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NFL to Play 2021 Super Bowl in New Los Angeles Stadium

NFL to Play 2021 Super Bowl in New Los Angeles Stadium

The NFL will stage the 2021 Super Bowl in Los Angeles, raising its profile in the country's second-largest media market after making a celebrated return to the city with the relocation of the Rams franchise to the West Coast starting next season.
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  • Mike McCarthy on Eddie Lacy’s progress: So far, so good

    Mike McCarthy on Eddie Lacy’s progress: So far, so good

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    Packers coach Mike McCarthy ensured that running back Eddie Lacy’s physical condition would be a running storyline this offseason when he said shortly after the team’s playoff loss to the Cardinals that Lacy “cannot play at the weight he did” in 2016. T…
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  • “Long way to go” before Larry Fitzgerald will think about 2017

    “Long way to go” before Larry Fitzgerald will think about 2017

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald fulfilled a promise to his mother and received his college degree recently, which might not be necessary to his post-football employment options but certainly won’t hurt them. Not that it’s clear when Fitzgerald …
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  • York calls on North Carolina to repeal House Bill 2

    York calls on North Carolina to repeal House Bill 2

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    The NFL didn’t move its quarterly meeting from North Carolina to protest the controversial bathroom law known as House Bill 2. But that doesn’t stop the owners who showed up in Charlotte from making their views known while in town. 49ers CEO Jed York di…
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  • How Quinton Jefferson went from Best Buy to Seahawks' defe…

    How Quinton Jefferson went from Best Buy to Seahawks' defensive line

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    How Quinton Jefferson went from Best Buy to Seahawks' defensive line
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  • Chargers, Cardinals to practice together in training camp

    Chargers, Cardinals to practice together in training camp

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    The Chargers haven’t conducted joint practices with another team during training camp since 2012, a year before Mike McCoy arrived as head coach. They’ll do it this year. Via Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Cardinals and Chargers pla…
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  • Cards' Tyrann Mathieu: 'I just want to get paid as a …

    Cards' Tyrann Mathieu: 'I just want to get paid as a top defender'

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Cards' Tyrann Mathieu: 'I just want to get paid as a top defender'
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  • D.J. Humphries says being a healthy scratch all year “humbled” …

    D.J. Humphries says being a healthy scratch all year “humbled” him

    profootballtalk.com May 23 (yesterday)
    If D.J. Humphries felt good about being a first-round pick last year, being a healthy scratch all 18 times the Cardinals played last year brought him back down to Earth. But with Bobby Massie gone in free agency, the Cardinals need Humphries to win the …
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  • As OTAs approach, Rams have plenty of injury questions

    As OTAs approach, Rams have plenty of injury questions

    ESPN.com May 23 (yesterday)
    As OTAs approach, Rams have plenty of injury questions
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  • Vic Beasley quietly moves from defensive end to linebacker

    Vic Beasley quietly moves from defensive end to linebacker

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (2 days ago)
    In Dan Quinn’s first season as defensive coordinator with the Seahawks, former first-round defensive end Bruce Irvin was moved to linebacker. In Quinn’s second season as head coach of the Falcons, former first-round defensive end Vic Beasley has moved t…
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  • Richard Sherman on possible Marshawn Lynch return: “I don’t put…

    Richard Sherman on possible Marshawn Lynch return: “I don’t put anything past him”

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Few regard retired Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch as definitely retired because, with Lynch, there’s never anything definite. Former teammate Richard Sherman is among those who see Lynch as potentially not done with football. “I don’t put anything…
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  • Michael Bennett envisions a Defensive Player of the Year season

    Michael Bennett envisions a Defensive Player of the Year season

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett took a step forward with a career-high 10 sacks last season. He’s planning a bigger step forward this year. Bennett told Sheil Kapadia of ESPN that he thinks he can be the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year for 201…
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  • Skittles sends Seahawks rookie DT Jarran Reed a care package

    Skittles sends Seahawks rookie DT Jarran Reed a care package

    ESPN.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Skittles sends Seahawks rookie DT Jarran Reed a care package
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  • Doug Baldwin admits the Seahawks are going to miss Marshawn Lyn…

