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6hJeremy Fowler

Don't expect Johnny Manziel on the field in 2016

The former Browns quarterback has been suspended for the first four games of 2016, making '17 the best-case scenario for an NFL return. But other challenges loom larger than his football career.

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6hTodd Archer

Time for Cowboys to move on from Rolando McClain

While Rolando McClain has shown that he's a playmaker, he has not shown the off-field discipline required to earn the right to play for the Cowboys.

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5hDan Graziano

NFL to continue PED probe despite NFLPA's gripe

The NFL is continuing to pursue an investigation of players named in an Al-Jazeera report on performance-enhancing drugs and remains at odds with its players' association over its right to do so.

Trotter: Cowboys should feed Elliott until he drops (1:08)
Matt Cassel was a little league celebrity (2:33)


ESPN @espn

Johnny Manziel is already suspended four games. But other challenges loom larger than his football career. es.pn/2995mWO

2015 was a good year for Roger Goodell

The NFL paid commissioner Roger Goodell $32 million in fiscal year 2015, SportsBusiness Journal reports, citing the league's 2015 tax filing. Big money for the commish

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The Andrew Luck contract effect

In light of Luck's lucrative new contract, Jeff Saturday predicts that Redskins QB Kirk Cousins could be the first quarterback with a fully guaranteed contract ... if he plays his cards right.


Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Roger Goodell compensation breakdown from January-June 2015: Base $1.75M, Bonus & Incentives $11.5M, Other $2.2M.

Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

El linebacker de los #Cowboys Rolando McClain fue suspendido 10 partidos por consumo de sustancias prohibidas, confirmó la NFL este jueves. La liga también ratificó la suspensión por cuatro partidos del ala defensiva DeMarcus Lawrence por cuatro partidos. Los Cowboys tendrán que abrir temporada sin al menos cuatro jugadores considerados titulares; tres por suspensión, McClain, Lawrence y el ala defensiva Randy Gregory, los tres por consumo de sustancias; además del corredor Darren McFadden, fracturado del codo derecho derecho

Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Coastal Carolina more of an underdog in name than reality. 55/1 to win it all. The Carolina Panthers were 70/1 when they made Super Bowl 38.