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Source — WR Bryant applies for reinstatement

[ad_1] Suspended former Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Martavis Bryant has formally applied to the NFL for reinstatement, a source told ESPN on Monday.Bryant sent an e-mail to league officials Saturday requesting reinstatement from an indefinite suspension the league imposed in December for Bryant's repeated violations of the league's drug policy.Bryant, 27, was a fourth-round pick by the Steelers in 2014 but has missed 36 of a possible
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The NFL’s best and worst offensive arsenals

[ad_1] When I was compiling my rankings of each NFL team's offensive weaponry last year, the Chiefs came out at No. 1. I was a little surprised. I ran through the rosters again. The Chiefs were still tops. I ran with it, and, well, things went OK. Patrick Mahomes won league MVP in his first season as a starter, and while Mahomes is unquestionably an incredible quarterback, it didn't hurt
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Raiders’ Brown says he settled balcony incident

[ad_1] ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown announced Monday night that he had reached a settlement in an incident from April 2018 in which he allegedly yelled at security and threw items off a South Florida apartment balcony."The legal dispute between Ophir Sternberg and me has been resolved, with a confidential sum of funds being donated to charity," Brown wrote on Twitter. "I am sorry that an incident
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Rating the offseason for all 32 NFL teams — Why the Browns are at the top

[ad_1] The 2019 NFL offseason work has concluded. With training camp set to open in late July, we take a look back at how teams fared.NFL Nation rates each team in its offseason efforts and looks at its biggest question still to be answered.Here's how all 32 teams fared with grades:EliteOffseason goals: The Browns placed a priority on surrounding budding franchise quarterback Baker Mayfield with more weapons, connecting on the
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Veterans who could be cut by each of the NFL’s 32 teams

[ad_1] Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Terrelle Pryor and Oakland Raiders offensive lineman Richie Incognito are new to their teams, but will they still be there on opening day? Can Pittsburgh Steelers corner Artie Burns stay out of the doghouse and fight his way back up the depth chart?NFL Nation reporters pick 32 veterans who might not make opening day rosters in 2019.JUMP TO A TEAM:AFC East: BUF | MIA |
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The surprise offseason standout for all 32 teams

[ad_1] The NFL is officially on vacation and that means school's out for summer. Pencils down, we've learned all we can from organized team activities and mandatory minicamps, which came to an end this week. We won't get another live look at teams until training camps open around the league at the end of July.We've heard plenty from big names like Odell Beckham Jr. and Tom Brady, but what about
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JuJu says he has ‘no hard feelings’ toward AB

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH -- After trading Twitter barbs with Antonio Brown this offseason, JuJu Smith-Schuster is disappointed with how things ended with the All-Pro.Smith-Schuster this week kicks off his first Pittsburgh Steelers minicamp as the No. 1 receiver after the team traded Brown to the Oakland Raiders."The man's a role model. In that situation, I didn't want it to end like that," Smith-Schuster said from his locker Wednesday. "I have no
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Big Ben — Steelers still confident despite changes

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH -- The losses of Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell might temper outside expectations for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but not the expectations inside the team's locker room.Asked about the Steelers' perceived underdog status, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger stood on track record."I'm been here a long time. We're still the Pittsburgh Steelers," Roethlisberger said on the team's first day of minicamp Tuesday. "We're still going to go out and try to
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Mandatory NFL minicamps preview — 23 more things to watch this week

[ad_1] Now that nine teams have completed their mandatory minicamps, it's time for the 23 remaining squads to have their formal workouts. They'll do exactly that, starting Tuesday and running through Thursday.Like we did last week, we're going over the main things to watch in this week's minicamp extravaganza. From how rookies mix with veterans to which veterans choose not to show up, we're there to cover it. So here
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Steelers’ Smith-Schuster attends prom with fan

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH -- There's no party that JuJu Smith-Schuster won't find, or make lit.The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver attended the Chartiers Valley (Pa.) High School prom over the weekend after a student asked him to attend.Student Anthony Molinaro direct messaged Smith-Schuster after his date broke up with him, according to WPXI-TV Pittsburgh.Prom w/ my bro @amoli_13! Got a DM from him a while back about needing someone to go with,