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FCS draft prospects generally opted not to play this spring

Apr. 22, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

There’s a common thread linking most of the Football Championship Subdivision players who expect to hear their name called in the NFL draft. They didn’t participate in their schools’ pandemic-delayed spring season. “Ultimately, it just comes...

Steelers sign coach Mike Tomlin to 3-year contract extension

Apr. 20, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin wants to be part of the post-Ben Roethlisberger era in Pittsburgh. The Steelers on Tuesday signed their longtime coach to a three-year contract extension that runs through the 2024 season. Tomlin is 145-78-1 in 14 years...

Clowney signs with Browns, wants to 'dominate' with Garrett

Apr. 14, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As he considered his next stop in the NFL, Jadeveon Clowney said there was something about the Browns that made them very appealing. “They're winning,” he said. They are now, and Clowney wants to help them win it all. ...

NFL players call for virtual offseason, shun in-person work

Apr. 13, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — NFL players were locked out of team headquarters last offseason because of the coronavirus pandemic. This year, their union wants them to boycott any in-person OTAs. Members of the Broncos, Seahawks and Super Bowl champion...

QB Sam Darnold excited to be where he's 'wanted' in Carolina

Apr. 12, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When Sam Darnold came to the Jets as the No. 3 overall pick in the 2018 draft his goal was to spend the next 20 years in New York and win a lot of Super Bowls. That made being traded to the Carolina Panthers after just three non-playoff seasons...

AP source: Suh to remain with Bucs on 1-year, $9M deal

Mar. 24, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh has agreed to a one-year contract worth $9 million to remain with the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of...

Bucs' Super Bowl film showcases Brady and Tampa Bay D

Mar. 23, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

NFL Films has been chronicling Tom Brady's career since he entered the league in 2000. Somehow, they always seem to be new things to reveal. That is the case with this year's Super Bowl film, chronicling Brady's seventh championship and his first with the Tampa Bay...

Stafford, Goff welcome fresh starts after blockbuster trade

Mar. 19, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Southern California sun pushed through the shutters behind Matthew Stafford on Friday, illuminating the veteran quarterback as he shed some light on his decision to leave Detroit for Los Angeles. The climate definitely was not the reason he...

Bills agree to sign Trubisky as backup to Josh Allen

Mar. 18, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After four sometimes rocky seasons in Chicago, Mitch Trubisky is getting an opportunity to re-establish himself as Josh Allen’s backup in Buffalo. The Bills used what little space they had left under the salary cap to upgrade their quarterback...

HBCU Legacy Bowl to be played next February in New Orleans

Mar. 18, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Black College Football Hall of Fame has established the HBCU Legacy Bowl, a postseason all-star game that will showcase NFL draft-eligible players from historically Black colleges and universities. The game will take place on the Saturday after...