Derek Carr: Deal was structured to help retain our stars
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Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr said he doesn't care that his $25 million per year deal will be quickly surpassed by a handful of NFL quarterbacks with expiring contracts looking to top the market. His main concerns? Take care of his team and his ...
Andy Reid signs contract extension with Chiefs
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The Kansas City Chiefs announced a contract extension for coach Andy Reid on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Reid had been headed into the fifth and final year of his contract, signed in 2013. "My family and I have been very pleased by the ...
10 years after NFL Europe's demise, alumni remember league fondly
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10 years after NFL Europe's demise, alumni remember league fondly
Derek Carr wants to splurge at Chick-fil-A
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Derek Carr should seek a marketing deal with Chick-fil-A. He gave the fast-food restaurant a shoutout Friday during a press conference officially to announce his new deal with the Raiders, getting it plenty of free publicity. Carr’s five-year, $125 million deal makes him the highest-paid player in NFL history, prompting a question about where the…
Mara: I wish Giants had another dozen players like OBJ
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The New York Giants' steadfast support of Odell Beckham continues. Team co-owner and president John Mara told local radio station WFAN on Thursday that "I wish we had another dozen players like him." "He knows that he's got to mature and learn to control ...
NFL players donate $20000 to youth football team that was punished for national anthem protest - Mic
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MicNFL players donate $20000 to youth football team that was punished for national anthem protestMicSeveral months after a youth football team in Texas faced death threats on social media and retaliation from its league for kneeling during the United States' national anthem, a coalition of NFL players has stepped up to help the squad rebuild ...NFL players support protesting Texas youth teamNBCSports.comNFL players donate $20K to youth team born from anthem protestSporting NewsNFL players fu
First Look: Scouting LSU RB Derrius Guice
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Editor's note: NFL.com analyst and former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah takes a "first look" at college football's top players for 2017. This is the sixth in a series of scouting reports that will run throughout the offseason. While studying Leonard Fournette ...
Jimmy Butler after trade from Bulls: 'I just don't like the way some things were handled'
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All-Star forward was sent from the Bulls to the Timberwolves on draft night
Sammie Coates: Receivers battle will be 'good fight'
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Is Sammie Coates the odd man out in Pittsburgh? "It's going to be like that until we get to camp -- it's going to be a good fight," Coates told ESPN.com. "It's a great room, great guys. There will be competition all year." Coates looked to be turning the ...
NBA Draft Grades: Evaluating each team's full draft; Celtics come out with a D
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It's not so much who Boston took, but who it didn't take
Reggie Bush, Todd Gurley among best RB prospects I've scouted
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With the thick of the offseason upon us, it's the perfect time for me to dig through my old notes to see if I can learn from my past scouting reports as I begin to evaluate the next wave of top talents in the college game. Last week, I took a look at the ...
Ranking QBs who benefited from NFL Europe
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Ranking QBs who benefited from NFL Europe
WATCH: Josh Jackson won't be taking up baseball any time soon
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Phoenix Suns' top pick was a bit off the mark with ceremonial first pitch at Diamondbacks game
Best NFL draft picks of the century: Top selections from UCLA
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Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by ranking the top draft picks since 2000 from the 30 schools that have produced the most picks since ...
Jerry Jones, NFL Hall of Fame delegation meet Pope Francis - Aleteia EN
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Jerry Jones, NFL Hall of Fame delegation meet Pope FrancisAleteia ENThis morning Pope Francis received a small delegation from the National Football League that included former Hall of Fame inductees Curtis Martin, Ronnie Lott and Franco Harris, as well as Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and his wife. Also traveling ...and more
NFL players support protesting Texas youth team
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a group of NFL players donated $20,000 to help the Texas youth team, after their season was canceled last year after taking a knee during the national anthem. Last September, the Beaumont Bulls 11-12-year-old team took a knee. The Bay Area Football League ...
NHL Draft: Flyers make out well, Kings get a steal and three other takeaways
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Even without a can't-miss prospect, the first round features a handful of solid center picks
Saints RBs equal team's MVP; domino effect of Derek Carr's deal
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Former NFL player and scout Bucky Brooks knows the ins and outs of this league, providing keen insight in his notebook. The topics of this edition include: » How might Carr's deal affect Dak Prescott? » Why do the Browns want their defenders to play two ...
Rams release DT Walker amid accusations
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Rams release DT Walker amid accusations
Capitals re-sign T.J. Oshie for eight years, $46 million; too much for a 30-year-old?
