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Are the Broncos opening the door for Paxton Lynch?

Well, if your other options were Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian, wouldn't you?

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Gary Kubiak says Paxton Lynch is "really stepping up." Hmmm, is this an opening to get Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian out of the way?

It wasn't all that long ago that Kubiak was adamant about Siemian's chances of starting and Lynch was locked in as an understudy to the top two quarterbacks. But it's hard to keep a first-round pick on the bench for long, especially when your other options are Sanchez and Siemian.

MASON IS MISSINGRams RB Tre Mason is missing. The Tre Mason saga has come to a somber point.

RIVALRY GONE BADBen Roethlisberger thinks the Bengals-Steelers rivalry has gone too far. Concussions. Penalties. Trash talk. The Steelers quarterback is right. The rivalry between the Bengals and the Steelers has descended into a dark place, relegating the actual games to a lower status.

DON'T TRASH TEDDY: Mike Zimmer has the perfect response to Teddy Bridgewater's critics. For some reason, it's really hard for a lot of the media to believe in Bridgewater. The Vikings head coach has an answer for those fools.

ANOTHER WIN FOR THE RODGERS FAMILYJordan Rodgers has a championship now, too. When a quarterback takes a knee, it means he just won. That turned out to be true on The Bachelorette, as Jordan Rodgers ended the show with a proposal to JoJo Fletcher.

BENNETT MAKES GOODMichael Bennett reaches out to Cam Newton: "How can we be better influencers?" The Seahawks DE wants to see NFL players be more active in social issues

THE EAGLES STILL NEED BRADFORD: Philadelphia's success still hinges on Sam Bradford. Stop me if you've heard this one before: Bradford spent the offseason getting healthy and he's really ready to compete this year. Wash. Rinse. Repeat.

BAD BLOOD: Jason Kelce throws shade at DeMarco Murray. The Eagles center spreads the blame for the Eagles poor ground game last year, pointing the finger directly at the team's former running back.

FOSTER EMERGESJay Ajayi will be out a couple of days with a bone bruise. The Dolphins running back missed practice on Monday, opening the door for Arian Foster to get more playing time with the starters.

GOLDEN AGE OF SLOT RECEIVERSThe NFL is in the era of the slot receiver. Long considered an afterthought, slot receivers are now taking over the game.

FICTIONAL QUARTERBACKS WE LOVE: Uncle Rico and the other greatest movie quarterbacks of all time. There are a slew of fictional quarterbacks that have graced the silver screen, but which ones are the best? You’re about to find out.

FIGHT FIGHT FIGHTLaremy Tunsil and the Dolphins give us the first NFL training camp fight of 2016. Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil and defensive end Chris McCain were the first players to drop the gloves at training camp this year.

STICK TO SACKSVon Miller is good at everything, except kicking a football. Stick to sacks!