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  • Russell Wilson's recovery drinks open can of worms

    Russell Wilson's farfetched claim that a drink helps concussions may open up a claim with the Federal Trade Commission because if the FTC can't substantiate the claim, Wilson and company are violating laws.

    NBC Sports
  • Soft-spoken Teddy Bridgewater blossoms for Vikings

    Just about everywhere else, from the inner-city playgrounds of his native Miami to his college campus in Kentucky to his professional home in Minnesota, he's been in front. ''You need to go check yourself if you get him mad.

    The Associated Press
  • Ex-San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald charged with rape

    The felony indictment against McDonald, marking the latest sex abuse scandal to embroil the National Football League, stems from a December 2014 incident at his home, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office. McDonald was arrested on Wednesday and released after posting…

  • Elway says rest will be good for Manning - eventually

    The long-term benefit of getting Peyton Manning so much rest this summer is that he should be fresher in December. With longtime apprentice Brock Osweiler getting so many snaps this summer, Manning's work has been curtailed and the quarterback who has long despised taking a day - or even a play -…

    The Associated Press
  • Fallout: Losing Jordy Nelson

    Graham Barfield examines Davante Adams, Eddie Lacy and the entire Packers' offense after Jordy Nelson's injury.

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    Tyler Dunne: Marcell Dareus is not a happy camper at Buffalo Bills practice

    Buffalo News reporter Tyler Dunne has the latest information from Buffalo Bills camp, including thoughts on Tyrod Taylor and insights about Marcell Dareus, who is seeking a new contract.

    NFL Highlights
  • Steelers signing Michael Vick came with much debate

    Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette talks about the Steelers signing Mike Vick and how his new teammates will hold him accountable if he doesn't prepare as a backup much like he would if he was starting

    NBC Sports
  • Gregory's work to impress Cowboys now showing on field, too

    At times this summer, Randy Gregory would sign autographs and give interviews until Dallas team personnel had to just about pull him off the field during training camp. The rookie defensive end from Nebraska has been trying to make a good impression, most notably with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones,…

    The Associated Press
  • Duron Carter trying to show he can catch on in NFL

    Duron Carter has that NFL look. ''When Duron is on, he can be one of the most elite wide receivers around,'' cornerback D'Joun Smith. Smith knows better than anyone in the locker room about Carter's capabilities because he defended Carter in practice when the two were teammates at Florida Atlantic.

    The Associated Press
  • Broncos release kicker Connor Barth

    The load taken off Brandon McManus's shoulders was replaced by a heavy heart. The Broncos released kicker Connor Barth on Wednesday to make room for two-time Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis, meaning McManus has regained his status as Denver's kicker. It was a reversal from last season, when Barth…

    The Associated Press
  • Skins' RG3 evades concussion questions, OK'd to face Ravens

    Robert Griffin III evaded questions Thursday about when - or even if - he sustained a concussion in the Washington Redskins' second preseason game. The Redskins said later Thursday that the quarterback was cleared by an independent neurologist to play Saturday night at the Baltimore Ravens in what…

    The Associated Press
  • WR looks like Falcons' deepest position heading into season

    Like all NFL teams, the Atlanta Falcons have some worrisome positions. Julio Jones and Roddy White are the primary targets, of course, but there's plenty of depth behind them. Leonard Hankerson has fully recovered from a 2013 knee injury that limited him to one game last season, giving the Falcons…

    The Associated Press
  • Jets sign veteran quarterback Josh Johnson

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets have signed quarterback Josh Johnson, adding another veteran to the mix.

    The Associated Press
  • NFL, union still in dispute over Peterson suspension

    Adrian Peterson was reinstated by the NFL in April. From the league's view, then, there should be no further dispute about the application of the personal conduct policy related to Peterson's punishment last season. For the NFL Players Association, there are still legal problems in play.

    The Associated Press
  • Wilson says he did not have a concussion in NFC title game

    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said Thursday he did not suffer a concussion in the NFC championship game against Green Bay, a day after comments in an article in Rolling Stone indicated Wilson may have suffered a head injury. Wilson says that his comments were misunderstood and he did…

    The Associated Press
  • Umenyiora signs 1-day contract to retire as a New York Giant

    Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora has retired as a member of the New York Giants. Umenyiora, who won two Super Bowls with the Giants, signed a one-day contract Wednesday and announced his retirement after 12 NFL seasons, the first 10 with New York and last two in Atlanta. The retirement…

    The Associated Press
  • Titans' Mariota, Chiefs' rookies to reunite in preseason

    Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is looking forward to a Pac-12 reunion when Tennessee travels to Arrowhead Stadium to face the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday night. Two of them, cornerback Steven Nelson and linebacker D.J. Alexander, played for bitter rival Oregon State, while cornerback Marcus…

    The Associated Press
  • Thursday's Sports In Brief

    Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker ''Chocolate Thunder'' and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner's office said Dawkins died Thursday morning at a hospital. Later Thursday, Dawkins' family said a heart attack was…

    The Associated Press