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Former Bills  defensive tackle Marcell Dareus attended a ground-breaking ceremony last week to begin a three-classroom building in Haiti that will be named in his honor. Dareus, who donated $125,000 through his foundation to fund the building, said he was touched by the emotional response he received. "It is one thing to give money to something and hope for the bes…

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Tyrod Taylor already has been anointed the starting quarterback of the Cleveland Browns and is eager to take on the challenge of turning around a team that went winless last season. Taylor was in the building at 6 a.m. Monday for the start of the offseason program and made the rounds to familiarize himself with everyone in the organization. "I made it a point to shak…

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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will not attend the first day of team workouts on Monday, according to a report. ESPN's Adam Schefter wrote Sunday that Gronkowski and quarterback Tom Brady will not participate in the first day of voluntary workouts. Brady is traveling with his family, but it is unclear why Gronkowski is not attending. The Boston Sports …

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Although several questions cloud his playing future, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski answered the call of one fan who is awaiting multiple organ transplants. Gronkowski joined his brother Gordie in making a special hospital visit to Chicopee, Mass., native Lauren Meizo at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston on Monday. "It was incredible. He was so do…

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Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny announced his retirement after 11 NFL seasons, the team announced on Tuesday. Posluszny, a five-time defensive captain with the Jaguars, registered 973 tackles to reside second in franchise history behind only Daryl Smith (1,089). The 33-year-old, who would have been an unrestricted free agent on Wednesday, spent seven seas…

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Cleveland Browns star left tackle Joe Thomas is still mulling his playing future, but he endorsed the flurry of trades made by the team last week, including the acquisition of Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor. Brown, who has said he plans to make a decision by the March 14 deadline for the start of free agency, appeared on a podcast and offered no insight as to whether th…

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With free agency set to start in three days, the NFL sent a reminder to teams in an effort to avoid any issues of tampering. A memo was sent to all teams on Friday, instructing the clubs that it must have received written permission from the employers of potential free agents-to-be, according to profootballtalk.com, which obtained a copy of the directive. "Under no c…

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The Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals, New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings reportedly are the final four teams expected to be vying for quarterback Kirk Cousins, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Saturday, citing league sources. The teams in question are planning how to structure a contract for Cousins, with the clubs reportedly planning short-term deals — potentially th…

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INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan defensive tackle Maurice Hurst was considered a first-round pick and potential riser entering the NFL Scouting Combine. But instead of working out for NFL teams this weekend, he is headed home. On Friday during the medical portion of the Combine, Hurst was red-flagged due to a heart condition. Hurst is among the players who has been linked to …

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USC quarterback Sam Darnold has elected against participating in throwing drills at this week's NFL Scouting Combine, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday. Dane Brugler of NFLDraftScout.com has Darnold being selected with the top overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. The 20-year-old Darnold will throw at the Trojans' pro day on March 21, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rap…

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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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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 Senior Bowl. Perhaps most interes…

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The Green Bay Packers settled on a successor to defensive coordinator Dom Capers with the hiring of former Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Tuesday night. The nine-day search ended with the former Cleveland Browns head coach getting the job over Packers assistants Darren Perry, Joe Whitt Jr. and Winston Moss. The Packe…

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens didn't have to worry about a slate of other NFL games over the weekend. Baltimore took down Indianapolis 23-16 on Saturday and controls its own destiny to earn a trip to the postseason for the first time since 2014. The Ravens (9-6) have won five of their past six games and are playing their best football of the season. Baltimo…

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LANDOVER, Md. -- Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins didn't sound emotional following what might have been his last game as a Redskin at FedExField on Sunday. Cousins threw three touchdown passes in Washington's 27-11 win over the Denver Broncos. He completed 19 of 37 passes for 299 yards against the NFL's top-ranked defense in terms of yardage allowed and was intercept…