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Who's right and who's wrong in Fitzpatrick-Jets stare down

Rich Cimini makes the case for both sides, as the Jets and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick continue to dig in their heels on contract negotiations.

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Cowboys have footballs whistling while they work

Inside the Cowboys' meeting room is a sign that reads "The Ball, The Ball, The Ball." Dallas is using a new technology to help protect the ball better and prevent fumbles.

Las Vegas mayor 'very, very confident' about Raiders relocation (2:04)
Keenan Reynolds pays tribute to military heroes on Memorial Day (1:21)
Who cracks first: Fitzpatrick or Jets? (0:57)
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Saints see Andrus Peat as starter, but where?

Offensive lineman Andrus Peat has drawn praise from coach Sean Payton for his progress this offseason, but his final position remains a mystery.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Guess what? New Panthers tight end Parker Cowherd, 7, likes to dab. He demonstrates at his first press conference thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation and the team.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Parker Cowherd, 7, is giving his first press conference as a member of the Carolina Panthers thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals have been pretty coy all spring about saying how much or little they'll keep from Hue Jackson's offense under new OC Ken Zampese. Based off what we've seen today, the 2016 Bengals offense may not look much differently from the 2015 unit.

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After 6 NFL seasons, former Eagles, Giants and Seahawks DB Walter Thurmond is retiring at the age of 28, according to source.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Mario Alford may be the Bengals' smallest-in-stature WR, but he goes up high for this pass from Andy Dalton during OTAs. Could he help replace Mohamed Sanu?


Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Just spoke to agent Bus Cook about a report that his client, former Titans right tackle David Stewart, was killed in a car crash: "There is absolutely no truth to that rumor. I just talked to David 15 minutes ago. He's down in Alabama working on his farm."

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

By my unofficial count, appears missing Bengals at today's OTA are: Rey Maualuga, Jake Fisher, Cedric Ogbuehi, James Wright, Tyler Eifert, Ryan Hewitt, Alex Redmond and Brandon Thompson. Fisher, Maualuga and Eifert (ankle surgery) are not here at all. The others are present but not practicing.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says the offense should be better this year with wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin back from a knee injury. He says the entire team should be better.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin isn't wearing a brace or babying his left knee that underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL last summer. He also isn't participating in team drills. Here is more of what he had to say.


Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

After the birth of his son Tripp last week, AJ McCarron is back to work with the Bengals alongside Andy Dalton and other QBs.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Back to work in Cincinnati. Week 2 of OTAs have begun for the Bengals.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers DTs Star Lotulelei, Kawann Short and Paul Soliai were out taking care of personal issues. That gave first-round pick Vernon Butler a lot of first team reaps. Coach Ron Rivera can't wait to see the tape.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Good morning from the first day of the Arizona Cardinals last week of OTAs. It's hot out here today.

Who brought the dogs back?

The campaign started through social media, but a local TV broadcast helped return Texans LB Whitney Mercilus' dogs (Rocky and Princess) to him. How it happened