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Berry: Very early 2016 fantasy football rankings

Matthew Berry presents his way-too-early 2016 fantasy football rankings, for those who never stop preparing for the next season.

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Examining potential landing spots for Matt Forte

Forte is done in Chicago after eight productive seasons, and New England, Green Bay and Denver are among the teams that could have interest in the 30-year-old running back.

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Vote: Who will win Super Bowl LI?

The Seahawks, Panthers, Patriots and Steelers are among the favorites to reach Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston next year.

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Sando: Landing spots for RG III

With Robert Griffin III's release from Washington all but inevitable, Mike Sando takes stock of which teams around the NFL could be interested in the QB's services once he hits the open market.

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32 NFL players who need a change of scenery

Robert Griffin III out in Washington? The Giants moving on from Jason Pierre-Paul? NFL Nation reporters pick a player who needs a change of scenery for all 32 NFL teams.

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Monson: 10 sleeper NFL free agents for 2016

Need a tight end with upside (Dwayne Allen), or a solid short-term option at corner (Adam Jones)? Sam Monson identifies 10 lower-profile free agents who could make a big impact.

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1dSeth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr.

Inside the NFL's wild return to LA

Few could have guessed that the league's return would become so bloody, bitter and, most of all, emblematic of how power in the NFL truly works.

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Bowen: Five rookies ready to pop in Year 2

Which rookies are ready to take their games to the next level? Matt Bowen highlights five players, including Titans WR Dorial Green-Beckham, who displayed a rare athletic skill set in Year 1.

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2dMatt Bowen

Bowen: What it's like to get cut in the NFL

From surprise phone calls to running 40s at the local park, seven-year vet Matt Bowen details what this time of year is like for NFL veterans who get cut loose.

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Elite defense is alternate path to Super Bowl

The Broncos' title run doesn't mean we're entering an era where defense trumps quarterback play. But there's renewed hope for teams that lack a top-10 signal-caller, writes Kevin Seifert.

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Offseason predictions for all 32 NFL teams

From Kirk Cousins signing a long-term deal in Washington to Colin Kaepernick making amends in San Francisco, NFL Nation reporters give one prediction for every team in the league.

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2016 NFL key dates

The scouting combine and free agency are right around the corner. Here's a list of important dates on the 2016 NFL calendar.

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Who's heading to the NFL combine?

The NFL combine kicks off on Feb. 23, and this year, 332 prospects were invited to Indianapolis to showcase their skills. Full list and snubs

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Talib fined for Super Bowl infractions

Broncos CB Aqib Talib was fined a total of $26,044 for two of his penalties in the game. He was flagged for taunting and later penalized for another personal foul when he grabbed the facemask of WR Corey Brown and twisted Brown to the ground.

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Kristen Wiig's perfect Peyton impression

Favorite color? "Green-ish." Favorite clothing store? "Sears." -- Peyton Manning, aka Wiig. Watch

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Who will win Super Bowl LI?

We're back to Roman numerals for the 2016 season, where the early title favorites include the Patriots, Panthers, Seahawks and Steelers. Who's going to win? Vote

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Berry's very early 2016 fantasy rankings

For those who never stop preparing for the next season, Matthew Berry gets a jumpstart with a few assumptions, including Peyton Manning's retirement and a healthy Le'Veon Bell. Fantasy football rankings

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Robert Kraft tweaks Manning family

Peyton Manning has another Super Bowl ring to add to the Manning's collection, but the Patriots owner is not impressed. "I happened to see Archie [at the Super Bowl]," Kraft told WCVB. "He has two sons now, who have won two Super Bowls [each]. But with all due respect, we got one son -- who has won four."

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Hoge: Forte would be a good guy to get

An NFL team looking for a proven running back and team leader should consider Matt Forte, according to Merril Hoge.

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Chipper, Ward to join Georgia Hall of Fame

Former Braves star Chipper Jones and four-time Pro Bowler Hines Ward are among eight who will be inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame this month. Story

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Peyton's decision might not be so easy

An NFL player takes a lot of factors into consideration when deciding whether to retire. As Former Patriots and Jets center Damien Woody put it: "I don't think the love of game ever leaves you. Ever. It's the wear of preparing Monday through Saturday. And the offseason. The minicamps. The meetings." A gift and a curse

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Report: Jay Bromley won't be charged

Following accusations of sexual assault from a January incident, the Giants DT will not face charges, according to a statement from his attorney and a media report. A high-ranking police official told the New York Daily News, "There's no criminality."

Cam Newton: I will win my way

The Panthers QB reached out to "PANTHERNAT1ON" on Instagram, maintaining that he will continue to stay true to himself. The photo shows a pensive Cam posing beside a Muhammad Ali quote. T-shirt says it all

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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions have signed OT Lamar Holmes, who played with the Falcons from 2012 to 2015 before being released in December.

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Seat replacement project is underway at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.

Does Andrew Luck deserve big pay day?

Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith agree that the Colts QB is about to get a big raise, but differ on Jim Irsay's motivation for giving it to him.

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Who wants to date a Kansas City Chief?

Travis Kelce is looking for love in a very 21st century way, by taking part in his own reality show.

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Dissecting the top 5 picks of the NFL draft

Tennessee, San Diego, Cleveland, Dallas and Jacksonville all have needs they'll hope to fill in the upcoming draft. For the Browns? It's a QB. Again. Draft needs

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Field Yates @FieldYates

Since entering the league in 2008, Matt Forte has played 594 more snaps than any other RB in the NFL. A true workhorse for the Bears.

No McCoy arrest before Wednesday

Larry Krasner, attorney for Bills RB LeSean McCoy, told OTL's John Barr that there would be "nothing before Wednesday." However, a source close to the case told Barr that it's still possible there could be an arrest warrant before Wednesday. McCoy was allegedly involved in a nightclub assault in Philadelphia.

Teams that can follow Broncos' blueprint

A lot of teams will try to copy Denver's Super Bowl-winning formula, but three franchises actually have the potential on defense to pull it off, including the blitz-happy Jets. 3 teams (Insider)

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Guinness hooks up Watt with special label

When in Ireland, drink Guinness. At least, that's what J.J. Watt does. And the beer company is glad to hear it. Personalized label

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NBA Hall of Famer vs. Super Bowl Champ

Magic Johnson and Peyton Manning faced off in a game of Egg Russian Roulette, and what's better than two legends smashing raw eggs on their heads? So weird, so awesome

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Inside the NFL's return to Los Angeles

One NFL owner called the meeting a "s--- show." On Dec. 2 at the Four Seasons in Irving, Texas, the owners-only meeting had a single agenda item: Which team or teams should be allowed to relocate to Los Angeles? The deciding factors

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