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  • LB Alexander, P Zastudil among 11 players cut by Cardinals

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Outside linebacker and longtime special teams standout Lorenzo Alexander and veteran punter Dave Zastudil were among 11 players released by the Arizona Cardinals on Monday. The team cut three inside linebackers…

  • Kilgore goes on reserve/physically unable to perform list

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have placed center Daniel Kilgore on the reserve/physically unable to perform list as he works back from a second procedure on his left fibula that he…

  • Latest from Redskins Park: ‘It’s Kirk’s team’

    ASHBURN, Va. — The bizarre preseason for the Washington Redskins continued on Monday when Jay Gruden announced that he has named Kirk Cousins the Redskins quarterback for the 2015 season. Gruden cites that Cousins has taken…

  • Latest on US Open: Chatty Vandeweghe beats Stephens

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 6:20 p.m. CoCo Vandeweghe beat fellow American Sloane Stephens in straight sets in the first round of the U.S. Open — and…

  • No settlement: Goodell, Brady await ‘Deflategate’ ruling

    NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the…

  • Taylor named Bills starting quarterback over Manuel, Cassel

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who goes by the nickname “T-Mobile,” got the call to be the Buffalo Bills’ season-opening starter. Though he’s never started an NFL game in four seasons, Taylor’s…

  • Mingo returns to practice for banged-up Browns

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Piece by piece, limb by limb, the Browns are healing and getting back to full strength. After being hit by injuries over the past few weeks, the Browns welcomed several players,…

  • Jaguars trade PK Josh Scobee to Steelers for 6th-round pick

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After losing Shaun Suisham and Graham Hartley in the preseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers needed another kicker. The Jacksonville Jaguars had one to spare. So the Jaguars traded longtime placekicker Josh Scobee…

  • Chargers QB Philip Rivers limited in practice on Monday

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was a limited participant in practice Monday, two days after heading into the locker room early after hitting his throwing hand on a defender late in the…

  • Bucs trade TE Tim Wright to Lions for kicker Kyle Brindza

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have acquired rookie kicker Kyle Brindza from the Detroit Lions for tight end Tim Wright. Brindza converted all three of his field-goal attempts this preseason for the…

  • Colts’ Art Jones seeking 2nd opinion on injured ankle

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Art Jones’ second season in Indianapolis is starting the same, frustrating way as his first — with an ankle injury. After hobbling off the field on Saturday night’s the first defensive series,…

  • Broncos trade tackle Chris Clark to Houston

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Chris Clark is joining the superstar he couldn’t beat. The Denver Broncos traded the sixth-year tackle to the Houston Texans for a 2016 seventh-round draft pick Monday as they trimmed a…

  • Jets’ Leonard Williams ‘definitely’ expects to play Week 1

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Injured rookie Leonard Williams says he “definitely” plans to play in the New York Jets’ regular-season opener in two weeks. The defensive lineman strained a muscle in his right knee…

  • Louisville’s Petrino seeks strong follow-up to 9-4 debut

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Petrino has some wins in hand entering his second season as Louisville’s coach even before his Cardinals open Saturday against No. 6 Auburn in Atlanta. Defensive coordinator Todd Grantham and…

  • Buccaneers say QB Winston’s sprained ankle not a concern

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston has a sprained ankle that the rookie quarterback and Tampa Bay Buccaneers say is not a major concern. Winston twisted his right ankle during the Bucs’ second preseason game…