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John Elway Signs Five-Year Contract With Broncos
John Elway will remain with the Broncos through at least 2021.

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Browns May Use Duke Johnson As Top Slot Receiver
Duke Johnson, a running back by definition, had more receiving yards than rushing yards in each of his first two NFL seasons.

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DeAndre Hopkins Will Report To Texans On Time
DeAndre Hopkins, who walked out of training camp after one day last year because of his desire for a new deal with the Texans, will report with the rest of the team on Monday.


Jerry Jones: No Domestic Violence Evidence Against Ezekiel Elliott
Jerry Jones has come out in defense of Ezekiel Elliott as the running back awaits possible discipline for an alleged domestic violence incident last July in Columbus, Ohio.

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Antonio Brown Lobbying Steelers To Extend Le'Veon Bell
Le'Veon Bell will play this season on a franchise tag of $12.12 million after he and the Steelers couldn't reach an extension by the July 17 deadline.

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Larry Fitzgerald Remains Guarded On When He May Retire
Larry Fitzgerald enters 2017 third all-time in receptions.

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Jets Agree To $22.3M Deal With No. 6 Pick Jamal Adams
The Jets have agreed to terms on a four-year, fully-guaranteed $22.3 million deal with sixth overall pick Jamal Adams.

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Cowboys Re-Sign Justin Durant
Justin Durant played in 13 games last season for the Cowboys after he was signed just before the start of training camp.

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Panthers Agree To $45M Extension With Trai Turner
Trai Turner was a third round pick in 2014 and is a two-time Pro Bowler.

Marc Sessler/NFL.com

Panthers Release Michael Oher
Michael Oher has been in the NFL concussion protocol since last September.

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Chris Johnson Re-Signs With Cardinals
Chris Johnson finished with 95 rushing yards and one touchdown on 25 carries last season.


Bruce Arians: Carson Palmer Overworked Arm Before Last Season
Carson Palmer had an up-and-down 2016 campaign.

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Ike Taylor: 'Strong Possibility' Le'Veon Bell Holds Out
Ike Taylor, a former teammate of Le'Veon Bell, believes there is a "strong possibility" the running back will hold out.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Police Suspend Investigation Involving Ezekiel Elliott
Police in Dallas have suspended their investigation into an alleged assault that reportedly involved Ezekiel Elliott, citing a lack of witnesses.


James Conner Has NFL's Second-Best Selling Jersey
Steelers rookie James Conner ranks No. 2 among all NFL players on the Dick's Sporting Goods' jersey report behind Tom Brady.

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Le'Veon Bell Seeks Contract Of No. 1 RB + No. 2 WR
As Bill Barnwell points out, combining the money for both LeSean McCoy and Michael Crabtree would put Le'Veon Bell at $47.2 million over three seasons.

Mike Garafolo/NFL.com

Bears Sign Mitchell Trubisky
Mitchell Trubisky was the second overall pick.

RealGM Staff Report

Kirk Cousins' 2018 $34.5M Franchise Tag Would Be 20 Percent Of NFL Cap
Kirk Cousins is playing the 2017 at the franchise-tag salary of $23.94 million, which is 14.3 percent of the cap.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Lions, Matthew Stafford Expected To Reach New Deal Soon
Matthew Stafford is entering the final year of a three-year, $53 million extension, but is expected to reach a new deal with the Lions soon.

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Marty Hurney Meets With Panthers About GM Job
The Panthers fired Dave Gettleman and Marty Hurney is expected to be named the team's interim GM.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Lions' Armonty Bryant Suspended Four Games
The pass rusher was suspended twice last season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing drugs (four games) and violating the league's policy on drugs of abuse (three games).


Matt Ryan Not Worried About Details Of Next Contract
Matt Ryan still has two seasons and $35 million remaining on his five-year, $103.75 million extension.

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Washington Wanted Six-Year Deal With Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins was offered a six-year contract from Washington with four of those seasons not guaranteed, according to a source.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Le'Veon Bell On Lack Of Contract: I Just Gotta Get Better
The Steelers couldn't come to an agreement on a long-term deal with Le'Veon Bell before Monday's deadline.

Josh Alper/Pro Football Talk

Washington Offered Kirk Cousins $53M In Fully Guaranteed Money
Washington detailed their multi-year offer to Kirk Cousins this offseason after they were unable to come to an agreement.

John Keim/ESPN

Steelers Unable To Agree Upon Long-Term Deal With Le'Veon Bell
Next year, the Steelers can tag Le'Veon Bell again at around $14 million or re-sign him.

Jeremy Fowler/ESPN

Philip Rivers Hopes To Play At Least Four More Seasons
Philip Rivers hopes to still be playing for the Chargers when they open their new stadium for the 2020 season.

Eric D. Williams/ESPN

Lions Invite Calvin Johnson To Training Camp
Calvin Johnson has expressed displeasure over the past few months with his departure from the club upon his retirement in March 2016.

Michael Rothstein/ESPN

Panthers Fire Dave Gettleman As GM
Dave Gettleman had been general manager of the Panthers since 2013.

RealGM Staff Report

Broncos, John Elway Making Progress On Deal
Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Broncos and John Elway are making progress toward an extension that would keep him in Denver for the foreseeable future.

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