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Eric Dickerson: Sean Mannion should start over Jared Goff

Eric Dickerson isn’t done offering his opinions about the Rams. Dickerson, the Hall of Fame former Rams running back who routinely ripped Jeff Fisher before he was fired as the Rams’ coach last year, is now weighing in on the Rams’ quarterback situation. And in Dickerson’s view, last year’s first overall

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One Dozen Debates: O-Line Shuffle

Ali Marpet played left tackle in college and has spent his first two NFL seasons at right guard, but there was always the possibility that he would end up at center. Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht first floated the idea of Marpet playing center…

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C.J. Mosley is compared to Ray Lewis by one of his fiercest rivals

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer Close University of Maryland graduate Lives in the Baltimore area with his wife and son Follow on Twitter OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Players receive compliments from coaches and teammates all the time. It’s more unusual when the pat on the back comes from one of your biggest

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C.J. Mosley is compared to Ray Lewis by one of his fiercest rivals

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer Close University of Maryland graduate Lives in the Baltimore area with his wife and son Follow on Twitter OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Players receive compliments from coaches and teammates all the time. It’s more unusual when the pat on the back comes from one of your biggest

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Rookie Duke Riley could crack starting lineup for Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons could have a handful of new starters compared to last year’s season-opening lineup against the Buccaneers. Here’s a starting lineup projection: Offense Quarterback (Matt Ryan): The reigning MVP hasn’t missed a game since 2009 and will be looking to pass for 4,000 yards

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Giants might count on rookies Evan Engram, Dalvin Tomlinson to start

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter The New York Giants could have as many as 19 returning starters when the NFL season opens, but there are two rookies and two second-year players trying to earn their spots this summer. Here’s a starting-lineup projection entering training camp

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Vikings’ remade offensive line leaning on Riley Reiff, Mike Remmers

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer Press Also covered Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and Washington Nationals Twin Cities native and University of Minnesota graduate Follow on Twitter The Minnesota Vi…

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The case for ‘uncommon’ Deshaun Watson as the Texans’ starting QB

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Packers for ESPN Milwaukee Marquette University graduate Follow on Twitter HOUSTON — It was late on a Saturday night in January, just a few weeks after Deshaun Watson enrolled at Clemson. Tigers offens…

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LeGarrette Blount adds scoring punch to Eagles starting lineup

Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter The Philadelphia Eagles could have as many as four new starters on offense — including three at skill positions — when the NFL season opens. Here’s a starting lineup projection: Offense Quarterback (Carson Wentz): The rookie stats (62.4 percent

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Seahawks counting on new starters Eddie Lacy, Luke Joeckel to get offense on track

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer Close Covered the Philadelphia Eagles for Philadelphia Magazine and Philly.com from 2008 to 2015. Covered the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL for BaltimoreSun.com from 2006 to 2008. Follow on Twitter The Seattle Seahawks could ha…

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It’s not Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton when it comes to shoulder recovery

The suspense surrounding the 2017 season for the Indianapolis Colts sits on the right shoulder and overall health of quarterback Andrew Luck. Everyone — the front office, coaches, teammates and fans — is anxiously waiting for Luck to make his return …

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Falcons’ Dan Quinn hopes Raheem Morris will be NFL head coach again

If anything were to cause Dan Quinn to be away from his team for a period of time during the season, the Atlanta Falcons coach wouldn’t be the least bit concerned about business operating as usual. Quinn knows he has someone more than capable of stepping in and running the team in his place. That

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Bears counting on Quintin Demps, Prince Amukamara to start

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer Dickerson covers the Chicago Bears for ESPN’s NFL Nation. He is the co-host of “Dickerson & Hood” on the ESPN Radio national network, and is heard in Chicago on ESPN 1000. Follow on Twitter The Chicago Bears could have as many as eight new starters when

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Injuries on defense raise questions in Bucs’ latest starting lineup projection

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Buccaneers since 2009 Joined ESPN in 2016 Follow on Twitter The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could have as many as eight new starters when the NFL season opens, and possibly more, enjoying more depth than they’ve had in years at a number of position groups.

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O.J. Simpson will be welcome at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

The Pro Football Hall of Fame invites every Hall of Famer to its annual enshrinement ceremony every year, and that will include O.J. Simpson in 2018. Asked whether Simpson will be welcome once he’s paroled, the Hall of Fame told ESPN, “All Hall of Famers are invited to attend the annual enshrinement

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Two decades later, could Sam Darnold jilt Jets by pulling a Peyton?

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer Close Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter After a short hiatus, the New York Jets mailbag is back. Naturally, our question of the week involves the quarterback p…

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