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49ers re-sign QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 5-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Jimmy Garoppolo signed a record-breaking, five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday that will pay him a reported $137.5 million to keep him off the free-agent market next month without forcing the team to use the one-year franchise tag. NFL Network first reported the terms of the contract, which is worth $27.5 million per ...

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Monday funeral in Atlanta for Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson

ATLANTA (AP) Funeral services have been arranged for Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson, who was killed with his Uber driver when authorities say a drunken driver living illegally in the U.S. struck them along a highway. Jackson’s funeral will be held Monday at Big Bethel AME Church in his hometown of Atlanta. The 26-year-old Jackson’s family says the Colts and ...

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AP source: Colts seek Bills’ permission to interview Leslie Frazier

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — A person with knowledge of the situation confirms to The Associated Press the Indianapolis Colts have sought permission to interview Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier for their head coaching vacancy. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Thursday because neither team has revealed this development, which was first reported by NFL.com. The Colts have ...

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Quarterbacks will dominate the 2018 NFL offseason

Quarterbacks will rule the NFL’s offseason. Beginning with Alex Smith going to Washington when the league’s new year starts next month, several quarterbacks will find new riches and many teams will land new quarterbacks in 2018. Tom Brady may have been denied another championship but not his coordinator, and some believe Josh McDaniels’ sudden change of heart this week in ...

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Four Aztecs get Combine invites

On Tuesday, the NFL announced that four San Diego State Aztecs will attend the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis from February 27 to March 5. With the official announcement, the Aztecs were able to achieve an impressive feat. Their four combine invitees are tied for most among non-Power 5 programs, according to goaztecs.com. The Aztecs also had more invites than ...

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Philly feting 1st Super Bowl title with parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The championship parade Philadelphia has dreamed about and agonized over – year after year, decade after decade, across generations of faithful but frustrated fans – well, it’s here, Philly. It’s finally here. Your beloved Eagles are heading up Broad Street. The city’s first Super Bowl parade steps off Thursday, capping a glorious week for jubilant fans celebrating an ...

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Rangers trade QB-infielder Russell Wilson to Yankees

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been traded – from the Texas Rangers to the New York Yankees. The MLB’s Rangers selected Wilson in the Triple-A portion of the Rule 5 draft during the winter meetings in December 2013, about two months before he led the Seahawks to a win over Denver in the Super Bowl. On ...

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