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Vince Wilfork

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Wilfork says Patriots won't pick up option

Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork said Thursday that the New England Patriots informed him they will not pick up the option in his contract. Wilfork made the announcement on Twitter.

Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos, December 2014

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Report: Broncos QB Manning to take $4 million pay cut

Quarterback Peyton Manning reportedly will take a $4 million pay cut to stay with the Denver Broncos next season.

Adrian Peterson, November courthouse press conference

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Vikings' brass meets with Peterson in Houston

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman spent more than four hours talking with Adrian Peterson at his home in Houston on Wednesday.

LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles, 2014

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Bills sending Alonso to Eagles for McCoy

According to multiple media reports, the Buffalo Bills are set to acquire running back LeSean McCoy from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for linebacker Kiko Alonso.

Dez Bryant blurb

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Franchised: Five get tag, including Bryant, Houston

All-Pro wide receiver Dez Bryant and the NFL's leader in sacks last season, Justin Houston, were among five players given the restrictive franchise designation before Monday's deadline.

Adrian Peterson, November courthouse press conference

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Vikings communicating with Peterson

Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman said Monday morning that the Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson have been communicating since last Thursday and the team will continue to have "open dialogue" with their embattled star.

Marshawn Lynch, Super Bowl media day

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Lynch on Turkish TV: 'I was expecting the ball'

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch -- who made the catchphrase "I'm just here so I won't get fined" prior to the Super Bowl -- finally opened up to the media about the infamous play in the game.

Ray Rice, Janay Rice


Rice says sees why people commit suicide

As disgraced running back Ray Rice seeks another shot to play in the NFL, he is attempting to put his domestic violence incident behind him and convince everyone else he is not a "monster."

Adrian Peterson, November courthouse press conference

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Vikings' Peterson: Ruling 'brings me one step closer'

A day after winning his appeal against the NFL, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said Friday that the decision by Judge David Doty "brings me one step closer to getting back on the football field."

Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons, 2014

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Falcons release RB Jackson

The Atlanta Falcons released veteran running back Steven Jackson on Thursday, adding to a growing list of rushers who have been or will be released before free agency begins March 10.

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