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Around the NFL: Mandatory Mini Camps Begin
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Release: 06/09/2016
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DURHAM, N.C. - With NFL teams either winding down OTAs or mandatory mini camps beginning, many former Blue Devils have been on the gridiron and impressing. Below are photos, videos, tweets and articles covering Duke's NFL members.


Highlighting the week were Kenny Anunike and Juwan Thompson meeting President Barack Obama as part of the Denver Broncos' Super Bowl visit to the White House. A video of the trip can be found here.

Kenny Anunike

Photo - #15 in White House visit gallery

A photo posted by Kenny Anunike (@anu_nike91) on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:37pm PDT

Jeremy Cash
"Cash made a good impression on Carolina Panthers officials at his pro day at Duke and during subsuquent interviews and was signed as an undrafted free agent shortly after the draft ended."

Undrafted Duke standout Jeremy Cash eager to get opportunity with defending NFC champion Panthers
by Richard Walker, Gaston Gazette

Photo - #27 in gallery

Ross Cockrell
"The forgotten man in those discussions, at least publicly, is Ross Cockrell. The Steelers haven’t forgotten."

Young Steelers CBs must get through Ross Cockrell -- yes, Ross Cockrell
by Jeremy Fowler, ESPN Staff Writer

"Now, as the Steelers head to their third and final week of OTAs before mini-camp June 14-16, both Golden and Cockrell hold down a pair of important spots."

Cockrell, Golden getting big opportunity for Steelers
by F. Dale Lolley, Observer-Reporter

"Through the first two weeks of organized team activities (OTAs), the work Cockrell gets in practice is still predominantly in off coverage, he said, and he has been taking first-team reps."

Steelers CB Ross Cockrell talks changing Pittsburgh defense, his place in it
by Jacob Klinger,

Photo - #29 in gallery

Jamison Crowder
"The underrated aspect of the group remains second-year receiver Jamison Crowder."

Crowder to 'make plays' in deep Redskins WR corps
by Kevin Patra, Around the NFL writer

"Jamison Crowder set the bar high for rookie wide receiver contributions despite not having a starting role. Last season he recorded a franchise rookie record with his 59 catches to go with his 604 yards, two touchdowns and 34 first downs."

Redskins mailbag: On breakout players and whether wide receiver was a draft need
by Mike Jones, Washington Post

Braxton Deaver


Video feature - Dream Catcher Braxton Deaver 

Thaddeus Lewis
"Moments later, quarterback Thad Lewis hit DeAndrew White for a leaping touchdown on a fade route in the other corner for the end zone against cornerback Keith Reaser for an 8-yard score."

49ers minicamp observations: Offense wins the day
by Matt Maiocco, CSN Bay Area

"Thad Lewis made back-to-back impressive throws during the team red-zone portion."

15 Observations from Day 2 of 49ers Mandatory Minicamp
by Joe Fann, Team Reporter

Video - Highlights from mini camp

Ross Martin

Max McCaffrey

Photo - #52 & #97 in gallery

Lucas Patrick

Photo - #19 in gallery

Sean Renfree

Photo - #19 in gallery

Vincent Rey
"Vincent Rey will fill in admirably again."

How the Bengals will weather Vontaze Burfict's suspension
by Coley Harvey, ESPN Staff Writer

Laken Tomlinson

Photo - #32 in gallery

Juwan Thompson

Photo - #23 in gallery

A photo posted by Juwan Thompson (@23thompson40) on Jun 6, 2016 at 10:07pm PDT