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FILE - In this April 14, 2010, file photo, former West Texas A&M University assistant football coach and former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf leaves the courtroom in Amarillo, Texas, after he was sentenced to 10 years of probation after pleading guilty to eight felony drug charges in Texas. Leaf was arrested Friday, May 22, 2020, on a domestic battery charge in Palm Desert, Calif., which is about 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles, according to booking information provided by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department on Saturday.  (Michael Norris/Amarillo Globe-News via AP, FIle)

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf arrested in California

May. 23, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested in Southern California on Friday. Leaf, 44, was arrested on a domestic battery charge in Palm Desert, which is about 110 miles (177 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles, according to booking information provided by the Riverside...

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2015, file photo, Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith (99) sits on the bench during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Oakland, Calif. Smith will be able to take part in team activities with the Dallas Cowboys after the NFL on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, conditionally reinstated the pass rusher from an indefinite suspension for off-field issues. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

NFL reinstates Cowboys' Aldon Smith, who last played in '15

May. 20, 2020 7:57 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Aldon Smith will be able to take part in team activities with the Dallas Cowboys after the NFL on Wednesday conditionally reinstated the pass rusher from an indefinite suspension for off-field issues. Smith, who hasn't played in an NFL game since 2015, will be able to participate in...

This is the players entrance of the Indianapolis Colts training facility, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Indianapolis. Coaching staffs and all players except those undergoing injury rehabilitation are barred from the facilities in the first phase of the league's plan. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NFL teams can reopen training facilities with government OK

May. 19, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

A limited number of NFL teams are reopening their training facilities Tuesday, while many are prohibited by government restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Commissioner Roger Goodell gave the 32 clubs the go-ahead for limited reopenings as long as state and local municipalities allow them. Coaching...

FLE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, New York Giants head coach Joe Judge speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The NFL Draft is April 23-25, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Giants offense under Garrett will look a lot like Cowboys

May. 12, 2020 7:37 PM EDT

Daniel Jones had better start watching videotape of the Dallas Cowboys' offense. New coach Joe Judge said the Giants' offense this season would like like the one the Cowboys ran the past decade with Jason Garrett as the head coach. Garrett's contract with Dallas was not renewed after last season and Judge hired...

In this Jan. 22, 2020, file photo, works continues on the interior of SoFi Stadium and preparing to raise the circular Oculus video board in Inglewood, Calif. The opening of the stadium on Sept. 13 has the Los Angeles Rams hosting the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham, File)

Rams still hoping for guests at SoFi Stadium opening party

May. 9, 2020 2:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams finally have a date and an opponent for the long-awaited opening of SoFi Stadium, the multibillion-dollar reason for their return to California over four years ago. The Rams still don't know for sure whether they'll actually be able to have their big Sunday night...

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers play during the second half of an NFL preseason football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs will open defense of their Super Bowl championship by hosting Houston on Sept. 10 in the NFL's annual kickoff game — pending developments in the coronavirus pandemic, of course. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Kicking off: Texans at Chiefs to open season Sept. 10

May. 7, 2020 9:32 PM EDT

The Kansas City Chiefs will open defense of their Super Bowl championship by hosting Houston on Sept. 10 in the NFL's annual kickoff game — pending developments in the coronavirus pandemic, of course. The Texans won a regular-season game at Arrowhead Stadium in 2019, then blew a 24-0 lead in the divisional...

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 views season of backing up Dak as halftime of career

May. 7, 2020 2:58 PM EDT

Andy Dalton views what figures to be just one season of backing up Dak Prescott with the Dallas Cowboys as essentially halftime of his career. The 32-year-old former Cincinnati starter doesn't expect to play as the insurance policy for a two-time Pro Bowler who hasn't missed a game in his first four seasons, even...

Giants claim ex-Cowboys backup QB Cooper Rush on waivers

May. 5, 2020 5:43 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have claimed former Dallas Cowboys' backup quarterback Cooper Rush on waivers. The Giants announced the move Tuesday, saying it is contingent on Rush passing a physical. The make room on the 90-man roster, wide receiver Reggie White was waived. Daniel Jones...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula watches the team before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Miami Gardens, Fla. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his home in Indian Creek, Fla., the team said. He was 90. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame coach Don Shula

May. 4, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

Reaction from the NFL world to the death Monday of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula: “Coach Shula — you will truly be missed! You embody the definition of 'greatness.' You brought that winning attitude with you every day and made everyone around you better.” — former Dolphins...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton answers questions after his team defeated the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game 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/Gary Landers, File)

Cowboys sign Dalton, waive incumbent backup QB Cooper Rush

May. 4, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys signed quarterback Andy Dalton on Monday and waived Cooper Rush, who had been the backup to Dak Prescott since the middle of the 2017 season. Dalton is guaranteed at least $3 million on the one-year deal that could be worth up to $7 million for the 32-year-old former...