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FILE - In this Oct. 24 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Minneapolis. The Vikings have centered their offense around running back Dalvin Cook and praised him at every turn, but now the bill has come due. Cook is holding out of team activities until he has a new contract. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, FIle)

Vikings, Cook present NFL's latest RB contract standoff

Jun. 18, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dalvin Cook logged off last week from virtual team activities with the Minnesota Vikings, no longer willing to participate until he has secured a new contract. Cook's situation is the latest standoff of sorts between an NFL team and a star running back, with the possibility of several...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans running back Carlos Hyde carries the ball during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. Hyde has admired the Seattle Seahawks from afar for a while. So it made sense he would jump at the chance to sign with Seattle this offseason and build the depth in the Seahawks backfield. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Carlos Hyde knows role in Seattle could be as No. 2 option

Jun. 8, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When he was an opponent playing in the same division, Carlos Hyde admired the way the Seattle Seahawks operated from afar. Of course he would. He’s a running back and very few teams, if any, run the ball as much as the Seahawks. “It’s been a place that...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio speaks after an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Denver. Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio is apologizing for suggesting discrimination and racism aren’t problems in the NFL. “After reflecting on my comments yesterday and listening to the players this morning, I realize what I said regarding racism and discrimination in the NFL was wrong,” Fangio said in an apology posted on the team’s Twitter account Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, Fle)

Broncos coach apologizes after suggesting NFL free of racism

Jun. 3, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio is apologizing for suggesting discrimination and racism aren’t problems in the NFL. “After reflecting on my comments yesterday and listening to the players this morning, I realize what I said regarding racism and discrimination in the...

Seahawks add another RB option by signing Carlos Hyde

May. 28, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks added another option at running back by signing veteran Carlos Hyde to a one-year deal Thursday. Hyde is coming off the best season of his career after rushing for 1,070 yards and six touchdowns with Houston. It was his first 1,000-yard NFL campaign. ...