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23hMike Sando

Sando: Landing spots for RG III

With Robert Griffin III's release from Washington all but inevitable, Mike Sando takes stock of which teams around the NFL could be interested in the QB's services once he hits the open market.


32 NFL players who need a change of scenery

Robert Griffin III out in Washington? The Giants moving on from Jason Pierre-Paul? NFL Nation reporters pick a player who needs a change of scenery for all 32 NFL teams.

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Vote: Who will win Super Bowl LI?

The Seahawks, Panthers, Patriots and Steelers are among the favorites to reach Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston next year.

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15hSeth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr.

Inside the NFL's wild return to LA

Few could have guessed that the league's return would become so bloody, bitter and, most of all, emblematic of how power in the NFL truly works.

Von Miller likely to receive franchise tag (1:44)
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Elite defense is alternate path to Super Bowl

The Broncos' title run doesn't mean we're entering an era where defense trumps quarterback play. But there's renewed hope for teams that lack a top-10 signal-caller, writes Kevin Seifert.

2dMatt Bowen

Bowen: What it's like to get cut in the NFL

From surprise phone calls to running 40s at the local park, seven-year vet Matt Bowen details what this time of year is like for NFL veterans who get cut loose.

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2dSam Monson

Monson: 10 sleeper NFL free agents for 2016

Need a tight end with upside (Dwayne Allen), or a solid short-term option at corner (Adam Jones)? Sam Monson identifies 10 lower-profile free agents who could make a big impact.

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Matt Bowen

Bowen: Five rookies ready to pop in Year 2

Which rookies are ready to take their games to the next level? Matt Bowen highlights five players, including Titans WR Dorial Green-Beckham, who displayed a rare athletic skill set in Year 1.

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2dThomas Neumann

Predicting the next 25 Super Bowl winners

ESPN.com peers into its cracked crystal ball to predict the next 25 NFL champions. Please suspend your disbelief at the door.

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Offseason predictions for all 32 NFL teams

From Kirk Cousins signing a long-term deal in Washington to Colin Kaepernick making amends in San Francisco, NFL Nation reporters give one prediction for every team in the league.

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1dDarren Rovell

Fans spent average of $88 on SB 50 food, drink

Fans at Levi's Stadium for Super Bowl 50 spent an average of $87.57 on food and beverages, according to a spokesperson for the stadium vendor, Centerplate.

Denver players feel the love from fans at the parade (2:13)
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2016 NFL key dates

The scouting combine and free agency are right around the corner. Here's a list of important dates on the 2016 NFL calendar.


NBA Hall of Famer vs. Super Bowl Champ

Magic Johnson and Peyton Manning faced off in a game of Egg Russian Roulette, and what's better than two legends smashing raw eggs on their heads? So weird, so awesome

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Inside the NFL's return to Los Angeles

One NFL owner called the meeting a "s--- show." On Dec. 2 at the Four Seasons in Irving, Texas, the owners-only meeting had a single agenda item: Which team or teams should be allowed to relocate to Los Angeles? The deciding factors

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Broncos D stopped the Dab

T.J. Ward and Bradley Roby explain how they were able to keep Cam Newton in check and shake his confidence.


Where RG III could land next

With Robert Griffin III's release from Washington all but inevitable, there could be some teams interested in the QB's services -- including the Cowboys, who would be adding a young insurance policy for Tony Romo without undermining him. Sando: Landing spots (Insider)

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TBT: Marshawn Lynch's shoutout

In honor of his retirement, we remember the time a young Lynch gave it up for his high school team's offensive linemen.


Josh Morgan injured while cleaning gun

The former NFL WR suffered non-life-threatening injuries after his gun accidentally discharged while cleaning it last month at his Virginia home. He was charged with reckless handling of a firearm.

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Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Fresh off his retirement from football, Marshawn Lynch has arrived in Toronto for NBA All-Star Weekend.

NFL players who need a change of scenery

To get his career back in order, Robert Griffin III will be best served in another city where the focus won't be as intense as Washington. 32 who need fresh start

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Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"My heart is here in Oakland and if we can get something done, that's what we're going to do." - Raiders owner Mark Davis

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected, Raiders agree in principal to stay at O.co Coliseum in Oakland for 2016 season. Raiders owner Mark Davis also announced team had two one-year options to stay at the Coliseum going forward, which could keep them in Oakland through 2018.

How will the Saints deal with Drew Brees?

The QB has a $30 million cap hit next season and the NFL Insiders crew believes the Saints' only option is to give him an extension.


Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts coach Chuck Pagano has finalized his coaching staff nearly six weeks after getting his contract extension. The Colts have named Tim Berbenich as offensive assistant/assistant quarterbacks coach and Jim Hostler as tight ends coach

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

LeSean McCoy's attorney, Larry Krasner, tells Outside the Lines' John Barr that reports that McCoy told a Philadelphia-based website Wednesday evening that McCoy "made a mistake" were wrong. "That's actually incorrect," Krasner told Barr. "What he (McCoy) said was that he would make a statement sooner than later."

Brewers Association to Peyton: go craft

After the Super Bowl, Peyton Manning said he was drinking Budweiser. A craft beer company reached out to the Broncos QB with a different offer. Your move, Budweiser

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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict had been hoping to meet with Roger Goodell once the commissioner's schedule allowed. Now that we're past the Super Bowl, it appears he'll have that chance. A source told ESPN on Thursday that Burfict will meet with Goodell within a week to discuss his pending three-game suspension at the start of next season.

Bowen: Five rookies ready to pop in Year 2

Keep your eye on Titans WR Dorial Green-Beckham, who was able to average 17.2 yards per catch in 2015, while working with rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota. Top 5 (Insider)

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The champs are in the house. T.J. Ward and Bradley Roby have a busy day ahead but first, an #ESPNselfie.

Legwold: Broncos' bet on Kubiak paid off

Despite the Broncos winning four straight division titles under coach John Fox, John Elway was convinced they could do better. Gary Kubiak proved him right. Bet paid off

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Robinson: Riding off into sunset overrated

Spurs legend David Robinson told Mike and Mike that if older players -- like Peyton Manning -- have the desire to continue their playing careers, they should.


Just call Peyton 'The Sheriff' or 'P-Money'

Broncos' T.J. Ward and Bradley Roby said Peyton Manning signed WR Bennie Fowler's jersey as "P-Money" during the Super Bowl.


Uni Watch: Rams redesign contest results

Uni Watch asked readers to put their own twist on the Rams' design for their return to L.A. Here are the best submissions, along with some, uh, interesting takes that missed the mark. Uni Watch

Alex Rocklein

Peyton Manning as a GM?

"He could step right from the playing field into a role like that, because he's ready," says former Colts GM Bill Polian, who thinks Peyton could make a John Elway-like jump to front office. What's next for Manning?

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Owens: 'Hall of Fame process is flawed'

Terrell Owens told Skip Bayless he couldn't care less that he didn't get into the Hall of Fame.