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Ex-Atlanta Falcons player gets prison for molesting girl, 12

Sep. 18, 2019 5:18 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A former Atlanta Falcons player has been sentenced to at least 12 years in prison for molesting a 12-year-old girl. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports 23-year-old Justin Kenyuno Crawford pleaded guilty Tuesday to child molestation and sodomy as part of deal that dropped other...

Chargers sign TE Kendricks, DE Peace, place Phillips on IR

Sep. 17, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have signed tight end Lance Kendricks and defensive end Chris Peace. Kendricks' addition Tuesday gives the Chargers a receiving tight end to take the place of Hunter Henry, who is out for an extended period after suffering a knee injury in the Sept. 8...

Jets' Darnold hopes to return to field in Week 5 vs. Eagles

Sep. 17, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold hopes to be back on the field sooner than many expected. The New York Jets quarterback said Tuesday during his weekly spot on "The Michael Kay Show" on 98.7 ESPN New York that he's feeling much better while recovering from mononucleosis and is aiming to return in Week 5 against...

Michigan OG Ben Bredeson headed home to play Wisconsin

Sep. 17, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ben Bredeson had a chance to cash in on his potential this year in the NFL. The All America offensive guard, though, chose to stay at Michigan for his senior season and to take out an insurance policy, providing some financial protection if an injury hurts his stock in the draft....

Mariota: Trying to be aggressive part of issue for Titans

Sep. 17, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota has looked at the tape, and the Tennessee Titans quarterback is ready to move on. Up next is a quick turnaround with the Titans visiting Jacksonville on Thursday night, and a chance for Mariota and Tennessee to fix some of what went wrong in a 19-17 loss to...

Texans release punter Trevor Daniel, sign Bryan Anger

Sep. 17, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have released punter Trevor Daniel after he ranked 25th in the NFL in yards per punt through two games and signed free agent Bryan Anger. Daniel, who played all 16 games for Houston as a rookie last season, had averaged 43.5 yards a punt this season. Houston signed Anger...

Lions cut Anderson, Johnson after adding Perkins, Driskel

Sep. 17, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released running back C.J. Anderson, quickly cutting ties with a player who helped the Los Angeles Rams reach the Super Bowl. Detroit made the relatively surprising move Tuesday night after adding running back Paul Perkins off waivers from the New York...

Patriots place tackle Isaiah Wynn on injured reserve

Sep. 17, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have placed left tackle Isaiah Wynn on injured reserve, marking the latest blow to an already injury-riddled offensive line. Wynn suffered a foot injury in the first quarter of New England's 43-0 win at Miami on Sunday and did not return to the game. The Patriots...

Ramsey wants out, doesn't want to be distraction for Jaguars

Sep. 17, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey arrived for the season in the back of an armored truck , sending a clear message to the Jacksonville Jaguars about his worth. It would be fitting if he departed in a dump truck, assuming the Jaguars (0-2) unload their disgruntled defender. Without saying why or...

Patriots are nearly unanimous No. 1 in AP Pro32 poll

Sep. 17, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots are one of nine 2-0 teams in the NFL. Sunday looks like a favorable matchup, too. The Patriots have maintained their dominating position at the top of the AP Pro32 poll by rolling over their first two opponents by a combined 76-3. Next up is the winless New York...