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Laquon Treadwell faces important season, whether he admits it or not

The Vikings used the 23rd overall pick on receiver Laquon Treadwell in 2016. He has 21 catches for 215 yards and no touchdowns in two seasons.

Tredwell, 22, played 80 offensive snaps and 47 special teams snaps as a rookie and 500 offensive snaps and 46 special teams snaps last season.

Given that previous precedent, it’s possible that Goodell will ask Gregory for another sustained period of progress before ultimately granting his return.

Dallas Cowboys playing the waiting game For the Cowboys, Gregory’s availability is little more than a pipe dream until it actually materializes.

His failure of multiple drug tests resulted in him missing the majority of the past two seasons, effectively rendering him back to square one from a developmental standpoint.

He’s also arguably further behind than incoming rookies, who have been in the building working since April and who were also playing on a field competitively only months ago.

I just think you try to find out where he is,Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said.

Rodgers talked to the media Monday for the first time since Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reported Rodgers wants some sort of out clause that would allow him to renegotiate the deal if another quarterback gets a bigger deal.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media piggybacked Monday, saying Rodgers wants a series of player options throughout his contract so he can at least have some sort of control over what he makes and under the circumstances under which he makes them.

I don’t talk about it to the media, and I don’t think my agent is either, Rodgers said, via video from Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A lot of it is just conjecture. Or stories that aren’t really based in factual interactions or misrepresented actions. I think that’s just part of it.
Rodgers’ answer didn’t answer the question, but he also didn’t deny he wants some control over his future salary.

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Linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin was arrested in June 2017 and charged with misdemeanor assault after being accused of punching a man at a Manhattan nightclub.

Cornerback Rashard Robinson was accused in December of possessing marijuana-laced candy in Morris County. He was arrested and charged with drug possession and carelessly driving a 2018 Mercedes Benz.

He also had felony charges against him dropped from an incident in January after he was arrested in Florida for allegedly fleeing from police at 105 mph and then threatening the officer’s family.

As for Herndon, Bowles said there was nothing in the team’s research on him before the draft in April to indicate the tight end would have any type of off-field issue.

He had not had a problem, the coach said. He does not have a glitch in his evaluation or anything. There’s nothing to bring up. These things do happen.

Associated Press writer David Porter in Newark contributed.

When they drafted Lamar, I didn’t look at it as a shot at me or a shot at Joe [Flacco], Griffin recently told USA Today. It was, ‘OK, Lamar is coming in here, and it’s our job to help him learn the offense and help him compete.’ So, for me, my job is to show them that I’m an asset to the team and not a detriment.

I’m not here to be pushed over, Manziel said after the game (via The Score). You can come at me because my name’s in the papers, my name’s on TV. You can come at me. I’m not backing down. I’m here for a reason. I’m here to play ball. I’m not going to be treated like s—.

Manziel said he learned some valuable lessons Friday while completing 9 of 11 passes for 80 yards and adding 10 yards rushing on two carries.

Still feeling it out. It’s a different game, Manziel said of the adjustment to Canadian football’s unique rules and rhythms.

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Cardinals wrap up draft class contracts by signing Mason Cole Jersey

Add the Cardinals to the list of teams with all of their 2018 draft picks under contract.
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They wrapped up that bit of business on Thursday by signing offensive lineman Mason Cole to a four-year deal. Cole was a third-round pick in April and and one of six players drafted by Arizona this year.

Let’s say five teams found franchise running backs. That’s not enough of a successful rate to trust that Barkley is a lock to turn into a perennial superstar. If we look back 10 more years, we’ll find two more Hall of Famers (Marshall Faulk and Barry Sanders) and two total washouts (Ki-Jana Carter and Blair Thomas) alongside Garrison Hearst, who falls somewhere in between.

Do the same analysis for quarterbacks, and you’ll get roughly similar results. Of the 27 passers drafted in the top five since 1998, three (Philip Rivers and the Manning brothers) are likely to make the Hall of Fame. It’s still too early to judge a handful Kris Letang Womens Jersey of those quarterbacks, but at least half of those teams came away with a guy they considered their franchise passer past their rookie deal.

Kids Marcus Johansson Jersey Wood won’t be returning any of the bonus money and he won’t be on the Buffalo roster anymore either. John Wawrow of the Associated Press was the first to report that the Bills will release Wood. Field Yates of ESPN adds that the move comes after the two sides reached an injury settlement.

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Wood started 120 games over nine seasons with the Bills. Buffalo signed former Bengals center Russell Bodine as a free agent and also have Ryan Groy on hand as an option in the middle of the offensive line. The Bills also released guard Richie Incognito after his own flirtation with retirement and traded tackle Cordy Glenn to the Bengals this offseason.

