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Pick 6: Some old geezers to watch this season

Aug. 21, 2018 3:11 AM EDT

Anyone who pays attention to the NFL knows that Tom Brady is 41 as he heads into the season. He's hardly the only geezer, in football terms, still on the field or hoping to be when the season kicks off next month. Indeed, Brady isn't even close to the oldest guy suiting up these days. His former teammate in New...

Kris Richard brings fiery style, Seattle success to Cowboys

Aug. 21, 2018 2:40 AM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Kris Richard wears cleats to practice just in case the new secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys decides to jump in on a play, which he did in training camp. The former defensive coordinator for the Legion of Boom in Seattle was the highest-ranking hire in an overhaul of Jason...

Ravens crash Luck's homecoming with 20-19 preseason win

Aug. 21, 2018 12:31 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens spoiled Andrew Luck's Indianapolis homecoming. They picked him off before allowing a completion, and Terrell Suggs nearly chopped the ball out of Luck's hands on a sack. The Ravens then secured a 20-19 preseason win over the Colts by stopping a late 2-point...

Today in History

Aug. 21, 2018 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2018. There are 132 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 21, 1831, Nat Turner launched a violent slave rebellion in Virginia resulting in the deaths of at least 55 whites. (Turner was later executed.) On this date: In 1609,...

Rams right tackle Havenstein agrees to extension through '22

Aug. 20, 2018 9:58 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams continue to finalize contract extensions for players other than standout defensive tackle Aaron Donald, as right tackle Rob Havenstein on Monday agreed to terms of a four-year deal through the 2022 season worth $32.5 million. Coach Sean McVay said...

Depth chart thinning at running back for Packers

Aug. 20, 2018 8:53 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Injuries and unexpected developments have left the Green Bay Packers thin at running back with just two camp practices and two games left in the preseason. Only Ty Montgomery, who has overcome injury issues in the past, and little-known halfback Joel Bouagnon have made it through...

Bills announce rookie QB Allen to start against Bengals

Aug. 20, 2018 8:22 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Josh Allen moved one step closer to becoming the Buffalo Bills' starter. Coach Sean McDermott is providing the strong-armed, first-round draft pick his opportunity to win the job by naming him the starter in Buffalo's preseason game against the Cincinnati...

Peterson signs, Kelley is still Redskins' top running back

Aug. 20, 2018 8:00 PM EDT

A slimmed-down Rob Kelley is likely to remain Washington's top running back even though Adrian Peterson is joining the Redskins. Amid four injuries in their backfield, the Redskins signed the 33-year-old four-time All-Pro running back on Monday. But Kelley, the former "Fat Rob" who lost weight and added speed to...

Jets' Bates on Darnold: 'He's owned the playbook'

Aug. 20, 2018 7:46 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jeremy Bates already knew Sam Darnold was pretty special from working with the No. 3 overall draft pick in the offseason. Still, the New York Jets offensive coordinator wasn't quite sure what to expect from the young quarterback on his first day of training camp. After all,...

Raiders happy to have receiver Jordy Nelson on their side

Aug. 20, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After spending his first 10 NFL seasons in Green Bay with the same quarterback and head coach, Jordy Nelson acknowledged it took a little time to adjust to his new environment with the Oakland Raiders. Nelson got over that fairly quickly and has done his best to fit in and adjust...