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Friday morning one-liners

The Bills need to have everyone on board with coach Sean McDermott. Western Michigan G Taylor Moton visited the Dolphins. S Patrick Chung hopes for another successful season in the Patriots secondary. Will the Jets make a trade involving DL Sheldon Richardson? If the Ravens are looking for a wide receiver in the first round,…

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Martellus Bennett “talks often” with Aaron Rodgers

Former Packers tight end Jermichael Finley never developed much of a relationship with quarterback Aaron Rodgers during their years together in Green Bay. New Packers tight end Martellus Bennett already is off to a great start with Rodgers. “We talk often,” Bennett said Thursday, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. “I’m excited about playing…

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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills are confusing some with their interest in all these QBs. The Dolphins are taking a look at a basketball player (maybe since the Heat didn’t make the playoffs they were just being helpful). Trying to read tea leaves with the Patriots is always tricky. The Jets continue to make eyes at a certain QB. The…

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Ego Ferguson works out for Raiders

After a whirlwind that saw him cut by the Bears, claimed by the Packers, and then released after failing a physical, defensive lineman Ego Ferguson is a free agent. And his quest for a new job began with a visit to Oakland. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Ferguson worked out for the Raiders…

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Fifth-year option tracker for 2014 first-round picks

Here’s a look at the status of the fifth-year options for each first-round pick in the 2014 NFL draft: 1. Jadeveon Clowney: Option picked up by the Texans. 2. Greg Robinson: Option not picked up. 3. Blake Bortles: Option picked up by the Jaguars. 4. Sammy Watkins: Option not picked up. 5. Khalil Mack: Option picked…

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Packers waive Makinton Dorleant

Cornerback Makinton Dorleant is no longer a member of the Packers. According to multiple reports, Dorleant was waived by the team on Tuesday with a failed physical designation. He spent most of last season with a hamstring injury, but was activated from injured reserve late in the season. He then tore his ACL after playing…

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Four Cowboys jerseys among the top 10 sellers for 2016

Tony Romo didn’t play much football last year and, in turn, didn’t sell many jerseys. Four other Cowboys sold plenty. The quartet of running back Ezekiel Elliot, quarterback Dak Prescott, receiver Dez Bryant, and tight end Jason Witten finished in the top 10 for all jersey sales in 2016 through NFLShop.com, finishing No. 2, No.…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

The Bills will open the preseason at home. The Dolphins may not need to think much about exercising the fifth-year on T Ja’Wuan James‘ contract. Could the Patriots add a running back in the draft? The Jets will get a chance to catch up with WR Brandon Marshall in the preseason. Ravens DB Lardarius Webb…

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Monday morning one-liners

Myles Garrett studied former Bills DE Bruce Smith on his way to becoming a star at Texas A&M. Rounding up the mock draft picks for the Dolphins. We’re getting closer to finding out who the Patriots will play to kick off the 2017 season. Does the history of players selected sixth overall give a hint…

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Preseason schedule coming Monday

The 2017 regular-season schedule is coming soon. Coming sooner than that will be the preseason schedule. The NFL announced recently that the preseason schedule will be announced at 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday. The 65-game non-game games will start with the Cardinals and Cowboys playing in the Hall of Fame game, which will get started…

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Adrian Peterson worked out for the Patriots during visit

That visit by Adrian Peterson to New England six days ago wasn’t just a visit. Via Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, the future Hall of Fame running back worked out for the Patriots, too. The team put Peterson through tests and drills, because (as Reiss writes) “they wanted to see [him] work.” Reiss suggest that this…

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Travis Frederick is a little worried about Tony Romo calling Cowboys games

The man who once had Tony Romo’s hands in a sensitive area on a regular basis now has to worry about Romo getting inside his head. Cowboys center Travis Frederick recently expressed some concern about Romo sharing with the world what he knows about how Frederick plays. “I’m not sure I want to hear the truth…

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Sunday morning one-liners

A look at LB Lorenzo Alexander’s new deal with the Bills. Running through some possibilities for the Dolphins’ first-round pick. Patriots WR Chris Hogan returned to the lacrosse world for one night. What pass rushing options might be available for the Jets if they trade down in the first round? Said Ravens assistant G.M. Eric…

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How will aging franchise quarterbacks react if replacements are drafted?

It’s no surprise that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger decided not to retire and, in turn, not to pay back $18.6 million in unearned bonus money to the team. It won’t be a surprise if the Steelers use a first- or second-round pick on Roethlisberger’s eventual replacement. With Roethlisberger openly musing about walking away, the Steelers need…

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Scouting Joe Mixon: Process features 15 pre-draft visits

This was a busy week for Joe Mixon. Just like last week was and next week will be. The former Oklahoma running back will have visited five teams this week alone, and he’s scheduled to visit 15 — or nearly half the league — before the April 27 to 29 draft, his agent told Pro Football…

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