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Survey: Jameis Winston has slight edge on Marcus Mariota

Survey: Jameis Winston has slight edge on Marcus Mariota

ESPN.com Updated 6 hours ago
Survey: Jameis Winston has slight edge on Marcus Mariota
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  • Panthers G.M.: “We made our statement” on domestic violence

    Panthers G.M.: “We made our statement” on domestic violence

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The Panthers could certainly use a game-breaking wide receiver, and picking 25th in the 2015 NFL Draft, the guys with flawless resumes will be gone. But it seems safe to assume they won’t be using their first-rounder on former Missouri/Oklahoma wideout …
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  • Brooks will let time answer questions on Winston

    Brooks will let time answer questions on Winston

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    The questions regarding quarterback Jameis Winston aren’t going away. And former Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks realizes there’s only one way they will: Through the passage of time. “It’s fair enough to have questions,” Brooks said Monday, via Mar…
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  • Licht says multiple teams called Sunday about the top pick

    Licht says multiple teams called Sunday about the top pick

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    The Buccaneers have done their best to create the impression that they want quarterback Jameis Winston with the first pick in the 2015 NFL draft. And now they’re possibly trying to create the impression that they may be willing to trade the pick. Buccan…
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  • Report: Falcons have looked into moving up in round one

    Report: Falcons have looked into moving up in round one

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    A published report pegs the Falcons as a club that could have designs on moving up in the first round. According to Albert Breer of NFL Media, Atlanta has explored trading up from the No. 8 overall pick, with other clubs suspecting the Falcons are looki…
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  • Rams not expected to exercise 2016 option on Mark Barron’s cont…

    Rams not expected to exercise 2016 option on Mark Barron’s contract

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    The Rams only had one pick in the first round of the 2012 draft, but they have a pair of decisions to make about 2016 options on first rounders. They selected defensive tackle Michael Brockers and traded for safety Mark Barron last year after the Buccan…
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  • NFL Nation mock draft: Saints get Bud Dupree, Malcom Brown

    NFL Nation mock draft: Saints get Bud Dupree, Malcom Brown

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    NFL Nation mock draft: Saints get Bud Dupree, Malcom Brown
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  • Inside Slant: Bengals, Saints bracket this accounting of NFL ho…

    Inside Slant: Bengals, Saints bracket this accounting of NFL homegrown talent

    ESPN.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    Inside Slant: Bengals, Saints bracket this accounting of NFL homegrown talent
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  • The Falcons could be eye-balling a move for Dante Fowler

    The Falcons could be eye-balling a move for Dante Fowler

    profootballtalk.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    The Falcons have made at least one trade in each of General Manager Thomas Dimitroff’s seven drafts in charge, some of them bigger than others. And according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the next one might be to acquire t…
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  • Rob Ryan, Stacking Brewskies At A Pitbull Concert

    Rob Ryan, Stacking Brewskies At A Pitbull Concert

    deadspin.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    This picture comes to us from a reader who attended the Pitbull concert at the New Orleans Jazz Fest this weekend. That’s New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, clutching two ice cold cans of liquid refreshment and living his best life.Read …
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  • Mock Draft: Jameis Winston to Bucs to Start NFL Draft

    Mock Draft: Jameis Winston to Bucs to Start NFL Draft

    nytimes.com profootballtalk.com Apr 26 (2 days ago)
    The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. No matter: Tampa Bay will already have let its selection know when the crowd in the Windy City gets, uh, wind of the pick.
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  • NFL clears Ray McDonald in domestic violence case

    NFL clears Ray McDonald in domestic violence case

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26 (2 days ago)
    Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy were both accused of domestic violence last year. Both got the same results from the legal system, ultimately having their charges dropped. But the NFL’s brand of justice has been radically different. Hardy was banished with …
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  • Panthers officially exercise fifth-year option on Luke Kuechly

    Panthers officially exercise fifth-year option on Luke Kuechly

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Apr 26 (2 days ago)
    Panthers officially exercise fifth-year option on Luke Kuechly
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  • Shaq Thompson getting a close look from the Panthers

