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Broncos primed for another super run

In this June 2, 2014 file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning stretches during an NFL football organized team practice at the Broncos training facility in Englewood, Colo. After throwing for more yards and touchdowns than anyone in NFL history, Manning had to say good bye to wide receiver Eric Decker and running back Knowshon Moreno, who combined for 3,154 yards from scrimmage and 25 touchdowns in the lead-up to the Super Bowl. Replacing Decker are coveted free agent Emmanuel Sanders and prized rookie Cody Latimer, both of whom have spent plenty of 1-on-1 time with Manning this offseason. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, FIle)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Sacred cows were scarce when Broncos general manager John Elway dug out from the wreckage of that Super Bowl blistering by the Seahawks.

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Seattle says what happened last season is history

In this June 17, 2014 file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch smiles at a football minicamp practice that he watched from the sidelines in Renton, Wash. Lynch has been the workhorse Seattle has leaned on the past three seasons. He’s helped bring the team its first Super Bowl title and despite his quirks has wide-ranging respect in the locker room. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Soon after the parade and television appearances and celebrations were over, the message changed for the Seattle Seahawks.

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Raiders enter camp with ‘chip’ on shoulders

In this April 22, 2014 file photo, Oakland Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck answers questions during an NFL football news conference in Alameda, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — There was a common theme to the players the Oakland Raiders brought in this offseason.

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Chargers bolt into camp with high hopes

In this  Dec. 12, 2013, file photo, San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers looking to pass against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, in Denver. Rivers is a devout Catholic, so maybe he should send a thank-you card to the Vatican for the Chargers' good fortunes in December. The Chargers needed a lot to go right, and it did, from winning their final four games to having Miami and Baltimore both lose their final two games. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Expectations are high again in San Diego, thanks to the Chargers’ return to the playoffs last season.

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Chiefs’ expectations change after last season

In this Nov. 3, 2013 file photo, Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston (50) rushes during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Pro Bowl linebacker is due to become a free agent next season and wants a new contract. The Chiefs would like to give it to him, too, but only if the price is right. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — One year ago, the Kansas City Chiefs were coming off a two-win season that led to the ouster of the general manager and coach, and the turnover of roughly half the roster.

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