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2dMel Kiper Jr.

Kiper: My picks through three rounds

Mel Kiper Jr. plays GM for all 32 NFL teams, making his optimal picks for the first three rounds of the 2015 NFL draft -- 99 picks in total.

1dDarren Rovell

Footing the bill: Nike signs Winston, Mariota

Nike has likely assured itself of the top overall pick in the NFL draft, adding Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Melvin Gordon and Amari Cooper to its stable of endorsers.

NFL Draft Insiders

Insider: Draft guides for all 32 NFL teams

Football Outsiders, Scouts Inc. and NFL Nation team up to produce draft guides for all 32 NFL teams, covering need positions, prospect targets and predictions for how draft night will play out.


Chances Vikings trade Peterson

NFL Insider Adam Caplan and Damien Woody explain why it is not likely that the Vikings will trade RB Adrian Peterson and discuss Peterson's options heading into Minnesota's offseason activities.

NFL Draft Videos

Sport Science Draft Combine: Maxx Williams (2:33)

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2dKC Joyner

Joyner: Sleeper prospects at skill positions

Which QB, RB and WR prospects are flying under the radar in the 2015 draft class? KC Joyner identifies some players in the Day 2 or Day 3 range who could pay off big.

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Chances Vikings trade Peterson (3:05)


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Peyton Manning works to build chemistry (1:22)


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16dScott Symmes

2015 NFL minicamp and OTA schedules

The 2015 dates for organized team activities and minicamps have been announced. These dates are tentative and subject to change.


Hill: NFL stuck in 'familiar pattern'

A civil suit against Jameis Winston won't stop him from being a top pick in the NFL draft, which Jemele Hill calls "awkward at the very least." "The NFL always has, and always will be, in the business of production, talent and entertainment and the higher you excel in those three areas the more excuses and rationalizations will be made."


Julian Edelman takes on 'Star Wars'

Apparently taking a break from his hit online series "Smoothie Tyme," Patriots WR Julian Edelman is back with his take on the new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer. And we're not so sure Tom Brady will like his part in the film. Star Pats

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Rangers: Wilson has a 'shot' at MLB

Said Rangers GM Jon Daniels to the Ft. Worth Star Telegram: "Russell [Wilson] has the competitiveness and work ethic to where he'd have a shot if he committed to baseball. ... Playing quarterback is more intensive than the positions of other guys who have attempted to play both sports."

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Louis Riddick @LRiddickESPN

Ameer Abdullah going to be an exceptional 3rd down back right out of the gate. His COD/lateral quicks r scary. Love the heart he plays with.

Jeremy Fowler @JFowlerESPN

Not sure whether this means much with draft’s fickle nature but hearing RB Melvin Gordon’s visit with the Browns went very well

Jags agree with former Raider

Center Stefen Wisniewski has agreed to a one-year deal with Jacksonville, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The free agent also visited New England and Washington this offseason.

Steelers' doctors clear Jaelen Strong
College Football 

The ASU WR (wrist) was cleared by doctors after going through a battery of tests during his visit Friday. His results will be sent to other teams so Strong won't need a medical recheck in Indianapolis. He is an expected first-round pick.

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College Football 

Vikings' mindset regarding Peterson

Adam Caplan told SportsCenter: "First of all, I don't think they want to trade him. ... They think they're so much better with him." But if they WERE to trade him? "It'd take at least a first-round pick and more compensation."


Adam Caplan @caplannfl

Notes on Byron Jones: Teams are talking to him about playing CB not FS. Teams looking at him as press CB, not off coverage CB.

OTD: Joe Montana retires

On this date 20 years ago, 49ers QB Joe Montana retired from the NFL. The Hall of Famer led the Niners to four Super Bowl wins with an 11-to-0 touchdown-to-interception ratio.

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Andrew Hawkins' speedy footwork

How do you become a successful NFL wide receiver if you're just 5-foot-7? It helps to have fast feet. Andrew Hawkins might just have the fastest.


Could Cowboys tweets cause trouble?

Two tweets from the Cowboys' official Twitter account postured whether or not the team should trade for Adrian Peterson. But, oops, was that tampering?