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After Wednesday’s OTA practice, Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey and head coach Hue Jackson welcomed HBO Sports Executive Vice President Peter Nelson and NFL Films Vice President/Senior Coordinating Producer Ken Rodgers to Berea. The four of them held a joint press conference to discuss the Browns being selected to appear on HBO’s Hard Knocks this year.
You can listen to or read the entire press conference transcript here. Below is a reader’s digest of nuggets I came away with:
Jumping in the Lake?
Many fans thought that the perfect start to the series would be showing Hue Jackson jumping into Lake Erie.

Quenton Nelson, Eric Ebron, Reece Fountain in action in Colts OTAsThe Indianapolis Colts’ offensive line, featuring Quenton Nelson, was in action in OTAs Wednesday.
A Look At The Colts OTA Depth Chart | 1070 the Fan
The OTA portion of the offseason is here for the Colts. How did the team line up at their first open OTA session of the 2018 offseason program?
2018 Colts Practice Notes: OTAs, Day’s Andrew Walker breaks down the action at Wednesday’s second day of OTA practices at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center in Indianapolis.
Andrew Luck (shoulder) not throwing until June; Colts ‘not worried’Colts believe putting a public timeline on Luck’s return isn’t in their best interest. He’ll throw when he throws.

Houston Texans News
Texans rookie Justin Reid impressive to Tyrann Mathieu – Houston Chronicle
The rookie is making an impression on the Texans’ big free agent acquisition.
Dear Drew: Watson’s recovery, new additions –
A look at the new faces for the Texans this season.
NFL News
NFL adopts new anthem policy – Houston Chronicle
Some changes for the national anthem saga.
Nashville to host 2019 NFL draft – Houston Chronicle
Music City will host next April’s draft.
Arizona to host Super Bowl in 2023, New Orleans in 2024 – Houston Chronicle
Super Bowls 57 and 58 have homes.
Houston & Collegiate Sports
Defense was the key in Rockets’ huge Game 4 victory – The Dream Shake
The defense was big in Game 4’s win over the Warriors.

The draft is coming to Nashville. After unofficial confirmation, to unofficially official confirmation, we are now full official. 2019. The NFL Draft. Nashville.
Here’s a bunch of links about it:
Gil Brandt has his reasons why Nashville will make the draft great again.
Draft in 2019, Super Bowl in the future? Maybe, says Amy Adams Strunk.
The Mayor talks about what Nashville will bring to the party.
James T. Wyatt has the scuttlebutt from Atlanta about the draft.

In the only non-draft related link, Antonio Brown was almost a Buffalo Bill. I wish that would have happened.

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