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Former New York Jets coach Walt Michaels dies at 89

Jul. 11, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Walt Michaels, the former New York Jets coach who retired following the 1982 season after leading the team to the AFC title game, has died. He was 89. The Jets said Thursday that Michaels died Wednesday. The team did not immediately provide a cause or location. The New York Times said...

Browns speak with suspended RB Hunt after argument near bar

Jul. 1, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns spoke to suspended running back Kareem Hunt after he was involved in an incident outside a downtown bar. The 23-year-old Hunt, who will serve an eight-game NFL ban this season for off-field physical altercations, got into an argument with a friend late Saturday night.

After piggybacking on baseball, NFL stood tall in expansion

Jun. 19, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

George Halas wanted an NFL team in Dallas, and in 1960 the influential founder of the Chicago Bears helped Clint Murchison get one. Less than 10 years later, a league that for decades piggybacked geographically on baseball went from 16 to 26 franchises in a merger with the rival American Football League, making...

Jets claim Meander from Raiders in new GM's 1st acquisition

Jun. 12, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have claimed cornerback Montrel Meander off waivers from the Oakland Raiders. The move Wednesday marked the first player acquisition by new Jets general manager Joe Douglas. He said during his introductory news conference Tuesday that he would be actively seeking...

NFL At 100: Evolution of uniforms, from bees to Color Rush

Jun. 7, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tex Schramm often called Gil Brandt into his office to look at the fabric swatches draped all over his furniture, wanting another opinion on the right jersey and pants combination for the Dallas Cowboys. He sure hit on a winning combination. Decades later, Cowboys' jerseys remain...

Browns rookie Williams eager to learn from Beckham

Jun. 6, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns rookie Greedy Williams is eager to become an elite cornerback. He believes new teammate Odell Beckham Jr. will help him expedite the process. "Just going up against him in practice is going to boost my game 10 times better and show me what I need to work on against great receivers...

Cardinals claim Harrison off waivers from Browns

Jun. 6, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have claimed offensive lineman Desmond Harrison off waivers from the Cleveland Browns and released offensive lineman Andrew Lauderdale. The team announced the moves Thursday. The 6-foot-6, 305-pound Harrison started all eight games he appeared in at left tackle as...

Beckham relishing new start, 'giddy' about Browns' potential

Jun. 5, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Once Odell Beckham Jr. found his way back to Ohio, it didn't take him long to notice a change. "I feel something in the air," he said. "Something special that Cleveland hasn't had for a while." Beckham has breathed new life into the Browns. The superstar wide receiver held court for...

Browns release left tackle Harrison, started 8 games in '18

Jun. 5, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns released left tackle Desmond Harrison, who started eight games as a rookie last season. Harrison was let go Wednesday, a day after coach Freddie Kitchens said the 25-year-old "missed a flight or something" and wasn't at mandatory minicamp. Harrison was signed as an undrafted...

All eyes on OBJ as Beckham finally practices with Browns

Jun. 4, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Wearing a tinted facemask visor, bright orange socks, white gloves and his familiar No. 13, Odell Beckham Jr. was easy to spot on the field. At least he was out there. The Browns finally got another look at what they traded for. After skipping all but one of Cleveland's voluntary...