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Cleveland Browns cornerback Howard Wilson suffered a serious injury in rookie camp — however, another rookie could be ready to step up. The Cleveland Browns have had, at least on paper, a pretty solid offseason to this point. They rebuilt the offensive line by bringing in J.C. Tretter and Kevin Zeitler. They added a stacked draft …

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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Garrett Scantling decided before his freshman year at Georgia to honor his track and field scholarship and focus solely on the decathlon. Now five years out of football, Scantling has shelved his decathlon career for a chance to make the Atlanta Falcons’ 53-man roster. Quite a turnaround for a 23-year-old who …

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The Oakland Raiders have undoubtedly improved their defense after the NFL draft, but they’re still lacking at linebacker. Would Gerald Hodges fill the void? For as electric as Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders offense was a year ago, their defense was equally as frustrating. While most label them simply as bad, inconsistent and imbalanced …

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Green Bay Packers undrafted free agent signing Aaron Peck could find his way into the mix in a crowded tight end group The Green Bay Packers signed tight ends Martellus Bennett and Lance Kendricks this offseason. Those two join Richard Rodgers at the position on the depth chart. Due to that, the Packers tight end quota …

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BEREA, Ohio (AP) A physical specimen, consensus best player in the draft and No. 1 overall pick, Myles Garrett came to Cleveland with few noticeable flaws. Hall of Famer Bruce Smith found one. After he and Smith watched video together of his college games at Texas A&M, Garrett said the former defensive great was blunt …

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Nov 13, 2016; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Houston Texans defensive back Eddie Pleasant (35) tackles Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas (80) during the second half of a football game at EverBank Field. The Texans won 24-21. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Dolphins are thin at tight end behind oft-injured Julius Thomas. What …

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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The other rookie running back out of Oklahoma is ready to run through NFL defenders. Samaje Perine didn’t get nearly the attention before the draft as Joe Mixon. But the fourth-round pick of the Washington Redskins has the capability of starting as a rookie or at least sharing the load with undrafted …

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The Chicago Bears will split reps in the offseason between quarterbacks, but Mike Glennon is reportedly set as the starter, which sets the team up nicely. No matter what you think of the Chicago Bears’ decision to trade up from the third pick to No. 2 overall for Mitchell Trubisky in the 2017 NFL Draft, …

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The Seattle Seahawks got their first real look at rookie defensive lineman Malik McDowell and were impressed, thus furthering that it’s all about mentality. Despite having critical needs entering the 2017 NFL Draft, the Seattle Seahawks traded back twice with their first selection. The first move back was from late in the first round to …

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