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Raiders get backlash for tweet after conviction of officer

Apr. 20, 2021 22:36 PM EDT

The Las Vegas Raiders got angry backlash for a tweet the team sent after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd. The tweet sent by the team's official account on Tuesday said “I CAN BREATHE 4-20-21.” Floyd told officers “I...

Zooming along: Browns, Stefanski begin workouts apart

Apr. 20, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Stefanski isn't necessarily proud that he and his coaching staff have become proficient at working virtually. It's not been by choice. “We've gotten a lot of reps on Zoom,” he said. "Hopefully, we are getting better.” ...

Cowboys CB Robinson gets 2-game performance-enhancing ban

Apr. 20, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys cornerback Rashard Robinson was suspended for two games Tuesday for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancers. Robinson will be eligible for all preseason practices and games. The sixth-year player’s suspension will begin...

Andre Odom went from scouting players to representing them

Apr. 20, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

Andre Odom worked as a graduate assistant at Temple after his college football career ended and eventually landed a job as a scouting assistant with the Chicago Bears before he transitioned to representing players instead of evaluating them. He made the right move. ...

Canceled combine a bummer but invite still a golden ticket

Apr. 20, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

Kansas State tight end Briley Moore, a graduate transfer from Northern Iowa, frantically scrolled through his waterproof phone. “It was a dream of mine since I was a little kid to go to the combine," Moore said. “So, once I had seen a couple on Twitter got the combine...

VICIS has top 3 helmets in survey including lineman model

Apr. 20, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

VICIS has the top three performing helmets in the NFL/NFLPA's seventh annual study, with a position-specific helmet tested for the first time and ranking second overall. The VICIS ZERO2-R TRENCH, designed specifically for linemen, came in behind only the VICIS2-R MATRIX...

Black Pumas, Machine Gun Kelly to perform at NFL draft

Apr. 20, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Grammy Award nominated rock & soul duo Black Pumas and Cleveland's own Machine Gun Kelly will perform at next week's NFL draft. The league announced its musical acts for the second and third days of the draft, which is back on the road after being...

Bears re-sign safety Tashaun Gipson to 1-year contract

Apr. 20, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears re-signed veteran safety Tashaun Gipson to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Gipson signed with the Bears last year after being released by Houston and started all 16 games, making 64 tackles and two...

Steelers sign coach Mike Tomlin to 3-year contract extension

Apr. 20, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin wants to be part of the post-Ben Roethlisberger era in Pittsburgh. The Steelers on Tuesday signed their longtime coach to a three-year contract extension that runs through the 2024 season. Tomlin is 145-78-1 in 14 years...

Tackle Fluker signs a 1-year contract with Miami Dolphins

Apr. 20, 2021 08:46 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Veteran tackle D.J. Fluker has signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, fortifying an offensive line that had three rookie starters last year. Fluker has 96 career starts with four teams, including eight for the Baltimore Ravens last year. He has...