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Washington saves a key piece from hitting free agency but probably hurts itself in the long run
Prosecutors appeal decision to void Aaron Hernandez murder conviction
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When Aaron Hernandez killed himself in prison earlier this year, he was still appealing his conviction for the murder of Odin Lloyd and that led a Massachusetts judge to void the conviction under the legal principle known as abatement ab initio. That principle holds that a conviction can’t be finalized until the appeals process has…
Michael Bidwill has concerns about having NFL team based in UK
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Cardinals President Michael Bidwill expresses doubt the NFL will have a team based in the UK in the near future. Bidwill, in London this week assessing facilities at Wembley and Twickenham ahead of the NFL’s games there this season, told Sky Sports News HQ that the league will “continue to study it, but I don’t…
2017 Fantasy Football Average Draft Position - ADP
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An early look at fantasy football ADP. Updated daily
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Does Not Believe Teams Are Ostracizing QB Colin Kaepernick
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All 32 NFL teams have wrapped up their offseason programs, and quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned, sustaining persistent speculation over whether he is being ostracized for his symbolic protests, Alden... The post NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Does Not Believe Teams Are Ostracizing QB Colin Kaepernick appeared first on NFL Gridiron Gab.
NFL players donate $20K to youth team born from anthem protest
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June 23, 2017 8:55am EDT June 23, 2017 8:55am EDT American Football, English, Devin McCourty, Malcolm Jenkins, Colin Kaepernick, Anquan Boldin, Torrey Smith, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots "We wanted to make sure that ...
Friday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: First Darvish-Tanaka matchup in MLB
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Plus the Tigers release K-Rod, the Red Sox add two veterans and more from Friday baseball
Vikings hire new strength and conditioning coach
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The Vikings were left with an open slot on their coaching staff earlier this month when strength and conditioning coach Brent Salazar left the team in order to work for the United States Tennis Association. They filled it on Friday. The team announced that Mark Uyeyama will be heading up the strength and conditioning department…
Daily Dr. Roto: Projecting the Top 10 Picks of the NBA Draft
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The 2017 NBA Draft is just hours away! Life-long dreams will come true and every franchise''s trajectory could change for years to come! Dr. Roto recaps his Top 10 picks to hear their names called tonight.
Dr. Roto Podcast - Thursday, June 22
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Dr. Roto wonders if Buster Posey is worth the high price in a midseason trade.
Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings (2013 Draft Edition)
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Fantasy football drafts are just around the corner. Here's a look at the top Defenses/Special Teams you should consider for your fantasy football team in 2013. (All rankings based on standard scoring.)Rank
Ranking the NFL's best of past 30 years - ESPN
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ESPNRanking the NFL's best of past 30 yearsESPNAll week long, we've been taking a look at the best NFL teams and individual seasons of the past 30 years based on Football Outsiders' advanced DVOA metric. Click the links below to get to our stories on the top 30 overall teams, offenses, defenses ...and more
Martellus explains difference between Brady, Rodgers - NFL.com
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NFL.comMartellus explains difference between Brady, RodgersNFL.comBennett said Friday on NFL Total Access switching from one future Hall of Fame quarterback to another wasn't "by chance. That was strategic." After accumulating ... "But I just learned a lot about football just from him. He taught me so much more. I'm ...and more
Michael Vick ready for life after football ... sort of - Virginian-Pilot
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Virginian-PilotMichael Vick ready for life after football ... sort ofVirginian-Pilot20, 2016, file photo, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith walks along the sideline during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington, Texas. Life after football hits some NFL players harder than others. Michael Vick, Steve ...Speed, Technology And Maybe A Boost From Michael Vick Could Make Flag Football The FutureUPROXXall 4 news articles
Pierre Dorion Speaks: ‘In the Box’ Appearance #thoughtsinbold
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Following his media availability, Senators general manager Pierre Dorion was on TSN 1200’s ‘In the...
Pierre Dorion Speaks: Yesterday’s Media Availability #thoughtsinbold
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Before leaving for Las Vegas for the NHL Awards and the upcoming expansion draft, Senators...
Should Ravens turn focus to Eric Decker and away from Jeremy Maclin?
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Should Ravens turn focus to Eric Decker and away from Jeremy Maclin?
National Football League roundup - Eurosport.com
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National Football League roundupEurosport.comJune 23 (The Sports Xchange) - The Oakland Raiders officially signed Derek Carr to a five-year, $125 million contract extension through the 2022 season, and the star quarterback said he "never chased the money."
5 Ways to Improve the National Football League - AthlonSports.com
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AthlonSports.com5 Ways to Improve the National Football LeagueAthlonSports.comAnd this is not a theoretical problem either. In 2002, the NFL split into four four-team divisions. Since then there has been a wild card tem with a better record that has played at a divisional champion in 13 of 15 seasons. The only times this did not ...and more
Tom Brady Seeks O-Line Help on Asian Tour with Sumo Wrestlers
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The art of sumo wrestling requires the proper use of leverage and leg drive to push an opponent out of the circle to achieve victory. Sounds a lot like the trenches in the NFL, where Tom Brady could use some help on the offensive line. From the looks of things, the New England Patriots quarterback […]