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Offseason academies keep NFL players in shape
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- This past offseason, Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Allen and Donald Stephenson could have made like a couple of college kids on spring break, sleeping `til noon and then hitting the beach....

Three-down LBs grow scarcer as pass plays increase
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Hall of Fame linebacker Andre Tippett had a simple answer for how often he left the field when the opponent had the ball....

Bell, Blount play after arrest, Steelers lose

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount played in a preseason game one day after they were arrested for marijuana possession....

Foles, offense sharp as Eagles beat Steelers

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- This was more like last year's Eagles....

Chiefs' mascot reaches settlement over injury
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The man who performs as the Kansas City Chiefs' mascot has reached a legal settlement over severe injuries he suffered last November while practicing a zip line routine....

Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

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BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- On one knee and far from the action, quarterback Johnny Manziel leaned on his orange helmet and watched....

Marrone upset by Bills lack of practice discipline
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) -- Bills coach Doug Marrone blew up at his players on Thursday, sending a message that he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice....

Cowboys LB Holloman has career-ending neck injury

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IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys said Thursday that linebacker DeVonte Holloman has a career-ending neck injury related to a spinal problem that kept him out almost half of his rookie season a year ago....

NFL Calendar
Aug. 26 (AP) -- Teams must reduce rosters to maximum of 75 active players....

A Pick Six of new passing combos

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Just what Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III need: more dynamic receivers....