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Ex-NFL lineman Bennett, wife found dead in Minnesota

Aug. 23, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota are investigating the deaths of a former NFL lineman and his wife under what they call suspicious circumstances. The bodies of Barry Bennett, 63, and his wife Carol were found Wednesday after a friend went to their home in Long Prairie for a welfare...

Dolphins' Flores says he supports player protest movement

Aug. 23, 2019 9:18 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores says he supports the NFL player protest movement and receiver Kenny Stills' involvement, but wants him to play better. "Everything these guys protest, I've lived it, I've experienced it," said an impassioned Flores, who is the son of immigrants...

Panthers hoping Newton's injured left foot 'not too bad'

Aug. 23, 2019 7:38 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are hoping Cam Newton's left foot injury isn't too serious. "We're hoping it is not too bad," Panthers general manager Marty Hurney told the team's radio network after the game. "We'll find out more (on Friday). But I hope it's not too bad." The 2015 league MVP hobbled...

Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg

Aug. 23, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Billed as a chance to get Canadian football fans a close-up look at NFL superstars like Aaron Rodgers, Thursday night's exhibition between the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers sure gave them something they've never seen. Daniel Carson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8...

Rosen leads 99-yard TD drive in Dolphins' win over Jaguars

Aug. 23, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Josh Rosen played well enough to tighten the Miami Dolphins' quarterback competition. Rosen came off the bench late in the third quarter and engineered a 99-yard touchdown drive, helping the Dolphins to a 22-7 preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night....

Rookie Haskins leads Redskins past fumbling Falcons, 19-7

Aug. 23, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — If Case Keenum is still the leader in Washington's quarterback competition, rookie Dwayne Haskins at least gave coach Jay Gruden more to think about. Haskins led Washington to three second-half scoring drives, including two set up by Atlanta's lost fumbles while attempting to field punts,...

Brady passes, scrambles Patriots past Panthers 10-3

Aug. 23, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady did just enough in his first preseason action of his 20th NFL season to keep other teams guessing as they prepare to face the 42-year-old, six-time Super Bowl champion. Brady completed 8 of 12 passes for 75 yards in three offensive possessions, leaving after driving the...

Newton injures foot, Brady solid in Patriots' 10-3 win

Aug. 23, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This was not the return to the field that Cam Newton was hoping to make. The Carolina Panthers quarterback left Thursday night's 10-3 exhibition loss to the New England Patriots in the first quarter with a foot injury that left him grimacing on the sideline. The 2015 MVP was...

Trace McSorley impresses in Ravens' 26-15 win over Eagles

Aug. 22, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trace McSorley will be too valuable for special teams with performances like this. The rookie quarterback threw for 203 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a score, helping the Baltimore Ravens beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-15 Thursday night for their 16th straight preseason...

Patriots safety Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

Aug. 22, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession, according to court paperwork released Thursday. A Belknap County grand jury indicted the 32-year-old Chung on Aug. 8. Members of the Meredith, New Hampshire, police...