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AP source: Jets' Osemele cleared to play; he wants surgery

Oct. 18, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kelechi Osemele and the New York Jets are locked up in a surgery standoff. The left guard says he needs a season-ending operation on his shoulder and is waiting for the team to authorize the procedure. The team, however, wants him on the field. Osemele said Friday the team doctor...

Rams OL Edwards set to start after changing positions

Oct. 18, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Time is moving much faster for Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman David Edwards. Edwards has been learning to play more quickly after switching from tackle to guard, a process that had to be expedited as the rookie from Wisconsin is expected to start at left guard against...

Broncos' puzzle-solving Anderson now Rubik's Cube ambassador

Oct. 18, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

Calvin Anderson has a puzzling talent that goes beyond blocking big defensive lineman. The Denver Broncos rookie offensive tackle has a knack for quickly solving a Rubik's Cube, even if it's behind his back or blindfolded. He's so good, in fact, that Rubik's Cube signed him this week as a brand ambassador...

Titans' top draft pick practicing, looking to make NFL debut

Oct. 18, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Tennessee drafted defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons at No. 19 overall last spring, it seemed a smart move that wouldn't pay off for the Titans until 2020. The team may not have to wait that long. The defensive tackle from Mississippi State practiced Wednesday for the first time...

Saints rule out Alvin Kamara, Jared Cook vs. Bears

Oct. 18, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have ruled out top running back Alvin Kamara and top receiving tight end Jared Cook for Sunday's game in Chicago. The Saints also have listed receiver Tre'Quan Smith as out for the fourth time in five weeks. Defensive end Trey Hendrickson, who has three sacks,...

McVay: Jalen Ramsey expected to play for Rams at Atlanta

Oct. 18, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams expect cornerback Jalen Ramsey to play on Sunday in Atlanta. Ramsey went through a second full practice with the Rams on Friday, three days after Los Angeles acquired the former All-Pro cornerback in a trade with Jacksonville. Coach Sean McVay says he is...

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky will be a game-time decision

Oct. 18, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, who has been out since Sept. 29 with a left shoulder injury, will be a game-time decision Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, even after he practiced all week without limitations. The Bears listed Trubisky as questionable on Friday's...

Raiders TE Darren Waller earns big new contract

Oct. 18, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — When Darren Waller signed a multiyear contract extension worth a reported $9 million a season, he couldn't help but reflect on the journey he's been on since signing a deal in that same office a year ago to join the Oakland Raiders from Baltimore's practice squad. A player who nearly...

Vikings' David Morgan to have season-ending knee surgery

Oct. 18, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings tight end David Morgan will have season-ending knee surgery. The Vikings announced the news Friday. After an injury that occurred last year lingered through training camp, Morgan was placed on the physically unable to perform list to start the season. The 2016...

Injured Eagles tackle Jason Peters to miss Cowboys game

Oct. 18, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles will be without nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters and several other key players when they visit the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Peters has a knee injury that forced him from last week's 38-20 loss at Minnesota. Rookie first-round pick Andre Dillard...