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Sterling Shepard Wants To Improve Yards After Catch
Sterling Shepard ranked 78th among wide receivers with 256 yards after the catch on 65 receptions.

Dan Salomone/Giants

Bruce Arians: Byron Leftwich Has Future As Head Coach
Byron Leftwich only has a year of coaching under his belt, but Bruce Arians is already confident that he'll one day be a head coach in the NFL.

Chris Wesseling/NFL

Jarvis Landry Gives Dolphins Deadline On Extension
Jarvis Landry has one year left on his contract that will pay him $893,850 this season.

Barry Jackson/Miami Herald

Josh Allen Nearly Declared For 2017 Draft
Last season's was Josh Allen's first as Wyoming's starter.

Chase Goodbread/NFL

Tom Brady Dreams Of Playing NFL Game In China
The Patriots were scheduled to face the Seahawks in a 2007 preseason game in China, but the game was ultimately canceled.

Kevin Patra/NFL

NFL Moves Deadline To Sign Franchised Players
The deadline for franchise-tagged players to agree to long-term contracts has been pushed back two days.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Washington In Name Battle
The Supreme Court struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help Washington in their legal fight over the team name.


Ryan Shazier Wants Changes Made To Rookie Contracts
Ryan Shazier, who was the 15th overall pick in 2014, believes the next collective bargaining agreement should allow for more wiggle room on rookie contracts.

Nick Shook/NFL

Dean Blandino Argued For Eliminating Overtime Entirely
Dean Blandino argued for eliminating overtime entirely when the NFL discussed changes to its overtime format.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Odell Beckham Has Never Felt More Ready For Season
Odell Beckham, Jr. skipped voluntary OTAs with the Giants this year, but says he's never felt more prepared for a season.

Jordan Raanan/ESPN

Eric Decker Signs With Titans
Eric Decker spent the past three seasons with the Jets but was limited to just three games in 2016.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Roger Goodell Denies Colin Kaepernick Is Being Blackballed By NFL
Roger Goodell called the NFL a "meritocracy," where players "earn [their] opportunities."

Des Bieler/Washington Post

Todd Bowles: Jets Have No Front-Runner In QB Competition
The Jets don't have a front-runner as they continue to determine who will begin the season as their starting quarterback.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Twenty Picks, Including Eight First-Rounders, Remain Unsigned
Among those unsigned are eight first-rounders, including second overall pick Mitchell Trubisky and No. 3 selection Solomon Thomas.

Darin Gantt/Pro Football Talk

Teddy Bridgewater Looks 'Like He Was Never Hurt'
Teddy Bridgewater has not been cleared to participate in practice as he continues to rehab from the knee injury he suffered last Aug. 30.

Ben Goessling/ESPN

Ndamukong Suh: Dolphins Have 'Never Been Scared' of Patriots
The Patriots have won all but one division title since 2003, but Ndamukong Suh says the Dolphins aren't scared of their AFC East rival.

NFL Network

Devonta Freeman Expecting Extension With Falcons
Devonta Freeman expects to agree to a contract extension with the Atlanta Falcons soon.

D. Orlando Ledbetter/Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jeremy Maclin Learned Of Release By Chiefs Via Voicemail
Jeremy Maclin was upset and shocked to learn of his release from the Chiefs earlier this month via voicemail.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Rams Trade Former No. 2 Pick Greg Robinson To Lions
The Lions have a need at offensive tackle with Taylor Decker out several months.

Michael Rothstein/ESPN

Raiders Want To Get Cordarrelle Patterson Involved On Offense
Cordarrelle Patterson worked with six different quarterbacks while with Minnesota, none as talented as Derek Carr.

Max Meyer/NFL

Brock Osweiler: 'I Want To Be The Starter Of This Team'
Brock Osweiler was a disappointment in his first season with the Texans after signing a huge contract as a free agent.

Marc Sessler/NFL

Kendall Wright Blames Poor 2016 Season On Titans
Kendall Wright was completely out of the Titans' wide receiver rotation by the end of last season, something he blames on the team.

Chris Wesseling/NFL

Richard Sherman Didn't Request Trade, Understands Seattle's Position
Pete Carroll and John Schneider said publicly on multiple occasions that Richard Sherman was available, but they never made a deal.

Sheil Kapadia/ESPN

DeAndre Hopkins Endorses Tom Savage As Texans Quarterback
DeAndre Hopkins believes that Tom Savage has "earned" the role of No. 1 quarterback for the Texans.

Sarah Barshop/ESPN

DeAngelo Hall Accepted Pay Cut To Remain With Washington
DeAngelo Hall, coming off a torn ACL and still learning a new position, accepted a pay cut to remain with the Redskins.

John Keim/ESPN

Greg Olsen Wants To Restructure Contract
He is the NFL's seventh-highest paid tight end at $7.5 million annually.

Chris Wesseling/NFL

Andrew Luck Doesn't Know If He'll Be Ready For Training Camp
Andrew Luck, who has been out since January following right shoulder surgery, isn't sure he'll be ready for the start of training camp in late July.

Mike Wells/ESPN

Mike Tomlin Indifferent About Le'Veon Bell's Absence
Mike Tomlin claims he's indifferent to the minicamp absence of Le'Veon Bell, who hasn't signed his franchise tag and thus isn't under contract.

Jeremy Fowler/ESPN

Seahawks Have 'Every Intention' Of Signing Kam Chancellor To Extension
The Seahawks have "every intention" of signing Kam Chancellor to a long-term contract extension.

Sheil Kapadia/ESPN

Odell Beckham Jr. Flip Flops On Questions About OTA Absence
Odell Beckham Jr. flip-flopped on questions about whether his absence from OTAs with the Giants were related to his contract status.

Jordan Raanan/ESPN