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Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016

Falcons' Ryan driven to return to his old form

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Matt Ryan made it all look easy at the beginning of his NFL career.
By Paul Newberry

Super Bowl 50 rematch kicks off NFL season tonight

The NFL season starts tonight the same way the last one ended, with Von Miller staring down Cam Newton.

Goodell disagrees with Kaepernick's choice, but won't step in

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.
By Barry Wilner

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Vikings list Hill as starter at quarterback

The Minnesota Vikings listed veteran Shaun Hill as the starting and first-team quarterback in the unofficial depth chart released Tuesday. Recently acquired quarterback Sam Bradford is the backup.

Monday, Sept. 5, 2016

Miller's Super Bowl torment of Newton was just the start

DENVER - Von Miller's two sack-strips of Cam Newton in Super Bowl 50 were just the start of his torment of Carolina's quarterback.
By Arnie Stapleton

Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016

Vikings trade for Eagles' Bradford

The Philadelphia Eagles sent Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday for a pair of draft picks.

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Newberry: Kaepernick's gamble with his career is admirable

Colin Kaepernick loves America. He just wants to make it a better place.
By Paul Newberry

Patriots' Ninkovich is suspended for four games

The NFL suspended New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich on Friday for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016

Ward has productive night for Falcons

ATLANTA - Terron Ward ran for two touchdowns, boosting his chances for the third and possibly final roster spot at running back, and the Falcons beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 17-15 on Thursday night.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016

Harrison, Matthews, Peppers cleared by NFL

James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers can start the regular season without having the specter of a league investigation over whether they used performance-enhancing drugs hanging over ...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

Falcons to hold out Ishmael in final preseason game

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons still expect Kemal Ishmael will open the season as the fill-in starter at strong safety even though he'll miss his third consecutive preseason game this week.
By Charles Odum

Vikings lose Bridgewater for season

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is expected to miss at least the next season while recovering from a dislocated left knee and torn anterior cruciate ligament after a freak practice ...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Bosa ends holdout, signs with Chargers

Joey Bosa ended his monthlong holdout Monday when he signed a four-year contract with the San Diego Chargers.

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016

Kaepernick refuses to stand for the national anthem

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans ...
By Josh Dubow

Romo's status uncertain after back injury

Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it's unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star quarterback to play this season.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016

Cowboys owner not happy with Elliott

Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones was not pleased to see a video on TMZ that appeared to show Ezekiel Elliott at a marijuana dispensary hours before the rookie running back was ...

Falcons rookie strong safety to miss start of season

ATLANTA - Atlanta Falcons rookie strong safety Keanu Neal, the team's first-round pick and a projected starter, will miss the beginning of the season with a knee injury.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Falcons fall to Dolphins in preseason

ORLANDO, Fla. - Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night.
By Terrance Harris

Chargers coach on Bosa: 'We all want him here'

A day after the Chargers took their contract dispute with rookie defensive end Joey Bosa public, San Diego coach Mike McCoy had nice things to say about the former Ohio State star.

Harrison, Matthews, Peppers meet with NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Green Bay Packers defensive players Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers met this week with NFL investigators looking into allegations linking them to ...
By Barry Wilner

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