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Davis looking to keep roster spot as Chargers open preseason

Aug. 11, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Michael Davis went into last year's preseason games knowing that he was going to be one of the starting cornerbacks for the Los Angeles Chargers. As the sixth-year defender prepares for Saturday's contest against the defending Super Bowl champion Los...

AP source: Watson willing to accept 8-game suspension, fine

Aug. 11, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson would accept an eight-game suspension and $5 million fine to avoid missing the entire season, a person familiar with his defense told The Associated Press on Thursday. Watson, who is facing a potential year-long ban for sexual misconduct,...

Michigan State gives Tom Izzo new deal worth $6.2M per year

Aug. 11, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

Michigan State has signed coach Tom Izzo to a new deal valued at $6.2 million per season, giving him about $2 million more each year. The school announced the deal Thursday, saying that the five-year rollover contract will need to be approved by its board next month. ...

Contract standoff between Bears, star LB Smith continues

Aug. 11, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The contract standoff between the Chicago Bears and Roquan Smith continued Thursday with the star linebacker watching practice from the sideline and new coach Matt Eberflus saying he expects healthy players to participate on the field. The Bears removed...

AP source: TE Adam Shaheen trade from Dolphins to Texans off

Aug. 11, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tight end Adam Shaheen is back with the Miami Dolphins after his trade to the Houston Texans was called off because he failed a physical, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Shaheen was flagged for a preexisting knee condition, according to the...

AP source: Jets signing OT Duane Brown to 2-year deal

Aug. 11, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets and offensive tackle Duane Brown agreed to terms on a two-year contract Thursday, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press The move came three days after the Jets learned they likely lost Mekhi Becton for the season...

Johnson contends for backup job in Denver, his 14th NFL team

Aug. 11, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos journeyman quarterback Josh Johnson has been signed, released and signed again so often over his NFL career that he’s lost count. For the record: 27 signings/re-signings to go with 17 releases/cuts spanning 14 different teams, according to his...

Vikings' Kendricks builds rapport with new LB partner Hicks

Aug. 11, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — For Minnesota linebacker Eric Kendricks, a decade of playing next to Anthony Barr made it easy to be on the same page with his close friend and former roommate — simply with a knowing glance. Kendricks and Barr, first at UCLA and then with the Vikings,...

Stidham relishing role with Raiders, playing for McDaniels

Aug. 10, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Jarrett Stidham knows who's the starting quarterback in Las Vegas. That hasn’t stopped him from performing like an incoming starter for the Raiders. After all, when you might understand a new offensive system better than anybody coming into...

Prospect Grissom homers in debut, Braves beat Red Sox 8-4

Aug. 10, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Vaughn Grissom was rounding third when it sank in. He had just cleared the Green Monster for his first big league hit, and he gave himself an emphatic clap before finishing his home run trot. “That was like a ‘We made it’ moment, I guess," the...