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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2015, file photo, Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith (99) sits on the bench during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Oakland, Calif. The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is up in the air. A person with direct knowledge of the deal said Smith signed Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the signing hadn't been announced.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

AP source: Cowboys sign DE Aldon Smith, suspended since 2015

Apr. 2, 2020 1:29 AM EDT

The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is uncertain. A person with direct knowledge of the deal said Smith signed Wednesday with Dallas. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

In this Dec. 15, 2019, photo, Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick (72) plays in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Arlington, Texas. Frederick is retiring from the NFL at 29. The surprising decision comes less than two years after Frederick was diagnosed with a neurological disorder that sidelined him for all of 2018. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Cowboys' Frederick retires, cites play after nerve disorder

Mar. 23, 2020 8:09 PM EDT

Travis Frederick said he thought he played well at center for the Dallas Cowboys after returning from a nerve disorder that sidelined him for an entire season. The 2016 All-Pro made it clear Monday it wasn't good enough. Frederick retired from the NFL at 29, saying he “could no longer perform at my highest...

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, hugs coach Bill Belichick after the AFC championship NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Foxborough, Mass. Brady is an NFL free agent for the first time in his career. The 42-year-old quarterback with six Super Bowl rings said Tuesday morning, March 17, 2020, that he is leaving the New England Patriots. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Column: Optics of big NFL contracts just aren't right

Mar. 20, 2020 2:37 AM EDT

The NFL is now allowing teams to announce free agent signings, after a few days of keeping things unofficial because players can’t travel for physicals. That’s good for players and it’s good for the league. Fans have something to talk about, and players have some certainty about where they...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady warms up before the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis. Brady, the centerpiece of the New England Patriots’ championship dynasty over the past two decades, appears poised to leave the only football home he has ever had. The 42-year-old six-time Super Bowl winner posted Tuesday, March 17, 2020, on social media “my football journey will take place elsewhere.” The comments were the first to indicate the most-decorated player in NFL history would leave New England. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Where will Tom Brady land? Bucs are faves and front-runners

Mar. 17, 2020 3:32 PM EDT

Tom Brady made it clear to the world Tuesday that he’s leaving New England after two decades, three league MVPs and six Super Bowl rings. Left unsaid: where he’s headed. What team wouldn’t want the four-time Super Bowl MVP? Only one will get arguably the best quarterback in NFL history, the...

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper (19) pulls down a reception over Washington Redskins cornerback Jimmy Moreland (32) to help set up a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. A person with knowledge of the deal says the Cowboys and top receiver Cooper have agreed on a long-term contract. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)

AP source: Cowboys, Cooper agree on deal; Prescott tagged

Mar. 17, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

The Dallas Cowboys have an agreement on a long-term contract with receiver Amari Cooper. Now they'll keep working to get a deal with Dak Prescott after putting the franchise tag on their star quarterback. The Cowboys and their No. 1 receiver have agreed on a $100 million, five-year contract, a person with direct...

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry, right, catches a pass while under pressure from Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Vince Williams during the second half of an NFL football game, in Carson, Calif. The Chargers announced on Friday, March 13, 2020, that they have put the non-exclusive franchise tag on tight end Hunter Henry. General manager Tom Telesco said during the NFL Scouting Combine that they were considering tagging Henry but are still hoping to sign him to a long-term extension.(AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)

Column: NFL wins again with deal players didn't have to make

Mar. 15, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

More money, more jobs, and more for retirement. Those are the kind of things negotiated in most union contracts, and the union that represents NFL players got them in the new deal that ties the NFL and its players together for the next decade. But more work, too? Who would negotiate that? That’s what a lot...