Jets reach agreement with first-round pick Jamal Adams

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The New York Jets have reached a deal with first-round pick Jamal Adams, according to his agency Universal Sports Management.

The No. 6 overall selection in the draft, Adams was one of just six draft picks without contract following Patrick Mahomes signing with the Kansas City Chiefs earlier on Thursday.

Adams’ deal will be a four-year contract with an option for a fifth year.

Adams was the top defensive back selected in the draft in a class considered deep in secondary talent. He appeared in 36 games at LSU over the last three seasons with 209 total tackles, 18 for loss with two sacks, five interceptions and two forced fumbles.

Just five draft picks now remain unsigned: 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas (No. 3 overall), Titans receiver Corey Davis (No. 5 overall), Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley (No. 24 overall) and safety Jabrill Peppers (No. 25 overall). The Raiders’ second-rounder, Obi Melifonwu, also remains unsigned.

Thursday morning one-liners

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Peyton Manning always admired the diehard Bills fans.

The Dolphins are walking a fine line with S T.J. McDonald.

The Patriots never lose when RB Dion Lewis plays, so he’s worth keeping around.

Jets TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins could be poised for a breakout season.

Ravens WR Jeremy Maclin started cashing in those free crab cakes for life.

Browns QB Cody Kessler’s grip on a starting job may not last long.

Bengals WR Brandon LaFell has more competition for a role in the offense this year.

A look at some Steelers on the roster bubble.

The Texans have built their roster with a good mix of veterans and young players.

The Colts are looking more and more like a prototypical 3-4 defense.

Taking a look at the OT competition in Jaguars camp.

Titans G Josh Kline thinks his team is doing some Patriots-like things.

Some receivers would probably prefer the Broncos’ QB competition to be a quick one.

Former Chiefs T Kevin Sampson was arrested with marijuana and a stolen shotgun.

The training camp battles to watch for the Chargers.

The Raiders have to deal with expectations now.

Cowboys DE Benson Mayowa is trying to build off last season.

Giants TE Evan Engram now carries a bit of New York with him everywhere he goes.

Eagles legend Harold Carmichael is confident in new WR Alshon Jeffery.

Washington has had its share of contractual issues over the years.

A look at the Bears’ looming QB competition.

Lions TE Eric Ebron could make the most of a contract year.

Former Packers WR Greg Jennings said coach Mike McCarthy is the problem there.

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater posted some photos of himself working out without a knee brace.

Falcons RB Tevin Coleman’s role in the passing game could grow.

The Panthers are fired up about “Game of Thrones.”

Hall of Famer Morten Andersen said his parting with the Saints was “distasteful.”

Buccaneers CB Brent Grimes said he considered retiring to play basketball.

The Cardinals’ turnover on the defensive line has created questions.

LT Andrew Whitworth needs to live up to his reputation for the Rams to improve.

A look at how 49ers rookie Solomon Thomas could fit in this year.

All the returns on Seahawks RB Eddie Lacy have been good so far.

Wednesday morning one-liners

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Does Bills WR Sammy Watkins have a point about NFL players being underpaid?

Remembering the intentional safety the Patriots took in a comeback win in 2003.

The Jets are getting younger on the offensive line.

Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi, a London native, is promoting products in Europe.

New Raven Tony Jefferson says he used NFL Game Pass to watch the teams that were interested in him in free agency and see which defense was the best fit.

Bengals RB Corey Dillon once combined with QBs Akili Smith and Scott Mitchell for one of the most ridiculous box scores ever.

Some big names in Cleveland football want to open a medical marijuana dispensary.

Is Steelers FS Mike Mitchell going to earn his $8.13 million salary this season?

The Texans like what they see of OT Julién Davenport.

The Colts are advocating for blood donations.

The Jaguars are having a job fair.

The attorney for two Titans players being sued by a man over a bar fight calls the lawsuit a “blatant money grab.”

Broncos camp will include a big battle for the No. 3 receiver job.

If you want a picture and autograph from Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes at an event on Monday, it will cost you $50.

How many of the incentives in his contract will Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch reach?

Plenty of NFL players run football camps, but Damion Squire of the Chargers is having a youth fitness camp for any kid who wants to be fit.

Where does Cowboys WR Dez Bryant rank among the NFL’s best?

Former Giant Shaun O’Hara says rookie TE Evan Engram is primed for big things.

