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14-year-old cancer survivor to announce Ravens' 1st pick
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- T.J. Owuanibe is known as "the kid with the football" at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C. On Thursday night, he'll be "the kid announcing the first selection" for the Baltimore Ravens at the NFL draft....

Fournette entering NFL draft showing no fear of a bad fit
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Leonard Fournette is about to lose a little control over his carefully cultivated football career....

Want to succeed at the NFL draft? Copy the Patriots
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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....

Pre-draft football: Prospects vs. kids at Shriners hospital
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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....

Raiders bring RB Marshawn Lynch 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....

T.J. Watt ready to write own tale in NFL with big brother
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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....

Saints, 32-year-old Adrian Peterson agree on 2-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....

Atlanta stadium official says new facility ready in 3 months
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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....

NFL prospect denies rape report made to police; no charges
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....

Cowboys honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo future secure
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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....