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NFL: Redskins sign third-round pick Fabian Moreau of UCLA

The Washington Redskins have signed the final member of their 10-player draft class, third-round pick Fabian Moreau, who is recovering from a torn pectoral muscle. The team announced the deal Friday. The cornerback out of UCLA tore a pectoral muscle at his pro day in March. He was projected to...

  • NFL says Darrelle Revis will not be disciplined after arrest for fight in Pittsburgh

    NFL says Darrelle Revis will not be disciplined after arrest for fight in Pittsburgh

    The NFL says cornerback Darrelle Revis will not face discipline after he was arrested in a fight in Pittsburgh in February. Revis faced four felony counts, including aggravated assault and other charges alleging he was in a fight with two men, but those charges were dismissed in March by a Pittsburgh...

  • Christian Hackenberg's goal: Be the Jets' starting quarterback

    Christian Hackenberg's goal: Be the Jets' starting quarterback

    NORTH CALDWELL, N.J. — Christian Hackenberg heard it all this offseason — the criticisms about his game and the pre-draft speculation that linked the Jets to quarterback prospects Mitchell Trubisky and Deshaun Watson. But Hackenberg did his best to block out the noise. And now, the second-year...

  • How to handle Super Bowl in Los Angeles could be among topics at NFL meetings

    How to handle Super Bowl in Los Angeles could be among topics at NFL meetings

    The NFL’s 2020 vision for Los Angeles is starting to look fuzzy. With the opening of the Inglewood stadium delayed nearly a year, to 2020, the league’s plans to have that venue play host to the Super Bowl at the end of that season is in jeopardy. League rules stipulate that a stadium cannot host...

  • How a covert visit to Chapel Hill solidified the Bears' conviction in Mitch Trubisky

    How a covert visit to Chapel Hill solidified the Bears' conviction in Mitch Trubisky

    Admittedly, it was a small task. But in the pre-draft process, every minute detail counts. So on March 16, Bears general manager Ryan Pace found himself curious to see how Mitch Trubisky would handle a routine assignment. A quintet of key Bears talent evaluators was headed to Chapel Hill, N.C.,...

  • Football helmet-makers Riddell, Schutt butt heads in patent lawsuit

    Football helmet-makers Riddell, Schutt butt heads in patent lawsuit

    The two largest football helmet manufacturers in the U.S. are once again butting heads in court over allegations of patent infringement. Schutt Sports of downstate Litchfield filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against Rosemont-based Riddell over football helmet technologies. The complaint identifies...

  • Bucs sign Ryan Fitzpatrick as NFL teams continue to avoid Colin Kaepernick

    Bucs sign Ryan Fitzpatrick as NFL teams continue to avoid Colin Kaepernick

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Friday that they have signed Ryan Fitzpatrick as a backup to quarterback Jameis Winston. The Bucs needed a backup after Mike Glennon signed with the Chicago Bears earlier this offseason; the other three quarterbacks on their roster — Ryan Griffin, Sean Renfree...

  • Would Cubs President Theo Epstein consider a job in an NFL front office?

    Would Cubs President Theo Epstein consider a job in an NFL front office?

    When former baseball executive Paul DePodesta took over as chief strategy officer for the Cleveland Browns last year, owner Jimmy Haslam said DePodesta's "approach and ambition to find the best pathways for organizational success transcend one specific sport." It was a bold move by the Browns,...

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