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May 26

Thomas Dimitroff reflects on trading up for Julio Jones

When Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff gave up two first-round picks, a second-round pick and two fourth-round picks to get the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft, plenty of people thought he was crazy. Even Bill Belichick advised Dimitroff not…

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May 26

10 NFL Teams That May Never Win a Super Bowl

History hasn’t been kind to several NFL teams, but for these 10 franchises, the trend of never winning a Super Bowl may never come to an end.

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May 26

Jets to hire team’s first female coach to work with DBs in camp, report says

The Jets plan to hire the franchise’s first female coach as a training camp intern this summer who’ll work with the secondary, the New York Daily News reported Thursday, citing unidentified sources. “I’m over the top. I’m humbled and I’m proud,” said Collette Smith, 44, a Queens native

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May 26

Bills need to play on the field like their fans cheer off it

Unless Sean McDermott can break Buffalo’s streak of mediocrity, the most exciting action in Buffalo will be in the parking lots. Buffalo, once home to the perennial AFC champions, now leads the league in most tailgating tables broken and pretty much nothing else. The Bills haven’t been to the playoffs

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May 26

Dogs and ballers: High school teammates Josh Norman and D.J. Swearinger reunite in Washington

Newly acquired Redskins safety D.J. Swearinger broke off on a route during Wednesday’s offseason practice that amused cornerback Josh Norman. “Bro, what was that?” Norman asked Swearinger. Norman said Swearinger replied, “Man, I’m just out here balling.” That’s what Norman remembers most

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May 26

Mehta’s Jets Top 10 Countdown – No. 2: Richardson a star in limbo

The 2017 Jets roster is filled with question marks, but one thing is clear: Woody Johnson wants evidence that Mike Maccagnan and Todd Bowles’ young core is making tangible improvement. I’ll be revealing my Top 10 Players for 2017 every weekday over the next two weeks. The list is made up of the

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May 26

Friday morning one-liners

Bills C Eric Wood feels close to 100 percent after last year’s broken leg. Laremy Tunsil is happy to be back at left tackle for the Dolphins. The Patriots want rookie DT Josh Augusta to lose some weight. The Jets waived/injured WR Brisly Estime after he tore his Achilles tendon. TE Dennis Pitta is happy

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May 26

Jets to hire 1st women coach, lifelong fan Collette Smith

Collette Smith has been a Jets fan her entire life. Now, she — yes, she — will be one of the team’s coaches. The Jets will name Smith, 44, their first woman coach, according to the New York Daily News. She will be a preseason intern working with New York’s defensive backs during training camp

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May 26

NFL Trades That Should Happen Before the 2017 Season Opener

The New England Patriots remain steadfast in their refusal to deal backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. In the NFL, that simply means another team hasn’t offered enough to warrant serious consideration.  Garoppolo may be the most sought-after backup signal-caller the NFL has seen this side of Scott

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May 26

Love Them or Hate Them, NFL Celebrations Are Back, and Players Are Ecstatic

We are about to enter, or perhaps re-enter, an era in which the NFL stops taking itself so seriously. Where the commissioner isn’t solely consumed with punishing players. Where its players can celebrate on the field. Where the league loosens its belt, puts its feet up on the couch and chills the

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May 26

Observations from first open day of Ravens’ organized team activities

Wide receiver Breshad Perriman has been the story from the first week of the Ravens’ organized team activities, so naturally I wrote about him after the first practice reporters were allowed to watch. Check out the story here. Here are my non-Perriman observations from Thursday’s practice. Polished

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May 26

Saints see “same old” Adrian Peterson

Fullback John Kuhn saw a lot of Adrian Peterson while Kuhn was with the Packers watching Peterson run against the Green Bay defense as a member of the Vikings. The two players are now part of the same backfield in New Orleans, something Kuhn said on Th…

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May 26

Ryan Tannehill says ACL is fully healed and “totally normal”

Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill chose to not have surgery on his partially torn ACL, and said that the ligament is healed thanks to stem cell treatments. “Yeah, it’s really strong and ready to go,” Tannehill said, via Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. “I feel good. I’m feeling back to 100 percent

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May 26

Labriola on new TD celebration rules

* Apparently, the future of the Republic wasn’t being endangered by touchdown celebrations after all. * At least that’s one of the conclusions that can be reached after the NFL walked back its draconian stance on touchdown celebrations during league meetings earlier this week in Chicago. * Admittedly

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May 26

O’HARA: Tion Green all ears when it comes to advice

Mike O’Hara Columnist Tion Green speaks fast, like a man who wants to overcome obstacles and make up ground in a hurry. Green is not daunted about the prospect of having to do both this year as an undrafted free agent trying to win a roster spot with the Detroit Lions. Green is taking advice from

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May 26

Former NFL running back Michael Bennett gets five years in prison

Former NFL running back Michael Bennett will spend the next five years in prison, after pleading no contest to felony charges of burglary and identity theft. According to Filipa Ioannou of the San Francisco Chronicle, the 38-year-old Bennett took out $225,000 in loans in the name of his girlfriend’s

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