• Colin Kaepernick meets with 49ers, GM John Lynch says evaluation is 'very much fluid'
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    Colin Kaepernick meets with 49ers, GM John Lynch says evaluation is 'very much fluid'

    The San Francisco 49ers need a quarterback. Colin Kaepernick needs a place to play. So it would make sense for the two sides to at least hear each other out. Kaepernick met with new 49ers general manager John Lynch and new coach Kyle Shanahan, according

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    Film study: James White's direct snap 2-point conversion required perfect execution

    Josh McDaniels called a number of excellent plays during Super Bowl LI. But his direct snap call wasn’t the perfect call by any stretch of the imagination. It took near-perfect execution from his offensive players to make it work. The Atlanta Falcons lined up with eight players in the box with safety Ricardo Allen, a ninth defender, creeping toward the box just before the snap.  Allen hesitated after the snap. Perhaps he, like the rest of the Atlanta defense, is expected a passing play. Perhaps he got thrown off by Brady faking a high snap. Nearly all of the Falcons linebackers and secondary seemed to freeze or backpedal in the moment after the snap. The only players who were able to get upfield

  • Vikings haven’t decided what to do with Adrian Peterson
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    Vikings haven’t decided what to do with Adrian Peterson

    Will Adrian Peterson still be a Minnesota Viking when the team gets to work on the 2017 season? They don’t know yet. That’s the word from Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman, who told reporters today that the team still needs to make its decision. Unless Peterson is willing to take a big pay cut, it’s hard to imagine that decision will be anything other than cutting Peterson. Peterson is 31 years old, coming off a knee injury and due $18 million in 2017. It would be crazy for the Vikings to pay a declining running back that kind of money. Whether Peterson is willing to take a big pay cut remains to be seen, but Spielman did say he views Peterson as someone who will always be a Viking. That may be true,