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  1. Rex Ryan makes special teams a priority

    Rich Cimini

    CORTLAND, N.Y. -- In an effort to improve their once-formidable special teams, the New York Jets are planning to use more starters than usual on their kicking units. The downside, of course, is the potential for injuries. Case in point: Rookie safety...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  2. Wake-up call: First day in pads

    Jeff Dickerson

    Every day of Chicago Bears training camp, we'll have a wake-up call that previews the day ahead. 9:00 a.m. CT -- Bears practice with full pads (open to the public). Approx. 11:30 a.m. CT -- Marc Trestman, defensive and special teams coaches, a...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  3. Rolando McClain embraces Dallas chance

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. - On Friday, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain was found guilty on two misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in a Decatur, Alabama, courtroom. On Saturday morning he was taking part in a special-teams w...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  4. Packers position preview: Special teams

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Over the last two weeks and leading up to the Green Bay Packers' first training camp practice on Saturday, we broke down each position group. We wrap up the series with special teams. Returning players: Mason Crosby (K), Tim ...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  5. Preseason position preview: Specialists

    Brian Bennett

    We've been previewing each position group in the Big Ten, and we've gone through every level of the offense and defense. But that's only two-thirds of the game. Don't forget special teams. It can be hard to judge some of the new guys in the kickin...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  6. Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer apologiz...

    Ben Goessling

    Saying he's learned a "hard lesson," Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer apologized on Thursday for the homophobic remark he made during the 2012 season, while coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman stood behind the coach

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
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  8. Saints roster breakdown: Special teams

    Mike Triplett

    A position-by-position look at the New Orleans Saints' 90-man roster heading into the start of training camp. Players report on Thursday and will hold their first practice Friday at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia. Current depth chart: K...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  9. Countdown to camp: Special teams

    Jeff Legwold

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Soon after John Elway was hired as the Denver Broncos' chief football decision maker, he used some of owner Pat Bowlen's money to demonstrate the importance the team would place on special teams. Elway signed kicker Matt Prater...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  10. Offseason gains and losses: Special Teams

    Josh Weinfuss

    The only significant piece to the Arizona Cardinals' special teams that was lost during the offseason was Javier Arenas, who signed with the Atlanta Falcons. As Arizona's primary kick returner, Arenas struggled for the most part throughout the sea...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  11. Cardinals camp preview: Special teams

    Josh Weinfuss

    Among the five staples on the Arizona Cardinals' special teams -- kicker, punter, long snapper, kick returner, punt returner -- only two positions are a given heading into camp. Veteran long snapper Mike Leach, who's entering his 15th year in the ...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Mitch Sherman

    Oppressive heat returns to the Midwest. Must be almost time for the start of football practice. Josh Ferguson's role in the Illinois offense must continue to grow. Previewing the Indiana special teams. Who has the Big Ten's best uniforms? A...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
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  14. Kluwe petitions Vikings to release report

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to file suit against the team this week, in part to obtain the full report from a six-month independent investigation of his allegations against special teams coordinator Mike Priefer. ...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  15. Minnesota Vikings suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer ...

    Ben Goessling

    The Vikings have suspended special teams coordinator Mike Priefer for three games after an independent investigation of the organization into claims by former punter Chris Kluwe showed that Priefer made a homophobic remark during the 2012 season.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  16. Redskins improved on special teams?

    Joe Kaiser

    Special teams will be a point of emphasis for the Washington Redskins throughout training camp and the preseason. Simply put, the team has to improve in that important part of the game to give itself a better chance on Sundays. But do they have t...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  17. Redskins mailbag: Part 1

    John Keim

    A little Adam Carriker, two questions on special teams and some significant moments that I've covered. ... It's all here in Part 1 of the Redskins mailbag. Enjoy. ...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  18. Fact or fiction: Coaching and special teams

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's conclude our fact-or-fiction series with coaching and special teams. 1. The arrival of coach Lovie Smith makes the Buccaneers an instant playoff team. Our take: Fiction. Justify it: There's little doubt Smith will be better than predec...

    Blog | July 18, 2014