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McKinney, Smith workout during Mississippi State pro day

Former Mississippi State linebacker Benardrick McKinney rushes through a blocking drill during Pro Day at Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The event showcases players for the upcoming NFL football draft. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Benardrick McKinney’s two scholarship offers outside of Mississippi State were from junior colleges. Preston Smith received a little more attention during his high school days, but not much from anyone in the Southeastern Conference.

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Police: Cam Newton not a person of interest after shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department spokesman Rob Tufano says Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is not a person of interest following a weekend shooting at a Charlotte nightclub.

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With McCoy trade, Kelly proves every player expendable

In this Dec. 20, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy carries the ball during an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md. A person familiar with the deal says the Eagles have agreed to trade star running back McCoy for Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso. The person spoke under condition of anonymity Tuesday night, March 3, 2015, because the teams had not announced the deal. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Chip Kelly’s latest bold move is another example of his coaching philosophy: “Culture beats scheme.”

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AP source: Eagles deal running back McCoy for Bills’ Alonso

In this Dec. 20, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy carries the ball during an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md. A person familiar with the deal says the Eagles have agreed to trade star running back McCoy for Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso. The person spoke under condition of anonymity Tuesday night, March 3, 2015, because the teams had not announced the deal. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan’s “ground and pound” running attack for the Buffalo Bills next season.

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AP source: Australian rugby star agrees to deal with 49ers

Jarryd Hayne smiles as he announces his free agent contract with the National Football League team the San Francisco 49ers at a press conference in Sydney, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Australian rugby star Hayne has agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne is getting his shot to play in the NFL.

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