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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2020, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass during an NFL football training camp practice in Tampa, Fla. In the first matchup of 40-plus quarterbacks in NFL annals, during one of the most anticipated openers the league has seen _ though it won't be seen by fans at Raymond James Stadium due to the coronavirus pandemic _  Brady makes his Buccaneers debut against that youngster Drew Brees and the Saints. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Life at 40-plus: Brady vs Brees is tastiest of NFL matchups

Sep. 12, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

Life at 40. Well, 41 and 43. How sweet it can be. In the first matchup of 40-plus quarterbacks in NFL annals, during one of the most anticipated openers the league has seen — though it won't be seen by fans at the Superdome because of the coronavirus pandemic — Tom Brady makes his Buccaneers debut...

Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams (33) stands on the field with teammates during NFL football training camp, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Diggs, Adams a formidable duo at back of Seahawks defense

Sep. 10, 2020 7:50 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When he first got word the trade was going down and he was on the move, Jamal Adams grabbed his phone and reached out to one of his closest friends. It happened to be Quandre Diggs, the guy Adams will line up next to Sunday when he makes his Seattle Seahawks debut in the opener...

Ravens hope Jackson and upgraded D lead to Super Bowl run

Sep. 8, 2020 2:58 PM EDT

BALTIMORE RAVENS (14-3) New faces: : DE Calais Campbell, DE Derek Wolfe, G D.J. Fluker, LB Patrick Queen, RB J.K. Dobbins, WR Devin Duvernay, LB Malik Harrison. Key losses: G Marshal Yanda, DT Michael Pierce, TE Hayden Hurst, RT James Hurst, LB Patrick Onawuasor, LB Josh Bynes, DE Chris Wormley, WR Seth Roberts,...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) runs against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of an NFL football game in Atlanta. Freeman is still unsigned as Week 1 of the NFL season begins. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Freeman, Miller, Thomas among big NFL names still unsigned

Sep. 7, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Roster cuts were made and practice squads filled out around the NFL during what's always a busy weekend on the league's waiver wire. Several familiar names and players on roster bubbles took turns on the unemployment line — with some finding new jobs. As teams now turn their focus to...

Mike Williams status for Chargers' opener in doubt

Aug. 25, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — It wouldn't be a Los Angeles Chargers training camp without an injury to a top player. This time, wide receiver Mike Williams is hurt. Coach Anthony Lynn didn't put a timetable on when Williams would be able to return and tried not to speculate on his status going into the...

Cleveland Browns safety Grant Delpit runs through a drill during practice at the NFL football team's training facility Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Banged-up Browns lose rookie safety Grant Delpit for season

Aug. 25, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Grant Delpit's 2020 season ended with the Browns before it began. And Cleveland's first training camp under new coach Kevin Stefanski is turning more black and blue by the day. Delpit, a rookie safety from LSU, ruptured his right Achilles tendon while going through individual drills on...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Baltimore Ravens free safety Earl Thomas waits for a play during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Baltimore. The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of the seven-time Pro Bowl safety, who got involved in a fight with a teammate Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, and did not attend practice Saturday, Aug. 22. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Ravens terminate contract of S Earl Thomas after fight

Aug. 23, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of seven-time Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas, who got involved in a fight with a teammate Friday and did not attend practice Saturday. According to a statement released Sunday by the team, Thomas was released “for personal conduct that adversely affected the...

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Tre Flowers, left, is trailed by cornerback Shaquill Griffin Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, as they take part in a practice during an NFL football training camp in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Griffin one of the anchors in Seahawks' remodeled secondary

Aug. 16, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When Shaquill Griffin arrived in Seattle, he was supposed to be part of the new era in an effort by the Seahawks to build the next generation of their standout secondary. Now entering his fourth season, Griffin is the only piece of that group from 2017 that’s a starter. But...

FILE - In this Friday, July 17, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Don Martindale directs players during an NFL football training camp practice in Owings Mills, Md. Martindale was quite pleased with a virtual minicamp that enabled his unit to get a grasp on the playbook this spring without actually getting on the field. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Ravens' Martindale can't wait to unleash big, fast defense

Aug. 12, 2020 3:44 PM EDT

Ravens defensive coordinator Don Martindale was quite pleased with a virtual minicamp that enabled his unit to get a grasp on the playbook this spring without actually getting on the field. After the final session was completed, Martindale quipped: “When we get to training camp, we’ll find out who...

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo, Seattle Seahawks strong safety Bradley McDougald (30) jogs on the field during warmups before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Seattle. The Seahawks recently traded him, along with a 2021 first-round draft pick, a 2022 first-rounder and a 2021 third-rounder to the New York Jets for safety Jamal Adams and a 2022 fourth-rounder. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)

McDougald looks to earn respect with Jets, not replace Adams

Jul. 31, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bradley McDougald was enjoying a meal while out with his family last Saturday when his phone rang. He looked down, and it was Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider. The veteran safety suddenly got nervous. “I thought I was in trouble,” he said with a smile during a...