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After tumultuous year, Elliott wants to put the work in

With Ezekiel Elliott's suspension behind him, the Cowboys expect a big year from the third-year running back.

There's no question Cowboys are Dak Prescott's team now

With Jason Witten and Dez Bryant gone, the third-year quarterback is expanding his role as the face of the franchise.

The NFL's new anthem policy

Hill: NFL shows who and what it values with new anthem policy

The league created a new controversy, more animosity, and negative headlines just to appease the wrong sensibilities.

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Graziano: Bungled anthem policy shows NFL has much to learn from NBA

Why can't the NFL get it right with its anthem policy and clumsy handling of players' rights? The answer has to do with sincerity and trust.

NFLPA's Smith concerned about new anthem policy

NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith expresses his concern about what the NFL's ruling on the national anthem means for freedom of speech.


What issues surround new anthem rules?

Josina Anderson says NFL player rights are being infringed upon by not being able to express themselves freely.


Riddick: 'Owners trying to protect their bottom line'

Louis Riddick says the new anthem policy requiring players to stand or be in the locker room helps owners from alienating fans.




Should Colts be concerned about Andrew Luck?

Mike Greenberg weighs in on Luck still not throwing at OTAs after being sidelined by a shoulder injury last season.


Best of NFL Nation

No. 17 minus No. 87 means Davante Adams equals Packers' No. 1 WR

Davante Adams had usurped Jordy Nelson as the Packers' first option last season, and with Nelson gone more responsibility falls on the fifth-year vet.

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QB Talk

Time for Aaron Rodgers to change after injuries? 'Nope'

No QB has been better throwing TDs outside the pocket since 2008 than Aaron Rodgers, and he doesn't plan on adjusting his game anytime soon.

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Best stuff from OTAs: Josh Allen throwing rockets; James Washington shows off for Steelers

Rookie camps are in the books. It's time for full teams to take the practice field for OTAs. Here's the best stuff from around the NFL.

OTAs roll call: Brady, Gronk among stars skipping workouts

Tom Brady, Julio Jones and Aaron Donald are conspicuously absent but Odell Beckham Jr. is attending OTAs.

How 2017 NFL holdouts fared: Donald dominated; Bell took time

There were some high-profile players absent from OTAs and training camp in 2017. How did each get along following his return to the field?


Are the NFL's looming kickoff changes enough to save it?

The league is aiming to make the play safer. But will it work? Here's an inside look at the proposal and whether it's really a long-term solution.

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Guide to the owners meetings agenda: Anthem, replay, more

Is the league expected to reach a resolution on the anthem policy? Here's a breakdown of the four items on the table in Atlanta and their status.


Power Rankings: Where your team stands after the draft

The Cardinals have their future QB. The Saints are going for it. The Patriots are still atop the AFC. Here's how our experts stack all 32 teams. Illustration

Who is ranked too low in post-draft power rankings?

Tedy Bruschi, Bill Polian and Dianna Russini give the teams they think deserve to be ranked higher in the power rankings.


World Fame 100

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2018 World Fame 100: Who reaches the pinnacle across sports?

Tom Brady at 38? Who ranks above TB12 in ESPN's 3rd annual ranking of the biggest names in sports?

Notable risers in World Fame 100

Odell Beckham Jr. and Caroline Wozniacki head the list of fast risers in this year's version of the World Fame 100.


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