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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 1970, file photo, New Orleans Saints' Tom Dempsey (19) moves up to kick a 63-yard field goal as teammate Joe Scarpati holds the ball and Detroit Lions' Alex Karras (71) rushes in while Saints' Bill Cody (66) blocks, in New Orleans. Dempsey, who played in the NFL despite being born without toes on his kicking foot and made a record 63-yard field goal, died late Saturday, April 4, 2020, in New Orleans while struggling with complications from the new coronavirus, his daughter said. He was 73 years old. (AP Photo/File)

Ex-NFL kicker, Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73

Apr. 5, 2020 10:49 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tom Dempsey, the kicker born without toes on his kicking foot who made a then-record 63-yard field goal, died late Saturday while struggling with complications from the new coronavirus. He was 73. The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate first reported Dempsey's death. Ashley Dempsey...

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) tries to get past Los Angeles Rams offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth during the first half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. If teams are unable to hold offseason team workouts due to the coronavirus pandemic, Whitworth and Austin Blythe believe continuity and experience will be valuable commodities in the NFL this fall. That's one area where the Rams' offensive line should be much stronger this season. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

LA Rams' offensive line counting on boost from continuity

Apr. 2, 2020 8:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If NFL teams are unable to hold offseason workouts amid the coronavirus pandemic, Andrew Whitworth and Austin Blythe believe continuity will be a valuable commodity this fall. That's an area where the Los Angeles Rams' offensive line should be much stronger this season. Whitworth and...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn (58) chases Detroit Lions quarterback Jeff Driskel (2) during an NFL football game in Detroit. The Chicago Bears finalized a five-year, $70 million contract with former All-Pro pass rusher Quinn on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Bears finalize contracts with former All-Pro Quinn, Ifedi

Apr. 1, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears finalized a five-year, $70 million contract with former All-Pro pass rusher Robert Quinn and a one-year deal with former Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi on Wednesday. The Bears were looking to boost their pass rush and blocking coming off a...

LA Rams re-sign defensive back Donte Deayon

Mar. 31, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams re-signed defensive back Donte Deayon to a one-year contract Tuesday. Deayon appeared in three games last season for Los Angeles after he was signed from the practice squad to the active roster in November. He will have a chance to play an increased role in...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, left, lines up against the Los Angeles Rams' defense during the first half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. The NFL's decision to expand the playoffs from 12 to 14 teams this season could have a major impact on the league based on how things have played out in the past.(AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

How paths might have changed under expanded NFL playoffs

Mar. 31, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

Lovie Smith's coaching tenure in Chicago might not have ended had the Bears made the playoffs his final three seasons instead of missing out by one spot his last two years. Playoff droughts in Cleveland and Tampa Bay wouldn't be nearly as long or painful had the Browns and Bucs sneaked their way into the...

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady listens to a question at his post-game news conference after the Patriots lost to the Tennessee Titans in an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Foxborough, Mass. Brady said on social media, Friday, March 20, 2020, he has signed with with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Crystal ball: Projecting the upcoming NFL schedule

Mar. 28, 2020 1:42 AM EDT

Besides the draft, the other big event on April's NFL calendar is the release of the regular-season schedule. Teams have known their opponents since late December, but Howard Katz and his scheduling department continue to parse through over 50,000 scenarios pumped out by nearly 1,500 computers across the world....

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein walks on the field during an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Los Angeles. A person with knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Cowboys and kicker Greg Zuerlein have agreed on a $7.5 million, three-year contract. The Cowboys are set for a kicking competition because they also re-signed Kai Forbath after he made all 10 field goals last season as the replacement for a shaky Brett Maher. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

Cowboys agree on deals with kicker Zuerlein, defender Poe

Mar. 27, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

The Dallas Cowboys are going to let two proven kickers go at it in the offseason for a change. The Cowboys and kicker Greg Zuerlein agreed Friday on a $7.5 million, three-year contract, with $2.3 million guaranteed. The deal with Zuerlein comes just a few days after the Cowboys re-signed Kai Forbath, who made all...

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams Michael Brockers is shown in action against the New England Patriots during NFL Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta. Brockers is re-signing with the Los Angeles Rams after his free agent deal with the Ravens fell through, apparently because Baltimore's team doctors couldn't examine him properly due to the coronavirus pandemic. Brockers' representatives at Team Sports Agency confirmed the surprising reversal Friday, March 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)

Ravens lose DT Brockers, who returns to Rams for 3-year deal

Mar. 27, 2020 3:48 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens won't have Michael Brockers on their retooled defensive line after all, and now he's headed back to Los Angeles. Baltimore reached agreement on a three-year contract with the Rams free agent last week. But the deal was never sealed in part because Brockers...

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills E.J. Gaines (28) reacts after being injured during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday,, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills are giving oft-injured cornerback E.J. Gaines a third opportunity to resume his career by agreeing to a one-year contract. This marks the second consecutive offseason Gaines has signed with Buffalo.(AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Bills agree to sign cornerback Gaines, tackle Daryl Williams

Mar. 26, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills are giving oft-injured cornerback E.J. Gaines a third opportunity to resume his career by agreeing to a one-year contract on Thursday. Buffalo also agreed to sign offensive lineman Daryl Williams, who played mostly tackle during his previous five seasons with the...

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) gets away from Cleveland Browns linebacker Mack Wilson (51) during the second half of an NFL football game in Glendale, Ariz. Coach Kliff Kingsbury and the Cardinals went 5-10-1 last year, but they're a popular pick to improve sharply this year. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Diabolical division: NFC West looks loaded for another year

Mar. 24, 2020 7:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFC West was a diabolically difficult division for most of the past decade, and it only seems to be getting tougher. The NFL's winningest division last season will be stacked again in the fall with four franchises determined to win now. Three teams that posted winning records in 2019...