Eagles players were happy to travel to Fargo to work with Carson Wentz.

Will Bruce Allen’s stubbornness cost Washington Kirk Cousins?

Bears FB Michael Burton could give Chicago an old-school offense.

Lions WR Golden Tate is ranked as the No. 11 athlete in the Detroit area.

Former Packers RB Ahman Green is expected to enter a plea in a child abuse case on August 24.

Vikings DE Danielle Hunter is a rising star.

The Falcons are hosting a youth football coaching clinic.

Do the Panthers’ veteran defensive ends have enough gas in the tank?

Saints LT Terron Armstead is one of the most important players on the Saints — if he’s healthy.

Is Jameis Winston a Top 10 quarterback?

Cardinals QB Bruce Arians has had plenty to say about quarterbacks.

Rams RB Todd Gurley thinks it can’t get any worse than it was last season.

San Francisco rookie LB Reuben Foster has been praised by everyone who watched him in college.

Seahawks DE Michael Bennett is hosting a free football camp.

PFT preseason power rankings No. 29: San Francisco 49ers

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The 49ers’ downward spiral that began with the ousting of Jim Harbaugh as head coach following the 2014 season has finally bottomed out. Now the 49ers are hoping they can pick up the pieces and surge back forward under new management both in the front office and on the sidelines.

For the first time since the 49ers began to slip from the top of the league in 2014, there is legitimate optimism about the future of the franchise. However, that positive outlook for the future likely won’t include the upcoming campaign. The roster that remains is still lacking in top-tier talent in too many places. And while John Lynch’s first draft class provides a well-rounded infusion of young talent to the roster, it’s not likely to be enough to pull the 49ers out of the NFC West cellar.

But the train appears to be back on the tracks for now, which is a step in the right direction.

Biggest positive change: Trent Baalke is no longer making decisions related to the football team. The 49ers finally parted ways with their former G.M. after last season, bringing John Lynch into the fold instead. Baalke had whiffed on a large number of his draft picks in recent years. The most glaring was his 2012 class headlined by A.J. Jenkins that saw the entire seven-man class out of San Francisco within three seasons. The 49ers didn’t have replacements in place for aging stars such as Justin Smith and Patrick Willis, and Aldon Smith, Ray McDonald and Bruce Miller provided repeated off-the-field issues for the team. It’s left the 49ers roster a shell of its former self.

Biggest negative change: While it ultimately became an inevitability, the departure of Colin Kaepernick as starting quarterback has left the 49ers with low-ceiling options at the most important position on the field. While Kaepernick had his struggles in recent seasons, he also had two very solid years as a starter in 2013-14. Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley don’t exactly bring excitement to the position and haven’t done enough in their careers to suggest a breakthrough is coming. Maybe C.J. Beathard develops in time, but it leaves the 49ers without a real long-term solution at quarterback in the interim.

Coaching thermometer: With a complete regime change in place, Kyle Shanahan’s hot seat is nonexistent. After moving onto their fourth head coach in the last four seasons, Shanahan will get plenty of time to implement his new system and let Lynch rebuild the roster to best suit its functions. Jed York needs to give the group time to grow and turn the franchise around.

We’d like to crack a beer with . . . NaVorro Bowman. The stalwart of the 49ers defense has been through the good times and the bad in the Bay Area. Perhaps the best defensive player in the NFL not named J.J. Watt prior to his devastating knee injury in the 2013 playoffs, Bowman continues to produce for the 49ers even after missing an entire year recovering from injury.

How they can prove us wrong: It would take a lot. Brian Hoyer builds upon his five starts last year in Chicago and performs at a league-average or better level. Carlos Hyde finally stays healthy and provides the consistent ground attack the 49ers need to take pressure off the passing game. Reuben Foster’s shoulder stays intact and allows him to compete for Rookie of the Year honors. Arik Armstead and DeForest Buckner find homes in the 49ers’ new 4-3 scheme to take their games to a higher level.

PFT preseason power rankings No. 30: Chicago Bears

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Quarterback is such an important position in the NFL that it’s almost impossible to overpay for a good one. But the biggest question facing the Bears heading into the 2017 season is whether they overpaid for two bad ones.

