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Dolphins, LB Baker agree on 3-year, $39 million extension

Jun. 13, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins and linebacker Jerome Baker have agreed on a three-year, $39 million contract extension, agent Drew Rosenhaus said Sunday. The deal includes $28.4 million in guaranteed money, Rosenhaus said. Baker has played in...

Browns WR Landry says OBJ looks "amazing" after knee surgery

Jun. 12, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s knee looks fine for football. His softball swing needs work. The Browns wide receiver, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last season, took part Saturday in teammate Jarvis Landy's charity softball event, which drew 7,000...

Browns, Chiefs take budding rivalry onto softball field

Jun. 12, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A proud Clevelander, Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce showed love to his hometown by wearing an Indians jersey and cap. He wasn't taking any chances. “I’m at home, but it’s still enemy territory,” Kelce said....

NFL's rookie webinar gave players valuable advice

Jun. 11, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

One of the most-asked questions at the NFL’s rookie webinar last month was how to handle family and friends asking for money. The advice was simple: Just say no. “Sometimes you got to just get good at saying no,” said Duke Preston, a former...

Bucs PR staff wins pro football writers' Pete Rozelle Award

Jun. 11, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers public relations staff has won the Pete Rozelle Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for its work in a Super Bowl-winning season that included the free agent addition of quarterback Tom Brady. The staff of Nelson Luis, Michael...

'New York Saints' moniker catches on during Islanders run

Jun. 11, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

Seth Tierney got chills hearing Islanders fans at a jam-packed Nassau Coliseum chant, “New York Saints! New York Saints!” By then, Tierney had figured out it wasn't about the now-defunct indoor lacrosse team by the same name he played three seasons for. The NFL's New...

49ers sign OL Senio Kelemete to 1-year deal

Jun. 11, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive lineman Senio Kelemete to a one-year deal. The 49ers waived offensive lineman Justin Skule with an injury designation Friday to make room on the roster. Kelemete was...

Bears sign first-round pick Fields to 4-year deal

Jun. 11, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed first-round draft pick Justin Fields to a four-year contract on Friday. The Bears landed their quarterback of the future when they traded up nine spots with the New York Giants to take the Ohio State star with the No. 11 overall...

Jets versatile rookie WR Moore impressing with each catch

Jun. 11, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Elijah Moore has made catch after impressive catch this spring for the New York Jets, diverting some of the massive focus away from the guy throwing him the ball. That's no small feat, especially when Zach Wilson is being counted on as the new...

McVay in better mood, says he's better coach with Stafford

Jun. 10, 2021 22:53 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Sean McVay has finally given a bit of real insight into the reasons why the Los Angeles Rams traded Jared Goff for Matthew Stafford. Even if he apparently didn't mean to do it. A few hours before the Rams wrapped up their...