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What happens next is all on Joe Mixon - ESPN

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:31

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What happens next is all on Joe Mixon
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The talented Oklahoma running back who is known for punching a female student in the face three years ago was drafted Friday by the Cincinnati Bengals, and no 2017 draft pick enters the league under more intense scrutiny or controversy. Reactions will ...
Bengals Draft Controversial RB Joe Mixon, Philly Crowd BoosBleacher Report
Bengals eye-opener: running back Joe Mixon in 2nd roundFOXSports.com
Bengals select RB Joe Mixon with No. 48 overall pickNFL.com
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Packers open 2nd round by taking Washington CB Kevin King - FOXSports.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:56

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Packers open 2nd round by taking Washington CB Kevin King
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers made shoring up the secondary their first priority in the NFL draft. They took Washington cornerback Kevin King with the first selection of the second round on Friday to fill a big need on defense. The 6-foot ...

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Zay Jones to Bills: Twitter Reacts as WR Is Selected in 2017 NFL Draft - Bleacher Report

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:47

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Zay Jones to Bills: Twitter Reacts as WR Is Selected in 2017 NFL Draft
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The Buffalo Bills selected wide receiver Zay Jones with the 37th overall pick in the 2017 draft. Buffalo Bills PR @BuffaloBillsPR. Get to know new @buffalobills WR Zay Jones: https://t.co/AVQhEmdQ7k. Fri Apr 28 2017 16:38:09 GMT-0700 (PDT).
Bills now not expected to pick up Sammy Watkins optionNBCSports.com
NFL Draft 2017: Bills move up to get record-breaking Zay JonesSporting News
Bills trade up to draft receiver Zay Jones with 37th pickFOXSports.com
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JJ Watt wants Steelers to give 'extra' rookie hazing to younger brother TJ Watt - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:42

Washington Post

JJ Watt wants Steelers to give 'extra' rookie hazing to younger brother TJ Watt
Washington Post
J.J. Watt is proud of his younger brother, T.J. Watt, but he's still an older brother. So the Texans superstar does not want Steelers players to take it easy on their first-round draft pick — quite the opposite. “Look over my brother, make sure to ...

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Malik McDowell to Seahawks: Twitter Reacts as DT Is Selected in 2017 NFL Draft - Bleacher Report

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:36

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Malik McDowell to Seahawks: Twitter Reacts as DT Is Selected in 2017 NFL Draft
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The Seattle Seahawks added to their defensive line with the selection of Michigan State's Malik McDowell with the No. 35 pick of the 2017 NFL draft. Seattle Seahawks @Seahawks. With #Pick35, #SeahawksDraft @MSU_Football DL @MSU_LEEK4!
Seahawks finally make a pick, add Malik McDowellNBCSports.com
NFL draft: Michigan State DL Malik McDowell taken by Seattle in Round 2Detroit Free Press

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Packers select CB King with their first pick of 2017 NFL Draft - FOXSports.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:17

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Packers select CB King with their first pick of 2017 NFL Draft
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The Green Bay Packers waited a day to make their first pick in the NFL Draft but still got what many consider a first-round talent, selecting Washington cornerback Kevin King with the first pick of the second round. Green Bay obtained the pick as well ...
NFL Draft Day 2 2017Bleacher Report (blog)
NFL Draft 2017: Everything to know about Kevin King, Packers' 2nd-round pickNJ.com
Can Kevin King become the Packers' Richard Sherman?SB Nation
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Trubisky: Can thrive under Chicago pressure - ESPN

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:29

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Trubisky: Can thrive under Chicago pressure
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. --- Chicago can be a tough town for quarterbacks, but Mitchell Trubisky says he's equipped to handle the kind of intense scrutiny Jay Cutler faced throughout his eight-year run with the Bears. "If the coaches say it to the media or ...

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Analyzing the Bears' stunning Round 1 move in the NFL Draft - FOXSports.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:48

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Analyzing the Bears' stunning Round 1 move in the NFL Draft
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace made a stunning and bold move to trade up for the quarterback he wanted. He caught just about everyone off guard, including Mitchell Trubisky. The Chicago Bears drafted their latest ...
49ers following through on promise of patience at quarterbackESPN (blog)
Report: Bears G.M. didn't tell his coach about plans to draft Mitch TrubiskyNBCSports.com
Reports: Bears negotiated against selves, Fox not in loop on Trubisky decisionCBSSports.com
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Reports: Bears negotiated against selves, Fox not in loop on Trubisky decision - CBSSports.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:53

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Reports: Bears negotiated against selves, Fox not in loop on Trubisky decision
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For instance, according to a report from Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the Bears declined to let John Fox, the head coach of their football team, know that they were taking Trubisky with the No. 2 pick. Wow. Per @mortreport, even @ChicagoBears coach John ...

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Browns cut veteran tight end Gary Barnidge - NFL.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:15

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Browns cut veteran tight end Gary Barnidge
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I want to thank the Cleveland Browns for giving me my opportunity and looking forward to seeing the change. Time for the next step. — Gary Barnidge (@garybarnidge) April 28, 2017. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport confirmed that the Browns on Friday ...

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Can Browns Still Land Jimmy Garoppolo In Trade With Patriots This Year? - NESN.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:49

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Can Browns Still Land Jimmy Garoppolo In Trade With Patriots This Year?
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Just when Cleveland Browns fans had resigned to the fact that Jimmy Garoppolo would not be their starting quarterback in 2017, Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot pulled them right back in Friday afternoon. Cabot reported the Browns might try to trade with ...

