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UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 5:24 p.m.

AP sources: Cowboys, DeMarcus Lawrence agree on $105 million contract

Two people with direct knowledge of the deal say the Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a $105 million, five-year contract with defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. The agreement will include $65 …

UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 8:22 p.m.

Larry Stone: How Russell Wilson’s contract negotiations with the Seahawks are likely to play out

For Seahawks fans, it will be 12 days of high anxiety. For Seahawks administration, it’s an item that shoots to the top of their already crowded “to-do” list. For Russell …

Seahawks sign pass rushers Nate Orchard, Cassius Marsh

The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to their pass rush by signing free agents Cassius Marsh and Nate Orchard. Marsh is returning to the team that gave him his start …

UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 9:56 p.m.

Carolina Panthers GM shows up for Andre Dillard, four other takeaways from WSU’s Pro Day

Twenty-eight NFL teams were in attendance in Pullman for Washington State’s Pro Day and most of the scouts were focused on three players: Andre Dillard, Gardner Minshew and James Williams.

UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 9:23 p.m.

Former Idaho linebacker Kaden Elliss flips sleds, turns heads at NFL pro day

The most impressive performance at Idaho’s NFL pro day could not be quantified by a watch, tape measure or scale, but had to be seen.

UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 7:08 p.m.

Quarterback Russell Wilson gives Seahawks April 15 deadline to complete a new contract

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has given the team an April 15 deadline to complete negotiations on a new contract, a source with knowledge of the discussions told the Seattle Times.

Chiefs acquire DE Emmanuel Ogbah in trade from Browns for S Eric Murray

The Kansas City Chiefs have acquired edge rusher Emmanuel Ogbah from Cleveland in a swap for safety Eric Murray. Murray was originally drafted by current Browns general manager John Dorsey. …

UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 12:13 p.m.

Tom Brady saves 1st tweet for April Fools’ Day: I’m retiring

New England Patriots fans who forgot that Monday is April Fools’ Day might have been panicking when quarterback Tom Brady tweeted that he had decided to retire.

QB Blaine Gabbert signs with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have added depth at quarterback, signing former first-round draft pick Blaine Gabbert. Gabbert entered the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2011 and has also played …

Eagles acquire RB Jordan Howard in trade with Bears

The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired running back Jordan Howard from the Chicago Bears for a conditional sixth-round pick in next year’s NFL draft. Howard bolsters an Eagles backfield that includes …

Buffalo Bills sign running back/returner Senorise Perry

The Buffalo Bills continue stockpiling free agents by signing running back and return specialist Senorise Perry to a one-year contract

Raiders sign free agent running back Isaiah Crowell

The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent running back Isaiah Crowell to a one-year contract. Crowell is expected to compete for playing time at an open position for the Raiders. Doug …

Patriots defensive coordinator Greg Schiano steps down

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Rutgers coach Greg Schiano has stepped down as defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots, less than two months after taking the job

Cowboys acquire Dolphins DE Robert Quinn for 6th-round pick

Cowboys agree to acquire defensive end Robert Quinn from Dolphins for sixth-round pick in trade to bolster Dallas pass rush while club works on DeMarcus Lawrence deal

UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

Pass interference now reviewable by NFL officials

Pass interference, whether flagged or not, can be challenged by coaches and reviewed by officials next season. NFL team owners voted on a one-year trial basis to include those often-controversial …

Honoring rivalries: Packers at Bears to open 2019 NFL schedule

As part of the celebration of its 100th season, the NFL will break from tradition and feature the Packers vs. the Bears in its season opener Sept. 5.

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement

The party’s officially over for Rob Gronkowski. The New England Patriots’ fun-loving, touchdown-spiking tight end announced Sunday that he is retiring from the NFL after nine mostly dominant, Super Bowl-filled …

Oakland Raiders’ lease for Coliseum gets final approval

The Raiders have gotten final approval for their lease to remain in Oakland for at least one more season. The Oakland City Council voted to approve the lease for 2019 …

From high atop Kilimanjaro, Haloti Ngata retires

Haloti Ngata found a unique place to announce his retirement from the NFL: atop Mount Kilimanjaro.

UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.

Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill linked to domestic battery case in suburban KC

The Chiefs are investigating an incident involving Tyreek Hill after their star wide receiver was involved in a domestic battery incident in suburban Kansas City earlier this week. The team …

Vegas-bound Raiders spending big for final season in Oakland

The Oakland Raiders’ rebuilding plan sped up with the availability of star receiver Antonio Brown. The team has handed out more than $200 million in contracts this week in the …

Free Agency: Disenchantment works, trench warriors coveted

It’s probably fair to compare the opening of the NFL’s business season with the wildness often seen on the stock market floor. A frenzy of bidding and trading and changes …

UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 3:56 p.m.

Miami QB Ryan Tannehill traded to Titans for draft picks

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has been traded to the Tennessee Titans in a deal that also involves draft picks. The Dolphins sent their sixth-round pick this year to the …

John Elway insists Joe Flacco is still in his prime at age 34

Broncos general manager John Elway says Joe Flacco is in his prime at age 34. The Broncos introduced their new quarterback five weeks after they struck a deal with Baltimore …

Board approves Raiders lease to remain in Oakland in 2019

The Coliseum Authority has approved a lease agreement to keep the Raiders in Oakland for at least one more season. The deal for 2019 with an option for 2020 still …

Browns’ Kareem Hunt banned 8 games by NFL for ‘altercations’

The NFL has suspended Browns running back Kareem Hunt for eight games after a video showed him kicking a woman and his involvement in a fight at a resort. The …

5 games in, here’s what we know about Alliance football

So what do we know about the Alliance of American Football five weeks into its 10-week regular season?

Seahawks bring back D.J. Fluker, K.J. Wright, add Mike Iupati

The Seattle Seahawks are keeping a couple of key pieces from last year’s playoff team while adding to their offensive line. The Seahawks announced a pair of signings on Thursday, …

UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:21 p.m.

Analysis: Earl Thomas is gone, so what now for the Seahawks, and how will he be remembered?

Earl Thomas is officially gone, off to Baltimore to continue his NFL Hall of Fame career with the Ravens. So what now for the Seahawks?

UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:11 p.m.

K.J. Wright will be back with the Seahawks in 2019, on two-year deal

Wright was an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his NFL career and briefly tested the market.