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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Denver.  John Elway says expectations for Lock this season are

Drew Lock: strange offseason hasn't curbed his expectations

Jul. 31, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic forced NFL teams into an unconventional offseason and wiped out the entire preseason, two factors that led Broncos general manager John Elway to temper his expectations for second-year quarterback Drew Lock in 2020. Lock’s own ambitions haven’t...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow watches a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. No. 1 overall draft pick Joe Burrow acknowledged he had a little extra energy when he stepped on the practice field for his first walkthrough with the Cincinnati Bengals.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

No. 1 pick Joe Burrow happy to be on field for Bengals

Jul. 31, 2020 3:07 PM EDT

After waiting a few extra months to get on the practice field for the Cincinnati Bengals for the first time, No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow had a little extra energy. “Everyone’s super anxious to have pads on and start getting some live reps,” Burrow said Friday. “We had our first...

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2019, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith stands on the field before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Landover, Md. Smith needs to pass his physical with Washington doctors before being cleared for football activities. A team spokesman said Smith would take that physical Monday, July 27, 2020. Players are set to report to training camp Tuesday. Smith has not played since November 2018 when he broke the tibia and fibula in his right leg. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Washington's Smith must pass physical before being cleared

Jul. 24, 2020 9:04 PM EDT

Alex Smith could move one step closer to returning to the football field after a gruesome injury. The Washington quarterback needs to pass his physical with a team doctor Monday before being cleared for football activities, a team spokesman said. ESPN had reported Smith was already cleared after the 36-year-old...

No-name Washington enters camp with low expectations

Jul. 20, 2020 2:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (3-13) CAMPSITE: Ashburn, Virginia LAST YEAR: Five consecutive losses cost coach Jay Gruden his job and put Redskins in deep hole for interim replacement Bill Callahan. Rookie Dwayne Haskins took over as starting quarterback in Week 9 but couldn't turn season around. Injuries piled up, lack of talent...

Signs for the Washington Redskins are displayed outside FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Monday, July 13, 2020.  The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday that it will drop the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo immediately, bowing to decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Washington's NFL team drops 'Redskins' name after 87 years

Jul. 13, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo, bowing to recent pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans. A new name must still be selected for one of the oldest and...

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2014 file photo, the Washington Redskins NFL football team logo is seen on the field before an NFL football preseason game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md. The recent national conversation about racism has renewed calls for the Washington Redskins to change their name. D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser called the name an

Debate on racism renews calls for Redskins to change name

Jun. 17, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

The recent national debate over racism has renewed calls for the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name, with Native American advocates believing the climate is right for action despite no evidence owner Dan Snyder is considering it. It could take pressure from the other 31 owners and the league...

FILE - In this April 16, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen stretches before practice at the Twin Cities Orthopedic Center in Eagan, Minn. The Chicago Bears, Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams all decided to end their offseason programs even with the NFL allowing two more weeks to keep working. 
So did the Houston Texans, Arizona Cardinals and Washington Redskins. Turns out there's only so much that can be done virtually. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP, File)

Coaches, players make best of NFL's 1st virtual offseason

Jun. 16, 2020 1:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Turns out there’s only so much that can be done virtually. Six teams decided to end their offseason programs even with the NFL allowing two more weeks to keep working: the Bears, Titans, Rams, Texans, Cardinals and Redskins. With coaches and players scattered and team...