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2023 No. 7 pick Tyree Wilson gets 1st full offseason for the Raiders

May. 22, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Defensive end Tyree Wilson is at Raiders organized team activities this week doing something he couldn't do a year ago. Practice. A foot injury in his final season at Texas Tech forced Wilson, the No. 7 overall pick in the 2023 NFL draft, to...

Justin Fields is eager to start over in Pittsburgh, even as a backup behind Russell Wilson

May. 21, 2024 21:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Fields could sense his time in Chicago was up at his exit meeting in January. While Bears general manager Ryan Poles didn't outright tell Fields the organization was going to look for another quarterback after three uneven seasons with the talented but...

Vikings sign Robert Tonyan to add some depth at tight end while waiting for Hockenson's return

May. 16, 2024 14:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed Robert Tonyan as they added depth at tight end while T.J. Hockenson recovers from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Minnesota made room for Tonyan on the roster by waiving undrafted rookie free-agent linebacker Donovan Manuel on...

The NFL schedule-makers have the Chiefs playing on every day but Tuesday next season

May. 16, 2024 06:11 AM EDT

With their record-setting quarterback and pop-star dating tight end, the Kansas City Chiefs were the NFL's version of the Beatles last season. This season Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and the Chiefs will be as close to matching the Beatles' “Eight Days a Week” as any NFL team in...

Saints sign interior offensive lineman Lucas Patrick and defensive tackle Kendal Vickers

May. 13, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed offensive lineman Lucas Patrick and defensive tackle Kendal Vickers to one-year contracts. The roster moves were announced Monday by Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, who also said the club has waived nose tackle John...

Bears coach Matt Eberflus says No. 1 pick Caleb Williams will open season as No. 1 QB

May. 10, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Caleb Williams is the Chicago Bears' starting quarterback. Just in case there was a shred of doubt the No. 1 overall draft pick is the team's No. 1 QB, coach Matt Eberflus erased it on Friday. “No conversation. He’s the starter,” he said. ...

Simone Biles wants to turn her post-Olympic tour into a celebration. The guys are coming along too

May. 09, 2024 08:02 AM EDT

Simone Biles is bringing back her Gold Over America Tour this fall, with a twist. This time, the guys are invited too. The decision to include the men on the 30-city tour that starts in Southern California on Sept. 17 and ends in Detroit on Nov. 3 was intentional....

Bob Avellini, quarterback who teamed with Walter Payton to lead Bears to 1977 playoffs, dies at 70

May. 05, 2024 00:48 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Bob Avellini, the former Chicago quarterback who teamed with Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton to lead the Bears to the 1977 playoffs, died Saturday. He was 70. The Bears said Avellini died after a battle with cancer. Avellini and Payton had the...

Bears waive punter Trenton Gill after drafting Iowa's Tory Taylor

May. 01, 2024 18:04 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears waived punter Trenton Gill on Wednesday after drafting Iowa's Tory Taylor in the fourth round last week. The Bears ranked near the bottom of the NFL in punting last year, with Gill averaging 38 net yards per attempt in his second season. ...

Jason Kelce will join ESPN and be part of 'Monday Night Football' pregame show, AP source says

Apr. 29, 2024 15:31 PM EDT

Jason Kelce will join ESPN's “Monday Night Countdown” after retiring from the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this year, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity on Monday because it was not...