    Shaq Thompson getting a close look from the Panthers

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)
    One of the most intriguing prospects in the upcoming draft pool played multiple positions in college. He intends to focus on only one in the NFL. Washington safety/linebacker/running back Shaq Thompson won the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, which goes to the …
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  • Falcons won't overlook receiver spot in draft, if right fit

    Falcons won't overlook receiver spot in draft, if right fit

    ESPN.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)
    Falcons won't overlook receiver spot in draft, if right fit
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  • Buccaneers re-sign RB Bobby Rainey

    Buccaneers re-sign RB Bobby Rainey

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24 (4 days ago)
    Running back Bobby Rainey has signed his one-year contract offer from the Buccaneers, the club said Friday afternoon. A restricted free agent, Rainey was tendered a one-year, $1.542 million contract. The 27-year-old Rainey has been one of the Buccaneers…
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  • How can the New Orleans Saints challenge Carolina's quest for N…

    How can the New Orleans Saints challenge Carolina's quest for NFC South? | Black and Gold Today

    nola.com Apr 24 (4 days ago)
    Your daily snapshot of all things New Orleans Saints
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  • NFL draft: Q&A with Oregon QB Marcus Mariota

    NFL draft: Q&A with Oregon QB Marcus Mariota

    yahoo.com Apr 23 (5 days ago)
    Marcus Mariota is a week away from finding out his NFL fate. He almost certainly knows he won’t go first overall to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — that’s believed to be Jameis Winston’s spot — and could find himself be taken anywhere in the next several pic…
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  • Sean Payton on 'important' draft and '50 shades' of character e…

    Sean Payton on 'important' draft and '50 shades' of character evaluations

    ESPN.com Apr 23 (5 days ago)
    Sean Payton on 'important' draft and '50 shades' of character evaluations
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  • Panthers' Thomas Davis calls Charles Tillman the 'piece to take…

    Panthers' Thomas Davis calls Charles Tillman the 'piece to take us over the top'

    ESPN.com Apr 23 (5 days ago)
    Panthers' Thomas Davis calls Charles Tillman the 'piece to take us over the top'
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  • Video - NFL Nation mock draft: Saints select DT Malcom Brown 01:22

    NFL Nation mock draft: Saints select DT Malcom Brown

    Apr 27
    Saints reporter Mike Triplett breaks down his first-round selection.
  • Video - NFL Nation mock draft: Saints select LB Bud Dupree 01:33

    NFL Nation mock draft: Saints select LB Bud Dupree

    Apr 27
    Saints reporter Mike Triplett breaks down his first-round selection.
  • Video - NFL Nation mock draft: Panthers select WR Devin Smith 01:46

    NFL Nation mock draft: Panthers select WR Devin Smith

    Apr 27
    Panthers reporter David Newton breaks down his first-round selection.
  • Video - NFL Nation mock draft: Buccaneers select QB Jameis Winston 01:29

    NFL Nation mock draft: Buccaneers select QB Jameis Winston

    Apr 27
    Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas breaks down his first-round selection.

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    Apr 28
    Gruden's QB camp takes a turn and invites special guest Mel Kiper Jr. to the film room to break down the best and brightest of this year's NFL draft c...
  • The MMQB Mock Draft: Who Teams Will Pick

    Apr 28
    Cooper to the Jags at 3? They desperately need a No. 1 receiver. (Al Tielemans/Sports Illustrated) Draft boards, and one real life, changed on a highway near Columbia, Mo., Monday morning around dawn. Star Missouri pass-rusher Shane Ray, who reportedly …
  • Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Starts at No. 2

    Apr 27
    Three days before the 2015 draft, one thing is clear: The drama starts with the second pick. With Tampa Bay very likely to take quarterback Jameis Winston number one, Tennessee is in command with quarterback Marcus Mariota the likely target if anyone wa…
  • All 3 rounds (Insider)

    Apr 23
    Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay went head to head making picks for the first three rounds of next week's NFL draft. So who'd they grab for your team?