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The Crow’s Nest: OTA no-shows, Ryan Jensen’ bad-assery, and reactions to anthem protest rule.

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No Issue With No Shows -
No reason to be concerned.

Grooming Benenoch To Start? -
This would not be a bad decision.

Winston: Bucs’ Ryan Jensen ‘one of the toughest, meanest, baddest centers’ - Tampa Bay Times
It's hard to miss new Bucs center Ryan Jensen at OTA workouts this week, with his long red hair visible from across the field even when he's wearing a helmet.

Cover 3: Godwin's Rookie Year In Review; Is He Ready For A Starting Role? | Pewter Report
Diving deep into Godwin's rookie campaign.

What will the NFL look like under the new national anthem policy? -
Don’t expect players to take the new national anthem policy sitting down.

NFL national anthem policy is terrible for everyone, including itself -
The NFL wants to keep their focus on the game. Wednesday’s implementation of a policy forcing players to stand for the anthem does the opposite.

NFL national anthem policy just makes patriotism cheap as hell -
The NFL’s national anthem policy demands you respect the anthem, which is why that policy deserves no respect.

NFL's national anthem policy leaves room for more controversy -
Perhaps the most interesting -- and potentially problematic -- parts of the NFL's new national anthem policy are the portions that haven't even been written yet. Judy Battista explains why this controversy isn't likely to ebb any time soon.

Reuben Foster's domestic violence charges dismissed -
A judge dismissed two felony domestic violence charges against Reuben Foster on Wednesday, six days after his former girlfriend recanted accusations she made against the San Francisco 49ers linebacker.