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Ravens among nine teams starting rookie minicamps Friday

Ravens among nine teams starting rookie minicamps Friday

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 29, 2013
The NFL’s version of freshman orientation commences Friday for nine clubs, each of whom will have its rookies in for minicamp practices at its facilities. The Ravens, Falcons, Jaguars, Dolphins, Vikings, Patriots, Steelers, Buccaneers and Redskins will
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  • Patriots cut five players

    Patriots cut five players

    Two days after the NFL draft, the Patriots weren't done making roster decisions, releasing five players Monday afternoon.
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  • Should Patriots sign Tim Tebow?

    Should Patriots sign Tim Tebow?

    ESPN.com Apr 29, 2013
    The New York Jets were naïve to think another team would offer up a draft pick in a trade for popular backup quarterback Tim Tebow. The Jets finally released Tebow on Monday after an ugly and tumultuous one-year experiment. Tebow is now a free agent wh…
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  • Draft review: New England Patriots

    Draft review: New England Patriots

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29, 2013
    After analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The New England Patriots. What they needed: Wide receiver, defensive line, cornerback, safety. What they got: Round 2: Jamie Collins, DE/…
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  • Patriots coach Bill Belichick drawn to Rutgers players

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick drawn to Rutgers players

    boston.com Apr 29, 2013
    The first question after the draft is always, will these players help the team? Owners, personnel executives, coaches, players, fans - all wonder to some degree whether the young players, whom teams have painstakingly researched, will develop into contr
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Sports Columnists

  • NFL Hot Read - Will Johnny Manziel succeed in the NFL?

    Apr 29
    Because of his skills and the evolution of the quarterback position, Johnny Manziel could be the most fascinating player in the 2014 NFL draft, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
  • Peter King: Inside the Rams' war room and more draft thoughts

    Apr 29
    ST. LOUIS -- When you spend a round in a team's war room, as I did Thursday night with the Rams, you understand why so many players, coaches, scouts and executives are magnetized to this game and cannot give it up.