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The sons of several former NFL stars are ready to carve their path into the league through the draft

Apr. 17, 2024 13:38 PM EDT

Jeremiah Trotter Jr. wears his dad’s No. 54, plays the same position and celebrates sacks and big tackles with the same signature axe swing. Now, he’s ready to make a name for himself in the NFL. So are several top prospects who play the same positions their fathers played in the...

Eagles lock in WR DeVonta Smith with 3-year contract extension

Apr. 15, 2024 11:35 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with wide receiver DeVonta Smith on a three-year contract extension through the 2028 season on Monday. The move included the Eagles picking up the fifth-year option on Smith's 2025 season. Smith has 240...

Packers will face Eagles in Brazil in Friday night season opener

Apr. 10, 2024 10:13 AM EDT

The Green Bay Packers will play the Philadelphia Eagles when the NFL holds its first regular-season game in Brazil on Sept. 6. The matchup in Sao Paulo will mark the first time since 1970 that the NFL has played a Friday night game on the season's opening weekend. NFL...

In the coliseum of American over-the-topness, WrestleMania stands alone

Apr. 04, 2024 10:51 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — He surveyed the Arizona crowd that had paid to catch a wrestling glimpse of the planet's mightiest heavyweight, as measured in both box-office heft and ink-stained muscles. Then The Rock let the abuse fly. And as with so many public outbursts these days, attacking his...

AP source: Jets acquire 2-time Pro Bowl edge rusher Haason Reddick from the Eagles

Mar. 29, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

The New York Jets have acquired two-time Pro Bowl edge rusher Haason Reddick from the Philadelphia Eagles for a conditional third-round pick in 2026, a person with knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press on Friday. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the...

Packers re-sign LB Eric Wilson in boost to their special-teams units

Mar. 23, 2024 14:52 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have boosted their special teams by re-signing linebacker Eric Wilson. Wilson, 29, had 13 special-teams tackles in 2022 and 11 more last year to lead the Packers in each of those seasons. He also had 24 tackles on defense last season. ...

Welsh rugby star Louis Rees-Zammit was the center of attention at NFL's international player pro day

Mar. 22, 2024 13:32 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Welsh rugby star Louis Rees-Zammit was dripping sweat and still catching his breath after finishing up receiving drills when several NFL scouts approached him at the University of South Florida’s pro day. “Do you have an agent?” “Have you...

NFL competition committee proposes a ban on hip-drop tackles and a radical change to kickoffs

Mar. 20, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

The NFL competition committee is proposing a rule to penalize so-called “hip-drop” tackles and a radical change to kickoffs to add more returns without compromising safety. The proposals will be presented to owners at the league meetings later this month, with 24 out of 32 votes...

Dolphins sign former offensive lineman Jack Driscoll and more defensive pieces

Mar. 18, 2024 15:05 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins added several new additions Monday, signing former Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Jack Driscoll as well as defensive tackles Benito Jones and Jonathan Harris. Driscoll started 17 games over four seasons with the Eagles — eight...

Eagles QB Kenny Pickett mum on moving on from Steelers, ready for 'good reset' as backup in Philly

Mar. 18, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After two middling seasons in Pittsburgh, Kenny Pickett was ready to leave the Steelers behind — as well as most of the reasons why he wanted out, rather than stay and compete with Russell Wilson for the starting quarterback job. All Pickett wants now is a...