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Only four players in 100 years have won six NFL titles

Tom Brady will soon slip on his sixth Super Bowl ring, and Herb Adderley is the only other player on the planet who can relate to that level of success in the National Football League, which celebrates its 100th season this year. “It’s going to be a long time, another 100 years, before somebody wins himself six titles,” suggested Adderley, ...

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Kraft’s prosecutors appeal block of massage parlor video

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge’s decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office on Friday filed a notice to appeal Monday’s ruling that Jupiter police did not follow proper procedures ...

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Cardinals’ Peterson suspended 6 games for PED violation

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy. The NFL did not specify Thursday which illegal substance Peterson allegedly used. Peterson can participate in all offseason workouts and preseason games. He will be eligible to return Oct. 14, before ...

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Broncos rookie Lock doesn’t begrudge Flacco for his comments

DENVER (AP) — Drew Lock doesn’t begrudge Joe Flacco for saying that winning games — not mentoring the rookie quarterback — is his top priority. “I think if any quarterback’s main goal isn’t focused on winning games, first off, it’s not the quarterback you want on your team,” Lock told The Associated Press in a phone interview Thursday. On Monday, ...

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Versatile Kareem Jackson sees time at safety and in slot

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Over the last few days, versatile Denver Broncos defensive back Kareem Jackson has lined up at safety and in the slot position. Not much work at cornerback, though. That could change depending on the team’s contract talks with star cornerback Chris Harris Jr., who’s skipping the organized team activities this week as he seeks a new ...

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AP sources: Jets, Gase trade Lee to Chiefs for 6th-rounder

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Gase needed just a few hours as the Jets‘ acting general manager to pull off a big deal. Two people with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that New York agreed Wednesday night to send linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs for a sixth-round draft pick. The deal is pending ...

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Browns WR Beckham absent from second day of practice

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.’s current part-time employment isn’t bothering the Browns. Not yet, anyway. The star wide receiver did not practice Wednesday after showing up Tuesday for Cleveland’s voluntary offseason program, ending an excused — if not questionable — monthlong absence. Beckham, who was acquired in a March trade with the New York Giants, has been open ...

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Jets fire GM Mike Maccagnan; coach Adam Gase acting GM

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Maccagnan helped lead the Jets‘ coaching search this offseason, spent big money in free agency and oversaw the team’s draft. Now, stunningly, he’s out as New York’s general manager. Team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson announced the decision to fire Maccagnan in a statement posted Wednesday on the team’s Twitter account. “It was a decision ...

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Browns RB Kareem Hunt vows he’s changed after violent past

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Once he found the courage, Kareem Hunt watched the infamous video of him shoving a woman and then kicking her while she was on the ground. Like millions of others, he was disturbed. “I was like, ‘Wow, it’s pretty bad. That’s not me,’” he said, recalling his reaction. “I didn’t really watch the video for a ...

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Fitzpatrick, Rosen embrace competition for Miami QB job

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — As Josh Rosen dropped back to pass during practice Tuesday, Ryan Fitzpatrick slapped and pushed him in the back, like an older brother trying to annoy. It was part of a drill, and those are the only swipes the two Miami Dolphins newcomers are taking at each other as they begin competition for the No. 1 ...

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