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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Patriots' depth at wide receiver is about to get a whole lot better. On Friday, the NFL announced the reinstatement of Josh Gordon on a conditional basis. The receiver will be allowed to return to Gillette Stadium on Sunday, but won't be allowed to play in the Patriots ensuing preseason game. Here are the terms of Gordon's reinstatement, per the NFL: "Subject to ...

PHILADELPHIA - When you have just five draft picks two years in a row, as has been the case for the Eagles in 2018-19, you have to find creative ways to bring in young talent. The team announced Friday evening that it had signed offensive lineman Brett Toth to a three-year deal. Toth, who turns 23 on Sept. 1, was the first Army player to participate in the Senior Bowl. He graduated from West ...

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It was almost noon on Tuesday, and all but two Jaguars' players had left the practice field. The rest were back inside the air-conditioned TIAA Bank Field facility. As the heat index was hitting triple digits outside, class remained in session in stifling humidity for the team's longest-tenured NFL player and its most promising rookie. Calais Campbell, the 32-year-old ...

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QUESTION: Will LB Cale Garrett get the NFL scouts attention this year? What would be the reason that NFL may be cautious to take Garrett in the draft? Pros and cons of his game?

SEATTLE - He got frostbite after abstaining from wearing shoes in a cryotherapy chamber. He showed up to training camp in a hot air balloon. He threatened to quit if he couldn't wear his old helmet, and probably isn't far from another TMZ-worthy headline. He is Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown, one of the best players in the NFL and possibly the craziest. He is also unlike anyone on this ...

As it turns out, Jay-Z was not starting a protest. He was making a sales pitch. In his 2018 song "Apes---," the lead single off the Beyonce/Jay-Z collaboration EVERYTHING IS LOVE, rapper and mogul Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter summarized his now-infamous rejection of the Super Bowl halftime show: "I said no to the Super Bowl/You need me, I don't need you." On Wednesday, the NFL admitted Hov was right ...

Three years ago Thursday, then-49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee and launched a movement. In a tweet, he reflected on the anniversary and his decision to protest social injustices. A video attached to the post includes graphic and disturbing content. Should you be interested, it can be found archived on Kaepernick's Twitter account: @Kaepernick7 "How can you stand for the ...

NEW YORK - Suspended Giants wide receiver Golden Tate revealed Wednesday that the drug he tested positive for in April is Clomiphene. Clomiphene (brand name Clomid) is not FDA-approved for men. It is approved for female infertility due to ovulatory disorder, and it's classified in the NFL's and NFL Players Association's collectively-bargained policy on performance-enhancing substances as an ...

NEW YORK - Jay-Z views his project with the NFL as the next step after kneeling, an action that not only piggybacks Colin Kaepernick's movement but enhances it. At the same time, the music mogul is being criticized for partnering with the league that blackballed Kaepernick, catering, as skeptics believe, to the NFL's preferred sweep-under-the-rug solution. Jay-Z doesn't see it that way. "I ...