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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Browns NFL football head coach Kevin Stefanski answers a question during a news conference at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Cleveland's first-year coach has been holed up with his family and riding out the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, which has created numerous challenges as he prepares for an NFL season that still remains in question.(AP Photo/Phil Long, File)

Stuck in Minnesota, Browns coach adjusts to 'strange times'

Apr. 2, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Stefanski's title has changed. His address remains the same. Stuck in Minnesota with his family, the Cleveland Browns' first-year coach has been holed up and riding out the coronavirus pandemic, which has created challenges as he prepares for the NFL draft and a season that remains...

A locked gate is seen by the Etihad Stadium where Manchester City was due to play Burnley in an English Premier League soccer match Saturday March 14, 2020, after all English soccer games were cancelled due to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. For most people, the new COVID-19 coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause more severe illness.(AP Photo/Jon Super)

The Latest: Union player tests positive, first in MLS

Apr. 1, 2020 8:58 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: A player for the Philadelphia Union has tested positive for coronavirus. It is Major League Soccer’s first player case of the virus that has caused the suspension of the season. The Union did not identify the player. He...

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn (99) rushes against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game in Houston. The Cleveland Browns plan to sign veteran free agent Clayborn to a two-year, $6 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)

AP source: Browns signing free agent Clayborn to 2-year deal

Mar. 31, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns plan to sign veteran free agent defensive end Adrian Clayborn to a two-year, $6 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Clayborn, who spent last season with the Atlanta Falcons, has agreed to terms on a deal that...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, left, lines up against the Los Angeles Rams' defense during the first half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. The NFL's decision to expand the playoffs from 12 to 14 teams this season could have a major impact on the league based on how things have played out in the past.(AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

How paths might have changed under expanded NFL playoffs

Mar. 31, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

Lovie Smith's coaching tenure in Chicago might not have ended had the Bears made the playoffs his final three seasons instead of missing out by one spot his last two years. Playoff droughts in Cleveland and Tampa Bay wouldn't be nearly as long or painful had the Browns and Bucs sneaked their way into the...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Chris Hubbard (74) blocks in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Cleveland. Hubbard agreed to rework his contract after the team signed free agent Jack Conklin, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

AP Source: Browns tackle Hubbard restructures contract

Mar. 26, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns right tackle Chris Hubbard has agreed to rework his contract and take a substantial pay cut after the team signed free agent Jack Conklin, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday. Hubbard, who lost his starting job when Cleveland signed Conklin to a...

Cardinals agree to 1-year deals with DL Coley, RB Foster

Mar. 25, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms on one-year deals with defensive lineman Trevon Coley and running back D.J. Foster, the team said Wednesday. The 25-year-old Coley provides depth on the Cardinals' defensive line. He played in seven games with the Indianapolis Colts last season...

AP source: 49ers agree to 1-year deal with Travis Benjamin

Mar. 24, 2020 4:36 PM EDT

The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent receiver Travis Benjamin. A person familiar with the deal says the sides reached agreement on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been announced. NFL Network first reported the agreement. San Francisco...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum talks to quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski during an NFL walkthrough practice session at Syon House in Syon Park, south west London. Keenum's NFL  journey is reuniting him with a coach who brought out the best in the quarterback. Keenum officially signed his three-year, $18 million contract Tuesday, March 24, 2020, with the Cleveland Browns, who are bringing him in to help Baker Mayfield and give new coach Kevin Stefanski a security blanket in case things don't go as planned. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Backup plan: Browns sign veteran QB Keenum to help Mayfield

Mar. 24, 2020 12:36 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Case Keenum's NFL journey is reuniting him with a coach who brought out the best in the quarterback. Keenum officially signed his three-year, $18 million contract Tuesday with the Cleveland Browns, who are bringing him in to help mentor Baker Mayfield while also giving new coach Kevin...

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Arizona Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake (41) motions after his fourth touchdown of the game during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Glendale, Ariz. Drake's agency said Saturday, March 21, 2020, that he will sign his one-year, $8.5 million tender to stay with the Cardinals. The Cardinals placed the transition tag on Drake earlier this week. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Kenyan Drake staying with Cardinals on one-year deal

Mar. 21, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

Running back Kenyan Drake's agency says he will sign his one-year, $8.5 million tender to stay with the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals placed the transition tag on Drake earlier this week, which meant the player could negotiate a deal elsewhere but Arizona had the right to match the offer. Drake's agency,...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley runs a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Los Angeles. The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year deal with three-time Pro Bowl running back Todd Gurley, one day after he was cut by the Los Angeles Rams. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press about the agreement on Friday, March 20, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deal will not be official until Gurley passes a physical. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Brady, Gurley: From 2019 Super Bowl foes to same division

Mar. 21, 2020 1:03 AM EDT

For now, there are four Super Bowl quarterbacks in the NFC South, including a newcomer. Some guy named Brady. Tom Brady's monumental move from New England, where he won six NFL titles, to Tampa Bay has him joining New Orleans' Drew Brees, Atlanta's Matt Ryan, and Carolina's Cam Newton — who is on the way...