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Will Marcus Mariota's accuracy mean more yards after the catch for Titans?

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 5 hours ago
Will Marcus Mariota's accuracy mean more yards after the catch for Titans?
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  • Kenneth Adams IV could be emerging as face of Titans ownership

    Kenneth Adams IV could be emerging as face of Titans ownership

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    The latest reminder from the Titans that the team still isn’t for sale came not only from interim CEO/president Steve Underwood but also from Kenneth Adams IV. As noted by David Climer of the Tennessean, some see that as the first step in the emergence …
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  • AFC South Q&A: How have teams performed against Dick LeBeau…

    AFC South Q&A: How have teams performed against Dick LeBeau's defenses?

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    AFC South Q&A: How have teams performed against Dick LeBeau's defenses?
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  • Colts sign linebacker Justin Shirk, waive Camaron Beard

    Colts sign linebacker Justin Shirk, waive Camaron Beard

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    The Indianapolis Colts signed linebacker Justin Shirk and waived defensive end Camaron Beard on Thursday. Shirk, an undrafted free agent out of Division II Bloomsburg, spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during their rookie mini-camp in May. A tran…
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  • Ivory release continues new NFL trend

    Ivory release continues new NFL trend

    profootballtalk.com nytimes.com Jul 2 (yesterday)
    Before the Ray Rice debacle, NFL teams would react to a player getting arrested by issuing the same kind of perfunctory statement that the Texans issued on Thursday about defensive lineman Brandon Ivory — and then waiting for the legal process to play o…
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  • Blake Bortles' rookie struggles explained in part by 'dead arm'…

    Blake Bortles' rookie struggles explained in part by 'dead arm' injury

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Jul 2 (yesterday)
    Blake Bortles played great in preseason games in August, then not so great late in the season long after he became the Jacksonville Jaguars' starting quarterback. There are plenty of reasons, but apparently one that he was dealing with a "dead arm.…
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  • Jaguars still a popular bet to exceed expectations this year

    Jaguars still a popular bet to exceed expectations this year

    profootballtalk.com Jul 2 (yesterday)
    Many people thought the Jaguars were going to be better last year, and surprisingly, they weren’t. But that sag to three wins notwithstanding, the Jaguars are still a popular proposition in Las Vegas. According to Graham McKean of ESPN.com, the Jaguars …
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  • Jerry Jones donates $1 million to cancer initiative started by …

    Jerry Jones donates $1 million to cancer initiative started by Bob McNair

    profootballtalk.com Jun 30 (3 days ago)
    When an NFL owner is trying to raise money for charitable causes, they have 31 places around the league where they know they’ll find people with deep pockets who could help. Texans owner Bob McNair wasn’t looking specifically to NFL owners to help provi…
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  • Colts bring back defensive tackle Jeris Pendleton

    Colts bring back defensive tackle Jeris Pendleton

    profootballtalk.com Jun 30 (3 days ago)
    The Colts brought back one of their own, now that he’s healthy. The team announced they signed defensive tackle Jeris Pendleton. He spent the last two years with the Colts, but was on injured reserve all last season because of a knee injury. He was orig…
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  • NFL Nation TV wonders if Russell Wilson should be league's high…

    NFL Nation TV wonders if Russell Wilson should be league's highest-paid QB

    ESPN.com Jun 30 (3 days ago)
    NFL Nation TV wonders if Russell Wilson should be league's highest-paid QB
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  • AFC South Q&A: How can the Colts' offense be exploited?

    AFC South Q&A: How can the Colts' offense be exploited?

    ESPN.com Jun 30 (3 days ago)
    AFC South Q&A: How can the Colts' offense be exploited?
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  • J.J. Watt wipes out fan at concert, with a tackle that likely w…

    J.J. Watt wipes out fan at concert, with a tackle that likely was staged

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jun 29 (4 days ago)
    Mike Curtis approves this message. On Sunday night, a fan at a Zac Brown Band concert put his toes on the stage — and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt put his ass on the ground. Watt posted the video of the moment on his Twitter page with the message, “No…
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  • Report: Free agent linebacker Kyle Knox suspended four games

    Report: Free agent linebacker Kyle Knox suspended four games

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (4 days ago)
    Free agent linebacker Kyle Knox has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season, according to Howard Balzer of lockerdome.com. Knox, 26, has spent time with the Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars, New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowb…
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  • Watch J.J. Watt shoot and score on NHL goaltender Brian Elliott

    Watch J.J. Watt shoot and score on NHL goaltender Brian Elliott

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Jun 27 (6 days ago)
    OK, OK, so it's not like St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott was exactly fooled by J.J. Watt's slap shot or anything. When the Houston Texans defensive end wound up at the Blake Geoffrion Hockey Classic, Elliott jumped out of the way and let Watt s…
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  • Josh Cribbs still trying to land job for 2015

    Josh Cribbs still trying to land job for 2015

    We haven’t heard much about wide receiver/kick returner Josh Cribbs since the Colts released him in May, but he says he’s heard from a few teams about possibly coming on board for the 2015 season. Cribbs told Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com said that he’s rec…
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  • AFC South Q&A: What was the draft report on Marcus Mariota?

    AFC South Q&A: What was the draft report on Marcus Mariota?

    ESPN.com Jun 26
    AFC South Q&A: What was the draft report on Marcus Mariota?
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  • Video - Marcus Mariota can prove himself to Titans quickly in season open... 01:06

    Marcus Mariota can prove himself to Titans quickly in season open...

    Jun 29
    ESPN Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky says Marcus Mariota will face a favorable matchup in the team's season opener.
  • Video - Jaguars should expect big season out of WR Allen Robinson 01:57

    Jaguars should expect big season out of WR Allen Robinson

    Jun 29
    ESPN Jaguars reporter Mike DiRocco says WR Allen Robinson is poised for a breakout season.
  • Video - Which Colts running back will back up Frank Gore? 01:25

    Which Colts running back will back up Frank Gore?

    Jun 29
    ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells assesses why Vick Ballard, Dan Herron and Josh Robinson are leading candidates to back up Frank Gore.
  • Video - QBs most deserving of a big contract 02:55

    QBs most deserving of a big contract

    Jun 29
    Mark Brunell explains which five quarterbacks are most deserving of a big contract and why Seahawks QB Russell Wilson isn't on his list.

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