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Staying sharp: Sack artist Donald fueled by Super Bowl loss

May. 24, 2019 2:34 AM EDT

To stay a cut above the competition, Aaron Donald once again trained this offseason by dodging knives. Fake blades, of course. But the results from the reaction exercises have certainly been real. The two-time reigning AP defensive player of the year for the Los Angeles Rams is always searching for out-of-the-box...

Rams center Allen ready for "full-time gig" as starter

May. 20, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams center Brian Allen started to build a rapport with quarterback Jared Goff last season as a rookie when starter John Sullivan would be held out of practice early in the week to rest and recuperate. Allen was again snapping the ball to Goff during the first day...

Eagles' Chris Long announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons

May. 19, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Long posted his decision on Twitter , with a tweet that included a...

LA Rams re-sign linebacker Bryce Hager to 1-year deal

May. 6, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have re-signed linebacker Bryce Hager to a one-year deal. The NFC champions announced the deal Monday. Hager has contributed steadily on special teams since he joined the Rams as a seventh-round draft pick in 2015. He has played in every game over the past...

Eagles sign Zach Brown, claim Blake Countess on waivers

May. 3, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles signed linebacker Zach Brown to a one-year contract and claimed safety Blake Countess off waivers on Friday. Brown started 25 games for the Redskins the past two seasons. Countess has started four games in three seasons with the Rams. Brown spent his first four...

Rams grab nose tackle, Last Chance U grad on 3rd draft day

Apr. 27, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams used their first pick Saturday to grab a potential starter up front on their defense, and they used their last pick on a guy from Last Chance U. The NFC champions made their sixth trade of the draft in the morning, moving up for defensive tackle Greg Gaines...

Patriots find QB prospect among 5 third-day draft picks

Apr. 27, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have found the next possible successor to Tom Brady in quarterback Jarrett Stidham of Auburn. Stidham, a two-year starter at Auburn after starting his collegiate career at Baylor, was selected Saturday in the fourth round with the 133rd overall pick. The...

Tradin' Rams pick Gurley backup, bolster defense after deals

Apr. 27, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams traded back three times and moved up twice in the first two days of the NFL draft. The NFC champions came out of all their machinations with a promising safety, a hometown cornerback and a ball carrier to provide a change of pace from Todd Gurley. The Rams...

Patriots grab CB, edge rusher, make multiple trades on Day 2

Apr. 26, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots took their first step in upgrading their aging secondary and picked up a versatile edge rusher on a busy Day 2 of the NFL draft on Friday night. New England chose former Vanderbilt cornerback Joejuan Williams in the second round with the No. 45 overall pick. After a...

LA Rams trade out of 1st round, grab 2 picks from Atlanta

Apr. 26, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams still haven't made a first-round draft pick in the Sean McVay era. The NFC champions traded the 31st overall pick to Atlanta on Thursday night, picking up the 45th and 79th overall selections while also sending the 203rd overall pick to the Falcons. The...