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  • Falcons sign former Colts linebacker Pat Angerer

    Updated: 6 min ago

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have added depth and experience at linebacker by signing former Colts starter Pat Angerer. Atlanta lost linebacker Sean Weatherspoon for the season with a torn Achilles in June. Angerer, a second-round pick by Indianapolis in 2010, made nine...

  • Titans ready, eager to win with coach Whisenhunt

    Updated: 20 min ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A coaching change always creates excitement, bringing the promise of more wins and elusive playoff berths. Ken Whisenhunt's resume is loaded enough that the Tennessee Titans believe their new boss can end their losing ways. "He understands what perfection looks like,"...

  • Elway hits the greens on eve of training camp

    Updated: 25 min ago

    CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — The greens and not the greenbacks are what held John Elway's attention on the eve of training camp. The Denver Broncos boss spent his last hours of summer vacation playing a nine-hole exhibition Tuesday at Cherry Hills Country Club, site of this year's BMW...

  • Meadowlands stadium honored for security

    Updated: 26 min ago

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — MetLife Stadium, site of last February's Super Bowl, has been recognized for its achievements in security. The home of the New York Jets and Giants was presented with the 2014 Facility of Merit for Safety and Security Award by the National Center for Spectator...

  • Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings

    Updated: 43 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings. In balloting by 12 media members who regularly cover the NFL, the top three teams in the AP Pro32 were the Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers and...

  • Giants' O-line a jumble as camp begins

    Updated: 47 min ago

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Nothing is more important to the New York Giants' championship chances than protecting Eli Manning. Nothing is more jumbled in the Giants' lineup as training camp opens than the offensive line. Not the best formula for success. Of course, it's still only July....

  • Chargers cut banged-up linebacker Larry English

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers have released outside linebacker Larry English, a former first-round pick. San Diego parted ways with English on Tuesday. He was limited to nine games last year, including five starts in place of Dwight Freeney, because of a pectoral injury he had after...

  • Bills QB, coach differ on offense's performance

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Bills quarterback EJ Manuel and coach Doug Marrone had widely conflicting assessments on how the offense performed on the third day of training camp. Despite numerous errant throws, Manuel didn't see much of anything go wrong Tuesday. "Nah, good day," he said. "I...

  • Jets eliminating paper season tickets

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly. The high-end rewards include Super Bowl tickets and a trip to a road game on the team plane. Other...

  • Bengals expect CB Hall, DT Atkins back during camp

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals expect cornerback Leon Hall to be ready for the start of training camp and defensive tackle Geno Atkins to join them for full workouts sometime later. Hall and Atkins are their two biggest questions heading into camp. Both are starters who mean a lot to a defense...

  • Judge denies McClain's request to delay trial

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama judge has denied a motion from Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain to delay his trial because of training camp. Decatur Municipal Court Clerk Jessica Haggard said Tuesday that Judge Bill Cook Jr. declined to push back the trial set for Friday on charges of...

  • T.J. Ward hearing on Denver assault charge delayed

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — A court hearing for Broncos safety T.J. Ward on charges stemming from an incident at a strip club has been delayed until next month. Ward appeared in a Denver courtroom with his attorney Abraham Hutt Tuesday morning. Hutt asked the judge for more time because of evidence he just...

  • Former WR David Tyree joins Giants' front office

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have hired former receiver David Tyree as director of player development. Tyree's spectacular catch against his helmet was a key play in the team's 2008 Super Bowl upset of undefeated New England. He replaces Charles Way, who became the head of...

  • Bills DT Dareus to enter substance abuse program

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Marcell Dareus' attorney says the Buffalo Bills' defensive tackle has agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed. Rod Giddens wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Monday that Dareus was allowed to...

  • Travel delays push back Dareus' return to Bills

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus' return to training camp has been postponed because of travel delays. Dareus was scheduled to return to camp in time for practice Tuesday morning. But the team says his flight was canceled by bad weather in North Carolina....

  • Cowboys waive DT Whaley, sign 2 pass-catchers

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys waived defensive tackle Chris Whaley and signed receiver Dezmon Briscoe and tight end Dallas Walker on Monday. Whaley signed as an undrafted free agent in May. He started his college career at Texas as a running back before switching to the defensive...

  • Saints place NT Jenkins on PUP

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have placed nose tackle John Jenkins on the physically unable to perform list just days before the start of training camp. Jenkins has not practiced this offseason because of a pectoral injury. A third-round pick out of Georgia in 2013, Jenkins...

  • Texans place LB Brian Cushing on PUP

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have placed star linebacker Brian Cushing on the physically unable to perform list as he recovers from a left knee injury. Cushing was lost to the team last Oct. 20 when blocked by Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles. The 2009 Defensive Rookie of the Year...

  • Manziel scores as NFL's top-selling jersey

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Second on Cleveland's depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, who will begin his first training camp this week as a backup, had the league's top-selling jersey since April 1. The league said Monday that Manziel's No. 2 outsold...

  • RB Wilson cleared to practice with Giants

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants running back David Wilson has been cleared for contact work after recovering from neck surgery. Although he attended offseason workouts with the Giants, Wilson was held back from many activities by the team's medical staff until Monday, when the...

  • Lions claim WR Wiggins off waivers from Patriots


    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have claimed wide receiver Reese Wiggins off waivers. Wiggins was released by the New England Patriots last week. He had 26 receptions for 372 yards and four touchdowns last year at East Carolina and caught 80 passes for 1,012 yards and eight...

  • Bengals put DT Geno Atkins on PUP list


    CINCINNATI (AP) — Standout defensive tackle Geno Atkins and starting cornerback Leon Hall were among nine players placed on the physically unable to perform list Monday by the Cincinnati Bengals. Atkins missed seven games and the Bengals' one playoff game last season after undergoing surgery...

  • Johnny Manziel's No. 2 leads NFL in jersey sales

    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    The NFL will announce on Monday that more Cleveland Browns' Johnny Manziel No. 2 jerseys were sold on its official website during the first quarter of the league's fiscal year than any other player jersey. Manziel beat out a trio of veteran quarterbacks in Seattle's Russell Wilson, San...

  • 49ers start fresh after forgettable offseason


    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are eager to move forward from a forgettable offseason. They made nearly as much news off the field as in free agency and the draft, although they accomplished their top priority by re-signing quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face of the...

  • Diminutive Austin ready to give Rams more


    ST. LOUIS (AP) — This time last year, diminutive Tavon Austin could brag about never missing a practice, let alone a game. After a rookie season that featured a handful of brilliant highs mixed with stretches of low productivity and three weeks of downtime at the end with a high ankle sprain,...


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