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Redskins sign tackle Ereck Flowers to $4M, 1-year deal

Mar. 18, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed offensive tackle Ereck Flowers to a $4 million, one-year contract. Flowers becomes Washington's new swing tackle behind Trent Williams and Morgan Moses after Ty Nsekhe left to sign with the Buffalo Bills. The team announced the deal with Flowers on...

Capitals' signing of Snively is evidence of Ovechkin effect

Mar. 18, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Joe Snively cheered for the Washington Capitals growing up and played his youth hockey at their practice facility as part of the Little Caps program. Soon, he could be playing for the big Capitals. Snively on Monday signed a two-year, entry-level deal with his hometown team that...

Cardinals sign defensive back Josh Shaw

Mar. 18, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed defensive back Josh Shaw to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal announced Monday were not disclosed. The 26-year-old Shaw has played four NFL seasons with Cincinnati, Kansas City and Tampa Bay. A fourth-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft, Shaw has...

Opening day intrigue: Ichiro keeps 'em guessing about future

Mar. 18, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — This is the Ichiro effect. Richard Snitzer had never been to Japan. What finally drove the Japanese-American to travel here from his home in Hayward, California, was Ichiro Suzuki; not family ties, not pure wanderlust, but a chance to see a player he called "simply the best." And get this....

Vikings re-sign RB Abdullah, for depth behind Cook

Mar. 18, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed running back Ameer Abdullah to a one-year contract, solidifying a complement to Dalvin Cook after the departure of Latavius Murray via free agency. Abdullah's deal was done Monday. He played in seven games for the Vikings last season, almost...

Former Jaguars guard-center Reed signs with Dolphins

Mar. 18, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Guard-center Chris Reed has signed with the Miami Dolphins, who lost three offensive linemen at the start of free agency. Reed spent the past four seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he made eight starts and played in 25 games. He was undrafted out of Minnesota State. Last week tackle...

Bengals release oft-suspended LB Vontaze Burfict

Mar. 18, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

The Bengals stuck with linebacker Vontaze Burfict through all his troubles, including a hit to Antonio Brown's head that led to a playoff loss. They finally released him on Monday after a season of below-average performance. During seven seasons with Cincinnati, Burfict was repeatedly suspended by the NFL for...

Eagles bolster secondary with safety Andrew Sendejo

Mar. 18, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to a one-year contract with safety Andrew Sendejo, who earlier this month was released by Minnesota. A nine-year veteran, Sendejo has played in 99 career games, including playoffs, and has 432 tackles, seven interceptions and 31 passes defensed. He'll...

Agent: Redskins agree to terms with receiver Brian Quick

Mar. 18, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have agreed to terms on a contract with wide receiver Brian Quick. His agency, SportsTrust Advisors, announced the move on Twitter on Monday. Quick returns to the Redskins after playing with them for parts of the past two seasons. Quick, 29, could be counted on...

Gettleman goes on offense over Odell Beckham deal and Eli

Mar. 18, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a week of being beaten up in the media over the trade of popular star receiver Odell Beckham Jr., general manager Dave Gettleman went on the offensive, saying the trade was in the best interests of the New York Giants and was a deal the organization could not refuse....