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How Quinton Jefferson went from Best Buy to Seahawks' defensive line

Loading boxes at Best Buy made Seattle's fifth-round pick realize how much he wanted to make a living by playing football.

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Players with most to prove for all 32 NFL teams

Can Jimmy Graham rebound from his season-ending injury? Will Eddie Lacy return to his 2014 form? NFL Nation reporters select the player for each team facing a pivotal 2016 season.

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How the Steelers plan to replace Martavis Bryant

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The Raiders have announced the signings of receivers Robert Herron and Nathan Palmer as the team prepared for the first day of OTA workouts on Tuesday. Oakland also announced receiver Andre Debose was waived/injured and quarterback Garrett Gilbert was waived in corresponding roster moves. As such, the Raiders' offseason roster stands at the max of 90 players.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Chiefs first offseason practice is over. Jamaal Charles, Houston, Hali, Berry among those who didn't practice.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals OC Harold Goodwin has been "shocked" by how well Earl Watford has taken to center. "He's done well as far as ID'ing the front and making the calls and getting the ball up to Carson." Goodwin called Watford his "Swiss Army Knife" because Watford has been playing tackle, guard and center during OTAs.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino was in Arizona yesterday meeting with the Cardinals about rule changes. He specifically went over the new chop block rules, which OC Harold Goodwin said aren't much different than the old rules.

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Titans left guard Byron Bell dislocated his ankle during the team's first OTA and will miss the entire 2016 season.

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Interestingly, Tyler Eifert injured ankle that now will have surgery at this year's Pro Bowl. Could cause him to miss opener, per source.

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Most guaranteed money spent on UDFA's: 1. Eagles: $470,750 2. Rams: $262,000 3. Giants: $203,000 4. 49ers: $203,000 5. Patriots: $155,000

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Most guaranteed among 2016 undrafted FA's: 1. Eagles G Darrell Greene: $105k 2. Eagles LB Myke Tavarres: $95k 3. Rams WR Nelson Spruce: $70k

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Most guaranteed among 2016 undrafted FA's: 1. Eagles G Darrell Greene: $105k 2. Eagles LB Myke Tavarres: $95k 3. Rams WR Nelson Bruce: $70k

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Sanchez, who suffered a thumb injury to his non-throwing hand in the weight room earlier this month, was not expected to take part in this week's set of OTAs. But Sanchez was in uniform Tuesday and taking plenty of work with the starting offense. It is a little more evidence of how badly Sanchez wants to be the Broncos starter.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons president Rich McKay said he's not worried about the possibility of a winter storm affecting the Atlanta Super Bowl bid this afternoon. "We're not going to address it much," McKay said.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Harold Goodwin, who also coaches the offensive line, said Tuesday there are two open competitions on the offensive line: right tackle and center. Goodwin's comments weren't a surprise but it's also likely that D.J. Humphries retains the starting job at right tackle while A.Q. Shipley battles rookie Evan Boehm at center.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills announce they've signed second-round pick Reggie Ragland to his rookie contract.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Roethlisberger said he utilized "a lot of cardio" this offseason. He has improved his conditioning. "You want to be the best you can be. You want to win Super Bowls. Felt it was the right thing to do at the right time."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

New Packers tight end Jared Cook will be Aaron Rodgers' biggest target.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Le'Veon Bell: "I feel there are a lot of teams that try to...take me out of the game. I don't think it was just (Vontaze Burfict). It felt the whole team was out there trying to twist my ankles and do dirty stuff in between piles."