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Jets sign TE Daniel Brown to contract extension

Feb. 13, 2020 9:13 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed tight end Daniel Brown to a one-year contract extension. Brown had seven catches for 72 yards and one touchdown while playing in every game last season. He was also a valuable contributor on special teams, where he was third on the Jets with 11...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2006, file photo, Denver Broncos safety John Lynch celebrates an interception against the New England Patriots during the fourth quarter of an AFC divisional playoff game at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver. There are 11 pure safeties in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Four more are seeking to join them when the Class of 2020 is selected Saturday. Lynch, now the general manager of the 49ers who will play the Chiefs in Sunday's Super Bowl, is up for the seventh time. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

4 safeties vying for Hall of Fame spot, 3 WRs and OLs

Jan. 31, 2020 12:55 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — There are 11 pure safeties in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Four more are seeking to join them when the Class of 2020 is selected Saturday. John Lynch, now the general manager of the 49ers who will play the Chiefs in Sunday's Super Bowl, is up for the seventh time. Steve Atwater is a finalist...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) speaks during a news conference on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Aventura, Fla., for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Warner wonders how good Mahomes can be once taps potential

Jan. 30, 2020 4:43 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Two-time NFL MVP and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner can't wait to find out just how good reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes can be. “We don’t even know Patrick’s untapped potential yet,” Warner said Thursday. “How good can he be? I remember when...

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NFL At 100: From head to toe, players equipment has evolved

Jan. 30, 2020 11:35 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Red Grange looked more like the pilot of a single-engine airplane than a dominant halfback who once thrived in a single-wing offense. From the crude, oblong leather helmets to the sparsely padded brown and blue vertical-striped uniforms of the Chicago Bears, it's easy to see how equipment has...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 1970, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson (16) turns around to hand the ball off to running back Mike Garrett (21) during the Super Bowl IV football game in New Orleans.  As the Chiefs prepare to play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, many members of the 1970 team never lived to see the the Chiefs return to the championship game, and many others are in failing health.    (AP Photo/File)

50 years later, Chiefs relishing current Super Bowl run

Jan. 27, 2020 10:49 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Fifty years later, Jan Stenerud still remembers just about every detail from the Super Bowl. The longtime Kansas City Chiefs kicker remembers that they were almost two-touchdown underdogs to the Minnesota Vikings, whose fearsome defense line carried the nickname “The Purple...

Rating Super Bowls: Classics, Memorables and Duds

Jan. 26, 2020 12:31 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Not all Super Bowls are super. Some are classics, some are memorable but not quite fit for total greatness. Some have elements making them noteworthy, but otherwise won't make many championship scrapbooks (except with fans of the winners). And some are outright duds. Here's a look at America's...

Tennessee Titans tight end Anthony Firkser (86) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Corey Davis (84) during an NFL wild-card playoff game against the New England Patriots, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 in Foxborough, Mass. The Titans defeated the Patriots 20-13. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Titans and Vikings continued success of sixth-seeds

Jan. 9, 2020 2:17 AM EST

There's strength at six. Both No. 6 seeds advanced to the divisional round of the playoffs for the second year in a row, marking the first time that's happened in consecutive seasons since the NFL instituted the current 12-team format in 1990. First, the Tennessee Titans (10-7) sent the New England Patriots...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) fumbles as he is hit by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter (99) in the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Tom Brady, Drew Brees exit early in changing of the QB guard

Jan. 7, 2020 4:17 AM EST

Suddenly, the old guard looks rather old. Tom Brady, who wants to keep playing next season at age 43, was overshadowed on wild-card weekend by a QB who threw for just 72 yards. Drew Brees, who turns 41 this month, followed up what might have been his best season ever with a dud that featured his first...

Bills' Lawson, Wallace questionable for wild-card playoff

Jan. 2, 2020 2:30 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills starting defensive end Shaq Lawson and starting cornerback Levi Wallace are both listed as questionable for Buffalo's AFC wild-card playoff game at Houston on Saturday. Lawson is still nursing a hamstring injury after being held out of Buffalo's season-ending 13-6 loss to...

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 11, 2019 file photo, New York Jets general manager Joe Douglas greets reporters during a practice at the team's NFL football training facility in Florham Park, N.J. Joe Douglas understands the frustrations of generations of New York Jets fans. Douglas wants more from the team — more winning, more meaningful games late in the season, more communication. He knows the task at hand for him is building a squad that ends a nine-year postseason drought and, ultimately, deliver the franchise's first Super Bowl appearance since the days of Broadway Joe. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

GM liked Jets' finish, but aims for big improvements in 2020

Dec. 31, 2019 5:05 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Douglas understands the frustrations of New York Jets fans. No, really. He gets it. And the general manager feels the same. Douglas wants more from the team — more winning, more meaningful games late in the season, more communication. He knows the task at hand for him...