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Treadwell being 'showcased' as Vikings search for receivers

Aug. 21, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Being a first-round draft pick, Laquon Treadwell has received several opportunities to secure a role in the Minnesota Vikings' offense. His next chance might come with a new team. Minnesota is still left searching for a reliable option for the third receiver spot behind Stefon Diggs and...

Titans young inside linebackers ready to make NFL impression

Aug. 21, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have the NFL's highest-paid safety Kevin Byard at the back of their defense, and a four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle anchoring the line in Jurrell Casey. In the middle are two young linebackers in Rashaan Evans and Jayon Brown ready to show the NFL exactly...

Ex-Texans star Mario Williams accused of trespassing at home

Aug. 21, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

KATY, Texas (AP) — Former Texans star Mario Williams has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge accusing him of trespassing at a woman's Houston-area home. Harris County court records show Williams was arrested Tuesday and freed on $100 bond. Online records don't list an attorney to speak on behalf of...

Jets LB Copeland suspended 4 games by NFL for PED violation

Aug. 21, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets linebacker Brandon Copeland has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Copeland can still participate in the team's preseason practices and games. He's eligible...

Chiefs still emphasize preseason games despite injury risk

Aug. 21, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — If Patrick Mahomes had his druthers, the Kansas City quarterback would be on the field from the first snap to the last when the Chiefs play San Francisco in their third preseason game Saturday night. Not likely, of course. But potentially not far off. That's because Chiefs coach...

Scramble: Mayfield contacts Giants QB after biting remarks

Aug. 21, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield did some scrambling off the field. Claiming he was taken out of context in an interview conducted four months ago, Mayfield said Wednesday that he reached out to New York Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones after making some biting comments about the...

Dolphins' Grant gets 4-year deal worth up to $24 million

Aug. 21, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Jakeem Grant is 5-foot-6, which means that under his new contract, he could be worth nearly $364,000 per inch. Grant signed a four-year extension Wednesday for up to $24 million through the 2023 season. One of the NFL's smallest and fastest players, Grant has three...

Raiders-Packers game lands in Winnipeg on Thursday

Aug. 21, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

The Raiders' worldwide tour gets started in the preseason when they play a "home" exhibition against Green Bay in Canada. The Raiders will be the first team to play games in three countries in one season; they also will play a "home" game in the regular season in London against Chicago on Oct. 6. "We'll treat it...

Injury rash opens door for Colts' revolving running backs

Aug. 21, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marlon Mack looks around the Indianapolis Colts locker room and sees the continually changing nameplates. On Monday, Charcandrick West and Marquis Young went up on running back row. On Tuesday, James Williams joined the group. And more changes could be coming amid an injury rash that...

NBC will use Skycam for primary angle during preseason game

Aug. 21, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

NBC will use a Skycam as its primary camera during the preseason game Sunday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans. The network received plenty of critical reviews the last time it tried this for a Thursday night game between the Steelers and Titans. "Sunday Night Football" executive producer Fred...