The twin surprising decisions to sign Mike Glennon to a three-year, $45 million contract and then to trade up to the second overall pick and draft Mitchell Trubisky have led to a great deal of scrutiny on the Bears. If Chicago had just spent the $6 million or so it would have taken to retain Brian Hoyer for another year, and the $2 million or so it would have taken to retain Matt Barkley for another year, and then drafted Trubisky with the third overall pick instead of trading up to second overall, there wouldn’t be nearly as much scrutiny.

But the Bears apparently think that by taking chances on Glennon and Trubisky, they’re likely to find that one of them is the long-term answer at quarterback. That will likely mean Glennon starting at first and Trubisky getting every opportunity to supplant him at some point during the season. If one of the quarterbacks shows promise this season, great. If not, the Bears are in big trouble.

Biggest positive change: The Bears will be healthier this year. How do we know that? Because they had so many injuries last year that they simply have to be healthier this year. FootballOutsiders.com uses a statistic called Adjusted Games Lost that factors in not just how many players missed games but how important those players were (so a starter missing time hurts more than a backup missing time), and how many players were ineffective because they were playing through injuries that had them listed as questionable on the injury report. Football Outsiders injury data goes back to 2000, and in that time no team was hit worse by injuries than the 2016 Bears. Regression toward the mean suggests that the Bears will be much healthier in 2017.

Biggest negative change: The biggest negative change, really, is not much change at all: The Bears were 3-13 last year, and it’s hard to see where they’ve really improved significantly. The players they have should be healthier than last year, but is the talent any better? It doesn’t look that way, which is why it’s easy to envision another last-place finish in the NFC North.

Coaching thermometer: John Fox’s seat isn’t exactly a boiling 212 degrees, but it’s probably around 175: He was brought in to replace Marc Trestman, who was fired after going 13-19 in two seasons, and Fox himself has done even worse, going 9-23 in two seasons. If the Bears aren’t showing signs of improvement at the end of the season, Fox may be sent packing.

We’d like to crack a beer with . . . Jordan Howard. We’d like to get a beer or two in Howard and hear whether he’s envious at all of Ezekiel Elliott for being drafted into a much better situation than Howard was. As a rookie running back in Chicago last year, Howard finished second in the NFL in rushing yards, behind only Elliott. Yet Elliott was doing it on a good team, behind perhaps the league’s best offensive line, while Howard was doing it on a lousy team in Chicago. If Howard thinks he deserves a lot of the credit Elliott is getting (not to mention something more like Elliott’s four-year, $25 million rookie contract, as opposed to Howard’s four-year, $2.6 million contract), it would be hard to blame him.

How they can prove us wrong: If either Glennon or Trubisky emerges as a good starting quarterback, Howard has another strong season and Fox gets his defense shaped up, it’s easy to see a healthier Bears team being a lot better than our No. 30 ranking suggests. But even if the Bears improve significantly, they’re likely to miss the playoffs for the seventh straight season.

Tuesday morning one-liners

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Former Bills running backs Fred Jackson and Boobie Dixon are taking part in this week’s Spring League Showcase.

Moving DE Andre Branch into the starting lineup coincided with the Dolphins turning their 2016 season around.

Patriots G Joe Thuney’s in a more comfortable spot entering his second season.

Will Jets WR Robby Anderson build off his rookie season?

Love has been in the air for a pair of Ravens defensive linemen.

A look at RB Pete Johnson’s place in Bengals history.

The Browns feel they have a group of tight ends well suited to today’s NFL.

A call for the Steelers to come up with a big contract for RB Le’Veon Bell.

Playing with J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney has benefits for other Texans defenders.

The biggest questions at quarterback for the Colts have to do with Andrew Luck’s shoulder.

Will Jaguars DE Calais Campbell have the biggest impact of any AFC South newcomer?

The Titans filled in the blanks on their training camp schedule.

Broncos LB Von Miller is staying in touch with rookie T Garrett Bolles.

The Chiefs have a new G.M., but not all is known about their decision to make a change.

Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch’s return to Oakland has elicited responses from other NFL players who grew up in the city.

Lorenzo Neal looks forward to presenting his Chargers teammate LaDainian Tomlinson at the Hall of Fame.

Will DL Tyrone Crawford break out for the Cowboys?

The Giants receiving corps has to prove it can live up to the hype.

Some predictions about the Eagles defense.

Santana Moss points out where Redskins WR Jamison Crowder can improve.

