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Kaepernick throws passes for 40 minutes at odd NFL workout

Nov. 16, 2019 7:28 PM EST

RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick threw passes for about 40 minutes on a high school field, then signed autographs for hundreds of fans who gathered in an end zone to watch his NFL workout that was suddenly moved Saturday, the latest strange twist in the saga of the exiled quarterback. Eight team...

Lions sign Scarbrough to active roster, release Perkins

Nov. 16, 2019 5:43 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed running back Bo Scarbrough to the active roster from the practice squad and released running back Paul Perkins. The team also announced Saturday that it has signed punter Matt Wile to the practice squad. Scarbrough joined the Lions last week after spending time...

Bears place TE Trey Burton on IR

Nov. 16, 2019 5:19 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have placed tight end Trey Burton on injured reserve. The 28-year-old Burton has been dealing with a groin injury all season long. He hurt his calf during last weekend’s 20-13 victory over the Detroit Lions. Burton agreed to a $32 million, four-year...

Jets place C Ryan Kalil on season-ending IR

Nov. 16, 2019 4:36 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed center Ryan Kalil on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury. Kalil came out of retirement in August to sign a one-year, $8.5 million contract with New York after playing all 12 of his previous NFL seasons with Carolina. The hope was the...

Cardinals sign TE Maxx Williams to 2-year extension

Nov. 16, 2019 3:42 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed tight end Maxx Williams to a two-year extension that runs through the 2021 season. The team announced the extension on Saturday. Terms weren’t disclosed. The 6-foot-4, 252-pound Williams was signed by the Cardinals during the offseason after he...

NASCAR championship push tinged with sadness for Joe Gibbs

Nov. 16, 2019 2:42 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs keeps mementos of his late son on his office desk. There's a photo of a little girl who could barely walk but whose day brightened when J.D. Gibbs surprised her with a tour of the Joe Gibbs Racing shop. Hundreds of letters are stacked on the desk, written by fans, friends,...

Sacked: NFL suspends Garrett, Browns’ season in jeopardy

Nov. 16, 2019 4:10 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett couldn’t control the rage that makes him a defensive star. With a blinding moment of anger, the former No. 1 overall draft pick lost his composure, jeopardized Cleveland’s revived season and perhaps tarnished his image — forever. The sack specialist took...

Garrett’s helmet swing is latest violent incident in sports

Nov. 16, 2019 4:05 AM EST

Violence is part of the game in many sports but Myles Garrett crossed a line that attracts the attention of authorities sometimes from within their sport and in other cases from criminal prosecutors. The Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end ripped the helmet off Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hit...

AP Source: Browns S Burnett has torn Achilles, season over

Nov. 15, 2019 10:59 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the injury says Cleveland Browns starting safety Morgan Burnett is done for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Burnett got hurt in the first half of Thursday’s 21-7 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, one of his former teams. Tests taken Friday revealed the...

Perfection with a title makes 1972 Dolphins NFL’s top team

Nov. 15, 2019 10:09 PM EST

Break out the champagne. The perfection of the 1972 Miami Dolphins has earned them the nod as the NFL’s greatest team. The remaining Dolphins allegedly toast themselves and their achievement each year when the final undefeated club loses. That might be apocryphal, but if not, now they can toast each other...