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Stidham rallies Patriots to 22-17 victory over Titans

Aug. 17, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Damoun Patterson with 4:12 left, rallying the New England Patriots to a 22-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night. Stidham picked up where he left off in his previous trip to Nissan Stadium. Stidham had five TD passes...

Backup QBs lead Browns past Colts 21-18 as Hunt returns

Aug. 17, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens played it safe Saturday. After watching two physical practices with the Indianapolis Colts and seeing one serious injury, he gave his top players the day off and allowed Garrett Gilbert and David Blough to go head to head for the No. 3 quarterback...

ESPN documentary shows Bleier's emotional return to Vietnam

Aug. 17, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

Rocky Bleier thought he made peace with what happened in a rice paddy in Vietnam on Aug. 20, 1969. What the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back didn't have though was closure until a trip back there last year. Bleier's visit to Vietnam — the first time he had been back since being injured in battle...

Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders

Aug. 17, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer. Coach Jon Gruden said Saturday that he thinks Brown will be able to get back...

Jets place LB Williamson on IR, sign LB McClellan

Aug. 17, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed linebacker Avery Williamson on season-ending injured reserve and signed former Ravens and Patriots linebacker Albert McClellan. Williamson tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in the second quarter of the team's 22-10 preseason win at...

QB Josh McCown joins Eagles, ends retirement

Aug. 17, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh McCown's retirement lasted two months. The Philadelphia Eagles signed the 40-year-old quarterback to a one-year deal on Saturday. He is coming out of retirement to join his 11th team and play his 17th season. McCown provides insurance behind Carson Wentz, who has finished the past...

Ravens' Tavon Young weighing options with neck injury

Aug. 17, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tavon Young is still weighing his options with his recent neck injury, coach John Harbaugh said Saturday. Young, who signed a three-year, $25.8 million contract extension in February, suffered the injury during practice and he did not play in the second...

Mike Shanahan returns to Broncos camp after years away

Aug. 17, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shanahan patrolled the sideline with his familiar stare as he watched his son's team practice against his former one. No way could the former head coach stay away from the Denver Broncos headquarters this weekend. For a decade, Shanahan avoided the facility where he won two...

Jaguars receiver Lee practices for 1st time in nearly a year

Aug. 17, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee practiced Saturday for the first time since tearing three ligaments in his left knee last preseason. Lee was removed from the physically unable to perform list and took part in drills for the first time since getting carted off the field...

Giants may not have to worry about Eli getting hurt anymore

Aug. 17, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — For the first time in about a decade, the New York Giants seemingly don't have to worry about Eli Manning getting hurt. In just two preseason games, first-round draft pick and heir apparent Daniel Jones has shown he can play in the NFL. Take a look at the statistics. Jones is...