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Bold offseason moves for all 32 NFL teams
Each NFL team's offseason is filled with small moves and marginal personnel decisions. Sometimes, that series of small moves will build a winner. But a big, bold move always helps -- whether by dramatically improving talent at an important position or changing the overall direction of the
Redskins decline to use franchise tag on Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins is a free man. The Washington Redskins declined to use another franchise tag on him, a move that would have been designed to use Cousins as trade bait. The deadline for doing so was 4 p.m. Tuesday. Doug Williams, Washington's senior vice president of player personnel, said at the
2018 NFL Mock Draft 2.0: Mel Kiper's picks for 1-32
We're through the evaluation process of the? Senior Bowl, and the combine (Feb. 27-March 5) is on deck.?The picture for the 2018 NFL draft is becoming clearer, though we still have to get through free agency -- and the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes -- before we have a better idea of?what all 32 teams
How the Eagles beat the Patriots at their own game, and why the upset was historic
To pull off their Super Bowl upset Sunday night, the Philadelphia Eagles?out-Patriots-ed the New England Patriots. The stories we all know by heart about the Patriots are the ones we're telling about the Eagles this morning. How they're never out of any game, even if they're missing a star player.
5 facts about the Eagles Super Bowl hero and MVP Nick Foles
The Philadelphia Eagles finally notched their first-ever Super Bowl victory with quarterback Nick Foles at the helm. Foles was named Super Bowl LII MVP after going toe-to-toe with his childhood hero, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady . What a night. What a moment. What a team.
NFL overhaul rankings: Teams that will change most for 2018
NFL teams will spend the first months of 2018 devising their game plans for free agency and the draft. In the meantime, several indicators help with projecting how far teams might go in overhauling their rosters. Coaching changes, scheme changes, front-office changes, expectations, average player
Despite loss, Patriots are Vegas favorites to win Super Bowl LIII
The New England Patriots lost 41-33 to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on Sunday, but Las Vegas still believes they are the favorites to win next year's title. New England sits atop the early odds at 9-2 to win Super Bowl LIII at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. The Patriots were 5-1 to
Kirk Cousins says Redskins trade for Alex Smith 'came as a surprise'
Kirk Cousins had just finished a workout in the hotel gym in Minneapolis when he saw the text messages on his phone. And that's when he learned the news: The Washington Redskins had agreed to a trade that ultimately ends the quarterback's career with the franchise. The Redskins will receive
Redskins consider tagging Kirk Cousins to trade him
In what sets up as an offseason game of chicken that would markedly influence the quarterback market, the Washington Redskins will consider placing their franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins so they can trade him and recoup some of the compensation they are sending to Kansas City for