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Jets' Mims, Gore, Desir dealing with hamstring injuries

Aug. 14, 2020 1:56 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Denzel Mims might have to wait a little while before catching passes from Sam Darnold again. The rookie wide receiver was sidelined at practice Friday with a hamstring injury that could keep him out at least a few days. Mims, the team's second-round pick in April, was hurt...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson looks to pass during a practice drill at NFL football training camp, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

'Let Russ Cook?' Seahawks QB Wilson would be fine with that

Aug. 13, 2020 7:28 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The phrase has become popular among Seattle Seahawks fans on social media, almost to the point of becoming a rallying cry: “Let Russ Cook.” It’s in reference to letting Russell Wilson have more control and more opportunity to run the Seahawks offense the way he...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Stephen Jones, executive vice president and director of player personnel, walks on the field before the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Arlington, Texas. The cancellation of college football games will have a far more significant impact on the NFL beyond giving the league an opportunity to play Saturday games this fall. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

On Football: Evaluating college players is NFL's challenge

Aug. 13, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

The cancellation of college football games will have a far more significant impact on the NFL beyond giving the league an opportunity to play Saturday games this fall. Evaluating players for the draft will be among the biggest challenges. “I think until you understand exactly what the landscape is going...

Howard Mudd, former NFL player, standout coach, dies at 78

Aug. 12, 2020 8:37 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Howard Mudd, a former NFL All-Pro player and longtime offensive line coach, has died. He was 78. The Indianapolis Colts announced Mudd’s death Wednesday. No details of his death were provided by the team. Mudd had been in a motorcycle accident in the Seattle area recently. In a post...

Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams holds the football during a practice drill at NFL football training camp, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

Plenty of eyes on Jamal Adams as Seahawks get on field

Aug. 12, 2020 7:55 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — One of the first things Pete Carroll noticed when the Seattle Seahawks finally held their first training camp practice Wednesday was the lack of the noise that in the past has come from a hillside full of fans. Something else Carroll quickly noticed was how much he’s come to...

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020, file photo, Tennessee Titans' Dennis Kelly (71) celebrates his touchdown catch with quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) during the first half of the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. Titans players have been praising one of their own, offensive lineman Kelly, for his leadership during the pandemic. He is the team's player rep, and he takes the role seriously. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

A look at NFL training camps in a most unusual preseason

Aug. 8, 2020 1:16 PM EDT

Now that more NFL players have opted out of the 2020 season than did men in MLB, the NHL and NBA combined, what about coaches? People in their 60s, for example, are considered more susceptible to the coronavirus than the general public. Seattle's Pete Carroll is the NFL's oldest head coach — impossible to...

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin (49) and cornerback Shaquill Griffin (26) shake hands with fans after an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. The NFL is partnering with three non-profit, non-partisan organizations to get out the vote as the league leverages its “Inspire Change” initiative. The program will support and encourage voting and civic engagement efforts of current and former NFL players, club and league personnel and fans beginning Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, until Election Day in November. The Griffins are at the forefront of the movement among players. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

NFL partners with three organizations to get out the vote

Aug. 6, 2020 9:02 AM EDT

The NFL is partnering with three non-profit, non-partisan organizations to get out the vote as the league leverages its “Inspire Change” initiative. The program will support and encourage voting and civic engagement efforts of current and former NFL players, club and league personnel and fans...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, New York Jets strong safety Jamal Adams (33) plays during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md.  Adams got his wish. He wanted out of New York and away from the Jets. His new home is in Seattle and for what the Seahawks gave up, they need Adams to play like an All-Pro. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Carroll gets look at Adams on field as Seahawks move ahead

Aug. 3, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll finally had the chance to see new safety Jamal Adams on the field in a Seattle Seahawks uniform Monday. It was during the kind of workout Carroll would have conducted months ago in a normal NFL offseason, not less than six weeks before the scheduled season opener. ...

FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians speaks during an end of season NFL football news conference in Tampa, Fla. Arians didn’t give much thought to the prospect of opting out of trying to help Tom Brady win a Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The 67-year-old whose aggressive offensive philosophy is dubbed “no risk it, no biscuit” is one of the oldest head coaches in the NFL, as well as a cancer survivor who once retired because of health concerns. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Arians comfortable coaching Brady, Bucs during pandemic

Jul. 28, 2020 4:07 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bruce Arians didn’t give much thought to the prospect of opting out of trying to help Tom Brady win a Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 67-year-old whose aggressive offensive philosophy is dubbed “no risk it, no biscuit” is one of the oldest head coaches...

FILE- In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, New York Jets strong safety Jamal Adams (33) sacks Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the first half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. The Jets traded disgruntled star safety Adams to the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, July 25, 2020, splitting with a gifted player whose relationship with the franchise quickly deteriorated because of a contract dispute. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)

On Football: Adams trade shows NFL teams not holding back

Jul. 27, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

There's more to the Jamal Adams departure from the Jets and landing in Seattle than a player forcing his way out of a situation he didn't like. Sure, Adams and his representatives used a power play, conducting much of their business through the media when the All-Pro safety couldn't get the team to give him a...