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    Adrian Peterson is looking for a contender to give him a chance for a ring

    Getty Images Adrian Peterson wants to play a 15th season for a chance to win a championship, but to do that, the running back needs to find a team to give him a chance. Peterson reiterated Tuesday what he said earlier this offseason: He is not ready to retire. Peterson, who turned 36 last...
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    Lions re-sign Matt Nelson

    Getty Images Matt Nelson is under contract to the Lions for the 2021 season. The Lions tendered the tackle as an exclusive rights free agent earlier this year and the NFL’s daily transaction report brought word that he signed that tender on Monday. Nelson was not able to negotiate with other...
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    Who’ll be the first receiver taken?

    Getty Images The draft generally is regarded as having three truly elite receivers, along with an elite tight end who could line up a lot at receiver. Setting aside the question of where Florida tight end Kyle Pitts will land, let’s ponder the question of the order in which the top receivers —...
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    Sean McVay: I’m really excited about collaborating with Matthew Stafford

    Getty Images With the dust settled from the Rams trade for Matthew Stafford, the team has reason for optimism about what his addition can do for the team’s offense. Wide receiver Robert Woods made his excitement clear during a Thursday appearance on PFT Live. And in an interview on the Rich...
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    Bill Belichick: Matt Patricia has been heavily involved in Patriots’ pre-draft process

    Getty Images When Matt Patricia was fired as head coach of the Lions and hired by the Patriots, he did not get the title of defensive coordinator, which had been his previous job in New England. That led to questions about what, exactly, Patricia would do for the Patriots. One thing he’s doing...
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    Falcons sign Duron Harmon

    Getty Images When the Falcons announced the signing of wide receiver/returner Cordarrelle Patterson on Thursday, they revealed they’d brought in another player. Safety Duron Harmon has signed with Atlanta on a one-year deal. Harmon spent 2020 with the Lions after playing his first seven...
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    NFLPA: NFL’s modified offseason plan does not address players’ concerns

    Getty Images The NFL released more details Wednesday about plans for offseason workouts. It still isn’t enough to satisfy the NFLPA. Union leaders still are advising players to skip in-person offseason workouts. A day after NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and president JC Tretter...
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    Patriots players say “many of us” won’t participate in voluntary workouts

    Getty Images Like their counterparts on the Broncos, Seahawks, Buccaneers, and Lions, the Patriots players released a statement regarding participation in voluntary offseason workouts. But unlike the rest of the teams, New England’s statement was not a unilateral declaration. The Patriots’...
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    Lions players announce they won’t attend voluntary offseason workouts

    Getty Images Add another team to the list. The Lions players announced in a statement released by the NFLPA on Wednesday morning that they will not participate in voluntary in-person offseason workouts at the team facility. The Broncos, Seahawks, and Buccaneers players made similar...
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    NFL sees attempted offseason workout boycott as a potential win

    Getty Images The NFL Players Association wants the rank and file to choose to not show up for offseason workouts. The NFL apparently wants to see them try. The league, we’re told, sees this as a potential win, a reminder that collective action for this specific unionized work force doesn’t...
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    Taking a look at the top 10 picks, with 16 days to go

    Getty Images The 2021 draft is coming. Our one, and only one, mock draft is coming. Eventually. For now, let’s take a look at how the first 10 picks may go, based on things we’re hearing and various reports and rumors and other information making the rounds only 16 days from the launch of...
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    Trey Lance schedules second Pro Day for April 19

    Getty Imgaes Trey Lance will throw for NFL teams once more before the upcoming draft. Per ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Lance has scheduled his second Pro Day for Monday, April 19 — 10 days before teams select in the first round. Lance held his first Pro Day on March 12, drawing several General...
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    Teddy Bridgewater betting odds emerge

    Getty Images We asked for it, we got it. Now go bet it. The folks at PointsBet, at our request during PFT Live, put together odds for the next destination of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The Panthers are the favorite at +150, followed by the Broncos at +250, the Texans at +350, the Steelers...
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    Lions sign Dean Marlowe

    Getty Images Apparently the visit went well. Safety Dean Marlowe met with the Lions on Wednesday, and the team announced Thursday morning that he’s signed with the club. The length of the contract was not disclosed. Marlowe spent the last three seasons with the Bills, receiving the most...
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    Dean Marlowe visits with Lions

    Getty Images The Lions brought in safety Dean Marlowe for a visit, according to the transaction wire. Mrarlowe has been in the league since 2015, spending the last three years with the Bills. He received the most playing time of his career in 2020, appearing in 15 games with four starts. He...
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