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McShay: Winston looks like No. 1 pick

Jameis Winston's pro day workout wasn't exceptional, but he confirmed he's worthy of being the top pick

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Sources: Mariota doesn't plan to attend draft

Just as Jameis Winston does not plan to attend next month's NFL draft in Chicago, neither does Marcus Mariota, per league sources. Mariota informed the league he plans to be in Hawaii among his family and the community that helped raise him

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Football Outsiders' Nathan Forster projects the top 13 wide receiver prospects for the 2015 NFL draft using the Playmaker Score model. Alabama's Amari Cooper comes in at No. 1, but several surprises make the rankings.

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The Ohio State coach has seen it all from NFL teams when it comes to scouting a prospect. Some teams "draft one of your players and you never hear from them." But then there's the Browns: "[They're] fantastic. I really like their head coach [Mike Pettine]. He's knee deep in it."

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Lions fine with Levy's wing walk

Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy took a walk on the wing of a plane earlier this month. So what did the team think of it? "The official position," team president Tom Lewand said, "is don't fall."

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft testified at Aaron Hernandez's murder trial Tuesday. He said that he had no knowledge of Hernandez's activities outside of the stadium. As he left the courthouse, he told reporters, "It's very sad." The trial resumes Wednesday.

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Grading Jameis Winston's pro day
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Chris Mortensen notes that the QB fixed some of the flaws that dogged him in past seasons, while Todd McShay adds: "They tried to purposely make this workout difficult for him."

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Byron Jones has more than hops

The UConn CB wowed combine onlookers with his broad jump of 12-3, which set a world record. Tuesday at his pro day, Jones ran a blazing 4.36 in the 40. He currently sits at the No. 32 spot (Patriots) in Todd McShay’s latest mock draft.

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Lynch joins Ludacris in 'Beast Mode'

Rapper Ludacris says Marshawn Lynch inspired his new single, so it's only fitting that the RB will appear in the music video. Said Ludacris on ESPN's "His & Hers": "The same way he's plowing down people on the field, I’m plowing down people in the music industry and all these rappers."

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J.J. Watt sings about ... hot dogs?
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The Texans star has accomplished plenty in his young career. But now he can scratch sitcom guest appearance off his to-do list. Watt appeared on FOX's "New Girl" on Tuesday night. Watt explains

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Mariota: I'll pass on the draft
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Neither Marcus Mariota nor Jameis Winston will attend the NFL draft in Chicago. League sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter Tuesday that Mariota informed the NFL it's important to him, personally and culturally, to be in Hawaii, his home state, to celebrate the next step in his life.

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Winston: I've learned from my mistakes

"I haven't changed at all. I've grown," Jameis Winston told SportsCenter. "I've grown into the person I am now, the young man that I am now. And my actions have to speak [to that]. ... At the end of the day, all my mistakes make me a better person. I get to learn from that."

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Michael Sam to the CFL?
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Jim Popp, GM of the Montreal Alouettes, to the Montreal Gazette: "The indications were [Sam] was ready to come last fall, and he's still not with us. So I really don't know. Seriously, I'd say our chances are 50/50. ... It's Michael who has to make the decision -- and he might never come."

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Winston finds comfort in the pocket
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Jameis Winston attempted 90.4 percent of his passes from the pocket during his college career, while 80.3 percent of Marcus Mariota's pass attempts came from inside the pocket.

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Bowe vows more TDs: 'Sit back and watch'
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Dwayne Bowe scored 15 touchdowns in his breakout 2010 season, which landed him a $56 million contract with the Chiefs. Bowe, who signed a two-year deal with the Browns this offseason, has scored 13 touchdowns in the four years since, including zero last season.

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A first for Florida State?
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If Jameis Winston is picked in the first round of this year's draft, Florida State will become the first school in the Common Draft era (since 1967) to see three of its QBs taken in the 1st round in the span of five drafts.

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Jameis Winston staying home for draft

The QB's decision to not go to Chicago is based on his grandmother: "[S]he can't travel, she has Type-2 diabetes. ... I want the people who I've been with Day 1 to be around me and enjoy this moment." However, he added that he could still change his mind due to outside "pressure." (via NFL Network)

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Lions LB walks on wing of plane
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How do the Detroit Lions feel about LB DeAndre Levy, who was second in the NFL with 131 tackles last season, walking on the wing of a plane? "The official position," team president Tom Lewand said, "is don't fall."

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Fisher big on Winston's work ethic

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher, center, talks with Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith, left, and GM Jason Licht during Florida State's pro day. Fisher on his ex-QB Jameis Winston: "He's the type of guy that goes to the park at 8 a.m. and doesn't leave until night."

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Grading Jameis Winston's pro day

Chris Mortensen notes that the QB fixed some of the flaws that dogged him in past seasons, while Todd McShay adds: "They tried to purposely make this workout difficult for him."

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Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Marcus Mariota told NFL it is important to him, personally and culturally, to be in Hawaii to celebrate next step in life. No draft for him.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Like Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota does not plan to attend NFL Draft in Chicago, per league sources. Top 2 QBs, maybe top 2 picks, now out.