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17hBill 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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19hMel Kiper Jr.

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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10hJohn 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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Cordy Glenn's deal: 5 years, $65M with $36M guaranteed. $19M in 2016 and $30M in first 2 years. Per source.

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Last year, all 4 franchise tag players that signed LTCs did so in buzzer-beating fashion before 7/15 deadline. Bills/Glenn get out in front.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills have agreed to a five-year deal with left tackle Cordy Glenn, his agents announced on Twitter. Glenn, 26, had been assigned the franchise tag earlier this offseason.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have $3.8M in cap space, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets "strongly considered" trading out of the first round in a proposed deal with the Cowboys, per GM Mike Maccagnan. The Cowboys (at 34) tried to get into the 20s to pick Paxton Lynch. They called the Jets (20), who opted to stand pat and took LB Darron Lee. (via WFAN).

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions have waived center Braxston Cave and tight end Casey Pierce according to colleague Field Yates. Cave's future was in trouble after the Lions drafted Graham Glasgow. Pierce was a practice squad tight end who could have competed for the No. 3 TE spot.