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  • Collins’ agent says his client is not meeting with NFL teams

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — La’el Collins’ agent says his client is not meeting with NFL teams about his pro football future at this time. Collins, who is represented by Deryk Gilmore, is an undrafted free…

  • Prosecutors dismiss charges against NFL player McClain

    DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Alabama prosecutors are dismissing charges against NFL linebacker Rolando McClain stemming from his arrest in a park in his hometown in 2013. Court records show prosecutors asked a judge Monday to…

  • 49ers Bruce Miller charged with vandalism, not domestic case

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism after he was investigated in a domestic case stemming from an argument with his girlfriend that led to his…

  • Texans sign extension with LB Mercilus

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans signed outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus to a four-year contract extension on Monday. A first-round draft pick in 2012, Mercilus has appeared in 47 games (33 starts) and has made…

  • Raiders to cut ties with James Jones, Miles Burris

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are planning to release two starters from last year’s team, cutting ties with receiver James Jones and linebacker Miles Burris. Jones told CSN California that general manager Reggie…

  • Saints sign 13 undrafted free agents, release 3 players

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints signed 13 undrafted free agents and released three defensive reserves Monday. The new players are: defensive linemen Tavaris Barnes of Clemson, Kaleb Eulls of Mississippi State, Ashaad…

  • Broncos release T Paul Cornick, WR Jeremy Kelley

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos continued their offensive line makeover by waiving second-year tackle Paul Cornick, who started three games each at right tackle and tight end last season. The Broncos also released…

  • GM McCloughan focused on big schools in 1st draft with Skins

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — General manager Scot McCloughan’s first draft with the Washington Redskins appears to reflect some basic beliefs about building a team, including the importance of size — of the players, yes, but…

  • Harvard pass rusher moves to head of Colts’ free agent class

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Colts have signed 15 undrafted rookies, including Harvard linebacker Zachary Hodges, the 2013 Ivy League defensive player of the year. The other signees, announced Monday, are Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Bryan Bennett;…

  • Bills sign free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington. Carrington returns to the team that selected him in the third round of the 2010 draft. Carrington played for…

  • Bengals tackles Whitworth, Smith wondering what’s next

    CINCINNATI (AP) — As soon as the Bengals’ draft picks were announced, team captain Andrew Whitworth started getting texts and tweets. Concerned teammates wondered what was going on. So did many Bengals fans. Was Cincinnati…

  • Falcons sign former Titans fullback Collin Mooney

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed fullback Collin Mooney, who started four games for the Tennessee Titans in 2013. Mooney had six catches for 32 yards and no carries in 12 games for…

  • Vikings exercise contract options on Harrison Smith, Kalil

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have exercised the fifth-year options on the contracts for safety Harrison Smith and left tackle Matt Kalil. The Vikings announced the decisions Monday, ensuring that both first-round picks from…

  • Cowboys not picking up 5th year of Claiborne’s rookie deal

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are not picking up the fifth-year option of Morris Claiborne’s rookie contract, making the injury-plagued cornerback eligible for free agency after the 2015 season. The sixth pick in…

  • NFL Calendar

    May 18-20 — Spring owners’ meetings, San Francisco Aug. 8 — Hall of Fame inductions, Canton, Ohio Aug. 9 — Hall of Fame game, Canton, Ohio: Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh.