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How saving a life shaped Christian McCaffrey's approach to 2018

Watch out, NFC foes. What happened on a March hike in Colorado has given the Panthers' second-year running back more purpose than ever before.

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From Rugby To NFL

How a 6-8, 346-pound rugby league star landed with the Eagles

Jordan Mailata went from knowing "peanuts" about football to an Eagles draft pick after an intense transformation at IMG Academy.

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Christian Scotland-Williamson attempts to make big switch by the book

A tackle seen around the world propelled the rugby standout to the Steelers, and a challenge that even a master's graduate is struggling with -- an NFL playbook.

Q&A: Nate Ebner on how rugby and NFL compare

"It requires more than just athletic ability," says Ebner, who won a Super Bowl with the Patriots and played rugby for the U.S. in the Olympics.

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Sources: NFL plans to suspend Winston 3 games

The Buccaneers quarterback faces discipline from the NFL stemming from an alleged incident with an Uber driver in March 2016.

Winston's expected suspension hurts, but Bucs have backup plan

Tampa Bay is expected to lose its starting QB for the first three games of the season, but veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick is a comfortable alternative.

Beadle not shocked by Winston suspension

Michelle Beadle explains why she isn't surprised that the Buccaneers QB is embroiled in another scandal.

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Prep for Fantasy Football

2018 fantasy football top-200 PPR rankings

Overall rankings for leagues which award one point per reception, updated throughout the summer.

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Why Deshaun Watson is the No. 1 QB in fantasy

The Texans quarterback was a revelation as a rookie -- until a torn ACL cut his season short. Here is why, despite the small sample size, you should take him ahead of all other QBs.

Best Offer?

Our three best trade offers for Earl Thomas: The winner is ...

We crafted deals -- trade and extension -- for the disgruntled safety, then picked the one the Seahawks and Thomas should take.

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Riddick picks best NFL team for Earl Thomas

Louis Riddick says the Cowboys would be smart to get Earl Thomas, but he has another team in mind as a better match.

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Playing 'Big Nickel,' Patriots value safety position

Although a deal for Earl Thomas would be highly unlikely for New England, the Patriots do put a premium on players with similar skill sets.

On The Bubble

NFL bubble watch: 32 veterans who could be cut before Week 1

Could the Packers part ways with Aaron Rodgers' backup? NFL Nation picks a player on each team who might not make the opening-day roster.

What Brandon Marshall must do to stick with the Seahawks

Brandon Marshall is no lock to make a Seahawks team that has a history of signing veterans only to cut them before the season begins.

Biggest roster decisions facing all 32 NFL teams

From contract negotiations to quarterback planning, here's a look at tricky personnel moves looming for all 32 teams.

Offseason Report

NFL offseason rewind: Best moves, looming questions for all 32

After minicamps wrapped up on Thursday, the NFL is officially on vacation. How did your team fare in the offseason?

Rams another 'Dream Team' Eagles? We'll wait and see

The 2011 Eagles set the bar for how winning the offseason can go wrong. The Rams are hoping to avoid a similar fate.

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Philip Rivers' offseason job? Playcaller for son's football team

Philip Rivers learned to play football from his father and now he's following suit, coaching his son Gunner's flag football team.

Rivers' passion for coaching on display with son's football team

Chargers QB Philip Rivers talks about coaching his son Gunner's flag football team on Father's Day weekend.

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Summer Standouts

Surprise offseason standouts to know for all 32 teams

Former top-10 pick Kevin White is on his last shot in Chicago. He's not the only near-bust who has had a strong summer.

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Broncos hoping they've found their answer at tight end with Jake Butt

Denver needs to find more production at tight end. Butt, a former All-American coming off an injury, is looking like the top target.

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