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Lions lose 4th player to retirement this summer

Aug. 08, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions rookie offensive tackle Zein Obeid has retired, the fourth player to end his career with the team in two months. Lions coach Dan Campbell said Monday that Kendall Lamm was signed to fill Obeid's roster spot. The 30-year-old Lamm has started 28...

Saints QB Winston leaves practice with foot 'tweak'

Aug. 08, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints quarterback Jameis Winston left practice on Monday with what coach Dennis Allen described as an apparent foot injury. "He tweaked his foot a little bit," Allen said after practice. Winston did not receive treatment on the field and...

Chiefs running back job surprisingly up for grabs in camp

Aug. 08, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Isiah Pacheco were chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs on opposite ends of the draft spectrum, one of them a first-round pick with the accompanying expectations and the other a seventh-round longshot. Midway through training camp, they...

Jets' Becton having MRI on right knee after leaving practice

Aug. 08, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton left practice early Monday after appearing to injure his surgically repaired right knee early. Becton, entering his third NFL season, was being evaluated and the team was awaiting MRI results. The...

Ravens reach 4-year extension with All-Pro K Justin Tucker

Aug. 08, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens agreed to a four-year contract extension with star kicker Justin Tucker. The team announced the move Monday. Tucker's previous deal was through 2023. A five-time All-Pro, Tucker has been a game changer for the Ravens in...

USA Swimming cuts deal to simplify anonymous abuse reporting

Aug. 08, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — USA Swimming has added technology to its abuse-reporting systems that will allow better communication between those coordinating investigations and reporters who want to remain anonymous. The organization announced a deal with RealResponse on Monday, which is...

Jags' Etienne completes comeback by getting leveled in camp

Aug. 08, 2022 02:58 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Travis Etienne hadn’t been tackled so violently since his final college game nearly 20 months ago. He wanted it. He needed it. He enjoyed it. The former Clemson standout and the Atlantic Coast Conference’s all-time leading rusher got...

Steelers' Harris seeks to expand leadership role in 2nd year

Aug. 07, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris enjoyed a breakout rookie season last year. Harris has been slowed by a foot injury during his second training camp with the Steelers. But the brief summer setback has allowed Harris an opportunity to pause from the...

Browns RB Kareem Hunt practices after demanding trade

Aug. 07, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns' training camp hasn't lacked for drama because of quarterback Deshaun Watson's NFL disciplinary case over sexual misconduct allegations. Now, there's a new storyline involving running back Kareem Hunt — even if the head coach insists the...

Giants' Feliciano discusses dehydration that limited him

Aug. 07, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Dehydration is one of the biggest concerns during football camps in the summer, and the New York Giants saw its effects on new center Jon Feliciano. On the second day of practice, Feliciano developed severe dehydration after a practice without pads. The...