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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley runs a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Los Angeles. The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year deal with three-time Pro Bowl running back Todd Gurley, one day after he was cut by the Los Angeles Rams. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press about the agreement on Friday, March 20, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deal will not be official until Gurley passes a physical. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

LA Rams hope to run ball by committee without Todd Gurley

Apr. 6, 2020 7:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' unceremonious release of Todd Gurley left an enormous hole in the middle of their offense. Coach Sean McVay and general manager Les Snead don't believe they can fill it with just one running back. The Rams intend to rely less on a single ball-carrier and more on a...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Los Angeles. The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year deal with three-time Pro Bowl running back Todd Gurley, one day after he was cut by the Los Angeles Rams. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press about the agreement on Friday, March 20, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deal will not be official until Gurley passes a physical. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Falcons announce 1-year deal with RB Todd Gurley

Apr. 6, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have announced their one-year agreement with running back Todd Gurley. The framework of the $6 million deal was completed on March 20, less than 24 hours after Gurley was released by the Los Angeles Rams. Final details of the agreement were completed on...

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn (99) rushes against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game in Houston. The Cleveland Browns plan to sign veteran free agent Clayborn to a two-year, $6 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)

AP source: Browns signing free agent Clayborn to 2-year deal

Mar. 31, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns plan to sign veteran free agent defensive end Adrian Clayborn to a two-year, $6 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Clayborn, who spent last season with the Atlanta Falcons, has agreed to terms on a deal that...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. A person familiar with the deals says the Atlanta Falcons have reached agreements with wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, a former first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, and guard Justin McCray.
The person told the Associated Press about the agreements on Monday, March 23, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deals will not be official until Treadwell and McCray pass physicals.  (AP Photo/David Dermer, File)

Falcons agree to deal with former Bengals LB LaRoy Reynolds

Mar. 24, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a contract with free-agent linebacker LaRoy Reynolds, who played in 15 games with Cincinnati in 2019. The 29-year-old Reynolds has played with five NFL teams in seven NFL seasons, including 2016-17 with the Falcons. He is expected to add depth...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. A person familiar with the deals says the Atlanta Falcons have reached agreements with wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, a former first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, and guard Justin McCray.
The person told the Associated Press about the agreements on Monday, March 23, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deals will not be official until Treadwell and McCray pass physicals.  (AP Photo/David Dermer, File)

AP source: Falcons agree to deals with Treadwell, McCray

Mar. 23, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A person familiar with the deals says the Atlanta Falcons have reached agreements with wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, a former first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, and guard Justin McCray. The person told the Associated Press about the agreements on Monday on condition of anonymity...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley runs a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Los Angeles. The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year deal with three-time Pro Bowl running back Todd Gurley, one day after he was cut by the Los Angeles Rams. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press about the agreement on Friday, March 20, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deal will not be official until Gurley passes a physical. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Brady, Gurley: From 2019 Super Bowl foes to same division

Mar. 21, 2020 1:03 AM EDT

For now, there are four Super Bowl quarterbacks in the NFC South, including a newcomer. Some guy named Brady. Tom Brady's monumental move from New England, where he won six NFL titles, to Tampa Bay has him joining New Orleans' Drew Brees, Atlanta's Matt Ryan, and Carolina's Cam Newton — who is on the way...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) catches a touchdown pass in front of San Francisco 49ers cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon (23) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Santa Clara, Calif. A person with direct knowledge of the move confirms to The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills have acquired Diggs in a trade with Vikings. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

The Latest: Panthers sign WR/KR Cooper, safety Burris

Mar. 20, 2020 11:28 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. The NFL's spending in free agency continues Friday: ___ 10:20 p.m. The Carolina Panthers have signed free agent wide receiver Pharoh Cooper to a one-year contract and safety Juston Burris to a two-year deal. Cooper was an All-Pro returner for the Los Angeles Rams in 2017 with 932...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Los Angeles. The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year deal with three-time Pro Bowl running back Todd Gurley, one day after he was cut by the Los Angeles Rams. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press about the agreement on Friday, March 20, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deal will not be official until Gurley passes a physical. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

AP source: Falcons agree to 1-year deal with Todd Gurley

Mar. 20, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Todd Gurley didn't wait long to find his new NFL home. The Atlanta Falcons didn't wait long to celebrate the deal. “WE GOT HIM,” the Falcons exclaimed on their Twitter account early Friday, soon after news emerged of Gurley's $6 million, one-year deal with the Falcons. The...

The Latest: AP Source: Seahawks bolster O-line, sign Finney

Mar. 18, 2020 10:09 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. Teams can negotiate with representatives of free agents for the second day Tuesday but cannot finalize any agreements until Wednesday (all times EDT): 9:45 p.m. The Seattle Seahawks have bolstered its offensive line by agreeing to a two-year deal with B.J. Finney, according to a...

The Latest: Giants giving season ticket holders pay options

Mar. 18, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. Teams can begin making agreements with free agents official as the league's business season begins Wednesday. All times EDT: ___ 8:40 p.m. The Giants sent, or are in the process of sending, a letter to their season ticket holders regarding payment for season tickets. There are two...