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Raiders WR Cooper looks to improve in 2017

Raiders WR Cooper looks to improve in 2017

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June 13 Wide receiver Amari Cooper stood out during the first day of the Raiders' three-day mandatory minicamp with a pair of downfield catches, one against cornerback Sean Smith on a perfectly thrown pass by quarterback Derek Carr FULL STORY

Titans step up rookie WR Davis' reps

Titans step up rookie WR Davis' reps

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June 13 "We've been the ones that have monitored Corey Davis. We've basically told him the plays we want him to be in. We know when there is a chance of where the ball is going to go," Titans head coach Mike Mularkey said. FULL STORY

Redskins WR Crowder to have larger role in 2017

Redskins WR Crowder to have larger role in 2017

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June 07 With 126 receptions over two seasons, Crowder has become a reliable presence for quarterback Kirk Cousins and will play an even larger role in the offense this season following the departure of veterans Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson FULL STORY

AFC Stars of the Week: Quarterbacks opening eyes

AFC Stars of the Week: Quarterbacks opening eyes

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June 05 Interestingly, three teams highlighted quarterbacks that opened eyes: Alex Smith in Kansas City, Blake Bortles in Jacksonville and Josh McCown with the Jets. FULL STORY

NFC Stars of the Week: Seven WRs singled out

NFC Stars of the Week: Seven WRs singled out

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June 05 The team's third-round pick out of Grambling has been turning heads through three weeks of OTAs and even drew this comparison from wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald: "He reminds me of Anquan Boldin in terms of the strength of his hands. FULL STORY

Newton ahead of schedule, will throw next week

Newton ahead of schedule, will throw next week

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June 05 Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will start throwing during next week's three-day minicamp for the first time since undergoing shoulder surgery. FULL STORY

Rookie WR Godwin turning heads in Bucs' OTAs

Rookie WR Godwin turning heads in Bucs' OTAs

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June 02 The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were thrilled when tight end O.J. Howard fell to them at No. 19 in the first round of April's draft. But the rookie who has stood out the most in offseason workouts is wide receiver Chris Godwin, FULL STORY

Rookie QB Watson learning quickly for Texans

Rookie QB Watson learning quickly for Texans

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June 01 HOUSTON -- Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson had scant seconds to scan the field, reading the situation on the fly Wednesday as he diagnosed defenses during a red-zone drill. FULL STORY

Lions sign RB Asiata, G Bozick

Lions sign RB Asiata, G Bozick

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May 30 The Detroit Lions signed running back Matt Asiata and offensive lineman Connor Bozick and waived fullback Michael Burton and injured linebacker Brandon Chubb, the team announced Tuesday. FULL STORY

Cowboys leave door open to Romo's return

Cowboys leave door open to Romo's return

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May 30 Romo is not officially retired from the NFL, a process that requires submitting paperwork through the league office. But owner Jerry Jones said last month he felt the process would be finalized after June 1. FULL STORY