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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 file photo ,New Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy is introduced during a press conference at the Dallas Cowboys headquarters in Frisco, Texas. Mike McCarthy has spent most of his first offseason as coach of the Dallas Cowboys at home in Green Bay. He's also leaning on the experience of 13 years leading the Packers to help figure out how to implement a new program while the coronavirus pandemic prevents him from being in the same room with players or assistant coaches. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

McCarthy prepping for Cowboys job from old home of Green Bay

May. 28, 2020 6:04 PM EDT

Mike McCarthy has spent most of his first offseason as coach of the Dallas Cowboys at home in Green Bay. He's also leaning on the experience of 13 years leading the Packers to help figure out how to implement a new program while the coronavirus pandemic prevents him from being in the same room with players or...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns reacts on the sideline after a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. The Chicago Bears and cornerback Artie Burns agreed to a one-year contract, agent Drew Rosenhaus said on Saturday, March 21, 2020.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

The Latest: Outlaws run in front of limited fans in Missouri

May. 23, 2020 12:23 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The World of Outlaws raced in front of live fans -- through attendance was greatly capped because of the coronavirus pandemic -- for the first time in months at a Sprint Car event in Peavley, Missouri. The Outlaws returned last...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers speaks during a news conference following an NFL football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Green Bay Packers in Kansas City, Mo. Green Bay quarterback and two-time MVP Aaron Rodgers will participate in a conference call, Friday, May 15, 2020, that gives him a chance to make his first public comments since the Packers drafted quarterback Jordan Love in the first round. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Rodgers says Packers' decision to draft Love surprised him

May. 15, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

Packers star Aaron Rodgers acknowledges Green Bay drafting a quarterback in the first round surprised him and complicated his hopes of playing his entire career with the same team. The Packers traded up four spots in the first round last month to take Utah State quarterback Jordan Love with the 26th overall pick....

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Cincinnati. Dalton is coming home to Texas as Dak Prescott's backup with the Dallas Cowboys. Dalton and the Cowboys agreed to a one-year deal that guarantees the former Cincinnati starter $3 million and could be worth up to $7 million, two people with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Saturday, May 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File)

Dalton comes home to Texas as Prescott's backup with Cowboys

May. 2, 2020 10:46 PM EDT

Andy Dalton is coming home to Texas as Dak Prescott's backup with the Dallas Cowboys. Dalton and the Cowboys agreed Saturday to a one-year deal that guarantees the former Cincinnati starter $3 million and could be worth up to $7 million. The agreement was first reported by ESPN. The Cowboys reached a deal with...

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020, file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers warms up before the NFL NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif. The Packers would love to give quarterback Aaron Rodgers more weapons as they attempt to make at least one more Super Bowl run with the 36-year-old, two-time MVP. That doesn’t necessarily mean you should pencil in a receiver to Green Bay with the 30th overall pick at the NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Favre: Rodgers 'surprised' by Packers' decision to take Love

Apr. 29, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

Former Packers quarterback Brett Favre says Aaron Rodgers was surprised by Green Bay’s decision to draft a quarterback in the first round. Favre said Wednesday on “The Rich Eisen Show” that he had spoken with Rodgers since the Packers traded up four spots in the first round to take Utah...

In this still image from video provided by the NFL, Justin Jefferson, right, smiles while watching the NFL football draft Thursday, April 23, 2020, in St. Rose, La. Jefferson was selected by the Minnesota Vikings. (NFL via AP)

Draft could bring Vikings more help now than North foes

Apr. 28, 2020 12:40 PM EDT

The Minnesota Vikings were forced by a salary-cap crunch this spring into a soft remodel, with many more exits than enhancements to the lineup. They ramped up the project over the weekend. While NFL draft picks never come with warranties, particularly in a year like this with an abbreviated-at-best training...

FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) takes the field for warms up before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. The San Francisco 49ers have acquired the seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle from the Redskins. Two people familiar with the deal said Saturday, April 25, 2020,  the Niners will send a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft and a 2021 third-rounder to acquire Williams. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

49ers fill needs, Packers fall short on draft weekend

Apr. 26, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

The task for the San Francisco 49ers heading into the draft was straight forward. Find replacements for departed starters DeForest Buckner at defensive tackle and Emmanuel Sanders at receiver and then find a player to step in for longtime left tackle Joe Staley, who informed the NFC champions before the draft...

FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2020, file photo, Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur answers a questions from the media in Green Bay, Wis. The NFL Draft is April 23-25. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer, File)

Packers don't take any receivers in surprise draft move

Apr. 25, 2020 10:06 PM EDT

The Green Bay Packers acquired Aaron Rodgers’ potential successor but didn’t give their star quarterback any new wide receivers. In a draft heralded for its receiving depth, the Packers opted against taking a single player at a position that was widely considered a major need. The Packers traded up...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Boston College running back AJ Dillon (2) runs over 50 yards for a touchdown against Pittsburgh during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Pittsburgh. Dillon was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the NFL football draft Friday, April 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

Packers stay on offense, add RB A.J. Dillon, TE Deguara

Apr. 25, 2020 1:13 AM EDT

The Green Bay Packers have stayed on offense throught the first two days of the NFL draft, a major change from their usual strategy. One day after trading up four spots in the first round to take Utah State quarterback Jordan Love with the 26th overall pick, the Packers added Boston College running back A.J....

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2020, file photo, Alabama defensive back Trevon Diggs speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Diggs is a possible pick in the NFL Draft which runs Thursday, April 23, 2020, thru Saturday, April 25. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Cowboys target defense on Day 2 with CB Diggs, DT Gallimore

Apr. 25, 2020 12:43 AM EDT

The Dallas Cowboys decided they could wait to address their defense in the NFL draft when a receiver they didn't expect to be available was there for the taking in the first round. Those greater needs were the focus on Day 2. The Cowboys took Alabama cornerback Trevon Diggs with the 51st overall choice in the...