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Falcons GM on Ryan extension: 'I think we're close'

Falcons GM on Ryan extension: 'I think we're close'

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April 03 The Atlanta Falcons are closing in on a deal to lock up former NFL MVP Matt Ryan. FULL STORY

WR Butler sees 'great opportunity' with Cardinals

WR Butler sees 'great opportunity' with Cardinals

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April 03 Butler spent the past three seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Butler made his mark in a game in 2017 against Arizona, recording two catches for 90 yards and a touchdown. FULL STORY

NFL Notes: Gronkowski 'pretty certain' to return

NFL Notes: Gronkowski 'pretty certain' to return

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April 01 New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is more likely to continue his football career than retire at 28 years old, ESPN reported Sunday, citing sources close to him. FULL STORY

Kraft: Patriots 'obviously' must draft QB soon

Kraft: Patriots 'obviously' must draft QB soon

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March 29 While Tom Brady, 40, is a three-time NFL Most Valuable Player, Brian Hoyer remains the only other quarterback remaining on the roster. The last two quarterbacks the Patriots drafted -- Jacoby Brissett (2016, third round) and Jimmy Garappolo (2014, second round) FULL STORY

Tannehill not precluding Miami from drafting QB

Tannehill not precluding Miami from drafting QB

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March 27 Despite their commitment to Ryan Tannehill as their starter, the Miami Dolphins might want to take a quarterback in the upcoming NFL Draft, according to the Miami Herald. FULL STORY

Owners OK catch rule, Raiders' stadium plan

Owners OK catch rule, Raiders' stadium plan

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March 27 NFL teams unanimously voted in favor of modifications to the catch rule for the 2018 season on Tuesday at the league's owners meetings in Orlando, Fla. FULL STORY

Jets' Bowles heaps praise on Mayfield

Jets' Bowles heaps praise on Mayfield

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March 27 New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles said Tuesday that he likes what he sees from reigning Heisman Trophy recipient Baker Mayfield. FULL STORY

Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

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March 27 The new rule says that a ball is deemed a reception when the player has control of the ball, two feet down (or another body part), and makes a football move. A football move is defined as either a third step, reaching/extending FULL STORY

Colts' Reich: Luck throwing footballs again

Colts' Reich: Luck throwing footballs again

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March 27 Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has resumed throwing a football, head coach Frank Reich said on Tuesday at the annual NFL meetings. FULL STORY

Titans reel in QB Gabbert as backup to Mariota

Titans reel in QB Gabbert as backup to Mariota

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March 27 Injuries to Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton allowed Gabbert to make five starts last season with the Arizona Cardinals. The 28-year-old Gabbert finished 95 of 171 for 1,086 yards with six touchdowns and six interceptions during that span, posting a 2-3 mark with one of the wins FULL STORY