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The Cleveland Browns will release tight end Gary Barnidge later Friday, a source confirmed to ESPN. - ESPN

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:41

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The Cleveland Browns will release tight end Gary Barnidge later Friday, a source confirmed to ESPN.
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Barnidge was a Pro Bowl alternate after the 2015 season but was deemed expendable after David Njoku was drafted on Thursday. Editor's Picks. Garrett, Peppers among Browns' 3 1st-rounders. The Browns became the first team since 2013 to make three ...
Browns cut veteran tight end Gary BarnidgeNFL.com
Browns parting ways with Gary BarnidgeNBCSports.com
Gary Barnidge released by Browns 1 day after they draft TE David NjokuSB Nation

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Report: Bears G.M. didn't tell his coach about plans to draft Mitch Trubisky - NBCSports.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:08

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Report: Bears G.M. didn't tell his coach about plans to draft Mitch Trubisky
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If you thought you were surprised by the Bears trading up to take Mitch Trubisky, imagine how coach John Fox felt. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Bears General Manager Ryan Pace kept the plan to move up to select the North Carolina quarterback ...
49ers following through on promise of patience at quarterbackESPN (blog)
John Fox Reportedly Unaware of Mitchell Trubisky Pick Until Right Before DraftBleacher Report
Best possible Day 2 targets for BearsYahoo Sports
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Report: Bears G.M. didn't tell his coach about plans to draft Mitch Trubisky - NBCSports.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:08

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Report: Bears G.M. didn't tell his coach about plans to draft Mitch Trubisky
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If you thought you were surprised by the Bears trading up to take Mitch Trubisky, imagine how coach John Fox felt. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Bears General Manager Ryan Pace kept the plan to move up to select the North Carolina quarterback ...
Skip and Shannon grade the Bears' 'indefensibly idiotic' pick of Mitchell TrubiskyFOXSports.com
To move up for Mitch Trubisky, Bears pay a lot for very littleChicago Tribune
Making sense of the NFL Draft trade everyone is mockingNew York Post
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Larry Bird reportedly stepping down as Indiana Pacers president - FOXSports.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:45

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Larry Bird reportedly stepping down as Indiana Pacers president
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Larry Bird, who has been in and out of the Indiana Pacers' front office for 25 years, reportedly is taking another step back – moving from team president to a consultant role. Larry Bird is stepping down as Pacers president, league sources tell ...
Larry Bird will step down as Pacers' president of basketball operations, according to reportSB Nation
Larry Bird Steps Down as Pacers President, Expected to Remain as ConsultantBleacher Report
Sources: Larry Bird stepping down as Pacers presidentYahoo Sports
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Five things we learned from the first round of the NFL Draft - Baltimore Sun

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:01

Baltimore Sun

Five things we learned from the first round of the NFL Draft
Baltimore Sun
It's not that the Alabama cornerback was unworthy of a mid-first-round selection. He's the son of an NFL player. He comes from the best program in college football. He possesses every physical trait necessary to star at his position. He seemingly ...
Eagles should have top-10 defense with Derek Barnett, improved cornerback playComcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Eagles' Derek Barnett's career objective: Win a Super BowlNJ.com
AL.com All-Access: Some thoughts after Day 1 of the NFL draftAL.com
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Roger Goodell says NFL sees no medical benefits from marijuana - ESPN

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:30

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Roger Goodell says NFL sees no medical benefits from marijuana
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell delivered a strong statement against marijuana use Friday, telling ESPN Radio that the league sees no medical benefits and adding that "it may not be healthy for the players long-term." Goodell's comments, made in an ...
Traina Thoughts: Roger Goodell's galling hypocrisy strikes again; Bears GM roasted; moreSports Illustrated
Roger Goodell explains why the NFL isn't changing its stance on marijuana useFOXSports.com
Roger Goodell says NFL still concerned marijuana 'addictive,' 'might not be healthy'CBSSports.com
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Saints' first-round pick Ryan Ramczyk covets opportunity to pave his own path in NFL - NOLA.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:25

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Saints' first-round pick Ryan Ramczyk covets opportunity to pave his own path in NFL
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From guard Kevin Zeitler, center Travis Frederick to offensive tackle Rob Havenstein, among others, the Badgers have their share of offensive linemen in recent years to pave a path in the NFL. Ramczyk, whom the New Orleans Saints selected Thursday ...

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Nike, Under Armour, Adidas spurn deal with Ball - ESPN

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 09:37

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Nike, Under Armour, Adidas spurn deal with Ball
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An endorsement deal with Nike, Under Armour or Adidas is not in the cards for Lonzo Ball. Ball's father, LaVar, confirmed that the three shoe and apparel companies informed him they were not interested in completing a deal with his son. Sources with ...
Nike, More Pass on Lonzo Ball After Father LaVar Asks for Big Baller LicensingBleacher Report
Nike, Under Armour and Adidas all pass on Lonzo Ball shoe dealsMLive.com
Lavar Ball's lofty ambitions cost son Lonzo sneaker deals with Nike, Adidas, and Under ArmourSB Nation
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NFL Draft 2017: Is Eagles' Derek Barnett the next Brandon Graham? - NJ.com

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 09:14

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NFL Draft 2017: Is Eagles' Derek Barnett the next Brandon Graham?
NJ.com
On Thursday night, minutes after selecting Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett in the first round, Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas was asked about his comparison of Barnett to a future Hall of Fame player, Terrell Suggs.
Joe Douglas Era clearly underway with Eagles' selection of Derek BarnettComcast SportsNet Philadelphia
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