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1hMike Triplett

Steve Gleason's 'raw and real' expression of love to his son delivers

What started out as a video journal to his young son has turned into a powerful film about Steve Gleason's inspiring and heart-wrenching struggle against ALS.

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2hJames Walker

Work just beginning for Dolphins DE Dion Jordan

Former first-round pick Dion Jordan will get a fresh start with a new coaching staff, but it's also a staff that won't hesitate to move on without him.

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1dJeremy Fowler

Steelers need Rolls-Royce driver Brown more than ever

Antonio Brown has put his contract situation on hold and is expected to arrive at training camp in a Rolls-Royce, and the Steelers should be appreciative, for they need Brown more than ever.

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23hTodd Archer

Should Cowboys look into Nick Foles?

The Cowboys have only Kellen Moore and Dak Prescott behind Tony Romo. Given Romo's injury history, they might want to consider a run at Nick Foles.

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Top under-the-radar storylines for all 32 NFL teams

Will Michael Bennett's contract situation become a distraction for the Seahawks? Do the Patriots have enough at running back? NFL Nation reporters pick a hidden storyline to watch for every team.

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5hDan Graziano

NFL's 20 most impactful offseason moves for 2016

The Jets made nice with Ryan Fitzpatrick, and the Texans placed a rather large bet on Brock Osweiler. Those are just two of the offseason moves that will affect the 2016 season the most.


Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

TE Ladarius Green, who had two plates placed in his ankle this offseason, said he's on the Physically Unable to Perform list because he's not yet full strength in certain areas, such as cutting. Doesn't see why he won't be ready for Week 1, though.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Patriots TE Martellus Bennett was asked if it's challenging to develop chemistry with two new quarterbacks. Quick with humor, Bennett replied, "I've dated two girls at the same time before."

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints players lighting up when asked about rookie WR Michael Thomas' diving one-handed catch at today's practice. Brandin Cooks called it unbelievable, Stephone Anthony gave it a 10. Delvin Breaux, Sean Payton, Sheldon Rankins also praised it.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Darius Slay is the first major extension for the Lions under Bob Quinn. He made some free agent deals and picked up Ezekiel Ansah's option, but this was a big move for him. It was a high organizational priority and he got it done.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben McAdoo says Victor Cruz practiced without limitation and that is the plan going forward.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers first-year running backs coach Ben Sirmans said he's noticed Eddie Lacy's acceleration so far in training camp. He mentioned two runs and a screen pass where he's seen it already. "He's utilized his quick feet and burst through the hole," Sirmans said. "Everything I remember back when I was looking at him coming out, I was able to see those things."

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Marvin Lewis, with a laugh: "Players win and coaches lose, remember that." The quip of the day, offered in response to a question about whether a coordinator can make for a successful scheme, or if the players do. Of course, the biggest criticism about the coach his past 13 seasons is his 0-7 playoff record. But he also is Cincinnati's winningest coach (112).

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers announce they have signed offensive lineman Marcel Jones and waived center Trevor Robinson, who started 13 games for San Diego last season. Robinson had been dealing with a shoulder issue and did not practice during offseason work for the Chargers.

Bob Holtzman ESPN 

Joe Haden compares the feeling in the Browns locker room to a college team. He said everyone has "all the way bought in" to Hue Jackson, and admits that's a feeling they didn't have before.

Bob Holtzman ESPN 

Joe Haden says his surgically repaired ankle is close, says Robert Griffin III is a "happy go lucky guy", and says he's told Josh Gordon "let's both get back to the pro bowl".

Field Yates @FieldYates

CB Darius Slay becomes the first Lion to earn an extension under new GM Bob Quinn. Excellent young player.

There's something about Ryan

Mike Greenberg can't think of anyone who has ever had a hair-and-beard combination like Ryan Fitzpatrick's.


Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bears kicked off their second day of practice without RG Kyle Long (calf) or OLB Leonard Floyd (illness). Both are absent after failing to finish yesterday's workout.

Jean-Jacques Taylor ESPN Staff Writer 

This is where Jerry Jones, Stephen Jones and Jason Garrett will hold their state of the Dallas Cowboys press conference at 1 p.m CST. Some of the topics expected to be broached are linebacker Rolando McClain's status, defensive end Randy Gregory's long-term status with the club, the allegations of domestic violence involving Ezekiel Elliott and the health of Dez Bryant and Tony Romo.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Welcome to Cincinnati. Marvin Lewis opens up his training camp news conference saying he felt the Bengals had a good April, May and June. He's ready to see if that can continue these next few weeks.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins corner Josh Norman smiled and laughed when asked, again, about New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham. "I don't know what to say about that," Norman said. "I guess a guy talks about youtaht much, you must be doing something right…. It means nothing to me. He's talking about me, but I'm not talking about him."

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints' Sean Payton officially confirms signing of WR Hakeem Nicks, says DB Tony Carter was waived-injured. Payton says he likes his veteran experience, infectious personality, good hands, ability in traffic. "Plus he wouldn't stop texting me," Payton cracked.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants first practice of training camp is over. Resembled an OTA. Not even a single team or 7-on-7 drill

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CB Darius Slay and Detroit Lions agreed to a 4-year extension worth $50.2N with $23M fully guaranteed at signing, per source.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers QB coach Alex Van Pelt compared the Aaron Rodgers-Jeff Janis relationship to a marriage. "There's going to be bumps in the road," he said. "The longer you're together the closer you become." He said their relationship is growing.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Andrew Luck on how he feels so far: "I feel great body wise. Mentally great. We're in the grind of camp. I don't feel like I've left the field feeling like I've had a perfect practice. That's the goal. Leave this field feeling like I've had a perfect practice."

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Andrew Luck on offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski's system: "There's volume. Chud certainly has volume. You have to in the NFL. You can't be too vanilla. Defenses are too good. There's too much time and effort put in preparation on both sides of the ball to be too vanilla."

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens WR Mike Wallace signed autographs for nearly 30 minutes after practice and then headed into a side door off the field. Wallace won't be answering questions about failing the team's conditioning test Wednesday.