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22hKC Joyner

Joyner: Why Eagles are NFC East favorites in 2015

Will Philly dethrone Dallas in the NFC East? The addition of QB Sam Bradford and a promising running game are among the reasons to believe the Eagles will soar this season.

KC Joyner

Joyner: Philly is NFC East favorite over Dallas

Will Philly dethrone Dallas in the NFC East? The addition of QB Sam Bradford and a promising running game are among the reasons to believe the Eagles will soar this season.

Newton nearing long-term deal with Panthers (1:07)
Weatherford uninjured after early morning car accident (0:50)
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12hSharon Katz & Hank Gargiulo

Katz: Identifying impact fantasy rookies

Sharon Katz and Hank Gargiulo utilize snap count data to identify impact rookies in fantasy football for 2015.

Latest on Wilson's contract negotiations (1:10)
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2dMark Dominik

Dominik: 24 players any team would want

Which NFL players would be coveted by every team if they hit the open market? Mark Dominik makes his list, which includes J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr.


Ben Goessling @GoesslingESPN

Peterson: "I'm returning because I want to. I’m a part of this football team and I owe it to the guys I play with and to our coaches."

Adrian Peterson joining Vikings today

The RB will join Minnesota for today's OTAs, ending a nearly 9-month absence from the team. Why today? Said AD: "Basically it's time for me to come in and test the waters and re-familiarize myself with our offense and the direction they're trying to go in." (via ESPN's Ben Goessling and Josina Anderson) Story

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Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

We are now exactly 100 days away from the Patriots hosting the Steelers, and the kickoff of the 2015 NFL season.

Devon, Leah still to receive Jimmy V Award

The Bengals DT and his 5-year-old daughter will receive the Jimmy V Perseverance Award next month at The ESPYS for the way they have handled Leah's fight with cancer. "This award is a testament to the inspiration Devon and Leah are to all the families who are suffering from similar circumstances," ESPYS executive producer Maura Mandt said. Story

Courtesty of Devon Still

Manziel 'easy target' for some fans

Field Yates on the incident involving a fan and a water bottle: "With Johnny Manziel, every part of his offseason is going to be dissected. The microscope for him is as large [as] probably any other quarterback in the NFL right now."


Rex Ryan, Bills hit the links for charity

The coach had Buffalo players spend today's OTA session away from football at Jim Kelly's charity golf tournament. "It's not just lip service, I want to do some things that bring the team together."


Weddle: Chargers won't talk extension

S Eric Weddle told ESPN's Eric D. Williams that San Diego won't discuss a contract extension this year. "He'll be excited about playing this year and then hit free agency," Weddle's agent, David Canter, told the San Diego Union-Tribune.


Giants punter unhurt in car accident

Steve Weatherford said he was "incredibly blessed" to avoid major injury after the rental car he was driving Monday morning was totaled when it hydroplaned into a median. His injuries were minor. "Fortunate to be alive"


Crux of Eric Weddle-Chargers standoff

Eric D. Williams examines the two sides of this disagreement: [Weddle is] frustrated. He feels like he gave a lot to this franchise. ... In terms of the team, they feel like they already paid him. Five years, $40 million [in 2011]."


Redskins remove seats from FedEx

For the 3rd time in the last 5 years, Washington has removed thousands of seats from FedEx Field. Attendance never surpassed 81,000 and averaged less than 78,000 last season, when capacity was listed at 85,000.

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