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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Training camp has yet to begin and Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy is already looking forward to the end of the season. Finishing the year at the Super Bowl, which is being played in Minneapolis at the home of the NFC North rival Vikings, would be quite a treat for …

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OXNARD, Calif. (AP) The Dallas Cowboys have released receiver and kick returner Lucky Whitehead after the third-year player was linked to a shoplifting arrest in his home state of Virginia, with his agent saying he believes it was a case of mistaken identity. Whitehead said he ”didn’t know about that” as he was escorted off …

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MANKATO, Minn. — When the NFL draft resumed for the second round on April 28, all eyes were on Florida State running back Dalvin Cook. A first-round talent with top-10 production, Cook dropped down the board amid character concerns from several off-the-field incidents in high school and college. That led several league observers to believe …

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Instead of delivering hits to ball carriers, David Bruton Jr. is hitting the books. The former Denver Broncos safety and special teams ace who announced his retirement Monday after eight seasons in the NFL wants to become a physical therapist. He began taking prerequisite courses at the University of Colorado-Denver in January …

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The Dallas Cowboys have waited a long time for this. Jaylon Smith, the Cowboys 2nd round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft who missed all of last season with a knee injury, finally took the field for the team on Monday during the first practice session of training camp. Dallas Morning News reporter Jon Machota …

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) John Elway has agreed to a new five-year contract with the Denver Broncos. The deal ends a long-running saga that had fans wondering if their Hall of Fame quarterback-turned-front office executive would leave the franchise he’s led to three Super Bowl titles. Elway was set to enter the final year of his …

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) Doug Pederson held a clipboard on the sideline when Brett Favre led the Green Bay Packers to consecutive Super Bowl appearances in the 1990s. The second-year coach thinks his Philadelphia Eagles have similar talent. But he said it takes more than just talent to hoist a Vince Lombardi Trophy. ”It takes a coaching …

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will be placed on the physically unable to perform list when the team opens training camp on Saturday. Luck had surgery to repair a partially torn labrum in his right shoulder and only began throwing last week. It’s still unclear when he will be cleared to practice, but general …

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