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Mar 25, 2016

Browns sign quarterback Griffin

The Browns have signed free-agent quarterback Robert Griffin III, who hasn’t been the same since his dazzling rookie season in Washington. Griffin didn’t play a snap in 2015 and was recently released by the Redskins. The Browns met with Griffin last week and will ...

Mar 22, 2016

NFL mulls holding game in China

The NFL is studying the possibility of expanding its international series to a new frontier by staging a regular-season game in China, reports said Monday. A report on the NFL’s official website said the league was looking at the possibility of taking the sport ...

Mar 19, 2016

Ravens' Walker dies after bike crash

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker, who played one season in the NFL, died Friday of injuries from a dirt bike crash in Miami. His godmother confirmed the 23-year-old Walker’s death, according to the Ravens. Walker was riding a Honda dirt bike with no lights ...

Mar 19, 2016

Colts to erect Manning statue

Peyton Manning took one more victory lap around Indianapolis on Friday. It’s not likely to be his last. Less than two weeks after announcing his retirement in Denver, the record-breaking quarterback returned to his first NFL home to reminisce, thank supporters and receive a ...

Mar 18, 2016

Saints sign Laurinaitis, Sanford

The New Orleans Saints have signed linebacker James Laurinaitis and safety Jamarca Sanford to free-agent contracts. The Saints, who announced the moves Thursday, say Laurinaitis has signed for three years and Sanford for one year. The 29-year-old Laurinaitis, who starred at Ohio State, has ...

Mar 15, 2016

NFL vice president admits football-CTE link

An NFL official has acknowledged a link between football and the brain disease CTE for the first time. Jeff Miller, the NFL’s senior vice president for health and safety, spoke about the connection during an appearance Monday at a congressional committee’s roundtable discussion about ...

Mar 15, 2016

Steelers' Bryant gets one-year suspension

The NFL suspended Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant at least one year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension, which begins immediately, was announced on Monday. This is the second league-mandated discipline for Bryant. The 24-year-old Bryant was suspended for the ...

QB Robert Griffin III visiting Jets

Mar 12, 2016

QB Robert Griffin III visiting Jets

RGIII in NYC? Free-agent quarterback Robert Griffin III was visiting with the New York Jets on Friday, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. Griffin was cut by the Washington Redskins on Monday, ending a tumultuous tenure in which the No. ...

Mar 12, 2016

Former NFL defensive lineman Jeter dies at 61

Gary Jeter, a defensive lineman who played for the Giants and Rams during a 13-year NFL career, has died. He was 61. The NFL Players Association confirmed he died Wednesday. No cause or other details were given. Jeter was drafted out of the University ...

Mar 12, 2016

Browns release troubled Manziel

The Cleveland Browns have released troublesome quarterback Johnny Manziel, ending his drama-filled stay with the team. The Browns finally cut ties on Friday with the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner after two disappointing seasons. Manziel faces an uncertain future in the NFL and potential criminal ...

Mar 10, 2016

Hasselbeck retires after 18 seasons

Matt Hasselbeck is moving from the huddle to in front of the camera. The 40-year-old quarterback said Tuesday he is retiring after 18 seasons in the NFL and will join ESPN as an NFL analyst beginning this fall. “As a kid, playing in the ...

Osweiler leaves Broncos to sign deal with Texans

Mar 10, 2016

Osweiler leaves Broncos to sign deal with Texans

The Houston Texans have filled their biggest need, starting free agency with a splash by snagging Brock Osweiler from Denver. The quarterback arrived in Houston on Wednesday night after agreeing to a four-year contract reportedly worth $72 million and will be introduced in Houston ...