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Training camp performance raises hopes for Packers defense

Aug. 08, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — More than a decade has passed since the Green Bay Packers had a defense that could be described as elite. This could be the year that changes. Reigning MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers predicted at the start of training camp that the offense could...

Cowboys' Elliott sees high stakes amid questions over future

Aug. 06, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott lingers a little longer after practice at training camp with family, friends and even fans these days, seemingly more comfortable with everything that accompanies being the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys. His time in that role could be...

Colts trying to plot Taylor-made plan for rushing champ

Aug. 04, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Matt Ryan first noticed Jonathan Taylor's natural instincts on Indianapolis Colts game film. One play proved Taylor is even more impressive in person. At Indy's first training camp practice last week, Ryan got a glimpse into this season's...

2-time Pro Bowl DE Carlos Dunlap makes debut with Chiefs

Aug. 04, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap went through his first training camp practice with the Chiefs on Thursday, then the two-time Pro Bowl defensive end made it perfectly clear both why he signed with Kansas City and his goals for this season. The why: The Chiefs are giving the...

Big 12 title game staying at home of Cowboys through 2025

Aug. 03, 2022 20:26 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 championship game will remain at the home of the Dallas Cowboys through at least 2025, the season after Texas and Oklahoma are set to leave for the Southeastern Conference. The contract extension announced Wednesday means the first nine games...

Rams WR Van Jefferson needs knee surgery, might miss Week 1

Aug. 01, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams receiver Van Jefferson needs knee surgery and could miss the defending Super Bowl champions' regular-season opener. Rams coach Sean McVay said Monday that Jefferson will have the “minor” knee surgery Tuesday. Jefferson will need at least a...

Prescott presses reset again for Super Bowl-starved Cowboys

Aug. 01, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dak Prescott had fair warning before his first meeting with reporters at training camp that Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy had just delivered his best line so far in California. Something about quarterbacks being the key to winning Super Bowls. ...

WR Gabe Davis primed to take on bigger role in Bills offense

Aug. 01, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Gabe Davis still finds himself torn between the near future and the immediate past. As much as the Bills receiver prefers looking ahead to his long-awaited opportunity of becoming a full-time starter entering his third year, Davis can’t help but reflect on...

Eagles have Hurts' back, and his T-shirts, hats, in support

Jul. 27, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first peek at Jalen Hurts on the first day of the Philadelphia Eagles’ training camp was his printed image — his eyes covered by cool sunglasses — on the front of coach Nick Sirianni’s green T-shirt. The shirt pairs well with the black “ HURTS SZN ” hat wide...

Jets open camp with playoffs a 'realistic goal' this season

Jul. 26, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Stop if you’ve heard this before: There’s optimism among the New York Jets as they head into training camp. For a franchise that hasn’t made the playoffs in 11 seasons — the NFL’s longest active drought — it’s all just talk, of course. But...