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Chiefs running back job surprisingly up for grabs in camp

Aug. 08, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Isiah Pacheco were chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs on opposite ends of the draft spectrum, one of them a first-round pick with the accompanying expectations and the other a seventh-round longshot. Midway through training camp, they...

Chargers rookie Zion Johnson builds his game with calmness

Aug. 06, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers rookie Zion Johnson carries himself with an aura of calmness, a trait not necessarily associated with offensive linemen. That mentality has been evident during training camp. Johnson's continual progress has bolstered the first-round...

Tony Boselli becomes 1st Jaguars player in Hall of Fame

Aug. 06, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Tony Boselli looked out at all the teal-colored jerseys in the crowd and screamed: “Duuuuval!” Finally, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Boselli, the first pick in Jaguars history, was among eight...

Chiefs' Frank Clark arrives at camp with new outlook on life

Aug. 06, 2022 02:42 AM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Frank Clark arrived at training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs last month noticeably trimmer, and with that menacing scowl that somehow seemed so befitting of a menacing defensive end replaced by a joyful smile. His attitude? That was better, too. ...

JC Jackson quickly fitting into new-look Chargers defense

Aug. 05, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Less than two weeks into training camp, J.C. Jackson is proving to be a quick study of the Los Angeles Chargers defense. The 26-year-old cornerback, one of the top defensive signings in the league during the offseason, has been making life difficult for...

Raiders give McDaniels happy homecoming, beat Jaguars 27-11

Aug. 05, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders gave coach Josh McDaniels a successful homecoming in his debut on their sideline. Josh Jacobs, rookie Zamir White and Austin Walter ran well on a rain-soaked field and the Raiders routed Jacksonville 27-11 in the Hall of Fame game Thursday...

NFL's preseason Hall of Fame game delayed due to weather

Aug. 04, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The start of the Hall of Fame game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday night was delayed due to severe weather in the area. Fans were told to seek shelter when storms moved through the area ahead of the start of the NFL...

Broncos sign WR Shepherd to fill Patrick's roster spot

Aug. 04, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Darrius Shepherd made a quick first impression Thursday at training camp, hauling in a 60-yard touchdown pass on his first catch with the Denver Broncos. “It's not a bad start," said Shepherd, who raced past two defenders to haul in backup QB Josh...

2-time Pro Bowl DE Carlos Dunlap makes debut with Chiefs

Aug. 04, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap went through his first training camp practice with the Chiefs on Thursday, then the two-time Pro Bowl defensive end made it perfectly clear both why he signed with Kansas City and his goals for this season. The why: The Chiefs are giving the...

Cliff Branch's speed led to Hall of Fame after long wait

Aug. 04, 2022 02:59 AM EDT

Cliff Branch was the epitome of what Al Davis coveted in a receiver during his decades running the Raiders. Branch arrived in Oakland with the game-breaking speed needed to fuel the Raiders' vertical offense and as soon as he learned to harness that speed and develop reliable hands,...