Jaguars QB Lawrence (hamstring) forced out of team drills on first day of minicamp

The Jacksonville Jaguars are being extra careful when it comes to Trevor Lawrence's hamstring. The tightness that limited Lawrence last week in OTAs reemerged during the first day of mandatory minicamp on Monday, forcing the Jaguars to keep him out of team drills. Head coach Urban Meyer said that's likely to happen on Tuesday as well.

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Eagles sign quarterback Mullens

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Spears: Rodgers and Packers are at their wits' end

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Will Cam Newton's injury affect his chances of starting?

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Bell apologizes to Chiefs coach Reid on social media, but does not 'regret at all what I said' in weekend rant

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Eagles sign quarterback Mullens

Jalen Hurts and Joe Flacco will have some competition behind centre for the Philadelphia Eagles this fall. The team announced the signing of quarterback Nick Mullens on Monday. The 26-year-old Mullens had spent the entirety of his three-year NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers.

Arians to Bucs: Want normal? Get vaccinated

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Seahawks' Wilson wants to stay in Seattle, shuts down trade rumours

As frustrated as Russell Wilson was after last season, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback never wanted to play anywhere else. He made that point clear Thursday as he spoke with reporters for the first time since February, when his public criticisms of the organization led to speculation about a possible trade.

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Cousins vows to be 'open book' for rookie QB Mond

The Minnesota Vikings didn't draft Kellen Mond for a roster filler. At some point in the years ahead, the work-in-progress quarterback from Texas A&M will have the opportunity to become the starter.

Vikings QB Cousins spent offseason rewatching whole career

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Washington's Sweat 'not a fan' of pushing vaccine on players

Washington pass rusher Montez Sweat said Wednesday he doesn't support the team's attempt to persuade players to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Browns WR Landry says OBJ looks "amazing" after knee surgery

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Ravens, Edwards agree to 2-year, $10M deal

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Report: Patriots CB Gilmore doesn't report to mandatory minicamp

New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore, the 2019 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, did not report to mandatory minicamp that began Monday, a source confirmed. Gilmore could be making a statement about his contract, as he is scheduled to earn a base salary of $7 million in 2021.

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Jaguars QB Lawrence (hamstring) forced out of team drills on first day of minicamp

The Jacksonville Jaguars are being extra careful when it comes to Trevor Lawrence's hamstring. The tightness that limited Lawrence last week in OTAs reemerged during the first day of mandatory minicamp on Monday, forcing the Jaguars to keep him out of team drills. Head coach Urban Meyer said that's likely to happen on Tuesday as well.

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Bell apologizes to Chiefs coach Reid on social media, but does not 'regret at all what I said' in weekend rant

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Report: Chiefs G Long (leg) could miss training camp

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Manning to be 35th member of Broncos' Ring of Fame

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Chiefs make several promotions in front office

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Former Chiefs assistant coach Reid pleads not guilty in crash

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NFC North

Fields signs rookie deal with Bears

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Report: Packers sign QB Dolegala after minicamp tryout

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Cousins vows to be 'open book' for rookie QB Mond

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Rodgers absent from Packers mandatory minicamp

It appears that Aaron Rodgers long reported standoff with the Green Bay Packers has officially begun.

NFC East

Eagles sign quarterback Mullens

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WFT to have open competition for starting QB job

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Washington's Sweat 'not a fan' of pushing vaccine on players

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Giants RB Barkley diligent in rehabbing injured knee

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Former Giants head coach Fassel dies at 71

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NFC South

Arians to Bucs: Want normal? Get vaccinated

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Report: Falcons WR Ridley not participating in minicamp after minor foot surgery

Atlanta Falcons top receiver Calvin Ridley had a minor foot surgery, explaining his reason for not participating in this week's minicamp, a source confirmed to ESPN.

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Brady knew early in 2020 that he'd need knee surgery

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday said he knew he'd need offseason surgery on his left knee as early as April and May of 2020.

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Saints' Winston, Hill supporting each other but focused on winning QB job

Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill both spoke highly of one another Tuesday, insisting that they are supporting each other as they battle to become Drew Brees' successor with the New Orleans Saints.

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Brady has full practice on first day of minicamp

One week after Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians suggested quarterback Tom Brady might be in more of a coaching role during mandatory minicamp after undergoing offseason knee surgery, Brady practiced in full on the team's first day of minicamp Tuesday.

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Buccaneers give Arians, Licht new deals

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to a revised contract for head coach Bruce Arians that includes a pay raise, and a new contract for general manager Jason Licht, according to a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

NFC West

Seahawks' Wilson wants to stay in Seattle, shuts down trade rumours

As frustrated as Russell Wilson was after last season, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback never wanted to play anywhere else. He made that point clear Thursday as he spoke with reporters for the first time since February, when his public criticisms of the organization led to speculation about a possible trade.

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McVay in better mood, says he's better coach with Stafford

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