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Feb 17, 2017

NFL bars quarterback Kelly from scoutine combine: source

Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly’s past troubles are the reasons the NFL revoked his invitation to the league’s scouting combine. A person familiar with the league’s decision told The Associated Press that Kelly is barred from participating in the event because of charges stemming from ...

Feb 17, 2017

Vince Young's agent in talks with CFL's Roughriders

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young’s agent says he’s talking to the Saskatchewan Roughriders about his client playing in the Canadian Football League. “We have opened discussions with Saskatchewan Roughriders,” agent Leigh Steinberg tweeted. Young is on Saskatchewan’s negotiation list, giving it CFL exclusivity to ...

Feb 14, 2017

Giants release Cruz, Jennings

The New York Giants said goodbye to Victor Cruz after a seven-year storybook run during which he developed into one of the NFL’s most feared receivers and a fan favorite, helping the franchise to a Super Bowl title before being slowed by injuries. The ...

Seahawks' Bennett pulls out of Israel trip, feels 'used'

Feb 13, 2017

Seahawks' Bennett pulls out of Israel trip, feels 'used'

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett has pulled out of a sponsored trip to Israel, accusing its government of trying to use him for PR purposes and citing sympathy for the Palestinians. Seattle Seahawks defense lineman Michael Bennett’s last-minute decision came as an embarrassment ...

Feb 10, 2017

Proposed Las Vegas stadium for Raiders still needs funding

The Oakland Raiders and the board overseeing the proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas have high hopes for the project despite losing an instrumental supporter, but their plan is still missing hundreds of millions of dollars in financing. Team leaders and the stadium authority ...

49ers hope hiring of Shanahan ends coaching carousel

Feb 10, 2017

49ers hope hiring of Shanahan ends coaching carousel

For the third straight offseason, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York hired a new head coach and introduced him with a news conference full of platitudes. After running off Jim Harbaugh following the 2014 season and Jim Tomsula and Chip Kelly after one-year tenures ...

Feb 9, 2017

ESPN duo writing book on Goodell

Two A pair of prize-winning investigative reporters from ESPN is working on a book about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, team owners and the “momentous power struggles” that shape the league. Crown Archetype told The Associated Press on Wednesday that it had acquired “Powerball” by ...

Feb 9, 2017

Browns slashing ticket prices after 1-15 season

Coming off a deplorable 1-15 season, the Cleveland Browns have lowered the price of many tickets. The Browns said reducing ticket prices “was the right thing to do for our fans.” Tickets will be decreased in 40 percent of FirstEnergy Stadium. The team announced ...

Falcons fire two defensive coaches

Feb 9, 2017

Falcons fire two defensive coaches

After squandering a 25-point lead in the Super Bowl, the Atlanta Falcons are shaking up their defensive staff. The team said Wednesday that coach Dan Quinn has dismissed coordinator Richard Smith and defensive line coach Bryan Cox, though there’s a chance Smith could stay ...

Falcons begin process of getting over Super Bowl loss

Feb 8, 2017

Falcons begin process of getting over Super Bowl loss

Sean Weatherspoon walked through the Atlanta Falcons locker room, shouting out to no one in particular. “Hey, y’all don’t forget about the good times!” he yelled, managing a big smile. There were a few chuckles, but it wasn’t enough to change the mood. The ...