• July 28, 2016

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Mularkey believes Titans right fit for 3rd time as NFL coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Mularkey warned the Tennessee Titans' 10 draft picks.

Ex-NFL player to use concussion settlement to pay back theft

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Cleveland Browns wide receiver who pleaded guilty to stealing over $100,000 from his charities to finance gambling debts and personal expenses promises to pay it back once he gets his part of a settlement with the National Football League.

The Latest: Bolt, "the main man" touches down in Rio

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):

AP source: Jets re-sign QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Jets have re-signed Ryan Fitzpatrick to a one-year deal worth $12 million, ending months of speculation and uncertainty surrounding the team's quarterback spot.

Questions abound on offense, defense for Super Bowl champs

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Super Bowl champs begin training camp Thursday with major questions on both sides of the ball, beginning with who will be the one throwing it.

AP source: Coughlin to join NFL's operations staff

Tom Coughlin will be joining the NFL's football operations staff, a person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press.

Cowboys' Gregory facing longer suspension over new violation

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory is facing a longer suspension over another violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy, and owner Jerry Jones says he doesn't expect to see the troubled player at training camp in California.

Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick acknowledged on Wednesday that Jimmy Garoppolo will have to start the first four games of the season at quarterback and said the top priority of training camp would be to get the former backup ready.

Tough season teaches Colts to temper talk about expectations

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — The Colts' first training camp practice had a familiar look.

Chiefs place RT Jamaal Charles on PUP list as camp begins

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs placed running back Jamaal Charles on the physically unable to perform list Wednesday, though coach Andy Reid said it should not be considered a setback in his return from a knee injury.

Mum's the word on Fitzpatrick as Jets report for camp

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The first rule of Jets training camp: No talking about Ryan Fitzpatrick.

NY man pleads guilty to killing son of former NFL player

WATERVLIET, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to killing the son of a former NFL player in an apartment.

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers passes on watching "Bachelorette"

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is passing on an opportunity to go into detail about his relationship with his reality show contestant-brother.

Jared Goff leads Rams' rookies into training camp

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff showed up to the UC Irvine dorms a bit ahead of his fellow rookies Tuesday, getting a quick start on his first training camp with the Los Angeles Rams.

Packers WR Jordy Nelson says he had "hiccup" with left knee

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jordy Nelson called it a "hiccup." How long Packers fans have to hold their breath remains to be seen.

Luck arrives at camp with new contract, new perspective

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Andrew Luck arrived at training camp Tuesday with a healthy body, a new contract and a different perspective.

Falcons release return specialist Devin Hester before camp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have released star return specialist Devin Hester before the opening of training camp.

Comeback route: NFL reinstates wide receiver Josh Gordon

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's curious and complicated career has taken a new turn.

NFL, players union announce new game-day concussion protocol

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players association have announced a new policy regarding game-day concussion protocol and discipline for clubs that violate the procedure.

WR Greg Jennings says he's retiring after decade in NFL

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Receiver Greg Jennings is retiring after a decade in the National Football League.

NFL clears Peyton Manning of HGH allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with HGH or other prohibited substances as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last fall.

Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67.

NFL to review domestic violence allegations against Elliott

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NFL says it is reviewing domestic violence allegations against Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott.

AP Source: Texans star J.J. Watt has back surgery

HOUSTON (AP) — A person familiar with J.J. Watt's condition said the Houston Texans' star defensive end has had back surgery and will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list.