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Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL offseason preview: What’s next now that Tom Brady has retired? – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog

TAMPA, Fla. — Life after quarterback Tom Brady: That’s what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to figure out this offseason. Sign or trade for a marquee free-agent quarterback, and the window to contend stays open. But if they come up empty and are forced to turn to Blaine Gabbert, who hasn’t started a game …

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Agents threaten boycott of NFL scouting combine over concerns about COVID-19 bubble, sources say

With the NFL scouting combine set to begin next week in Indianapolis, a group of player agents is threatening to organize a boycott of key elements of the annual event if its concerns about a COVID-19 “bubble” for prospects are not addressed, sources told ESPN. The NFL sent a memo last week to draft prospects …

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Inside linebacker, cornerback, receiver among top New England Patriots needs – New England Patriots Blog

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quick-hit thoughts and notes around the New England Patriots and NFL: 1. Ranking top needs: When the Patriots’ season ended with a 47-17 playoff loss to the Buffalo Bills in which they couldn’t force a punt, the knee-jerk reaction was that the team’s offseason priorities should look like this: Defense. Defense. And …

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How the Steelers got better by hiring Brian Flores, who will continue litigation against NFL – Pittsburgh Steelers Blog

PITTSBURGH — Brian Flores has the resume of an NFL head coach. Four years as a New England Patriots scout. Fifteen seasons as a Patriots assistant coach. Four Super Bowl victories. Three seasons — including two winning seasons — as the Miami Dolphins head coach. Yet, Flores will not be a head coach for the …

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Washington Commanders Hall of Fame wide receiver Charley Taylor dies at 80

Hall of Fame wide receiver and Washington football legend Charley Taylor died Saturday at the age of 80. The cause was not announced, but the Washington Commanders confirmed his death in a statement. “He represented the organization with excellence and class over three decades as a player and coach,” Commanders owners Dan and Tanya Snyder …

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Former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores joins Pittsburgh Steelers as defensive assistant/LB coach

PITTSBURGH — Former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores has a new home. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the hire of Flores, who is suing the NFL and three teams, as a defensive assistant and linebackers coach Saturday. “I am excited about Brian Flores joining our coaching staff given his history of developing and teaching defensive …

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Bengals have the cap space, draft picks to make much-needed improvements to offensive line – Cincinnati Bengals Blog

CINCINNATI — If Joe Burrow was hurting, he didn’t want anyone to know it. Fifty-five minutes after the Cincinnati Bengals lost Super Bowl LVI to the Los Angeles Rams, the quarterback walked out of the team’s locker room at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, fresh off a 23-20 loss in which he was sacked seven …

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How can the Ravens help Lamar Jackson? Build a wall in front of him – Baltimore Ravens Blog

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Baltimore Ravens are unsure when a contract extension will get completed with quarterback Lamar Jackson, saying talks will take place at his pace. But the Ravens made it clear what’s in their control: a plan to get their Pro Bowl quarterback and offense back on track. In their season-ending news …

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Protecting QB Trevor Lawrence is key to how Jacksonville Jaguars will handle No. 1 NFL draft pick – Jacksonville Jaguars Blog

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – What the Jacksonville Jaguars are going to do with the first overall pick in the NFL draft isn’t as clear as it was when they picked first last season. That was a no-brainer: They were taking quarterback Trevor Lawrence. This year, there are multiple options in play: Pass-rushers Aidan Hutchinson and Kayvon …

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