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One week left for franchise-tagged players to sign long-term deals

July is a quiet month around the NFL until training camps get underway, but there is sometimes a flurry of activity involving franchise-tagged players in the middle of the month. The deadline for those players to sign long-term deals with their current teams is July 15. Any player who does not sign such a contract […]

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NFL, Twitter extend deal

Times have changed dramatically since football fans had to wait for Howard Cosell to present the highlights of the prior day’s games over fake crowd noise. As of 2013, the NFL and Twitter did a deal that makes highlights instantaneous, and in some cases viral. The league and the 280-character social-media giant have renewed their […]

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Malcolm Butler excited about “everything” in Vance Joseph’s defense

Malcolm Butler will play his 2021 home games on the same field where he first became a household name in Super Bowl XLIX after signing with the Cardinals this offseason. The cornerback has said he feels like he can have his best season at age 31, after tying a career-high with four picks in 2020. […]

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Benny Snell making sure he’s ready to fight for spot on Steelers roster

The Steelers made their plans at the top of the running back depth chart pretty clear in the first round of the draft when they selected former Alabama star Najee Harris. Harris will be the lead back on the depth chart heading into training camp and the team will have a handful of other backs […]

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Dan Quinn: Leighton Vander Esch is on a mission

After the Cowboys declined to pick up their option on Leighton Vander Esch‘s contract for the 2022 season and drafted Micah Parsons in the first round, Vander Esch said he was not any more motivated than usual while getting ready for a contract year in Dallas. Defensive coordinator Dan Quinn was hired this year, so […]

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Tom Brady poised to top 700 career TD passes, combining regular season and playoffs

Tom Brady is already the NFL’s all-time leader in touchdown passes, both in the regular season and in the postseason. But this year he may reach a milestone that once would have been unthinkable: 700 touchdown passes in his NFL career. Brady has 581 career touchdown passes in the regular season, and another 83 in […]