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Colts lose receiver with
Colts lose receiver with 'severe' ankle injury as camp ends

Indianapolis Colts receiver Daurice Fountain turned his career around with a terrific training camp. The promising second-year player suffered a ''significant'' left ankle injury that prompted teammates and Cleveland Browns players to take a knee in prayer Thursday during the teams'

Steelers mourning Darryl Drake
Steelers mourning Darryl Drake's death as training camp ends

The unofficial credo as part of the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff for Darryl Drake this season was, ''Shut out the noise,'' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger relayed as training camp wrapped up Thursday. Drake perhaps was tacitly referring to some of the offseason off-field drama surrounding

Close friends Brees and Rivers get to share practice field
Close friends Brees and Rivers get to share practice field

Philip Rivers and Drew Brees have not been teammates since 2005 but the bond between the two still remains strong. The quarterbacks are sharing a field as the Los Angeles Chargers host the New Orleans Saints for practices for the third straight year. The two teams will work out again Friday before

Odell Beckham downplays hip injury, lack of reps with Baker Mayfield
Odell Beckham downplays hip injury, lack of reps with Baker Mayfield

Odell Beckham Jr. sat out Thursday's final joint practice against the Colts with a hip injury, but the Browns star receiver downplayed the injury. He also appears unconcerned about getting on the same page with Baker Mayfield despite the lack of reps with his new quarterback. "We talk every day,"

Ankle injury could knock Keenan Allen out for preseason
Ankle injury could knock Keenan Allen out for preseason

The Chargers may not have wide receiver Keenan Allen in a gameday lineup until Week One. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Allen injured his ankle at practice this week. The injury is not considered serious, but it may be enough to keep him out of the rest of the preseason. Assuming he's out against

Rodgers held out of preseason game with back tightness
Rodgers held out of preseason game with back tightness

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be held out of Thursday night's preseason game against the Ravens because of back tightness.

Medical spotter pulls Eagles
Medical spotter pulls Eagles' Cody Kessler from game

Eagles quarterback Cody Kessler was removed from tonight's game against the Jaguars after the independent medical spotter signaled to the referee to have him checked for a concussion. The decision came after Jaguars pass rusher Datone Jones came in unblocked from the blind side and planted Kessler

Aaron Rodgers arrives at M&T with a slight troll for the Ravens
Aaron Rodgers arrives at M&T with a slight troll for the Ravens

The Packers quarterback arrived for the preseason matchup with a shirt that involved some birds. A possible troll?

Top-10 2020 NFL Draft Tackles
Top-10 2020 NFL Draft Tackles

Thor Nystrom scouts the prospective 2020 tackle class for next spring's NFL Draft. (AP)

Ohio
Ohio's Frank Solich on pace to become MAC's winningest coach

Ohio coach Frank Solich is approaching his 75th birthday, looking and sounding as if he has no plans to slow down anytime soon. ''I've got great energy and I wouldn't trade what I'm doing for anything,'' Solich said. Solich is expected to become the Mid-American Conference

Isaiah Hodgins, Trevon Bradford lead a young, talented Oregon State receiving corp
Isaiah Hodgins, Trevon Bradford lead a young, talented Oregon State receiving corp

Predicting a big year ahead for the Oregon State wide receivers

Experienced Bearcats try to build on breakout season
Experienced Bearcats try to build on breakout season

Nobody gave Cincinnati much thought heading into coach Luke Fickell's second season since he made the 90-minute drive down Interstate 71 from Ohio State to rebuild a bottoming-out program. After going 4-8 in consecutive seasons, the Bearcats became one of the nation's best teams last year with

REPORT: Oregon State football lands 3-star ATH Isaiah Newell
REPORT: Oregon State football lands 3-star ATH Isaiah Newell

The Beavers get a big commit for the 2020 class

Jay-Z doesn
Jay-Z doesn't want to get "stuck on Colin [Kaepernick] not having a job"

Jay-Z could have declined to do business with the NFL until the NFL committed to continuing doing business with Colin Kaepernick. Jay-Z decided that the ongoing shunning of Kaepernick was not a dealbreaker. "We forget that Colin's whole thing was to bring attention to social injustice,"

Complaining of chest pains, Darryl Drake opted not to stay overnight at hospital for observation
Complaining of chest pains, Darryl Drake opted not to stay overnight at hospital for observation

Steelers receivers coach Darryl Drake went to a local hospital with chest pains on the evening he died. According to Mark Kaboly of TheAthletic.com, tests showed no abnormalities, but doctors wanted to keep Drake overnight for observation. Drake declined. He decided to return to training camp, and he

Bryan Cox Jr. cited for speeding, marijuana possession
Bryan Cox Jr. cited for speeding, marijuana possession

Panthers defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. didn't make it home from training camp in Spartanburg, South Carolina, without making a headline. The North Carolina Highway Patrol pulled over Cox for driving 90 mph in a 65 mph zone on his way back to the Charlotte area after the Panthers broke camp, David Newton

Nate Burleson: One overlooked aspect of Dak Prescott-Ezekiel Elliott contract dynamic
Nate Burleson: One overlooked aspect of Dak Prescott-Ezekiel Elliott contract dynamic

Nate Burleson and the "Good Morning Football" crew discuss the timeline of the Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott contract negotiations with the Dallas Cowboys.

