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If live coverage of the NFL Draft on ESPN and the NFL Network were not enough, add Fox to the mix, according to ProFootballTalk.com. The site reports Fox Sports will air a simulcast of the NFL Network feed, meaning a prime-time network audience compared to cable. The deal is for five years. According to Sports Business Journal, Fox will air Round 1 on Thursday and Ro…

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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield's improvisational genius on the field and some of his antics off it have drawn comparisons with similarly undersized NFL bust Johnny Manziel. "Everybody wants to portray the bad boy, the Johnny Manziel stuff, but I love the game of football," Mayfield said at the Senior Bowl. "There's no doubt about that. Emotional player. I'll do any…

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The Super Bowl means the end of football by NFL players for now, but there is still plenty happening in the offseason. Here is a look at key dates: Feb. 20: First day for teams to designate franchise or transition players; deadlines is March 6 at 4 p.m. EST. Feb. 27-March 5: Scouting combine in Indianapolis March 12-14: Legal tampering/contract period to negotiate…

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USC quarterback Sam Darnold said he intends to throw at the NFL Scouting Combine later this month, a practice that some highly touted quarterbacks have avoided in recent years. A number of top draft prospects have skipped throwing at the combine and instead thrown at their Pro Days on their college campuses with receivers whom they are more familiar. Darnold made an …

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Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com It is common knowledge that NFL scouts value the week of practice more than all-star games themselves. Every evaluator in the business, however, is looking for gamers who perform their best with the lights shining brightest. As such, here is a list of prospects who helped their draft stock Saturday with impressive performances in the 2018 Sen…

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This is the first in a series of in-depth features on potential quarterbacks for the Bills. MOBILE, Ala. — The notion that Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield is a loose cannon and a character risk for NFL teams was under assault as fake news from all angles at the Senior Bowl. Mayfield's improvisational genius on the field and some of his antics off it…

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Lockport native Sean Kugler is back in the NFL after a five-year stint as head coach at Texas-El Paso. Kugler, arguably one of the top 20 defensive linemen Western New York ever has produced, was hired three weeks ago as new offensive line coach for the Denver Broncos. He's coaching the North team at the Senior Bowl with the rest of the Broncos' staff, and he has fir…

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MOBILE, Ala. — Wyoming's Josh Allen had his best day of the week in the third North team practice Thursday at the Senior Bowl. Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield looked just as good or better for a third straight day. Allen was inconsistent with his accuracy the first two days. Not Thursday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. In the first two 1-on-1 sessions, he was on target on 16 of 17 p…

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The marquee quarterbacks mostly lived up to their reputations through two days of Senior Bowl practices. Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma looked like the most effective quarterback on the field. Big Josh Allen of Wyoming wowed observers with some amazing throws but overall put forth two inconsistent days in the accuracy department. Allen is widely vie…

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Army offensive tackle Brett Toth is the anomaly among offensive line prospects at the Senior Bowl. While most college linemen have spent most of their careers backing up as pass protectors in spread offenses, Toth has spent his entire college career going forward as a run blocker. Army's triple-option offense ran the ball on 92.4 percent of its plays this season. …

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The shortest man in the trenches at the Senior Bowl has some big credits to his football resume. University of Texas defensive tackle Poona Ford measured just 5 foot, 11 1/2 inches Tuesday morning at the weigh-in and measurement session for the annual all-star game. He was the only offensive or defensive lineman under 6-feet tall, a fact he considers a badge of honor…

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Louisville quarterback and 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson might end up being one of the more polarizing players in the NFL Draft. Some have him going in the top 10, others have him dropping to later in the first round and then there's Bill Polian suggesting that Jackson should move to wide receiver. ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. had Jackson being selected No. 6 overall…

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The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl is at 3 p.m. Saturday (NFL Network), and there are a number of worthy NFL prospects who Bills fans should keep their eyes on. Most of the prospects are targeting as potential Day Three selections in the NFL Draft. Here are five names to know: Marquez Carter, RB, Grambling State. Carter will play for the American team. He is only 5-9 but is…

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Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph will not compete at next week's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., because of a minor left foot sprain, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Rudolph has intrigued Bills fans as a draft possibility. The sprain will not require surgery, according to the report, and Rudolph will be in Mobile for official measurements and interv…

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Practices began Monday for the East-West Shrine Game in Florida. Here are some players for Bills fans to watch courtesy of Dan Shonka of Ourlads.com who is among the members of the game's selection committee. Jake Wieneke, WR, South Dakota State: Four-time All America selection and winner of the Doris Robinson Award, given to an FCS player who excels in the classroom…