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NCAA decides to grant Miami QB Tate Martell eligibility

Mar. 19, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Tate Martell practiced with the Miami Hurricanes for the first time on Tuesday. Hours later, he got his first win. Martell is eligible to play for the Hurricanes this season and will not have to sit out the customary transfer year, after the NCAA approved a waiver for the former...

Cowboys agree to terms on 1-year contract with WR Cobb

Mar. 19, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free-agent receiver Randall Cobb. Cobb spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Green Bay Packers, though he was limited to nine games last season because of a hamstring injury and a concussion. Along...

Long snapper Luke Rhodes signs tender, will stay in Indy

Mar. 19, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts long snapper Luke Rhodes has signed his contract to stay with the team next season. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Rhodes was an exclusive rights free agent. The William & Mary alum signed with the Colts in October 2016 and has played in 36...

49ers sign punter Justin Vogel to 1-year deal

Mar. 19, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed punter Justin Vogel to a one-year contract. The 49ers had been seeking a replacement after free agent Bradley Pinion signed with Tampa Bay last week and found their man on Monday. Vogel spent the 2017 season with Green Bay after signing as an...

Manziel confident as he begins his latest football comeback

Mar. 19, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Johnny Manziel says he remains confident in his ability to play football "at any level" as the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner attempts another comeback, this time with the Alliance of American Football's Memphis Express. An introductory news conference was held Tuesday in Memphis for...

Jets sign TE Brown, re-sign TE Tomlinson and OL Qvale

Mar. 19, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed tight end Daniel Brown and re-signed tight end Eric Tomlinson and offensive lineman Brent Qvale. Brown has 35 catches for 317 yards and one touchdown in four NFL seasons. He was a key special teams contributor for Chicago, where he played the past...

Still seeking stability at kicker, Vikings bring back Bailey

Mar. 19, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on a new contract with kicker Dan Bailey, the ninth-year veteran who was signed last season to replace struggling rookie Daniel Carlson. Bailey's deal was done Tuesday, bringing the fifth-most accurate field goal kicker in NFL history (86.6...

Panthers sign free agent Bruce Irvin to 1-year deal

Mar. 19, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed unrestricted free agent linebacker/defensive end Bruce Irvin to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not immediately available on Tuesday. A former first-round draft pick in 2012 by Seattle, Irvin split last season with the Raiders and Falcons playing...

Steelers sign former Rams LB Mark Barron to 2-year deal

Mar. 19, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Now it's Mark Barron's turn to try and replace Ryan Shazier. The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Barron to a two-year deal on Tuesday and tasked him with filling the void left by Shazier. The Pro Bowl linebacker's career is on hiatus while he recovers from a spinal injury suffered in a win...

Former Rockies star Gonzalez gets new start with Indians

Mar. 19, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Carlos Gonzalez's career is laden with personal achievements — a batting title, three All-Star appearances, three Gold Gloves. He has earned the respect of teammates and opponents and the unwavering devotion of Colorado fans, who have spent the past decade cheering the...