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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Green Bay Packers' Kyler Fackrell sacks Buffalo Bills' Josh Allen during the second half of an NFL football game in Green Bay, Wis. The New York Giants are giving free agent linebacker Kyler Fackrell a chance to show that 2019 wasn't as bad as the numbers made it look. It's a one-year shot for Fackrell to prove his 10-1/2 sack season in 2018 with the Packers wasn't a fluke. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer, File)

Giants LB Fackrell looking to show 2019 stats weren't him

Apr. 2, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

The New York Giants are giving free-agent linebacker Kyler Fackrell a chance to show that his 2019 season wasn't as bad as the numbers suggest. It's a one-year shot for Fackrell to prove his 10 1/2 sack season in 2018 with the Green Bay Packers wasn't a fluke. It will cost the Giants, too. General manager Dave...

FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess (17) runs a drill during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind. The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Devin Funchess as he tries to bounce back from an injury-shortened 2019 season. Funchess played for the Indianapolis Colts last year but went on injured reserve after breaking his collarbone in a season-opening 30-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Packers sign former Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess

Apr. 2, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Devin Funchess as he tries to bounce back from an injury-shortened 2019 season. Funchess played for the Indianapolis Colts last year but went on injured reserve after breaking his collarbone in a season-opening 30-24 overtime loss to...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2014, file photo, football fans cheer during the first half of an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore. At a time when America is trying to cope with the financial fallout created by the deadly coronavirus, the renewal of NFL season tickets is not exactly a high priority in the midst of soaring unemployment, business closures and a volatile stock market. Most teams understand this, and have acted accordingly. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Most NFL teams extend ticket payment deadlines due to virus

Mar. 31, 2020 1:08 PM EDT

At a time when America is trying to cope with the financial fallout created by the deadly coronavirus, the renewal of NFL season tickets is not exactly a high priority. Not in the midst of soaring unemployment, business closures and a volatile stock market. Most teams understand this, and have acted accordingly....

Packers keeping running back/kick returner Tyler Ervin

Mar. 30, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are keeping running back/return specialist Tyler Ervin. Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst announced Monday that the team has re-signed Ervin, who played in four regular-season games and two playoff contests for Green Bay last season. The Packers claimed...

Giants LB Blake Martinez experienced in remote learning

Mar. 30, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

Recently signed New York Giants inside linebacker Blake Martinez got a taste of learning remotely during his days at Stanford. It's going to be put to good use with his new team. Like many of us, Martinez is staying close to home as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the globe without discrimination....

File-This Jan. 19, 2020, file photo shows Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison (81) catching a pass in front of San Francisco 49ers defensive back K'Waun Williams (24) during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game  in Santa Clara, Calif.  The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with Allison. The 26-year-old Allison comes to Detroit from division rival Green Bay.(AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Lions reach deal with WR Geronimo Allison

Mar. 29, 2020 1:49 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions agreed to terms with wide receiver Geronimo Allison. The Lions announced the move Sunday. The 26-year-old Allison comes to Detroit from division rival Green Bay. He caught 34 passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns last season. Allison played the past four seasons...

FILE - In this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) talks with guard Donovan Mitchell, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Both players have tested positive for the coronavirus.  Gobert's test result forced the NBA to suspend the season. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

The Latest: AP source: Salary reductions for top NBA execs

Mar. 26, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said. The reductions affect the roughly 100 highest-earning executives, as the NBA joins the NHL...

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Tennessee Titans' Tajae Sharpe (19) makes a touchdown catch against Indianapolis Colts' Kenny Moore during the second half of an NFL football gam, in Indianapolis. After the departure of Stefon Diggs, the Vikings have turned to Sharpe to fill a startling void at wide receiver. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Staying Sharpe: New Vikings receiver follows Diggs departure

Mar. 26, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — To fill a glaring hole at wide receiver opened by the departure of Stefon Diggs, the Minnesota Vikings have turned first to Tajaé Sharpe. Whenever NFL teams are able to gather for practice, Sharpe should at least have a head start on offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak's playbook. ...

Packers holding on to veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis

Mar. 24, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are keeping veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis as he gets ready for his 15th NFL season. Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst announced Tuesday that they’ve signed Lewis, who is back for a third year in Green Bay. The 35-year-old Lewis caught 15 passes...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles walks along the bench area as he looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, in Jacksonville, Fla. A person familiar with the trade says the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to send quarterback Nick Foles to the Chicago Bears for a compensatory fourth-round draft pick. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because trades don't become official until the league year begins later Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

The Latest: Cowboys reunite Ha Ha Clinton-Dix with McCarthy

Mar. 20, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. The NFL's spending in free agency continues Thursday. All times EDT: ___ 2:05 a.m. The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a deal with safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, adding a familiar name for new coach Mike McCarthy. Clinton-Dix’s representatives, SportsTrust Advisors, announced the...