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Philip Rivers, Drew Brees look back fondly on partnership

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers and Drew Brees could have an epic sports rivalry, if only they didn’t like and respect each other so much. The ingredients are there: Brees was the San Diego Chargers’ starting quarterback when they acquired the No. 4 overall pick Rivers in a draft-day trade in 2004. Rivers spent two full seasons behind ...

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Cowboys move on at center with ill Frederick on their mind

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A year ago, Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Joe Looney grabbed the spotlight during training camp as the prankster who took the field in star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s jersey, his cover blown by the gut sticking out under No. 21. Now that Looney has become the starting center under the serious circumstances of Travis Frederick’s battle ...

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Philip Rivers, Drew Brees look back fondly on partnership

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers and Drew Brees could have an epic sports rivalry, if only they didn’t like and respect each other so much. The ingredients are there: Brees was the San Diego Chargers‘ starting quarterback when they acquired the No. 4 overall pick Rivers in a draft-day trade in 2004. Rivers spent two full seasons behind ...

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Cowboys move on at center with ill Frederick on their mind

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A year ago, Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Joe Looney grabbed the spotlight during training camp as the prankster who took the field in star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s jersey, his cover blown by the gut sticking out under No. 21. Now that Looney has become the starting center under the serious circumstances of Travis Frederick’s battle ...

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As usual, Fitzgerald has no interest in an NFL farewell tour

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — If his 15th NFL season is to be his last, don’t expect Larry Fitzgerald to tell anyone. Not until long after the season is over. “I told you this a long time ago,” he said after the Arizona Cardinals practiced Thursday. “There’s never going to be a farewell tour. It’s not about me. There’s 53 guys ...

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Browns QB Taylor injures left hand; replaced by Mayfield

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor has returned after injuring his left hand in the first quarter against Philadelphia. After throwing an incomplete pass on fourth down, Taylor fell out of bounds and landed on his left side without taking any contact. His arm was pinned under his body when he hit the ground, and Taylor got up ...

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Cowboys center Travis Frederick has neurological disorder

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder that causes weakness in various parts of the body, and the four-time Pro Bowl player isn’t sure on a timetable for a return. Frederick said he has received two treatments for Guillain-Barre Syndrome over the past 48 hours and that ...

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Saints, Chargers praise each other for lively joint practice

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints took a four-hour flight into Southern California late Tuesday night, and they hit the Los Angeles Chargers‘ training camp fields early Wednesday. Instead of being bothered by the tough turnaround, the Saints used the circumstances to sharpen their focus for the upcoming season. The Saints and Chargers are practicing together at ...

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