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It’s all guesswork, but the Panthers just sold for $2.2 billion. The Broncos could be worth far more.

ESPN.com’s Mike Triplett wrote a story last week looking at individual records that could be broken in 2018. The NFL record book could be totally rewritten.

Sweeney said technically, the casino could open a sports book after betting is legalized but would be given one year to divest — or get rid of — their stake in the team.

At the end of that period, the Casino Control Commission could yank the license once regulations are set.

The Golden Nugget also owns a casino in Nevada. There, Fertitta — who bought the Rockets last year — agreed to not accept bets on his team, but the casino can accept bets on other NBA teams and games from any other sports.

At this point, it’s looking more and more likely that Bryant could remain unsigned until the NFL preseason starts.

But if former Cowboys defensive back Deion Sanders had his way, Bryant would sign tomorrow… with the Cowboys.

Per the 105.3 The Fan via the Dallas Morning News, Sanders says owner Jerry Jones never would have let Bryant go in the first place, if he had known that the passing game would be left in shambles: 

But because Alexander was a mere fourth-round pick in 2015, his rookie contract is costing the team only $689,581 a year. That’ll change when said contract expires in 2019, but for now he’s just the 45th-highest-paid player on the Tampa Bay roster.

Though the Yankees may have been in their own ballpark, and the defending world champions, the Mets actually grabbed the first regular season game between the teams, a 6-0 victory on the back of a complete game shutout by pitcher Dave Milicki.

Darnold will compete with veterans Josh McCown and Teddy Bridgewater this summer for the starting job

The youngster looked predictably shaky in his first practice of organized team activities two weeks ago, but has appeared increasingly more poised in the sessions open to the media since.

He retains things when you tell him, Bowles said. He makes mistakes, but doesn’t make the same one twice, so he’s very good from that standpoint as far as retaining information.

Giants coach Pat Shurmur on Monday confirmed the wide receiver is expected to be in attendance for mandatory minicamp next week despite not being at the team’s recent voluntary OTAs.

Beckham suffered a broken ankle in October and is still recovering from the injury that kept him sidelined most of last season, though he has been in attendance for voluntary offseason workouts.

Beckham attended the first three OTAs and three days of a voluntary pre-draft minicamp, but has been absent for four straight OTA workouts. Shurmur said last week that Beckham is pretty close to being fully medically cleared to participate in on-field activities but still has some hurdles to clear.

The Giants will wrap up OTAs this week before holding mandatory minicamp June 12-14.

I’m gonna face the flag, take my cap off and listen to the anthem and be thankful that my family and I live in the greatest country in the world and be able to kinda reflect on and be thankful for all the sacrifice that a lot of people have gone through to help protect and secure our freedom. So that’s what it means to me. I think at some point we’ll talk about it as a team, and I trust our team will do the right thing.

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Chubb was a steal to pair with Von Miller, and they still got their offensive help for Case Keenum with Sutton, Freeman and Fumagalli. Sutton and Hamilton also give them present support and future alternatives to Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders. Yiadom can be groomed as an Aqib Tailb replacement, and they unearthed a 3-4 tackling gem in Jewell. Denver’s needs were met, and nothing close to a reach was made.
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I don’t know what [Kendricks’ release] does, Nelson said, via Les Bowen of phillynews.com. I’m just here to give it my all, to compete to the best of my abilities, and to make this team better. . . . I don’t know where that puts me at.

It kinda surprised me. I talked with [Kendricks], had a good relationship with him. Treated him as he was still gonna be here. It’s definitely a surprise.

The Eagles also have Nate Gerry, a fifth-round pick in 2017 who is converting from safety. Gerry played only one game last season, and that was the meaningless regular-season finale against the Cowboys.

Nelson opted to take Philadelphia’s one-year, $2.25 million deal, even though the Broncos offered to match. Nelson played in 53 games with six starts in his four seasons in Denver.

The Eagles are training Nelson at all three spots, though he appears best suited for the WILL.

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The Bills lost top tackler Preston Brown in free agency, so Edmunds should have the inside track at a starting spot right away. If developed the right way, Edmunds could become a versatile star in the middle of the Bills defense.

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Brazil has always produced superb forwards: Pele, Romario, Ronaldo and Neymar to name a few. Now, Gabriel Jesus hopes to emulate them.

The 21-year-old striker is a predator like Romario was. Although he is also extremely hard-working, it doesn’t affect his finishing, and Jesus remains a penalty-box threat.

He has good pace and skill but his strongest attribute is his mobility. Jesus does not stop moving, thereby disrupting defenders constantly.

