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Leonard Williams could be next great defensive lineman

The strength, dexterity and versatility of USC's star pass-rusher makes him the surest thing in this year's NFL draft.

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Hardy probe: NFL gets access to Holder photos

The NFL will get to look at seven photographs that were submitted into evidence from Greg Hardy's domestic violence case as a part of its investigation into whether the former Panthers defensive end violated the league's personal conduct policy.

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FBO: Cooper tops WR projections

Football Outsiders' Nathan Forster projects the top 13 wide receiver prospects for the 2015 NFL draft using the Playmaker Score model. Alabama's Amari Cooper comes in at No. 1, but several surprises make the rankings.


Who is ... Aaron Rodgers?

The Packers QB will be a participant on an edition of Celebrity Jeopardy in May, along with TV personality Kevin O'Leary and retired astronaut Mark Kelly. We guess Rodgers will ace any questions about football, cheese or Olivia Munn.

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Patriots free-agent RB Stevan Ridley is visiting NY Jets today, per source. He already has visited Dolphins.

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Schaub: "I know what I can do as a player and what I'm capable of. It's just about finding that right opportunity to display those things."

Gruden's QB camp: Jameis Winston

The QB explains to Jon Gruden how his baseball background helps him on the football field: "Baseball, on that mound, you gotta be relentless. As a quarterback, you have to be relentless. That's how you get guys to follow you."


Falcons plan to bring refs to practice

Coach Dan Quinn is looking to cut down on defensive penalties by having officials at practice regularly. It's uncommon to have referees in practice during the regular season, but Quinn said, "If we're practicing, we're going to have an official there."

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Jets' draft classes disappearing

After former first-round pick Kyle Wilson signed with the Saints today, the Jets have no players remaining from their 2008 to 2010 drafts. Of the 13 players picked in that time period, only one, Matt Slauson, is a full-time starter in the league.

Patriots got jokes

The Patriots stars are just full of April Fool's Day humor today -- as WR Julian Edelman showed on his Twitter account, saying he's "taking my talents to Fenway." The Red Sox responded: "Ok with us!"

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For those wondering about McClain's signing in Dallas and how it affects Sean Lee? Lee's played in exactly 17 games over last three seasons

Todd Archer: McClain makes D stronger

With Rolando McClain coming back to Dallas, the linebacker group should be better in 2015 than they were in 2014 as long as they stay healthy.

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Winston comparable to Matt Ryan

Both stats and scouts see similarities between Jameis Winston and Falcons QB Matt Ryan. Both had the confidence to take risks and throw with anticipation in college.

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