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Washington Redskins third-year linebacker Preston Smith had a strong rookie season before taking a step back in 2016. Could he have a big year in 2017? Preston Smith was the Washington Redskins’ second-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. As a rookie, Smith played in all 16 games, registering eight sacks and forcing four fumbles. …

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Oddsmakers have the 2017 NFL win totals out following the draft, so we make early over/under predictions for all 32 teams. While the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons competed in an unforgettable Super Bowl LI, 30 other NFL teams were already looking ahead to the offseason. NFL free agency and the 2017 NFL Draft …

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers rookie receiver Mike Williams is ready for a drama-free summer. The first-round draft pick from Clemson worked out with his new teammates at the start of a rookie minicamp Friday, a day after he agreed to a four-year contract. “That was real important,” said Williams, the seventh pick …

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Jan 1, 2017; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg (5) warms up before a game against the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports With training camp still over two months away, it’s time to peer into the crystal ball and make four bold predictions for the …

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Dec 18, 2016; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) throws the ball against the Detroit Lions in the second half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports The New York Giants will play their typical NFC East foes twice in 2017, but their matchups with the Broncos, Raiders …

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) Tight end Gerald Everett played at two junior colleges and a university that dropped its football program before finishing up at a school that had never produced a drafted NFL player before him. Cooper Kupp set a barrel of NCAA receiving records, but he did it far away from the national …

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit coach Jim Caldwell was asked about positions that are supposed to be particularly tough to learn, like quarterback, tight end and middle linebacker. Caldwell then started adding some other spots to that category. ”Offensive line, secondary,” he said. The context of the question was clear: The Lions drafted Jarrad Davis …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans are proceeding with caution when it comes to wide receiver Corey Davis at their rookie minicamp. They want to make sure the fifth overall pick’s surgically repaired ankle is completely healed. With quarterback Marcus Mariota also recovering from surgery to fix a broken right leg, the Titans are taking …

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