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Raiders have made progress in Vegas, now owners want the facts

The idea of the Raiders moving to Las Vegas isn't as crazy as it used to sound, but Mark Davis has a lot of things to accomplish before he gets the green light to move his team.

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Biggest upcoming roster decision for all 32 NFL teams

Will Le'Veon Bell's knee injury affect his new contract with Pittsburgh? Will Washington lock up Kirk Cousins or wait it out? Field Yates sizes up the key looming decision for every team.

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1dMichael Rothstein

Source: Lions' Abdullah had labrum surgery

Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah had surgery to repair a torn labrum, according to a source close to the situation, and is expected to be back by the start of training camp this summer.

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Goodell reaffirms NFL's concussion research role

In the wake of a congressional report critical of the NFL, commissioner Roger Goodell reaffirmed the league's commitment to concussion research in a letter Thursday to the 32 team owners.

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2dMike Sando

2016 offseason grades for all 32 NFL teams

Which NFL teams actually made themselves better this offseason? Our crew of NFL Insiders dissects all the relevant draft picks and deals, grading each franchise's performance.

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Resetting the market in NFL free agency

The free-agent marketplace has slowed significantly since May began, but there are still veteran players available as training camp approaches. John Clayton lists the top 15 yet to be signed. Who is left?

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GameDay 100: Jerry Rice, the trash talker?

The Hall of Famer wasn't known for his trash talk, but that doesn't mean he never tried it.

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Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Marshawn Lynch's legacy still alive and well across Seattle. A picture here from the wall of Beth's Cafe.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints rookie WR Michael Thomas asked what it's like to be out there catching passes from Drew Brees: "Man, words can't really explain it. Whenever he's back there and he's throwing the ball, I'm making sure I catch it and I have my hands up and ready. ... He's a legend in my household. A lot of respect for him and the way he plays the game and the way he handles himself off the field."

Lions adapting to life without Megatron

Calvin Johnson is missed as more than a franchise wide receiver. He was one of the most respected players in the locker room and one of the hardest workers the Lions had, writes Michael Rothstein. Moving forward

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Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Navy's Keenan Reynolds can defer military service to play in the NFL. He made the announcement during his graduation speech at the Naval Academy. "I'm truly exited to proudly serve my country while having the ability to fulfill my dream of playing for the best organization," Reynolds said.

Louis Riddick @LRiddickESPN

Not surprising why there are #NFL teams that are always in the championship hunt, & those that make an occasional run &/or never make a run.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Browns have signed LB Emmanuel Ogbah (second-round pick) and S Derrick Kindred (fourth round) to contracts. Eight of the team's 14 draft picks are signed.

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When you're named a #spellingbee co-champion and a @dallascowboys fan, you throw up the Dez Bryant X.

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James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill had high praise for second-year WR DeVante Parker (pictured) this week: "I expect him to be a heck of a football player, a guy that other teams fear."

Innocuous tweet sets off epic thread

A simple Panthers tweet trumpeting their depth at wide receiver somehow turned into a lengthy exchange of GIFs with the Bears' Twitter account. And it all ended when Carolina coach Ron Rivera got involved. Social media battle

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Nihar Janga threw up the X after tying for the Spelling Bee Championship and Dez Bryant loved it.