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  • Seahawks finalize contract extension with LB Bobby Wagner

    SEATTLE (AP) — Right on the heels of signing quarterback Russell Wilson to a contract extension, the Seattle Seahawks have locked up All-Pro middle linebacker Bobby Wagner. The Seahawks and Wagner finalized a four-year contract…

  • 49ers deal with loose sod in Levi’s Stadium on first day

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — It took less than 30 minutes into the San Francisco 49ers’ first training camp practice for the Levi’s Stadium sod to come up in pieces, also only a couple of…

  • Steelers trade future 5th rounder for Eagles CB Boykin

    LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have acquired cornerback Brandon Boykin from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2016 draft. The team announced the trade Saturday night. Boykin…

  • Tomsula begins camp doing things his way, with player input

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Tomsula walked through the cafeteria on Day 1 and fist-bumped a chef from across the high counter, then asked another member of the kitchen staff about her family. He…

  • Cowboys welcome McClain despite issues with knee, suspension

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Rolando McClain’s surgically repaired right knee isn’t ready for training camp, and the Dallas linebacker will miss the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.…

  • Jets activate guard Willie Colon from active-PUP list

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets activated guard Willie Colon from the active/physically unable to perform list, and he participated in the team’s first padded practice Saturday. Colon was placed on the…

  • Jets GM supportive, but noncommittal on Richardson’s future

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Richardson has a lot of making up — and growing up — to do with the New York Jets. General manager Mike Maccagnan echoed the supportive sentiment of coach…

  • Hall of Fame: Seau’s daughter to speak in interview

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Pro Football Hall of Fame will allow Junior Seau’s daughter to speak in an interview after his bust is unveiled next weekend. “Sydney will be given a chance to share…

  • Broncos lose Kyle Williams to torn Achilles tendon

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver returner Kyle Williams tore his left Achilles during a punt return drill at training camp Saturday and will miss the season. The oft-injured Williams missed much of the Broncos’ offseason…

  • Panthers’ secondary eager to break out of front 7’s shadow

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers’ secondary is eager to finally break out from the shadows of the perennially strong front seven this season. They may finally have the personnel to do that. The…

  • Panthers WR Hill will have MRI after injuring right leg

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers wide receiver Stephen Hill will have an MRI on his right leg after being carted off the field Saturday. The team said it expects to know more about the extent…

  • Thomas longs for reunion with his mother

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Demaryius Thomas is still waiting to see his mother out from behind bars for the first time since the police came busting into his house one morning when he was 11.…

  • Marcus Mariota signing lures more than 3,400 to Titans camp

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The chance at an autograph from Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota helped the Tennessee Titans lure their biggest crowd to training camp in years, so much so that the rookie quarterback…

  • Mason confident there’ll be no drop-off while Gurley rehabs

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Draft day could not have been a pleasant experience for St. Louis Rams running back Tre Mason. Imagine how jarring it must have been to see his team take Todd Gurley…

  • Buccaneers hungry for success after disappointing season

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are eager to distance themselves from their worst finish in nearly three decades. They’re hoping Jameis Winston will lead the way, but coach Lovie Smith knows it’ll…