Tag: NFL football

Pats’ Gilmore, 7 others will start training camp on PUP list

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BOSTON — New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore has reported to the team for training camp but will start it on the active/physically unable...

Fit Elliott feeds off motivation from Cowboys’ 2020 downer

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Ezekiel Elliott is the lightest he's been in nearly a decade and believes he hasn't lost the breakaway ability that helped make him a...

Jets sign 14th overall pick Vera-Tucker to rookie deal

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NEW YORK — The New York Jets signed rookie guard Alijah Vera-Tucker, the 14th overall pick in the NFL draft in April, to a...

Duke Slater, NFL’s 1st Black lineman, is now Hall of Famer

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Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn't keep him out. ...

Karras cared more about making Hall of Fame than he let on

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A dozen NFL seasons packed with All-Pro roughhousing, easy celebrity and lots of laughs would be a fulsome career for any man. That was...

Howell, King headline ACC’s wealth of returning QB talent

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina linebacker Jeremiah Gemmel wants to make every possible stop. He also knows it’s not that easy when working out...

AP sources: Iowa plans to name football field for Slater

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa plans to name the field at Kinnick Stadium for Duke Slater, a trailblazing Black player who...

Jones expects the Cowboys to improve off 6-10 season.

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OXNARD, Calif. — Jerry Jones expects the Dallas Cowboys to make significant strides in pursuit of their first Super Bowl since the 1995 season....

Time limits set for Hall of Famers’ acceptance speeches

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In 2016, Brett Favre spoke for 36 minutes in one of the most memorable Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speeches ever, a mark...

Patriots sign 3rd-round pick Ronnie Perkins to rookie deal

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Patriots have signed defensive end Ronnie Perkins to a rookie contract, leaving only one member of their 2021 draft class...