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Opposites building chemistry in Carolina

Opposites building chemistry in Carolina

ESPN.com Updated Jun 13, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- One is so quiet that it’s difficult to get a usable quote. The other can fill up a tape recorder. One is a classic run-stuffer. The other has the type of athleticism that has his coaches thinking he can be a strong pass-rusher. Caroli
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  • NFC South evening update

    NFC South evening update

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    Let’s catch up on some odds and ends from around the division: Former Atlanta running back Michael Turner was sentenced to probation and fined $1,000 for reckless driving. That stems from an incident that happened in September. The Falcons released Turn
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  • Bush's role with Lions to be like Saints days

    Bush's role with Lions to be like Saints days

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    The Detroit Lions plan to put Reggie Bush in the backfield to take toss sweeps around the outside and to hit holes between the tackles.
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  • Upcoming key dates: With most minicamps already done and player…

    Upcoming key dates: With most minicamps already done and players and …

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    With most minicamps already done and players and coaches off until training camp, let’s take a look at some important upcoming dates: Mid-July: Teams are allowed to open training camp for rookies and first-year players no more than 22 days prior to the
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  • Ex-Falcon Turner reportedly gets probation

    Ex-Falcon Turner reportedly gets probation

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    Former Falcons running back Michael Turner, who was arrested on charges of drunken driving last September, reportedly pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on Feb. 28, a day before he was released by Atlanta.
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  • Bucs sign Derek Hagan

    Bucs sign Derek Hagan

    profootballtalk.com Jun 13, 2013
    The Buccaneers appear to be closing in on an extension for wide receiver Mike Williams, but that’s not keeping them from making other moves to bolster the team’s receiving corps. Buccaneers General Manager Mark Dominik announced Thursday that the team
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  • Observations from Panthers' minicamp

    Observations from Panthers' minicamp

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Some random observations and thoughts out of the Carolina Panthers’ minicamp: Coach Ron Rivera was vague on this topic, but I get the sense that there’s a good chance running back Jonathan Stewart, who is recovering from surgery on
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  • Ginn wowing Newton, Panthers with speed

    Ginn wowing Newton, Panthers with speed

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    Ted Ginn Jr. has never liked being labeled a "specialist" and is looking to take advantage of a "fresh start" with the Carolina Panthers and prove to critics he can still play wide receiver in the NFL and be more than just a returner.
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  • Carolina LB Jon Beason back to 100 percent

    Carolina LB Jon Beason back to 100 percent

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There’s been something that hasn’t been seen in quite some time during the past two years taking place at the Carolina Panthers’ minicamp the past couple of days. Linebacker Jon Beason has been on the field and making lots of play
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  • Rams sign guard Ryan Lee, waive receiver Scott Pillar

    Rams sign guard Ryan Lee, waive receiver Scott Pillar

    profootballtalk.com Jun 13, 2013
    The St. Louis Rams signed former Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints guard Ryan Lee on Wednesday. To make room on the roster, the Rams released undrafted rookie wide receiver Scott Pillar. Lee signed as an undrafted free agent out of Furman last …
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  • Video - Was Jimmy Graham snubbed on 'Top 100 Players of 2013' list? 03:14

    Was Jimmy Graham snubbed on 'Top 100 Players of 2013' list?

    Jun 13
    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham didn't make the list of "Top 100 Players of 2013," and our panel of experts debate if he was snubbed.
  • Video - 32 in 32: Carolina Panthers 01:23

    32 in 32: Carolina Panthers

    Jun 13
    NFL Network analyst Heath Evans takes a look at the Carolina Panthers' 2013 schedule and reveals if the Panthers will be a playoff contender.
  • Video - Should Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton be named captain? 04:56

    Should Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton be named captain?

    Jun 13
    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss the Panthers' 2013 outlook, Cam Newton as a leader and his new challenge of taking on Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis.
  • Video - Should Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton be named captain? 04:56

    Should Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton be named captain?

    Jun 13
    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss the Panthers' 2013 outlook, Cam Newton as a leader and his new challenge of taking on Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis.

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  • Seattle Seahawks, Tarvaris Jackson agree to one-year deal, according to so…

    Jun 13
    The Seattle Seahawks have reached a one-year deal with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton. Jackson passed his physical Thursday and then accepted the Seahawks' offer.