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Seifert: Robert Kraft is ready to fight

Using words like "unfathomable" to describe the NFL's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension, Patriots owner Robert Kraft is in full rebellion mode. And don't expect him back down any time soon.

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Goodell's 20-page appeal decision

Wonder why Roger Goodell upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension? The commissioner lays out his reasoning in this 20-page memo.


Bryant on the brink of a breakout season

Martavis Bryant is a Steeler to love entering this season in your NFL fantasy league, according to Matthew Berry. But you might want to stay away from the Steelers' defense and special teams.


The NFL's All-Bad-Contracts team

There are certain flaws to certain contracts that make them exceptionally bad, like paying for the outlier, or getting a system guy who's not in the system. And in the NFL, as Bill Barnwell points out, there's no shortage of bad deals. Bad contracts roster

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Berry on the support shown by players, coaches and fans: "The whole NFL family came together and it meant a lot to me."

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Chip Kelly has been texting with Mark Helfrich today, wondering how ESPN campus is on Deflategate Doomsday in Bristol.

'This is very sad and disappointing'

Patriots owner Robert Kraft had harsh words for the NFL: "Given the facts ... it is completely incomprehensible to me that the league continues to take steps to disparage one of its all-time great players."


Edwards: Goodell leveling playing field

Herm Edwards on Roger Goodell: "The commissioner's No. 1 job is to protect the integrity of professional football. ... The rules were not played by fairly, in the commissioner's eyes, and there are consequences."


Ryan Kerrigan gets multiyear extension

The Redskins LB had a career-best 13.5 sacks last season and his five forced fumbles tied for the NFL lead. Said Kerrigan: "To get to a moment like this where you get a chance to play out the rest of your NFL career with the team that drafted you, the team that you love ... it's an awesome feeling."

'I tried to do what I thought was right'

Patriots owner Robert Kraft blasted the NFL for upholding Tom Brady's four-game suspension and apologized to the team's fans for agreeing to accept the league's penalties. 'I was wrong'

Welcome back, Eric Berry

The Chiefs safety, wearing No. 29, took the field at practice today, eight months after being diagnosed with lymphoma.

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Revis on his NE Super Bowl ring: "It's awesome. Lot of bling." Won't wear it in Jets' locker rm: "You'll see NY Jets' green when we get it."

Cowboys report to training camp today

It's been a busy offseason for Jerry Jones and company. Among the notable additions was Greg Hardy, who is suspended for the first 4 games.

A chocolate Peyton Manning statue

Sculptor Tim King is creating a larger-than-life chocolate version of the Broncos QB for the 2015 Choctober Event. Beware hungry fans.


Tom Brady: 'I did nothing wrong'

"I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either. ... To suggest that I destroyed a phone to avoid giving the NFL information it requested is completely wrong." Full statement

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'Wrong to put my faith in the league'

Patriots owner Robert Kraft: "I had hoped that Tom Brady's appeal to the league would provide Roger Goodell the necessary explanation. ... Now the league has taken the matter to court. A tactic only a lawyer would recommend."

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Steelers player rep Ramon Foster glad NFLPA will to fight for Tom Brady in court. “That’s what the union so supposed to do,” he said.

McCarthy: No plans to limit Rodgers' reps

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he isn't planning to limit Aaron Rodgers' workload: "We're not counting throws all the time, and it's not a concern as it will be when he's later in his career." The QB is coming off consecutive injury-marred seasons.