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4:38 PM ET HOUSTON — In his first news conference since 23 lawsuits were filed against Deshaun Watson, Texans coach David Culley declined to answer whether he expects the quarterback to attend the team’s offseason workouts. The Texans’ organized team activities begin May 24, but attendance is voluntary until the team’s mandatory minicamp starting June
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5:31 PM ET HOUSTON — A member of the team representing the women suing Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson recently reached out to Watson’s legal team to discuss the case, according to text messages and a recording reviewed by ESPN. In a statement released Thursday afternoon, Watson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, suggested Tony Buzbee, the attorney for
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3:08 PM ET GREEN BAY, Wis. — Nothing has changed in Aaron Rodgers‘ standoff with the Packers, and nothing has changed in the way the team feels about its quarterback either. In fact, Matt LaFleur doubled down on his desire to continue coaching the reigning NFL MVP. “I’ve got nothing new to update, and we
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5:12 PM ET The Kansas City Chiefs have acquired cornerback Mike Hughes in a trade with the Minnesota Vikings, a source tells ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Chiefs and Vikings agreed to swap late-round draft picks in the deal, the source said. Hughes was drafted by the Vikings in the first round (30th overall) of the
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2:36 PM ET Tony Buzbee, the attorney for the 22 women suing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, expressed concern to a Houston television station on Wednesday over how the National Football League is handling its investigation. Buzbee, in speaking to Fox 26 in Houston, said “some of the women did not feel like they were
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8:35 AM ET TAMPA, Fla. — The defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL Kickoff Game on Thursday, Sept. 9, at Raymond James Stadium. It will mark the first time the Bucs will play in the Kickoff Game, the season-opening contest that was introduced in 2002. The
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7:04 PM ET Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man whose seriously ill son gained fame in New Orleans for his devotion to the Saints football team was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday for drug trafficking and for fraudulently capitalizing on his son’s illness with a phony charity. Jordy Robertson, 37, was
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8:20 PM ET Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre has yet to pay back $600,000 he received from the state of Mississippi for multiple speaking events where he never showed up, authorities said Tuesday. Favre promised to repay the state after an audit released in May 2020 revealed $1.1 million had
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6:00 AM ET HENDERSON, Nev. — Not very likely, given the level of investment in their current quarterback. Or, to phrase it in “Jeopardy!” speak: What are the chances of the Las Vegas Raiders trading for Aaron Rodgers? Look, the disgruntled reigning NFL MVP-turned-guest host of the iconic game show can hit Daily Doubles all
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11:54 AM ET Pro Bowl left tackle Eric Fisher is signing a one-year, $9.4 million deal with the Indianapolis Colts, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The former No. 1 overall pick now will be quarterback Carson Wentz’s blindside protector. The Colts were in search of a starting left tackle after Anthony Castonzo announced his
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7:11 PM ET GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Aaron Rodgers‘ trickle-down effect has begun, and the first player it could impact is All-Pro receiver Davante Adams. Adams is in the final year of his contract and if his quarterback is done in Green Bay, then it could complicate things for Adams in Wisconsin. “Potentially, potentially;
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2:48 PM ET JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It looks like Tim Tebow is finally going to be playing for his hometown team. Just not as a quarterback. The Jacksonville Jaguars are expected to sign the 33-year-old Tebow to a one-year contract either later this week or next week to play tight end, a position he never
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