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The National Football League’s never-ending contract story in Dallas might actually come to a conclusion next week — or at least be put on the back burner for a while so that we can talk about something else. After a year and three months, and a number of false starts and near misses, the financial …

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ESPN recently polled 50 league executives – including coaches, scouts and general managers – to rank the top 10 players in the league across multiple positions. And of course, the ranking that generated the most controversy was the quarterback position. We’re just gonna leave this here. Have at it. pic.twitter.com/Spt3NO4Cdb — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) July …

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have hired Jason Sinnarajah as senior vice president of business administration. From Toronto, Sinnarajah has sports-related experience in previously working at Google, where he managed the company’s partnerships with the NFL and NHL in providing updated search data. He also worked with baseball’s Cleveland Indians on Progressive Field …

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Tim Flynn was looking forward to one final year as the mayoral host of training camp for the Dallas Cowboys in Oxnard, California. So much for that. The pandemic forced the NFL to abandon, at least for this year, the fading but still time-honored tradition of teams traveling to training camp. The league’s version of …

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Jedrick Wills has slid into place for the Browns. The former Alabama star right tackle, who will attempt to slide over to the left side for Cleveland, signed his four-year, $19.7 million contract on Tuesday, two weeks before he’s scheduled to report to his first NFL training camp. The deal includes an …

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former head coach Mike Shanahan has been elected to the Denver Broncos Ring of Honor and will be inducted in 2021 because of COVID-19 precautions. Shanahan, a two-time Super Bowl winner in Denver, becomes the 34th member of the ring of fame and the third head coach, joining Dan Reeves (2014) …

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On Monday, the Kansas City Chiefs signed quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a historic 10-year extension worth $477 million (it can reach up to $503 million) and equipped with a $141.48 million injury guarantee. It surpasses Los Angeles Angels centerfielder Mike Trout’s 12-year, $426.5 million deal – which he signed in March of last year – for the largest contract in …

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Patrick Mahomes risked everything when he opted for football over baseball. Turns out, he got baseball money anyway. One day after the former two-sport star got a 10-year deal worth up to $503 million, the richest contract in American sports history, the reigning Super Bowl MVP repeatedly insisted this deal was about more than money. …

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The question of “what would you do with $503 million?” isn’t a problem many of us are likely to have to wrestle with, not unless an opportune lottery win is just around the corner. In truth, it’s not a conundrum that’s going to present itself for anyone in the National Football League soon either, despite …

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The NFL and the NFLPA haven’t come to an agreement on all protocols for training camp and the preseason as the report date for teams draws closer. The two sides finalized the protocols regarding team travel, media, and treatment response, and have also updated the facilities protocol to specifically address training camp based on recommendations …

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