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Patrick Mahomes impressed with “very fast” Mecole Hardman

The Chiefs used their first pick in the draft on wide receiver Mecole Hardman in large part because of his speed. After just a short time together on the practice field, Patrick Mahomes has already noticed. Mahomes said Hardman is showing exactly the kind of speed the Chiefs are going to need at receiver this year, especially in the wake of off-field misconduct likely leaving Tyreek Hill off the field.
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49ers top draft pick Nick Bosa diagnosed with Grade 1 hamstring strain

The 49ers suffered a big blow on Thursday when it was determined that No. 2 overall pick Nick Bosa will miss the next few weeks of practice due to a Grade 1 hamstring strain. The 49ers are concluding the first of four consecutive weeks of on-field work. It's been a while since Bosa has been on a football field, as he sustained a bilateral core muscle injury in the third game of last year and underwent surgery, bringing his final season at Ohio State to an early end.
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James Palmer highlights two big differences with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes in OTAs

NFL Network's James Palmer highlights the two big differences with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes in OTAs.
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Watch Antonio Brown catch deep TD from Raiders QB Derek Carr at OTAs

originally appeared on Derek Carr and Antonio Brown connected on their first deep touchdown as Raiders teammates Wednesday in Alameda. It doesn't count in the box score and there's no points on a scoreboard, but this is still a pretty sight to see for Raiders fans. Brown burned defensive back Lamarcus Joyner as Carr hit his new star receiver in stride at organized team activities.
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Observations from Thursday's Patriots OTA practice

Brian and Steve Belichick were both working with the defensive backs. Defensive line coach Bret Bielema and inside linebackers coach Jerod Mayo worked together with some of the younger players for a session. Mayo was very animated.
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Freddie Kitchens on handling high expectations

Yahoo Sports Senior NFL Writer Kimberley A. Martin sat down with Browns new head coach Freddie Kitchens to talk about his new role with the team and how he is handling a team that for the first time in a long time has playoff expectations.
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60-second recap of Roger Goodell's press conference at Spring League Meeting

NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano recaps NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addresses the media at the NFL's Spring League Meeting.
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Judy Battista: Kansas City Chiefs' proposed overtime rule changes to NFL, but won't pass

NFL Network's Judy Battista reports on the Kansas City Chiefs' overtime rule proposal at the Spring League Meeting.
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Raiders OTA primer: Five questions entering important offseason phase

Raiders OTA primer: Five questions entering important offseason phase originally appeared on The Raiders are progressing right through the offseason program, which starts its third and final phase on Tuesday when organized team activities formally begin. The first phase is all about conditioning and meetings. The second allows on-field workouts, without helmets or offense vs. defense work.
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Ex-49ers LB Reuben Foster reportedly suffers torn ACL, possible artery damage

Ex-49ers LB Reuben Foster reportedly suffers torn ACL, possible artery damage originally appeared on Organized team activities began Monday for NFL teams, and Washington suffered a loss shortly after the opening of camp. Former 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster went down during the second play of OTAs with what appeared to be a serious left leg injury. He was on the ground for several minutes before being carted off while in tears.
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Tyron Smith coming back “faster and stronger”

Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith doesn't speak much, but when he does talk, he says a lot by saying a little. When healthy, Smith remains one of the best left tackles in football. Trouble is, he has had knee, back, neck and groin injuries that have kept him out of three games each of the past three seasons and prevented him from being fully healthy in most of the 39 games he has played.
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5 questions facing the Redskins as the Case Keenum/Dwayne Haskins QB battle begins

The Redskins have a quarterback battle. Repeat, the Redskins have a quarterback battle. When the team gathers in Ashburn on Monday for offseason training activities, it will be the first time that veteran passer Case Keenum and first-round rookie Dwayne Haskins will be on the field at the same time.
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J.T. Barrett eager to get reps in New Orleans

J.T. Barrett was a three-time All-Big Ten quarterback at Ohio State, but after going undrafted in 2018, he hasn't yet had a chance to play in the NFL. Barrett, who was on and off the Saints' practice squad last season, is back in New Orleans this year and glad for all the work the Saints will give him in the offseason while he sits fourth on the depth chart behind Drew Brees, Taysom Hill and Teddy Bridgewater. “This is good for me to get some reps under my belt,” Barrett told the New O...
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Why David Carr doesn't rank Joe Montana among top 10 QBs of Super Bowl era

For most people, the debate over the greatest quarterback of all time comes down to two names: Tom Brady and Joe Montana. David Carr, it appears, is not most people. The 2002 No. 1 overall draft pick, who now is an analyst for NFL Network, surely made some jaws drop Friday when he said Montana was not (!) a top-10 quarterback in the Super Bowl era.
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Sean Lee: Dream come true to play alongside Smith, Vander Esch

