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Chiefs’ career tackles leader Johnson to become free agent

Derrick Johnson’s tenure with the Kansas City Chiefs is coming to an end. The franchise’s career tackles leader and a four-time Pro Bowl selection, Johnson will become a free agent when his contract expires at the start of the new league year March 14. He intends to keep playing, it just won’t be in the familiar red, yellow and white ...

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49ers linebacker jailed on suspicion of domestic assault

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and possessing an assault rifle. Arrest records show Foster was booked at the Santa Clara County jail Sunday with bail set at $75,000. The East Bay Times reports that a woman who has been in a long-term relationship with Foster ...

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Man arrested in death of Colts’ Jackson is charged in second case

LEBANON, Ind. — A Guatemalan living illegally in the U.S. and charged in a drunken crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man has been charged in an unrelated case. Boone County Prosecutor Todd Meyer filed charges of perjury, forgery, identity deception and misdemeanor false informing Tuesday against 37-year-old Manuel Orrego-Savala. Meyer says Orrego-Savala gave police a ...

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Reich embraces new role with Colts as coaching backup plan

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Frank Reich has been introduced as the Indianapolis Colts new head coach. The former Philadelphia Eagles’ offensive coordinator accepted the job two days earlier then signed his contract at the home of team owner Jim Irsay later that night. The announcement came exactly one week after the Colts had agreed to a deal with New England Patriots offensive ...

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Cardinals extend contract of GM Steve Keim through 2022

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals have extended the contract of general manager Steve Keim through 2022. Keim is a 19-year employee of the Cardinals, starting as a college scout in 1999. He worked his way up through the ranks to be hired as general manager on Jan. 8, 2013, just in time to help team president Michael Bidwill interview and ...

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Former Browns WR Massaquoi lost 4 fingers in ATV accident

CLEVELAND (AP) Former Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi has divulged that he lost most of his left hand in an all-terrain vehicle crash last April. Massaquoi, who starred at Georgia before he was drafted by Cleveland in the second round in 2009, revealed his prosthetic and details of his misfortune in a video posted Monday on The Players Tribune. Massaquoi ...

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