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Rolling at 30: Will Forsett or Peterson have more yards in 2015?

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Rolling at 30: Will Forsett or Peterson have more yards in 2015?

Who will have more rushing yards next season, Adrian Peterson or Justin Forsett?

The Vikings and Peterson announced they had agreed to a restructured contract Tuesday, as the star running back took another step toward putting his tumultuous 2014 in the rearview mirror. But while last year was a nightmare for Peterson, Forsett had a career season, helping the Ravens make the playoffs and earning a new contract of his own.

Peterson has enjoyed a Hall of Fame worthy career, while Forsett was an NFL journeyman until last season. But here’s an interesting fact. In 2013, Peterson rushed for exactly the same number of yards (1,266) that Forsett rushed for last season.

Peterson turned 30 years old in March, while Forsett will turn 30 in October. Peterson is determined to prove he hasn’t lost anything, while Forsett wants to show he wasn’t a one-year wonder, running behind a Ravens offensive line that returns intact.

So who will have more rushing yards in 2015, Peterson or Forsett? Plenty of fantasy football owners would love to know. Feel free to let me know what you think on Twitter @CliftonBrownCSN, or on Facebook.

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Dez Bryant turned down multi-year deal from Ravens, is banking on himself in 2018

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Dez Bryant turned down multi-year deal from Ravens, is banking on himself in 2018

If you want to sign Dez Bryant in 2018, it will have to be on a one-year deal.

The 29 year-old wide receiver turned down a multi-year offer from the Baltimore Ravens in hopes of finding a one-year deal that enables him to test the open market again in 2019, Ed Werder of The Doomsday Podcast first reported.

Bryant - who finished 2017 with 69 receptions, 838 yards and six touchdowns -  is predicating a bounce back season in 2018 with hopes of a big money, long-term contract in 2019.

The offer was similar to that of Michael Crabtree's three-year, $21 million deal, according to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport. The Ravens had to offer Bryant a multi-year deal in order to fit his number under the salary cap.

Since turning down their offer, the Ravens signed former Saints WR Willie Snead to a two-year, $10.4 million contract. 

Bryant will now have to wait until after the 2018 NFL Draft to work out a deal with an organization, if one is still searching for a wide receiver going in to the tail end of his career. 

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Ahead of NFL Draft, Ravens add to wide receiver corps with Willie Snead

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Ahead of NFL Draft, Ravens add to wide receiver corps with Willie Snead

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Receiver Willie Snead has bid farewell to the Saints, which means New Orleans apparently won't match the contract the Baltimore Ravens offered the restricted free agent.

Eager to add a target for quarterback Joe Flacco, the Ravens on Friday offered Snead a two-year, $10.4 million contract. The Saints had five days to match the deal. Snead indicated Monday on Twitter that he's headed out of New Orleans.

Snead tweeted: "What I'm going to miss most is the men in the locker room & the coaches."

He added: "Even though I'm sad to go, I'm even more excited for the next chapter in my life. I can't wait to strap it on as a Baltimore Raven."

Hampered by a three-game suspension and a hamstring injury, Snead was limited to eight catches for 92 yards last year.

In 2015, he had 69 receptions for 984 yards. He caught 72 passes for 895 yards in 2016.

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