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The Washington Redskins made sure the strength of their defense will stay intact for at least the next several years as they signed defensive lineman Matt Ioannidis to a three-year extension Thursday morning, a source told ESPN. The extension, which will prevent Ioannidis from hitting the free-agent market after this season, is worth up to
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The Chicago Bears and the Oakland Raiders will play the first NFL game at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Oct. 6, the league announced Wednesday. The Bears-Raiders matchup will be the first of four regular-season games played in London this season, including two at the newly constructed home of English Premier League power Tottenham
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1:26 AM ET Brady HendersonESPN Some time close to midnight Pacific time Tuesday, logic prevailed. That’s the first-blush reaction to what ultimately happened when the Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson agreed to record-breaking four-year, $140 million extension right before the quarterback’s deadline for a new deal passed. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Wilson would have
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson does not intend to sign a contract extension with the team this season if he does not reach an agreement by his self-imposed deadline of midnight Monday, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. It will be a challenge to get a new deal done by that deadline, though the sides are
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The Carolina Panthers have signed veteran free-agent receiver Chris Hogan to a one-year deal, the team announced Friday. Hogan, who is coming off a season in which he totaled 35 receptions for 532 yards and three touchdowns for the New England Patriots, brings veteran experience to a Carolina receiving corps that moved on from 2015
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PITTSBURGH — The Steelers are tired of the bashing. Veteran guard Ramon Foster has issued what he called a “PSA” on social media, urging ex-Steelers to stop criticizing current players. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster are among the targets of criticism in the aftermath of the Antonio Brown trade. “Moving forward…any former
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Former England rugby union player Christian Wade has signed for the Buffalo Bills, the team said on Monday. As seasoned college football stars head for the Combine in Indianapolis, there is another route into the NFL for hopefuls from other sports like rugby — but it is no less challenging. Wade quit English Premiership rugby
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MINNEAPOLIS — No one appeared to be having more fun at the Final Four during Texas Tech‘s 61-51 win over Michigan State than NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes. The Kansas City quarterback, a Texas Tech alum, and his Chiefs teammate Travis Kelce were in attendance at U.S. Bank Stadium to witness the Red Raiders make history
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TEMPE, Ariz. — Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen is expected to report for the start of the team’s offseason program Monday despite rampant trade speculation, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday. With less than three weeks until the NFL draft, the Cardinals have yet to engage in trade talks involving the 2018 first-round pick, sources
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PITTSBURGH — Asking how wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster will evolve in Year 3 is straightforward enough for Steelers coach Mike Tomlin. But the final three words of that question — “with AB gone” — affected the answer. JuJu Smith-Schuster saw 166 targets in 2018, just two fewer than Antonio Brown. Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports “I don’t
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FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys are not sure when Randy Gregory will be able to play again, but according to NFLPA figures they have extended his contract through 2020. In February, the NFL suspended Gregory indefinitely for violating the substance abuse policy and terms of his reinstatement. The Cowboys have remained supportive of Gregory,
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DULUTH, Ga. — Atlanta Falcons six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones is not overly concerned about his contract situation, and he’s not publicly lobbying to become the league’s highest-paid player at his position. Asked by ESPN where contract talks stand between him and the team, Jones responded, “I don’t know. My agent [Jimmy Sexton]
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