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UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:49 p.m.

AP Sources: Seahawks bring back LB Mychal Kendricks, K Jason Myers

The Seattle Seahawks hope they have found the solution for their recent kicking troubles in Jason Myers and are bringing back linebacker Mychal Kendricks despite his uncertain legal situation

UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:55 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Pete Carroll bets on himself while letting Seahawks great Earl Thomas walk

Seattle was likely never going to offer the free safety

OMG, OBJ: Odell Beckham’s arrival makes Browns instant contenders

The Cleveland Browns returned as an expansion team in 1999. They just became a real one. It only took 20 mostly tortuous years and one trade. The Browns flipped the …

UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 4:13 p.m.

Former Seahawks safety Earl Thomas to sign with Baltimore Ravens

Earl Thomas, a longtime fixture of Seattle’s secondary, is headed to Baltimore as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday that Thomas will sign with the Baltimore Ravens. NFL Network also reported …

UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 9:22 p.m.

Another receiver megadeal: Giants trade Beckham to Browns

While the free agency spending frenzy runs wild, the Giants and Browns found a way to overshadow it Tuesday night: a trade of Odell Beckham Jr.

NFL free agency: Nick Foles to Jaguars, Landon Collins to Washington, Trent Brown to Oakland

The big-money offers for NFL free agents began Monday, two days before they can sign contracts.

UPDATED: Sun., March 10, 2019, 9:35 p.m.

Where will Le’Veon Bell, Nick Foles and other NFL free agents sign? Here are 10 predictions.

The negotiating window for the 2019 NFL free agency period begins Monday, with deals able to become official Wednesday. As usual, signings are expected to happen fast this season, and …

Steelers shore up line, sign Maurkice Pouncey and Ramon Foster to new deals

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a significant investment in protecting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, signing Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey and left guard Ramon Foster to new deals. Foster was set to …

UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 4:31 p.m.

AP source: Broncos trading Case Keenum to Redskins

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press than the Denver Broncos have agreed to trade quarterback Case Keenum to the Washington Redskins. The deal will become …

49ers decline contract option on wide receiver Pierre Garcon

Pierre Garcon will become a free agent after the San Francisco 49ers declined his contract option. The team officially cut ties with Garcon after paying him nearly $23 million out …

Evaluating Washington State’s NFL Combine participants with draft evaluator Rob Rang

A trio of Washington State players took on the NFL Scouting Combine’s gauntlet of strength tests, agility drills and private interviews last weekend, completing what most might argue is the …

5 defensive players and kicker get franchise tags

Five defensive players, all premier pass rushers, and 49ers placekicker Robbie Gould, were given franchise tags by their teams before the NFL deadline. Gould, ends DeMarcus Lawrence of Dallas and …

Some prospects saw their stock slide at NFL Combine

While the likes of Kyler Murray, Montez Sweat and D.K. Metcalf saw their stock rise at the NFL combine, plenty of players had their draft prospects take a big hit. …

UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

Larry Stone: Kyler Murray should thank fellow ‘too-short QB’ Russell Wilson for paving the way

In one sense, there’s nothing new about the hue and cry over Kyler Murray, who shunned baseball to cast his lot with the NFL. He had the world waiting breathlessly …

Matt Calkins: Seahawks follow NFL’s safe game with big-time pass-rushers by tagging Frank Clark

Clark got a huge raise by getting the tag, but imagine what he and other coveted pass rushers would get if they hit the open market. So far this offseason, …

Landon Collins to test free agency after Giants skip franchise tag

The New York Giants didn’t put a franchise tag on three-time Pro Bowl safety Landon Collins. The Giants’ leading tackler in each of his four seasons with the team, Collins …

Kansas City Chiefs make franchise tag on linebacker Dee Ford official

The Kansas City Chiefs placed the franchise tag on outside linebacker Dee Ford on Monday, making official a decision the team had been leaning toward throughout the offseason.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two counts of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two counts of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution in a Florida case.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

Jason Witten rejoining Cowboys after year as broadcaster

Jason Witten is coming out of retirement and rejoining the Dallas Cowboys after one season as a television analyst. The 36-year-old Witten says the “fire inside of me to compete …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 2:17 p.m.

Cowboys’ Randy Gregory suspended indefinitely in 4th ban from NFL

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, the fourth time the troubled player has been banned by the league. The suspension …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 7:40 p.m.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is denying misdemeanor charges of soliciting a prostitute. But police in Jupiter, Florida, say Kraft was twice videotaped in a sex act at a …

Does Russell Wilson really want to leave Seahawks for Giants?

Does Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson really want out of Seattle and to play instead for the New York Giants? That was the juicy rumor passed along Wednesday morning by FS1 …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:24 p.m.

Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid settle collusion grievances with NFL

It remains unclear if the NFL admitted wrongdoing or how much money Reid, Kaepernick or others may have received. Considering the lost salary both players claimed and legal costs, the …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 6:57 p.m.

Are the Seattle Seahawks scouting the Alliance of American Football?

Seattle coach Pete Carroll said in January he was excited for the Alliance and wants to see it succeed.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 6:31 p.m.

Matt Calkins: It might hurt the Seahawks, but nobody can question Kam Chancellor’s right to his money

You know that Seahawks fans, regardless of their reverence for the man, can’t be pleased with Kam Chancellor’s contract. He hasn’t played since the middle of the 2017 season, won’t …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 12:40 p.m.

AP Source: Broncos to acquire Joe Flacco from Ravens

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Baltimore Ravens have agreed to trade veteran quarterback Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos for a fourth-round pick in this year’s …

How many Kyler Murrays are out there in specialization era?

Kyler Murray has chosen football over baseball, at least for now. The Oakland Athletics selected Murray ninth overall in the Major League Baseball draft last June. He then went out …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 1:11 p.m.

AP Source: Antonio Brown asks Steelers for trade

Antonio Brown wants out of Pittsburgh. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the perennial Pro Bowl wide receiver has asked the Steelers for a trade. …

Tom Withers: Browns give Kareem Hunt 2nd chance, hope he stays inbounds

The lasting visual of Kareem Hunt’s second NFL season wasn’t him stiff-arming a linebacker, shedding a tackle or barreling over a cornerback at the goal line for a touchdown. It …

Cleveland Browns give troubled running back Kareem Hunt second chance

Following their own investigation, the Cleveland Browns signed Kareem Hunt to a one-year contract Monday, giving the former star Chiefs running back a second chance after a video showed him …