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Browns well suited for the 2017 NFL draft

It’s way too early to start thinking about which players are available in next year’s NFL draft. But it’s not too late to declare that the Browns will be in good shape next year. The Browns have two first-round picks and two second-round picks in the 2017 NFL draft, thanks to trades with the Eagles…

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Vikings “will forever be proud and grateful” Prince was a fan

The world is mourning the death of Prince on Thursday by revisiting the long and varied catalog of music he gave the world over the last four decades. One of the lesser known songs on that list, “Purple and Gold,” had a connection to the football world. Prince was a Minneapolis native and wrote the song…

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Everson Griffen says shoulder is back to 100 percent

Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen dealt with a shoulder injury down the stretch in 2015 and coach Mike Zimmer said after the team’s season came to an end that Griffen might have surgery to repair what he thought was a torn labrum. As it turned out, Griffen didn’t have surgery after meeting with doctors including…

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Jared Allen signs one-day contract to retire as a Viking

Jared Allen apparently rode his horse as far as the nearest snowmobile. The veteran defensive end, who finished last season with the Panthers, has signed a one-day contract with the Vikings to retire a member of the team he was best with. Allen spent six of his 12 seasons with the Vikings, with 83.5 sacks and…

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Browns add tight end Chase Ford

Chase Ford has found his third team in the last five months. Ford, a tight end who was waived by the Ravens yesterday, was claimed by the Browns today. The 25-year-old Ford played for the Vikings from 2012 to 2015 but was cut by Minnesota in November. The Ravens picked him up late in the…

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Ravens waive Chase Ford

The Ravens and tight end Dennis Pitta have reportedly worked out a restructured contract that will lower his base salary from $5 million as he tries to make it back on the field after missing most of the last three seasons due to hip injuries. If Pitta is able to return to football activities, he’ll…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Is Michigan State QB Connor Cook a player the Bills should target in the draft? Dolphins coach Adam Gase liked the team’s enthusiasm at the start of the offseason program. Utah RB Devontae Booker could fit the Patriots offense. A few pass rushing options for the Jets in the draft. Ravens WR Steve Smith will…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills DT Kyle Williams will get the Call to Courage award from former Bills QB Frank Reich. The Dolphins will be on national television for their third preseason game. Checking in on Patriots S Nate Ebner’s bid for a spot on the U.S. Rugby Sevens team. Should the Jets target a tight end at the…

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Vikings play first game at U.S. Bank Stadium on August 28

After 32 years at the Metrodome and two years outdoors at TCF Bank Stadium, the Vikings are moving into a new home this season. They were playing outside at the stadium built for the University of Minnesota football team while waiting for U.S. Bank Stadium to be built, but will resume playing their home games…

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Greg Jennings is pushing for a return to the Vikings

After the Vikings cut receiver Greg Jennings in a salary-cap move and he signed with the Dolphins, Jennings’ family stayed behind in Minnesota. Jennings is now trying to get back there. “I left [G.M.] Rick [Spielman] a voicemail,” Jennings said in a Wednesday appearance on KFAN. “I told [them], I’m waiting on you guys.” For…

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Monday morning one-liners

The Bills may get some defensive help with the 19th overall pick. CB Leon Hall may remain a possible addition for the Dolphins. What areas are the Patriots likely to target in the draft? Georgia LB Leonard Floyd could interest the Jets in the first round. The Ravens will be taking a risk at left…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Bills WR Marquise Goodwin took part in the Texas Relays, but his 100 meter effort didn’t count after a false start. The Dolphins offseason program kicks off on April 11. The Patriots will be looking for quick transitions from new members of their passing game. If the Broncos and 49ers do make a trade, QB…

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Vikings to re-sign Chad Greenway

Ten years after arriving in Minnesota as a first-round pick, linebacker Chad Greenway has moved another step closer to finishing his career there. Via Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, a deal to bring Greenway back to the Vikings will be done as soon as tomorrow. Greenway has become a part-time player in coach Mike Zimmer’s…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

The Bills expect Robert Woods to remain their No. 2 receiver. The Dolphins’ visit with RB Arian Foster was more a “getting to know you” session than anything close to getting a deal done. Offensive tackle may be the Patriots’ top priority in the draft. Is it time for the Jets to show Ryan Fitzpatrick…

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Erin Henderson to re-sign with Jets

The New York Jets are bringing back linebacker Erin Henderson. According to Dom Cosentino of the Newark Star-Ledger, the Jets have reached a deal with Henderson worth $5 million over two years with $750,000 guaranteed. Henderson revitalized his career with the Jets last season after being out of the league in 2014. Henderson was released…

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