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Titans will cap stadium practice with concert, fireworks

Jul. 15, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are throwing a bit of a party after their only practice at Nissan Stadium during training camp. The Titans announced Monday that fans are invited to join what the team is calling a kickoff party Aug. 3 after wrapping up a two-hour, padded practice. Country...

Falcons agree to 4-year extension with Grady Jarrett

Jul. 15, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with defensive tackle Grady Jarrett on a four-year extension before the NFL deadline for franchise-tagged players. The Falcons had until 4 p.m. ET Monday to finalize a multi-year deal with Jarrett, and general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a...

49ers sign K Robbie Gould to 4-year contract

Jul. 15, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kicker Robbie Gould signed a four-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday instead of playing this season on the franchise tag. The 49ers had placed the tag on Gould in February for a price tag of about $5 million and faced a Monday deadline to sign him to a long-term...

Raiders sign free agent G Jonathan Cooper

Jul. 15, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent guard Jonathan Cooper. The team made the move Monday to add a veteran guard after news last week that projected starter Richie Incognito will be suspended for the first two games of the season for violating the league's personal conduct...

Giants suspend S Kam Moore after domestic violence charges

Jul. 15, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants suspended safety Kam Moore on Monday amid charges he punched a woman, stepped on her neck and rendered her unconscious. The alleged incident took place Thursday. Moore appeared in state Superior Court in Union County on Monday to face charges of third-degree...

Big 12 is a 10: Bowlsby says no talk of expanding league

Jul. 15, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bob Bowlsby sat on the podium at midfield of the massive NFL stadium where the Big 12 plays its championship game, talking about the successes of the smallest Power Five conference before getting a familiar question about the possibility of expansion. The commissioner said there is...

Redskins QB Alex Smith sheds leg brace 8 months after injury

Jul. 15, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith has finally shed the massive brace on his right leg eight months after breaking his tibia and fibula in gruesome fashion. Smith's wife, Elizabeth, posted a photo Monday of him holding the ring external fixator in his hand. The team's Twitter...

Bengals guard Clint Boling retires after 8 seasons

Jul. 15, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals left guard Clint Boling retired Monday after eight seasons in the NFL, citing medical concerns. The club posted that he has been dealing with a blood clot. Boling was the Bengals' most dependable offensive lineman, playing every snap last season. He started all 16 games five times...

The Latest: Miles says RB Pooka Williams reinstated to team

Jul. 15, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The latest from the first day of Big 12 football media days Monday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. New Kansas coach Les Miles says top running back Pooka Williams has been reinstated to the team, seven months after he was arrested and charged with domestic battery...

Linebacker Morgan retires after 9 NFL seasons with Titans

Jul. 15, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee defensive lineman Derrick Morgan says he's retiring after playing nine NFL seasons for five head coaches. Morgan announced his decision Monday on social media and with a post on The Players' Tribune website. He wrote that he had a strong indication 2018 would be his final...