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How much will the new helmet rule change football?

The more I hear about the new helmet rule, the more concerned I am that NFL football will be changing so dramatically that it may become unrecognizable. Bit by bit, tweak by tweak, rule change by rule change, the game could — in the name of player safe…

NFL awards the 2019 draft to Nashville, home of the Titans

ATLANTA (AP) — The 2019 NFL draft will be held in Nashville. The home of the Tennessee Titans was selected Wednesday during the league’s spring meetings in Atlanta. Nashville will be hosting the draft for the first time. The draft was held in New York City from 1965-2014, but the league has been

What makes each Top 25 team so dominant

ESPN.com What makes a Top 25 team special? Here’s a look at the strengths of each of these talented rosters. Even before back-to-back 1,000-yard rusher Damien Harris decided to return for his senior season, Alabama was stocked at running back with young up-and-comers Najee Harris, Brian Robinson

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

ESPN.com There aren’t nearly as many holdouts during the NFL offseason and preseason programs as there used to be, thanks to the collective bargaining agreement signed in 2011. It brought about a rookie wage scale, more specifics on franchise tags and contracts structured to pay veterans on long-term

Answers to the five biggest questions left in the offseason

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined ESPN in 2011 New Jersey native and author of two published novels Follow on Twitter “What do you do in the offseason?” is the question most guaranteed to get a sportswriter’s head wagging. There is no offseason. Just because games stop doesn’t mean