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Abuse victims to seek school action on Schembechler's legacy

Jun. 15, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Former University of Michigan football players and others who say they were sexually abused by a now-deceased team doctor are expected to call for action by the University of Michigan’s board as the legacy of the school’s legendary gridiron coach is being questioned over...

Jamal Adams excused as Seahawks open mandatory minicamp

Jun. 15, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — There was a player wearing a white defensive jersey with “Adams” written across the back taking part in the first practice of the Seattle Seahawks' mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. All due respect to second-year defensive tackle Myles Adams, but...

Bears sticking with plan to start Dalton at QB

Jun. 15, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — For the Chicago Bears, the quarterback issue lingers even as other problems popped up Tuesday at the first day of a three-day mandatory minicamp. With a few key players surprisingly unavailable for minicamp, Bears coach Matt Nagy still found...

Titans work on D with Dupree, Farley unavailable in minicamp

Jun. 15, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Janoris “Jackrabbit” Jenkins broke up two passes, and Denico Autry worked on the defensive line Tuesday on the Tennessee Titans' first day of minicamp Tuesday. Their two biggest offseason additions — outside linebacker Bud Dupree and...

Tagovailoa has 5 INTS, Dolphins open minicamp without Howard

Jun. 15, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw five interceptions in practice on Tuesday. Worse, all those giveaways came with the player who picked off more passes than anyone else in the NFL last season nowhere to be found. Xavien Howard was a no-show for the first day of...

Melvin Gordon III showing off new physique, hairdo, attitude

Jun. 15, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' backfield looks a whole lot different this year with local favorite Phillip Lindsay gone, replaced by second-round draft pick Javonte Williams and free agent acquisition Mike Boone. Even returning starter Melvin Gordon III...

Beckham back, Clowney on field for first time at Browns camp

Jun. 15, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jadeveon Clowney finally introduced himself to new teammates. Odell Beckham Jr. looked further along in his speedy recovery following reconstructive knee surgery. Coach Kevin Stefanski received another award for a 2020 season not to be forgotten. And...

Jets' Crowder 'ready to rock out' after settling contract

Jun. 15, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jamison Crowder was a steady and reliable playmaker in his first two seasons with the New York Jets, a bright spot in an otherwise dim stretch for the franchise. So, when the team approached him during the offseason about taking a pay cut, the...

Vikes further bolster front by signing DT Sheldon Richardson

Jun. 15, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have stretched their offseason renovation of the defense into the summer, making one more big splash by bringing back defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. Richardson signed a one-year, $3.6 million contract Tuesday with the team...

New Steelers OC Canada to lean on Roethlisberger, run game

Jun. 15, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recently expressed the challenges of learning a new offense in his 18th NFL season. First-year offensive coordinator Matt Canada intends to build off the strengths of the two-time Super Bowl winner,...