Panthers' Cox cited for speeding, marijuana after camp ends

North Carolina Highway Patrol cited Carolina Panthers defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. for speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on the final day of the team's training camp. Sergeant Christopher Knox of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety says troopers pulled

Chargers
Chargers' Ekeler, Jackson making most of opportunities

As Melvin Gordon continues his holdout from the Los Angeles Chargers' training camp, Justin Jackson and Austin Ekeler are showing why they should be in the mix to get more carries this season. ''I mean, even if he was here, we have the same mentality,'' Ekeler said. Ekeler ran for

A time-out for the NFL in
A time-out for the NFL in 'NOLA no-call' lawsuit

Louisiana's Supreme Court has ruled that the NFL can hold off, for now, on providing documents and answering questions in a New Orleans Saints fan's lawsuit over referees' failure to call crucial penalties in a January playoff game won by the Los Angeles Rams. Attorney Anthony LeMon says

This Day in History: Houston Oilers-Dallas Cowboys sets NFL single-game attendance record
This Day in History: Houston Oilers-Dallas Cowboys sets NFL single-game attendance record

In 1994, the Houston Oilers defeat the Dallas Cowboys in the highest attended game in NFL History in Mexico City, Mexico.

2019 season preview: USC football
2019 season preview: USC football

Follow along on the Pac-12 Now app as sophomore quarterback JT Daniels - who hit 10 passing touchdowns in five home games as a true freshman last year - looks to build on his success as USC kicks off its season on Saturday, Aug. 31 against Fresno State at 7:30 p.m. PT / 8:30 p.m. MT. Michael Pittman Jr., Amon-Ra St. Brown and Tyler Vaughns also return after combining for 159 receptions, 2,182 receiving yards and 15 receiving touchdowns last season.

Will Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray throw a pass beyond 10 air yards vs. Oakland Raiders?
Will Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray throw a pass beyond 10 air yards vs. Oakland Raiders?

The "NFL Total Access" crew asks if Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray will throw a pass beyond 10 air yards vs. Oakland Raiders. Watch this game on ESPN

NFL Network
NFL Network's Shaun O'Hara reacts to Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield saying people are rooting for Browns to lose

NFL Network's Shaun O'Hara reacts to Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield saying people are rooting for Cleveland Browns to lose.

Which Dallas Cowboy will have new deal by Week 1, and who could sit out?
Which Dallas Cowboy will have new deal by Week 1, and who could sit out?

The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses which Dallas Cowboy will have new deal by Week 1, and who could sit out.

NFL Network
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo: Dallas' contract standoffs will be a 'staring contest' for next few weeks

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo believes Dallas Cowboys and quarterback Dak Prescott contract standoffs will be a "staring contest" for next few weeks.

How concerning in Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck
How concerning in Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck's injury situation?

The "NFL Total Access" crew discuss how concerning Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck's injury situation is.

NFL Network
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo: Week 1 'really in question' for Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck

NFL Network s Mike Garafolo reports that Week 1 is "really in question" for Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.

Vanderbilt to begin alcohol sales at home football games

Vanderbilt plans to conduct alcohol sales to the general public for home football games this season. Athletic director Malcolm Turner announced the new policy Wednesday. Vanderbilt will sell beer in public areas of the stadium.

Princeton, Army to meet in 2020
Princeton, Army to meet in 2020

(STATS) - One month before Princeton embarks on its 150th season of football, the Ivy League university announced Wednesday it will play at Army in 2020 - the Tigers' first FBS matchup in 34 years.

Pick Six: Top college awards could feature repeats
Pick Six: Top college awards could feature repeats

The race for the top individual awards in college football this season will have some standout players seeking repeats.

Pick Six: Top college awards could feature repeats
Pick Six: Top college awards could feature repeats

The race for the top individual awards in college football this season will have some standout players seeking repeats.

Boise State starts new chapter with same expectations
Boise State starts new chapter with same expectations

The way last season ended for Boise State left a bad aftertaste. Losing the Mountain West Conference championship game on its home field, followed by a bowl game that was abandoned due to severe weather was a disappointing thud following what was another mostly successful season. The Broncos must break

Seems like old times: Boise State, Fresno State top MW teams
Seems like old times: Boise State, Fresno State top MW teams

DENVER (AP) -- Now this was a sweet idea: Candy hearts with Jordan Love's name and number stamped on them to hype the Heisman Trophy campaign of the Utah State quarterback.

