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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) gets away from Cleveland Browns linebacker Mack Wilson (51) during the second half of an NFL football game in Glendale, Ariz. Coach Kliff Kingsbury and the Cardinals went 5-10-1 last year, but they're a popular pick to improve sharply this year. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Diabolical division: NFC West looks loaded for another year

Mar. 24, 2020 7:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFC West was a diabolically difficult division for most of the past decade, and it only seems to be getting tougher. The NFL's winningest division last season will be stacked again in the fall with four franchises determined to win now. Three teams that posted winning records in 2019...

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 file photo, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley II carries against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif.  The Los Angeles Rams have released running back Todd Gurley, their superstar running back with a massive contract and a troubling injury history. The Rams made the move Thursday, March 19, 2020 several minutes before roughly $10 million in the three-time Pro Bowl selection's contract became fully guaranteed. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Los Angeles Rams release running back Todd Gurley

Mar. 19, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have released Todd Gurley, their superstar running back with a massive contract and a troubling injury history. The Rams made the move Thursday, several minutes before $10.5 million in the three-time Pro Bowl selection's contract became fully guaranteed. The Rams...

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Chicago Bears outside linebacker Leonard Floyd plays against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago. A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed that the Los Angeles Rams agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $13 million for pass-rushing linebacker Floyd. He will be the nominal replacement for Dante Fowler, who joined an exodus of defensive starters from Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Rams add LB Leonard Floyd, keep Whitworth, Blythe on O-line

Mar. 18, 2020 9:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are keeping their offensive line intact while their entire defense undergoes major changes. The Rams agreed to re-sign starting offensive linemen Andrew Whitworth and Austin Blythe on Wednesday during the opening hours of the new league year. A person with knowledge...

The Latest: Giants giving season ticket holders pay options

Mar. 18, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. Teams can begin making agreements with free agents official as the league's business season begins Wednesday. All times EDT: ___ 8:40 p.m. The Giants sent, or are in the process of sending, a letter to their season ticket holders regarding payment for season tickets. There are two...

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay motions to his team beside defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, in Detroit. Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has been fired by the Los Angeles Rams after three winning seasons. Phillips announced Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, on Twitter that the Rams are not renewing his contract. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year

Feb. 24, 2020 2:21 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year. There will be more eyeballs on the league's annual gathering of top college talent but fewer assistant coaches watching those prospects run through drills that have been tailored by position and more accurately mimic what...

McVay mum on reasons for Rams' defensive coordinator change

Feb. 12, 2020 6:02 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Sean McVay still isn't saying why he fired defensive coordinator Wade Phillips after their third straight winning season with the Los Angeles Rams. McVay introduced new defensive coordinator Brandon Staley at the Rams' training complex Wednesday, nearly a month after Staley was...

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 file photo,Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. Now that we know Philip Rivers won't be leading the Chargers into SoFi Stadium in September, the muddied waters of NFL quarterbacking have been cleared a bit. Just a little bit. Not knowing where Rivers might be headed if anywhere in 2020 doesn't simplify things at all. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Analysis: Offseason Fix: Where are the free QBs headed?

Feb. 12, 2020 2:37 AM EST

Now that we know Philip Rivers won't be leading the Chargers into SoFi Stadium in September, the muddied waters of NFL quarterbacking have been cleared a bit. Just a little bit. Indeed, not knowing where Rivers might be headed, if anywhere, in 2020 doesn't simplify things at all. Nearly every one of the NFL's...

Rams announce hiring of 3 new coordinators on McVay's staff

Feb. 10, 2020 3:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have hired Denver outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley as their new defensive coordinator. The Rams also announced the hirings of offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell and special teams coordinator John Bonamego on Monday. The three key members of Sean McVay's...

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers a question during a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Column: Player safety a cost of an expanded season

Jan. 30, 2020 9:22 AM EST

Roger Goodell thinks the NFL is doing some great work in making the game safer for players. Believe that if you will, though the statistics don’t exactly bear the commissioner out. Concussions were up this year and a study by The Associated Press showed a staggering amount of games missed because of...