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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, From left, Tom Coughlin, Doug Marrone and general manager Dave Caldwell listen as Jacksonville Jaguars NFL football team owner Shad Khan speaks during a press conference at EverBank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla. Khan gave two-year extensions to coach Marrone, executive vice president of football operations Coughlin and general manager Caldwell on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. All three had two years remaining on their deals, which now will run through the 2021 season. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP, File)
February 23, 2018 - 6:35 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville's success last season gave owner Shad Khan hope for the future and increased faith in the team's leadership. Khan gave two-year extensions to coach Doug Marrone, executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin and general manager Dave Caldwell on...
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FILE - This Aug. 28, 2014, file photo shows San Francisco 49ers' Jonathan Martin on the bench during an NFL football preseason game against the Houston Texans in Houston. A law enforcement official says ex-football player Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post that spoke of bullying. The official says Martin was being questioned and was not under arrest. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
February 23, 2018 - 5:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the NFL, was taken into Los Angeles police custody Friday after a threatening Instagram post on his account mentioned two former teammates...
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February 23, 2018 - 12:59 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Super Bowl champion Fletcher Cox says he credits his Mississippi upbringing and schooling for his successful football career. The Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle appeared Friday at the Mississippi Capitol, where he signed autographs, posed for photos and spoke to...
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Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce, right, arrives in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art after a Super Bowl victory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles football team, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl 52. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 22, 2018 - 1:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce got attention for his impassioned and profane speech after the team's Super Bowl parade, but he's now communicating through music. The jazz band from Kelce's Ohio high school alma mater was performing at a Philadelphia high school Thursday...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:51 am
The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their full-time general manager. This will be Hurney's second stint as Carolina's general manager, having previously worked for the Panthers from 1998-2012, beginning as GM in 2002. Hurney also worked with the Panthers since last July as the interim...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 file photo, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry (14) waves to fans after scoring a touchdown, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Dolphins decided receiver Jarvis Landry is worth any headaches he causes, even if the cost is $16 million. Landry was given a non-exclusive franchise tag Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 after leading the NFL with 112 catches in 2017. The move by the Dolphins came on the first day that teams could assign franchise tags.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
February 20, 2018 - 11:08 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins decided receiver Jarvis Landry is worth any headaches he causes, even if the cost is $16 million. Landry was given a non-exclusive franchise tag Tuesday after leading the NFL with 112 catches in 2017. The move by the Dolphins came on the first day that teams could...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck runs during NFL football practice in Indianapolis. Luck delivered some good news to Colts fans Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. He feels better. He ruled out additional surgery. And he’s eager to play football after spending the last 13 months rehabbing from shoulder surgery. If all goes well, the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback might even return in time for the start of April’s offseason workouts. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
February 20, 2018 - 10:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck delivered some good news to Indianapolis Colts fans on Tuesday. He feels better. He ruled out additional surgery. And he's eager to play football after spending the last 13 months rehabbing from shoulder surgery. If all goes well, the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback...
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The Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award winner Baker Mayfield speaks during a news conference at the Fort Worth Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 8:34 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield doesn't like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn't surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners. At a stop in his home state of Texas to accept the Davey O'Brien Award as...
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People look at a section of the "Americans" exhibit that explores the historical context of the Battle of Little Bighorn, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. A new exhibit uses images of Natives to show how the population permeates American culture. The "Americans" exhibit has received good reviews, but some say the accompanying website falls short in its characterization of an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians off their lands. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 19, 2018 - 5:52 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success. The words in an online promotion for a new museum exhibit in Washington, D.C., describe an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians from their lands in the South to areas west of the Mississippi River. Provocative, yes,...
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February 19, 2018 - 4:48 pm
The NFL's offseason features plenty of intrigue beyond where Kirk Cousins and dozens of other quarterbacks will land. As the Philadelphia Eagles enjoy the city's first NFL title since 1960 and the New England Patriots smart over their failure to win a sixth ring, 30 other teams are plotting to...
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