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    NFLPA president: Every answer leads to “three more questions”

    Getty Images The NFL and NFLPA continue to talk about how to open camps safely, but one of the problems they’re having is that the targets keep moving. Trying to plan around a virus that’s spreading at record levels in large swaths of the country makes things difficult, and that’s one of the...
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    Jadeveon Clowney open to offers, hoping to sign before the season starts

    Getty Images Jadeveon Clowney is still waiting for the right offer. Clowney, the defensive end who is one of the best available free agents in the NFL, told Josina Anderson that he hopes to sign with some team “before the season starts, if everything still goes on time with the season.” But...
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    Odell Beckham says there’s “unfinished business” in Cleveland

    Getty Images Quarterback Cam Newton and wide receiver Odell Beckham worked out together this offseason and that was on some people’s minds after word of Newton’s agreement with the Patriots broke on Sunday. Trade chatter has been a frequent parlor game when Beckham’s name comes up and some of...
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    NFLPA president issues important reminder as planning for 2020 season continues

    Getty Images Before the NFL can finalize its plans for 2020, the NFL Players Association must agree to those plans. Whether part of an orchestrated P.R. campaign or not, fans will choose sides if it appears that the league and union can’t agree on one or more issues. And so the NFLPA wisely is...
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    Report: Browns spoke to Cam Newton, but no offers other than Pats

    Getty Images The biggest football news of the weekend saw Cam Newton sign with the Patriots after an extended spell as a free agent following his release by the Patriots. It was also apparently a quiet spell. Newton’s name was thrown out as a possibility for a variety of teams this offseason...
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    Johnny Manziel concedes football career is “in the past, probably”

    Getty Images Johnny Manziel is living in Scottsdale, Arizona, and playing golf now. He has conceded his football days likely are behind him. Manziel, 27, is not retired, but it isn’t like his phone is ringing off the hook after short stints in the NFL, CFL and AAF. “In the past, probably, is...
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    Browns undecided on who will call plays

    Getty Images The Browns’ new coaching staff has not yet settled on a play caller. Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski said he’ll decide at some point during the preseason whether he or offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt will be the primary play caller. “That really remains to be seen,” he...
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    Odell Beckham “free and clear” for training camp

    Getty Images Videos of recent workouts make it look like Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham‘s rehab from core muscle surgery this offseason has been a success and there’s further reason to think he’ll be ready to go when the Browns start camp next month. Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski...
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    Andrew Berry trying to spark action among Browns employees

    Getty Images Like every team in the NFL, the Browns are grappling with how to use their platform to create societal change. And General Manager Andrew Berry is determined not to waste the moment. In a look at Berry’s actions in the wake of the death of George Floyd, Kimberley Martin of ESPN...
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    Kevin Stefanski “comfortable being uncomfortable” in whatever 2020 brings

    Getty Images The NFL and its teams, players and coaches are unsure about what the fall will bring. The league announced Thursday that it plans to start training camp on time next month, with rookies and selected players allowed to show up before the July 28 opening. Coaches are preparing for...
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    Kevin Stefanski is thinking about how to spread the ball around on offense

    Getty Images Good news: The Browns have a lot of great players on offense. Bad news: The game still calls for only one football. And so how will the Browns spread that one football among the likes of running back Nick Chubb, running back Kareem Hunt, receiver Odell Beckham Jr., receiver Jarvis...
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    Kevin Stefanski wants Baker Mayfield to “stay safe” during break

    Getty Images With Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady willing to flout the rules — or at least the NFLPA’s suggestion that players not gather for workouts — the question becomes how many other quarterbacks are willing to follow suit. As it pertains to Baker Mayfield, Browns coach Kevin Stefanski...
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    Browns planning “open competition” for linebacker spots

    Getty Images The Browns have a new head coach, new defensive coordinator and they’re going to have a new look at linebacker this season. Joe Schobert left for the Jaguars as a free agent and Christian Kirksey was released, which leaves Mack Wilson as the only returning linebacker who played...
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    Kareem Hunt still loves the Chiefs, happy to see them win the Super Bowl

    Getty Images Browns running back Kareem Hunt was cut by the Chiefs when video surfaced of him kicking a woman. He has said in the past that he regrets that it caused him to miss being part of last year’s Super Bowl team, but he said on Monday that he was able to enjoy watching the game and...
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    Who are the best receiving duos in the NFL?

    Getty Images A recent edition of PFT Live looked at a perfect question for the slow time of the calendar: Who are the best receiving tandem in the NFL? Simms and I went through four total rounds of dynamic pass-catching duos, realizing along the way that there are plenty of worthy candidates...
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