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Bengals cut Taylor Mays

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Zac Jackson) — The Bengals released veteran safety Taylor Mays Saturday, just a few months after bringing him back on a one-year deal. Mays played for the Bengals from 2011-14. He played 14 games and started five last season for the Raiders after being cut by the Vikings and Lions. A second-round pick of the 49ers in 2010,…
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Oakland Raiders offseason review and 2016 preview

Blots from the Blue (SDNativeinTX) — On the road again in week 5, the Bolts the journey 500 miles north to the Black Hole of Oakland. Can they win a divisional game on the road? Is The ‘Wait ‘Til Next Year' Over? Oakland has experienced a playoff drought since 2002 that now equals the 13 year long dry spell the Bolts had from 1966 through 1978. (Juvenile, I know, but irresistible.) There is some reason...
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The Field Gulls Week in Review

Field Gulls (Alistair Corp) — We made it through the darkness and (almost) intro training camp. There's a lot to discuss this week! Well, we've successfully navigated the dreary dead period of the NFL offseason. This time next week, most teams, including the Seahawks , will have reported for training camp. Then, preseason. After that? The real thing. They grow up so fast. It's been longer than a week since we were last...
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Packers 2016 Training Camp Preview: Special teams highlighted by punting competition

Acme Packing Company (PaulNoonan) — While two of the specialist positions are locked down, the fight for the Packers’ punter job seems to be wide-open. Specialists may barely qualify as football players in the traditional sense, but they can and do have a huge impact on the game. The Packers have some new faces in camp to complement (and compete with) their veteran stalwarts, and seeing some change would not surprise anyone...
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2016 NFL Preview: Raiders will be a Super Bowl contender, and soon

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 6, the day before the Hall of Fame Game kicks off the preseason. If the Oakland Raiders break out this season, we can point to last Dec. 13 as one of the turning points. The Raiders...
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Bengals Bytes (7/23): Pushing limits

Cincy Jungle (PatrickJudis) — Andrew Billings has been putting in so much work that the coaching staff has placed a limit on him. Le'Veon Bell is facing a four game suspension. Ezekiel Elliot has been accused of Domestic violence, but he still claims innocence. Bengals can capitalize off suspensions of Tom Brady and Le'Veon Bell When the NFL schedule was released in April, it appeared as though the schedule-makers did...
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Los Angeles Rams RB Todd Gurley...2016 NFL MVP?

SBN: Turf Show Times (3k) — A new set of odds for the 2016 NFL MVP are out, and Rams RB Todd Gurley is a top option. Could he win the award this season? Bovada recently updated their 2016 NFL MVP odds: Team POS Player Odds Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers 4/1 Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger 7/1 Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton 15/2 Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson 8/1 ...
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Dennis Green fans included Raiders' Al Davis

Inside Bay Area (Compiled by Daniel Mano) — Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask tweeted about the relationship between Oakland Raiders owner and Green.
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Thomas: If Jerry likes it, you can bet on Raiders moving to Vegas

STLtoday.com (By Jim Thomas St. Louis Post-Dispatch) — It didn't attract much attention earlier this week, but Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones basically gave his stamp of approval to the Las Vegas Raiders during a radio interview.
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Seahawks Training Camp: Kasen Williams looking to stun the critics

Field Gulls (Evan Hill) — University of California cornerback Kameron Jackson was headed straight for him. Little did Kasen Williams know, what would happen next would mostly derail his collegiate career and greatly diminish any hopes of exceeding in the NFL. In a freak football collision, Kasen suffered a devastating leg injury, breaking his fibula and incurring a complex fracture from a Lisfranc injury. Washington...
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New York Jets Flight Connections 7/22/16

Gang Green Nation (David Vill) — Daily links connecting you to articles about the NFL's New York Jets. Good morning, Gang Green Gangsters! Here are your daily New York Jets links for this Aloha Friday... NY Jets : Three training camp battles to watch. Eric Allen : With a new coordinator, the Jets look to play at the speed of light. Justin Terranova : QB Geno Smith is in the middle of another soap opera training...
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2016 Packers Roster Predictions: Shields and Randall Lead a Strong Cornerback Corps

Acme Packing Company (J.E. Barnett) — Shields and Randall head up a strong defensive backfield that will feature one undrafted rookie according to our projections. The Packers ranked sixth in the league in passing defense last year. One of the biggest reasons for this was the addition and immediate impact of several key rookies. Over the offseason, the Packers lost Casey Hayward, who was a fine slot cover corner, but they...
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Colts 2016 player preview: Defensive lineman Ricky Lumpkin

Stamped Blue (Josh Wilson) — The Indianapolis Colts will report to training camp on July 26 with their 90-man roster, which will be cut down to 53 players by the end of the preseason. To pass the time until camp, we’re taking a look at every player on the Colts’ 90-man roster. Today, we’re looking at defensive lineman Ricky Lumpkin. Who is he? Earlier this offseason, the Colts brought defensive lineman Ricky...
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2016 Packers Training Camp Preview: Great Depth Returns at Cornerback

Acme Packing Company (J.E. Barnett) — The Packers return a deep, talented group of players who have the versatility to play outside and in the slot. The Packers return a great deal of depth at the cornerback position in 2016. After drafting cornerbacks in the first and second rounds last year, as well as adding another as an undrafted free agent, the Packers drafted none this year. The Packers did add a few cornerbacks through...
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NY Jets: The Course Correction

Gang Green Nation (John B) — Last week  we took a look at one of the most infamous moves the Jets made last season, playing Marcus Williams in place of Calvin Pryor against the Raiders. This has been frequently discussed in the months that followed. Less discussed is the way the Jets changed course the following week, increasing the playing time of backup safety Dion Bailey. Bailey had started the season with the...
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