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CBS Sports - Finding the fits: Branch, not Blackmon, will make more immediate impact for Jags
The immediate success of A.J. Green (Cincinnati Bengals) and Julio Jones (Atlanta Falcons) a year ago is sure to give the Jaguars and their fans high hopes that Blackmon will be able to quickly acclimate to the NFL. Historically speaking, however, wide receivers rarely make a significant impact in their first year in the league.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - NFL's rookie wage scale hastens deals
It used to be rare to see more than a handful of rookie contracts done before the start of training camp, but with a rookie wage scale in place, such contracts basically negotiate themselves.

Chicago Tribune - Risk 'part of the game,' area pros say
Amini Silatolu will report to the Carolina Panthers on Thursday for rookie mini-camp. The Panthers selected the West High, Delta College and Midwestern State offensive lineman in the second round of the NFL Draft on April 28.

Behind the Steel Curtain - Report: Steelers and Jets were going to trade 1st round picks
Bruce Irvin going to Seattle put a halt on an expected trade between the two teams.

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