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Your Need for Willie Snead

At only 24 years old, Willie Snead is an efficient receiver with elite route running skills in a pass-heavy offense. This lethal combination has led Snead to two solid WR3 seasons to start his career. This season, Snead is ready to take the next step i…

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Cornerback tops lists of Cardinals’ concerns heading into camp

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Cardinals since 2012 Graduate of Indiana University Member of Pro Football Writers of America Follow on Twitter TEMPE, Ariz. — Of all the issues you have with the Arizona Cardinals heading into training camp, there’s just one that concerns me: Cornerback

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Jets fans unplugged: What season-ticket holders really think of tank

The rebuild. The tank. The process. The Jets’ plan for 2017 has plenty of names and has drawn plenty of opinions. I was curious what the people who spend the most on the Jets — the season-ticket holders — think about the direction of the team, so I solicited opinions from them on several topics.

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Patriots top Waverly in Legion baseball, fall to Castleview

Castleview beat the Patriots 6-5 in Game 1. Tanner Zepeda went four-for-four with two RBIs for the Patriots. Jake Faircloth and Denver Blinn each had two hits and three RBIs to lead the Patriots to a 12-8 win over Waverly in Game 2. Brady Behl was the …

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Martellus Bennett picks Aaron Rodgers over Tom Brady, Jay Cutler over Eli Manning

June 24 (UPI) — Tight end Martellus Bennett ranks Aaron Rodgers No. 1 and Tom Brady No. 2 when it comes to NFL quarterbacks he has played with. He revealed his rankings of the gunslingers Friday on NFL Network. “Tom is arguably the greatest to ever play the game,” Bennett said on NFL Total

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Panthers extra points: Cam Newton not a leader? New contract for Greg Olsen?

▪  Former NFL player Anthony “Booger” McFarland created a mini-stir with this comment last week: “People I talk to in Carolina tell me Cam’s not a leader and not well liked by a lot of his teammates.” Look, there are 90 players in the Panthers’ locker room. I think you’d be hard pressed to

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What Derek Carr’s monster deal means for the Panthers’ Cam Newton and other NFL QBs

The reaction from some NFL fans – including my dad – to quarterback Derek Carr’s monster deal with Oakland was somewhat predictable: “What’s he ever done?” And while it’s true Carr has led only one winning season in three years in Oakland, that season came just before he entered his final

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What Derek Carr’s monster deal means for the Panthers’ Cam Newton and other NFL QBs

The reaction from some NFL fans – including my dad – to quarterback Derek Carr’s monster deal with Oakland was somewhat predictable: “What’s he ever done?” And while it’s true Carr has led only one winning season in three years in Oakland, that season came just before he entered his final

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Dolphins’ Misi in holding pattern, awaiting clearance

Several months after undergoing spinal fusion surgery in the wake of a neck injury early last season, Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi still has not been cleared by doctors to return to football activities, leaving his football status in question. Misi saw…

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Steelers tight ends Jesse James, Xavier Grimble ready to take reins

It was only 15 months ago Ladarius Green was signed to a contract that sent a clear signal he was to be the centerpiece of the Steelers’ tight end corps. It was only a month ago the Steelers released Green. And save for a couple of rookie undrafted free agents, the remainder of the team’s tight

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Daryl Williams says Panthers’ right tackle spot is his – and he has a plan to keep it

Between the $55.5 million free agent acquisition at left tackle, the right tackle who’s been in the concussion protocol for nine months and a rookie who was drafted in the second round, the only Panthers tackle who seemingly wasn’t discussed much during the winter and spring was the guy who started

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Inside Davis Webb’s time away from Giants, which is deceiving

Every day, Davis Webb assembled his list of questions. There were questions specific to Eli Manning, which makes sense, as Webb wants, one day, what Manning has possessed for the past 12 years. There were questions specially crafted for Geno Smith and …

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Cowboys player profiles: TE Rico Gathers has shown glimpses but needs to cut down on mistakes

Rico Gathers Position: TE Size: 6-6-, 281 Age when season starts: 23 College: Baylor Drafted: 6th round (No. 217 overall) in 2016 Experience: 2nd year Contract status: Signed through 2017 2016 recap: The Cowboys didn’t select Gathers in the sixth round of the draft for him to contribute as a rookie

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Bakhtiari bemoans Green Bay’s constant close calls

On one hand, the Packers should be happy that they contend every year. On the other hand, they should be upset that they keep knocking on the door but can’t kick it in. Put left tackle David Bakhtiari in the second category. “It’s starting to piss me off a little bit,” Bakhtiari recently said, via…

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10 things you might not know about Cowboys DC Rod Marinelli, including his wrestling match with a bear named Victor

Here are 10 things you might not know about Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. 1. Call it a draw? Marinelli once wrestled a bear. Not a Chicago Bear, the real kind (although it was de-clawed and muzzled). According to a 2007 article by Nicholas J. Cotsonika of the Detroit Free Press, in 1966

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