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Saints place Monday on injured reserve, add Alonso

Aug. 05, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints placed undrafted rookie safety Smoke Monday on injured reserve Friday because of a knee injury. The Saints also added veteran free agent linebacker Kiko Alonso to the roster, marking his second stint with New Orleans. ...

Georgia begins national title defense with sweet fade

Aug. 04, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bulldogs aren’t resting on their laurels — or their locks — as they begin defense of college football’s national championship. Quarterback Stetson Bennett and several of his teammates chopped off a significant chunk of hair before the start of...

Patriots receivers hope to provide QB Jones with options

Aug. 03, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jakobi Meyers looks around the New England Patriots receivers’ meetings and struggles to find a weak link. “It’s a lot of guys that can make a lot of plays,” Meyers said after practice on Wednesday. “It’s not one guy in the room...

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...

Cardinals WR Marquise Brown activated, will start slowly

Aug. 02, 2022 14:49 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have activated receiver Marquise Brown from the non-football injury list. Brown was acquired in a draft-day trade with the Baltimore Ravens, giving the Cardinals a receiver who caught 91 passes for 1,007 yards and six touchdowns last...

Jets' first-round trio passing early tests in training camp

Jul. 30, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sauce Gardner was relaxing on the plane ride from the NFL draft in Las Vegas to his new playing home in New Jersey when the magnitude of what was happening really started to sink in. The former Cincinnati cornerback was the No. 4 overall pick by the New...

NY Giants rookies Thibodeaux, Neal penciled in as starters

Jul. 30, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Kayvon Thibodeaux and Evan Neal were acquaintances when the New York Giants drafted them with the fifth and seventh picks overall in the NFL Draft in late April. It seems now they're linked in more ways than one: They are teammates and friends, two big...

Saints' 2021 top pick Turner making plans to prove himself

Jul. 29, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints 2021 first-round draft choice Payton Turner says he still feels a bit like a rookie after injuries largely derailed his maiden NFL campaign. Yet he smiles easily and often, projecting a veteran's sort of confidence as he takes questions about...

Cardinals remove Kyler Murray's independent-study addendum

Jul. 28, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals trusted Kyler Murray's football ability so much that they were comfortable giving the quarterback a contract that was worth nearly a quarter billion dollars. Now — after an ample dose of embarrassment for the organization — the...

Emotional K.J. Wright steps away after 11-year NFL career

Jul. 28, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Before he stepped to the podium, K.J. Wright was hopeful he’d be able to keep his emotions in check. It took only a couple of minutes for the tears to start. “I gave this game every ounce I had in my body. I gave it my heart and my soul. I...