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Bengals coach Marvin Lewis: QB bigger need than WR

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The Bengals, with the 4th overall pick, are believed to be a top landing spot for one of the premier WRs in the 2011 NFL Draft, A.J. Green and Julio Jones. If they opt for a QB instead, if one is available, then the receivers could fall.

From the mind of Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe. It's not that far off base. His version of NFL...

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From the mind of Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe. It's not that far off base. His version of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's letter to players is pretty damn funny too. If you can't read it from the picture, the Mothership has the text.

Live updates from our call with Roger Goodell

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Follow us on Twitter for live updates from our call with Roger Goodell.

Rams have a private meeting scheduled with Missouri DE Aldon Smith.

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Rams have a private meeting scheduled with Missouri DE Aldon Smith.

That comes from Dave Matter at the Columbia Tribune. Smith has meetings set with 10 total teams, and probably more in the offing.

SBNation call with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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SBNation call with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

I'll be on a conference call with Goodell at some point this afternoon, so hit us up with your questions.

Proposed rule changes to kickoffs would eliminate need for KR

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Danny Amendola hasn't been the most explosive return man in the league, but if today's proposal from the Competition Committee is approved, it won't matter.

The NFL Players Association is putting into place a plan that would prevent each top college...

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The NFL Players Association is putting into place a plan that would prevent each top college prospect from attending next month's draft in New York, according to multiple league sources. The NFLPA already has contacted 17 top prospects that ordinarily would have received an invitation to attend the draft and informed them not to go.

Ol' Schefty passes on the plan from the NFLPA to keep rookies out of the televised draft proceedings. This is just wonderful. With preliminary injunction hearings set just three weeks prior to the draft, there's not a lot of room in between to get the NFL motor running before Carolina's on the clock.