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Jags denied early start date for offseason despite new coach (Yahoo Sports)

The Jacksonville Jaguars will begin offseason workouts April 17, along with other teams with returning head coaches. The Jaguars had requested to start April 3, the date teams with new coaches can start, since they promoted interim Doug Marrone to rep…

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Judge signs deal to demolish Silverdome, former Lions home (Yahoo Sports)

The former home of the Detroit Lions will be demolished. A judge approved a deal Tuesday between the city of Pontiac and the owner of the Pontiac Silverdome to get rid of the stadium. The Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/2neZRbq ) says Triple …

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Browns’ Jamie Meder signs; field goal block secured lone win (Yahoo Sports)

The Cleveland Browns re-signed defensive lineman Jamie Meder, who blocked a late field goal to give the team its only win last season. The 6-foot-3, 308-pounder had a strong third season with Cleveland, recording 48 tackles and a sack in 15 starts. T…

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NFL owners revamp video replay for officiating (Yahoo Sports)

NFL owners got busy Tuesday passing several rules changes, adopting resolutions they believe will speed the game and enhance player safety, and perhaps even allow for more personality in player celebrations. League officiating chief Dean Blandino and …

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Jets sign former Colts offensive lineman Jonotthan Harrison (Yahoo Sports)

The New York Jets have signed former Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Jonotthan Harrison. The Jets announced the move Tuesday. Harrison was not tendered a restricted free agent contract by the Colts earlier this month, making him an unrestricted …

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Longtime Cowboys TE Witten signs extension through 2021 (Yahoo Sports)

Dallas tight end Jason Witten has signed a four-year contract extension that virtually guarantees the 14-year veteran will spend his entire career with the Cowboys. The deal Witten signed Tuesday runs through 2021 and leaves the final year of the two-…

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The Latest: Goodell plans to attend Patriots’ opener (Yahoo Sports)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has plans for Thursday night, Sept. 7. Goodell said Tuesday at the NFL owners meetings that he expects to be at the season kickoff in Foxborough when the Patriots play host to an undetermined opponent. After the ”Defla…

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NFL players push lawmakers on criminal justice reform (Yahoo Sports)

Jenkins, free-agent wide receiver Anquan Boldin and other players were meeting with members of Congress this week to push for legislation that leads to improved relationships between minority communities and local police. This is the second trip to Wa…

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Eagles sign DE Chris Long to two-year contract (Yahoo Sports)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles agreed Tuesday to terms on a two-year contract with defensive end Chris Long, who won a Super Bowl last season with New England.

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Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days (Yahoo Sports)

Browns coach Hue Jackson has little use for pro days, especially when looking at quarterbacks. Cleveland is still searching for its franchise QB after nearly two decades back in the NFL. The Browns have the top overall draft pick following a 1-15 sea…

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NFL owners approve Raiders’ move to Las Vegas, so what now? (Yahoo Sports)

Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders. Until then, likely in 2020, Mark Davis’ team belongs to Oakland. NFL owners approved the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas 31-1 at the league meetings Monday.

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Chargers sell all available season tickets at temporary home (Yahoo Sports)

The Los Angeles Chargers said Monday that they have sold all the available season tickets at their temporary home. The recently relocated Chargers will play at the 30,000-seat StubHub Center in suburban Carson, California, for the next two seasons bef…

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Seattle continues to add depth signing pair of linebackers (Yahoo Sports)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks continue to stockpile linebackers, bringing back Dewey McDonald and signing free agent Terence Garvin.

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RB DuJuan Harris to re-sign with 49ers (Yahoo Sports)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Running back DuJuan Harris is returning to the San Francisco 49ers.

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Bills claim defensive lineman Crichton off waivers (Yahoo Sports)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have claimed defensive lineman Scott Crichton a day after the Minnesota Vikings placed the former third-round draft pick on waivers.

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