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10:41 AM ET The Cleveland Browns have restructured Olivier Vernon‘s contract, ensuring the defensive end will be with the team this season. Vernon, who was due to make $15.25 million (non-guaranteed) in 2020, agreed to a restructured deal that will pay him $11 million guaranteed this season, a source told ESPN’s Field Yates. That total
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10:18 PM ET If the NFL is able to conduct a 2020 season, players will participate under a number of coronavirus-related restriction on the field and off. That could mean playing in specially designed face masks and potential fines for off-field activities that lead to the spread of the virus. The NFLPA conducted a two-hour
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Jul 3, 2020 Associated Press EDMONTON, Alberta — The Edmonton Eskimos are keeping their team name. The Canadian Football League team said Friday it is keeping the Eskimos moniker following “an extensive year-long formal research and engagement program with Inuit leaders and community members across Canada.” “The consistent feedback was a desire for more engagement
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6:34 PM ET It’s not quite Christmas in July, but James Conner still played Santa Claus for his mom, Kelly Bibbs. The Steelers running back surprised Bibbs with a new house, posting a video of the unveiling to Instagram late Saturday afternoon. Conner pulled off the surprise with the help of his brothers, slipping out
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Jun 28, 2020 Mike Clay Close ESPN Writer Fantasy football, NFL analyst for ESPN.com Member of Pro Football Writers of America Founding director of Pro Football Focus Fantasy 2013 FSTA award winner for most accurate preseason rankings Stephania Bell Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN.com Certified orthopedic clinical specialist and strength and conditioning
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5:28 PM ET In an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus, NFL teams are likely to bring fewer than the regular 90 players they ordinarily bring to training camp whenever it begins, per league sources. One source said he believed it’s likely that teams will go to camp with 80-man rosters, and another
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2:24 PM ET Quarterback Cam Newton explained his viewpoint on the modest one-year contract he has agreed to with the New England Patriots, writing on Instagram, “This is not about money for me, it’s about respect.” Newton, who has made more than $100 million during his 10-year career, is guaranteed just $550,000 as part of
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6:08 PM ET FedEx, which has naming rights to the stadium in which the Washington Redskins play, made a request Thursday that the team change its nickname. “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,” FedEx said in a statement obtained by ESPN. FedEx paid $205 million
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4:33 PM ET The NFL has shortened its 2020 preseason to two games, a source said, part of a larger acclimatization plan for players following an unprecedented virtual offseason program during the coronavirus pandemic. In essence, the league canceled Weeks 1 and 4 of its original preseason schedule. It had previously canceled its Aug. 8
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