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  1. The 2019 NFL offseason will be defined by some blockbuster trades, a few high-profile free agents changing teams and a draft that’s about as wide open as any we’ve seen in the past. The backdrop here are those individuals who will define these events once the calendar turns to March. Multiple general managers are in position to change the fortune of their teams. One specific owner has a ton of work to do in order to keep his proud franchise relevant. Meanwhile, multiple veterans could change the dynamic around the NFL for next season. It’s in this that we look at 12 figures who will define the 2019 NFL offseason. John Dorsey, general manager, Cleveland Browns Fresh off a surprising seven-win 2018 campaign, Cleveland has already made news this winter after signing embattled former NFL leading rusher Kareem Hunt. Now, flush with north of $78 million to spend under the cap, we’re highly intrigued to see what the Browns do in free agency. With young quarterback Baker Mayfield and a player-friendly head coach in
  2. The Miami Dolphins have not gotten anything close to what they expected from DeVante Parker since they drafted him with the 14th overall pick in 2015, and the expectation is that the wide receiver has played his last snap with the team. Parker is entering the final year of his rookie contract in 2019, and he is owed more than $9 million after the Dolphins previously picked up his fifth-year option. Adam Beasley of The Miami Herald wrote this week about some of the changes that could be coming to the Dolphins’ receiver group, and he described Parker as “all but gone.” Many have been expecting a breakout season for Parker for the past two or three years, but the former Louisville star has never morphed into the No. 1 receiver the Dolphins hoped he would be. He battled some injuries in 2018 and ended up with just 24 catches for 309 yards, and Parker’s agent raised some questions about whether former Miami coach Adam Gase was lying about the receiver’s health. Though his time with the Dolphins has been a massive
  3. Following a meeting between Antonio Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, it’s now out in the open that the team will attempt to trade the disgruntled star. Of course Brown would love to go from one contender to another as part of this change in course. But what if championship-contending teams find his past behavior to be too much of a headache as it’s been reported? Or, what if the Steelers decide to stick it to Brown and trade him to a non-contender? With those questions as our guide, we’re looking at five of the worst possible trade destinations for Brown this spring. Jacksonville Jaguars Even if the Jaguars do land Nick Foles in a trade or free agency, they’re going to be a run-first team. Blake Bortles is said to be all but gone, and there’s nobody else on the roster currently capable of winning games or distributing the ball to an elite receiver downfield. If it’s not Foles under center, the Jags will either have to roll with another sub-par veteran or throw a rookie into the mix. Regardless of w
  4. Former Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie reportedly has a new job. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, McKenzie is joining the Miami Dolphins’ front office as a senior personnel executive. McKenzie, 56, is well-respected in NFL circles as an evaluator, and built the 2016 Oakland Raiders that went 12-4, earning him an Executive of the Year nod.  However, despite his claims to the contrary, it appeared to many that McKenzie clashed with new coach Jon Gruden, who was given significant organizational power upon his arrival.  That dynamic ended with McKenzie’s firing in December, and he will now help a rebuilding Miami team.
  5. The Bill Belichick coaching tree has not been a very successful one, as numerous New England Patriots assistants have flopped as head coaches elsewhere. Brian Flores is confident that he’ll be different. Flores, previously the Patriots’ defensive play caller, is now the head coach of the Miami Dolphins, and he’s confident he can succeed where other Belichick assistants have failed. “I’m my own man. I’m Brian Flores,” Flores said, via ESPN’s Cameron Wolfe. “I learned a lot from Bill, but I’ll also be different than Bill. I’ll put my own style on how we do things here.” Flores spoke highly of the famous “Patriot Way,” but sounded willing to deviate it when the situation requires. “The core values, the core beliefs, the principles — there will be some similarities, for sure. But I have my own unique coaching style,” Flores said. “Just like some players need a pat on the back, some players need to get yelled at. Every team is a little bit different every year. We’ve got to be versatile as a staff. We’ve got to b