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Gruden: Grayson worthy of a second-round pick

Jon Gruden gives his take on Garrett Grayson after working with him at the Gruden QB Camp. He says Grayson is worth a second-round pick -- and could possibly sneak into the late first.

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Footing the bill: Nike signs Winston, Mariota

Nike has likely assured itself of the top overall pick in the NFL draft, adding Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Melvin Gordon and Amari Cooper to its stable of endorsers.

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Insider: Draft guides for all 32 NFL teams

Football Outsiders, Scouts Inc. and NFL Nation team up to produce draft guides for all 32 NFL teams, covering need positions, prospect targets and predictions for how draft night will play out.

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Chances Vikings trade Peterson

NFL Insider Adam Caplan and Damien Woody explain why it is not likely that the Vikings will trade RB Adrian Peterson and discuss Peterson's options heading into Minnesota's offseason activities.

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Sport Science Draft Combine: Maxx Williams (2:33)

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Joyner: Sleeper prospects at skill positions

Which QB, RB and WR prospects are flying under the radar in the 2015 draft class? KC Joyner identifies some players in the Day 2 or Day 3 range who could pay off big.

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Chances Vikings trade Peterson (3:05)

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Peyton Manning works to build chemistry (1:22)

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Can Bills' Jackson and McCoy share the backfield? (3:20)

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2015 NFL minicamp and OTA schedules

The 2015 dates for organized team activities and minicamps have been announced. These dates are tentative and subject to change.

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Louis Riddick @LRiddickESPN

Ameer Abdullah going to be an exceptional 3rd down back right out of the gate. His COD/lateral quicks r scary. Love the heart he plays with.

Jeremy Fowler @JFowlerESPN

Not sure whether this means much with draft’s fickle nature but hearing RB Melvin Gordon’s visit with the Browns went very well

Jags agree with former Raider

Center Stefen Wisniewski has agreed to a one-year deal with Jacksonville, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The free agent also visited New England and Washington this offseason.

Steelers' doctors clear Jaelen Strong

The ASU WR (wrist) was cleared by doctors after going through a battery of tests during his visit Friday. His results will be sent to other teams so Strong won't need a medical recheck in Indianapolis. He is an expected first-round pick.

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Vikings' mindset regarding Peterson

Adam Caplan told SportsCenter: "First of all, I don't think they want to trade him. ... They think they're so much better with him." But if they WERE to trade him? "It'd take at least a first-round pick and more compensation."

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Adam Caplan @caplannfl

Notes on Byron Jones: Teams are talking to him about playing CB not FS. Teams looking at him as press CB, not off coverage CB.

OTD: Joe Montana retires

On this date 20 years ago, 49ers QB Joe Montana retired from the NFL. The Hall of Famer led the Niners to four Super Bowl wins with an 11-to-0 touchdown-to-interception ratio.

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Andrew Hawkins' speedy footwork

How do you become a successful NFL wide receiver if you're just 5-foot-7? It helps to have fast feet. Andrew Hawkins might just have the fastest.

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Could Cowboys tweets cause trouble?
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Two tweets from the Cowboys' official Twitter account postured whether or not the team should trade for Adrian Peterson. But, oops, was that tampering?

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No Miller at 49ers offseason program

As a result of his March arrest for suspicion of spousal battery, San Francisco FB Bruce Miller is not participating in the team's offseason program. Said GM Trent Baalke: "We sat down with Bruce and feel it's very important for him to handle this situation. Once it's handled, we'll move on from there.''

Did someone activate Big-Head mode?

No, this year's NFL draft class doesn't have appreciably bigger heads than last year's (we think), but giant NFL helmets have been put in downtown Chicago as the city prepares to host the NFL Draft.

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Mike Rodak @mikerodak

Through two seasons: Tim Tebow: 14 starts (8-6), 73.2 QB rating, 35.3 Total QBR EJ Manuel: 14 starts (6-8), 78.5 QB rating, 35.1 Total QBR

Jeremy Fowler @JFowlerESPN

Asked NFL DC which under-radar front 7 guys he liked: Purdue's Ryan Russell, Clem's Grady Jarrett, Kansas' Ben Heeney, UGA's Ramik Wilson

That time the Raiders took a kicker in Rd. 1

Yes, it really happened. Fifteen years ago this week, Oakland stunned the NFL by making kicker Sebastian Janikowski the No. 17 overall draft pick. Since 2005, no kicker has been taken before the fourth round. 2015 draft order