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Former Packers wideout James Jones visiting the Chargers today

With Stevie Johnson needing surgery to repair a torn meniscus, the Chargers needed to add someone to the mix at wide receiver. So they found one of the veteran options available. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Chargers are hosting former Packers wideout James Jones on a visit today. Jones had an…

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Colts plan to play all the starters Sunday, including Andrew Luck

The number of preseason reps for starters seem to shrink with every passing year. But when you didn’t get the full amount in the regular season last year, maybe there’s more motivation. Via Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star, Colts coach Chuck Pagano said he was playing everyone in Sunday’s preseason opener at the Hall…

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Browns churn roster by adding two players and waiving two others

The Browns didn’t have linebacker Jackson Jeffcoat and offensive lineman Conor Boffeli on the field for their first practices of training camp because of injuries and they won’t be waiting around for them to recover. The Browns announced Monday that they have waived both players. Boffeli ended last year on the team’s practice squad, but…

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Monday morning one-liners

LB IK Enemkpali is trying to make the most of his chance to grab a starting job. CB Bobby McCain is back at practice for the Dolphins. In a surprising development, TE Rob Gronkowski was the life of Patriots practice on Sunday. Jets T Ryan Clady is getting used to life with a new team. Justin…

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Sunday morning one-liners

What will Bills QB Tyrod Taylor’s next contract look like? Dolphins DE Cameron Wake never doubted he’d play again after tearing his Achilles last year. Said Patriots DT Terrance Knighton, “I made sure I did what I had to do and worked hard, because I knew practice would be hard. So I made sure I…

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Trump, NFL dispute whether league asked debates to be moved

Politics and football have combined to create a bit of a hot potato. Two of the three upcoming presidential debates conflict with prime-time NFL games. One of the candidates for the highest office in the land claims that the league has requested a rescheduling of the debates. The NFL has denied it. In an interview…

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Saturday one-liners

Jets QB Bryce Petty thinks he can be the No. 2 quarterback this year. Here’s a look at the position battles for the Bills. The Dolphins have added Jason Taylor to the booth for radio broadcasts of preseason games. Patriots rookie CB Cyrus Jones looks like a good fit at nickel corner. Ravens rookie WR…

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49ers add defensive lineman

The 49ers announced Friday that they’ve added defensive lineman B.J. McBryde to their training camp roster. McBryde, 24, signed a two-year deal with the team. McBryde broke into the NFL last season with the Eagles and spent six weeks on their active roster before catching on with the Packers practice squad last November. He signed…

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Bruce Arians: We expect to do better this season

The Cardinals had a strong season in 2015 as they passed the Seahawks for the NFC West title and then held off the Packers in the playoffs to earn a spot in the NFC title game. Things didn’t go so well for the Cardinals in Carolina, but the team returns most of the key parts…

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Friday morning one-liners

The Bills have a couple of options for more speed on the outside of their offense. Based on his experience at LSU, Dolphins coach Adam Gase thought it would be hotter in Miami for practices. LB Jamie Collins was surprisingly absent from Patriots practice. Said Jets coach Todd Bowles, “We didn’t have any offseason problems.…

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Schneider’s new deal dumps Green Bay clause

The prior contract applicable to Seahawks G.M. John Schneider reportedly included a provision allowing the Wisconsin native and Packers shareholder to leave to become the G.M. in Green Bay. Schneider, without confirming that his prior deal had that term, says his new one doesn’t. “No,” Schneider told reporters on Thursday, via Sheil Kapadia of ESPN.com.…

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New Triplets dominate NFL merchandise sales

For a team that hasn’t played in an NFC title game since 1995, the Cowboys continue to be extremely popular. More than a generation after the trio of Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, and Michael Irvin ruled the league as “the Triplets,” a new threesome of Cowboys skill-position players has emerged as marketing superstars. Regardless of…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills assistant coach Ed Reed is developing a following. A new defensive scheme should help the Dolphins create pass-rush. The Patriots are hoping to build some continuity up front for whichever QB is on the field. Jets QB Geno Smith was “this close” to being a starter again. Ravens RB Justin Forsett isn’t interested in…

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Packers applying pressure to Matthews, Peppers to submit to PED interviews

The impasse between the NFL and the NFL Players Association over the investigation regarding the Al Jazeera documentary containing allegations against four active NFL players lingers, with the league wanting to interview them, the union declining to make them available, and the league not yet saying, “The interview will occur at this specific time. Show up…

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Aaron Rodgers reluctantly addresses his brother’s comments

When Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers appeared recently on HBO’s Bill Simmons venture, Rodgers faced no questions about comments made by his brother, Jordan, on ABC’s  The Bachelorette. More recently, Aaron Rodgers addressed such questions in an interview with a local ABC affiliate. “As far as those kinds of things go, I’ve always found that it’s…

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