Shazier felt the rush of memories with another spring game in Columbus, too. He starred at linebacker for the Buckeyes from 2011-13. He totaled 144 tackles and 23.5 tackles for loss in 2013 before Pittsburgh selected him with the No. 15 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

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C.J. Anderson Jersey: My 1,000 yards rushing ‘was just a start’

Even before the Denver Broncos parted ways with C.J. Anderson last month, it quickly became obvious there wasn’t much of market for the veteran running back’s services.
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The Carolina Panthers eventually signed Anderson to a one-year contract, but the experience left him eager to prove his doubters wrong.

I should be in my prime, Anderson told Scott Fowler of the Charlotte Observer. I think I have an opportunity to do something really special here. I asked for the one-year deal. I want to prove myself that I can still play this game at a high level.

The timing couldn’t be worse since the veteran running back is also suspended for the first four regular-season games after聽violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy.聽

Do I prefer that they stand? Of course. But I understand if they felt the need to protest. There are some big, complicated issues that we’re all struggling with, and our players are on the front lines. I don’t want to come down on them like a ton of bricks, and I won’t. There will be no club fines or suspensions or any sort of repercussions. If the team gets fined, that’s just something I’ll have to bear.

It would be a shock if Harry Edwards were not appalled by the revised national anthem policy that NFL owners pushed through this week with hopes of squashing player protests. Of course, Edwards, with undoubtedly the most powerful voice for more than a half-century linking sports and society, is livid. This is the dumbest move possible, Edwards told USA TODAY Sports of the聽policy, which mandates players who choose to be on the sideline stand during the anthem. They put the protest movement on blast. They just created a bigger stage than ever. Edwards should know.

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Limited Youth Michael Wacha Jersey For now, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is standing by Williams, but it sounds like that could change since Jones’ trust was based largely on Williams’ original statement that no longer appears to be completely true. I know Terrance. He’s solid.

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Reuben Foster ‘s misdemeanor marijuana charge stemming from his arrest in January has been dropped, Tuscaloosa (Alabama) County District Attorney Hays Webb told on Friday.
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Foster’s case was dismissed after the San Francisco 49ers linebacker successfully completed a diversion program that included education and periodic drug testing, Webb said. He also paid court fees and a $100 bond amount.

The development comes two days after a judge in California dismissed felony domestic violence charges against Foster from a separate incident in February. He’s still facing a misdemeanor weapons charge in that case.

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Here’s where the data gets kooky: Keenum didn’t throw past the sticks often, but his third-down conversion rate of 46.3 percent ranked fifth in the NFL. So somehow Keenum’s short passes got results.

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Before 1888, tackling below the waist was illegal. Before 1906, the neutral zone did not exist, and teams needed five yards (not 10) to earn a first down. Until 1909, a field goal was worth four points, and until 1912, a touchdown was worth five.

In 1933, the NFL legalized the forward pass from anywhere behind the line of scrimmage. In 1943, the league mandated the use of helmets. In 1950, unlimited free substitution opened the door for position specialization. Until 1951, offensive linemen were eligible to catch forward passes. In 1955, ball carriers began being deemed down if they touched the ground with any part of their bodies except hands or feet while in the grasp of an opponent.

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Steelers’ Antonio Brown advises Le’Veon Bell to ‘show up’

Antonio Brown has some advice for his teammate.

After dealing with a contract dispute of his own in recent years, the Steelers wide receiver encouraged running back Le’Veon Bell to consider the repercussions of sitting out in anger.

“We all know Le’Veon is a competitor and is highly conditioned, always taking care of his body and putting himself in high condition,” Brown said. “The one thing about Le’Veon that makes him special, he takes his game seriously.

“It’s never a question or doubt about his game, is he physically ready? I know when he walks in the building, whenever he shows up, you know what you’re going to get — you’re going to get a guy who’s ready to take 400 to 500 carries, a guy who’s willing to run and catch the ball, a guy who can do it all.”

Williams, reduced to just 10 games due to lingering injuries, thinks he can use last season’s disappointment to reach his full potential.

“It is what it is,” Williams said, via “Even when you’re doing good, you’re going to have haters. Haters are going to hate. Somebody has to hate on you to keep you going. So I appreciate all the haters. But Mike Williams is going to be on top next year, and they’re going to be on the bandwagon. So we are going to take it like that.”

After missing so much time early last season with back and hamstring injuries, Williams feels like a full offseason will help quarterback Philip Rivers gain confidence in him.

“I missed a lot of games, that was the main thing,” Williams said. “I missed camp and I missed the first four games. How can a quarterback get any rhythm with a receiver who missed all of camp and that many games?ravens_117

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Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham’s continued Authentic Jason Sanders Jersey attendance at Giants workouts was #asexpected, and allows the team to think about the future of what could be a prolific offensive tandem.
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In a normal quarterback competition, the veteran journeyman opens camp as the starter, while the hotshot rookie takes second-string reps and gets mentored. The rookie then slowly erodes the veteran’s hold on the starting job by impressing in seven-on-seven drills, scrimmages and in mop-up duty in the first preseason game. Then the head coach surprises everyone by announcing that the rookie will start the second preseason game. (It happens constantly, but we always act surprised.) A solid start propels the rookie into the starting lineup. A bad game? Well, that’s why the journeyman earns eight figures.

