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Clayton: Why a Peterson trade won't happen

An Adrian Peterson trade isn't happening this offseason, says John Clayton. Here's why his only option is to play for the Vikings in 2015.

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2hJohn Keim and Adam Caplan

Source: Redskins to cut OL starter Chester

The Washington Redskins will release veteran guard Chris Chester, a league source told ESPN's Adam Caplan. The move saves the Redskins $4 million against the salary cap.

Bright future for Mariota (2:36)


Clayton: An AP trade won't happen

Adrian Peterson might not want to be in Minnesota, but the Vikings simply can't extract enough value for a deal to make sense -- even to Dallas. Why he'll stay put

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Mike Zimmer: AD's with us, or no one

Adrian Peterson hasn't reported to Vikings' OTAs yet, but the Minnesota coach had a simple choice for him: Us, or no one. Said Zimmer: "He's not going to play for anybody else. ... He's missed a lot of OTAs over the course of his career. I'm not worried about it."

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Titans hoping to bounce back

Tennessee posted its worst record and had its worst points differential since 1997 (when they moved to Nashville) last season and also ended the year on a 10-game losing streak, the longest since leaving Houston.

Avert your eyes, Bears fans

Chicago was one of only 2 teams in the NFL to rank in the bottom half of the league in Total QBR, QBR allowed, yards per rush and yards per rush allowed last season.

'Business as usual' for Rivers, Chargers

Bill Polian thinks Philip Rivers' concerns about where the franchise will be in a year are well-founded, but adds that there's no urgency to get a new contract done.


Texans under the spotlight

ESPN NFL Insider Bill Polian said he would have to be "dragged kicking and screaming" into doing HBO Sports' "Hard Knocks" if he were still a GM.


Rich Cimini @RichCimini

So now Todd Bowles says, "Come camp time, there will be competition" at QB. But he says it's Geno Smith' job to lose. #nyj

Bills QB won't be decided anytime soon

At Bills camp today, head coach Rex Ryan said: "You're not going to make a decision about who your starting QB is in OTAs, but you might have an idea." Here, E.J. Manuel watches Tyrod Taylor throw in Orchard Park, N.Y.


Mike Rodak @mikerodak

LeSean McCoy has a neck injury. Rex says it's not serious. "We don't need him out there," he said. McCoy sat out team drills.

Rich Cimini @RichCimini

QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, coming off broken leg, participating in team drills for first time (as far as we know). Nice pass to Shaq Evans. #nyj

Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

First-round draft choice Malcom Brown's first impressions of Bill Belichick? "Great guy ... He shows everybody a lot of love. Tough love."

Mariota smart, but has a lot to learn

Mark Brunell says there's a learning curve for Titans QB Marcus Mariota: "I imagine Marcus has a lot on his mind."


Mike Rodak @mikerodak

EJ Manuel and Tyrod Taylor splitting reps with 1st team offense. Matt Cassel running the other side of the field with lesser players.

Texans selected for 'Hard Knocks'

This will be the first time Houston is the subject of the show, which has been around since 2001, though they did make a cameo last season when they hosted the Falcons for joint practices during training camp. (via ESPN's Tania Ganguli)

Rich Cimini @RichCimini

Spirited and competitive two-minute drill b/w offense-defense. Darrelle Revis v Brandon Marshall a fun matchup to watch. #nyj

John Keim @john_keim

I know chris Chester did not have a good year last year. OK with his release. But the guy was a total pro. classy, smart.