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Jets OT Becton's knee injury more serious than first thought

Aug. 08, 2022 21:10 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The injury to New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton's surgically repaired right knee is more serious than initially believed after he left early in practice Monday. A person with direct knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press that Becton...

Judon focused on being himself heading into Year 2 with Pats

Aug. 08, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When Matt Judon isn’t on the sideline for the New England Patriots, it’s noticeable. That’s because during his six NFL seasons, the 6-foot-3, 275-pound linebacker’s outsized personality and the trademark red sleeves he wears under his jersey, have...

Rhule: Panthers want to avoid 'wrong decision' in QB battle

Aug. 08, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Two weeks into training camp and the Carolina Panthers’ quarterback situation remains unsettled. Coach Matt Rhule said both Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold have had good days, but he’s not ready to declare a starter. Rhule said that decision could come...

Zach Wilson with another solid practice in Jets' scrimmage

Aug. 07, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson took the field at MetLife Stadium for the first time since last season and put together another solid practice. That's promising news for the New York Jets and their second-year quarterback. “I really thought it was really...

Tony Boselli becomes 1st Jaguars player in Hall of Fame

Aug. 06, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Tony Boselli looked out at all the teal-colored jerseys in the crowd and screamed: “Duuuuval!” Finally, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Boselli, the first pick in Jaguars history, was among eight...

Column: NFL lets bad boy owners get off with slap on wrist

Aug. 05, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

After Donald Sterling's racist ramblings were exposed to the world, the NBA moved quickly to banish him from the league. Sure, the forced sale of the Los Angeles Clippers made Sterling even richer, but it sent a clear signal that such behavior would not be tolerated, even from the...

Mims motivated to be 'on top' of Jets' receiver depth chart

Aug. 05, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Denzel Mims was the New York Jets' exciting new playmaker two summers ago, a potential game-changing wide receiver for years to come. A lot has happened since. And not a lot good. The 2020 second-round pick out of Baylor dealt with hamstring...

Cardinals RBs coach facing domestic battery charges

Aug. 05, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running backs coach James Saxon has been charged in Indianapolis with two counts of domestic battery stemming from an alleged incident in May. One of the counts is a felony that includes domestic battery committed in the presence of a child...

Rookie tag aside, Bills CB Elam sets sights on starting job

Aug. 04, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Kaiir Elam isn’t big on labels. The cornerback didn’t consider himself a freshman at Florida in 2019, when he became the 10th Gator since 1996 to have at least three interceptions in his first season. And the Buffalo Bills' first-round...

Pats rookie Strange holding his own in first NFL camp

Aug. 04, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Cole Strange didn’t set any expectations for himself entering his first NFL training camp. His aim was simply to learn as much as he could and let the rest take care of itself. “Honestly, I guess I really didn’t think that far ahead,"...