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Morning Headlines: Seahawks Rookies Impressing, & Hakeem Nicks set for August Return


 

 

Giants WR Hakeem Nicks says he’s on target for an August return as he recovers from his broken foot which he suffered during OTAs in the spring. That would ensure he’s ready for the Giants Wednesday night opener against the Dallas Cowboys.

 

Bills receiver David Nelson will miss 4-5 days of training camp with a strained tendon in his right leg.

 

Fourth-round RB Robert Turbin has been the most impressive rookie early in Seahawks camp while third-rounder QB Russell Wilson is in the race to be the Week 1 quarterback.

 

The Ravens and the agent for QB Joe Flacco met Sunday to discuss a new contract for the upcoming free agent. Both sides have been increasing discussions in recent weeks, but if a deal cannot be reached by next offseason, the Ravens won’t hesitate to use the franchise tag on him.

 

The Rams have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension with DE Chris Long.

 

Danny Amendola and Brandon Gibson are getting the first-team snaps at wide receiver at Rams camp.

 

WR Randall Cobb will get a bigger role in the Packers’ offense.

 

Ravens tackle Bryant McKinnie is back in Baltimore after his brief absence, but apparently has an injured back.

 

Texans WR Andre Johnson had an MRI on his injured groin, and now expects to miss a week of camp.

 

Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown is ready to end his Browns embargo.

 

Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey knows first-round pick Justin Blackmon will be far behind when he signs his rookie deal and reports to camp.

 

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