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NFL Rumors: Tom Brady ‘Had A Hand’ In Josh McDaniels Spurning Colts

2,957<p>It appeared all but certain that Josh McDaniels was headed to Indianapolis to become the head coach of the Colts back in early February.<p>Until, …

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Rookie quarterback class intrigues as NFL camps begin

Will the simplification of the catch rule cause less confusion? (It can only help, right? Please say yes.) Will the personal conduct policy …

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Patriots Training Camp Position Preview: Wide Receiver

<i>By Matthew Geagan, CBS Boston</i>BOSTON (CBS) — Over the years, it hasn’t really mattered who Tom Brady has thrown the football to. If they get open, …

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Patrick Chung ‘Nervous’ To Drive Pace Car In New Hampshire NASCAR Race

1,009<p>LOUDON, N.H. — Patrick Chung will lead the field to green in the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and you can bet the …

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Your guide to the NFL offseason: 20 things you might have missed

It has been 165 days since the Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII. Fortunately for us all, this long and occasionally maddening NFL offseason is …

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NFL predictions through 2021: Bell's future, new champs, more

We have a mighty crystal ball here at ESPN. Yeah, of course, we have the regular ones that we use to predict what happens in the upcoming season or …

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Five reasons why the Patriots will make the 2018 NFL playoffs

<i>Wondering if and how your NFL team can make the playoffs in the coming season? Adam Rank and Marc Sessler have you covered in this ongoing series, as</i> …

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Buy or Sell the Riskiest Fantasy Football Picks for 2018

The NFL season is still seven weeks away, but fantasy football draft season is already upon us.<p>Are you prepared for yours? We're here to help.<p>The following players have average draft positions of 100 or higher, according to FantasyPros, despite facing potential issues like injuries, position …

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Sony Michel adds exciting layer to Patriots' RB corps

<i>In the lead-up to New England Patriots training camp, with the first public practice scheduled for Thursday, July 26, it is timely to review each</i> …

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Ex-Giants coach doesn't think much of Nate Solder

<i>This is the fourth piece in a series looking at plays Patriots could rely on in key situations in 2018. Over the weekend, we looked at their their</i> …

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9 Patriots newcomers to watch

Bill Belichick reminds us often that roster turnover is a simple reality of NFL team building.<p>All 32 squads add and lose various players each …

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The Value of the Colts Retaining McDaniels’ Assistants

After the whole Josh McDaniels fiasco, some assistant coaches were left flapping in the wind. But Colts owner Jim Irsay stepped up and let everyone …

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Analysis: Is Jordan Matthews capable of providing boost for Patriots' WR corps?

Email<p>Print<p>Over the course of the offseason, we took a deep dive — with some help from the film — on some of New England’s additions, including <b>Danny</b> …

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New England Patriots: Four ways to remedy Julian Edelman’s absence

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images<p>The New England Patriots will be without wide receiver Julian Edelman for the first four games of 2018. Here are …

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10 Patriots questions with 10 days till camp

The long, curious offseason is finally just about over in Foxborough.<p>On July 26 the Patriots will open 2018 training camp on the practice fields …

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Chris Long doesn't put stock in Brady-Belichick drama

Chris Long doesn't put stock in Brady-Belichick drama. "It took everything to beat them."<p>It's safe to say he doesn't put much stock into it.<p>I just …

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King on Garoppolo: “I don’t want to overstate this. He’s the most compelling story in the NFL this year”

The NBC Sports writer had an appearance on KNBR and delivered some words on the 49ers quarterback.No doubt one of the biggest stories heading into …

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Patriots Fantasy Preview

<b>Patriots Offensive Profile Under Josh McDaniels</b><p>2014-2017 Pass Attempts Rank: 7th, 5th, 23rd, 7th<br>2014-2017 Rush Attempts Rank: 13th, 25th, 3rd, …

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NFL's top five play-caller tandems; Patriots shouldn't trade Gronk

Which NFL teams boast the greatest duos when it comes to their offensive and defensive play callers? Bucky Brooks reveals his top five tandems. Plus, …

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Predicting how Patriots' logjam at running back will play out

The New England Patriots backfield is in the same position it was in last year. The Patriots have an embarrassment of riches at running back, to the point where everyone is left guessing how they’ll deploy their many talents.<p>Everyone who pretends to know how the position will unfold is kidding …

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Giants' Pat Shurmur, James Bettcher among NFL's best play-caller tandems

Prior to being hired as head coach the New York Giants, Pat Shurmur won the NFL’s Assistant Coach of the Year Award in 2017 for the masterful job he did as the Minnesota Vikings’ offensive coordinator.<p>Meanwhile, James Bettcher drew rave reviews and was even considered a head-coach-in-waiting for …

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Finding the next Sean McVay: Head coaches who call offensive plays

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Anthony Lynn got his first taste of calling plays while serving as the offensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills in 2016. And …

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3 of the worst offenses in the NFL are in the Patriots division

ESPN doesn’t care for the AFC East offenses.Not a single reasonable person would dispute the notion that the New England Patriots have the best …

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Third-Down Offensive Personnel Deep Dive

It shouldn’t be a surprise the Patriots’ third-down offense suffered without Julian Edelman in 2017, they fell from 4th to 10th in the league. Now …

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View from Above: Be careful who you wish for

Buffalo? Tennessee? Kansas City?<p>Go ahead. Count the media stories, the radio talk-show callers and TV talking-heads you've heard over the past couple …

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2018 NFL Preview: Lions invest in new coach Matt Patricia

<i>Yahoo Sports is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial</i> …

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New England Patriots have top rated coaching staff

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 8: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots confers with Josh McDaniels and Bill Belichick in the second half during a game …

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Ask PFW: Crawling toward camp

<b>What are some of the things that can propel an undrafted free agent in training camp to making the team or not? JC Jackson seems like a good fit but</b> …

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Power Ranking Every Coaching Staff Heading into the 2018 NFL Season

All 32 NFL teams have mostly assembled their rosters for the 2018 season, but each of those rosters will go through various changes before the regular season gets underway.<p>Meanwhile, all 32 coaching staffs look the way they will come Week 1, barring shocking developments.<p>So, how do they stack up …

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The Most Jay Cutler Thing That Jay Cutler Did on ‘Very Cavallari’: Week 1

Jay Cutler is a former NFL quarterback. More specifically, he is a former NFL quarterback who, over the course of his career, became the poster child …

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