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Steelers players 10th group skipping in-person workouts

Apr. 16, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

The Pittsburgh Steelers have become the 10th group of NFL players to say they won't be attending in-person voluntary offseason workouts. With a post through the NFL Players Association, the Steelers joined the Super Bowl champion Buccaneers, Broncos, Seahawks, Giants,...

Lions sign ex-Bills S Dean Marlowe to bolster bad defense

Apr. 08, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed safety Dean Marlowe, hoping he can help a defense that was one of the worst in NFL history last season. Marlowe played in 15 games last year in his third season with the Buffalo Bills. He had a career-high two...

Former Pistons physician Benjamin Paolucci dies at age 84

Apr. 07, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dr. Benjamin Paolucci, a longtime team physician for the Detroit Pistons who was with the franchise for each of its three NBA championships, has died. He was 84. The Pistons said Paolucci died Wednesday in Florida. Paolucci retired...

Titans hire Jim Schwartz as senior defensive assistant

Apr. 07, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have hired veteran defensive coordinator and former Lions head coach Jim Schwartz as a senior defensive assistant. The Titans announced the move Wednesday. “He has a deep level of football knowledge...

Lions sign CB Quinton Dunbar to bolster shaky secondary

Apr. 06, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed cornerback Quinton Dunbar. Detroit made the move Tuesday, adding desperately needed help in its secondary. Dunbar had armed robbery charges dropped against him last year in a case that involved...

Lions sign cornerback Corn Elder

Apr. 01, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions signed free agent cornerback Corn Elder. The Lions announced the move Thursday. Elder appeared in 16 games for the Carolina Panthers last season, making one start. He originally entered the NFL with the...

Pitts puts on show at Florida's pro day for NFL evaluators

Mar. 31, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — There was no shortage of Kyle Pitts highlights at Florida’s pro day Wednesday, from his measurables to his moves to even his mindset. It was a refresher course for anyone who watched the versatile tight end play last season. ...

NY Giants grab another free agent, sign DT Danny Shelton

Mar. 29, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed veteran defensive tackle Danny Shelton. A first-round draft choice with Cleveland in 2015, Shelton has played in 87 career games with 72 starts. He spent three years with the Browns, two with the Patriots,...

What's ahead? NFL owners to meet about upcoming season

Mar. 29, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

What's ahead for the NFL in 2021? Not even the teams know. They'll begin finding out this week when the 32 team owners hold virtual meetings Tuesday and Wednesday. Two items top the agenda: increasing the regular season to 17 games and decreasing...

Lions sign WR Kalif Raymond

Mar. 25, 2021 21:38 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions signed free agent wide receiver Kalif Raymond. The team announced the move Thursday. The 26-year-old Raymond spent the past two seasons with the Tennessee Titans. He had nine catches last season. ...