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Sources: Mariota doesn't plan to attend draft

Just as Jameis Winston does not plan to attend next month's NFL draft in Chicago, neither does Marcus Mariota, per league sources. Mariota informed the league he plans to be in Hawaii among his family and the community that helped raise him

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Winston: I've learned from my mistakes

"I haven't changed at all. I've grown," Jameis Winston told SportsCenter. "I've grown into the person I am now, the young man that I am now. And my actions have to speak [to that]. ... At the end of the day, all my mistakes make me a better person. I get to learn from that."


Michael Sam to the CFL?

Jim Popp, GM of the Montreal Alouettes, to the Montreal Gazette: "The indications were [Sam] was ready to come last fall, and he's still not with us. So I really don't know. Seriously, I'd say our chances are 50/50. ... It's Michael who has to make the decision -- and he might never come."

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Winston finds comfort in the pocket
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Jameis Winston attempted 90.4 percent of his passes from the pocket during his college career, while 80.3 percent of Marcus Mariota's pass attempts came from inside the pocket.

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Mariota: I'll pass on the draft

Neither Marcus Mariota nor Jameis Winston will attend the NFL draft in Chicago. League sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter Tuesday that Mariota informed the NFL it's important to him, personally and culturally, to be in Hawaii, his home state, to celebrate the next step in his life.

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A first for Florida State?

If Jameis Winston is picked in the first round of this year's draft, Florida State will become the first school in the Common Draft era (since 1967) to see three of its QBs taken in the 1st round in the span of five drafts.

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Jameis Winston staying home for draft

The QB's decision to not go to Chicago is based on his grandmother: "[S]he can't travel, she has Type-2 diabetes. ... I want the people who I've been with Day 1 to be around me and enjoy this moment." However, he added that he could still change his mind due to outside "pressure." (via NFL Network)

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How do the Detroit Lions feel about LB DeAndre Levy, who was second in the NFL with 131 tackles last season, walking on the wing of a plane? "The official position," team president Tom Lewand said, "is don't fall."


Fisher big on Winston's work ethic

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher, center, talks with Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith, left, and GM Jason Licht during Florida State's pro day. Fisher on his ex-QB Jameis Winston: "He's the type of guy that goes to the park at 8 a.m. and doesn't leave until night."


Grading Jameis Winston's pro day

Chris Mortensen notes that the QB fixed some of the flaws that dogged him in past seasons, while Todd McShay adds: "They tried to purposely make this workout difficult for him."


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Marcus Mariota told NFL it is important to him, personally and culturally, to be in Hawaii to celebrate next step in life. No draft for him.

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Like Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota does not plan to attend NFL Draft in Chicago, per league sources. Top 2 QBs, maybe top 2 picks, now out.

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"DeMarco ended up asking me, 'Why don't you take a pay cut?' I said, 'I will. I would take a pay cut to go do this,'" Romo told The Ben and Skin Show on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. "He was like, 'OK, now we're back to being friends, again.' I would take $5M less if meant getting him back."


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