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Why player props are expected to be king
David Purdum details how player props have changed the way bettors view the sport of football and the NFL.[read more]

Position battle updates for every NFL team: Two QB competitions are heating up
The Panthers and Steelers have QB battles. The Patriots, Jets, Lions and Cardinals are looking for starting cornerbacks. Here are the top position competitions.[read more]

Mayfield impressing Panthers OC, once a critic
Baker Mayfield seems to have won over one of his most well-known critics, Ben McAdoo, who happens to be his offensive coordinator with the Panthers.[read more]

Rodgers: Playing a series in preseason a 'waste'
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said Tuesday he doesn't see "any benefit" to playing one series in a preseason game, but he's willing to play if coach Matt LaFleur deems it necessary.[read more]

Smith requests trade, says Bears don't value him
All-Pro linebacker Roquan Smith said the Bears have "refused to negotiate in good faith" and that the team has left him "no choice" but to request to be traded.[read more]

Jets say knee injury likely to end Becton's season
Jets starting right tackle Mekhi Becton's season is "more than likely" over because of the knee injury he suffered Monday in practice, coach Robert Saleh said Tuesday.[read more]

QB Jones expecting 'to grow' in Pats' new offense
New England quarterback Mac Jones acknowledged struggles as the Patriots transition to a "new offense," but expressed confidence and optimism that things will turn around with the preseason opener on the horizon.[read more]

Source: Browns fear torn Achilles for WR Grant
The Browns fear that receiver and returner Jakeem Grant suffered a torn Achilles in Tuesday's practice, a source told ESPN.[read more]

McVay announces he signed extension with Rams
Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay said he signed a contract extension during the offseason, but the team was waiting to announce it until general manager Les Snead signed an extension as well, which hasn't happened yet.[read more]

Goodell: Evidence calls for full-year Watson ban
Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL is seeking a tougher penalty for Deshaun Watson than his initial six-game suspension because the quarterback's actions were "egregious" and "predatory behavior."[read more]