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Cowboys thinking Rolando McClain’s a good bet

The Cowboys were a little desperate for help when Sean Lee was lost for the season with a torn ACL in OTAs. And they certainly didn’t give up much to acquire Rolando McClain. But Cowboys owner Jerry Jones suggested that McClain’s financial situation might have played a part in his comeback, and he thinks he’s…

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