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The NFL has found that it is probable that the New England Patriots deliberately deflated balls during the AFC Championship Game in January.

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Not every first-round pick from the 2015 NFL draft is going to turn into a star. Gordon McGuinness of Pro Football Focus identifies the 10 first-rounders most likely to turn into draft busts.

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The NFL Draft All-Value Team

Leonard Williams headlines the list of the wisest draft picks, writes Bill Barnwell of Grantland.com.


Wells report: Brady 'generally aware'

"It also is our view that it is more probable than not that Tom Brady was at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities of [Jim] McNally [the Patriots' officials locker room attendant] and [John] Jastremski [a Patriots equipment assistant] involving the release of air from Patriots game balls." Details

Wells report: Pats staff responsible

"Based on the evidence developed in connection with the investigation and summarized in this Report, we have concluded that it is more probable than not that New England Patriots personnel participated in violations of the NFL Playing Rules and were involved in a deliberate attempt to circumvent those rules." Details

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Rex said the Bills had “several players off our board” after “doing their due diligence."

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Rex on La’el Collins: “I did have dinner with him. That’s really the extent of it."

The chip on LeSean McCoy's shoulder

Did race play a role in McCoy's Eagles exit? He doesn't quite go there, but: "You see how fast [Chip Kelly] got rid of all the good players. Especially all the good black players. He got rid of them the fastest." The Eagles declined comment. The Mag: 'My team'

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No Dallas Cowboys RB in our Top 25 RBs. Plenty of faith in the o-line, but feel Dallas' starting RB isn't likely on their roster right now.

When's the fantasy football draft?

ESPN Fantasy is holed up in a room ranking every NFL player. The top 10 RBs: 1. Eddie Lacy, 2. Le'Veon Bell, 3. Jamaal Charles, 4. Adrian Peterson, 5. Marshawn Lynch, 6. Arian Foster, 7. C.J. Anderson, 8. Matt Forte, 9. DeMarco Murray, 10. LeSean McCoy.

Vikings legend selling it all

What's bigger? A Hall of Fame football coach hosting a garage sale? OR, the coach deciding at 88 years old it's time to join Twitter? Either way, Bud Grant announced on Twitter he's back selling his wares. Mark your calendars

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Kiper: Rounds 4-7 impact rookies for 2015

One of the top 2015 impact rookies from Rounds 4-7 could be Jaguars WR Rashad Greene: "Blake Bortles has other options, but Rashad Greene was Jameis Winston's favorite target, basically to a fault, and Bortles could rely on some of the same qualities." Other impact players (Insider)

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LeSean McCoy to @ESPNMag on being traded to Buffalo: "To be honest, I didn't want to come. I really didn't. I was so angry at first."

Minnesota to bid for CFP title game

Gov. Mark Dayton announced Minneapolis' bid for the 2020 title game Tuesday, to be held in the new Vikings Stadium that opens in 2016. The bid will require an $8M-$12M fundraising effort, and Dayton is "very optimistic" they can make a competitive bid.

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