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Jason Witten rejoining Cowboys after year as broadcaster

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Witten said the hardest thing about deciding to retire nine months ago was leaving football without winning a Super Bowl with the Dallas Cowboys. The 36-year-old tight end is giving it another shot. Witten announced Thursday he is coming out of retirement and rejoining the Cowboys after one season as a television analyst. The 11-time ...

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Prosecutors haven’t seen videos in Patriots owner’s case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors haven’t yet seen videos police say show New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men engaging in sex acts and handing over cash in a Florida spa. Lawyers for some of the men have filed court motions to keep the videos from being made public, arguing their clients were recorded without their ...

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The Latest: Dorsey confident signing Hunt the right thing

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL scouting combine on Thursday (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey did his homework before signing free agent Kareem Hunt. At least that’s what he told reporters Thursday. “We did extensive research. We talked to a lot of people and we felt comfortable with the information we had, ...

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Patriots owner pleads not guilty to prostitution charges

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two counts of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution in a Florida case, according to court documents released Thursday. Kraft’s attorney Jack Goldberger filed the written plea with the Palm Beach County court on Wednesday. Kraft, 77, is requesting a non-jury trial. Kraft was among ...

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NFL gives 2 players with checkered pasts chance at combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Louisiana Tech defensive end Jaylon Ferguson and Colorado State wide receiver Preston Williams have already completed their work in Indianapolis. They didn’t lift weights, didn’t get clocked in the 40-yard dash, didn’t even appear on the NFL telecast. Instead, they took medical tests and tried explaining to team officials why they couldn’t work out with everyone else ...

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Packers’ LaFleur looks to build relationship with Rodgers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers endured perhaps the most challenging year of his career — a season marked by a knee injury, inconsistent play and the firing of coach Mike McCarthy. Enter new coach Matt LaFleur, who would rather look ahead to building a relationship with Rodgers than look back to find out what went wrong. ...

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Eagles agree to let Foles seek starting job in free agency

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles rejuvenated his career in Philadelphia. Now he wants to turn his success into an NFL starting job — and the Eagles intend to give him that chance. General manager Howie Roseman told reporters Wednesday that the franchise will not use the franchise tag on Foles, making him a free agent. “It’s hard when you have ...

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Defensive linemen dominate this year’s combine class

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — This year’s class of quarterback prospects isn’t as sexy as last year’s group led by Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold. Nor does it feature the tantalizing talents of next year’s headliners: Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert and Jake Fromm. There are a few passers who merit first-round consideration, but what teams will see an abundance of at the ...

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