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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2016, file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall walks off the field after the team's NFL football game against the New England Patriots in East Rutherford, N.J. A person with direct knowledge of the team's decision says the Jets are releasing Marshall, clearing $7.5 million on the salary cap. Marshall is the latest big-name player to be cut by the Jets, who have also parted ways with Darrelle Revis, Nick Mangold, Nick Folk and Breno Giacomini this offseason. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 03, 2017 - 1:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Marshall is on the move again — and the New York Jets' roster purge of big-name players with big salaries continues. The Jets are releasing the well-traveled wide receiver and clearing $7.5 million on the salary cap, a person with direct knowledge of the team's decision told...
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March 02, 2017 - 10:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the team's decision says the New York Jets are releasing wide receiver Brandon Marshall, clearing $7.5 million on the salary cap. Marshall is the latest big-name player to be cut by the Jets, who have also parted ways with Darrelle Revis, Nick...
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Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn speaks during a press conference at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 02, 2017 - 2:42 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn threw the first jab at the NFL's annual scouting combine. When he walked to the podium Wednesday, he answered his own questions — before letting anyone else speak. Yes, he has watched the Super Bowl tape. No, he will not forget what happened. And...
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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, sits in court as an image of shooting victim Daniel de Abreu is projected, top right, during his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in Boston. Hernandez is charged in the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL football player already is serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)
March 02, 2017 - 12:51 am
BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez misinterpreted a brief encounter at a Boston nightclub involving a spilled drink as a sign of disrespect and became furious, later gunning down the two men involved, a prosecutor said in opening statements in Hernandez's double murder...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Landover, Md. The NFL salary cap for the upcoming season will be $167 million per team, up more than $12 million over last year. This is the fourth consecutive year the cap has risen at least $10 million. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
March 01, 2017 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL salary cap for the upcoming season will be $167 million per team, up more than $12 million over last year. The league and the NFL Players Association compile the cap from specific revenues, and it has risen annually. It was $143.28 million two years ago. This is the fourth...
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March 01, 2017 - 5:38 am
TRUMP-TRAVEL BAN Officials say new Trump order drops Iraq from travel ban list WASHINGTON (AP) — At the urging of the Pentagon and State Department, President Donald Trump is removing Iraq from his travel ban list. Trump is expected to issue a new executive order as soon as today, and U.S...
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March 01, 2017 - 2:55 am
TRUMP-TRAVEL BAN UPDATE: Officials say new Trump order drops Iraq from travel ban list WASHINGTON (AP) — At the urging of the Pentagon and State Department, President Donald Trump is removing Iraq from his travel ban list. Trump is expected to issue a new executive order as soon as Wednesday, and U...
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In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, photograph, Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette lifts weights as he prepares for the NFL combine, at a workout facility in Centennial, Colo. The 330 players arriving at the NFL's annual combine have been readying for this week's combine in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
March 01, 2017 - 2:21 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 330 players arriving at the league's annual combine have been preparing for this week's "Underwear Olympics" like a prize fighter gets ready for his big night, pumping iron and cutting carbs. They've been following strict programs designed to help them get stronger, run...
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