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4hBill Barnwell

The NFL's best, worst in red zone, and what it means for 2016

Bill Barnwell takes a big-picture look at the red zone, including which teams and players have been consistently stellar. Predictably, the Brady-to-Gronk connection earns high marks.

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6hJames Walker

Work just beginning for Dolphins DE Dion Jordan

Former first-round pick Dion Jordan will get a fresh start with a new coaching staff, but it's also a staff that won't hesitate to move on without him.

Fumbles force change by Matt Jones (0:45)
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Vote now: How does your NFL team stack up?

ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings grades organizations on everything from ticket prices and stadium experience to the talent on the field, court or rink. How does your favorite NFL team stack up? Vote now!

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1dJeremy Fowler

Steelers need Rolls-Royce driver Brown more than ever

Antonio Brown has put his contract situation on hold and is expected to arrive at training camp in a Rolls-Royce, and the Steelers should be appreciative, for they need Brown more than ever.

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1dTodd Archer

Should Cowboys look into Nick Foles?

The Cowboys have only Kellen Moore and Dak Prescott behind Tony Romo. Given Romo's injury history, they might want to consider a run at Nick Foles.

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Top under-the-radar storylines for all 32 NFL teams

Will Michael Bennett's contract situation become a distraction for the Seahawks? Do the Patriots have enough at running back? NFL Nation reporters pick a hidden storyline to watch for every team.

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10hDan Graziano

NFL's 20 most impactful offseason moves for 2016

The Jets made nice with Ryan Fitzpatrick, and the Texans placed a rather large bet on Brock Osweiler. Those are just two of the offseason moves that will affect the 2016 season the most.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

First heat issue of the Panthers camp was first round pick Vernon Butler. He left for an IV after experiencing cramps.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Ameer Abdullah in a red no-contact jersey today for Day 1 of training camp for the Lions.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

In his first practice with the Detroit Lions, Anquan Boldin got a lot of work with the No. 1 offense. Most of it came in the slot with Golden Tate and Marvin Jones outside. He also looked pretty good, extending a little to catch a couple of passes.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"I feel like we're In the midst of a great, I don't know what to call it." - Khalil Mack, on the changing culture he and Derek Carr hoped to bring to Oakland when they were drafted two years ago.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans refurbished locker room.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans hallway.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Le'Veon Bell has gotten a few carries in 11-man work. No pads today.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"Me and Coop are kicking it, having long, drawn-out conversations, like he has with you. Getting deep," - a laughing Derek Carr, on camp roommate and notoriously tight-lipped Amari Cooper.

Bill Belichick scolds reporter

A reporter asked about the possibility of Jimmy Garoppolo starting when Tom Brady becomes eligible.


Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota showed me one exercise he does to strengthen his VMOs -- vastus medial obliques. The tear drop muscles above the kneecap help with stability and injury prevention.


John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins running back Chris Thompson left the field about five minutes early with an athletic trainer. Thompson was walking OK.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Rookie linebacker Su'A Cravens showed his athleticism with a leaping interception of a Colt McCoy check down.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons announce signing of WR Chris King out of Duquesne. King initially signed with Arizona after 2016 draft. Now one roster spot available.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Defensive lineman Stephen Paea has had some effective rushes today. He would have sacked Kirk Cousins when he quickly beat center Kory Lichtensteiger to the left. Paea showed that same quickness in beating Spencer Long in a one-on-one.

Is Cam Newton having a 'midlife crisis?'

David Newton had to ask after Panthers teammate Thomas Davis joked that Newton looked like something out of an Odell Beckham style book Friday. Trendsetter

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets DE Sheldon Richardson was excused for a personal reason, per Todd Bowles. He will be back in a couple of days.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Raiders alumni pose for pic with Mark Davis

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets practice recap: Terrific day by Ryan Fitzpatrick (23-for-26). Who needs OTAs? Three nice deep balls by Geno Smith. Only blemish was an interception with 20 seconds on the clock in a hurry-up situation. Kenbrell Tbompkins, on his 28th birthday, was everywhere. Rookie WR Jalin Marshall is turning heads.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Aside from A.J. Green, Jake Kumerow has been the Bengals WR who has gotten the most consistent applause from fans today. The former undrafted free agent has caught his share of contested balls, and made it look relatively easy. Keep your eye on that name ...

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

"I feel as good as I've felt ever." – Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer as he enters his 14th NFL season.