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Arrowhead stadium made out of legos. 

Arrowhead stadium made out of legos.

2013 NFL OTAs: News and notes from around the league

✕<p>With NFL teams gathering together and practicing in full for the first time, several prominent storylines have emerged over the past few days. Ryan Van Bibber of SB Nation recaps the NFL's first round of OTAs.

Elvis Dumervil assuming leadership role, says Ravens coach John Harbaugh

One of the newest Ravens is making a big impact in the land of crab cakes.<p>Despite only being on the team for a few months and only having taken part in a few OTA practices thus far, new Baltimore Ravens defensive end/linebacker Elvis Dumervil is establishing himself as a leader on the team.<p>Head …

Julian Edelman contract: Patriots, WR tweak deal to include roster bonus

The Patriots and the wide receiver have adjusted a bonus in his new contract, giving the team a little more protection if his foot doesn't heal properly.<p>The Patriots and wide receiver Julian Edelman have reworked a minor portion of his new contract with the team, according to the Boston Globe. …

Brandon Meriweather injury: Redskins' safety will be 'fine' for training camp, says Mike Shanahan

Mike Shanahan said Brandon Meriweather will be ready in time for training camp.<p>Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told the Washington Post he expects safety Brandon Meriweather to be ready for training camp. Meriweather is working his way back from the torn ACL he suffered in Week 11 last …

NFC North OTA news roundup: Forte skips OTAs, Reggie Bush in the mix to return punts

Reggie Bush showed off an old talent while a Green Bay Packer returned to the team after a stint in jail and rehab.<p>Home to some of the most storied franchises in the NFL, the NFC North will be a division to watch this season. The Packers are perennial title contenders and the Vikings are coming off …

Dr. Andrews: Most players can’t recover like Peterson, RG3

Getty Images<p>Dr. James Andrews, the renowned surgeon who rebuilt Adrian Peterson’s knee before his MVP 2012 season, and who has said Robert Griffin …

Jerry Jones: I paid Romo $100 million, so I want everything

AP<p>Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made quarterback Tony Romo one of the highest-paid players in NFL history this offseason, and he also said publicly that …

Brandon Carr says the Cowboys are buying into new defense

credit: getty images<p>The Dallas Cowboys are making a change on defense. Monte Kiffin has been installed as the Cowboys defensive coordinator and the …

Report: NFL submits testing proposal

The NFL submitted a new proposal on testing for human growth hormone to the players union on April 24, according to an NFL.com report.<p>NFL.com, citing …

NFLPA will examine Roc Nation’s recruitment of Geno Smith

Getty Images<p>Publicly, the NFLPA has been mum on the manner in which the sports agency owned by Jay-Z recruited Jets quarterback Geno Smith. …

Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant Is Every Franchise's Dream Superstar

Superstars in the NBA are all incredibly gifted athletes with the ability to take over games and orchestrate success for a team that is rarely experienced without the influence of such star players. Some even have the capability of completely altering the direction of a franchise by pushing their …

John Calipari Defends Derrick Rose, Says Bulls 'Didn't Want Him to Go Back'

John Calipari has Derrick Rose's back.<p>Speaking on the "Adam 'The Bull' and Dustin Fox Show" on 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, Calipari—who coached Rose while at Memphis—defended Rose's decision to not play this season, the playoffs included (via Kurt Heilin of NBC Sports' ProBasketballTalk):<p>“An NBA …

2014 College Football Recruits Most Likely to Commit During the Summer

The summer is always a great time for vacation, fireworks, the beach and of course football recruiting news. Prospects can make their decision at any time and some choose the summer to announce their choice after making several unofficial visits.<p>A position group where dominoes are expected to fall …

The Hiring of Vince Lombardi and the Future of the NFL Draft

I had another opportunity to talk with Chris Landry on Friday on the <i>Steve Duemig Show,</i> and Chris shared his thoughts on two topics.<p>Landry has some real insight, as he been in coaching and scouting since the 1980s, and he was among the people who set up the very first NFL Scouting Combine.<p>First, I …