Bears G Kyle Long introduced his girlfriend to his social media followers.

DT Haloti Ngata remains a key piece of the Lions defense.

The Packers will hold a job fair to fill gameday positions on July 17.

The Vikings hope Year Two is an improvement for WR Laquon Treadwell.

Falcons LB Vic Beasley intends to repeat as NFL sack leader.

How much have the Panthers improved their pass rush?

Breaking down the film of Saints G Larry Warford.

The oddsmakers don’t think the Buccaneers are a playoff team.

The Cardinals will be putting some tickets on sale this Saturday.

How high can Rams RB Todd Gurley climb?

49ers rookie LB Reuben Foster shared how he’s spending the time before training camp.

Assessing the future of the Seahawks secondary.

Brian Hoyer takes 49ers to Texas for passing camp

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‘Tis the season for off-site passing camps, and 49ers starter Brian Hoyer is taking his guys to Texas.

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Hoyer gathered the 49ers skill position players in Dallas Monday for three days of work to carry them through the break before training camp opens.

It is such a long period of time that you want to get together at least for some period,” Hoyer said. “We’ll get as many guys together as we can. We can’t accommodate everybody [because] people are coming in from all across the country. So we’re going to get together, get three days in, and then come back ready to go July 27.”

While the facility at Southern Methodist University might be centrally located, it’s going to be steaming hot for them.

All four of their quarterbacks were there, with Matt Barkley, C.J. Beathard, and Nick Mullens joining the veteran bridge (to 2018) starter.

They were joined by the 49ers odd lot of receivers which includes Jeremy Kerley and Marquise Goodwin and tight end Vance McDonald, among others.

The lack of recognizable names on the rest of the list speaks to the issues Hoyer will have this year as they try to rebuild under coach Kyle Shanahan and General Manager John Lynch. But Hoyer was brought in primarily because he knows the system Shanahan wants to put in, so spending a little extra time with it isn’t going to hurt.

Sunday morning one-liners

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Are the Bills the right fit for free agent WR Anquan Boldin?

WR Kenny Stills goes deep for the Dolphins.

Patriots TE Matt Lengel planned to follow his father in law enforcement if an NFL career didn’t pan out.

A look at the Jets’ inside linebackers with David Harris out of the picture.

Sifting through the Ravens’ options at running back.

Is this going to be Marvin Lewis’ final season as the Bengals coach?

Laying out some pros and cons of Browns QB Cody Kessler.

CB Coty Sensabaugh brings experience to the Steelers secondary.

A long list of Texans training camp storylines.

Former Colts LB Gary Brackett has gone into the restaurant business.

DL Calais Campbell’s versatility gives the Jaguars options on defense.

A few questions about the Titans, including one about the possibility of a new backup quarterback.

Turning 30 at the end of the year isn’t causing Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas much concern.

A profile of Chiefs G.M. candidate and current personnel exec Brett Veach.

Right tackle is the only starting spot up for grabs on the Raiders offensive line.

Coming home to Los Angeles hasn’t been as smooth as Chargers DT Brandon Mebane might have liked.

The Cowboys are looking for more production from DT Cedric Thornton.

Giants coach Ben McAdoo has been part of a move toward younger head coaches in the NFL.

Breaking down the Eagles cornerbacks.

How many current Redskins offensive starters will be with the team in 2020?

Bears T Charles Leno and LB Jerrell Freeman were at a wheelchair basketball game that was part of the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games.

Projecting the numbers for some of the Lions’ offensive players.

CB Davon House moved into more of a leadership role upon his return to the Packers.

An examination of CB Trae Waynes’ value to the Vikings.

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman was back in Miami to host his football camp.

A preview of Panthers QB Cam Newton’s trip to “The 100,000 Pyramid.”

Said Saints LB Manti Te’o, “As long as I stay healthy, I’ll be able to do what I need to do to help this team win.”

The Buccaneers feel good about their running back depth.

Cardinals LB Markus Golden is looking for bigger things in 2017.

Rams P Johnny Hekker helped kick off the Special Olympics Summer Games.

49ers CB Jaquiski Tartt returned to Alabama for the second iteration of his football camp.

RB Thomas Rawls checks in at No. 17 on this list of the most intriguing Seahawks.

