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Ben Roethlisberger thinks game-winning touchdown pass from Super Bowl XLIII should be a bigger deal

For the first time since 2004, the Steelers will head to training camp without Ben Roethlisberger. For the first time since 2004, Roethlisberger won’t be focused on getting ready for football season. But he’s still present, in Pittsburgh. And he’ll possibly have plenty to say about the team with which he spent a generation. Earlier, […]

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Logan Hall agrees to terms with Bucs

The Buccaneers’ rookies report to training camp Saturday, and second-round choice Logan Hall will be there. The defensive lineman agreed to terms with the team on Friday night, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. That leaves only fourth-rounder Cade Otton without a deal as six other draft selections previously signed their four-year rookie deals. Hall […]

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Patrick Mahomes: My contract has me set for life, other QB contracts don’t affect me

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signed a 10-year contract two years ago, and since then other quarterbacks who have accomplished less than Mahomes have signed contracts that pay more money per year, with more guaranteed, and over shorter terms that will allow them to hit free agency again sooner. But Mahomes says he’s not concerned. Mahomes […]

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Leonard Fournette’s trainer acknowledges weight gain, says he’ll be in top shape for the season

Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette reportedly angered the team’s coaching staff by showing up to mandatory minicamp weighing nearly 260 pounds. But Fournette’s trainer says that will be a distant memory when the season starts. Trainer Jordan Bush, who has been working with Fournette since minicamp, acknowledged to Greg Auman of TheAthletic.com that Fournette came […]

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Ben Roethlisberger: Today’s young players are coddled

The recent puff piece from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette regarding former Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger attempted to inject a little balance by asking Roethlisberger to list his career regrets. The most obvious area for potential reflection and remorse was not mentioned, either by Roethlisberger or by Ron Cook, who wrote the article. (Hey, if no one […]

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Malik Willis signs, completing Titans’ draft class

The Titans’ entire 2022 draft class has now signed. Rookie quarterback Malik Willis signed his contract today, the team announced. He was the only unsigned player among the Titans’ rookie class. A quarterback from Liberty, Willis showed flashes of greatness in his college career, to the point where some thought he’d be a high first-round […]

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Lions add J.T. Barrett to coaching staff

Former Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett will take the next step in his football career in Michigan. Barrett has been added to the Lions’ coaching staff as an offensive assistant. The 27-year-old Barrett never played in an NFL game but spent time on the roster of the Saints, Seahawks and Steelers. At Ohio State, Barrett […]