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Giants' Golladay said he was yelling at Garrett, not Jones

Sep. 20, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Quarterback Daniel Jones wasn’t the target of wide receiver Kenny Golladay’s ire in the New York Giants' loss to Washington last week. The big free agent signing said Monday the guy who was getting an earful late in the Giants’ 30-29...

Mavericks sign free agent Ntilikina, top-10 pick in 2017

Sep. 16, 2021 21:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks signed free agent Frank Ntilikina on Thursday, adding the guard picked one spot before their selection of Dennis Smith Jr. in the top 10 of the 2017 draft. Ntilikina spent four years with the New York Knicks, who drafted him eighth...

'Born leader' Peterson guides Vikings D, to visit Cards next

Sep. 15, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — As a free agent for the first time in his career this offseason, Patrick Peterson put the Minnesota Vikings high on his wish list with an eagerness to play for head coach Mike Zimmer's defense. For the Vikings, Peterson was more of a need than a...

Broncos' expectations high for '21, hopes for Giants dimmer

Sep. 09, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Coming off bad seasons, the Denver Broncos and New York Giants used free agency and the draft to put themselves in position to end playoff droughts. Despite a 5-11 record in 2020, expectations were high for the Broncos to end a run of four...

Jets' Corey Davis out to prove he's a No. 1 wide receiver

Sep. 09, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Corey Davis understands why he's with the New York Jets. And he's ready to show everyone the reason. One big catch at a time. “I believe ... I know that I’m a No. 1 receiver in this league," Davis said this week....

Broncos' secondary has gone from weakness to strength in '21

Sep. 06, 2021 20:33 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — George Paton inherited a snakebitten secondary when he succeeded John Elway as the Denver Broncos general manager last winter. Now, it's the Broncos' biggest strength heading into their opener at the Meadowlands against the New York Giants on...

With Engram iffy, Giants may be counting on TE Kyle Rudolph

Sep. 06, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With the status of starting tight end Evan Engram uncertain because of a calf injury, the New York Giants have to hope veteran Kyle Rudolph is ready for the season opener. The long-time Minnesota Vikings tight end watched most of training...

Sabres re-sign Mittelstadt, Jokiharju to 3-year contracts

Sep. 02, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres locked up two youngsters considered integral to their rebuilding plans by re-signing center Casey Mittelstadt and defenseman Henri Jokiharju on Thursday to three-year contracts each worth $7.5 million. Both were restricted free...

Burrow, Bengals healthy and hopeful after 2020 debacle

Sep. 01, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Plagued by injuries to key players — including franchise quarterback Joe Burrow — on top of all the pandemic-related disruption, last season was a special kind of mess for the Cincinnati Bengals. There is plenty of reason to believe this season...

Injuries and rehabs have Giants at less than 100% for season

Sep. 01, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants used free agency and the draft to fill holes in the lineup and to give Joe Judge a better chance in his second season as coach. They gobbled up playmaking receiver Kenny Golladay, veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph and...