Michael Bennett: DeForest Buckner will eventually be defensive player of the year

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The Seahawks’ rivalry with the 49ers has dimmed in recent years, but Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett thinks the Niners have a player who can help refuel things on their side in the future.

Bennett has spent time working out in Hawaii with several players this offseason, including 49ers defensive lineman DeForest Buckner. Buckner, the seventh overall pick in the 2016 draft, has made a strong impression on Bennett.

“I think DeForest, I’m lucky to be working with a guy like that.” Bennett said, via KHON. “I think DeForest will eventually be a defensive player of the year. I think he has the talent to be able to do that. I keep telling him there’s nobody like him. He’s not normal. His physique, his speed, it’s not normal so when you’re not normal you can do not normal things and winning the defensive MVP is not normal for most people.”

Buckner said Bennett’s prediction “gives me a lot of confidence” and that it motivates him to work harder as he heads into his second pro season.

The 49ers liked Buckner’s play enough to keep him on the field for more than 1,000 snaps last season, although their new coaching staff plans to cut back on that number after Buckner admitted to being “dead tired” at points in 2016. The hope is that will make Buckner more productive over the course of the season, which would be a plus for the 49ers even if he doesn’t land the hardware that Bennett believes will come his way one day.

Packers sign Montravious Adams, leaving NFL with eight unsigned draft picks

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And then there were eight.

Only minutes after we posted that nine draft picks remain unsigned, the Packers announced that they have signed third-round choice Montravious Adams. The defensive lineman completes the Packers’ class, as they have come to terms with their 10 picks.

The Packers selected Adams with the 93rd overall pick. He will receive a four-year contract worth $3.14 million, including $744,766 to sign.

Adams made 147 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss and 10.5 sacks in his four seasons at Auburn.

His signing leaves only eight unsigned draft picks, seven of whom were drafted in the first round.

The seven remaining unsigned first-rounders are: Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (No. 2 overall), 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas (No. 3 overall), Titans receiver Cory Davis (No. 5 overall), Jets safety Jamal Adams (No. 6 overall) and Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (No. 10 overall), Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley (No. 24 overall) and safety Jabrill Peppers (No. 25 overall). The Raiders’ second-rounder, Obi Melifonwu, also remains unsigned.

Only nine draft picks remain unsigned, including two Raiders

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The Raiders’ signing of Eddie Vanderdoes on Wednesday leaves only nine draft picks unsigned. Oakland has two of the unsigned choices, having yet to get first-rounder Gareon Conley or second-rounder Obi Melifonwu under contract.

According to Howard Balzer of The Sports Xchange, who tracks signings, seven of the unsigned picks are first-rounders, including five in the top 10.

Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (No. 2 overall), 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas (No. 3 overall), Titans receiver Corey Davis (No. 5 overall), Jets safety Jamal Adams (No. 6 overall) and Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (No. 10 overall) remain unsigned. Safety Jabrill Peppers, the 25th overall choice of the Browns, also remains unsigned.

Melifonwu is the only remaining unsigned second-round choice, and Packers defensive lineman Montravius Adams is the lone third-round pick yet to agree to terms.

Raiders sign third-rounder Eddie Vanderdoes

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And we’re down to nine.

The Raiders announced they have signed third-round pick Eddie Vanderdoes, getting the list of unsigned draft picks into single digits.

The defensive tackle from UCLA started 32 games in four seasons for the Bruins, and was a three-time honorable mention All-Pac 10.

Of the unsigned picks, seven are first-rounders: Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (second overall), 49ers defensive lineman Solomon Thomas (third), Titans wide receiver Corey Davis (fifth), Jets safety Jamal Adams (sixth), Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (10), Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley (24), and Browns defensive back Jabrill Peppers (25).

Raiders safety Obi Melifonwu is the only remaining second-rounder, and Packers defensive end Montravius Adams is the last unsigned third-rounder.

Colin Kaepernick vacationing in Egypt with Marquise Goodwin

49ers General Manager John Lynch said recently that Colin Kaepernick needs to reaffirm his commitment to football. Who knew the former 49ers quarterback was out of the country?

Kaepernick showed up in Instagram photos with 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin from Egypt.

From Goodwin’s Instagram account, the two went on guided tours dressed in traditional clothing. They are at the Temple of Philae in Aswan and the Temple of Horus in Edfu.

