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LSU wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. (6) catches a pass for a touchdown against Texas A&M defensive backs Erick Young (4) and Keldrick Carper (14) in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

LSU top receiver Marshall opts out on Alabama week

Nov. 29, 2020 5:17 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU receiving leader Terrace Marshall Jr. has decided to opt out for the rest of this season, leaving the Tigers without their leading receiver on the week they’re scheduled to host No. 1 Alabama. Marshall, a junior who will be eligible for next spring's NFL draft, announced...

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2020 file photo, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, right, speak with quarterback Drew Brees (9) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, in Las Vegas. The NFL has fined the New Orleans Saints $500,000 and stripped them of a 2021 seventh-round draft pick for violating league COVID-19 protocols, a person with direct knowledge of the discipline told The Associated Press on Sunday, Nov. 29. New Orleans was fined as a repeat offender; Payton previously was docked $150,000 and the team $250,000 because the head coach failed to properly wear a face covering against the Raiders in Week 2.  (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

AP source: NFL fines Saints $500,000, Patriots $350,000

Nov. 29, 2020 11:10 AM EST

The NFL has fined the New Orleans Saints $500,000 and stripped them of a 2021 seventh-round draft pick for violating league COVID-19 protocols, a person with direct knowledge of the discipline told The Associated Press on Sunday. The New England Patriots were fined $350,000 for similar violations, the person...

Wisconsin CB Wildgoose says he plans to enter NFL draft

Nov. 27, 2020 1:52 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin cornerback Rachad Wildgoose is declaring for the NFL draft and isn’t expected to play in the Badgers’ remaining games this season. Wildgoose announced his decision via Twitter on Friday. He injured his shoulder in the first half of a 17-7 loss at Northwestern...

Denver Broncos offensive tackle Garett Bolles takes part in drills during an NFL football practice at the team's heasdquarters Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Bolles living up to first-round status at age 28 in year 4

Nov. 26, 2020 3:35 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Garett Bolles went back to the basics to transform himself from a grabby, penalty-prone lineman into one of the top left tackles in the NFL. That focus on the fundamentals has turned him from a player who was flagged 46 times in 48 games to one who has just a pair of post-snap...

Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan (2) passes the ball to wide receiver Rashod Bateman (0) during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Purdue, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 34-31. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Minnesota WR Bateman ends season early out of virus concerns

Nov. 25, 2020 8:54 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota star wide receiver Rashod Bateman decided Wednesday to end his season early out of concern over COVID-19, the day after the Gophers canceled their game against Wisconsin due to a rise in cases within the program. Bateman, a widely projected first-round pick in the 2021 NFL...

New York Giants' Casey Kreiter (58), place kicker Graham Gano (5) and punter Riley Dixon (9) celebrate a field goal kicked by Gano in the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

McKinney, Ximines to start practicing with Giants

Nov. 23, 2020 1:15 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Second-round draft pick Xavier McKinney and linebacker Oshane Ximines will start practicing with the New York Giants this week. The Giants, who had a bye this past weekend, announced Monday they are starting the 21-day period to determine whether to take them off injured...

FILE - In these Dec. 14, 2019, file photos, Joe Burrow, left, and Chase Young attend the Heisman Award ceremonies in New York. Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals visit Chase Young and Washington in a matchup of the top two picks in this year’s NFL draft. (AP Photo/Jason Szenes, File)

Bengals' Burrow vs. Washington's Young: Top two picks meet

Nov. 19, 2020 5:27 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Before the Cincinnati Bengals selected Joe Burrow to be their franchise quarterback, the owners of the top pick in the NFL draft met with Chase Young, who was considered a generational pass rusher. It wasn’t a straightforward choice. “Any time you’re picking in...

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (25) runs the ball as Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White (27) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, in Orchard Park, N.Y. There’s no shortage of high draft picks making huge impact around the league, especially on offense with the instant success of players like Edwards-Helaire. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Chiefs continue to rely on rookies and second-year pros

Nov. 19, 2020 2:14 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The biggest downside to success in the NFL may come each April, when the team that wins the Super Bowl also wins the rather dispiriting opportunity to pick last in each round of the draft. Not that it's a bad tradeoff. Yet despite having to wait deep into the night to finally make...

Top pick Burrow, Bengals visit No. 2 pick Young, Washington

Nov. 19, 2020 10:10 AM EST

CINCINNATI (2-6-1) at WASHINGTON (2-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE — Even RECORD VS. SPREAD — Bengals 6-3; Washington 3-4-2 SERIES RECORD — Bengals lead 5-4-1 LAST MEETING — Tied 27-27 on Oct. 30, 2016 in London LAST WEEK — Bengals lost to Steelers 36-10; Washington...

FILE - New York Giants rookie DeAndre Baker talks to reporters during NFL football rookie camp in East Rutherford, N.J., in this Friday, May 3, 2019, file photo. in East Rutherford, N.J. Former New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker was cleared of robbery charges in Florida on Monday  Nov. 16, 2020, after his alleged victims' attorney was arrested on extortion charges. The Broward County State Attorney's Office announced it was dropping all charges against Baker shortly after the county sheriff's office arrested attorney William Dean, 50, and charged him with extortion. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Chiefs signing 2019 1st-round pick Baker to practice squad

Nov. 18, 2020 2:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are signing safety DeAndre Baker, taking a chance on the 2019 first-round draft pick after he was let go by the New York Giants amid legal problems, but subsequently had all charges against him dropped this week. The Chiefs are signing Baker to the practice...