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Patriots take long-range view at RB

Patriots take long-range view at RB

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 31 minutes ago
By claiming rookie running back Tyler Gaffney on waivers Monday, the New England Patriots showed willingness to a pay a short-term price for a potential long-term gain at a position where there is an uncertain future. In doing so, they essentially added…
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  • Report: No timetable for Cordy Glenn’s return, but expected in …

    Report: No timetable for Cordy Glenn’s return, but expected in time for season opener

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The Bills have not provided much information about the illness that has forced tackle Cordy Glenn to miss all of training camp thus far, but whatever’s troubling him does not look like it will keep him out of the lineup into the season. Tim Graham of th…
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  • Dolphins sign two new linemen, cut Gerald Ford

    Dolphins sign two new linemen, cut Gerald Ford

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The Dolphins offensive line is one big construction zone, so why not shuffle the deck a little more the first few days into camp. The team announced they had signed veteran Tony Hills and Steven Baker, who apparently are an upgrade over the camp bodies …
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  • Early concerns for Dolphins' offensive line?

    Early concerns for Dolphins' offensive line?

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins will produce a rarity in the NFL when they take the field Sept. 7 for their regular-season opener against the reigning AFC East champion New England Patriots. Miami will boast five new starters on the offensive line, wh…
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  • Last five cuts on Bills' roster projection

    Last five cuts on Bills' roster projection

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Earlier Monday, we released our latest 53-man roster projection for the Buffalo Bills. What about the players who didn't make the cut? Here are some thoughts on the "last five" cuts for the Bills: OL Chris Hairston -- We'll …
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  • Jets OT helped create 185 smiles in Sudan

    Jets OT helped create 185 smiles in Sudan

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    There are 185 new smiles in Sudan these days, and Oday Aboushi helped create them all.
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  • Jets’ Calvin Pace: We’re the best defense in the NFL

    Jets’ Calvin Pace: We’re the best defense in the NFL

    Jets linebacker Calvin Pace says he’s part of the best defense in football. “[Compared to] the rest of the defenses in the NFL? S—, man, we’re the best,” Pace told the New York Daily News. “You ask anybody around the league, we’re not the team you want …
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  • Ja'Wuan James: Wake will 'get me better'

    Ja'Wuan James: Wake will 'get me better'

    ESPN.com 5 hours ago
    DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins rookie right tackle Ja'Wuan James has reason to cringe before every training camp practice. His daily assignment: Try to keep Dolphins Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Wake off quarterback Ryan Tannehill. It's a brutal assign…
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  • First Patriots impressions: Let's talk D

    First Patriots impressions: Let's talk D

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- This will be a process, as it always is. Very little is decided after four days of training camp. But for those curious of some New Englad Patriots first impressions, there's only one place to start -- the defense. We entered traini…
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  • PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, PFT Planet calls and twe…

    PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    PFT Live is back this Monday with your daily dose of football news and information and we’ll be kicking things off with a look at Jets training camp. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News will join Mike Florio for a discussion of how things are shapin…
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  • LeSean McCoy throws some shade Chris Johnson’s way

    LeSean McCoy throws some shade Chris Johnson’s way

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    Maybe Eagles running back LeSean McCoy’s feelings were a little hurt, that former teammate Michael Vick was willing to race him last year, but won’t run against new Jets teammate Chris Johnson. So the man called Shady threw some shade in the direction o…
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  • New England Patriots' projected roster

    New England Patriots' projected roster

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    Examining the New England Patriots' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Tom Brady Ryan Mallett Jimmy Garoppolo Not reading too much into Garoppolo's handful of interceptions in the early days of camp. Mallett, as expected at this point, looks like he has the edge …
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  • Miami Dolphins' projected roster

    Miami Dolphins' projected roster

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    Examining the Miami Dolphins’ roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Ryan Tannehill Matt Moore Pat Devlin I'm still not seeing much in this third-quarterback race between Devlin and undrafted rookie Brock Jensen. It's possible Miami could only keep two quarterbacks, …
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  • New York Jets' projected roster

    New York Jets' projected roster

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    Examining the New York Jets' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Geno Smith Michael Vick Matt Simms As expected, Smith is getting about 75 percent of the first-team reps, so there's no controversy here. We had rookie Tajh Boyd over Simms in the previous projection…
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  • Buffalo Bills' projected roster

    Buffalo Bills' projected roster

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    Examining the Buffalo Bills' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) EJ Manuel Thad Lewis Jeff Tuel No changes here. Tuel and Lewis are battling for the No. 2 quarterback job, but I still think the Bills will keep three quarterbacks this season. RUNNING BACKS (4) Fred…
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    G Kraig Urbik caught a touchdown pass during Bills practice. Rishard Matthews is making a strong bid for a roster spot. Patriots RB Stevan Ridley is trying to be a leader this season. G Willie Colon is off the PUP list and practicing for the Jets. Some …
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  • Video - Cool Your Jets? 04:01

    Cool Your Jets?

    Jul 28
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the comments made by Geno Smith, Dee Milliner and Calvin Pace about their confidence in the Jets' upcoming season.
  • Video - Jets' Milliner Says He Is NFL's Best Cornerback 03:25

    Jets' Milliner Says He Is NFL's Best Cornerback

    Jul 27
    ESPN New York's Larry Hardesty discusses Jets CB Dee Milliner's confidence that he is the best cornerback in the league.
  • Video - Albert Breer with the latest on New England Patriots tight end Gronkowski 01:19

    Albert Breer with the latest on New England Patriots tight end Gronkowski

    Jul 27
    NFL Media's Albert Breer joins "Inside Training Camp Live" with an update on New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and the activities he is participating in at camp.
  • Video - How is the New England Patriots defense looking? 03:02

    How is the New England Patriots defense looking?

    Jul 27
    NFL Media's Albert Breer joins "Inside Training Camp Live" from Foxborough Massachusetts with an update on the New England Patriots defense and cornerback Darrelle Revis.

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