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According to ESPN, which cited an unidentified source, New York was open to trading the offensive tackle during the NFL Draft but couldn’t find a suitable trade partner.

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The Giants have surrounded Manning with talent, making it possible that the 37-year-old quarterback will bounce back from one of the worst seasons of his NFL career. Running back Saquon Barkley, the return of Odell Beckham Jr. and a better offensive line could take much of the pressure off Manning’s shoulders and extend his career.聽

After Manning, however, the group looks shaky. Webb is a third-round pick with size and potential, but he’s never played in a regular-season game. Lauletta has been compared by some to Jimmy Garoppolo, but he doesn’t have a great arm and might have a limited ceiling.聽

I had a diluted sample, Callaway said at the team’s rookie minicamp on Saturday, via ESPN. I didn’t intentionally do it, but I take responsibility for my test. That was a wake-up call, but like I’ve said, day by day I’m still getting better as a person, as a player, as a man, as a father. I’ve got a daughter. She’s going to be 3 months old next week.

Callaway, who was cited for marijuana possession earlier this year, missed the 2017 season after allegations of credit card fraud and was suspended in 2016 amid sexual battery allegations. He was later found not responsible of sexually assaulting a female student in December 2015.

His stock at this year’s draft dropped further after he tested positive for marijuana at the combine earlier this year. Despite Authentic Melky Cabrera Jersey his string of off-field incidents, Callaway claimed he has learned many valuable lessons.

I was young, that’s all. Immature, Callaway said of his list of transgressions. I was just living in the moment. I knew I had to grow and learn from my mistakes. When I got suspended, I didn’t think it would cost me the NFL. I just knew that it would hurt. Because I know my talent. I’m pretty good at football.

It’s hard, where I’m from. It’s hard. The worst of the worst. Killings, drugs, you name it, I’ve seen it, and at a young age. Growing up, I said I didn’t want that life, so I just stuck with football.

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Broncos General Manager John Elway said recently that the Chargers may be the ones to beat in the AFC West this season and there are likely others who feel the team is in good position to make a playoff run after finishing last year with nine wins in their final 12 games.
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Those nine wins left the Chargers with a winning record, but not a playoff spot as their 0-4 start came back to bite them. The Chiefs were the division champs last year and Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said they remain on the top rung when asked about Elway’s comment on Thursday.

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By the end of July, the rookie-camp jitters will be long forgotten, and Darnold should be just a few smart moves away from claiming the starting job. The first days of training camp are when he can really begin to make those moves.

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Jones, who missed the offseason last year while recovering from foot surgery, is set to make a base salary of $10.5 million in 2018 as part of the contract extension he signed with the team in 2015. That five-year deal pays Jones an average of $14.25 million per year, which is currently eighth among wideouts.

It’s hard for a non-skill position player to make much of a splash in OTAs and minicamps.

If a defender or lineman does make news, it’s usually bad news, like when Roquan Smith’s聽playbook was stolen聽from his new car. Worst of all, the big hitters and hog mollies aren’t allowed to get out their aggression in noncontact practices unless they pull a Quenton Nelson and try to聽clobber the goal post.

Camp gets real for defenders like Smith and linemen like Nelson when the hitting starts. And with fewer full-contact, tackle-to-the-ground practices than ever in the NFL, physical rookies need to make the most of every live, full-speed, fully-padded rep they get.
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The Chargers began organized team activities without defensive end Melvin Ingram, Jack Wang of the Los Angeles News Group reports. There was no word on why Ingram is not attending the voluntary workouts.
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Believe me I know he’s getting ready, Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said, via Ryan Kartje of the Los Angeles News Group. Wherever he’s at, I know he’s getting ready because that’s his makeup. Yeah, I’d like for him to be here with his teammates, but these are voluntary, man.

Orioles: Closer Zach Britton (Achilles tendon) threw 20 pitches in a one-inning simulated game. That was as good as I’ve seen him, Showalter said. If you didn’t know better, you’d think he was ready to go. Britton is scheduled to throw a two-inning simulated game on Saturday before beginning a rehab assignment next week.
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White Sox: SS Tim Anderson was held out of the lineup. His legs have been a little tired, Renteria said. He’s a little banged up, so trying to give him a little break. Maybe just a day.
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RHP Dylan Covey (0-1, 6.00 ERA) makes his second start for Chicago this season after being recalled over the weekend. Covey is 0-8 with a 7.52 ERA in 13 major league starts. RHP Alex Cobb (1-5, 6.56 ERA) has gotten off to a slow start in his first season in Baltimore, allowing a batting average against of .373.