Le
Le'Veon Bell: I don't necessarily need preseason reps

The Jets did not play running back Le'Veon Bell in their first preseason game and it doesn't sound like there's tremendous urgency to play him against the Falcons this Thursday either. Head coach Adam Gase said this week that experiencing the "flow of the game" might be beneficial

Sports Illustrated: Univ. of Georgia mascot is best ever

Sports Illustrated is celebrating college football's 150th season by ranking the top 10 all-time greatest mascots, putting the University of Georgia's bulldog in first place. Following Uga is the Duck at the University of Oregon, Mike the tiger at Louisiana State University, Bevo the longhorn

Carson Wentz is fine with no preseason playing time
Carson Wentz is fine with no preseason playing time

Since the football itself isn't often enough to sustain interest, preseason games usually need a subplot. Nick Foles leading his new Jaguars team against Carson Wentz and his old one won't be able to scratch that itch for you, however. The Jaguars don't seem likely to play their new quarterback

Giants co-owner: Team needed "drastic changes"
Giants co-owner: Team needed "drastic changes"

Giant co-owner John Mara admitted yesterday that he'd prefer to see rookie Daniel Jones sit all year, because that would likely mean Eli Manning had the team winning. Of course, winning would be new around there, and hardly expected after offseason departures of a number of stars including Odell

Adrian Peterson: Colt McCoy has the edge in Washington QB competition
Adrian Peterson: Colt McCoy has the edge in Washington QB competition

The three-man quarterback race in Washington is Colt McCoy's to lose, according to Adrian Peterson. Peterson has been in practice huddles with McCoy, Case Keenum and Dwayne Haskins throughout training camp and said that McCoy, who is heading into his sixth season playing for coach Jay Gruden, is

Pick Six: Top college awards could feature repeats
Pick Six: Top college awards could feature repeats

The race for the top individual awards in college football this season will have some standout players seeking repeats.

Pick Six: Top college awards could feature repeats
Pick Six: Top college awards could feature repeats

The race for the top individual awards in college football this season will have some standout players seeking repeats.

Bahamas Bowl sponsorship pays off again for Illinois village

Chad Bruner is a huge football fan. One day last December, he was sitting in a big leather chair in his Oklahoma City home when the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl caught his attention. ''You're always looking for places that are business friendly,'' said Bruner, who works for Love'

Kitna returns to NFL with Cowboys, seeks growth in Prescott
Kitna returns to NFL with Cowboys, seeks growth in Prescott

Jon Kitna unfolded a piece of paper detailing that day's practice plan because he thought it was a good way to illustrate why the former Dallas quarterback was back in the NFL with the Cowboys after coaching high school football for seven years. Dak Prescott's new position coach never stopped

Rotoworld Live Draft Grades and Analysis
Rotoworld Live Draft Grades and Analysis

Hayden Winks hands out grades for Rotoworld's Live Mock Draft, but nobody drafted better than Rotoworld's own John Daigle. (Getty Images)

LaFleur: Rodgers to play
LaFleur: Rodgers to play 'a quarter or so' against Ravens

For the first time this preseason, the world will have the opportunity to see what Aaron Rodgers looks like in Matt LaFleur's offense. The Packers' first-year coach said Tuesday that Rodgers and the rest of the first-team offense and first-team defense will play for about ''a quarter

'Hard Knocks' Episode 2 recap: Jon Gruden's love-hate of QBs revealed

Gruden definitely has a unique relationship with his quarterbacks.

Ravens sign punter Sean Smith
Ravens sign punter Sean Smith

The Baltimore Ravens have added another punter to their roster following the trade of Kaare Vedvik to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The Ravens signed undrafted free agent rookie Sean Smith on Tuesday. Smith attended the team's rookie mini-camp in May as a tryout player. Smith was a four-time All-Pioneer

Michigan
Michigan's Harbaugh says he wouldn't lie about transfer

Jim Harbaugh lashed out Tuesday night at Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell, who said Michigan did not support a transfer's attempt to immediately play for the Bearcats. Harbaugh said he told Fickell months ago he wouldn't lie about what he knew regarding the transfer of James Hudson. Fickell told

Aaron Rodgers attributes "outside noise" to "fake news" and "clickbait"
Aaron Rodgers attributes "outside noise" to "fake news" and "clickbait"

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers thinks he knows how digital media works. Generally, he does. More specifically, as it relates to the application of the term "clickbait" to stories that focus on objective evidence of Rodgers not seeing eye to eye with new coach Matt LaFleur, Rodgers doesn&

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will miss remainder of preseason
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will miss remainder of preseason

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will miss remainder of preseason.

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