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Chargers break ground on new complex in El Segundo

May. 18, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — If anyone had doubts about the Chargers' future in Los Angeles, owner Dean Spanos is hoping Wednesday's ceremonial groundbreaking for a new team headquarters answers them. The Chargers have already started work on the 14-acre site, which is slated for...

Chargers sign defensive lineman Morgan Fox

May. 18, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers continued the offseason rebuild of their defense by signing defensive lineman Morgan Fox on Wednesday. Fox will be entering his seventh year in the league. He spent his first five seasons with the Rams (2016-20) before going to the...

Falcons sign LB Nick Kwiatkoski, add WR Geronimo Allison

May. 16, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons signed inside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski to a one-year contract Monday, and also added receiver Geronimo Allison to the roster. Kwiatkoski has played in 77 career games with 34 starts in six seasons with the Chicago Bears and Las Vegas...

Falcons QB Ridder early to rise — and lead — at rookie camp

May. 14, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Desmond Ridder's drive to be first begins with an early start at his Atlanta Falcons rookie minicamp apartment. The quarterback's roommates — wide receiver Drake London, running back Tyler Allgeier and tight end John FitzPatrick — can't help but...

Offseason QB moves played big role in NFL schedule

May. 13, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

When the NFL schedule makers started to dig in after the Super Bowl on putting together the complex puzzle of a 272-game schedule, Tom Brady had just retired, Russell Wilson was in Seattle and the free-agent frenzy hadn't even started. After sifting through more than 100,000...

Falcons acquire WR Edwards from Raiders, cut CB Sheffield

May. 13, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons bolstered their thin ranks at receiver by acquiring Bryan Edwards from the Las Vegas Raiders on Friday. The Falcons are sending a fifth-round pick in 2023 to Las Vegas, while also acquiring a seventh-rounder next year from the Raiders....

Jeudy's girlfriend asks for case against him to be dismissed

May. 13, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The girlfriend of Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy asked a judge on Friday to dismiss a misdemeanor case against him stemming from a dispute between them. The woman, who has a one-month-old child with Jeudy, told Judge Chantel Contiguglia that she did not feel...

Chargers hoping Spiller can provide depth at running back

May. 13, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers are set with Austin Ekeler as their lead running back. Finding a dependable backup has been a work in progress the last two seasons. With recent draft picks Joshua Kelley and Larry Rountree struggling to adjust to the NFL, and...

Falcons' London embraces health, contract at rookie minicamp

May. 13, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Drake London celebrated good health and a new contract on the first day of the Atlanta Falcons' rookie minicamp. London, the wide receiver who was the Falcons' first-round pick in last month's NFL draft from Southern California, missed the end of the 2021...

Judge: State can get medical files in ex-Raider Ruggs’ case

May. 13, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has ruled that prosecutors can obtain medical records about injuries that former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs’ girlfriend received in a high-speed crash that killed a woman last November. Attorney Peter Christiansen did not...