In one photo, Goodwin comments that Kaepernick looks like a young Jesus. Kaepernick’s tennis shoes, of course, are visible in the photo.

There is no word when the two will return to the country.

Photo via Marquise Goodwin on Instagram

Monday morning one-liners

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The Bills hope the change in defensive scheme will help DT Marcell Dareus.

The Dolphins are in good health ahead of training camp.

A look at potential breakout players the Patriots will face this year.

Five big issues the Jets still have to sort out.

Questioning the strength of the Ravens’ skill position players.

The Bengals came up with a summer reading list.

Seven things you might not know about former Browns QB Frank Ryan.

Former Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams made his pro wrestling debut.

The Texans are counting down to the start of the season.

Former Colts T Tarik Glenn now works for the University of California.

Jaguars C Brandon Linder could use Gabe Jackson’s contract as a guide for his own negotiations.

The Titans have several cornerbacks competing for sub roles.

Musing about whether Tim Tebow could have started at tight end for the Broncos.

DT Bennie Logan is getting used to life on the Chiefs defense.

Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch made a cameo in a charity soccer game.

Plenty of job seekers turned out for a chance to work at Chargers’ home games.

The Cowboys have experience playing without suspended players.

Predicting WR Brandon Marshall’s impact on the Giants offense.

A ranking of the Eagles offensive starters.

A look at the Redskins’ fourth quarter turnover issues.

Will the Bears regret letting WR Alshon Jeffery walk away?

The Lions like LB Tahir Whitehead’s versatility.

Looking ahead to the Packers’ regular season opener.

The Vikings put together an offseason highlight film of their linebackers.

A preview of the Falcons defensive backs.

Will the Panthers get better safety play this year?

Saints quarterbacks will again be taking part in challenges during training camp.

Discussing the most appealing game on the Buccaneers schedule.

Cardinals players paid a visit to a Phoenix VA hospital.

An interview with Keith Cossrow, the producer of the Amazon show “All or Nothing” about the Rams.

Comparing 49ers QB Brian Hoyer to the rest of the league’s quarterbacks means stretching things over a few seasons.

Which Seahawks will make their first Pro Bowl this year?

Sunday morning one-liners

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Finding cause for optimism about the Bills.

Some think the Dolphins got a steal with WR Isaiah Ford.

Patriots special teams ace Matthew Slater has thought about life after football.

Jets CB Buster Skrine has found an unusual offseason sideline.

A review of Ravens rookie CB Marlon Humphrey’s offseason highlights.

Bengals WR Alex Erickson was back in his hometown to run a football camp.

When will the Browns settle on a starting quarterback?

TE Phazahn Odom hopes to stick with the Steelers after earning a contract during a tryout.

It’s impossible to preview the Texans without spending a lot of time talking about their quarterbacks.

Former Colts QB Jim Sorgi talked about shoulder rehab while current Colts QB Andrew Luck goes through it.

What should the expectations be for Jaguars rookie RB Leonard Fournette?

Titans CB Logan Ryan has taught Giants CB Eli Apple a few things.

Who are the best Broncos players to wear No. 26?

A look at what the John Dorsey firing says about Chiefs owner Clark Hunt.

Raiders rookies got a tour of Facebook.

The Chargers stepped in as a sponsor of the 58th annual Orange County All-Star Classic.

Setting some expectations for Cowboys QB Dak Prescott’s second season.

Will G Jessamen Dunker make the Giants roster?

Looking back at some memorable teams and players in Eagles history.

Scouting the top defenses the Redskins will face this season.

A positive review of the things Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky has been saying ahead of his rookie season.

T Cornelius Lucas is the tallest player on the Lions.

Packers K Mason Crosby is doing some commercial work for a hotel in the team’s new Titletown District.

Vikings rookie C/G Pat Elflein is following several other Wisconsin linemen into the NFL.

Down judge Phil McKinnely is a former Falcons player.

Former Panthers WR Muhsin Muhammad has moved into the private equity world.

Saints QB Drew Brees doesn’t have an NFL MVP award in his trophy case.

A look at past playoff trips in an attempt to project what the Buccaneers need to do to make it this season.

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson wants to do more to help the team this season.

The new show about the Rams’ 2016 season shows players cared for former coach Jeff Fisher.

How does DT Quinton Dial fit in the remade 49ers defense?

Will the Seahawks’ offensive line keep them from having a strong season?