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LA Rams re-sign defensive end Morgan Fox, release Smart

May. 16, 2020 2:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have re-signed defensive end Morgan Fox, and released defensive tackle Tanzel Smart on Saturday. The team didn't disclose the terms of its new deal with Fox, who has been a depth contributor on the Rams' defensive line since 2016. He signed with Los Angeles as an...

Ravens sign Fluker, who will seek to replace Yanda at guard

May. 11, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed free agent guard D.J. Fluker, who is expected to compete for the opening on the offensive line created by the retirement of Marshal Yanda. Fluker has 92 games of NFL experience over seven years with three teams, most recently the Seattle Seahawks....

Raiders sign LB Justin Phillips, T Sam Young

May. 6, 2020 7:14 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raider signed free agent linebacker Justin Phillips and offensive tackle Sam Young on Wednesday. The Raiders also signed undrafted free agent tackle Kamaal Seymour out of Rutgers. Phillips returns to the Raiders after playing four games as a rookie with the team last...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson (2) throws a pass in the first quarter of the team' NCAA college football game against Ohio State in Ann Arbor, Mich. Patterson has agreed to terms with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent. Agent Bryan Ehrlich confirmed the deal Sunday, May 3, 2020. Patterson started all 26 games for the Wolverines over the past two seasons after transferring from Mississippi. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)

Undrafted Michigan QB Patterson reaches deal with Chiefs

May. 3, 2020 6:34 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson has agreed to terms with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent. Agent Bryan Ehrlich confirmed the deal Sunday. Patterson started all 26 games for the Wolverines over the past two seasons after transferring from Mississippi....

Saints add veteran defensive lineman Hunt

May. 1, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent defensive end Margus Hunt on Friday. The 6-foot-8, 295-pound Hunt is a seven-year NFL veteran out of SMU who was drafted 53rd overall by Cincinnati in 2013. He spent his first four seasons with Cincinnati, where he was limited by ankle and...

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 file photo, Eastern Michigan offensive lineman Steven Nielsen (74) sits on the bench after the team's 34-30 loss to Pittsburgh in the Quick Lane Bowl NCAA college football game in Detroit. Steven Nielsen hopes to play for the Jacksonville Jaguars this season, but first the 6-foot-8 offensive lineman from Denmark has some tree trunks to toss around in northwest Ohio. The improvised workouts — gyms remain closed because of coronavirus restrictions — underscore Nielsen's desire to make it to the NFL. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Danish lineman improvises while preparing for NFL season

May. 1, 2020 6:03 AM EDT

Steven Nielsen hopes to play for the Jacksonville Jaguars this season, but first the 6-foot-8 offensive lineman from Denmark has some tree trunks to toss around in northwest Ohio. The improvised workouts — gyms remain closed because of coronavirus restrictions — underscore Nielsen's desire to make...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Detroit Lions defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson (91) is blocked by Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle La'el Collins (71) during the second half of an NFL football game in Detroit. Robinson agreed to join the Los Angeles Rams as a free agent in March as a replacement for longtime defensive lineman Michael Brockers. Robinson is still happy about his decision even after Brockers re-signed with the Rams when his deal with Baltimore fell through. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Robinson still excited about Rams role after Brockers stays

Apr. 30, 2020 7:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A'Shawn Robinson eagerly agreed to join the Los Angeles Rams as a free agent last month, thinking he was replacing Michael Brockers as the run-stopping heart of the defensive line for a franchise with three straight winning seasons. When Brockers surprisingly re-signed with the Rams...

Raiders re-sign wide receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El

Apr. 30, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

The Las Vegas Raiders re-signed free agent wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El on Thursday. Pierson-El spent training camp in 2019 with the Raiders before playing in the XFL this season for St. Louis. He had nine catches for 70 yards and one TD for the Raiders in four preseason games last summer. He also...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Pederson enters his fifth season with a Super Bowl victory, two NFC East crowns and three straight playoff appearances on his resume. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

NFC East has a new look but success may be slow to achieve

Apr. 30, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

The NFL’s worst division has plenty of new kids — and coaches — on the block. It still might not translate into much more success in 2020. After combining for only 24 wins last season, the NFC East got three new coaches: Mike McCarthy (Cowboys), Ron Rivera (Redskins) and Joe Judge (Giants). ...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Bryan Cox walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland. The Bills have signed defensive end Bryan Cox Jr., whose father never hid his dislike for Buffalo during his days playing for the AFC rival Miami Dolphins in the 1990s. Cox Jr. was signed to a one-year contract Wednesday, April 29, 2020, after splitting last season between Carolina and Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Bills sign son of former Dolphins linebacker Bryan Cox

Apr. 29, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bryan Cox Jr. acknowledged his father enjoyed playing the villain when it came to antagonizing opponents, the Buffalo Bills in particular. And yet, the defensive end hopes fans don’t judge him for the actions of Bryan Cox Sr., who never hid his dislike for Buffalo while playing...