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NFL retirees mentoring players on fatherhood playbook

Jun. 19, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

Long before Usama Young’s father co-starred with him in a Super Bowl commercial, he influenced his love for football. “The other day we were talking about our heroes and I was talking about how my dad taught me how to tackle, just be fearless and look the opponent in...

Packers' Funchess ready for comeback after long time away

Jun. 10, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Devin Funchess hasn’t played a game in nearly two full seasons but remains confident he can make a successful comeback. “I’ll never doubt myself,” Funchess said this week during the Packers' mandatory...

Record-breaking kicker Adam Vinatieri plans to retire

May. 26, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri used his strong leg to become the NFL’s career scoring leader. A surgically repaired left knee apparently will force him out. The 48-year-old former Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots star told former...

NFL expects full stadiums this season, remains cautious

May. 26, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league expects full stadiums this season and players and staff are being encouraged to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “One of the things we’ve obviously learned over the last year is not to make projections too far out,”...

Colts welcome Wentz with open arms as workouts wind down

May. 26, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carson Wentz spent the past two weeks working out in a whole new world. The quarterback found his way around the Indianapolis Colts complex, talked football with a different set of coaches, got acclimated to calling plays in a new huddle and started...

Colts sign 2 more draft picks as voluntary work continues

May. 19, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have all seven of their draft picks under contract after signing tight end Kylen Granson and quarterback Sam Ehlinger on Wednesday. Financial terms of the deals were not immediately available, but rookies selected after the...

Colts change offseason schedule by cutting deal with players

May. 18, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich is always considering new approaches to finish the job. So this offseason, he made a proposal to starting center Ryan Kelly. Rather than wait until the traditional three-day mandatory...

Colts reschedule Mathis' Ring of Honor ceremony for November

May. 17, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Robert Mathis, the Indianapolis Colts' career sacks leader, will finally be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor on Nov. 28. He was supposed to become the 17th honoree last fall but the ceremony was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Rehabbing Fisher finds perfect fit as Colts' new left tackle

May. 13, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eric Fisher needed a fresh start. The Indianapolis Colts needed help at left tackle. It was a perfect match. Three days after agreeing to a one-year contract, Fisher explained why he chose to play for Indy. “One of the huge...

Brady-Prescott kicks off NFL season plus a return to London

May. 12, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

The NFL is returning to London in October and Tom Brady begins his pursuit of an eighth Super Bowl title against Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys when Tampa Bay hosts the league’s annual kickoff game on Sept. 9. The first game in London since the coronavirus pandemic...