    Doug Baldwin admits the Seahawks are going to miss Marshawn Lynch

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    For all the running backs the Seahawks brought in this offseason, they’re making sure none of them wears No. 24, after a suggestion from wide receiver Doug Baldwin. So without that visible sign reminding players, they admit they’re going to miss the ret…
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  • CFL sack king Tristan Okpalaugo readjusting to NFL with Cardina…

    CFL sack king Tristan Okpalaugo readjusting to NFL with Cardinals

    ESPN.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    CFL sack king Tristan Okpalaugo readjusting to NFL with Cardinals
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  • Seahawks bring in Harvard-trained psychiatrist to school rookie…

    Seahawks bring in Harvard-trained psychiatrist to school rookies about surviving success

    ESPN.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    Seahawks bring in Harvard-trained psychiatrist to school rookies about surviving success
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  • Patrick Willis has found success at a Silicon Valley tech start…

    Patrick Willis has found success at a Silicon Valley tech start-up

    profootballtalk.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    Former 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis moved quickly to bat down rumors of a comeback last year. It’s not that football didn’t hold a special place in his life, but he quickly re-established himself after his playing days, and is now on his way to succe…
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  • Matthews, Givens stick up for Bradford

    Matthews, Givens stick up for Bradford

    profootballtalk.com May 18 (6 days ago)
    Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett recently said he’d have concerns about quarterback Sam Bradford’s desire to compete, if Bradford were Bennett’s teammate. A couple of Bradford’s teammates have chimed in, expressing no concern about their quarterba…
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  • Jerramy Stevens in trouble with the law again

    Jerramy Stevens in trouble with the law again

    profootballtalk.com May 18 (6 days ago)
    Former Seahawks and Buccaneers tight end Jerramy Stevens is once again in trouble with the law. This time a bench warrant has been issued for Stevens’ arrest over a probation violation stemming from his 2015 drunk driving conviction, TMZ reports. In tha…
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  • Rams' addition of Dominique Easley makes sense to replace …

    Rams' addition of Dominique Easley makes sense to replace Nick Fairley

    ESPN.com May 18 (6 days ago)
    Rams' addition of Dominique Easley makes sense to replace Nick Fairley
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  • Blaine Gabbert: I’m never going to shy away from competition

    Blaine Gabbert: I’m never going to shy away from competition

    profootballtalk.com May 18 (7 days ago)
    49ers coach Chip Kelly reiterated on Tuesday that the competition for the starting quarterback job has no timetable and that Blaine Gabbert isn’t ahead of Colin Kaepernick at this point because Kaepernick hasn’t been medically cleared to practice yet. T…
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  • Rams hoping to find more help from undrafted rookies

    Rams hoping to find more help from undrafted rookies

    ESPN.com May 18 (7 days ago)
    Rams hoping to find more help from undrafted rookies
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  • Carson Palmer “addicted” to challenge of getting to Super Bowl

    Carson Palmer “addicted” to challenge of getting to Super Bowl

    profootballtalk.com May 18 (7 days ago)
    The 2015 regular season was filled with highs for Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer as he played the best football of his career while leading the team to a 13-3 record on the way to the NFC West title. Postseason action wasn’t as rewarding. After sur…
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  • Video - Today in the archives: Reggie Bush at USC 01:13

    Today in the archives: Reggie Bush at USC

    May 24
    We dug into the ESPN archives to find 10 minutes of awesome. Here's Reggie Bush tearing it up for the Trojans.
  • Video - Today in the archives: Reggie Bush at USC 10:43

    Today in the archives: Reggie Bush at USC

    May 24
    We dug into the ESPN archives to find 10 minutes of awesome. Here's Reggie Bush tearing it up for the Trojans.
  • Video - Hayne turns up the heat and makes a tackle 00:35

    Hayne turns up the heat and makes a tackle

    May 24
    Jarryd Hayne, a rugby player who made the 49er's team last season, speeds down the rugby field to make an incredible tackle over the weekend during London Sevens tournament.
  • Video - Schefter on potential Super Bowl destinations 01:17

    Schefter on potential Super Bowl destinations

    May 24
    Adam Schefter breaks down the possible host cities for the 2019, 2020 and 2021 seasons.