He did some amazing things, Aaron Rodgers recently told the Greenville News regarding Watson, via the Texans’ official website. Obviously he’s extremely gifted athletically and can throw all over the field. That gives him a lot of different weapons to use in that offense.

So what advice could Watson use as he prepares for the second year of his career?

I don’t think he needs any advice, Rodgers said. He had a fantastic year.
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And then came the advice.
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As he’ll find out, the second year is maybe the toughest year for a quarterback because you have an entire offseason for teams 鈥?especially teams in your division 鈥?to study you, Rodgers said. It makes things a little harder. I played pretty decent my first year and came back in ’09 and was seeing some different looks because there’s a lot more film on you.

Rodgers is right. As defenses learn more about the things that a player likes to do, defenses figure out how to take those things away, and to force the player to do things that maybe he doesn’t want to do.

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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Florida Gators linebacker Scot Brantley has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
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If they were sitting in front of me, I’d say, ‘You’re a liar, because this is a legitimate claim,’ Mary said. And I’m sure there are many other people who have been denied.

deny until you die. That’s what the players think the NFL is doing and has done. And that’s what they think has happened to the many friends that they have and loved that are gone.

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In addition to his battle with Alzheimer’s, he suffered two strokes in 2008, losing nearly all of his sight in his left eye. He underwent heart surgery to repair damage from the strokes.

Now the question is how the hedge fund billionaire from Pittsburgh will change the culture that led Richardson, under investigation by the league for alleged sexual and workplace misconduct, to sell the team he bought for $140 million for a record $2.275 billion.

I don’t know exactly what’s there, because I haven’t been there, Tepper said shortly after being introduced by commissioner Roger Goodell at the league’s spring meetings. For me to exactly speak about that, exactly what I am going to do, it’s almost impossible.

Jones wouldn’t address the allegations against Richardson, saying he didn’t know what happened first-hand.

Tepper, meanwhile, was limited in what Allen Iverson Jersey he could say because he won’t be in charge until the sale is completed in July, at which time sources have told ESPN the league will announce the findings of the investigation into Richardson.

Tuesday’s approval just put Tepper, 60, one step closer to taking over the team that far surpassed the then-NFL record $1.4 billion Buffalo Bills sold for in 2014.

Until the sale is official, Tepper will use his lack of knowledge to defuse questions about potential change.

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Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden got his hands dirty, taking over laundry duties to help out some moms on Mother’s Day.
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The Raiders, partnering with Tide, released a short video (which you can watch here) showing Gruden grinding on some laundry on this special day.

Well, you gotta take care of mom, because she’s irreplaceable, Gruden said at the start of the video. And you get a chance once a year to really show your true appreciation. It’s important.

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In an increasingly interactive world, the NFL stands to profit from fans who are more interested in every detail of the happenings during a game. Just don’t expect the NFL to officially sanction those activities any time soon.

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We’ll just have to wait and see, but like I said, I’m just going to do everything I can. I have high aspirations and confidence in myself and my abilities.

He will have a few things working in his favor, and the list starts with Manning. If Giants fans needed another reason to appreciate their longtime starter, they needed only to look at the situation unfolding in Pittsburgh as Manning’s 2004 draft classmate Ben Roethlisberger confronts his likely replacement.

The Steelers took Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph in the third round, and Roethlisberger practically promised to hidden the rookie’s playbook in interviews that followed. This, remember, is the same Roethlisberger who has hinted that his retirement is coming sooner than later.

But just before Boone was named manager, Kevin Reese, the Yankees’ vice president of player development, called Pedrique, who hadn’t yet heard from the team about his future.

The Democratic trajectory right now is more uncertain than it has been since I started in politics in the ’80s, said Simon Rosenberg, a longtime Democratic strategist at NDN, a think tank.

And I think no one has a leg up.

The questions are big ones — of style and policy — that can only be answered in the story told by the candidate who eventually captures the party’s imagination.

Some promote a vision of a youthful future, while others speak of their own wizened experience. Some use the language of the private sector, while others have begun to promote guaranteeing public-sector jobs for all unemployed Americans. Some speak of class as the defining American divide, while others ­focus first on racial and gender inequality. Some are brawlers ready to take on Trump, while others pose as healers to call the country back to better angels.

They have begun to grapple with the sense that Trump’s presence has erased all of the old rules, even for Democrats, and that the party should consider looking outside the standard roster of governors and senators — perhaps to a business executive-entertainer like Oprah Winfrey, who has so far resisted calls for her to run, or a mayor.colts_014