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Jets versatile rookie WR Moore impressing with each catch

Jun. 11, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Elijah Moore has made catch after impressive catch this spring for the New York Jets, diverting some of the massive focus away from the guy throwing him the ball. That's no small feat, especially when Zach Wilson is being counted on as the new...

Jets RB Tevin Coleman healthy with 'a lot left in my tank'

Jun. 10, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Tevin Coleman knows his dismal statistics from last season are hardly awe-inspiring. But the New York Jets running back is feeling healthy again and confident as ever, even if some might wonder if he can be a consistently productive playmaker...

49ers cut short offseason program after injuries

Jun. 09, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers cut short their offseason program by a week when coach Kyle Shanahan sent his veterans home for the summer instead of having them stay in town for a mandatory minicamp next week. Shanahan said Wednesday he made the...

Larson wins again as Hendrick continues month of dominance

Jun. 06, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Larson first visited Sonoma Raceway as a young kid dressed head-to-toe in Jeff Gordon gear watching NASCAR practice from the hillside on a Saturday afternoon. Now he's a Cup winner at what is considered the Elk Grove racer's home track, but...

LaFleur's path to Jets, Saleh began 17 years ago in Michigan

May. 29, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike LaFleur was in high school when his big brother would bring his buddy over to the house so they could raid the family's fridge and intercept the TV remote. The LaFleurs' home in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, was a popular place during those...

Garoppolo uses criticism to push to 'next level'

May. 25, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo couldn't help but hear the criticisms all offseason. The San Francisco 49ers couldn't rely on him because of durability concerns. He lacked the mobility and playmaking ability of the top young quarterbacks in the league. The...

Falcons coach tight-lipped about Julio Jones' future

May. 25, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons began their offseason training program Tuesday without longtime star receiver Julio Jones, who apparently has no intention of returning to a rebuilding team that is still struggling to get under the salary cap. Rookie coach Arthur...

49ers rookie QB Trey Lance ready for work at rookie camp

May. 14, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The pomp of draft weekend when he was picked third by San Francisco and got to put on his 49ers jersey for the first time is firmly in Trey Lance's past. Now it's all about learning a new offense and making the transition to the NFL after...

With draft over, Niners now turn to preparing Lance for NFL

May. 01, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

From the moment the San Francisco 49ers made the decision to trade two future first-round picks to move up from No. 12 to 3 in the NFL draft, the pressure on the organization was immense. General manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan spent the next month debating one...

49ers take Notre Dame G Aaron Banks in 2nd round

May. 01, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

The San Francisco 49ers added some players to help new quarterback Trey Lance, drafting Notre Dame guard Aaron Banks in the second round and Ohio State running back Trey Sermon in the third round of the NFL draft. The Niners took Banks with the 48th pick Friday night to...