Jaylon Smith is firmly entrenched at middle linebacker and Leighton Vander Esch became a Pro Bowl player at weak side linebacker as a rookie last season. “That's a dream come true to play with two young guys who love football,” Lee said of lining up alongside Vander Esch and Smith, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News.
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Cardinals Kyler Murray already making NFL records

Kyler Murray signed a Cardinals helmet after being drafted in April, which has since been auctioned off for $3,450 - the most for a draft helmet in the NFL's auction.
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Wide receiver Doug Baldwin's letter to his younger self

Wide receiver Doug Baldwin announces his apparent retirement from the NFL on Twitter with an open letter to his younger self.
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Quarterback JJ McCarthy commits to Michigan

Quarterback JJ McCarthy commits to Michigan originally appeared on Nazareth Academy sophomore quarterback JJ McCarthy (6-foot-2, 180 pounds), who had an All State season in 2018 leading the Roadrunners to the Class 7A state title decided to give the Michigan Wolverines his verbal commitment today while making a return unofficial visit to the Ann Arbor, Michigan, campus. "I have a list of all the things I need to check off before I make my decision," McCarthy told
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Tryout kicker reveals more details of Bears rookie minicamp kicking competition

Tryout kicker reveals more details of Bears rookie minicamp kicking competition originally appeared on The Bears didn't reveal too much information about the kicking competition they held at rookie minicamp. The media could only report limited details, while Matt Nagy added just a little color at his press conferences. It turns out, the eight-kicker competition actually grew to nine during that weekend.
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Tom Brady throws shade at Julian Edelman after receiver graduates from Kent State

Tom Brady throws shade at Julian Edelman after receiver graduates from Kent State originally appeared on Julian Edelman followed up his Super Bowl MVP season with another amazing achievement. He graduated from Kent State on Saturday. Edelman, who was a college quarterback at Kent State, wanted to fulfill a promise that he had made to his mother before going to the NFL, and he was able to do that.
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Devin Bush shows leadership at first Steelers practice

The Steelers drafted linebacker Devin Bush to be a leader, and he's already leading. Via Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the tenth overall pick already has asserted himself, during the first practice of his career. “I just wanted to be vocal the best I could and trust what I see, whether I was right or wrong,” Bush said, according to Dulac.
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Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone: I learned that linebacker Telvin Smith was sitting out 2019 when everyone else did

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone reveals when he found out about linebacker Telvin Smith's decision to sit out in 2019.
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Jimmy Garoppolo: Media Is Driving Nick Bosa Controversy

ers first-round pick Nick Bosa has made headlines due to his controversial posts on social media. When asked whether this could cause a rift in the locker room, quarterback Jimmy Garoppollo
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Can the Dallas Cowboys afford contract extensions for quarterback Dak Prescott, running back Ezekiel Elliott and wide receiver Amari Cooper?

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, Tom Pelissero and James Palmer discuss whether the Dallas Cowboys can afford to give quarterback Dak Prescott, running back Ezekiel Elliott and wide receiver Amari Cooper big contract extensions.
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Cowboys not in a hurry to address safety, though teams are calling

The Cowboys are loaded in the offensive line and in the defensive line. Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said Wednesday the team has received calls from other teams. Some have offered a safety in return, knowing the Cowboys didn't address the strong safety position in the offseason the way they had hoped.
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Top 32 rookie plays of 2018

Watch the top 32 plays from rookies in the 2018 NFL season.
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Who are the comeback players to watch in 2019?

The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses which players they are most excited to see return from injury in the 2019 season.
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Jay Gruden hopes Colt McCoy is back for training camp

Washington quarterback Colt McCoy hasn't been taking part in the team's offseason program while he recovers from multiple procdures aimed at repairing last year's broken leg and the question of when he'll be ready to go was posed to head coach Jay Gruden on Monday. Gruden said he wasn't sure exactly when McCoy will be ready to practice, but it doesn't sound like they're expecting him back before August. “Hopefully training camp,” Gruden said, via multiple repor...
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Packers add a rookie receiver from minicamp tryout

The Packers have added a pair of players, including one who made enough of an impression at rookie minicamp to end up with a job. Receiver Darrius Shepherd, from North Dakota State, parlayed a tryout into a roster spot. Shepherd appeared in 57 games at North Dakota State, catching 188 passes for 2,841 yards and 20 touchdowns.
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Jason Witten looking like Jason Witten

The Cowboys tight end is back and apparently hasn't forgotten how to play the position. Yeah, he looks like the same guy to me,” Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said at the 15th annual Taste of the Cowboys on Sunday night. He was doing different things.
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