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Redskins Camp Report: Day 7

RICHMOND, Va. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of the Washington Redskins training camp: Redskins defensive end Stephen Bowen, recovering from microfracture surgery on his right knee, said he’s confident he’ll return before the season opener. Show More Summary

Jim Harbaugh annoyed with questions about Aldon Smith

The 49ers didn’t have linebacker Aldon Smith at practice today because Smith was in Los Angeles, dealing with the fallout from an April incident in which he was accused of making a bomb threat at Los Angeles International Airport. Coach Jim Harbaugh wasn’t in the mood to talk about it. As reporters questioned Harbaugh, he…

Dan Williams says swelling down in knee

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The swelling in nose tackle Dan Williams’ left knee has gone down, he said. All that’s left is a little tightness, but Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians expects Williams to return to the field Friday. Williams has been sidelined since Sunday’s practice because of the swelling. Show More Summary

How many balls can one receiver catch?

The guys of ProFootballTalk discuss the Washington Redskins tweeting out a video of the team’s wide receiver Andre Roberts catching as many footballs as possible.

Stephen Jones: 'Working hard' on Dez deal

OXNARD, Calif. – Left tackle Tyron Smith’s $110 million contract extension has no impact on the Dallas Cowboys’ negotiations with Dez Bryant. The Cowboys have long hoped to reach long-term extensions with their two premier young talents before their rookie deals for Smith and Bryant expire after this season. Show More Summary

Jones: Cowboys “committed” to keeping Dez Bryant “for life”

Tyron Smith might not be the only young Cowboys star cashing in. Team vice president Stephen Jones said the Cowboys were “working hard” to get a long-term deal for wide receiver Dez Bryant done next. “We’re totally committed to make Dez a Cowboy for life,” Jones said, via Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.…

Two huge NFL contracts inked

The guys of PFT discuss the huge contract extensions signed by Arizona Cardinals’ cornerback Patrick Peterson and Dallas Cowboys’ offensive tackle Tyron Smith.

Every SEC Football Team's Odds to Make College Football Playoff

The SEC dominated the second half of the BCS era, winning seven consecutive national titles between 2007-2013, and there is no reason to expect a drop-off in the first year of the College Football Playoff. Just look at the talent it's securing. Show More Summary

Jim Leonhard to Browns: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

The Cleveland Browns bolstered their secondary on Wednesday by signing veteran safety Jim Leonhard. Leonhard himself took to Twitter to announce the news of the deal: Field Yates of ESPN noted how Leonhard has recent, previous ties with...Show More Summary

Brent Urban's injury may be serious

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens are concerned that the knee injury suffered by rookie defensive end Brent Urban on Wednesday may be serious. Urban, the team's fourth-round pick out of Virginia, went down after a block by offensive tackle Jah Reid in a drill less than an hour into practice. Show More Summary

Cowboys Tyron Smith Megadeal Could Be Blessing in Disguise for Dez Bryant

According to Rainer Sabin of The Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Cowboys have reportedly signed left tackle Tyron Smith to a monster contract extension. Does Smith deserve to be the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL? How much...Show More Summary

Jim Leonhard reunites with Mike Pettine in Cleveland

Safety Jim Leonhard said recently that he had spoken to the Packers about coming aboard for the 2014 season, but the Wisconsin native never reached agreement on a deal with the team. He won’t have to leave the Midwest to play football this year, though. Leonhard tweeted on Wednesday afternoon that he has signed a…

Bengals CB Chris Lewis-Harris suspended two games

The NFL has suspended Bengals cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris for the first two games of the 2014 regular season under the league’s substance-abuse policy, the team said Wednesday. The 25-year-old Lewis-Harris appeared in six games for Cincinnati in 2013, recording three tackles. He’s vying for a reserve role with Cincinnati, which is deep at cornerback. Lewis-Harris…

JC Tretter still has plenty to prove

GREEN BAY, Wis. – If JC Tretter can handle the likes of defensive tackles B.J. Raji and Josh Boyd in practice, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy thinks his new starting center will be able to handle anything. But so far in the first...Show More Summary

Pressure mounting for Seahawks, Lynch as Week 1 approaches

The guys of PFT discuss Seahawks GM John Schneider’s comments on Marshawn Lynch’s holdout. Mike Florio says that nothing will happen anytime soon on the standoff, but the pressure will be turned on for both sides when the Seahawks prepare to host the Green Bay Packers during Week 1 of the NFL season.

Patriots Camp Report: Day 7

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New England Patriots training camp: Cornerback Brandon Browner is practicing with a physical edge, and at one point, his hands-on approach riled up receivers coach Chad O'Shea. Show More Summary

How Patrick Peterson's Deal Impacts Arizona Cardinals in Short Term, Long Term

Like Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson broke the news on Twitter that he and the Cardinals had reached an agreement on a five-year contract extension. According to Peterson, his new five-year deal is worth $70 million total and $48 million in guaranteed money. Show More Summary

Jay Cutler Won't Live Up to MVP Hype Created by Brandon Marshall

According to Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, Jay Cutler will be the NFL's MVP for the 2014 NFL season. Marc Sessler of reported Wednesday the outspoken wide receiver made these thoughts quite clear when speaking to Michael Irvin and the Inside Training Camp Live crew. Show More Summary

Tennessee Titans Training Camp: Week 1 Stock Report

Training camp is now finally in full swing for the Tennessee Titans as they try to make quick progress in a system being installed by head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Time is certainly of the essence for this team that is coming off of a disappointing...Show More Summary

Mississippi State Putting Together SEC's Surprise Recruiting Class of 2015

When Justin Johnson picked up the phone July 18 and called Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen, the Alabama wide receiver didn't realize he was kicking off one of the most memorable days in this Bulldogs era. "I was ready to make my commitment official and really looked forward to that conversation," Johnson said. Show More Summary

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