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1. I think you should read Seth Wickersham’s in-depth look at some growing discord in Seattle, centered around Richard Sherman’s reluctance to move past the team’s Super Bowl XLIX defeat and resentment over the organization’s alleged coddling of Russell Wilson. After declining an interview with Wickersham, Sherman denied the premise of the story. I can’t …

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METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is learning what it’s like to play in an offense that won’t feature him. Then again, this is exactly what arguably the greatest running back of his generation signed up for when he agreed to play with the New Orleans Saints and prolific passer Drew Brees. “I think he’s …

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The Jets will hire Collette Smith as an intern to work with defensive backs during training camp, making her the first female coach in team history, the New York Daily News reports. Smith, 44, works as a coach and marketing executve for the New York Sharks of the Independent Women’s Football League. She formerly played for the …

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After an offseason where the Seattle Seahawks shopped Richard Sherman on the trade market, an in-depth look suggests that the unrest may not go away. Shockwaves were sent throughout the NFL earlier in the offseason when the Seattle Seahawks were reported to be shopping Richard Sherman. Given what the veteran cornerback has done in his …

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The Oakland Raiders haven’t even given Marshawn Lynch a helmet at OTAs, limiting his on-field work early in the offseason, which is the right move. Any palpable excitement that came with Marshawn Lynch signing to play for the Oakland Raiders is still there for fans, but it has been tempered a bit at the start …

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Retired former Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette had a special moment while speaking at the Washington Fire Chiefs Conference this week. Lockette’s career ended after a serious neck injury he sustained in a Nov. 1, 2015 game that could have left him paralyzed — and as he later learned, could have killed him. The featurette below from …

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The Chicago Bears signing Victor Cruz is a solid move that will help the young players on a rebuilding team develop moving forward. There’s a growing sense of dread when it comes to the Chicago Bears in the 2017 season. They’re a team in rebuild-mode, which is expected. However, there are enough holes on both …

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CHICAGO — The NFL announced its revised policy on touchdown celebrations here at this week’s spring meeting, via an email addressed from Roger Goodell to the fans. But don’t get it twisted. The message was, implicitly, intended for someone else. Goodell wrote in the first sentence that, “We use [the offseason] to listen to players.” …

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo has denied doing anything to limit veteran receiver Victor Cruz’s catches in the second half of last season. Cruz was released after last season, and signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears on Thursday. Earlier in the week, he raised questions about his role …

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