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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...

Rams' McVay calls Stafford's elbow pain "abnormal" for a QB

Aug. 04, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

Coach Sean McVay says Matthew Stafford's continuing elbow pain is unusual for a football player, and the Los Angeles Rams are trying to determine whether it will hamper their starting quarterback in the regular season. Stafford has been throwing in individual drills and 7-on-7 setups...

Artie Burns hopes to capitalize on new chance with Seahawks

Aug. 03, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Whether it’s been injury or underperformance, Artie Burns has never quite matched the expectations that followed him coming out of college. But he still has the talent that made him a first-round selection six years ago. And coming off a promising 2021...

Arizona WR Marquise Brown charged with criminal speeding

Aug. 03, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals receiver Marquise Brown was arrested and charged with criminal speeding on Wednesday morning. Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves confirmed that Brown was arrested at 7:05 a.m. in Phoenix and booked in the Maricopa...

Return of beloved 49ers LB coach highlights training camp

Aug. 03, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When the San Francisco 49ers gathered to start training camp with conditioning tests, there was one assistant coach happier than anyone else to be back on the field. As his linebackers went through the drills, Johnny Holland watched closely and documented...