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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan (77) blocks against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first half of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans already are way ahead of where they were a year ago. That’s when they knew Lewan would sit out the first four games. Now the Titans face no suspensions with an offensive line that wants to start this season the way they finished 2019, blowing open holes for NFL rushing leader Derrick Henry.(AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

Offensive linemen eager to pick up where Titans left off

Aug. 7, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rodger Saffold compares what the Tennessee Titans face on the offensive line to riding a bike. The linemen know what to do, and it's time to get back to work. It's a big difference from this time a year ago. The Titans spent the 2019 training camp preparing to play the first four...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley (44) sits on the bench during the first half an NFL preseason football game against the New York Jets in Atlanta. Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson says he has been in touch with Beasley and that the linebacker knows his absence from training camp is unexcused.  The Titans signed him to a one-year deal for $9.5 million in March to help bulk up their pass rush. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Linebacker Vic Beasley finally reports to Titans for camp

Aug. 7, 2020 4:37 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Linebacker Vic Beasley reported to the Tennessee Titans on Friday, and he has been activated off the Reserve/DidNot Report list. The Titans also put defensive lineman Jack Crawford on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, meaning he had either tested positive for COVID-19 or has been...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers walks on the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago. The Indianapolis Colts are eager to find out what Rivers has left. They signed him to a one-year, $25 million contract in March, with the hope he'd make them a playoff team and possibly a Super Bowl contender.
 (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Rivers moving into whole new world after joining Colts

Aug. 5, 2020 6:30 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers walked into a whole new world at training camp this year. Masks became standard fare. A slow, finely-turned ramp-up to padded practices became all the rage. And Rivers' go-to look over the past 16 years, clad in Chargers gear, was replaced by Colts attire. Yes, it will...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley (44) sits on the bench during the first half an NFL preseason football game against the New York Jets in Atlanta. Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson says he has been in touch with Beasley and that the linebacker knows his absence from training camp is unexcused.  The Titans signed him to a one-year deal for $9.5 million in March to help bulk up their pass rush. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Titans coach still waiting for chance to work with Beasley

Aug. 5, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans coach Mike Vrabel wants to start coaching Vic Beasley Jr. A week after rookies and other players got started, Tennessee still is waiting for Beasley to report. And Vrabel said Wednesday he's not had any communication with Tennessee's top free agent signee of the offseason...

FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Jonathan Villar, left, Jesus Aguilar, center, and Jon Berti wait to bat during a baseball scrimmage at Marlins Park in Miami. Marlins CEO Derek Jeter blamed the team's coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. Infected were 21 members of the team's traveling party, including at least 18 players. None is seriously ill, Jeter said Monday, and he expects all to return this season.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

The Latest: Marlins a late arrival for 1st game in 9 days

Aug. 4, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Miami Marlins are scheduled to end an eight-day hiatus with a game at Camden Yards, although getting to that point has not been easy. Major League Baseball released a statement around three hours before the scheduled 7:35...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey watches during an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Los Angeles. Ramsey remains confident he will sign a new contract with the Rams as he heads into the final season of his rookie deal.  (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

CB Jalen Ramsey confident in contract, new role with Rams

Aug. 4, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Jalen Ramsey's agent finalizes the Pro Bowl cornerback's new contract with the Los Angeles Rams, Ramsey insists it will be news to him. That's right, the player who showed up to the Jacksonville Jaguars' training camp just one year ago in an armored bank truck says he isn't paying...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) motions a first down during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. The Arizona Cardinals pulled a stunner during the offseason when they landed Hopkins in a trade with the Texans. Hopkins is one of the game's elite receivers and he's had at least 1,000 yards receiving in five of the past six seasons. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Mid-career move: Hopkins ready for new start in Arizona

Aug. 4, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

Quarterback Kyler Murray is the young star who hopes he's at the beginning of a long and successful run with the Arizona Cardinals. Veteran receiver Larry Fitzgerald is winding down one of the NFL's great offensive careers. DeAndre Hopkins — a man in the prime of his NFL life — said there's plenty...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II (15) rolls out to throw a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday,, in Jacksonville, Fla. Minshew was ready for Jacksonville’s “first day of school.” Then Minshew got a call saying he had been in close contact with a teammate who tested positive for the coronavirus and would be forced to quarantine for two days. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Jaguars QB Minshew returns from brief, 'brutal' quarantine

Aug. 4, 2020 1:32 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Gardner Minshew was ready for Jacksonville’s “first day of school.” “Had my outfit picked out and everything,” he quipped. Then Minshew got a call saying he had been in close contact with a teammate who tested positive for the...

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2020, file photo, Georgia offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Tennessee Titans have placed their top draft pick, offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson, on the COVID-19/reserve list. The former Georgia star remains the one member of their six-man draft class that has yet to agree to a contract. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Titans' top pick signed with Wilson removed from COVID list

Aug. 3, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have signed their top draft pick Isaiah Wilson and moved the rookie from the Reserve/COVID-19 list to the active roster. The Titans also announced Monday they agreed to terms with veteran guard Zac Kerin, whom they had waived last week. Wilson started his past...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Darius Leonard (53) returns an interception during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla. Leonard is entering his third pro season with new goals and a familiar mission — proving doubters wrong again. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio, FIle)

Colts Leonard continues to use perceived snubs as motivation

Aug. 3, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Leonard finds motivation in every snub. When he was dubbed one of the worst draft selections of 2018, the Indianapolis Colts linebacker responded by winning the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year Award. When he was left out of the Pro Bowl that season even though he was an...