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NFL teams tapping USFL veterans for help in training camp

Aug. 10, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cornerback Terrell Bonds has talked about being a member of the NFL 's Tennessee Titans since he played in college at Tennessee State. Five years after his college days ended, he's finally on the Titans' roster as a training camp signee. ...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 1

Aug. 09, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.24 million. 2. “60 Minutes Presents,” CBS, 5.93 million. 3. NFL Pre-Season Hall of Fame Game (Raiders vs. Jaguars), NBC, 5.48 million. 4. “Celebrity Family Feud,” ABC, 4.73...

Smith expected to start at QB when Seahawks open preseason

Aug. 09, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Geno Smith is expected to get the start at quarterback when the Seattle Seahawks open the preseason this weekend against Pittsburgh, coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday. Smith has been the leader in the competition with Drew Lock to be Seattle’s starting QB...

Sean McVay reveals he has contract extension with LA Rams

Aug. 09, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Coach Sean McVay says he has finalized his contract extension with the Los Angeles Rams. McVay and the Rams didn't reveal the terms of the long-expected deal, but the youngest coach to win a Super Bowl reaffirmed his long-term commitment to Los Angeles after...

Chargers coach Staley misses practice to be with son

Aug. 09, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley missed Tuesday's practice in order to be with his youngest son, who was having surgery to treat a fractured toe and possible infection. The two-hour practice session did not have any noticeable delays and proceeded...

Saints' Hill: Return to utility role 'makes perfect sense'

Aug. 09, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Taysom Hill is giving the New Orleans Saints' new coaching regime the benefit of the doubt. The former BYU quarterback doesn't deny his disappointment over no longer being on the QB track with his NFL club. But Hill says he sees the wisdom in the Saints'...

Goodell: NFL appeal of Watson suspension 'right thing to do'

Aug. 09, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he feels the league needed to keep pushing for a year-long suspension for Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson because of his “egregious” and "predatory behavior" toward women. Speaking at the owners' meetings...

Browns' Jakeem Grant suffers Achilles injury in practice

Aug. 09, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jakeem Grant Sr.'s first season with the Cleveland Browns changed in an instant. It might be over. The speedy wide receiver and return specialist likely tore his left Achilles tendon on Tuesday, a tough personal blow and another setback for Cleveland's return...

Chiefs' Fenton off PUP list; DT Shelton agrees to deal

Aug. 09, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs cornerback Rashad Fenton returned from the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday, giving him plenty of time to test out his surgically repaired shoulder and ramp up in training camp before the start of the regular season. Fenton is expected to...

Broncos sale to Walton group unanimously OKed by NFL owners

Aug. 09, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The record $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to Walmart heir Rob Walton and his daughter and son-in-law was unanimously approved Tuesday by NFL owners, the expected final step in the transfer from the family of the late Pat Bowlen. The vote was...