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Champion Patriots open vs. Steelers; 5 international games

Apr. 18, 2019 6:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game. As previously announced, NFL 100 will kick off with Green Bay at Chicago for the 199th meeting of a series that began in 1921. That...

Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg remembered as gentle giant

Apr. 17, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Forrest Gregg was remembered Wednesday as a gentle giant who was as comfortable playing Barbie dolls with his daughter as he was playing football for Vince Lombardi. Gregg died Friday at age 85 after a long fight with Parkinson's, a disease his neurologist and family believe...

Forrest Gregg, lineman for mighty Packers teams, dies at 85

Apr. 12, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Forrest Gregg, the great Hall of Fame lineman for the mighty Green Bay Packers of the 1960s that Vince Lombardi called the "finest player I ever coached," died Friday at age 85. Barbara Gregg said her husband of 59 years died in Colorado Springs from complications of...

Burfict gone, rest of Bengals intact in Taylor's 1st day

Apr. 9, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Zac Taylor got up early Tuesday and headed to Paul Brown Stadium for his first meeting with his new team, one that was watching closely to see how the 35-year-old coach would handle himself. At precisely 8 a.m., he stepped into the meeting room, which had been full of chatter but quickly...

The Latest: Gruden and Antonio Brown quite a match

Mar. 26, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the NFL owners meetings Tuesday (all times EDT): 6:45 p.m. There's nothing on the football field Jon Gruden likes more than a big-time playmaker. His Raiders' trade with Pittsburgh brought to Oakland one of the game's most dangerous scoring threats in wideout Antonio Brown....

Bengals CB Darqueze Dennard stays on 1-year deal

Mar. 25, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cornerback Darqueze Dennard chose to stay with the Bengals on a one-year deal Monday, keeping Cincinnati's starting cornerback group intact. Dennard, a first-round pick in 2014, was an unrestricted free agent. As the Bengals' slot cornerback last season, he had 67 tackles —...

Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

Mar. 22, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

RISING SUN, Ind. (AP) — Former NFL cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Jones initially faced charges including battery, cheating at gambling and resisting arrest. Court records show...

Raiders sign LB Vontaze Burfict after release by Bengals

Mar. 19, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict. The move Tuesday puts Burfict on a new team one day after he was released by the Cincinnati Bengals, where he spent his first seven seasons. During his time with Cincinnati, Burfict was repeatedly suspended by the NFL for...

Bengals release oft-suspended LB Vontaze Burfict

Mar. 18, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

The Bengals stuck with linebacker Vontaze Burfict through all his troubles, including a hit to Antonio Brown's head that led to a playoff loss. They finally released him on Monday after a season of below-average performance. During seven seasons with Cincinnati, Burfict was repeatedly suspended by the NFL for...

Bengals sign former Bills guard John Miller to 3-year deal

Mar. 15, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals signed guard John Miller to a three-year deal Friday, their first free-agent move to bolster the offensive line. Miller spent the last four seasons with Buffalo, which made him a third-round pick in 2015 out of Louisville. He started 47 games for the Bills. Miller's signing...