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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...

FILE - This Sept. 15, 2019, file photo shows The Greenbrier resort nestled in the mountains in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Several NFL teams are eyeing the resort owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as a potential training facility during the coronavirus pandemic. A spokesman for The Greenbrier resort on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 said they've been contacted by teams but no one has officially signed on to practice there this year. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

NFL teams eyeing West Virginia resort as training facility

May. 13, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Several NFL teams are eyeing a resort owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as a potential training facility during the coronavirus pandemic, a spokesman for the retreat said Wednesday. The Greenbrier, a lavish resort in southern West Virginia, has previously hosted training...

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, left, and Tyrann Mathieu celebrate after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Kansas City Chiefs began talking about a repeat before they had even left the stadium following their Super Bowl triumph. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Chiefs among centerpieces of NFL slate as they chase repeat

May. 10, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the makeshift interview room just outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, defensive tackle Chris Jones yelled across to Chiefs teammate Frank Clark, vowing that the Super Bowl championship they had just won would not be the last. Their road to a repeat will begin at home. And there...

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 Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph reacts after giving up a touchdown run to Baltimore Ravens running back Gus Edwards during the second half of an NFL football game in Baltimore. The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph as they continue to revamp their secondary. Joseph, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, has spent the last nine seasons with the Houston Texans after beginning his career with a five-year stint in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

Titans agree to terms with veteran CB Johnathan Joseph

May. 6, 2020 5:43 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph as they continue to revamp their secondary. Joseph, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, has spent the last nine seasons with the Houston Texans after beginning his career with a...

Bears sign veteran safety Gipson to 1-year contract

May. 1, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed veteran safety Tashaun Gipson to a one-year contract Friday. Gipson has intercepted 23 passes and returned three for touchdowns over eight seasons with Cleveland, Jacksonville and Houston. He was released Tuesday by the Texans after signing a three-year,...

Titans agree to terms with safety Ibraheim Campbell

May. 1, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with veteran safety Ibraheim Campbell. Campbell, who turns 28 on May 13, spent much of last season recovering from a knee injury before the Green Bay Packers activated him from the reserve/physically unable to perform list...

Texans release Gipson a year into three-year contract

Apr. 28, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

The Houston Texans have released veteran safety Tashuan Gipson just one year after signing him to a three-year, $22.5 million contract. Gipson started 14 games for Houston last season before landing on injured reserve because of a back injury. The 29-year-old Gipson had 55 tackles and three interceptions in his...

Broncos, D-lineman Christian Covington agree to 1-year deal

Apr. 28, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent defensive lineman Christian Covington on a one-year contract. Covington played for the Dallas Cowboys last year after spending four seasons with the Houston Texans, who selected him in the sixth round of the 2015...

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, Houston Texans offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil (78) is shown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Houston. The Houston Texans have signed left tackle Laremy Tunsil to a three-year, $66 million contract extension. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Tunsil hopes more players will do contracts without agents

Apr. 27, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

Laremy Tunsil became the NFL's highest-paid offensive lineman by negotiating a $66 million contract extension with the Houston Texans without the help of an agent. As he basks in his big payday, the 25-year-old left tackle hopes his unorthodox decision will start a trend in the league. “Hopefully that...