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NFL offseason agendas – Barnwell’s to-do lists for all 16 NFC teams

[ad_1] No NFL team manages to fill all of its holes during the offseason. Each has a weak point or two that gets revealed by injuries or disappointing play over the course of a season. Even the most successful offseasons of 2018 prove that point. The Bears surrounded Mitchell Trubisky with talent, acquired a dominant pass-rusher in Khalil Mack and won the NFC North, only for the kicker who signed
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Ranking NFL QB commitment – How married all 32 teams are to their starters

[ad_1] Yeah, your team has a quarterback. But for how long does it have that quarterback, and how sure is it that he's the one?Some NFL teams are married to their quarterbacks. Some are just starting to get serious. Some are sitting across from their quarterbacks at a fancy restaurant blatantly eyeing a quarterback at the next table. It's a complex and varied landscape, and it can be confusing.So we
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Mega NFL projections — Likely Super Bowl LIV matchups, 2020 draft order, more

[ad_1] 7:30 AM ETHank GargiuloCloseESPN Analytics Data management analyst at ESPN Graduate of Sacred Heart UniversitySeth WalderPatrick Mahomes already is the reigning MVP. Now he's a Super Bowl favorite, too.Mahomes, Andy Reid and the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs have a 16 percent chance to hoist the Lombardi trophy following Super Bowl LIV, according to ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI), tops in the NFL.FPI is our prediction model for
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Super Bowl, divisional odds, over/under and playoff odds for all 32 NFL teams for 2019 season

[ad_1] We're used to seeing the New England Patriots in the playoffs. Is this the season the Cleveland Browns finally join them?2 RelatedBaker Mayfield & Co. currently have the best odds to win the AFC North and are tied for the fourth-best odds to represent the AFC in Super Bowl LIV.Who else is a popular bet to reach the postseason?The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has released Super Bowl odds, conference
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Allen’s ‘Last Chance’ story continues as a Ram

[ad_1] 8:57 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Dakota Allen choked back his emotions Saturday after the Los Angeles Rams selected the Texas Tech linebacker with the 251st overall pick in the NFL draft.Three years ago, Allen was expelled from Texas Tech and enrolled at East Mississippi
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NFL draft predictions for all 32 teams

[ad_1] Some teams are angling to move up. Even more are angling to move down.The 2019 NFL draft is almost here, and NFL Nation reporters are making one prediction for every team.Scan through all 32 teams by division, or jump ahead to your team by clicking on its logo here:AFC EASTGood draft depth leads Bills to trade downGeneral manager Brandon Beane made his mark trading up in the 2018 draft,
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The most impactful draft-day trade for all 32 NFL teams

[ad_1] Almost every year it seems a memorable trade happens during the NFL draft as the clock ticks and the phones ring. So which draft-day trade has had the biggest impact -- good or bad -- on each NFL franchise?We asked our 32 NFL Nation reporters to look back at each team's most meaningful swap on draft weekend. Some brought championships and others pain. All of them were unforgettable.Scan through
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Bears, Raiders to play at new Tottenham stadium

[ad_1] The Chicago Bears and the Oakland Raiders will play the first NFL game at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Oct. 6, the league announced Wednesday.The Bears-Raiders matchup will be the first of four regular-season games played in London this season, including two at the newly constructed home of English soccer power Tottenham Hotspur.The 62,062-seat stadium in North London also will host an NFC South matchup the following week
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All-Trades 2019 NFL Mock Draft

[ad_1] In 2019, every NFL trade is plausible. Imagine if I'd told you this time last year that the Steelers would trade Antonio Brown for third- and fifth-round picks, or that the Giants actually dumped Odell Beckham Jr. and said Jabrill Peppers and first- and third-round picks were too good of an offer to turn down. You would have rightfully stopped reading this article. Yet, here we are.Every April, I
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Rams RB Gurley says knee ‘feeling pretty good’

[ad_1] 6:26 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Running back Todd Gurley reported Monday for the first day of the Los Angeles Rams' voluntary workout program prepared to answer numerous questions about the status of his left knee."It's feeling pretty good," Gurley said. "Taking it day by