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NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

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March 25 OK, so NFL rules aren't quite the same as Hamlet's soliloquy, but for several seasons, the conundrum of a catch or not a catch has arguably been the most frustrating on-field controversy that has gripped the league on a weekly basis. FULL STORY

NFL Notes: League proposes new rules for catch

NFL Notes: League proposes new rules for catch

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March 21 NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating Al Riveron announced Wednesday that the Competition Committee will recommend new language to determine whether a catch is made. FULL STORY

NFL Notes: Jets acquire No. 3 overall pick from Colts

NFL Notes: Jets acquire No. 3 overall pick from Colts

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March 17 The Jets, who could be eyeing a potential franchise quarterback, moved up three spots and sent the No. 6 pick, two second-round selections in this draft (Nos. 37 and 49) and a second-round pick in 2019 to the Colts. FULL STORY

Salary cap, franchise tags set for 2018

Salary cap, franchise tags set for 2018

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March 06 Eight days away from the start of the league year, the NFL has revealed the salary cap for 2018 along with the franchise and transition tags. FULL STORY

Combine: Boise's Vander Esch makes first-round bid

Combine: Boise's Vander Esch makes first-round bid

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March 04 Leighton Vander Esch has gone from playing eight-man high school football in a tiny town in Idaho, to being a Boise State walk-on, to a one-year college wonder ... to perhaps the first round of the NFL Draft. FULL STORY

Combine Notes: Jump on the Moore bandwagon

Combine Notes: Jump on the Moore bandwagon

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March 03 And he'll leave the Combine as my No. 2 receiver prospect in the draft, behind Alabama's Calvin Ridley. Except now, the Moore bandwagon is much more crowded. FULL STORY

Combine quotes: Mayfield sounds off

Combine quotes: Mayfield sounds off

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March 02 Whether you love Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield or hate him, there's no denying his surplus of confidence. FULL STORY

RB measurements: Barkley impresses at Combine

RB measurements: Barkley impresses at Combine

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February 28 Barkley measured at 6-0 and 233 pounds with 9 1/2-inch hands and 31 3/8-inch arms. Known as a warrior in the weight room, his muscles have muscles, sporting a sculpted frame in front of scouts. If he posts impressive numbers in the agility drills at 233 pounds, FULL STORY

Combine: Athleticism key for numer of prospects

Combine: Athleticism key for numer of prospects

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February 21 This year, 326 invited prospects will travel to Indianapolis for the Combine, to be held February 27 to March 5. The athletic tests will be especially important for the following players: FULL STORY

QBs lead South over North at Senior Bowl

QBs lead South over North at Senior Bowl

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January 27 Kyle Lauletta and Mike White outplayed their more heralded counterparts, combining for four touchdown passes to lead the South to a 45-16 romp over the North in Mobile, Ala. FULL STORY