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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) stretches prior to an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Charlotte, N.C. Even with the status of the upcoming season uncertain because of the coronavirus pandemic, teams continue to tinker with their rosters by adding players they hope will help them win — whenever, or if, they actually play. Newton is 31 and five years removed from his AP NFL MVP season, but he has been posting workout videos on Instagram to show he's now healthy. Where he eventually ends up — likely as a backup, at least at first — remains one of the most intriguing storylines of the offseason. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)

Some big names remain unsigned late in NFL's odd offseason

May. 26, 2020 1:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Offseason shopping is still in full swing in the NFL. Even with the status of the upcoming season uncertain because of the coronavirus pandemic, teams continue to tinker with their rosters by adding players they hope will help them win — whenever or if they actually play. Virtual...

QB Caylin Newton, Cam's brother, transferrring to Auburn

May. 22, 2020 10:38 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Howard quarterback Caylin Newton, the younger brother of ex-Carolina Panthers starter Cam, says he is transferring to Auburn. Newton announced his decision on Twitter Friday, following in his brother's footsteps. Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy in 2010 while leading Auburn to...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen warms up prior to the team's NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Charlotte, N.C. Released by Carolina in late January, Olsen eventually signed a $7 million, one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks in February after considering Washington and Buffalo as other potential landing spots. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)

Olsen learning Seahawks system during a different offseason

May. 5, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Every day he has a meeting scheduled, Greg Olsen leaves his house in Charlotte, North Carolina, and travels a few minutes away to the office where his foundation is located. In an NFL offseason where virtual learning has become the norm, Olsen is appreciative of having a place to...

FILE - At left, in an April 23, 2020, file photo from video provided by the NFL, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow appears during the NFL football draft. At right, in an April 28, 2011, file photo, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton poses at the NFL Draft in New York. Burrow should be getting ready to report to rookie minicamp this month then joining the veterans on the Cincinnati Bengals for the rest of the offseason program. The best comparison to what the NFL is going through this offseason with no practices, in-person meetings or the usual bonding that happens each spring came back in 2011 when the owners locked out the players until July, and Cam Newton was the No. 1 pick at the draft. (AP Photo/File)

Virtual offseason impacts rookies, teams preparing for 2020

May. 1, 2020 12:48 PM EDT

Joe Burrow should be getting ready to report to rookie minicamp this month, then joining the veterans on the Cincinnati Bengals for the rest of the offseason program. But like everyone else around the NFL, Burrow is left on his own to prepare for the season with facilities shut down because of the COVID-19...

En esta foto de archivo del 27 de octubre de 2019, el quarterback Jameis Winston de los Buccaneers de Tampa Bay se prepara para lanzar un pase durante un juego contra los Titans de Tennessee. El 28 de abril del 2020 firmó un año con los Saints de Nueva Orleans y será suplente de Drew Brees, después de que los Buccaneers permitieron que el quarterback entrara a la agencia libre restringida. (AP Foto/James Kenney, archivo)

Winston: Pursuit of Saints back-up role a sign of maturity

Apr. 29, 2020 6:04 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The reeducation of Jameis Winston is beginning with the New Orleans Saints. For now, the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner, 2015 top NFL draft choice and mercurial five-year starting quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers resembles an eager, enthusiastic and even humble student....

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walks to the sideline after throwing an interception late in the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans in Foxborough, Mass. Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn says the NFC South “is turning into Quarterback South.” Tom Brady's arrival has raised the stakes. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File)

Brees, Brady give 'Quarterback South' top 2 all-time passers

Apr. 29, 2020 12:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Dan Quinn says the NFC South has earned a new moniker. The Atlanta Falcons coach notes the division “is turning into Quarterback South.” Tom Brady's arrival has raised the stakes. “I think in this division, you had better be ready to bring it,” Quinn said. The...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) passes against the Tennessee Titans before an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. A person familiar with the situation says the Saints and Winston are working on a contract proposal to make the former Buccaneers starter a backup to Drew Brees in New Orleans. The person said Sunday, April 26, 2020, that the Saints and Winston are in “advanced” talks to get a deal done. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because negotiations were ongoing. (AP Photo/James Kenney, File)

AP source: Saints, Winston in 'advanced' negotiations

Apr. 26, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints and quarterback Jameis Winston are working on a contract proposal to make the former Buccaneers starter a backup to Drew Brees in New Orleans, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. Winston and the Saints are in “advanced” talks, the...

FILE - In this April 17, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney speaks to the media in Charlotte, N.C. The 2020 NFL Draft is April 23-25. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Panthers get defensive in NFL draft to battle NFC South QBs

Apr. 24, 2020 11:04 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are doing everything they can to bolster their pass rush knowing they’ll be facing division foes that feature Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Matt Ryan at quarterback. Carolina selected defensive end Yetur Gross-Matos from Penn State with the sixth pick in the second...

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown (5) runs during the second half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game against Minnesota in Tampa, Fla. The Carolina Panthers selected Brown with the seventh pick in the first round of the NFL draft. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Panthers choose Brown over Simmons with No. 7 overall pick

Apr. 23, 2020 11:41 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers had a decision to make with the No. 7 overall pick in the NFL draft — Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown or Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons. The Panthers chose Brown, a 6-foot-5, 326-pound run stopper who they hope will upgrade a position ravaged in...

FILE - At left, in a Dec. 14, 2019, file photo, NCAA college football player and Heisman Trophy finalist, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, talks to the media during a press conference before the start of Heisman Trophy ceremonies in New York. At right, in a Dec. 11, 2011, file photo, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton holds the trophy during a news conference after winning the Heisman award in New York. Burrow could join Cam Newton as the only quarterbacks since 1967 to become the NFL's first overall draft pick right after winning both the Heisman Trophy and the national championship.(AP Photo/File)

Burrow to join exclusive NFL company if LSU QB is top pick

Apr. 23, 2020 10:55 AM EDT

Joe Burrow has a chance to join some very exclusive company if the LSU quarterback winds up going No. 1 overall to Cincinnati. Not only could he become the ninth quarterback to win the Heisman Trophy and then be the first overall selection in the NFL draft since 1967, that also would mark the first time in the...