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Tony Boselli becomes 1st Jaguars player in Hall of Fame

Aug. 06, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Tony Boselli looked out at all the teal-colored jerseys in the crowd and screamed: “Duuuuval!” Finally, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Boselli, the first pick in Jaguars history, was among eight...

Raiders give McDaniels happy homecoming, beat Jaguars 27-11

Aug. 05, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders gave coach Josh McDaniels a successful homecoming in his debut on their sideline. Josh Jacobs, rookie Zamir White and Austin Walter ran well on a rain-soaked field and the Raiders routed Jacksonville 27-11 in the Hall of Fame game Thursday...

NFL's preseason Hall of Fame game delayed due to weather

Aug. 04, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The start of the Hall of Fame game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday night was delayed due to severe weather in the area. Fans were told to seek shelter when storms moved through the area ahead of the start of the NFL...

Cliff Branch's speed led to Hall of Fame after long wait

Aug. 04, 2022 02:59 AM EDT

Cliff Branch was the epitome of what Al Davis coveted in a receiver during his decades running the Raiders. Branch arrived in Oakland with the game-breaking speed needed to fuel the Raiders' vertical offense and as soon as he learned to harness that speed and develop reliable hands,...

Adams' exit provides chance for Packers' Lazard to step up

Jul. 31, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard enters the final year of his contract knowing he will probably get more targets than ever now that former teammate Davante Adams is with the Las Vegas Raiders. That should give Lazard more incentive than ever. Then...

Jaguars sign Fry to replace errant kicker Mevis after 4 days

Jul. 29, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A day after undrafted rookie Andrew Mevis badly missed three field-goal attempts during training camp practice, the Jacksonville Jaguars waived him and signed free agent Elliott Fry on Friday. Mevis nailed former Dallas Cowboys coach Dave Campo in the...

Raiders running back Josh Jacobs embraces 'big year' ahead

Jul. 28, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs acknowledges this is a big year for him. Big as in when the team didn’t exercise Jacobs’ fifth-year option, it meant 2022 would be an audition. Taken 24th overall in 2019, Jacobs leads all rushers...

Rodgers says Packers offense can grow from early adversity

Jul. 28, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers says he expects the Green Bay Packers offense to face plenty of adversity during the preseason as it lines up against a defense that seems far more settled. The four-time MVP quarterback believes that could prove beneficial in the long run. ...

Trio of key Raiders arrive at camp with team-first mentality

Jul. 27, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — As chants of “R-A-I-D-E-R-S!” rang out from five tents filled with fans during Wednesday’s practice at the team’s facility, the sight of three key Las Vegas players making plays ignited further roars of applause. Tight end Darren Waller hauled in a...

Saints coach Allen 'more comfortable' in head role this time

Jul. 26, 2022 20:51 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen cites his own evolution as one of the biggest differences between the last training camp he oversaw in 2014 with the Raiders and his first in charge with New Orleans this summer. “I’m much further along. I’m much more comfortable...