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Hi Folks,

Welcome to Sunday. I can't wait for when I'm saying those words and we're talking about the games about to kick off in a few hours. Won't be long.

We've got some cool new Draft Lists for you plus the News and Notes so let's get to it.

J

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One of the coolest features about the new Draft GM is the ability to Mock Draft. While it's the tool you need to run your actual draft, it's fantastic for mock drafting where you go against the artificial intelligence of the app. It's a great way to try different strategies and see what kind of team you end up with. It would be worth the price just for how much fun it is to mock with this.
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C. Draft List - Standard Scoring
My Buddy David Dodds creates two primary lists for the preseason. The Top 300 and the Draft List. For drafting purposes (and I'm guessing that's what most use these lists for) this is your list. Thus the creative name: Draft List. Knock yourself out.

D. Draft List - PPR Scoring
My Buddy David Dodds creates two primary lists for the preseason. The Top 300 and the Draft List. For drafting purposes (and I'm guessing that's what most use these lists for) this is your list. Thus the creative name: Draft List. Knock yourself out. In this one, he factors in PPR scoring.

E. Top 300 List - Standard Scoring
If you do just want an unfiltered list of the Top 300 Players, this is your list. Make sure to note however that we haven't factored in Average Draft Position (ADP) so this probably isn't the list you want to take to your draft.

F. Top 300 List - PPR Scoring
If you do just want an unfiltered list of the Top 300 Players, this is your list. Make sure to note however that we haven't factored in Average Draft Position (ADP) so this probably isn't the list you want to take to your draft. In this one, David factors in PPR scoring.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

1. NE - Police search home of TE Aaron Hernandez again
2. TEN - WR Kenny Britt participated in most workouts
3. ARI - Concerned about WR Ryan Swope's status
4. DAL - TE Gavin Escobar contract details
5. DEN - Believe Ryan Clady will be at training camp
6. WAS - Eric Winston still not option
7. ARI - OLB Sam Acho expected to start
8. ARI - Coach happy with DT Dan Williams' conditioning
9. ARI - DE Darnell Dockett could see time at DT

NE - Police search home of TE Aaron Hernandez again

Source: The Associated Press

Updating an ongoing story, state police officers and dogs are conducting another search at the North Attleboro, Mass. home of New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez. A spokeswoman for the Bristol District Attorney's office, along with Hernandez's lawyer, have both declined to comment on the situation.

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This story looks like it's just getting started. ESPN is reporting that 15 bags of evidence were removed from the house. We'll see what the police investigation turns up in the near future.

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TEN - WR Kenny Britt participated in most workouts

Source: The Tennessean - Jim Wyatt

Tennessee Titans WR Kenny Britt (knee) participated in most of the organized team activities this offseason even though the team was willing to give him a few days to rest his knee. Britt told the trainers he was OK to practice even though he was offered a day off.

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Britt has tremendous upside but has been a tease so far during his pro career. Inconsistency and durability issues have plagued his time with the Titans. It sounds like he's ready to finally play up to his potential in 2013.

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ARI - Concerned about WR Ryan Swope's status

Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said he is concerned about WR Ryan Swope (concussion) because the team did not expect him to sit out offseason workouts because of concussion symptoms. 'I'm not sure what he can do, I'm not sure what the doctors are going to do at this point. I hope ... because the kid is a great talent, and it would be a shame. But having [WR Austin Collie] last year, go through this same thing, it's scary.'

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Swope is incredibly talented but fell to the sixth-round of the 2013 NFL draft because of concussion problems. If he's able to stay healthy then the Cardinals got a tremendous value. He can line up at multiple positions, has strong hands, and knows how to find the soft spot in a defense.

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DAL - TE Gavin Escobar contract details

Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Clarence E. Hill Jr.

Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys TE Gavin Escobar signed a four-year contract worth approximately $4.3 million.

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Escobar is a move TE who can create mismatches on the field because of his athleticism and run after the catch ability. He's currently third on the depth chart behind Jason Witten and James Hanna.

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DEN - Believe Ryan Clady will be at training camp

Source: The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold

The Denver Broncos believe franchise free-agent OT Ryan Clady will sign his tender offer and report for the start of training camp if they are not able to sign him to a long-term contract.

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Clady is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and may be limited initially in camp. The team has until July 15th to sign him to a long-term deal. Clady has not signed his franchise tender yet.

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WAS - Eric Winston still not option

Source: CSNWashington.com - Rich Tandler

The Washington Redskins have not showed any interest in free-agent OT Eric Winston (Chiefs) at this point.

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Winston could draw some interest from a few teams when we get closer to training camp. Teams like the Dolphins and Redskins might be near the top of that list.

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ARI - OLB Sam Acho expected to start

Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Arizona Cardinals LB Sam Acho is expected to start at outside linebacker this season but will need to record some sacks in order to keep the starting job.

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Acho is a talented player who gets by on hustle and effort. He's got a nose for the football, good functional strength, and isn't a liability as a run defender. Acho lacks elite edge rushing ability but has a good bull rush to create pressure on the QB.

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ARI - Coach happy with DT Dan Williams' conditioning

Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians praised DT Dan Williams for his conditioning during the team's minicamp last week. Williams came into offseason workouts needing to lose some weight and was able to do it.

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Good news for Williams here. He's a good player but needs to keep his weight in check. It sounds like Williams is on the right track.

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ARI - DE Darnell Dockett could see time at DT

Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Arizona Cardinals DE Darnell Dockett could see time as a defensive tackle in certain defensive packages in addition to being a defensive end in the 3-4 defensive alignment.

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No surprise here. Dockett has the ability to move inside on certain situations. He's tenacious inside and can create havoc int he middle of the line.

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That'll do it for today, Folks. Thanks for reading and thanks for being a part of Footballguys. We'll see you tomorrow with the update.

Peace,

J