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NFL notebook: Saints QB Brees shrugs off contract talk

Drew Brees was calm and nonconfrontational when asked repeatedly why he and the Saints weren't able to negotiate a contract extension before Thursday's opening practice ...

NFL notebook: Fitzpatrick re-signs with Jets

After a five-month standoff, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick re-signed with Jets on Wednesday night, after his teammates reported to training camp in Florham Park, N.J. Fitzpatrick's one-year ...

NFL notebook: Cowboys' Gregory returns to drug rehab

Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has failed another drug test, per multiple sources, and may not play at all in 2016. Gregory was already ...

Previewing the AFC North as training camps open

Baltimore Ravens CAMP OUTLOOK: The Ravens often have been a thorn in the Steelers' side, in part, because they consistently have made the right ...

NFL notebook: League will start penalizing teams for violations of concussion protocol

The NFL and the players association announced a new policy regarding game-day concussion protocol and discipline for clubs that violate the procedure. Under the new policy ...

Goodell reinstates troubled Browns receiver Gordon

CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon's curious and complicated career took a new turn: He is getting yet another chance. The talented-but-troubled wide receiver was reinstated on ...

NFL clears Peyton Manning of HGH allegations 

The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with human growth hormone or other prohibited substances as alleged in a ...

NFL notebook: Cowboys rookie RB Elliott under investigation for assault

The NFL said it is reviewing domestic violence allegations against Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott under the league's personal conduct policy. A police report says Elliott ...

Former Vikings, Cardinals coach Green dies at 67

MINNEAPOLIS — Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, ...

NFL notebook: Former player sues Lloyd's of London over concussion insurance claim

A former NFL player who suffered what the league deemed a career-ending concussion has sued insurer Lloyd's of London for denying a $1 million insurance ...

NFL notebook: Browns' Crowell attends police officer's funeral

Making good on his promise to "be part of the solution," Browns running back Isaiah Crowell attended the weekend funeral of one of the five ...

NFL notebook: Football microchips will be game-tested this preseason

To study whether goal post uprights should be narrowed, and, if so, by how much, the NFL will have microchips inserted in each kicking ball ...

NFL notebook: Miller gets $70 million guaranteed from Broncos as part of $114.5M deal

Linebacker Von Miller signed a blockbuster $114.5 million contract with the Broncos that includes $70 million in guarantees and makes him the highest-paid non-quarterback in ...

Patriots QB Brady ends legal fight in Deflategate 

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady said Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game Deflategate suspension, ending his fight in ...

NFL notebook: At $4 billion, Cowboys top Forbes list

The Cowboys are the first sports franchise worth $4 billion, according to Forbes. In its annual rankings, Forbes placed the Cowboys ahead of Real Madrid and ...

Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court 

NEW YORK - A federal appeals court has rejected Tom Brady's attempt to get a new hearing on his "Deflategate" suspension. Brady was asking for the ...