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Clemson QB DJ Uiagalelei slimmer, mentally ready for season

CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson quarterback DJ Uiagalelei was bulky, bothered by injuries, and beaten down last year by critics upset that the Tigers were out of the ACC and national championship picture. Now, some 15 pounds trimmer, 100% healthy and mentally refreshed, Uiagalelei believes he’s once more the dynamic playmaker he showed his freshman season instead of the misfiring mess …

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Packers signing WR Juwann Winfree to practice squad

The Green Bay Packers are returning wide receiver Juwann Winfree on the practice squad, according to agent Mike McCartney. Winfree was released during final cutdowns on Tuesday. He cleared waivers on Wednesday, opening the door for a return to Green Bay. Winfree, 25, caught eight passes for 58 yards for the Packers last season. For the second straight year, he’ll …

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Baker Mayfield is doing what he does best — stirring the pot

By Martin RogersFOX Sports Columnist Is Baker Mayfield, after the casual dropping of a stored-up, pent-up and fired-up F-bomb, now even more motivated to wreak revenge on his former team in Week 1?  After hearing the muscular prediction mentioned above, are the Cleveland Browns now so mad that they want to beat Mayfield and the Carolina Panthers even more than …

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Not quite their heyday, but LSU vs. FSU still intriguing Sunday

Expectations aren’t as high for Florida State or LSU this season compared to what they generally have been, but Sunday night’s game in New Orleans still qualifies as one of college football’s most intriguing games of the week. Neither team is ranked as the Seminoles (1-0) meet the Tigers in the Allstate Louisiana Kickoff in the Caesars Superdome, as LSU …

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Cowboys to host former All-Pro OT Jason Peters

Nine-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman Jason Peters is slated to meet with the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, per USA Today’s Jori Epstein. The team is in need of extra help at the tackle position following Tyron Smith’s hamstring injury, which is expected to keep the valuable mainstay out for a majority of the regular season. Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy told …

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Saints test out new black helmets during practice

Quite a few teams are set to debut a new alternate helmet this season, and the New Orleans Saints are one of them. With the NFL changing its uniform policy allowing for teams to now allow two base helmet colors, New Orleans is opting to debut a new black helmet in 2022. The players got to test out the new …

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Vikings acquire WR Jalen Reagor from Eagles

The Minnesota Vikings are acquiring wide receiver Jalen Reagor from the Philadelphia Eagles, the two teams announced Wednesday. Philly received a 2023 seventh-round draft pick and a 2024 conditional fourth-round pick that downgrades to a fifth-round pick if certain statistical marks are not met. Reagor, the Eagles’ lone first-round selection in 2020, has reeled in 65 passes for 695 yards …

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Lions claim Benito Jones, waive Jermar Jefferson

The Lions have added some depth for their defensive line. Detroit has claimed Benito Jones off waivers, the team announced on Wednesday afternoon. Jones was let go from the Dolphins this week. Jones entered the league as an undrafted free agent out of Ole Miss in 2020 with the Dolphins. He appeared in six games for the franchise that year, …

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Sam Howell standing out as part of the Washington Commanders’ future

By Ralph VacchianoFOX Sports NFC East Writer For a change, there is no quarterback controversy in Washington.  The Commanders are fully committed to Carson Wentz. They’ve invested in him financially and emotionally. He is their unquestioned starter. And last year’s starter, Taylor Heinicke, is the clear No. 2. But that’s for this year. Lurking behind both of them is a …

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