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With Buddy-like bravado, Rex Ryan loved to boast about his father

The father is supposed to brag about the son, but the roles were reversed during Rex's six-year run as the Jets' coach. From his first day on the job to the bitter end, Rex never missed an opportunity to laud Buddy's accomplishments.

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Inside the Pittsburgh Steelers' 2-point party

Two be or not two be isn't a question for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who love their chances to spread teams out and get two points after touchdowns.

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Don Rogers: A life too short

Eight days after the death of Len Bias, Cleveland Browns star Don Rogers also died of a cocaine overdose

A lot still to be determined with Wentz (0:52)
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NFL Nation: Are Jaguars contenders in AFC South?

Jacksonville added two key free agents in DT Malik Jackson and FS Tashaun Gipson and drafted CB Jalen Ramsey and LB Myles Jack in the first two rounds. Have the Jaguars improved enough defensively to be a legitimate contender in the division?

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Most team-friendly contracts for all 32 NFL teams

J.J. Watt and Aaron Rodgers, who stand to earn a combined $23.1 million from their teams in 2016, are the biggest names on Mike Sando's list of players working under team-friendly contracts.

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Buddy Ryan's letter to 1985 Bears

In ESPN's 30 for 30 on the '85 Bears, members of Ryan's famed 46 Defense read a letter from their former defensive coordinator, often fighting back tears. Transcript

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Newton more important than Brady?

Has Cam Newton, third on USA Today's ranking of the top 100 people in the NFL, eclipsed Tom Brady (10th) in terms of influence?


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DL coach for Vikings, 72 sacks in 1984 (NFL record) with Bears, 85 Bears--best defense of all time.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked about his comments to the Jim Rome show about Rex Ryan's job security, Jim Kelly said Tuesday, "We already texted. That's all good."

Most player-friendly contracts for all 32 NFL teams

Tom Brady and Ndamukong Suh, two of the league's highest-paid players in 2016, are among the stars on Mike Sando's list. Insider

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