Former UCLA walk-ons Stefan Flintoft, Christian Pabico compete for NFL opportunities at pro day

LOS ANGELES — Stefan Flintoft’s family presented him with a book after his final UCLA game. As the punter stood in the parking lot of the Rose Bowl after UCLA’s season-ending game against Stanford, Flintoft looked through pages of newspaper clippings and photos complied by his mother and older

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Fortunately for Patriots, their competitors are leaving nitwits to coach much-improved teams

The Browns and Jets are the winners of NFL free agency so far. Insert joke here about that’s why Lombardi Trophies are handed out in February, and not March. But those smarmy jokes don’t detract from the fact both teams have improved significantly over the last week. Cleveland, which won five

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NFL rule changes: Proposals for 2019 heavy on replay, new overtime format

A week before NFL front-office and team executives, coaches, media and more were scheduled to meet in Phoenix for the annual league meeting, the league’s competition committee was out in the desert discussing the rules proposals that would be addressed. NFL executive vice president of football operations

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Proof that signing NFL free agents is more cost-effective than keeping homegrown players

How many times have you heard an NFL analyst say smart teams do not spend money in free agency? I’m sure you’ve already heard it a few times this offseason as teams have spent ridiculous money on players who aren’t exactly game changers. Guys go on the open market, then teams overpay. Smart

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Sources: Chiefs agree to deal Dee Ford to 49ers for second-round pick in 2020 draft

The Kansas City Chiefs have reached an agreement to send outside linebacker Dee Ford to the San Francisco 49ers for a second-round pick in the 2020 NFL draft, a source tells Yahoo Sports. The Chiefs recently placed the franchise tag on Ford, who emerged as one of the NFL’s best pass rushers in 2018.

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Kelly: Dolphins should sit out first wave of NFL free agency — and maybe the second one too

Much like the rules for Fight Club, the first rule of tanking in professional sports is you don’t talk about tanking. Teams will call it “rebuilding,” which has been the word that comes out Steve Ross, Chris Grier or Brian Flores’ mouth every time the Miami Dolphins’ owner, general manager

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Banned NFL player says he will 'Kaepernick himself' over league's outdated attitude to marijuana

Dallas Cowboys defensive end David Irving has said he is quitting the NFL before the league “Kaepernicks” him and forces him out forever. Irving, 25, has been banned indefinitely by the NFL after a third violation of the league’s substance abuse policy inside thee years. The league does

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