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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Tennessee Titans' Rashad Johnson, center, and Kevin Byard (31) try to control an onside kick by Cleveland Browns' Cody Parkey (3) during the second half of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. The Browns recovered the ball on the play. The NFL desperately is seeking ways to eliminate the more dangerous plays, and the onside kick has been deemed one. It occurs rarely, and in recent years with alterations to alignments and run-ups, the probably of it succeeding has plummeted. So Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie suggested giving teams an alternative. They could still try the onside kick, or they could opt for a fourth-and-15 play from the kicking team's 25-yard line. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

Analysis: Onside kicks versus fourth-and-15s

May. 29, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

For a league that took so many years to find a catch rule that makes sense — we think the current one does that — it can't be a surprise that the somewhat radical proposal of an alternative to the onside kick has been tabled. No, fourth-and-15 is not a dead issue, and very likely will be revisited...

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam speaks during the COVID-19 press briefing inside the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

The Latest: Iowa AD looking at different football scenarios

May. 28, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Iowa athletic director Gary Barta is not ruling out having a full stadium for home football games. Barta told reporters the school is planning for several different scenarios, and one of them is opening 69,250-seat Kinnick...

AP Source: NFL drops booth official proposal to aid calls

May. 27, 2020 4:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has tabled a proposal for a booth official who would aid calls by using a video feed, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press. The league’s competition committee told teams last month it supports studying ways to determine how officiating personnel who...

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Browns general manager Andrew Berry, center, poses for a photo with owners Jimmy Haslam, left, and Dee Haslam, right, after speaking during a news conference at the NFL football team's training facility in Berea, Ohio. The Cleveland Browns have hired former 49ers executive Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their new vice president of football operations under first-year general manager Andrew Berry. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Browns hire former 49ers exec Adofo-Mensah as assistant GM

May. 15, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have hired former 49ers executive Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their new vice president of football operations — a top assistant to first-year general manager Andrew Berry. Adofo-Mensah will join a new staff in Cleveland after Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam...

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2020, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz passes during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Philadelphia. Injuries forced Wentz to watch another quarterback lead the Eagles to their first Super Bowl title and put him on the sideline for playoff games in each of the next two seasons. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)

Strong faith keeps Carson Wentz focused on something bigger

May. 10, 2020 1:20 PM EDT

Injuries forced Carson Wentz to watch another quarterback lead the Philadelphia Eagles to their first Super Bowl title and put him on the sideline for playoff games in each of the next two seasons. Now the franchise player with the big contract saw his team use a second-round pick on a quarterback who was...

Seattle Seahawks' Jadeveon Clowney (90) hits Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Carson Wentz embracing Eagles' decision to draft Jalen Hurts

May. 4, 2020 8:27 PM EDT

The Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to draft Jalen Hurts in the second round has been one of the most intensely debated NFL topics over the past 10 days. Carson Wentz isn’t questioning it. “I’m excited to add him to the team,” Wentz said Monday. “I know how important the...

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2017, file photo, Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Treyvon Hester (90) talks with teammates on the sideline during a preseason NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. The Green Bay Packers have signed defensive lineman Treyvon Hester, who is set to play for his fourth different NFL team in as many seasons. (AP Photo/Sarah Warnock, File)

Packers sign defensive lineman Treyvon Hester

May. 1, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed defensive lineman Treyvon Hester, who is set to play for his fourth NFL team in as many seasons. Hester, 27, played 15 games for the Washington Redskins last year. The 2017 seventh-round draft pick from Toledo spent his rookie year playing 14 games...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Pederson enters his fifth season with a Super Bowl victory, two NFC East crowns and three straight playoff appearances on his resume. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

NFC East has a new look but success may be slow to achieve

Apr. 30, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

The NFL’s worst division has plenty of new kids — and coaches — on the block. It still might not translate into much more success in 2020. After combining for only 24 wins last season, the NFC East got three new coaches: Mike McCarthy (Cowboys), Ron Rivera (Redskins) and Joe Judge (Giants). ...

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018, file photo, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (11) celebrates after a catch for a first down during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wis. The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired wide Goodwin from the San Francisco 49ers. The teams flipped sixth-round picks with Philadelphia getting No. 210 and San Francisco receiving No. 190 on Saturday, April 25, 2020.(AP Photo/Matt Ludtke, File)

Eagles emphasize speed, add Goodwin, draft fast receivers

Apr. 25, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

The Philadelphia Eagles added speed, speed and more speed. After selecting TCU wide receiver Jalen Reagor with the 21st overall pick in the NFL draft, the Eagles acquired wideout Marquise Goodwin from the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday and chose two other fast receivers. The Eagles picked Boise State’s...

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018, file photo, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (11) celebrates after a catch for a first down during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wis. The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired wide Goodwin from the San Francisco 49ers. The teams flipped sixth-round picks with Philadelphia getting No. 210 and San Francisco receiving No. 190 on Saturday, April 25, 2020.(AP Photo/Matt Ludtke, File)

Eagles acquire wide receiver Marquise Goodwin from 49ers

Apr. 25, 2020 4:42 PM EDT

The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired wide receiver Marquise Goodwin from the San Francisco 49ers. The teams flipped sixth-round picks with Philadelphia getting No. 210 and San Francisco receiving No. 190. Goodwin spent his first four seasons with Buffalo and past three in San Francisco. He has 140 receptions...