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No decision yet as close call looms on Dolphins starting QB

Aug. 19, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Choosing the Miami Dolphins' quarterback has become a close call, mostly because both candidates have been only so-so, and coach Brian Flores isn't ready to announce his decision. He is not sure he'll be ready before the final exhibition game, either. Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to...

NFL's Trust gives players Plan B when careers end (suddenly)

Aug. 19, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

Devin Fuller got his first taste of the NFL's business side during his rookie minicamp. One of the receiver's would-be teammates had a bad practice. Not much later, that player got pulled out of a meeting. Not much after that, the player was no longer Fuller's teammate. "I was like, 'Wow, so it's like that?'"...

Benson driving at 'high rate' of speed before fatal crash

Aug. 19, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police said Monday they are still investigating the weekend motorcycle crash that killed former Texas Longhorns running back and NFL player Cedric Benson and a woman passenger. According to police, witnesses said Benson was driving his BMW motorcycle at a high rate of speed through a...

AP Source: Brown takes part in meetings with Raiders

Aug. 19, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Star receiver Antonio Brown returned to training camp with the Oakland Raiders on Monday, a day after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be "all in or all out." Brown took part in meetings in Napa before the team broke camp, a person familiar with the...

Patriots place Gordon on non-football injury list

Aug. 19, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have placed receiver Josh Gordon on the non-football injury list while he gets back into shape following his suspension. The move comes after the NFL conditionally lifted the suspension, saying Gordon could participate in team meetings, conditioning and...

Titans kicker Ryan Succop, TE Jonnu Smith off PUP list

Aug. 19, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are getting kicker Ryan Succop and tight end Jonnu Smith are both back on the field and off the physically unable to perform list after each passed physicals. The Titans announced the roster changes Monday. Succop had been recovering from an unspecified injury...

No surprise here: Fields named Ohio State's starting QB

Aug. 19, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day says Georgia transfer Justin Fields will be the starting quarterback when the No. 5 Buckeyes open the season Aug. 31 against Florida Atlantic. Day's announcement Monday put a rubber stamp on what most figured was a foregone conclusion. As Ohio State's newly...

Dolphins RB Walton gets probation for weapons charge

Aug. 19, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins running back Mark Walton has been sentenced to six months' probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor weapons charge. Court records show Walton entered the plea Monday. In addition to probation, Walton must take anger management and driving courses and must give up his...

Bills reach injury settlement and release E.J. Gaines

Aug. 19, 2019 11:23 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have reached an injury settlement and released cornerback E.J. Gaines. The move was listed among the NFL's transactions made Sunday and comes two weeks after the fifth-year player suffered a core muscle injury during training camp. Gaines was competing for a...

Seahawks rookie WR Metcalf to have minor knee surgery

Aug. 19, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seattle Seahawks wide receiver D.K. Metcalf will have minor knee surgery in an early setback for an offense counting on the second-round draft pick. Metcalf was held out of Sunday's preseason game at Minnesota, and coach Pete Carroll said the rookie from Mississippi probably would have a...