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Rob Gronkowski 'looks like Gronk' in return from injury

Three words: Gronk. Is. Back. Rob Gronkowski impressed reporters and coaches in his return from a season-ending back injury this week, notably during Thursday's organized team activities.

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Lions reach one-year agreement with RB Matt Asiata

The Lions are adding much-needed help to the backfield. Former Vikings running back Matt Asiata has agreed to a one-year deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source.

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Don’t bet against Adrian Peterson’s comeback with Saints

Bell: Veteran running back adds juice to Sean Payton’s creative flow in New Orleans

        

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Michael Vick in talks to retire with Falcons

Free agent quarterback Michael Vick said earlier this year that he has officially retired from the NFL. The quarterback even threw a retirement party at the Super Bowl.Now that the 36-year-old is retiring, Vick says he’s talking with the Atlanta Falcons about signing one of those one-day deals in order to retire as a member of the team. He talked about it during an interview with Jon Chuckery on 92.9 The Game in Atlanta Friday.“Hopefully soon. It’s in discussion,” Vick said of the...

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Cowboys have 'significant' role for WR Ryan Switzer

While some presumed that Ryan Switzer's drafting meant Cole Beasley could soon be replaced by a younger, healthier model, Dallas has other plans in mind for both wideouts.

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McCown the 'heavy favorite' to start for Jets?

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles has said the team will hold an open competition at the quarterback position in training camp, but Josh McCown likely has the upper hand early on.ESPN’s Rich Cimini speculates that McCown, Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty will all get an equal amount of first-team reps over the next several weeks, but he expects McCown to distance himself from the other two by the start of minicamp in mid-June. Cimini went as far as to call McCown, who is 38 and has...

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Odell Beckham Jr. appears to take shot at Ben McAdoo

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo made it pretty clear that he is bothered by Odell Beckham Jr. not showing up to organized team activities, and the star wide receiver seems bothered that his coach is bothered.When asked on Thursday about Beckham being absent from the voluntary workouts, McAdoo said he wishes all of his players were in attendance.“You want all your players here, especially great players,” he said, per Dan Duggan of NJ.com. “It’s a time to build fundamentals and...

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Robert Woods trying to be Rams' No. 1 receiver

Back in his hometown of Los Angeles, Robert Woods is wasting no time settling in and stirring things up. Might the former Bill make the leap over Tavon Austin in the Rams' depth chart?

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Charles Woodson endorses Marshawn Lynch wearing his legendary No. 24 with the Raiders

When Charles Woodson joined the Oakland Raiders back in 1998, there was some minor drama regarding his jersey number. Woodson donned No. 2 en route to earning a Heisman Trophy at Michigan. He wanted a different number (24) with the Raiders. But it was also a number wore by all-time great cornerback Willie Brown.The back and forth between the two at that time was more lighthearted than anything else. Who was more deserving of being the real No. 24? Following Woodson’s Hall of Fame worthy...

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Free agent NFL TE asks for prayers as he battles cancer

In December, shortly after he was released by the Baltimore Ravens, it was revealed that tight end Mitchell Henry had cancer. On Friday, he took to Twitter asking for support in the form of prayers. Shortly after his diagnosis, a YouCaring page was set up. The Green Bay Packers, another one of his former teams, contributed to the cause, which actually raised more than twice its intended goal.Henry signed with the Packers as an undrafted tight end in 2015. He was cut before the season and...

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Chad Johnson says Roger Goodell consulted him on touchdown celebration rule change

The NFL this week announced changes to its touchdown celebration policy that relaxes things to make them more fun. Chad Johnson, who was famous for his variety of celebrations, says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell consulted him on some of the changes.“I knew the rule change was coming,” Johnson said on the B-More Opinionated Podcast this week. “I had talked to Roger a couple of times at length, maybe two or three times before the rule change came out. He asked my advice on what he could...

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Giants' Odell Beckham again chooses path of most resistance by skipping OTAs

Giants' star wideout just inviting more scrutiny with decision to skip voluntary OTAs.

        

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Chiefs’ rookie Patrick Mahomes has hilarious response to Twitter troll

Kansas City Chiefs rookie first-round pick Patrick Mahomes has yet to take to an NFL field in a game, but he’s already receiving flack for being less-than-stellar on Madden NFL Mobile.No, really. This one Twitter troll decided to call the former Texas Tech star out for his performance on the mobile game.“You are a terrible QB in madden mobile. So mad I spent all my gold coins on you during draft week.” First off, who the heck still plays Madden NFL Mobile? That’s a question we have...

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Cardinals ready to see 'the best Robert Nkemdiche'

Robert Nkemdiche had a season to forget in 2016. One year later, Nkemdiche is back at the Cardinals' facility, looking to right whatever wrongs derailed his first season as a professional athlete.

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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says eye won't force him to retire

Mike Zimmer says eye surgeries won't force him out, will coach with one eye if needed.

        

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Blake Bortles admits he needs to avoid ‘stupid’ turnovers

The Jacksonville Jaguars recently came under a bit of fire for picking up the fifth-year option on quarterback Blake Bortles.Bortles hasn’t panned out exactly how the Jaguars had hoped and most seemed to figure new team president Tom Coughlin would want to pursue a quarterback of his own.Instead, the Jaguars have thrown support behind Bortles, who admits he needs to clean up his game, as captured by Mike Kaye of WTLV: “If you don’t turn the ball over, you’ll win football games,”...

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Zimmer hopes to return to coaching in early June

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer will be back in Minnesota next weekend, and hopes to start coaching soon after.

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Michael Irvin offers advice for Odell Beckham

Odell Beckham Jr has his own reasons for not showing up to organized team activities with the New York Giants, and one Hall of Fame receiver believes he should make it a point to share those reasons with his teammates.In an interview with TMZ this week, Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin offered some advice for Beckham.“One thing I’d tell him is no matter how popular he gets away from the field, he has to make sure his teammates know there’s nothing more important than what goes on on...

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Zimmer hopes to return to coaching in early Junes

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer will be back in Minnesota next weekend, and hopes to start coaching soon after.

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Chip Kelly hired by ESPN to be college football studio analyst

Former Oregon coach spent the last four seasons in the NFL with the Eagles and 49ers.

        

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