He looks good, Shurmur said, via the New York Post. He’s out here moving around, he’s champing at the bit wanting to get out and do more than we’re allowing him to do at this point. But I think we’re just trying to make sure that everything is healed to the fullest before we put him out there.

Beckham didn’t attend OTAs last year and we’ll see if his presence this time around has been seen as a good sign for the chances of getting a deal done that will keep him on the Giants well beyond this season. The fact that he’s feeling well enough to ramp things up in May also bodes well for his chances of putting together another year like the ones that have positioned him for that big new contract in the first place.

With even fewer opportunities in the offseason and training camp than there used to be, each and every practice and rep takes on even greater importance. This year, Brady isn’t around to help lay the foundation for training camp that Michael Lorenzen Jersey becomes the foundation for the start of the regular season that becomes the foundation for the middle of the regular season that becomes the foundation for the end of the regular season that becomes the foundation for the postseason.

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The Broncos picked quarterback Paxton Lynch in the first round of the 2016 draft and gave him a chance to win the starting quarterback job the last two years.
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Lynch didn’t win the job either time and the Broncos signed Case Keenum as a free agent this offseason to end thoughts of another quarterback competition. For some, the move also ended thoughts that Lynch would be the starter in Denver at any point in the future but the team’s insisted that isn’t the case over the last couple of months.

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What will Jon Gruden’s Raiders look like? Will the coach’s old-school approach work in 2018? Will their addition of aging veterans work in the short term? Can Derek Carr bounce back from a down 2017? Ditto for Amari Cooper ? Will the defense be any better than the last several bad seasons? Will the chances the Raiders took during the draft pay off?

The past few offseasons, the AFC West has been considered the best division in the NFL. The big changes this year have thrust it into a different light. It’s anyone’s best guess how it will shake out in six months. Even John Elway is just projecting in May.

Hughes has the physical tools to develop into a starting outside corner. As a rookie, though, he’ll probably play primarily in nickel and dime packages. He may not rack up the stats to get Defensive Rookie of the Year consideration, but he’ll help ensure third and fourth receivers don’t tear apart Minnesota’s defense when he’s on the field.

The Patriots surprised plenty of people when they took former Georgia running back Sony Michel with the 31st overall pick. New England has recently utilized a committee approach to its backfield, which already had James White, Mike Gillislee, Rex Burkhead, Brandon Bolden and Jeremy Hill.

Still, there’s reason to like the idea of Michel sharing the backfield with Tom Brady.
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For years, Tom Brady has been a team-player and gone out of his way to take less money than he deserves, but as Brady plays out the final few seasons of his career, those days could be over.
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The quarterback has yet to attend a voluntary offseason workout, which is out of character for him as he’s been Evan Longoria Womens Jersey a regular over the course of his career except for 2008-10 when he was in California.

Matt is getting what he has earned and we all know the marketplace for a great quarterback, Falcons owner Arthur Blank told ESPN. League revenues are up, club revenues are up, new stadiums and the players are the heart of the game.

How much is Brady making a year? Roughly just $20.5 million after he signed a two-year, $41 million extension in March of 2016. Not even close to Ryan and also not even close to some other NFL quarterbacks.

Here are some thoughts on the possibility of signing either of those two:

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2. With the Falcons the last two season, Upshaw — listed at 6-2, 273 pounds — spent a significant portion of his snaps playing defensive tackle, which is why the visit makes sense. Upshaw likely wouldn’t cost much and could become a passable option in the Eagles’ inexperienced defensive tackle rotation behind Fletcher Cox and free agent signee Haloti Ngata.

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4. West wasn’t great with the Browns, who drafted him in 2014, but burst onto the scene with the Ravens in 2016 when he amassed 295 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a three-week stretch early in the season. He never reached that level of production again, though, and only played in five games last year. West had 774 rushing yards and five touchdowns in 2016.

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The Cowboys signed first-rounder Leighton Vander Esch to a four-year, $11.847 million deal that includes a $6.696 million signing bonus, Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News reports.
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That leaves only third-round pick Michael Gallup unsigned.

Vander Esch joined some of his new teammates on the field Friday for the first day of the team’s rookie minicamp.

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Bogaerts is the intriguing one, more so for steals than homers. While the extent wasn’t known, it was clear Bogaerts was playing hurt most of last season, never fully recovering from being hit on the wrist in May. His batted-ball profile has always been misleading since his outstanding plate coverage results in some weakly hit balls the opposite way, many landing safely. In 2016, Bogaerts was beginning to display the ability to turn on a mistake, sending it onto, or over the Green Monster. His hurt wrist sapped his ability to do this much of 2017.

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Do you recall having any kind of special reaction when you first watched him throw?

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