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Panthers' Chinn eyes 'freedom' at safety after move from LB

Aug. 02, 2021 23:21 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — It's rare when an NFL team switches a player's position after a successful rookie season. The Carolina Panthers are doing it anyway with Jeremy Chinn. Chinn is moving to safety after finishing runner-up to Washington's Chase...

Rams' Stafford stops passing after hitting thumb on helmet

Aug. 02, 2021 22:41 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford stopped passing after hitting the thumb of his throwing hand on the helmet of a defensive player near the end of Monday's practice. Coach Sean McVay is hopeful it is nothing serious. Stafford was looked...

With Cousins out for COVID protocol, QB shortage irks Zimmer

Aug. 02, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer has expressed confidence in the strength of his team's chemistry to supersede any potential tension between players vaccinated for COVID-19 and holdouts who've so far preferred to remain unvaccinated. ...

Gerald Everett relishes chance for major role with Seahawks

Aug. 02, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Gerald Everett slid into the corner of the end zone, making a difficult catch while being draped by a defender. When he stood up, the entire Seattle Seahawks offense was on its way over to celebrate. Yes, it was just the opening days of training...

Cardinals re-sign veteran DL Corey Peters to 1-year deal

Aug. 02, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have brought back veteran defensive lineman Corey Peters on a one-year deal, the team announced Monday. A three-time captain for the Cardinals, Peters has been an anchor in the middle of the team's defensive line for the past...

Chiefs TE Kelce returns to practice after back, hip soreness

Aug. 02, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce returned to practice Monday after missing some time with tightness in his back and hips, and safety Armani Watts was back on the field after he'd been placed on the PUP list with a foot injury. Offensive lineman Mike...

Manning tamed doubts, injuries to secure Hall of Fame status

Aug. 02, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning was coming off a series of neck operations in between the storied chapters of his Hall of Fame career in 2012 when former college teammate and then-Colorado Rockies slugger Todd Helton invited him to a private workout at Coors Field. The two...

Jets' Morgan Moses rejuvenated after parting with Washington

Aug. 02, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Morgan Moses never really expected to be with the New York Jets right now. The big offensive tackle figured he'd still be in Washington, helping anchor the line as a durable presence for seven seasons as a fan favorite. ...

Saints, Lattimore, working through uncertainty at cornerback

Aug. 02, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Marshon Lattimore is preparing to take on greater responsibility for, and leadership of, the New Orleans Saints secondary — even as he awaits word on whether the NFL will suspend him for an offseason arrest. The uncertain playing status for the...

Running mates: Chubb, Browns sign 3-year extension

Aug. 02, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Nick Chubb may celebrate his huge contract extension by running extra sprints or lifting more weights. “That's who I am,” the running back said. And it's why the Browns love him. Chubb signed a three-year,...