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James Jones just wants to play football

Wide receiver James Jones wants the NFL to know that he has cleats and will travel for work. During an interview with Bruce Murray and Kirk Morrison on Sirius XM NFL Radio Wednesday, Jones said that he is “extremely surprised” that he hasn’t signed with a team this offseason. Jones had 50 catches for 890…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Western New York newspapers are editorializing against the Bills’ new media policy. Dolphins LT Branden Albert is in the best shape in his career. Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo’s dad says he’s learning a lot from Tom Brady. Can the Jets and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick reach a compromise? Former Ravens LB Ray Lewis has motivated college…

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Vikings shuffle defensive linemen after B.J. Dubose tears ACL

The Vikings suffered a loss on the defensive line last week when B.J. Dubose tore his ACL during one of the team’s OTAs. The injury will force Dubose to miss the season and the Vikings announced a move on Tuesday to fill the 2015 sixth-round pick’s spot on the roster. The Vikings waived Dubose with…

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Browns announce more personnel department promotions

The Browns announced a bunch of changes and promotions within their personnel department on Tuesday. Kevin Kovash, who’s been with the team since 2013 and has an extensive analytics background, was promoted to vice president of player personnel. Kovash spent the last three seasons as director of football research. The Browns promoted Sashi Brown to…

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Bills add LB Jamari Lattimore

The Bills announced the signing of linebacker Jamari Lattimore on Tuesday. Lattimore, 27, has played in 64 career games. He spent four seasons with the Packers before playing last season with the Jets, where he played in 15 games as a backup and special teams player. A former undrafted free agent, Lattimore has made nine…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Bills defenders expect to be part of a better unit this season. Memorial Day is a special one for former Dolphins LB Derrick Rodgers. DT Terrance Knighton and QB Tom Brady reminisced about past matchups when Knighton signed with the Patriots. Jets special teams coach Blaine Boyer likes his units to run at 500 miles…

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Damarious Randall blames himself for Packers’ playoff loss

Packers defensive back Damarious Randall had a good rookie season last year, but it did not end well. The Packers’ season ended with an overtime loss to the Cardinals, and the game-changing play in that loss was a 75-yard reception by Larry Fitzgerald. Randall has now acknowledged that he was responsible for the coverage breakdown…

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Monday morning one-liners

Defensive backs aren’t the only players listening to Ed Reed during Bills practices. Video games are bringing the Dolphins linebackers together. DT Malcom Brown is taking on more of a leadership role with the Patriots. Is Jace Amaro the right man to get the Jets going at tight end? Ravens rookie CB Tavon Young shares…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Jerry Hughes says he’s happy moving back to linebacker with the Bills. Dolphins coach Adam Gase likes what he’s seen from CB Byron Maxwell. A look at how QB Jimmy Garoppolo has fared in Patriots OTAs. A Ron Burgundy quote gets applied to the standoff between the Jets and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. Three takeaways from…

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Saturday one-liners

They’re already calling 5-6 Dolphins WR Jakeem Grant “Mighty Mouse.” (Don’t tell UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson.) Here’s a closer look at the Bills’ nepotism-free coaching staff. Patriots CB Darryl Roberts hopes to rekindle those Malcolm Butler comparisons. It’s another click-harvest from NJ.com; this one somehow turns the Geno Smith or Bryce Petty roster-spot question…

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Tony Horton hopes to do more work with Eddie Lacy

When Packers coach Mike McCarthy fat-shamed running back Eddie Lacy after the 2015 season, the tailback with the bulging midsection eventually landed under the supervision of Tony Horton, the man behind the P90X series of workout videos. Horton has whipped Lacy into shape, and Horton hopes to continue his work with Lacy after the offseason program…

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Friday morning one-liners

A look at how the Bills’ receivers are faring in OTAs without Sammy Watkins. The Dolphins expect WR DeVante Parker to create fear in opposing defenses. DE Chris Long is learning from Rob Ninkovich in his first year with the Patriots. By staying away from OTAs, Jets WR Eric Decker is showing uncommon loyalty to QB…

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Aaron Rodgers blames being mic’d up for Randall Cobb’s punctured lung

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers hasn’t exactly been a fan of technology creeping onto the field. He doesn’t enjoy having cameramen on the field and microphones picking up everything said at the line of scrimmage. But Rodgers believes the equipment was detrimental in another way as well. He believes it’s responsible for Randall Cobb…

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Jets considered Holmgren as coach before hiring Bowles

Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Holmgren was under consideration for the Jets’ head coaching job during the team’s search 16 months ago, Bob Glauber of Newsday in New York reported. Jets Owner Woody Johnson told Glauber he was “delighted” the search ended up the way it did, with the hiring of Todd Bowles as head coach.…

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Packers swap out reserve quarterbacks

The Packers have a great starting quarterback. At the bottom of the depth chart, they have made an adjustment. Gone is Ryan Williams. Taking his place is former North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams. Undrafted in May, Marquise Williams set more than 20 records at Chapel Hill, including career rushing touchdowns by a quarterback (35), career rushing yards…

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