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NFL holding its inaugural General Manager Forum next week

Jun. 18, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

The NFL is holding its inaugural General Manager Forum next week in an effort to increase minority hiring in front offices. The forum, named after Ozzie Newsome, will be held virtually on Monday ahead of the fourth annual Quarterback Coaching Summit. There are only four...

Chiefs wrap up 3-day mandatory minicamp with optimism

Jun. 17, 2021 20:53 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs wrapped up their three-day mandatory minicamp Thursday with a sense of optimism that comes from playing in the last two Super Bowls and the offseason additions to the roster. These three days comprised the final practices...

Broncos quarterback competition goes on hiatus for 6 weeks

Jun. 17, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' quarterback competition took an early summer hiatus Thursday when coach Vic Fangio canceled the final day of the team's mandatory minicamp in favor of a team bonding field day featuring tug of war and a home run derby. Fangio...

Chargers QB Herbert getting better handle on new offense

Jun. 16, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers began their six-week vacation following Wednesday's final minicamp practice but the quarterback still plans to do a lot of studying leading up to the start of training camp next month. Herbert likes the...

Ngakoue hoping to spark Raiders defensive front

Jun. 16, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prized free-agent addition Yannick Ngakoue has made his presence known during the Las Vegas Raiders’ mandatory minicamp. Ngakoue, who worked out on his own during voluntary offseason training activities this spring, impressed teammates and coaches...

Melvin Gordon III showing off new physique, hairdo, attitude

Jun. 15, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' backfield looks a whole lot different this year with local favorite Phillip Lindsay gone, replaced by second-round draft pick Javonte Williams and free agent acquisition Mike Boone. Even returning starter Melvin Gordon III...

Derek Carr hopes he's 'a Raider for my entire life'

Jun. 15, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

The offseason of quarterback discontent never reached Derek Carr. While several star quarterbacks around the league have expressed frustration and a desire to leave in some cases, Carr said he remains fully committed to the Raiders despite seven seasons with little...

Marinelli, Turner win pro football writers' Zimmerman award

Jun. 14, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

Las Vegas defensive line coach Rod Marinelli and San Francisco running backs coach Bobby Turner have been given the Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award by the Professional Football Writers of America for lifetime achievement as assistants. Marinelli is entering his 26th...

Browns WR Landry says OBJ looks "amazing" after knee surgery

Jun. 12, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s knee looks fine for football. His softball swing needs work. The Browns wide receiver, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last season, took part Saturday in teammate Jarvis Landy's charity softball event, which drew 7,000...

Browns, Chiefs take budding rivalry onto softball field

Jun. 12, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A proud Clevelander, Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce showed love to his hometown by wearing an Indians jersey and cap. He wasn't taking any chances. “I’m at home, but it’s still enemy territory,” Kelce said....