NFL commissioner Roger Goodell foresees an uncapped 2010 season as the league and the players’ union negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement.
Goodell said Thursday that owners are preparing for no salary cap next season, citing the lack of progress in talks with the NFLPA.
Bucs fire coordinator Jagodzinski
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski, saying they weren’t getting the “direction” needed from him 10 days before the regular season opener. Quarterbacks coach Greg Olson was promoted to Jagodzinski’s role and will take over calling plays.
Ex-linebacker arrested in scam
Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Eugene Lockhart was arrested after he was indicted with eight others in an alleged mortgage fraud scheme that swindled more than $20 million from several home lenders in the Dallas area.
On the field
Lions 17, Bills 6: At Orchard Park, N.Y., Detroit’s victory over Buffalo was highlighted by Tristan Davis’ 79-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to seal the win. … Jets 38, Eagles 27: At East Rutherford, N.J., Michael Vick ran for a touchdown and threw an interception in Philadelphia’s loss to New York. … Ravens 20, Falcons 3: At Atlanta, John Beck threw for 232 yards and two scores as Baltimore defeated Atlanta. … Bengals 38, Colts 7: At Cincinnati, in a game in which neither Peyton Manning nor Carson Palmer played, Cincinnati beat Indianapolis. … Jaguars 28, Redskins 17: At Jacksonville, Fla., Jacksonville beat Washington as the Jaguars avoided a winless preseason. … Patriots 38, Giants 27: At Foxborough, Mass., New England rode BenJarvus Green-Ellis’ 125 rushing yards and three touchdowns to a win over New York. … Steelers 21, Panthers 10: At Charlotte, N.C., Carolina finished the preseason without a win as it fell to Pittsburgh. … Titans 27, Packers 13: At Nashville, Tenn., Vince Young looked sharp accounting for two scores in Tennessee’s win over Green Bay. … Dolphins 10, Saints 7: At New Orleans, Miami finished up a perfect preseason with a win over New Orleans. … Bears 26, Browns 23: At Chicago, Cleveland sat both Brady Quinn and Derek Anderson in its loss to Chicago. … Rams 17, Chiefs 9: At St. Louis, Quincy Butler returned an interception for a touchdown to seal St. Louis’ win over Kansas City. … Broncos 19, Cardinals 0: At Denver, Todd Brandstater stepped in for Denver, leading the Broncos to a win over Arizona.
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