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Rams CB Darious Williams signs restricted free agent tender

Apr. 21, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cornerback Darious Williams has signed his restricted free agent tender to return to the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams confirmed the formality Wednesday for their up-and-coming defensive back. Williams had four...

49ers sign RB Wayne Gallman to 1-year deal

Apr. 21, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed free agent running back Wayne Gallman Jr. to a one-year deal. The addition of Gallman on Wednesday gives the 49ers another option in the backfield behind Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson Jr. before next week's...

Raiders sign cornerback Rasul Douglas

Apr. 19, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent cornerback Rasul Douglas. The deal announced Monday gives the Raiders a veteran option to complement the young cornerbacks already on the roster. Douglas was originally...

Odum, Pascal sign tenders to stay with Indianapolis Colts

Apr. 19, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Restricted free agents George Odum and Zach Pascal have signed their one-year tenders to play with the Indianapolis Colts next season, the team announced Monday. Both were restricted free agents. Odum led the NFL with 20 special...

Jackson returning to Patriots after signing one-year tender

Apr. 16, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Patriots have re-signed cornerback J.C. Jackson, bringing back the former undrafted free agent who finished second in the NFL in interceptions in 2020. The restricted free agent returns to New England where he will be paid $3.88 million this upcoming...

Browns release veteran DT Richardson in salary-cap move

Apr. 16, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — This off-season remodeling of the Browns' defense includes a surprising removal. Veteran tackle Sheldon Richardson's contract was terminated on Friday, a head-scratching move that creates more salary-cap space but also a hole in the middle of...

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. ...

Pandemic making NFL draft's small school gems harder to find

Apr. 14, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

Those diamonds in the rough selected in the late rounds of NFL drafts or signed as undrafted free agents are more like hidden gems this year. Fewer schools outside the Football Bowl Subdivision hosted pro days this year, meaning college players from smaller schools with...

Sakic embraces win-now mode with contract decisions looming

Apr. 13, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Deep down, this is precisely the sort of depth Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic always pictured. Two goaltenders to back up one of the best in the league. Three balanced lines to complement a top one that's anchored by Nathan MacKinnon. A blue...

No cap crunch for Capitals, who land Mantha at deadline

Apr. 12, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

Flat cap or not, the Washington Capitals refused to stand by and watch their division foes improve their rosters without making a move at the NHL trade deadline Monday. Not long after the Boston Bruins acquired 2018 NHL MVP Taylor Hall from Buffalo, the Capitals responded...