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Fred Warner picked as the top linebacker in the AP’s NFL Top 5 rankings

Jul. 23, 2024 07:14 AM EDT

Fred Warner excels at just about every aspect of playing linebacker in the NFL, from stopping the run, covering receivers and tight ends downfield and even the occasional blitz. The fiery leader of the San Francisco 49ers defense was voted the overwhelming choice as the top...

Christian McCaffrey picked as the top running back in the AP’s NFL Top 5 rankings

Jul. 23, 2024 07:01 AM EDT

On a San Francisco offense filled with playmakers, Christian McCaffrey was the most productive by far last season when he became the 12th player ever to top 2,000 yards from scrimmage and 20 TDs in the same season. That performance has helped the 49ers star score the honor of being...

Vikings put Hockenson on PUP list to start camp with star tight end still rehabbing from ACL repair

Jul. 22, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings tight end T.J. Hockenson was placed on the physically unable to perform list as expected on Monday for the beginning of training camp, his recovery from a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee not yet complete. Hockenson was among the 38 players...

Vikings start camp grieving the loss of Khyree Jackson, and honoring rookie's life

Jul. 22, 2024 20:19 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The dreaded early morning call for Minnesota Vikings coach Kevin O'Connell came during that rare time for vacation on the NFL calendar, a summer holiday weekend soured by the sudden death of rookie cornerback Khyree Jackson. The fourth-round pick out of Oregon...

Chiefs owner Hunt focused on stadium solution in KC metropolitan area

Jul. 22, 2024 18:28 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs hope to make “some significant progress” on determining their future home after the lease for Arrowhead Stadium expires in January 2031 and club chairman and CEO Clark Hunt on Monday made it clear remaining in metropolitan Kansas City is the primary...

QB Jordan Love won't be practicing with Packers with contract situation unsettled

Jul. 22, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jordan Love was wearing street clothes as he ran out alongside coach Matt LaFleur before the Green Bay Packers' first training camp workout Monday. Love won’t be practicing as long as negotiations on a contract extension for the quarterback remain...

Bengals say QB Joe Burrow has been cleared for contact and is good to go for training camp

Jul. 22, 2024 15:20 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow and his surgically repaired wrist have been cleared for contact, and the Cincinnati Bengals star quarterback is ready to go for the opening of training camp on Wednesday. Burrow was sidelined last season when he suffered a torn ligament in his right...

Kenny Clark and the Packers agree on a $64 million, 3-year contract extension, AP source says

Jul. 21, 2024 19:07 PM EDT

Three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kenny Clark and the Green Bay Packers have agreed on a $64 million, three-year contract extension, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Sunday. The person, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the...

Ravens coach John Harbaugh: Lamar Jackson can become the best quarterback in NFL history

Jul. 21, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson missed the start of training camp because of an illness. Then Baltimore coach John Harbaugh delivered a bit of a speech, talking up his star quarterback at the end of his session with reporters. Following the Ravens' first...

Chiefs safety Justin Reid placed on non-football injury list

Jul. 21, 2024 14:51 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Safety Justin Reid joined a growing list of injured starters for the back-to-back champs as the Kansas City Chiefs kicked off their first full-squad workout of training camp. The club placed Reid on the non-football injury list with a quad issue. Jaden Hicks,...