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NFL crystal ball: 10 predictions for 2016

Mario Williams to the Patriots? The Bengals winning it all? Yes and yes. With the 2015 season in the rearview mirror, Dan Graziano offers an early forecast for 2016.

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16hGreg Garber

Best and worst of Super Bowl 50

When it was all said and done, the Broncos simply shut down the Panthers in a defensive affair. The best and worst of it? Greg Garber shares.

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ESPN Sport Science: Von Miller plays MVP defense (1:20)
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Sando: Why Osweiler should stay in Denver

A young quarterback trying to build a solid NFL résumé could hardly do better than to play for a team with a dominating defense. Brock Osweiler should keep this in mind before free agency.

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17hKevin Seifert

First round 2016 NFL draft order

The conclusion of Super Bowl 50 means we have an official order for the 2016 NFL draft. Check out the first round.

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Attorney: Manziel ruptured client's eardrum

Johnny Manziel hit Colleen Crowley so hard it ruptured her left eardrum in an alleged assault that took place Jan. 30, Crowley's attorney told Dallas-Forth television station KXAS-Channel 5 on Monday. Story

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For those who missed it: Eagles will not use franchise tag on QB Sam Bradford and they are expected to inquire about adding QB Nick Foles.

Chiefs catch Royals wishing Panthers Luck

As the condolences rolled in to the Panthers' Twitter feed, one note of encouragement from the Royals -- who bounced back from a World Series loss to win a title in 2015 -- didn't slip by Kansas City's football team. Got 'em

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Ranking the reasons for the SB upset

No team in the NFL scored more points during the regular season than the Panthers. But on Sunday, their offense was reduced to shambles. How? Bill Barnwell has many reasons. A ranking

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Agent confirms Lynch is retiring

Marshawn Lynch's agent, Doug Hendrickson, confirmed to the Associated Press on Monday the Seahawks RB's plans to retire. Lynch indicated he would be retiring Sunday after tweeting photos of hung-up cleats.

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Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

La gente está arrebatándose aún los artículos decorativos en la tienda oficial que la NFL instaló toda la semana entre la NFL Experience y la Sala de Prensa. Toda la mercancía fue rebajada hoy al menos 50 por ciento. Mucha gente también aún merodea el area principal de festejos del Súper Bowl 50 donde poco a poco desaparecen todos los logotipos y vuelve al región a su vida normal #SBxESPN

10 interesting prop bets that cashed

If prop bets are your thing, you could have bet on the following outcome: Who would have more -- Kevin Durant points or Peyton Manning completions? Wasn't even close

Way-too-early 2016 NFL power rankings

Cheer up, Panthers: You've landed the top spot in the way-too-early 2016 NFL power rankings. Ranking the 32

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Miller: Talks with Broncos to be 'peaceful'

Super Bowl MVP Von Miller will be an unrestricted free agent in March, and he's due for a big payday and wants to stay in Denver. He's optimistic that the two sides will reach a deal: "It's going to be a peaceful thing. I'm not really worried about it."

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Von Miller's Super Bowl MVP defense

How did Von Miller win Super Bowl MVP? As ESPN Sport Science explains, the Broncos LB used a rare combination of speed and power.

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Our 2016 NFL crystal ball

The NFL season ended yesterday, but you miss it already. Never fear -- Dan Graziano has looked into his crystal ball and has some really bold predictions for next fall. Mario Williams to NE?

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Did Chris Harris cause Cam's walkout?

Following the Panthers' Super Bowl 50 loss, Cam Newton appeared to be listening to the Broncos cornerback's comments before saying, "I'm done" and walking out on reporters.

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Cam's effort raises eyebrows

It is hard to question Cam Newton's desire to win but his lack of effort on his fourth quarter fumble have Jemele Hill and Michael Smith scarthing their heads.

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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

The day after the Super Bowl, the Bengals made a couple of free agent signings, adding vet CB Chykie Brown and OT Darryl Baldwin. The Bengals already had two CBs and two OTs slated to hit free agency next month (Adam Jones, Leon Hall, Eric Winston and Andre Smith)

Eagles release WR Riley Cooper

The six-year veteran played in 16 games last season with 21 catches for 327 yards and 2 TDs. His best season came in 2013 when he caught 47 passes for 835 yards and 8 TDs.

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Skip not buying Peyton retirement talk

With most people believeing that last night's Super Bowl win is Peyton Manning's last game, Skip Bayless wouldn't be surpised to seem him return to the NFL next year and beyond.

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ICYMI: Lynch hints at retirement

Adam Schefter reported Sunday that Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch had told people close to him he plans to retire. Then, during the Super Bowl, Lynch posted this tweet on his verified Twitter account.

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Lynch retirement best for both parties

Marshawn Lynch probably wasn't playing for the Seahawks next year anyway so if he is truly retiring, Michael Smith and Jemele Hill think it is a win-win situtation.

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Where does Tom Brady rank himself?

Brady doesn't think he's one of all-time great QBs, but he does laud former Niners great Joe Montana. 'Michael Jordan of football'

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Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nashville market had the highest Super Bowl ranking of any market: A 56.9. Denver did a 53.4.

Stephen A.: Cam still has growing up to do

Stephen A. Smith agrees Cam Newton's post-game actions "passed the buck" but feels we shouldn't forget his contributions on and off the field this season.

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Tony Romo: Return was worth the risk

Romo spent much of the Cowboys' season on the sideline, but he doesn't regret his return from injury and getting hurt a second time.

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