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Adrian Peterson wants to secure future with Vikings
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Adrian Peterson released a statement Wednesday, insisting that his absence from OTAs is about securing his future with the Vikings -- not pushing for a trade.
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Ray McDonald arrested for violating restraining order
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The recently-released Bears defensive end was arrested without incident after violating a restraining order pertaining to his domestic violence arrest on May 25.
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Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden splitting RB reps
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Joseph Randle is splitting first-team tailback reps with Darren McFadden in Cowboys practices. Find out what else you need to know from Wednesday's OTAs.
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Redskins release Tracy Porter, Chris Chester
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Washington Redskins reportedly released cornerback Tracy Porter and guard Chris Chester. Porter, the former Super Bowl hero with the Saints, played in just three games in Washington.
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Marcus Mariota, Titans to emulate Eagles, Dolphins?
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ken Whisenhunt studied the offenses of the Eagles, Dolphins and Bengals before drafting Marcus Mariota. Does that mean the former Oregon star will continue to run a spread attack in the NFL?
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Alex Mack won't say if he'll stay with Browns past '15
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Is Alex Mack already planning for life after Cleveland? The Browns Pro Bowl center wouldn't answer that question on Wednesday when asked about his contract situation.
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Report: Redskins release Tracy Porter, Chris Chester
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Washington Redskins reportedly released cornerback Tracy Porter and guard Chris Chester. Porter, the former Super Bowl hero with the Saints, played in just three games in Washington.
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Zimmer: Adrian Peterson can play for us, or not play
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer made it simple for Adrian Peterson: He can either play in Minnesota or not play at all. Zimmer also said his star running back won't play anywhere else.
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Colts sign first-round pick WR Phillip Dorsett
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Indianapolis Colts announced the signing of first-round pick Phillip Dorsett on Wednesday. The speedy receiver is another top weapon for Andrew Luck.
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Rolando McClain missing OTAs after knee scope
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett announced Wednesday that linebacker Rolando McClain is not participating in this week's OTAs after undergoing a recent knee scope.
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Zach Brown: Marcus Mariota 'faster than I thought'
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

It didn't take long for Marcus Mariota to make an impression on his Tennessee teammates. Said Titans linebacker Zach Brown: "He didn't win the Heisman for nothing."
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Kam Chancellor: Seahawks 'more driven' after SB loss
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Seattle Seahawks lost the Super Bowl in gut-wrenching fashion. After hitting the field for OTAs, safety Kam Chancellor said players are more focused and driven to avenge the loss.
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Jags employing 'stronger commitment' to run game
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Jacksonville Jaguars want to run the ball, desperately. Coach Gus Bradley said it's the main offensive focus during OTAs. But can rookie T.J. Yeldon provide a spark as a running workhorse?
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Falcons' Freeman doesn't plan on being a backup
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman took first-team reps during Tuesday's OTAs and doesn't plan to give up his starting spot to rookie Tevin Coleman.
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Morris: Redskins' power run game 'right up my alley'
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Alfred Morris felt slowed down last season, so the Washington Redskins' running back revamped his offseason workouts to help improve in his second season running Jay Gruden's power scheme.
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Ndamukong Suh joins Dolphins for OTAs
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ndamukong Suh has famously skipped OTAs in the past, but with a new contract and a new team the defensive tackle decided to take part in voluntary workouts beginning Tuesday.
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Ryan Tannehill praises his 'most athletic' receivers
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ryan Tannehill was effusive in his praise of his revamped wide receiving corps, calling them the most athletic group he's had with the Miami Dolphins.
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