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Browns’ Deshaun Watson rusty in preseason debut vs. Jaguars, completes just one pass

USA Today With a cloud of uncertainty hovering over him, Deshaun Watson took his first live snaps as a member of the Cleveland Browns during Friday night’s preseason game in Jacksonville. Watson is still awaiting NFL designee Peter C. Harvey’s decision on whether or not to increase disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson’s six-game suspension for …

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QB Baker Mayfield to start Carolina Panthers’ preseason opener over Sam Darnold

CHARLOTTE, NC — Baker Mayfield will start at quarterback for the Carolina Panthers in today’s preseason opener at Washington. Mayfield is in what the Panthers call an “open” competition with 2021 starter Sam Darnold for the starting job. He will play the first series today, and Darnold the second. The two split reps with the …

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Aaron Robinson’s struggles are a source of concern for the Giants

Maybe the NFL officials who threw penalty flags on Giants cornerback Aaron Robinson just wanted in on the party started by Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer. Sometimes, preseason games are about creating misdirection. Other times, what happens in August is a precursor of what is in store once the games count. And there was an ominous …

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How Tyquan Thornton shows similarities to Troy Brown, Julian Edelman

New England Patriots rookie Tyquan Thornton made a strong first impression in Thursday night’s preseason opener. The second-round wide receiver found the end zone for his first time as a pro at the end of the first quarter. Shortly before his touchdown, he blew by his defender and nearly connected with quarterback Brian Hoyer on …

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Denver Broncos Training Camp: Takeaways, Awards & Players on Thin Ice

There’s no doubt that second-year CB Patrick Surtain II is the Broncos’ best defender. Sure, safety Justin Simmons is atop that list as well, but both of those statements go without saying. But what happens when a stud linebacker who called defensive plays as a rookie in 2021 is asked to convert positions in Year …

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