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Appeal extension a good sign for Brady? (2:22)
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20hBill Barnwell

Barnwell: Resetting the NFL trade market

If you were hoping for draft-day trades involving disgruntled veterans, you didn't get your wish. But now that the furor of the draft has died down, the trade market could heat up -- or not.

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Kiper: Early-impact rookies from Round 1

Among the first-rounders who could produce immediately? Expect Shaq Lawson to fill the Bills' pass-rushing void and Josh Doctson to get lots of targets for the Redskins, Mel Kiper writes.

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Joeckel's future with Jaguars up in the air (0:53)
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13hJohn Clayton

Clayton: My five favorite draft classes

On John Clayton's list of his top 2016 classes? Jacksonville, which added two blue-chip talents, and Tampa Bay, which filled immediate needs and got a huge upgrade at kicker.

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Sanchez: 'I'm thrilled about this opportunity' (0:30)
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Bradford wants to go where he can start long term (1:02)
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We expected better: Top 25 of unfulfilled potential

ESPN.com presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more.

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Undrafted LB Eric Striker makes emotional speech to family (1:17)
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Projecting booms, busts among top QBs

Should the Browns draft Carson Wentz or Jared Goff at No. 2? Football Outsiders' QBASE projection system shows a distinct favorite, and evaluates four more quarterback prospects.

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Leaf: Seeing Manziel is like looking in a mirror (1:24)
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Which teams did best job of filling draft needs?

The Colts did well to draft offensive linemen to protect QB Andrew Luck. Here's a statistical look at the seven teams that did the best job of addressing their needs during the draft.

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Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

The Saints re-signed second-year long snapper Chris Highland to compete with longtime starter Justin Drescher. Highland was in camp with the Saints last summer while Drescher was out with an injury.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Ryan Cowden, previously assistant director of college scouting for the Panthers, is the Titans's new director of player personnel.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins seventh-round pick and tight end Thomas Duarte had an interesting answer recently when ask who he compares his game to. "Definitely Jordan Reed," Duarte said. "I got a lot of comparisons to him and I definitely watched a lot of his games this year."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers assistant college scouting director Ryan Cowden has taken a front office job with the Tennessee Titans as director of player personnel. He had been with Carolina since 2000.

Sumlin unable to get in touch with Manziel

"We've reached out to him and I haven't gotten a response yet," said Kevin Sumlin, who coached Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M. "What we want is for him to be at peace and be safe. That has nothing to do with football and has everything to do with his life."

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The Could-Have-Beens

ESPN presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more. Unfulfilled potential

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Barnwell: Resetting the NFL trade market

Sam Bradford and Colin Kaepernick are among several key players who could get traded over the next few months. But will they? We shall see

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Houston on Rodgers: 'He's too arrogant'

While Lamarr Houston admits Aaron Rodgers is a great competitor, he also said, "The whole championship belt thing kind of gets on my nerve." Not a fan

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McShay: Most improved teams after draft

Todd McShay says Jacksonville and Chicago are among six franchises that made the most of their picks in the NFL draft after selecting Jalen Ramsey (fifth overall to the Jags) and Leonard Floyd (ninth overall to the Bears). Story (Insider)

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Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean Payton on Saints' deal with Terron Armstead: "Excited for him. He's worked extremely hard at becoming an outstanding left tackle."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Left tackle Cordy Glenn's five-year deal with the Bills is worth $65 million with $36 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. That includes $19 million in 2016 and $30 million in first two years.