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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) warms up before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans. If they get on the field Friday night, Aug. 9, 2019 and most of them are expected to play a handful of former Vikings and current Saints will see some familiar faces on the other side. This will be the first time Bridgewater has played against the Vikings, who drafted him in the first round in 2014 and let him leave as a free agent two years ago after his massive knee injury altered plans to build their offense around him. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)
August 08, 2019 - 4:53 pm
If they get on the field Friday night — and most of them are expected to play — a handful of former Vikings and current Saints will see some familiar faces on the other side. The Saints have punt returner Marcus Sherels, center Nick Easton, fullback Zach Line, running back Latavius Murray and, of...
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August 08, 2019 - 2:58 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with cornerback Morris Claiborne on a one-year deal Thursday to fortify a thin and unproven backfield, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person, who said the deal could be worth about $3 million with...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield looks to throw during practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility in Berea, Ohio. The Browns’ star quarterback has added sports drink BODYARMOR to his growing list of endorsements. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
August 08, 2019 - 10:45 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's got his hands on another cold beverage. He's not chugging this one. The Browns' star quarterback, who further endeared himself to Cleveland's fervent football fans by biting into a beer can last weekend and gulping it down while attending an Indians game, has added...
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Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt runs the ball during practice at the NFL football team's training facility Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 05, 2019 - 6:17 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kareem Hunt has learned there's only one way to avoid trouble. "Lay low," he said. The Browns' suspended running back said Monday that a recent off-field incident, which led to police questioning and raised team concerns, served as a reminder of his public profile and provided...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2019, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper jogs onto the field at the NFL football team's training camp in Oxnard, Calif. Dak Prescott pretends he can’t hear the question when the subject turns to a new contract for the star quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, while receiver Amari Cooper steadfastly says he simply doesn’t think about what might be happening in his negotiations. Both reported to training camp on time as they prepare for the final year of their respective deals. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)
August 05, 2019 - 4:09 pm
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott pretends he can't hear questions about a new contract, while receiver Amari Cooper steadfastly says he simply doesn't think about his negotiations. Both reported to training camp on time as they prepare for the final year of their deals...
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Kansas City Chiefs free safety Tyrann Mathieu signs autographs after NFL football training camp Monday, July 29, 2019, in St. Joseph, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 05, 2019 - 12:43 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The back stories of safety Tyrann Mathieu and defensive end Frank Clark are remarkably similar, starting with their rocky rides through college and right into their NFL stardom. So it makes sense that the Kansas City Chiefs are counting on both of them to provide not only...
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Ryan Kalil was introduced Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, after signing a one-year deal with the New York Jets at the Jets’ facility in Florham Park, NJ. (AP Photo/Dennis Waszak)
August 03, 2019 - 5:14 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Kalil thought he was done playing football. His body said so, and so did his mind. His heart told him otherwise. The five-time Pro Bowl center was ready for retirement. Not anymore. Kalil signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets on Saturday, resuming a career...
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Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones, left, talks with actor Jamie Foxx, right, at the NFL football team's training camp in Oxnard, Calif., Monday, July 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)
August 02, 2019 - 3:16 am
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott's contract holdout doesn't have Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones worried about a resolution or a timeline. At least that's the message Jones is offering about trying to get a deal done with his missing two-time NFL rushing champion. "When have I ever not done...
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New York Jets' Le'Veon Bell, right, talks with quarterback Sam Darnold during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Florham Park, N.J., Thursday, July 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 01, 2019 - 5:22 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell firmly believes he made the right decision, refusing to second-guess missing a season while in a contract dispute with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The New York Jets star running back is sorry about only one thing: for letting down the fantasy football owners who...
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In this Nov. 4, 2018 photo Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil (67) runs onto the field before the start of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Charlotte, N.C. Kalil has surprisingly come out of retirement to join the New York Jets. The 34-year-old Kalil and the Jets agreed to terms on a deal Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. He will have to pass a physical before signing his contract and making it official. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
August 01, 2019 - 5:12 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Kalil wasn't done playing football, after all. The five-time Pro Bowl center snapped out of retirement Thursday and agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the New York Jets. The 34-year-old Kalil, who started every game last season for Carolina after playing just six...
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