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The rest of the NFL has been taking a closer look at how Bill Belichick and Co. have constructed the New England Patriots' roster, especially via the draft

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The New England Patriots are, without a doubt, the NFL's model franchise over the past decade, so it makes sense that the rest of the league would take a close look at how Bill Belichick and Co. have gone about constructing their roster, especially when it comes to the draft....

The NFL draft is one day away

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- One day away from discovering where their professional paths will lead, NFL draft prospects gathered for some impromptu football....

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement

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ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after agreeing on a two-year deal with the Raiders that paved the way for a trade to his hometown team in Oakland....

Fairly or not, T.J. Watt will draw comparisons to his big brother J.J. when he gets to the pros

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Fairly or not, T.J. Watt will draw comparisons to his big brother when he gets to the pros....

The New Orleans Saints and free-agent running back Adrian Peterson have agreed on a two-year contract

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Adrian Peterson, the NFL's most productive running back for much of the past decade, has decided to head into the twilight of his career as a potential backup in New Orleans' pass-happy offense....

An Atlanta stadium official says workers are racing to complete the $1.5 billion project in the next three months after ongoing roof issues have delayed the facility's opening

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ATLANTA (AP) -- Workers are racing to complete Atlanta's new $1.5 billion stadium project in the next three months after ongoing roof issues have delayed the facility's opening....

An attorney for former Ohio State football star Gareon Conley says the player denies an accusation made in a police report that he sexually assaulted a woman
CLEVELAND (AP) -- An attorney for former Ohio State football star Gareon Conley says the player denies an accusation made in a police report that he sexually assaulted a woman. No charges have been filed....

Dallas owner Jerry Jones honored DeMarcus Ware with the announcement that the franchise sacks leader would retire as a Cowboy, then engaged in a draft discussion centered largely on finding the team's next dominant pass rusher

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Jerry Jones honored DeMarcus Ware with a ceremonial signing Monday that allowed the franchise sacks leader to retire as a Dallas Cowboy on the same day the team owner discussed how the draft might help find the next dominant pass rusher....

College stars are bolstering their NFL draft stock by playing special teams

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- More and more college coaches are putting their starters and even their stars on special teams as they seek to pile up every possible point in an era of pedal-to-the-metal shootouts and never-safe leads....

Ezekiel Elliott's immediate impact last season, along with one of the strongest classes in years, have made running backs popular again heading into this week's NFL draft

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Ezekiel Elliott's immediate impact last season, along with one of the strongest classes in years, have made running backs popular again heading into this week's NFL draft....