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Injuries: Colts' Malik Hooker starts camp on PUP list
The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday that first-round draft pick Malik Hooker will open training camp on the PUP list. Hooker injured his hamstring during Monday's conditioning test.
Carolina Panthers hire Marty Hurney as interim GM
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is wasting no time finding a temporary replacement for fired GM Dave Gettleman. The team has hired Marty Hurney as their interim general manager.
Best late-round fantasy football wide receiver values
From Kenny Britt to Kenny Stills to Adam Thielen, the later rounds of fantasy football drafts are littered with talented wide receivers to target. Alex Gelhar lists several of his favorites for 2017 here.
2017 fantasy football D/ST profiles, projections (1-24)
The 2017 fantasy football season is almost here. Prepare for your upcoming draft with our rankings, profiles, and projections for all fantasy defenses, starting with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Will Stewart lose carries to McCaffrey? 'Who cares?'
Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart does not seem concerned about the presence of a highly drafted rookie who happens to play the same position as he does.
Top front sevens in 2017? Texans, Seahawks, Panthers
Forget the Legion of Boom -- Seattle's D is now led by the disruptive front of Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Co. Still, this isn't the best front seven in 2017. Gregg Rosenthal ranks the top 12 units.
Panthers coach: Julius Peppers 'aged extremely well'
The Panthers gambled on Julius Peppers' continued age-defying ability when they signed him to a one-year deal in March. After a few workouts, they believe he looks just as good as he did in 2009.
2017 NFL Draft: How football changed Devaroe Lawrence's life
Sitting alone in his jail cell, Devaroe Lawrence prayed for a chance to do something with his life. Now, Mike Garafolo writes, the Auburn graduate is on the verge of a professional football career.
MTS notebook: John Lynch to follow Bucs blueprint with 49ers?
Is John Lynch looking to his past to plan for his new team's future? Daniel Jeremiah says there's buzz about the 49ers GM looking to recreate the legendary Bucs defense he played for in this year's draft.
Reuter 5-round mock draft: Surprise QB lands in Round 1
Christian McCaffrey lands in familiar territory, while a surprise quarterback goes in Round 1. Those are just a couple of the new twists in Chad Reuter's five-round mock draft.
Cam Newton to have surgery on throwing shoulder
Carolina's star quarterback is going under the knife. Cam Newton will undergo surgery on his throwing shoulder to repair a partially torn rotator cuff on March 30, the Panthers announced Tuesday.
Vikings bring back Adam Thielen on three-year deal
After losing Cordarrelle Patterson and Charles Johnson, the Vikings rewarded a key member of their wide receiver corps. Adam Thielen has agreed to a three-year contract, Mike Garafolo reported.
2017 NFL free agency: Best contracts so far
DeSean Jackson could push Tampa to the playoffs before his new deal runs out, while the addition of Alshon Jeffery is a win-win proposition for Philly. Gregg Rosenthal lists free agency's best contracts.
NFL free agency roundup: Who's signing on Day 2?
Former Houston Texans linebacker John Simon is heading to Indy on a three-year, $14 million contract. Who else is switching teams on Day 2 of NFL free agency?
Carolina Panthers trade DE Kony Ealy to Patriots
The Panthers announced Friday that the Patriots have shipped their second-round pick south in exchange for pass-rusher Kony Ealy and Carolina's third-rounder.
Julius Peppers returning to sign with Carolina Panthers
Julius Peppers is heading home. The veteran pass rusher is signing with his former team, the Carolina Panthers, his agent Carl Carey announced on Twitter on Friday.
Charles Johnson wants Julius Peppers on Panthers
Charles Johnson is returning to the Panthers on a team-friendly deal, and he'd like to see Julius Peppers back in Carolina, too. "I'll root for them to bring Pep back."
Free Agency Debrief: Washington Redskins uncertainty abounds
While we wait for the big dominoes to fall in free agency, Gregg Rosenthal unpacks Tuesday's transactions and sauciest whispers from the first day of the league's official negotiating period.
Panthers re-sign Charles Johnson to two-year deal
The Panthers aren't letting Charles Johnson walk out the door. The team on Tuesday signed the veteran defensive pass-rusher to a two-year contract extension through 2018.
2017 NFL free agency: The original top 101 players
For context, here is the original list of the Top 101 Free Agents of 2017. This is how the board looked upon its initial unveiling, before franchise tags, signings and releases muddled the rankings.
Panthers re-sign Mario Addison to 3-year, $22.5M deal
Panthers defensive end Mario Addison was slated to become an unrestricted free agent on March 9, but is now under contract in Charlotte through 2019.
AFC North rookie grades: Steelers' young defense improving
How did Artie Burns and the young Steelers' D fare in 2016? Will the Browns build around Corey Coleman? Conor Orr grades the rookie classes in the AFC North and considers each team's needs.
Kyle Williams preparing to return to Bills if wanted
Consider Bills veteran defensive tackle Kyle Williams impressed with the new Bills regime. The veteran has already heard from new coach Sean McDermott and feels more welcome to return.
2017 NFL unrestricted free agents by position
Alshon Jeffery is the top receiver on the potential free agent market this year. Check out list of 2017 unrestricted free agents.