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Smith expected to start at QB when Seahawks open preseason

Aug. 09, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Geno Smith is expected to get the start at quarterback when the Seattle Seahawks open the preseason this weekend against Pittsburgh, coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday. Smith has been the leader in the competition with Drew Lock to be Seattle’s starting QB...

Sean McVay reveals he has contract extension with LA Rams

Aug. 09, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Coach Sean McVay says he has finalized his contract extension with the Los Angeles Rams. McVay and the Rams didn't reveal the terms of the long-expected deal, but the youngest coach to win a Super Bowl reaffirmed his long-term commitment to Los Angeles after...

Marshawn Lynch, ex-NFL, booked on suspicion of DUI in Vegas

Aug. 09, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch was arrested Tuesday in Las Vegas on suspicion of driving impaired, according to police. Officers stopped the vehicle that Lynch, 36, was driving at about 7:30 a.m., concluded that he was impaired and detained him, police said...

Titans add pair of safeties in Adrian Colbert, Elijah Benton

Aug. 09, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans signed a pair of safeties Tuesday, adding Adrian Colbert and Elijah Benton. The Titans also waived cornerback Kenneth George and waived injured safety Michael Griffin II. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Colbert has started 22 of...

Training camp performance raises hopes for Packers defense

Aug. 08, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — More than a decade has passed since the Green Bay Packers had a defense that could be described as elite. This could be the year that changes. Reigning MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers predicted at the start of training camp that the offense could...

Stafford downplays elbow injury, throws in Rams practice

Aug. 06, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

Matthew Stafford downplayed the significance of his elbow injury after demonstrating just how little it's holding him back in practice with the Los Angeles Rams. Stafford participated extensively in the Rams' latest workout at UC Irvine on Saturday, making deep throws and building...

Murray back on field for Cardinals after bout with COVID-19

Aug. 06, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray has returned to practice after missing nearly a week with COVID-19. Murray was in full pads for Saturday's scrimmage in front of fans at State Farm Stadium. Coach Kliff Kingsbury said Murray had experienced some mild...

Seahawks hope RB room proves to be more than Rashaad Penny

Aug. 05, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — As recent years have shown, keeping their running backs healthy for an entire season has been an issue for the Seattle Seahawks. So while the Seahawks are going into this season with the intention of using Rashaad Penny as their featured back, it seems more...

Pro Football Hall of Fame recognizes women's impact

Aug. 05, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old boy made his way through the the Pro Football Hall of Fame museum on Friday, checking out the memorabilia and bronze busts before stopping to take a picture of Jen Welter’s blue-and-pink jersey to send to his younger sister. “She will love...

Cardinals RBs coach facing domestic battery charges

Aug. 05, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running backs coach James Saxon has been charged in Indianapolis with two counts of domestic battery stemming from an alleged incident in May. One of the counts is a felony that includes domestic battery committed in the presence of a child...