9hRich Cimini

10 things you need to know at start of Jets' training camp

The QB situation is by far the Jets' hottest topic as camp begins, with Geno Smith the starter until the club can reach a deal with Ryan Fitzpatrick.

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8hJeremy Fowler

Manning, Megatron highlight 2016 NFL all-retirement team

There's enough talent retiring from the NFL this offseason to fill out a stellar 22-man roster -- one that would have serious playoff potential if it competed as the league's 33rd team this fall.

John Clayton

Who's leading every QB battle entering camp

Robert Griffin III will get the first chance to start for the Browns, while the 49ers' Blaine Gabbert must beat out Colin Kaepernick. John Clayton assesses the six QB battles to watch.

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1dBill Barnwell

Barnwell's bounce-back teams for 2016

After experiencing a bunch of bad luck in 2015, the Cowboys and Tony Romo look primed to improve this season. Bill Barnwell predicts which NFL teams will rise and decline in 2016.

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6hJohn Clayton

Who's leading every QB battle entering camp

Robert Griffin III will get the first chance to start for the Browns, while the 49ers' Blaine Gabbert must beat out Colin Kaepernick. John Clayton assesses the six QB battles to watch.

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Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

Nick Foles agreed to accept a lower guaranteed salary from the #Rams in 2016 to win his release and be free to sign with any team

Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

#Rams have been working since draft with Nick Foles to find amicable solution to benefit both. Teams that showed trade int. Drafted QBs

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

To be clear, the late Ken Stabler will be formally "introduced" by Hall of Famer John Madden via video for induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But because Madden is unable to attend the ceremonies in Canton as he recovers from hip surgery, three others will be on stage to unveil Stabler's bust - the former Raiders quarterback's favorite target, Hall of Fane receiver Fred Biletnikoff, and the "grandsnakes," Stables grandsons, Jack and Justin Moyes.

Richard Sherman @RSherman_25

Everything is possible through hard work and dedication. I will help them understand that circumstances do not dictate your future

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The deal is done. No, not Ryan Fitzpatrick. We're talking about Darron Lee. The Jets have agreed to terms with Lee, as Adam Schefter reported. It's a four-year, $10.2 million contract. They got it done in time for the former Ohio State star to participate in the first practice tomorrow. He was one of three unsigned first rounders.

Richard Sherman @RSherman_25

I will continue to use my platform to encourage our youth to overcome "systematic" circumstances. I will challenge them to be great.

Adam Caplan @caplannfl

#Chargers C Trevor Robinson (complications from shoulder surgery) likely headed to PUP list, source said. Started 13 games last season.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Broncos, as expected, have also put cornerback Aqib Talib on non football injury list. General manager John Elway said he's had one discussion with Talib about the shooting incident and Elway said "I don't know" when asked if Taljb could still face league discipline.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Jets and first-round pick Darron Lee reached agreement, per source. Only two unsigned first-round picks now remain.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota, in blue on the right, organized workouts the last two days that included Delanie Walker, left. I chatted with Mariota, who politely declined to be interviewed. I did talk to Harry Douglas. Look for our video of him talking about the workouts, Mariota and the possibility of the team signing Andre Johnson.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

RICHMOND, Virginia -- The Redskins signed two receivers Wednesday, Kendal Thompson and T.J. Thorpe. Thompson played quarterback in college – he spent three years at Oklahoma before transferring to Utah to play the same position. But Thompson only played a combined 13 games. He moved to receiver in the offseason in preparation for the NFL. Thorpe played receiver at North Carolina before transferring to Virginia, where he broke his clavicle.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said he will split the practice plays equally among the three quarterbacks early in camp. He also said Mark Sanchez will be No. 1 in the rotation, Trevor Siemian No. 2 and Paxton Lynch at No. 3.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears general manager Ryan Pace does not feel Alshon Jeffery will be affected by the lack of a long term deal. Pace called the negotiations with Jeffery "friendly" and feels the WR is in a good place.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

John Elway said he met with Von Miller this morning to make sure "we're on the same page." Said he believes Miller understands what the expectations are going to be after Miller signed new contract. And Elway said he's excited about getting Miller signed.

Forte: Competition breeds success

Matt Forte speaks with Josina Anderson about what it is like having to deal with the Ryan Fitzpatrick contract situation and says he has liked what he has seen from Geno Smith.


Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Broncos general manager John Elway said today he believes team "has a chance to be better" than it was in 2015. Said he's "excited" about the team's prospects.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The Redskins still aren't finished with their physicals but coach Jay Gruden said he does not expect guard Shawn Lauvao to be ready for the start of camp. Gruden said he hopes Lauvao returns by the end of training camp. Lauvao missed the last 13 games in 2015 with a foot injury and endured multiple surgeries on both feet since October.