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Chargers sign former Eagles DB Jaylen Watkins

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Defensive back Jaylen Watkins has left the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles for a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Chargers. The Chargers announced the deal Friday. Watkins appeared in 36 games over four seasons for the Eagles, playing extensively on special teams. After making four starts for Philadelphia in 2016, he played in 15 ...

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Vikings nab Kendall Wright from NFC North foe

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed wide receiver Kendall Wright, who led the Chicago Bears in receptions and yards last season. The Vikings announced the addition Friday, putting Wright in the mix behind standouts Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs. Laquon Treadwell, the team’s first-round draft pick in 2016, is the only other wide receiver on the roster ...

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Colin Cowherd thinks the Rams make sense as a destination for Gronk in wake of the tight end’s trade rumors

– Odell Beckham, for instance, is really expensive. He wants to renegotiate a contract. I don’t think there’s a lot of takers for Odell Beckham Jr. because nobody wants to get saddled paying a wide receiver $20 million a year. I mean, Julio Jones is the best receiver– probably most dependable guy in the NFL. And after about $13-14 million, ...

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Browns sign free agent QB Drew Stanton to 2-year contract

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Browns continued their quarterback makeover, signing free agent Drew Stanton to a two-year contract. The veteran is expected to back up Tyrod Taylor, recently acquired in a trade with Buffalo. Cleveland is also expected to draft a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft. Stanton signed on Friday. He gives the Browns ...

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Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien says he attempted suicide

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien said he has attempted suicide, hired prostitutes and suffers from persistent depression. Now, he’s wondering if he sustained brain injuries while playing football. The 55-year-old former quarterback is worried about his future even as he revealed some lurid elements of his past. ”There were behaviors that were just bizarre,” Rypien said ...

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Future Bills stadium plans inch to forefront of discussion

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills‘ long-term future in western New York was secured when Terry and Kim Pegula purchased the franchise following the death of Hall of Fame owner Ralph Wilson in 2014. Where the team will play its home games – at its current stadium in suburban Orchard Park or at a new downtown Buffalo facility – within ...

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Heisman winner Lamar Jackson bolsters case as QB at pro day

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Lamar Jackson’s determined look as he threw the football left no question about his NFL intentions. Quarterback is the only position he will play in the pros. The former Louisville QB and 2016 Heisman Trophy winner, who was successful in both throwing and running while in college, has stated that plan before and reinforced it with an ...

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