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Clayton: Teams that could pursue Ray Rice

Don't expect Ray Rice to be signed any time soon, John Clayton writes. But here are five teams, including the Cowboys, that could consider adding him at the start of training camp.

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Seifert: Sam to CFL a good move

Michael Sam signed with the Montreal Alouettes today and Kevin Seifert likes the move, tweeting: "Smart move here. Needs game action, fresh tape. Plenty of recent CFL-NFL moves based on performance."

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Kelvin Benjamin rehabbing hamstring

The Panthers WR tweaked it over a week ago and will likely miss workouts beginning Tuesday. Any missed practice time is precautionary though, as the injury is not considered serious.

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John Keim @john_keim

Another fwiw: ESPN Cleveland reported a source told them nfl films did not want an unwilling participant for hard knocks. Skins don't want

Report: Browns don't want 'Hard Knocks'

The Browns have asked to opt out to protect Johnny Manziel and that request likely will be granted by the NFL, according to ESPN Cleveland. Potential participants are the Texans, Redskins or Bills. Per rules, the Bills can also opt out since they have a new coach in Rex Ryan.

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Todd Archer @toddarcher

Re Scandrick contract: Impressive feat to get an extension with four years left on deal. Has to be a first for the Cowboys.

Cowboys lock up Orlando Scandrick

The CB reached agreement on a new deal, according to ESPN sources and multiple reports. He reportedly was due $10.5M from Dallas over the next four seasons before this new deal, and will now make $20M over the next five. The new contract was first reported by the NFL Network.

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John Keim @john_keim

FWIW: I was told the Redskins did not want to be on Hard Knocks and do not consider themselves possibilities for the HBO show...

Clayton: Teams who could pursue Rice

Don't expect Ray Rice to be signed any time soon, but there are some teams -- including the Cowboys, who have shown they're willing to take on a player's behavioral baggage -- that could consider adding him at the start of training camp. Five possible teams

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Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

At NFL owner's meetings in 1995, the NFL offered Al Davis 90% financing on a new LA stadium & 2 Super Bowls between 2000-2006. He passed.


"You don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time" - Vince Lombardi

Hernandez enters not guilty plea

Lester Munson: "He is persisting in his posture that he is innocent, that he has been wrongfully accused, and that he intends to somehow regain his reputation and regain his freedom. All of that is very doubtful."


Mike Rodak @mikerodak

If there’s a game for Dareus to miss, the Colts’ one isn’t bad. Yes, they have Gore, but that’s a 3-4 WR team. Run D not as important.

Saints, Peat to four-year deal

First-round pick Andrus Peat has agreed to a four-year deal with the team. The offensive lineman was picked 13th overall out of Stanford.

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Aaron Hernandez sporting new tattoo?

The former Patriot was in court today for the first time since being found guilty of first-degree murder and appeared to have new ink on his neck that read "LIFETIME."


What the Bills will miss in Week 1

Marcell Dareus, who has been suspended for the first game of the 2015 regular season, led all defensive tackles with 10.0 sacks in 2014. GM Doug Whaley said in March that signing Dareus to a long-term deal was their No. 1 post-draft priority.